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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 113 60 49
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -11
Permanent jobs citing VB 35 103 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.46% 4.01% 4.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.02% 8.17% 8.64%
Number of salaries quoted 30 88 89
Average salary £33,250 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.87% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £33,450 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
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
1158 1260 1180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 48.23% 49.07% 52.44%
Number of salaries quoted 976 1056 938
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Hemel Hempstead -17 12 £32,000 -20.00% 2
Watford -2 9 £35,000 +2.94% 1
Stevenage -7 3 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Welwyn Garden City -14 2 £52,500 +31.25%
Hitchin +4 1 £40,000 -
Royston - 1 £60,000 -
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 49 (74.24%) SQL Server
2 40 (60.61%) SQL
3 39 (59.09%) .NET
4 27 (40.91%) C#
5 23 (34.85%) ASP.NET
6 22 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 21 (31.82%) XML
7 21 (31.82%) MS Excel
7 21 (31.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (30.30%) Windows
9 18 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (19.70%) VB6
11 13 (19.70%) CSS
11 13 (19.70%) JavaScript
11 13 (19.70%) VBA
11 13 (19.70%) MVC
12 12 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 11 (16.67%) HTML
14 10 (15.15%) CRM
14 10 (15.15%) Finance
14 10 (15.15%) Degree
14 10 (15.15%) Mentoring
15 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (13.64%) UML
15 9 (13.64%) JBoss
15 9 (13.64%) Java
16 8 (12.12%) VB.NET

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 9 (13.64%) JBoss
2 8 (12.12%) IIS
3 7 (10.61%) Tuxedo
3 7 (10.61%) AquaLogic
3 7 (10.61%) Oracle Service Bus
3 7 (10.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (7.58%) ArchestrA
4 5 (7.58%) MS Exchange
4 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.03%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.03%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.55%) MS Office
3 1 (1.52%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.52%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (1.52%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.52%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.52%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) DHCP
1 4 (6.06%) DNS
2 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.03%) VPN
3 2 (3.03%) LAN
3 2 (3.03%) WAN
3 2 (3.03%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.52%) CTI
4 1 (1.52%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (74.24%) SQL Server
2 21 (31.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (10.61%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (10.61%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (10.61%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (10.61%) Oracle Database
10 5 (7.58%) MS Access
11 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
13 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.03%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (1.52%) MSI
General
1 10 (15.15%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.55%) Billing
4 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.03%) Legal
5 1 (1.52%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (65.15%) Developer
2 22 (33.33%) Analyst
3 10 (15.15%) Support Analyst
4 8 (12.12%) Applications Developer
4 8 (12.12%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (12.12%) C# Developer
5 7 (10.61%) Analyst Developer
5 7 (10.61%) Senior Analyst Developer
5 7 (10.61%) Senior Developer
6 6 (9.09%) Programmer
6 6 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 6 (9.09%) C# Programmer
7 5 (7.58%) SQL Programmer
7 5 (7.58%) Systems Developer
7 5 (7.58%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Data Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (59.09%) .NET
2 23 (34.85%) ASP.NET
3 21 (31.82%) XML
4 13 (19.70%) CSS
5 11 (16.67%) HTML
6 8 (12.12%) Web Services
6 8 (12.12%) HTML5
7 7 (10.61%) JPA
7 7 (10.61%) Oracle Fusion
7 7 (10.61%) Struts
7 7 (10.61%) J2EE
7 7 (10.61%) Middleware
7 7 (10.61%) Hibernate
7 7 (10.61%) Spring
7 7 (10.61%) JSF
7 7 (10.61%) .NET Framework
8 6 (9.09%) WPF
8 6 (9.09%) LINQ
8 6 (9.09%) jQuery
8 6 (9.09%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (10.61%) N-Tier
3 4 (6.06%) Replication
3 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.55%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.55%) Kindle
4 3 (4.55%) SCADA
5 2 (3.03%) LIMS
5 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.52%) EPoS
6 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.52%) FMCG
6 1 (1.52%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (30.30%) Windows
2 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.55%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.03%) UNIX
5 2 (3.03%) Linux
6 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.70%) MVC
2 10 (15.15%) CRM
2 10 (15.15%) Mentoring
3 9 (13.64%) UML
3 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (10.61%) BPEL
4 7 (10.61%) Software Engineering
4 7 (10.61%) Data Analysis
4 7 (10.61%) ERP
4 7 (10.61%) SOA
5 6 (9.09%) OOP
5 6 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 5 (7.58%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (7.58%) Information Management
7 3 (4.55%) Logistics
7 3 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (4.55%) OO
7 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.55%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (60.61%) SQL
2 27 (40.91%) C#
3 13 (19.70%) JavaScript
3 13 (19.70%) VBA
3 13 (19.70%) VB6
4 9 (13.64%) Java
5 8 (12.12%) VB.NET
6 7 (10.61%) COBOL
6 7 (10.61%) Delphi
7 6 (9.09%) VBScript
7 6 (9.09%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 5 (7.58%) PowerShell
9 4 (6.06%) C++
9 4 (6.06%) C
10 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.03%) PHP
11 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.52%) Perl
11 1 (1.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (15.15%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) MCSE
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.55%) SLA
3 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.61%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.03%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.03%) vSphere
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) SCCM
2 2 (3.03%) ZENworks
2 2 (3.03%) WSUS
3 1 (1.52%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 22 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.61%) Cisco
2 7 (10.61%) Oracle
2 7 (10.61%) BEA
2 7 (10.61%) Micro Focus
3 6 (9.09%) VMware
4 5 (7.58%) Wonderware
5 4 (6.06%) HP
5 4 (6.06%) Citrix
6 3 (4.55%) Dell
6 3 (4.55%) SAP
6 3 (4.55%) Sun
7 2 (3.03%) Sophos
7 2 (3.03%) IronPort
7 2 (3.03%) Veeam
7 2 (3.03%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.03%) Sybase
7 2 (3.03%) IBM
7 2 (3.03%) NetApp
7 2 (3.03%) Novell
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