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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 71 51 65
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +14
Permanent jobs citing VB 24 50 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.37% 4.30% 1.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.01% 7.58% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 20 43 14
Average salary £41,750 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.44% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
479 660 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 47.33% 56.75% 50.44%
Number of salaries quoted 418 596 349
Average salary £40,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014. 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
Maidstone +9 4 £41,000 +9.33%
West Malling -4 3 £37,500 -11.76%
Dartford -1 2 £28,750 -17.85% 1
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 61 (79.22%) .NET
2 52 (67.53%) JavaScript
3 45 (58.44%) HTML
4 44 (57.14%) Java
4 44 (57.14%) CSS
5 43 (55.84%) MVC
6 41 (53.25%) VB6
6 41 (53.25%) OO
7 40 (51.95%) SQL Server
7 40 (51.95%) Spring
7 40 (51.95%) Maven
8 33 (42.86%) JSON
8 33 (42.86%) Hibernate
8 33 (42.86%) OOD
8 33 (42.86%) REST
8 33 (42.86%) Spring Integration
9 27 (35.06%) E-Commerce
10 26 (33.77%) MySQL
11 25 (32.47%) Oracle
12 22 (28.57%) Dojo
12 22 (28.57%) VB.NET
13 21 (27.27%) C#
14 19 (24.68%) Microsoft
15 18 (23.38%) SQL
16 17 (22.08%) Windows
17 14 (18.18%) MS Office
17 14 (18.18%) Publishing
18 13 (16.88%) Degree
18 13 (16.88%) T-SQL
18 13 (16.88%) MS Excel

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 5 (6.49%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.90%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.60%) IIS
4 1 (1.30%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.30%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 14 (18.18%) MS Office
2 13 (16.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) LAN
1 3 (3.90%) WAN
1 3 (3.90%) DHCP
1 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.90%) VPN
1 3 (3.90%) DNS
1 3 (3.90%) SAN
1 3 (3.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (51.95%) SQL Server
2 26 (33.77%) MySQL
3 11 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 10 (12.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (9.09%) RDBMS
5 7 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (5.19%) ROLAP
6 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (5.19%) MOLAP
7 1 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 40 (51.95%) Maven
2 8 (10.39%) Xcode
3 7 (9.09%) NetBeans
3 7 (9.09%) Eclipse
4 4 (5.19%) Selenium
4 4 (5.19%) TestComplete
5 1 (1.30%) Dreamweaver
General
1 14 (18.18%) Publishing
2 7 (9.09%) Finance
2 7 (9.09%) Legal
3 4 (5.19%) Marketing
4 3 (3.90%) Law
5 1 (1.30%) Advertising
5 1 (1.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (55.84%) Developer
2 23 (29.87%) Java Developer
3 14 (18.18%) Web Developer
4 13 (16.88%) Analyst
4 13 (16.88%) Software Developer
5 9 (11.69%) Senior Developer
5 9 (11.69%) Senior Web Developer
6 8 (10.39%) Senior Software Developer
7 7 (9.09%) Technical Design Authority
8 6 (7.79%) Support Analyst
9 5 (6.49%) Tester
9 5 (6.49%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (6.49%) Software Tester
9 5 (6.49%) IT Support
10 4 (5.19%) Quality Analyst
10 4 (5.19%) QA Analyst
10 4 (5.19%) Team Leader
10 4 (5.19%) SQL Developer
10 4 (5.19%) Development Team Leader
10 4 (5.19%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (79.22%) .NET
2 45 (58.44%) HTML
3 44 (57.14%) CSS
4 40 (51.95%) Spring
5 33 (42.86%) Hibernate
5 33 (42.86%) JSON
5 33 (42.86%) REST
5 33 (42.86%) Spring Integration
6 22 (28.57%) Dojo
7 11 (14.29%) ASP.NET
8 10 (12.99%) Web Services
9 8 (10.39%) WCF
9 8 (10.39%) Cocoa
9 8 (10.39%) Cocoa Touch
10 6 (7.79%) XML
11 5 (6.49%) WinForms
12 4 (5.19%) MDX
13 2 (2.60%) .NET Framework
13 2 (2.60%) SOAP
13 2 (2.60%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.39%) Mobile App
2 8 (10.39%) User Experience
3 7 (9.09%) Open Source
4 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.19%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.30%) AS400
5 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.30%) Physics
5 1 (1.30%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.08%) Windows
2 12 (15.58%) Windows 8
3 8 (10.39%) Windows Phone
3 8 (10.39%) Apple iOS
3 8 (10.39%) Android
4 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.19%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.30%) Linux
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (55.84%) MVC
2 41 (53.25%) OO
3 33 (42.86%) OOD
4 27 (35.06%) E-Commerce
5 12 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (11.69%) Project Management
6 9 (11.69%) Software Engineering
6 9 (11.69%) Coaching
7 8 (10.39%) iOS Development
7 8 (10.39%) OOP
8 5 (6.49%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (6.49%) Software Testing
8 5 (6.49%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.19%) Automated Testing
9 4 (5.19%) BDD
9 4 (5.19%) Kimball Methodology
9 4 (5.19%) ETL
9 4 (5.19%) TDD
9 4 (5.19%) Workflow
9 4 (5.19%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (67.53%) JavaScript
2 44 (57.14%) Java
3 41 (53.25%) VB6
4 22 (28.57%) VB.NET
5 21 (27.27%) C#
6 18 (23.38%) SQL
7 13 (16.88%) T-SQL
8 8 (10.39%) C++
8 8 (10.39%) XAML
8 8 (10.39%) Objective-C
9 4 (5.19%) XPath
10 3 (3.90%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.60%) VBScript
11 2 (2.60%) VBA
12 1 (1.30%) PHP
12 1 (1.30%) RPG
12 1 (1.30%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 13 (16.88%) Degree
2 5 (6.49%) ISEB
3 4 (5.19%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.30%) MCTS
5 1 (1.30%) MCP
5 1 (1.30%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.99%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (32.47%) Oracle
2 19 (24.68%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.39%) Xamarin
4 4 (5.19%) Citrix
5 1 (1.30%) Lotus
5 1 (1.30%) IBM
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