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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 42 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs citing VB 27 23 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.04% 4.83% 6.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.28% 8.01% 10.76%
Number of salaries quoted 24 19 31
Average salary £33,500 £34,250 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.18% +18.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £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
326 287 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 60.82% 60.29% 58.66%
Number of salaries quoted 275 242 263
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £40,750 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Chorley +4 9 £29,000 -5.69%
Darwen - 4 £35,000 -
Blackburn -9 3 £33,500 -
Blackpool - 3 £34,500 - 1
Preston -12 2 £33,500 +11.66% 2
Lancaster - 2 - -
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 28 (75.68%) .NET
2 19 (51.35%) C#
2 19 (51.35%) MS Excel
3 17 (45.95%) SQL
4 15 (40.54%) HTML
5 14 (37.84%) VB.NET
5 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
5 14 (37.84%) ASP.NET
5 14 (37.84%) VB6
6 13 (35.14%) CSS
7 10 (27.03%) XML
7 10 (27.03%) SharePoint
8 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
9 8 (21.62%) XHTML
9 8 (21.62%) Crystal Reports
9 8 (21.62%) IIS
9 8 (21.62%) MS PowerPoint
10 7 (18.92%) .NET Framework
10 7 (18.92%) PHP
10 7 (18.92%) Java
10 7 (18.92%) Web Services
10 7 (18.92%) Finance
11 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
11 6 (16.22%) MVC
11 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
11 6 (16.22%) CRM
11 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (16.22%) QlikView
11 6 (16.22%) Root Cause Analysis

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (27.03%) SharePoint
2 8 (21.62%) IIS
3 3 (8.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (5.41%) CMS
4 2 (5.41%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (51.35%) MS Excel
2 8 (21.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (8.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.70%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.62%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (16.22%) QlikView
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (8.11%) MySQL
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.70%) JIRA
2 1 (2.70%) AccuRev
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Developer
2 11 (29.73%) Analyst
2 11 (29.73%) .NET Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Data Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) VB.NET Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Software Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Data Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (8.11%) SQL Developer
6 3 (8.11%) AWS Developer
7 2 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Programmer
7 2 (5.41%) Report Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Junior
8 1 (2.70%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (75.68%) .NET
2 15 (40.54%) HTML
3 14 (37.84%) ASP.NET
4 13 (35.14%) CSS
5 10 (27.03%) XML
6 8 (21.62%) XHTML
7 7 (18.92%) Web Services
7 7 (18.92%) .NET Framework
8 5 (13.51%) EDI
9 4 (10.81%) DHTML
10 3 (8.11%) WPF
11 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
12 1 (2.70%) jQuery
12 1 (2.70%) WinForms
12 1 (2.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.11%) PDA
3 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) CRM
1 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) MVC
1 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (16.22%) Root Cause Analysis
1 6 (16.22%) Data Transformation
2 5 (13.51%) Web Design
3 4 (10.81%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (8.11%) Web Development
4 3 (8.11%) Time Management
4 3 (8.11%) Software Architecture
4 3 (8.11%) Service Management
5 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.41%) ERP
5 2 (5.41%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.70%) Data Mapping
6 1 (2.70%) OO
6 1 (2.70%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.70%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) C#
2 17 (45.95%) SQL
3 14 (37.84%) VB.NET
3 14 (37.84%) VB6
4 7 (18.92%) PHP
4 7 (18.92%) Java
5 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.81%) VBA
7 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) HL7
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) JD Edwards
2 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.70%) webMethods
2 1 (2.70%) Metastorm
2 1 (2.70%) Infor
2 1 (2.70%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle
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