The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for VB.NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 56 61
Rank change year-on-year -8 +5  
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 3 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.56% 0.42% 2.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.06% 0.95% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 13
Median salary £54,500 £57,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.21% +91.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

VB.NET 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 284 211 281
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 52.59% 43.87% 51.28%
Number of salaries quoted 235 166 208
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in Watford

VB.NET
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for VB.NET in Watford

VB.NET
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB.NET in Watford over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for VB.NET in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing VB.NET 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.NET.

1 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
3 10 (66.67%) VB
3 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 9 (60.00%) WCF
4 9 (60.00%) RESTful
5 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (53.33%) Entity Framework
5 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (53.33%) MVC
5 8 (53.33%) .NET Framework
6 7 (46.67%) Music Industry
6 7 (46.67%) Ruby
6 7 (46.67%) TDD
6 7 (46.67%) Windows
6 7 (46.67%) BDD
6 7 (46.67%) NoSQL
6 7 (46.67%) AngularJS
6 7 (46.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (46.67%) Node.js
6 7 (46.67%) High Availability
6 7 (46.67%) KnockoutJS
6 7 (46.67%) Web Application Development
6 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
6 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 7 (46.67%) Code First Entity Framework
7 6 (40.00%) CRM

VB.NET
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 3 (20.00%) IIS
1 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (20.00%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (20.00%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (46.67%) NoSQL
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (46.67%) Music Industry
2 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) .NET Developer
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) .NET Software Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (13.33%) HTML Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Lead .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Lead Developer
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Developer
3 2 (13.33%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Development Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Technical Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 9 (60.00%) RESTful
3 9 (60.00%) WCF
4 8 (53.33%) .NET Framework
4 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (53.33%) Entity Framework
5 7 (46.67%) AngularJS
5 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 7 (46.67%) Code First Entity Framework
5 7 (46.67%) KnockoutJS
5 7 (46.67%) Node.js
5 7 (46.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (33.33%) CSS
6 5 (33.33%) HTML
7 3 (20.00%) jQuery
7 3 (20.00%) JSON
8 2 (13.33%) CAML
8 2 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) MVC
2 7 (46.67%) BDD
2 7 (46.67%) High Availability
2 7 (46.67%) TDD
2 7 (46.67%) Web Application Development
3 6 (40.00%) CRM
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Logistics
4 3 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (6.67%) MVVM
5 1 (6.67%) People Management
5 1 (6.67%) Process Management
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 10 (66.67%) VB
3 7 (46.67%) Ruby
4 6 (40.00%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) C
5 3 (20.00%) C++
6 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (6.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Dell
2 3 (20.00%) Sage
2 3 (20.00%) SonicWALL
2 3 (20.00%) Symantec