The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 28 40 19
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -21
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 1.48% 0.83% 5.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.92% 1.92% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 4
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
51 104 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 37.78% 43.33% 39.33%
Number of salaries quoted 51 86 32
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Wakefield region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (90.00%) CSS
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Web Services
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (50.00%) IIS
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 5 (50.00%) .NET
3 5 (50.00%) Subversion
3 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (50.00%) jQuery
4 4 (40.00%) Ajax
4 4 (40.00%) HTML5
4 4 (40.00%) mod_rewrite
4 4 (40.00%) SSH
4 4 (40.00%) FTP
4 4 (40.00%) MySQL
4 4 (40.00%) C++
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 4 (40.00%) PHP
4 4 (40.00%) Photoshop
4 4 (40.00%) XML
4 4 (40.00%) Adobe
4 4 (40.00%) SEO
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) CRM

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 5 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) FTP
1 4 (40.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior VB.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) IT Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (50.00%) jQuery
2 5 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) Ajax
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) HTML5
3 4 (40.00%) mod_rewrite
3 4 (40.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) CRM
2 4 (40.00%) SEO
3 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 4 (40.00%) C++
3 4 (40.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) Adobe
4 1 (10.00%) Autodesk
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec
4 1 (10.00%) Toshiba