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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 19 29 24
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Permanent jobs citing VB 13 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 7.88% 4.57% 4.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.67% 11.76% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 6
Average salary £45,000 £41,250 £35,100
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +17.52%
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
78 68 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 47.27% 38.86% 58.59%
Number of salaries quoted 59 68 64
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 3 September 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 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (89.19%) C#
3 30 (81.08%) SQL
3 30 (81.08%) Oracle
4 27 (72.97%) Software Engineering
5 26 (70.27%) Visual Studio
5 26 (70.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 26 (70.27%) Web Services
5 26 (70.27%) XML
5 26 (70.27%) Project Management
5 26 (70.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (37.84%) WCF
7 8 (21.62%) VB.NET
8 7 (18.92%) Google
8 7 (18.92%) WPF
8 7 (18.92%) Android
8 7 (18.92%) iPhone
8 7 (18.92%) Games
8 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (18.92%) TDD
8 7 (18.92%) Domain-Driven Design
8 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (18.92%) Dependency Injection
8 7 (18.92%) Node.js
8 7 (18.92%) Ninject
8 7 (18.92%) KnockoutJS
8 7 (18.92%) Web Application Development
8 7 (18.92%) Mobile App
8 7 (18.92%) MVC
8 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (18.92%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (70.27%) Visual Studio
1 26 (70.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 26 (70.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (18.92%) Games
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (91.89%) Developer
2 24 (64.86%) Software Developer
3 19 (51.35%) Senior Developer
4 17 (45.95%) Senior Software Developer
5 9 (24.32%) .NET Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.70%) VB6 Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Support Team Leader
8 1 (2.70%) VB Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (70.27%) Web Services
2 26 (70.27%) XML
3 14 (37.84%) WCF
4 7 (18.92%) WPF
4 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (18.92%) Ninject
4 7 (18.92%) KnockoutJS
4 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) iPhone
1 7 (18.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (72.97%) Software Engineering
2 26 (70.27%) Project Management
3 7 (18.92%) MVC
3 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.92%) TDD
3 7 (18.92%) Domain-Driven Design
3 7 (18.92%) Dependency Injection
3 7 (18.92%) Web Application Development
4 3 (8.11%) ITIL
5 2 (5.41%) OO
Programming Languages
1 33 (89.19%) C#
2 30 (81.08%) SQL
3 8 (21.62%) VB.NET
4 3 (8.11%) Python
4 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.41%) VBScript
6 1 (2.70%) VB6
Vendors
1 30 (81.08%) Oracle
2 7 (18.92%) Google
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
Halifax, Yorkshire
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