The first table below looks at the demand for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lincoln region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Lincoln region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 13 7
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincoln - 11.11% 15.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 25.00% 34.48%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 10
Average salary - £31,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.72%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Programming Languages Category
Lincoln
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
25 32 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincoln 55.56% 44.44% 45.31%
Number of salaries quoted 23 30 27
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% +12.72%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
Lincolnshire

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Lincoln

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Lincoln region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Lincoln

VB
Salary Trend in Lincoln

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Lincoln region.

VB Salary Trend in Lincoln

VB
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Lincoln

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Lincoln 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) COBOL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Lincoln by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Lincoln 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) COBOL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL