The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 52 39 19
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -20
Permanent jobs citing VB 4 28 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.93% 4.82% 9.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.84% 7.80% 15.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3 28 32
Average salary £23,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.11% -4.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
VB
Merseyside

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

Programming Languages Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
217 359 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 50.47% 61.79% 59.09%
Number of salaries quoted 174 332 199
Average salary £36,000 £36,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.68% +11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

VB
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

VB Salary Trend in Liverpool

VB
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Liverpool

VB
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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%) VB.NET
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) C++
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) VLDB
3 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) UNIX
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Regression Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Load Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 4 (66.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Exstream
4 1 (16.67%) Exstream Dialogue
4 1 (16.67%) VB6
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 1 (16.67%) Exstream Dialogue
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Exstream
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) VLDB
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Tester
1 4 (66.67%) Software Tester
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Load Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 5 (83.33%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) C++
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 4 (66.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) VB6
4 1 (16.67%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago