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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 35 38 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Permanent jobs citing VB 4 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 2.20% 2.07% 5.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.92% 3.62% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 13
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +66.66%
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
102 138 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 56.04% 57.26% 53.97%
Number of salaries quoted 85 117 116
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
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 6 July 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) VB6
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) COBOL
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) PL/SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Data Quality
4 3 (42.86%) System Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) WCF
5 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) OO
5 2 (28.57%) CRM
5 2 (28.57%) ERP
6 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 1 (14.29%) Service Management
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL
6 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Degree
6 1 (14.29%) Document Management
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Data Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Quality Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Data Quality Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Software Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) VB.NET Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Software Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) System Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Document Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Data Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) VB6
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) COBOL
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) PL/SQL
3 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow