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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 73 - 81
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.46% - 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.86% - 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 5
Average salary £27,500 - £42,500
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
347 396 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 53.72% 60.37% 60.18%
Number of salaries quoted 316 364 451
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Guildford

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (80.00%) C#
1 8 (80.00%) C++
1 8 (80.00%) Java
1 8 (80.00%) VB6
1 8 (80.00%) Ruby
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (30.00%) Web Services
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle
6 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (20.00%) Degree
8 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
8 1 (10.00%) Physics
8 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
8 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
8 1 (10.00%) Git (software)

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (10.00%) JBoss
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Junior
3 3 (30.00%) Junior Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Junior Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
1 7 (70.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (10.00%) Spring
3 1 (10.00%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Statistics
2 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (10.00%) Physics
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
1 8 (80.00%) C++
1 8 (80.00%) Java
1 8 (80.00%) VB6
1 8 (80.00%) Ruby
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle