The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 49 62 61
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Permanent jobs citing VB 11 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.06% 1.41% 1.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.21% 2.46% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 12
Median salary £29,250 £39,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £23,500 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £39,200 £34,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
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
261 407 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 48.97% 57.40% 44.93%
Number of salaries quoted 234 357 250
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of job ads across the Sheffield region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for VB.

1 10 (76.92%) C
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle
3 6 (46.15%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) PL/SQL
3 6 (46.15%) PowerBuilder
3 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
4 5 (38.46%) PROIV
4 5 (38.46%) LINC
4 5 (38.46%) xBase
4 5 (38.46%) Clipper
4 5 (38.46%) DataFlex
4 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
4 5 (38.46%) Uniface
4 5 (38.46%) OpenROAD
4 5 (38.46%) Electronics
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) LabVIEW
4 5 (38.46%) RPG
4 5 (38.46%) C++
4 5 (38.46%) COBOL
4 5 (38.46%) MS Office
4 5 (38.46%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 5 (38.46%) Informix
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (38.46%) SDLC
5 4 (30.77%) Banking
5 4 (30.77%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (30.77%) C#
6 3 (23.08%) Tcl

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (38.46%) OpenROAD
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (7.69%) SAS
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Informix
2 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
3 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) PowerBuilder
2 5 (38.46%) LabVIEW
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (38.46%) PROIV
3 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
General
1 5 (38.46%) Electronics
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
1 5 (38.46%) Electronics Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Software Developer
1 5 (38.46%) Test Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Uniface Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Development Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Test Development Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Electronics Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Insight Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Support
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Support
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (23.08%) Tandem
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Solaris
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
2 5 (38.46%) SDLC
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Customer Segmentation
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Keyword-Driven Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) Process Management
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) PL/SQL
4 5 (38.46%) C++
4 5 (38.46%) Clipper
4 5 (38.46%) COBOL
4 5 (38.46%) DataFlex
4 5 (38.46%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 5 (38.46%) LINC
4 5 (38.46%) RPG
4 5 (38.46%) Uniface
4 5 (38.46%) xBase
5 4 (30.77%) C#
6 3 (23.08%) Tcl
7 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (7.69%) Perl
7 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
7 1 (7.69%) Python
7 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Minitab
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Primetals Technologies
Salary: Competitive
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