The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dartford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 21 25 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 3.85% 4.12% 2.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.76% 6.35% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £39,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
VB
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dartford region.

Programming Languages Category
Dartford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
42 63 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 80.77% 64.95% 55.10%
Number of salaries quoted 40 47 25
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £35,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Dartford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

VB
Salary Trend in Dartford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Dartford region.

VB Salary Trend in Dartford

VB
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Dartford 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) VB6
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Dartford 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) VB6