The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 33 26 32
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 1.28% 4.20% 2.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.13% 6.74% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 4
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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 St Albans region.

Programming Languages Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
94 89 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 60.26% 62.24% 66.06%
Number of salaries quoted 93 53 72
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) VB.NET
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) VB6
3 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (60.00%) WPF
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Middleware
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Ajax
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) VoIP
5 1 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET
5 1 (20.00%) JSP
5 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery

VB
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (60.00%) WPF
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Middleware
3 3 (60.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET
4 1 (20.00%) JSP
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) VB.NET
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) VB6
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft