The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 32 16 26
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 1.43% 6.98% 4.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.76% 15.38% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 10
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% +11.88%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
VB
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 Welwyn Garden City region.

Programming Languages Category
Welwyn Garden City
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
42 39 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 30.00% 45.35% 47.93%
Number of salaries quoted 32 25 103
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £55,000 £44,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

VB
Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

VB Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Welwyn Garden City region citing VB 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.

1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Sun
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (66.67%) WSUS
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) VB6
3 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Migration

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Welwyn Garden City region citing VB 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) MSMQ
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) VB6
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) WSUS
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Sun
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Dell
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Veritas
1 2 (66.67%) VMware