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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 69 47 55
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +8
Permanent jobs citing VB 6 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.01% 2.10% 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.50% 3.96% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 4
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £28,450 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £41,500 £43,500
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
240 202 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 40.54% 53.02% 53.30%
Number of salaries quoted 163 163 171
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 31 October 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Watford

VB
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 16 (94.12%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) T-SQL
2 11 (64.71%) C#
2 11 (64.71%) MS Office
2 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (64.71%) CMS
3 8 (47.06%) VBA
3 8 (47.06%) Integration Testing
4 5 (29.41%) e-Health
4 5 (29.41%) Perl
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle
4 5 (29.41%) CA
4 5 (29.41%) UNIX
4 5 (29.41%) Windows
4 5 (29.41%) CA Spectrum
4 5 (29.41%) NetQoS
5 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (17.65%) CA Wily
5 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (17.65%) SNMP
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
5 3 (17.65%) Change Management
5 3 (17.65%) Practice Management
6 1 (5.88%) Degree
6 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
6 1 (5.88%) .NET

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 11 (64.71%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (64.71%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Programmer
3 5 (29.41%) Administrator
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Applications Support
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Support Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior
6 1 (5.88%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) e-Health
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) UNIX
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Integration Testing
2 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (17.65%) Change Management
2 3 (17.65%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) T-SQL
2 11 (64.71%) C#
3 8 (47.06%) VBA
4 5 (29.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (17.65%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) CA
2 5 (29.41%) NetQoS
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle
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