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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 33 17
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincolnshire - 3.64% 8.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 6.90% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 8
Average salary - £31,000 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.79%
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
84 87 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 58.74% 52.73% 68.00%
Number of salaries quoted 68 82 59
Average salary £32,500 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,550
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,300 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) VBA
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) ERP
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) SYSPRO
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) EDI
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) OO

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Access Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Support
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) EDI
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) VBA
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SYSPRO
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft