The first table below looks at the demand for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Malling region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the West Malling region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 14 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 4 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Malling 7.84% - 10.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.12% - 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 3
Average salary £48,750 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
West Malling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
33 6 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Malling 64.71% 16.67% 55.17%
Number of salaries quoted 33 6 16
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
VB
Kent

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in West Malling

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in West Malling

VB
Salary Trend in West Malling

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

VB Salary Trend in West Malling

VB
Salary Histogram in West Malling

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the West Malling region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in West Malling

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Malling

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Malling 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%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (66.67%) MySQL
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) Spring
3 4 (66.67%) Maven
4 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (50.00%) Dojo
5 2 (33.33%) WPF
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) Kanban
5 2 (33.33%) RESTful
5 2 (33.33%) Open Source
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (33.33%) BDD
5 2 (33.33%) REST
5 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (33.33%) NetBeans
5 2 (33.33%) WinForms
5 2 (33.33%) OOD
5 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
5 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Internet

VB
Top Related IT Skills in West Malling by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Malling 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%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) MySQL
3 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (33.33%) NetBeans
2 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Design Authority
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) Spring
3 3 (50.00%) Dojo
4 2 (33.33%) WPF
4 2 (33.33%) RESTful
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (33.33%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (33.33%) WinForms
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (33.33%) Spring Integration
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Kanban
2 2 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) OOD
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) VB6
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) MCP
1 2 (33.33%) MCAD
1 2 (33.33%) MCSD
1 2 (33.33%) MCTS
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle