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

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 70 86 62
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -24
Permanent jobs citing VB 18 15 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.88% 1.36% 4.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.65% 2.22% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 47
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
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
493 676 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 51.41% 61.34% 53.21%
Number of salaries quoted 439 601 558
Median salary £39,000 £38,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.29% -7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,346 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.36% -

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 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 1 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
West Malling 0 8 £50,000 -
Tunbridge Wells +20 4 £42,500 -
Tonbridge +6 2 £40,000 +33.33% 1
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 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 39 (81.25%) .NET
2 35 (72.92%) SQL Server
3 33 (68.75%) SQL
4 29 (60.42%) C#
4 29 (60.42%) ASP.NET
5 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (45.83%) HTML
7 18 (37.50%) MVC
8 17 (35.42%) MS Excel
9 16 (33.33%) XML
10 15 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (29.17%) Windows
11 14 (29.17%) VB.NET
11 14 (29.17%) WinForms
11 14 (29.17%) NUnit
12 13 (27.08%) T-SQL
12 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
12 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
12 13 (27.08%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (25.00%) Scrum
13 12 (25.00%) Kanban
14 10 (20.83%) MVVM
14 10 (20.83%) Rhino Mocks
14 10 (20.83%) Moq
14 10 (20.83%) BDD
14 10 (20.83%) Web Application Development
14 10 (20.83%) SQL Server 2014
14 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 10 (20.83%) TDD
14 10 (20.83%) NHibernate

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 (8.33%) IIS
1 4 (8.33%) WordPress
2 3 (6.25%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (35.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.08%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) DNS
1 3 (6.25%) Internet
2 2 (4.17%) Firewall
2 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.08%) DHCP
3 1 (2.08%) VLAN
3 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (72.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.83%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.17%) MS Access
6 2 (4.17%) MySQL
6 2 (4.17%) SSDT
7 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (29.17%) NUnit
2 10 (20.83%) Moq
2 10 (20.83%) Rhino Mocks
3 8 (16.67%) Subversion
4 6 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (10.42%) Visual Studio
6 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
6 4 (8.33%) MSTest
6 4 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (4.17%) Gatling
7 2 (4.17%) JMeter
7 2 (4.17%) LoadRunner
7 2 (4.17%) Selenium
7 2 (4.17%) TestNG
8 1 (2.08%) MSBuild
8 1 (2.08%) MSI
8 1 (2.08%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 9 (18.75%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Marketing
3 4 (8.33%) Banking
4 3 (6.25%) Retail
5 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
6 1 (2.08%) Electronics
6 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (79.17%) Developer
2 19 (39.58%) .NET Developer
3 10 (20.83%) SQL Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Graduate
4 6 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Web Developer
6 4 (8.33%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.25%) .NET Development Team Leader
7 3 (6.25%) .NET Team Leader
7 3 (6.25%) Development Team Leader
7 3 (6.25%) Team Leader
7 3 (6.25%) Technical Leader
7 3 (6.25%) Technical Team Leader
8 2 (4.17%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Automation Tester
8 2 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.17%) C# Web Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 2 (4.17%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (81.25%) .NET
2 29 (60.42%) ASP.NET
3 22 (45.83%) HTML
4 16 (33.33%) XML
5 15 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (29.17%) WinForms
7 10 (20.83%) .NET Framework
7 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 10 (20.83%) NHibernate
7 10 (20.83%) WCF
7 10 (20.83%) WPF
8 8 (16.67%) CSS
9 7 (14.58%) ADO.NET
10 6 (12.50%) Entity Framework
11 4 (8.33%) DHTML
12 3 (6.25%) SOAP
12 3 (6.25%) Web Services
13 2 (4.17%) Ajax
13 2 (4.17%) HTML5
14 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.08%) Life Science
4 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.08%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.17%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.08%) Windows NT
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (37.50%) MVC
3 13 (27.08%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (25.00%) Kanban
4 12 (25.00%) Scrum
5 10 (20.83%) BDD
5 10 (20.83%) MVVM
5 10 (20.83%) TDD
5 10 (20.83%) Web Application Development
6 9 (18.75%) Web Development
7 7 (14.58%) Time Management
8 6 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 4 (8.33%) Software Testing
9 4 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
10 3 (6.25%) Cross-Browser Testing
10 3 (6.25%) Data Modelling
10 3 (6.25%) Line Management
11 2 (4.17%) CRM
11 2 (4.17%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (68.75%) SQL
2 29 (60.42%) C#
3 14 (29.17%) VB.NET
4 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
4 13 (27.08%) T-SQL
5 7 (14.58%) VBScript
6 4 (8.33%) PHP
7 3 (6.25%) Java
8 2 (4.17%) Perl
8 2 (4.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) ISEB
2 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.08%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.08%) HND
3 1 (2.08%) MCSE
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.08%) AppDNA
2 1 (2.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (2.08%) Apple
3 1 (2.08%) AppSense
3 1 (2.08%) BMC
3 1 (2.08%) Citrix
3 1 (2.08%) PayPal
3 1 (2.08%) Ruckus Wireless
3 1 (2.08%) SAP
3 1 (2.08%) VMware
3 1 (2.08%) Xamarin
Hythe, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum Staff discount scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Tonbridge
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago