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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 21 27 19
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing VB 5 16 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 3.38% 7.51% 10.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.93% 14.41% 16.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 19
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +44.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
56 111 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 37.84% 52.11% 62.77%
Number of salaries quoted 52 89 94
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.99%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 16 (84.21%) Retail
2 13 (68.42%) Finance
3 9 (47.37%) SQL
4 8 (42.11%) C#
4 8 (42.11%) Windows
4 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (36.84%) T-SQL
5 7 (36.84%) VBScript
5 7 (36.84%) VBA
5 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
5 7 (36.84%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (36.84%) ERP
5 7 (36.84%) Data Mining
5 7 (36.84%) ETL
5 7 (36.84%) Data Analysis
6 6 (31.58%) Java
6 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (31.58%) Citrix
6 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
6 6 (31.58%) AppSense
6 6 (31.58%) Fujitsu
6 6 (31.58%) Data Cleansing
6 6 (31.58%) Data Conversion
6 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
6 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
6 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
6 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (31.58%) XenApp
6 6 (31.58%) XenDesktop

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
1 7 (36.84%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (36.84%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
General
1 16 (84.21%) Retail
2 13 (68.42%) Finance
3 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Business Systems Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Systems Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Business Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Citrix Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Applications Support
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Architect
5 2 (10.53%) EPoS Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) EPoS Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) MI Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) HTML
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) WinForms
2 2 (10.53%) Silverlight
2 2 (10.53%) HTML5
2 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.26%) jQuery
3 1 (5.26%) Ajax
3 1 (5.26%) JSON
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (31.58%) Data Conversion
3 3 (15.79%) EPoS
3 3 (15.79%) EFT
4 2 (10.53%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) ERP
1 7 (36.84%) ETL
1 7 (36.84%) Data Analysis
2 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (31.58%) Data Cleansing
2 6 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Line Management
4 2 (10.53%) Product Management
4 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Direct Marketing
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) C#
3 7 (36.84%) VBA
3 7 (36.84%) T-SQL
3 7 (36.84%) VBScript
4 6 (31.58%) Java
4 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
5 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.53%) VB6
6 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) XenApp
1 6 (31.58%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Citrix
1 6 (31.58%) AppSense
1 6 (31.58%) Fujitsu
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Business Objects