The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 50 56 67
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Permanent jobs citing VB 9 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.87% 1.13% 0.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.43% 2.58% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 2
Median salary £50,000 £57,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.28% +46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,500 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,000 £43,800
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
203 233 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 42.12% 44.05% 42.48%
Number of salaries quoted 174 192 152
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 September 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in Watford

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 Watford region with a requirement for VB.

1 12 (48.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) C#
3 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (24.00%) C++
4 6 (24.00%) HTML
4 6 (24.00%) VBScript
4 6 (24.00%) C
4 6 (24.00%) Perl
4 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (24.00%) Windows
4 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (24.00%) Public Cloud
4 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (20.00%) API Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (20.00%) SoapUI
5 5 (20.00%) REST
5 5 (20.00%) Agile Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 5 (20.00%) Cucumber
5 5 (20.00%) BDD
5 5 (20.00%) Test Management

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
1 3 (12.00%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) IaaS
2 1 (4.00%) PaaS
2 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (20.00%) HP UFT
1 5 (20.00%) JIRA
1 5 (20.00%) Selenium
1 5 (20.00%) SoapUI
1 5 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (20.00%) Banking
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
1 5 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Architect
2 6 (24.00%) Cloud Architect
3 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) C++ Developer
4 4 (16.00%) C++ Software Developer
4 4 (16.00%) CAD Manager
4 4 (16.00%) SQL Developer
4 4 (16.00%) VB Developer
5 3 (12.00%) AWS Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Azure Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Development Manager
6 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) HTML
2 5 (20.00%) REST
2 5 (20.00%) SOAP
3 2 (8.00%) .NET
3 2 (8.00%) Ajax
3 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.00%) Classic ASP
3 2 (8.00%) CSS
3 2 (8.00%) JFC
3 2 (8.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Public Cloud
2 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
1 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (16.00%) Linux
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) Agile Testing
2 5 (20.00%) API Testing
2 5 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 5 (20.00%) BDD
2 5 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (20.00%) Test Management
2 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (16.00%) CAD
3 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (16.00%) Open Source
3 4 (16.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (12.00%) CRM
4 3 (12.00%) Logistics
5 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) C#
3 6 (24.00%) C
3 6 (24.00%) C++
3 6 (24.00%) Perl
3 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (24.00%) VBScript
4 4 (16.00%) Java
5 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (8.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) HP
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) Sage
4 1 (4.00%) VMware