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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 132 79 77
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -2
Permanent jobs citing VB 77 100 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.60% 2.84% 3.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.49% 5.45% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 64 87 95
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £28,800 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Programming Languages Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2205 1834 1911
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 45.96% 52.15% 55.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1797 1471 1652
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -49 55 £32,000 -1.53% 7
Wakefield -3 7 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Halifax -16 6 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Bradford +3 5 £38,500 +40.00%
Huddersfield -4 4 £35,000 - 1
Brighouse - 1 £45,000 -
Wetherby - 1 £22,500 - 1
VB
Yorkshire

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 167 (81.86%) .NET
2 132 (64.71%) C#
3 109 (53.43%) SQL
3 109 (53.43%) SQL Server
4 84 (41.18%) VB6
5 80 (39.22%) ASP.NET
6 70 (34.31%) VB.NET
7 63 (30.88%) JavaScript
8 60 (29.41%) Microsoft
9 49 (24.02%) HTML
10 43 (21.08%) Windows
11 40 (19.61%) WCF
12 38 (18.63%) T-SQL
13 36 (17.65%) Oracle
14 34 (16.67%) XML
14 34 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
15 31 (15.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 30 (14.71%) MS Excel
17 29 (14.22%) ITIL
17 29 (14.22%) VBA
18 28 (13.73%) WPF
19 27 (13.24%) Java
20 26 (12.75%) Finance
21 25 (12.25%) Software Engineering
21 25 (12.25%) Web Services
22 24 (11.76%) Visual Studio
22 24 (11.76%) MVC
23 22 (10.78%) Classic ASP
23 22 (10.78%) CSS
23 22 (10.78%) Retail

VB
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 14 (6.86%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.39%) IIS
3 5 (2.45%) WordPress
4 4 (1.96%) OpenEdge
5 3 (1.47%) CMS
6 2 (0.98%) Tuxedo
6 2 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.49%) Apache
7 1 (0.49%) SAS
Applications
1 30 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.43%) MS Office
3 6 (2.94%) SPSS
4 2 (0.98%) PrintSoft PReS
5 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.96%) Intranet
2 3 (1.47%) Internet
2 3 (1.47%) WAN
2 3 (1.47%) VPN
3 2 (0.98%) ADSL
3 2 (0.98%) LAN
3 2 (0.98%) SAN
4 1 (0.49%) IPsec
4 1 (0.49%) NAS
4 1 (0.49%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (53.43%) SQL Server
2 34 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (15.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (6.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (6.37%) Data Mining
8 10 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (3.92%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (3.43%) MySQL
10 7 (3.43%) Crystal Reports
10 7 (3.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (2.45%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (2.45%) SAP Data Services
11 5 (2.45%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.47%) MS Access
12 3 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
14 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 24 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 16 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (3.43%) MSTest
4 5 (2.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (1.47%) NUnit
5 3 (1.47%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (1.47%) Moq
6 2 (0.98%) ReSharper
6 2 (0.98%) Toad
6 2 (0.98%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.98%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.49%) WebSpeed
7 1 (0.49%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.49%) Selenium
7 1 (0.49%) Subversion
General
1 26 (12.75%) Finance
2 22 (10.78%) Retail
3 10 (4.90%) Legal
4 9 (4.41%) Marketing
5 6 (2.94%) Banking
6 2 (0.98%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.98%) Advertising
7 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 107 (52.45%) Developer
2 42 (20.59%) .NET Developer
3 41 (20.10%) Analyst
4 26 (12.75%) Applications Support
5 23 (11.27%) Software Engineer
6 19 (9.31%) SQL Developer
7 17 (8.33%) Support Analyst
7 17 (8.33%) C# Developer
8 16 (7.84%) Applications Support Analyst
8 16 (7.84%) Development Manager
9 15 (7.35%) Senior Software Engineer
10 13 (6.37%) ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (5.88%) VB.NET Developer
11 12 (5.88%) Web Developer
12 11 (5.39%) Software Developer
12 11 (5.39%) MI Analyst
13 9 (4.41%) C# .NET Developer
14 7 (3.43%) Applications Developer
14 7 (3.43%) Team Leader
14 7 (3.43%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (81.86%) .NET
2 80 (39.22%) ASP.NET
3 49 (24.02%) HTML
4 40 (19.61%) WCF
5 34 (16.67%) XML
6 28 (13.73%) WPF
7 25 (12.25%) Web Services
8 22 (10.78%) Classic ASP
8 22 (10.78%) CSS
8 22 (10.78%) jQuery
8 22 (10.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (8.82%) WinForms
10 14 (6.86%) .NET Framework
11 12 (5.88%) HTML5
11 12 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 11 (5.39%) ASP.NET MVC 2
13 7 (3.43%) Razor View Engine
13 7 (3.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 5 (2.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 4 (1.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.45%) Computer Science
2 4 (1.96%) FMCG
2 4 (1.96%) Data Conversion
2 4 (1.96%) Statistics
2 4 (1.96%) Client/Server
3 3 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (0.98%) Social Media
4 2 (0.98%) E-Learning
4 2 (0.98%) Mathematics
4 2 (0.98%) Blog
4 2 (0.98%) Animation
5 1 (0.49%) LIMS
5 1 (0.49%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.49%) GIS
5 1 (0.49%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.49%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.49%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 43 (21.08%) Windows
2 4 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (0.98%) UNIX
4 1 (0.49%) MVS
4 1 (0.49%) Linux
4 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.49%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (14.22%) ITIL
2 25 (12.25%) Software Engineering
3 24 (11.76%) MVC
4 20 (9.80%) OO
5 18 (8.82%) ERP
6 15 (7.35%) ETL
7 13 (6.37%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (6.37%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (6.37%) Scrum
7 13 (6.37%) Data Analysis
8 11 (5.39%) Information Security
9 10 (4.90%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (4.90%) System Testing
10 9 (4.41%) TDD
11 8 (3.92%) Release Management
11 8 (3.92%) E-Commerce
12 7 (3.43%) Service Delivery
12 7 (3.43%) Data Modelling
12 7 (3.43%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 132 (64.71%) C#
2 109 (53.43%) SQL
3 84 (41.18%) VB6
4 70 (34.31%) VB.NET
5 63 (30.88%) JavaScript
6 38 (18.63%) T-SQL
7 29 (14.22%) VBA
8 27 (13.24%) Java
9 17 (8.33%) VBScript
10 8 (3.92%) C++
11 6 (2.94%) PHP
12 5 (2.45%) RPG
13 4 (1.96%) C
13 4 (1.96%) Progress 4GL
14 3 (1.47%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.98%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.98%) COBOL
16 1 (0.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (10.78%) Degree
2 2 (0.98%) MCSE
2 2 (0.98%) CCNA
2 2 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.49%) ISEB
3 1 (0.49%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.84%) QA
2 3 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.98%) DFS Replication
2 2 (0.98%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.49%) Xen
3 1 (0.49%) Postfix
3 1 (0.49%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 2 (0.98%) SCCM
2 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.49%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 60 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 36 (17.65%) Oracle
3 7 (3.43%) HP
4 6 (2.94%) Minitab
5 5 (2.45%) Business Objects
5 5 (2.45%) SAP
6 4 (1.96%) EPiServer
7 3 (1.47%) Cisco
7 3 (1.47%) IBM
7 3 (1.47%) Infragistics
7 3 (1.47%) Progress
8 2 (0.98%) EMC
8 2 (0.98%) Sophos
8 2 (0.98%) Micro Focus
9 1 (0.49%) Sage
9 1 (0.49%) Guidewire
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Candidate Source
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
MBA Ltd
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Overtime + Pension Scheme + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: 25000-40000 Per Annum 40000
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wakefield
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + competitive benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: £32,995 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago