The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 66 61 55
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Permanent jobs citing VB 27 33 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.54% 3.07% 4.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.69% 5.18% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 26 30 60
Average salary £47,500 £37,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.82% -5.62%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
VB
South East

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 Sussex region.

Programming Languages Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
576 637 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 54.08% 59.31% 46.64%
Number of salaries quoted 524 568 648
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +10.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

VB
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

VB Salary Trend in West Sussex

VB
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in West Sussex

VB
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +14 15 £47,500 +4.39%
Horsham -13 4 £34,500 -1.42% 1
Gatwick -2 3 £42,500 -
Worthing -1 2 £31,500 +50.00%
Chichester -12 2 £25,000 -13.04%
East Grinstead +2 1 - -
Haywards Heath - 1 £34,000 -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 39 (67.24%) .NET
2 37 (63.79%) C#
3 36 (62.07%) SQL
4 30 (51.72%) JavaScript
4 30 (51.72%) VB6
5 26 (44.83%) Mentoring
6 24 (41.38%) ASP.NET
7 23 (39.66%) SQL Server
8 22 (37.93%) VB.NET
9 18 (31.03%) PL/SQL
9 18 (31.03%) Oracle
10 15 (25.86%) MS Excel
10 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
11 12 (20.69%) Finance
12 11 (18.97%) HTML
12 11 (18.97%) CSS
13 9 (15.52%) OO
14 7 (12.07%) C++
14 7 (12.07%) VBScript
14 7 (12.07%) ITIL
14 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (12.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 7 (12.07%) Software Engineering
15 6 (10.34%) Degree
16 5 (8.62%) Workflow
16 5 (8.62%) Marketing
17 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio
17 4 (6.90%) MS Access
17 4 (6.90%) MVC
17 4 (6.90%) Data Analysis

VB
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 2 (3.45%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.72%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (25.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (39.66%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) MS Access
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (3.45%) MySQL
5 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.72%) SAP BI
5 1 (1.72%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.72%) Rational Rose
2 1 (1.72%) Selenium
2 1 (1.72%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.72%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (20.69%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Marketing
3 2 (3.45%) Publishing
4 1 (1.72%) Games
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Advertising
4 1 (1.72%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 32 (55.17%) Developer
1 32 (55.17%) Analyst
2 18 (31.03%) Programmer
3 17 (29.31%) VB Developer
3 17 (29.31%) VB6 Developer
4 16 (27.59%) Analyst Developer
4 16 (27.59%) Analyst Programmer
4 16 (27.59%) Oracle Developer
5 8 (13.79%) Senior Developer
6 7 (12.07%) Report Analyst
6 7 (12.07%) Data Analyst
7 6 (10.34%) .NET Developer
8 5 (8.62%) Software Engineer
8 5 (8.62%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Software Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Web Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Support Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) DBA
10 2 (3.45%) Software Support Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (67.24%) .NET
2 24 (41.38%) ASP.NET
3 11 (18.97%) CSS
3 11 (18.97%) HTML
4 2 (3.45%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (3.45%) Regular Expression
4 2 (3.45%) XML
4 2 (3.45%) XSLT
4 2 (3.45%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.72%) jQuery
5 1 (1.72%) Ajax
5 1 (1.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.45%) Data Integration
2 2 (3.45%) SCADA
2 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.83%) Mentoring
2 9 (15.52%) OO
3 7 (12.07%) ITIL
3 7 (12.07%) Software Engineering
4 5 (8.62%) Workflow
5 4 (6.90%) Data Protection
5 4 (6.90%) Data Analysis
5 4 (6.90%) MVC
6 3 (5.17%) UML
6 3 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.17%) Web Development
7 2 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.45%) Service Management
8 1 (1.72%) SEO
8 1 (1.72%) RUP
8 1 (1.72%) DSDM
8 1 (1.72%) TDD
8 1 (1.72%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (63.79%) C#
2 36 (62.07%) SQL
3 30 (51.72%) JavaScript
3 30 (51.72%) VB6
4 22 (37.93%) VB.NET
5 18 (31.03%) PL/SQL
6 7 (12.07%) C++
6 7 (12.07%) VBScript
7 3 (5.17%) VBA
8 2 (3.45%) Java
8 2 (3.45%) C
8 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.72%) PHP
9 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.34%) Degree
3 1 (1.72%) ISEB
3 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (31.03%) Oracle
2 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.17%) Business Objects
4 2 (3.45%) Endeca
5 1 (1.72%) Google
5 1 (1.72%) SAP
5 1 (1.72%) Omniture
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