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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 77 50 61
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +11
Permanent jobs citing VB 72 85 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.05% 4.23% 4.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.61% 7.52% 7.44%
Number of salaries quoted 48 61 116
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £58,750
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
1089 1130 1560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 46.16% 56.25% 54.13%
Number of salaries quoted 897 947 1283
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +12 20 £45,000 +60.71% 1
Watford -5 12 £34,000 -2.85% 1
Rickmansworth - 7 £35,000 - 1
Hitchin -12 5 - -
Welwyn Garden City -1 3 £40,000 -5.88%
Bishop's Stortford +10 2 £45,000 +50.00%
Hemel Hempstead -20 2 £40,000 -
Potters Bar - 2 £25,000 -
Harpenden - 1 £47,500 -
Letchworth - 1 - -
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 112 (71.34%) SQL
2 73 (46.50%) SQL Server
3 67 (42.68%) .NET
4 66 (42.04%) Microsoft
5 62 (39.49%) C#
6 43 (27.39%) ASP.NET
7 42 (26.75%) VBA
7 42 (26.75%) T-SQL
8 41 (26.11%) VB6
9 40 (25.48%) VB.NET
10 36 (22.93%) VBScript
10 36 (22.93%) Data Mining
11 35 (22.29%) Retail
12 34 (21.66%) Finance
13 29 (18.47%) Windows
14 27 (17.20%) Web Services
15 24 (15.29%) MS Excel
16 23 (14.65%) Java
16 23 (14.65%) JavaScript
17 22 (14.01%) HTML
17 22 (14.01%) Visual Studio
17 22 (14.01%) Software Engineering
18 21 (13.38%) Agile Software Development
18 21 (13.38%) .NET Framework
18 21 (13.38%) SQL Server 2008
18 21 (13.38%) Data Warehouse
19 20 (12.74%) CSS
19 20 (12.74%) Ajax
20 18 (11.46%) XML
20 18 (11.46%) Oracle

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (8.92%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.01%) CMS
3 5 (3.18%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (3.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (2.55%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (15.29%) MS Excel
2 15 (9.55%) MS Office
3 1 (0.64%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.10%) Internet
2 5 (3.18%) SAN
3 4 (2.55%) NAS
3 4 (2.55%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (1.27%) VoIP
4 2 (1.27%) LDAP
4 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.64%) VPN
5 1 (0.64%) LAN
5 1 (0.64%) WAN
5 1 (0.64%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.64%) SNMP
5 1 (0.64%) MPLS
5 1 (0.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (46.50%) SQL Server
2 36 (22.93%) Data Mining
3 21 (13.38%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (13.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (11.46%) Relational Database
5 15 (9.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (8.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (6.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (3.18%) Oracle Database
8 5 (3.18%) MS Access
9 2 (1.27%) MySQL
10 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 7
10 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 22 (14.01%) Visual Studio
2 8 (5.10%) NUnit
2 8 (5.10%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (2.55%) LabVIEW
3 4 (2.55%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.27%) MSI
5 1 (0.64%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (0.64%) PVCS
5 1 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.64%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.64%) Subversion
5 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.64%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 35 (22.29%) Retail
2 34 (21.66%) Finance
3 12 (7.64%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.18%) Marketing
4 5 (3.18%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.55%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.27%) Automotive
6 2 (1.27%) Electronics
6 2 (1.27%) Billing
7 1 (0.64%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.64%) Legal
7 1 (0.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (38.85%) Developer
2 59 (37.58%) Analyst
3 22 (14.01%) .NET Developer
4 19 (12.10%) Data Analyst
5 16 (10.19%) Systems Analyst
6 15 (9.55%) Consultant
7 14 (8.92%) Senior Developer
7 14 (8.92%) Software Engineer
8 13 (8.28%) Software Developer
9 12 (7.64%) Business Analyst
9 12 (7.64%) Business Systems Analyst
10 9 (5.73%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (5.73%) Senior Software Engineer
10 9 (5.73%) Analyst Developer
10 9 (5.73%) Senior .NET Developer
11 8 (5.10%) ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (5.10%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (5.10%) Support Analyst
12 7 (4.46%) Programmer
12 7 (4.46%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (42.68%) .NET
2 43 (27.39%) ASP.NET
3 27 (17.20%) Web Services
4 22 (14.01%) HTML
5 21 (13.38%) .NET Framework
6 20 (12.74%) Ajax
6 20 (12.74%) CSS
7 18 (11.46%) XML
8 15 (9.55%) WPF
9 12 (7.64%) HTML5
9 12 (7.64%) Middleware
10 11 (7.01%) WCF
11 9 (5.73%) WinForms
12 8 (5.10%) NHibernate
12 8 (5.10%) Silverlight
12 8 (5.10%) MonoRail
12 8 (5.10%) Castle Windsor
12 8 (5.10%) PhoneGap
12 8 (5.10%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (4.46%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.64%) Data Conversion
2 8 (5.10%) Mobile App
2 8 (5.10%) Tandem
3 7 (4.46%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.18%) FMCG
5 4 (2.55%) Replication
5 4 (2.55%) EPoS
5 4 (2.55%) EFT
6 2 (1.27%) Firmware
6 2 (1.27%) e-Health
6 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.64%) SCADA
7 1 (0.64%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.64%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 29 (18.47%) Windows
2 12 (7.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (7.01%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (7.01%) UNIX
4 10 (6.37%) Windows 7
5 8 (5.10%) Linux
6 3 (1.91%) Android
7 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.64%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.64%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (14.01%) Software Engineering
2 21 (13.38%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (10.83%) Scrum
4 16 (10.19%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (8.92%) Data Analysis
5 14 (8.92%) ERP
5 14 (8.92%) ETL
6 13 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (7.64%) Data Cleansing
8 9 (5.73%) MVC
8 9 (5.73%) Integration Testing
9 8 (5.10%) TDD
9 8 (5.10%) Web Application Development
9 8 (5.10%) Mobile Application Development
10 6 (3.82%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (3.82%) E-Commerce
10 6 (3.82%) ITIL
11 5 (3.18%) UML
11 5 (3.18%) Performance Management
12 4 (2.55%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 112 (71.34%) SQL
2 62 (39.49%) C#
3 42 (26.75%) T-SQL
3 42 (26.75%) VBA
4 41 (26.11%) VB6
5 40 (25.48%) VB.NET
6 36 (22.93%) VBScript
7 23 (14.65%) Java
7 23 (14.65%) JavaScript
8 13 (8.28%) PowerShell
9 12 (7.64%) C++
10 10 (6.37%) C
11 9 (5.73%) PL/SQL
12 7 (4.46%) Perl
13 5 (3.18%) Delphi
13 5 (3.18%) F#
14 4 (2.55%) Bash Shell
14 4 (2.55%) PHP
15 2 (1.27%) Assembly Language
15 2 (1.27%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 17 (10.83%) Degree
1 17 (10.83%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.73%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.64%) HNC
3 1 (0.64%) ISEB
3 1 (0.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.18%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (5.73%) XenApp
1 9 (5.73%) XenDesktop
2 6 (3.82%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.55%) KVM
5 2 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.64%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (0.64%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.64%) SCCM
2 1 (0.64%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 66 (42.04%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.46%) Oracle
3 9 (5.73%) Citrix
3 9 (5.73%) AppSense
3 9 (5.73%) Fujitsu
4 5 (3.18%) VMware
5 4 (2.55%) CommVault
5 4 (2.55%) NetApp
5 4 (2.55%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.55%) Business Objects
5 4 (2.55%) Sun
5 4 (2.55%) HP
5 4 (2.55%) WatchGuard
6 2 (1.27%) Twitter
6 2 (1.27%) NetQoS
6 2 (1.27%) SAP
6 2 (1.27%) Cisco
6 2 (1.27%) CA
6 2 (1.27%) Agilent
7 1 (0.64%) Avaya
Watford, Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Rickmansworth
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (bonus)
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago