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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 54 38 29
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -9
Permanent jobs citing VB 16 22 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.70% 4.73% 7.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.37% 8.21% 11.64%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 33
Average salary £33,500 £36,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.94% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £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
366 268 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 61.82% 57.63% 60.58%
Number of salaries quoted 294 222 273
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 £27,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Chorley -6 3 £27,500 -8.33%
Blackburn -8 2 £33,000 -
Preston -13 2 £34,250 +14.16% 1
Lancaster - 2 - -
Blackpool - 1 £40,000 - 1
Ormskirk - 1 - -
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 22 (78.57%) .NET
2 15 (53.57%) MS Excel
2 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 15 (53.57%) ASP.NET
2 15 (53.57%) VB.NET
3 13 (46.43%) C#
3 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
3 13 (46.43%) VB6
4 10 (35.71%) HTML
4 10 (35.71%) SQL
5 9 (32.14%) XML
6 8 (28.57%) CSS
6 8 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (25.00%) VBA
8 6 (21.43%) Windows
8 6 (21.43%) CRM
9 5 (17.86%) Degree
9 5 (17.86%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (17.86%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (14.29%) MVC
10 4 (14.29%) XHTML
10 4 (14.29%) Web Services
10 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
11 3 (10.71%) PHP
11 3 (10.71%) Java
11 3 (10.71%) OO
11 3 (10.71%) MySQL
11 3 (10.71%) MS Office

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) CMS
2 2 (7.14%) Umbraco
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (53.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (10.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.57%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (10.71%) MySQL
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) NUnit
1 2 (7.14%) MSTest
1 2 (7.14%) Moq
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) AccuRev
General
1 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Billing
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 5 (17.86%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Report Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) AWS Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Programmer
6 2 (7.14%) Process Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) .NET Programmer
7 1 (3.57%) WinForms Developer
7 1 (3.57%) VB.NET Programmer
7 1 (3.57%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (78.57%) .NET
2 15 (53.57%) ASP.NET
3 10 (35.71%) HTML
4 9 (32.14%) XML
5 8 (28.57%) CSS
6 4 (14.29%) Web Services
6 4 (14.29%) XHTML
7 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
7 3 (10.71%) WPF
8 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 2
8 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
9 1 (3.57%) jQuery
9 1 (3.57%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) PDA
3 1 (3.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) CRM
2 4 (14.29%) MVC
3 3 (10.71%) OO
3 3 (10.71%) Service Management
3 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
3 3 (10.71%) Web Development
3 3 (10.71%) Time Management
3 3 (10.71%) Software Architecture
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.14%) TDD
4 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 2 (7.14%) ERP
4 2 (7.14%) OOD
5 1 (3.57%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Web Design
5 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Data Mapping
5 1 (3.57%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) VB.NET
2 13 (46.43%) C#
2 13 (46.43%) VB6
3 10 (35.71%) SQL
4 7 (25.00%) VBA
5 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.71%) PHP
6 3 (10.71%) Java
7 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) HL7
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) JD Edwards
2 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.57%) Metastorm
2 1 (3.57%) Infor
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Leigh, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago