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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 42 61 74
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +13
Permanent jobs citing VB 80 25 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 5.67% 3.18% 1.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.81% 4.60% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67 24 19
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
908 543 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 64.31% 69.00% 66.38%
Number of salaries quoted 785 501 653
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,000
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +19 78 £40,000 -5.88%
Eastbourne -12 2 - -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (75.48%) .NET
2 115 (74.19%) C#
3 101 (65.16%) VB6
4 87 (56.13%) ASP.NET
5 76 (49.03%) SQL Server
6 66 (42.58%) VB.NET
7 62 (40.00%) SQL
8 42 (27.10%) OO
9 40 (25.81%) JavaScript
9 40 (25.81%) VBScript
10 39 (25.16%) CSS
10 39 (25.16%) MVC
11 37 (23.87%) Visual Studio
11 37 (23.87%) jQuery
12 36 (23.23%) WCF
13 34 (21.94%) HTML
14 33 (21.29%) Microsoft
14 33 (21.29%) .NET Framework
14 33 (21.29%) Degree
15 32 (20.65%) Computer Science
15 32 (20.65%) Windows
16 29 (18.71%) Web Services
17 28 (18.06%) T-SQL
18 26 (16.77%) MS Excel
19 25 (16.13%) AngularJS
20 24 (15.48%) ISO 9001
20 24 (15.48%) Finance
21 23 (14.84%) QuickTest Pro
21 23 (14.84%) Selenium
22 22 (14.19%) SQLite

VB
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 7 (4.52%) Node.js
2 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.65%) IIS
2 1 (0.65%) Umbraco
Applications
1 26 (16.77%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.29%) Extranet
2 1 (0.65%) SSL
2 1 (0.65%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (49.03%) SQL Server
2 22 (14.19%) SQLite
3 16 (10.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 15 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (9.68%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 7 (4.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (4.52%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.29%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.29%) MS Access
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 37 (23.87%) Visual Studio
2 23 (14.84%) QuickTest Pro
2 23 (14.84%) Selenium
3 20 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (9.68%) Selenium IDE
5 9 (5.81%) WebDriver
6 7 (4.52%) Git (software)
7 4 (2.58%) TestNG
8 2 (1.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 24 (15.48%) Finance
2 6 (3.87%) Marketing
3 5 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 127 (81.94%) Developer
2 63 (40.65%) C# Developer
3 46 (29.68%) .NET Developer
4 21 (13.55%) VB Developer
4 21 (13.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (12.90%) Software Developer
5 20 (12.90%) VB6 Developer
6 18 (11.61%) C# Software Developer
7 17 (10.97%) Analyst
8 16 (10.32%) Senior Developer
9 14 (9.03%) .NET Software Developer
9 14 (9.03%) Automation Analyst
9 14 (9.03%) Test Analyst
9 14 (9.03%) Automation Test Analyst
10 13 (8.39%) Senior C# Developer
11 9 (5.81%) Applications Developer
12 8 (5.16%) Graduate
13 7 (4.52%) Tester
13 7 (4.52%) Graduate .NET Developer
13 7 (4.52%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (75.48%) .NET
2 87 (56.13%) ASP.NET
3 39 (25.16%) CSS
4 37 (23.87%) jQuery
5 36 (23.23%) WCF
6 34 (21.94%) HTML
7 33 (21.29%) .NET Framework
8 29 (18.71%) Web Services
9 25 (16.13%) AngularJS
10 22 (14.19%) WPF
10 22 (14.19%) LINQ
11 19 (12.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 18 (11.61%) HTML5
13 16 (10.32%) Classic ASP
14 12 (7.74%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
15 10 (6.45%) KnockoutJS
16 7 (4.52%) RESTful
16 7 (4.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 4 (2.58%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.65%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.52%) BBC
2 7 (4.52%) Social Media
3 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 32 (20.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (27.10%) OO
2 39 (25.16%) MVC
3 20 (12.90%) Web Development
4 17 (10.97%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (10.97%) OOP
5 14 (9.03%) Scrum
6 12 (7.74%) Automated Testing
6 12 (7.74%) Waterfall
7 9 (5.81%) TDD
7 9 (5.81%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (4.52%) BDD
8 7 (4.52%) Web Application Development
9 6 (3.87%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (3.23%) Project Management
10 5 (3.23%) Test Management
10 5 (3.23%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (3.23%) Test Automation
10 5 (3.23%) Test Strategy
11 4 (2.58%) User Stories
11 4 (2.58%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 115 (74.19%) C#
2 101 (65.16%) VB6
3 66 (42.58%) VB.NET
4 62 (40.00%) SQL
5 40 (25.81%) JavaScript
5 40 (25.81%) VBScript
6 28 (18.06%) T-SQL
7 22 (14.19%) Lua
8 21 (13.55%) Java
9 9 (5.81%) Ruby
10 6 (3.87%) C++
11 4 (2.58%) PHP
12 2 (1.29%) Python
12 2 (1.29%) C
12 2 (1.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (21.29%) Degree
2 15 (9.68%) ISTQB
2 15 (9.68%) ISEB
3 12 (7.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (15.48%) ISO 9001
2 7 (4.52%) SLA
3 2 (1.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (21.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.45%) HP
3 7 (4.52%) Apple
3 7 (4.52%) Yahoo!
3 7 (4.52%) Google
3 7 (4.52%) Sony
3 7 (4.52%) Facebook
4 2 (1.29%) Sybase
East Sussex
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Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 22 days ago