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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 153 113 94
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -19
Permanent jobs citing VB 109 153 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.58% 2.16% 2.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.95% 4.61% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 100 132 123
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £47,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +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
3698 3318 2650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 53.63% 46.80% 50.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3136 2651 2145
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 30 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 30 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 +1 78 £38,000 +15.15% 9
South Yorkshire -20 16 £35,000 +4.47% 1
East Yorkshire +16 11 £30,000 - 1
North Yorkshire -28 4 £41,500 -7.77%
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 192 (70.59%) .NET
2 158 (58.09%) C#
3 146 (53.68%) SQL
4 141 (51.84%) SQL Server
5 84 (30.88%) Microsoft
6 80 (29.41%) VB6
7 78 (28.68%) Oracle
8 76 (27.94%) ASP.NET
9 68 (25.00%) Visual Studio
10 63 (23.16%) Team Foundation Server
11 61 (22.43%) XML
12 59 (21.69%) VB.NET
13 55 (20.22%) Software Engineering
14 54 (19.85%) VBScript
15 51 (18.75%) HTML
15 51 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
16 49 (18.01%) Web Services
17 48 (17.65%) JavaScript
17 48 (17.65%) MVC
17 48 (17.65%) Finance
18 47 (17.28%) Windows
19 41 (15.07%) Project Management
20 39 (14.34%) T-SQL
21 37 (13.60%) MS Excel
22 36 (13.24%) Java
23 35 (12.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
23 35 (12.87%) WCF
24 33 (12.13%) CSS
24 33 (12.13%) SDLC
25 32 (11.76%) PHP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 13 (4.78%) IIS
1 13 (4.78%) Apache
2 12 (4.41%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.94%) Node.js
4 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.37%) SAS
4 1 (0.37%) CMS
4 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.37%) WorkSite
4 1 (0.37%) Drupal
4 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 37 (13.60%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.62%) MS Office
3 4 (1.47%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.84%) Internet
2 4 (1.47%) Intranet
3 2 (0.74%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (51.84%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (6.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
5 15 (5.51%) Oracle Database
6 12 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (3.31%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
8 8 (2.94%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.57%) Data Mining
9 7 (2.57%) MySQL
10 6 (2.21%) Informix
11 5 (1.84%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.10%) MS Access
13 3 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (0.74%) QlikView
15 1 (0.37%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 68 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 63 (23.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (12.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 11 (4.04%) HP UFT
4 11 (4.04%) Selenium
5 10 (3.68%) PowerBuilder
6 8 (2.94%) Oracle APEX
7 7 (2.57%) Toad
8 6 (2.21%) JIRA
9 3 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (1.10%) MSI
9 3 (1.10%) AdminStudio
9 3 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.74%) Concordion
10 2 (0.74%) AccuRev
10 2 (0.74%) Dreamweaver
10 2 (0.74%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.74%) JUnit
11 1 (0.37%) MSTest
11 1 (0.37%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 48 (17.65%) Finance
2 11 (4.04%) Games
3 9 (3.31%) Marketing
4 4 (1.47%) Law
4 4 (1.47%) Legal
5 3 (1.10%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.10%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.10%) Banking
5 3 (1.10%) Retail
6 2 (0.74%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.74%) Automotive
7 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.37%) Front Office
7 1 (0.37%) Back Office
7 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.37%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 176 (64.71%) Developer
2 69 (25.37%) .NET Developer
3 64 (23.53%) Analyst
4 40 (14.71%) Software Developer
5 38 (13.97%) Senior Developer
6 22 (8.09%) C# Developer
6 22 (8.09%) Applications Support
7 19 (6.99%) C# .NET Developer
8 18 (6.62%) Senior Analyst
8 18 (6.62%) Senior Software Developer
9 17 (6.25%) VB Developer
10 16 (5.88%) Programmer
10 16 (5.88%) VB6 Developer
11 15 (5.51%) MI Analyst
12 14 (5.15%) Analyst Developer
13 13 (4.78%) Test Analyst
13 13 (4.78%) Software Engineer
13 13 (4.78%) Applications Developer
14 10 (3.68%) Senior Test Analyst
15 9 (3.31%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (70.59%) .NET
2 76 (27.94%) ASP.NET
3 61 (22.43%) XML
4 51 (18.75%) HTML
5 49 (18.01%) Web Services
6 35 (12.87%) WCF
7 33 (12.13%) CSS
8 27 (9.93%) .NET Framework
9 26 (9.56%) WinForms
10 24 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (6.25%) Entity Framework
12 16 (5.88%) jQuery
13 12 (4.41%) WPF
13 12 (4.41%) Ajax
14 11 (4.04%) LAMP
14 11 (4.04%) COM+
14 11 (4.04%) Classic ASP
15 9 (3.31%) HTML5
16 8 (2.94%) Ninject
16 8 (2.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.25%) N-Tier
2 15 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.57%) Mobile App
3 7 (2.57%) iPhone
4 5 (1.84%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.74%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.74%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.74%) User Experience
6 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.37%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.37%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.37%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.37%) IVR
6 1 (0.37%) Statistics
6 1 (0.37%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 47 (17.28%) Windows
2 30 (11.03%) Linux
3 14 (5.15%) Windows XP
3 14 (5.15%) Windows 8
4 13 (4.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (4.78%) Windows 7
5 11 (4.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (4.04%) Android
5 11 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (3.68%) UNIX
7 9 (3.31%) Solaris
7 9 (3.31%) SUSE
7 9 (3.31%) Debian
7 9 (3.31%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.47%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (20.22%) Software Engineering
2 51 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (17.65%) MVC
4 41 (15.07%) Project Management
5 33 (12.13%) SDLC
6 23 (8.46%) OO
7 21 (7.72%) Web Development
8 20 (7.35%) Scrum
9 18 (6.62%) ITIL
10 16 (5.88%) Migration
10 16 (5.88%) TDD
10 16 (5.88%) Customer Segmentation
11 15 (5.51%) Unit Testing
12 11 (4.04%) Root Cause Analysis
13 10 (3.68%) Web Application Development
13 10 (3.68%) Business Analysis
13 10 (3.68%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (2.94%) Automated Testing
14 8 (2.94%) Dependency Injection
14 8 (2.94%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 158 (58.09%) C#
2 146 (53.68%) SQL
3 80 (29.41%) VB6
4 59 (21.69%) VB.NET
5 54 (19.85%) VBScript
6 48 (17.65%) JavaScript
7 39 (14.34%) T-SQL
8 36 (13.24%) Java
9 32 (11.76%) PHP
10 29 (10.66%) C++
11 22 (8.09%) PL/SQL
12 14 (5.15%) Python
12 14 (5.15%) Uniface
13 11 (4.04%) PowerShell
14 10 (3.68%) C
15 8 (2.94%) Perl
16 7 (2.57%) Shell Script
17 5 (1.84%) VBA
18 4 (1.47%) Delphi
19 1 (0.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (5.15%) Degree
2 6 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (1.10%) MCSE
3 3 (1.10%) ISEB
3 3 (1.10%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.37%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.37%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.41%) QA
2 3 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.84%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.10%) ZENworks
2 3 (1.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 84 (30.88%) Microsoft
2 78 (28.68%) Oracle
3 12 (4.41%) Red Hat
3 12 (4.41%) Apple
4 10 (3.68%) Northgate
5 9 (3.31%) VMware
6 8 (2.94%) Google
7 7 (2.57%) Citrix
8 6 (2.21%) SAP
9 3 (1.10%) Novell
10 2 (0.74%) HP
11 1 (0.37%) Nortel
11 1 (0.37%) Avaya
11 1 (0.37%) Genesys
11 1 (0.37%) Cisco
11 1 (0.37%) IBM
11 1 (0.37%) Pega
11 1 (0.37%) DevExpress
11 1 (0.37%) Verint
11 1 (0.37%) Teradata
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