The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 49 35 52
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +17
Permanent jobs citing VB 12 24 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 2.57% 6.17% 3.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.63% 10.39% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 11 24 18
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +14.54%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
North 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 York region.

Programming Languages Category
York
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
259 231 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 55.46% 59.38% 59.92%
Number of salaries quoted 207 129 218
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in York

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the York region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in York

VB
Salary Trend in York

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the York region.

VB Salary Trend in York

VB
Salary Histogram in York

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the York region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in York

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the York 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 14 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 13 (81.25%) .NET
2 13 (81.25%) VB.NET
3 9 (56.25%) C#
4 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (31.25%) Internet
5 5 (31.25%) MVC
5 5 (31.25%) TDD
5 5 (31.25%) VB6
5 5 (31.25%) Ruby
5 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
5 5 (31.25%) RESTful
5 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (31.25%) BDD
5 5 (31.25%) NoSQL
5 5 (31.25%) Node.js
5 5 (31.25%) Web Application Development
5 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (25.00%) Degree
6 4 (25.00%) HTML
7 3 (18.75%) Windows
7 3 (18.75%) WinForms
7 3 (18.75%) LINQ
8 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
8 2 (12.50%) XPath
8 2 (12.50%) Publishing
8 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 2 (12.50%) PHP
8 2 (12.50%) SQL
8 2 (12.50%) T-SQL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the York 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 5 (31.25%) Node.js
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) IPsec
2 1 (6.25%) SSH
2 1 (6.25%) NAS
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (12.50%) Publishing
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 12 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (31.25%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Graduate
4 4 (25.00%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (12.50%) WinForms Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Junior
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Junior Developer
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Junior .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
6 1 (6.25%) EPoS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (31.25%) RESTful
3 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (18.75%) LINQ
5 3 (18.75%) WinForms
6 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 2 (12.50%) CSS
6 2 (12.50%) XML
6 2 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (12.50%) Regular Expression
7 1 (6.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) EPoS
2 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
2 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Debian
2 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) MVC
1 5 (31.25%) TDD
1 5 (31.25%) BDD
1 5 (31.25%) Web Application Development
2 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
2 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) VB.NET
2 9 (56.25%) C#
3 5 (31.25%) VB6
3 5 (31.25%) Ruby
4 2 (12.50%) XPath
4 2 (12.50%) PHP
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) C++
5 1 (6.25%) Perl
5 1 (6.25%) VBA
5 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Xen
1 1 (6.25%) Postfix
1 1 (6.25%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Sage
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
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