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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank - 21 22
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax - 10.38% 8.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 19.79% 24.59%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 13
Median salary - £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -1.11%
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +1.33%

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
71 96 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 62.28% 52.46% 35.06%
Number of salaries quoted 66 72 52
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £33,850 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 18 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Law
4 1 (16.67%) Legal
4 1 (16.67%) Case Management

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:

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 1 (16.67%) Law
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Applications Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 3 (50.00%) Applications Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Legal Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Case Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle