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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 68 56 62
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Permanent jobs citing VB 31 31 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.62% 2.85% 3.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.06% 5.62% 7.65%
Number of salaries quoted 30 26 45
Average salary £35,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £37,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £46,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
613 552 654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 51.82% 50.83% 44.67%
Number of salaries quoted 577 505 583
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -3 16 £43,750 +2.94%
Horsham -11 4 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Chichester -11 3 £27,500 -32.09%
Worthing - 1 £27,500 - 2
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 44 (62.86%) SQL
2 41 (58.57%) .NET
3 31 (44.29%) C#
4 28 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 25 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 24 (34.29%) VB6
7 23 (32.86%) Finance
7 23 (32.86%) MS Excel
8 18 (25.71%) Microsoft
8 18 (25.71%) HTML
8 18 (25.71%) CSS
8 18 (25.71%) ASP.NET
9 16 (22.86%) Mentoring
10 13 (18.57%) Business Objects
11 12 (17.14%) VB.NET
12 11 (15.71%) MS Access
12 11 (15.71%) OO
12 11 (15.71%) Service Management
13 9 (12.86%) Publishing
13 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (12.86%) VBA
13 9 (12.86%) Crystal Reports
13 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (11.43%) VBScript
14 8 (11.43%) Oracle
14 8 (11.43%) C++
14 8 (11.43%) CRM
15 7 (10.00%) SharePoint
15 7 (10.00%) ITIL
15 7 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010

VB
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 7 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 23 (32.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.43%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) DHCP
1 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.86%) Internet
1 2 (2.86%) Extranet
2 1 (1.43%) Firewall
2 1 (1.43%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.43%) VPN
2 1 (1.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.71%) MS Access
3 9 (12.86%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.29%) MySQL
5 3 (4.29%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.86%) Cognos Impromptu
7 1 (1.43%) DTS
7 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.43%) SAP BI
7 1 (1.43%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.86%) Toad
1 2 (2.86%) JIRA
1 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (32.86%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Publishing
3 4 (5.71%) Advertising
3 4 (5.71%) Marketing
4 2 (2.86%) Military
4 2 (2.86%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.86%) Back Office
4 2 (2.86%) Electronics
4 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (48.57%) Analyst
2 27 (38.57%) Developer
3 13 (18.57%) Report Analyst
3 13 (18.57%) .NET Developer
4 9 (12.86%) Senior Developer
5 8 (11.43%) Data Analyst
6 7 (10.00%) Support Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) Analyst Programmer
7 6 (8.57%) Systems Support
7 6 (8.57%) Programmer
7 6 (8.57%) Support Analyst
7 6 (8.57%) Software Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) Systems Analyst
7 6 (8.57%) Systems Support Analyst
7 6 (8.57%) Software Support Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (5.71%) VB6 Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Oracle Developer
9 4 (5.71%) C# Developer
9 4 (5.71%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (58.57%) .NET
2 18 (25.71%) ASP.NET
2 18 (25.71%) CSS
2 18 (25.71%) HTML
3 6 (8.57%) Web Services
4 5 (7.14%) XML
5 3 (4.29%) Ajax
6 2 (2.86%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.86%) jQuery
6 2 (2.86%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (2.86%) XSLT
6 2 (2.86%) ActiveX
6 2 (2.86%) DCOM
7 1 (1.43%) Classic ASP
7 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.57%) SCADA
3 3 (4.29%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.86%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.43%) EFT
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.29%) Windows
2 1 (1.43%) Linux
2 1 (1.43%) Windows NT
2 1 (1.43%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.86%) Mentoring
2 11 (15.71%) OO
2 11 (15.71%) Service Management
3 8 (11.43%) CRM
4 7 (10.00%) ITIL
5 6 (8.57%) Workflow
5 6 (8.57%) Systems Analysis
5 6 (8.57%) Statistical Analysis
6 5 (7.14%) Data Analysis
6 5 (7.14%) Data Protection
7 4 (5.71%) Change Control
7 4 (5.71%) Web Development
7 4 (5.71%) Business Analysis
7 4 (5.71%) MVC
7 4 (5.71%) Coaching
8 3 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.29%) System Testing
9 2 (2.86%) Performance Management
9 2 (2.86%) Communications Security
9 2 (2.86%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 44 (62.86%) SQL
2 31 (44.29%) C#
3 25 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 24 (34.29%) VB6
5 12 (17.14%) VB.NET
6 9 (12.86%) VBA
7 8 (11.43%) VBScript
7 8 (11.43%) C++
8 6 (8.57%) C
8 6 (8.57%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.29%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.86%) Java
10 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.43%) Ruby
11 1 (1.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.43%) JNCIS
2 1 (1.43%) MCDST
2 1 (1.43%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) VCP5
2 1 (1.43%) MCSE
2 1 (1.43%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (4.29%) QA
3 2 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.57%) Business Objects
3 8 (11.43%) Oracle
4 3 (4.29%) SAP
5 2 (2.86%) Cognos
5 2 (2.86%) Citrix
5 2 (2.86%) Northgate
5 2 (2.86%) Orchard
6 1 (1.43%) Omniture
6 1 (1.43%) Google
6 1 (1.43%) WatchGuard
6 1 (1.43%) ProCurve
6 1 (1.43%) Juniper
6 1 (1.43%) VMware
6 1 (1.43%) Mitel
6 1 (1.43%) HP
6 1 (1.43%) Dell
Worthing, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, 25 days leave
Posted: 6 days ago