The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
South East / Kent
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 77 70
Rank change year-on-year +23 -7  
Permanent jobs citing VB 25 27 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.32% 2.51% 2.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.91% 4.80% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 24 26 19
Median salary £36,250 £46,250 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.62% +68.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £20,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

VB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 423 563 553
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 56.10% 52.32% 57.72%
Number of salaries quoted 351 498 492
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing VB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Kent

VB
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB in Kent.

Salary trend for VB in Kent

VB
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Kent over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for VB in Kent

VB
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +13 11 £37,500 +81.59%
Chatham - 8 £35,000 -
Sittingbourne - 3 £37,500 - 1
West Malling -4 1 £35,000 -30.00%
VB
South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for VB.

1 30 (71.43%) C#
1 30 (71.43%) .NET
2 29 (69.05%) ASP.NET
3 28 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 23 (54.76%) Microsoft
5 20 (47.62%) VB.NET
6 19 (45.24%) HTML
7 18 (42.86%) SQL
7 18 (42.86%) Windows
8 17 (40.48%) Software Testing
9 15 (35.71%) OO
9 15 (35.71%) VBScript
10 14 (33.33%) Java
10 14 (33.33%) Linux
10 14 (33.33%) Unix
11 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
12 11 (26.19%) XML
12 11 (26.19%) XSLT
12 11 (26.19%) MVC
13 10 (23.81%) Red Hat
13 10 (23.81%) Solaris
13 10 (23.81%) Oracle9i Database
13 10 (23.81%) XHTML
13 10 (23.81%) UML
13 10 (23.81%) OOA/OOD
13 10 (23.81%) ECMAScript
13 10 (23.81%) PHP
13 10 (23.81%) Oracle
13 10 (23.81%) CSS
13 10 (23.81%) SOAP

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.81%) Oracle Database
2 10 (23.81%) Oracle9i Database
3 9 (21.43%) SQL Server 2016
4 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Subversion
2 3 (7.14%) HP UFT
3 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.38%) NUnit
4 1 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.38%) Selenium
4 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.38%) tSQLt
General
1 5 (11.90%) Retail
2 4 (9.52%) Games
3 2 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (54.76%) Developer
2 19 (45.24%) .NET Developer
3 12 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 9 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (16.67%) Software Tester
5 7 (16.67%) Tester
6 6 (14.29%) QA Engineer
6 6 (14.29%) QA Tester
6 6 (14.29%) Software QA Engineer
6 6 (14.29%) Software QA Tester
7 5 (11.90%) Analyst
8 4 (9.52%) Digital Developer
8 4 (9.52%) Software Developer
8 4 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (7.14%) QC Analyst
9 3 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (7.14%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (7.14%) Systems Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (71.43%) .NET
2 29 (69.05%) ASP.NET
3 19 (45.24%) HTML
4 11 (26.19%) XML
4 11 (26.19%) XSLT
5 10 (23.81%) CSS
5 10 (23.81%) SOAP
5 10 (23.81%) Web Services
5 10 (23.81%) XHTML
6 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 9 (21.43%) WinForms
7 7 (16.67%) HTML5
8 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (11.90%) RESTful
9 4 (9.52%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (9.52%) Ninject
9 4 (9.52%) Node.js
9 4 (9.52%) WCF
10 2 (4.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) iPad
2 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 5 (11.90%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (9.52%) e-Health
4 4 (9.52%) iPhone
4 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 4 (9.52%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.76%) CMDB
5 2 (4.76%) Fintech
6 1 (2.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (42.86%) Windows
2 14 (33.33%) Linux
2 14 (33.33%) Unix
3 10 (23.81%) Solaris
3 10 (23.81%) Windows 2000 Server
3 10 (23.81%) Windows Server
4 4 (9.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Software Testing
2 15 (35.71%) OO
3 11 (26.19%) MVC
4 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (23.81%) Automated Testing
4 10 (23.81%) Change Control
4 10 (23.81%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 10 (23.81%) Functional Testing
4 10 (23.81%) OOA/OOD
4 10 (23.81%) Open Source
4 10 (23.81%) Test Scripting
4 10 (23.81%) UML
4 10 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (21.43%) Dependency Injection
5 9 (21.43%) TDD
5 9 (21.43%) Web Application Development
6 8 (19.05%) Automation Testing
7 7 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
8 5 (11.90%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 30 (71.43%) C#
2 20 (47.62%) VB.NET
3 18 (42.86%) SQL
4 15 (35.71%) VBScript
5 14 (33.33%) Java
6 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 10 (23.81%) ECMAScript
7 10 (23.81%) PHP
8 9 (21.43%) T-SQL
9 7 (16.67%) VB6
10 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
1 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (9.52%) Nagios
1 4 (9.52%) OpenView
1 4 (9.52%) Tivoli
1 4 (9.52%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 3 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (54.76%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.81%) Oracle
2 10 (23.81%) Red Hat
3 7 (16.67%) Apple
3 7 (16.67%) Facebook
3 7 (16.67%) HP
4 4 (9.52%) BMC
4 4 (9.52%) CA
4 4 (9.52%) Compuware
4 4 (9.52%) Dynatrace
4 4 (9.52%) Google
4 4 (9.52%) IBM
4 4 (9.52%) Nimsoft
4 4 (9.52%) Perforce
5 1 (2.38%) Infor
Sittingbourne
Noir Consulting
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