Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 62 66 69
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3 -13
Permanent jobs citing VB 9 13 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.27% 1.59% 2.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.89% 2.83% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 18
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £34,900 £28,750 £31,175
90th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £45,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +23.08%

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 311 459 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 43.93% 55.98% 55.69%
Number of salaries quoted 270 383 491
Lancashire median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% - -
10th Percentile £22,000 £24,300 £22,771
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
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
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 15 February 2019. 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 +6 8 £37,500 - 5
Accrington - 1 - -
VB
North West

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) VB6
2 8 (88.89%) SDLC
3 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
3 7 (77.78%) Web Development
3 7 (77.78%) Degree
3 7 (77.78%) HTML
3 7 (77.78%) C
3 7 (77.78%) VB.NET
3 7 (77.78%) XML
3 7 (77.78%) XHTML
4 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) Mobile App

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) C# Developer
3 6 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 6 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) XHTML
2 7 (77.78%) XML
3 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) SDLC
2 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 7 (77.78%) Web Development
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) VB6
3 7 (77.78%) C
3 7 (77.78%) VB.NET
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft