The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 100 64 84
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +20
Permanent jobs citing VB 48 75 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.32% 3.54% 2.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.36% 6.75% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15 63 74
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £41,500 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
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
1102 1111 1478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 53.37% 52.43% 54.90%
Number of salaries quoted 853 900 1275
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 March 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

VB
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 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
Ware - 17 £27,000 -
Hitchin - 12 - -
Hemel Hempstead -18 6 £27,500 -21.42%
Watford -4 4 £55,000 +45.69%
Royston - 2 £41,750 -
Hertford +6 1 £32,500 +9.24%
Welwyn Garden City -16 1 £30,000 -14.28%
Borehamwood - 1 £30,000 -
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 73 (71.57%) .NET
2 68 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 60 (58.82%) JavaScript
4 58 (56.86%) ASP.NET
5 54 (52.94%) Microsoft
6 52 (50.98%) C#
7 51 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 50 (49.02%) SQL
9 49 (48.04%) CSS
10 48 (47.06%) VB6
11 43 (42.16%) HTML
12 41 (40.20%) MVC
13 40 (39.22%) Oracle
14 38 (37.25%) Java
15 32 (31.37%) Web Services
16 31 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
17 28 (27.45%) Finance
18 27 (26.47%) Delphi
18 27 (26.47%) Oracle Database
19 26 (25.49%) SQL Server 2005
19 26 (25.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 26 (25.49%) jQuery
19 26 (25.49%) XML
20 25 (24.51%) JBoss
20 25 (24.51%) Middleware
20 25 (24.51%) Oracle Database 11g
20 25 (24.51%) Oracle Fusion
21 24 (23.53%) Ajax
21 24 (23.53%) Oracle Reports
21 24 (23.53%) Crystal Reports

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 25 (24.51%) JBoss
2 23 (22.55%) Tuxedo
2 23 (22.55%) AquaLogic
2 23 (22.55%) Oracle Service Bus
2 23 (22.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 22 (21.57%) IIS
4 3 (2.94%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.98%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.98%) ArchestrA
5 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.90%) 3G
1 5 (4.90%) 2G
1 5 (4.90%) LTE
1 5 (4.90%) 4G
1 5 (4.90%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (2.94%) SNMP
2 3 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.96%) VPN
3 2 (1.96%) LAN
3 2 (1.96%) WAN
4 1 (0.98%) DHCP
4 1 (0.98%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.98%) DNS
4 1 (0.98%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 51 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (26.47%) Oracle Database
4 26 (25.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 26 (25.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (24.51%) Oracle Database 11g
6 24 (23.53%) Crystal Reports
6 24 (23.53%) Oracle Reports
7 22 (21.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (9.80%) MS Access
9 8 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (3.92%) Data Mining
11 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (1.96%) Oracle9i Database
12 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.98%) Oracle OLAP
13 1 (0.98%) BusinessObjects XI
13 1 (0.98%) OLAP
13 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (22.55%) Oracle Forms
2 12 (11.76%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.92%) Android Studio
3 4 (3.92%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.96%) Toad
4 2 (1.96%) JUnit
5 1 (0.98%) MSI
General
1 28 (27.45%) Finance
2 5 (4.90%) Games
2 5 (4.90%) Retail
2 5 (4.90%) Marketing
3 4 (3.92%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 67 (65.69%) Developer
2 31 (30.39%) Analyst
3 24 (23.53%) Senior Analyst
4 23 (22.55%) Analyst Developer
4 23 (22.55%) Senior Developer
4 23 (22.55%) Senior Analyst Developer
5 18 (17.65%) Junior
5 18 (17.65%) .NET Developer
6 17 (16.67%) Junior Developer
7 11 (10.78%) Junior .NET Developer
8 8 (7.84%) Software Engineer
9 7 (6.86%) SQL Developer
10 6 (5.88%) C# Developer
11 5 (4.90%) Performance Engineer
11 5 (4.90%) Business Analyst
11 5 (4.90%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (4.90%) Support Engineer
11 5 (4.90%) Development Engineer
12 4 (3.92%) Software Integration Engineer
12 4 (3.92%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (71.57%) .NET
2 58 (56.86%) ASP.NET
3 49 (48.04%) CSS
4 43 (42.16%) HTML
5 32 (31.37%) Web Services
6 26 (25.49%) XML
6 26 (25.49%) jQuery
7 25 (24.51%) Oracle Fusion
7 25 (24.51%) Middleware
8 24 (23.53%) Ajax
9 23 (22.55%) Spring
9 23 (22.55%) JSF
9 23 (22.55%) Hibernate
9 23 (22.55%) Struts
9 23 (22.55%) J2EE
9 23 (22.55%) JPA
10 22 (21.57%) HTML5
11 18 (17.65%) Razor View Engine
11 18 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 18 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.55%) N-Tier
2 9 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.90%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.92%) e-Health
5 3 (2.94%) Replication
5 3 (2.94%) Data Conversion
6 2 (1.96%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.96%) EPoS
6 2 (1.96%) EFT
7 1 (0.98%) LIMS
7 1 (0.98%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.59%) Windows
2 9 (8.82%) UNIX
3 6 (5.88%) Linux
3 6 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.92%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.92%) Android
4 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.92%) Windows Phone
5 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.94%) Windows 8
5 3 (2.94%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.98%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (40.20%) MVC
2 31 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (22.55%) BPEL
3 23 (22.55%) UML
3 23 (22.55%) SOA
3 23 (22.55%) Mentoring
4 22 (21.57%) OOP
5 18 (17.65%) Unit Testing
6 7 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (6.86%) Configuration Management
7 6 (5.88%) OO
7 6 (5.88%) Software Engineering
7 6 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (5.88%) Product Management
8 5 (4.90%) Data Modelling
8 5 (4.90%) Validation
8 5 (4.90%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.92%) ERP
9 4 (3.92%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 60 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 52 (50.98%) C#
3 50 (49.02%) SQL
4 48 (47.06%) VB6
5 38 (37.25%) Java
6 27 (26.47%) Delphi
7 23 (22.55%) COBOL
8 19 (18.63%) T-SQL
8 19 (18.63%) VB.NET
8 19 (18.63%) VBA
9 8 (7.84%) C++
10 4 (3.92%) C
10 4 (3.92%) Perl
10 4 (3.92%) VBScript
11 3 (2.94%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.98%) PHP
12 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (21.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.92%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.92%) Firmware
2 2 (1.96%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.98%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.98%) vSphere
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (2.94%) CA Wily
2 3 (2.94%) SCCM
3 2 (1.96%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.96%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.98%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 54 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 40 (39.22%) Oracle
3 23 (22.55%) BEA
3 23 (22.55%) Micro Focus
4 4 (3.92%) NetQoS
4 4 (3.92%) CA
4 4 (3.92%) Business Objects
5 3 (2.94%) Cisco
5 3 (2.94%) VMware
6 2 (1.96%) Novell
6 2 (1.96%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.98%) Sophos
7 1 (0.98%) Wonderware
7 1 (0.98%) IronPort
7 1 (0.98%) Veeam
7 1 (0.98%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.98%) Twitter
7 1 (0.98%) Cognos
7 1 (0.98%) HP
7 1 (0.98%) Citrix
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