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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 126 102 68
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -34
Permanent jobs citing VB 81 110 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.73% 2.26% 3.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.31% 5.15% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 64 96 108
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £45,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
2446 2134 1796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 52.16% 43.77% 49.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1989 1662 1481
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,124 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -18 47 £37,500 +17.18% 5
Bradford -3 17 £38,000 +5.55% 3
Halifax +14 15 £35,000 -15.15% 1
Huddersfield -9 1 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Castleford - 1 £35,000 -
VB
Yorkshire

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 139 (76.80%) .NET
2 118 (65.19%) C#
3 95 (52.49%) SQL Server
4 84 (46.41%) SQL
5 63 (34.81%) Microsoft
6 60 (33.15%) VB6
7 55 (30.39%) Visual Studio
8 54 (29.83%) ASP.NET
8 54 (29.83%) Team Foundation Server
9 48 (26.52%) Software Engineering
10 47 (25.97%) Oracle
10 47 (25.97%) MVC
11 44 (24.31%) VB.NET
12 38 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
13 37 (20.44%) XML
14 35 (19.34%) Project Management
15 32 (17.68%) WCF
16 31 (17.13%) JavaScript
16 31 (17.13%) Web Services
16 31 (17.13%) Windows
17 30 (16.57%) MS Excel
18 28 (15.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 26 (14.36%) OO
20 25 (13.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 24 (13.26%) .NET Framework
22 22 (12.15%) ASP.NET MVC
22 22 (12.15%) T-SQL
23 21 (11.60%) VBScript
23 21 (11.60%) Finance
24 20 (11.05%) Linux

VB
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (8.84%) SharePoint
2 13 (7.18%) IIS
2 13 (7.18%) Apache
3 8 (4.42%) Node.js
4 5 (2.76%) CMS
5 2 (1.10%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.10%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.55%) SAS
6 1 (0.55%) Drupal
6 1 (0.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (16.57%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.52%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) WebTrends
1 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.21%) Internet
2 2 (1.10%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.10%) SSL
3 1 (0.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (52.49%) SQL Server
2 25 (13.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (9.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (8.84%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (4.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (3.87%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (2.76%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (2.76%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.66%) MySQL
9 3 (1.66%) QlikView
10 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.55%) MS Access
10 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 55 (30.39%) Visual Studio
2 54 (29.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (15.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (2.76%) JIRA
4 5 (2.76%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (2.21%) PowerBuilder
6 3 (1.66%) MSI
6 3 (1.66%) AdminStudio
6 3 (1.66%) Toad
7 2 (1.10%) Subversion
7 2 (1.10%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.10%) JMeter
7 2 (1.10%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.55%) AccuRev
8 1 (0.55%) NUnit
8 1 (0.55%) MSTest
8 1 (0.55%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.55%) Moq
General
1 21 (11.60%) Finance
2 11 (6.08%) Games
3 9 (4.97%) Marketing
4 4 (2.21%) Law
5 3 (1.66%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.66%) Retail
6 2 (1.10%) Banking
6 2 (1.10%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.10%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 110 (60.77%) Developer
2 41 (22.65%) .NET Developer
3 35 (19.34%) Analyst
4 32 (17.68%) Software Developer
5 25 (13.81%) Senior Developer
6 18 (9.94%) Applications Support
7 17 (9.39%) Senior Software Developer
8 13 (7.18%) MI Analyst
8 13 (7.18%) Software Engineer
9 12 (6.63%) Programmer
10 10 (5.52%) Applications Developer
11 8 (4.42%) Applications Specialist
11 8 (4.42%) C# Developer
12 7 (3.87%) Information Analyst
12 7 (3.87%) VB.NET Developer
12 7 (3.87%) VB Developer
12 7 (3.87%) Systems Programmer
13 6 (3.31%) VB6 Developer
13 6 (3.31%) Senior Analyst
13 6 (3.31%) Database Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (76.80%) .NET
2 54 (29.83%) ASP.NET
3 37 (20.44%) XML
4 32 (17.68%) WCF
5 31 (17.13%) Web Services
6 24 (13.26%) .NET Framework
7 22 (12.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (10.50%) HTML
9 16 (8.84%) CSS
9 16 (8.84%) WinForms
10 15 (8.29%) Entity Framework
11 13 (7.18%) COM+
11 13 (7.18%) LAMP
12 11 (6.08%) REST
13 10 (5.52%) jQuery
13 10 (5.52%) WPF
14 8 (4.42%) Ninject
15 7 (3.87%) KnockoutJS
16 6 (3.31%) Classic ASP
17 5 (2.76%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.50%) N-Tier
2 11 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.87%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.87%) iPhone
3 7 (3.87%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.21%) GIS
5 2 (1.10%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.55%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.55%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.55%) IVR
6 1 (0.55%) Statistics
6 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (17.13%) Windows
2 20 (11.05%) Linux
3 14 (7.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (4.97%) Android
5 4 (2.21%) Windows XP
5 4 (2.21%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.66%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.10%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.10%) UNIX
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (26.52%) Software Engineering
2 47 (25.97%) MVC
3 38 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (19.34%) Project Management
5 26 (14.36%) OO
6 19 (10.50%) Scrum
7 17 (9.39%) ITIL
8 16 (8.84%) TDD
9 15 (8.29%) SDLC
10 13 (7.18%) Root Cause Analysis
10 13 (7.18%) Customer Segmentation
10 13 (7.18%) Migration
11 11 (6.08%) SOA
12 10 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (4.97%) Unit Testing
13 9 (4.97%) Web Application Development
14 8 (4.42%) Separation of Concerns
14 8 (4.42%) Dependency Injection
15 7 (3.87%) Domain-Driven Design
16 6 (3.31%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 118 (65.19%) C#
2 84 (46.41%) SQL
3 60 (33.15%) VB6
4 44 (24.31%) VB.NET
5 31 (17.13%) JavaScript
6 22 (12.15%) T-SQL
7 21 (11.60%) VBScript
8 18 (9.94%) PHP
9 15 (8.29%) C++
10 14 (7.73%) PowerShell
11 9 (4.97%) Java
12 8 (4.42%) PL/SQL
13 7 (3.87%) Perl
13 7 (3.87%) VBA
14 5 (2.76%) Shell Script
15 4 (2.21%) Python
16 2 (1.10%) XPath
16 2 (1.10%) Groovy
16 2 (1.10%) C
16 2 (1.10%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 13 (7.18%) Degree
2 6 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (1.66%) MCSE
4 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.55%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.66%) QA
2 2 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.21%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.66%) ZENworks
1 3 (1.66%) SCCM
2 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 63 (34.81%) Microsoft
2 47 (25.97%) Oracle
3 7 (3.87%) Google
4 6 (3.31%) Citrix
5 5 (2.76%) SAP
6 4 (2.21%) VMware
7 3 (1.66%) Novell
8 2 (1.10%) IBM
8 2 (1.10%) Cognos
9 1 (0.55%) Cisco
9 1 (0.55%) Avaya
9 1 (0.55%) Genesys
9 1 (0.55%) Nortel
9 1 (0.55%) Verint
9 1 (0.55%) ServiceNow
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £9.00 - £10.00 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Net Talent
Posted: 15 days ago