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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 16 27 33
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Permanent jobs citing VB 14 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 8.38% 5.41% 5.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.92% 9.09% 7.63%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 9
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £28,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,600 £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
52 88 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 31.14% 59.46% 65.56%
Number of salaries quoted 44 77 115
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £64,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
Salary Histogram in Stevenage

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Stevenage region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Stevenage

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 31 (63.27%) Retail
2 29 (59.18%) SQL
3 27 (55.10%) Finance
4 22 (44.90%) C#
5 20 (40.82%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (36.73%) T-SQL
6 18 (36.73%) VBA
6 18 (36.73%) SQL Server
6 18 (36.73%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (36.73%) Data Mining
7 15 (30.61%) Data Analysis
7 15 (30.61%) ETL
7 15 (30.61%) ERP
7 15 (30.61%) Windows
7 15 (30.61%) Java
8 14 (28.57%) VBScript
9 13 (26.53%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (26.53%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (26.53%) Data Cleansing
9 13 (26.53%) Data Conversion
10 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
11 9 (18.37%) Citrix
11 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (18.37%) Telecoms
11 9 (18.37%) AppSense
11 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
11 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
11 9 (18.37%) PowerShell
11 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (18.37%) XenApp

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (6.12%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.73%) SQL Server
1 18 (36.73%) Data Warehouse
1 18 (36.73%) Data Mining
2 3 (6.12%) MS Access
3 2 (4.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) LabVIEW
2 2 (4.08%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 31 (63.27%) Retail
2 27 (55.10%) Finance
3 9 (18.37%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.08%) Automotive
6 1 (2.04%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Analyst
2 16 (32.65%) Systems Analyst
3 13 (26.53%) Consultant
3 13 (26.53%) Business Systems Analyst
3 13 (26.53%) Business Analyst
4 9 (18.37%) Developer
5 7 (14.29%) Citrix Consultant
6 6 (12.24%) VB Developer
6 6 (12.24%) Business Consultant
7 5 (10.20%) Data Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Software Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Microwave Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Citrix Architect
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Architect
9 2 (4.08%) EPoS Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) EPoS Support Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Architect
9 2 (4.08%) RF Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) RF Design Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) .NET
2 7 (14.29%) Silverlight
3 5 (10.20%) HTML
3 5 (10.20%) .NET Framework
4 4 (8.16%) HTML5
4 4 (8.16%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (40.82%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (26.53%) Data Conversion
3 4 (8.16%) EPoS
3 4 (8.16%) EFT
4 2 (4.08%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.61%) Windows
2 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (18.37%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.08%) Linux
3 2 (4.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) Data Analysis
1 15 (30.61%) ETL
1 15 (30.61%) ERP
2 13 (26.53%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (26.53%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (26.53%) Data Cleansing
3 6 (12.24%) Software Engineering
3 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.16%) Software Testing
4 4 (8.16%) Product Management
4 4 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.12%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.08%) Line Management
6 2 (4.08%) Project Management
6 2 (4.08%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (59.18%) SQL
2 22 (44.90%) C#
3 18 (36.73%) T-SQL
3 18 (36.73%) VBA
4 15 (30.61%) Java
5 14 (28.57%) VBScript
6 9 (18.37%) PowerShell
7 4 (8.16%) VB6
8 3 (6.12%) VB.NET
9 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
9 2 (4.08%) C
9 2 (4.08%) Assembly Language
9 2 (4.08%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
1 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
System Software
1 9 (18.37%) XenApp
1 9 (18.37%) XenDesktop
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.37%) Citrix
2 9 (18.37%) AppSense
2 9 (18.37%) Fujitsu
3 4 (8.16%) Business Objects
4 2 (4.08%) Agilent
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