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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 97 91 57
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -34
Permanent jobs citing VB 120 118 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.50% 2.76% 3.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.04% 5.60% 7.10%
Number of salaries quoted 103 103 127
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,500 £39,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
2383 2108 2252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 49.58% 49.25% 56.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1928 1733 2000
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -34 52 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Bradford +2 26 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Halifax +11 15 £45,000 +33.33% 1
Wetherby - 9 £42,500 -
Huddersfield +2 4 £37,500 -
Wakefield -12 4 £30,000 +7.14%
Mirfield - 4 £35,000 -
VB
Yorkshire

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 208 (87.03%) .NET
2 194 (81.17%) C#
3 160 (66.95%) SQL
4 134 (56.07%) SQL Server
5 109 (45.61%) ASP.NET
6 95 (39.75%) XML
7 79 (33.05%) VB6
8 71 (29.71%) Microsoft
9 68 (28.45%) VB.NET
10 59 (24.69%) Windows
10 59 (24.69%) .NET Framework
11 58 (24.27%) Visual Studio
12 55 (23.01%) ITIL
13 48 (20.08%) Oracle
14 47 (19.67%) OO
15 46 (19.25%) JavaScript
16 41 (17.15%) MVC
16 41 (17.15%) MS Excel
16 41 (17.15%) Web Services
17 40 (16.74%) CSS
17 40 (16.74%) HTML
18 36 (15.06%) WinForms
18 36 (15.06%) WCF
18 36 (15.06%) Finance
18 36 (15.06%) E-Commerce
19 34 (14.23%) Team Foundation Server
20 31 (12.97%) Agile Software Development
21 30 (12.55%) jQuery
22 29 (12.13%) T-SQL
22 29 (12.13%) SQL Server 2008

VB
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 20 (8.37%) IIS
1 20 (8.37%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (2.51%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (1.26%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.84%) LiveLink
5 2 (0.84%) WordPress
6 1 (0.42%) CMS
6 1 (0.42%) Apache
Applications
1 41 (17.15%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.60%) MS Office
3 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.42%) PrintSoft PReS
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.51%) SaaS
2 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.26%) LAN
1 3 (1.26%) WAN
1 3 (1.26%) SAN
2 1 (0.42%) Intranet
2 1 (0.42%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (56.07%) SQL Server
2 29 (12.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (11.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 18 (7.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (7.53%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (7.11%) SQL Server 2000
6 16 (6.69%) Oracle Database
7 15 (6.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (4.60%) Crystal Reports
9 9 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (3.35%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (2.93%) Oracle Discoverer
11 7 (2.93%) PerformancePoint
11 7 (2.93%) Xcelsius
12 5 (2.09%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (1.67%) Data Mining
13 4 (1.67%) Informix
13 4 (1.67%) Relational Database
13 4 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (1.26%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 58 (24.27%) Visual Studio
2 34 (14.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (10.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (1.67%) ReSharper
5 3 (1.26%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (1.26%) MSTest
5 3 (1.26%) Toad
5 3 (1.26%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.42%) Subversion
6 1 (0.42%) Maven
6 1 (0.42%) JIRA
6 1 (0.42%) Git (software)
General
1 36 (15.06%) Finance
2 16 (6.69%) Retail
3 11 (4.60%) Banking
4 5 (2.09%) Legal
5 3 (1.26%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.84%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.84%) Marketing
7 1 (0.42%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 162 (67.78%) Developer
2 89 (37.24%) .NET Developer
3 46 (19.25%) Analyst
4 45 (18.83%) Software Developer
5 44 (18.41%) Senior Developer
5 44 (18.41%) Applications Support
6 37 (15.48%) Support Analyst
7 32 (13.39%) Applications Support Analyst
8 24 (10.04%) VB.NET Developer
9 20 (8.37%) Senior .NET Developer
10 17 (7.11%) ASP.NET Developer
10 17 (7.11%) Senior Software Developer
11 13 (5.44%) C# Developer
12 12 (5.02%) SQL Developer
13 10 (4.18%) Web Developer
13 10 (4.18%) Consultant
14 9 (3.77%) VB Developer
14 9 (3.77%) C# .NET Developer
15 8 (3.35%) VB6 Developer
15 8 (3.35%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (87.03%) .NET
2 109 (45.61%) ASP.NET
3 95 (39.75%) XML
4 59 (24.69%) .NET Framework
5 41 (17.15%) Web Services
6 40 (16.74%) CSS
6 40 (16.74%) HTML
7 36 (15.06%) WinForms
7 36 (15.06%) WCF
8 30 (12.55%) jQuery
9 28 (11.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 27 (11.30%) Classic ASP
11 25 (10.46%) HTML5
12 24 (10.04%) WPF
13 13 (5.44%) CSS3
14 11 (4.60%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (4.60%) Ajax
15 10 (4.18%) Managed Extensibility Framework
16 9 (3.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 9 (3.77%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.69%) Statistics
2 12 (5.02%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.09%) Data Conversion
5 5 (2.09%) Replication
5 5 (2.09%) NHS
6 2 (0.84%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.84%) Blog
6 2 (0.84%) FMCG
6 2 (0.84%) User Experience
6 2 (0.84%) Social Media
7 1 (0.42%) Open Source
7 1 (0.42%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.42%) LIMS
7 1 (0.42%) GIS
7 1 (0.42%) Clustering
7 1 (0.42%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 59 (24.69%) Windows
2 4 (1.67%) UNIX
3 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.42%) Linux
4 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (23.01%) ITIL
2 47 (19.67%) OO
3 41 (17.15%) MVC
4 36 (15.06%) E-Commerce
5 31 (12.97%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (11.72%) OOP
7 27 (11.30%) Project Management
8 25 (10.46%) Software Engineering
9 24 (10.04%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (8.79%) User Acceptance Testing
11 18 (7.53%) Web Development
11 18 (7.53%) System Testing
12 12 (5.02%) RAD
13 11 (4.60%) ETL
14 10 (4.18%) Migration
15 9 (3.77%) E-Procurement
16 8 (3.35%) ERP
17 7 (2.93%) UML
18 6 (2.51%) Use Case
18 6 (2.51%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 194 (81.17%) C#
2 160 (66.95%) SQL
3 79 (33.05%) VB6
4 68 (28.45%) VB.NET
5 46 (19.25%) JavaScript
6 29 (12.13%) T-SQL
7 17 (7.11%) VBA
8 13 (5.44%) PL/SQL
9 12 (5.02%) Java
9 12 (5.02%) VBScript
10 7 (2.93%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.09%) C++
11 5 (2.09%) PHP
12 3 (1.26%) C
13 1 (0.42%) RPG
13 1 (0.42%) Ruby
13 1 (0.42%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.42%) XAML
Qualifications
1 19 (7.95%) Degree
2 5 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.26%) MCP
3 3 (1.26%) MCSE
3 3 (1.26%) MCSA
4 1 (0.42%) HND
4 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.42%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.09%) SLA
2 3 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.26%) QA
2 3 (1.26%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 71 (29.71%) Microsoft
2 48 (20.08%) Oracle
3 12 (5.02%) Google
4 9 (3.77%) Business Objects
5 8 (3.35%) SAP
6 3 (1.26%) IBM
6 3 (1.26%) Sun
6 3 (1.26%) Dell
6 3 (1.26%) LANDesk
6 3 (1.26%) VMware
6 3 (1.26%) Twitter
7 1 (0.42%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.42%) AccuRev
7 1 (0.42%) Tableau
7 1 (0.42%) Mapinfo
Otley
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford
Blue Town Online
Salary: £20k - 28k per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Rawdon, Leeds
EMIS
Salary: Up to £26,000 per year plus excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum dependent on level of experience
Posted: 22 days ago