The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 59 89 67
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -22
Permanent jobs citing VB 37 24 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.82% 1.93% 2.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.60% 3.38% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 33 19 23
Average salary £32,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.68% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £37,100 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,875 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.71% +4.28%
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
561 710 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 57.89% 57.03% 41.66%
Number of salaries quoted 495 563 410
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015. 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
Tunbridge Wells +13 14 £25,000 -52.38% 1
Tonbridge -4 6 £27,000 -36.47% 2
Maidstone +26 4 £47,500 +11.76%
Canterbury - 2 £35,000 -
Whitstable - 2 £40,000 -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 67 (82.72%) .NET
2 53 (65.43%) SQL Server
3 43 (53.09%) MVC
4 40 (49.38%) HTML
5 36 (44.44%) ASP.NET
6 35 (43.21%) VB.NET
7 34 (41.98%) VB6
8 31 (38.27%) Java
8 31 (38.27%) JavaScript
9 29 (35.80%) SQL
10 27 (33.33%) C#
11 26 (32.10%) CSS
12 25 (30.86%) MySQL
13 22 (27.16%) OOD
13 22 (27.16%) OO
13 22 (27.16%) Hibernate
13 22 (27.16%) Spring
13 22 (27.16%) Maven
13 22 (27.16%) JSON
13 22 (27.16%) REST
13 22 (27.16%) Spring Integration
14 20 (24.69%) Project Management
15 18 (22.22%) Oracle
16 17 (20.99%) ASP.NET MVC
17 16 (19.75%) Microsoft
18 15 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
19 14 (17.28%) TDD
19 14 (17.28%) ASP.NET Web API
20 13 (16.05%) Web Application Development
20 13 (16.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 10 (12.35%) Node.js
2 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.47%) SAS
4 1 (1.23%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.23%) Drupal
4 1 (1.23%) WordPress
4 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (14.81%) MS Office
1 12 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (2.47%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.47%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.23%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.35%) Internet
2 3 (3.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (65.43%) SQL Server
2 25 (30.86%) MySQL
3 13 (16.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (12.35%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (3.70%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (27.16%) Maven
2 11 (13.58%) Git (software)
3 8 (9.88%) Selenium
4 7 (8.64%) Hudson
5 3 (3.70%) NUnit
5 3 (3.70%) MSTest
5 3 (3.70%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (3.70%) Moq
6 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.23%) TestComplete
7 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (12.35%) Games
2 9 (11.11%) Finance
3 6 (7.41%) Publishing
3 6 (7.41%) Marketing
4 4 (4.94%) Legal
5 3 (3.70%) Retail
6 2 (2.47%) Banking
7 1 (1.23%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.23%) Advertising
7 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (65.43%) Developer
2 22 (27.16%) Java Developer
3 20 (24.69%) .NET Developer
4 18 (22.22%) Analyst
5 7 (8.64%) DBA
5 7 (8.64%) Administrator
5 7 (8.64%) MySQL DBA
6 6 (7.41%) Tester
6 6 (7.41%) Programmer
7 5 (6.17%) Analyst Programmer
7 5 (6.17%) Junior
7 5 (6.17%) Web Developer
7 5 (6.17%) MI Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) QA Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Software Tester
8 3 (3.70%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Junior Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.47%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (82.72%) .NET
2 40 (49.38%) HTML
3 36 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 26 (32.10%) CSS
5 22 (27.16%) Hibernate
5 22 (27.16%) Spring
5 22 (27.16%) REST
5 22 (27.16%) Spring Integration
5 22 (27.16%) JSON
6 17 (20.99%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (17.28%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (16.05%) WCF
9 10 (12.35%) RESTful
10 9 (11.11%) .NET Framework
10 9 (11.11%) WinForms
11 8 (9.88%) Web Services
12 6 (7.41%) HTML5
13 5 (6.17%) Dojo
14 4 (4.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (4.94%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (8.64%) Replication
2 7 (8.64%) Clustering
3 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.70%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.47%) Statistics
5 2 (2.47%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.05%) Windows
2 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (53.09%) MVC
2 22 (27.16%) OO
2 22 (27.16%) OOD
3 20 (24.69%) Project Management
4 15 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (17.28%) TDD
6 13 (16.05%) Web Application Development
7 11 (13.58%) Unit Testing
7 11 (13.58%) BDD
8 9 (11.11%) Test Scripting
8 9 (11.11%) Automated Testing
8 9 (11.11%) Software Testing
9 8 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (8.64%) SOA
11 4 (4.94%) Workflow
11 4 (4.94%) Scrum
11 4 (4.94%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (3.70%) Manual Testing
12 3 (3.70%) Kanban
12 3 (3.70%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 35 (43.21%) VB.NET
2 34 (41.98%) VB6
3 31 (38.27%) Java
3 31 (38.27%) JavaScript
4 29 (35.80%) SQL
5 27 (33.33%) C#
6 10 (12.35%) Ruby
7 9 (11.11%) T-SQL
8 7 (8.64%) C++
9 3 (3.70%) VBScript
10 2 (2.47%) VBA
11 1 (1.23%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) ISEB
2 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.88%) QA
2 2 (2.47%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (22.22%) Oracle
2 16 (19.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.70%) Adobe
3 3 (3.70%) Citrix
4 2 (2.47%) Google
5 1 (1.23%) VMware
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Tonbridge
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £24k - 30k per year
Posted: 7 days ago