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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 73 58 89
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +31
Permanent jobs citing VB 24 52 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.18% 5.03% 1.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.21% 8.64% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 24 52 21
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,775 £25,300 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,600 £55,000
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
570 602 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 51.77% 58.22% 58.13%
Number of salaries quoted 496 539 571
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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
Folkestone - 5 £47,500 -
Tunbridge Wells -7 4 £23,750 -15.17%
West Malling -10 4 £51,250 +13.88%
Maidstone -1 3 £60,000 +26.31%
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 49 (83.05%) SQL
2 45 (76.27%) SQL Server
3 35 (59.32%) MS Excel
4 30 (50.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (49.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 27 (45.76%) MS Access
6 27 (45.76%) .NET
6 27 (45.76%) Oracle
7 26 (44.07%) Visual Studio
8 25 (42.37%) SQL Server 2012
9 24 (40.68%) Spreadsheet
9 24 (40.68%) Oracle Reports
9 24 (40.68%) VBA
10 21 (35.59%) XML
11 13 (22.03%) C#
12 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
13 11 (18.64%) Java
14 10 (16.95%) JavaScript
14 10 (16.95%) HTML
15 7 (11.86%) VB.NET
15 7 (11.86%) T-SQL
15 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET
15 7 (11.86%) Project Management
15 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (11.86%) Time Management
16 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
16 6 (10.17%) Degree
17 5 (8.47%) Finance
18 4 (6.78%) MVC
18 4 (6.78%) E-Commerce

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 1 (1.69%) IIS
1 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 35 (59.32%) MS Excel
2 24 (40.68%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (76.27%) SQL Server
2 30 (50.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (45.76%) MS Access
4 25 (42.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 24 (40.68%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (6.78%) MySQL
6 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (5.08%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (3.39%) SSDT
9 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 29 (49.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (44.07%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.78%) Subversion
4 3 (5.08%) Maven
4 3 (5.08%) Robot Framework
4 3 (5.08%) Sahi
4 3 (5.08%) Selenium
4 3 (5.08%) SoapUI
4 3 (5.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (5.08%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.69%) MSTest
5 1 (1.69%) NUnit
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (8.47%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Marketing
3 1 (1.69%) Advertising
3 1 (1.69%) Electronics
3 1 (1.69%) Law
3 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.69%) Retail
3 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (79.66%) Developer
2 34 (57.63%) SQL Developer
3 24 (40.68%) DBA
3 24 (40.68%) SQL DBA
4 7 (11.86%) .NET Developer
5 4 (6.78%) .NET Team Leader
5 4 (6.78%) Administrator
5 4 (6.78%) C# Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Server Administrator
5 4 (6.78%) SQL Server DBA
5 4 (6.78%) Team Leader
5 4 (6.78%) VB Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Development Team Leader
6 3 (5.08%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Lead .NET Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Lead C# Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Lead Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (45.76%) .NET
2 21 (35.59%) XML
3 10 (16.95%) HTML
4 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET
5 4 (6.78%) ADO.NET
5 4 (6.78%) CSS
5 4 (6.78%) SOAP
6 3 (5.08%) .NET Framework
6 3 (5.08%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.08%) DHTML
6 3 (5.08%) Dojo
6 3 (5.08%) Entity Framework
6 3 (5.08%) Hibernate
6 3 (5.08%) JSON
6 3 (5.08%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (5.08%) REST
6 3 (5.08%) Spring
6 3 (5.08%) Spring Integration
6 3 (5.08%) WinForms
7 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (11.86%) Project Management
1 7 (11.86%) Time Management
2 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (6.78%) E-Commerce
2 4 (6.78%) MVC
2 4 (6.78%) Web Development
3 3 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (5.08%) Functional Programming
3 3 (5.08%) Keyword-Driven Testing
3 3 (5.08%) Mentoring
3 3 (5.08%) OO
3 3 (5.08%) OOD
3 3 (5.08%) Regression Testing
3 3 (5.08%) SDLC
3 3 (5.08%) System Testing
3 3 (5.08%) Test Automation
3 3 (5.08%) Waterfall
4 1 (1.69%) Data Reconciliation
4 1 (1.69%) Data Stewardship
Programming Languages
1 49 (83.05%) SQL
2 24 (40.68%) VBA
3 13 (22.03%) C#
4 11 (18.64%) Java
5 10 (16.95%) JavaScript
6 7 (11.86%) T-SQL
6 7 (11.86%) VB.NET
7 4 (6.78%) VB6
8 3 (5.08%) Python
8 3 (5.08%) Ruby
8 3 (5.08%) VBScript
9 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (45.76%) Oracle
2 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.69%) SAP
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