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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 22 29 15
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Permanent jobs citing VB 20 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 8.73% 3.66% 6.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.51% 10.77% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 20 7 8
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
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
93 65 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 40.61% 34.03% 44.70%
Number of salaries quoted 78 64 51
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,300 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Halifax

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 44 (100.00%) .NET
2 39 (88.64%) C#
3 37 (84.09%) Oracle
4 36 (81.82%) SQL
5 34 (77.27%) Software Engineering
6 32 (72.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 32 (72.73%) Web Services
6 32 (72.73%) XML
6 32 (72.73%) Visual Studio
6 32 (72.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 31 (70.45%) Project Management
8 15 (34.09%) WCF
9 9 (20.45%) VB.NET
10 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
11 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET
11 7 (15.91%) MVC
11 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (15.91%) TDD
11 7 (15.91%) WPF
11 7 (15.91%) Android
11 7 (15.91%) iPhone
11 7 (15.91%) Domain-Driven Design
11 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (15.91%) Dependency Injection
11 7 (15.91%) Node.js
11 7 (15.91%) Ninject
11 7 (15.91%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (15.91%) Web Application Development
11 7 (15.91%) Mobile App
11 7 (15.91%) Games

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (15.91%) Node.js
2 1 (2.27%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 32 (72.73%) Visual Studio
1 32 (72.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 32 (72.73%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (15.91%) Games
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (93.18%) Developer
2 25 (56.82%) Senior Developer
2 25 (56.82%) Software Developer
3 18 (40.91%) Senior Software Developer
4 14 (31.82%) .NET Developer
5 7 (15.91%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.55%) VB6 Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) VB Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (100.00%) .NET
2 32 (72.73%) Web Services
2 32 (72.73%) XML
3 15 (34.09%) WCF
4 7 (15.91%) WPF
4 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (15.91%) Ninject
4 7 (15.91%) KnockoutJS
4 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) iPhone
1 7 (15.91%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (77.27%) Software Engineering
2 31 (70.45%) Project Management
3 7 (15.91%) MVC
3 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.91%) TDD
3 7 (15.91%) Domain-Driven Design
3 7 (15.91%) Dependency Injection
3 7 (15.91%) Web Application Development
4 3 (6.82%) ITIL
5 2 (4.55%) OO
6 1 (2.27%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 39 (88.64%) C#
2 36 (81.82%) SQL
3 9 (20.45%) VB.NET
4 3 (6.82%) Python
4 3 (6.82%) VB6
4 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.55%) VBScript
Vendors
1 37 (84.09%) Oracle
2 7 (15.91%) Google
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
Halifax
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago