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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 39 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing VB 4 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 1.67% 0.44% 2.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.90% 1.01% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 5
Average salary £37,500 £22,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -47.05%
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
138 99 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 57.74% 43.61% 56.54%
Number of salaries quoted 119 81 114
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 16 September 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) VBScript
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) XSLT
3 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) Test Management
5 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 1 (16.67%) ISEB
6 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Applications Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) VBScript
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
Croydon, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 per annum
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