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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 19 34 14
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -20
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 1.33% 1.99% 8.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.56% 3.30% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Average salary £28,500 £52,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.71% +61.53%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
39 91 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 52.00% 60.26% 45.78%
Number of salaries quoted 35 64 25
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 April 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) VBA
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) Classic ASP
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) SUSE
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) VB6
2 2 (50.00%) Document Management
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) Knowledge Management

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Alfresco
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 2 (50.00%) Classic ASP
1 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (50.00%) NHibernate
1 2 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
1 2 (50.00%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) SUSE
2 2 (50.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Document Management
1 2 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) VB6
1 2 (50.00%) VBA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) VMware