The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tonbridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 13 8 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tonbridge 6.06% 25.00% 2.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.41% 31.25% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 1
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +110.52%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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 Tonbridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Tonbridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
27 16 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tonbridge 81.82% 80.00% 81.58%
Number of salaries quoted 26 16 30
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Tonbridge

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Tonbridge

VB
Salary Trend in Tonbridge

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

VB Salary Trend in Tonbridge

VB
Salary Histogram in Tonbridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Tonbridge region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Tonbridge

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tonbridge

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Tonbridge 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%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) MS Office
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (50.00%) Publishing
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (50.00%) .NET
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
5 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (33.33%) WCF
5 2 (33.33%) jQuery
5 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (33.33%) SOAP
5 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 2 (33.33%) C#
6 1 (16.67%) HTML
6 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (16.67%) Telecoms

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Tonbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Tonbridge 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
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Publishing
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Analyst
3 3 (50.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 3 (50.00%) Programmer
3 3 (50.00%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Junior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Junior
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (33.33%) WCF
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) Silverlight
3 1 (16.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum
1 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) VB6
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft