The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 35 19 32
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +13
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 22 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 1.36% 9.48% 2.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.13% 24.18% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 22 6
Median salary £30,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
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
64 91 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 43.54% 39.22% 33.82%
Number of salaries quoted 52 77 67
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of job ads across the Halifax region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 July 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 Halifax region with a requirement for VB.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) OpenView
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) CA Spectrum

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Monitoring Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (50.00%) OpenView
1 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) VMware