The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Halifax region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 30 16 26
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Permanent jobs citing VB 6 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 2.90% 7.58% 5.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.57% 16.67% 10.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 4
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Programming Languages Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
70 60 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 33.82% 45.45% 50.49%
Number of salaries quoted 67 52 74
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £43,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
West Yorkshire

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 July 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 25 (78.13%) C#
1 25 (78.13%) .NET
2 20 (62.50%) Web Services
3 19 (59.38%) HTML
4 17 (53.13%) Software Engineering
5 14 (43.75%) VB6
5 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
5 14 (43.75%) ASP.NET
6 13 (40.63%) XML
7 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET MVC 2
8 10 (31.25%) Finance
8 10 (31.25%) Windows
9 9 (28.13%) Oracle
10 7 (21.88%) IIS
10 7 (21.88%) HP
11 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
11 6 (18.75%) SQL
11 6 (18.75%) Banking
11 6 (18.75%) WCF
12 5 (15.63%) Incident Management
12 5 (15.63%) MySQL
12 5 (15.63%) Performance Monitoring
13 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
13 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
14 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (9.38%) jQuery
14 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
14 3 (9.38%) CSS

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 7 (21.88%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Internet
2 2 (6.25%) ADSL
2 2 (6.25%) LAN
2 2 (6.25%) WAN
2 2 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) MySQL
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (6.25%) ReSharper
2 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 15 (46.88%) Senior Software Engineer
3 8 (25.00%) Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 3 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Desktop Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Leader
8 1 (3.13%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (78.13%) .NET
2 20 (62.50%) Web Services
3 19 (59.38%) HTML
4 14 (43.75%) ASP.NET
5 13 (40.63%) XML
6 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 6 (18.75%) WCF
8 3 (9.38%) jQuery
8 3 (9.38%) CSS
8 3 (9.38%) Classic ASP
9 2 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Software Engineering
2 5 (15.63%) Incident Management
2 5 (15.63%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
4 2 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (6.25%) Web Development
4 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.13%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 25 (78.13%) C#
2 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 14 (43.75%) VB6
3 6 (18.75%) SQL
4 2 (6.25%) VBScript
4 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) MCSE
1 2 (6.25%) CCNA
1 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.25%) Terminal Server
1 2 (6.25%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Oracle
2 7 (21.88%) HP
3 3 (9.38%) IBM
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco
4 2 (6.25%) EMC
4 2 (6.25%) Sophos
Halifax, West Yorkshire
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