The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 62 47 59
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Permanent jobs citing VB 95 95 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.82% 4.45% 4.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.10% 8.04% 7.47%
Number of salaries quoted 78 79 108
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,950 £28,800 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1173 1182 1460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 47.20% 55.39% 55.07%
Number of salaries quoted 997 948 1196
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
East of England

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 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
Stevenage +15 23 £40,000 +42.85%
Hemel Hempstead -8 18 £40,000 -11.11%
Watford -7 11 £34,000 -2.85%
Rickmansworth - 8 £35,000 - 1
Hitchin -9 5 - -
St Albans +3 4 £37,500 -11.76%
Welwyn Garden City +1 3 £40,000 +37.93%
Bishop's Stortford 0 2 £45,000 +50.00%
Hoddesdon - 2 £26,000 -
Potters Bar - 2 £30,500 -
Letchworth -4 1 - -
Harpenden - 1 £47,500 -
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

1 117 (70.91%) SQL
2 77 (46.67%) SQL Server
3 74 (44.85%) Microsoft
4 72 (43.64%) .NET
5 67 (40.61%) C#
6 45 (27.27%) T-SQL
6 45 (27.27%) VBScript
6 45 (27.27%) VB6
7 44 (26.67%) ASP.NET
8 43 (26.06%) VBA
9 42 (25.45%) VB.NET
10 35 (21.21%) Finance
11 33 (20.00%) Windows
12 32 (19.39%) Data Mining
13 28 (16.97%) Web Services
14 26 (15.76%) HTML
14 26 (15.76%) Java
14 26 (15.76%) Retail
15 25 (15.15%) JavaScript
16 24 (14.55%) .NET Framework
17 23 (13.94%) Software Engineering
17 23 (13.94%) Agile Software Development
18 22 (13.33%) Visual Studio
18 22 (13.33%) MS Excel
18 22 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
18 22 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
19 21 (12.73%) XML
19 21 (12.73%) CSS
19 21 (12.73%) Ajax
20 19 (11.52%) Scrum

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 14 (8.48%) SharePoint
2 11 (6.67%) CMS
3 5 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (2.42%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 17 (10.30%) MS Office
3 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.45%) Internet
2 6 (3.64%) SAN
3 4 (2.42%) NAS
3 4 (2.42%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (2.42%) LAN
4 3 (1.82%) VoIP
4 3 (1.82%) WAN
4 3 (1.82%) Wireless
5 2 (1.21%) MPLS
5 2 (1.21%) LDAP
5 2 (1.21%) ATM
5 2 (1.21%) DHCP
5 2 (1.21%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.21%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.21%) VPN
5 2 (1.21%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 32 (19.39%) Data Mining
3 22 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (11.52%) Relational Database
5 15 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (7.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (4.85%) MS Access
9 5 (3.03%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.82%) MySQL
11 1 (0.61%) DataStage
11 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 7
11 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.61%) BODI
Development Applications
1 22 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.45%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (4.85%) NUnit
3 8 (4.85%) Rhino Mocks
3 8 (4.85%) PhoneGap
4 6 (3.64%) LabVIEW
5 5 (3.03%) MSI
6 4 (2.42%) InstallShield
6 4 (2.42%) AdminStudio
6 4 (2.42%) Wise Package Studio
7 2 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.21%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.61%) PVCS
8 1 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.61%) Log4Net
8 1 (0.61%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (0.61%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.61%) Subversion
8 1 (0.61%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (21.21%) Finance
2 26 (15.76%) Retail
3 5 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.03%) Financial Institution
3 5 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.42%) Electronics
4 4 (2.42%) Billing
5 2 (1.21%) Banking
5 2 (1.21%) Back Office
5 2 (1.21%) Automotive
6 1 (0.61%) Legal
6 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 64 (38.79%) Developer
2 58 (35.15%) Analyst
3 22 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 20 (12.12%) Data Analyst
5 15 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 15 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 15 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 14 (8.48%) Systems Analyst
6 14 (8.48%) Consultant
7 10 (6.06%) Business Systems Analyst
7 10 (6.06%) Business Analyst
7 10 (6.06%) Senior Software Engineer
8 9 (5.45%) Analyst Developer
8 9 (5.45%) Senior .NET Developer
8 9 (5.45%) Support Analyst
9 8 (4.85%) Programmer
9 8 (4.85%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (4.85%) Tester
9 8 (4.85%) Applications Developer
9 8 (4.85%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (43.64%) .NET
2 44 (26.67%) ASP.NET
3 28 (16.97%) Web Services
4 26 (15.76%) HTML
5 24 (14.55%) .NET Framework
6 21 (12.73%) XML
6 21 (12.73%) CSS
6 21 (12.73%) Ajax
7 16 (9.70%) WPF
8 13 (7.88%) HTML5
9 12 (7.27%) WCF
9 12 (7.27%) Middleware
10 10 (6.06%) WinForms
10 10 (6.06%) Silverlight
11 9 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (4.85%) Castle Windsor
12 8 (4.85%) MonoRail
12 8 (4.85%) jQuery
12 8 (4.85%) NHibernate
13 7 (4.24%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.06%) Data Conversion
2 8 (4.85%) Tandem
2 8 (4.85%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.24%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.64%) EFT
5 4 (2.42%) EPoS
5 4 (2.42%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.42%) Replication
6 3 (1.82%) Firmware
6 3 (1.82%) iPhone
7 2 (1.21%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.21%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.21%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.21%) Clustering
8 1 (0.61%) APACS
8 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.61%) EFTPOS
8 1 (0.61%) W3C
8 1 (0.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.61%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 33 (20.00%) Windows
2 15 (9.09%) UNIX
3 14 (8.48%) Linux
4 8 (4.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (4.24%) Android
6 3 (1.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (13.94%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (13.94%) Software Engineering
2 19 (11.52%) Scrum
3 16 (9.70%) Data Analysis
3 16 (9.70%) ETL
4 15 (9.09%) ERP
4 15 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (7.27%) ITIL
5 12 (7.27%) MVC
6 11 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (6.67%) Integration Testing
7 10 (6.06%) Data Cleansing
8 9 (5.45%) Web Application Development
8 9 (5.45%) TDD
9 8 (4.85%) Regression Testing
9 8 (4.85%) Mobile Application Development
10 6 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (3.64%) UML
11 5 (3.03%) Change Management
11 5 (3.03%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (70.91%) SQL
2 67 (40.61%) C#
3 45 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 45 (27.27%) VBScript
3 45 (27.27%) VB6
4 43 (26.06%) VBA
5 42 (25.45%) VB.NET
6 26 (15.76%) Java
7 25 (15.15%) JavaScript
8 14 (8.48%) C++
8 14 (8.48%) C
9 13 (7.88%) PowerShell
10 12 (7.27%) PL/SQL
11 6 (3.64%) Perl
12 5 (3.03%) Delphi
12 5 (3.03%) F#
13 4 (2.42%) Bash Shell
13 4 (2.42%) PHP
14 3 (1.82%) MATLAB
14 3 (1.82%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 17 (10.30%) Degree
2 12 (7.27%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (2.42%) MOS
5 3 (1.82%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.82%) HNC
5 3 (1.82%) ISEB
5 3 (1.82%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.21%) MCSE
7 1 (0.61%) PMP
7 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.85%) QA
2 5 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.42%) SLA
4 1 (0.61%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 8 (4.85%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.64%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.42%) KVM
4 3 (1.82%) XenApp
4 3 (1.82%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.21%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.42%) SCCM
2 2 (1.21%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 74 (44.85%) Microsoft
2 19 (11.52%) Oracle
3 8 (4.85%) VMware
4 6 (3.64%) HP
4 6 (3.64%) NetApp
5 5 (3.03%) Citrix
6 4 (2.42%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.42%) Business Objects
6 4 (2.42%) Sun
6 4 (2.42%) Altiris
6 4 (2.42%) Computacenter
6 4 (2.42%) CommVault
6 4 (2.42%) WatchGuard
7 3 (1.82%) AppSense
7 3 (1.82%) Fujitsu
7 3 (1.82%) Cisco
8 2 (1.21%) SAP
8 2 (1.21%) McAfee
8 2 (1.21%) Twitter
8 2 (1.21%) Agilent
Rickmansworth
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago