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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 72 42 46
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +4
Permanent jobs citing VB 4 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.65% 3.80% 2.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.39% 7.53% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 11
Average salary £47,500 £36,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.13% +14.06%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
288 186 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 46.53% 50.54% 48.35%
Number of salaries quoted 202 152 170
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) Oracle
3 6 (60.00%) CA
3 6 (60.00%) NetQoS
3 6 (60.00%) UNIX
3 6 (60.00%) e-Health
3 6 (60.00%) Perl
3 6 (60.00%) CA Spectrum
4 4 (40.00%) CA Wily
4 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (40.00%) SNMP
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (20.00%) CMS
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) MS Office
6 2 (20.00%) C#
7 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
7 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
7 1 (10.00%) vSphere
7 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
7 1 (10.00%) Cisco
7 1 (10.00%) NetApp
7 1 (10.00%) Sophos
7 1 (10.00%) VMware
7 1 (10.00%) IronPort
7 1 (10.00%) Veeam

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) SNMP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) VB Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) e-Health
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Replication
3 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Change Management
1 1 (10.00%) Practice Management
1 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Perl
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VBScript
4 1 (10.00%) VBA
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (40.00%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
1 6 (60.00%) CA
1 6 (60.00%) NetQoS
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp
3 1 (10.00%) Sophos
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) IronPort
3 1 (10.00%) Veeam
3 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds