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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 62 47 57
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 8 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.55% 3.87% 2.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.84% 7.49% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 9
Average salary £32,750 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,550 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,590 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -
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
282 227 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 54.76% 51.71% 56.46%
Number of salaries quoted 198 170 201
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
3 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
4 7 (63.64%) XML
4 7 (63.64%) Windows
4 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
5 6 (54.55%) MVC
6 5 (45.45%) WPF
7 4 (36.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
7 4 (36.36%) ADO.NET
7 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
7 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (18.18%) HTML
8 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
8 2 (18.18%) CSS
8 2 (18.18%) SOAP
8 2 (18.18%) C
8 2 (18.18%) OO
8 2 (18.18%) HTTP
8 2 (18.18%) B2B
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 2 (18.18%) Ajax
8 2 (18.18%) JSON
8 2 (18.18%) WCF
8 2 (18.18%) Multithreading

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

Applications
1 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
1 11 (100.00%) C# Developer
2 7 (63.64%) C# Software Engineer
2 7 (63.64%) Software Engineer
3 5 (45.45%) .NET Developer
3 5 (45.45%) .NET Software Engineer
3 5 (45.45%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (36.36%) WPF Developer
4 4 (36.36%) Junior
4 4 (36.36%) Junior Developer
4 4 (36.36%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (63.64%) XML
3 5 (45.45%) WPF
4 4 (36.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
4 4 (36.36%) ADO.NET
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) SOAP
5 2 (18.18%) JSON
5 2 (18.18%) WCF
5 2 (18.18%) Ajax
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 6 (54.55%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) VCP4
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft