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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 35 51
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon - 2.20% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 4.55% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 2
Average salary - £35,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
129 88 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 51.60% 48.35% 57.25%
Number of salaries quoted 106 79 116
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) Test Management
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (80.00%) VBScript
2 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) VB6
4 1 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripter
2 2 (40.00%) VB Scripter
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Database Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior VB Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior VB.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior VB6 Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Database Developer
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (80.00%) Test Management
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) VBScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft