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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 57 37 38
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +1
Permanent jobs citing VB 5 25 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.00% 5.15% 3.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.60% 8.45% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5 22 17
Average salary £40,000 £27,750 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.14% +4.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £19,375 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,200 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
313 296 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 62.48% 61.03% 66.37%
Number of salaries quoted 303 261 267
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014. 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
Blackburn -6 2 £42,500 +123.68% 1
Preston -11 2 £39,000 +38.05%
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 26 (96.30%) .NET
2 21 (77.78%) C#
3 18 (66.67%) SQL
4 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
5 16 (59.26%) VB.NET
6 15 (55.56%) ASP.NET
6 15 (55.56%) VB6
7 14 (51.85%) Crystal Reports
8 13 (48.15%) MS Excel
9 10 (37.04%) Windows
10 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
11 7 (25.93%) SOAP
11 7 (25.93%) Web Services
12 6 (22.22%) Java
12 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
12 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
12 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (22.22%) PDA
12 6 (22.22%) Time Management
12 6 (22.22%) QA
12 6 (22.22%) Software Architecture
12 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (18.52%) Android Development
13 5 (18.52%) Android
13 5 (18.52%) Web Development
13 5 (18.52%) Subversion
13 5 (18.52%) VPN
13 5 (18.52%) Service Management
13 5 (18.52%) HTML
13 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.41%) CMS
3 1 (3.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (48.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.70%) Fireworks
3 1 (3.70%) InDesign
3 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
3 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) VPN
2 1 (3.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
2 14 (51.85%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
1 5 (18.52%) Eclipse
1 5 (18.52%) Subversion
2 2 (7.41%) MSTest
2 2 (7.41%) Moq
2 2 (7.41%) NUnit
3 1 (3.70%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Law
2 1 (3.70%) Legal
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Software Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Support Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (18.52%) Software Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Software Support Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Team Leader
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
4 3 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 3 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Development Team Leader
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Business Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (96.30%) .NET
2 15 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 7 (25.93%) SOAP
3 7 (25.93%) Web Services
4 5 (18.52%) HTML
5 4 (14.81%) CSS
6 3 (11.11%) Classic ASP
6 3 (11.11%) XML
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 2 (7.41%) XHTML
7 2 (7.41%) Ajax
7 2 (7.41%) WCF
8 1 (3.70%) jQuery
8 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.70%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) PDA
2 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Android
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (22.22%) Time Management
1 6 (22.22%) Software Architecture
2 5 (18.52%) Android Development
2 5 (18.52%) Web Development
2 5 (18.52%) Service Management
3 3 (11.11%) MVC
3 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (11.11%) Project Management
3 3 (11.11%) Analytics
4 2 (7.41%) OOD
4 2 (7.41%) TDD
4 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
4 2 (7.41%) Scrum
4 2 (7.41%) UML
4 2 (7.41%) OO
5 1 (3.70%) CRM
5 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.70%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) C#
2 18 (66.67%) SQL
3 16 (59.26%) VB.NET
4 15 (55.56%) VB6
5 6 (22.22%) Java
5 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 3 (11.11%) PHP
6 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 3 (11.11%) VBScript
7 1 (3.70%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) QA
2 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe
Bolton, Lancashire, Blackburn, Greater Manchester
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £24,000 + excellent bens
Posted: 19 days ago