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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 12 4 15
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Permanent jobs citing VB 4 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Malling 6.78% 30.43% 7.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.90% 46.67% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 4
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £30,700 £38,950
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £65,000 £41,750
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 West Malling region.

Programming Languages Category
West Malling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
31 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Malling 52.54% 65.22% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 30 15 15
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,950 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in West Malling

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Sahi
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Robot Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce

VB
Top Related IT Skills in West Malling by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) Sahi
1 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (25.00%) Robot Framework
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (75.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (25.00%) System Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (25.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA