The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 19 6 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Permanent jobs citing VB 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Malling 6.06% 13.04% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.29% 27.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £51,250 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% -
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 West Malling region.

Programming Languages Category
West Malling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
28 11 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Malling 42.42% 47.83% 56.10%
Number of salaries quoted 22 11 23
Average salary £50,000 £54,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 13 February 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in West Malling

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Malling

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) DHTML
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 3 (42.86%) VBScript
3 3 (42.86%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (42.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (42.86%) ADO.NET
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) SOAP
3 3 (42.86%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) QA
3 3 (42.86%) Selenium
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (42.86%) System Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Sahi
3 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
3 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 3 (42.86%) SoapUI

VB
Top Related IT Skills in West Malling by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Robot Framework
1 3 (42.86%) Sahi
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
1 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (42.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Automation Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Java Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Test Automation Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) ADO.NET
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) DHTML
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) SOAP
3 3 (42.86%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
1 3 (42.86%) Keyword-Driven Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
1 3 (42.86%) System Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
1 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) Ruby
3 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 3 (42.86%) VBScript
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft