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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 54 64 39
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -25
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 11 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.24% 0.98% 2.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.70% 2.17% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 8
Average salary £30,500 £35,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.68% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,750 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
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
234 276 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 47.66% 45.25% 49.66%
Number of salaries quoted 167 216 116
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,500 £55,000
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 29 May 2015.

VB.NET Salary Histogram in Watford

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (84.21%) SQL
3 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
4 11 (57.89%) C#
5 10 (52.63%) Windows
6 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET
7 8 (42.11%) XML
7 8 (42.11%) Software Engineering
8 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (36.84%) HTML
8 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
9 6 (31.58%) WPF
10 5 (26.32%) Degree
10 5 (26.32%) ColdFusion
10 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
11 4 (21.05%) OO
12 3 (15.79%) MVC
13 2 (10.53%) Finance
13 2 (10.53%) TDD
13 2 (10.53%) Ajax
13 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
13 2 (10.53%) JSON
13 2 (10.53%) WCF
13 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
13 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
13 2 (10.53%) JBoss
13 2 (10.53%) Linux
13 2 (10.53%) UML
13 2 (10.53%) Client/Server

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (26.32%) ColdFusion
2 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.53%) JBoss
2 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) PowerBuilder
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (73.68%) .NET Developer
3 9 (47.37%) C# Developer
4 8 (42.11%) VB.NET Developer
4 8 (42.11%) C# Software Engineer
4 8 (42.11%) Software Engineer
5 6 (31.58%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (31.58%) .NET Software Engineer
6 5 (26.32%) WPF Developer
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Junior Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Junior C# Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET
3 8 (42.11%) XML
4 7 (36.84%) HTML
5 6 (31.58%) WPF
6 2 (10.53%) Ajax
6 2 (10.53%) JSON
6 2 (10.53%) WCF
6 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (10.53%) CSS
6 2 (10.53%) SOAP
7 1 (5.26%) ADO.NET
7 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
7 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Software Engineering
2 4 (21.05%) OO
3 3 (15.79%) MVC
4 2 (10.53%) TDD
4 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
4 2 (10.53%) UML
4 2 (10.53%) OOD
4 2 (10.53%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) C#
3 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
4 2 (10.53%) C
4 2 (10.53%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) VB
4 2 (10.53%) VBA
5 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.53%) Sybase