The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 71 74 51
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -23
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 9 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.16% 1.16% 4.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.28% 1.95% 7.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 35
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
Surrey

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

Programming Languages Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
354 461 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 58.03% 59.33% 64.69%
Number of salaries quoted 325 420 455
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

VB
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

VB Salary Trend in Guildford

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) VB6
3 1 (25.00%) Altiris
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Kindle
3 1 (25.00%) Lync
3 1 (25.00%) vCloud
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Kindle
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (25.00%) Security Management
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (25.00%) System Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) VB6
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) vCloud
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) BT
1 1 (25.00%) Mitel
1 1 (25.00%) Altiris
1 1 (25.00%) Riverbed