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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 70 39 46
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +7
Permanent jobs citing VB 11 52 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.34% 5.21% 3.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.46% 10.16% 8.64%
Number of salaries quoted 11 42 24
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £45,000 £36,750
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
448 512 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 54.43% 51.30% 42.46%
Number of salaries quoted 415 422 307
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,900 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
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
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 August 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 -14 10 £34,500 -1.42%
VB
Yorkshire

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 24 (80.00%) SQL
2 22 (73.33%) Java
3 21 (70.00%) Oracle
3 21 (70.00%) Finance
4 19 (63.33%) VBScript
5 18 (60.00%) SQL Server
5 18 (60.00%) HTML
6 16 (53.33%) .NET
7 14 (46.67%) C++
7 14 (46.67%) Windows
7 14 (46.67%) Uniface
8 13 (43.33%) CSS
9 12 (40.00%) Linux
10 11 (36.67%) PHP
10 11 (36.67%) PL/SQL
10 11 (36.67%) Red Hat
11 10 (33.33%) PowerBuilder
11 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (33.33%) Python
11 10 (33.33%) UNIX
11 10 (33.33%) Windows XP
11 10 (33.33%) C#
11 10 (33.33%) Business Analysis
11 10 (33.33%) Northgate
11 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (33.33%) Windows 7
11 10 (33.33%) Windows 8
12 9 (30.00%) Ubuntu
12 9 (30.00%) SUSE
12 9 (30.00%) Debian

VB
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (3.33%) WorkSite
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Project
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Intranet
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.00%) Informix
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (6.67%) MySQL
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) PowerBuilder
2 8 (26.67%) HP UFT
2 8 (26.67%) Selenium
3 4 (13.33%) Toad
4 2 (6.67%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (6.67%) JIRA
4 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.33%) Concordion
5 1 (3.33%) JUnit
General
1 21 (70.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (76.67%) Analyst
2 17 (56.67%) Developer
3 13 (43.33%) Analyst Developer
4 8 (26.67%) Test Analyst
5 7 (23.33%) Business Analyst
6 6 (20.00%) Business Developer
6 6 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (16.67%) Applications Support
8 4 (13.33%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (13.33%) Applications Developer
8 4 (13.33%) Support Analyst
8 4 (13.33%) Product Analyst
9 3 (10.00%) Programmer
10 2 (6.67%) Web Developer
10 2 (6.67%) Lead Test Analyst
10 2 (6.67%) Web Programmer
11 1 (3.33%) Software Designer
11 1 (3.33%) Graduate .NET Developer
11 1 (3.33%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (60.00%) HTML
2 16 (53.33%) .NET
3 13 (43.33%) CSS
4 7 (23.33%) XML
5 4 (13.33%) SOAP
5 4 (13.33%) Web Services
6 2 (6.67%) Ajax
6 2 (6.67%) Classic ASP
6 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.33%) jQuery
7 1 (3.33%) HTML5
7 1 (3.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 12 (40.00%) Linux
3 10 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 10 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 10 (33.33%) UNIX
4 9 (30.00%) Solaris
4 9 (30.00%) SUSE
4 9 (30.00%) Debian
4 9 (30.00%) Ubuntu
5 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 7 (23.33%) Automated Testing
3 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 4 (13.33%) Automation Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Test Management
6 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.67%) People Management
7 2 (6.67%) SDLC
7 2 (6.67%) Test Planning
7 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.67%) Performance Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.67%) CRM
8 1 (3.33%) Project Management
8 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 24 (80.00%) SQL
2 22 (73.33%) Java
3 19 (63.33%) VBScript
4 14 (46.67%) C++
4 14 (46.67%) Uniface
5 11 (36.67%) PHP
5 11 (36.67%) PL/SQL
6 10 (33.33%) C#
6 10 (33.33%) Python
7 7 (23.33%) C
7 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
7 7 (23.33%) T-SQL
8 3 (10.00%) VB.NET
9 1 (3.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) ISEB
1 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) Oracle
2 11 (36.67%) Red Hat
3 10 (33.33%) Northgate
4 4 (13.33%) VMware
5 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.33%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) Pega