Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 143 160
Rank change year-on-year -15 +17 -50
Permanent jobs citing VB 48 74 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.08% 1.68% 1.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.06% 3.37% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 42 62 38
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £33,500 £31,325 £24,250
90th Percentile £51,700 £57,000 £48,000
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +15.94% -13.75%

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 2,330 2,195 2,274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 52.45% 49.93% 45.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2,030 1,885 1,986
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £67,600 £68,750 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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 +20 15 £40,500 -14.74%
Borehamwood - 11 £42,500 -
Watford -14 10 £48,000 +12.94% 1
Harpenden +13 3 £38,000 -30.91%
Hatfield -8 3 £32,500 -45.83% 2
Hemel Hempstead -22 3 £47,500 +26.67% 1
St Albans +4 1 £39,000 -2.50%
Letchworth 0 1 - -
VB
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 40 (83.33%) C#
2 32 (66.67%) .NET
3 29 (60.42%) SQL Server
4 28 (58.33%) Microsoft
5 26 (54.17%) VB6
6 25 (52.08%) SQL
7 23 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (37.50%) VB.NET
9 17 (35.42%) Scrum
10 16 (33.33%) HTML
11 15 (31.25%) Visual Studio
12 14 (29.17%) XML
12 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
12 14 (29.17%) C
12 14 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (27.08%) Telecoms
14 11 (22.92%) Java
14 11 (22.92%) Windows
14 11 (22.92%) Billing
14 11 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (22.92%) Translating Business Requirements
14 11 (22.92%) Continuous Delivery
15 10 (20.83%) Windows Server
15 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (20.83%) Test Automation
15 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (20.83%) Linux
15 10 (20.83%) SOA
16 9 (18.75%) MS Exchange
16 9 (18.75%) C++

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 9 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.25%) IIS
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.08%) Apache
4 1 (2.08%) Drupal
4 1 (2.08%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (8.33%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Dynamics GP
1 4 (8.33%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) SaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (4.17%) VoIP
3 1 (2.08%) DNS
3 1 (2.08%) HTTP
3 1 (2.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (60.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.08%) MS Access
4 1 (2.08%) MySQL
4 1 (2.08%) Power BI
4 1 (2.08%) QlikView
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (31.25%) Visual Studio
2 7 (14.58%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.08%) JIRA
3 1 (2.08%) Log4Net
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.08%) Zephyr
General
1 13 (27.08%) Telecoms
2 11 (22.92%) Billing
3 6 (12.50%) Finance
4 2 (4.17%) Games
5 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (81.25%) Developer
2 20 (41.67%) C# Developer
3 18 (37.50%) .NET Developer
4 14 (29.17%) C# .NET Developer
4 14 (29.17%) Software Developer
5 7 (14.58%) Senior Developer
5 7 (14.58%) VB Developer
6 6 (12.50%) Analyst
7 5 (10.42%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 5 (10.42%) Senior Software Developer
7 5 (10.42%) Systems Developer
7 5 (10.42%) VB.NET Developer
8 4 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (4.17%) .NET Software Developer
10 2 (4.17%) C++ Developer
10 2 (4.17%) C++ Software Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Implementation Analyst
10 2 (4.17%) Lead Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (66.67%) .NET
2 16 (33.33%) HTML
3 14 (29.17%) XML
4 8 (16.67%) CSS
4 8 (16.67%) HTML5
4 8 (16.67%) JSON
5 7 (14.58%) Hibernate
5 7 (14.58%) RESTful
5 7 (14.58%) Spring
6 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET
7 3 (6.25%) SOAP
7 3 (6.25%) Web Services
8 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.08%) ADO.NET
8 1 (2.08%) Ajax
8 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.08%) Entity Framework
8 1 (2.08%) jQuery
8 1 (2.08%) WCF
8 1 (2.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.58%) iPhone
3 2 (4.17%) CMDB
3 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Windows
2 10 (20.83%) Linux
2 10 (20.83%) Windows Server
2 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 8 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (35.42%) Scrum
3 11 (22.92%) Continuous Delivery
3 11 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (22.92%) Translating Business Requirements
4 10 (20.83%) SOA
4 10 (20.83%) Test Automation
5 9 (18.75%) Logistics
6 8 (16.67%) Migration
6 8 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
7 7 (14.58%) BDD
7 7 (14.58%) iOS Development
7 7 (14.58%) ITIL
7 7 (14.58%) Product Management
7 7 (14.58%) SDLC
7 7 (14.58%) TDD
8 5 (10.42%) MVC
9 4 (8.33%) ERP
9 4 (8.33%) ETL
9 4 (8.33%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 40 (83.33%) C#
2 26 (54.17%) VB6
3 25 (52.08%) SQL
4 18 (37.50%) VB.NET
5 14 (29.17%) C
5 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
6 11 (22.92%) Java
7 9 (18.75%) C++
8 4 (8.33%) VBA
9 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL
10 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
11 1 (2.08%) PHP
11 1 (2.08%) TypeScript
11 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Degree
1 4 (8.33%) Numerate Degree
2 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.75%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) DICOM
2 2 (4.17%) HL7
3 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (18.75%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) SCCM
1 2 (4.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (4.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 28 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.67%) Dell
3 4 (8.33%) Sage
4 2 (4.17%) BMC
4 2 (4.17%) SonicWALL
4 2 (4.17%) Symantec
5 1 (2.08%) Concur
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle
5 1 (2.08%) Telerik