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

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 63 64 55
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Permanent jobs citing VB 19 21 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.03% 2.43% 2.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.54% 5.30% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 17
Average salary £39,500 £31,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.41% +34.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £26,050 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,250 £30,800
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +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
536 396 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 57.39% 45.78% 53.31%
Number of salaries quoted 461 338 338
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,000 £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 1 June 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 1 June 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 -4 10 £39,000 +20.00% 4
Doncaster -5 8 £42,500 +21.42% 1
VB
Yorkshire

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 20 (62.50%) VBScript
2 19 (59.38%) HTML
2 19 (59.38%) Java
2 19 (59.38%) SQL
3 18 (56.25%) Oracle
4 17 (53.13%) Finance
5 15 (46.88%) QuickTest Pro
5 15 (46.88%) Selenium
6 14 (43.75%) .NET
7 12 (37.50%) Automated Testing
8 11 (34.38%) QA
8 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
8 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
8 11 (34.38%) Windows
8 11 (34.38%) Linux
9 10 (31.25%) CSS
9 10 (31.25%) XML
9 10 (31.25%) C#
10 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (25.00%) Manual Testing
11 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
11 8 (25.00%) Red Hat
12 7 (21.88%) C++
12 7 (21.88%) SOAP
12 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
12 7 (21.88%) Automation Testing
12 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database
13 6 (18.75%) VB6
13 6 (18.75%) VMware
13 6 (18.75%) Test Management

VB
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Project
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database
3 6 (18.75%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.13%) Informix
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (46.88%) QuickTest Pro
1 15 (46.88%) Selenium
2 6 (18.75%) Toad
3 5 (15.63%) PowerBuilder
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (9.38%) JUnit
5 3 (9.38%) Concordion
6 2 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 17 (53.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Electronics
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Analyst
2 15 (46.88%) Test Analyst
3 13 (40.63%) Senior Analyst
3 13 (40.63%) Senior Test Analyst
4 10 (31.25%) Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Software Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Analyst Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Product Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Lead Test Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Software Development Manager
8 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Software Manager
8 2 (6.25%) Development Manager
8 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) Release Coordinator
9 1 (3.13%) Junior
9 1 (3.13%) Coordinator
9 1 (3.13%) Programmer
9 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (59.38%) HTML
2 14 (43.75%) .NET
3 10 (31.25%) CSS
3 10 (31.25%) XML
4 7 (21.88%) SOAP
5 6 (18.75%) Web Services
6 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
7 3 (9.38%) XHTML
7 3 (9.38%) XSLT
7 3 (9.38%) HTML5
7 3 (9.38%) Ajax
8 2 (6.25%) NHibernate
8 2 (6.25%) Silverlight
8 2 (6.25%) COM+
9 1 (3.13%) jQuery
9 1 (3.13%) CSS3
9 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) iPhone
2 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.13%) Home Automation
2 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.13%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Windows
1 11 (34.38%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) Windows XP
2 5 (15.63%) UNIX
2 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
2 5 (15.63%) Windows 8
3 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (12.50%) Ubuntu
3 4 (12.50%) Solaris
3 4 (12.50%) SUSE
3 4 (12.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Automated Testing
2 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
4 7 (21.88%) Automation Testing
5 6 (18.75%) Test Management
6 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
6 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
7 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (9.38%) Project Management
8 3 (9.38%) Regression Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Test Strategy
9 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
9 2 (6.25%) OOD
9 2 (6.25%) CRM
9 2 (6.25%) People Management
9 2 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) VBScript
2 19 (59.38%) Java
2 19 (59.38%) SQL
3 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
4 10 (31.25%) C#
5 7 (21.88%) C++
6 6 (18.75%) VB6
6 6 (18.75%) Uniface
7 5 (15.63%) Python
7 5 (15.63%) PHP
8 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
8 3 (9.38%) VB.NET
9 2 (6.25%) C
9 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) ISEB
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
1 3 (9.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (34.38%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Oracle
2 8 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (18.75%) VMware
4 5 (15.63%) Northgate
5 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.13%) HP
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