The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 54 47 60
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Permanent jobs citing VB 53 49 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.68% 4.62% 2.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.85% 7.57% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 49 39 17
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £27,600 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
599 647 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 52.92% 60.98% 55.35%
Number of salaries quoted 533 548 402
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
South East

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
West Malling +13 11 £62,500 +85.18%
Maidstone -4 11 £45,000 +38.46%
Tonbridge +10 5 £40,000 +110.52%
Tunbridge Wells +3 4 £32,500 +8.33%
Dartford -8 4 £50,000 +42.85%
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 60 (85.71%) .NET
2 49 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 40 (57.14%) HTML
4 39 (55.71%) MVC
4 39 (55.71%) CSS
5 34 (48.57%) OO
5 34 (48.57%) SQL Server
6 32 (45.71%) Java
7 31 (44.29%) VB6
7 31 (44.29%) Spring
7 31 (44.29%) Maven
8 25 (35.71%) C#
8 25 (35.71%) E-Commerce
9 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
9 24 (34.29%) MySQL
10 23 (32.86%) Oracle
10 23 (32.86%) REST
11 22 (31.43%) Spring Integration
11 22 (31.43%) SQL
11 22 (31.43%) OOD
11 22 (31.43%) JSON
11 22 (31.43%) Hibernate
12 21 (30.00%) Windows
13 18 (25.71%) VB.NET
13 18 (25.71%) Degree
13 18 (25.71%) Dojo
14 16 (22.86%) MS Excel
15 15 (21.43%) ASP.NET
16 14 (20.00%) Web Services
16 14 (20.00%) T-SQL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 6 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.29%) IIS
3 1 (1.43%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.43%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 16 (22.86%) MS Excel
2 11 (15.71%) MS Office
3 1 (1.43%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) LAN
1 3 (4.29%) WAN
1 3 (4.29%) DHCP
1 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
1 3 (4.29%) VPN
1 3 (4.29%) DNS
1 3 (4.29%) SAN
1 3 (4.29%) Wireless
2 2 (2.86%) Intranet
3 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (48.57%) SQL Server
2 24 (34.29%) MySQL
3 14 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 11 (15.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (12.86%) RDBMS
6 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (7.14%) ROLAP
7 5 (7.14%) MOLAP
8 4 (5.71%) SQLite
9 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.43%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (1.43%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 31 (44.29%) Maven
2 10 (14.29%) Xcode
3 9 (12.86%) NetBeans
3 9 (12.86%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.43%) Selenium
5 1 (1.43%) TestComplete
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (11.43%) Publishing
2 6 (8.57%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Legal
3 4 (5.71%) Marketing
4 3 (4.29%) Law
5 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (57.14%) Developer
2 16 (22.86%) Software Developer
3 13 (18.57%) Java Developer
4 12 (17.14%) Web Developer
5 9 (12.86%) Technical Design Authority
6 7 (10.00%) Analyst
6 7 (10.00%) Software Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) Senior Developer
7 6 (8.57%) Team Leader
7 6 (8.57%) .NET Developer
7 6 (8.57%) Senior Web Developer
7 6 (8.57%) Senior Software Developer
7 6 (8.57%) Mobile Software Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Tester
8 5 (7.14%) SQL Developer
8 5 (7.14%) Software Tester
9 4 (5.71%) IT Support Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Support Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Technical Architect
9 4 (5.71%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (85.71%) .NET
2 40 (57.14%) HTML
3 39 (55.71%) CSS
4 31 (44.29%) Spring
5 23 (32.86%) REST
6 22 (31.43%) Spring Integration
6 22 (31.43%) JSON
6 22 (31.43%) Hibernate
7 18 (25.71%) Dojo
8 15 (21.43%) ASP.NET
9 14 (20.00%) Web Services
10 13 (18.57%) WCF
11 12 (17.14%) Cocoa
11 12 (17.14%) Cocoa Touch
12 10 (14.29%) .NET Framework
13 8 (11.43%) XML
14 7 (10.00%) WinForms
15 6 (8.57%) MDX
16 2 (2.86%) ADO.NET
16 2 (2.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 12 (17.14%) Mobile App
3 9 (12.86%) Open Source
4 5 (7.14%) Visualisation
5 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (5.71%) SystemC
6 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.43%) Physics
6 1 (1.43%) Chemistry
6 1 (1.43%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.00%) Windows
2 14 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 12 (17.14%) Android
3 12 (17.14%) Apple iOS
4 10 (14.29%) Windows Phone
5 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.71%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.43%) Linux
6 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (55.71%) MVC
2 34 (48.57%) OO
3 25 (35.71%) E-Commerce
4 22 (31.43%) OOD
5 14 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 12 (17.14%) OOP
6 12 (17.14%) iOS Development
7 6 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (5.71%) Workflow
8 4 (5.71%) Project Management
8 4 (5.71%) ETL
8 4 (5.71%) Test Scripting
8 4 (5.71%) Automated Testing
8 4 (5.71%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (4.29%) Propensity Modelling
9 3 (4.29%) Manual Testing
9 3 (4.29%) Data Migration
9 3 (4.29%) Data Mapping
9 3 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 49 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 32 (45.71%) Java
3 31 (44.29%) VB6
4 25 (35.71%) C#
5 22 (31.43%) SQL
6 18 (25.71%) VB.NET
7 14 (20.00%) T-SQL
8 12 (17.14%) XAML
8 12 (17.14%) C++
9 10 (14.29%) Objective-C
10 5 (7.14%) XPath
11 4 (5.71%) C
12 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
13 2 (2.86%) VBScript
14 1 (1.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (25.71%) Degree
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.86%) MCTS
3 2 (2.86%) ISEB
4 1 (1.43%) MCSA
4 1 (1.43%) MCP
4 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
2 23 (32.86%) Oracle
3 12 (17.14%) Xamarin
4 4 (5.71%) Citrix
5 1 (1.43%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.43%) IBM
5 1 (1.43%) Lotus