The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 22 24 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Permanent jobs citing VB 7 1 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 6.54% 0.78% 17.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.59% 2.33% 26.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 28
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.41%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
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
34 43 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 31.78% 33.33% 65.97%
Number of salaries quoted 21 37 109
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,421 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +1.26%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

The demand trend of job ads across the Stevenage region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 May 2016, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Stevenage region with a requirement for VB.

1 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
3 11 (68.75%) Retail
4 10 (62.50%) Data Analysis
4 10 (62.50%) Finance
4 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 10 (62.50%) .NET
5 9 (56.25%) Oracle
5 9 (56.25%) SLA
5 9 (56.25%) IBM
5 9 (56.25%) IIS
5 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
5 9 (56.25%) Middleware
5 9 (56.25%) Java
5 9 (56.25%) Unix
5 9 (56.25%) Windows
5 9 (56.25%) Linux
5 9 (56.25%) Apache
5 9 (56.25%) Tomcat
5 9 (56.25%) VMware
5 9 (56.25%) WebSphere
5 9 (56.25%) .NET Framework
5 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
5 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
5 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
6 6 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (37.50%) ERP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (56.25%) Apache
1 9 (56.25%) IIS
1 9 (56.25%) Tomcat
1 9 (56.25%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) Data Mining
2 6 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
General
1 11 (68.75%) Retail
2 10 (62.50%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) Aerospace
3 5 (31.25%) Banking
3 5 (31.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Analyst
2 9 (56.25%) Applications Support
3 5 (31.25%) Applications Support Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Support Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) Applications Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Business Consultant
5 3 (18.75%) Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Consultant
5 3 (18.75%) Junior
5 3 (18.75%) Junior Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Service Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) .NET
2 9 (56.25%) .NET Framework
2 9 (56.25%) Middleware
3 1 (6.25%) Ajax
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
1 5 (31.25%) Life Science
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Data Conversion
2 3 (18.75%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
1 9 (56.25%) Unix
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
1 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
1 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Data Analysis
2 6 (37.50%) ERP
2 6 (37.50%) ETL
3 5 (31.25%) People Management
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (25.00%) Time Management
4 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (18.75%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (6.25%) Direct Marketing
6 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) Java
3 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 6 (37.50%) VBA
3 6 (37.50%) VBScript
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
1 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
1 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) IBM
2 9 (56.25%) Oracle
2 9 (56.25%) VMware