The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 112 89 74
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -15
Permanent jobs citing VB 152 142 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.15% 2.69% 3.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.59% 5.36% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 131 124 150
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3308 2650 3036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 46.79% 50.11% 55.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2641 2154 2595
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £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
England

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 29 July 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 29 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
West Yorkshire -55 79 £33,000 +1.53% 8
South Yorkshire +13 41 £33,500 +34.00% 3
North Yorkshire -7 29 £45,000 +38.46% 4
East Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 -
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 243 (79.93%) .NET
2 188 (61.84%) C#
3 174 (57.24%) SQL Server
4 148 (48.68%) SQL
5 136 (44.74%) ASP.NET
6 110 (36.18%) VB6
7 105 (34.54%) VB.NET
8 101 (33.22%) JavaScript
9 93 (30.59%) HTML
10 80 (26.32%) Microsoft
11 76 (25.00%) Windows
12 64 (21.05%) CSS
13 58 (19.08%) XML
14 51 (16.78%) Degree
15 48 (15.79%) MVC
16 47 (15.46%) Java
17 46 (15.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 44 (14.47%) WinForms
18 44 (14.47%) Oracle
18 44 (14.47%) WCF
19 43 (14.14%) jQuery
20 42 (13.82%) T-SQL
21 40 (13.16%) Software Engineering
22 39 (12.83%) SQL Server 2008
23 35 (11.51%) .NET Framework
24 34 (11.18%) ASP.NET MVC
24 34 (11.18%) Web Services
24 34 (11.18%) ITIL
24 34 (11.18%) MS Excel
25 31 (10.20%) VBA

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 17 (5.59%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.95%) IIS
3 5 (1.64%) WordPress
4 3 (0.99%) OpenEdge
4 3 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.99%) CMS
5 2 (0.66%) Tuxedo
5 2 (0.66%) Node.js
6 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.33%) Apache
6 1 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 34 (11.18%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.63%) MS Office
3 6 (1.97%) SPSS
4 2 (0.66%) PrintSoft PReS
5 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.33%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.97%) Intranet
1 6 (1.97%) Internet
2 5 (1.64%) NetScaler
3 3 (0.99%) VPN
3 3 (0.99%) WAN
4 2 (0.66%) ADSL
4 2 (0.66%) LAN
4 2 (0.66%) SAN
5 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.33%) IPsec
5 1 (0.33%) SSH
5 1 (0.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (57.24%) SQL Server
2 46 (15.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 39 (12.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (7.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (4.93%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (4.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (4.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (3.95%) Data Mining
8 10 (3.29%) Crystal Reports
8 10 (3.29%) SQL Server 2000
9 8 (2.63%) MySQL
10 7 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (2.30%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.97%) MS Access
12 5 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (1.64%) SAP Data Services
13 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.66%) NoSQL
14 2 (0.66%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (9.54%) Visual Studio
2 26 (8.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (3.95%) MSTest
4 6 (1.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (1.97%) AdminStudio
5 5 (1.64%) MSI
5 5 (1.64%) InstallShield
5 5 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (1.32%) Toad
6 4 (1.32%) NUnit
6 4 (1.32%) Subversion
6 4 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.99%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (0.99%) Moq
8 2 (0.66%) Selenium
8 2 (0.66%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.66%) ReSharper
8 2 (0.66%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.66%) JDeveloper
General
1 31 (10.20%) Finance
2 23 (7.57%) Retail
3 18 (5.92%) Marketing
4 12 (3.95%) Legal
5 10 (3.29%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.97%) Banking
7 4 (1.32%) Advertising
8 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.33%) Military
9 1 (0.33%) Back Office
9 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 166 (54.61%) Developer
2 69 (22.70%) .NET Developer
3 49 (16.12%) Analyst
4 44 (14.47%) Software Engineer
5 29 (9.54%) Applications Support
6 27 (8.88%) Software Developer
7 26 (8.55%) C# Developer
8 22 (7.24%) VB.NET Developer
8 22 (7.24%) SQL Developer
9 20 (6.58%) Support Analyst
10 19 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
11 18 (5.92%) Development Manager
12 17 (5.59%) Web Developer
12 17 (5.59%) Senior Software Engineer
12 17 (5.59%) ASP.NET Developer
12 17 (5.59%) C# .NET Developer
13 14 (4.61%) VB Developer
14 13 (4.28%) Programmer
15 11 (3.62%) Senior Developer
15 11 (3.62%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (79.93%) .NET
2 136 (44.74%) ASP.NET
3 93 (30.59%) HTML
4 64 (21.05%) CSS
5 58 (19.08%) XML
6 44 (14.47%) WinForms
6 44 (14.47%) WCF
7 43 (14.14%) jQuery
8 35 (11.51%) .NET Framework
9 34 (11.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 34 (11.18%) Web Services
10 28 (9.21%) WPF
11 27 (8.88%) Classic ASP
12 23 (7.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 21 (6.91%) HTML5
13 21 (6.91%) Ajax
14 19 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 17 (5.59%) Razor View Engine
15 17 (5.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 17 (5.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.29%) IVR
1 10 (3.29%) Mobile App
2 7 (2.30%) Computer Science
3 6 (1.97%) Client/Server
3 6 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.32%) Statistics
4 4 (1.32%) Data Conversion
4 4 (1.32%) FMCG
5 3 (0.99%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (0.99%) Social Media
6 2 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (0.66%) Blog
6 2 (0.66%) GIS
6 2 (0.66%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.66%) E-Learning
6 2 (0.66%) Animation
6 2 (0.66%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.66%) Firmware
7 1 (0.33%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.33%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 76 (25.00%) Windows
2 10 (3.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (1.32%) Android
5 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.99%) Linux
5 3 (0.99%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.66%) UNIX
6 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.33%) Debian
7 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.33%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (15.79%) MVC
2 40 (13.16%) Software Engineering
3 34 (11.18%) ITIL
4 29 (9.54%) OO
5 24 (7.89%) TDD
6 19 (6.25%) Scrum
7 17 (5.59%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (5.26%) Software Testing
8 16 (5.26%) ERP
9 15 (4.93%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (4.61%) ETL
10 14 (4.61%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (4.61%) Test Scripting
10 14 (4.61%) Kanban
11 13 (4.28%) System Testing
11 13 (4.28%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (3.95%) Data Analysis
13 11 (3.62%) Information Security
13 11 (3.62%) Online Marketing
14 10 (3.29%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 188 (61.84%) C#
2 148 (48.68%) SQL
3 110 (36.18%) VB6
4 105 (34.54%) VB.NET
5 101 (33.22%) JavaScript
6 47 (15.46%) Java
7 42 (13.82%) T-SQL
8 31 (10.20%) VBA
9 30 (9.87%) VBScript
10 23 (7.57%) C++
11 11 (3.62%) C
12 9 (2.96%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.97%) PHP
14 5 (1.64%) RPG
15 4 (1.32%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.99%) Progress 4GL
17 2 (0.66%) COBOL
17 2 (0.66%) Ruby
18 1 (0.33%) Perl
18 1 (0.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 51 (16.78%) Degree
2 3 (0.99%) SC Cleared
2 3 (0.99%) Security Cleared
2 3 (0.99%) MCSE
2 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.66%) CCNA
3 2 (0.66%) ISEB
3 2 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.26%) QA
2 11 (3.62%) WAI
3 3 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (3.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.97%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (1.97%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.66%) DFS Replication
3 2 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.66%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.33%) Xen
4 1 (0.33%) Postfix
4 1 (0.33%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 8 (2.63%) SCCM
2 6 (1.97%) AppDNA
3 1 (0.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 80 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 44 (14.47%) Oracle
3 7 (2.30%) HP
4 6 (1.97%) Citrix
4 6 (1.97%) Minitab
5 5 (1.64%) Business Objects
5 5 (1.64%) SAP
6 4 (1.32%) EPiServer
6 4 (1.32%) F5
6 4 (1.32%) IBM
7 3 (0.99%) Infragistics
7 3 (0.99%) Progress
7 3 (0.99%) Cisco
8 2 (0.66%) EMC
8 2 (0.66%) AppSense
8 2 (0.66%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.66%) Sophos
8 2 (0.66%) Micro Focus
8 2 (0.66%) VMware
8 2 (0.66%) Pega
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
South Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: To £45k + pkg
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: 25000-40000 Per Annum 40000
Posted: 13 days ago
Harrogate
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Harrogate
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Wakefield
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + competitive benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: £32,995 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Wetherby
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 + Overtime + Pension Scheme + Company Bonus Scheme + Healthcare
Posted: 25 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago