The table below looks at the statistics for the VB Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Visual Basic Developer
Rank 245 213 244
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a VB Developer 8 29 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.41% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.43% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 8 28 4
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £23,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +61.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,062 £38,600 £28,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
VB Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6953 6750 7261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.73% 94.33% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5636 5791 6315
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

VB Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB Developer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

VB Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

VB Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB Developer across the North West region.

VB Developer Salary Trend in the North West

VB Developer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
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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
Cheshire -24 4 £31,250 -8.75%
Lancashire -14 3 £30,750 -19.07%
Manchester - 1 £27,500 - 2
VB Developer
England

VB Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited VB Developer in their job title 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 with VB Developer in their job title.

1 23 (100.00%) VB
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (95.65%) VB6
2 22 (95.65%) VB.NET
3 18 (78.26%) SQL Server
4 17 (73.91%) SQL
5 11 (47.83%) C#
6 9 (39.13%) XML
6 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
7 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
8 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2000
8 7 (30.43%) HTML
9 6 (26.09%) MySQL
9 6 (26.09%) Apple
9 6 (26.09%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (26.09%) Release Management
9 6 (26.09%) Android
9 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (21.74%) Billing
10 5 (21.74%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
10 5 (21.74%) CRM
11 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
11 4 (17.39%) SOAP
12 3 (13.04%) PHP
12 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
12 3 (13.04%) OOD
12 3 (13.04%) OOP
12 3 (13.04%) MS Excel

VB Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited VB Developer in their job title 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 with VB Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) MODX
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (78.26%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (26.09%) MySQL
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (21.74%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
2 9 (39.13%) XML
3 7 (30.43%) HTML
4 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
5 4 (17.39%) SOAP
6 2 (8.70%) COM
6 2 (8.70%) CSS
6 2 (8.70%) XHTML
7 1 (4.35%) jQuery
7 1 (4.35%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
1 1 (4.35%) NHS
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Android
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Requirements Analysis
1 6 (26.09%) Release Management
1 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (21.74%) CRM
3 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
3 3 (13.04%) OOD
3 3 (13.04%) Migration
3 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (13.04%) OOP
3 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
3 3 (13.04%) Data Management
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) VB
2 22 (95.65%) VB.NET
2 22 (95.65%) VB6
3 17 (73.91%) SQL
4 11 (47.83%) C#
5 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
6 3 (13.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
1 1 (4.35%) HL7
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Apple
3 3 (13.04%) DevExpress
4 1 (4.35%) Telerik