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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 32 49 18
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -31
Permanent jobs citing VB 10 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 6.41% 1.64% 13.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.62% 2.31% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 11
Average salary £28,750 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.72% +57.14%
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 Tunbridge Wells region.

Programming Languages Category
Tunbridge Wells
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
104 130 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 66.67% 71.04% 53.66%
Number of salaries quoted 86 116 40
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £42,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
Salary Histogram in Tunbridge Wells

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Tunbridge Wells region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Tunbridge Wells

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) MySQL
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) SOA
3 4 (40.00%) C++
3 4 (40.00%) Replication
3 4 (40.00%) Clustering
3 4 (40.00%) WinForms
3 4 (40.00%) VB6
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Degree
3 4 (40.00%) QA
3 4 (40.00%) Selenium
3 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (40.00%) Hudson
3 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Workflow
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) Google

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
1 4 (40.00%) Hudson
General
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) DBA
1 4 (40.00%) Administrator
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL DBA
2 3 (30.00%) Software Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) MI Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Tester
4 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) WinForms
4 1 (10.00%) Silverlight
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Replication
1 4 (40.00%) Clustering
1 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Statistics
2 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) SOA
1 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Workflow
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C++
1 4 (40.00%) Java
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
1 4 (40.00%) VB6
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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