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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 56 70 39
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -31
Permanent jobs citing VB 10 1 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.87% 0.17% 5.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.07% 0.34% 9.04%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 16
Average salary £32,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.68% +3.75%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
246 298 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 46.07% 51.65% 55.46%
Number of salaries quoted 194 244 165
Average salary £46,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 24 April 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Watford

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 12 (85.71%) Windows
3 11 (78.57%) .NET
4 10 (71.43%) SQL
5 9 (64.29%) C#
6 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
7 6 (42.86%) WPF
7 6 (42.86%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
8 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
8 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
8 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
9 4 (28.57%) HTML
9 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
10 3 (21.43%) Java
10 3 (21.43%) VBScript
10 3 (21.43%) Oracle
10 3 (21.43%) CRM
10 3 (21.43%) Linux
10 3 (21.43%) Replication
11 2 (14.29%) Service Management
11 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
11 2 (14.29%) Toad
11 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
11 2 (14.29%) Project Management
11 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
11 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (14.29%) IIS
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) SNMP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
1 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Toad
2 1 (7.14%) PowerBuilder
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) C# Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Programmer
3 6 (42.86%) C# Programmer
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Programmer
5 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) DBA
6 1 (7.14%) Administrator
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
2 6 (42.86%) WPF
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
4 4 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (14.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (21.43%) Replication
3 1 (7.14%) e-Health
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) UNIX
3 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 3 (21.43%) CRM
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 2 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (7.14%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) OOD
4 1 (7.14%) UML
4 1 (7.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 3 (21.43%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) VBScript
5 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
6 1 (7.14%) Perl
6 1 (7.14%) C++
6 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
6 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 1 (7.14%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
2 1 (7.14%) vSphere
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (14.29%) Data Guard
2 1 (7.14%) CA Wily
2 1 (7.14%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) Sophos
4 1 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) IronPort
4 1 (7.14%) Veeam
4 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.14%) NetQoS
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) CA
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp
4 1 (7.14%) Sybase
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
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