Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 207 213 176
Rank change year-on-year +6 -37 -54
Permanent jobs citing VB 107 129 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.10% 1.16% 1.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.12% 2.31% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 96 133 166
Yorkshire median annual salary £38,750 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% -7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £26,500 £22,500 £26,875
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,500 £54,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5045 5589 7020
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 52.00% 50.41% 53.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4352 4870 5893
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £58,350
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in Yorkshire

VB
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for VB in Yorkshire

VB
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

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

Salary histogram for VB in Yorkshire

VB
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the 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
West Yorkshire +9 80 £40,000 +14.29% 4
North Yorkshire +17 18 £35,000 -17.65% 2
South Yorkshire +14 7 £37,500 -21.05% 1
East Yorkshire -9 2 £30,000 -14.29%
VB
England

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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 71 (66.36%) C#
2 69 (64.49%) .NET
3 56 (52.34%) SQL Server
4 50 (46.73%) SQL
5 40 (37.38%) Microsoft
6 36 (33.64%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (24.30%) VB6
8 25 (23.36%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (21.50%) Oracle
10 22 (20.56%) ASP.NET
10 22 (20.56%) Analytical Skills
11 21 (19.63%) T-SQL
12 19 (17.76%) Finance
13 17 (15.89%) MVC
13 17 (15.89%) VB.NET
13 17 (15.89%) Software Engineering
14 15 (14.02%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (13.08%) SQL Server 2005
15 14 (13.08%) WCF
15 14 (13.08%) MySQL
15 14 (13.08%) BusinessObjects
15 14 (13.08%) Data Warehouse
16 13 (12.15%) Microsoft Excel
16 13 (12.15%) Java
16 13 (12.15%) OO
17 12 (11.21%) Data Modelling
17 12 (11.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 11 (10.28%) Windows
18 11 (10.28%) JavaScript
18 11 (10.28%) PL/SQL

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (8.41%) IIS
1 9 (8.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (6.54%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (4.67%) OpenROAD
3 5 (4.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.87%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.93%) CMS
5 1 (0.93%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (12.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.87%) BASE24
2 2 (1.87%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.87%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) Firewall
1 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (52.34%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (13.08%) BusinessObjects
3 14 (13.08%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (13.08%) MySQL
3 14 (13.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (11.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (8.41%) Data Mining
6 8 (7.48%) SQL Server 2016
7 7 (6.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (5.61%) Informix
8 6 (5.61%) RDBMS
8 6 (5.61%) Relational Database
9 5 (4.67%) MS Access
10 4 (3.74%) Power BI
11 3 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (1.87%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 9 (8.41%) MSTest
1 9 (8.41%) NUnit
2 5 (4.67%) CA Gen
2 5 (4.67%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (4.67%) PowerBuilder
2 5 (4.67%) PROIV
2 5 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (2.80%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.80%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.93%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.93%) JIRA
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
General
1 19 (17.76%) Finance
2 9 (8.41%) Marketing
3 4 (3.74%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.80%) Legal
4 3 (2.80%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.93%) Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Law
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (54.21%) Developer
2 27 (25.23%) .NET Developer
3 14 (13.08%) Analyst
4 11 (10.28%) Senior Developer
4 11 (10.28%) Software Developer
5 9 (8.41%) Principal Engineer
6 7 (6.54%) Data Analyst
6 7 (6.54%) Development Engineer
6 7 (6.54%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (5.61%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (5.61%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (5.61%) C# Developer
8 5 (4.67%) .NET Architect
8 5 (4.67%) Applications Developer
8 5 (4.67%) Architect
8 5 (4.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 5 (4.67%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (4.67%) SQL Analyst
8 5 (4.67%) SQL Data Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (64.49%) .NET
2 22 (20.56%) ASP.NET
3 14 (13.08%) WCF
4 9 (8.41%) MSMQ
5 7 (6.54%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (6.54%) RESTful
6 6 (5.61%) .NET Framework
6 6 (5.61%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (5.61%) Middleware
7 5 (4.67%) AngularJS
7 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 5 (4.67%) HTML
7 5 (4.67%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (4.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (4.67%) WF
7 5 (4.67%) WinForms
8 4 (3.74%) CSS
9 3 (2.80%) SOAP
9 3 (2.80%) Web Services
10 2 (1.87%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.56%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.35%) Tandem
3 5 (4.67%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.80%) Replication
5 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.93%) Fintech
6 1 (0.93%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.28%) Windows
2 5 (4.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.74%) Unix
4 2 (1.87%) Android
4 2 (1.87%) Linux
5 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.64%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (23.36%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (15.89%) MVC
3 17 (15.89%) Software Engineering
4 13 (12.15%) OO
5 12 (11.21%) Data Modelling
6 10 (9.35%) Analytics
7 9 (8.41%) Data Analytics
7 9 (8.41%) DSDM
7 9 (8.41%) Line Management
7 9 (8.41%) Predictive Modelling
7 9 (8.41%) SOA
7 9 (8.41%) Statistical Modelling
8 8 (7.48%) Web Development
9 7 (6.54%) SDLC
10 6 (5.61%) Data Protection
10 6 (5.61%) Mathematics
10 6 (5.61%) Software Deployment
10 6 (5.61%) TDD
11 5 (4.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 71 (66.36%) C#
2 50 (46.73%) SQL
3 26 (24.30%) VB6
4 21 (19.63%) T-SQL
5 17 (15.89%) VB.NET
6 13 (12.15%) Java
7 11 (10.28%) JavaScript
7 11 (10.28%) PL/SQL
8 9 (8.41%) VBA
9 8 (7.48%) C++
9 8 (7.48%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 7 (6.54%) C
10 7 (6.54%) RPG
11 6 (5.61%) COBOL
11 6 (5.61%) VBScript
12 5 (4.67%) Clipper
12 5 (4.67%) DataFlex
12 5 (4.67%) Tcl
12 5 (4.67%) Uniface
12 5 (4.67%) xBase
Qualifications
1 10 (9.35%) Degree
2 6 (5.61%) SC Cleared
2 6 (5.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.54%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.87%) QA
3 1 (0.93%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (5.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (5.61%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 40 (37.38%) Microsoft
2 23 (21.50%) Oracle
3 2 (1.87%) Google
3 2 (1.87%) HP
3 2 (1.87%) QAD
3 2 (1.87%) SAP
4 1 (0.93%) Cognos
4 1 (0.93%) Dell
4 1 (0.93%) DevExpress