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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 104 102 86
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -16
Permanent jobs citing VB 111 107 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.25% 2.34% 2.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.87% 4.91% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 85 94 91
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
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
2278 2179 1969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 46.08% 47.66% 52.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1897 1744 1693
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -5 59 £35,000 -2.77% 12
Bradford +12 18 £34,000 -20.00% 1
Halifax +7 18 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Bingley - 7 - -
Huddersfield -2 3 £31,500 +5.00%
Wetherby - 2 £42,500 -
Mirfield - 1 £35,000 -
VB
Yorkshire

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 175 (75.11%) C#
1 175 (75.11%) .NET
2 155 (66.52%) SQL
3 141 (60.52%) SQL Server
4 91 (39.06%) XML
5 90 (38.63%) ASP.NET
6 70 (30.04%) Microsoft
7 66 (28.33%) Visual Studio
8 64 (27.47%) VB6
9 61 (26.18%) Oracle
10 52 (22.32%) Web Services
11 50 (21.46%) MS Excel
12 47 (20.17%) .NET Framework
13 46 (19.74%) JavaScript
14 45 (19.31%) Finance
15 43 (18.45%) VB.NET
15 43 (18.45%) Team Foundation Server
16 42 (18.03%) WinForms
16 42 (18.03%) ITIL
17 41 (17.60%) HTML
18 39 (16.74%) Windows
18 39 (16.74%) MVC
19 38 (16.31%) T-SQL
20 35 (15.02%) Agile Software Development
20 35 (15.02%) Software Engineering
21 33 (14.16%) CSS
22 31 (13.30%) WCF
23 30 (12.88%) OO
23 30 (12.88%) Project Management
24 29 (12.45%) VSS/SourceSafe

VB
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 18 (7.73%) IIS
2 14 (6.01%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.43%) Node.js
5 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.43%) LiveLink
5 1 (0.43%) Apache
5 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.43%) SAS
Applications
1 50 (21.46%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.01%) MS Office
3 5 (2.15%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.86%) Intranet
2 1 (0.43%) SAN
2 1 (0.43%) Internet
2 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.43%) LAN
2 1 (0.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (60.52%) SQL Server
2 26 (11.16%) SQL Server 2005
3 25 (10.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (10.30%) Oracle Database
5 20 (8.58%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (8.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (6.44%) SQL Server 2000
8 13 (5.58%) Oracle Database 11g
8 13 (5.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (3.86%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (3.86%) Crystal Reports
10 8 (3.43%) Data Mining
10 8 (3.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (3.00%) PerformancePoint
11 7 (3.00%) Xcelsius
11 7 (3.00%) Oracle Discoverer
12 4 (1.72%) Informix
13 3 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (1.29%) MS Access
14 2 (0.86%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 66 (28.33%) Visual Studio
2 43 (18.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (12.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (3.00%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (2.15%) ReSharper
6 3 (1.29%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.86%) Maven
7 2 (0.86%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.43%) AccuRev
8 1 (0.43%) JIRA
General
1 45 (19.31%) Finance
2 20 (8.58%) Retail
3 13 (5.58%) Banking
4 5 (2.15%) Legal
5 2 (0.86%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.86%) Automotive
6 1 (0.43%) Marketing
6 1 (0.43%) Games
6 1 (0.43%) Advertising
6 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.43%) Front Office
6 1 (0.43%) Back Office
6 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 154 (66.09%) Developer
2 82 (35.19%) .NET Developer
3 48 (20.60%) Senior Developer
4 39 (16.74%) Analyst
5 37 (15.88%) Software Developer
6 28 (12.02%) Applications Support
7 21 (9.01%) Senior .NET Developer
8 18 (7.73%) C# Developer
8 18 (7.73%) Support Analyst
9 17 (7.30%) Applications Support Analyst
10 13 (5.58%) Senior Software Developer
10 13 (5.58%) ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (5.15%) C# .NET Developer
12 10 (4.29%) VB Developer
12 10 (4.29%) VB6 Developer
13 9 (3.86%) DBA
13 9 (3.86%) Consultant
14 7 (3.00%) SQL Developer
15 6 (2.58%) Programmer
15 6 (2.58%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (75.11%) .NET
2 91 (39.06%) XML
3 90 (38.63%) ASP.NET
4 52 (22.32%) Web Services
5 47 (20.17%) .NET Framework
6 42 (18.03%) WinForms
7 41 (17.60%) HTML
8 33 (14.16%) CSS
9 31 (13.30%) WCF
10 28 (12.02%) jQuery
11 23 (9.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 21 (9.01%) WPF
13 20 (8.58%) HTML5
14 18 (7.73%) JSON
15 17 (7.30%) Ajax
16 13 (5.58%) Managed Extensibility Framework
17 12 (5.15%) CSS3
18 11 (4.72%) Classic ASP
18 11 (4.72%) ASP.NET MVC
19 9 (3.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.44%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.15%) Statistics
4 7 (3.00%) NHS
5 5 (2.15%) Data Conversion
6 4 (1.72%) Replication
7 3 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.43%) User Experience
8 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.43%) iPhone
8 1 (0.43%) FMCG
8 1 (0.43%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.43%) SCADA
8 1 (0.43%) GIS
8 1 (0.43%) LIMS
8 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 39 (16.74%) Windows
2 6 (2.58%) Android
3 5 (2.15%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (18.03%) ITIL
2 39 (16.74%) MVC
3 35 (15.02%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (15.02%) Software Engineering
4 30 (12.88%) OO
4 30 (12.88%) Project Management
5 27 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (10.73%) E-Commerce
7 23 (9.87%) Web Development
8 19 (8.15%) OOP
9 12 (5.15%) RAD
10 10 (4.29%) ETL
10 10 (4.29%) Change Management
10 10 (4.29%) Time Management
10 10 (4.29%) Use Case
11 8 (3.43%) ERP
11 8 (3.43%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (3.00%) Scrum
12 7 (3.00%) ITSM
13 6 (2.58%) E-Procurement
Programming Languages
1 175 (75.11%) C#
2 155 (66.52%) SQL
3 64 (27.47%) VB6
4 46 (19.74%) JavaScript
5 43 (18.45%) VB.NET
6 38 (16.31%) T-SQL
7 25 (10.73%) VBScript
8 14 (6.01%) VBA
9 13 (5.58%) PL/SQL
10 12 (5.15%) Java
10 12 (5.15%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.15%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.15%) Perl
11 5 (2.15%) Delphi
12 4 (1.72%) PHP
13 2 (0.86%) C++
13 2 (0.86%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (6.01%) Degree
2 5 (2.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (1.72%) VCP4
4 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.86%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.86%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.43%) MCP
6 1 (0.43%) HND
6 1 (0.43%) MCSE
6 1 (0.43%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.72%) SLA
2 3 (1.29%) QA
2 3 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.29%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (3.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 70 (30.04%) Microsoft
2 61 (26.18%) Oracle
3 13 (5.58%) Google
3 13 (5.58%) Business Objects
4 9 (3.86%) SAP
5 3 (1.29%) Twitter
5 3 (1.29%) Citrix
6 2 (0.86%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.43%) LANDesk
7 1 (0.43%) VMware
7 1 (0.43%) Teradata
7 1 (0.43%) Mapinfo
7 1 (0.43%) IBM
7 1 (0.43%) HP
7 1 (0.43%) Dell
7 1 (0.43%) Sun
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Rawdon, Leeds
EMIS
Salary: Up to £26,000 per year depending on experience
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum +bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Castleford
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago