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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 84 56 40
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -16
Permanent jobs citing VB 14 44 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.29% 4.36% 5.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.25% 8.96% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13 37 48
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +18.42%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
622 491 654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 57.22% 48.66% 59.67%
Number of salaries quoted 575 424 555
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
Dartford +5 7 £35,000 -15.15%
West Malling -8 4 £50,000 +33.33%
Maidstone 0 1 £60,000 +33.33%
Rochester - 1 £32,500 -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 23 (60.53%) SQL
2 22 (57.89%) .NET
3 21 (55.26%) SQL Server
4 16 (42.11%) MS Excel
5 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
6 12 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (26.32%) Web Services
7 10 (26.32%) HTML
8 9 (23.68%) Unit Testing
9 8 (21.05%) VB6
9 8 (21.05%) Java
9 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET
9 8 (21.05%) Oracle
9 8 (21.05%) Finance
10 7 (18.42%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (18.42%) MS Access
10 7 (18.42%) MS Office
10 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
10 7 (18.42%) MySQL
10 7 (18.42%) C#
10 7 (18.42%) VB.NET
10 7 (18.42%) VBA
10 7 (18.42%) Selenium
10 7 (18.42%) Spreadsheet
10 7 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (15.79%) Hudson
11 6 (15.79%) .NET Framework
11 6 (15.79%) C++
11 6 (15.79%) Replication

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (13.16%) SAS
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (42.11%) MS Excel
2 7 (18.42%) MS Office
2 7 (18.42%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (13.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (55.26%) SQL Server
2 12 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (18.42%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (18.42%) MS Access
3 7 (18.42%) MySQL
4 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Selenium
1 7 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
2 6 (15.79%) Hudson
3 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.63%) Robot Framework
3 1 (2.63%) Maven
3 1 (2.63%) Sahi
3 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Publishing
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Developer
2 13 (34.21%) DBA
3 11 (28.95%) Analyst
4 7 (18.42%) .NET Developer
4 7 (18.42%) SQL Developer
4 7 (18.42%) SQL DBA
5 6 (15.79%) Administrator
5 6 (15.79%) MySQL DBA
6 5 (13.16%) Pricing Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) Programmer
7 4 (10.53%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Analyst Programmer
9 2 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (5.26%) QA Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) Junior Developer
9 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Junior
9 2 (5.26%) AWS Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (57.89%) .NET
2 10 (26.32%) HTML
2 10 (26.32%) Web Services
3 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET
4 6 (15.79%) .NET Framework
5 4 (10.53%) WinForms
5 4 (10.53%) SOAP
6 3 (7.89%) jQuery
6 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (7.89%) HTML5
6 3 (7.89%) Entity Framework
6 3 (7.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.26%) XML
7 2 (5.26%) WCF
7 2 (5.26%) Silverlight
8 1 (2.63%) LINQ
8 1 (2.63%) WPF
8 1 (2.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Replication
1 6 (15.79%) Clustering
2 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Unit Testing
2 6 (15.79%) SOA
3 4 (10.53%) MVC
4 3 (7.89%) Test Scripting
4 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (7.89%) Automated Testing
5 2 (5.26%) Software Testing
5 2 (5.26%) Project Management
5 2 (5.26%) Scrum
6 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.63%) TDD
6 1 (2.63%) System Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.63%) Keyword-Driven Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Service Management
6 1 (2.63%) Regression Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.63%) OO
6 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.63%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) SQL
2 8 (21.05%) Java
2 8 (21.05%) VB6
3 7 (18.42%) C#
3 7 (18.42%) VB.NET
3 7 (18.42%) VBA
4 6 (15.79%) C++
5 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.16%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.63%) Python
6 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.05%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
Chatham, Kent
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