The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 47 39 48
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Permanent jobs citing VB 8 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.78% 2.75% 2.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.21% 5.03% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 13
Median salary £37,500 £28,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.92% -15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,900 £26,000 £17,127
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,350 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
249 199 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 55.46% 54.82% 56.80%
Number of salaries quoted 231 160 259
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -10 4 £37,500 +25.00%
Lancaster - 2 £40,000 - 1
Chorley +2 1 - -
Colne - 1 £33,500 -
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for VB.

1 15 (71.43%) C#
1 15 (71.43%) SQL
1 15 (71.43%) .NET
1 15 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
4 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (47.62%) RESTful
5 10 (47.62%) SDLC
5 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
5 10 (47.62%) CSS
5 10 (47.62%) Web Services
6 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (42.86%) HTML
6 9 (42.86%) Finance
6 9 (42.86%) VB6
6 9 (42.86%) WCF
7 8 (38.10%) iSeries
7 8 (38.10%) Ajax
7 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (38.10%) Relational Database
7 8 (38.10%) Advertising
7 8 (38.10%) Mainframe
7 8 (38.10%) AS400
7 8 (38.10%) Windows
7 8 (38.10%) SOAP
7 8 (38.10%) RDBMS
8 6 (28.57%) Degree
9 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
9 5 (23.81%) vSphere

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (38.10%) RDBMS
2 8 (38.10%) Relational Database
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (4.76%) MS Access
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.76%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) Advertising
3 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) .NET Analyst Programmer
1 8 (38.10%) .NET Programmer
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst Programmer
1 8 (38.10%) C# Programmer
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
1 8 (38.10%) Programmer
1 8 (38.10%) VB Analyst Programmer
1 8 (38.10%) VB Programmer
1 8 (38.10%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
1 8 (38.10%) VB6 Programmer
2 5 (23.81%) .NET Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) .NET
2 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 10 (47.62%) CSS
3 10 (47.62%) RESTful
3 10 (47.62%) Web Services
4 9 (42.86%) HTML
4 9 (42.86%) WCF
5 8 (38.10%) Ajax
5 8 (38.10%) SOAP
6 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
7 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
7 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (9.52%) jQuery
7 2 (9.52%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) AS400
1 8 (38.10%) iSeries
1 8 (38.10%) Mainframe
2 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
2 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
3 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (19.05%) e-Health
4 2 (9.52%) Tandem
5 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) SDLC
3 5 (23.81%) MVC
4 4 (19.05%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
4 4 (19.05%) Structured Programming
5 3 (14.29%) Web Development
6 2 (9.52%) BDD
6 2 (9.52%) OO
6 2 (9.52%) TDD
6 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Web Application Development
7 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.76%) CRM
7 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.76%) OOD
7 1 (4.76%) Project Management
7 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.76%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) C#
1 15 (71.43%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
3 9 (42.86%) VB6
4 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (28.57%) Degree
3 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
4 4 (19.05%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) BMC PATROL
1 5 (23.81%) Nagios
1 5 (23.81%) OpenView
1 5 (23.81%) Tivoli
1 5 (23.81%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) BMC
2 5 (23.81%) Compuware
2 5 (23.81%) HP
2 5 (23.81%) IBM
3 4 (19.05%) CA
3 4 (19.05%) Dynatrace
3 4 (19.05%) Nimsoft
Blackburn, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago