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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 13 7
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex - 6.25% 9.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 14.29% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 3
Average salary - £28,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -32.94%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
29 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 48.33% 43.75% 54.84%
Number of salaries quoted 13 20 13
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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