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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 48 31 48
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +17
Permanent jobs citing VB 4 35 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.98% 6.60% 4.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.75% 12.32% 6.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3 32 22
Median salary £37,500 £34,500 £32,570
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +5.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £35,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
228 284 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 55.75% 53.58% 66.53%
Number of salaries quoted 213 227 276
Median salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,450 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
Chorley -10 3 £33,750 +0.74% 1
Preston -5 1 £37,500 +15.38% 1
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 23 (71.88%) .NET
2 20 (62.50%) C#
3 17 (53.13%) Finance
4 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET
4 15 (46.88%) SDLC
5 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
6 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 12 (37.50%) SQL
6 12 (37.50%) VB6
7 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (34.38%) Unit Testing
8 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
8 10 (31.25%) CSS
9 8 (25.00%) Web Development
9 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 8 (25.00%) Software Delivery
10 7 (21.88%) Relational Database
10 7 (21.88%) VBScript
10 7 (21.88%) RDBMS
10 7 (21.88%) Advertising
11 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
11 6 (18.75%) Manufacturing
11 6 (18.75%) Aerospace
11 6 (18.75%) BMC
11 6 (18.75%) Windows
11 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (15.63%) XenApp
12 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
12 5 (15.63%) Waterfall

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 (3.13%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.88%) RDBMS
2 7 (21.88%) Relational Database
3 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (9.38%) MongoDB
4 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (6.25%) QlikView
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
6 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MSI
1 5 (15.63%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.13%) HP UFT
3 1 (3.13%) Subversion
3 1 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (53.13%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Advertising
3 6 (18.75%) Aerospace
3 6 (18.75%) Manufacturing
4 5 (15.63%) Banking
4 5 (15.63%) Retail
5 3 (9.38%) Local Government
6 2 (6.25%) Legal
7 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) .NET Developer
3 10 (31.25%) Development Team Leader
3 10 (31.25%) Team Leader
4 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (25.00%) C# Developer
6 7 (21.88%) .NET Web Developer
6 7 (21.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (21.88%) C# Web Developer
6 7 (21.88%) Web Developer
7 6 (18.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (15.63%) Applications Packager
9 4 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (9.38%) ASP Developer
10 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Developer
11 2 (6.25%) .NET Development Team Leader
11 2 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
11 2 (6.25%) .NET Team Leader
11 2 (6.25%) Analyst
11 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (71.88%) .NET
2 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET
3 10 (31.25%) CSS
4 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
4 5 (15.63%) WCF
4 5 (15.63%) Web Services
5 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 4 (12.50%) Classic ASP
5 4 (12.50%) jQuery
5 4 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (9.38%) HTML
6 3 (9.38%) XML
7 2 (6.25%) SOAP
8 1 (3.13%) Ajax
8 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.13%) Google Maps API
8 1 (3.13%) JSON
8 1 (3.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 5 (15.63%) Life Science
3 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (9.38%) Data Extraction
4 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
5 2 (6.25%) iPad
6 1 (3.13%) AS400
6 1 (3.13%) iSeries
6 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Windows 2000
2 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
2 5 (15.63%) Windows NT
2 5 (15.63%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.13%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) SDLC
2 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) Unit Testing
3 8 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 8 (25.00%) Web Development
4 5 (15.63%) Application Packaging
4 5 (15.63%) MVC
4 5 (15.63%) Software Deployment
4 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
5 4 (12.50%) OO
5 4 (12.50%) OOD
5 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (9.38%) Migration
6 3 (9.38%) Scrum
6 3 (9.38%) Time Management
7 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.13%) CRM
8 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) C#
2 12 (37.50%) SQL
2 12 (37.50%) VB6
3 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 7 (21.88%) VBScript
5 4 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.25%) VBA
7 1 (3.13%) Java
7 1 (3.13%) RPG
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) ISEB
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (15.63%) XenApp
2 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) AppDNA
1 5 (15.63%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (3.13%) Nagios
2 1 (3.13%) OpenView
2 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) BMC
3 5 (15.63%) AppSense
3 5 (15.63%) Citrix
3 5 (15.63%) VMware
4 2 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) Compuware
5 1 (3.13%) Google
5 1 (3.13%) IBM
Blackburn, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 21 hours ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 40k per year + Exc Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
CPS Group UK
Posted: 5 days ago
Chorley
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 17 days ago