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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 137 133 106
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -27
Permanent jobs citing VB 117 126 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.73% 1.74% 2.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.23% 3.64% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 108 107 95
Average salary £38,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £25,100 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
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 3458 2784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 53.75% 47.84% 51.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3119 2781 2246
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015. 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 +25 84 £38,000 +15.15% 14
South Yorkshire -25 15 £39,000 +20.00%
East Yorkshire - 12 £30,000 -
North Yorkshire -9 5 £40,000 +14.28%
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

1 195 (69.15%) .NET
2 165 (58.51%) C#
3 151 (53.55%) SQL
4 140 (49.65%) SQL Server
5 84 (29.79%) ASP.NET
6 79 (28.01%) Microsoft
7 77 (27.30%) VB6
8 75 (26.60%) Oracle
9 70 (24.82%) VB.NET
10 69 (24.47%) Visual Studio
11 67 (23.76%) XML
12 61 (21.63%) Team Foundation Server
13 56 (19.86%) VBScript
13 56 (19.86%) Software Engineering
14 55 (19.50%) Agile Software Development
14 55 (19.50%) HTML
14 55 (19.50%) JavaScript
15 52 (18.44%) Web Services
15 52 (18.44%) Finance
16 49 (17.38%) MVC
17 46 (16.31%) Windows
18 42 (14.89%) Project Management
19 40 (14.18%) T-SQL
20 38 (13.48%) MS Excel
21 37 (13.12%) SDLC
22 35 (12.41%) Java
23 34 (12.06%) CSS
23 34 (12.06%) WinForms
24 33 (11.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
25 32 (11.35%) WCF

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 14 (4.96%) SharePoint
1 14 (4.96%) IIS
2 10 (3.55%) Apache
3 8 (2.84%) Node.js
4 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.35%) SAS
5 1 (0.35%) CMS
5 1 (0.35%) WorkSite
5 1 (0.35%) Drupal
5 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 38 (13.48%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.03%) MS Office
3 4 (1.42%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.77%) Internet
2 4 (1.42%) Intranet
3 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (49.65%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (6.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (6.03%) Oracle Database
5 12 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (3.19%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (2.84%) Data Mining
7 8 (2.84%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.84%) SQL Server 2000
8 7 (2.48%) MySQL
9 6 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.42%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.06%) Informix
11 3 (1.06%) MS Access
12 2 (0.71%) QlikView
13 1 (0.35%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 69 (24.47%) Visual Studio
2 61 (21.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (11.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 15 (5.32%) HP UFT
4 15 (5.32%) Selenium
5 7 (2.48%) PowerBuilder
5 7 (2.48%) Toad
5 7 (2.48%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (1.42%) JIRA
6 4 (1.42%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (1.06%) MSI
7 3 (1.06%) AdminStudio
7 3 (1.06%) JUnit
7 3 (1.06%) Concordion
8 2 (0.71%) AccuRev
8 2 (0.71%) ReSharper
8 2 (0.71%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.35%) NUnit
9 1 (0.35%) Maven
9 1 (0.35%) MSTest
General
1 52 (18.44%) Finance
2 11 (3.90%) Games
3 9 (3.19%) Marketing
4 6 (2.13%) Retail
5 4 (1.42%) Law
5 4 (1.42%) Legal
6 3 (1.06%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.06%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.06%) Banking
7 2 (0.71%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.71%) Automotive
8 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.35%) Front Office
8 1 (0.35%) Back Office
8 1 (0.35%) Advertising
8 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 177 (62.77%) Developer
2 76 (26.95%) .NET Developer
3 63 (22.34%) Analyst
4 39 (13.83%) Senior Developer
5 38 (13.48%) Software Developer
6 24 (8.51%) C# Developer
7 22 (7.80%) Senior Analyst
8 21 (7.45%) VB Developer
9 20 (7.09%) Applications Support
9 20 (7.09%) VB6 Developer
10 18 (6.38%) C# .NET Developer
11 17 (6.03%) Programmer
11 17 (6.03%) Test Analyst
12 16 (5.67%) Senior Software Developer
12 16 (5.67%) MI Analyst
13 14 (4.96%) Senior Test Analyst
13 14 (4.96%) Software Engineer
14 11 (3.90%) Applications Developer
14 11 (3.90%) Senior .NET Developer
15 8 (2.84%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (69.15%) .NET
2 84 (29.79%) ASP.NET
3 67 (23.76%) XML
4 55 (19.50%) HTML
5 52 (18.44%) Web Services
6 34 (12.06%) WinForms
6 34 (12.06%) CSS
7 32 (11.35%) WCF
8 30 (10.64%) .NET Framework
9 25 (8.87%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (6.74%) Ajax
11 17 (6.03%) jQuery
11 17 (6.03%) Entity Framework
12 13 (4.61%) WPF
13 12 (4.26%) Classic ASP
14 10 (3.55%) JSON
15 9 (3.19%) HTML5
16 8 (2.84%) Ninject
16 8 (2.84%) COM+
16 8 (2.84%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.26%) N-Tier
3 7 (2.48%) iPhone
3 7 (2.48%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.71%) User Experience
6 2 (0.71%) NHS
6 2 (0.71%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.71%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.35%) IVR
7 1 (0.35%) Statistics
7 1 (0.35%) SCADA
7 1 (0.35%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.35%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 46 (16.31%) Windows
2 24 (8.51%) Linux
3 14 (4.96%) Android
4 13 (4.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (3.90%) Windows 8
5 11 (3.90%) Windows XP
6 10 (3.55%) Windows 7
7 8 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (2.48%) Apple iOS
8 7 (2.48%) UNIX
9 6 (2.13%) Solaris
9 6 (2.13%) SUSE
9 6 (2.13%) Debian
9 6 (2.13%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (19.86%) Software Engineering
2 55 (19.50%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (17.38%) MVC
4 42 (14.89%) Project Management
5 37 (13.12%) SDLC
6 24 (8.51%) Web Development
7 23 (8.16%) ITIL
7 23 (8.16%) Scrum
8 19 (6.74%) OO
9 17 (6.03%) TDD
9 17 (6.03%) Customer Segmentation
10 15 (5.32%) Migration
10 15 (5.32%) Unit Testing
11 12 (4.26%) Automated Testing
12 10 (3.55%) Web Application Development
12 10 (3.55%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (3.19%) BDD
14 8 (2.84%) Test Automation
14 8 (2.84%) Dependency Injection
14 8 (2.84%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 165 (58.51%) C#
2 151 (53.55%) SQL
3 77 (27.30%) VB6
4 70 (24.82%) VB.NET
5 56 (19.86%) VBScript
6 55 (19.50%) JavaScript
7 40 (14.18%) T-SQL
8 35 (12.41%) Java
9 26 (9.22%) PHP
10 19 (6.74%) C++
11 15 (5.32%) PL/SQL
12 11 (3.90%) Python
12 11 (3.90%) PowerShell
13 9 (3.19%) Uniface
14 8 (2.84%) Perl
15 7 (2.48%) Delphi
15 7 (2.48%) Shell Script
16 6 (2.13%) C
17 5 (1.77%) VBA
18 1 (0.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (6.03%) Degree
2 6 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (1.06%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (1.06%) MCSE
4 3 (1.06%) ISEB
5 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.35%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.35%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.96%) QA
2 3 (1.06%) SLA
3 1 (0.35%) WAI
System Software
1 10 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.48%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.06%) ZENworks
2 3 (1.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 79 (28.01%) Microsoft
2 75 (26.60%) Oracle
3 18 (6.38%) Business Objects
4 12 (4.26%) Apple
5 10 (3.55%) VMware
5 10 (3.55%) Red Hat
6 8 (2.84%) Google
7 7 (2.48%) Citrix
7 7 (2.48%) Northgate
8 6 (2.13%) SAP
9 3 (1.06%) Novell
10 2 (0.71%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.71%) HP
11 1 (0.35%) Nortel
11 1 (0.35%) Avaya
11 1 (0.35%) Genesys
11 1 (0.35%) Cisco
11 1 (0.35%) Verint
11 1 (0.35%) Pega
11 1 (0.35%) Teradata
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Flexitime + Home working
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Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum Plus Benefits
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
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