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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 112 65 68
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +3
Permanent jobs citing VB 73 104 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.93% 3.61% 3.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.39% 6.99% 6.15%
Number of salaries quoted 65 86 92
Average salary £35,500 £31,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.69% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £27,500 £27,500
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
1662 1487 1578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 43.88% 51.56% 58.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1272 1257 1397
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,150 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 October 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Leeds

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 123 (93.89%) .NET
2 99 (75.57%) C#
3 83 (63.36%) SQL
4 55 (41.98%) SQL Server
5 47 (35.88%) VB.NET
6 46 (35.11%) ASP.NET
7 45 (34.35%) VB6
8 43 (32.82%) Windows
9 42 (32.06%) ITIL
10 36 (27.48%) XML
11 32 (24.43%) Microsoft
12 24 (18.32%) Classic ASP
12 24 (18.32%) OO
12 24 (18.32%) WinForms
12 24 (18.32%) .NET Framework
13 23 (17.56%) WCF
14 21 (16.03%) Finance
15 20 (15.27%) VBA
16 19 (14.50%) Agile Software Development
17 17 (12.98%) E-Commerce
18 16 (12.21%) OOP
18 16 (12.21%) System Testing
19 15 (11.45%) User Acceptance Testing
19 15 (11.45%) Degree
19 15 (11.45%) MS Excel
20 14 (10.69%) WPF
21 13 (9.92%) SQL Server 2008
21 13 (9.92%) SQL Server 2005
21 13 (9.92%) SQL Server 2000
22 12 (9.16%) PL/SQL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 11 (8.40%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.58%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.53%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.53%) LiveLink
3 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.76%) CMS
4 1 (0.76%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (11.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.29%) SAN
2 2 (1.53%) LAN
2 2 (1.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (41.98%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.92%) SQL Server 2000
2 13 (9.92%) SQL Server 2005
2 13 (9.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.58%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.05%) Data Mining
6 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.29%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.53%) MySQL
7 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (6.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.05%) MSTest
2 4 (3.05%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (2.29%) Toad
3 3 (2.29%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.76%) Subversion
4 1 (0.76%) Maven
General
1 21 (16.03%) Finance
2 8 (6.11%) Retail
3 7 (5.34%) Legal
4 3 (2.29%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.29%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.76%) Advertising
5 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 69 (52.67%) Developer
2 47 (35.88%) .NET Developer
3 42 (32.06%) Applications Support
4 41 (31.30%) Analyst
5 36 (27.48%) Support Analyst
5 36 (27.48%) Applications Support Analyst
6 22 (16.79%) Senior Developer
7 21 (16.03%) VB.NET Developer
8 15 (11.45%) Senior .NET Developer
9 10 (7.63%) VB6 Developer
9 10 (7.63%) VB Developer
10 9 (6.87%) C# Developer
11 7 (5.34%) Web Developer
11 7 (5.34%) Software Developer
12 6 (4.58%) Junior
12 6 (4.58%) ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (4.58%) Team Leader
12 6 (4.58%) Junior .NET Developer
12 6 (4.58%) Junior Developer
13 5 (3.82%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (93.89%) .NET
2 46 (35.11%) ASP.NET
3 36 (27.48%) XML
4 24 (18.32%) WinForms
4 24 (18.32%) Classic ASP
4 24 (18.32%) .NET Framework
5 23 (17.56%) WCF
6 14 (10.69%) WPF
7 12 (9.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 11 (8.40%) HTML
8 11 (8.40%) CSS
9 10 (7.63%) HTML5
10 8 (6.11%) jQuery
11 6 (4.58%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (3.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 4 (3.05%) Razor View Engine
12 4 (3.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 4 (3.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (2.29%) CSS3
13 3 (2.29%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.16%) Statistics
2 7 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.82%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.05%) Data Conversion
5 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.76%) Replication
6 1 (0.76%) Clustering
6 1 (0.76%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.76%) Social Media
6 1 (0.76%) Blog
6 1 (0.76%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 43 (32.82%) Windows
2 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (1.53%) UNIX
3 1 (0.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (32.06%) ITIL
2 24 (18.32%) OO
3 19 (14.50%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (12.98%) E-Commerce
5 16 (12.21%) OOP
5 16 (12.21%) System Testing
6 15 (11.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (9.16%) MVC
8 8 (6.11%) Migration
9 6 (4.58%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (4.58%) TDD
10 5 (3.82%) Scrum
10 5 (3.82%) Data Analysis
10 5 (3.82%) Release Management
10 5 (3.82%) UML
10 5 (3.82%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (3.05%) People Management
11 4 (3.05%) Waterfall
11 4 (3.05%) ERP
11 4 (3.05%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 99 (75.57%) C#
2 83 (63.36%) SQL
3 47 (35.88%) VB.NET
4 45 (34.35%) VB6
5 20 (15.27%) VBA
6 12 (9.16%) PL/SQL
7 11 (8.40%) JavaScript
8 8 (6.11%) Java
8 8 (6.11%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.29%) VBScript
10 2 (1.53%) PHP
10 2 (1.53%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (11.45%) Degree
2 2 (1.53%) MCP
2 2 (1.53%) MCSE
2 2 (1.53%) MCSA
2 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.05%) QA
2 3 (2.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (24.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.40%) Oracle
3 2 (1.53%) IBM
3 2 (1.53%) VMware
3 2 (1.53%) LANDesk
3 2 (1.53%) Sun
3 2 (1.53%) Dell
4 1 (0.76%) Mapinfo
4 1 (0.76%) Tableau
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