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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 77 60 79
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +19
Permanent jobs citing VB 10 38 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.24% 3.43% 3.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.46% 6.34% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 6 38 36
Median salary £45,000 £36,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.13% -14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,600 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
VB
South East

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
407 599 636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 50.43% 54.01% 53.81%
Number of salaries quoted 351 538 563
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,650 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,400 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 4 £43,750 -
Tonbridge - 4 - -
West Malling +4 1 £45,000 -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 21 (80.77%) .NET
2 20 (76.92%) SQL
3 19 (73.08%) C#
4 17 (65.38%) Degree
5 16 (61.54%) Java
5 16 (61.54%) XML
6 15 (57.69%) Computer Science
6 15 (57.69%) Time Management
7 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
7 11 (42.31%) MVC
8 10 (38.46%) WCF
9 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
9 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
10 8 (30.77%) Linux
10 8 (30.77%) Unix
11 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
11 7 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (26.92%) Software Testing
12 6 (23.08%) Windows
12 6 (23.08%) Oracle
12 6 (23.08%) VB.NET
13 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
13 5 (19.23%) HTML
13 5 (19.23%) SOAP
13 5 (19.23%) Web Services
13 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
13 5 (19.23%) Open Source
13 5 (19.23%) Functional Testing
13 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (15.38%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) CMS
1 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) SNMP
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (3.85%) MS Access
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) Gatling
2 1 (3.85%) JMeter
2 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (3.85%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.85%) TestNG
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Developer
2 13 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 12 (46.15%) SQL Developer
4 11 (42.31%) ASP Developer
4 11 (42.31%) VB Developer
5 10 (38.46%) .NET Programmer
5 10 (38.46%) Java Developer
5 10 (38.46%) Java Programmer
5 10 (38.46%) Programmer
5 10 (38.46%) SQL Programmer
5 10 (38.46%) VB Programmer
5 10 (38.46%) XML Developer
5 10 (38.46%) XML Programmer
6 5 (19.23%) C# Developer
7 4 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (11.54%) Analyst
8 3 (11.54%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (80.77%) .NET
2 16 (61.54%) XML
3 10 (38.46%) WCF
4 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
5 5 (19.23%) HTML
5 5 (19.23%) SOAP
5 5 (19.23%) Web Services
6 4 (15.38%) CSS
6 4 (15.38%) XHTML
6 4 (15.38%) XSLT
7 2 (7.69%) ADO.NET
8 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.85%) Ajax
8 1 (3.85%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (57.69%) Computer Science
2 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (15.38%) e-Health
3 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Linux
1 8 (30.77%) Unix
2 6 (23.08%) Windows
3 4 (15.38%) Solaris
3 4 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Time Management
2 11 (42.31%) MVC
3 7 (26.92%) Software Testing
3 7 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Functional Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Open Source
4 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
5 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (15.38%) Change Control
5 4 (15.38%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 4 (15.38%) OO
5 4 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (15.38%) Structured Programming
5 4 (15.38%) UML
6 2 (7.69%) Network Architecture
6 2 (7.69%) Network Management
7 1 (3.85%) Kanban
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) SQL
2 19 (73.08%) C#
3 16 (61.54%) Java
4 6 (23.08%) VB.NET
5 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
6 4 (15.38%) ECMAScript
6 4 (15.38%) PHP
7 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
7 3 (11.54%) VBScript
8 2 (7.69%) VB6
9 1 (3.85%) Perl
9 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
9 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (15.38%) Nagios
1 4 (15.38%) OpenView
1 4 (15.38%) Tivoli
1 4 (15.38%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle
3 4 (15.38%) BMC
3 4 (15.38%) CA
3 4 (15.38%) Compuware
3 4 (15.38%) Dynatrace
3 4 (15.38%) HP
3 4 (15.38%) IBM
3 4 (15.38%) Nimsoft
3 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) SAP