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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 71 94 56
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -38
Permanent jobs citing VB 15 9 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.54% 0.83% 4.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.36% 1.37% 8.83%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 49
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -12.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,500 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £53,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
447 657 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 45.99% 60.33% 53.00%
Number of salaries quoted 399 596 534
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £45,000 -
West Malling -2 2 £54,250 +8.50%
Tonbridge +3 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Folkestone - 1 £47,500 -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 33 (78.57%) .NET
2 27 (64.29%) C#
2 27 (64.29%) SQL
3 26 (61.90%) SQL Server
4 24 (57.14%) ASP.NET
5 22 (52.38%) MVC
5 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (45.24%) HTML
7 15 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (33.33%) Windows
8 14 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 14 (33.33%) NUnit
8 14 (33.33%) WCF
9 12 (28.57%) Scrum
9 12 (28.57%) VB.NET
9 12 (28.57%) Kanban
10 11 (26.19%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (26.19%) WinForms
11 10 (23.81%) TDD
11 10 (23.81%) WPF
11 10 (23.81%) NHibernate
11 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
11 10 (23.81%) XML
11 10 (23.81%) MVVM
11 10 (23.81%) Rhino Mocks
11 10 (23.81%) Moq
11 10 (23.81%) BDD
11 10 (23.81%) Web Application Development
11 10 (23.81%) SQL Server 2014
11 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5

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 4 (9.52%) IIS
1 4 (9.52%) WordPress
2 3 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.38%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) DNS
1 3 (7.14%) Internet
2 2 (4.76%) Firewall
2 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.38%) DHCP
3 1 (2.38%) VLAN
3 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (61.90%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.81%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.76%) MS Access
4 2 (4.76%) MySQL
5 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (33.33%) NUnit
2 10 (23.81%) Moq
2 10 (23.81%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (11.90%) Subversion
4 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
4 4 (9.52%) MSTest
5 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.76%) Gatling
6 2 (4.76%) JMeter
6 2 (4.76%) LoadRunner
6 2 (4.76%) Selenium
6 2 (4.76%) TestNG
7 1 (2.38%) MSBuild
7 1 (2.38%) MSI
7 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (2.38%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Banking
3 3 (7.14%) Marketing
4 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.76%) Retail
5 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.38%) Electronics
5 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (78.57%) Developer
2 21 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Graduate
4 6 (14.29%) Graduate Developer
5 5 (11.90%) ASP Developer
5 5 (11.90%) VB Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Web Developer
6 4 (9.52%) .NET Programmer
6 4 (9.52%) C# Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Java Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Java Programmer
6 4 (9.52%) Programmer
6 4 (9.52%) SQL Programmer
6 4 (9.52%) VB Programmer
6 4 (9.52%) XML Developer
6 4 (9.52%) XML Programmer
7 3 (7.14%) .NET Development Team Leader
7 3 (7.14%) .NET Team Leader
7 3 (7.14%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (78.57%) .NET
2 24 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 19 (45.24%) HTML
4 15 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (33.33%) WCF
6 11 (26.19%) WinForms
7 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 10 (23.81%) NHibernate
7 10 (23.81%) WPF
7 10 (23.81%) XML
8 8 (19.05%) .NET Framework
8 8 (19.05%) CSS
9 4 (9.52%) ADO.NET
9 4 (9.52%) Entity Framework
10 3 (7.14%) SOAP
10 3 (7.14%) Web Services
11 2 (4.76%) Ajax
11 2 (4.76%) HTML5
12 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
12 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Life Science
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.38%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.38%) Windows NT
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (52.38%) MVC
2 12 (28.57%) Kanban
2 12 (28.57%) Scrum
3 11 (26.19%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (23.81%) BDD
4 10 (23.81%) MVVM
4 10 (23.81%) TDD
4 10 (23.81%) Web Application Development
5 8 (19.05%) Time Management
6 7 (16.67%) Web Development
7 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 4 (9.52%) Software Testing
8 4 (9.52%) Unit Testing
9 3 (7.14%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
9 3 (7.14%) Line Management
10 2 (4.76%) CRM
10 2 (4.76%) Workflow
10 2 (4.76%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (64.29%) C#
1 27 (64.29%) SQL
2 12 (28.57%) VB.NET
3 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 8 (19.05%) T-SQL
5 6 (14.29%) Java
6 4 (9.52%) PHP
6 4 (9.52%) VBScript
7 2 (4.76%) Perl
7 2 (4.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) ISEB
2 2 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.38%) HND
3 1 (2.38%) MCSE
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.38%) AppDNA
2 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) Apple
3 1 (2.38%) AppSense
3 1 (2.38%) BMC
3 1 (2.38%) Citrix
3 1 (2.38%) PayPal
3 1 (2.38%) Ruckus Wireless
3 1 (2.38%) SAP
3 1 (2.38%) VMware
3 1 (2.38%) Xamarin
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