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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 72 80 81
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Permanent jobs citing VB 4 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.61% 0.13% 1.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.12% 0.22% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 8
Average salary £27,500 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.67% -7.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
358 445 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 54.66% 58.02% 58.61%
Number of salaries quoted 323 411 441
Average salary £42,500 £43,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.73% +1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) C#
3 12 (66.67%) .NET
4 10 (55.56%) VB.NET
5 9 (50.00%) SQL
5 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 8 (44.44%) C++
6 8 (44.44%) Java
6 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
6 8 (44.44%) VB6
7 7 (38.89%) Ruby
7 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
8 6 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
9 5 (27.78%) Internet
9 5 (27.78%) WinForms
9 5 (27.78%) MVC
9 5 (27.78%) Scrum
9 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
9 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (27.78%) TDD
9 5 (27.78%) NUnit
9 5 (27.78%) WCF
9 5 (27.78%) WPF
9 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (27.78%) Spring.NET
9 5 (27.78%) Kanban

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) SAS
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) OpenScape
2 1 (5.56%) VoIP
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.56%) MS Access
4 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) NUnit
1 5 (27.78%) MSTest
1 5 (27.78%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (27.78%) Moq
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Junior
2 8 (44.44%) Junior Developer
3 6 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Graduate
4 5 (27.78%) Junior .NET Developer
4 5 (27.78%) Graduate Developer
4 5 (27.78%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 4 (22.22%) Java Developer
6 3 (16.67%) Junior Java Developer
6 3 (16.67%) Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Report Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) VB6 Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) VB Developer
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) .NET
2 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 6 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
3 5 (27.78%) WCF
3 5 (27.78%) WPF
3 5 (27.78%) Spring.NET
3 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (27.78%) Castle Windsor
3 5 (27.78%) Ninject
3 5 (27.78%) Unity DI Container
3 5 (27.78%) WinForms
4 3 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (27.78%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Statistics
4 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.56%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.56%) Windows CE
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) MVC
1 5 (27.78%) Scrum
1 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (27.78%) TDD
1 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (27.78%) Kanban
1 5 (27.78%) Web Application Development
1 5 (27.78%) Dependency Injection
1 5 (27.78%) MVVM
2 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) C#
2 10 (55.56%) VB.NET
3 9 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (44.44%) C++
4 8 (44.44%) Java
4 8 (44.44%) VB6
5 7 (38.89%) Ruby
6 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
7 1 (5.56%) C
7 1 (5.56%) VBA
7 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
7 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) MCP
2 1 (5.56%) HNC
2 1 (5.56%) MCSA
2 1 (5.56%) PhD
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (5.56%) XenApp
1 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) WSUS
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) Siemens
3 1 (5.56%) Sophos
3 1 (5.56%) MobileIron