The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Skipton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 17 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Skipton 2.22% 8.33% 18.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.85% 11.76% 25.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 7
Average salary £35,000 £34,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.18% +24.54%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
North 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 Skipton region.

Programming Languages Category
Skipton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
26 17 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Skipton 57.78% 70.83% 71.05%
Number of salaries quoted 26 13 27
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £18,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £37,500 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Skipton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Skipton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Skipton

VB
Salary Trend in Skipton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Skipton region.

VB Salary Trend in Skipton

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Skipton

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Skipton 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 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) XML Schema
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) VBScript
4 1 (25.00%) ActionScript
4 1 (25.00%) VBA
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Skipton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Skipton 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) XML Schema
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (25.00%) MDX
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
2 1 (25.00%) ActionScript
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft