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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 50 60 35
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -25
Permanent jobs citing VB 5 4 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.17% 0.85% 5.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.01% 1.51% 9.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 30
Average salary £30,000 £35,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.08% +19.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,175 £31,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,450 £37,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
249 265 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 58.18% 56.62% 66.07%
Number of salaries quoted 212 241 305
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,652
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +12.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 22 September 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Liverpool

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) VB6
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 7 (58.33%) C#
4 7 (58.33%) SQL
4 7 (58.33%) VB.NET
5 3 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) MySQL
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (25.00%) CSS
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) Apple
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (25.00%) Android
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (16.67%) Web Application Development
6 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 2 (16.67%) Online Games
6 2 (16.67%) Games
6 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
7 1 (8.33%) Finance
7 1 (8.33%) Firewall
7 1 (8.33%) VMware
7 1 (8.33%) AWK

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) MySQL
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (8.33%) Ingres
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
4 3 (25.00%) VB Developer
4 3 (25.00%) VB6 Developer
5 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Applications Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Lead Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (8.33%) Programmer
6 1 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) WinForms
3 1 (8.33%) WPF
3 1 (8.33%) WSH
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) XSLT
3 1 (8.33%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Online Games
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Android
2 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (16.67%) Web Application Development
2 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) VB6
2 7 (58.33%) C#
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) VB.NET
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) AWK
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) Korn
4 1 (8.33%) XPath
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (8.33%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) MCSD
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (8.33%) XenApp
1 1 (8.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
1 3 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Kaspersky
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Symantec