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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 75 55 61
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +6
Permanent jobs citing VB 18 20 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.90% 2.55% 2.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.33% 5.45% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 20
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
541 367 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 57.25% 46.81% 51.66%
Number of salaries quoted 488 308 446
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,510
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -23 15 £42,500 -10.52%
VB
Yorkshire

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 51 (91.07%) .NET
2 47 (83.93%) SQL Server
3 45 (80.36%) ASP.NET
4 42 (75.00%) C#
5 40 (71.43%) HTML
6 38 (67.86%) CSS
7 36 (64.29%) JavaScript
7 36 (64.29%) Ajax
8 31 (55.36%) XML
9 30 (53.57%) VB6
10 28 (50.00%) Software Engineering
11 27 (48.21%) Silverlight
12 26 (46.43%) XHTML
13 20 (35.71%) SQL
13 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
14 19 (33.93%) SOAP
15 18 (32.14%) XSLT
16 17 (30.36%) jQuery
17 14 (25.00%) Degree
17 14 (25.00%) WAI
18 13 (23.21%) COM+
19 12 (21.43%) Java
20 11 (19.64%) C++
21 10 (17.86%) VB.NET
21 10 (17.86%) Classic ASP
21 10 (17.86%) Requirements Analysis
22 9 (16.07%) T-SQL
22 9 (16.07%) Subversion
22 9 (16.07%) iOS Development
23 8 (14.29%) MS Excel

VB
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (5.36%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (5.36%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) BASE24
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (83.93%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Subversion
2 6 (10.71%) Visual Studio
3 5 (8.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (1.79%) Electronics
1 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (42.86%) Developer
2 22 (39.29%) Software Engineer
3 15 (26.79%) .NET Developer
4 11 (19.64%) Junior
5 10 (17.86%) Junior Developer
6 8 (14.29%) Junior .NET Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Technical Leader
7 4 (7.14%) Implementation Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Development Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Software Manager
8 2 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.57%) Software Development Manager
9 1 (1.79%) Junior Business Analyst
9 1 (1.79%) Implementation Analyst
9 1 (1.79%) Software Programmer
9 1 (1.79%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (91.07%) .NET
2 45 (80.36%) ASP.NET
3 40 (71.43%) HTML
4 38 (67.86%) CSS
5 36 (64.29%) Ajax
6 31 (55.36%) XML
7 27 (48.21%) Silverlight
8 26 (46.43%) XHTML
9 19 (33.93%) SOAP
10 18 (32.14%) XSLT
11 17 (30.36%) jQuery
12 13 (23.21%) COM+
13 10 (17.86%) Classic ASP
14 7 (12.50%) NHibernate
15 6 (10.71%) COM
16 5 (8.93%) WCF
17 3 (5.36%) Web Services
18 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
19 1 (1.79%) Application Packaging
19 1 (1.79%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) NHS
3 2 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.79%) IVR
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) iPhone
4 1 (1.79%) iPad
4 1 (1.79%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Android
1 8 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 4 (7.14%) Windows
3 2 (3.57%) Windows 2000
3 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
3 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (17.86%) Requirements Analysis
3 9 (16.07%) iOS Development
4 8 (14.29%) Android Development
4 8 (14.29%) MVC
5 6 (10.71%) Resource Management
5 6 (10.71%) Asset Management
6 5 (8.93%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (8.93%) Unit Testing
6 5 (8.93%) E-Commerce
6 5 (8.93%) SOA
6 5 (8.93%) DRM
7 4 (7.14%) ITIL
7 4 (7.14%) Migration
7 4 (7.14%) Data Migration
7 4 (7.14%) MVVM
8 3 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.36%) TDD
8 3 (5.36%) Release Management
9 2 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (75.00%) C#
2 36 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 30 (53.57%) VB6
4 20 (35.71%) SQL
5 12 (21.43%) Java
6 11 (19.64%) C++
7 10 (17.86%) VB.NET
8 9 (16.07%) T-SQL
9 3 (5.36%) VBScript
10 1 (1.79%) PHP
10 1 (1.79%) C
10 1 (1.79%) VBA
10 1 (1.79%) VC++
10 1 (1.79%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.00%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.14%) Telerik
3 3 (5.36%) ESRI
4 1 (1.79%) AppSense
4 1 (1.79%) Pega