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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 26 18 35
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +17
Permanent jobs citing VB 7 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 6.19% 8.33% 4.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.54% 15.69% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 9
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
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
82 51 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 72.57% 53.13% 57.21%
Number of salaries quoted 46 47 106
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -19.54%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 16 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (90.00%) T-SQL
2 9 (90.00%) VB.NET
2 9 (90.00%) VBA
2 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) Visual Studio
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (90.00%) MS Access
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) HTML
2 9 (90.00%) WinForms
2 9 (90.00%) VB6
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (70.00%) JavaScript

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (90.00%) MS Access
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) C# Developer
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Junior Developer
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Development Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
1 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (90.00%) HTML
1 9 (90.00%) WinForms
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (90.00%) T-SQL
2 9 (90.00%) VB.NET
2 9 (90.00%) VBA
2 9 (90.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) VB6
3 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft