The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 25 19 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 1 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 2.16% 1.25% 18.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.05% 3.33% 27.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 17
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
VB
West Sussex

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

Programming Languages Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
74 30 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 53.24% 37.50% 66.30%
Number of salaries quoted 64 29 61
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

VB
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

VB Salary Trend in Gatwick

VB
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) ERP
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) PeopleSoft
2 3 (75.00%) VBA
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) SEO

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Analyst Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Excel Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Excel Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Excel VBA Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Financial Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Analyst Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Excel Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Excel VBA Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Financial Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Senior VBA Developer
2 3 (75.00%) VBA Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) SEO
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) VBA
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle