The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Croydon region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 34 29 33
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs citing VB 6 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 2.96% 3.57% 6.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.88% 7.50% 10.36%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 19
Average salary £37,500 £22,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -43.75%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
123 120 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 60.59% 47.62% 63.49%
Number of salaries quoted 108 97 179
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 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
London

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 28 July 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 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) VBScript
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) XML
3 4 (50.00%) XSLT
3 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (25.00%) Test Management
5 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (25.00%) Change Control
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (25.00%) VB6

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Applications Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (50.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Test Management
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Change Control
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) VBScript
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) VB6
3 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle