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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 67 66 51
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Permanent jobs citing VB 21 18 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.03% 1.87% 3.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.58% 3.96% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 19
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +41.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £42,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
587 454 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 56.61% 47.14% 53.74%
Number of salaries quoted 493 390 312
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £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 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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 2015. 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
Doncaster 0 12 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Sheffield -8 8 £39,000 +20.00% 1
Barnsley -5 1 - -
Rotherham - 1 - -
VB
Yorkshire

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 22 (61.11%) HTML
2 21 (58.33%) .NET
3 18 (50.00%) VBScript
4 17 (47.22%) JavaScript
4 17 (47.22%) SQL
5 16 (44.44%) SQL Server
6 15 (41.67%) Oracle
6 15 (41.67%) Java
6 15 (41.67%) C#
6 15 (41.67%) XML
6 15 (41.67%) QuickTest Pro
6 15 (41.67%) Selenium
7 13 (36.11%) Finance
7 13 (36.11%) CSS
8 12 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 12 (33.33%) Automated Testing
8 12 (33.33%) Software Engineering
9 11 (30.56%) Ajax
9 11 (30.56%) QA
10 9 (25.00%) VB6
10 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 9 (25.00%) Web Services
10 9 (25.00%) Windows
10 9 (25.00%) Linux
11 8 (22.22%) Silverlight
11 8 (22.22%) Manual Testing
11 8 (22.22%) Test Automation
12 7 (19.44%) SOAP
12 7 (19.44%) Automation Testing

VB
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 (8.33%) ArcGIS
1 3 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Project
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database
3 6 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (41.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 15 (41.67%) Selenium
2 6 (16.67%) Toad
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (8.33%) Concordion
4 3 (8.33%) PowerBuilder
4 3 (8.33%) JUnit
5 2 (5.56%) JIRA
5 2 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Analyst
2 15 (41.67%) Test Analyst
3 13 (36.11%) Senior Test Analyst
3 13 (36.11%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (33.33%) Developer
5 7 (19.44%) Software Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Development Manager
6 4 (11.11%) Software Manager
6 4 (11.11%) Software Development Manager
6 4 (11.11%) .NET Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Product Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Junior Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Junior .NET Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Software Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Junior
8 2 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Lead Test Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) .NET Software Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.78%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (61.11%) HTML
2 21 (58.33%) .NET
3 15 (41.67%) XML
4 13 (36.11%) CSS
5 12 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 11 (30.56%) Ajax
7 9 (25.00%) Web Services
8 8 (22.22%) Silverlight
9 7 (19.44%) SOAP
10 6 (16.67%) XHTML
10 6 (16.67%) XSLT
10 6 (16.67%) jQuery
11 4 (11.11%) Classic ASP
11 4 (11.11%) NHibernate
12 3 (8.33%) HTML5
12 3 (8.33%) COM+
13 2 (5.56%) COM
14 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
14 1 (2.78%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.78%) Home Automation
2 1 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.78%) iPad
2 1 (2.78%) iPhone
2 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Windows
1 9 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (8.33%) Android
3 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
3 3 (8.33%) UNIX
3 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.56%) Solaris
4 2 (5.56%) SUSE
4 2 (5.56%) Debian
4 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 12 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.22%) Manual Testing
3 8 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 7 (19.44%) Automation Testing
5 6 (16.67%) Test Management
6 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
7 4 (11.11%) iOS Development
7 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
8 3 (8.33%) Release Management
8 3 (8.33%) Performance Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Test Strategy
8 3 (8.33%) Regression Testing
8 3 (8.33%) MVC
8 3 (8.33%) Project Management
8 3 (8.33%) ITIL
8 3 (8.33%) Android Development
9 2 (5.56%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) VBScript
2 17 (47.22%) JavaScript
2 17 (47.22%) SQL
3 15 (41.67%) Java
3 15 (41.67%) C#
4 9 (25.00%) VB6
5 5 (13.89%) VB.NET
6 4 (11.11%) C++
7 3 (8.33%) Uniface
7 3 (8.33%) Python
7 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
7 3 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 3 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (30.56%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Oracle
2 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.67%) VMware
3 6 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 3 (8.33%) Northgate
4 3 (8.33%) ESRI
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago