The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Gatwick region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 22 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 12 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 11.21% - 3.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.14% - 7.95%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 7
Average salary £31,250 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
70 44 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 65.42% 47.31% 42.31%
Number of salaries quoted 67 42 64
Average salary £47,000 £52,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.61% +40.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
VB
West Sussex

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
Salary Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Gatwick

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 17 (62.96%) SQL
2 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (48.15%) C#
4 11 (40.74%) PHP
5 10 (37.04%) ISTQB
5 10 (37.04%) VBScript
5 10 (37.04%) HP
5 10 (37.04%) ISEB
5 10 (37.04%) QuickTest Pro
5 10 (37.04%) Test Scripting
5 10 (37.04%) Test Automation
5 10 (37.04%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (33.33%) NoSQL
6 9 (33.33%) Project Management
6 9 (33.33%) E-Commerce
7 8 (29.63%) .NET
7 8 (29.63%) Web Services
8 6 (22.22%) JIRA
8 6 (22.22%) Scrum
8 6 (22.22%) VB6
9 5 (18.52%) VB.NET
10 4 (14.81%) Windows
10 4 (14.81%) TDD
10 4 (14.81%) ATDD
10 4 (14.81%) BDD
10 4 (14.81%) Reverse Engineering
11 2 (7.41%) MySQL
11 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
11 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
11 2 (7.41%) CakePHP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 9 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (22.22%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Test Engineer
1 10 (37.04%) Automation Engineer
1 10 (37.04%) Test Automation Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Technical Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Technical Business Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Business Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) VB.NET Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
3 4 (14.81%) .NET Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Business Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) .NET
1 8 (29.63%) Web Services
2 2 (7.41%) CakePHP
2 2 (7.41%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) Test Scripting
2 10 (37.04%) Test Automation
3 9 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 9 (33.33%) Project Management
4 6 (22.22%) Scrum
5 4 (14.81%) TDD
5 4 (14.81%) BDD
5 4 (14.81%) ATDD
5 4 (14.81%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) SQL
2 13 (48.15%) C#
3 11 (40.74%) PHP
4 10 (37.04%) VBScript
5 6 (22.22%) VB6
6 5 (18.52%) VB.NET
7 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) ISEB
1 10 (37.04%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) HP