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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 51 54
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 1.32% 1.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.87% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 5
Median salary - £24,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -18.33%
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
301 209 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 49.75% 46.04% 55.25%
Number of salaries quoted 239 160 296
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Access
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MS Access
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Tata Consultancy services
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Liverpool
Tata Consultancy services
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago