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

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 40 53 50
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Permanent jobs citing VB 8 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.26% 2.44% 2.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.21% 4.35% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 10
Average salary £30,750 £30,250 £23,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.65% +26.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £17,127 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,050 £42,500 £31,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
190 276 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 53.67% 56.21% 58.54%
Number of salaries quoted 151 257 235
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £47,050
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
Chorley - 3 £31,500 -
Darwen - 3 £26,000 - 1
Blackpool - 1 £40,000 -
Preston - 1 £30,000 -
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 18 (75.00%) SQL
2 14 (58.33%) .NET
2 14 (58.33%) SQL Server
3 12 (50.00%) C#
4 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
4 11 (45.83%) Management Information System
5 10 (41.67%) HTML
5 10 (41.67%) CSS
5 10 (41.67%) Visual Studio
6 9 (37.50%) Finance
6 9 (37.50%) .NET Framework
7 8 (33.33%) MVC
7 8 (33.33%) Internet
7 8 (33.33%) XHTML
7 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 8 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
8 7 (29.17%) Java
8 7 (29.17%) DHTML
8 7 (29.17%) IIS
8 7 (29.17%) PHP
8 7 (29.17%) Web Design
8 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (29.17%) QlikView
8 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (29.17%) Perfmon
9 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (25.00%) MS Office
10 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
11 4 (16.67%) Telecoms

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (29.17%) IIS
1 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.17%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (25.00%) MS Office
3 4 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (29.17%) QlikView
2 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 2 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.17%) MySQL
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (12.50%) ReSharper
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) AccuRev
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (12.50%) Billing
4 2 (8.33%) Legal
5 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Analyst Programmer
3 5 (20.83%) Programmer
4 4 (16.67%) C# Programmer
4 4 (16.67%) Data Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Information Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Information Systems Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) MIS Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 4 (16.67%) VB Analyst Programmer
4 4 (16.67%) VB Programmer
5 3 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Excel Developer
5 3 (12.50%) IT Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) QlikView Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Report Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) SharePoint Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) .NET
2 10 (41.67%) CSS
2 10 (41.67%) HTML
3 9 (37.50%) .NET Framework
4 8 (33.33%) XHTML
5 7 (29.17%) DHTML
6 4 (16.67%) Ajax
6 4 (16.67%) EDI
6 4 (16.67%) jQuery
7 3 (12.50%) Ninject
7 3 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
9 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (4.17%) RESTful
9 1 (4.17%) SOAP
9 1 (4.17%) WCF
9 1 (4.17%) Web Services
9 1 (4.17%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 3 (12.50%) Smart Meter
3 1 (4.17%) AS400
3 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.17%) iSeries
3 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) MVC
2 7 (29.17%) Web Design
3 4 (16.67%) Data Transformation
3 4 (16.67%) Release Management
3 4 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (16.67%) SDLC
3 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (8.33%) Case Management
5 2 (8.33%) OO
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.17%) Migration
6 1 (4.17%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.17%) OOD
6 1 (4.17%) Service Management
6 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) SQL
2 12 (50.00%) C#
3 7 (29.17%) Java
3 7 (29.17%) PHP
4 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 4 (16.67%) VB6
6 3 (12.50%) C
6 3 (12.50%) VBA
6 3 (12.50%) VBScript
7 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
8 1 (4.17%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) HND
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Telerik
Darwen, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago