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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 67 78 63
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Permanent jobs citing VB 26 24 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.63% 2.07% 2.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.41% 3.82% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 20 23 31
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £37,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £63,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
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
589 629 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 59.68% 54.27% 47.08%
Number of salaries quoted 525 531 484
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -10 9 £27,500 -21.42%
Tonbridge -1 6 £27,000 -36.47% 1
Maidstone +11 2 £40,000 -8.57%
Dartford - 2 £39,500 - 1
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 58 (81.69%) .NET
2 41 (57.75%) SQL Server
3 31 (43.66%) ASP.NET
3 31 (43.66%) HTML
4 29 (40.85%) SQL
4 29 (40.85%) MVC
5 27 (38.03%) VB6
6 24 (33.80%) Java
6 24 (33.80%) C#
7 23 (32.39%) VB.NET
8 22 (30.99%) JavaScript
9 20 (28.17%) MySQL
9 20 (28.17%) Microsoft
10 16 (22.54%) MS Excel
10 16 (22.54%) Unit Testing
11 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (19.72%) CSS
13 13 (18.31%) Hibernate
13 13 (18.31%) Web Services
13 13 (18.31%) Windows
13 13 (18.31%) OO
13 13 (18.31%) OOD
13 13 (18.31%) JSON
13 13 (18.31%) Spring
13 13 (18.31%) Maven
13 13 (18.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (18.31%) REST
13 13 (18.31%) Spring Integration
14 12 (16.90%) ASP.NET Web API
14 12 (16.90%) MS Office

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (8.45%) Node.js
1 6 (8.45%) SAS
2 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (22.54%) MS Excel
2 12 (16.90%) MS Office
3 6 (8.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.45%) Internet
2 3 (4.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (57.75%) SQL Server
2 20 (28.17%) MySQL
3 13 (18.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (8.45%) NoSQL
4 6 (8.45%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (18.31%) Maven
2 11 (15.49%) Selenium
3 10 (14.08%) Hudson
4 6 (8.45%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.23%) NUnit
5 3 (4.23%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (4.23%) Moq
5 3 (4.23%) MSTest
6 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.41%) TestComplete
General
1 8 (11.27%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Publishing
2 6 (8.45%) Games
3 5 (7.04%) Marketing
4 3 (4.23%) Retail
5 2 (2.82%) Legal
6 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (57.75%) Developer
2 17 (23.94%) Analyst
3 14 (19.72%) .NET Developer
4 13 (18.31%) Java Developer
5 10 (14.08%) MySQL DBA
5 10 (14.08%) Administrator
5 10 (14.08%) DBA
6 6 (8.45%) Programmer
6 6 (8.45%) Tester
7 5 (7.04%) QA Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Pricing Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Junior
7 5 (7.04%) Analyst Programmer
7 5 (7.04%) Software Tester
8 4 (5.63%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Junior Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Analyst Developer
10 2 (2.82%) AWS Developer
10 2 (2.82%) C# Developer
10 2 (2.82%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (81.69%) .NET
2 31 (43.66%) ASP.NET
2 31 (43.66%) HTML
3 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (19.72%) CSS
5 13 (18.31%) Hibernate
5 13 (18.31%) Web Services
5 13 (18.31%) JSON
5 13 (18.31%) Spring
5 13 (18.31%) REST
5 13 (18.31%) Spring Integration
6 12 (16.90%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (15.49%) WCF
8 10 (14.08%) .NET Framework
9 9 (12.68%) WinForms
10 6 (8.45%) HTML5
10 6 (8.45%) Entity Framework
10 6 (8.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (8.45%) jQuery
10 6 (8.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Replication
1 10 (14.08%) Clustering
2 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.68%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.23%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.82%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.82%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.31%) Windows
2 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (40.85%) MVC
2 16 (22.54%) Unit Testing
3 13 (18.31%) OO
3 13 (18.31%) OOD
4 12 (16.90%) Project Management
5 10 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (14.08%) TDD
5 10 (14.08%) SOA
6 9 (12.68%) Web Application Development
6 9 (12.68%) Automated Testing
6 9 (12.68%) Software Testing
6 9 (12.68%) Test Scripting
7 7 (9.86%) BDD
8 6 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.04%) Scrum
10 4 (5.63%) Workflow
10 4 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (4.23%) Manual Testing
11 3 (4.23%) Kanban
11 3 (4.23%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 29 (40.85%) SQL
2 27 (38.03%) VB6
3 24 (33.80%) Java
3 24 (33.80%) C#
4 23 (32.39%) VB.NET
5 22 (30.99%) JavaScript
6 10 (14.08%) C++
7 7 (9.86%) T-SQL
8 6 (8.45%) Ruby
9 1 (1.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.27%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (28.17%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.08%) Oracle
3 3 (4.23%) Citrix
3 3 (4.23%) Adobe
4 2 (2.82%) Google
5 1 (1.41%) VMware
Dartford, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Rochester, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tonbridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago