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

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 113 70 52
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -18
Permanent jobs citing VB 37 85 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.64% 3.38% 4.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.41% 6.42% 8.83%
Number of salaries quoted 31 74 92
Average salary £32,500 £36,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.56% -8.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +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
1084 1325 1212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 47.92% 52.62% 50.10%
Number of salaries quoted 887 1086 998
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 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,750 £55,000
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 1 June 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 1 June 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
Watford +15 12 £32,500 -4.41% 1
Hemel Hempstead -33 9 £32,000 -14.66% 2
Welwyn Garden City -16 3 £52,500 +61.53% 1
Stevenage -8 1 £32,500 -4.41%
Hitchin - 1 £40,000 -
Royston - 1 £60,000 -
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 61 (74.39%) SQL Server
2 55 (67.07%) .NET
3 47 (57.32%) C#
4 46 (56.10%) SQL
5 39 (47.56%) ASP.NET
6 31 (37.80%) CSS
6 31 (37.80%) JavaScript
6 31 (37.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 29 (35.37%) MVC
8 27 (32.93%) HTML
8 27 (32.93%) Windows
9 26 (31.71%) Microsoft
10 23 (28.05%) SQL Server 2012
11 22 (26.83%) VB6
11 22 (26.83%) Degree
11 22 (26.83%) OOP
11 22 (26.83%) IIS
12 21 (25.61%) XML
13 20 (24.39%) Java
13 20 (24.39%) Ajax
13 20 (24.39%) HTML5
13 20 (24.39%) jQuery
14 19 (23.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 18 (21.95%) LINQ
15 18 (21.95%) Unit Testing
15 18 (21.95%) ASP.NET MVC
15 18 (21.95%) Razor View Engine
15 18 (21.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 18 (21.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 17 (20.73%) MS Excel

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 (26.83%) IIS
2 13 (15.85%) JBoss
3 11 (13.41%) AquaLogic
3 11 (13.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (13.41%) Oracle Service Bus
3 11 (13.41%) Tuxedo
4 5 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.10%) ArchestrA
4 5 (6.10%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.44%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.44%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (20.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.66%) MS Office
3 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.22%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (1.22%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.22%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.22%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) DNS
1 4 (4.88%) DHCP
2 3 (3.66%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.44%) 2G
3 2 (2.44%) 3G
3 2 (2.44%) VPN
3 2 (2.44%) LAN
3 2 (2.44%) WAN
3 2 (2.44%) LTE
3 2 (2.44%) 4G
3 2 (2.44%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (2.44%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.22%) CTI
4 1 (1.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (74.39%) SQL Server
2 31 (37.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (28.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (23.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (17.07%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (15.85%) Oracle Database
6 13 (15.85%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (14.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (13.41%) Crystal Reports
8 11 (13.41%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (9.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (3.66%) MS Access
12 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (2.44%) Oracle9i Database
12 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
13 1 (1.22%) BusinessObjects XI
13 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (13.41%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (4.88%) Eclipse
2 4 (4.88%) Android Studio
3 2 (2.44%) PowerBuilder
3 2 (2.44%) Toad
4 1 (1.22%) MSI
General
1 14 (17.07%) Finance
2 7 (8.54%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.88%) Marketing
4 2 (2.44%) Games
4 2 (2.44%) Legal
4 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.44%) Billing
5 1 (1.22%) Retail
5 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 55 (67.07%) Developer
2 22 (26.83%) Analyst
3 17 (20.73%) .NET Developer
4 12 (14.63%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (13.41%) Junior .NET Developer
5 11 (13.41%) Senior Analyst Developer
5 11 (13.41%) Analyst Developer
5 11 (13.41%) Junior Developer
5 11 (13.41%) Junior
5 11 (13.41%) Senior Developer
6 8 (9.76%) Support Analyst
6 8 (9.76%) C# Developer
7 7 (8.54%) Programmer
8 6 (7.32%) Applications Developer
8 6 (7.32%) Software Developer
8 6 (7.32%) C# Programmer
9 5 (6.10%) SQL Programmer
9 5 (6.10%) Systems Developer
9 5 (6.10%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.66%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (67.07%) .NET
2 39 (47.56%) ASP.NET
3 31 (37.80%) CSS
4 27 (32.93%) HTML
5 21 (25.61%) XML
6 20 (24.39%) Ajax
6 20 (24.39%) HTML5
6 20 (24.39%) jQuery
7 18 (21.95%) LINQ
7 18 (21.95%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (21.95%) Razor View Engine
7 18 (21.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 18 (21.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 15 (18.29%) Web Services
9 11 (13.41%) Hibernate
9 11 (13.41%) Spring
9 11 (13.41%) JSF
9 11 (13.41%) JPA
9 11 (13.41%) Oracle Fusion
9 11 (13.41%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.41%) N-Tier
2 8 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.32%) Replication
4 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.66%) Kindle
4 3 (3.66%) SCADA
4 3 (3.66%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.44%) LIMS
6 1 (1.22%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.22%) FMCG
6 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.22%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 27 (32.93%) Windows
2 8 (9.76%) Linux
2 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (9.76%) Windows 7
3 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.10%) Android
5 4 (4.88%) UNIX
5 4 (4.88%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.88%) Windows Phone
6 3 (3.66%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.66%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.22%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (35.37%) MVC
2 22 (26.83%) OOP
3 18 (21.95%) Unit Testing
4 14 (17.07%) Mentoring
5 13 (15.85%) UML
6 12 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (13.41%) BPEL
7 11 (13.41%) SOA
8 10 (12.20%) Software Engineering
9 7 (8.54%) Technical Analysis
10 6 (7.32%) CRM
11 5 (6.10%) Systems Analysis
11 5 (6.10%) Requirements Analysis
12 4 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (4.88%) Configuration Management
12 4 (4.88%) OO
12 4 (4.88%) Business Development
12 4 (4.88%) Strategic Planning
12 4 (4.88%) Product Management
12 4 (4.88%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 47 (57.32%) C#
2 46 (56.10%) SQL
3 31 (37.80%) JavaScript
4 22 (26.83%) VB6
5 20 (24.39%) Java
6 12 (14.63%) Delphi
7 11 (13.41%) COBOL
8 9 (10.98%) C++
9 8 (9.76%) C
9 8 (9.76%) VBScript
9 8 (9.76%) VB.NET
9 8 (9.76%) VBA
10 6 (7.32%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 5 (6.10%) PowerShell
12 3 (3.66%) T-SQL
13 2 (2.44%) Shell Script
13 2 (2.44%) PHP
14 1 (1.22%) Ruby
14 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
14 1 (1.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (26.83%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) MCSE
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) QA
1 5 (6.10%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.66%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (8.54%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.88%) Firmware
2 4 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.66%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.44%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) SCCM
2 2 (2.44%) ZENworks
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (2.44%) WSUS
2 2 (2.44%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.22%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 26 (31.71%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.29%) Oracle
3 11 (13.41%) Micro Focus
3 11 (13.41%) BEA
4 7 (8.54%) Cisco
5 6 (7.32%) VMware
6 5 (6.10%) Wonderware
7 4 (4.88%) HP
7 4 (4.88%) Citrix
8 3 (3.66%) Sun
8 3 (3.66%) Dell
9 2 (2.44%) IBM
9 2 (2.44%) Sophos
9 2 (2.44%) NetApp
9 2 (2.44%) Novell
9 2 (2.44%) Veritas
9 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.44%) Sage
9 2 (2.44%) Sybase
9 2 (2.44%) Veeam
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £27,000 to £34,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Extensive Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
PayPoint
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Flexible benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago