The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Huddersfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 29 26 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Huddersfield 0.88% 2.68% 11.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.75% 5.56% 16.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Average salary £31,500 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% +45.45%
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 Huddersfield region.

Programming Languages Category
Huddersfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
57 54 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Huddersfield 50.00% 48.21% 67.82%
Number of salaries quoted 47 51 44
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,968 £25,200 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Huddersfield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Huddersfield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Huddersfield

VB
Salary Trend in Huddersfield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Huddersfield region.

VB Salary Trend in Huddersfield

VB
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Huddersfield

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Huddersfield 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) WCF
4 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (50.00%) Web Services
5 2 (33.33%) XML
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) ERP
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (33.33%) IIS
5 2 (33.33%) WinForms
5 2 (33.33%) Retail
5 2 (33.33%) VB6
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) DevExpress
5 2 (33.33%) CSLA.NET
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (16.67%) Finance
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Huddersfield by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Huddersfield 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 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) WCF
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) WinForms
4 2 (33.33%) CSLA.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) VB6
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) DevExpress
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle