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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 6 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing VB 11 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Malling 29.73% 3.33% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.31% 13.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 0
Average salary £62,500 £33,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+85.18% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Programming Languages Category
West Malling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
26 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Malling 70.27% 25.00% 40.74%
Number of salaries quoted 26 15 8
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 22 July 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in West Malling

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Malling

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (93.75%) MySQL
2 15 (93.75%) Oracle
2 15 (93.75%) Java
2 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 15 (93.75%) E-Commerce
2 15 (93.75%) Spring
2 15 (93.75%) Maven
3 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
4 10 (62.50%) Dojo
5 9 (56.25%) Open Source
5 9 (56.25%) Relational Database
5 9 (56.25%) Eclipse
5 9 (56.25%) RDBMS
5 9 (56.25%) NetBeans
6 7 (43.75%) VB6
7 6 (37.50%) MVC
7 6 (37.50%) Hibernate
7 6 (37.50%) OOD
7 6 (37.50%) CSS
7 6 (37.50%) HTML
7 6 (37.50%) OO
7 6 (37.50%) JSON
7 6 (37.50%) REST
7 6 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (37.50%) Spring Integration
8 5 (31.25%) VB.NET
9 4 (25.00%) Project Management
9 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 4 (25.00%) SQL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in West Malling by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (93.75%) MySQL
2 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
3 9 (56.25%) Relational Database
3 9 (56.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (93.75%) Maven
2 9 (56.25%) Eclipse
2 9 (56.25%) NetBeans
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Technical Design Authority
2 6 (37.50%) Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Software Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Web Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Technical Architect
4 4 (25.00%) Architect
4 4 (25.00%) Technical Design Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (93.75%) Spring
3 10 (62.50%) Dojo
4 6 (37.50%) Hibernate
4 6 (37.50%) CSS
4 6 (37.50%) HTML
4 6 (37.50%) JSON
4 6 (37.50%) REST
4 6 (37.50%) Spring Integration
5 1 (6.25%) ADO.NET
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.25%) SOAP
5 1 (6.25%) Web Services
5 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) E-Commerce
2 6 (37.50%) MVC
2 6 (37.50%) OOD
2 6 (37.50%) OO
2 6 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) Java
1 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 7 (43.75%) VB6
3 5 (31.25%) VB.NET
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft