The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 66 37 57
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +20
Permanent jobs citing VB 14 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.87% 4.40% 2.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.19% 9.60% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 7 19 17
Average salary £32,500 £39,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.72% +43.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £30,000 £19,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,800 £50,000 £31,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
South 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 Sheffield region.

Programming Languages Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
439 198 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 58.61% 45.83% 53.39%
Number of salaries quoted 384 175 326
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,400 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,700 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 30 October 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Sheffield

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 33 (71.74%) .NET
2 31 (67.39%) SQL Server
3 28 (60.87%) ASP.NET
3 28 (60.87%) HTML
4 25 (54.35%) C#
5 22 (47.83%) CSS
6 21 (45.65%) XML
6 21 (45.65%) Ajax
7 20 (43.48%) JavaScript
8 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
8 17 (36.96%) Software Engineering
9 16 (34.78%) VB6
9 16 (34.78%) Degree
10 15 (32.61%) XHTML
11 14 (30.43%) SOAP
11 14 (30.43%) Silverlight
12 13 (28.26%) SQL
13 11 (23.91%) VB.NET
14 10 (21.74%) Java
14 10 (21.74%) Windows
14 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
15 9 (19.57%) COM+
15 9 (19.57%) XSLT
15 9 (19.57%) C++
15 9 (19.57%) WAI
15 9 (19.57%) SQL Server 2008
16 7 (15.22%) Requirements Analysis
16 7 (15.22%) VBScript
17 6 (13.04%) Classic ASP
17 6 (13.04%) COM

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) BASE24
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (67.39%) SQL Server
2 9 (19.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
1 6 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (10.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (8.70%) MSI
3 4 (8.70%) AdminStudio
4 3 (6.52%) InstallShield
5 2 (4.35%) Subversion
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) Developer
2 18 (39.13%) Software Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) Junior Developer
3 9 (19.57%) Software Developer
3 9 (19.57%) Junior
3 9 (19.57%) .NET Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Junior .NET Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Software Programmer
5 6 (13.04%) Programmer
6 4 (8.70%) Technical Leader
7 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Implementation Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (4.35%) Applications Packager
8 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
9 1 (2.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (71.74%) .NET
2 28 (60.87%) ASP.NET
2 28 (60.87%) HTML
3 22 (47.83%) CSS
4 21 (45.65%) XML
4 21 (45.65%) Ajax
5 15 (32.61%) XHTML
6 14 (30.43%) SOAP
6 14 (30.43%) Silverlight
7 9 (19.57%) COM+
7 9 (19.57%) XSLT
8 6 (13.04%) Flash
8 6 (13.04%) Application Packaging
8 6 (13.04%) COM
8 6 (13.04%) Classic ASP
9 3 (6.52%) jQuery
10 2 (4.35%) .NET Framework
11 1 (2.17%) WCF
11 1 (2.17%) NHibernate
11 1 (2.17%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) IVR
1 6 (13.04%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) Windows
2 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (10.87%) Apple iOS
3 5 (10.87%) Android
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.35%) Windows 2000
4 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) Software Engineering
2 7 (15.22%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (13.04%) Unit Testing
3 6 (13.04%) Test Scripting
3 6 (13.04%) Software Testing
3 6 (13.04%) Web Design
3 6 (13.04%) MVC
4 5 (10.87%) Resource Management
4 5 (10.87%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (10.87%) Android Development
4 5 (10.87%) iOS Development
4 5 (10.87%) Asset Management
5 4 (8.70%) DRM
5 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.35%) TDD
7 2 (4.35%) ITIL
7 2 (4.35%) Migration
7 2 (4.35%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (54.35%) C#
2 20 (43.48%) JavaScript
3 16 (34.78%) VB6
4 13 (28.26%) SQL
5 11 (23.91%) VB.NET
6 10 (21.74%) Java
7 9 (19.57%) C++
8 7 (15.22%) VBScript
9 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
10 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
11 2 (4.35%) C
12 1 (2.17%) VC++
12 1 (2.17%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 16 (34.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) MCSE
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.57%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (8.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) SCCM
1 4 (8.70%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Citrix
3 2 (4.35%) AppSense
3 2 (4.35%) Pega
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