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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 128 80 57
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -23
Permanent jobs citing VB 22 67 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.91% 2.86% 4.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.80% 6.18% 7.40%
Number of salaries quoted 18 43 60
Average salary £35,750 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £34,000 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £47,500 £45,000
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
1220 1084 1135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 50.64% 46.32% 56.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1093 894 960
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 3 September 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 September 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 -9 7 £52,250 +53.67% 1
Hemel Hempstead +8 4 £34,000 -15.00% 1
Borehamwood - 4 £25,500 -
Letchworth 0 1 £62,500 -
Stevenage -11 1 £32,500 -7.14%
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 42 (68.85%) SQL
2 32 (52.46%) .NET
2 32 (52.46%) SQL Server
3 23 (37.70%) C#
3 23 (37.70%) Windows
4 20 (32.79%) MS Excel
5 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
5 15 (24.59%) XML
5 15 (24.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (21.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (21.31%) VBA
7 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 11 (18.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (16.39%) VB6
8 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET
8 10 (16.39%) ERP
9 8 (13.11%) CRM
9 8 (13.11%) C
9 8 (13.11%) C++
9 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
9 8 (13.11%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (11.48%) .NET Framework
10 7 (11.48%) Billing
10 7 (11.48%) Data Analysis
10 7 (11.48%) VBScript
11 6 (9.84%) SharePoint
11 6 (9.84%) UNIX
11 6 (9.84%) FoxPro (VFP)

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 6 (9.84%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.20%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.56%) ArchestrA
4 3 (4.92%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.28%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.28%) IIS
5 2 (3.28%) JBoss
5 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.64%) JCAPS
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 20 (32.79%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.56%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.64%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (1.64%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.64%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) DHCP
1 4 (6.56%) DNS
1 4 (6.56%) Firewall
2 3 (4.92%) Wireless
2 3 (4.92%) Network Security
3 2 (3.28%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.64%) CTI
4 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (52.46%) SQL Server
2 15 (24.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (21.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (18.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (8.20%) MS Access
6 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.64%) DB2
8 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (1.64%) MSI
2 1 (1.64%) Rational Rose
General
1 7 (11.48%) Billing
2 6 (9.84%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.84%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.92%) Advertising
3 3 (4.92%) Finance
4 2 (3.28%) Legal
5 1 (1.64%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (44.26%) Developer
2 14 (22.95%) Analyst
3 10 (16.39%) Support Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) Applications Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Programmer
5 6 (9.84%) Software Developer
5 6 (9.84%) C# Developer
5 6 (9.84%) C# Programmer
6 5 (8.20%) SQL Programmer
6 5 (8.20%) Technical Support
7 4 (6.56%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.56%) Systems Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Penetration Tester
8 3 (4.92%) Tester
8 3 (4.92%) Consultant
9 2 (3.28%) Architect
9 2 (3.28%) Security Consultant
9 2 (3.28%) Report Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Excel Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (52.46%) .NET
2 15 (24.59%) XML
3 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET
4 7 (11.48%) .NET Framework
5 6 (9.84%) WPF
6 4 (6.56%) HTML
7 3 (4.92%) Web Services
8 2 (3.28%) XSLT
8 2 (3.28%) MSMQ
9 1 (1.64%) JMS
9 1 (1.64%) WSDL
9 1 (1.64%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (1.64%) SOAP
9 1 (1.64%) J2EE
9 1 (1.64%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (1.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Enterprise Software
1 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.56%) Replication
3 3 (4.92%) SCADA
3 3 (4.92%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.92%) Kindle
4 2 (3.28%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.64%) EPoS
5 1 (1.64%) LIMS
5 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.64%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 23 (37.70%) Windows
2 6 (9.84%) UNIX
2 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (8.20%) Linux
4 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.39%) ERP
1 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
2 8 (13.11%) CRM
3 7 (11.48%) Data Analysis
4 6 (9.84%) Data Management
4 6 (9.84%) Time Management
5 5 (8.20%) Migration
6 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2
6 4 (6.56%) Information Management
6 4 (6.56%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (6.56%) Waterfall
6 4 (6.56%) Web Application Development
7 3 (4.92%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.92%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (4.92%) Logistics
7 3 (4.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (4.92%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (4.92%) OO
8 2 (3.28%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 42 (68.85%) SQL
2 23 (37.70%) C#
3 13 (21.31%) VBA
4 10 (16.39%) VB6
5 8 (13.11%) C
5 8 (13.11%) C++
6 7 (11.48%) VBScript
7 6 (9.84%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 5 (8.20%) Java
8 5 (8.20%) Perl
9 4 (6.56%) VB.NET
9 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.28%) Ruby
10 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) Degree
1 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) MCSE
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.92%) SLA
3 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.92%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.28%) XenDesktop
3 2 (3.28%) vSphere
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) SCCM
2 2 (3.28%) WSUS
3 1 (1.64%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.20%) Cisco
2 5 (8.20%) Citrix
3 4 (6.56%) Sun
3 4 (6.56%) HP
3 4 (6.56%) SAP
3 4 (6.56%) VMware
3 4 (6.56%) Wonderware
4 3 (4.92%) Dell
5 2 (3.28%) IBM
5 2 (3.28%) Sybase
5 2 (3.28%) NetApp
5 2 (3.28%) Veritas
5 2 (3.28%) Sage
5 2 (3.28%) Sophos
5 2 (3.28%) IronPort
5 2 (3.28%) Veeam
5 2 (3.28%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.64%) Ventyx
6 1 (1.64%) SonicWALL
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago