The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Stevenage region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 13 22 43
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +21
Permanent jobs citing VB 30 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 13.27% 7.14% 2.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.04% 16.95% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 29 6 6
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £42,500 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £51,250 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
107 59 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 47.35% 42.14% 73.56%
Number of salaries quoted 94 22 178
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £37,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
VB
Hertfordshire

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 18 April 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Stevenage

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 44 (88.00%) SQL
2 25 (50.00%) VBScript
3 22 (44.00%) Windows
4 20 (40.00%) Linux
4 20 (40.00%) UNIX
5 19 (38.00%) Java
6 18 (36.00%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (36.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 18 (36.00%) Retail
7 17 (34.00%) Data Mining
7 17 (34.00%) SQL Server
8 16 (32.00%) Finance
9 15 (30.00%) Regression Testing
10 13 (26.00%) VBA
10 13 (26.00%) C#
10 13 (26.00%) T-SQL
11 11 (22.00%) ETL
11 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
12 10 (20.00%) ERP
12 10 (20.00%) Data Analysis
12 10 (20.00%) Degree
13 9 (18.00%) Performance Tuning
14 7 (14.00%) Silverlight
15 6 (12.00%) VB6
15 6 (12.00%) C
16 5 (10.00%) ATM
16 5 (10.00%) C++
16 5 (10.00%) MySQL
16 5 (10.00%) Oracle
16 5 (10.00%) EFT

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (6.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) ATM
2 1 (2.00%) LAN
2 1 (2.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.00%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (34.00%) Data Mining
2 17 (34.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.00%) MySQL
4 3 (6.00%) MS Access
5 2 (4.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 18 (36.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.00%) LabVIEW
3 1 (2.00%) NUnit
3 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (36.00%) Retail
2 16 (32.00%) Finance
3 5 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Electronics
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) Tester
1 18 (36.00%) Analyst
2 14 (28.00%) Automation Tester
3 12 (24.00%) Systems Analyst
4 10 (20.00%) Data Analyst
5 9 (18.00%) Developer
6 6 (12.00%) Software Developer
7 5 (10.00%) Business Analyst
7 5 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
7 5 (10.00%) Support Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (8.00%) Software Tester
8 4 (8.00%) Business Consultant
8 4 (8.00%) Consultant
9 3 (6.00%) Junior
9 3 (6.00%) MI Analyst
9 3 (6.00%) Junior Analyst
10 2 (4.00%) Regression Tester
10 2 (4.00%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) Silverlight
2 4 (8.00%) .NET
3 3 (6.00%) HTML
3 3 (6.00%) WinForms
4 2 (4.00%) HTML5
4 2 (4.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.00%) XHTML
5 1 (2.00%) CSS
5 1 (2.00%) XML
5 1 (2.00%) XSLT
5 1 (2.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) EFT
1 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (10.00%) Data Conversion
1 5 (10.00%) Statistics
1 5 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.00%) Windows
2 20 (40.00%) Linux
2 20 (40.00%) UNIX
3 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Regression Testing
2 11 (22.00%) ETL
3 10 (20.00%) ERP
3 10 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 9 (18.00%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (10.00%) Security Management
5 5 (10.00%) Time Management
5 5 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
5 5 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (8.00%) Software Testing
6 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.00%) Performance Management
7 3 (6.00%) Automation Testing
8 2 (4.00%) Test Strategy
8 2 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.00%) System Testing
8 2 (4.00%) Product Management
9 1 (2.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 44 (88.00%) SQL
2 25 (50.00%) VBScript
3 19 (38.00%) Java
4 13 (26.00%) VBA
4 13 (26.00%) C#
4 13 (26.00%) T-SQL
5 6 (12.00%) VB6
5 6 (12.00%) C
6 5 (10.00%) C++
6 5 (10.00%) AWK
7 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) WAI
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle
2 5 (10.00%) Tripwire
3 2 (4.00%) Business Objects
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