Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 72 94
Rank change year-on-year -13 +22 -9
Permanent jobs citing VB 11 20 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.13% 1.92% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.01% 4.58% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 6
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £48,500 £52,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.06% -7.18% +53.68%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,000 £36,875
90th Percentile £51,750 £64,875 £57,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +15.94% -13.75%

VB is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 548 437 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 56.09% 41.86% 46.12%
Number of salaries quoted 466 385 403
Watford median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +11.11% +7.14%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,500 £25,850
90th Percentile £69,375 £70,000 £59,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing VB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

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

VB
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Watford over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VB in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (90.91%) MS Exchange
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Logistics
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (90.91%) Hyper-V
2 10 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server
3 9 (81.82%) Mobile Device Management
3 9 (81.82%) Windows 10
3 9 (81.82%) Windows 7
3 9 (81.82%) C
3 9 (81.82%) Firewall
3 9 (81.82%) Dell
4 8 (72.73%) Java
4 8 (72.73%) Spring
4 8 (72.73%) iPhone
4 8 (72.73%) Hibernate
4 8 (72.73%) iOS Development
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (45.45%) SOLIDWORKS
6 5 (45.45%) Sage
6 5 (45.45%) Sage 200
7 4 (36.36%) SQL
7 4 (36.36%) C++
8 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
8 3 (27.27%) IIS

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 10 (90.91%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (45.45%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) C# Developer
2 6 (54.55%) VB Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Software Developer
4 3 (27.27%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Junior
5 1 (9.09%) Junior C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Junior Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Junior Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Junior VB Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) Hibernate
1 8 (72.73%) Spring
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) Windows Server
1 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
1 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2012
2 9 (81.82%) Windows 10
2 9 (81.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Logistics
1 10 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 9 (81.82%) Mobile Device Management
3 8 (72.73%) iOS Development
4 3 (27.27%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) C
3 8 (72.73%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) C++
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (27.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) Dell
3 5 (45.45%) Sage
4 3 (27.27%) SonicWALL
4 3 (27.27%) Symantec