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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 14 6
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin - 13.51% 26.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 15.15% 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Average salary - - £39,500
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
10 33 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 58.82% 89.19% 57.89%
Number of salaries quoted 10 21 12
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +13.92%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 8 Related IT Skills in Hitchin

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Sage
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Hitchin by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) VB Developer
1 1 (100.00%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Sage