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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 19 18
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Huddersfield - 3.09% 11.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 5.56% 18.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Average salary - £40,000 £24,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +64.94%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
45 54 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Huddersfield 46.88% 55.67% 64.29%
Number of salaries quoted 36 52 39
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +31.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,960 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Huddersfield

For the 6 months to 22 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 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) CSLA.NET
2 2 (66.67%) DevExpress
2 2 (66.67%) WinForms
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB6
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Huddersfield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (66.67%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) CSLA.NET
2 2 (66.67%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) XML
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB6
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) DevExpress