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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 30 25 16
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 1.50% 7.63% 8.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.94% 11.49% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 7
Average salary £53,750 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.44% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £42,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £65,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
103 87 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 77.44% 66.41% 69.23%
Number of salaries quoted 97 76 52
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Maidstone

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Maidstone region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Maidstone

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 7 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 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) VB6
3 4 (66.67%) Spring
3 4 (66.67%) Maven
3 4 (66.67%) JSON
3 4 (66.67%) REST
3 4 (66.67%) Spring Integration
3 4 (66.67%) OO
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) MySQL
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 4 (66.67%) OOD
3 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (16.67%) SOAP
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Maven
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Team Leader
4 1 (16.67%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) JSON
2 4 (66.67%) REST
2 4 (66.67%) Spring Integration
2 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 4 (66.67%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) VB6
2 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 4 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft