The first table below looks at the demand for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 72 37 58
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +21
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.17% 5.10% 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.33% 9.05% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1 17 2
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
302 199 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 51.89% 56.37% 57.65%
Number of salaries quoted 243 172 135
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
VB
Hertfordshire

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

VB
Salary Trend in Watford

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

VB Salary Trend in Watford

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) C#
3 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
4 8 (57.14%) .NET
4 8 (57.14%) VB.NET
4 8 (57.14%) VB6
5 7 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 7 (50.00%) Java
6 6 (42.86%) VBA
6 6 (42.86%) ETL
6 6 (42.86%) Data Analysis
7 5 (35.71%) ERD
7 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (35.71%) Data Modelling
7 5 (35.71%) C++
7 5 (35.71%) OOP
8 4 (28.57%) Data Mining
8 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (28.57%) ERP
8 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (28.57%) Data Conversion
8 4 (28.57%) Retail
8 4 (28.57%) Finance
8 4 (28.57%) WinForms
9 3 (21.43%) Migration
9 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (21.43%) Apache Flex

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) Data Mining
3 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (21.43%) DTS
4 3 (21.43%) MySQL
4 3 (21.43%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (14.29%) DataStage
5 2 (14.29%) BODI
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
2 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Retail
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Business Systems Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) VB.NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Business Consultant
4 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Data Migration Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Data Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Migration Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) WinForms
3 3 (21.43%) Apache Flex
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 2 (14.29%) XML
4 2 (14.29%) XSD
4 2 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ETL
1 6 (42.86%) Data Analysis
2 5 (35.71%) ERD
2 5 (35.71%) Data Modelling
2 5 (35.71%) OOP
3 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (28.57%) ERP
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 2 (14.29%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) C#
3 8 (57.14%) VB.NET
3 8 (57.14%) VB6
4 7 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 7 (50.00%) Java
5 6 (42.86%) VBA
6 5 (35.71%) C++
7 3 (21.43%) VBScript
8 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Adobe