The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 126 119 80
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -39
Permanent jobs citing VB 45 52 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.30% 1.60% 2.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.70% 3.24% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 32 50 78
Average salary £38,250 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,750 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,750 £38,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
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 Leeds region.

Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1665 1604 1540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 48.18% 49.29% 52.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1357 1270 1390
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

VB
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

VB Salary Trend in Leeds

VB
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Leeds

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

1 100 (85.47%) .NET
2 89 (76.07%) C#
3 75 (64.10%) SQL
4 57 (48.72%) SQL Server
5 47 (40.17%) ASP.NET
6 39 (33.33%) Windows
7 37 (31.62%) VB6
8 36 (30.77%) ITIL
8 36 (30.77%) Microsoft
9 35 (29.91%) VB.NET
10 33 (28.21%) WinForms
11 32 (27.35%) XML
12 28 (23.93%) Finance
12 28 (23.93%) OO
13 26 (22.22%) MS Excel
14 24 (20.51%) .NET Framework
15 19 (16.24%) E-Commerce
16 18 (15.38%) OOP
17 16 (13.68%) SharePoint
17 16 (13.68%) Classic ASP
17 16 (13.68%) Retail
18 15 (12.82%) SQL Server 2005
18 15 (12.82%) WCF
18 15 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
18 15 (12.82%) PL/SQL
18 15 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
19 14 (11.97%) Statistics
20 13 (11.11%) T-SQL
20 13 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
21 12 (10.26%) Oracle

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 16 (13.68%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (4.27%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.56%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.71%) LiveLink
5 2 (1.71%) Apache
6 1 (0.85%) CMS
Applications
1 26 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.56%) SAN
1 3 (2.56%) LAN
1 3 (2.56%) WAN
2 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (48.72%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.82%) SQL Server 2005
2 15 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (4.27%) Data Mining
5 4 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.56%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.71%) MySQL
7 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.71%) QlikView
7 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (9.40%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.42%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.56%) Toad
3 3 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.71%) Maven
4 2 (1.71%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.85%) JIRA
5 1 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 28 (23.93%) Finance
2 16 (13.68%) Retail
3 4 (3.42%) Legal
4 3 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.71%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (49.57%) Developer
2 45 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 31 (26.50%) Analyst
4 26 (22.22%) Applications Support
5 24 (20.51%) Support Analyst
5 24 (20.51%) Applications Support Analyst
6 19 (16.24%) Senior Developer
7 15 (12.82%) VB.NET Developer
8 11 (9.40%) Senior .NET Developer
9 10 (8.55%) VB6 Developer
9 10 (8.55%) VB Developer
10 8 (6.84%) Team Leader
11 6 (5.13%) Software Developer
12 4 (3.42%) Business Consultant
12 4 (3.42%) ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (3.42%) Development Manager
12 4 (3.42%) Business Systems Analyst
12 4 (3.42%) Systems Analyst
12 4 (3.42%) Consultant
12 4 (3.42%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (85.47%) .NET
2 47 (40.17%) ASP.NET
3 33 (28.21%) WinForms
4 32 (27.35%) XML
5 24 (20.51%) .NET Framework
6 16 (13.68%) Classic ASP
7 15 (12.82%) WCF
8 11 (9.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 10 (8.55%) WPF
9 10 (8.55%) HTML
10 7 (5.98%) Ajax
11 6 (5.13%) CSS
12 4 (3.42%) JSON
12 4 (3.42%) jQuery
12 4 (3.42%) HTML5
13 3 (2.56%) CSS3
14 2 (1.71%) ASP.NET MVC
15 1 (0.85%) MDX
15 1 (0.85%) Web Services
15 1 (0.85%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.97%) Statistics
2 10 (8.55%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.98%) NHS
5 5 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.42%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.85%) Social Media
7 1 (0.85%) FMCG
7 1 (0.85%) Blog
7 1 (0.85%) GIS
7 1 (0.85%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.85%) Replication
7 1 (0.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 39 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (2.56%) UNIX
3 1 (0.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (30.77%) ITIL
2 28 (23.93%) OO
3 19 (16.24%) E-Commerce
4 18 (15.38%) OOP
5 15 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (8.55%) Use Case
7 9 (7.69%) Change Management
7 9 (7.69%) Migration
8 8 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (6.84%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (5.98%) System Testing
9 7 (5.98%) UML
9 7 (5.98%) ITSM
10 6 (5.13%) MVC
10 6 (5.13%) Web Development
10 6 (5.13%) Waterfall
11 5 (4.27%) People Management
11 5 (4.27%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (4.27%) Data Analysis
12 4 (3.42%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (76.07%) C#
2 75 (64.10%) SQL
3 37 (31.62%) VB6
4 35 (29.91%) VB.NET
5 15 (12.82%) PL/SQL
6 13 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 11 (9.40%) VBA
7 11 (9.40%) PowerShell
8 10 (8.55%) Java
9 9 (7.69%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.56%) PHP
10 3 (2.56%) VBScript
11 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (5.13%) Degree
2 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.56%) MCP
3 3 (2.56%) MCSE
3 3 (2.56%) MCSA
4 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.71%) SLA
2 1 (0.85%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (5.98%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.26%) Oracle
3 3 (2.56%) LANDesk
3 3 (2.56%) Dell
3 3 (2.56%) IBM
3 3 (2.56%) Sun
3 3 (2.56%) VMware
4 1 (0.85%) AccuRev
4 1 (0.85%) Google
4 1 (0.85%) Tableau
4 1 (0.85%) Mapinfo
4 1 (0.85%) Business Objects
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