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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 54 40 30
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Permanent jobs citing VB 10 14 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.95% 3.37% 7.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.19% 6.01% 11.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 33
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £30,000 £28,450
10% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £36,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
313 233 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 61.01% 56.01% 64.20%
Number of salaries quoted 245 202 285
Average salary £35,700 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,961 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 27 May 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
Lancaster - 2 - - 1
Preston -5 1 £35,000 +16.66%
Chorley -7 1 £27,500 -8.33% 4
Ormskirk - 1 - -
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 17 (73.91%) .NET
2 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 14 (60.87%) ASP.NET
3 13 (56.52%) C#
3 13 (56.52%) VB.NET
4 12 (52.17%) MS Excel
4 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
5 9 (39.13%) VB6
6 7 (30.43%) HTML
6 7 (30.43%) CSS
6 7 (30.43%) Windows
7 6 (26.09%) SQL
7 6 (26.09%) XML
7 6 (26.09%) MVC
8 5 (21.74%) VBA
8 5 (21.74%) OO
8 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
8 5 (21.74%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (17.39%) MSTest
9 4 (17.39%) Moq
9 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 4 (17.39%) Degree
9 4 (17.39%) Web Development
9 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (17.39%) TDD
9 4 (17.39%) NUnit
9 4 (17.39%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (17.39%) JavaScript

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 2 (8.70%) CMS
1 2 (8.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (52.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (21.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) NUnit
1 4 (17.39%) MSTest
1 4 (17.39%) Moq
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) .NET Developer
4 4 (17.39%) C# Developer
5 3 (13.04%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) AWS Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Report Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Process Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Programmer
7 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) .NET
2 14 (60.87%) ASP.NET
3 7 (30.43%) CSS
3 7 (30.43%) HTML
4 6 (26.09%) XML
5 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 3 (13.04%) XHTML
7 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
7 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
8 1 (4.35%) WPF
8 1 (4.35%) jQuery
8 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) PDA
3 1 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) MVC
2 5 (21.74%) OO
2 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
3 4 (17.39%) Web Development
3 4 (17.39%) CRM
3 4 (17.39%) OOD
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) TDD
4 3 (13.04%) Service Management
4 3 (13.04%) Time Management
4 3 (13.04%) Software Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.35%) Web Design
6 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.35%) Data Mapping
6 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) C#
1 13 (56.52%) VB.NET
2 9 (39.13%) VB6
3 6 (26.09%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) VBA
5 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
6 3 (13.04%) Java
7 1 (4.35%) PHP
7 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) HL7
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Metastorm
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
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