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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 58 64 60
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing VB 14 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 2.22% 0.19% 1.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.93% 0.33% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 7
Average salary £32,500 - £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
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
356 299 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 56.42% 56.31% 53.89%
Number of salaries quoted 318 289 295
Average salary £43,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 30 January 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Guildford

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) VB.NET
2 15 (83.33%) .NET
3 13 (72.22%) C#
3 13 (72.22%) ASP.NET
4 9 (50.00%) WinForms
4 9 (50.00%) SQL
5 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 8 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
7 6 (33.33%) WCF
7 6 (33.33%) WPF
7 6 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (33.33%) Scrum
7 6 (33.33%) MVC
7 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (33.33%) TDD
7 6 (33.33%) NUnit
7 6 (33.33%) Internet
7 6 (33.33%) Spring.NET
7 6 (33.33%) Kanban
7 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
7 6 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
7 6 (33.33%) MSTest
7 6 (33.33%) MVVM
7 6 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
7 6 (33.33%) Moq
7 6 (33.33%) Castle Windsor

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (11.11%) WAN
2 2 (11.11%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) NUnit
1 6 (33.33%) MSTest
1 6 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
1 6 (33.33%) Moq
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Junior Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Junior
3 6 (33.33%) Junior .NET Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Graduate Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Graduate
3 6 (33.33%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 5 (27.78%) VB Developer
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Developer
5 4 (22.22%) VB6 Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Project Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) .NET
2 13 (72.22%) ASP.NET
3 9 (50.00%) WinForms
4 6 (33.33%) WCF
4 6 (33.33%) WPF
4 6 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 6 (33.33%) Spring.NET
4 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (33.33%) Castle Windsor
4 6 (33.33%) Ninject
4 6 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
5 5 (27.78%) HTML
6 3 (16.67%) DHTML
6 3 (16.67%) Web Services
6 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (11.11%) CSS
8 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
2 6 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 2 (11.11%) Clustering
4 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (33.33%) Scrum
1 6 (33.33%) MVC
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (33.33%) TDD
1 6 (33.33%) Kanban
1 6 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
1 6 (33.33%) MVVM
1 6 (33.33%) Web Application Development
2 5 (27.78%) Time Management
3 2 (11.11%) System Testing
3 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) VB.NET
2 13 (72.22%) C#
3 9 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (27.78%) Java
4 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 5 (27.78%) VB6
5 3 (16.67%) C++
5 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
7 1 (5.56%) Tcl
7 1 (5.56%) C
7 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) MCSE
1 2 (11.11%) MCSA
1 2 (11.11%) CCNA
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.11%) MCITP
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) vCloud
1 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Riverbed
1 2 (11.11%) Citrix
1 2 (11.11%) Altiris
1 2 (11.11%) BT
1 2 (11.11%) Mitel
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
Guildford, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Bonuses, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago