The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Sussex region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 11 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing VB 6 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 9.23% 5.88% 2.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.00% 10.00% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 2
Average salary £29,250 £37,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.00% +20.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £33,500 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,500 £33,400
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
25 30 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 38.46% 58.82% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24 16 32
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
VB
South East

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
Salary Histogram in Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Sussex region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Sussex

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) WinForms
3 3 (50.00%) Android
3 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (50.00%) Android Development
3 3 (50.00%) iOS Development
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) MS Access
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (16.67%) COM+
5 1 (16.67%) DCOM
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) NUnit
5 1 (16.67%) VB6
5 1 (16.67%) Subversion
5 1 (16.67%) DAO
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) ADO

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) NUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Systems Support Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Systems Support
3 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (16.67%) VB6 Developer
4 1 (16.67%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) WinForms
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) COM+
3 1 (16.67%) DCOM
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) DAO
3 1 (16.67%) ADO
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Android
1 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
1 3 (50.00%) Android Development
1 3 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB6
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle