The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lincolnshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 30 35 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -21
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 1.41% 5.50% 9.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.50% 8.87% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 10
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% +12.72%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lincolnshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Lincolnshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
80 124 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 56.34% 62.00% 63.06%
Number of salaries quoted 68 113 59
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Lincolnshire

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Lincolnshire

VB
Salary Trend in Lincolnshire

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

VB Salary Trend in Lincolnshire

VB
Job Locations in Lincolnshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Lincolnshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
Grimsby +7 1 £35,000 -6.66%
VB
East Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Lincolnshire 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 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) C#
3 6 (54.55%) VB.NET
3 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 6 (54.55%) ERP
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) EDI
5 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
5 4 (36.36%) VBA
5 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
6 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
6 3 (27.27%) XML
6 3 (27.27%) XSL
6 3 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
6 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 3 (27.27%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (27.27%) WCF
6 3 (27.27%) QlikView
6 3 (27.27%) Web Application Development
6 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (27.27%) DevExpress
6 3 (27.27%) Bourne shell
6 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
7 2 (18.18%) SYSPRO
7 2 (18.18%) MS Office
7 2 (18.18%) HTML

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Lincolnshire 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 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (27.27%) QlikView
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) .NET Developer
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Access Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Systems Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Systems Support
5 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Systems Support Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 5 (45.45%) EDI
4 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
4 3 (27.27%) WCF
4 3 (27.27%) XML
4 3 (27.27%) XSL
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
6 1 (9.09%) Ajax
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ERP
2 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
3 3 (27.27%) Web Application Development
4 1 (9.09%) OO
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) C#
3 6 (54.55%) VB.NET
4 4 (36.36%) VBA
5 3 (27.27%) Bourne shell
5 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
5 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 1 (9.09%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) DevExpress
3 2 (18.18%) SYSPRO
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle