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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 20 12 35
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +23
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 1.06% 18.18% 2.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.38% 28.57% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 5
Average salary £46,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.41% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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 56 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 44.68% 63.64% 47.12%
Number of salaries quoted 35 47 87
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 23 September 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) UNIX
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Perl
3 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (50.00%) Sun
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) SAN
3 4 (50.00%) CommVault
3 4 (50.00%) NetApp
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (50.00%) Replication
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (50.00%) WatchGuard
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (50.00%) NAS
3 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (50.00%) KVM
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
1 4 (50.00%) NAS
1 4 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 7
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) PVCS
2 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (12.50%) MSI
2 1 (12.50%) CruiseControl
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Change and Configuration Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Development Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Change Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) WinForms
3 1 (12.50%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Perl
2 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (37.50%) VB6
3 3 (37.50%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (25.00%) VBA
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (50.00%) KVM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Sun
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) CommVault
2 4 (50.00%) NetApp
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) WatchGuard