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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 51 46 62
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Permanent jobs citing VB 16 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.93% 2.00% 1.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.28% 3.98% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 7
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £29,250 £30,584
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
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
303 226 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 55.39% 50.33% 62.84%
Number of salaries quoted 268 181 307
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,100 £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
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 6 December 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 -4 8 £37,500 -
Chorley +3 6 £40,000 +14.28%
Blackburn - 1 £30,000 - 1
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 17 (73.91%) SQL
1 17 (73.91%) .NET
2 16 (69.57%) ASP.NET
3 14 (60.87%) C#
3 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
3 14 (60.87%) VB6
4 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
5 12 (52.17%) CSS
6 11 (47.83%) Web Services
6 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
6 11 (47.83%) SDLC
7 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (43.48%) WCF
7 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (43.48%) Finance
8 9 (39.13%) Advertising
8 9 (39.13%) RDBMS
8 9 (39.13%) Relational Database
9 8 (34.78%) SOAP
9 8 (34.78%) HTML
10 7 (30.43%) Windows
10 7 (30.43%) Management Information System
10 7 (30.43%) AS400
10 7 (30.43%) Mainframe
10 7 (30.43%) iSeries
10 7 (30.43%) RESTful
10 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
10 7 (30.43%) Ajax
11 6 (26.09%) Degree

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 (4.35%) IIS
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 9 (39.13%) RDBMS
2 9 (39.13%) Relational Database
3 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
5 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
6 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (4.35%) MS Access
6 1 (4.35%) MySQL
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (4.35%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.35%) Local Government
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) .NET Developer
3 7 (30.43%) .NET Analyst Programmer
3 7 (30.43%) .NET Programmer
3 7 (30.43%) Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) Analyst Programmer
3 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (30.43%) C# Programmer
3 7 (30.43%) Programmer
3 7 (30.43%) VB Analyst Programmer
3 7 (30.43%) VB Programmer
3 7 (30.43%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
3 7 (30.43%) VB6 Programmer
4 4 (17.39%) C# Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) .NET Web Developer
5 3 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) .NET
2 16 (69.57%) ASP.NET
3 12 (52.17%) CSS
4 11 (47.83%) Web Services
5 10 (43.48%) WCF
6 8 (34.78%) HTML
6 8 (34.78%) SOAP
7 7 (30.43%) Ajax
7 7 (30.43%) RESTful
8 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
8 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (13.04%) jQuery
8 3 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (13.04%) XML
9 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (8.70%) Classic ASP
10 1 (4.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) AS400
1 7 (30.43%) iSeries
1 7 (30.43%) Mainframe
1 7 (30.43%) Management Information System
2 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
3 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (17.39%) e-Health
4 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
5 1 (4.35%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) SDLC
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
4 5 (21.74%) Web Development
5 4 (17.39%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 4 (17.39%) Structured Programming
6 3 (13.04%) Migration
6 3 (13.04%) MVC
6 3 (13.04%) OO
6 3 (13.04%) OOD
6 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.70%) CRM
7 2 (8.70%) Time Management
8 1 (4.35%) Android Development
8 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
8 1 (4.35%) iOS Development
8 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.35%) Network Management
8 1 (4.35%) Release Management
8 1 (4.35%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) SQL
2 14 (60.87%) C#
2 14 (60.87%) VB6
3 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (26.09%) Degree
3 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
3 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
4 4 (17.39%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) BMC PATROL
1 5 (21.74%) Nagios
1 5 (21.74%) OpenView
1 5 (21.74%) Tivoli
1 5 (21.74%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) BMC
2 5 (21.74%) Compuware
2 5 (21.74%) HP
2 5 (21.74%) IBM
3 4 (17.39%) CA
3 4 (17.39%) Dynatrace
3 4 (17.39%) Nimsoft
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