The first table below looks at the demand for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 Kent region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 49 42 61
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +19
Permanent jobs citing VB 55 54 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.98% 5.09% 2.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.45% 8.49% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 50 44 16
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +2.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,100 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
582 636 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 52.67% 60.00% 55.49%
Number of salaries quoted 515 541 402
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
South East

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

VB
Salary Trend in Kent

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

VB Salary Trend in Kent

VB
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Kent

VB
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Malling +7 11 £57,500 +64.28%
Maidstone -5 11 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Tonbridge +10 5 £40,000 +110.52%
Dartford -8 5 £41,250 +17.85% 1
Tunbridge Wells +10 4 £32,500 +8.33%
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 61 (83.56%) .NET
2 52 (71.23%) JavaScript
3 42 (57.53%) HTML
4 40 (54.79%) MVC
4 40 (54.79%) CSS
5 36 (49.32%) OO
6 35 (47.95%) SQL Server
7 34 (46.58%) Java
8 33 (45.21%) VB6
8 33 (45.21%) Spring
8 33 (45.21%) Maven
9 26 (35.62%) E-Commerce
10 25 (34.25%) MySQL
11 24 (32.88%) Oracle
11 24 (32.88%) C#
11 24 (32.88%) OOD
11 24 (32.88%) Microsoft
11 24 (32.88%) JSON
11 24 (32.88%) Hibernate
11 24 (32.88%) REST
11 24 (32.88%) Spring Integration
12 23 (31.51%) SQL
13 21 (28.77%) Windows
14 19 (26.03%) Dojo
15 18 (24.66%) Degree
15 18 (24.66%) VB.NET
16 16 (21.92%) MS Excel
17 14 (19.18%) T-SQL
17 14 (19.18%) Web Services
17 14 (19.18%) ASP.NET

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 6 (8.22%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.11%) IIS
2 3 (4.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.37%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.37%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 16 (21.92%) MS Excel
2 11 (15.07%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) DNS
1 3 (4.11%) LAN
1 3 (4.11%) WAN
1 3 (4.11%) DHCP
1 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
1 3 (4.11%) VPN
1 3 (4.11%) SAN
1 3 (4.11%) Wireless
2 2 (2.74%) Intranet
3 1 (1.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (47.95%) SQL Server
2 25 (34.25%) MySQL
3 14 (19.18%) Relational Database
4 11 (15.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (12.33%) RDBMS
6 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (6.85%) MOLAP
7 5 (6.85%) ROLAP
8 4 (5.48%) SQLite
9 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (2.74%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.37%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (1.37%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 33 (45.21%) Maven
2 10 (13.70%) Xcode
3 9 (12.33%) NetBeans
3 9 (12.33%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.37%) Selenium
5 1 (1.37%) TestComplete
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.37%) Dreamweaver
General
1 9 (12.33%) Publishing
2 6 (8.22%) Legal
2 6 (8.22%) Finance
3 4 (5.48%) Marketing
4 3 (4.11%) Law
5 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (56.16%) Developer
2 17 (23.29%) Software Developer
3 14 (19.18%) Java Developer
4 13 (17.81%) Web Developer
5 9 (12.33%) Technical Design Authority
5 9 (12.33%) Analyst
6 7 (9.59%) Senior Software Developer
6 7 (9.59%) Senior Developer
6 7 (9.59%) Senior Web Developer
7 6 (8.22%) Support Analyst
7 6 (8.22%) Team Leader
7 6 (8.22%) Software Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Mobile Software Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) IT Support
8 5 (6.85%) Tester
8 5 (6.85%) SQL Developer
8 5 (6.85%) Software Tester
8 5 (6.85%) .NET Developer
8 5 (6.85%) IT Support Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (83.56%) .NET
2 42 (57.53%) HTML
3 40 (54.79%) CSS
4 33 (45.21%) Spring
5 24 (32.88%) JSON
5 24 (32.88%) Hibernate
5 24 (32.88%) REST
5 24 (32.88%) Spring Integration
6 19 (26.03%) Dojo
7 14 (19.18%) Web Services
7 14 (19.18%) ASP.NET
8 12 (16.44%) Cocoa
8 12 (16.44%) Cocoa Touch
8 12 (16.44%) WCF
9 9 (12.33%) .NET Framework
10 8 (10.96%) XML
11 6 (8.22%) WinForms
11 6 (8.22%) MDX
12 2 (2.74%) ADO.NET
12 2 (2.74%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Computer Science
2 12 (16.44%) Mobile App
3 9 (12.33%) Open Source
4 5 (6.85%) Visualisation
5 4 (5.48%) SystemC
5 4 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.37%) Physics
6 1 (1.37%) Chemistry
6 1 (1.37%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.77%) Windows
2 14 (19.18%) Windows 8
3 12 (16.44%) Android
3 12 (16.44%) Apple iOS
4 10 (13.70%) Windows Phone
5 4 (5.48%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.37%) Linux
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (54.79%) MVC
2 36 (49.32%) OO
3 26 (35.62%) E-Commerce
4 24 (32.88%) OOD
5 13 (17.81%) Software Engineering
6 12 (16.44%) OOP
6 12 (16.44%) iOS Development
7 6 (8.22%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (5.48%) Workflow
8 4 (5.48%) Automated Testing
8 4 (5.48%) Project Management
8 4 (5.48%) ETL
8 4 (5.48%) Test Scripting
8 4 (5.48%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (4.11%) Propensity Modelling
9 3 (4.11%) Manual Testing
9 3 (4.11%) Data Migration
9 3 (4.11%) Data Mapping
9 3 (4.11%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.11%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 52 (71.23%) JavaScript
2 34 (46.58%) Java
3 33 (45.21%) VB6
4 24 (32.88%) C#
5 23 (31.51%) SQL
6 18 (24.66%) VB.NET
7 14 (19.18%) T-SQL
8 12 (16.44%) XAML
8 12 (16.44%) C++
9 10 (13.70%) Objective-C
10 5 (6.85%) XPath
11 4 (5.48%) C
12 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
12 3 (4.11%) VBScript
13 1 (1.37%) RPG IV
13 1 (1.37%) VBA
13 1 (1.37%) PHP
13 1 (1.37%) RPG
Qualifications
1 18 (24.66%) Degree
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.74%) MCTS
3 2 (2.74%) ISEB
4 1 (1.37%) MCP
4 1 (1.37%) MCSA
4 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (32.88%) Oracle
1 24 (32.88%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.44%) Xamarin
3 4 (5.48%) Citrix
4 1 (1.37%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.37%) IBM
4 1 (1.37%) Lotus
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