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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 77 68 97
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +29
Permanent jobs citing VB 27 26 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.52% 2.70% 1.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.81% 4.64% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 26 19 12
Average salary £46,250 £27,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+68.18% -29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £25,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
561 560 686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 52.28% 58.15% 55.55%
Number of salaries quoted 496 498 551
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 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
(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 +3 12 £20,650 -21.33% 1
West Malling - 11 £50,000 - 2
Maidstone +4 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Tonbridge -2 1 - -
Stansted - 1 £45,000 - 1
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 39 (78.00%) .NET
2 36 (72.00%) SQL
3 31 (62.00%) SQL Server
4 28 (56.00%) C#
5 23 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (44.00%) ASP.NET
7 20 (40.00%) XML
8 18 (36.00%) HTML
9 15 (30.00%) VB.NET
10 14 (28.00%) MVC
11 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
11 13 (26.00%) WinForms
11 13 (26.00%) MS Excel
11 13 (26.00%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (26.00%) NUnit
11 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (22.00%) T-SQL
13 10 (20.00%) Windows
13 10 (20.00%) Time Management
13 10 (20.00%) Web Development
14 9 (18.00%) WCF
14 9 (18.00%) WPF
14 9 (18.00%) NHibernate
14 9 (18.00%) TDD
14 9 (18.00%) Kanban
14 9 (18.00%) Computer Science
14 9 (18.00%) MVVM
14 9 (18.00%) Rhino Mocks
14 9 (18.00%) Moq
14 9 (18.00%) BDD

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (26.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Visualfiles
2 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (62.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (8.00%) MS Access
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.00%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.00%) SSDT
7 1 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (26.00%) NUnit
2 9 (18.00%) Moq
2 9 (18.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 8 (16.00%) Subversion
4 6 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (8.00%) MSTest
5 4 (8.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.00%) MSBuild
7 1 (2.00%) MSI
7 1 (2.00%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Marketing
3 3 (6.00%) Banking
3 3 (6.00%) Retail
4 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.00%) Advertising
5 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.00%) Electronics
5 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (90.00%) Developer
2 20 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 16 (32.00%) SQL Developer
4 7 (14.00%) C# Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Graduate
5 6 (12.00%) Graduate Developer
6 5 (10.00%) .NET Development Team Leader
6 5 (10.00%) .NET Team Leader
6 5 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Development Team Leader
6 5 (10.00%) Team Leader
7 4 (8.00%) Junior
7 4 (8.00%) Junior Developer
7 4 (8.00%) VB Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Lead .NET Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Lead C# Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Lead Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Web Developer
9 2 (4.00%) C# Web Developer
9 2 (4.00%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (78.00%) .NET
2 22 (44.00%) ASP.NET
3 20 (40.00%) XML
4 18 (36.00%) HTML
5 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (26.00%) WinForms
6 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 9 (18.00%) NHibernate
6 9 (18.00%) WCF
6 9 (18.00%) WPF
7 8 (16.00%) .NET Framework
8 6 (12.00%) ADO.NET
8 6 (12.00%) Entity Framework
9 5 (10.00%) CSS
10 4 (8.00%) DHTML
11 2 (4.00%) SOAP
11 2 (4.00%) Web Services
12 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.00%) Life Science
3 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.00%) Windows NT
2 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (28.00%) MVC
3 13 (26.00%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (20.00%) Time Management
4 10 (20.00%) Web Development
5 9 (18.00%) BDD
5 9 (18.00%) Kanban
5 9 (18.00%) MVVM
5 9 (18.00%) Scrum
5 9 (18.00%) TDD
5 9 (18.00%) Web Application Development
6 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (8.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (6.00%) Functional Programming
7 3 (6.00%) Project Management
8 2 (4.00%) Data Modelling
8 2 (4.00%) Line Management
9 1 (2.00%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (2.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (72.00%) SQL
2 28 (56.00%) C#
3 15 (30.00%) VB.NET
4 11 (22.00%) T-SQL
5 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.00%) Java
6 5 (10.00%) VBScript
7 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) AppDNA
1 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.00%) AppSense
2 1 (2.00%) BMC
2 1 (2.00%) Citrix
2 1 (2.00%) SAP
2 1 (2.00%) VMware
2 1 (2.00%) Xamarin
Canterbury, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stansted, Essex
Inflite
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Annual Bonus, Pension, Health care,
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Capita plc
Posted: 5 days ago