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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
North West / Merseyside
Rank 61 56 57
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing VB 10 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.65% 1.51% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.73% 3.10% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 2
Median salary £47,500 £32,500 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% +41.30%
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -

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
366 258 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 60.40% 48.77% 55.90%
Number of salaries quoted 304 198 207
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

VB Salary Histogram 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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Liverpool -5 5 £37,500 +7.14% 2
St Helens - 5 £52,500 - 1
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 10 (58.82%) .NET
2 9 (52.94%) Windows
3 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
5 5 (29.41%) Spring.NET
5 5 (29.41%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (29.41%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (29.41%) MSTest
5 5 (29.41%) MVVM
5 5 (29.41%) Rhino Mocks
5 5 (29.41%) Moq
5 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (29.41%) WPF
5 5 (29.41%) Kanban
5 5 (29.41%) Castle Windsor
5 5 (29.41%) Ninject
5 5 (29.41%) Unity DI Container
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (29.41%) VB.NET
5 5 (29.41%) Broadband
5 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
5 5 (29.41%) WinForms
5 5 (29.41%) Scrum
5 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) TDD
5 5 (29.41%) NUnit
5 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Vista
6 4 (23.53%) Google

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Broadband
2 4 (23.53%) 802.11
2 4 (23.53%) DHCP
2 4 (23.53%) DNS
2 4 (23.53%) VPN
3 2 (11.76%) LAN
3 2 (11.76%) NAS
3 2 (11.76%) Network Security
3 2 (11.76%) SAN
3 2 (11.76%) Skype
3 2 (11.76%) VoIP
3 2 (11.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (5.88%) QlikView
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Moq
1 5 (29.41%) MSTest
1 5 (29.41%) NUnit
1 5 (29.41%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.88%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) .NET Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Telecoms Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) PC Support
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Excel Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Excel Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Excel VBA Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Front Office Developer
5 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) QlikView Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) Castle Windsor
2 5 (29.41%) Ninject
2 5 (29.41%) Spring.NET
2 5 (29.41%) Unity DI Container
2 5 (29.41%) WinForms
2 5 (29.41%) WPF
3 4 (23.53%) 802.1X
3 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
3 4 (23.53%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows 10
2 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
2 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
1 5 (29.41%) Dependency Injection
1 5 (29.41%) Kanban
1 5 (29.41%) MVVM
1 5 (29.41%) Scrum
1 5 (29.41%) TDD
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Logistics
3 2 (11.76%) Disk Encryption
3 2 (11.76%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
3 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
3 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) VB.NET
3 4 (23.53%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) VBA
5 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) CCNA
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (11.76%) MCP
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) AirWatch
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) SCDPM
2 2 (11.76%) SCOM
2 2 (11.76%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Google
1 4 (23.53%) HP
1 4 (23.53%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Dell
3 2 (11.76%) Fujitsu
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
Liverpool, Merseyside
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago