The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Guildford region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 80 84 50
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -34
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 7 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.13% 0.82% 3.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.22% 1.38% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 24
Average salary £37,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.94% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
447 506 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 59.36% 59.04% 68.34%
Number of salaries quoted 416 433 395
Average salary £43,250 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
Surrey

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 1 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 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
3 7 (53.85%) C#
3 7 (53.85%) C++
4 6 (46.15%) Java
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) .NET
6 4 (30.77%) Information Security Management
6 4 (30.77%) Security Management
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (30.77%) Python
6 4 (30.77%) ISO 9001
6 4 (30.77%) C
6 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
6 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
6 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
6 4 (30.77%) Linux
6 4 (30.77%) Web Services
6 4 (30.77%) XML
6 4 (30.77%) MCP
6 4 (30.77%) Validation
6 4 (30.77%) PACS
6 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (30.77%) Degree
6 4 (30.77%) Information Security
6 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
6 4 (30.77%) Image Processing
6 4 (30.77%) Kindle
7 3 (23.08%) Windows 7

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 3 (23.08%) MS Office
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 2 (15.38%) InstallShield
2 2 (15.38%) MSI
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (30.77%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Packager
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
2 4 (30.77%) Web Services
2 4 (30.77%) XML
3 2 (15.38%) Application Packaging
4 1 (7.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (7.69%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) PACS
1 4 (30.77%) Kindle
2 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.69%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Information Security Management
1 4 (30.77%) Security Management
1 4 (30.77%) Validation
1 4 (30.77%) Information Security
1 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
1 4 (30.77%) Image Processing
2 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.69%) Time Management
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
1 7 (53.85%) C++
2 6 (46.15%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) Python
4 4 (30.77%) C
4 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
5 2 (15.38%) VBScript
5 2 (15.38%) VB6
6 1 (7.69%) Ruby
6 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (30.77%) MCP
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) ISO 9001
1 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Symantec
2 2 (15.38%) Altiris
3 1 (7.69%) VMware