The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Welwyn Garden City region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 16 33 21
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -12
Permanent jobs citing VB 7 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 7.95% 4.24% 3.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.67% 7.14% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 2
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +35.33%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Welwyn Garden City
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
42 140 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 47.73% 59.32% 47.32%
Number of salaries quoted 27 139 43
Average salary £34,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £80,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
VB
Hertfordshire

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 17 April 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 10 (62.50%) C#
1 10 (62.50%) .NET
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 10 (62.50%) VB6
2 9 (56.25%) MVC
2 9 (56.25%) Scrum
3 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2000
3 7 (43.75%) Change Management
3 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
3 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
4 6 (37.50%) VBA
4 6 (37.50%) Classic ASP
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) Windows
4 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
4 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
4 6 (37.50%) Internet
4 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (37.50%) NHibernate
4 6 (37.50%) WCF
4 6 (37.50%) .NET Framework
4 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 6 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 6 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (37.50%) Razor View Engine
5 4 (25.00%) ITIL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
1 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
1 3 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Internet
2 3 (18.75%) NAS
2 3 (18.75%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (18.75%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) PVCS
1 1 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (6.25%) MSI
1 1 (6.25%) CruiseControl
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (18.75%) Publishing
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Applications Support
2 6 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (37.50%) Applications Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Server Support
5 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Change Manager
5 1 (6.25%) UI Developer
5 1 (6.25%) UI Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) Change and Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) .NET
2 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
3 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 6 (37.50%) Razor View Engine
3 6 (37.50%) Classic ASP
3 6 (37.50%) NHibernate
3 6 (37.50%) .NET Framework
3 6 (37.50%) WCF
4 3 (18.75%) jQuery
4 3 (18.75%) DHTML
4 3 (18.75%) HTML
4 3 (18.75%) XHTML
4 3 (18.75%) HTML5
4 3 (18.75%) CSS
5 1 (6.25%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Replication
2 2 (12.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) MVC
1 9 (56.25%) Scrum
2 7 (43.75%) Change Management
3 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 6 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 6 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) Web Development
5 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Workflow
6 2 (12.50%) Web Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (12.50%) Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.25%) Release Management
7 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) C#
1 10 (62.50%) VB6
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) VBA
3 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
3 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
3 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) Perl
4 2 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ISEB
1 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (18.75%) KVM
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Sun
2 3 (18.75%) HP
2 3 (18.75%) CommVault
2 3 (18.75%) NetApp
2 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
2 3 (18.75%) WatchGuard