The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 81 43 60
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +17
Permanent jobs citing VB 12 89 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.16% 6.16% 3.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.72% 9.46% 5.70%
Number of salaries quoted 12 77 31
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £33,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £45,800 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
VB
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
East Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
699 941 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 67.47% 65.17% 68.17%
Number of salaries quoted 588 823 505
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

VB
Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

VB Salary Trend in East Sussex

VB
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in East Sussex

VB
Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton -37 10 £42,500 +6.25%
Eastbourne +13 1 £27,500 - 1
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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 65 (89.04%) C#
2 55 (75.34%) .NET
3 48 (65.75%) ASP.NET
4 47 (64.38%) VB.NET
4 47 (64.38%) SQL Server
5 46 (63.01%) VB6
6 38 (52.05%) OO
7 34 (46.58%) Visual Studio
8 33 (45.21%) Degree
9 32 (43.84%) Computer Science
10 27 (36.99%) SQL
11 25 (34.25%) JavaScript
12 24 (32.88%) Lua
12 24 (32.88%) WPF
12 24 (32.88%) LINQ
12 24 (32.88%) SQLite
13 22 (30.14%) ISO 9001
14 20 (27.40%) WCF
15 19 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (26.03%) XML
15 19 (26.03%) HTML
15 19 (26.03%) Finance
16 18 (24.66%) AngularJS
16 18 (24.66%) TDD
17 14 (19.18%) BDD
17 14 (19.18%) Web Services
17 14 (19.18%) OOP
18 10 (13.70%) XSLT
18 10 (13.70%) CSS
18 10 (13.70%) MVC

VB
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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 (1.37%) IIS
1 1 (1.37%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) GSM
1 1 (1.37%) Internet
1 1 (1.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (64.38%) SQL Server
2 24 (32.88%) SQLite
3 6 (8.22%) MySQL
4 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.48%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 34 (46.58%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.48%) Eclipse
2 4 (5.48%) IntelliJ
2 4 (5.48%) HP UFT
2 4 (5.48%) Selenium
2 4 (5.48%) Firebug
2 4 (5.48%) TestNG
2 4 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.48%) WebDriver
2 4 (5.48%) Cucumber
2 4 (5.48%) SpecFlow
General
1 19 (26.03%) Finance
2 8 (10.96%) Publishing
3 1 (1.37%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 63 (86.30%) Developer
2 28 (38.36%) C# Developer
3 27 (36.99%) .NET Developer
4 19 (26.03%) WPF Developer
5 14 (19.18%) Senior Developer
6 7 (9.59%) Junior Developer
6 7 (9.59%) Junior
6 7 (9.59%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (8.22%) Junior .NET Developer
8 5 (6.85%) Graduate Developer
8 5 (6.85%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 5 (6.85%) Graduate
9 4 (5.48%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Test Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Automation Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Automation Test Analyst
10 3 (4.11%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (75.34%) .NET
2 48 (65.75%) ASP.NET
3 24 (32.88%) WPF
3 24 (32.88%) LINQ
4 20 (27.40%) WCF
5 19 (26.03%) HTML
5 19 (26.03%) XML
6 18 (24.66%) AngularJS
7 14 (19.18%) Web Services
8 10 (13.70%) CSS
8 10 (13.70%) XSLT
8 10 (13.70%) Entity Framework
8 10 (13.70%) jQuery
9 9 (12.33%) Ajax
10 6 (8.22%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (5.48%) .NET Framework
12 1 (1.37%) KnockoutJS
12 1 (1.37%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 32 (43.84%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.37%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.37%) VHDL
3 1 (1.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.37%) CPLD
3 1 (1.37%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.59%) Windows
2 1 (1.37%) Linux
2 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (52.05%) OO
2 19 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (24.66%) TDD
4 14 (19.18%) OOP
4 14 (19.18%) BDD
5 10 (13.70%) Scrum
5 10 (13.70%) MVC
5 10 (13.70%) Software Architecture
6 9 (12.33%) Systems Analysis
6 9 (12.33%) Project Management
7 7 (9.59%) Fund Management
7 7 (9.59%) Software Engineering
8 6 (8.22%) Open Source
9 4 (5.48%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.48%) Test Automation
9 4 (5.48%) Test Management
9 4 (5.48%) Web Development
9 4 (5.48%) Automated Testing
10 3 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (4.11%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 65 (89.04%) C#
2 47 (64.38%) VB.NET
3 46 (63.01%) VB6
4 27 (36.99%) SQL
5 25 (34.25%) JavaScript
6 24 (32.88%) Lua
7 9 (12.33%) T-SQL
7 9 (12.33%) Java
8 8 (10.96%) F#
9 4 (5.48%) VBScript
10 1 (1.37%) C
10 1 (1.37%) C++
10 1 (1.37%) VC++
10 1 (1.37%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.37%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 33 (45.21%) Degree
2 4 (5.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (5.48%) ISEB
2 4 (5.48%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (30.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.22%) Oracle
3 1 (1.37%) EMC
3 1 (1.37%) QNX
3 1 (1.37%) Xilinx
3 1 (1.37%) Agilent
3 1 (1.37%) Altera
Eastbourne
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