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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 90 122 66
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -56
Permanent jobs citing VB 42 36 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.05% 1.58% 3.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.00% 3.31% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 31 30 77
Median salary £45,000 £32,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,250 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
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
840 1088 1375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 41.00% 47.66% 52.78%
Number of salaries quoted 703 889 1131
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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
Watford +17 20 £47,500 +46.15%
Stevenage +2 7 £40,000 +23.07%
Hemel Hempstead +11 1 £35,000 +9.37%
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 58 (78.38%) SQL
2 44 (59.46%) SQL Server
3 38 (51.35%) .NET
4 32 (43.24%) C#
4 32 (43.24%) Microsoft
5 28 (37.84%) T-SQL
6 23 (31.08%) Windows
7 20 (27.03%) Finance
8 18 (24.32%) IIS
8 18 (24.32%) JavaScript
9 16 (21.62%) HTML
9 16 (21.62%) SOAP
9 16 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (20.27%) ASP.NET
10 15 (20.27%) Linux
10 15 (20.27%) CSS
11 14 (18.92%) Java
11 14 (18.92%) Unix
11 14 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (18.92%) VMware
11 14 (18.92%) Test Scripting
11 14 (18.92%) jQuery
11 14 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (17.57%) Security Cleared
12 13 (17.57%) Active Directory
12 13 (17.57%) Windows Server
13 12 (16.22%) Classic ASP
13 12 (16.22%) MVC
13 12 (16.22%) HTML5
13 12 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012

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 18 (24.32%) IIS
2 10 (13.51%) WebSphere
3 9 (12.16%) Apache
3 9 (12.16%) Tomcat
4 6 (8.11%) MS Exchange
5 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (6.76%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.70%) Alfresco
6 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.35%) JCAPS
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (10.81%) MS Excel
1 8 (10.81%) MS Office
2 3 (4.05%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (1.35%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.35%) IaaS
2 1 (1.35%) PaaS
2 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) Firewall
1 4 (5.41%) LAN
1 4 (5.41%) WAN
2 2 (2.70%) CTI
2 2 (2.70%) Internet
2 2 (2.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (59.46%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.16%) Data Mining
2 9 (12.16%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.41%) MS Access
4 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.35%) Redis
5 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (13.51%) Cucumber
1 10 (13.51%) HP UFT
1 10 (13.51%) JIRA
1 10 (13.51%) Selenium
1 10 (13.51%) SoapUI
1 10 (13.51%) Visual Studio
1 10 (13.51%) WebDriver
2 8 (10.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.35%) Rational Rose
General
1 20 (27.03%) Finance
2 11 (14.86%) Banking
2 11 (14.86%) Retail
3 9 (12.16%) Manufacturing
4 8 (10.81%) Legal
5 7 (9.46%) Telecoms
6 5 (6.76%) Aerospace
7 4 (5.41%) Military
8 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (44.59%) Developer
2 26 (35.14%) Analyst
3 22 (29.73%) Software Developer
4 19 (25.68%) .NET Developer
5 13 (17.57%) .NET Software Developer
6 12 (16.22%) ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (13.51%) Automation Test Analyst
7 10 (13.51%) Consultant
7 10 (13.51%) Test Analyst
7 10 (13.51%) VB Developer
8 9 (12.16%) Applications Support
9 8 (10.81%) C# Developer
9 8 (10.81%) T-SQL Developer
10 7 (9.46%) C# Software Developer
10 7 (9.46%) Support Analyst
11 6 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (8.11%) SQL Developer
12 5 (6.76%) Applications Support Analyst
12 5 (6.76%) Junior
12 5 (6.76%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (51.35%) .NET
2 16 (21.62%) HTML
2 16 (21.62%) SOAP
3 15 (20.27%) ASP.NET
3 15 (20.27%) CSS
4 14 (18.92%) jQuery
5 12 (16.22%) Classic ASP
5 12 (16.22%) HTML5
6 11 (14.86%) .NET Framework
6 11 (14.86%) Ajax
6 11 (14.86%) CSS3
6 11 (14.86%) REST
7 9 (12.16%) Middleware
8 8 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (10.81%) KnockoutJS
8 8 (10.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (8.11%) Web Services
10 5 (6.76%) J2EE
11 4 (5.41%) JFC
12 3 (4.05%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (9.46%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.11%) Data Conversion
3 5 (6.76%) Life Science
4 4 (5.41%) Public Cloud
5 3 (4.05%) Data Extraction
5 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.08%) Windows
2 16 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (20.27%) Linux
4 14 (18.92%) Unix
5 13 (17.57%) Windows Server
6 12 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.70%) SUSE
7 2 (2.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.70%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.92%) Test Scripting
2 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (16.22%) MVC
3 10 (13.51%) API Testing
3 10 (13.51%) Automation Testing
3 10 (13.51%) BDD
3 10 (13.51%) Data Analysis
3 10 (13.51%) Functional Testing
3 10 (13.51%) Test Automation
3 10 (13.51%) Test Management
3 10 (13.51%) Waterfall
4 9 (12.16%) Software Engineering
4 9 (12.16%) Software Testing
5 8 (10.81%) OO
5 8 (10.81%) Web Development
6 7 (9.46%) ETL
6 7 (9.46%) ITIL
7 6 (8.11%) CRM
7 6 (8.11%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 58 (78.38%) SQL
2 32 (43.24%) C#
3 28 (37.84%) T-SQL
4 18 (24.32%) JavaScript
5 14 (18.92%) Java
6 11 (14.86%) VB6
7 10 (13.51%) VBA
7 10 (13.51%) VBScript
8 9 (12.16%) C++
9 7 (9.46%) VB.NET
10 6 (8.11%) C
11 4 (5.41%) Perl
11 4 (5.41%) PowerShell
12 3 (4.05%) Ruby
13 1 (1.35%) MATLAB
13 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (17.57%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.86%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.11%) Degree
4 4 (5.41%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.70%) CCNA
5 2 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.70%) MCSE
5 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.16%) SLA
2 6 (8.11%) QA
System Software
1 14 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (17.57%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.05%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.70%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.70%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Vendors
1 32 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.92%) VMware
3 11 (14.86%) Oracle
4 10 (13.51%) HP
5 9 (12.16%) IBM
6 3 (4.05%) Sage
7 2 (2.70%) Avaya
7 2 (2.70%) Cisco
7 2 (2.70%) Nortel
7 2 (2.70%) Rockwell
7 2 (2.70%) Symantec
8 1 (1.35%) Citrix
8 1 (1.35%) SAP
8 1 (1.35%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.35%) Sun
8 1 (1.35%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.35%) webMethods