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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 87 43 66
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +23
Permanent jobs citing VB 14 82 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.35% 5.77% 2.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.95% 9.01% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 14 70 20
Average salary £42,500 £41,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £32,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,000 £50,000
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
719 910 555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 69.20% 64.08% 70.97%
Number of salaries quoted 604 781 510
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -40 12 £42,500 +3.03% 2
Eastbourne +14 1 £27,500 - 1
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 39 (92.86%) C#
2 34 (80.95%) VB6
3 31 (73.81%) .NET
3 31 (73.81%) OO
4 28 (66.67%) VB.NET
5 27 (64.29%) SQL Server
6 26 (61.90%) ASP.NET
7 25 (59.52%) Visual Studio
8 23 (54.76%) Degree
9 22 (52.38%) Computer Science
9 22 (52.38%) WPF
9 22 (52.38%) LINQ
9 22 (52.38%) SQLite
10 21 (50.00%) ISO 9001
11 19 (45.24%) Lua
12 12 (28.57%) AngularJS
12 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
12 12 (28.57%) Finance
13 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (23.81%) HTML
15 9 (21.43%) CSS
15 9 (21.43%) OOP
15 9 (21.43%) Entity Framework
15 9 (21.43%) WCF
15 9 (21.43%) jQuery
16 8 (19.05%) SQL
16 8 (19.05%) Scrum
17 7 (16.67%) Fund Management
17 7 (16.67%) Software Architecture
18 6 (14.29%) XML

VB
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (2.38%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) GSM
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
1 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 22 (52.38%) SQLite
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 25 (59.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Publishing
3 1 (2.38%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 37 (88.10%) Developer
2 25 (59.52%) C# Developer
3 18 (42.86%) WPF Developer
4 7 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Lead Developer
8 2 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Test Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.38%) SQL DBA
9 1 (2.38%) Junior Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Senior DBA
9 1 (2.38%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Junior .NET Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Graduate Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Senior SQL DBA
9 1 (2.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (73.81%) .NET
2 26 (61.90%) ASP.NET
3 22 (52.38%) WPF
3 22 (52.38%) LINQ
4 12 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 10 (23.81%) HTML
6 9 (21.43%) WCF
6 9 (21.43%) CSS
6 9 (21.43%) Entity Framework
6 9 (21.43%) jQuery
7 6 (14.29%) XML
8 4 (9.52%) Web Services
9 3 (7.14%) XSLT
9 3 (7.14%) Ajax
9 3 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (52.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.38%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.38%) VHDL
3 1 (2.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.38%) CPLD
3 1 (2.38%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (73.81%) OO
2 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (21.43%) OOP
4 8 (19.05%) Scrum
5 7 (16.67%) Fund Management
5 7 (16.67%) Software Architecture
6 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
6 4 (9.52%) TDD
7 3 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.14%) Open Source
7 3 (7.14%) BDD
8 2 (4.76%) Project Management
8 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.38%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 39 (92.86%) C#
2 34 (80.95%) VB6
3 28 (66.67%) VB.NET
4 19 (45.24%) Lua
5 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 8 (19.05%) SQL
7 3 (7.14%) F#
8 2 (4.76%) Java
9 1 (2.38%) C
9 1 (2.38%) C++
9 1 (2.38%) VC++
9 1 (2.38%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (2.38%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.38%) Assembly Language
9 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (54.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (50.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.38%) EMC
2 1 (2.38%) QNX
2 1 (2.38%) Xilinx
2 1 (2.38%) Agilent
2 1 (2.38%) Altera
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex (BN1)
Guru Careers
Salary: £40-£45k DOE + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Eastbourne
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago