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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 105 134 90
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -44
Permanent jobs citing VB 41 31 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.81% 1.35% 2.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.62% 2.71% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 34 26 58
Average salary £41,000 £36,750 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.56% +8.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £53,750 £40,450
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
888 1142 1371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 39.26% 49.80% 54.75%
Number of salaries quoted 710 959 1112
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average 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 average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 April 2016.

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 April 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
(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
Watford +19 19 £46,000 +41.53% 1
Stevenage - 9 £40,000 -
Hemel Hempstead +9 3 £35,000 +9.37% 1
Welwyn Garden City +15 1 £28,500 -45.71%
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 58 (75.32%) SQL
2 47 (61.04%) SQL Server
3 45 (58.44%) .NET
4 35 (45.45%) C#
5 31 (40.26%) T-SQL
5 31 (40.26%) Microsoft
6 26 (33.77%) Finance
7 22 (28.57%) HTML
7 22 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 22 (28.57%) Windows
8 21 (27.27%) CSS
8 21 (27.27%) ASP.NET
8 21 (27.27%) VB6
9 19 (24.68%) IIS
10 18 (23.38%) MVC
10 18 (23.38%) jQuery
11 17 (22.08%) Linux
12 16 (20.78%) Classic ASP
13 15 (19.48%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (18.18%) Unix
14 14 (18.18%) SOAP
14 14 (18.18%) VBA
14 14 (18.18%) VMware
14 14 (18.18%) Test Scripting
14 14 (18.18%) .NET Framework
14 14 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (18.18%) Security Cleared
14 14 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (18.18%) HTML5
15 13 (16.88%) CSS3

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 19 (24.68%) IIS
2 11 (14.29%) Apache
3 10 (12.99%) WebSphere
4 9 (11.69%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.19%) MS Exchange
5 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.60%) Alfresco
6 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.30%) JCAPS
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.79%) MS Office
3 2 (2.60%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (1.30%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.30%) IaaS
2 1 (1.30%) PaaS
2 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) LAN
1 4 (5.19%) WAN
2 2 (2.60%) Firewall
2 2 (2.60%) Internet
2 2 (2.60%) LDAP
2 2 (2.60%) SNMP
2 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.60%) VoIP
3 1 (1.30%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (61.04%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.39%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (9.09%) Data Mining
4 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.19%) MS Access
5 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (2.60%) MySQL
6 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.30%) Redis
7 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (15.58%) Visual Studio
2 10 (12.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 7 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 7 (9.09%) HP UFT
3 7 (9.09%) JIRA
3 7 (9.09%) Selenium
3 7 (9.09%) SoapUI
3 7 (9.09%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.60%) Subversion
4 2 (2.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.30%) Rational Rose
General
1 26 (33.77%) Finance
2 10 (12.99%) Legal
2 10 (12.99%) Retail
2 10 (12.99%) Telecoms
3 7 (9.09%) Banking
4 5 (6.49%) Manufacturing
5 4 (5.19%) Military
6 3 (3.90%) Marketing
7 2 (2.60%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 40 (51.95%) Developer
2 24 (31.17%) Software Developer
3 21 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 21 (27.27%) Analyst
4 14 (18.18%) .NET Software Developer
4 14 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
5 11 (14.29%) VB Developer
6 10 (12.99%) T-SQL Developer
7 8 (10.39%) Consultant
8 7 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
8 7 (9.09%) Test Analyst
9 6 (7.79%) Applications Developer
9 6 (7.79%) Applications Support
9 6 (7.79%) C# Developer
9 6 (7.79%) Junior
10 5 (6.49%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (6.49%) C# Software Developer
10 5 (6.49%) Software Engineer
10 5 (6.49%) SQL Developer
11 4 (5.19%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (58.44%) .NET
2 22 (28.57%) HTML
3 21 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 21 (27.27%) CSS
4 18 (23.38%) jQuery
5 16 (20.78%) Classic ASP
6 14 (18.18%) .NET Framework
6 14 (18.18%) HTML5
6 14 (18.18%) SOAP
7 13 (16.88%) Ajax
7 13 (16.88%) CSS3
8 10 (12.99%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (12.99%) KnockoutJS
8 10 (12.99%) REST
8 10 (12.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (11.69%) Middleware
10 7 (9.09%) Web Services
11 4 (5.19%) JFC
11 4 (5.19%) WCF
12 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.49%) Data Conversion
3 4 (5.19%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.90%) Data Extraction
4 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.60%) Life Science
6 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.57%) Windows
2 17 (22.08%) Linux
3 14 (18.18%) Unix
3 14 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.60%) SUSE
5 2 (2.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.38%) MVC
2 15 (19.48%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 13 (16.88%) Data Analysis
5 11 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 11 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 10 (12.99%) OO
7 9 (11.69%) ITIL
7 9 (11.69%) Waterfall
8 8 (10.39%) ITIL V3
8 8 (10.39%) Web Development
9 7 (9.09%) BDD
9 7 (9.09%) ETL
9 7 (9.09%) Functional Testing
9 7 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (9.09%) Test Automation
9 7 (9.09%) Test Management
9 7 (9.09%) Time Management
9 7 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (75.32%) SQL
2 35 (45.45%) C#
3 31 (40.26%) T-SQL
4 22 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 21 (27.27%) VB6
6 14 (18.18%) VBA
7 12 (15.58%) Java
8 10 (12.99%) VBScript
9 8 (10.39%) C++
10 7 (9.09%) VB.NET
11 4 (5.19%) Perl
11 4 (5.19%) PowerShell
12 3 (3.90%) C
12 3 (3.90%) Ruby
13 2 (2.60%) PHP
14 1 (1.30%) MATLAB
14 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
14 1 (1.30%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.19%) Degree
3 4 (5.19%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.90%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.60%) CCNA
5 2 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.60%) MCSE
5 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.69%) SLA
2 5 (6.49%) QA
System Software
1 14 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (16.88%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.60%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.60%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.60%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.30%) vSphere
Vendors
1 31 (40.26%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.18%) VMware
3 11 (14.29%) Oracle
4 9 (11.69%) IBM
5 7 (9.09%) HP
6 2 (2.60%) Cisco
6 2 (2.60%) Perforce
6 2 (2.60%) Sage
6 2 (2.60%) Symantec
7 1 (1.30%) Avaya
7 1 (1.30%) Citrix
7 1 (1.30%) Nortel
7 1 (1.30%) Rockwell
7 1 (1.30%) SAP
7 1 (1.30%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.30%) Sun
7 1 (1.30%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.30%) webMethods
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago