The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Blackpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 8.20% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.24% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £34,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Blackpool region.

Programming Languages Category
Blackpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
29 25 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 47.54% 83.33% 23.33%
Number of salaries quoted 21 25 4
Average salary £34,500 £40,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.75% +48.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £28,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Blackpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

VB
Salary Trend in Blackpool

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

VB Salary Trend in Blackpool

VB
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Blackpool 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 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (66.67%) Web Development
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (66.67%) IIS
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 1 (16.67%) AccuRev
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) JIRA
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (16.67%) VB6
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) WinForms
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) T-SQL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Blackpool 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 5 (83.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (66.67%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) AccuRev
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) WinForms Developer
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) WinForms
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) VB6
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL