The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 101 130 68
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -62
Permanent jobs citing VB 32 29 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.60% 1.19% 3.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.55% 2.36% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 23 26 77
Median salary £47,500 £37,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.37% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £29,500 £33,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
VB
East of England

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

Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
901 1230 1182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 45.03% 50.35% 46.90%
Number of salaries quoted 780 1050 1004
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

VB
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

VB Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

VB
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

VB
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Stevenage +1 12 £45,000 +38.46%
Watford +18 8 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £40,000 - 1
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 54 (75.00%) SQL
2 32 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 29 (40.28%) Finance
4 24 (33.33%) .NET
5 23 (31.94%) SOAP
5 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
6 22 (30.56%) C#
7 20 (27.78%) T-SQL
8 19 (26.39%) VBA
9 18 (25.00%) Windows
10 17 (23.61%) JavaScript
10 17 (23.61%) VBScript
10 17 (23.61%) Data Mining
10 17 (23.61%) REST
11 16 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (22.22%) Retail
12 14 (19.44%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (19.44%) HP UFT
12 14 (19.44%) HTML
12 14 (19.44%) SoapUI
12 14 (19.44%) Cucumber
12 14 (19.44%) Functional Testing
12 14 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (19.44%) JIRA
12 14 (19.44%) Selenium
12 14 (19.44%) Test Scripting
13 13 (18.06%) Test Management
13 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (18.06%) Test Automation
13 13 (18.06%) Software Engineering

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (11.11%) IIS
2 7 (9.72%) WebSphere
3 6 (8.33%) Apache
3 6 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.94%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.39%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.33%) MS Office
3 3 (4.17%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (1.39%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.39%) IaaS
2 1 (1.39%) PaaS
2 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) Firewall
1 4 (5.56%) LDAP
1 4 (5.56%) SNMP
1 4 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.17%) LAN
2 3 (4.17%) WAN
3 2 (2.78%) CTI
3 2 (2.78%) Internet
4 1 (1.39%) PuTTY
4 1 (1.39%) SSH
4 1 (1.39%) Telnet
4 1 (1.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 17 (23.61%) Data Mining
3 14 (19.44%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (8.33%) MS Access
5 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.78%) MySQL
7 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.39%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (19.44%) Cucumber
1 14 (19.44%) HP UFT
1 14 (19.44%) JIRA
1 14 (19.44%) Selenium
1 14 (19.44%) SoapUI
2 13 (18.06%) WebDriver
3 4 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.56%) Subversion
4 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.39%) Toad
General
1 29 (40.28%) Finance
2 16 (22.22%) Retail
3 13 (18.06%) Banking
4 9 (12.50%) Manufacturing
5 5 (6.94%) Aerospace
6 4 (5.56%) Military
7 1 (1.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (48.61%) Analyst
2 16 (22.22%) Developer
3 14 (19.44%) Automation Test Analyst
3 14 (19.44%) Test Analyst
4 11 (15.28%) .NET Developer
5 10 (13.89%) C# Developer
6 9 (12.50%) Consultant
6 9 (12.50%) Software Developer
7 8 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (11.11%) Data Analyst
8 7 (9.72%) C# Software Developer
8 7 (9.72%) Software Engineer
8 7 (9.72%) SQL Analyst
8 7 (9.72%) Support Analyst
9 6 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
9 6 (8.33%) Applications Support
9 6 (8.33%) Architect
9 6 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
9 6 (8.33%) SQL Data Analyst
9 6 (8.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (33.33%) .NET
2 23 (31.94%) SOAP
3 17 (23.61%) REST
4 14 (19.44%) HTML
5 12 (16.67%) Web Services
6 11 (15.28%) ASP.NET
6 11 (15.28%) CSS
7 10 (13.89%) jQuery
8 6 (8.33%) .NET Framework
8 6 (8.33%) Middleware
8 6 (8.33%) WCF
9 5 (6.94%) Classic ASP
9 5 (6.94%) HTML5
10 4 (5.56%) CSS3
10 4 (5.56%) J2EE
10 4 (5.56%) JFC
10 4 (5.56%) Qt
11 3 (4.17%) Ajax
11 3 (4.17%) EJB
11 3 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (15.28%) Data Conversion
3 8 (11.11%) Data Extraction
4 7 (9.72%) Computer Science
5 6 (8.33%) Public Cloud
6 5 (6.94%) Life Science
7 4 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.00%) Windows
2 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (15.28%) Linux
3 11 (15.28%) Unix
4 10 (13.89%) Windows Server
5 9 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.78%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.39%) SUSE
7 1 (1.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (19.44%) Functional Testing
2 14 (19.44%) Test Scripting
3 13 (18.06%) API Testing
3 13 (18.06%) Automation Testing
3 13 (18.06%) BDD
3 13 (18.06%) Software Engineering
3 13 (18.06%) Test Automation
3 13 (18.06%) Test Management
3 13 (18.06%) Waterfall
4 12 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 11 (15.28%) ERP
5 11 (15.28%) ETL
6 8 (11.11%) Agile Testing
6 8 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
6 8 (11.11%) MVC
6 8 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (9.72%) Front End Development
8 6 (8.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 54 (75.00%) SQL
2 22 (30.56%) C#
3 20 (27.78%) T-SQL
4 19 (26.39%) VBA
5 17 (23.61%) JavaScript
5 17 (23.61%) VBScript
6 12 (16.67%) Java
7 9 (12.50%) C++
7 9 (12.50%) VB.NET
8 6 (8.33%) C
8 6 (8.33%) Perl
8 6 (8.33%) PowerShell
9 5 (6.94%) VB6
10 3 (4.17%) Ruby
11 1 (1.39%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.33%) Degree
4 4 (5.56%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.78%) CCNA
5 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.78%) MCSE
5 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.39%) ISEB
6 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) QA
2 6 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.78%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.78%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.06%) HP
3 10 (13.89%) VMware
4 7 (9.72%) IBM
4 7 (9.72%) Oracle
5 4 (5.56%) Perforce
6 3 (4.17%) Sage
7 2 (2.78%) Avaya
7 2 (2.78%) Nortel
7 2 (2.78%) Rockwell
7 2 (2.78%) Symantec
8 1 (1.39%) Cisco
8 1 (1.39%) Sitecore
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + + attractive package
Posted: 2 days ago