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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 45 35 38
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Permanent jobs citing VB 9 31 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.33% 6.02% 5.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.59% 10.92% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7 29 23
Median salary £40,000 £33,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% +1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,700 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £35,000 £37,050
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
196 284 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 50.65% 55.15% 65.75%
Number of salaries quoted 178 239 281
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,625 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

VB Salary Histogram 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 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +7 4 £33,750 +2.27%
Blackburn +13 3 £40,000 +20.30%
Chorley -8 2 £33,750 +16.37% 1
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 26 (74.29%) .NET
2 23 (65.71%) C#
3 20 (57.14%) Finance
4 18 (51.43%) ASP.NET
5 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
5 17 (48.57%) SDLC
6 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
7 14 (40.00%) VB6
7 14 (40.00%) Unit Testing
8 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (37.14%) CSS
8 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
8 13 (37.14%) SQL
9 12 (34.29%) Web Development
10 10 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
11 8 (22.86%) Software Delivery
11 8 (22.86%) .NET Framework
11 8 (22.86%) MVC
11 8 (22.86%) VBScript
12 7 (20.00%) OO
12 7 (20.00%) Web Services
12 7 (20.00%) OOD
12 7 (20.00%) RDBMS
12 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (20.00%) WCF
12 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (20.00%) MongoDB
12 7 (20.00%) NoSQL
12 7 (20.00%) jQuery

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 (2.86%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.43%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (8.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 7 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 7 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (8.57%) QlikView
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MSI
1 5 (14.29%) Wise Package Studio
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.86%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.86%) Subversion
3 1 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (57.14%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Advertising
2 6 (17.14%) Manufacturing
3 5 (14.29%) Aerospace
3 5 (14.29%) Banking
3 5 (14.29%) Retail
4 4 (11.43%) Local Government
5 2 (5.71%) Legal
6 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Developer
2 16 (45.71%) .NET Developer
3 12 (34.29%) .NET Web Developer
3 12 (34.29%) Web Developer
4 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (28.57%) Development Team Leader
4 10 (28.57%) Team Leader
5 9 (25.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (25.71%) C# Developer
5 9 (25.71%) C# Web Developer
6 7 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (14.29%) Applications Packager
7 5 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (11.43%) ASP Developer
9 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Developer
10 2 (5.71%) .NET Development Team Leader
10 2 (5.71%) .NET Software Developer
10 2 (5.71%) .NET Team Leader
10 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 2 (5.71%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (74.29%) .NET
2 18 (51.43%) ASP.NET
3 13 (37.14%) CSS
4 8 (22.86%) .NET Framework
5 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 7 (20.00%) jQuery
5 7 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 7 (20.00%) WCF
5 7 (20.00%) Web Services
6 5 (14.29%) Classic ASP
7 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (8.57%) XML
9 2 (5.71%) HTML
10 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
10 1 (2.86%) Google Maps API
10 1 (2.86%) JSON
10 1 (2.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 5 (14.29%) Life Science
2 4 (11.43%) Data Extraction
2 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.71%) iPad
5 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
1 5 (14.29%) Windows 2000
1 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 5 (14.29%) Windows NT
1 5 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.86%) Android
2 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) SDLC
2 14 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (34.29%) Web Development
5 8 (22.86%) MVC
5 8 (22.86%) Software Delivery
6 7 (20.00%) OO
6 7 (20.00%) OOD
7 5 (14.29%) Application Packaging
7 5 (14.29%) Software Deployment
7 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 5 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (8.57%) Migration
8 3 (8.57%) Scrum
8 3 (8.57%) Time Management
9 1 (2.86%) CRM
9 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.86%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) C#
2 14 (40.00%) VB6
3 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
3 13 (37.14%) SQL
4 8 (22.86%) VBScript
5 4 (11.43%) VB.NET
6 3 (8.57%) VBA
7 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.86%) Java
8 1 (2.86%) RPG
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) ISEB
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) AppDNA
1 5 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) AppSense
2 5 (14.29%) BMC
2 5 (14.29%) Citrix
2 5 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (2.86%) Google
3 1 (2.86%) HP
Darwen, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chorley
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 per annum +Parking, Pens+28 Days Hols+Training
Posted: 27 days ago