The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Harrow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 27 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 1.53% - 1.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.74% - 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £37,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Harrow region.

Programming Languages Category
Harrow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
73 14 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 55.73% 50.00% 40.70%
Number of salaries quoted 52 14 29
Average salary £42,500 £22,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+88.88% -50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £22,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Harrow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

VB
Salary Trend in Harrow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Harrow region.

VB Salary Trend in Harrow

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrow

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Harrow 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) Games
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Subversion
3 4 (66.67%) NUnit
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) IIS
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) MSBuild
3 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Migration
4 3 (50.00%) UML
4 3 (50.00%) SOA
5 2 (33.33%) Change Management
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (33.33%) Retail
5 2 (33.33%) WCF
5 2 (33.33%) WPF
5 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 2 (33.33%) JIRA
5 2 (33.33%) ReSharper
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) EPoS
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) C++

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Harrow 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 4 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (33.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Subversion
2 4 (66.67%) NUnit
2 4 (66.67%) MSBuild
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) ReSharper
3 2 (33.33%) FxCop
3 2 (33.33%) StyleCop
General
1 6 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) WCF
3 2 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) EPoS
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 3 (50.00%) UML
3 3 (50.00%) SOA
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) User Stories
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) Time Management
4 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (33.33%) High Availability
5 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft