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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 120 77 60
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -17
Permanent jobs citing VB 31 70 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.38% 2.81% 3.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.74% 5.14% 6.93%
Number of salaries quoted 25 60 79
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £41,850 £49,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +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
1132 1363 1357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 50.27% 54.65% 51.34%
Number of salaries quoted 953 1102 1175
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 £29,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 April 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 24 April 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 +14 10 £32,500 -21.68% 1
Hemel Hempstead -26 5 £32,000 -6.56% 1
Welwyn Garden City -14 3 £52,500 +61.53%
Hitchin - 3 £40,000 -
Royston - 1 £38,500 - 1
Hertford - 1 £32,500 - 2
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 69 (71.88%) SQL Server
2 68 (70.83%) .NET
3 55 (57.29%) C#
4 54 (56.25%) ASP.NET
5 52 (54.17%) SQL
6 49 (51.04%) JavaScript
7 44 (45.83%) Microsoft
8 43 (44.79%) SQL Server 2008
9 41 (42.71%) VB6
10 40 (41.67%) CSS
11 39 (40.63%) HTML
12 34 (35.42%) MVC
13 29 (30.21%) Oracle
14 28 (29.17%) Windows
15 27 (28.13%) Java
16 26 (27.08%) XML
17 24 (25.00%) Web Services
17 24 (25.00%) Ajax
17 24 (25.00%) jQuery
17 24 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
18 22 (22.92%) OOP
18 22 (22.92%) HTML5
18 22 (22.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 22 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
19 20 (20.83%) MS Excel
19 20 (20.83%) IIS
19 20 (20.83%) Finance
19 20 (20.83%) Oracle Database
20 19 (19.79%) Mentoring
20 19 (19.79%) JBoss

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 20 (20.83%) IIS
2 19 (19.79%) JBoss
3 16 (16.67%) Tuxedo
3 16 (16.67%) AquaLogic
3 16 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
3 16 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (5.21%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.17%) MS Exchange
5 4 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.08%) ArchestrA
8 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.21%) DHCP
1 5 (5.21%) DNS
1 5 (5.21%) 3G
1 5 (5.21%) 2G
1 5 (5.21%) LTE
1 5 (5.21%) 4G
1 5 (5.21%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (3.13%) NetScaler
2 3 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.08%) VPN
3 2 (2.08%) LAN
3 2 (2.08%) WAN
4 1 (1.04%) SNMP
4 1 (1.04%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (71.88%) SQL Server
2 43 (44.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (22.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (20.83%) Oracle Database
6 19 (19.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 18 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 16 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
8 16 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
9 13 (13.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (9.38%) MS Access
11 7 (7.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (2.08%) Oracle9i Database
14 1 (1.04%) OLAP
14 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
14 1 (1.04%) Oracle OLAP
14 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (10.42%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.17%) Android Studio
3 4 (4.17%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.08%) Toad
4 2 (2.08%) JUnit
5 1 (1.04%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (1.04%) MSI
General
1 20 (20.83%) Finance
2 5 (5.21%) Games
2 5 (5.21%) Marketing
3 3 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.08%) Billing
4 2 (2.08%) Legal
4 2 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (69.79%) Developer
2 23 (23.96%) Analyst
3 18 (18.75%) .NET Developer
4 17 (17.71%) Senior Analyst
5 16 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
5 16 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 16 (16.67%) Senior Analyst Developer
6 14 (14.58%) Junior
6 14 (14.58%) Junior Developer
7 12 (12.50%) C# Developer
8 11 (11.46%) Junior .NET Developer
9 8 (8.33%) SQL Developer
10 7 (7.29%) Programmer
11 6 (6.25%) Software Engineer
11 6 (6.25%) C# Programmer
12 5 (5.21%) SQL Programmer
12 5 (5.21%) Development Engineer
12 5 (5.21%) Software Developer
12 5 (5.21%) Systems Engineer
12 5 (5.21%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (70.83%) .NET
2 54 (56.25%) ASP.NET
3 40 (41.67%) CSS
4 39 (40.63%) HTML
5 26 (27.08%) XML
6 24 (25.00%) Web Services
6 24 (25.00%) Ajax
6 24 (25.00%) jQuery
7 22 (22.92%) HTML5
8 18 (18.75%) Razor View Engine
8 18 (18.75%) Oracle Fusion
8 18 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (18.75%) LINQ
8 18 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 18 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 18 (18.75%) Middleware
9 16 (16.67%) Hibernate
9 16 (16.67%) Spring
9 16 (16.67%) JSF
9 16 (16.67%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.67%) N-Tier
2 7 (7.29%) Replication
3 6 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.21%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.08%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.04%) EPoS
6 1 (1.04%) LIMS
6 1 (1.04%) e-Health
6 1 (1.04%) SCADA
6 1 (1.04%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 28 (29.17%) Windows
2 8 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 7 (7.29%) Linux
3 7 (7.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (7.29%) UNIX
4 5 (5.21%) Android
5 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.17%) Windows Phone
6 3 (3.13%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.13%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (35.42%) MVC
2 22 (22.92%) OOP
2 22 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (19.79%) Mentoring
4 18 (18.75%) Unit Testing
5 17 (17.71%) UML
6 16 (16.67%) SOA
6 16 (16.67%) BPEL
7 9 (9.38%) Software Engineering
8 8 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
9 7 (7.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (7.29%) Configuration Management
10 6 (6.25%) Validation
10 6 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (6.25%) Product Management
11 5 (5.21%) Technical Analysis
11 5 (5.21%) Data Modelling
12 4 (4.17%) OO
12 4 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (4.17%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 55 (57.29%) C#
2 52 (54.17%) SQL
3 49 (51.04%) JavaScript
4 41 (42.71%) VB6
5 27 (28.13%) Java
6 18 (18.75%) Delphi
7 17 (17.71%) VBA
8 16 (16.67%) COBOL
8 16 (16.67%) VB.NET
9 13 (13.54%) T-SQL
10 8 (8.33%) VBScript
11 7 (7.29%) C++
12 6 (6.25%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 5 (5.21%) PowerShell
13 5 (5.21%) C
14 1 (1.04%) Perl
14 1 (1.04%) PHP
14 1 (1.04%) PL/SQL
14 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (19.79%) Degree
2 1 (1.04%) MCSE
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) QA
2 3 (3.13%) SLA
3 2 (2.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.17%) Firmware
2 4 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.13%) XenDesktop
3 3 (3.13%) vSphere
3 3 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (5.21%) SCCM
2 2 (2.08%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.08%) ZENworks
2 2 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (2.08%) WSUS
3 1 (1.04%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.04%) CA Wily
3 1 (1.04%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 44 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 29 (30.21%) Oracle
3 16 (16.67%) BEA
3 16 (16.67%) Micro Focus
4 7 (7.29%) VMware
4 7 (7.29%) Cisco
5 5 (5.21%) HP
5 5 (5.21%) Citrix
6 3 (3.13%) Sophos
6 3 (3.13%) IronPort
6 3 (3.13%) Veeam
6 3 (3.13%) SolarWinds
6 3 (3.13%) Sun
6 3 (3.13%) Business Objects
6 3 (3.13%) NetApp
7 2 (2.08%) Novell
7 2 (2.08%) Veritas
7 2 (2.08%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.08%) IBM
7 2 (2.08%) Dell
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays - Computacenter
Salary: Flexible benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Flexible benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Hertfordshire County Council
Salary: From £29,558 to £31,846 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Hertfordshire County Council
Salary: From £29,558 to £31,846 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago