The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 171 166 124
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -42
Permanent jobs citing VB 85 99 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.34% 1.48% 2.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.39% 2.88% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 74 85 113
Median salary £40,000 £34,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
VB
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3556 3434 4001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 55.85% 51.43% 54.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3059 2963 3370
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

VB
Salary Trend in the North West

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

VB Salary Trend in the North West

VB
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in the North West

VB
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
Manchester +13 42 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Cheshire +25 33 £25,000 -21.87% 6
Merseyside -12 6 £46,750 +87.00%
Lancashire -20 4 £33,750 -2.17% 2
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 North West region with a requirement for VB.

1 114 (69.09%) .NET
2 102 (61.82%) C#
3 74 (44.85%) Windows
4 72 (43.64%) SQL Server
5 66 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 64 (38.79%) VB.NET
7 57 (34.55%) Scrum
8 56 (33.94%) SQL
9 54 (32.73%) ASP.NET
10 52 (31.52%) WinForms
10 52 (31.52%) TDD
10 52 (31.52%) Kanban
11 51 (30.91%) MVVM
11 51 (30.91%) Moq
11 51 (30.91%) NUnit
12 50 (30.30%) WPF
12 50 (30.30%) Rhino Mocks
12 50 (30.30%) Dependency Injection
12 50 (30.30%) Inversion of Control
12 50 (30.30%) MSTest
12 50 (30.30%) Castle Windsor
12 50 (30.30%) Ninject
12 50 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
12 50 (30.30%) Spring.NET
12 50 (30.30%) Unity DI Container
13 37 (22.42%) MVC
14 36 (21.82%) Microsoft
14 36 (21.82%) Computer Science
15 35 (21.21%) .NET Framework
16 34 (20.61%) ASP.NET MVC

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 12 (7.27%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.06%) IIS
3 2 (1.21%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.61%) CMS
4 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
Applications
1 27 (16.36%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.85%) MS Office
3 4 (2.42%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.42%) Google Apps
2 2 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 27 (16.36%) Internet
2 13 (7.88%) DHCP
2 13 (7.88%) VPN
3 9 (5.45%) DDNS
3 9 (5.45%) IPsec
3 9 (5.45%) LAN
3 9 (5.45%) SAN
3 9 (5.45%) TCP/IP
3 9 (5.45%) WAN
4 4 (2.42%) 802.11
4 4 (2.42%) DNS
5 1 (0.61%) Firewall
5 1 (0.61%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (43.64%) SQL Server
2 25 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (13.94%) SQL Server 2014
4 14 (8.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (7.88%) MS Access
6 12 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (6.06%) Relational Database
8 9 (5.45%) Crystal Reports
9 8 (4.85%) RDBMS
9 8 (4.85%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (3.64%) MySQL
11 5 (3.03%) NoSQL
11 5 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (1.82%) MongoDB
12 3 (1.82%) QlikView
13 2 (1.21%) Data Mining
13 2 (1.21%) SAP BI
14 1 (0.61%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 1 (0.61%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 51 (30.91%) Moq
1 51 (30.91%) NUnit
2 50 (30.30%) MSTest
2 50 (30.30%) Rhino Mocks
3 11 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (4.24%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.03%) MSI
5 5 (3.03%) Wise Package Studio
6 2 (1.21%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.21%) Subversion
6 2 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.61%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.61%) MorphX
7 1 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (15.15%) Finance
2 24 (14.55%) Marketing
3 11 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.64%) Advertising
4 6 (3.64%) Aerospace
5 5 (3.03%) Banking
5 5 (3.03%) Electronics
5 5 (3.03%) Retail
6 4 (2.42%) Local Government
7 3 (1.82%) Legal
8 2 (1.21%) Back Office
9 1 (0.61%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 106 (64.24%) Developer
2 76 (46.06%) .NET Developer
3 29 (17.58%) .NET Software Developer
3 29 (17.58%) Junior
4 28 (16.97%) Graduate
4 28 (16.97%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 28 (16.97%) Graduate Developer
4 28 (16.97%) Junior Developer
5 27 (16.36%) Internet Developer
5 27 (16.36%) Junior .NET Developer
6 25 (15.15%) Analyst
7 15 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (9.09%) C# Developer
8 13 (7.88%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (7.88%) SQL Developer
9 12 (7.27%) Development Team Leader
9 12 (7.27%) SQL Analyst
9 12 (7.27%) Team Leader
10 11 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (6.06%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (69.09%) .NET
2 54 (32.73%) ASP.NET
3 52 (31.52%) WinForms
4 50 (30.30%) Castle Windsor
4 50 (30.30%) Ninject
4 50 (30.30%) Spring.NET
4 50 (30.30%) Unity DI Container
4 50 (30.30%) WPF
5 35 (21.21%) .NET Framework
6 34 (20.61%) ASP.NET MVC
7 31 (18.79%) WCF
8 27 (16.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 26 (15.76%) HTML
10 24 (14.55%) CSS
11 11 (6.67%) jQuery
12 10 (6.06%) XML
13 8 (4.85%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (4.85%) Web Services
14 6 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 6 (3.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 50 (30.30%) Inversion of Control
2 36 (21.82%) Computer Science
3 12 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.45%) HP StoreVirtual
4 9 (5.45%) RSA SecurID
5 7 (4.24%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.03%) iPad
6 5 (3.03%) Life Science
7 4 (2.42%) Data Extraction
7 4 (2.42%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.61%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 74 (44.85%) Windows
2 13 (7.88%) Windows Server
3 12 (7.27%) Windows 7
3 12 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (4.24%) Windows 10
5 7 (4.24%) Windows 8
6 5 (3.03%) Windows 2000
6 5 (3.03%) Windows NT
6 5 (3.03%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.42%) Windows Vista
8 3 (1.82%) Android
9 2 (1.21%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.21%) Linux
10 1 (0.61%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (34.55%) Scrum
3 52 (31.52%) Kanban
3 52 (31.52%) TDD
4 51 (30.91%) MVVM
5 50 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
5 50 (30.30%) Dependency Injection
6 37 (22.42%) MVC
7 28 (16.97%) Web Application Development
8 16 (9.70%) SDLC
8 16 (9.70%) Web Development
9 13 (7.88%) Unit Testing
10 12 (7.27%) Software Engineering
11 11 (6.67%) ETL
12 9 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (5.45%) High Availability
13 8 (4.85%) Database Theory
13 8 (4.85%) Front End Development
13 8 (4.85%) Software Delivery
14 7 (4.24%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 102 (61.82%) C#
2 64 (38.79%) VB.NET
3 56 (33.94%) SQL
4 28 (16.97%) JavaScript
5 19 (11.52%) T-SQL
5 19 (11.52%) VB6
6 18 (10.91%) VBScript
7 17 (10.30%) VBA
8 7 (4.24%) C
8 7 (4.24%) C++
8 7 (4.24%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.03%) Embedded C
9 5 (3.03%) PHP
10 3 (1.82%) IronPython
10 3 (1.82%) Python
10 3 (1.82%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.21%) Java
12 1 (0.61%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.61%) RPG
Qualifications
1 20 (12.12%) Degree
2 18 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (6.67%) MCSE
4 9 (5.45%) MCITP
4 9 (5.45%) MCSA
5 4 (2.42%) CCNA
5 4 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (2.42%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.42%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.21%) MCP
7 1 (0.61%) ISEB
7 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.64%) QA
2 4 (2.42%) SLA
3 1 (0.61%) HL7
System Software
1 21 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (11.52%) Active Directory
3 9 (5.45%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.03%) Firmware
4 5 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (3.03%) XenApp
5 3 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (5.45%) ServiceCenter
2 7 (4.24%) SCCM
3 5 (3.03%) AirWatch
3 5 (3.03%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.61%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.61%) Nagios
4 1 (0.61%) OpenView
4 1 (0.61%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 36 (21.82%) Microsoft
2 21 (12.73%) VMware
3 15 (9.09%) HP
4 11 (6.67%) Cisco
5 9 (5.45%) 3PAR
6 6 (3.64%) BMC
7 5 (3.03%) AppSense
7 5 (3.03%) Citrix
7 5 (3.03%) Google
7 5 (3.03%) Oracle
8 3 (1.82%) JD Edwards
8 3 (1.82%) Veeam
9 2 (1.21%) Dell
9 2 (1.21%) Fujitsu
9 2 (1.21%) Intel Security
9 2 (1.21%) SAP
9 2 (1.21%) Sophos
9 2 (1.21%) Tableau
10 1 (0.61%) Compuware
10 1 (0.61%) IBM
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