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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
South East / Kent
Rank 72 77 57
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -20
Permanent jobs citing VB 13 22 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.60% 2.07% 5.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.04% 3.98% 8.76%
Number of salaries quoted 9 22 56
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,950 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £60,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +1.33%

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
427 553 639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 52.59% 52.12% 58.36%
Number of salaries quoted 349 486 575
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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
Chatham - 7 £42,500 -
Tonbridge - 4 - -
West Malling -4 1 £35,000 -31.70%
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 18 (78.26%) C#
1 18 (78.26%) .NET
2 15 (65.22%) SQL
3 14 (60.87%) Java
3 14 (60.87%) XML
4 12 (52.17%) MS Excel
4 12 (52.17%) Degree
5 11 (47.83%) Computer Science
5 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
5 11 (47.83%) Unix
5 11 (47.83%) Linux
5 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
6 10 (43.48%) Time Management
7 9 (39.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
8 8 (34.78%) MVC
8 8 (34.78%) Oracle
8 8 (34.78%) VB.NET
8 8 (34.78%) Windows
8 8 (34.78%) Software Testing
9 7 (30.43%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (30.43%) Open Source
9 7 (30.43%) Change Control
9 7 (30.43%) Functional Testing
9 7 (30.43%) Oracle Database
9 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
9 7 (30.43%) Solaris
9 7 (30.43%) XSLT
9 7 (30.43%) UML
9 7 (30.43%) OOA/OOD

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:

Applications
1 12 (52.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle Database
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (4.35%) MS Access
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Developer
2 12 (52.17%) .NET Developer
3 9 (39.13%) C# Developer
4 8 (34.78%) SQL Developer
4 8 (34.78%) VB Developer
5 7 (30.43%) ASP Developer
6 6 (26.09%) .NET Programmer
6 6 (26.09%) Java Developer
6 6 (26.09%) Java Programmer
6 6 (26.09%) Programmer
6 6 (26.09%) SQL Programmer
6 6 (26.09%) VB Programmer
6 6 (26.09%) XML Developer
6 6 (26.09%) XML Programmer
7 5 (21.74%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (17.39%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (17.39%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
10 2 (8.70%) Analyst
10 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (78.26%) .NET
2 14 (60.87%) XML
3 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
4 7 (30.43%) CSS
4 7 (30.43%) HTML
4 7 (30.43%) SOAP
4 7 (30.43%) Web Services
4 7 (30.43%) XHTML
4 7 (30.43%) XSLT
5 6 (26.09%) WCF
6 2 (8.70%) WinForms
7 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.35%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Computer Science
2 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (17.39%) e-Health
3 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Linux
1 11 (47.83%) Unix
2 8 (34.78%) Windows
3 7 (30.43%) Solaris
3 7 (30.43%) Windows 2000 Server
3 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Time Management
2 9 (39.13%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (34.78%) MVC
3 8 (34.78%) Software Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Change Control
4 7 (30.43%) Functional Testing
4 7 (30.43%) OO
4 7 (30.43%) OOA/OOD
4 7 (30.43%) Open Source
4 7 (30.43%) UML
5 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
6 4 (17.39%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 4 (17.39%) Structured Programming
7 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (4.35%) Network Architecture
8 1 (4.35%) Network Management
8 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
8 1 (4.35%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) C#
2 15 (65.22%) SQL
3 14 (60.87%) Java
4 8 (34.78%) VB.NET
5 7 (30.43%) ECMAScript
5 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
5 7 (30.43%) PHP
6 4 (17.39%) VBScript
7 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
8 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
8 1 (4.35%) VB6
8 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (17.39%) Nagios
1 4 (17.39%) OpenView
1 4 (17.39%) Tivoli
1 4 (17.39%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) Oracle
3 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
4 4 (17.39%) BMC
4 4 (17.39%) CA
4 4 (17.39%) Compuware
4 4 (17.39%) Dynatrace
4 4 (17.39%) HP
4 4 (17.39%) IBM
4 4 (17.39%) Nimsoft
5 1 (4.35%) SAP
Sittingbourne, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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