The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 129 80 75
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -5
Permanent jobs citing VB 55 75 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.52% 2.95% 3.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.32% 5.53% 5.98%
Number of salaries quoted 43 65 77
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 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £37,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1657 1357 1355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 45.90% 53.43% 56.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1343 1066 1162
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
West Yorkshire

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 22 July 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Leeds

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 96 (77.42%) .NET
2 79 (63.71%) C#
3 72 (58.06%) SQL
4 63 (50.81%) SQL Server
5 60 (48.39%) VB.NET
6 51 (41.13%) VB6
7 44 (35.48%) ASP.NET
8 42 (33.87%) Microsoft
9 31 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 31 (25.00%) WCF
10 28 (22.58%) VBA
11 26 (20.97%) Windows
12 25 (20.16%) ITIL
12 25 (20.16%) WPF
13 24 (19.35%) Oracle
14 22 (17.74%) T-SQL
15 20 (16.13%) MS Excel
16 19 (15.32%) Java
16 19 (15.32%) XML
17 17 (13.71%) HTML
18 16 (12.90%) MVC
18 16 (12.90%) Finance
19 15 (12.10%) Data Warehouse
19 15 (12.10%) SQL Server 2005
19 15 (12.10%) Degree
20 14 (11.29%) OO
20 14 (11.29%) Team Foundation Server
21 13 (10.48%) VBScript
21 13 (10.48%) Classic ASP
21 13 (10.48%) CSS

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 10 (8.06%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.23%) OpenEdge
3 2 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.61%) Tuxedo
4 1 (0.81%) Apache
4 1 (0.81%) SAS
4 1 (0.81%) CMS
4 1 (0.81%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.84%) SPSS
2 6 (4.84%) MS Office
3 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.61%) SAN
2 1 (0.81%) Intranet
2 1 (0.81%) IPsec
2 1 (0.81%) SSH
2 1 (0.81%) NAS
2 1 (0.81%) WAN
2 1 (0.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (50.81%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.10%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (12.10%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (10.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (10.48%) Data Mining
4 9 (7.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (5.65%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.42%) MS Access
9 2 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.81%) Base SAS
10 1 (0.81%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (11.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (4.84%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.23%) MSTest
4 3 (2.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (2.42%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.61%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.61%) Toad
5 2 (1.61%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.81%) WebSpeed
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle APEX
General
1 16 (12.90%) Finance
2 12 (9.68%) Retail
3 8 (6.45%) Marketing
4 4 (3.23%) Legal
5 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.81%) Advertising
6 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.81%) Law
Job Titles
1 57 (45.97%) Developer
2 37 (29.84%) Analyst
3 26 (20.97%) Applications Support
4 17 (13.71%) .NET Developer
5 16 (12.90%) Applications Support Analyst
5 16 (12.90%) Development Manager
5 16 (12.90%) Support Analyst
6 12 (9.68%) SQL Developer
7 11 (8.87%) MI Analyst
8 9 (7.26%) VB.NET Developer
9 8 (6.45%) C# Developer
10 7 (5.65%) Web Developer
10 7 (5.65%) Software Developer
11 6 (4.84%) Business Analyst
11 6 (4.84%) Business Systems Analyst
11 6 (4.84%) Systems Analyst
11 6 (4.84%) Consultant
11 6 (4.84%) Software Engineer
11 6 (4.84%) Applications Developer
11 6 (4.84%) Database Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (77.42%) .NET
2 44 (35.48%) ASP.NET
3 31 (25.00%) WCF
4 25 (20.16%) WPF
5 19 (15.32%) XML
6 17 (13.71%) HTML
7 13 (10.48%) Classic ASP
7 13 (10.48%) CSS
8 11 (8.87%) WinForms
9 8 (6.45%) .NET Framework
9 8 (6.45%) HTML5
9 8 (6.45%) jQuery
10 7 (5.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (5.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (3.23%) Razor View Engine
11 4 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 4 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (3.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (3.23%) REST
11 4 (3.23%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.03%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.23%) Statistics
2 4 (3.23%) Data Conversion
3 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.61%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.61%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.81%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.81%) LIMS
4 1 (0.81%) GIS
4 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.81%) Blog
4 1 (0.81%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.81%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.97%) Windows
2 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.81%) Linux
3 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.81%) Debian
3 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.16%) ITIL
2 16 (12.90%) MVC
3 14 (11.29%) OO
4 13 (10.48%) Data Analysis
5 11 (8.87%) ERP
5 11 (8.87%) Information Security
6 10 (8.06%) ETL
6 10 (8.06%) System Testing
7 9 (7.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (5.65%) Data Modelling
9 7 (5.65%) Scrum
9 7 (5.65%) Software Engineering
10 6 (4.84%) Statistical Analysis
10 6 (4.84%) TDD
10 6 (4.84%) Statistical Modelling
10 6 (4.84%) Customer Segmentation
11 5 (4.03%) E-Commerce
12 4 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 79 (63.71%) C#
2 72 (58.06%) SQL
3 60 (48.39%) VB.NET
4 51 (41.13%) VB6
5 31 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 28 (22.58%) VBA
7 22 (17.74%) T-SQL
8 19 (15.32%) Java
9 13 (10.48%) VBScript
10 4 (3.23%) Progress 4GL
11 3 (2.42%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.42%) C++
12 2 (1.61%) COBOL
13 1 (0.81%) C
13 1 (0.81%) Perl
13 1 (0.81%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (12.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.84%) QA
2 2 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Xen
1 1 (0.81%) Postfix
1 1 (0.81%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 42 (33.87%) Microsoft
2 24 (19.35%) Oracle
3 6 (4.84%) Minitab
4 3 (2.42%) Progress
5 2 (1.61%) Micro Focus
5 2 (1.61%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.81%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.81%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.81%) Cisco
6 1 (0.81%) Sage
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: 25000-40000 Per Annum 40000
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £32,995 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago