The first table below looks at the demand for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 60 52 38
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Permanent jobs citing VB 11 7 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.48% 1.41% 4.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.19% 2.51% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 27
Average salary £35,000 £41,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.66% +27.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £21,375 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
345 279 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 46.37% 56.02% 53.14%
Number of salaries quoted 297 225 310
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
VB
South Yorkshire

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

VB
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Sheffield region.

VB Salary Trend in Sheffield

VB
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Sheffield

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 15 (53.57%) Java
2 14 (50.00%) SQL
3 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 10 (35.71%) Windows
5 8 (28.57%) C#
5 8 (28.57%) C++
6 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (25.00%) Banking
6 7 (25.00%) Retail
6 7 (25.00%) Summit
6 7 (25.00%) FLEXCUBE
6 7 (25.00%) PL/SQL
6 7 (25.00%) SAP
6 7 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
6 7 (25.00%) Oracle
6 7 (25.00%) Temenos
6 7 (25.00%) PowerBuilder
6 7 (25.00%) Retail Banking
6 7 (25.00%) WebSphere
6 7 (25.00%) Oracle Application Server
6 7 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (25.00%) Temenos T24
6 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 7 (25.00%) Avaloq
6 7 (25.00%) Finacle
6 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database
7 6 (21.43%) Mobile App
7 6 (21.43%) Flash
7 6 (21.43%) C

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Summit
1 7 (25.00%) FLEXCUBE
1 7 (25.00%) Temenos T24
1 7 (25.00%) Finacle
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
1 7 (25.00%) PowerBuilder
2 4 (14.29%) QARun
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (14.29%) WinRunner
3 1 (3.57%) MorphX
3 1 (3.57%) MSI
3 1 (3.57%) InstallShield
3 1 (3.57%) AdminStudio
3 1 (3.57%) TestDirector
General
1 7 (25.00%) Banking
1 7 (25.00%) Retail
1 7 (25.00%) Retail Banking
2 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Banking Business Analyst
4 6 (21.43%) Software Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Support Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) Test Analyst
6 4 (14.29%) Software Support Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Programmer
7 2 (7.14%) Software Programmer
8 1 (3.57%) Implementation Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Implementation Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Applications Specialist
8 1 (3.57%) Junior
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) Flash
2 4 (14.29%) .NET
2 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.71%) HTML
4 2 (7.14%) XHTML
4 2 (7.14%) COM+
4 2 (7.14%) CSS
4 2 (7.14%) SOAP
4 2 (7.14%) XML
4 2 (7.14%) XSLT
4 2 (7.14%) Ajax
4 2 (7.14%) Silverlight
5 1 (3.57%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Mobile App
1 6 (21.43%) IVR
2 1 (3.57%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (25.00%) Software Testing
1 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (21.43%) Web Design
3 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
4 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 4 (14.29%) Logistics
4 4 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Test Management
5 1 (3.57%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL
5 1 (3.57%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) Java
2 14 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (28.57%) C#
3 8 (28.57%) C++
4 7 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 6 (21.43%) C
5 6 (21.43%) VBScript
6 3 (10.71%) VB6
7 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.57%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) ISEB
2 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
1 1 (3.57%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) SAP
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle
1 7 (25.00%) Temenos
1 7 (25.00%) Avaloq
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix