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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 107 122 125
Rank change year-on-year +15 +3  
Permanent jobs citing VB 35 37 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.60% 1.44% 1.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.27% 3.68% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 27 30 14
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -4.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £29,850 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year - +5.63%  

VB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1069 1006 1153
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 48.79% 39.19% 49.74%
Number of salaries quoted 931 820 932
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing VB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead +16 17 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Watford 0 12 £40,000 -12.08%
Letchworth -11 3 £33,500 -46.40% 1
Cheshunt - 1 - -
Hatfield - 1 - -
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 45 (61.64%) SQL Server
2 41 (56.16%) .NET
3 37 (50.68%) VB.NET
4 36 (49.32%) Microsoft
5 34 (46.58%) ASP.NET
6 30 (41.10%) Windows
7 29 (39.73%) C#
7 29 (39.73%) ASP.NET Web API
8 27 (36.99%) SQL Server 2014
8 27 (36.99%) BDD
8 27 (36.99%) SQL
8 27 (36.99%) TDD
8 27 (36.99%) MVC
9 26 (35.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 26 (35.62%) KnockoutJS
9 26 (35.62%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 26 (35.62%) Web Application Development
9 26 (35.62%) AngularJS
9 26 (35.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 26 (35.62%) RESTful
10 23 (31.51%) Windows Server
11 19 (26.03%) MS Exchange
12 17 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (20.55%) Tandem
13 15 (20.55%) PowerShell
14 14 (19.18%) Linux
15 13 (17.81%) MS Excel
15 13 (17.81%) CRM
15 13 (17.81%) Active Directory
15 13 (17.81%) Software Engineering

VB
Top Related 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 19 (26.03%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.33%) IIS
3 8 (10.96%) Skype for Business
4 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.74%) IBM Domino
5 2 (2.74%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.37%) Apache
6 1 (1.37%) JBoss
6 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (17.81%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.33%) MS Office
3 5 (6.85%) SOLIDWORKS
4 3 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Sage 200
2 3 (4.11%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.37%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.96%) Office 365
2 4 (5.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.33%) DHCP
1 9 (12.33%) DNS
2 8 (10.96%) Firewall
2 8 (10.96%) Skype
3 2 (2.74%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.37%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.37%) SAN
4 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.37%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (61.64%) SQL Server
2 27 (36.99%) SQL Server 2014
3 11 (15.07%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.85%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.74%) GIS
8 1 (1.37%) JasperReports
8 1 (1.37%) MS Access
8 1 (1.37%) MySQL
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (16.44%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.22%) JIRA
3 5 (6.85%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.74%) JMeter
4 2 (2.74%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.74%) Selenium
4 2 (2.74%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.74%) Zephyr
5 1 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.37%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.37%) FxCop
5 1 (1.37%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.37%) Moq
5 1 (1.37%) MSI
5 1 (1.37%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.37%) StyleCop
General
1 11 (15.07%) Music Industry
2 6 (8.22%) Finance
3 5 (6.85%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.48%) Publishing
5 3 (4.11%) French Language
5 3 (4.11%) German Language
5 3 (4.11%) Italian Language
5 3 (4.11%) Legal
5 3 (4.11%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.11%) Marketing
5 3 (4.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (4.11%) Russian Language
5 3 (4.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 39 (53.42%) Developer
2 32 (43.84%) .NET Developer
3 8 (10.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (10.96%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) Software Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) SQL Developer
5 6 (8.22%) Analyst
5 6 (8.22%) Software Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) .NET Software Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Tester
7 4 (5.48%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (4.11%) C++ Developer
8 3 (4.11%) C++ Software Developer
8 3 (4.11%) CRM Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Head of CRM
8 3 (4.11%) VB Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Excel Analyst
9 2 (2.74%) Messaging Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (56.16%) .NET
2 34 (46.58%) ASP.NET
3 29 (39.73%) ASP.NET Web API
4 26 (35.62%) AngularJS
4 26 (35.62%) ASP.NET MVC
4 26 (35.62%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 26 (35.62%) KnockoutJS
4 26 (35.62%) RESTful
4 26 (35.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 12 (16.44%) .NET Framework
5 12 (16.44%) Entity Framework
5 12 (16.44%) WCF
6 11 (15.07%) Code First Entity Framework
6 11 (15.07%) Node.js
7 4 (5.48%) CSS
7 4 (5.48%) HTML
7 4 (5.48%) WPF
8 3 (4.11%) SOAP
8 3 (4.11%) XML
9 2 (2.74%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.55%) Tandem
2 11 (15.07%) Blackberry
3 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.37%) CMDB
4 1 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (41.10%) Windows
2 23 (31.51%) Windows Server
3 14 (19.18%) Linux
4 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (9.59%) Windows 7
7 6 (8.22%) Windows 10
8 3 (4.11%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.37%) Unix
9 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.37%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.99%) BDD
1 27 (36.99%) MVC
1 27 (36.99%) TDD
2 26 (35.62%) Web Application Development
3 17 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (17.81%) CRM
4 13 (17.81%) Software Engineering
5 12 (16.44%) ITIL
6 11 (15.07%) High Availability
7 5 (6.85%) Logistics
7 5 (6.85%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (6.85%) OOP
8 4 (5.48%) E-business
8 4 (5.48%) Mathematics
8 4 (5.48%) Project Management
8 4 (5.48%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (5.48%) Time Management
9 3 (4.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.11%) Matrix Organization
9 3 (4.11%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (50.68%) VB.NET
2 29 (39.73%) C#
3 27 (36.99%) SQL
4 15 (20.55%) PowerShell
5 12 (16.44%) C
5 12 (16.44%) JavaScript
6 11 (15.07%) C++
6 11 (15.07%) Ruby
7 10 (13.70%) VBScript
8 6 (8.22%) Java
9 4 (5.48%) VBA
10 2 (2.74%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.74%) VB6
11 1 (1.37%) PHP
11 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.96%) SC Cleared
1 8 (10.96%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.48%) Degree
3 3 (4.11%) MCTS
3 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.11%) PhD
4 2 (2.74%) MCITP
4 2 (2.74%) MCSE
4 2 (2.74%) MCSM
4 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 1 (1.37%) CCAA
5 1 (1.37%) CCNA
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.37%) MCP
5 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) QA
2 3 (4.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (17.81%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.70%) Hyper-V
3 9 (12.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (10.96%) Forefront TMG
4 8 (10.96%) vSphere
4 8 (10.96%) XenApp
4 8 (10.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 5 (6.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (2.74%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.74%) SCCM
3 1 (1.37%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 36 (49.32%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.07%) Cisco
2 11 (15.07%) Citrix
2 11 (15.07%) VMware
3 6 (8.22%) HP
3 6 (8.22%) Oracle
3 6 (8.22%) SonicWALL
4 5 (6.85%) Dell
4 5 (6.85%) Sage
4 5 (6.85%) Symantec
5 4 (5.48%) BMC
6 3 (4.11%) Remedy
7 2 (2.74%) Computacenter
8 1 (1.37%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.37%) IBM
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