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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 98 117 101
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -16
Permanent jobs citing VB 38 34 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.86% 1.52% 2.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.64% 3.52% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 30 25 18
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,200 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
1044 966 1080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 51.03% 43.11% 52.55%
Number of salaries quoted 900 811 834
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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
Hemel Hempstead +19 18 £37,500 +4.16% 1
Watford +15 16 £40,000 -15.34%
Letchworth -10 3 £32,500 -41.17%
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 40 (57.14%) .NET
1 40 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 35 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 34 (48.57%) ASP.NET
3 34 (48.57%) Microsoft
4 32 (45.71%) C#
5 29 (41.43%) SQL
6 28 (40.00%) Windows
7 27 (38.57%) ASP.NET Web API
8 25 (35.71%) Windows Server
9 24 (34.29%) SQL Server 2014
9 24 (34.29%) BDD
9 24 (34.29%) MVC
9 24 (34.29%) TDD
10 23 (32.86%) RESTful
10 23 (32.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 23 (32.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 23 (32.86%) KnockoutJS
10 23 (32.86%) Web Application Development
10 23 (32.86%) AngularJS
10 23 (32.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 21 (30.00%) MS Exchange
12 17 (24.29%) PowerShell
13 16 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (20.00%) Linux
14 14 (20.00%) JavaScript
15 13 (18.57%) ITIL
15 13 (18.57%) Cisco
15 13 (18.57%) Active Directory
15 13 (18.57%) Citrix

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 21 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.86%) IIS
3 8 (11.43%) Skype for Business
4 5 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (5.71%) IBM Domino
5 4 (5.71%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.14%) MS Office
2 5 (7.14%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Sage 200
2 4 (5.71%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.43%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.43%) Office 365
2 3 (4.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.86%) DHCP
1 9 (12.86%) DNS
2 8 (11.43%) Firewall
2 8 (11.43%) Skype
3 4 (5.71%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.43%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.43%) SAN
4 1 (1.43%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 24 (34.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 11 (15.71%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.71%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (5.71%) GIS
4 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.43%) MS Access
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.57%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.71%) JIRA
4 2 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (2.86%) Zephyr
5 1 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.43%) FxCop
5 1 (1.43%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.43%) JMeter
5 1 (1.43%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.43%) Moq
5 1 (1.43%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.43%) Selenium
5 1 (1.43%) StyleCop
5 1 (1.43%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (15.71%) Music Industry
2 5 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.71%) Publishing
4 3 (4.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (57.14%) Developer
2 32 (45.71%) .NET Developer
3 8 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (11.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (11.43%) SQL Developer
4 7 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 6 (8.57%) Software Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) VB.NET Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) .NET Software Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) C++ Developer
7 4 (5.71%) C++ Software Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Messaging Specialist
7 4 (5.71%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) VB Developer
8 3 (4.29%) CRM Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (57.14%) .NET
2 34 (48.57%) ASP.NET
3 27 (38.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 23 (32.86%) AngularJS
4 23 (32.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (32.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 23 (32.86%) KnockoutJS
4 23 (32.86%) RESTful
4 23 (32.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 12 (17.14%) .NET Framework
5 12 (17.14%) Entity Framework
5 12 (17.14%) WCF
6 11 (15.71%) Code First Entity Framework
6 11 (15.71%) Node.js
7 7 (10.00%) HTML
8 6 (8.57%) CSS
9 5 (7.14%) jQuery
10 4 (5.71%) WPF
10 4 (5.71%) XMPP
11 2 (2.86%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Tandem
2 8 (11.43%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (40.00%) Windows
2 25 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 14 (20.00%) Linux
4 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (8.57%) Windows 7
7 5 (7.14%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.29%) BDD
1 24 (34.29%) MVC
1 24 (34.29%) TDD
2 23 (32.86%) Web Application Development
3 16 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (18.57%) ITIL
5 11 (15.71%) High Availability
5 11 (15.71%) Software Engineering
6 10 (14.29%) CRM
7 5 (7.14%) Logistics
7 5 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (5.71%) OOP
8 4 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (4.29%) Automated Testing
9 3 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.29%) E-business
9 3 (4.29%) Mathematics
9 3 (4.29%) Time Management
10 2 (2.86%) Case Management
10 2 (2.86%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 35 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 32 (45.71%) C#
3 29 (41.43%) SQL
4 17 (24.29%) PowerShell
5 14 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 12 (17.14%) C
6 12 (17.14%) C++
7 11 (15.71%) Ruby
8 10 (14.29%) VBScript
9 5 (7.14%) Java
10 4 (5.71%) VBA
11 3 (4.29%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.43%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (11.43%) SC Cleared
1 8 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.14%) MCTS
2 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.71%) MCITP
3 4 (5.71%) MCSE
3 4 (5.71%) MCSM
3 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 1 (1.43%) CCAA
4 1 (1.43%) CCNA
4 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.43%) Degree
4 1 (1.43%) MCP
4 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) QA
2 3 (4.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (18.57%) Active Directory
2 11 (15.71%) Hyper-V
3 9 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (11.43%) Forefront TMG
4 8 (11.43%) vSphere
4 8 (11.43%) XenApp
4 8 (11.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 5 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (48.57%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.57%) Cisco
2 13 (18.57%) Citrix
2 13 (18.57%) VMware
3 7 (10.00%) HP
4 6 (8.57%) SonicWALL
5 5 (7.14%) Dell
5 5 (7.14%) Oracle
5 5 (7.14%) Sage
5 5 (7.14%) Symantec
6 4 (5.71%) BMC
6 4 (5.71%) Computacenter
6 4 (5.71%) Remedy
7 1 (1.43%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.43%) IBM
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago