The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Hitchin region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 14 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing VB 5 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 13.16% 23.08% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.29% 42.86% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 0
Average salary - £39,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Hitchin
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
35 21 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 92.11% 53.85% 63.64%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 7
Average salary £45,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% -1.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
Hertfordshire

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 19 Related IT Skills in Hitchin

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Delphi
1 5 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) UML
1 5 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) VB6
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) Twitter

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Hitchin by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) UML
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Delphi
1 5 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 5 (100.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Twitter