The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 71 58 58
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 7 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.23% 2.24% 1.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.49% 5.15% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 5
Average salary £52,250 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.67% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £34,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £41,500 £38,000
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 Watford region.

Programming Languages Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
281 233 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 49.56% 43.47% 57.38%
Number of salaries quoted 227 163 157
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Watford region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Watford

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 16 (84.21%) SQL
2 13 (68.42%) C#
2 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
3 12 (63.16%) .NET
3 12 (63.16%) Windows
4 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
4 6 (31.58%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
4 6 (31.58%) WPF
4 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
4 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
6 4 (21.05%) C
6 4 (21.05%) C++
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.79%) Advertising
7 3 (15.79%) Migration
7 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
7 3 (15.79%) ERP
7 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
7 3 (15.79%) CRM
7 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
7 3 (15.79%) Web Application Development
7 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
7 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (10.53%) Scrum

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
1 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.53%) JBoss
2 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (5.26%) PowerPivot
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) PowerBuilder
General
1 3 (15.79%) Advertising
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Programmer
2 6 (31.58%) C# Programmer
2 6 (31.58%) C# Developer
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Programmer
4 4 (21.05%) Software Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
6 2 (10.53%) Architect
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Software Support Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Software Programmer
7 1 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (5.26%) MI Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (5.26%) AWS Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) .NET
2 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
2 6 (31.58%) WPF
3 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.53%) Public Cloud
2 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) UNIX
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) CRM
3 3 (15.79%) ERP
3 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
3 3 (15.79%) Web Application Development
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) UML
4 2 (10.53%) OO
4 2 (10.53%) OOD
4 2 (10.53%) TDD
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Open Source
5 1 (5.26%) Logistics
5 1 (5.26%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) SQL
2 13 (68.42%) C#
3 6 (31.58%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 4 (21.05%) C
4 4 (21.05%) C++
5 2 (10.53%) Java
5 2 (10.53%) Perl
5 2 (10.53%) VBScript
5 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
5 2 (10.53%) VBA
5 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
5 2 (10.53%) Ruby
5 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Sybase
3 1 (5.26%) Dell
3 1 (5.26%) Sage
3 1 (5.26%) Symantec
3 1 (5.26%) SonicWALL
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