The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET 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.NET over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 79 44 88
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +44
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 61 98 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.53% 4.82% 2.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.46% 8.51% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 51 93 66
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB.NET
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
1118 1151 1547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 46.41% 56.64% 54.26%
Number of salaries quoted 933 954 1275
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

VB.NET
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Hertfordshire region.

VB.NET Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

VB.NET
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

VB.NET Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

VB.NET
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.NET within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
Rickmansworth - 8 £35,000 - 1
Watford -11 7 £26,500 -18.46% 2
Hemel Hempstead -26 7 £37,500 +14.50%
Bishop's Stortford +7 5 £35,000 -31.03%
Hitchin -12 5 - - 1
Stevenage -9 4 £40,750 +1.87% 1
St Albans - 4 £45,000 -
Welwyn Garden City +12 3 £25,000 +11.11%
Letchworth +5 2 £43,000 +32.30% 1
Borehamwood +6 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Harpenden 0 1 £47,500 +35.71%
VB.NET
East of England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing VB.NET 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.NET.

1 104 (100.00%) .NET
2 74 (71.15%) SQL
3 66 (63.46%) ASP.NET
4 56 (53.85%) C#
4 56 (53.85%) SQL Server
5 50 (48.08%) JavaScript
6 47 (45.19%) Microsoft
7 40 (38.46%) VB
8 38 (36.54%) HTML
9 36 (34.62%) Web Services
10 35 (33.65%) CSS
11 33 (31.73%) .NET Framework
12 27 (25.96%) Visual Studio
12 27 (25.96%) MVC
13 24 (23.08%) XML
13 24 (23.08%) Windows
14 23 (22.12%) VB6
15 21 (20.19%) MS Office
15 21 (20.19%) Software Engineering
16 20 (19.23%) T-SQL
17 18 (17.31%) E-Commerce
17 18 (17.31%) jQuery
18 16 (15.38%) Oracle
18 16 (15.38%) Ajax
19 15 (14.42%) MS Excel
19 15 (14.42%) Degree
20 13 (12.50%) XSLT
20 13 (12.50%) WPF
20 13 (12.50%) Relational Database
21 12 (11.54%) DHTML

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing VB.NET 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.NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.88%) CMS
3 2 (1.92%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.96%) IIS
4 1 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 21 (20.19%) MS Office
2 15 (14.42%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.96%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.96%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.96%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.77%) DHCP
1 6 (5.77%) TCP/IP
1 6 (5.77%) DNS
2 2 (1.92%) LDAP
3 1 (0.96%) LAN
3 1 (0.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 9 (8.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (8.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.77%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.85%) MySQL
6 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.92%) MS Access
8 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.96%) DTS
8 1 (0.96%) DB2
8 1 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 27 (25.96%) Visual Studio
2 8 (7.69%) NUnit
2 8 (7.69%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (4.81%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.96%) Subversion
5 1 (0.96%) JUnit
5 1 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (10.58%) Finance
2 6 (5.77%) Retail
2 6 (5.77%) Back Office
3 5 (4.81%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.88%) Marketing
5 2 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.92%) Automotive
5 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 83 (79.81%) Developer
2 44 (42.31%) .NET Developer
3 24 (23.08%) C# Developer
4 20 (19.23%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (18.27%) ASP.NET Developer
6 18 (17.31%) Web Developer
7 15 (14.42%) Software Engineer
7 15 (14.42%) Applications Developer
8 13 (12.50%) .NET Applications Developer
9 12 (11.54%) C# Application Developer
10 11 (10.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (8.65%) Senior Software Engineer
11 9 (8.65%) Junior
11 9 (8.65%) Junior Developer
12 8 (7.69%) Senior Developer
13 7 (6.73%) Software Developer
13 7 (6.73%) Analyst
13 7 (6.73%) .NET Web Developer
13 7 (6.73%) Junior C# Developer
13 7 (6.73%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (100.00%) .NET
2 66 (63.46%) ASP.NET
3 38 (36.54%) HTML
4 36 (34.62%) Web Services
5 35 (33.65%) CSS
6 33 (31.73%) .NET Framework
7 24 (23.08%) XML
8 18 (17.31%) jQuery
9 16 (15.38%) Ajax
10 13 (12.50%) WPF
10 13 (12.50%) XSLT
11 12 (11.54%) Middleware
11 12 (11.54%) DHTML
11 12 (11.54%) SOAP
12 11 (10.58%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (9.62%) WCF
14 8 (7.69%) NHibernate
14 8 (7.69%) MonoRail
14 8 (7.69%) Castle Windsor
15 6 (5.77%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.69%) Tandem
2 7 (6.73%) Graphic Design
3 6 (5.77%) Firmware
3 6 (5.77%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.92%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.92%) Biotechnology
5 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.08%) Windows
2 7 (6.73%) Windows XP
3 6 (5.77%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.92%) Android
4 2 (1.92%) Linux
5 1 (0.96%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.96%) AIX
5 1 (0.96%) Solaris
5 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.96%) SUSE
5 1 (0.96%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.96%) MVC
2 21 (20.19%) Software Engineering
3 18 (17.31%) E-Commerce
4 11 (10.58%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (10.58%) Scrum
5 9 (8.65%) TDD
5 9 (8.65%) Web Application Development
6 7 (6.73%) Pay per click
6 7 (6.73%) Web Design
6 7 (6.73%) SEO
7 5 (4.81%) CRM
7 5 (4.81%) UML
7 5 (4.81%) OO
8 4 (3.85%) RAD
8 4 (3.85%) B2B
8 4 (3.85%) B2C
9 3 (2.88%) Web Development
10 2 (1.92%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (1.92%) System Testing
10 2 (1.92%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 74 (71.15%) SQL
2 56 (53.85%) C#
3 50 (48.08%) JavaScript
4 40 (38.46%) VB
5 23 (22.12%) VB6
6 20 (19.23%) T-SQL
7 10 (9.62%) VBScript
8 7 (6.73%) Java
9 6 (5.77%) PowerShell
10 5 (4.81%) PL/SQL
10 5 (4.81%) Delphi
11 3 (2.88%) VBA
12 2 (1.92%) COBOL
12 2 (1.92%) PHP
13 1 (0.96%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 15 (14.42%) Degree
2 8 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) QA
Vendors
1 47 (45.19%) Microsoft
2 16 (15.38%) Oracle
3 5 (4.81%) Adobe
4 2 (1.92%) SAP
4 2 (1.92%) Lotus
4 2 (1.92%) Micro Focus
4 2 (1.92%) Twitter
4 2 (1.92%) IBM
5 1 (0.96%) JBoss
5 1 (0.96%) Macromedia
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