The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 38 65
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 19 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford - 3.90% 1.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 8.76% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 8
Median salary - £48,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +50.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -1.31%  

VB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 294 217 273
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 52.97% 44.56% 51.32%
Number of salaries quoted 243 172 201
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,300 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing VB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Watford

VB
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB in Watford.

Salary trend for VB in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for VB.

1 11 (91.67%) C#
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) VB.NET
2 10 (83.33%) .NET
3 7 (58.33%) MVC
3 7 (58.33%) TDD
3 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 7 (58.33%) Ruby
3 7 (58.33%) Music Industry
3 7 (58.33%) .NET Framework
3 7 (58.33%) WCF
3 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
3 7 (58.33%) RESTful
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (58.33%) BDD
3 7 (58.33%) NoSQL
3 7 (58.33%) Entity Framework
3 7 (58.33%) Node.js
3 7 (58.33%) High Availability
3 7 (58.33%) KnockoutJS
3 7 (58.33%) AngularJS
3 7 (58.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 7 (58.33%) Web Application Development
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 7 (58.33%) Code First Entity Framework
4 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) IIS
1 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (25.00%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) NoSQL
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (58.33%) Music Industry
2 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Software Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) CRM Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Technical Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
4 1 (8.33%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) .NET Framework
2 7 (58.33%) AngularJS
2 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
2 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (58.33%) Code First Entity Framework
2 7 (58.33%) Entity Framework
2 7 (58.33%) KnockoutJS
2 7 (58.33%) Node.js
2 7 (58.33%) RESTful
2 7 (58.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 7 (58.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) BDD
1 7 (58.33%) High Availability
1 7 (58.33%) MVC
1 7 (58.33%) TDD
1 7 (58.33%) Web Application Development
2 4 (33.33%) CRM
3 3 (25.00%) Logistics
3 3 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C#
2 10 (83.33%) VB.NET
3 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (58.33%) Ruby
4 5 (41.67%) C
4 5 (41.67%) C++
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Dell
2 3 (25.00%) Sage
2 3 (25.00%) SonicWALL
2 3 (25.00%) Symantec
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