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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 58 64 41
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -23
Permanent jobs citing VB 8 8 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.33% 1.25% 5.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.37% 2.16% 8.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 35
Average salary £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,175 £27,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,050 £37,100
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
337 371 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 55.89% 57.79% 65.01%
Number of salaries quoted 292 342 385
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,805
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -2.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

VB Salary Histogram 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 16 September 2014. 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
Liverpool +5 5 £30,000 -7.69% 2
St Helens - 3 - -
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 17 (80.95%) SQL Server
2 15 (71.43%) .NET
3 13 (61.90%) VB6
4 11 (52.38%) C#
5 9 (42.86%) HTML
5 9 (42.86%) MySQL
6 8 (38.10%) Oracle
6 8 (38.10%) SQL
6 8 (38.10%) VB.NET
6 8 (38.10%) Windows
7 7 (33.33%) Management Information System
8 6 (28.57%) Firewall
8 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
8 6 (28.57%) Linux
8 6 (28.57%) DHCP
8 6 (28.57%) DNS
8 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
8 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
9 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
9 5 (23.81%) Apple iOS
9 5 (23.81%) SCCM
9 5 (23.81%) Multimedia
9 5 (23.81%) VLAN
9 5 (23.81%) Marketing
9 5 (23.81%) Software Deployment
9 5 (23.81%) Windows 8
9 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (23.81%) SSL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 5 (23.81%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Firewall
1 6 (28.57%) DHCP
1 6 (28.57%) DNS
2 5 (23.81%) VLAN
2 5 (23.81%) SSL
2 5 (23.81%) LDAP
2 5 (23.81%) Intranet
2 5 (23.81%) Internet
2 5 (23.81%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) HTTP
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (80.95%) SQL Server
2 9 (42.86%) MySQL
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (23.81%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.76%) Ingres
6 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Subversion
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (23.81%) Multimedia
1 5 (23.81%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Games
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Developer
2 10 (47.62%) .NET Developer
3 5 (23.81%) ICT Technician
3 5 (23.81%) VB6 Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Technician
3 5 (23.81%) VB.NET Developer
3 5 (23.81%) VB Developer
4 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (19.05%) C# Developer
4 4 (19.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Lead Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (4.76%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) .NET
2 9 (42.86%) HTML
3 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 4 (19.05%) CSS
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.76%) WPF
6 1 (4.76%) WSH
6 1 (4.76%) Classic ASP
6 1 (4.76%) SOAP
6 1 (4.76%) XML
6 1 (4.76%) XSLT
6 1 (4.76%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (23.81%) VLE
3 2 (9.52%) N-Tier
3 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.52%) Online Games
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
3 5 (23.81%) Apple iOS
3 5 (23.81%) Windows 8
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (23.81%) Mac OS X
4 4 (19.05%) Android
5 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.76%) UNIX
6 1 (4.76%) Solaris
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Software Deployment
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (14.29%) Web Application Development
3 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.76%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) VB6
2 11 (52.38%) C#
3 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) VB.NET
4 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 5 (23.81%) PHP
6 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.76%) Bourne shell
7 1 (4.76%) XPath
7 1 (4.76%) Korn
7 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.76%) AWK
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) MCSD
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) XenApp
2 1 (4.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Apple
3 2 (9.52%) Telerik
4 1 (4.76%) Kaspersky
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) Symantec
4 1 (4.76%) VMware
Liverpool, Merseyside
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago