The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 41 41 49
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Permanent jobs citing VB 6 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 1.68% 0.87% 0.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.82% 2.38% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 3
Average salary £37,250 £20,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+86.25% -42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £20,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £26,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Programming Languages Category
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
157 126 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 43.98% 36.63% 64.12%
Number of salaries quoted 111 96 201
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £42,500 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

VB
Salary Trend in Bradford

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

VB Salary Trend in Bradford

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bradford 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 14 (87.50%) .NET
2 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
3 10 (62.50%) C#
3 10 (62.50%) SQL
4 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET
4 9 (56.25%) VB6
5 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
6 6 (37.50%) VB.NET
7 5 (31.25%) Windows
8 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
9 3 (18.75%) jQuery
9 3 (18.75%) WinForms
9 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (18.75%) OO
9 3 (18.75%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (18.75%) C++
9 3 (18.75%) HTML
9 3 (18.75%) Java
9 3 (18.75%) Classic ASP
9 3 (18.75%) Web Services
10 2 (12.50%) C
10 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
10 2 (12.50%) VBA
10 2 (12.50%) MySQL
10 2 (12.50%) Oracle
10 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
10 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (6.25%) Postfix
11 1 (6.25%) NAS

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bradford 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 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) NAS
1 1 (6.25%) SSH
1 1 (6.25%) IPsec
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (18.75%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (12.50%) MySQL
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) SQLite
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 1 (6.25%) Legal
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) VB Developer
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Team Leader
4 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
4 3 (18.75%) .NET Team Leader
5 2 (12.50%) Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (12.50%) Programmer
5 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 2 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Case Management Developer
6 1 (6.25%) VB6 Developer
6 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) .NET
2 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET
3 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (18.75%) jQuery
4 3 (18.75%) WinForms
4 3 (18.75%) HTML
4 3 (18.75%) Classic ASP
4 3 (18.75%) Web Services
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (6.25%) Silverlight
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (6.25%) ADO.NET
5 1 (6.25%) DCOM
5 1 (6.25%) XML
5 1 (6.25%) DOM
5 1 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
1 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
3 1 (6.25%) Debian
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) OO
2 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
2 1 (6.25%) MVC
2 1 (6.25%) Scrum
2 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
2 1 (6.25%) OOP
2 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) C#
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) VB6
3 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 6 (37.50%) VB.NET
5 3 (18.75%) C++
5 3 (18.75%) Java
6 2 (12.50%) C
6 2 (12.50%) VBA
7 1 (6.25%) Ruby
7 1 (6.25%) XAML
7 1 (6.25%) Perl
7 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
7 1 (6.25%) VBScript
7 1 (6.25%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Postfix
1 1 (6.25%) SpamAssassin
1 1 (6.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Sage