Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 154 167
Rank change year-on-year -8 +13 -66
Permanent jobs citing VB 52 61 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.18% 1.38% 1.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.25% 2.88% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 47 51 40
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +32.35% -15.00%
10th Percentile £33,500 £31,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £51,750 £57,500 £54,300
East of England median annual salary £42,000 £45,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% +23.29% -8.75%

VB is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2306 2120 2517
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 52.42% 47.86% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2007 1836 2199
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +2.41%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing VB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Hertfordshire

VB
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for VB in Hertfordshire

VB
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VB in Hertfordshire

VB
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage +6 16 £37,000 -17.78%
Watford -16 11 £47,500 -2.06%
Borehamwood - 11 £42,500 -
Hemel Hempstead +2 5 £47,500 +53.23%
Harpenden +18 3 £38,000 -30.91%
Hatfield 0 1 - -
St Albans -2 1 £39,000 -2.50%
Welwyn Garden City -11 1 £40,000 -
Letchworth - 1 - -
VB
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 44 (84.62%) C#
2 35 (67.31%) .NET
3 33 (63.46%) SQL Server
4 29 (55.77%) SQL
4 29 (55.77%) Microsoft
5 27 (51.92%) VB6
6 25 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (38.46%) VB.NET
8 18 (34.62%) HTML
8 18 (34.62%) Scrum
9 17 (32.69%) XML
10 16 (30.77%) JavaScript
11 15 (28.85%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (28.85%) C
11 15 (28.85%) Visual Studio
12 14 (26.92%) Telecoms
12 14 (26.92%) Windows
13 12 (23.08%) Java
13 12 (23.08%) Windows Server
13 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (21.15%) Test Automation
14 11 (21.15%) Hyper-V
14 11 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (21.15%) Continuous Delivery
14 11 (21.15%) Translating Business Requirements
14 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (21.15%) Linux
14 11 (21.15%) MS Exchange
14 11 (21.15%) SOA
14 11 (21.15%) Billing

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (21.15%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.62%) IIS
3 1 (1.92%) Apache
3 1 (1.92%) Drupal
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.92%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (9.62%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Sage 200
2 4 (7.69%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) SaaS
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.23%) Firewall
2 3 (5.77%) VoIP
3 2 (3.85%) DNS
4 1 (1.92%) DHCP
4 1 (1.92%) HTTP
4 1 (1.92%) Intranet
4 1 (1.92%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.92%) LAN
4 1 (1.92%) SAN
4 1 (1.92%) VLAN
4 1 (1.92%) VPN
4 1 (1.92%) WAN
4 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (63.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.92%) MS Access
4 1 (1.92%) MySQL
4 1 (1.92%) Power BI
4 1 (1.92%) QlikView
4 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (28.85%) Visual Studio
2 9 (17.31%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.85%) JIRA
4 1 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.92%) FxCop
4 1 (1.92%) Log4Net
4 1 (1.92%) Moq
4 1 (1.92%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.92%) StyleCop
4 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.92%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (1.92%) Zephyr
General
1 14 (26.92%) Telecoms
2 11 (21.15%) Billing
3 6 (11.54%) Finance
4 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (80.77%) Developer
2 23 (44.23%) C# Developer
3 20 (38.46%) .NET Developer
4 16 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (28.85%) Software Developer
6 7 (13.46%) Senior Developer
6 7 (13.46%) VB Developer
7 6 (11.54%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 6 (11.54%) VB.NET Developer
8 5 (9.62%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (9.62%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (9.62%) Systems Developer
9 4 (7.69%) Analyst
10 3 (5.77%) .NET Software Developer
11 2 (3.85%) C++ Developer
11 2 (3.85%) C++ Software Developer
11 2 (3.85%) Lead Developer
11 2 (3.85%) Software Engineer
11 2 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
11 2 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (67.31%) .NET
2 18 (34.62%) HTML
3 17 (32.69%) XML
4 10 (19.23%) CSS
5 9 (17.31%) HTML5
5 9 (17.31%) JSON
6 8 (15.38%) Hibernate
6 8 (15.38%) RESTful
6 8 (15.38%) Spring
7 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET
8 4 (7.69%) SOAP
8 4 (7.69%) Web Services
9 3 (5.77%) WCF
10 2 (3.85%) .NET Framework
10 2 (3.85%) ADO.NET
10 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (3.85%) Entity Framework
10 2 (3.85%) WPF
11 1 (1.92%) XSL
11 1 (1.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (15.38%) iPhone
3 1 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.92%) Windows
2 12 (23.08%) Windows Server
2 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (21.15%) Linux
3 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (19.23%) Windows 7
5 9 (17.31%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (34.62%) Scrum
3 11 (21.15%) Continuous Delivery
3 11 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (21.15%) SOA
3 11 (21.15%) Test Automation
3 11 (21.15%) Translating Business Requirements
4 10 (19.23%) Logistics
5 9 (17.31%) BDD
5 9 (17.31%) Mobile Device Management
5 9 (17.31%) TDD
6 8 (15.38%) iOS Development
6 8 (15.38%) Migration
6 8 (15.38%) Product Management
6 8 (15.38%) SDLC
7 7 (13.46%) ITIL
8 6 (11.54%) MVC
9 4 (7.69%) ERP
9 4 (7.69%) ETL
9 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 44 (84.62%) C#
2 29 (55.77%) SQL
3 27 (51.92%) VB6
4 20 (38.46%) VB.NET
5 16 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 15 (28.85%) C
7 12 (23.08%) Java
8 10 (19.23%) C++
9 5 (9.62%) VBA
10 3 (5.77%) PL/SQL
10 3 (5.77%) T-SQL
10 3 (5.77%) VBScript
11 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.92%) PHP
12 1 (1.92%) REXX
12 1 (1.92%) Tcl
12 1 (1.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Degree
1 4 (7.69%) Numerate Degree
2 2 (3.85%) MCSE
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.92%) CCAA
3 1 (1.92%) CCNA
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.92%) CISSP
3 1 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.92%) MCP
3 1 (1.92%) MCSA
3 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.23%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) DICOM
2 2 (3.85%) HL7
3 1 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (21.15%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (5.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.92%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (55.77%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.31%) Dell
3 5 (9.62%) Sage
4 4 (7.69%) SonicWALL
5 3 (5.77%) Symantec
6 1 (1.92%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.92%) BMC
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco
6 1 (1.92%) Citrix
6 1 (1.92%) Concur
6 1 (1.92%) HP
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle
6 1 (1.92%) Telerik
6 1 (1.92%) VMware