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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 30 24 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 0.73% 8.59% 6.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.01% 12.09% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 5
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +38.46%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
99 91 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 72.26% 71.09% 72.50%
Number of salaries quoted 92 82 53
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) VB6
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Spring Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Team Leader
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Team Leader
3 1 (33.33%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Spring Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) VB6
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft