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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 104 54 69
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +15
Permanent jobs citing VB 82 114 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.15% 4.31% 3.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.15% 8.41% 6.16%
Number of salaries quoted 71 96 98
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 £23,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £50,000
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
1592 1356 1656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 41.80% 51.29% 58.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1214 1121 1440
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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 £39,000 £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 19 September 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Leeds

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 111 (91.74%) .NET
2 85 (70.25%) C#
3 74 (61.16%) SQL
4 52 (42.98%) VB.NET
5 48 (39.67%) SQL Server
6 46 (38.02%) VB6
7 43 (35.54%) ASP.NET
8 38 (31.40%) ITIL
9 33 (27.27%) XML
10 32 (26.45%) Windows
10 32 (26.45%) Microsoft
11 26 (21.49%) WCF
12 22 (18.18%) Classic ASP
13 19 (15.70%) OO
14 18 (14.88%) WinForms
14 18 (14.88%) WPF
14 18 (14.88%) .NET Framework
15 16 (13.22%) Degree
15 16 (13.22%) Oracle
15 16 (13.22%) VBA
15 16 (13.22%) JavaScript
15 16 (13.22%) MS Excel
16 15 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
17 14 (11.57%) Finance
17 14 (11.57%) System Testing
18 13 (10.74%) User Acceptance Testing
18 13 (10.74%) Java
19 12 (9.92%) E-Commerce
19 12 (9.92%) MVC
20 11 (9.09%) SharePoint

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.96%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.65%) CMS
3 2 (1.65%) LiveLink
3 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.65%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.83%) OpenEdge
4 1 (0.83%) WordPress
4 1 (0.83%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (13.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.48%) SPSS
2 3 (2.48%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.48%) SAN
2 2 (1.65%) LAN
2 2 (1.65%) WAN
3 1 (0.83%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (39.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.26%) SQL Server 2000
2 10 (8.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (8.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.48%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.65%) MySQL
6 2 (1.65%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (5.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.13%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.31%) MSTest
4 3 (2.48%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (2.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (2.48%) Toad
5 1 (0.83%) Subversion
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (11.57%) Finance
2 5 (4.13%) Legal
2 5 (4.13%) Marketing
3 3 (2.48%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.48%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.65%) Retail
5 1 (0.83%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 63 (52.07%) Developer
2 38 (31.40%) Analyst
2 38 (31.40%) .NET Developer
3 36 (29.75%) Applications Support
4 32 (26.45%) Applications Support Analyst
4 32 (26.45%) Support Analyst
5 21 (17.36%) VB.NET Developer
6 15 (12.40%) Senior Developer
7 10 (8.26%) Development Manager
7 10 (8.26%) Senior .NET Developer
8 9 (7.44%) VB6 Developer
8 9 (7.44%) VB Developer
9 8 (6.61%) Web Developer
9 8 (6.61%) Software Developer
10 7 (5.79%) C# Developer
10 7 (5.79%) SQL Developer
11 6 (4.96%) Junior Developer
11 6 (4.96%) Junior .NET Developer
11 6 (4.96%) Junior
12 5 (4.13%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (91.74%) .NET
2 43 (35.54%) ASP.NET
3 33 (27.27%) XML
4 26 (21.49%) WCF
5 22 (18.18%) Classic ASP
6 18 (14.88%) WPF
6 18 (14.88%) WinForms
6 18 (14.88%) .NET Framework
7 11 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 11 (9.09%) HTML
8 10 (8.26%) CSS
9 9 (7.44%) HTML5
10 7 (5.79%) jQuery
11 6 (4.96%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (3.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 4 (3.31%) Razor View Engine
12 4 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 4 (3.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (1.65%) WF
13 2 (1.65%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.61%) Statistics
1 8 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.13%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.65%) Blog
4 2 (1.65%) Data Conversion
4 2 (1.65%) Social Media
5 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.83%) LIMS
5 1 (0.83%) Replication
5 1 (0.83%) Clustering
5 1 (0.83%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 32 (26.45%) Windows
2 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (1.65%) UNIX
3 1 (0.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (31.40%) ITIL
2 19 (15.70%) OO
3 15 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (11.57%) System Testing
5 13 (10.74%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (9.92%) E-Commerce
6 12 (9.92%) MVC
7 10 (8.26%) OOP
8 8 (6.61%) Migration
9 6 (4.96%) UML
9 6 (4.96%) Information Security
9 6 (4.96%) TDD
9 6 (4.96%) Line Management
10 5 (4.13%) Scrum
10 5 (4.13%) Release Management
11 4 (3.31%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (3.31%) Use Case
11 4 (3.31%) OOD
11 4 (3.31%) Change Management
11 4 (3.31%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 85 (70.25%) C#
2 74 (61.16%) SQL
3 52 (42.98%) VB.NET
4 46 (38.02%) VB6
5 16 (13.22%) VBA
5 16 (13.22%) JavaScript
6 13 (10.74%) Java
7 8 (6.61%) PL/SQL
8 7 (5.79%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.31%) VBScript
10 3 (2.48%) PHP
11 2 (1.65%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.83%) Progress 4GL
12 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (13.22%) Degree
2 2 (1.65%) MCP
2 2 (1.65%) MCSE
2 2 (1.65%) MCSA
2 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.13%) QA
2 2 (1.65%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (26.45%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.22%) Oracle
3 3 (2.48%) Minitab
4 2 (1.65%) LANDesk
4 2 (1.65%) Sun
4 2 (1.65%) Dell
4 2 (1.65%) VMware
4 2 (1.65%) IBM
5 1 (0.83%) Progress
5 1 (0.83%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.83%) Tableau
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Posted: 23 hours ago
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