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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 47 67 40
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -27
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 2 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.80% 0.42% 4.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.34% 0.69% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 23
Average salary £22,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +25.00%
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
224 289 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 60.05% 61.36% 68.51%
Number of salaries quoted 169 264 267
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) C#
4 4 (50.00%) HTML
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (50.00%) CSS
4 4 (50.00%) VB6
5 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (25.00%) Tridion
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) Flash
6 2 (25.00%) MySQL
6 2 (25.00%) PHP
6 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
6 2 (25.00%) IIS
6 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (25.00%) MVC
6 2 (25.00%) Games
6 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (25.00%) Online Games
6 2 (25.00%) Umbraco

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 2 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Tridion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) Flash
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (25.00%) CSS3
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) Classic ASP
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (25.00%) MVC
1 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
2 1 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) VB6
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
5 1 (12.50%) Bourne shell
5 1 (12.50%) Korn
5 1 (12.50%) XPath
5 1 (12.50%) AWK
5 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) MCSD
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) EPiServer