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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 21 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 2.88% 11.34% 6.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.89% 17.46% 21.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 13
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
38 63 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 36.54% 64.95% 32.45%
Number of salaries quoted 38 60 58
Average salary £40,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) VB6
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) DSDM
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SQL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) DSDM
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) VB6
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft