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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 53 31 55
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +24
Permanent jobs citing VB 20 21 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.75% 4.73% 2.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.84% 12.00% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 14 21 16
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +32.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £19,250
10% offered a salary of more than £46,400 £42,500 £31,750
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
413 175 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 56.73% 39.41% 50.46%
Number of salaries quoted 349 157 291
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,000 £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 1 October 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Sheffield

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 1 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 29 (61.70%) .NET
2 27 (57.45%) SQL Server
3 24 (51.06%) ASP.NET
3 24 (51.06%) C#
3 24 (51.06%) HTML
4 19 (40.43%) Degree
5 18 (38.30%) CSS
6 16 (34.04%) XML
6 16 (34.04%) JavaScript
6 16 (34.04%) Ajax
7 15 (31.91%) VB6
8 14 (29.79%) SQL
8 14 (29.79%) XHTML
8 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
9 13 (27.66%) SOAP
9 13 (27.66%) Java
10 12 (25.53%) C++
10 12 (25.53%) Windows
10 12 (25.53%) Software Engineering
11 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
12 10 (21.28%) Flash
12 10 (21.28%) Telecoms
12 10 (21.28%) Web Design
12 10 (21.28%) IVR
12 10 (21.28%) Software Testing
12 10 (21.28%) Test Scripting
12 10 (21.28%) Mobile App
13 9 (19.15%) Silverlight
14 8 (17.02%) COM+
14 8 (17.02%) XSLT

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (2.13%) IIS
1 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.13%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (57.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Visual Studio
1 6 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (10.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (10.64%) MSI
2 5 (10.64%) AdminStudio
3 4 (8.51%) InstallShield
4 2 (4.26%) Subversion
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (21.28%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Developer
2 20 (42.55%) Software Engineer
3 13 (27.66%) Software Developer
4 9 (19.15%) Software Programmer
4 9 (19.15%) Programmer
5 5 (10.64%) Junior Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Junior
5 5 (10.64%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Technical Leader
7 3 (6.38%) Junior .NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Implementation Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.26%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (4.26%) Applications Packager
9 1 (2.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (61.70%) .NET
2 24 (51.06%) ASP.NET
2 24 (51.06%) HTML
3 18 (38.30%) CSS
4 16 (34.04%) XML
4 16 (34.04%) Ajax
5 14 (29.79%) XHTML
6 13 (27.66%) SOAP
7 10 (21.28%) Flash
8 9 (19.15%) Silverlight
9 8 (17.02%) COM+
9 8 (17.02%) XSLT
10 7 (14.89%) Application Packaging
11 3 (6.38%) jQuery
12 2 (4.26%) Classic ASP
12 2 (4.26%) COM
12 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
13 1 (2.13%) NHibernate
13 1 (2.13%) WCF
13 1 (2.13%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) IVR
1 10 (21.28%) Mobile App
2 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Windows
2 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (10.64%) Apple iOS
3 5 (10.64%) Android
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.26%) Windows 2000
5 2 (4.26%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Software Engineering
2 10 (21.28%) Web Design
2 10 (21.28%) Software Testing
2 10 (21.28%) Test Scripting
3 6 (12.77%) Unit Testing
3 6 (12.77%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (12.77%) MVC
4 5 (10.64%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (10.64%) Android Development
4 5 (10.64%) iOS Development
5 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.38%) Software Licensing
5 3 (6.38%) ITIL
6 2 (4.26%) Migration
6 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.26%) Compatibility Testing
6 2 (4.26%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.26%) TDD
7 1 (2.13%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.13%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (51.06%) C#
2 16 (34.04%) JavaScript
3 15 (31.91%) VB6
4 14 (29.79%) SQL
5 13 (27.66%) Java
6 12 (25.53%) C++
7 8 (17.02%) VBScript
8 7 (14.89%) VB.NET
9 6 (12.77%) C
10 5 (10.64%) PowerShell
11 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
12 1 (2.13%) Embedded C
12 1 (2.13%) VC++
Qualifications
1 19 (40.43%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (14.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.64%) XenDesktop
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) SCCM
1 5 (10.64%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) Citrix
3 2 (4.26%) AppSense
3 2 (4.26%) Pega
Sheffield
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 Plus Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago