The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
South East / Kent
Rank 59 78 63
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -15
Permanent jobs citing VB 25 19 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.98% 1.73% 4.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.34% 3.29% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 25 19 43
Median salary £35,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £55,000 £53,200
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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

Programming Languages Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
468 578 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 55.71% 52.69% 60.30%
Number of salaries quoted 377 495 531
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 February 2017.

VB Salary Histogram in Kent

VB
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chatham - 15 £32,500 -
Tunbridge Wells +13 4 £53,750 +162.19% 1
Sittingbourne - 4 £37,500 - 1
West Malling -10 2 £35,000 -33.33%
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for VB.

1 22 (66.67%) C#
1 22 (66.67%) .NET
2 21 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 21 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 16 (48.48%) VB.NET
5 14 (42.42%) VBScript
5 14 (42.42%) Java
5 14 (42.42%) OO
5 14 (42.42%) Unix
5 14 (42.42%) Linux
5 14 (42.42%) MS Excel
6 13 (39.39%) SQL
7 12 (36.36%) HTML
7 12 (36.36%) Windows
7 12 (36.36%) Software Testing
8 10 (30.30%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (30.30%) Windows 2000 Server
8 10 (30.30%) Open Source
8 10 (30.30%) Change Control
8 10 (30.30%) Red Hat
8 10 (30.30%) Solaris
8 10 (30.30%) UML
8 10 (30.30%) OOA/OOD
8 10 (30.30%) ECMAScript
8 10 (30.30%) Oracle9i Database
8 10 (30.30%) XHTML
8 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
8 10 (30.30%) PHP
8 10 (30.30%) CSS

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 14 (42.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 10 (30.30%) Oracle Database
2 10 (30.30%) Oracle9i Database
3 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Subversion
2 3 (9.09%) HP UFT
3 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (12.12%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Developer
2 16 (48.48%) .NET Developer
3 12 (36.36%) C# Developer
4 9 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (18.18%) Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (9.09%) QC Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Test Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Change Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Configuration Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Digital Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (66.67%) .NET
2 21 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 12 (36.36%) HTML
4 10 (30.30%) CSS
4 10 (30.30%) SOAP
4 10 (30.30%) Web Services
4 10 (30.30%) XHTML
4 10 (30.30%) XML
4 10 (30.30%) XSLT
5 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 5 (15.15%) WinForms
7 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (12.12%) RESTful
8 2 (6.06%) HTML5
8 2 (6.06%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (6.06%) Ninject
8 2 (6.06%) Node.js
8 2 (6.06%) WCF
9 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.12%) e-Health
2 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) CMDB
3 2 (6.06%) Fintech
3 2 (6.06%) iPad
3 2 (6.06%) iPhone
3 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) Linux
1 14 (42.42%) Unix
2 12 (36.36%) Windows
3 10 (30.30%) Solaris
3 10 (30.30%) Windows 2000 Server
3 10 (30.30%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.06%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) OO
2 12 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 10 (30.30%) Change Control
3 10 (30.30%) Functional Testing
3 10 (30.30%) OOA/OOD
3 10 (30.30%) Open Source
3 10 (30.30%) UML
3 10 (30.30%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (27.27%) MVC
5 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (18.18%) TDD
6 6 (18.18%) Web Application Development
7 5 (15.15%) Automated Testing
7 5 (15.15%) Release Management
7 5 (15.15%) SDLC
7 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
8 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (12.12%) IT Governance
8 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) C#
2 16 (48.48%) VB.NET
3 14 (42.42%) Java
3 14 (42.42%) VBScript
4 13 (39.39%) SQL
5 10 (30.30%) ECMAScript
5 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
5 10 (30.30%) PHP
6 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
6 5 (15.15%) T-SQL
7 2 (6.06%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
1 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (12.12%) Nagios
1 4 (12.12%) OpenView
1 4 (12.12%) Tivoli
1 4 (12.12%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 10 (30.30%) Oracle
2 10 (30.30%) Red Hat
3 7 (21.21%) HP
4 4 (12.12%) BMC
4 4 (12.12%) CA
4 4 (12.12%) Compuware
4 4 (12.12%) Dynatrace
4 4 (12.12%) IBM
4 4 (12.12%) Nimsoft
4 4 (12.12%) Perforce
5 2 (6.06%) Apple
5 2 (6.06%) Facebook
5 2 (6.06%) Google
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