The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 91 99 79
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -20
Permanent jobs citing VB 42 37 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.08% 1.83% 3.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.98% 4.00% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 37 23 31
Median salary £38,750 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
1056 924 1017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 52.20% 45.63% 49.15%
Number of salaries quoted 892 802 767
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £31,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

VB Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

VB
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 18 £40,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead +20 16 £37,500 +17.18% 2
Letchworth -8 2 £32,750 -31.77%
Kings Langley - 1 £24,500 -
St Albans - 1 £40,000 -
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 41 (59.42%) .NET
2 35 (50.72%) VB.NET
2 35 (50.72%) C#
3 34 (49.28%) SQL
4 33 (47.83%) SQL Server
5 30 (43.48%) ASP.NET
6 26 (37.68%) Microsoft
7 22 (31.88%) ASP.NET Web API
8 21 (30.43%) Windows
9 20 (28.99%) MVC
10 19 (27.54%) TDD
10 19 (27.54%) SQL Server 2014
10 19 (27.54%) Windows Server
10 19 (27.54%) BDD
11 18 (26.09%) RESTful
11 18 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (26.09%) KnockoutJS
11 18 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 18 (26.09%) Web Application Development
11 18 (26.09%) AngularJS
11 18 (26.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 17 (24.64%) WCF
13 16 (23.19%) MS Exchange
14 14 (20.29%) PowerShell
15 13 (18.84%) JavaScript
15 13 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (15.94%) HTML
16 11 (15.94%) VBA
16 11 (15.94%) Git (software)
17 10 (14.49%) Entity Framework

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (23.19%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.14%) IIS
3 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (7.25%) Skype for Business
4 4 (5.80%) IBM Domino
4 4 (5.80%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (14.49%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.80%) MS Office
2 4 (5.80%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Remedy ITSM
1 4 (5.80%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.45%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Office 365
2 2 (2.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) Firewall
2 6 (8.70%) DHCP
2 6 (8.70%) DNS
3 5 (7.25%) Skype
4 4 (5.80%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.45%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.45%) LDAP
5 1 (1.45%) SAN
5 1 (1.45%) SNMP
5 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.45%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 19 (27.54%) SQL Server 2014
3 9 (13.04%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.80%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (5.80%) GIS
4 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.45%) MS Access
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (15.94%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.35%) JIRA
4 2 (2.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (2.90%) Zephyr
5 1 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.45%) FxCop
5 1 (1.45%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.45%) Moq
5 1 (1.45%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.45%) StyleCop
5 1 (1.45%) Subversion
General
1 9 (13.04%) Music Industry
2 7 (10.14%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.25%) Finance
4 4 (5.80%) Publishing
4 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (57.97%) Developer
2 33 (47.83%) .NET Developer
3 11 (15.94%) SQL Developer
4 7 (10.14%) C# Developer
5 6 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (8.70%) C# WCF Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Software Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) VB.NET Developer
5 6 (8.70%) WCF Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) CAD Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Messaging Specialist
7 4 (5.80%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) CRM Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Development Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.35%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (59.42%) .NET
2 30 (43.48%) ASP.NET
3 22 (31.88%) ASP.NET Web API
4 18 (26.09%) AngularJS
4 18 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 18 (26.09%) KnockoutJS
4 18 (26.09%) RESTful
4 18 (26.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 17 (24.64%) WCF
6 11 (15.94%) HTML
7 10 (14.49%) .NET Framework
7 10 (14.49%) Entity Framework
7 10 (14.49%) WPF
8 9 (13.04%) Code First Entity Framework
8 9 (13.04%) Node.js
9 8 (11.59%) XML
10 7 (10.14%) CSS
10 7 (10.14%) Web Services
11 6 (8.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Tandem
2 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.25%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.45%) Data Conversion
3 1 (1.45%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.43%) Windows
2 19 (27.54%) Windows Server
3 10 (14.49%) Linux
4 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.25%) Windows 7
5 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.80%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.99%) MVC
2 19 (27.54%) BDD
2 19 (27.54%) TDD
3 18 (26.09%) Web Application Development
4 13 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (14.49%) ITIL
5 10 (14.49%) Software Engineering
6 9 (13.04%) High Availability
7 8 (11.59%) CRM
8 6 (8.70%) Re-Platforming
9 4 (5.80%) CAD
9 4 (5.80%) Logistics
9 4 (5.80%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.80%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (5.80%) OOP
9 4 (5.80%) Project Management
9 4 (5.80%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (4.35%) Automated Testing
11 2 (2.90%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (2.90%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (50.72%) C#
1 35 (50.72%) VB.NET
2 34 (49.28%) SQL
3 14 (20.29%) PowerShell
4 13 (18.84%) JavaScript
5 11 (15.94%) VBA
6 10 (14.49%) T-SQL
7 9 (13.04%) C
7 9 (13.04%) C++
7 9 (13.04%) Ruby
8 8 (11.59%) VBScript
9 7 (10.14%) Java
10 2 (2.90%) VB6
11 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) MCTS
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (7.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.80%) MCITP
2 4 (5.80%) MCSE
2 4 (5.80%) MCSM
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 1 (1.45%) CCAA
3 1 (1.45%) CCNA
3 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.45%) Degree
3 1 (1.45%) MCP
3 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (14.49%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.59%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.25%) Forefront TMG
4 5 (7.25%) vSphere
4 5 (7.25%) XenApp
4 5 (7.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 4 (5.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 26 (37.68%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.49%) Cisco
2 10 (14.49%) Citrix
2 10 (14.49%) VMware
3 7 (10.14%) Oracle
4 6 (8.70%) HP
5 5 (7.25%) SonicWALL
6 4 (5.80%) BMC
6 4 (5.80%) Computacenter
6 4 (5.80%) Dell
6 4 (5.80%) Remedy
6 4 (5.80%) Sage
6 4 (5.80%) Symantec
7 1 (1.45%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.45%) IBM
7 1 (1.45%) Perforce
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