The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 23 11 34
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +23
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 31 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 0.82% 16.76% 1.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.44% 25.83% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1 26 2
Average salary £32,500 £34,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.79% -32.68%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +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 Stevenage region.

Programming Languages Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
41 120 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 33.61% 64.86% 46.91%
Number of salaries quoted 36 105 27
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

VB
Salary Trend in Stevenage

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

VB Salary Trend in Stevenage

VB
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Access
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP