The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 51 52 58
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing VB 13 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.48% 1.25% 2.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.59% 2.21% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 16
Average salary £32,500 £23,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.30% -36.11%
UK excluding London average 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
283 271 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 53.90% 56.58% 66.24%
Number of salaries quoted 220 229 375
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bootle - 10 £32,500 -
Liverpool -4 3 £30,000 +30.43% 1
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (86.67%) C#
2 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (86.67%) VB6
3 12 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (73.33%) T-SQL
4 11 (73.33%) MS Access
5 10 (66.67%) .NET
6 9 (60.00%) Feature Driven Development
6 9 (60.00%) Issue Tracking
6 9 (60.00%) Project Management
7 8 (53.33%) VB.NET
8 6 (40.00%) Finance
9 1 (6.67%) jQuery
9 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
9 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (6.67%) Web Development
9 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
9 1 (6.67%) JIRA
9 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
9 1 (6.67%) Internet
9 1 (6.67%) HTML
9 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
9 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
9 1 (6.67%) XML
9 1 (6.67%) Windows
9 1 (6.67%) Migration
9 1 (6.67%) WinForms
9 1 (6.67%) AccuRev
9 1 (6.67%) Node.js

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 (6.67%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (73.33%) MS Access
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) AccuRev
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (80.00%) C# Developer
3 10 (66.67%) .NET Developer
4 9 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (53.33%) VB.NET Developer
6 7 (46.67%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 5 (33.33%) Applications Developer
8 4 (26.67%) C# Application Developer
9 3 (20.00%) VB Developer
10 1 (6.67%) .NET Applications Developer
10 1 (6.67%) Analyst
10 1 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
10 1 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
10 1 (6.67%) Programmer
10 1 (6.67%) Web Analyst
10 1 (6.67%) Web Analyst Programmer
10 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
10 1 (6.67%) Web Programmer
10 1 (6.67%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) WinForms
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Feature Driven Development
1 9 (60.00%) Issue Tracking
1 9 (60.00%) Project Management
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (86.67%) C#
2 13 (86.67%) VB6
3 11 (73.33%) T-SQL
4 8 (53.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Runcorn Cheshire, Liverpool
Quant Capital
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 23 days ago