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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 44 54 64
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +10
Permanent jobs citing VB 62 39 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 5.17% 4.14% 3.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.53% 6.06% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 59 36 29
Average salary £35,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £22,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
727 644 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 60.63% 68.37% 65.63%
Number of salaries quoted 625 581 645
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 October 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 October 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 +10 62 £35,500 -11.25% 3
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 117 (79.59%) C#
2 116 (78.91%) .NET
3 95 (64.63%) VB6
4 72 (48.98%) ASP.NET
5 69 (46.94%) SQL Server
6 68 (46.26%) SQL
7 61 (41.50%) JavaScript
8 58 (39.46%) HTML
9 55 (37.41%) VB.NET
9 55 (37.41%) CSS
10 53 (36.05%) MVC
11 42 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
12 40 (27.21%) WCF
12 40 (27.21%) jQuery
13 39 (26.53%) T-SQL
14 38 (25.85%) VBScript
15 37 (25.17%) Microsoft
15 37 (25.17%) .NET Framework
16 34 (23.13%) Visual Studio
17 31 (21.09%) Web Services
17 31 (21.09%) Finance
18 30 (20.41%) Windows
19 29 (19.73%) OO
20 27 (18.37%) MS Excel
21 26 (17.69%) AngularJS
22 24 (16.33%) Team Foundation Server
23 23 (15.65%) Web Development
24 21 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
24 21 (14.29%) Selenium
24 21 (14.29%) Computer Science

VB
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (1.36%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
2 1 (0.68%) IIS
Applications
1 27 (18.37%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.68%) SSL
1 1 (0.68%) CTI
1 1 (0.68%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (46.94%) SQL Server
2 20 (13.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 20 (13.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 20 (13.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 20 (13.61%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 14 (9.52%) SQLite
4 5 (3.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.72%) MySQL
6 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.36%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.36%) MS Access
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 34 (23.13%) Visual Studio
2 24 (16.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
3 21 (14.29%) Selenium
4 13 (8.84%) Selenium IDE
5 9 (6.12%) WebDriver
6 4 (2.72%) TestNG
7 2 (1.36%) LoadRunner
General
1 31 (21.09%) Finance
2 13 (8.84%) Marketing
3 2 (1.36%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 122 (82.99%) Developer
2 59 (40.14%) C# Developer
3 51 (34.69%) .NET Developer
4 26 (17.69%) Software Developer
5 25 (17.01%) C# .NET Developer
6 23 (15.65%) Senior Developer
7 21 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
8 18 (12.24%) .NET Software Developer
9 16 (10.88%) Analyst
10 13 (8.84%) Test Analyst
10 13 (8.84%) Web Developer
10 13 (8.84%) Senior C# Developer
10 13 (8.84%) Automation Analyst
10 13 (8.84%) Automation Test Analyst
11 12 (8.16%) VB6 Developer
11 12 (8.16%) Web Programmer
11 12 (8.16%) VB Developer
11 12 (8.16%) Programmer
12 8 (5.44%) Senior .NET Developer
13 7 (4.76%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (78.91%) .NET
2 72 (48.98%) ASP.NET
3 58 (39.46%) HTML
4 55 (37.41%) CSS
5 40 (27.21%) WCF
5 40 (27.21%) jQuery
6 37 (25.17%) .NET Framework
7 31 (21.09%) Web Services
8 26 (17.69%) AngularJS
9 21 (14.29%) HTML5
10 20 (13.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 16 (10.88%) Classic ASP
12 14 (9.52%) WPF
12 14 (9.52%) LINQ
13 10 (6.80%) KnockoutJS
14 8 (5.44%) XML
15 5 (3.40%) ASP.NET MVC
16 4 (2.72%) ASP.NET Web API
16 4 (2.72%) WinForms
17 2 (1.36%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
3 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (20.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (36.05%) MVC
2 42 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (19.73%) OO
4 23 (15.65%) Web Development
5 19 (12.93%) OOP
6 14 (9.52%) Waterfall
7 9 (6.12%) Requirements Analysis
7 9 (6.12%) Scrum
7 9 (6.12%) Automated Testing
8 5 (3.40%) Test Strategy
9 4 (2.72%) Test Automation
9 4 (2.72%) Test Management
9 4 (2.72%) Software Testing
9 4 (2.72%) TDD
10 3 (2.04%) Project Management
10 3 (2.04%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (1.36%) Time Management
11 2 (1.36%) Test Scripting
11 2 (1.36%) Unit Testing
11 2 (1.36%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 117 (79.59%) C#
2 95 (64.63%) VB6
3 68 (46.26%) SQL
4 61 (41.50%) JavaScript
5 55 (37.41%) VB.NET
6 39 (26.53%) T-SQL
7 38 (25.85%) VBScript
8 17 (11.56%) Java
9 14 (9.52%) Lua
10 6 (4.08%) C++
11 4 (2.72%) PHP
12 3 (2.04%) C
12 3 (2.04%) XAML
13 2 (1.36%) VBA
13 2 (1.36%) Python
13 2 (1.36%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (13.61%) Degree
2 12 (8.16%) ISEB
2 12 (8.16%) ISTQB
3 9 (6.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.88%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.36%) SLA
2 2 (1.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (25.17%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.76%) HP
3 4 (2.72%) Oracle
4 2 (1.36%) Sybase
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