The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Sussex region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 61 83 64
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -19
Permanent jobs citing VB 43 23 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.34% 1.74% 2.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.36% 3.23% 6.73%
Number of salaries quoted 41 15 32
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,400 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Programming Languages Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
676 712 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 52.44% 53.86% 40.55%
Number of salaries quoted 618 604 524
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
South East

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +9 14 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Horsham - 6 £32,500 -
Worthing - 2 £30,500 -
Chichester - 1 £55,000 - 1
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 55 (67.07%) SQL
2 46 (56.10%) .NET
3 36 (43.90%) C#
4 32 (39.02%) SQL Server
5 24 (29.27%) VB6
6 23 (28.05%) JavaScript
7 21 (25.61%) Finance
8 19 (23.17%) CSS
9 18 (21.95%) ASP.NET
9 18 (21.95%) MS Excel
9 18 (21.95%) Microsoft
10 17 (20.73%) HTML
10 17 (20.73%) VB.NET
11 13 (15.85%) Business Objects
12 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (13.41%) Web Services
13 11 (13.41%) Windows
13 11 (13.41%) Service Management
14 10 (12.20%) MS Access
15 9 (10.98%) Crystal Reports
15 9 (10.98%) OO
15 9 (10.98%) Publishing
16 8 (9.76%) VBScript
16 8 (9.76%) VBA
16 8 (9.76%) Linux
16 8 (9.76%) CRM
16 8 (9.76%) Active Directory
16 8 (9.76%) HP
16 8 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
17 7 (8.54%) C

VB
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 6 (7.32%) SharePoint
1 6 (7.32%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (3.66%) IIS
3 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.44%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (21.95%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.10%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) Firewall
1 5 (6.10%) IP Telephony
1 5 (6.10%) SAN
2 3 (3.66%) LDAP
2 3 (3.66%) DHCP
2 3 (3.66%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.66%) VPN
3 2 (2.44%) Internet
3 2 (2.44%) Extranet
4 1 (1.22%) DNS
4 1 (1.22%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.22%) Modbus
4 1 (1.22%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (39.02%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.20%) MS Access
3 9 (10.98%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.88%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.88%) MySQL
5 3 (3.66%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.44%) Cognos Impromptu
7 1 (1.22%) DTS
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.22%) SAP BI
7 1 (1.22%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (1.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 7 (8.54%) JIRA
2 5 (6.10%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (2.44%) Toad
4 1 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (25.61%) Finance
2 9 (10.98%) Publishing
3 3 (3.66%) Marketing
3 3 (3.66%) Advertising
3 3 (3.66%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.44%) Back Office
4 2 (2.44%) Electronics
4 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.44%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.44%) Military
5 1 (1.22%) Games
5 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (37.80%) Developer
1 31 (37.80%) Analyst
2 17 (20.73%) .NET Developer
3 11 (13.41%) Report Analyst
4 9 (10.98%) Support Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) Web Developer
5 8 (9.76%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.54%) Software Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Software Support Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Systems Support Analyst
7 6 (7.32%) Systems Analyst
7 6 (7.32%) Systems Support
7 6 (7.32%) Support Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) Programmer
8 5 (6.10%) Analyst Programmer
8 5 (6.10%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (4.88%) IT Administrator
9 4 (4.88%) VB.NET Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (56.10%) .NET
2 19 (23.17%) CSS
3 18 (21.95%) ASP.NET
4 17 (20.73%) HTML
5 11 (13.41%) Web Services
6 5 (6.10%) XML
7 3 (3.66%) DCOM
7 3 (3.66%) ActiveX
7 3 (3.66%) Ajax
7 3 (3.66%) jQuery
8 2 (2.44%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (2.44%) CakePHP
8 2 (2.44%) XSLT
9 1 (1.22%) Classic ASP
9 1 (1.22%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) SCADA
2 5 (6.10%) EqualLogic
3 3 (3.66%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.44%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.22%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.41%) Windows
2 8 (9.76%) Linux
3 5 (6.10%) Mac OS
4 3 (3.66%) UNIX
5 1 (1.22%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.41%) Service Management
2 9 (10.98%) OO
3 8 (9.76%) CRM
3 8 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (8.54%) Workflow
5 6 (7.32%) Project Management
5 6 (7.32%) E-Commerce
5 6 (7.32%) Systems Analysis
5 6 (7.32%) Statistical Analysis
6 5 (6.10%) Data Analysis
6 5 (6.10%) Data Protection
6 5 (6.10%) Test Automation
7 4 (4.88%) Change Control
7 4 (4.88%) Reverse Engineering
7 4 (4.88%) Test Scripting
7 4 (4.88%) Business Analysis
7 4 (4.88%) MVC
7 4 (4.88%) Scrum
8 3 (3.66%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.66%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (67.07%) SQL
2 36 (43.90%) C#
3 24 (29.27%) VB6
4 23 (28.05%) JavaScript
5 17 (20.73%) VB.NET
6 8 (9.76%) VBA
6 8 (9.76%) VBScript
7 7 (8.54%) C
7 7 (8.54%) C++
8 6 (7.32%) PHP
8 6 (7.32%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.66%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.44%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.44%) Java
11 1 (1.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (6.10%) JNCIS
2 5 (6.10%) MCDST
2 5 (6.10%) ISTQB
2 5 (6.10%) VCP5
2 5 (6.10%) MCSE
2 5 (6.10%) MCSA
2 5 (6.10%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) SLA
3 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (9.76%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (21.95%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.85%) Business Objects
3 8 (9.76%) HP
4 7 (8.54%) Oracle
5 6 (7.32%) VMware
6 5 (6.10%) Mitel
6 5 (6.10%) WatchGuard
6 5 (6.10%) Juniper
6 5 (6.10%) Dell
7 3 (3.66%) SAP
7 3 (3.66%) ProCurve
8 2 (2.44%) Northgate
8 2 (2.44%) Orchard
8 2 (2.44%) Cognos
8 2 (2.44%) Citrix
9 1 (1.22%) Wonderware
West Sussex
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £32000 - £36000 Per Annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chichester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Forman Computer Staff
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum £45,000 - £50,000 DOE
Posted: 5 days ago