The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 51 55 52
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 2 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.49% 0.41% 3.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.05% 0.79% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 22
Median salary £31,250 £30,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £30,000 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £30,000 £38,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
VB
North West

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

Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
190 253 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 46.57% 51.42% 58.63%
Number of salaries quoted 147 203 356
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

VB
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

VB Salary Trend in Merseyside

VB
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bootle - 1 £32,500 -
Liverpool - 1 £30,000 -
VB
North West

VB
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for VB.

1 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (92.86%) VB6
2 13 (92.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (85.71%) MS Access
4 10 (71.43%) T-SQL
4 10 (71.43%) .NET
5 9 (64.29%) Feature Driven Development
5 9 (64.29%) Issue Tracking
5 9 (64.29%) Project Management
6 7 (50.00%) VB.NET
7 6 (42.86%) Finance
8 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (92.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (85.71%) MS Access
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (92.86%) C# Developer
3 10 (71.43%) .NET Developer
3 10 (71.43%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (50.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 7 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 5 (35.71%) Applications Developer
6 4 (28.57%) C# Application Developer
7 3 (21.43%) VB Developer
8 1 (7.14%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Feature Driven Development
1 9 (64.29%) Issue Tracking
1 9 (64.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (92.86%) VB6
3 10 (71.43%) T-SQL
4 7 (50.00%) VB.NET