The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 77 37 57
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +20
Permanent jobs citing VB 18 34 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.83% 4.85% 2.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.19% 10.27% 5.64%
Number of salaries quoted 11 29 24
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £28,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +22.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
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 South Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
565 331 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 57.36% 47.22% 51.04%
Number of salaries quoted 513 274 453
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,870 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

VB
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

VB Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

VB
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

VB
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -30 15 £42,500 +6.25% 3
VB
Yorkshire

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 56 (80.00%) .NET
2 51 (72.86%) SQL Server
3 50 (71.43%) ASP.NET
4 46 (65.71%) C#
5 42 (60.00%) HTML
6 39 (55.71%) CSS
7 38 (54.29%) JavaScript
7 38 (54.29%) Ajax
8 34 (48.57%) XML
9 32 (45.71%) VB6
10 30 (42.86%) Silverlight
11 29 (41.43%) Software Engineering
12 28 (40.00%) XHTML
13 27 (38.57%) Microsoft
14 24 (34.29%) SQL
15 22 (31.43%) SOAP
16 20 (28.57%) XSLT
16 20 (28.57%) Degree
17 17 (24.29%) jQuery
18 16 (22.86%) WAI
19 15 (21.43%) COM+
19 15 (21.43%) Java
20 13 (18.57%) C++
21 12 (17.14%) Requirements Analysis
22 11 (15.71%) Windows
23 10 (14.29%) MS Excel
23 10 (14.29%) Classic ASP
23 10 (14.29%) VB.NET
23 10 (14.29%) MVC
23 10 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services

VB
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (4.29%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (4.29%) ArcGIS
2 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) BASE24
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (72.86%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (12.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (12.86%) Subversion
2 6 (8.57%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (5.71%) MSI
4 4 (5.71%) AdminStudio
5 3 (4.29%) InstallShield
6 1 (1.43%) Selenium
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.43%) Toad
6 1 (1.43%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.86%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (42.86%) Developer
2 27 (38.57%) Software Engineer
3 16 (22.86%) .NET Developer
4 11 (15.71%) Junior
5 10 (14.29%) Junior Developer
6 8 (11.43%) Junior .NET Developer
6 8 (11.43%) Software Developer
7 6 (8.57%) Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) Programmer
8 5 (7.14%) Software Programmer
9 4 (5.71%) Implementation Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Technical Leader
9 4 (5.71%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (4.29%) Support Analyst
11 2 (2.86%) Applications Packager
11 2 (2.86%) Applications Support
11 2 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
11 2 (2.86%) C# Developer
11 2 (2.86%) Applications Support Analyst
11 2 (2.86%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (80.00%) .NET
2 50 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 42 (60.00%) HTML
4 39 (55.71%) CSS
5 38 (54.29%) Ajax
6 34 (48.57%) XML
7 30 (42.86%) Silverlight
8 28 (40.00%) XHTML
9 22 (31.43%) SOAP
10 20 (28.57%) XSLT
11 17 (24.29%) jQuery
12 15 (21.43%) COM+
13 10 (14.29%) Classic ASP
14 7 (10.00%) COM
14 7 (10.00%) NHibernate
15 6 (8.57%) Application Packaging
16 5 (7.14%) WCF
16 5 (7.14%) Flash
17 4 (5.71%) WinForms
17 4 (5.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.14%) IVR
2 5 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.71%) NHS
4 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.71%) Windows
2 8 (11.43%) Android
2 8 (11.43%) Apple iOS
3 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.86%) Windows 2000
4 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.43%) Linux
5 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (41.43%) Software Engineering
2 12 (17.14%) Requirements Analysis
3 10 (14.29%) MVC
4 8 (11.43%) Android Development
4 8 (11.43%) iOS Development
5 6 (8.57%) Resource Management
5 6 (8.57%) Unit Testing
5 6 (8.57%) Asset Management
6 5 (7.14%) Web Design
6 5 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.14%) ITIL
6 5 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 5 (7.14%) SOA
6 5 (7.14%) DRM
6 5 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 5 (7.14%) Software Testing
6 5 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (5.71%) MVVM
7 4 (5.71%) Data Migration
7 4 (5.71%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 46 (65.71%) C#
2 38 (54.29%) JavaScript
3 32 (45.71%) VB6
4 24 (34.29%) SQL
5 15 (21.43%) Java
6 13 (18.57%) C++
7 10 (14.29%) VB.NET
8 9 (12.86%) T-SQL
9 8 (11.43%) VBScript
10 4 (5.71%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.43%) VBA
11 1 (1.43%) VC++
11 1 (1.43%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) MCSE
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (22.86%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.71%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (5.71%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) SCCM
1 4 (5.71%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 27 (38.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.71%) Citrix
2 4 (5.71%) Telerik
3 3 (4.29%) ESRI
4 2 (2.86%) Pega
4 2 (2.86%) AppSense
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle
5 1 (1.43%) VMware
5 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
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