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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 45 60 67
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +7
Permanent jobs citing VB 16 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.05% 0.34% 0.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.75% 0.95% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 3
Median salary £40,000 £47,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.34% -14.09%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
237 211 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 45.23% 35.76% 55.58%
Number of salaries quoted 192 180 203
Median salary £47,500 £48,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.04% +12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 24 (85.71%) C#
2 19 (67.86%) SQL Server
3 18 (64.29%) VB.NET
3 18 (64.29%) .NET
4 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET
4 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
4 13 (46.43%) SQL
5 12 (42.86%) C
5 12 (42.86%) C++
5 12 (42.86%) Windows
5 12 (42.86%) Windows Server
6 11 (39.29%) Code First Entity Framework
6 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2014
6 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 11 (39.29%) AngularJS
6 11 (39.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (39.29%) TDD
6 11 (39.29%) Ruby
6 11 (39.29%) Music Industry
6 11 (39.29%) .NET Framework
6 11 (39.29%) WCF
6 11 (39.29%) Git (software)
6 11 (39.29%) RESTful
6 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (39.29%) BDD
6 11 (39.29%) NoSQL
6 11 (39.29%) Entity Framework
6 11 (39.29%) Node.js
6 11 (39.29%) High Availability

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 8 (28.57%) IIS
1 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.86%) MS Office
2 5 (17.86%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (67.86%) SQL Server
2 11 (39.29%) NoSQL
2 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.57%) HP UFT
General
1 11 (39.29%) Music Industry
2 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Developer
2 13 (46.43%) .NET Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Software Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Software Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) .NET Software Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) C++ Developer
5 4 (14.29%) C++ Software Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) SQL Developer
5 4 (14.29%) VB Developer
6 2 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) C Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Senior C Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior C# Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (64.29%) .NET
2 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET
3 11 (39.29%) .NET Framework
3 11 (39.29%) AngularJS
3 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 11 (39.29%) Code First Entity Framework
3 11 (39.29%) Entity Framework
3 11 (39.29%) KnockoutJS
3 11 (39.29%) Node.js
3 11 (39.29%) RESTful
3 11 (39.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 11 (39.29%) WCF
4 3 (10.71%) HTML
5 2 (7.14%) Ajax
5 2 (7.14%) CSS
5 2 (7.14%) jQuery
6 1 (3.57%) JSON
6 1 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Windows
1 12 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 11 (39.29%) Linux
3 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (17.86%) Windows 10
5 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) BDD
1 11 (39.29%) High Availability
1 11 (39.29%) MVC
1 11 (39.29%) TDD
1 11 (39.29%) Web Application Development
2 6 (21.43%) CRM
3 5 (17.86%) Logistics
3 5 (17.86%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) SDLC
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.57%) CAD
6 1 (3.57%) Functional Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Manual Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.57%) Regression Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Scrum
6 1 (3.57%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 24 (85.71%) C#
2 18 (64.29%) VB.NET
3 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
3 13 (46.43%) SQL
4 12 (42.86%) C
4 12 (42.86%) C++
5 11 (39.29%) Ruby
6 2 (7.14%) Java
7 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 5 (17.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Dell
2 5 (17.86%) Sage
2 5 (17.86%) SonicWALL
2 5 (17.86%) Symantec
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) IBM