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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 19 15 32
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +17
Permanent jobs citing VB 28 21 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 7.47% 12.50% 3.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.58% 25.30% 5.22%
Number of salaries quoted 21 11 0
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
124 83 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 33.07% 49.40% 63.21%
Number of salaries quoted 89 63 116
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -1.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £37,500 £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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
Salary Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Halifax

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 26 (78.79%) C#
1 26 (78.79%) .NET
2 20 (60.61%) HTML
2 20 (60.61%) Web Services
3 18 (54.55%) Software Engineering
4 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 15 (45.45%) ASP.NET
5 14 (42.42%) VB6
6 12 (36.36%) XML
6 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 10 (30.30%) Windows
7 10 (30.30%) Oracle
8 8 (24.24%) SQL
9 7 (21.21%) HP
10 6 (18.18%) MySQL
10 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
10 6 (18.18%) Finance
10 6 (18.18%) Banking
11 5 (15.15%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
11 5 (15.15%) IIS
12 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
13 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
13 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
13 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (9.09%) Internet
13 3 (9.09%) jQuery
13 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 5 (15.15%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Internet
2 2 (6.06%) ADSL
2 2 (6.06%) LAN
2 2 (6.06%) WAN
2 2 (6.06%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) MySQL
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
1 6 (18.18%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Software Engineer
2 15 (45.45%) Senior Software Engineer
3 9 (27.27%) Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (12.12%) Software Developer
6 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Desktop Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Technical Leader
8 1 (3.03%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (78.79%) .NET
2 20 (60.61%) Web Services
2 20 (60.61%) HTML
3 15 (45.45%) ASP.NET
4 12 (36.36%) XML
4 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 3 (9.09%) WCF
5 3 (9.09%) jQuery
5 3 (9.09%) CSS
5 3 (9.09%) Classic ASP
6 1 (3.03%) SOAP
6 1 (3.03%) WinForms
6 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.03%) CSLA.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
1 1 (3.03%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
2 5 (15.15%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 2 (6.06%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (6.06%) Web Development
5 1 (3.03%) OO
5 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (78.79%) C#
2 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 14 (42.42%) VB6
4 8 (24.24%) SQL
5 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.06%) VBScript
6 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) MCSE
1 2 (6.06%) CCNA
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) Terminal Server
2 2 (6.06%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle
2 7 (21.21%) HP
3 3 (9.09%) IBM
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco
4 2 (6.06%) EMC
4 2 (6.06%) Sophos
5 1 (3.03%) Infragistics
Halifax, West Yorkshire
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