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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 70 54 60
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Permanent jobs citing VB 6 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.88% 0.47% 1.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.68% 0.95% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 4
Median salary £46,750 £29,425 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+58.87% -1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £25,885 £29,038
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £32,965 £42,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
358 210 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 52.57% 49.18% 55.11%
Number of salaries quoted 232 170 277
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £28,525
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 1 October 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
Liverpool -16 6 £46,750 +87.00%
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 5 (83.33%) Data Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 4 (66.67%) Google
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (66.67%) G Suite
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (66.67%) 802.1X
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 4 (66.67%) AirWatch
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) SLA
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) 802.11
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) VBA
4 2 (33.33%) MCSE
4 2 (33.33%) MCP
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Dell

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:

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) 802.11
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
1 1 (16.67%) QlikView
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) PC Support
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Excel Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Excel Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Excel VBA Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Front Office Developer
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) QlikView Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) 802.1X
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 10
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Data Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VBA
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNA
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (33.33%) MCP
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) AirWatch
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Google
1 4 (66.67%) HP
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Dell
2 2 (33.33%) Fujitsu
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle