The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 83 103 111
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +8
Permanent jobs citing VB 126 115 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.69% 2.31% 1.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.57% 4.87% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 102 99 61
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +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 West Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2263 2363 2053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 48.26% 47.36% 54.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1914 1972 1703
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

VB
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

VB Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

VB
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

VB
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Leeds +3 58 £35,000 -2.77% 5
Halifax +17 24 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Bradford -2 23 £38,000 -10.58% 2
Bingley - 12 - -
Huddersfield -2 1 £31,500 -21.25%
Pontefract - 1 - - 1
VB
Yorkshire

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the West 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.

1 151 (70.23%) .NET
2 139 (64.65%) C#
3 123 (57.21%) SQL
4 112 (52.09%) SQL Server
5 73 (33.95%) ASP.NET
6 62 (28.84%) XML
7 61 (28.37%) Microsoft
8 60 (27.91%) VB6
9 55 (25.58%) VB.NET
10 52 (24.19%) Visual Studio
11 51 (23.72%) Oracle
12 50 (23.26%) MS Excel
13 43 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 42 (19.53%) WinForms
15 41 (19.07%) MVC
16 39 (18.14%) Web Services
16 39 (18.14%) JavaScript
17 38 (17.67%) Software Engineering
18 37 (17.21%) Finance
19 36 (16.74%) Windows
20 34 (15.81%) VBScript
21 33 (15.35%) ITIL
22 32 (14.88%) Project Management
22 32 (14.88%) .NET Framework
23 31 (14.42%) Agile Software Development
24 27 (12.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
24 27 (12.56%) HTML
25 26 (12.09%) OO
26 25 (11.63%) T-SQL
27 24 (11.16%) WCF

VB
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the West 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.

Application Platforms
1 14 (6.51%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.12%) IIS
3 7 (3.26%) Node.js
3 7 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.93%) Apache
6 1 (0.47%) SAS
6 1 (0.47%) CMS
6 1 (0.47%) Drupal
6 1 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 50 (23.26%) MS Excel
2 20 (9.30%) MS Office
3 5 (2.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.40%) Internet
2 2 (0.93%) Intranet
3 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (52.09%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (8.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (6.51%) SQL Server 2000
4 14 (6.51%) Oracle Database
5 11 (5.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (5.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (3.72%) Data Mining
8 7 (3.26%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.86%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (1.86%) QlikView
11 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.47%) Base SAS
11 1 (0.47%) PerformancePoint
11 1 (0.47%) Xcelsius
11 1 (0.47%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 1 (0.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 52 (24.19%) Visual Studio
2 43 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (12.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (3.26%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (1.40%) MSI
5 3 (1.40%) AdminStudio
6 2 (0.93%) JIRA
6 2 (0.93%) ReSharper
6 2 (0.93%) AccuRev
7 1 (0.47%) MSTest
7 1 (0.47%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.47%) Moq
7 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.47%) NUnit
7 1 (0.47%) Maven
General
1 37 (17.21%) Finance
2 13 (6.05%) Retail
3 11 (5.12%) Games
4 5 (2.33%) Marketing
5 4 (1.86%) Law
6 3 (1.40%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.40%) Banking
6 3 (1.40%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.93%) Legal
7 2 (0.93%) Automotive
8 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.47%) Front Office
8 1 (0.47%) Back Office
8 1 (0.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 137 (63.72%) Developer
2 68 (31.63%) .NET Developer
3 40 (18.60%) Analyst
4 36 (16.74%) Senior Developer
5 26 (12.09%) Software Developer
6 20 (9.30%) Applications Support
7 15 (6.98%) Senior .NET Developer
8 14 (6.51%) C# Developer
9 13 (6.05%) VB Developer
9 13 (6.05%) VB6 Developer
9 13 (6.05%) MI Analyst
10 11 (5.12%) Senior Software Developer
10 11 (5.12%) Applications Developer
11 10 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
12 9 (4.19%) Programmer
12 9 (4.19%) Support Analyst
13 8 (3.72%) Applications Support Analyst
13 8 (3.72%) C# .NET Developer
14 7 (3.26%) Analyst Programmer
14 7 (3.26%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (70.23%) .NET
2 73 (33.95%) ASP.NET
3 62 (28.84%) XML
4 42 (19.53%) WinForms
5 39 (18.14%) Web Services
6 32 (14.88%) .NET Framework
7 27 (12.56%) HTML
8 24 (11.16%) WCF
9 19 (8.84%) CSS
10 18 (8.37%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (7.44%) jQuery
12 12 (5.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 11 (5.12%) JSON
13 11 (5.12%) Ajax
14 10 (4.65%) HTML5
14 10 (4.65%) Classic ASP
15 9 (4.19%) Entity Framework
15 9 (4.19%) WPF
16 8 (3.72%) Ninject
17 7 (3.26%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.58%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.26%) NHS
3 7 (3.26%) iPhone
3 7 (3.26%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.79%) Statistics
5 3 (1.40%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.47%) User Experience
7 1 (0.47%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.47%) IVR
7 1 (0.47%) SCADA
7 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.47%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.47%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 36 (16.74%) Windows
2 14 (6.51%) Android
3 7 (3.26%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.86%) Windows 8
4 4 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.86%) Linux
4 4 (1.86%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.40%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (19.07%) MVC
2 38 (17.67%) Software Engineering
3 33 (15.35%) ITIL
4 32 (14.88%) Project Management
5 31 (14.42%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (12.09%) OO
7 14 (6.51%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (6.51%) TDD
8 13 (6.05%) Scrum
8 13 (6.05%) Customer Segmentation
9 12 (5.58%) Migration
10 11 (5.12%) Web Development
11 10 (4.65%) Unit Testing
11 10 (4.65%) Change Management
11 10 (4.65%) OOP
12 9 (4.19%) Time Management
12 9 (4.19%) Use Case
12 9 (4.19%) Web Application Development
13 8 (3.72%) Dependency Injection
13 8 (3.72%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 139 (64.65%) C#
2 123 (57.21%) SQL
3 60 (27.91%) VB6
4 55 (25.58%) VB.NET
5 39 (18.14%) JavaScript
6 34 (15.81%) VBScript
7 25 (11.63%) T-SQL
8 15 (6.98%) PowerShell
9 11 (5.12%) Java
10 10 (4.65%) PL/SQL
11 8 (3.72%) Perl
12 7 (3.26%) PHP
12 7 (3.26%) Delphi
12 7 (3.26%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.86%) VBA
14 2 (0.93%) Python
14 2 (0.93%) C
14 2 (0.93%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (8.37%) Degree
2 8 (3.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (1.40%) MCSE
5 1 (0.47%) HND
5 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.86%) SLA
2 3 (1.40%) QA
3 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (5.58%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.86%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.40%) ZENworks
2 3 (1.40%) SCCM
Vendors
1 61 (28.37%) Microsoft
2 51 (23.72%) Oracle
3 16 (7.44%) Business Objects
4 9 (4.19%) Google
5 7 (3.26%) SAP
5 7 (3.26%) Citrix
6 4 (1.86%) VMware
7 3 (1.40%) Novell
8 2 (0.93%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.47%) Verint
9 1 (0.47%) Teradata
9 1 (0.47%) Avaya
9 1 (0.47%) Genesys
9 1 (0.47%) HP
9 1 (0.47%) Nortel
9 1 (0.47%) Cisco
Bradford, Yorkshire
Roc Search Limited
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sanderson Recruitment Plc
Salary: Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bradford, Yorkshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £38000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £33527 per annum + Excellent Pension and benefits
Posted: 13 days ago