The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 48 49 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -18
Permanent jobs citing VB 9 8 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.99% 1.87% 6.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.30% 3.35% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 30
Average salary £34,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,388 £35,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £48,250 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
VB
North West

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

Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
273 239 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 60.26% 55.97% 65.17%
Number of salaries quoted 215 212 288
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,350 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

VB
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

VB Salary Trend in Lancashire

VB
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Lancashire

VB
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackburn -4 1 £27,500 -21.42%
Ormskirk - 1 - - 1
Preston - 1 £35,000 -
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 14 (73.68%) .NET
2 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET
2 12 (63.16%) VB.NET
3 11 (57.89%) MS Excel
3 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
4 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
5 9 (47.37%) C#
6 7 (36.84%) SQL
6 7 (36.84%) Windows
7 6 (31.58%) VBA
7 6 (31.58%) VB6
8 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
8 5 (26.32%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (21.05%) Moq
9 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 4 (21.05%) Web Development
9 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (21.05%) MSTest
9 4 (21.05%) TDD
9 4 (21.05%) NUnit
9 4 (21.05%) MVC
9 4 (21.05%) OOD
9 4 (21.05%) HTML
9 4 (21.05%) OO
9 4 (21.05%) CSS
9 4 (21.05%) XML
10 3 (15.79%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (15.79%) Java

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Applications
1 11 (57.89%) MS Excel
2 5 (26.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) NUnit
1 4 (21.05%) MSTest
1 4 (21.05%) Moq
General
1 1 (5.26%) Law
1 1 (5.26%) Legal
1 1 (5.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) C# Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Report Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) AWS Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Process Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Case Management Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) .NET
2 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET
3 4 (21.05%) CSS
3 4 (21.05%) XML
3 4 (21.05%) HTML
3 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC 2
4 2 (10.53%) XHTML
5 1 (5.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) PDA
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
2 4 (21.05%) Web Development
2 4 (21.05%) TDD
2 4 (21.05%) MVC
2 4 (21.05%) OO
2 4 (21.05%) OOD
3 3 (15.79%) Service Management
3 3 (15.79%) CRM
3 3 (15.79%) Time Management
3 3 (15.79%) Software Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.26%) Data Mapping
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) VB.NET
2 9 (47.37%) C#
3 7 (36.84%) SQL
4 6 (31.58%) VBA
4 6 (31.58%) VB6
5 3 (15.79%) Java
6 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.53%) VBScript
7 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) HL7
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Metastorm
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
Lancashire
Spring Technology
Posted: 7 hours ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
i4 Recruitment
Salary: Market related
Posted: 7 hours ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary £30-40k DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare etc.
Posted: 6 days ago
Darwen
Blue Town Online
Salary: £24k - 28k per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Ormskirk
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago