The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET 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.NET over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 66 68 49
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 12 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.18% 1.20% 3.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.14% 2.97% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 8
Average salary £30,000 £26,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% -18.46%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
VB.NET
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
290 236 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 52.73% 40.34% 54.71%
Number of salaries quoted 223 164 134
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

VB.NET
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Watford region.

VB.NET Salary Trend in Watford

VB.NET
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Watford region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

VB.NET Salary Histogram in Watford

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing VB.NET 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.NET.

1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (63.64%) SQL
3 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
3 13 (59.09%) HTML
3 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
4 12 (54.55%) C#
5 10 (45.45%) Degree
6 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
7 7 (31.82%) CSS
7 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
8 6 (27.27%) Windows
9 5 (22.73%) ColdFusion
10 4 (18.18%) XML
10 4 (18.18%) OO
10 4 (18.18%) VBA
11 3 (13.64%) C
11 3 (13.64%) Java
11 3 (13.64%) SOAP
11 3 (13.64%) IIS
11 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (9.09%) B2B
12 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
12 2 (9.09%) Linux
12 2 (9.09%) UML
12 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
12 2 (9.09%) OOD
12 2 (9.09%) ISO 9001
12 2 (9.09%) HTTP

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing VB.NET 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.NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (22.73%) ColdFusion
2 3 (13.64%) IIS
3 2 (9.09%) JBoss
3 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (9.09%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 2 (9.09%) PowerBuilder
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (54.55%) .NET Developer
3 9 (40.91%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) C# Software Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Graduate Software Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) WPF Developer
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Graduate
5 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Access Developer
6 1 (4.55%) AWS Developer
6 1 (4.55%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (59.09%) HTML
3 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 7 (31.82%) CSS
5 4 (18.18%) XML
6 3 (13.64%) SOAP
7 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (9.09%) Ajax
7 2 (9.09%) JSON
7 2 (9.09%) WCF
7 2 (9.09%) WPF
8 1 (4.55%) jQuery
8 1 (4.55%) HTML5
8 1 (4.55%) CSS3
8 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
1 2 (9.09%) NHS
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 2 (9.09%) Data Extraction
1 2 (9.09%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 4 (18.18%) OO
3 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.09%) B2B
4 2 (9.09%) MVC
4 2 (9.09%) TDD
4 2 (9.09%) Logistics
4 2 (9.09%) UML
4 2 (9.09%) OOD
4 2 (9.09%) Multithreading
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) SQL
2 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
3 12 (54.55%) C#
4 4 (18.18%) VBA
5 3 (13.64%) Java
5 3 (13.64%) C
6 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 2 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Sybase
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
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