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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 79 65 67
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Permanent jobs citing VB 13 33 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.52% 3.11% 2.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.58% 5.68% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 12 32 21
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -14.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
363 581 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 42.56% 54.76% 47.33%
Number of salaries quoted 336 556 400
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
Folkestone - 1 £47,500 -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 28 (90.32%) .NET
2 23 (74.19%) C#
3 20 (64.52%) SQL
4 19 (61.29%) MVC
5 17 (54.84%) SQL Server
6 15 (48.39%) WCF
6 15 (48.39%) Time Management
7 14 (45.16%) Degree
7 14 (45.16%) ASP.NET
7 14 (45.16%) XML
8 12 (38.71%) Java
8 12 (38.71%) Computer Science
9 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (32.26%) Windows
9 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
10 8 (25.81%) VB.NET
11 7 (22.58%) HTML
11 7 (22.58%) Kanban
11 7 (22.58%) Scrum
12 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
12 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (16.13%) MVVM
13 5 (16.13%) Rhino Mocks
13 5 (16.13%) Moq
13 5 (16.13%) BDD
13 5 (16.13%) Web Application Development
13 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 5 (16.13%) Microsoft

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 (12.90%) IIS
1 4 (12.90%) WordPress
2 3 (9.68%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) DNS
1 3 (9.68%) Internet
2 2 (6.45%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) DHCP
3 1 (3.23%) VLAN
3 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (54.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) MS Access
4 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Moq
1 5 (16.13%) NUnit
1 5 (16.13%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.45%) Gatling
3 2 (6.45%) JMeter
3 2 (6.45%) LoadRunner
3 2 (6.45%) Selenium
3 2 (6.45%) TestNG
4 1 (3.23%) MSI
4 1 (3.23%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.45%) Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.23%) Electronics
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Developer
2 18 (58.06%) .NET Developer
3 11 (35.48%) ASP Developer
3 11 (35.48%) SQL Developer
3 11 (35.48%) VB Developer
4 10 (32.26%) .NET Programmer
4 10 (32.26%) Java Developer
4 10 (32.26%) Java Programmer
4 10 (32.26%) Programmer
4 10 (32.26%) SQL Programmer
4 10 (32.26%) VB Programmer
4 10 (32.26%) XML Developer
4 10 (32.26%) XML Programmer
5 3 (9.68%) .NET Development Team Leader
5 3 (9.68%) .NET Team Leader
5 3 (9.68%) Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Applications Support
5 3 (9.68%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (90.32%) .NET
2 15 (48.39%) WCF
3 14 (45.16%) ASP.NET
3 14 (45.16%) XML
4 7 (22.58%) HTML
5 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 5 (16.13%) NHibernate
6 5 (16.13%) WinForms
6 5 (16.13%) WPF
7 4 (12.90%) CSS
8 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
8 3 (9.68%) ADO.NET
8 3 (9.68%) SOAP
8 3 (9.68%) Web Services
9 2 (6.45%) Ajax
9 2 (6.45%) HTML5
10 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
10 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (3.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.68%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Life Science
3 1 (3.23%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.23%) Windows NT
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) MVC
2 15 (48.39%) Time Management
3 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (22.58%) Kanban
4 7 (22.58%) Scrum
5 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (16.13%) BDD
6 5 (16.13%) MVVM
6 5 (16.13%) Software Testing
6 5 (16.13%) TDD
6 5 (16.13%) Web Application Development
7 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
8 3 (9.68%) Line Management
8 3 (9.68%) Network Architecture
8 3 (9.68%) Network Management
9 2 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (6.45%) Open Source
9 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) C#
2 20 (64.52%) SQL
3 12 (38.71%) Java
4 8 (25.81%) VB.NET
5 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
6 4 (12.90%) PHP
7 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
7 3 (9.68%) VB6
7 3 (9.68%) VBScript
8 2 (6.45%) Perl
9 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) ISEB
2 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.23%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.23%) HND
3 1 (3.23%) MCSE
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.23%) AppDNA
2 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Apple
3 1 (3.23%) AppSense
3 1 (3.23%) BMC
3 1 (3.23%) Citrix
3 1 (3.23%) PayPal
3 1 (3.23%) Ruckus Wireless
3 1 (3.23%) SAP
3 1 (3.23%) VMware