The first table below looks at the demand for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Barnsley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Barnsley region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 13 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Barnsley 7.89% - 3.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.00% - 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £27,500 - £29,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Barnsley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
12 9 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Barnsley 31.58% 75.00% 42.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 25
Average salary £30,000 £43,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.23% +45.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £44,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
South Yorkshire

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Barnsley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Barnsley region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Barnsley

VB
Salary Trend in Barnsley

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

VB Salary Trend in Barnsley

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Barnsley

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Barnsley 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 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) WinForms
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
6 2 (22.22%) Web Services
7 1 (11.11%) SSH
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
7 1 (11.11%) Xen
7 1 (11.11%) Line 500
7 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
7 1 (11.11%) Postfix
7 1 (11.11%) NAS
7 1 (11.11%) MVC
7 1 (11.11%) IPsec
7 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
7 1 (11.11%) Debian
7 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
7 1 (11.11%) XML
7 1 (11.11%) Windows
7 1 (11.11%) Linux
7 1 (11.11%) Apache
7 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
7 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
7 1 (11.11%) WAN
7 1 (11.11%) VPN

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Barnsley by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Barnsley 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 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SSH
1 1 (11.11%) NAS
1 1 (11.11%) IPsec
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
General
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 6 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 4 (44.44%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) VB Developer
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) WinForms
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
1 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
1 1 (11.11%) Debian
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) MVC
1 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
1 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
3 1 (11.11%) VBA
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) C
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Xen
1 1 (11.11%) Postfix
1 1 (11.11%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco
1 1 (11.11%) Sage