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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 31 41 28
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Permanent jobs citing VB 32 24 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.29% 4.82% 7.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.47% 7.27% 11.56%
Number of salaries quoted 30 22 37
Average salary £33,500 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
279 330 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 54.81% 66.27% 63.37%
Number of salaries quoted 232 275 292
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,750 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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
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 August 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 0 9 £29,000 -9.37%
Darwen - 8 £35,000 -
Blackburn -2 5 £33,000 -
Blackpool - 5 £34,500 -
Preston +5 4 £33,000 -12.00% 1
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 35 (81.40%) .NET
2 27 (62.79%) C#
3 22 (51.16%) HTML
3 22 (51.16%) SQL
4 20 (46.51%) CSS
5 19 (44.19%) SharePoint
6 16 (37.21%) IIS
7 15 (34.88%) MS Excel
7 15 (34.88%) .NET Framework
8 14 (32.56%) XHTML
9 13 (30.23%) PHP
9 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
9 13 (30.23%) VB.NET
10 12 (27.91%) Visual Studio
10 12 (27.91%) ASP.NET
10 12 (27.91%) MVC
10 12 (27.91%) VB6
11 11 (25.58%) Internet
12 10 (23.26%) Web Design
12 10 (23.26%) Web Services
12 10 (23.26%) XML
12 10 (23.26%) Java
12 10 (23.26%) DHTML
13 9 (20.93%) EDI
13 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
14 8 (18.60%) Finance
14 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
14 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (18.60%) Systems Analysis
15 7 (16.28%) MS PowerPoint

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 19 (44.19%) SharePoint
2 16 (37.21%) IIS
3 6 (13.95%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.65%) CMS
4 2 (4.65%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (34.88%) MS Excel
2 7 (16.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (6.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.33%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (16.28%) QlikView
4 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (11.63%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (6.98%) MySQL
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (27.91%) Visual Studio
2 4 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.65%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.33%) AccuRev
4 1 (2.33%) JIRA
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) Developer
2 15 (34.88%) .NET Developer
3 12 (27.91%) Analyst
4 7 (16.28%) Data Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) VB.NET Developer
5 5 (11.63%) SQL Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Software Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Programmer
6 4 (9.30%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) C# Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Senior Data Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (4.65%) Junior
8 2 (4.65%) Junior Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Analyst Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Graduate
9 1 (2.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (81.40%) .NET
2 22 (51.16%) HTML
3 20 (46.51%) CSS
4 15 (34.88%) .NET Framework
5 14 (32.56%) XHTML
6 12 (27.91%) ASP.NET
7 10 (23.26%) Web Services
7 10 (23.26%) XML
7 10 (23.26%) DHTML
8 9 (20.93%) EDI
9 4 (9.30%) Ajax
10 3 (6.98%) WPF
10 3 (6.98%) jQuery
11 2 (4.65%) WinForms
11 2 (4.65%) Ninject
11 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
11 2 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (2.33%) ADO.NET
12 1 (2.33%) Classic ASP
12 1 (2.33%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) MVC
2 10 (23.26%) Web Design
3 8 (18.60%) Systems Analysis
4 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (16.28%) CRM
4 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (16.28%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (16.28%) Data Transformation
5 6 (13.95%) Web Development
6 2 (4.65%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (4.65%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.65%) ERP
6 2 (4.65%) SDLC
7 1 (2.33%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.33%) Web Application Development
7 1 (2.33%) OO
7 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.33%) Workflow
7 1 (2.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 27 (62.79%) C#
2 22 (51.16%) SQL
3 13 (30.23%) VB.NET
3 13 (30.23%) PHP
4 12 (27.91%) VB6
5 10 (23.26%) Java
6 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.65%) VBScript
8 2 (4.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) HL7
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Telerik
3 1 (2.33%) Infor
3 1 (2.33%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.33%) webMethods
3 1 (2.33%) Metastorm
Leigh, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago