The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 23 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing VB 10 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 6.33% 3.47% 6.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.39% 5.62% 12.12%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 1
Average salary £43,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
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 Halifax region.

Programming Languages Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
61 89 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 38.61% 61.81% 50.51%
Number of salaries quoted 61 79 84
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

VB
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

VB Salary Trend in Halifax

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 17 (89.47%) C#
2 15 (78.95%) Web Services
3 13 (68.42%) .NET
3 13 (68.42%) VB6
3 13 (68.42%) Software Engineering
4 12 (63.16%) SQL
5 11 (57.89%) Oracle
6 10 (52.63%) XML
7 8 (42.11%) Visual Studio
7 8 (42.11%) Project Management
8 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (31.58%) Finance
8 6 (31.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
9 5 (26.32%) WCF
10 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (21.05%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (21.05%) IIS
10 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
11 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
11 2 (10.53%) ReSharper
11 2 (10.53%) E-Learning
11 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
11 2 (10.53%) HTML
11 2 (10.53%) SOAP
11 2 (10.53%) MySQL
11 2 (10.53%) Windows
11 2 (10.53%) HP
11 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 4 (21.05%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 2 (10.53%) MySQL
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Visual Studio
2 6 (31.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.53%) ReSharper
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) Software Developer
3 8 (42.11%) Senior Developer
3 8 (42.11%) Senior Software Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Software Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
7 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) Web Services
2 13 (68.42%) .NET
3 10 (52.63%) XML
4 5 (26.32%) WCF
5 2 (10.53%) SOAP
5 2 (10.53%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Software Engineering
2 8 (42.11%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) C#
2 13 (68.42%) VB6
3 12 (63.16%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) HP
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