The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 31 22 37
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +15
Permanent jobs citing VB 4 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 2.65% 1.20% 1.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.02% 2.78% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 4
Median salary £25,000 £40,000 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +30.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £40,000 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £40,000 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
VB
West 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 Wakefield region.

Programming Languages Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
57 36 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 37.75% 43.37% 46.59%
Number of salaries quoted 56 34 95
Median salary £38,500 £38,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +28.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

The demand trend of job ads across the Wakefield region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

VB
Salary Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Wakefield region.

VB Salary Trend in Wakefield

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Wakefield region with a requirement for VB.

1 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) jQuery
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 3 (42.86%) Web Development
3 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
3 3 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
4 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) MySQL
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) IIS
5 1 (14.29%) PHP
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) UML
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield 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 1 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (42.86%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (42.86%) Web Developer
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) DBA
4 1 (14.29%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (14.29%) HTML Developer
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior VB.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 3 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction
1 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
1 1 (14.29%) Statistics
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) MVC
1 3 (42.86%) Web Development
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) OOD
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Research
3 1 (14.29%) Practice Management
3 1 (14.29%) Structured Programming
3 1 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) EPiServer