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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 82 57 53
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -4
Permanent jobs citing VB 65 77 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.84% 4.07% 4.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.01% 7.20% 8.40%
Number of salaries quoted 37 67 135
Average salary £34,500 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.81% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
1081 1070 1631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 47.23% 56.52% 55.01%
Number of salaries quoted 840 870 1411
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Hitchin - 12 - -
Ware - 10 £27,000 - 3
Welwyn Garden City -10 9 £30,000 -14.28%
Hemel Hempstead -6 7 £32,000 -28.88% 1
Stevenage +6 5 £34,000 -9.33%
Watford -25 5 £47,500 +30.13%
Borehamwood - 3 £30,000 - 1
Royston - 3 £45,000 -
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 66 (58.93%) .NET
2 58 (51.79%) SQL
2 58 (51.79%) SQL Server
3 50 (44.64%) ASP.NET
4 49 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 48 (42.86%) C#
6 47 (41.96%) VB6
7 43 (38.39%) JavaScript
8 37 (33.04%) SQL Server 2008
9 36 (32.14%) Oracle
10 34 (30.36%) CSS
11 33 (29.46%) HTML
11 33 (29.46%) Java
12 32 (28.57%) Finance
13 30 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
14 29 (25.89%) MVC
15 27 (24.11%) Windows
16 25 (22.32%) VB.NET
16 25 (22.32%) Web Services
17 23 (20.54%) VBA
18 22 (19.64%) T-SQL
19 21 (18.75%) Delphi
19 21 (18.75%) XML
19 21 (18.75%) Retail
20 20 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 20 (17.86%) Oracle Database
20 20 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
21 19 (16.96%) Degree
21 19 (16.96%) jQuery
22 18 (16.07%) Mentoring

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 17 (15.18%) JBoss
2 15 (13.39%) Tuxedo
2 15 (13.39%) AquaLogic
2 15 (13.39%) Oracle Service Bus
2 15 (13.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 13 (11.61%) IIS
4 4 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.89%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.68%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.46%) 3G
1 5 (4.46%) 2G
1 5 (4.46%) LTE
1 5 (4.46%) 4G
1 5 (4.46%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (3.57%) SNMP
3 2 (1.79%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.89%) DNS
4 1 (0.89%) Internet
4 1 (0.89%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.89%) LDAP
4 1 (0.89%) DHCP
4 1 (0.89%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (51.79%) SQL Server
2 37 (33.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (17.86%) Oracle Database
4 17 (15.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 16 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
5 16 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
6 13 (11.61%) Data Mining
6 13 (11.61%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (8.93%) MS Access
8 8 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.89%) Oracle OLAP
11 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.89%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.89%) OLAP
11 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (13.39%) Oracle Forms
2 14 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.57%) Eclipse
3 4 (3.57%) NUnit
3 4 (3.57%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (3.57%) Android Studio
4 2 (1.79%) MSI
4 2 (1.79%) JUnit
5 1 (0.89%) Toad
General
1 32 (28.57%) Finance
2 21 (18.75%) Retail
3 12 (10.71%) Telecoms
4 10 (8.93%) Marketing
5 5 (4.46%) Games
6 4 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.79%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.79%) Billing
Job Titles
1 61 (54.46%) Developer
2 34 (30.36%) Analyst
3 19 (16.96%) Senior Analyst
3 19 (16.96%) .NET Developer
4 18 (16.07%) Senior Developer
5 17 (15.18%) Junior
5 17 (15.18%) Analyst Developer
5 17 (15.18%) Senior Analyst Developer
6 16 (14.29%) Junior Developer
7 8 (7.14%) Junior .NET Developer
7 8 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 8 (7.14%) Business Analyst
8 7 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
8 7 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
8 7 (6.25%) SQL Developer
9 6 (5.36%) Administrator
10 5 (4.46%) Consultant
10 5 (4.46%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (4.46%) Software Developer
10 5 (4.46%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (58.93%) .NET
2 50 (44.64%) ASP.NET
3 34 (30.36%) CSS
4 33 (29.46%) HTML
5 25 (22.32%) Web Services
6 21 (18.75%) XML
7 19 (16.96%) jQuery
8 17 (15.18%) Oracle Fusion
8 17 (15.18%) Middleware
8 17 (15.18%) Ajax
9 16 (14.29%) J2EE
10 15 (13.39%) Struts
10 15 (13.39%) Hibernate
10 15 (13.39%) Spring
10 15 (13.39%) JSF
10 15 (13.39%) JPA
11 14 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (12.50%) WinForms
12 13 (11.61%) HTML5
13 11 (9.82%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (13.39%) N-Tier
3 6 (5.36%) e-Health
3 6 (5.36%) Data Conversion
4 5 (4.46%) FMCG
4 5 (4.46%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.57%) Tandem
6 3 (2.68%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.68%) EPoS
6 3 (2.68%) EFT
7 2 (1.79%) Replication
7 2 (1.79%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.89%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 27 (24.11%) Windows
2 11 (9.82%) UNIX
3 10 (8.93%) Windows 7
4 8 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.46%) Linux
6 4 (3.57%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.57%) Android
6 4 (3.57%) Windows Phone
7 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.68%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.79%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (25.89%) MVC
3 18 (16.07%) Mentoring
4 17 (15.18%) UML
5 16 (14.29%) OOP
6 15 (13.39%) SOA
6 15 (13.39%) BPEL
7 10 (8.93%) Unit Testing
8 9 (8.04%) Scrum
8 9 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (7.14%) Software Engineering
10 7 (6.25%) Data Analysis
10 7 (6.25%) ETL
10 7 (6.25%) ERP
10 7 (6.25%) OO
11 6 (5.36%) Configuration Management
11 6 (5.36%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (5.36%) Data Cleansing
11 6 (5.36%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (51.79%) SQL
2 48 (42.86%) C#
3 47 (41.96%) VB6
4 43 (38.39%) JavaScript
5 33 (29.46%) Java
6 25 (22.32%) VB.NET
7 23 (20.54%) VBA
8 22 (19.64%) T-SQL
9 21 (18.75%) Delphi
10 15 (13.39%) COBOL
11 10 (8.93%) VBScript
12 8 (7.14%) C++
13 7 (6.25%) PowerShell
14 6 (5.36%) Perl
15 4 (3.57%) C
16 2 (1.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (16.96%) Degree
2 6 (5.36%) SC Cleared
2 6 (5.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.36%) QA
2 1 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (6.25%) XenDesktop
2 6 (5.36%) XenApp
3 4 (3.57%) Firmware
4 3 (2.68%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.89%) vSphere
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (5.36%) CA Spectrum
1 6 (5.36%) EdgeSight
2 4 (3.57%) CA Wily
3 2 (1.79%) BladeLogic
3 2 (1.79%) SCCM
4 1 (0.89%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 49 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 36 (32.14%) Oracle
3 15 (13.39%) BEA
3 15 (13.39%) Micro Focus
4 7 (6.25%) Citrix
5 6 (5.36%) NetQoS
5 6 (5.36%) CA
5 6 (5.36%) AppSense
5 6 (5.36%) Fujitsu
6 3 (2.68%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.79%) BMC
8 1 (0.89%) HP
8 1 (0.89%) SAP
8 1 (0.89%) Cisco
8 1 (0.89%) IronPort
8 1 (0.89%) Veeam
8 1 (0.89%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.89%) NetApp
8 1 (0.89%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.89%) Sophos
Ware, Hertfordshire
Considerate Constructors Scheme
Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Ware, Hertfordshire
Considerate Constructors Scheme
Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Ware, Hertfordshire
Considerate Constructors Scheme
Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Borehamwood
Required IT
Salary: £30,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Hertfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Epson
Salary: Competitive Salary plus benefits
Posted: 24 days ago