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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 93 118 63
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -55
Permanent jobs citing VB 38 38 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.88% 1.57% 4.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.37% 3.27% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 25 33 92
Median salary £47,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £30,500 £33,150
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £46,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
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
869 1163 1311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 42.91% 47.90% 49.73%
Number of salaries quoted 739 978 1099
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,346 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.36% -

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 1 July 2016.

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 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +28 16 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Stevenage -5 9 £47,500 +46.15% 3
Hemel Hempstead +6 1 £35,000 +9.37%
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 55 (73.33%) SQL
2 38 (50.67%) SQL Server
3 33 (44.00%) Microsoft
4 30 (40.00%) .NET
5 26 (34.67%) Finance
6 24 (32.00%) C#
7 23 (30.67%) Windows
8 21 (28.00%) SOAP
9 20 (26.67%) T-SQL
9 20 (26.67%) JavaScript
10 18 (24.00%) HTML
11 16 (21.33%) Test Scripting
11 16 (21.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (20.00%) REST
12 15 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (20.00%) Java
12 15 (20.00%) Linux
12 15 (20.00%) Unix
12 15 (20.00%) IIS
13 14 (18.67%) ASP.NET
13 14 (18.67%) CSS
13 14 (18.67%) VBScript
13 14 (18.67%) VBA
13 14 (18.67%) Data Mining
13 14 (18.67%) VMware
13 14 (18.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (17.33%) Security Cleared
14 13 (17.33%) Cucumber
14 13 (17.33%) SoapUI
14 13 (17.33%) Functional Testing

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 15 (20.00%) IIS
2 11 (14.67%) WebSphere
3 9 (12.00%) Apache
3 9 (12.00%) Tomcat
4 6 (8.00%) MS Exchange
5 5 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (6.67%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.67%) Alfresco
6 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.33%) JCAPS
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.67%) MS Office
3 3 (4.00%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (1.33%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.33%) IaaS
2 1 (1.33%) PaaS
2 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) Firewall
1 4 (5.33%) LAN
1 4 (5.33%) WAN
2 2 (2.67%) CTI
2 2 (2.67%) Internet
2 2 (2.67%) LDAP
2 2 (2.67%) SNMP
2 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.67%) VoIP
3 1 (1.33%) PuTTY
3 1 (1.33%) SSH
3 1 (1.33%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (50.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (18.67%) Data Mining
3 11 (14.67%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (8.00%) MS Access
5 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.67%) MySQL
7 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.33%) Redis
7 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (17.33%) Cucumber
1 13 (17.33%) HP UFT
1 13 (17.33%) JIRA
1 13 (17.33%) Selenium
1 13 (17.33%) SoapUI
2 12 (16.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (4.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.67%) Subversion
4 2 (2.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.33%) Rational Rose
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.33%) Toad
General
1 26 (34.67%) Finance
2 13 (17.33%) Retail
3 12 (16.00%) Banking
4 9 (12.00%) Manufacturing
5 5 (6.67%) Aerospace
5 5 (6.67%) Legal
6 4 (5.33%) Military
7 1 (1.33%) Marketing
7 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (44.00%) Analyst
2 23 (30.67%) Developer
3 14 (18.67%) .NET Developer
3 14 (18.67%) Software Developer
4 13 (17.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 13 (17.33%) Test Analyst
5 10 (13.33%) .NET Software Developer
5 10 (13.33%) Consultant
6 9 (12.00%) Applications Support
6 9 (12.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (10.67%) C# Developer
8 7 (9.33%) C# Software Developer
8 7 (9.33%) Data Analyst
8 7 (9.33%) Support Analyst
8 7 (9.33%) VB Developer
9 6 (8.00%) Architect
9 6 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (8.00%) Cloud Architect
9 6 (8.00%) SQL Analyst
9 6 (8.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (40.00%) .NET
2 21 (28.00%) SOAP
3 18 (24.00%) HTML
4 15 (20.00%) REST
5 14 (18.67%) ASP.NET
5 14 (18.67%) CSS
6 13 (17.33%) jQuery
7 9 (12.00%) .NET Framework
7 9 (12.00%) Classic ASP
7 9 (12.00%) HTML5
7 9 (12.00%) Middleware
7 9 (12.00%) Web Services
8 8 (10.67%) Ajax
8 8 (10.67%) CSS3
9 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (6.67%) J2EE
9 5 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (5.33%) JFC
11 3 (4.00%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.67%) Data Conversion
3 7 (9.33%) Computer Science
4 6 (8.00%) Public Cloud
5 5 (6.67%) Data Extraction
5 5 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (6.67%) Life Science
6 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 23 (30.67%) Windows
2 16 (21.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (20.00%) Linux
3 15 (20.00%) Unix
4 13 (17.33%) Windows Server
5 12 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.67%) SUSE
6 2 (2.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.33%) Test Scripting
2 15 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (17.33%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (17.33%) Functional Testing
4 12 (16.00%) API Testing
4 12 (16.00%) Automation Testing
4 12 (16.00%) BDD
4 12 (16.00%) Data Analysis
4 12 (16.00%) Test Automation
4 12 (16.00%) Test Management
4 12 (16.00%) Waterfall
5 11 (14.67%) Software Engineering
6 9 (12.00%) ETL
7 8 (10.67%) ERP
8 7 (9.33%) Agile Testing
8 7 (9.33%) ITIL
8 7 (9.33%) MVC
8 7 (9.33%) Web Development
9 6 (8.00%) CRM
9 6 (8.00%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 55 (73.33%) SQL
2 24 (32.00%) C#
3 20 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 20 (26.67%) T-SQL
4 15 (20.00%) Java
5 14 (18.67%) VBA
5 14 (18.67%) VBScript
6 9 (12.00%) C++
7 7 (9.33%) VB.NET
7 7 (9.33%) VB6
8 6 (8.00%) C
8 6 (8.00%) Perl
8 6 (8.00%) PowerShell
9 3 (4.00%) Ruby
10 1 (1.33%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (17.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.00%) Degree
4 4 (5.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.67%) CCNA
5 2 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.67%) MCSE
5 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.33%) ISEB
6 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.00%) SLA
2 7 (9.33%) QA
System Software
1 14 (18.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (17.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.67%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.67%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.67%) VMware
3 12 (16.00%) HP
4 11 (14.67%) Oracle
5 10 (13.33%) IBM
6 3 (4.00%) Sage
7 2 (2.67%) Avaya
7 2 (2.67%) Cisco
7 2 (2.67%) Nortel
7 2 (2.67%) Perforce
7 2 (2.67%) Rockwell
7 2 (2.67%) Symantec
8 1 (1.33%) Citrix
8 1 (1.33%) SAP
8 1 (1.33%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.33%) Sun
8 1 (1.33%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.33%) webMethods
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Airbus Group Careers
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £50,000 to £61,000 per annum including Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Borehamwood
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 17 days ago