The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Castleford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 3 - 10
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Castleford 14.29% - 8.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% - 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Median salary £32,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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 Castleford region.

Programming Languages Category
Castleford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Castleford 42.86% 28.57% 91.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 8
Median salary £30,000 £37,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +29.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £32,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Castleford

The demand trend of job ads across the Castleford region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Castleford

VB
Salary Trend in Castleford

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

VB Salary Trend in Castleford

VB
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Castleford

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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 Castleford region with a requirement for VB.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) HP SiteScope

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Castleford 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP SiteScope