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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 49 50 53
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing VB 54 45 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 4.91% 4.73% 5.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.56% 7.87% 7.17%
Number of salaries quoted 53 45 40
Average salary £35,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
714 572 725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 64.91% 60.08% 69.91%
Number of salaries quoted 615 481 677
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +6 54 £35,500 -11.25%
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 112 (86.82%) C#
2 109 (84.50%) .NET
3 82 (63.57%) VB6
4 70 (54.26%) ASP.NET
5 68 (52.71%) SQL
6 60 (46.51%) JavaScript
7 58 (44.96%) SQL Server
8 57 (44.19%) MVC
9 55 (42.64%) HTML
10 48 (37.21%) CSS
11 46 (35.66%) VB.NET
11 46 (35.66%) .NET Framework
12 40 (31.01%) Microsoft
13 39 (30.23%) T-SQL
13 39 (30.23%) WCF
14 33 (25.58%) Visual Studio
15 32 (24.81%) VBScript
15 32 (24.81%) Web Services
16 31 (24.03%) jQuery
17 30 (23.26%) MS Excel
18 27 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
18 27 (20.93%) Team Foundation Server
19 26 (20.16%) Web Development
19 26 (20.16%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
20 24 (18.60%) Finance
21 23 (17.83%) Windows
22 22 (17.05%) AngularJS
23 21 (16.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
24 20 (15.50%) Classic ASP
24 20 (15.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services

VB
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 4 (3.10%) IIS
2 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (23.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.78%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (44.96%) SQL Server
2 26 (20.16%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 20 (15.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 20 (15.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (15.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (5.43%) SQLite
5 4 (3.10%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.10%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 33 (25.58%) Visual Studio
2 27 (20.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (10.08%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (10.08%) Selenium
4 9 (6.98%) WebDriver
5 8 (6.20%) Selenium IDE
6 4 (3.10%) TestNG
7 1 (0.78%) LoadRunner
General
1 24 (18.60%) Finance
2 15 (11.63%) Marketing
3 4 (3.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 109 (84.50%) Developer
2 67 (51.94%) .NET Developer
3 47 (36.43%) C# Developer
4 30 (23.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (20.16%) Software Developer
6 21 (16.28%) .NET Software Developer
6 21 (16.28%) C# Software Developer
7 19 (14.73%) Senior Developer
8 18 (13.95%) Programmer
9 17 (13.18%) Analyst
10 15 (11.63%) Web Developer
10 15 (11.63%) Web Programmer
11 13 (10.08%) Senior .NET Developer
12 8 (6.20%) Automation Test Analyst
12 8 (6.20%) Test Analyst
12 8 (6.20%) Automation Analyst
13 6 (4.65%) Lead Test Analyst
13 6 (4.65%) Senior C# Developer
14 5 (3.88%) Business Analyst
14 5 (3.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (84.50%) .NET
2 70 (54.26%) ASP.NET
3 55 (42.64%) HTML
4 48 (37.21%) CSS
5 46 (35.66%) .NET Framework
6 39 (30.23%) WCF
7 32 (24.81%) Web Services
8 31 (24.03%) jQuery
9 22 (17.05%) AngularJS
10 21 (16.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 20 (15.50%) Classic ASP
12 14 (10.85%) XML
13 9 (6.98%) HTML5
14 7 (5.43%) WPF
14 7 (5.43%) LINQ
15 4 (3.10%) Ajax
16 3 (2.33%) WinForms
16 3 (2.33%) KnockoutJS
16 3 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
17 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.53%) Computer Science
2 10 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (44.19%) MVC
2 27 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (20.16%) Web Development
4 19 (14.73%) OO
5 13 (10.08%) OOP
5 13 (10.08%) Waterfall
6 9 (6.98%) Business Analysis
7 8 (6.20%) Scrum
8 5 (3.88%) UML
8 5 (3.88%) Test Strategy
8 5 (3.88%) Project Management
9 4 (3.10%) BPMN
9 4 (3.10%) Test Automation
9 4 (3.10%) Software Architecture
9 4 (3.10%) Use Case
9 4 (3.10%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (3.10%) Test Management
9 4 (3.10%) RUP
9 4 (3.10%) Data Modelling
9 4 (3.10%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 112 (86.82%) C#
2 82 (63.57%) VB6
3 68 (52.71%) SQL
4 60 (46.51%) JavaScript
5 46 (35.66%) VB.NET
6 39 (30.23%) T-SQL
7 32 (24.81%) VBScript
8 13 (10.08%) Java
9 7 (5.43%) Lua
10 4 (3.10%) C++
10 4 (3.10%) PHP
11 3 (2.33%) XAML
12 1 (0.78%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (10.85%) Degree
2 7 (5.43%) ISEB
2 7 (5.43%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.43%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.55%) SLA
Vendors
1 40 (31.01%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.10%) Oracle
3 2 (1.55%) HP