The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Maidstone region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 22 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs citing VB 11 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 8.53% 7.41% 5.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.22% 10.17% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 3
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Programming Languages Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
90 59 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 69.77% 72.84% 67.92%
Number of salaries quoted 81 54 33
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
Kent

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 23 July 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Maidstone

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) C#
3 12 (80.00%) C++
3 12 (80.00%) HTML
3 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (80.00%) .NET
3 12 (80.00%) OOP
3 12 (80.00%) OO
3 12 (80.00%) CSS
3 12 (80.00%) Web Services
3 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (80.00%) Cocoa
3 12 (80.00%) MVC
3 12 (80.00%) XAML
3 12 (80.00%) Software Engineering
3 12 (80.00%) Degree
3 12 (80.00%) Computer Science
3 12 (80.00%) WCF
3 12 (80.00%) Android
3 12 (80.00%) Apple iOS
3 12 (80.00%) Cocoa Touch
3 12 (80.00%) Windows 8
3 12 (80.00%) Xamarin
3 12 (80.00%) Mobile App
3 12 (80.00%) iOS Development
4 10 (66.67%) Windows Phone
4 10 (66.67%) Xcode
4 10 (66.67%) Objective-C
5 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
6 4 (26.67%) SQLite

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
1 2 (13.33%) DHCP
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (13.33%) VPN
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
1 2 (13.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQLite
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Xcode
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (13.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Software Engineer
1 6 (40.00%) Team Leader
1 6 (40.00%) Mobile Software Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) iOS Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Software Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Mobile Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Development Team Leader
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Software Team Leader
4 2 (13.33%) IT Support
4 2 (13.33%) Senior IT Support
4 2 (13.33%) Senior IT Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) QA Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) HTML
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
1 12 (80.00%) CSS
1 12 (80.00%) Web Services
1 12 (80.00%) Cocoa
1 12 (80.00%) WCF
1 12 (80.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (80.00%) Computer Science
1 12 (80.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (26.67%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Android
2 12 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 12 (80.00%) Windows 8
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Phone
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) OOP
1 12 (80.00%) OO
1 12 (80.00%) MVC
1 12 (80.00%) Software Engineering
1 12 (80.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (13.33%) Logistics
2 2 (13.33%) Product Management
2 2 (13.33%) Matrix Management
3 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) TDD
3 1 (6.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) C#
2 12 (80.00%) C++
2 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (80.00%) XAML
3 10 (66.67%) Objective-C
4 4 (26.67%) C
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (80.00%) Xamarin