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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 8 9 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing VB 5 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tonbridge 16.67% 17.65% 12.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.86% 22.22% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 1
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.65%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
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
28 27 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tonbridge 93.33% 79.41% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 21 27 2
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.65%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 23 January 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Tonbridge

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tonbridge

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VBScript
3 2 (33.33%) SLA
3 2 (33.33%) BCP
3 2 (33.33%) Document Management
3 2 (33.33%) PrintSoft PReS
3 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (33.33%) Change Control
3 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) VB6
4 1 (16.67%) Content Management
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Tonbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2 (33.33%) PrintSoft PReS
1 2 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Production Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) BCP
2 2 (33.33%) Document Management
2 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Content Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VBScript
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA