The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hitchin region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 15 - 5
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 6.82% - 23.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.71% - 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Average salary £40,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
VB
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hitchin region.

Programming Languages Category
Hitchin
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
28 20 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 63.64% 83.33% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 7
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Hitchin

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Hitchin

VB
Salary Trend in Hitchin

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

VB Salary Trend in Hitchin

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hitchin

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hitchin 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 18 (100.00%) .NET
1 18 (100.00%) Web Services
1 18 (100.00%) VB6
2 17 (94.44%) BPEL
2 17 (94.44%) Spring
2 17 (94.44%) JSF
2 17 (94.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 17 (94.44%) AquaLogic
2 17 (94.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (94.44%) Oracle Database 11g
2 17 (94.44%) JPA
2 17 (94.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 17 (94.44%) Oracle Fusion
2 17 (94.44%) Oracle Service Bus
2 17 (94.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (94.44%) Oracle Database
2 17 (94.44%) Mentoring
2 17 (94.44%) MVC
2 17 (94.44%) Finance
2 17 (94.44%) Hibernate
2 17 (94.44%) XML
2 17 (94.44%) Middleware
2 17 (94.44%) Micro Focus
2 17 (94.44%) COBOL
2 17 (94.44%) Delphi
2 17 (94.44%) Java
2 17 (94.44%) JavaScript
2 17 (94.44%) J2EE
2 17 (94.44%) Oracle

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Hitchin by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hitchin 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 (94.44%) JBoss
1 17 (94.44%) Tuxedo
1 17 (94.44%) AquaLogic
1 17 (94.44%) Oracle Service Bus
1 17 (94.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (94.44%) SQL Server
1 17 (94.44%) Crystal Reports
1 17 (94.44%) Oracle Reports
1 17 (94.44%) SQL Server 2005
1 17 (94.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 17 (94.44%) Oracle Database 11g
1 17 (94.44%) SQL Server 2008
1 17 (94.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (94.44%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (94.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (94.44%) Analyst
2 17 (94.44%) Senior Developer
2 17 (94.44%) Senior Analyst
2 17 (94.44%) Analyst Developer
2 17 (94.44%) Senior Analyst Developer
3 1 (5.56%) VB6 Developer
3 1 (5.56%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) Web Services
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (94.44%) J2EE
2 17 (94.44%) ASP.NET
2 17 (94.44%) CSS
2 17 (94.44%) Struts
2 17 (94.44%) XML
2 17 (94.44%) Middleware
2 17 (94.44%) Hibernate
2 17 (94.44%) Spring
2 17 (94.44%) JSF
2 17 (94.44%) JPA
2 17 (94.44%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 17 (94.44%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) UML
1 17 (94.44%) SOA
1 17 (94.44%) MVC
1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (94.44%) BPEL
1 17 (94.44%) Mentoring
2 1 (5.56%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) VB6
2 17 (94.44%) COBOL
2 17 (94.44%) Delphi
2 17 (94.44%) Java
2 17 (94.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Oracle
1 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
1 17 (94.44%) BEA
1 17 (94.44%) Micro Focus
2 1 (5.56%) Twitter
2 1 (5.56%) Sage