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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 79 54 63
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +9
Permanent jobs citing VB 60 77 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.95% 4.01% 3.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.91% 7.33% 7.12%
Number of salaries quoted 24 67 107
Average salary £32,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £40,600 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
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
1015 1051 1516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 49.88% 54.77% 54.89%
Number of salaries quoted 763 850 1303
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 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 - 15 - -
Hemel Hempstead -11 8 £29,750 -15.00%
Welwyn Garden City -9 5 £30,000 -14.28%
Watford -21 4 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Stevenage -1 2 £33,250 -5.00%
Borehamwood - 2 £29,500 -
Royston - 2 £45,000 -
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 70 (59.83%) .NET
2 65 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 62 (52.99%) SQL
4 58 (49.57%) JavaScript
5 56 (47.86%) ASP.NET
6 53 (45.30%) Microsoft
7 51 (43.59%) C#
8 49 (41.88%) VB6
9 48 (41.03%) SQL Server 2008
10 47 (40.17%) CSS
11 41 (35.04%) Oracle
12 40 (34.19%) HTML
12 40 (34.19%) Java
13 39 (33.33%) MVC
14 37 (31.62%) Finance
15 31 (26.50%) Web Services
16 30 (25.64%) Windows
16 30 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
17 26 (22.22%) Oracle Database
17 26 (22.22%) Delphi
18 25 (21.37%) XML
18 25 (21.37%) Degree
18 25 (21.37%) jQuery
19 24 (20.51%) Oracle Database 11g
19 24 (20.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 24 (20.51%) SQL Server 2005
19 24 (20.51%) Oracle Fusion
19 24 (20.51%) JBoss
19 24 (20.51%) Middleware
20 23 (19.66%) OOP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 24 (20.51%) JBoss
2 22 (18.80%) AquaLogic
2 22 (18.80%) Oracle Service Bus
2 22 (18.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 22 (18.80%) Tuxedo
3 21 (17.95%) IIS
4 3 (2.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (11.97%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.27%) 2G
1 5 (4.27%) 3G
1 5 (4.27%) Radio Access Network
1 5 (4.27%) 4G
1 5 (4.27%) LTE
2 4 (3.42%) SNMP
2 4 (3.42%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.71%) VPN
3 2 (1.71%) LAN
3 2 (1.71%) WAN
4 1 (0.85%) DHCP
4 1 (0.85%) DNS
4 1 (0.85%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.85%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 48 (41.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 24 (20.51%) Oracle Database 11g
4 24 (20.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (20.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 23 (19.66%) Oracle Reports
5 23 (19.66%) Crystal Reports
6 21 (17.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (11.11%) Data Mining
8 10 (8.55%) MS Access
9 8 (6.84%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (4.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (1.71%) Oracle9i Database
12 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.85%) OLAP
13 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.85%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 22 (18.80%) Oracle Forms
2 12 (10.26%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.42%) Android Studio
3 4 (3.42%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.71%) Toad
4 2 (1.71%) JUnit
4 2 (1.71%) MSI
General
1 37 (31.62%) Finance
2 20 (17.09%) Retail
3 12 (10.26%) Telecoms
4 10 (8.55%) Marketing
5 5 (4.27%) Games
6 4 (3.42%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.71%) Billing
Job Titles
1 64 (54.70%) Developer
2 39 (33.33%) Analyst
3 24 (20.51%) Senior Analyst
4 22 (18.80%) Senior Analyst Developer
4 22 (18.80%) Analyst Developer
4 22 (18.80%) Senior Developer
5 20 (17.09%) Junior
6 19 (16.24%) Junior Developer
7 18 (15.38%) .NET Developer
8 11 (9.40%) Junior .NET Developer
9 8 (6.84%) Software Engineer
9 8 (6.84%) Business Analyst
10 7 (5.98%) Business Systems Analyst
10 7 (5.98%) Systems Analyst
10 7 (5.98%) SQL Developer
11 6 (5.13%) Administrator
12 5 (4.27%) Support Engineer
12 5 (4.27%) Systems Engineer
12 5 (4.27%) Development Engineer
12 5 (4.27%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (59.83%) .NET
2 56 (47.86%) ASP.NET
3 47 (40.17%) CSS
4 40 (34.19%) HTML
5 31 (26.50%) Web Services
6 25 (21.37%) XML
6 25 (21.37%) jQuery
7 24 (20.51%) Oracle Fusion
7 24 (20.51%) Middleware
8 23 (19.66%) Ajax
9 22 (18.80%) Spring
9 22 (18.80%) JSF
9 22 (18.80%) JPA
9 22 (18.80%) J2EE
9 22 (18.80%) Struts
9 22 (18.80%) Hibernate
10 19 (16.24%) HTML5
11 17 (14.53%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (14.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 17 (14.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.80%) N-Tier
2 20 (17.09%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.13%) e-Health
3 6 (5.13%) Data Conversion
4 5 (4.27%) FMCG
5 4 (3.42%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.56%) Replication
7 2 (1.71%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.71%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.71%) EPoS
7 2 (1.71%) EFT
8 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 30 (25.64%) Windows
2 13 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 11 (9.40%) UNIX
4 10 (8.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (6.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (5.13%) Linux
7 5 (4.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.42%) Android
8 4 (3.42%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.42%) Windows Phone
8 4 (3.42%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.42%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.71%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (33.33%) MVC
2 30 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (19.66%) OOP
4 22 (18.80%) BPEL
4 22 (18.80%) Mentoring
4 22 (18.80%) UML
4 22 (18.80%) SOA
5 17 (14.53%) Unit Testing
6 9 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (5.98%) Configuration Management
7 7 (5.98%) ERP
7 7 (5.98%) OO
7 7 (5.98%) ETL
7 7 (5.98%) Data Analysis
8 6 (5.13%) Software Engineering
8 6 (5.13%) Product Management
8 6 (5.13%) Data Cleansing
8 6 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (4.27%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (4.27%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 62 (52.99%) SQL
2 58 (49.57%) JavaScript
3 51 (43.59%) C#
4 49 (41.88%) VB6
5 40 (34.19%) Java
6 26 (22.22%) Delphi
7 23 (19.66%) VBA
8 22 (18.80%) T-SQL
8 22 (18.80%) COBOL
9 18 (15.38%) VB.NET
10 11 (9.40%) VBScript
11 9 (7.69%) PowerShell
12 8 (6.84%) C++
13 6 (5.13%) Perl
14 4 (3.42%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (21.37%) Degree
2 6 (5.13%) SC Cleared
2 6 (5.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.98%) XenDesktop
2 6 (5.13%) XenApp
3 5 (4.27%) Active Directory
4 4 (3.42%) Firmware
5 2 (1.71%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.71%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (5.13%) EdgeSight
1 6 (5.13%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (3.42%) CA Wily
2 4 (3.42%) SCCM
3 2 (1.71%) BladeLogic
3 2 (1.71%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.71%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 53 (45.30%) Microsoft
2 41 (35.04%) Oracle
3 22 (18.80%) BEA
3 22 (18.80%) Micro Focus
4 7 (5.98%) Citrix
5 6 (5.13%) Fujitsu
5 6 (5.13%) NetQoS
5 6 (5.13%) CA
5 6 (5.13%) AppSense
6 3 (2.56%) VMware
6 3 (2.56%) Cisco
6 3 (2.56%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.71%) BMC
7 2 (1.71%) Novell
7 2 (1.71%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.85%) Sophos
8 1 (0.85%) NetApp
8 1 (0.85%) HP
8 1 (0.85%) Twitter
8 1 (0.85%) SolarWinds
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