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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 71 54 70
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +16
Permanent jobs citing VB 24 41 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.31% 4.08% 2.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.10% 6.89% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 24 36 38
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,050 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,400 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
585 595 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 56.36% 59.20% 47.89%
Number of salaries quoted 523 550 599
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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 +4 12 £47,500 +5.55%
Haywards Heath - 5 £34,000 -
Chichester 0 2 £25,000 -14.89%
Worthing -9 2 £31,500 +117.24%
Gatwick -11 2 £38,750 -8.82%
Horsham -15 2 £41,000 +17.14% 1
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 37 (74.00%) .NET
2 36 (72.00%) C#
2 36 (72.00%) SQL
3 30 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 28 (56.00%) VB.NET
4 28 (56.00%) VB6
5 24 (48.00%) ASP.NET
5 24 (48.00%) Mentoring
6 20 (40.00%) PL/SQL
6 20 (40.00%) Oracle
7 17 (34.00%) SQL Server
8 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 10 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 9 (18.00%) CSS
9 9 (18.00%) HTML
10 7 (14.00%) Finance
10 7 (14.00%) Marketing
11 6 (12.00%) Degree
12 5 (10.00%) MVC
12 5 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (10.00%) VBScript
12 5 (10.00%) ITIL
12 5 (10.00%) OO
13 4 (8.00%) MS Access
13 4 (8.00%) Visual Studio
13 4 (8.00%) C++
13 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (6.00%) UML
14 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development

VB
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (4.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) MS Access
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.00%) Rational Rose
2 1 (2.00%) Selenium
2 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
1 7 (14.00%) Marketing
2 1 (2.00%) Avionics
2 1 (2.00%) Advertising
2 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (60.00%) Developer
2 27 (54.00%) Analyst
3 20 (40.00%) Programmer
4 16 (32.00%) VB Developer
4 16 (32.00%) VB6 Developer
5 15 (30.00%) Analyst Developer
5 15 (30.00%) Oracle Developer
5 15 (30.00%) Analyst Programmer
6 7 (14.00%) .NET Developer
7 5 (10.00%) Web Designer
7 5 (10.00%) Report Analyst
7 5 (10.00%) Web Developer
7 5 (10.00%) Software Developer
7 5 (10.00%) Data Analyst
7 5 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
7 5 (10.00%) Software Programmer
7 5 (10.00%) Designer
7 5 (10.00%) VB Programmer
7 5 (10.00%) .NET Designer
8 4 (8.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (74.00%) .NET
2 24 (48.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (18.00%) CSS
3 9 (18.00%) HTML
4 2 (4.00%) Regular Expression
5 1 (2.00%) SOAP
5 1 (2.00%) XML
5 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.00%) Mentoring
2 10 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (10.00%) OO
3 5 (10.00%) ITIL
3 5 (10.00%) MVC
4 3 (6.00%) UML
4 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.00%) Workflow
5 2 (4.00%) Web Development
5 2 (4.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.00%) Analytics
6 1 (2.00%) Data Architecture
6 1 (2.00%) BDD
6 1 (2.00%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.00%) Unified Process
6 1 (2.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 36 (72.00%) C#
1 36 (72.00%) SQL
2 30 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 28 (56.00%) VB.NET
3 28 (56.00%) VB6
4 20 (40.00%) PL/SQL
5 5 (10.00%) VBScript
6 4 (8.00%) C++
7 2 (4.00%) Java
7 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.00%) PHP
8 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (40.00%) Oracle
2 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.00%) Endeca
4 1 (2.00%) Google
4 1 (2.00%) Omniture
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