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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 53 63 49
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Permanent jobs citing VB 4 12 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.73% 1.94% 4.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.29% 2.98% 6.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 24
Average salary £22,500 £26,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.09% -22.62%
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
309 403 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 56.18% 65.00% 65.03%
Number of salaries quoted 253 370 309
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,475 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £46,000 £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
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 30 October 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 +17 3 £22,500 -40.00% 2
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) HTML
3 9 (64.29%) .NET
4 8 (57.14%) Oracle
4 8 (57.14%) Windows
5 7 (50.00%) MySQL
5 7 (50.00%) PHP
5 7 (50.00%) Management Information System
6 6 (42.86%) C#
6 6 (42.86%) Linux
7 5 (35.71%) Apache
7 5 (35.71%) ITIL
7 5 (35.71%) LDAP
7 5 (35.71%) DNS
7 5 (35.71%) SSL
7 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
7 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
7 5 (35.71%) DHCP
7 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
7 5 (35.71%) Mac OS X
7 5 (35.71%) Intranet
7 5 (35.71%) Internet
7 5 (35.71%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (35.71%) Firewall
7 5 (35.71%) VLE
7 5 (35.71%) Multimedia
7 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (35.71%) Marketing
7 5 (35.71%) VLAN
7 5 (35.71%) SCCM

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (35.71%) Apache
2 3 (21.43%) IIS
3 2 (14.29%) Umbraco
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) LDAP
1 5 (35.71%) DHCP
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
1 5 (35.71%) SSL
1 5 (35.71%) Intranet
1 5 (35.71%) Internet
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
1 5 (35.71%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (35.71%) VLAN
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) MySQL
3 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
5 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.14%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 5 (35.71%) Multimedia
1 5 (35.71%) Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) ICT Technician
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Technician
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Engineering Manager
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Manager
4 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) HTML
2 9 (64.29%) .NET
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
4 4 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (14.29%) Flash
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (14.29%) HTML5
5 2 (14.29%) CSS3
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (7.14%) DHTML
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
6 1 (7.14%) Silverlight
6 1 (7.14%) Classic ASP
6 1 (7.14%) SOAP
6 1 (7.14%) XML
6 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (35.71%) VLE
3 2 (14.29%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Mac OS X
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 5 (35.71%) Apple iOS
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 8
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.14%) Solaris
5 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
1 5 (35.71%) Software Deployment
2 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 2 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
3 1 (7.14%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (7.14%) Line Management
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) PHP
2 6 (42.86%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
4 4 (28.57%) VB6
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
6 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
6 1 (7.14%) Assembly Language
6 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
6 1 (7.14%) AWK
6 1 (7.14%) C
6 1 (7.14%) C++
6 1 (7.14%) Korn
6 1 (7.14%) XPath
6 1 (7.14%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) MCSD
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) EPiServer
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Merseyside
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: very good salary!
Posted: 10 days ago