The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 29 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Permanent jobs citing VB 7 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 4.24% 2.16% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.14% 3.47% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 2
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
London

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

Programming Languages Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
98 144 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 59.39% 62.07% 43.18%
Number of salaries quoted 88 126 77
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £29,600 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

VB
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

VB Salary Trend in Croydon

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (92.31%) Finance
2 12 (92.31%) VB6
3 8 (61.54%) .NET
4 7 (53.85%) C#
4 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
5 6 (46.15%) Migration
5 6 (46.15%) Web Services
5 6 (46.15%) VB.NET
5 6 (46.15%) WCF
6 5 (38.46%) COBOL
6 5 (38.46%) Java
6 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
6 5 (38.46%) PL/SQL
7 4 (30.77%) Data Quality
8 3 (23.08%) System Testing
8 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
8 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
9 2 (15.38%) ERP
9 2 (15.38%) ITIL
9 2 (15.38%) OO
9 2 (15.38%) CRM
10 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (7.69%) Data Mapping
10 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
10 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (7.69%) Data Transformation
10 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
10 1 (7.69%) Itk

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (92.31%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Programmer
3 5 (38.46%) Data Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) VB Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Quality Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) Data Quality Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) VB Programmer
5 3 (23.08%) Software Programmer
5 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
5 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
6 2 (15.38%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (15.38%) VB.NET Programmer
6 2 (15.38%) .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (15.38%) .NET Programmer
7 1 (7.69%) VB6 Developer
7 1 (7.69%) VB Software Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 6 (46.15%) Web Services
3 6 (46.15%) WCF
4 1 (7.69%) Itk
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) System Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) OO
3 2 (15.38%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Data Mapping
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Data Transformation
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (92.31%) VB6
3 7 (53.85%) C#
4 6 (46.15%) VB.NET
5 5 (38.46%) COBOL
5 5 (38.46%) Java
5 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 5 (38.46%) PL/SQL
6 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.69%) HL7
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) Cognos
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Sun
1 1 (7.69%) InterSystems
1 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow