The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 127 98 61
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -37
Permanent jobs citing VB 151 170 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.10% 2.79% 3.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.16% 5.57% 7.30%
Number of salaries quoted 127 147 198
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 £27,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
VB
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3627 3053 3384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 50.52% 50.09% 54.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3016 2435 2979
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

VB
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

VB Salary Trend in Yorkshire

VB
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

VB
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 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
West Yorkshire -5 120 £40,000 +23.07% 7
South Yorkshire -20 18 £42,500 +13.33%
North Yorkshire -16 7 £40,000 +39.13% 4
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 311 (88.86%) .NET
2 277 (79.14%) C#
3 232 (66.29%) SQL Server
4 194 (55.43%) SQL
5 192 (54.86%) ASP.NET
6 129 (36.86%) XML
7 119 (34.00%) VB6
8 114 (32.57%) VB.NET
9 111 (31.71%) Microsoft
10 97 (27.71%) HTML
11 95 (27.14%) JavaScript
12 92 (26.29%) CSS
13 82 (23.43%) MVC
14 75 (21.43%) Windows
15 73 (20.86%) .NET Framework
16 66 (18.86%) jQuery
17 63 (18.00%) Visual Studio
18 62 (17.71%) ITIL
19 56 (16.00%) WinForms
20 55 (15.71%) Software Engineering
20 55 (15.71%) MS Excel
21 52 (14.86%) OO
21 52 (14.86%) Ajax
22 50 (14.29%) Oracle
23 49 (14.00%) Web Services
24 47 (13.43%) Team Foundation Server
25 45 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
26 44 (12.57%) Degree
27 43 (12.29%) WCF
27 43 (12.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the 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 22 (6.29%) SharePoint
2 20 (5.71%) IIS
3 11 (3.14%) Node.js
4 9 (2.57%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.86%) ArcGIS
6 3 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (0.86%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.57%) WordPress
7 2 (0.57%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.29%) CMS
8 1 (0.29%) Apache
Applications
1 55 (15.71%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.29%) MS Office
3 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.29%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) BASE24
1 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.43%) Internet
2 3 (0.86%) LAN
2 3 (0.86%) WAN
2 3 (0.86%) SAN
3 1 (0.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (66.29%) SQL Server
2 43 (12.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 40 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 35 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 32 (9.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 20 (5.71%) SQL Server 2000
7 18 (5.14%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (4.57%) Oracle Database
9 13 (3.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (3.43%) Crystal Reports
11 11 (3.14%) NoSQL
12 8 (2.29%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (2.00%) Oracle Discoverer
13 7 (2.00%) PerformancePoint
13 7 (2.00%) Xcelsius
14 5 (1.43%) Relational Database
14 5 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
15 4 (1.14%) Data Mining
15 4 (1.14%) Informix
15 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 63 (18.00%) Visual Studio
2 47 (13.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (8.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 12 (3.43%) Git (software)
5 10 (2.86%) Subversion
6 8 (2.29%) MSTest
7 4 (1.14%) ReSharper
8 3 (0.86%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (0.86%) Toad
8 3 (0.86%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.29%) Maven
9 1 (0.29%) JIRA
General
1 37 (10.57%) Finance
2 17 (4.86%) Retail
3 11 (3.14%) Marketing
3 11 (3.14%) Banking
4 10 (2.86%) Legal
5 4 (1.14%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.86%) Advertising
7 2 (0.57%) Publishing
7 2 (0.57%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.29%) Back Office
8 1 (0.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 231 (66.00%) Developer
2 130 (37.14%) .NET Developer
3 56 (16.00%) Software Developer
4 51 (14.57%) Analyst
5 48 (13.71%) Applications Support
6 47 (13.43%) Senior Developer
7 40 (11.43%) Support Analyst
8 36 (10.29%) VB.NET Developer
9 34 (9.71%) Applications Support Analyst
10 25 (7.14%) Software Engineer
11 22 (6.29%) Senior .NET Developer
12 20 (5.71%) C# Developer
13 19 (5.43%) Junior
14 18 (5.14%) ASP.NET Developer
14 18 (5.14%) SQL Developer
14 18 (5.14%) Junior Developer
15 17 (4.86%) Senior Software Developer
16 16 (4.57%) C# .NET Developer
17 15 (4.29%) Junior .NET Developer
17 15 (4.29%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 311 (88.86%) .NET
2 192 (54.86%) ASP.NET
3 129 (36.86%) XML
4 97 (27.71%) HTML
5 92 (26.29%) CSS
6 73 (20.86%) .NET Framework
7 66 (18.86%) jQuery
8 56 (16.00%) WinForms
9 52 (14.86%) Ajax
10 49 (14.00%) Web Services
11 43 (12.29%) WCF
12 37 (10.57%) Classic ASP
12 37 (10.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 33 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC
14 32 (9.14%) HTML5
15 29 (8.29%) Silverlight
16 28 (8.00%) SOAP
17 26 (7.43%) XHTML
18 24 (6.86%) WPF
19 21 (6.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.57%) Statistics
3 11 (3.14%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.29%) NHS
4 8 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.43%) Replication
5 5 (1.43%) Data Conversion
6 4 (1.14%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.86%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.57%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.57%) User Experience
8 2 (0.57%) Blog
8 2 (0.57%) FMCG
8 2 (0.57%) Social Media
8 2 (0.57%) IVR
9 1 (0.29%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.29%) LIMS
9 1 (0.29%) GIS
9 1 (0.29%) Clustering
9 1 (0.29%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 75 (21.43%) Windows
2 13 (3.71%) Android
2 13 (3.71%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (1.14%) UNIX
5 3 (0.86%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.57%) Linux
6 2 (0.57%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (23.43%) MVC
2 62 (17.71%) ITIL
3 55 (15.71%) Software Engineering
4 52 (14.86%) OO
5 45 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (11.71%) E-Commerce
7 33 (9.43%) OOP
8 29 (8.29%) Project Management
9 27 (7.71%) TDD
10 25 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 18 (5.14%) Web Development
12 18 (5.14%) System Testing
13 14 (4.00%) Migration
13 14 (4.00%) iOS Development
14 13 (3.71%) Android Development
14 13 (3.71%) RAD
15 12 (3.43%) Scrum
16 11 (3.14%) ETL
16 11 (3.14%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 277 (79.14%) C#
2 194 (55.43%) SQL
3 119 (34.00%) VB6
4 114 (32.57%) VB.NET
5 95 (27.14%) JavaScript
6 38 (10.86%) T-SQL
7 24 (6.86%) Java
8 20 (5.71%) VBA
9 16 (4.57%) VBScript
9 16 (4.57%) C++
10 14 (4.00%) PL/SQL
11 12 (3.43%) Ruby
12 8 (2.29%) PHP
13 6 (1.71%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.14%) C
15 2 (0.57%) XPath
16 1 (0.29%) VC++
16 1 (0.29%) FoxPro (VFP)
16 1 (0.29%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (12.57%) Degree
2 5 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (0.86%) MCP
3 3 (0.86%) MCSE
3 3 (0.86%) MCSA
4 1 (0.29%) HND
4 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.00%) WAI
2 6 (1.71%) SLA
3 4 (1.14%) QA
4 3 (0.86%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 111 (31.71%) Microsoft
2 50 (14.29%) Oracle
3 12 (3.43%) Google
4 9 (2.57%) Business Objects
5 8 (2.29%) SAP
6 5 (1.43%) F5
7 4 (1.14%) Telerik
8 3 (0.86%) Twitter
8 3 (0.86%) LANDesk
8 3 (0.86%) ESRI
8 3 (0.86%) VMware
8 3 (0.86%) IBM
8 3 (0.86%) Sun
8 3 (0.86%) Dell
9 2 (0.57%) AppSense
9 2 (0.57%) Pega
10 1 (0.29%) AccuRev
10 1 (0.29%) Tableau
10 1 (0.29%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.29%) Mapinfo
Otley
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
York
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
York
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford
Blue Town Online
Salary: £20k - 28k per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Rawdon, Leeds
EMIS
Salary: Up to £26,000 per year plus excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum dependent on level of experience
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago