The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Blackpool region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 11 7
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool - 4.17% 32.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 6.25% 37.04%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 9
Average salary - £26,500 £28,200
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.02%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Blackpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
8 16 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 44.44% 66.67% 87.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 25
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £28,200
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +18.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £37,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
VB
Lancashire

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 10 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Struts
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
1 4 (100.00%) Change Control

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Struts
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby