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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 64 74 40
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -34
Permanent jobs citing VB 8 11 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.10% 1.32% 5.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.23% 2.42% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 42
Median salary £42,500 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £39,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
358 454 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 49.38% 54.44% 51.07%
Number of salaries quoted 301 420 415
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the South Yorkshire region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +18 7 £42,000 +21.73%
Rotherham - 1 £42,500 -
VB
Yorkshire

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 12 (57.14%) SQL
1 12 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 10 (47.62%) C
3 7 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 7 (33.33%) HP
3 7 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 7 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 7 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 7 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 7 (33.33%) Keyword-Driven Testing
3 7 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 6 (28.57%) C#
5 5 (23.81%) C++
5 5 (23.81%) COBOL
5 5 (23.81%) Java
5 5 (23.81%) PL/SQL
5 5 (23.81%) RPG
5 5 (23.81%) Oracle
5 5 (23.81%) MS Office
5 5 (23.81%) PowerBuilder
5 5 (23.81%) Uniface
5 5 (23.81%) OpenROAD
5 5 (23.81%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 5 (23.81%) Informix
5 5 (23.81%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (23.81%) PROIV
5 5 (23.81%) xBase
5 5 (23.81%) Clipper
5 5 (23.81%) DataFlex

VB
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (23.81%) OpenROAD
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) Data Mining
2 5 (23.81%) Informix
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 5 (23.81%) LabVIEW
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (23.81%) PowerBuilder
2 5 (23.81%) PROIV
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (23.81%) Electronics
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Automation Test Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Electronics Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Software Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Test Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Uniface Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Development Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Test Development Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) DBA
6 1 (4.76%) Electronics Technician
6 1 (4.76%) MySQL DBA
6 1 (4.76%) Test Automation Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
1 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
1 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 2 (9.52%) CSS
2 2 (9.52%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) LAMP
3 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (14.29%) Tandem
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 7 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 7 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 7 (33.33%) Keyword-Driven Testing
2 7 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 7 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 5 (23.81%) SDLC
3 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
4 3 (14.29%) Web Development
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (9.52%) Scrum
6 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.76%) Content Management
6 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) C
3 6 (28.57%) C#
4 5 (23.81%) C++
4 5 (23.81%) Clipper
4 5 (23.81%) COBOL
4 5 (23.81%) DataFlex
4 5 (23.81%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 5 (23.81%) Java
4 5 (23.81%) LINC
4 5 (23.81%) PL/SQL
4 5 (23.81%) RPG
4 5 (23.81%) Uniface
4 5 (23.81%) xBase
5 3 (14.29%) Tcl
6 2 (9.52%) TypeScript
7 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.76%) PHP
7 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) ISEB
1 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) HP
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Tableau