The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Herefordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 7 13 29
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +16
Permanent jobs citing VB 5 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Herefordshire 17.86% 5.56% 5.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.32% 9.52% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 4
Average salary £31,250 £37,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +47.05%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Herefordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Herefordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19 21 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Herefordshire 67.86% 58.33% 65.27%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 99
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Herefordshire

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Herefordshire

VB
Salary Trend in Herefordshire

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

VB Salary Trend in Herefordshire

VB
Job Locations in Herefordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Herefordshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 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
Ross-on-Wye - 3 £32,500 -
Hereford +5 2 £30,000 -20.00%
VB
West Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Herefordshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Herefordshire 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) VB.NET
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) VB6
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) MS Access
4 3 (37.50%) ADO.NET
4 3 (37.50%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) MS Office
5 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) VBA
5 2 (25.00%) MySQL
5 2 (25.00%) Advertising
5 2 (25.00%) Data Management
5 2 (25.00%) Ajax
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (25.00%) Statistics
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
5 2 (25.00%) LINQ
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) WCF

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Herefordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Herefordshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) MS Access
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) VB Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Data Manager
3 2 (25.00%) VB6 Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) ADO.NET
2 3 (37.50%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) Ajax
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) LINQ
3 2 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (12.50%) WCF
4 1 (12.50%) XSLT
4 1 (12.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (25.00%) Statistics
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) VB.NET
1 6 (75.00%) VB6
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) VBA