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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 23 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs citing VB 11 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 5.61% 3.28% 5.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.71% 5.45% 9.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 9
Average salary £34,500 £39,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.65% +21.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £41,000
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 Stevenage region.

Programming Languages Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
70 110 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 35.71% 60.11% 61.69%
Number of salaries quoted 62 93 87
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Stevenage

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Stevenage region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Stevenage

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 22 (66.67%) Retail
2 17 (51.52%) Finance
3 16 (48.48%) SQL
4 12 (36.36%) C#
4 12 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (30.30%) T-SQL
5 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
5 10 (30.30%) VBA
5 10 (30.30%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (30.30%) ERP
5 10 (30.30%) Data Mining
5 10 (30.30%) ETL
5 10 (30.30%) Data Analysis
6 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (27.27%) Windows
6 9 (27.27%) Java
6 9 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (27.27%) Data Cleansing
6 9 (27.27%) Data Conversion
7 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
8 7 (21.21%) VBScript
9 6 (18.18%) .NET
9 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (18.18%) Citrix
9 6 (18.18%) EPoS
9 6 (18.18%) EFT
9 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
9 6 (18.18%) AppSense
9 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
9 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
1 10 (30.30%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (30.30%) Data Mining
2 2 (6.06%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) LabVIEW
General
1 22 (66.67%) Retail
2 17 (51.52%) Finance
3 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.06%) Automotive
4 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Business Systems Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Systems Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Business Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Developer
4 4 (12.12%) EPoS Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) EPoS Support Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Applications Support
4 4 (12.12%) Citrix Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) RF Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) RF Design Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Design Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Citrix Architect
5 2 (6.06%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) .NET
2 4 (12.12%) HTML
3 3 (9.09%) HTML5
3 3 (9.09%) Silverlight
3 3 (9.09%) WinForms
4 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.03%) Ajax
5 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.03%) JSON
5 1 (3.03%) jQuery
5 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.03%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (27.27%) Data Conversion
3 6 (18.18%) EPoS
3 6 (18.18%) EFT
4 3 (9.09%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) ERP
1 10 (30.30%) ETL
1 10 (30.30%) Data Analysis
2 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (27.27%) Data Cleansing
2 9 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
4 3 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 3 (9.09%) Product Management
4 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.06%) Line Management
5 2 (6.06%) Project Management
6 1 (3.03%) Direct Marketing
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) SQL
2 12 (36.36%) C#
3 10 (30.30%) VBA
3 10 (30.30%) T-SQL
4 9 (27.27%) Java
5 7 (21.21%) VBScript
6 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
7 4 (12.12%) VB.NET
8 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
8 3 (9.09%) VB6
9 2 (6.06%) C
9 2 (6.06%) Assembly Language
9 2 (6.06%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) XenApp
1 6 (18.18%) XenDesktop
2 2 (6.06%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Citrix
1 6 (18.18%) AppSense
1 6 (18.18%) Fujitsu
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.09%) Business Objects
4 2 (6.06%) Agilent