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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 20 24 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 3.90% 4.63% 4.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.88% 11.11% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 8
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
51 45 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 66.23% 41.67% 70.00%
Number of salaries quoted 46 37 92
Average salary £47,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 8 February 2016, 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 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
2 7 (63.64%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) MS Access
3 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) VBA
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (36.36%) VB6
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (36.36%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
4 3 (27.27%) Functional Programming
4 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
4 3 (27.27%) SDLC
4 3 (27.27%) REST
4 3 (27.27%) Spring Integration
4 3 (27.27%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (27.27%) JSON
4 3 (27.27%) Dojo
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (27.27%) Time Management
4 3 (27.27%) Spring
4 3 (27.27%) Maven
4 3 (27.27%) MVC
4 3 (27.27%) VB.NET

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (36.36%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) MS Access
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (27.27%) MySQL
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 3 (27.27%) Maven
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Team Leader
2 4 (36.36%) Administrator
2 4 (36.36%) DBA
2 4 (36.36%) Server Administrator
2 4 (36.36%) SQL DBA
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server DBA
2 4 (36.36%) Team Leader
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Development Team Leader
3 3 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Development Team Leader
3 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Lead .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Lead C# Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Lead Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (27.27%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) Dojo
2 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) JSON
2 3 (27.27%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (27.27%) REST
2 3 (27.27%) Spring
2 3 (27.27%) Spring Integration
3 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (27.27%) Functional Programming
2 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
2 3 (27.27%) MVC
2 3 (27.27%) OO
2 3 (27.27%) OOD
2 3 (27.27%) SDLC
2 3 (27.27%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
1 4 (36.36%) VB6
1 4 (36.36%) VBA
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft