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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 68 63 51
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Permanent jobs citing VB 8 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.04% 1.54% 1.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.83% 3.33% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 6
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -15.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
437 330 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 56.98% 46.22% 56.05%
Number of salaries quoted 371 282 236
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 24 April 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Sheffield

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 13 (72.22%) HTML
3 11 (61.11%) C#
3 11 (61.11%) CSS
4 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
5 9 (50.00%) Ajax
6 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
6 8 (44.44%) SQL
6 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
7 7 (38.89%) Silverlight
8 6 (33.33%) XML
8 6 (33.33%) VB.NET
8 6 (33.33%) VB6
9 4 (22.22%) Windows
9 4 (22.22%) Linux
9 4 (22.22%) jQuery
9 4 (22.22%) NHibernate
9 4 (22.22%) iOS Development
10 3 (16.67%) Release Management
10 3 (16.67%) Android Development
10 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
10 3 (16.67%) Android
10 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
10 3 (16.67%) Resource Management
10 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (16.67%) Degree
10 3 (16.67%) Northgate
10 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (16.67%) ArcGIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) PowerBuilder
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) .NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Software Development Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Development Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Junior
3 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Junior Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Junior .NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Software Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Product Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.56%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (72.22%) HTML
3 11 (61.11%) CSS
4 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET
5 9 (50.00%) Ajax
6 7 (38.89%) Silverlight
7 6 (33.33%) XML
8 4 (22.22%) jQuery
8 4 (22.22%) NHibernate
9 3 (16.67%) HTML5
9 3 (16.67%) XSLT
9 3 (16.67%) XHTML
9 3 (16.67%) Web Services
9 3 (16.67%) COM
9 3 (16.67%) COM+
9 3 (16.67%) Classic ASP
10 1 (5.56%) CSS3
10 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.56%) iPhone
2 1 (5.56%) iPad
2 1 (5.56%) Home Automation
2 1 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) UNIX
2 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (16.67%) Android
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 2 (11.11%) SUSE
3 2 (11.11%) Debian
3 2 (11.11%) Ubuntu
3 2 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 4 (22.22%) iOS Development
3 3 (16.67%) Android Development
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 3 (16.67%) Release Management
3 3 (16.67%) DRM
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) MVC
3 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 2 (11.11%) OOD
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) C#
2 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 6 (33.33%) VB6
4 3 (16.67%) Python
4 3 (16.67%) Uniface
4 3 (16.67%) VBScript
4 3 (16.67%) PHP
4 3 (16.67%) C++
4 3 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) ESRI
2 3 (16.67%) Northgate
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat