The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tunbridge Wells region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 38 26
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells - 3.85% 9.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 4.72% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 9
Average salary - £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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 Tunbridge Wells region.

Programming Languages Category
Tunbridge Wells
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
25 127 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 40.98% 81.41% 64.95%
Number of salaries quoted 19 124 62
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £36,250 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Tunbridge Wells

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Tunbridge Wells

VB
Salary Trend in Tunbridge Wells

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

VB Salary Trend in Tunbridge Wells

VB
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Tunbridge Wells 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 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Workflow
1 4 (100.00%) WinForms
1 4 (100.00%) VB6
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Tunbridge Wells 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 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Tester
1 4 (100.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Workflow
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft