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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 66 79 58
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -21
Permanent jobs citing VB 7 9 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.01% 0.96% 3.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.79% 1.78% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 29
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £38,200 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
390 505 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 56.12% 54.13% 61.12%
Number of salaries quoted 358 460 474
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 May 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Guildford

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 25 (89.29%) Windows
2 22 (78.57%) .NET
3 20 (71.43%) VB.NET
3 20 (71.43%) C#
4 18 (64.29%) ASP.NET
5 14 (50.00%) SQL
6 13 (46.43%) WinForms
6 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
7 12 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (39.29%) Windows 7
8 11 (39.29%) Computer Science
9 10 (35.71%) VB6
9 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (35.71%) TDD
9 10 (35.71%) NUnit
9 10 (35.71%) Internet
9 10 (35.71%) MVC
9 10 (35.71%) Scrum
9 10 (35.71%) Java
9 10 (35.71%) WCF
9 10 (35.71%) WPF
9 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (35.71%) .NET Framework
9 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (35.71%) Dependency Injection
9 10 (35.71%) Inversion of Control
9 10 (35.71%) MSTest
9 10 (35.71%) MVVM
9 10 (35.71%) Rhino Mocks
9 10 (35.71%) Moq

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (10.71%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) SAS
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) VoIP
2 1 (3.57%) DHCP
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) OpenScape
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 12 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (10.71%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.57%) MS Access
5 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) NUnit
1 10 (35.71%) MSTest
1 10 (35.71%) Rhino Mocks
1 10 (35.71%) Moq
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (82.14%) Developer
2 14 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 11 (39.29%) Graduate
3 11 (39.29%) Junior
3 11 (39.29%) Junior Developer
4 10 (35.71%) Junior .NET Developer
4 10 (35.71%) Graduate Developer
4 10 (35.71%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 5 (17.86%) VB Developer
5 5 (17.86%) SQL Developer
5 5 (17.86%) VB6 Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Junior Java Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Desktop Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Data Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Report Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (78.57%) .NET
2 18 (64.29%) ASP.NET
3 13 (46.43%) WinForms
4 10 (35.71%) WCF
4 10 (35.71%) WPF
4 10 (35.71%) .NET Framework
4 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (35.71%) Spring.NET
4 10 (35.71%) Castle Windsor
4 10 (35.71%) Ninject
4 10 (35.71%) Unity DI Container
5 4 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (14.29%) Web Services
6 3 (10.71%) DHTML
6 3 (10.71%) HTML
6 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Computer Science
2 10 (35.71%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.57%) Physics
4 1 (3.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 25 (89.29%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.57%) Windows CE
4 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (35.71%) TDD
1 10 (35.71%) MVC
1 10 (35.71%) Scrum
1 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (35.71%) Dependency Injection
1 10 (35.71%) MVVM
1 10 (35.71%) Kanban
1 10 (35.71%) Web Application Development
2 5 (17.86%) Time Management
3 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling
4 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.57%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (3.57%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.57%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (3.57%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) VB.NET
1 20 (71.43%) C#
2 14 (50.00%) SQL
3 10 (35.71%) VB6
3 10 (35.71%) Java
4 6 (21.43%) C++
5 5 (17.86%) Ruby
6 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
7 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.57%) Embedded C
8 1 (3.57%) VBA
8 1 (3.57%) C
8 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) MCP
2 1 (3.57%) HNC
2 1 (3.57%) MCSA
2 1 (3.57%) PhD
2 1 (3.57%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (3.57%) XenApp
1 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) WSUS
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Citrix
2 1 (3.57%) Siemens
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Sophos
2 1 (3.57%) MobileIron