The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Halifax with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
West Yorkshire / Halifax
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 17
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 0 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax - - 11.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 61.76%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 20
Median salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  

VB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Halifax with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Halifax
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 71 84 34
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 44.94% 48.28% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 63 76 30
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £38,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £54,200
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax citing VB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Halifax

VB
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Salary trend for VB in Halifax

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for VB.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Law
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Case Management

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 1 (33.33%) Law
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# Software Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Legal Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Case Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft