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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 31 28
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans - 2.48% 3.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 4.71% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 6
Average salary - £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
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 St Albans region.

Programming Languages Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
178 85 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 87.25% 52.80% 64.81%
Number of salaries quoted 162 84 58
Average salary £50,000 £43,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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