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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 47 41 47
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Permanent jobs citing VB 11 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 2.37% 2.14% 1.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.68% 5.97% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 4
Average salary £35,000 £20,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% -36.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £20,000 £26,950
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £29,000 £36,050
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
235 134 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 50.65% 35.83% 61.02%
Number of salaries quoted 177 107 177
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Bradford

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (93.75%) C#
3 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
4 12 (75.00%) ASP.NET
5 9 (56.25%) SQL
6 6 (37.50%) VB.NET
6 6 (37.50%) VB6
7 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
7 5 (31.25%) ITIL
8 4 (25.00%) Windows
8 4 (25.00%) OO
8 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (18.75%) Java
9 3 (18.75%) Classic ASP
10 2 (12.50%) WinForms
10 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (12.50%) MVC
10 2 (12.50%) C++
10 2 (12.50%) Web Services
11 1 (6.25%) XML
11 1 (6.25%) DOM
11 1 (6.25%) XSLT
11 1 (6.25%) IIS
11 1 (6.25%) ADO.NET
11 1 (6.25%) MySQL
11 1 (6.25%) Oracle
11 1 (6.25%) C
11 1 (6.25%) T-SQL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (6.25%) SQLite
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Software Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Applications Support
3 3 (18.75%) VB Developer
3 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
4 3 (18.75%) Classic ASP
5 2 (12.50%) WinForms
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (12.50%) Web Services
6 1 (6.25%) XML
6 1 (6.25%) DOM
6 1 (6.25%) XSLT
6 1 (6.25%) ADO.NET
6 1 (6.25%) DCOM
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (6.25%) Silverlight
6 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
2 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) OOP
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) C#
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) VB.NET
3 6 (37.50%) VB6
4 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) Java
6 2 (12.50%) C++
7 1 (6.25%) C
7 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
7 1 (6.25%) VBScript
7 1 (6.25%) XAML
7 1 (6.25%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft