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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 36 59
Rank change year-on-year -14 +23  
Permanent jobs citing VB 7 27 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.57% 6.01% 2.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.54% 10.31% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5 23 13
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +19.40%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -1.31%  

VB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 276 262 362
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 62.02% 58.35% 61.36%
Number of salaries quoted 237 217 289
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing VB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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
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 3 months to 26 June 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
Chorley 0 4 £40,000 +1.91%
Lancaster +8 1 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Rossendale - 1 £40,000 -
VB
North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for VB.

1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) C#
3 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
3 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 9 (69.23%) VB.NET
4 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
5 7 (53.85%) HTML
5 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
5 7 (53.85%) MVC
6 6 (46.15%) .NET Framework
6 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
7 5 (38.46%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (30.77%) Web Development
8 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 4 (30.77%) Web Application Development
8 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
8 4 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (30.77%) CSS
8 4 (30.77%) RESTful
8 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (30.77%) BDD
8 4 (30.77%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (30.77%) Tandem
8 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (30.77%) TDD
8 4 (30.77%) VB6
9 3 (23.08%) Entity Framework
9 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 9 (69.23%) .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C# Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Web Developer
4 3 (23.08%) .NET Web Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Programmer
5 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
5 2 (15.38%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Development Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Development Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
3 7 (53.85%) HTML
4 6 (46.15%) .NET Framework
5 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (30.77%) CSS
5 4 (30.77%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (30.77%) RESTful
5 4 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (23.08%) Entity Framework
6 3 (23.08%) jQuery
6 3 (23.08%) LINQ
6 3 (23.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (30.77%) Tandem
3 3 (23.08%) EPoS
4 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) MVC
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) BDD
2 4 (30.77%) TDD
2 4 (30.77%) Web Application Development
2 4 (30.77%) Web Development
3 3 (23.08%) OO
3 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Business Process Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) Fit Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Presales
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) VB.NET
3 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 4 (30.77%) VB6
5 1 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
5 1 (7.69%) Progress 4GL
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Xamarin
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
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