Period
to 23 September 2019

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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 129 182 161
Rank change year-on-year +53 -21 -7
Permanent jobs citing VB 30 21 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.18% 0.51% 1.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.71% 1.00% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 22 21 43
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.43% -7.78%
10th Percentile £41,250 £23,500 £31,550
90th Percentile £70,000 £55,000 £51,650
East of England median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +12.50% -11.11%

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 1,105 2,094 2,166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 43.50% 51.09% 52.84%
Number of salaries quoted 829 1,768 1,899
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £33,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,940 £72,500 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 23 September 2019.

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 23 September 2019. 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
Hemel Hempstead +4 10 £42,500 -10.53%
Harpenden - 7 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £65,000 -
Hatfield +31 1 £37,500 -21.05%
Borehamwood - 1 £45,000 -
VB
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 19 (63.33%) Java
1 19 (63.33%) SQL
1 19 (63.33%) Python
2 17 (56.67%) C#
2 17 (56.67%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (53.33%) Workflow
4 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
5 10 (33.33%) Middleware
5 10 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 10 (33.33%) Haskell
5 10 (33.33%) F#
5 10 (33.33%) Scala
5 10 (33.33%) Clojure
5 10 (33.33%) Big Data
5 10 (33.33%) Kotlin
6 9 (30.00%) B2B
6 9 (30.00%) PL/SQL
6 9 (30.00%) CRM
6 9 (30.00%) XML
6 9 (30.00%) EDI
6 9 (30.00%) ERP
7 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
8 7 (23.33%) T-SQL
8 7 (23.33%) VB.NET
8 7 (23.33%) .NET
8 7 (23.33%) Customer Requirements
8 7 (23.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle ERP
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle

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 6 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Internet
2 2 (6.67%) FTP
3 1 (3.33%) DHCP
3 1 (3.33%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.33%) SAN
3 1 (3.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (33.33%) Big Data
3 6 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) MSI
2 1 (3.33%) WebSpeed
General
1 10 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Games
2 3 (10.00%) Military
2 3 (10.00%) Retail
2 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Consultant
3 7 (23.33%) Development Consultant
3 7 (23.33%) EDI Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.33%) Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Applications Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.33%) Applications Support Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Build Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Middleware Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Support Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Build Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) Middleware
2 9 (30.00%) EDI
2 9 (30.00%) XML
3 7 (23.33%) .NET
4 2 (6.67%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.67%) Unix
3 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (53.33%) Workflow
3 9 (30.00%) B2B
3 9 (30.00%) CRM
3 9 (30.00%) ERP
4 7 (23.33%) Customer Requirements
4 7 (23.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Data Management
5 3 (10.00%) Machine Learning
5 3 (10.00%) Microservices
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 2 (6.67%) Line Management
6 2 (6.67%) OO
6 2 (6.67%) OOP
6 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.67%) Time Management
7 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) Java
1 19 (63.33%) Python
1 19 (63.33%) SQL
2 17 (56.67%) C#
3 10 (33.33%) Clojure
3 10 (33.33%) F#
3 10 (33.33%) Haskell
3 10 (33.33%) Kotlin
3 10 (33.33%) Scala
4 9 (30.00%) PL/SQL
5 7 (23.33%) T-SQL
5 7 (23.33%) VB.NET
6 3 (10.00%) C++
6 3 (10.00%) Erlang
6 3 (10.00%) Go
6 3 (10.00%) OCaml
6 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (10.00%) Rust
7 2 (6.67%) ActionScript
7 2 (6.67%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) CCAA
1 1 (3.33%) CCNA
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (3.33%) MCP
1 1 (3.33%) MCTS
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) Data Quality
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) Jitterbit
3 2 (6.67%) Remedy
3 2 (6.67%) webMethods
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix
4 1 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) Progress
4 1 (3.33%) SonicWALL
4 1 (3.33%) VMware