The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 52 55 57
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing VB 13 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 3.19% 1.42% 2.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.51% 2.24% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 13
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +13.92%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
VB
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Crawley region.

Programming Languages Category
Crawley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
236 223 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 57.99% 63.17% 45.02%
Number of salaries quoted 220 190 251
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Crawley region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

VB
Salary Trend in Crawley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Crawley region.

VB Salary Trend in Crawley

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Crawley region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB.

1 25 (83.33%) C#
1 25 (83.33%) .NET
2 24 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 24 (80.00%) VB6
3 23 (76.67%) JavaScript
4 22 (73.33%) SQL
4 22 (73.33%) Mentoring
5 21 (70.00%) VB.NET
5 21 (70.00%) Oracle
5 21 (70.00%) PL/SQL
6 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
7 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
8 5 (16.67%) Finance
8 5 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (16.67%) VBScript
8 5 (16.67%) ITIL
9 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
10 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
11 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (6.67%) OO
11 2 (6.67%) CSS
11 2 (6.67%) HTML
11 2 (6.67%) Web Development
12 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
12 1 (3.33%) QA
12 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (3.33%) Content Management
12 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
12 1 (3.33%) Retail

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Crawley region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) Developer
2 21 (70.00%) Programmer
3 20 (66.67%) Analyst
4 16 (53.33%) VB Developer
4 16 (53.33%) VB6 Developer
5 15 (50.00%) Analyst Developer
5 15 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
5 15 (50.00%) Analyst Programmer
6 6 (20.00%) Software Programmer
6 6 (20.00%) VB Programmer
7 5 (16.67%) Data Analyst
8 4 (13.33%) Software Developer
9 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
9 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
10 1 (3.33%) SQL Developer
10 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (83.33%) .NET
2 24 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.67%) CSS
3 2 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Mentoring
2 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
3 5 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (6.67%) OO
4 2 (6.67%) Web Development
5 1 (3.33%) Content Management
5 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (83.33%) C#
2 24 (80.00%) VB6
3 23 (76.67%) JavaScript
4 22 (73.33%) SQL
5 21 (70.00%) VB.NET
5 21 (70.00%) PL/SQL
6 5 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft