The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 35 24 34
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 1.13% 6.10% 0.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.97% 12.05% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 2
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Farnborough region.

Programming Languages Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
101 83 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 38.11% 50.61% 41.26%
Number of salaries quoted 82 81 76
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Farnborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

VB
Salary Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Farnborough region.

VB Salary Trend in Farnborough

VB
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 3 (100.00%) VBScript
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Time Management

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) VBScript