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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 34 14 35
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +21
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 1.95% 10.13% 4.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.33% 22.22% 7.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 10
Average salary £52,500 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.53% -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +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
90 36 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 58.44% 45.57% 55.87%
Number of salaries quoted 65 22 137
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -30.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,000 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 4 May 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 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) VB6
3 4 (57.14%) WinForms
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) MS Access
3 4 (57.14%) VB.NET
3 4 (57.14%) VBA
4 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
5 2 (28.57%) WSUS
5 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
5 2 (28.57%) SCCM
5 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Veritas
5 2 (28.57%) Sun
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) Dell
5 2 (28.57%) Citrix
5 2 (28.57%) Replication
5 2 (28.57%) VMware

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) WinForms
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) MSMQ
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) VB6
2 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) VB.NET
2 4 (57.14%) VBA
3 2 (28.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) WSUS
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Veritas
2 2 (28.57%) Sun
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Dell
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) IBM