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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 141 135 69
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -66
Permanent jobs citing VB 37 58 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.06% 1.58% 3.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.97% 3.52% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 35 44 73
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £22,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,000 £37,500
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 Leeds region.

Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1882 1650 1341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 53.93% 44.82% 52.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1524 1317 1056
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 July 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Leeds

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 67 (67.00%) .NET
2 59 (59.00%) SQL Server
3 55 (55.00%) VB6
4 46 (46.00%) Microsoft
5 43 (43.00%) C#
6 41 (41.00%) SQL
7 27 (27.00%) VB.NET
7 27 (27.00%) ASP.NET
8 24 (24.00%) MS Excel
9 21 (21.00%) JavaScript
10 20 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (18.00%) WinForms
11 18 (18.00%) PHP
12 17 (17.00%) OO
13 16 (16.00%) BusinessObjects
13 16 (16.00%) Customer Segmentation
14 15 (15.00%) Software Engineering
14 15 (15.00%) HTML
14 15 (15.00%) MVC
14 15 (15.00%) Finance
15 13 (13.00%) Linux
15 13 (13.00%) WCF
15 13 (13.00%) Unit Testing
16 12 (12.00%) ITIL
16 12 (12.00%) C++
16 12 (12.00%) VBScript
16 12 (12.00%) N-Tier
17 11 (11.00%) COM+
17 11 (11.00%) Team Foundation Server
17 11 (11.00%) Root Cause Analysis

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (10.00%) Apache
2 4 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.00%) SAS
3 1 (1.00%) Node.js
3 1 (1.00%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.00%) MS Office
3 4 (4.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.00%) Intranet
2 1 (1.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (59.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (16.00%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (9.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (7.00%) Data Mining
5 7 (7.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (7.00%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.00%) QlikView
9 1 (1.00%) MySQL
9 1 (1.00%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 11 (11.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (9.00%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.00%) MSI
4 3 (3.00%) AdminStudio
4 3 (3.00%) JIRA
4 3 (3.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (2.00%) Toad
6 1 (1.00%) AccuRev
General
1 15 (15.00%) Finance
2 9 (9.00%) Marketing
3 4 (4.00%) Law
3 4 (4.00%) Games
4 2 (2.00%) Legal
4 2 (2.00%) Automotive
5 1 (1.00%) Front Office
5 1 (1.00%) Back Office
5 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (51.00%) Developer
2 20 (20.00%) Analyst
3 15 (15.00%) .NET Developer
3 15 (15.00%) MI Analyst
4 13 (13.00%) Applications Support
5 8 (8.00%) VB Developer
5 8 (8.00%) Applications Specialist
5 8 (8.00%) Applications Developer
5 8 (8.00%) VB6 Developer
5 8 (8.00%) Information Analyst
6 7 (7.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (7.00%) Software Engineer
6 7 (7.00%) C# Developer
6 7 (7.00%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (6.00%) DBA
7 6 (6.00%) Database Specialist
8 5 (5.00%) Architect
8 5 (5.00%) Data Architect
8 5 (5.00%) VB Software Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (67.00%) .NET
2 27 (27.00%) ASP.NET
3 18 (18.00%) WinForms
4 15 (15.00%) HTML
5 13 (13.00%) WCF
6 11 (11.00%) COM+
7 10 (10.00%) LAMP
8 9 (9.00%) CSS
9 8 (8.00%) REST
10 7 (7.00%) jQuery
11 5 (5.00%) XML
11 5 (5.00%) MSMQ
12 4 (4.00%) .NET Framework
13 3 (3.00%) JSON
13 3 (3.00%) Application Packaging
13 3 (3.00%) Ajax
13 3 (3.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 2 (2.00%) AngularJS
14 2 (2.00%) HTML5
14 2 (2.00%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.00%) N-Tier
2 11 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.00%) Statistics
3 1 (1.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.00%) Linux
2 10 (10.00%) Windows
3 3 (3.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (3.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (17.00%) OO
3 16 (16.00%) Customer Segmentation
4 15 (15.00%) MVC
4 15 (15.00%) Software Engineering
5 13 (13.00%) Unit Testing
6 12 (12.00%) ITIL
7 11 (11.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (10.00%) SDLC
9 9 (9.00%) Project Management
9 9 (9.00%) Migration
10 8 (8.00%) Scrum
10 8 (8.00%) TDD
10 8 (8.00%) BDD
11 7 (7.00%) Predictive Modelling
12 6 (6.00%) Database Tuning
12 6 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (6.00%) Separation of Concerns
12 6 (6.00%) SOA
12 6 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 55 (55.00%) VB6
2 43 (43.00%) C#
3 41 (41.00%) SQL
4 27 (27.00%) VB.NET
5 21 (21.00%) JavaScript
6 18 (18.00%) PHP
7 12 (12.00%) C++
7 12 (12.00%) VBScript
8 10 (10.00%) PL/SQL
9 9 (9.00%) Java
9 9 (9.00%) T-SQL
10 4 (4.00%) VBA
10 4 (4.00%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.00%) C
12 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.00%) Python
12 1 (1.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (11.00%) Degree
2 6 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (3.00%) MCSE
4 1 (1.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.00%) ZENworks
1 3 (3.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (46.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.00%) Oracle
3 6 (6.00%) SAP
4 4 (4.00%) VMware
5 3 (3.00%) Novell
6 1 (1.00%) Teradata
6 1 (1.00%) Cisco
6 1 (1.00%) Citrix
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
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Lockheed Martin
Posted: 3 days ago
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + 4% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
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Leeds Building Society
Salary: Up to £33,000 per annum circa + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago