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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 56 65 42
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -23
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 10 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.87% 1.07% 3.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.13% 2.13% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 11
Average salary £30,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.22% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £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
242 282 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 45.15% 50.27% 53.75%
Number of salaries quoted 184 233 140
Average salary £46,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 6 May 2015.

VB.NET Salary Histogram in Watford

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 6 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 16 (100.00%) .NET
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (75.00%) C#
3 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
4 10 (62.50%) ASP.NET
5 9 (56.25%) Windows
6 8 (50.00%) XML
6 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (37.50%) WPF
7 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
8 5 (31.25%) ColdFusion
8 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (25.00%) MVC
9 4 (25.00%) HTML
9 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 3 (18.75%) OO
11 2 (12.50%) VBA
11 2 (12.50%) HTTP
11 2 (12.50%) B2B
11 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
11 2 (12.50%) C
11 2 (12.50%) CSS
11 2 (12.50%) SOAP
11 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
11 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
11 2 (12.50%) ADO.NET
11 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (12.50%) Entity Framework
11 2 (12.50%) Ajax

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (31.25%) ColdFusion
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) PowerBuilder
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (68.75%) .NET Developer
3 10 (62.50%) C# Developer
4 8 (50.00%) Software Engineer
4 8 (50.00%) C# Software Engineer
5 6 (37.50%) .NET Software Engineer
5 6 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (31.25%) WPF Developer
6 5 (31.25%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (12.50%) Junior
7 2 (12.50%) Junior Developer
7 2 (12.50%) Junior C# Developer
8 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 8 (50.00%) XML
4 6 (37.50%) WPF
5 4 (25.00%) HTML
6 2 (12.50%) Entity Framework
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (12.50%) Ajax
6 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 2 (12.50%) JSON
6 2 (12.50%) WCF
6 2 (12.50%) CSS
6 2 (12.50%) SOAP
6 2 (12.50%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (25.00%) MVC
3 3 (18.75%) OO
4 2 (12.50%) B2B
4 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) UML
5 1 (6.25%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (75.00%) C#
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) C
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 2 (12.50%) VBA
5 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.25%) VB
5 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Sybase