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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 62 53 60
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Permanent jobs citing VB 87 90 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.51% 4.24% 4.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.61% 7.57% 7.46%
Number of salaries quoted 73 74 109
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 £33,700 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1143 1189 1474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 46.16% 56.01% 54.92%
Number of salaries quoted 972 959 1206
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 31 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 31 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 +17 20 £40,000 +42.85% 1
Hemel Hempstead -11 15 £40,000 -11.11%
Watford -8 11 £34,000 -2.85%
Rickmansworth - 8 £35,000 - 1
Hitchin -7 5 - -
St Albans -1 4 £37,500 -11.76%
Bishop's Stortford +6 2 £45,000 +50.00%
Welwyn Garden City +1 2 £40,000 -5.88%
Potters Bar - 2 £30,500 -
Hoddesdon - 2 £26,000 -
Letchworth -1 1 - -
Harpenden - 1 £47,500 -
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 112 (71.34%) SQL
2 76 (48.41%) SQL Server
3 70 (44.59%) .NET
4 68 (43.31%) Microsoft
5 67 (42.68%) C#
6 45 (28.66%) T-SQL
7 44 (28.03%) ASP.NET
7 44 (28.03%) VB6
8 43 (27.39%) VBA
9 41 (26.11%) VBScript
9 41 (26.11%) VB.NET
10 32 (20.38%) Data Mining
10 32 (20.38%) Finance
11 28 (17.83%) Web Services
12 27 (17.20%) Windows
13 25 (15.92%) HTML
13 25 (15.92%) JavaScript
13 25 (15.92%) Retail
14 24 (15.29%) Java
15 23 (14.65%) Software Engineering
15 23 (14.65%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (14.65%) .NET Framework
16 22 (14.01%) SQL Server 2008
16 22 (14.01%) Visual Studio
16 22 (14.01%) Data Warehouse
17 21 (13.38%) XML
17 21 (13.38%) CSS
17 21 (13.38%) Ajax
18 19 (12.10%) Scrum
18 19 (12.10%) MS Excel

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (8.92%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.01%) CMS
3 5 (3.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (3.18%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (2.55%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (12.10%) MS Excel
2 15 (9.55%) MS Office
3 1 (0.64%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.73%) Internet
2 6 (3.82%) SAN
3 4 (2.55%) NAS
3 4 (2.55%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (1.91%) Wireless
4 3 (1.91%) VoIP
5 2 (1.27%) LDAP
5 2 (1.27%) LAN
5 2 (1.27%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.27%) VPN
5 2 (1.27%) MPLS
6 1 (0.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (48.41%) SQL Server
2 32 (20.38%) Data Mining
3 22 (14.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (14.01%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (11.46%) Relational Database
5 15 (9.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (8.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (7.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (3.82%) MS Access
9 5 (3.18%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.27%) MySQL
11 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 7
11 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.64%) DataStage
11 1 (0.64%) BODI
Development Applications
1 22 (14.01%) Visual Studio
2 8 (5.10%) PhoneGap
2 8 (5.10%) NUnit
2 8 (5.10%) Rhino Mocks
3 7 (4.46%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (3.82%) LabVIEW
5 4 (2.55%) MSI
6 3 (1.91%) Wise Package Studio
6 3 (1.91%) InstallShield
6 3 (1.91%) AdminStudio
7 2 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.27%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.64%) PVCS
8 1 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.64%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.64%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (0.64%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.64%) Log4Net
8 1 (0.64%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.64%) Subversion
General
1 32 (20.38%) Finance
2 25 (15.92%) Retail
3 5 (3.18%) Financial Institution
3 5 (3.18%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.18%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.55%) Electronics
5 3 (1.91%) Billing
6 2 (1.27%) Automotive
7 1 (0.64%) Back Office
7 1 (0.64%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.64%) Legal
7 1 (0.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (40.13%) Developer
2 58 (36.94%) Analyst
3 22 (14.01%) .NET Developer
4 21 (13.38%) Data Analyst
5 15 (9.55%) Software Engineer
5 15 (9.55%) Senior Developer
5 15 (9.55%) Software Developer
6 14 (8.92%) Systems Analyst
6 14 (8.92%) Consultant
7 10 (6.37%) Senior Software Engineer
7 10 (6.37%) Business Analyst
7 10 (6.37%) Business Systems Analyst
8 9 (5.73%) Support Analyst
8 9 (5.73%) Analyst Developer
8 9 (5.73%) Senior .NET Developer
9 8 (5.10%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (5.10%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (5.10%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (5.10%) Programmer
10 7 (4.46%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (44.59%) .NET
2 44 (28.03%) ASP.NET
3 28 (17.83%) Web Services
4 25 (15.92%) HTML
5 23 (14.65%) .NET Framework
6 21 (13.38%) XML
6 21 (13.38%) CSS
6 21 (13.38%) Ajax
7 16 (10.19%) WPF
8 13 (8.28%) HTML5
9 12 (7.64%) WCF
9 12 (7.64%) Middleware
10 10 (6.37%) WinForms
10 10 (6.37%) Silverlight
11 9 (5.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (5.10%) Castle Windsor
12 8 (5.10%) MonoRail
12 8 (5.10%) jQuery
12 8 (5.10%) NHibernate
13 7 (4.46%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.37%) Data Conversion
2 8 (5.10%) Mobile App
2 8 (5.10%) Tandem
3 7 (4.46%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.55%) Replication
4 4 (2.55%) EPoS
4 4 (2.55%) EFT
5 3 (1.91%) Firmware
5 3 (1.91%) iPhone
6 2 (1.27%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.64%) W3C
7 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.64%) SCADA
7 1 (0.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 27 (17.20%) Windows
2 13 (8.28%) UNIX
3 12 (7.64%) Linux
4 6 (3.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (3.82%) Android
5 5 (3.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.91%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (14.65%) Software Engineering
1 23 (14.65%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (12.10%) Scrum
3 16 (10.19%) ETL
3 16 (10.19%) Data Analysis
4 15 (9.55%) ERP
4 15 (9.55%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (7.64%) MVC
6 11 (7.01%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (7.01%) Integration Testing
7 10 (6.37%) Data Cleansing
8 9 (5.73%) ITIL
8 9 (5.73%) TDD
8 9 (5.73%) Web Application Development
9 8 (5.10%) Mobile Application Development
10 7 (4.46%) Regression Testing
11 6 (3.82%) UML
11 6 (3.82%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (3.18%) Performance Management
13 4 (2.55%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (71.34%) SQL
2 67 (42.68%) C#
3 45 (28.66%) T-SQL
4 44 (28.03%) VB6
5 43 (27.39%) VBA
6 41 (26.11%) VBScript
6 41 (26.11%) VB.NET
7 25 (15.92%) JavaScript
8 24 (15.29%) Java
9 13 (8.28%) C++
9 13 (8.28%) C
10 12 (7.64%) PL/SQL
11 10 (6.37%) PowerShell
12 6 (3.82%) Perl
13 5 (3.18%) Delphi
13 5 (3.18%) F#
14 4 (2.55%) Bash Shell
14 4 (2.55%) PHP
15 3 (1.91%) MATLAB
15 3 (1.91%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 15 (9.55%) Degree
2 12 (7.64%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (1.91%) ISEB
3 3 (1.91%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.91%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.91%) MOS
4 2 (1.27%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.46%) QA
2 4 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.91%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (3.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.18%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (2.55%) KVM
4 3 (1.91%) XenApp
4 3 (1.91%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.27%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.91%) SCCM
Vendors
1 68 (43.31%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.46%) Oracle
3 6 (3.82%) VMware
4 4 (2.55%) WatchGuard
4 4 (2.55%) Business Objects
4 4 (2.55%) Sun
4 4 (2.55%) CommVault
4 4 (2.55%) HP
4 4 (2.55%) NetApp
4 4 (2.55%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.91%) Citrix
5 3 (1.91%) Cisco
5 3 (1.91%) Fujitsu
5 3 (1.91%) AppSense
5 3 (1.91%) Altiris
5 3 (1.91%) Computacenter
6 2 (1.27%) Agilent
6 2 (1.27%) SAP
6 2 (1.27%) Twitter
7 1 (0.64%) Avaya
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Posted: 2 days ago
Rickmansworth
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago