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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 38 31 50
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +19
Permanent jobs citing VB 6 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 3.08% 7.01% 1.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.04% 10.09% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 3
Average salary £23,750 £28,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.17% -49.09%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
119 109 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 61.03% 69.43% 73.98%
Number of salaries quoted 99 92 131
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 12 February 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in Tunbridge Wells

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) MS Access
4 3 (42.86%) Web Development
5 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 2 (28.57%) Visualfiles
5 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (28.57%) MSTest
5 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
5 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) MVC
5 2 (28.57%) NUnit
5 2 (28.57%) Subversion
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 1 (14.29%) MS Office
6 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visualfiles
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) MS Access
3 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
3 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) MSTest
1 2 (28.57%) NUnit
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Junior
2 3 (42.86%) Junior Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Graduate
4 1 (14.29%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (14.29%) HTML Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Case Management
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Data Reconciliation
4 1 (14.29%) Data Stewardship
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Practice Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft