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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 13 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Permanent jobs citing VB 23 28 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 12.92% 7.49% 12.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 69.70% 22.95% 25.30%
Number of salaries quoted 23 21 11
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
33 122 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 18.54% 32.62% 49.40%
Number of salaries quoted 31 88 63
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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
Salary Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Halifax

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 33 (86.84%) C#
2 32 (84.21%) .NET
3 29 (76.32%) Oracle
3 29 (76.32%) SQL
4 28 (73.68%) Software Engineering
5 26 (68.42%) XML
6 25 (65.79%) Visual Studio
6 25 (65.79%) Web Services
6 25 (65.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 24 (63.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 24 (63.16%) Project Management
8 12 (31.58%) VB.NET
9 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
9 10 (26.32%) WCF
10 7 (18.42%) Google
10 7 (18.42%) Domain-Driven Design
10 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (18.42%) Dependency Injection
10 7 (18.42%) Node.js
10 7 (18.42%) Ninject
10 7 (18.42%) Android
10 7 (18.42%) iPhone
10 7 (18.42%) KnockoutJS
10 7 (18.42%) Web Application Development
10 7 (18.42%) Mobile App
10 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (18.42%) TDD
10 7 (18.42%) VB6
10 7 (18.42%) Games
10 7 (18.42%) MVC

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (18.42%) Node.js
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (65.79%) Visual Studio
1 25 (65.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (63.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (18.42%) Games
2 6 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (97.37%) Developer
2 25 (65.79%) Senior Developer
3 21 (55.26%) .NET Developer
4 14 (36.84%) Senior .NET Developer
5 12 (31.58%) Software Developer
6 10 (26.32%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (7.89%) VB Developer
7 3 (7.89%) VB6 Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Business Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Business Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (84.21%) .NET
2 26 (68.42%) XML
3 25 (65.79%) Web Services
4 10 (26.32%) WCF
5 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (18.42%) Ninject
5 7 (18.42%) KnockoutJS
5 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) iPhone
1 7 (18.42%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (73.68%) Software Engineering
2 24 (63.16%) Project Management
3 7 (18.42%) MVC
3 7 (18.42%) Domain-Driven Design
3 7 (18.42%) Dependency Injection
3 7 (18.42%) Web Application Development
3 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.42%) TDD
4 1 (2.63%) Data Management
4 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 33 (86.84%) C#
2 29 (76.32%) SQL
3 12 (31.58%) VB.NET
4 7 (18.42%) VB6
5 1 (2.63%) VBA
5 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) HND
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
Vendors
1 29 (76.32%) Oracle
2 7 (18.42%) Google
3 1 (2.63%) Business Objects
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Noir Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Anticusit
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 26 days ago
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Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 26 days ago