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 23 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 Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 38 53 55
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Permanent jobs citing VB 33 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.21% 1.60% 1.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.00% 3.50% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 30 9 8
Average salary £34,250 £35,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.14% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £35,900 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Programming Languages Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
300 257 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 47.39% 45.65% 52.18%
Number of salaries quoted 270 244 267
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £40,000 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 23 July 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Sheffield

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 26 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 23 (52.27%) .NET
3 22 (50.00%) C#
4 19 (43.18%) ASP.NET
4 19 (43.18%) Degree
5 17 (38.64%) HTML
6 15 (34.09%) SQL
6 15 (34.09%) Windows
7 14 (31.82%) CSS
7 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
8 13 (29.55%) VB6
9 12 (27.27%) Software Engineering
9 12 (27.27%) Ajax
9 12 (27.27%) Java
9 12 (27.27%) C++
9 12 (27.27%) XHTML
9 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
10 11 (25.00%) XML
10 11 (25.00%) Software Testing
10 11 (25.00%) Test Scripting
11 10 (22.73%) Mobile App
11 10 (22.73%) SOAP
11 10 (22.73%) VBScript
11 10 (22.73%) Telecoms
11 10 (22.73%) Web Design
11 10 (22.73%) IVR
11 10 (22.73%) Flash
12 8 (18.18%) Silverlight
12 8 (18.18%) WAI
12 8 (18.18%) COM+

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1 (2.27%) IIS
1 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) AdminStudio
1 5 (11.36%) MSI
2 4 (9.09%) InstallShield
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.55%) Subversion
4 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.27%) WinRunner
5 1 (2.27%) TestDirector
5 1 (2.27%) MorphX
5 1 (2.27%) QARun
General
1 10 (22.73%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Software Engineer
2 17 (38.64%) Developer
3 12 (27.27%) Software Developer
4 9 (20.45%) Programmer
4 9 (20.45%) Software Programmer
5 6 (13.64%) Support Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Technical Leader
7 3 (6.82%) Implementation Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Software Support Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Applications Packager
8 2 (4.55%) Junior
8 2 (4.55%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (4.55%) Junior Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (52.27%) .NET
2 19 (43.18%) ASP.NET
3 17 (38.64%) HTML
4 14 (31.82%) CSS
5 12 (27.27%) XHTML
5 12 (27.27%) Ajax
6 11 (25.00%) XML
7 10 (22.73%) SOAP
7 10 (22.73%) Flash
8 8 (18.18%) Silverlight
8 8 (18.18%) COM+
8 8 (18.18%) XSLT
9 7 (15.91%) Application Packaging
10 3 (6.82%) jQuery
11 2 (4.55%) Classic ASP
12 1 (2.27%) COM
12 1 (2.27%) WCF
12 1 (2.27%) NHibernate
12 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
12 1 (2.27%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) IVR
1 10 (22.73%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.27%) Firmware
2 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.55%) Android
5 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 11 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 11 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 10 (22.73%) Web Design
4 6 (13.64%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 4 (9.09%) ITIL
6 3 (6.82%) MVC
6 3 (6.82%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.55%) TDD
7 2 (4.55%) Migration
7 2 (4.55%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.55%) Android Development
7 2 (4.55%) iOS Development
7 2 (4.55%) Compatibility Testing
8 1 (2.27%) Test Strategy
8 1 (2.27%) Time Management
8 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.27%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 22 (50.00%) C#
2 15 (34.09%) SQL
3 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 13 (29.55%) VB6
5 12 (27.27%) C++
5 12 (27.27%) Java
6 10 (22.73%) VBScript
7 6 (13.64%) C
7 6 (13.64%) PowerShell
8 4 (9.09%) VB.NET
9 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.27%) X++
10 1 (2.27%) VC++
10 1 (2.27%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 19 (43.18%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) ISEB
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.27%) MCSE
4 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) WAI
2 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (11.36%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) SCCM
1 5 (11.36%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) Citrix
3 2 (4.55%) AppSense
3 2 (4.55%) Pega
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