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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 38 51 53
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Permanent jobs citing VB 21 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.19% 2.21% 1.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.01% 3.72% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 8
Median salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -7.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £17,127 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,400 £48,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
233 269 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 57.53% 59.38% 57.43%
Number of salaries quoted 206 213 228
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.91%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +12 9 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Darwen - 5 £26,000 -
Chorley - 4 £31,500 -
Lancaster - 1 £35,000 -
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 19 (73.08%) SQL Server
1 19 (73.08%) Microsoft
2 16 (61.54%) SQL
3 14 (53.85%) Finance
3 14 (53.85%) .NET
4 13 (50.00%) C#
5 11 (42.31%) Management Information System
6 10 (38.46%) MS Office
6 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
7 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
7 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (34.62%) SDLC
8 8 (30.77%) CSS
8 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
8 8 (30.77%) VB6
8 8 (30.77%) Web Development
9 7 (26.92%) .NET Framework
9 7 (26.92%) Unit Testing
9 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
9 7 (26.92%) VBScript
10 6 (23.08%) MVC
10 6 (23.08%) Release Management
10 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (19.23%) Billing
11 5 (19.23%) jQuery
11 5 (19.23%) WCF
11 5 (19.23%) QlikView
11 5 (19.23%) Smart Meter

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 (3.85%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (38.46%) MS Office
2 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (73.08%) SQL Server
2 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (19.23%) MongoDB
4 5 (19.23%) NoSQL
4 5 (19.23%) QlikView
5 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 4 (15.38%) RDBMS
5 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (3.85%) MySQL
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (7.69%) MSI
2 2 (7.69%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (3.85%) AccuRev
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Billing
3 3 (11.54%) Advertising
4 2 (7.69%) Aerospace
4 2 (7.69%) Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Legal
4 2 (7.69%) Local Government
4 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 2 (7.69%) Retail
5 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 8 (30.77%) .NET Web Developer
3 8 (30.77%) Web Developer
4 6 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (23.08%) C# Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) C# Web Developer
5 5 (19.23%) IT Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) Report Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) SQL Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Development Team Leader
6 4 (15.38%) Excel Developer
6 4 (15.38%) QlikView Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Team Leader
7 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (11.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (11.54%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Applications Packager
8 2 (7.69%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) .NET
2 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
3 8 (30.77%) CSS
4 7 (26.92%) .NET Framework
5 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 5 (19.23%) jQuery
5 5 (19.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (19.23%) WCF
5 5 (19.23%) Web Services
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (7.69%) Classic ASP
7 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.85%) Google Maps API
7 1 (3.85%) HTML
7 1 (3.85%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Management Information System
2 5 (19.23%) Smart Meter
3 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (15.38%) Data Structures
4 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.69%) Data Extraction
4 2 (7.69%) Life Science
5 1 (3.85%) iPad
5 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows 2000
2 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 2 (7.69%) Windows NT
2 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (34.62%) SDLC
2 8 (30.77%) Web Development
3 7 (26.92%) Unit Testing
4 6 (23.08%) MVC
4 6 (23.08%) Release Management
5 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (19.23%) OO
5 5 (19.23%) OOD
6 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
6 4 (15.38%) Software Delivery
7 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
8 2 (7.69%) Application Packaging
8 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (7.69%) Scrum
8 2 (7.69%) Software Deployment
8 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.85%) Kanban
9 1 (3.85%) Multithreading
9 1 (3.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) SQL
2 13 (50.00%) C#
3 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
4 8 (30.77%) VB6
5 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
5 7 (26.92%) VBScript
6 5 (19.23%) C
6 5 (19.23%) VBA
7 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.85%) Java
8 1 (3.85%) RPG
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) AppDNA
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) AppSense
2 2 (7.69%) BMC
2 2 (7.69%) Citrix
2 2 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) Google