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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 6 - 7
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 5.26% - 21.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.11% - 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £40,000 - £31,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
9 25 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 47.37% 49.02% 52.63%
Number of salaries quoted 6 22 10
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +14.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £32,500 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) VB6
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) AccuRev
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) HND
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) AccuRev
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Junior
3 1 (33.33%) Junior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) OOP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) HND
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft