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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 65 42 42
Rank change year-on-year
-23 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 9 33 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.31% 4.47% 3.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.43% 8.44% 8.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9 27 17
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,300 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £47,000 £40,700
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
371 391 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 54.08% 52.98% 39.96%
Number of salaries quoted 348 323 196
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (90.00%) SQL
2 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 15 (75.00%) Finance
3 15 (75.00%) Java
4 14 (70.00%) C++
4 14 (70.00%) .NET
4 14 (70.00%) Oracle
4 14 (70.00%) Uniface
5 12 (60.00%) CSS
5 12 (60.00%) HTML
6 11 (55.00%) PL/SQL
6 11 (55.00%) Windows
7 10 (50.00%) Linux
7 10 (50.00%) Python
7 10 (50.00%) UNIX
7 10 (50.00%) PHP
7 10 (50.00%) VBScript
7 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (50.00%) Windows XP
7 10 (50.00%) PowerBuilder
7 10 (50.00%) Business Analysis
7 10 (50.00%) Northgate
7 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (50.00%) Windows 7
7 10 (50.00%) Windows 8
8 9 (45.00%) Ubuntu
8 9 (45.00%) SUSE
8 9 (45.00%) Debian
8 9 (45.00%) Red Hat
8 9 (45.00%) Solaris

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1 (5.00%) WorkSite
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Intranet
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) Informix
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 15 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 15 (75.00%) Analyst
3 13 (65.00%) Analyst Developer
4 7 (35.00%) Business Analyst
5 6 (30.00%) Business Developer
6 5 (25.00%) Applications Support
7 4 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (20.00%) Applications Developer
7 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
7 4 (20.00%) Product Analyst
8 2 (10.00%) Programmer
9 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
9 1 (5.00%) Junior
9 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
9 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
9 1 (5.00%) Graduate
9 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
9 1 (5.00%) Junior Developer
9 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Engineer
9 1 (5.00%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) .NET
2 12 (60.00%) HTML
2 12 (60.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) Ajax
3 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.00%) jQuery
3 1 (5.00%) HTML5
3 1 (5.00%) CSS3
3 1 (5.00%) Classic ASP
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 10 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (50.00%) UNIX
3 9 (45.00%) SUSE
3 9 (45.00%) Debian
3 9 (45.00%) Ubuntu
3 9 (45.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (5.00%) Wealth Management
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (5.00%) RAD
2 1 (5.00%) CRM
2 1 (5.00%) Project Management
2 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.00%) Workflow
2 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 15 (75.00%) Java
3 14 (70.00%) C++
3 14 (70.00%) Uniface
4 11 (55.00%) PL/SQL
5 10 (50.00%) Python
5 10 (50.00%) VBScript
5 10 (50.00%) PHP
6 8 (40.00%) C#
7 7 (35.00%) C
8 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
9 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
10 1 (5.00%) VB6
10 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Oracle
2 10 (50.00%) Northgate
3 9 (45.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Pega