The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 130 68 72
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +4
Permanent jobs citing VB 83 114 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.70% 3.20% 3.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.77% 6.26% 6.23%
Number of salaries quoted 68 99 103
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £28,300 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2203 1821 1973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 45.25% 51.11% 55.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1776 1459 1700
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
Yorkshire

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -56 60 £31,750 -2.30% 7
Halifax -7 8 £43,750 +25.00% 1
Bradford +4 6 £36,000 +30.90%
Wakefield -2 5 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Huddersfield -5 4 £35,000 -
Brighouse - 1 £45,000 -
Wetherby - 1 £22,500 -
VB
Yorkshire

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 166 (83.00%) .NET
2 129 (64.50%) C#
3 115 (57.50%) SQL
4 105 (52.50%) SQL Server
5 81 (40.50%) VB6
6 78 (39.00%) ASP.NET
7 72 (36.00%) VB.NET
8 58 (29.00%) JavaScript
9 54 (27.00%) Microsoft
10 45 (22.50%) HTML
11 43 (21.50%) Windows
12 40 (20.00%) WCF
13 39 (19.50%) XML
14 35 (17.50%) T-SQL
15 32 (16.00%) Oracle
16 31 (15.50%) SQL Server 2008
17 30 (15.00%) ITIL
18 29 (14.50%) Java
19 28 (14.00%) WPF
19 28 (14.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 27 (13.50%) VBA
20 27 (13.50%) MS Excel
21 26 (13.00%) Web Services
22 24 (12.00%) Finance
23 23 (11.50%) Degree
23 23 (11.50%) MVC
24 22 (11.00%) OO
24 22 (11.00%) Classic ASP
24 22 (11.00%) Visual Studio
24 22 (11.00%) Software Engineering

VB
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 13 (6.50%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.00%) IIS
3 5 (2.50%) WordPress
4 4 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.50%) CMS
6 2 (1.00%) Tuxedo
6 2 (1.00%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.50%) SAS
7 1 (0.50%) Apache
Applications
1 27 (13.50%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.00%) MS Office
3 6 (3.00%) SPSS
4 2 (1.00%) PrintSoft PReS
5 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.00%) Intranet
2 3 (1.50%) WAN
2 3 (1.50%) VPN
3 2 (1.00%) SAN
3 2 (1.00%) ADSL
3 2 (1.00%) LAN
4 1 (0.50%) Internet
4 1 (0.50%) IPsec
4 1 (0.50%) NAS
4 1 (0.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (52.50%) SQL Server
2 31 (15.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (14.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (8.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (6.50%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (5.50%) Data Mining
8 9 (4.50%) Crystal Reports
8 9 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (3.50%) MySQL
11 6 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (2.50%) Oracle Database
12 5 (2.50%) SAP Data Services
12 5 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (1.50%) MS Access
13 3 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
15 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
15 1 (0.50%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 22 (11.00%) Visual Studio
2 14 (7.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (3.50%) MSTest
4 4 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (1.50%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (1.50%) Moq
5 3 (1.50%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (1.50%) NUnit
6 2 (1.00%) ReSharper
6 2 (1.00%) Toad
6 2 (1.00%) JDeveloper
6 2 (1.00%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.50%) Subversion
General
1 24 (12.00%) Finance
2 18 (9.00%) Retail
3 9 (4.50%) Marketing
4 8 (4.00%) Legal
5 5 (2.50%) Banking
6 2 (1.00%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.50%) Advertising
7 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 108 (54.00%) Developer
2 45 (22.50%) .NET Developer
3 41 (20.50%) Analyst
4 27 (13.50%) Applications Support
5 19 (9.50%) Software Engineer
5 19 (9.50%) Support Analyst
6 18 (9.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 18 (9.00%) SQL Developer
7 16 (8.00%) Development Manager
7 16 (8.00%) C# Developer
8 14 (7.00%) Senior Software Engineer
8 14 (7.00%) VB.NET Developer
9 13 (6.50%) Software Developer
10 12 (6.00%) ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (6.00%) Web Developer
11 11 (5.50%) MI Analyst
12 9 (4.50%) Senior Developer
12 9 (4.50%) VB Developer
13 8 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
14 7 (3.50%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (83.00%) .NET
2 78 (39.00%) ASP.NET
3 45 (22.50%) HTML
4 40 (20.00%) WCF
5 39 (19.50%) XML
6 28 (14.00%) WPF
7 26 (13.00%) Web Services
8 22 (11.00%) Classic ASP
9 21 (10.50%) WinForms
9 21 (10.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (10.00%) jQuery
11 19 (9.50%) CSS
12 17 (8.50%) .NET Framework
13 12 (6.00%) HTML5
13 12 (6.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 10 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
15 7 (3.50%) Razor View Engine
15 7 (3.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 5 (2.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 4 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 4 (2.00%) Statistics
2 4 (2.00%) Data Conversion
2 4 (2.00%) FMCG
2 4 (2.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (1.50%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.00%) E-Learning
4 2 (1.00%) Animation
4 2 (1.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.00%) Blog
4 2 (1.00%) Social Media
5 1 (0.50%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.50%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.50%) LIMS
5 1 (0.50%) GIS
5 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.50%) Open Source
5 1 (0.50%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 43 (21.50%) Windows
2 4 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.00%) UNIX
4 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.50%) Linux
4 1 (0.50%) MVS
4 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (15.00%) ITIL
2 23 (11.50%) MVC
3 22 (11.00%) OO
3 22 (11.00%) Software Engineering
4 14 (7.00%) ERP
5 13 (6.50%) ETL
5 13 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (6.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (6.00%) Scrum
7 11 (5.50%) Information Security
7 11 (5.50%) Data Analysis
7 11 (5.50%) System Testing
8 10 (5.00%) E-Commerce
9 9 (4.50%) TDD
10 8 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (3.50%) Data Modelling
11 7 (3.50%) OOP
11 7 (3.50%) Service Delivery
11 7 (3.50%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 129 (64.50%) C#
2 115 (57.50%) SQL
3 81 (40.50%) VB6
4 72 (36.00%) VB.NET
5 58 (29.00%) JavaScript
6 35 (17.50%) T-SQL
7 29 (14.50%) Java
8 27 (13.50%) VBA
9 17 (8.50%) VBScript
10 8 (4.00%) C++
11 6 (3.00%) PHP
12 5 (2.50%) RPG
13 4 (2.00%) C
14 3 (1.50%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.00%) PowerShell
15 2 (1.00%) COBOL
15 2 (1.00%) Progress 4GL
16 1 (0.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (11.50%) Degree
2 2 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.00%) CCNA
2 2 (1.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.50%) QA
2 3 (1.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.00%) DFS Replication
2 2 (1.00%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.50%) SpamAssassin
3 1 (0.50%) Postfix
3 1 (0.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (1.00%) SCCM
2 1 (0.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 54 (27.00%) Microsoft
2 32 (16.00%) Oracle
3 7 (3.50%) HP
4 6 (3.00%) Minitab
5 5 (2.50%) Business Objects
5 5 (2.50%) SAP
6 4 (2.00%) EPiServer
7 3 (1.50%) Cisco
7 3 (1.50%) Infragistics
8 2 (1.00%) EMC
8 2 (1.00%) Sophos
8 2 (1.00%) Micro Focus
8 2 (1.00%) Progress
9 1 (0.50%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.50%) Sage
9 1 (0.50%) IBM
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
MBA Ltd
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + competitive benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: £32,995 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago