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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 21 35 17
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -18
Permanent jobs citing VB 15 2 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 7.61% 1.10% 12.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.52% 2.60% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 15
Average salary £45,000 £33,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
81 77 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 41.12% 42.54% 68.75%
Number of salaries quoted 64 59 141
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 £20,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £41,250
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
Salary Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Halifax

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 23 (92.00%) C#
1 23 (92.00%) SQL
2 22 (88.00%) Web Services
2 22 (88.00%) XML
3 21 (84.00%) Project Management
3 21 (84.00%) Software Engineering
4 19 (76.00%) Oracle
5 17 (68.00%) Visual Studio
5 17 (68.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 17 (68.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (44.00%) .NET
7 7 (28.00%) VB6
8 4 (16.00%) Finance
8 4 (16.00%) VB.NET
8 4 (16.00%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (12.00%) WCF
10 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
10 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (8.00%) VBA
11 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
11 1 (4.00%) Business Objects
11 1 (4.00%) IIS
11 1 (4.00%) MS Office
11 1 (4.00%) HND
11 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
11 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
11 1 (4.00%) MS Visio

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (68.00%) Visual Studio
1 17 (68.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 17 (68.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) ReSharper
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (88.00%) Developer
2 21 (84.00%) Senior Developer
3 17 (68.00%) Software Developer
4 16 (64.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (16.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Business Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Business Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (88.00%) Web Services
1 22 (88.00%) XML
2 11 (44.00%) .NET
3 3 (12.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.00%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Project Management
1 21 (84.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (4.00%) Fault Management
2 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (4.00%) Data Management
2 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) C#
1 23 (92.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) VB6
3 4 (16.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (8.00%) VBA
5 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) HND
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (76.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Business Objects
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago