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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - - 29
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick - - 2.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
27 43 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 25.47% 42.57% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 26 38 31
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 28 August 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) VB.NET
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) VB6
3 4 (66.67%) JIRA
3 4 (66.67%) Reverse Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) MySQL
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) NoSQL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 4 (66.67%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Reverse Engineering
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) VB.NET
2 5 (83.33%) VB6
3 2 (33.33%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) PHP