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

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 71 70 75
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs citing VB 27 25 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.69% 2.52% 2.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.28% 4.27% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 25 19 27
Median salary £50,000 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -23.52%
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
511 586 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 50.95% 59.13% 53.78%
Number of salaries quoted 460 526 538
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 - 12 £50,000 -
Tunbridge Wells +3 7 £37,500 +42.85%
Tonbridge -2 2 £40,000 +48.14%
Maidstone +5 1 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Stansted - 1 £45,000 -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 37 (80.43%) .NET
2 33 (71.74%) SQL Server
3 32 (69.57%) SQL
4 28 (60.87%) C#
5 27 (58.70%) ASP.NET
6 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (45.65%) HTML
8 18 (39.13%) MVC
9 16 (34.78%) XML
10 15 (32.61%) MS Excel
10 15 (32.61%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (30.43%) WinForms
11 14 (30.43%) NUnit
12 13 (28.26%) Windows
12 13 (28.26%) VB.NET
12 13 (28.26%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
13 12 (26.09%) T-SQL
13 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
14 11 (23.91%) Scrum
14 11 (23.91%) Kanban
15 10 (21.74%) MVVM
15 10 (21.74%) Rhino Mocks
15 10 (21.74%) Moq
15 10 (21.74%) BDD
15 10 (21.74%) Web Application Development
15 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2014
15 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 10 (21.74%) TDD
15 10 (21.74%) 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 (8.70%) WordPress
2 3 (6.52%) IIS
3 2 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (32.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.17%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) DNS
1 2 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) DHCP
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.17%) VLAN
2 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (71.74%) SQL Server
2 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.52%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (4.35%) MS Access
6 2 (4.35%) MySQL
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.35%) SSDT
7 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (30.43%) NUnit
2 10 (21.74%) Moq
2 10 (21.74%) Rhino Mocks
3 8 (17.39%) Subversion
4 6 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
5 4 (8.70%) MSTest
5 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio
5 4 (8.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (2.17%) Gatling
6 1 (2.17%) JMeter
6 1 (2.17%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.17%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.17%) MSI
6 1 (2.17%) Selenium
6 1 (2.17%) TestNG
6 1 (2.17%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Marketing
3 3 (6.52%) Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Retail
4 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.17%) Electronics
5 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (84.78%) Developer
2 19 (41.30%) .NET Developer
3 11 (23.91%) SQL Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Graduate
4 6 (13.04%) Graduate Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Web Developer
6 4 (8.70%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.35%) .NET Development Team Leader
7 2 (4.35%) .NET Team Leader
7 2 (4.35%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.35%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (4.35%) Junior
7 2 (4.35%) Junior Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Leader
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (80.43%) .NET
2 27 (58.70%) ASP.NET
3 21 (45.65%) HTML
4 16 (34.78%) XML
5 15 (32.61%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (30.43%) WinForms
7 10 (21.74%) .NET Framework
7 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 10 (21.74%) NHibernate
7 10 (21.74%) WCF
7 10 (21.74%) WPF
8 8 (17.39%) CSS
9 6 (13.04%) ADO.NET
9 6 (13.04%) Entity Framework
10 4 (8.70%) DHTML
11 2 (4.35%) HTML5
11 2 (4.35%) SOAP
11 2 (4.35%) Web Services
12 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC 2
12 1 (2.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.17%) Life Science
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.17%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.17%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.17%) Windows NT
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (39.13%) MVC
3 13 (28.26%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (23.91%) Kanban
4 11 (23.91%) Scrum
5 10 (21.74%) BDD
5 10 (21.74%) MVVM
5 10 (21.74%) TDD
5 10 (21.74%) Web Application Development
6 9 (19.57%) Web Development
7 7 (15.22%) Time Management
8 6 (13.04%) E-Commerce
9 4 (8.70%) Unit Testing
9 4 (8.70%) Waterfall
10 3 (6.52%) Cross-Browser Testing
11 2 (4.35%) Data Modelling
11 2 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (4.35%) Line Management
11 2 (4.35%) Software Testing
12 1 (2.17%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (69.57%) SQL
2 28 (60.87%) C#
3 13 (28.26%) VB.NET
4 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 12 (26.09%) T-SQL
5 6 (13.04%) VBScript
6 4 (8.70%) PHP
7 3 (6.52%) Java
8 1 (2.17%) Perl
8 1 (2.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.17%) HND
2 1 (2.17%) ISEB
2 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.17%) MCSE
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) AppDNA
1 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) Apple
2 1 (2.17%) AppSense
2 1 (2.17%) BMC
2 1 (2.17%) Citrix
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle
2 1 (2.17%) PayPal
2 1 (2.17%) Ruckus Wireless
2 1 (2.17%) SAP
2 1 (2.17%) VMware
2 1 (2.17%) Xamarin
Sittingbourne, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
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