The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Wakefield region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 25 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing VB 7 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 3.61% 2.61% 6.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.46% 4.05% 10.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 8
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £23,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% +16.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £28,525
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
74 74 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 38.14% 64.35% 61.48%
Number of salaries quoted 59 73 63
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,150 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
West Yorkshire

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
Salary Histogram in Wakefield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Wakefield region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Wakefield

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (90.00%) .NET
3 7 (70.00%) VB6
4 6 (60.00%) QA
4 6 (60.00%) Release Management
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (50.00%) ETL
5 5 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (50.00%) SAP
5 5 (50.00%) Business Objects
5 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (50.00%) Migration
5 5 (50.00%) RPG
5 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
5 5 (50.00%) Degree
5 5 (50.00%) SAP Data Services
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (40.00%) FMCG
6 4 (40.00%) C#
7 3 (30.00%) MVC
8 2 (20.00%) jQuery
8 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (20.00%) PHP
8 2 (20.00%) HTML
8 2 (20.00%) Java

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (20.00%) WordPress
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) Intranet
1 1 (10.00%) IPsec
1 1 (10.00%) SSH
1 1 (10.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) SAP Data Services
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Business Objects Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Business Developer
3 4 (40.00%) SAP Developer
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) jQuery
2 2 (20.00%) HTML5
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (10.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) FMCG
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) Social Media
2 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (10.00%) Blog
2 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Debian
1 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Release Management
2 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (50.00%) ETL
2 5 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Online Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) VB6
3 5 (50.00%) RPG
3 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (40.00%) C#
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) PHP
6 1 (10.00%) C
6 1 (10.00%) Perl
6 1 (10.00%) C++
6 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Xen
1 1 (10.00%) Postfix
1 1 (10.00%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Business Objects
1 5 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Sage
2 1 (10.00%) EPiServer
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