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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 100 66 67
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +1
Permanent jobs citing VB 83 98 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.20% 3.77% 3.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.14% 7.42% 6.51%
Number of salaries quoted 69 82 100
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £29,100 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,500 £45,000
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 Leeds region.

Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1614 1321 1598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 42.81% 50.77% 57.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1235 1067 1361
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 29 August 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Leeds

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 104 (83.87%) .NET
2 79 (63.71%) SQL
2 79 (63.71%) C#
3 55 (44.35%) VB.NET
3 55 (44.35%) SQL Server
4 45 (36.29%) ASP.NET
5 43 (34.68%) VB6
6 35 (28.23%) Microsoft
7 31 (25.00%) Windows
8 30 (24.19%) ITIL
9 29 (23.39%) XML
10 27 (21.77%) WCF
11 23 (18.55%) VBA
12 19 (15.32%) JavaScript
12 19 (15.32%) Classic ASP
12 19 (15.32%) MS Excel
13 18 (14.52%) OO
13 18 (14.52%) Oracle
13 18 (14.52%) WPF
13 18 (14.52%) Degree
14 16 (12.90%) .NET Framework
14 16 (12.90%) WinForms
15 15 (12.10%) Java
16 14 (11.29%) T-SQL
16 14 (11.29%) Finance
17 13 (10.48%) MVC
18 12 (9.68%) HTML
18 12 (9.68%) System Testing
19 11 (8.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 11 (8.87%) User Acceptance Testing

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 7 (5.65%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.84%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.61%) CMS
3 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.61%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.61%) Apache
4 1 (0.81%) SAS
4 1 (0.81%) OpenEdge
4 1 (0.81%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (15.32%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.84%) SPSS
3 5 (4.03%) MS Office
4 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.23%) SAN
2 3 (2.42%) WAN
3 2 (1.61%) LAN
4 1 (0.81%) VPN
4 1 (0.81%) Intranet
4 1 (0.81%) IPsec
4 1 (0.81%) SSH
4 1 (0.81%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (44.35%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.26%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (7.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (6.45%) SQL Server 2000
3 8 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (5.65%) Data Mining
5 6 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.42%) MySQL
6 3 (2.42%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.42%) MS Access
7 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.81%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.81%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (4.84%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.23%) MSTest
4 3 (2.42%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (2.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (2.42%) Toad
5 1 (0.81%) Subversion
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (11.29%) Finance
2 9 (7.26%) Marketing
3 6 (4.84%) Retail
4 4 (3.23%) Legal
4 4 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.81%) Advertising
5 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 62 (50.00%) Developer
2 39 (31.45%) Analyst
3 35 (28.23%) .NET Developer
4 29 (23.39%) Applications Support
5 24 (19.35%) Support Analyst
5 24 (19.35%) Applications Support Analyst
6 20 (16.13%) VB.NET Developer
7 12 (9.68%) Development Manager
8 10 (8.06%) Senior Developer
9 9 (7.26%) Web Developer
9 9 (7.26%) SQL Developer
9 9 (7.26%) MI Analyst
10 8 (6.45%) VB6 Developer
10 8 (6.45%) Senior .NET Developer
10 8 (6.45%) VB Developer
11 7 (5.65%) Software Developer
11 7 (5.65%) C# Developer
12 6 (4.84%) Junior Developer
12 6 (4.84%) Junior .NET Developer
12 6 (4.84%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (83.87%) .NET
2 45 (36.29%) ASP.NET
3 29 (23.39%) XML
4 27 (21.77%) WCF
5 19 (15.32%) Classic ASP
6 18 (14.52%) WPF
7 16 (12.90%) WinForms
7 16 (12.90%) .NET Framework
8 12 (9.68%) HTML
9 11 (8.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 10 (8.06%) CSS
11 9 (7.26%) HTML5
12 8 (6.45%) jQuery
13 7 (5.65%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (3.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 4 (3.23%) Razor View Engine
14 4 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 4 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 2 (1.61%) WF
15 2 (1.61%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.84%) Statistics
2 5 (4.03%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.61%) Data Conversion
4 2 (1.61%) Social Media
4 2 (1.61%) Blog
5 1 (0.81%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.81%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.81%) LIMS
5 1 (0.81%) GIS
5 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.81%) Replication
5 1 (0.81%) Clustering
5 1 (0.81%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 31 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (2.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.61%) UNIX
3 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.61%) Linux
4 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.81%) Debian
4 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.19%) ITIL
2 18 (14.52%) OO
3 13 (10.48%) MVC
4 12 (9.68%) System Testing
5 11 (8.87%) E-Commerce
5 11 (8.87%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (6.45%) Information Security
6 8 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (6.45%) OOP
7 7 (5.65%) Migration
7 7 (5.65%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (5.65%) Data Analysis
8 6 (4.84%) TDD
8 6 (4.84%) Statistical Analysis
8 6 (4.84%) Scrum
8 6 (4.84%) UML
8 6 (4.84%) Data Modelling
8 6 (4.84%) Statistical Modelling
8 6 (4.84%) Customer Segmentation
9 5 (4.03%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (63.71%) C#
1 79 (63.71%) SQL
2 55 (44.35%) VB.NET
3 43 (34.68%) VB6
4 23 (18.55%) VBA
5 19 (15.32%) JavaScript
6 15 (12.10%) Java
7 14 (11.29%) T-SQL
8 10 (8.06%) VBScript
9 7 (5.65%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.42%) PHP
11 2 (1.61%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.81%) Progress 4GL
12 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.81%) Perl
12 1 (0.81%) C
12 1 (0.81%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (14.52%) Degree
2 2 (1.61%) MCP
2 2 (1.61%) MCSE
2 2 (1.61%) MCSA
2 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.84%) QA
2 2 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.81%) Postfix
2 1 (0.81%) SpamAssassin
2 1 (0.81%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (1.61%) SCCM
2 1 (0.81%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 35 (28.23%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.52%) Oracle
3 6 (4.84%) Minitab
4 2 (1.61%) LANDesk
4 2 (1.61%) IBM
4 2 (1.61%) VMware
4 2 (1.61%) Sun
4 2 (1.61%) Dell
5 1 (0.81%) Sage
5 1 (0.81%) Progress
5 1 (0.81%) Cisco
5 1 (0.81%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.81%) Tableau
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