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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 116 77 70
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -7
Permanent jobs citing VB 29 67 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.37% 2.93% 3.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.63% 5.43% 6.08%
Number of salaries quoted 15 58 75
Average salary £39,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.53% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £22,500 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,450 £49,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.69% +6.42%
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
1101 1233 1430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 51.89% 54.01% 53.00%
Number of salaries quoted 897 999 1246
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 £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 March 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 March 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
Hitchin - 7 - -
Watford +8 6 £47,500 +20.25% 1
Ware - 5 - -
Hemel Hempstead -19 3 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Hertford +8 1 £32,500 -7.14%
Welwyn Garden City -11 1 - -
Royston - 1 £38,500 -
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 71 (75.53%) .NET
2 67 (71.28%) SQL Server
3 58 (61.70%) ASP.NET
4 56 (59.57%) JavaScript
5 52 (55.32%) C#
6 48 (51.06%) SQL
6 48 (51.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 47 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 45 (47.87%) CSS
8 45 (47.87%) VB6
9 44 (46.81%) HTML
10 37 (39.36%) MVC
11 33 (35.11%) Oracle
12 31 (32.98%) Java
13 27 (28.72%) Web Services
14 26 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
14 26 (27.66%) jQuery
15 25 (26.60%) XML
16 24 (25.53%) Ajax
16 24 (25.53%) SQL Server 2012
17 23 (24.47%) Oracle Database
17 23 (24.47%) Finance
18 22 (23.40%) Delphi
18 22 (23.40%) IIS
18 22 (23.40%) JBoss
18 22 (23.40%) HTML5
18 22 (23.40%) SQL Server 2005
18 22 (23.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 21 (22.34%) Oracle Database 11g
19 21 (22.34%) Degree

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 22 (23.40%) IIS
1 22 (23.40%) JBoss
2 19 (20.21%) Tuxedo
2 19 (20.21%) AquaLogic
2 19 (20.21%) Oracle Service Bus
2 19 (20.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (5.32%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.19%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.06%) ArchestrA
5 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (17.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.32%) 3G
1 5 (5.32%) 2G
1 5 (5.32%) LTE
1 5 (5.32%) 4G
1 5 (5.32%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (3.19%) NetScaler
2 3 (3.19%) DNS
2 3 (3.19%) DHCP
3 2 (2.13%) SNMP
3 2 (2.13%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.13%) VPN
3 2 (2.13%) LAN
3 2 (2.13%) WAN
4 1 (1.06%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (71.28%) SQL Server
2 48 (51.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (25.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 23 (24.47%) Oracle Database
5 22 (23.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 22 (23.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (22.34%) Oracle Database 11g
7 19 (20.21%) Crystal Reports
7 19 (20.21%) Oracle Reports
8 11 (11.70%) MS Access
9 10 (10.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (2.13%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (1.06%) OLAP
12 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
12 1 (1.06%) BusinessObjects XI
12 1 (1.06%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 19 (20.21%) Oracle Forms
2 12 (12.77%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.26%) Android Studio
3 4 (4.26%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.13%) Toad
4 2 (2.13%) JUnit
5 1 (1.06%) PowerBuilder
General
1 23 (24.47%) Finance
2 5 (5.32%) Games
2 5 (5.32%) Marketing
3 3 (3.19%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.13%) Legal
4 2 (2.13%) Retail
4 2 (2.13%) Billing
5 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 65 (69.15%) Developer
2 22 (23.40%) Analyst
3 19 (20.21%) Senior Developer
3 19 (20.21%) Senior Analyst
3 19 (20.21%) Analyst Developer
3 19 (20.21%) Senior Analyst Developer
4 18 (19.15%) .NET Developer
5 16 (17.02%) Junior
6 15 (15.96%) Junior Developer
7 11 (11.70%) Junior .NET Developer
8 8 (8.51%) C# Developer
8 8 (8.51%) SQL Developer
9 7 (7.45%) Software Engineer
10 5 (5.32%) Support Engineer
10 5 (5.32%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (5.32%) Performance Engineer
10 5 (5.32%) Development Engineer
11 4 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 4 (4.26%) Programmer
11 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (75.53%) .NET
2 58 (61.70%) ASP.NET
3 45 (47.87%) CSS
4 44 (46.81%) HTML
5 27 (28.72%) Web Services
6 26 (27.66%) jQuery
7 25 (26.60%) XML
8 24 (25.53%) Ajax
9 22 (23.40%) HTML5
10 21 (22.34%) Oracle Fusion
10 21 (22.34%) Middleware
11 19 (20.21%) Hibernate
11 19 (20.21%) Spring
11 19 (20.21%) JSF
11 19 (20.21%) Struts
11 19 (20.21%) J2EE
11 19 (20.21%) JPA
12 18 (19.15%) LINQ
12 18 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (19.15%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.21%) N-Tier
2 5 (5.32%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.32%) Replication
3 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.19%) EPoS
5 2 (2.13%) EFT
5 2 (2.13%) e-Health
5 2 (2.13%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.06%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.34%) Windows
2 8 (8.51%) UNIX
3 7 (7.45%) Linux
3 7 (7.45%) Windows 7
4 5 (5.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.26%) Windows Phone
5 4 (4.26%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.26%) Android
6 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.13%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (39.36%) MVC
2 26 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (22.34%) OOP
4 20 (21.28%) UML
4 20 (21.28%) Mentoring
5 19 (20.21%) SOA
5 19 (20.21%) BPEL
6 18 (19.15%) Unit Testing
7 8 (8.51%) Software Engineering
7 8 (8.51%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (7.45%) Configuration Management
9 6 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (6.38%) Product Management
10 5 (5.32%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (5.32%) Validation
10 5 (5.32%) Data Modelling
11 4 (4.26%) OOD
11 4 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (4.26%) OO
11 4 (4.26%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 56 (59.57%) JavaScript
2 52 (55.32%) C#
3 48 (51.06%) SQL
4 45 (47.87%) VB6
5 31 (32.98%) Java
6 22 (23.40%) Delphi
7 19 (20.21%) COBOL
8 18 (19.15%) VB.NET
9 16 (17.02%) VBA
10 15 (15.96%) T-SQL
11 7 (7.45%) C++
12 5 (5.32%) VBScript
12 5 (5.32%) PowerShell
13 4 (4.26%) C
14 2 (2.13%) Perl
14 2 (2.13%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
15 1 (1.06%) PHP
15 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (22.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.26%) Firmware
2 4 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.19%) XenDesktop
3 3 (3.19%) vSphere
3 3 (3.19%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) ZENworks
1 2 (2.13%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (2.13%) SCCM
1 2 (2.13%) Data Guard
1 2 (2.13%) CA Wily
1 2 (2.13%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 47 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 33 (35.11%) Oracle
3 19 (20.21%) BEA
3 19 (20.21%) Micro Focus
4 5 (5.32%) VMware
4 5 (5.32%) Cisco
5 3 (3.19%) Sophos
5 3 (3.19%) NetApp
5 3 (3.19%) Business Objects
5 3 (3.19%) HP
5 3 (3.19%) Citrix
5 3 (3.19%) IronPort
5 3 (3.19%) Veeam
5 3 (3.19%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.13%) NetQoS
6 2 (2.13%) Novell
6 2 (2.13%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.13%) CA
7 1 (1.06%) Informatica
7 1 (1.06%) Wonderware
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-45k
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago