Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 6 months to 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 68 64
Rank change year-on-year +12 -4 -13
Permanent jobs citing VB 15 15 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.93% 1.68% 2.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.29% 2.82% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 21
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25% +17.65%
10th Percentile £32,650 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £38,750 £45,000 £45,000
North West median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +21.21%

VB is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 350 532 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 45.10% 59.44% 54.34%
Number of salaries quoted 299 450 448
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -4.11% +4.29%
10th Percentile £23,700 £25,250 £24,625
90th Percentile £50,615 £47,500 £45,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing VB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Lancashire

VB
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB in Lancashire.

Salary trend for VB in Lancashire

VB
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Lancashire over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Salary histogram for VB in Lancashire

VB
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 16 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley +13 12 £37,500 - 1
Preston - 2 £21,500 -
Accrington - 1 - -
VB
North West

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for VB.

1 14 (93.33%) C#
1 14 (93.33%) .NET
1 14 (93.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (86.67%) HTML
2 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET
3 12 (80.00%) SDLC
3 12 (80.00%) VB6
4 11 (73.33%) Software Engineering
4 11 (73.33%) XML
4 11 (73.33%) VB.NET
4 11 (73.33%) C
4 11 (73.33%) XHTML
4 11 (73.33%) Web Development
4 11 (73.33%) Degree
5 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 3 (20.00%) MVC
7 1 (6.67%) JMeter
7 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.67%) TDD
7 1 (6.67%) Linux
7 1 (6.67%) CSS
7 1 (6.67%) Java
7 1 (6.67%) Ant
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle
7 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 1 (6.67%) IBM
7 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
7 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 1 (6.67%) Project Management

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (93.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Ant
1 1 (6.67%) Appium
1 1 (6.67%) Artifactory
1 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) IBM UrbanCode
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) JMeter
1 1 (6.67%) Maven
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
1 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
1 1 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 11 (73.33%) C# Developer
3 10 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 10 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Graduate
4 1 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Graduate Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Junior
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET
2 13 (86.67%) HTML
3 11 (73.33%) XHTML
3 11 (73.33%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) CSS3
4 1 (6.67%) HTML5
4 1 (6.67%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (6.67%) Minimum Viable Product
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) SDLC
2 11 (73.33%) Software Engineering
2 11 (73.33%) Web Development
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) C#
2 12 (80.00%) VB6
3 11 (73.33%) C
3 11 (73.33%) VB.NET
4 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.67%) Groovy
5 1 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
1 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) IBM
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle