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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 90 64 77
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +13
Permanent jobs citing VB 12 45 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.03% 3.40% 1.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.03% 6.47% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 12 43 16
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,125 £45,000 £43,250
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
592 696 678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 51.03% 52.65% 53.81%
Number of salaries quoted 533 639 582
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -19 5 £39,000 -8.23%
Gatwick - 4 £26,000 -
Chichester +16 1 £41,250 -25.00%
Worthing 0 1 £42,500 +39.34%
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 19 (73.08%) SQL
2 17 (65.38%) .NET
2 17 (65.38%) SQL Server
3 14 (53.85%) C#
4 13 (50.00%) HTML
4 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (50.00%) MVC
5 12 (46.15%) CSS
6 11 (42.31%) VB.NET
7 10 (38.46%) Marketing
8 8 (30.77%) Windows
9 7 (26.92%) AdminStudio
9 7 (26.92%) Service Delivery
9 7 (26.92%) Software Packaging
9 7 (26.92%) SCCM
9 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
10 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
11 4 (15.38%) Degree
11 4 (15.38%) Application Packaging
11 4 (15.38%) Finance
11 4 (15.38%) InstallShield
11 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
11 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
11 4 (15.38%) Umbraco
11 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
12 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
12 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
12 3 (11.54%) CRM
12 3 (11.54%) Oracle
12 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET

VB
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (15.38%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.85%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (65.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) MS Access
2 1 (3.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) AdminStudio
2 4 (15.38%) InstallShield
3 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (38.46%) Marketing
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Developer
2 11 (42.31%) Web Developer
3 5 (19.23%) .NET Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Web Designer
3 5 (19.23%) .NET Designer
3 5 (19.23%) Designer
4 4 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) .NET Web Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Applications Packager
5 3 (11.54%) Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) Software Developer
5 3 (11.54%) SCCM Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) AWS Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Junior
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Report Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Programmer
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (65.38%) .NET
2 13 (50.00%) HTML
3 12 (46.15%) CSS
4 7 (26.92%) Software Packaging
5 4 (15.38%) Application Packaging
6 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
7 2 (7.69%) jQuery
7 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (3.85%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (3.85%) WPF
8 1 (3.85%) LINQ
8 1 (3.85%) Web Services
8 1 (3.85%) XML
8 1 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Device Driver
2 1 (3.85%) VHDL
2 1 (3.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (3.85%) CPLD
2 1 (3.85%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.85%) UNIX
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) MVC
2 7 (26.92%) Service Delivery
3 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
4 3 (11.54%) SEO
4 3 (11.54%) CRM
5 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.85%) UML
5 1 (3.85%) OO
5 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) SQL
2 14 (53.85%) C#
3 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (42.31%) VB.NET
5 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
6 3 (11.54%) VB6
7 1 (3.85%) Lua
7 1 (3.85%) VC++
7 1 (3.85%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.85%) Assembly Language
7 1 (3.85%) C
7 1 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO 9001
1 2 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) EMC
3 1 (3.85%) QNX
3 1 (3.85%) Xilinx
3 1 (3.85%) Altera