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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 53 56 61
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Permanent jobs citing VB 5 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.08% 2.37% 2.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.92% 3.59% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 11
Average salary £23,000 £36,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.11% -1.36%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
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
260 390 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 55.91% 65.99% 60.98%
Number of salaries quoted 213 362 308
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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 +10 5 £23,000 -36.11% 1
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 6 (66.67%) HTML
4 5 (55.56%) Windows
5 4 (44.44%) C
5 4 (44.44%) C++
6 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Load Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Java
6 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (33.33%) IIS
6 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) VLDB
6 3 (33.33%) XML
6 3 (33.33%) UNIX
7 2 (22.22%) Flash
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (22.22%) Tridion
7 2 (22.22%) CSS
7 2 (22.22%) MySQL
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 2 (22.22%) Photoshop

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 3 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (22.22%) Umbraco
3 1 (11.11%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Tridion
2 1 (11.11%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) VLDB
2 2 (22.22%) MySQL
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Software Tester
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Engineering Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) Flash
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (22.22%) HTML5
4 2 (22.22%) CSS3
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 1 (11.11%) Silverlight
5 1 (11.11%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Online Games
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 3 (33.33%) Load Testing
1 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 4 (44.44%) C
3 4 (44.44%) C++
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (22.22%) PHP
5 2 (22.22%) VB6
6 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
6 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++
6 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) EPiServer
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago