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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 62 97 69
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -28
Permanent jobs citing VB 29 15 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.02% 1.19% 2.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.30% 2.14% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 26
Average salary £27,750 £38,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.38% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £37,300 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +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
547 702 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 57.04% 55.85% 42.73%
Number of salaries quoted 478 554 448
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 £27,500 -
Tonbridge -2 4 £27,000 -36.47% 2
Maidstone +27 3 £47,500 -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 69 (82.14%) .NET
2 54 (64.29%) SQL Server
3 42 (50.00%) MVC
3 42 (50.00%) HTML
4 36 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 34 (40.48%) VB.NET
6 33 (39.29%) Java
6 33 (39.29%) VB6
7 30 (35.71%) JavaScript
7 30 (35.71%) SQL
8 27 (32.14%) C#
8 27 (32.14%) MySQL
9 25 (29.76%) CSS
10 21 (25.00%) OOD
10 21 (25.00%) OO
10 21 (25.00%) Spring
10 21 (25.00%) Maven
10 21 (25.00%) Hibernate
10 21 (25.00%) JSON
10 21 (25.00%) REST
10 21 (25.00%) Spring Integration
11 19 (22.62%) Project Management
11 19 (22.62%) Microsoft
12 17 (20.24%) Oracle
12 17 (20.24%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (17.86%) MS Excel
13 15 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (16.67%) TDD
14 14 (16.67%) Unit Testing
14 14 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (11.90%) Node.js
2 5 (5.95%) SAS
3 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.19%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.19%) Drupal
4 1 (1.19%) WordPress
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 12 (14.29%) MS Office
3 5 (5.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.38%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.19%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.90%) Internet
2 3 (3.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 27 (32.14%) MySQL
3 12 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (11.90%) NoSQL
5 6 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (25.00%) Maven
2 11 (13.10%) Selenium
2 11 (13.10%) Git (software)
3 10 (11.90%) Hudson
4 3 (3.57%) MSTest
4 3 (3.57%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (3.57%) Moq
4 3 (3.57%) NUnit
5 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.19%) TestComplete
6 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (11.90%) Games
2 8 (9.52%) Finance
3 6 (7.14%) Publishing
3 6 (7.14%) Marketing
4 3 (3.57%) Legal
4 3 (3.57%) Retail
5 1 (1.19%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.19%) Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (61.90%) Developer
2 21 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 20 (23.81%) .NET Developer
4 19 (22.62%) Analyst
5 10 (11.90%) DBA
5 10 (11.90%) Administrator
5 10 (11.90%) MySQL DBA
6 6 (7.14%) Tester
6 6 (7.14%) Programmer
7 5 (5.95%) Analyst Programmer
7 5 (5.95%) Junior
7 5 (5.95%) Web Developer
7 5 (5.95%) QA Analyst
7 5 (5.95%) Software Tester
8 4 (4.76%) Pricing Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Junior Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Analyst Developer
9 3 (3.57%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (82.14%) .NET
2 42 (50.00%) HTML
3 36 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 25 (29.76%) CSS
5 21 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 21 (25.00%) Spring
5 21 (25.00%) REST
5 21 (25.00%) Spring Integration
5 21 (25.00%) JSON
6 17 (20.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (15.48%) WCF
9 11 (13.10%) Web Services
10 10 (11.90%) RESTful
11 9 (10.71%) WinForms
11 9 (10.71%) .NET Framework
12 6 (7.14%) HTML5
13 5 (5.95%) Dojo
14 4 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (4.76%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.90%) Replication
1 10 (11.90%) Clustering
2 9 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.38%) Statistics
5 2 (2.38%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.48%) Windows
2 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (50.00%) MVC
2 21 (25.00%) OO
2 21 (25.00%) OOD
3 19 (22.62%) Project Management
4 15 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (16.67%) TDD
5 14 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 13 (15.48%) Web Application Development
7 11 (13.10%) BDD
8 10 (11.90%) SOA
9 9 (10.71%) Test Scripting
9 9 (10.71%) Automated Testing
9 9 (10.71%) Software Testing
10 7 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (4.76%) Workflow
11 4 (4.76%) Scrum
11 4 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (3.57%) Manual Testing
12 3 (3.57%) Kanban
12 3 (3.57%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 34 (40.48%) VB.NET
2 33 (39.29%) Java
2 33 (39.29%) VB6
3 30 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 30 (35.71%) SQL
4 27 (32.14%) C#
5 10 (11.90%) C++
5 10 (11.90%) Ruby
6 8 (9.52%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.57%) VBScript
8 1 (1.19%) VBA
8 1 (1.19%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (1.19%) ISEB
2 1 (1.19%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.52%) QA
2 2 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (22.62%) Microsoft
2 17 (20.24%) Oracle
3 3 (3.57%) Adobe
3 3 (3.57%) Citrix
4 2 (2.38%) Google
5 1 (1.19%) VMware
Tonbridge
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Tonbridge
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £24k - 30k per year
Posted: 25 days ago