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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 64 47 48
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Permanent jobs citing VB 15 16 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.94% 2.81% 3.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.42% 5.84% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 20
Average salary £42,500 £43,750 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +29.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
438 274 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 56.59% 48.15% 58.79%
Number of salaries quoted 401 226 381
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
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 19 December 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Sheffield

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 36 (87.80%) .NET
2 33 (80.49%) SQL Server
3 30 (73.17%) ASP.NET
3 30 (73.17%) HTML
4 27 (65.85%) C#
5 26 (63.41%) Ajax
6 24 (58.54%) CSS
7 23 (56.10%) XML
8 22 (53.66%) JavaScript
9 20 (48.78%) Software Engineering
10 16 (39.02%) VB6
10 16 (39.02%) Silverlight
10 16 (39.02%) XHTML
11 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
12 14 (34.15%) SOAP
13 13 (31.71%) Degree
14 11 (26.83%) SQL
15 10 (24.39%) VB.NET
15 10 (24.39%) XSLT
15 10 (24.39%) COM+
16 9 (21.95%) WAI
16 9 (21.95%) Java
16 9 (21.95%) iOS Development
17 8 (19.51%) Android
17 8 (19.51%) Android Development
17 8 (19.51%) C++
17 8 (19.51%) Apple iOS
17 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
17 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 8 (19.51%) SQL Server 2008

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (7.32%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (7.32%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) BASE24
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (80.49%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (19.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Visual Studio
2 5 (12.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.88%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Developer
2 15 (36.59%) Software Engineer
3 10 (24.39%) Junior
3 10 (24.39%) Junior Developer
3 10 (24.39%) .NET Developer
4 8 (19.51%) Junior .NET Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Software Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Technical Leader
7 3 (7.32%) Implementation Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Software Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Software Programmer
8 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.88%) Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Development Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Programmer
8 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Software Development Manager
9 1 (2.44%) Support Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Applications Support
9 1 (2.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (87.80%) .NET
2 30 (73.17%) ASP.NET
2 30 (73.17%) HTML
3 26 (63.41%) Ajax
4 24 (58.54%) CSS
5 23 (56.10%) XML
6 16 (39.02%) Silverlight
6 16 (39.02%) XHTML
7 14 (34.15%) SOAP
8 10 (24.39%) COM+
8 10 (24.39%) XSLT
9 7 (17.07%) Classic ASP
10 6 (14.63%) COM
10 6 (14.63%) jQuery
11 3 (7.32%) NHibernate
11 3 (7.32%) Web Services
12 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
12 2 (4.88%) Flash
13 1 (2.44%) Application Packaging
13 1 (2.44%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.88%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.88%) IVR
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) iPhone
4 1 (2.44%) iPad
4 1 (2.44%) Home Automation
4 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Android
1 8 (19.51%) Apple iOS
2 4 (9.76%) Windows
3 2 (4.88%) Windows 2000
3 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Software Engineering
2 9 (21.95%) iOS Development
3 8 (19.51%) Android Development
3 8 (19.51%) MVC
4 7 (17.07%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (14.63%) Resource Management
5 6 (14.63%) Asset Management
6 5 (12.20%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (12.20%) E-Commerce
6 5 (12.20%) DRM
6 5 (12.20%) Unit Testing
7 4 (9.76%) ITIL
8 3 (7.32%) Release Management
9 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.88%) Migration
9 2 (4.88%) Web Design
9 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.88%) TDD
9 2 (4.88%) Test Scripting
9 2 (4.88%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 27 (65.85%) C#
2 22 (53.66%) JavaScript
3 16 (39.02%) VB6
4 11 (26.83%) SQL
5 10 (24.39%) VB.NET
6 9 (21.95%) Java
7 8 (19.51%) C++
8 3 (7.32%) VBScript
9 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.44%) PHP
10 1 (2.44%) C
10 1 (2.44%) VC++
10 1 (2.44%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) ESRI
3 1 (2.44%) AppSense
3 1 (2.44%) Pega