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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 24 30 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing VB 14 2 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 6.86% 1.18% 10.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.87% 2.20% 15.75%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 12
Average salary £45,000 £33,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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 91 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 40.69% 53.85% 63.48%
Number of salaries quoted 66 76 135
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £20,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 28 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 21 (95.45%) C#
2 19 (86.36%) Web Services
2 19 (86.36%) XML
2 19 (86.36%) SQL
3 17 (77.27%) Software Engineering
4 16 (72.73%) Project Management
4 16 (72.73%) Oracle
5 14 (63.64%) Visual Studio
5 14 (63.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 14 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (40.91%) .NET
6 9 (40.91%) VB6
7 4 (18.18%) WCF
7 4 (18.18%) Finance
7 4 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
8 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
8 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
9 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (9.09%) ReSharper
9 2 (9.09%) IIS
10 1 (4.55%) VBA
10 1 (4.55%) Fault Management
10 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
10 1 (4.55%) MVC
10 1 (4.55%) Mentoring

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 2 (9.09%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (63.64%) Visual Studio
1 14 (63.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 14 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.09%) ReSharper
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Developer
2 18 (81.82%) Software Developer
3 17 (77.27%) Senior Developer
4 16 (72.73%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support
5 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (86.36%) Web Services
1 19 (86.36%) XML
2 9 (40.91%) .NET
3 4 (18.18%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Software Engineering
2 16 (72.73%) Project Management
3 1 (4.55%) MVC
3 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Fault Management
3 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) C#
2 19 (86.36%) SQL
3 9 (40.91%) VB6
4 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.55%) VBA
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Oracle
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago