The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 28 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Permanent jobs citing VB 8 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 6.45% 4.60% 6.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.53% 7.41% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 3
Average salary £45,000 £28,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.52% -17.85%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Maidstone region.

Programming Languages Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
76 54 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 61.29% 62.07% 62.50%
Number of salaries quoted 71 47 25
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Maidstone region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

VB
Salary Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Maidstone region.

VB Salary Trend in Maidstone

VB
Salary Histogram in Maidstone

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Maidstone region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Maidstone

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 10 (83.33%) C#
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
1 10 (83.33%) Windows 8
2 8 (66.67%) Xamarin
2 8 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Phone
2 8 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 8 (66.67%) Cocoa Touch
2 8 (66.67%) Android
2 8 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 8 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 8 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 8 (66.67%) WCF
2 8 (66.67%) OOP
2 8 (66.67%) OO
2 8 (66.67%) C++
2 8 (66.67%) HTML
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) CSS
2 8 (66.67%) Web Services
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) Cocoa
2 8 (66.67%) Xcode
2 8 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 8 (66.67%) MVC
2 8 (66.67%) XAML
3 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 4 (33.33%) MS Office

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) VPN
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) Wireless
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Xcode
2 2 (16.67%) TestComplete
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 2 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Team Leader
1 4 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Development Team Leader
1 4 (33.33%) Mobile Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior IT Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) IT Support
2 2 (16.67%) Senior IT Support
2 2 (16.67%) QA Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Quality Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) Cocoa Touch
1 8 (66.67%) WCF
1 8 (66.67%) HTML
1 8 (66.67%) .NET
1 8 (66.67%) CSS
1 8 (66.67%) Web Services
1 8 (66.67%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Mobile App
1 8 (66.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
1 10 (83.33%) Windows 8
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Phone
2 8 (66.67%) Android
2 8 (66.67%) Apple iOS
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) iOS Development
1 8 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 8 (66.67%) OOP
1 8 (66.67%) OO
1 8 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (16.67%) BDD
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) TDD
2 2 (16.67%) Logistics
2 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) C++
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 8 (66.67%) XAML
3 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Xamarin
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft