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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 68 59 54
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Permanent jobs citing VB 9 4 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.23% 0.76% 2.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.18% 1.50% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 17
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £41,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
413 267 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 56.50% 50.86% 51.96%
Number of salaries quoted 371 255 337
Average salary £45,000 £36,625 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.86% -2.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Guildford

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) VB.NET
2 7 (70.00%) .NET
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (50.00%) C#
4 5 (50.00%) HTML
4 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) WinForms
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (30.00%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (30.00%) IIS
6 3 (30.00%) C++
6 3 (30.00%) DHTML
6 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (30.00%) Web Services
6 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 2 (20.00%) Riverbed
7 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Lync
7 2 (20.00%) vCloud
7 2 (20.00%) WAN
7 2 (20.00%) MCSE

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 3 (30.00%) IIS
2 2 (20.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) NUnit
1 1 (10.00%) MSTest
1 1 (10.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (10.00%) Moq
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) VB Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Project Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (10.00%) VB6 Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) WinForms
4 3 (30.00%) DHTML
4 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (20.00%) CSS
6 1 (10.00%) XML
6 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (10.00%) WCF
6 1 (10.00%) WPF
6 1 (10.00%) Spring.NET
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (10.00%) Castle Windsor
6 1 (10.00%) Ninject
6 1 (10.00%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) System Testing
1 2 (20.00%) Time Management
1 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (10.00%) Kanban
2 1 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (10.00%) MVVM
2 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (10.00%) MVC
2 1 (10.00%) Scrum
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) VB.NET
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) C++
4 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) VB6
5 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (10.00%) C
6 1 (10.00%) VBScript
6 1 (10.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) MCSA
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) MCITP
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (20.00%) vCloud
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Citrix
1 2 (20.00%) BT
1 2 (20.00%) Mitel
1 2 (20.00%) Altiris
1 2 (20.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
Guildford, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Bonuses, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago