The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Liverpool region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 42 18 60
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +42
Permanent jobs citing VB 28 35 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.71% 9.31% 2.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.59% 15.70% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 28 32 12
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £26,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £38,150
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
369 223 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 62.12% 59.31% 61.60%
Number of salaries quoted 342 201 265
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -10.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
VB
Merseyside

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 16 April 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Liverpool

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 25 (73.53%) .NET
2 24 (70.59%) SQL Server
3 23 (67.65%) C#
3 23 (67.65%) VB6
4 18 (52.94%) VB.NET
5 17 (50.00%) SQL
5 17 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 14 (41.18%) Android
6 14 (41.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (41.18%) Apple
6 14 (41.18%) MySQL
7 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
8 7 (20.59%) HTML
8 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET
9 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
10 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (14.71%) Web Application Development
10 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (14.71%) Kaspersky
10 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
10 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
10 5 (14.71%) XenServer
10 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
10 5 (14.71%) HP
10 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) WorkSite
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) LAN
1 5 (14.71%) WAN
1 5 (14.71%) DHCP
1 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
1 5 (14.71%) DNS
1 5 (14.71%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 17 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 14 (41.18%) MySQL
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.94%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Law
2 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (73.53%) Developer
2 15 (44.12%) VB Developer
2 15 (44.12%) VB6 Developer
3 13 (38.24%) .NET Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Analyst
5 6 (17.65%) C# Developer
5 6 (17.65%) VB.NET Developer
5 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (14.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (14.71%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (14.71%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (14.71%) Senior C# Developer
6 5 (14.71%) Senior Developer
7 3 (8.82%) MI Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (5.88%) Data Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) Software Test Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) Software Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (73.53%) .NET
2 7 (20.59%) HTML
2 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET
3 5 (14.71%) WSH
3 5 (14.71%) CSS
4 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
4 3 (8.82%) XML
5 2 (5.88%) jQuery
6 1 (2.94%) WPF
6 1 (2.94%) Flash
6 1 (2.94%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Android
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (14.71%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (8.82%) Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (14.71%) Web Application Development
4 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.82%) Data Analysis
5 3 (8.82%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Time Management
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.94%) Use Case
6 1 (2.94%) Financial Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Document Management
6 1 (2.94%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Analytics
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (2.94%) DNA
6 1 (2.94%) UML
6 1 (2.94%) Workflow
6 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (67.65%) C#
1 23 (67.65%) VB6
2 18 (52.94%) VB.NET
3 17 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) ISEB
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
1 5 (14.71%) XenServer
1 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Backup Exec
1 5 (14.71%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Apple
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.71%) Kaspersky
3 5 (14.71%) HP
3 5 (14.71%) VMware
3 5 (14.71%) Symantec
4 2 (5.88%) Telerik
5 1 (2.94%) Adobe
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle