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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England / North West
Rank 164 146 110
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -36
Permanent jobs citing VB 84 90 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.39% 1.62% 2.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.41% 3.23% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64 84 129
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,750 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
3491 2786 3516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 57.95% 50.11% 50.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3017 2387 3103
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 -22 48 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Merseyside +6 17 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Cheshire 0 11 £32,500 -23.52% 2
Lancashire -10 8 £37,500 +33.92% 3
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 129 (72.88%) .NET
2 109 (61.58%) C#
3 85 (48.02%) SQL Server
4 76 (42.94%) Agile Software Development
5 74 (41.81%) Windows
6 71 (40.11%) VB.NET
7 63 (35.59%) SQL
8 56 (31.64%) ASP.NET
9 53 (29.94%) HTML
10 51 (28.81%) TDD
10 51 (28.81%) Scrum
11 50 (28.25%) Microsoft
12 49 (27.68%) WinForms
13 45 (25.42%) WPF
14 43 (24.29%) Kanban
15 42 (23.73%) Continuous Integration
15 42 (23.73%) Spring.NET
15 42 (23.73%) Dependency Injection
15 42 (23.73%) Inversion of Control
15 42 (23.73%) MSTest
15 42 (23.73%) MVVM
15 42 (23.73%) Rhino Mocks
15 42 (23.73%) Moq
15 42 (23.73%) Castle Windsor
15 42 (23.73%) Ninject
15 42 (23.73%) Unity DI Container
15 42 (23.73%) NUnit
16 38 (21.47%) VB6
16 38 (21.47%) Degree
17 34 (19.21%) SQL Server 2014

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 7 (3.95%) IIS
2 6 (3.39%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.69%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.56%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 21 (11.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.82%) MS Office
3 3 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.26%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.13%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.56%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.26%) G Suite
2 2 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.34%) Internet
2 10 (5.65%) DHCP
2 10 (5.65%) VPN
3 9 (5.08%) LAN
3 9 (5.08%) SAN
3 9 (5.08%) WAN
4 6 (3.39%) DDNS
4 6 (3.39%) IPsec
4 6 (3.39%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.82%) Broadband
5 5 (2.82%) SNMP
6 4 (2.26%) 802.11
6 4 (2.26%) DNS
7 3 (1.69%) NAS
7 3 (1.69%) Network Security
7 3 (1.69%) Skype
7 3 (1.69%) VoIP
8 2 (1.13%) DMZ
9 1 (0.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (48.02%) SQL Server
2 34 (19.21%) SQL Server 2014
3 21 (11.86%) MySQL
4 13 (7.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (6.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (6.21%) MS Access
7 9 (5.08%) RDBMS
7 9 (5.08%) Relational Database
8 7 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (2.82%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.69%) Data Mining
11 3 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.13%) SQL Server 2016
13 1 (0.56%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.56%) QlikView
13 1 (0.56%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 42 (23.73%) Moq
1 42 (23.73%) MSTest
1 42 (23.73%) NUnit
1 42 (23.73%) Rhino Mocks
2 32 (18.08%) Visual Studio
3 17 (9.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.13%) MorphX
5 2 (1.13%) Selenium
6 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (15.82%) Marketing
2 17 (9.60%) Finance
3 16 (9.04%) Electronics
4 10 (5.65%) Legal
5 8 (4.52%) Advertising
5 8 (4.52%) Manufacturing
6 7 (3.95%) Law
7 5 (2.82%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.56%) Back Office
9 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.56%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 108 (61.02%) Developer
2 79 (44.63%) .NET Developer
3 37 (20.90%) .NET Software Developer
4 25 (14.12%) Graduate
5 23 (12.99%) Analyst
5 23 (12.99%) Software Developer
6 22 (12.43%) C# Developer
7 19 (10.73%) C# .NET Developer
8 18 (10.17%) Embedded Engineer
8 18 (10.17%) Graduate Developer
9 16 (9.04%) Junior
10 15 (8.47%) Junior Developer
11 14 (7.91%) ASP.NET Developer
11 14 (7.91%) C# Software Developer
11 14 (7.91%) SQL Developer
12 13 (7.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 13 (7.34%) Graduate .NET Developer
12 13 (7.34%) Internet Developer
12 13 (7.34%) Junior .NET Developer
12 13 (7.34%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (72.88%) .NET
2 56 (31.64%) ASP.NET
3 53 (29.94%) HTML
4 49 (27.68%) WinForms
5 45 (25.42%) WPF
6 42 (23.73%) Castle Windsor
6 42 (23.73%) Ninject
6 42 (23.73%) Spring.NET
6 42 (23.73%) Unity DI Container
7 25 (14.12%) WCF
8 24 (13.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 22 (12.43%) CSS
10 20 (11.30%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 16 (9.04%) .NET Framework
11 16 (9.04%) RESTful
11 16 (9.04%) Web Services
12 14 (7.91%) XML
13 13 (7.34%) HTML5
14 12 (6.78%) ASP.NET Web API
14 12 (6.78%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.99%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.65%) Algorithms
2 10 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.65%) iPad
3 9 (5.08%) Mainframe
3 9 (5.08%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.52%) AS400
4 8 (4.52%) iSeries
5 7 (3.95%) Tandem
6 6 (3.39%) HP StoreVirtual
6 6 (3.39%) RSA SecurID
7 4 (2.26%) e-Health
8 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.56%) Life Science
8 1 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 74 (41.81%) Windows
2 16 (9.04%) Linux
3 10 (5.65%) Embedded Linux
4 8 (4.52%) Windows Server
4 8 (4.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.82%) Unix
7 4 (2.26%) Windows 10
7 4 (2.26%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.26%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.26%) Windows Vista
8 3 (1.69%) Android
9 2 (1.13%) VMS
10 1 (0.56%) AIX
10 1 (0.56%) HPUX
10 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (42.94%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (28.81%) Scrum
2 51 (28.81%) TDD
3 43 (24.29%) Kanban
4 42 (23.73%) Continuous Integration
4 42 (23.73%) Dependency Injection
4 42 (23.73%) Inversion of Control
4 42 (23.73%) MVVM
5 31 (17.51%) MVC
6 25 (14.12%) Software Engineering
7 20 (11.30%) Web Application Development
8 17 (9.60%) Feasibility Study
8 17 (9.60%) Validation
9 15 (8.47%) Web Development
10 12 (6.78%) SDLC
11 10 (5.65%) Mobile Development
12 8 (4.52%) Data Analysis
13 7 (3.95%) BDD
13 7 (3.95%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (3.95%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 109 (61.58%) C#
2 71 (40.11%) VB.NET
3 63 (35.59%) SQL
4 38 (21.47%) VB6
5 32 (18.08%) JavaScript
6 21 (11.86%) VBScript
7 20 (11.30%) C
7 20 (11.30%) PHP
8 18 (10.17%) C++
8 18 (10.17%) Embedded C
9 10 (5.65%) T-SQL
10 9 (5.08%) Embedded C++
10 9 (5.08%) PowerShell
11 6 (3.39%) VBA
12 5 (2.82%) Java
13 3 (1.69%) IronPython
13 3 (1.69%) Python
14 2 (1.13%) Delphi
14 2 (1.13%) J#
14 2 (1.13%) X++
Qualifications
1 38 (21.47%) Degree
2 17 (9.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (4.52%) MCSE
4 6 (3.39%) MCITP
4 6 (3.39%) MCSA
5 5 (2.82%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.82%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.26%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (2.26%) CCNA
6 4 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.65%) QA
2 9 (5.08%) HL7
3 5 (2.82%) SLA
4 2 (1.13%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (10.17%) Firmware
2 12 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.65%) Active Directory
4 9 (5.08%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.82%) vSphere
6 2 (1.13%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.13%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (3.39%) ServiceCenter
2 5 (2.82%) BMC PATROL
2 5 (2.82%) Nagios
2 5 (2.82%) OpenView
2 5 (2.82%) SCCM
2 5 (2.82%) SCOM
2 5 (2.82%) Tivoli
2 5 (2.82%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 4 (2.26%) AirWatch
4 3 (1.69%) SCDPM
4 3 (1.69%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.56%) IBM BigFix
5 1 (0.56%) Netcool
Vendors
1 50 (28.25%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.47%) HP
3 12 (6.78%) VMware
4 7 (3.95%) Oracle
5 6 (3.39%) 3PAR
5 6 (3.39%) Cisco
5 6 (3.39%) IBM
6 5 (2.82%) BMC
6 5 (2.82%) CA
6 5 (2.82%) Compuware
7 4 (2.26%) Dynatrace
7 4 (2.26%) Google
7 4 (2.26%) Nimsoft
8 3 (1.69%) Dell
9 2 (1.13%) Citrix
9 2 (1.13%) Fujitsu
9 2 (1.13%) Sage
10 1 (0.56%) Epicor
10 1 (0.56%) Lotus
10 1 (0.56%) SAP
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Congleton, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Free Parking
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 12 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable, depending on experience
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Oldham, Lancashire
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Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable, depending on experience
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