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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 76 85 51
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -34
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 7 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.14% 0.78% 3.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.24% 1.30% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 26
Average salary £37,000 £42,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.94% +25.92%
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
419 539 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 60.72% 59.96% 65.31%
Number of salaries quoted 387 462 414
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,350 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 20 August 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 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) C++
3 6 (54.55%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) C#
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
5 4 (36.36%) Linux
5 4 (36.36%) C
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) .NET
5 4 (36.36%) Python
5 4 (36.36%) Validation
5 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
5 4 (36.36%) Degree
5 4 (36.36%) PACS
5 4 (36.36%) Image Processing
6 3 (27.27%) Kindle
6 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (27.27%) Information Security
6 3 (27.27%) Information Security Management
6 3 (27.27%) Security Management
6 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
6 3 (27.27%) ISO 9001
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
6 3 (27.27%) Web Services
6 3 (27.27%) XML
6 3 (27.27%) MCP
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) MSI
2 1 (9.09%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Software Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (9.09%) Application Packaging
3 1 (9.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (9.09%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) PACS
2 3 (27.27%) Kindle
3 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 1 (9.09%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Validation
1 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
1 4 (36.36%) Image Processing
2 3 (27.27%) Information Security
2 3 (27.27%) Information Security Management
2 3 (27.27%) Security Management
2 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C++
2 6 (54.55%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) C
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Python
4 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
5 2 (18.18%) VB6
6 1 (9.09%) Ruby
6 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
6 1 (9.09%) VBScript
6 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) MCP
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) ISO 9001
1 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Symantec
2 1 (9.09%) Altiris