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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 15 27
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 30 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage - 13.82% 6.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 28.85% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 29 6
Average salary - £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -23.52%
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 Stevenage region.

Programming Languages Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
42 104 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 35.00% 47.93% 43.26%
Number of salaries quoted 39 94 25
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £22,500 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 April 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) WinForms
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Business Objects
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) VB6
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Silverlight
2 2 (66.67%) Product Management
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Data Structures
2 2 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Direct Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) WinForms
2 2 (66.67%) Silverlight
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Product Management
1 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Direct Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) VB6
2 2 (66.67%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Business Objects