The first table below looks at the demand for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hemel Hempstead region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 24 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 Hemel Hempstead region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 32 22 30
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Permanent jobs citing VB 17 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 4.87% 8.08% 5.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.91% 16.33% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 12
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Hemel Hempstead
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
114 98 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 32.66% 49.49% 50.43%
Number of salaries quoted 111 90 110
Average salary £42,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
Hertfordshire

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Hemel Hempstead region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

VB
Salary Trend in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Hemel Hempstead region.

VB Salary Trend in Hemel Hempstead

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hemel Hempstead 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 21 (87.50%) .NET
2 18 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 18 (75.00%) SQL
2 18 (75.00%) Web Services
2 18 (75.00%) Relational Database
3 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 14 (58.33%) VB.NET
5 13 (54.17%) CSS
5 13 (54.17%) WPF
5 13 (54.17%) VB6
5 13 (54.17%) Software Engineering
5 13 (54.17%) Ajax
5 13 (54.17%) .NET Framework
5 13 (54.17%) Visual Studio
6 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 12 (50.00%) Middleware
7 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
8 8 (33.33%) C#
8 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
9 7 (29.17%) Windows
10 6 (25.00%) C++
10 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (20.83%) F#
11 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (20.83%) XML
12 4 (16.67%) Oracle
13 3 (12.50%) C
14 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (8.33%) VBScript

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hemel Hempstead 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 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (54.17%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.33%) PowerBuilder
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 10 (41.67%) Developer
3 9 (37.50%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Software Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Web Applications Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Applications Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Programmer
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Developer
6 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (4.17%) C# Analyst Programmer
7 1 (4.17%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) C# Programmer
7 1 (4.17%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) .NET Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (87.50%) .NET
2 18 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 18 (75.00%) Web Services
3 13 (54.17%) CSS
3 13 (54.17%) WPF
3 13 (54.17%) Ajax
3 13 (54.17%) .NET Framework
4 12 (50.00%) Middleware
5 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (20.83%) XML
6 2 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
1 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Software Engineering
2 1 (4.17%) CRM
2 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) SQL
2 14 (58.33%) VB.NET
3 13 (54.17%) VB6
4 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (33.33%) C#
6 6 (25.00%) C++
7 5 (20.83%) F#
8 3 (12.50%) C
9 2 (8.33%) VBScript
9 2 (8.33%) Perl
9 2 (8.33%) VBA
10 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
10 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
10 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) Adobe
3 1 (4.17%) Avaya