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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 33 50 25
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -25
Permanent jobs citing VB 6 2 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 3.13% 0.78% 5.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.38% 1.40% 10.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 16
Average salary £35,000 £41,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.66% +84.44%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
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
94 143 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 48.96% 55.86% 55.33%
Number of salaries quoted 84 115 152
Average salary £37,500 £49,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.46% +22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,550 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) VB6
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) COBOL
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Data Quality
3 3 (50.00%) System Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) WCF
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) ERP
5 1 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (16.67%) Document Management
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Data Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Data Quality Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Quality Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) WCF
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) System Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Document Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) VB6
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) COBOL
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
Croydon
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Croydon
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago