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

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 31 37 16
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -21
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 1.99% 1.36% 3.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.23% 2.13% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 2
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
71 141 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 47.02% 64.09% 52.63%
Number of salaries quoted 60 120 25
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (66.67%) QA
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) TestComplete
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) Maven
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) Spring Integration
3 2 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) VB6
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 2 (33.33%) OOD
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) OO

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
1 4 (66.67%) TestComplete
2 2 (33.33%) Maven
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) QA Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Quality Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 2 (33.33%) Spring
1 2 (33.33%) JSON
1 2 (33.33%) REST
1 2 (33.33%) Spring Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
1 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) OOD
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle