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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 46 39 51
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Permanent jobs citing VB 29 20 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.90% 4.21% 2.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.99% 10.42% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 23 20 16
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% +21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £23,000 £19,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £42,500 £32,500
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
415 192 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 55.78% 40.42% 52.36%
Number of salaries quoted 346 180 277
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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 16 September 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Sheffield

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 28 (63.64%) .NET
2 26 (59.09%) SQL Server
3 24 (54.55%) C#
4 23 (52.27%) HTML
4 23 (52.27%) ASP.NET
5 19 (43.18%) Degree
6 17 (38.64%) CSS
7 15 (34.09%) XML
7 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
7 15 (34.09%) VB6
7 15 (34.09%) Ajax
8 14 (31.82%) XHTML
9 13 (29.55%) SOAP
9 13 (29.55%) SQL
9 13 (29.55%) Java
10 12 (27.27%) C++
11 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 11 (25.00%) Software Engineering
12 10 (22.73%) Software Testing
12 10 (22.73%) Test Scripting
12 10 (22.73%) Mobile App
12 10 (22.73%) Windows
12 10 (22.73%) Flash
12 10 (22.73%) Telecoms
12 10 (22.73%) Web Design
12 10 (22.73%) IVR
13 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
14 8 (18.18%) Silverlight
14 8 (18.18%) WAI
14 8 (18.18%) XSLT

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) BASE24
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (13.64%) Visual Studio
2 5 (11.36%) AdminStudio
2 5 (11.36%) MSI
2 5 (11.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (9.09%) InstallShield
4 2 (4.55%) Subversion
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (22.73%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Software Engineer
1 20 (45.45%) Developer
2 13 (29.55%) Software Developer
3 9 (20.45%) Programmer
3 9 (20.45%) Software Programmer
4 5 (11.36%) Junior
4 5 (11.36%) Junior Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Leader
5 4 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Junior .NET Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Implementation Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (4.55%) Applications Packager
7 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.27%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (63.64%) .NET
2 23 (52.27%) HTML
2 23 (52.27%) ASP.NET
3 17 (38.64%) CSS
4 15 (34.09%) XML
4 15 (34.09%) Ajax
5 14 (31.82%) XHTML
6 13 (29.55%) SOAP
7 10 (22.73%) Flash
8 8 (18.18%) Silverlight
8 8 (18.18%) XSLT
8 8 (18.18%) COM+
9 7 (15.91%) Application Packaging
10 3 (6.82%) jQuery
11 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
11 2 (4.55%) Classic ASP
12 1 (2.27%) WinForms
12 1 (2.27%) COM
12 1 (2.27%) NHibernate
12 1 (2.27%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Mobile App
1 10 (22.73%) IVR
2 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Apple iOS
2 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (11.36%) Android
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (22.73%) Software Testing
2 10 (22.73%) Test Scripting
2 10 (22.73%) Web Design
3 6 (13.64%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
3 6 (13.64%) MVC
4 5 (11.36%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (11.36%) Android Development
4 5 (11.36%) iOS Development
5 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.82%) ITIL
5 3 (6.82%) Software Licensing
6 2 (4.55%) Compatibility Testing
6 2 (4.55%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.55%) TDD
6 2 (4.55%) Migration
7 1 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.27%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 24 (54.55%) C#
2 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
2 15 (34.09%) VB6
3 13 (29.55%) SQL
3 13 (29.55%) Java
4 12 (27.27%) C++
5 6 (13.64%) C
5 6 (13.64%) VBScript
5 6 (13.64%) VB.NET
6 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
7 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.27%) VC++
8 1 (2.27%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 19 (43.18%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) MCSE
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
1 5 (11.36%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) AppDNA
1 5 (11.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) Citrix
3 2 (4.55%) Pega
3 2 (4.55%) AppSense
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago