The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Potters Bar region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 8 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Potters Bar 8.70% - 19.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% - 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 8
Average salary £25,000 - £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Potters Bar region.

Programming Languages Category
Potters Bar
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
6 5 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Potters Bar 26.09% 100.00% 78.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 32
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £53,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Potters Bar

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Potters Bar region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Potters Bar

VB
Salary Trend in Potters Bar

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Potters Bar region.

VB Salary Trend in Potters Bar

VB
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Potters Bar

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Potters Bar region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) VB6
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) WPF
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Billing
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Potters Bar by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Potters Bar region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (50.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Junior Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB6
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft