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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 99 127
Rank change year-on-year -33 +28  
Permanent jobs citing VB 14 42 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.66% 1.85% 1.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.31% 4.45% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 13 24 35
Median salary £37,500 £46,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.91% +42.30%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,800 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £54,250 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -1.31%  

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 1072 944 1295
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 50.81% 41.60% 44.98%
Number of salaries quoted 930 789 1083
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +5 6 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Letchworth - 4 £32,500 -
Borehamwood - 1 £47,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £40,000 -
Cheshunt - 1 - -
VB
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 30 (65.22%) SQL Server
2 25 (54.35%) Microsoft
3 24 (52.17%) Windows
4 23 (50.00%) .NET
5 22 (47.83%) SQL
6 21 (45.65%) VB.NET
7 18 (39.13%) ASP.NET
8 16 (34.78%) MVC
8 16 (34.78%) TDD
8 16 (34.78%) BDD
8 16 (34.78%) ASP.NET Web API
8 16 (34.78%) SQL Server 2014
9 15 (32.61%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 15 (32.61%) Web Application Development
9 15 (32.61%) AngularJS
9 15 (32.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 15 (32.61%) RESTful
9 15 (32.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (32.61%) KnockoutJS
10 14 (30.43%) C#
11 13 (28.26%) ITIL
11 13 (28.26%) PowerShell
12 12 (26.09%) Windows Server
13 11 (23.91%) Linux
13 11 (23.91%) MS Exchange
14 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (19.57%) Tandem
15 9 (19.57%) Software Engineering
15 9 (19.57%) Oracle
15 9 (19.57%) Active Directory

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 (23.91%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.04%) Skype for Business
3 5 (10.87%) Tomcat
4 4 (8.70%) IIS
5 2 (4.35%) Apache
5 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.35%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.35%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) SaaS
2 6 (13.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) DHCP
1 8 (17.39%) DNS
2 6 (13.04%) Skype
3 4 (8.70%) Firewall
4 2 (4.35%) iSCSI
4 2 (4.35%) SAN
4 2 (4.35%) VoIP
5 1 (2.17%) Intranet
5 1 (2.17%) LAN
5 1 (2.17%) VLAN
5 1 (2.17%) VPN
5 1 (2.17%) WAN
5 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (65.22%) SQL Server
2 16 (34.78%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (13.04%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (4.35%) JasperReports
4 2 (4.35%) MySQL
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.17%) MS Access
5 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) JIRA
2 7 (15.22%) Git (software)
3 5 (10.87%) JMeter
3 5 (10.87%) LoadRunner
3 5 (10.87%) Selenium
3 5 (10.87%) WebDriver
3 5 (10.87%) Wise Package Studio
4 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.35%) Zephyr
5 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.17%) FxCop
5 1 (2.17%) Moq
5 1 (2.17%) ReSharper
5 1 (2.17%) StyleCop
General
1 6 (13.04%) Music Industry
2 4 (8.70%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Developer
2 17 (36.96%) .NET Developer
3 11 (23.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (23.91%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Tester
5 5 (10.87%) QA Tester
6 4 (8.70%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.35%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.35%) GUI Software Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Java Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Selenium Tester
7 2 (4.35%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.17%) QA Automation Tester
8 1 (2.17%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (50.00%) .NET
2 18 (39.13%) ASP.NET
3 16 (34.78%) ASP.NET Web API
4 15 (32.61%) AngularJS
4 15 (32.61%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (32.61%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 15 (32.61%) KnockoutJS
4 15 (32.61%) RESTful
4 15 (32.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (17.39%) WCF
6 7 (15.22%) .NET Framework
6 7 (15.22%) Entity Framework
7 6 (13.04%) Code First Entity Framework
7 6 (13.04%) Node.js
8 4 (8.70%) XML
9 3 (6.52%) CSS
9 3 (6.52%) HTML
9 3 (6.52%) SOAP
10 2 (4.35%) EJB
10 2 (4.35%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Tandem
2 6 (13.04%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.17%) CMDB
3 1 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.17%) Replication
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (52.17%) Windows
2 12 (26.09%) Windows Server
3 11 (23.91%) Linux
4 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) BDD
1 16 (34.78%) MVC
1 16 (34.78%) TDD
2 15 (32.61%) Web Application Development
3 13 (28.26%) ITIL
4 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (19.57%) Software Engineering
5 9 (19.57%) Test Automation
6 7 (15.22%) E-business
6 7 (15.22%) Mathematics
7 6 (13.04%) High Availability
7 6 (13.04%) Patch Management
8 5 (10.87%) Application Packaging
8 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (10.87%) Performance Testing
8 5 (10.87%) Regression Testing
8 5 (10.87%) Service Management
8 5 (10.87%) Time Management
9 3 (6.52%) CRM
9 3 (6.52%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 22 (47.83%) SQL
2 21 (45.65%) VB.NET
3 14 (30.43%) C#
4 13 (28.26%) PowerShell
5 9 (19.57%) Java
5 9 (19.57%) VBScript
6 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
7 6 (13.04%) C
7 6 (13.04%) Ruby
8 5 (10.87%) REXX
8 5 (10.87%) Tcl
9 4 (8.70%) C++
10 3 (6.52%) PHP
11 2 (4.35%) VB6
12 1 (2.17%) Python
12 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
12 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (13.04%) MCP
2 6 (13.04%) MCSE
2 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
2 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) CCAA
3 2 (4.35%) CCNA
3 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.17%) CISSP
4 1 (2.17%) MCSA
4 1 (2.17%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) QA
2 5 (10.87%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.17%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (2.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (19.57%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.04%) Forefront TMG
3 6 (13.04%) Hyper-V
3 6 (13.04%) vSphere
3 6 (13.04%) XenApp
3 6 (13.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) SCCM
2 5 (10.87%) BladeLogic
2 5 (10.87%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (10.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (4.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 25 (54.35%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.57%) Oracle
3 8 (17.39%) Cisco
3 8 (17.39%) Citrix
3 8 (17.39%) VMware
4 7 (15.22%) HP
5 6 (13.04%) BMC
6 4 (8.70%) SonicWALL
7 2 (4.35%) Dell
7 2 (4.35%) Sage
7 2 (4.35%) Symantec
8 1 (2.17%) Atlassian
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £30000.00 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago