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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 70 59 48
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Permanent jobs citing VB 5 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.68% 1.46% 2.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.18% 3.08% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 11
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.63%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +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
425 325 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 57.82% 47.58% 52.39%
Number of salaries quoted 371 276 208
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 6 March 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%) .NET
2 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 14 (70.00%) HTML
3 14 (70.00%) Software Engineering
4 13 (65.00%) Ajax
4 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 12 (60.00%) CSS
6 11 (55.00%) C#
6 11 (55.00%) Silverlight
7 10 (50.00%) XML
8 9 (45.00%) VB.NET
9 7 (35.00%) VB6
10 6 (30.00%) Asset Management
10 6 (30.00%) Resource Management
10 6 (30.00%) COM
10 6 (30.00%) SQL
10 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (25.00%) Classic ASP
11 5 (25.00%) XHTML
11 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
11 5 (25.00%) DRM
12 4 (20.00%) Degree
12 4 (20.00%) NHibernate
12 4 (20.00%) XSLT
12 4 (20.00%) COM+
12 4 (20.00%) iOS Development
13 3 (15.00%) Android Development
13 3 (15.00%) Android

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (15.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (5.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Junior
3 5 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Junior Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Junior .NET Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Development Manager
4 4 (20.00%) Software Development Manager
4 4 (20.00%) Software Manager
5 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
7 1 (5.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) .NET
2 15 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 14 (70.00%) HTML
4 13 (65.00%) Ajax
5 12 (60.00%) CSS
6 11 (55.00%) Silverlight
7 10 (50.00%) XML
8 6 (30.00%) COM
9 5 (25.00%) Classic ASP
9 5 (25.00%) XHTML
10 4 (20.00%) XSLT
10 4 (20.00%) NHibernate
10 4 (20.00%) COM+
11 3 (15.00%) Web Services
11 3 (15.00%) jQuery
12 2 (10.00%) HTML5
13 1 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.00%) iPhone
1 1 (5.00%) iPad
1 1 (5.00%) Home Automation
1 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
1 3 (15.00%) Android
1 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000
2 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (30.00%) Asset Management
2 6 (30.00%) Resource Management
3 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (25.00%) DRM
4 4 (20.00%) iOS Development
5 3 (15.00%) Android Development
5 3 (15.00%) Release Management
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) MVC
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) OOD
7 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (55.00%) C#
3 9 (45.00%) VB.NET
4 7 (35.00%) VB6
5 6 (30.00%) SQL
6 2 (10.00%) VBScript
7 1 (5.00%) C++
7 1 (5.00%) Java
7 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) ESRI