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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 29 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 2.97% 7.14% 3.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.36% 12.50% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 2
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
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
56 56 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 55.45% 57.14% 70.91%
Number of salaries quoted 56 47 27
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 18 September 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 11 (84.62%) C#
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) Windows 8
2 10 (76.92%) Windows
3 8 (61.54%) OOP
3 8 (61.54%) OO
3 8 (61.54%) C++
3 8 (61.54%) HTML
3 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 8 (61.54%) .NET
3 8 (61.54%) CSS
3 8 (61.54%) Web Services
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 8 (61.54%) Cocoa
3 8 (61.54%) Xcode
3 8 (61.54%) Objective-C
3 8 (61.54%) MVC
3 8 (61.54%) XAML
3 8 (61.54%) Xamarin
3 8 (61.54%) Mobile App
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Phone
3 8 (61.54%) iOS Development
3 8 (61.54%) Apple iOS
3 8 (61.54%) Cocoa Touch
3 8 (61.54%) Android
3 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
3 8 (61.54%) Degree
3 8 (61.54%) Computer Science
3 8 (61.54%) WCF
3 8 (61.54%) User Experience

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Office
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
1 2 (15.38%) DHCP
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
1 2 (15.38%) VPN
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
1 2 (15.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Xcode
2 3 (23.08%) TestComplete
2 3 (23.08%) Selenium
General
1 2 (15.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Team Leader
2 4 (30.77%) Development Team Leader
2 4 (30.77%) Mobile Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Quality Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) QA Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) IT Support
4 2 (15.38%) Senior IT Support
4 2 (15.38%) Senior IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) HTML
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
1 8 (61.54%) CSS
1 8 (61.54%) Web Services
1 8 (61.54%) Cocoa
1 8 (61.54%) Cocoa Touch
1 8 (61.54%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Mobile App
1 8 (61.54%) Computer Science
1 8 (61.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows 8
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Phone
2 8 (61.54%) Apple iOS
2 8 (61.54%) Android
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) OOP
2 8 (61.54%) OO
2 8 (61.54%) MVC
2 8 (61.54%) iOS Development
2 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) Coaching
4 3 (23.08%) BDD
4 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
4 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) C++
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 8 (61.54%) Objective-C
2 8 (61.54%) XAML
3 3 (23.08%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
2 3 (23.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
1 8 (61.54%) Xamarin