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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 54 42 37
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Permanent jobs citing VB 8 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.57% 3.62% 3.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.68% 6.18% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 18
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% +3.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,127 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,100 £39,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
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
298 259 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 58.43% 58.60% 63.69%
Number of salaries quoted 280 234 269
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £42,500 £47,000
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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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
Blackburn -13 4 £42,500 +123.68%
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 26 (89.66%) .NET
2 21 (72.41%) C#
3 17 (58.62%) SQL Server
4 16 (55.17%) SQL
4 16 (55.17%) VB.NET
5 15 (51.72%) ASP.NET
6 13 (44.83%) Crystal Reports
6 13 (44.83%) MS Excel
6 13 (44.83%) VB6
7 12 (41.38%) Windows
7 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
8 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (24.14%) SOAP
9 7 (24.14%) Web Services
9 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
9 7 (24.14%) Web Development
10 5 (17.24%) QA
10 5 (17.24%) PDA
10 5 (17.24%) Time Management
10 5 (17.24%) Android
10 5 (17.24%) Software Architecture
10 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (17.24%) Android Development
10 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
10 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (17.24%) Eclipse
10 5 (17.24%) VPN
10 5 (17.24%) Java
10 5 (17.24%) MVC
10 5 (17.24%) Subversion

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.45%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (44.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (58.62%) SQL Server
2 13 (44.83%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
1 5 (17.24%) Eclipse
1 5 (17.24%) Subversion
2 4 (13.79%) NUnit
2 4 (13.79%) MSTest
2 4 (13.79%) Moq
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Law
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Software Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (17.24%) C# Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Software Support Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Team Leader
4 4 (13.79%) Software Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Development Team Leader
5 3 (10.34%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Process Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Case Management Developer
7 1 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (89.66%) .NET
2 15 (51.72%) ASP.NET
3 7 (24.14%) SOAP
3 7 (24.14%) Web Services
4 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 3 (10.34%) HTML
5 3 (10.34%) Classic ASP
5 3 (10.34%) CSS
6 2 (6.90%) XML
6 2 (6.90%) WCF
6 2 (6.90%) Ajax
7 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) PDA
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Android
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) Web Development
3 5 (17.24%) Time Management
3 5 (17.24%) Software Architecture
3 5 (17.24%) Android Development
3 5 (17.24%) MVC
4 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
4 4 (13.79%) TDD
4 4 (13.79%) Service Management
4 4 (13.79%) OO
4 4 (13.79%) OOD
5 3 (10.34%) Analytics
5 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.34%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) Scrum
6 2 (6.90%) UML
7 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) C#
2 16 (55.17%) SQL
2 16 (55.17%) VB.NET
3 13 (44.83%) VB6
4 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
5 5 (17.24%) Java
6 4 (13.79%) VBA
7 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
7 3 (10.34%) VBScript
7 3 (10.34%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) QA
2 3 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
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