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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 10 24 28
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +4
Permanent jobs citing VB 21 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 14.09% 5.44% 3.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.18% 10.53% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 6
Average salary £42,500 £28,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.78% -25.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £28,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,000 £39,250
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
55 76 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 36.91% 51.70% 63.80%
Number of salaries quoted 47 66 102
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £61,300 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 28 August 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Stevenage

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 30 (57.69%) Retail
2 29 (55.77%) SQL
3 26 (50.00%) Finance
4 24 (46.15%) C#
5 19 (36.54%) SQL Server
6 17 (32.69%) VBA
6 17 (32.69%) T-SQL
6 17 (32.69%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (32.69%) Data Mining
7 16 (30.77%) Windows
8 15 (28.85%) VBScript
8 15 (28.85%) Java
9 14 (26.92%) ETL
9 14 (26.92%) ERP
9 14 (26.92%) Data Analysis
10 12 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (23.08%) Data Cleansing
10 12 (23.08%) Data Conversion
10 12 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
12 9 (17.31%) Citrix
12 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (17.31%) Telecoms
12 9 (17.31%) AppSense
12 9 (17.31%) Silverlight
12 9 (17.31%) Windows 7
12 9 (17.31%) SC Cleared
12 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
12 9 (17.31%) PowerShell
12 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.92%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (36.54%) SQL Server
2 17 (32.69%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (32.69%) Data Mining
3 3 (5.77%) MS Access
4 2 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) LabVIEW
2 3 (5.77%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 30 (57.69%) Retail
2 26 (50.00%) Finance
3 9 (17.31%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.69%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.85%) Electronics
5 2 (3.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (32.69%) Analyst
2 15 (28.85%) Systems Analyst
3 13 (25.00%) Consultant
4 12 (23.08%) Business Systems Analyst
4 12 (23.08%) Business Analyst
4 12 (23.08%) Developer
5 7 (13.46%) Citrix Consultant
6 6 (11.54%) VB Developer
6 6 (11.54%) Business Consultant
7 5 (9.62%) Data Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) Software Developer
8 4 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (5.77%) Software Tester
9 3 (5.77%) Tester
10 2 (3.85%) Software Engineer
10 2 (3.85%) Architect
10 2 (3.85%) Support Engineer
10 2 (3.85%) Applications Support
10 2 (3.85%) Design Engineer
10 2 (3.85%) RF Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.31%) Silverlight
2 8 (15.38%) .NET
3 5 (9.62%) .NET Framework
3 5 (9.62%) HTML
4 4 (7.69%) WinForms
4 4 (7.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) Data Conversion
2 4 (7.69%) EPoS
2 4 (7.69%) EFT
3 2 (3.85%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.77%) Windows
2 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (17.31%) Windows 7
2 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.77%) UNIX
3 3 (5.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) ETL
1 14 (26.92%) ERP
1 14 (26.92%) Data Analysis
2 12 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (23.08%) Data Cleansing
2 12 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (11.54%) Software Engineering
4 4 (7.69%) Software Testing
4 4 (7.69%) Product Management
4 4 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (5.77%) Performance Management
5 3 (5.77%) Regression Testing
6 2 (3.85%) Project Management
6 2 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 29 (55.77%) SQL
2 24 (46.15%) C#
3 17 (32.69%) VBA
3 17 (32.69%) T-SQL
4 15 (28.85%) VBScript
4 15 (28.85%) Java
5 9 (17.31%) PowerShell
6 7 (13.46%) VB6
7 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.77%) C
8 3 (5.77%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.85%) Assembly Language
9 2 (3.85%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) SC Cleared
1 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.54%) Degree
3 2 (3.85%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 9 (17.31%) XenApp
1 9 (17.31%) XenDesktop
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.31%) Citrix
2 9 (17.31%) AppSense
2 9 (17.31%) Fujitsu
3 4 (7.69%) Business Objects
4 2 (3.85%) Agilent
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