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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 99 63 67
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +4
Permanent jobs citing VB 119 148 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.32% 3.97% 3.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.29% 7.92% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 109 129 122
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £40,000 £45,000
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
2249 1869 2284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 43.89% 50.16% 59.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1753 1579 1997
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,106 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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 -52 81 £32,000 -1.53% 9
Halifax +6 10 £43,750 +25.00% 2
Bradford -8 10 £35,000 +75.00%
Wetherby -1 5 £22,500 -
Wakefield -16 3 £32,500 +3.17% 1
Huddersfield - 2 £32,500 -
Otley -4 1 £37,500 -
VB
Yorkshire

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

1 168 (91.80%) .NET
2 127 (69.40%) C#
3 111 (60.66%) SQL
4 85 (46.45%) SQL Server
5 76 (41.53%) VB6
6 75 (40.98%) VB.NET
7 67 (36.61%) ASP.NET
8 47 (25.68%) XML
9 46 (25.14%) ITIL
9 46 (25.14%) Windows
10 42 (22.95%) Microsoft
11 35 (19.13%) WCF
12 29 (15.85%) Classic ASP
13 28 (15.30%) Oracle
13 28 (15.30%) JavaScript
13 28 (15.30%) .NET Framework
14 27 (14.75%) OO
15 25 (13.66%) WinForms
16 24 (13.11%) Degree
16 24 (13.11%) Visual Studio
17 22 (12.02%) MVC
17 22 (12.02%) SQL Server 2008
17 22 (12.02%) Agile Software Development
18 21 (11.48%) Finance
18 21 (11.48%) HTML
19 20 (10.93%) Java
19 20 (10.93%) WPF
20 19 (10.38%) User Acceptance Testing
20 19 (10.38%) Web Services
20 19 (10.38%) SharePoint

VB
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 19 (10.38%) SharePoint
2 11 (6.01%) IIS
3 6 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (2.73%) WordPress
5 4 (2.19%) CMS
6 2 (1.09%) LiveLink
6 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.09%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.55%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.55%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (8.74%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.92%) MS Office
3 2 (1.09%) SPSS
3 2 (1.09%) PrintSoft PReS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.19%) Intranet
2 3 (1.64%) SAN
3 2 (1.09%) LAN
3 2 (1.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (46.45%) SQL Server
2 22 (12.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (8.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (6.01%) SQL Server 2000
5 10 (5.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (3.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.73%) SAP Data Services
7 5 (2.73%) MySQL
7 5 (2.73%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.19%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.19%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.64%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.09%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.55%) MS Access
11 1 (0.55%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 24 (13.11%) Visual Studio
2 14 (7.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 14 (7.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (3.83%) MSTest
4 3 (1.64%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (1.64%) Moq
4 3 (1.64%) Toad
4 3 (1.64%) NUnit
4 3 (1.64%) ReSharper
4 3 (1.64%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.55%) Subversion
5 1 (0.55%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
General
1 21 (11.48%) Finance
2 5 (2.73%) Legal
2 5 (2.73%) Marketing
3 3 (1.64%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.64%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.09%) Banking
4 2 (1.09%) Retail
5 1 (0.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 115 (62.84%) Developer
2 52 (28.42%) .NET Developer
3 43 (23.50%) Analyst
4 38 (20.77%) Applications Support
5 36 (19.67%) Support Analyst
6 32 (17.49%) Applications Support Analyst
7 30 (16.39%) Software Developer
8 26 (14.21%) Senior Developer
9 24 (13.11%) VB.NET Developer
10 13 (7.10%) VB Developer
10 13 (7.10%) Senior .NET Developer
10 13 (7.10%) Web Developer
10 13 (7.10%) C# Developer
11 10 (5.46%) VB6 Developer
12 9 (4.92%) SQL Developer
12 9 (4.92%) Senior Software Developer
12 9 (4.92%) Development Manager
13 7 (3.83%) Junior
13 7 (3.83%) Junior Developer
14 6 (3.28%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (91.80%) .NET
2 67 (36.61%) ASP.NET
3 47 (25.68%) XML
4 35 (19.13%) WCF
5 29 (15.85%) Classic ASP
6 28 (15.30%) .NET Framework
7 25 (13.66%) WinForms
8 21 (11.48%) HTML
9 20 (10.93%) WPF
10 19 (10.38%) Web Services
11 18 (9.84%) CSS
11 18 (9.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 14 (7.65%) HTML5
13 13 (7.10%) jQuery
14 10 (5.46%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (3.83%) Razor View Engine
15 7 (3.83%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 5 (2.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 5 (2.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 3 (1.64%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.37%) Statistics
2 7 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.73%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.19%) FMCG
6 3 (1.64%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (1.64%) Social Media
6 3 (1.64%) E-Learning
6 3 (1.64%) Blog
6 3 (1.64%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.09%) Data Conversion
7 2 (1.09%) Animation
8 1 (0.55%) NHS
8 1 (0.55%) LIMS
8 1 (0.55%) Replication
8 1 (0.55%) Clustering
8 1 (0.55%) User Experience
8 1 (0.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 46 (25.14%) Windows
2 4 (2.19%) UNIX
3 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.55%) Linux
4 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (25.14%) ITIL
2 27 (14.75%) OO
3 22 (12.02%) MVC
3 22 (12.02%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (10.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 18 (9.84%) System Testing
6 17 (9.29%) E-Commerce
7 16 (8.74%) Software Engineering
8 13 (7.10%) Migration
8 13 (7.10%) OOP
9 11 (6.01%) Release Management
10 10 (5.46%) Project Management
11 9 (4.92%) TDD
11 9 (4.92%) Scrum
11 9 (4.92%) Information Security
12 8 (4.37%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (4.37%) UML
13 7 (3.83%) ETL
13 7 (3.83%) Service Delivery
13 7 (3.83%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 127 (69.40%) C#
2 111 (60.66%) SQL
3 76 (41.53%) VB6
4 75 (40.98%) VB.NET
5 28 (15.30%) JavaScript
6 20 (10.93%) Java
7 16 (8.74%) VBA
8 13 (7.10%) T-SQL
9 8 (4.37%) PHP
9 8 (4.37%) PL/SQL
10 7 (3.83%) VBScript
11 5 (2.73%) RPG
11 5 (2.73%) C++
12 3 (1.64%) C
13 2 (1.09%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.55%) Ruby
14 1 (0.55%) Progress 4GL
14 1 (0.55%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.55%) XAML
Qualifications
1 24 (13.11%) Degree
2 2 (1.09%) MCP
2 2 (1.09%) MCSE
2 2 (1.09%) MCSA
2 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.10%) QA
2 5 (2.73%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (22.95%) Microsoft
2 28 (15.30%) Oracle
3 5 (2.73%) Business Objects
3 5 (2.73%) SAP
4 4 (2.19%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.09%) IBM
5 2 (1.09%) Sun
5 2 (1.09%) HP
5 2 (1.09%) Dell
5 2 (1.09%) VMware
5 2 (1.09%) Minitab
5 2 (1.09%) LANDesk
6 1 (0.55%) Progress
6 1 (0.55%) Tableau
6 1 (0.55%) Twitter
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £33000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £33000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + bonus of up to £3,000
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: Circa £36,540
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Creative Personnel
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago