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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 66 53 46
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Permanent jobs citing VB 10 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.40% 2.68% 3.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.45% 5.70% 5.90%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 17
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £47,500 £42,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
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
408 316 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 57.22% 47.09% 56.38%
Number of salaries quoted 360 269 284
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 January 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Sheffield

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 20 (86.96%) .NET
2 19 (82.61%) SQL Server
3 16 (69.57%) ASP.NET
3 16 (69.57%) HTML
4 15 (65.22%) Ajax
5 14 (60.87%) CSS
6 13 (56.52%) XML
6 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
6 13 (56.52%) Software Engineering
7 12 (52.17%) C#
8 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
8 11 (47.83%) Silverlight
9 9 (39.13%) VB.NET
10 6 (26.09%) Asset Management
10 6 (26.09%) VB6
10 6 (26.09%) Resource Management
10 6 (26.09%) COM
10 6 (26.09%) SQL
10 6 (26.09%) XHTML
10 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (26.09%) iOS Development
11 5 (21.74%) Android Development
11 5 (21.74%) Android
11 5 (21.74%) Apple iOS
11 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
11 5 (21.74%) Classic ASP
11 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (21.74%) MVC
11 5 (21.74%) DRM

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (13.04%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) BASE24
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (82.61%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (4.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) .NET Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Junior
3 7 (30.43%) Junior Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Junior .NET Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Development Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Software Development Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Software Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (86.96%) .NET
2 16 (69.57%) ASP.NET
2 16 (69.57%) HTML
3 15 (65.22%) Ajax
4 14 (60.87%) CSS
5 13 (56.52%) XML
6 11 (47.83%) Silverlight
7 6 (26.09%) COM
7 6 (26.09%) XHTML
8 5 (21.74%) Classic ASP
9 4 (17.39%) NHibernate
9 4 (17.39%) COM+
9 4 (17.39%) XSLT
10 3 (13.04%) SOAP
10 3 (13.04%) Web Services
10 3 (13.04%) jQuery
11 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) iPad
2 1 (4.35%) Home Automation
2 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.35%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Android
1 5 (21.74%) Apple iOS
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000
3 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Software Engineering
2 6 (26.09%) Asset Management
2 6 (26.09%) Resource Management
2 6 (26.09%) iOS Development
3 5 (21.74%) Android Development
3 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
3 5 (21.74%) MVC
3 5 (21.74%) DRM
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) Release Management
4 3 (13.04%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
2 12 (52.17%) C#
3 9 (39.13%) VB.NET
4 6 (26.09%) VB6
4 6 (26.09%) SQL
5 2 (8.70%) VBScript
5 2 (8.70%) Java
6 1 (4.35%) C++
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) ESRI
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