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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 68 44 57
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +13
Permanent jobs citing VB 15 39 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.61% 4.33% 1.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.78% 9.54% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 14 37 14
Average salary £39,000 £32,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +35.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £40,000 £32,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
539 409 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 57.89% 45.44% 51.13%
Number of salaries quoted 482 359 355
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Sheffield -22 13 £39,000 +11.42%
Doncaster -5 1 £42,500 +41.66%
VB
Yorkshire

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 23 (62.16%) SQL
2 22 (59.46%) HTML
2 22 (59.46%) Java
2 22 (59.46%) VBScript
3 21 (56.76%) Oracle
4 20 (54.05%) Finance
5 18 (48.65%) .NET
6 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
7 15 (40.54%) HP UFT
7 15 (40.54%) Selenium
8 13 (35.14%) C#
8 13 (35.14%) CSS
8 13 (35.14%) Windows
9 12 (32.43%) Linux
9 12 (32.43%) XML
9 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
9 12 (32.43%) Automated Testing
10 11 (29.73%) QA
11 10 (27.03%) C++
11 10 (27.03%) Red Hat
12 9 (24.32%) Uniface
12 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (21.62%) Manual Testing
13 8 (21.62%) PHP
13 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
14 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
14 7 (18.92%) Windows 8
14 7 (18.92%) Automation Testing
14 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database
14 7 (18.92%) SOAP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1 (2.70%) WorkSite
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Project
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Intranet
1 2 (5.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database
3 6 (16.22%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (8.11%) Informix
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.41%) MySQL
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (40.54%) HP UFT
1 15 (40.54%) Selenium
2 7 (18.92%) PowerBuilder
3 6 (16.22%) Toad
4 4 (10.81%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (8.11%) Concordion
5 3 (8.11%) JUnit
6 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
6 2 (5.41%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (5.41%) JIRA
6 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (54.05%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (67.57%) Analyst
2 15 (40.54%) Test Analyst
3 14 (37.84%) Developer
4 13 (35.14%) Senior Analyst
4 13 (35.14%) Senior Test Analyst
5 8 (21.62%) Analyst Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Product Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Software Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Business Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Applications Support
7 3 (8.11%) Programmer
7 3 (8.11%) Business Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Applications Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Development Manager
8 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Web Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (59.46%) HTML
2 18 (48.65%) .NET
3 13 (35.14%) CSS
4 12 (32.43%) XML
5 7 (18.92%) SOAP
5 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET
6 6 (16.22%) Web Services
7 5 (13.51%) Ajax
8 3 (8.11%) HTML5
8 3 (8.11%) XSLT
8 3 (8.11%) XHTML
9 2 (5.41%) COM+
9 2 (5.41%) Classic ASP
9 2 (5.41%) NHibernate
9 2 (5.41%) Silverlight
10 1 (2.70%) jQuery
10 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
10 1 (2.70%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Windows
2 12 (32.43%) Linux
3 7 (18.92%) Windows XP
3 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
3 7 (18.92%) Windows 8
3 7 (18.92%) UNIX
4 6 (16.22%) Solaris
4 6 (16.22%) SUSE
4 6 (16.22%) Debian
4 6 (16.22%) Ubuntu
5 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Automated Testing
2 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.62%) Manual Testing
3 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
4 7 (18.92%) Automation Testing
4 7 (18.92%) Business Analysis
5 6 (16.22%) Test Management
5 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
6 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
7 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (8.11%) Project Management
8 3 (8.11%) Regression Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Performance Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Test Strategy
9 2 (5.41%) People Management
9 2 (5.41%) SDLC
9 2 (5.41%) Test Planning
9 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
9 2 (5.41%) Software Testing
9 2 (5.41%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 23 (62.16%) SQL
2 22 (59.46%) Java
2 22 (59.46%) VBScript
3 13 (35.14%) C#
4 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
5 10 (27.03%) C++
6 9 (24.32%) Uniface
7 8 (21.62%) PHP
8 7 (18.92%) Python
9 6 (16.22%) VB6
9 6 (16.22%) PL/SQL
10 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
10 4 (10.81%) C
10 4 (10.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) ISEB
1 3 (8.11%) ISTQB
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (29.73%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 21 (56.76%) Oracle
2 10 (27.03%) Red Hat
3 7 (18.92%) Northgate
4 6 (16.22%) VMware
5 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.70%) HP
6 1 (2.70%) Pega