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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 37 47 42
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Permanent jobs citing VB 19 27 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.75% 4.92% 4.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.64% 8.08% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 16 24 18
Median salary £40,000 £33,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £36,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
220 334 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 55.00% 60.84% 60.73%
Number of salaries quoted 193 280 236
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +9 8 £45,000 +34.32%
Chorley -10 4 £39,250 +35.34% 1
Blackburn +19 3 £40,000 +19.40%
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 25 (62.50%) .NET
2 23 (57.50%) Microsoft
3 22 (55.00%) C#
4 21 (52.50%) SQL Server
4 21 (52.50%) Finance
5 19 (47.50%) SQL
6 17 (42.50%) ASP.NET
6 17 (42.50%) SDLC
7 14 (35.00%) Unit Testing
8 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (32.50%) VB6
8 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
9 12 (30.00%) CSS
9 12 (30.00%) Web Development
10 11 (27.50%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (27.50%) MS Excel
11 10 (25.00%) Management Information System
12 9 (22.50%) MS Office
12 9 (22.50%) VBScript
12 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (20.00%) Software Delivery
13 8 (20.00%) .NET Framework
13 8 (20.00%) MVC
14 7 (17.50%) RDBMS
14 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (17.50%) T-SQL
14 7 (17.50%) Web Services
14 7 (17.50%) OO
14 7 (17.50%) OOD
14 7 (17.50%) WCF

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 (2.50%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (27.50%) MS Excel
2 9 (22.50%) MS Office
3 4 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (52.50%) SQL Server
2 11 (27.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (17.50%) MongoDB
4 7 (17.50%) NoSQL
4 7 (17.50%) RDBMS
4 7 (17.50%) Relational Database
5 4 (10.00%) QlikView
5 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MSI
1 5 (12.50%) Wise Package Studio
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.50%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.50%) Subversion
3 1 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (52.50%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Advertising
3 5 (12.50%) Aerospace
3 5 (12.50%) Banking
3 5 (12.50%) Billing
3 5 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 5 (12.50%) Retail
4 4 (10.00%) Local Government
5 2 (5.00%) Legal
6 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Developer
2 15 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 12 (30.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 12 (30.00%) Web Developer
4 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (25.00%) Development Team Leader
4 10 (25.00%) Team Leader
5 9 (22.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (22.50%) C# Developer
5 9 (22.50%) C# Web Developer
6 7 (17.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (15.00%) Analyst
8 5 (12.50%) Applications Packager
8 5 (12.50%) IT Analyst
8 5 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (12.50%) Report Analyst
9 4 (10.00%) ASP Developer
10 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Developer
11 2 (5.00%) .NET Development Team Leader
11 2 (5.00%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (62.50%) .NET
2 17 (42.50%) ASP.NET
3 12 (30.00%) CSS
4 8 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 7 (17.50%) jQuery
5 7 (17.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 7 (17.50%) WCF
5 7 (17.50%) Web Services
6 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (10.00%) Classic ASP
7 2 (5.00%) XML
8 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.50%) Google Maps API
8 1 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 5 (12.50%) Life Science
2 5 (12.50%) Smart Meter
3 4 (10.00%) Data Extraction
4 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
5 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.00%) Data Structures
5 2 (5.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
1 5 (12.50%) Windows 2000
1 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 5 (12.50%) Windows NT
1 5 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) SDLC
2 14 (35.00%) Unit Testing
3 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (30.00%) Web Development
5 8 (20.00%) MVC
5 8 (20.00%) Software Delivery
6 7 (17.50%) OO
6 7 (17.50%) OOD
7 5 (12.50%) Application Packaging
7 5 (12.50%) Release Management
7 5 (12.50%) Software Deployment
7 5 (12.50%) Waterfall
8 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (7.50%) Migration
9 3 (7.50%) Scrum
9 3 (7.50%) Time Management
10 2 (5.00%) Business Analysis
11 1 (2.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 22 (55.00%) C#
2 19 (47.50%) SQL
3 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
3 13 (32.50%) VB6
4 9 (22.50%) VBScript
5 7 (17.50%) T-SQL
6 5 (12.50%) C
7 4 (10.00%) VBA
8 3 (7.50%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.50%) Java
9 1 (2.50%) RPG
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) ISEB
3 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) AppDNA
1 5 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (57.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) AppSense
2 5 (12.50%) BMC
2 5 (12.50%) Citrix
2 5 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (2.50%) Google
3 1 (2.50%) HP
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