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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 46 58 55
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Permanent jobs citing VB 50 62 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 4.92% 5.08% 4.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.63% 7.04% 7.73%
Number of salaries quoted 50 55 53
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
655 881 737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 64.41% 72.21% 64.25%
Number of salaries quoted 587 753 615
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 +10 50 £36,000 -10.00% 3
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 94 (100.00%) C#
2 92 (97.87%) .NET
3 71 (75.53%) SQL Server
4 61 (64.89%) SQL
5 57 (60.64%) VB6
6 52 (55.32%) ASP.NET
7 49 (52.13%) Computer Science
8 47 (50.00%) OO
9 43 (45.74%) JavaScript
10 41 (43.62%) Degree
11 36 (38.30%) Visual Studio
12 33 (35.11%) XML
13 31 (32.98%) VB.NET
13 31 (32.98%) LINQ
14 26 (27.66%) SQLite
14 26 (27.66%) .NET Framework
14 26 (27.66%) WPF
14 26 (27.66%) ASP.NET Web API
14 26 (27.66%) ISO 9001
15 24 (25.53%) CSS
15 24 (25.53%) HTML
16 22 (23.40%) AngularJS
17 20 (21.28%) Entity Framework
17 20 (21.28%) HTML5
17 20 (21.28%) VBScript
17 20 (21.28%) Classic ASP
17 20 (21.28%) Windows
17 20 (21.28%) JSON
18 19 (20.21%) IIS
18 19 (20.21%) Windows Server

VB
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 19 (20.21%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (5.32%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (75.53%) SQL Server
2 26 (27.66%) SQLite
3 5 (5.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 36 (38.30%) Visual Studio
2 8 (8.51%) JUnit
2 8 (8.51%) NUnit
2 8 (8.51%) Selenium
2 8 (8.51%) TestNG
2 8 (8.51%) WebDriver
3 5 (5.32%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (5.32%) Finance
2 1 (1.06%) Banking
2 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 85 (90.43%) Developer
2 61 (64.89%) C# Developer
3 34 (36.17%) .NET Developer
4 26 (27.66%) C# WPF Developer
4 26 (27.66%) WPF Developer
5 25 (26.60%) Applications Developer
6 24 (25.53%) C# Application Developer
7 20 (21.28%) C# Web Applications Developer
7 20 (21.28%) C# Web Developer
7 20 (21.28%) Web Applications Developer
7 20 (21.28%) Web Developer
8 18 (19.15%) HTML Developer
9 16 (17.02%) C# .NET Developer
10 15 (15.96%) Graduate
10 15 (15.96%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 15 (15.96%) Graduate Developer
11 9 (9.57%) ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (9.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (9.57%) SQL Developer
12 8 (8.51%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (97.87%) .NET
2 52 (55.32%) ASP.NET
3 33 (35.11%) XML
4 31 (32.98%) LINQ
5 26 (27.66%) .NET Framework
5 26 (27.66%) ASP.NET Web API
5 26 (27.66%) WPF
6 24 (25.53%) CSS
6 24 (25.53%) HTML
7 22 (23.40%) AngularJS
8 20 (21.28%) Classic ASP
8 20 (21.28%) Entity Framework
8 20 (21.28%) HTML5
8 20 (21.28%) JSON
9 18 (19.15%) CSS3
9 18 (19.15%) jQuery
9 18 (19.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 15 (15.96%) Ajax
11 12 (12.77%) WCF
11 12 (12.77%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 49 (52.13%) Computer Science
2 11 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.28%) Windows
2 19 (20.21%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (50.00%) OO
2 16 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (13.83%) TDD
4 8 (8.51%) Automated Testing
4 8 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (8.51%) Integration Testing
4 8 (8.51%) Manual Testing
4 8 (8.51%) Scrum
5 6 (6.38%) Cross-Platform Development
5 6 (6.38%) Multithreading
5 6 (6.38%) OOD
5 6 (6.38%) SOLID
6 5 (5.32%) BDD
6 5 (5.32%) Pair Programming
7 4 (4.26%) Change Management
7 4 (4.26%) ITIL
7 4 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (3.19%) Process Improvement
9 2 (2.13%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 94 (100.00%) C#
2 61 (64.89%) SQL
3 57 (60.64%) VB6
4 43 (45.74%) JavaScript
5 31 (32.98%) VB.NET
6 20 (21.28%) VBScript
7 18 (19.15%) T-SQL
8 12 (12.77%) Java
9 7 (7.45%) F#
10 1 (1.06%) X++
Qualifications
1 41 (43.62%) Degree
2 8 (8.51%) ISEB
2 8 (8.51%) ISTQB
2 8 (8.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (27.66%) ISO 9001
2 4 (4.26%) SLA
3 2 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (7.45%) Microsoft
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum Up to £35K
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago