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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 89 64 68
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +4
Permanent jobs citing VB 50 73 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.20% 3.62% 3.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.81% 6.29% 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 24 49 108
Average salary £38,250 £39,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.92% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1040 1160 1590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 45.67% 57.51% 53.90%
Number of salaries quoted 855 992 1331
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -6.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014. 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
Stevenage +11 13 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Watford -8 6 £37,750 +7.85%
Hitchin -14 6 - - 1
Rickmansworth - 5 £35,000 - 1
Potters Bar - 2 £25,000 -
Borehamwood - 2 £23,000 - 1
Bishop's Stortford +9 1 £45,000 +50.00%
Welwyn Garden City -6 1 £46,500 +9.41%
Harpenden - 1 £47,500 -
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

1 111 (71.15%) SQL
2 71 (45.51%) SQL Server
3 70 (44.87%) Microsoft
4 69 (44.23%) .NET
5 60 (38.46%) C#
6 46 (29.49%) ASP.NET
7 43 (27.56%) VBA
8 42 (26.92%) T-SQL
9 40 (25.64%) VB.NET
10 38 (24.36%) Finance
10 38 (24.36%) VB6
11 37 (23.72%) Data Mining
12 36 (23.08%) Retail
13 31 (19.87%) Agile Software Development
14 30 (19.23%) VBScript
14 30 (19.23%) Web Services
15 29 (18.59%) Analytical Skills
16 28 (17.95%) Windows
17 24 (15.38%) Java
17 24 (15.38%) JavaScript
17 24 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
18 23 (14.74%) CSS
19 22 (14.10%) Visual Studio
19 22 (14.10%) Data Warehouse
19 22 (14.10%) Software Engineering
20 21 (13.46%) Oracle
21 20 (12.82%) XML
21 20 (12.82%) MS Excel
21 20 (12.82%) Ajax
22 19 (12.18%) HTML

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 14 (8.97%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.05%) CMS
3 5 (3.21%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (3.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (2.56%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.92%) AquaLogic
5 3 (1.92%) Tuxedo
5 3 (1.92%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.97%) MS Office
3 1 (0.64%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.49%) Internet
2 4 (2.56%) NAS
2 4 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (2.56%) SAN
3 2 (1.28%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.28%) LDAP
4 1 (0.64%) LAN
4 1 (0.64%) VoIP
4 1 (0.64%) WAN
4 1 (0.64%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.64%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (45.51%) SQL Server
2 37 (23.72%) Data Mining
3 24 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (14.10%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 18 (11.54%) Relational Database
6 16 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (6.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (5.13%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.92%) MS Access
10 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.28%) MySQL
12 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 7
12 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 22 (14.10%) Visual Studio
2 8 (5.13%) NUnit
2 8 (5.13%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (2.56%) LabVIEW
4 3 (1.92%) MSI
4 3 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.28%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.64%) PVCS
6 1 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.64%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.64%) Subversion
6 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.64%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 38 (24.36%) Finance
2 36 (23.08%) Retail
3 13 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.21%) Marketing
4 5 (3.21%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.92%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.28%) Billing
6 2 (1.28%) Automotive
7 1 (0.64%) Legal
7 1 (0.64%) Electronics
7 1 (0.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (39.74%) Developer
2 61 (39.10%) Analyst
3 22 (14.10%) .NET Developer
4 20 (12.82%) Data Analyst
5 17 (10.90%) Systems Analyst
5 17 (10.90%) Senior Developer
6 15 (9.62%) Consultant
7 14 (8.97%) Business Analyst
7 14 (8.97%) Software Engineer
8 13 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
8 13 (8.33%) Business Systems Analyst
9 12 (7.69%) Software Developer
10 11 (7.05%) Analyst Developer
11 9 (5.77%) Senior Software Engineer
11 9 (5.77%) Senior .NET Developer
12 8 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (5.13%) VB Developer
12 8 (5.13%) Senior Analyst Developer
12 8 (5.13%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (4.49%) Citrix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (44.23%) .NET
2 46 (29.49%) ASP.NET
3 30 (19.23%) Web Services
4 23 (14.74%) CSS
5 20 (12.82%) XML
5 20 (12.82%) Ajax
6 19 (12.18%) .NET Framework
6 19 (12.18%) HTML
7 15 (9.62%) Middleware
7 15 (9.62%) WPF
8 12 (7.69%) HTML5
9 11 (7.05%) WCF
10 9 (5.77%) WinForms
11 8 (5.13%) NHibernate
11 8 (5.13%) MonoRail
11 8 (5.13%) Castle Windsor
11 8 (5.13%) PhoneGap
11 8 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (4.49%) jQuery
12 7 (4.49%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.59%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.33%) Data Conversion
3 8 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.13%) Mobile App
3 8 (5.13%) Tandem
4 5 (3.21%) FMCG
5 4 (2.56%) Replication
5 4 (2.56%) EPoS
5 4 (2.56%) EFT
6 3 (1.92%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.92%) e-Health
7 2 (1.28%) Firmware
7 2 (1.28%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.64%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 28 (17.95%) Windows
2 12 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (7.05%) Windows 7
3 11 (7.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (5.77%) UNIX
5 6 (3.85%) Linux
6 2 (1.28%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.28%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.28%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (19.87%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (14.10%) Software Engineering
3 17 (10.90%) Performance Tuning
3 17 (10.90%) Mentoring
4 16 (10.26%) Scrum
5 15 (9.62%) Data Analysis
5 15 (9.62%) ERP
5 15 (9.62%) ETL
6 14 (8.97%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
8 11 (7.05%) MVC
9 8 (5.13%) TDD
9 8 (5.13%) Integration Testing
9 8 (5.13%) UML
9 8 (5.13%) Web Application Development
9 8 (5.13%) Mobile Application Development
10 6 (3.85%) ITIL
11 5 (3.21%) E-Commerce
11 5 (3.21%) Performance Management
11 5 (3.21%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 111 (71.15%) SQL
2 60 (38.46%) C#
3 43 (27.56%) VBA
4 42 (26.92%) T-SQL
5 40 (25.64%) VB.NET
6 38 (24.36%) VB6
7 30 (19.23%) VBScript
8 24 (15.38%) Java
8 24 (15.38%) JavaScript
9 13 (8.33%) PowerShell
10 11 (7.05%) C++
11 8 (5.13%) C
11 8 (5.13%) Delphi
11 8 (5.13%) PL/SQL
12 7 (4.49%) Perl
13 5 (3.21%) F#
14 4 (2.56%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.92%) PHP
15 3 (1.92%) COBOL
16 2 (1.28%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 17 (10.90%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.97%) Degree
3 9 (5.77%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.64%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.56%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) SLA
2 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (5.77%) XenApp
1 9 (5.77%) XenDesktop
2 6 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.56%) KVM
4 2 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.92%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (1.28%) BladeLogic
2 2 (1.28%) SCCM
3 1 (0.64%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 70 (44.87%) Microsoft
2 21 (13.46%) Oracle
3 9 (5.77%) Citrix
3 9 (5.77%) AppSense
3 9 (5.77%) Fujitsu
4 5 (3.21%) Business Objects
5 4 (2.56%) Sun
5 4 (2.56%) HP
5 4 (2.56%) CommVault
5 4 (2.56%) NetApp
5 4 (2.56%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.56%) WatchGuard
5 4 (2.56%) VMware
6 3 (1.92%) CA
6 3 (1.92%) NetQoS
6 3 (1.92%) Micro Focus
6 3 (1.92%) BEA
6 3 (1.92%) JBoss
7 2 (1.28%) SAP
7 2 (1.28%) BMC
Rickmansworth
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (bonus)
Posted: 3 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
LV=
Salary: Competitve
Posted: 4 days ago
Borehamwood
Required IT
Salary: £18,000 - £28,000 depending on experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Hertfordshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 37k per year
Posted: 16 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago