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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 37 20 25
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Permanent jobs citing VB 4 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 2.17% 8.54% 5.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.82% 40.48% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 0 16 11
Average salary - £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
83 42 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 45.11% 21.11% 34.27%
Number of salaries quoted 66 39 44
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +14.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,900 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 14 February 2016, 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 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 18 (78.26%) Web Development
3 17 (73.91%) VMware
4 16 (69.57%) Banking
4 16 (69.57%) HP
4 16 (69.57%) HTML
4 16 (69.57%) MySQL
5 15 (65.22%) Linux
6 14 (60.87%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 13 (56.52%) HP UCMDB
7 13 (56.52%) Configuration Management
8 10 (43.48%) Finance
8 10 (43.48%) Incident Management
8 10 (43.48%) Dynatrace
9 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (39.13%) Retail
9 9 (39.13%) Perl
10 6 (26.09%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
11 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 5 (21.74%) Service Management
11 5 (21.74%) Python
11 5 (21.74%) IBM
11 5 (21.74%) Tivoli
11 5 (21.74%) NetIQ
12 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
12 4 (17.39%) XML
12 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
12 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (17.39%) SCCM

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (13.04%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (69.57%) MySQL
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 16 (69.57%) Banking
2 10 (43.48%) Finance
3 9 (39.13%) Retail
4 3 (13.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Technical Specialist
2 10 (43.48%) Monitoring Specialist
3 7 (30.43%) Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Systems Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Systems Developer
5 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Digital Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Leader
7 1 (4.35%) Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) HTML
2 4 (17.39%) XML
3 3 (13.04%) .NET
3 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
3 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 3 (13.04%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (13.04%) Ninject
3 3 (13.04%) WCF
4 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) iPhone
2 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.04%) Android
5 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Web Development
2 13 (56.52%) Configuration Management
3 10 (43.48%) Incident Management
4 6 (26.09%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 5 (21.74%) Service Management
6 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
7 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.04%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (13.04%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (13.04%) MVC
7 3 (13.04%) TDD
7 3 (13.04%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Perl
2 5 (21.74%) Python
3 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
4 3 (13.04%) C#
4 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (60.87%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 13 (56.52%) HP UCMDB
3 5 (21.74%) Tivoli
4 4 (17.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) VMware
2 16 (69.57%) HP
3 10 (43.48%) Dynatrace
4 5 (21.74%) IBM
4 5 (21.74%) NetIQ
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.04%) Google