Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 189 146
Rank change year-on-year +9 -43 -24
Permanent jobs citing VB 80 94 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.19% 1.24% 1.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.38% 2.44% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 70 106 131
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -7.89% +7.04%
10th Percentile £26,500 £27,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £58,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £38,750 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +10.71% -7.89% +8.57%

VB is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3356 3851 4952
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 50.04% 50.61% 53.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2929 3405 4072
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £59,225
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +9.59%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing VB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for VB in West Yorkshire

VB
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for VB in West Yorkshire

VB
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VB in West Yorkshire

VB
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +32 68 £40,000 +14.29% 3
Wakefield +4 5 £37,500 +40.19%
Bradford -7 2 £32,500 -8.45%
Castleford - 2 £40,250 -
Knottingley - 1 £26,500 -
Batley - 1 £24,000 -
VB
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 56 (70.00%) .NET
2 50 (62.50%) C#
3 46 (57.50%) SQL Server
4 34 (42.50%) SQL
4 34 (42.50%) Microsoft
5 26 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (27.50%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (26.25%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (25.00%) T-SQL
8 20 (25.00%) VB6
9 18 (22.50%) Oracle
10 15 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
11 14 (17.50%) WCF
11 14 (17.50%) SQL Server 2005
11 14 (17.50%) BusinessObjects
12 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET
12 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Excel
12 13 (16.25%) MySQL
13 12 (15.00%) OO
13 12 (15.00%) Data Modelling
13 12 (15.00%) Software Engineering
13 12 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (13.75%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (12.50%) Finance
15 10 (12.50%) Analytics
16 9 (11.25%) Predictive Modelling
16 9 (11.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 9 (11.25%) Statistical Modelling
16 9 (11.25%) Data Analytics
16 9 (11.25%) MSTest

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (11.25%) IIS
1 9 (11.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.25%) CMS
4 1 (1.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.50%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (57.50%) SQL Server
2 15 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (17.50%) BusinessObjects
3 14 (17.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (16.25%) MySQL
5 12 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (13.75%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (11.25%) Data Mining
8 7 (8.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (7.50%) RDBMS
9 6 (7.50%) Relational Database
10 5 (6.25%) MS Access
11 4 (5.00%) Power BI
12 3 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (2.50%) BusinessObjects XI
14 1 (1.25%) Informix
Development Applications
1 9 (11.25%) MSTest
1 9 (11.25%) NUnit
2 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.25%) JIRA
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (12.50%) Finance
2 9 (11.25%) Marketing
3 4 (5.00%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.75%) Legal
4 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.25%) Law
5 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (40.00%) Developer
2 15 (18.75%) .NET Developer
3 14 (17.50%) Analyst
4 9 (11.25%) Principal Engineer
5 8 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.75%) Data Analyst
6 7 (8.75%) Development Engineer
6 7 (8.75%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (6.25%) .NET Architect
8 5 (6.25%) Architect
8 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) SQL Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) SQL Data Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Business Data Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Analyst
10 3 (3.75%) DBA
10 3 (3.75%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
10 3 (3.75%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (70.00%) .NET
2 14 (17.50%) WCF
3 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET
4 9 (11.25%) MSMQ
5 6 (7.50%) .NET Framework
5 6 (7.50%) Middleware
6 5 (6.25%) WF
7 3 (3.75%) HTML
8 2 (2.50%) Ajax
8 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (2.50%) Classic ASP
8 2 (2.50%) CSS
8 2 (2.50%) XSLT
9 1 (1.25%) .NET Core
9 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.25%) Entity Framework
9 1 (1.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.25%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.75%) Replication
3 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.25%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.25%) Windows
2 5 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.50%) Android
3 2 (2.50%) Linux
3 2 (2.50%) Unix
4 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (27.50%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (15.00%) Data Modelling
3 12 (15.00%) OO
3 12 (15.00%) Software Engineering
4 10 (12.50%) Analytics
5 9 (11.25%) Data Analytics
5 9 (11.25%) DSDM
5 9 (11.25%) Line Management
5 9 (11.25%) Predictive Modelling
5 9 (11.25%) SOA
5 9 (11.25%) Statistical Modelling
6 7 (8.75%) MVC
7 6 (7.50%) Software Deployment
8 5 (6.25%) ERP
8 5 (6.25%) ETL
8 5 (6.25%) Mathematics
8 5 (6.25%) OpenUP
8 5 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (62.50%) C#
2 34 (42.50%) SQL
3 20 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 20 (25.00%) VB6
4 9 (11.25%) JavaScript
4 9 (11.25%) VBA
5 8 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 6 (7.50%) Java
6 6 (7.50%) PL/SQL
7 5 (6.25%) VBScript
8 3 (3.75%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 2 (2.50%) C
9 2 (2.50%) RPG
10 1 (1.25%) C++
10 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.25%) Python
10 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (8.75%) Degree
2 6 (7.50%) SC Cleared
2 6 (7.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.25%) GDPR
2 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (7.50%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 34 (42.50%) Microsoft
2 18 (22.50%) Oracle
3 2 (2.50%) QAD
3 2 (2.50%) SAP
4 1 (1.25%) Cognos
4 1 (1.25%) Dell
4 1 (1.25%) HP