The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - - 16
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex - - 8.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 47.62%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sussex region.

Programming Languages Category
Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
27 39 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 58.70% 42.39% 17.36%
Number of salaries quoted 13 32 14
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £33,361 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £59,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

VB
Salary Trend in Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Sussex region.

VB Salary Trend in Sussex

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Sussex 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 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) MS Access
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Android Development
3 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) NUnit
3 1 (25.00%) VB6
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) DAO
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) ADO
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) COM+
3 1 (25.00%) DCOM
3 1 (25.00%) XML

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Sussex 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MS Access
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) NUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Support
1 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) VB Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) VB6 Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) WinForms
2 1 (25.00%) DAO
2 1 (25.00%) ADO
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) COM+
2 1 (25.00%) DCOM
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Android Development
2 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle