The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 67 42 58
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +16
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 6 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.03% 3.68% 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.99% 6.53% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 3
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £57,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -38.59%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Programming Languages Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
302 199 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 51.89% 56.37% 57.65%
Number of salaries quoted 243 172 135
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
VB.NET
Hertfordshire

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 18 April 2014.

VB.NET Salary Histogram in Watford

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (87.50%) SQL
3 25 (78.13%) SQL Server
4 23 (71.88%) C#
5 16 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET
6 15 (46.88%) Degree
7 13 (40.63%) XML
8 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
9 8 (25.00%) VB6
9 8 (25.00%) Data Modelling
9 8 (25.00%) VB
9 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (21.88%) ERD
10 7 (21.88%) Crystal Reports
10 7 (21.88%) OOP
10 7 (21.88%) MVC
11 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (18.75%) Windows
11 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (18.75%) .NET Framework
12 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (15.63%) VBA
12 5 (15.63%) Web Services
12 5 (15.63%) DTS
12 5 (15.63%) T-SQL
12 5 (15.63%) WinForms
13 4 (12.50%) Adobe
13 4 (12.50%) Finance
13 4 (12.50%) Java

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (3.13%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) 3ds Max
2 1 (3.13%) Fireworks
2 1 (3.13%) AutoCAD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (78.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (21.88%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (15.63%) DTS
6 4 (12.50%) MySQL
7 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.38%) Eclipse
2 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (3.13%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (87.50%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) C# Developer
3 4 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 4 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Development Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Systems Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Software Development Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Software Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (3.13%) FoxPro Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Web Development Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET
3 13 (40.63%) XML
4 6 (18.75%) .NET Framework
5 5 (15.63%) Web Services
5 5 (15.63%) WinForms
6 3 (9.38%) Apache Flex
7 1 (3.13%) HTML
7 1 (3.13%) ADO.NET
7 1 (3.13%) CSS
7 1 (3.13%) Flash
7 1 (3.13%) XHTML
7 1 (3.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (3.13%) WCF
7 1 (3.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.13%) Windows NT
2 1 (3.13%) SUSE
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
2 8 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 7 (21.88%) ERD
3 7 (21.88%) OOP
3 7 (21.88%) MVC
4 3 (9.38%) OO
4 3 (9.38%) Project Management
4 3 (9.38%) Scrum
4 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.25%) Web Development
5 2 (6.25%) Practice Management
6 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.13%) Migration
6 1 (3.13%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (87.50%) SQL
2 23 (71.88%) C#
3 8 (25.00%) VB6
3 8 (25.00%) VB
4 5 (15.63%) VBA
4 5 (15.63%) T-SQL
5 4 (12.50%) Java
6 3 (9.38%) C++
6 3 (9.38%) VBScript
7 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.13%) ActionScript
8 1 (3.13%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Adobe
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Macromedia
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