The first table below looks at the demand for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 18 April 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 St Albans region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 32 37 38
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 2.19% 0.48% 1.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.45% 0.86% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +26.76%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
87 116 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 63.50% 55.50% 56.65%
Number of salaries quoted 74 97 68
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
VB
Hertfordshire

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

VB
Salary Trend in St Albans

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

VB Salary Trend in St Albans

VB
Salary Histogram in St Albans

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the St Albans region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in St Albans

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (90.00%) Clustering
3 7 (70.00%) ITIL
3 7 (70.00%) WAN
3 7 (70.00%) LAN
4 6 (60.00%) MCSE
4 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (60.00%) DHCP
4 6 (60.00%) DNS
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) HP
4 6 (60.00%) Citrix
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (60.00%) NetApp
4 6 (60.00%) Thin Client
4 6 (60.00%) VMware
4 6 (60.00%) McAfee
4 6 (60.00%) Problem Management
4 6 (60.00%) Fat Client
4 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (60.00%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (30.00%) Veeam
6 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (30.00%) Network Design
6 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering

VB
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) WAN
1 7 (70.00%) LAN
2 6 (60.00%) DHCP
2 6 (60.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Programmer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Clustering
2 6 (60.00%) Thin Client
2 6 (60.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (30.00%) Network Design
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) RAD
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (30.00%) VC++
2 3 (30.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) MCSE
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (30.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (60.00%) HP
1 6 (60.00%) Citrix
1 6 (60.00%) NetApp
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
1 6 (60.00%) McAfee
2 3 (30.00%) Veeam