Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 65 49
Rank change year-on-year -5 -16 +4
Permanent jobs citing VB 15 24 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.69% 2.59% 4.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.87% 4.77% 8.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 42
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +17.65% -2.86%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,375
90th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £37,400
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year - +21.21% +1.54%

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 523 503 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 59.03% 54.38% 53.73%
Number of salaries quoted 441 450 455
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.11% +4.29% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,875 £23,700
90th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 +1 5 £37,500 -6.25%
Blackburn +4 4 £32,500 -8.45% 1
Lancaster - 2 £40,000 -
Rossendale - 2 £43,750 -
Darwen - 1 £32,500 -
VB
North West

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (93.33%) VB.NET
3 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
4 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET
5 11 (73.33%) C#
6 8 (53.33%) HTML
7 7 (46.67%) XML
7 7 (46.67%) Degree
8 6 (40.00%) MVC
8 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (40.00%) TDD
8 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
8 6 (40.00%) RESTful
8 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (40.00%) BDD
8 6 (40.00%) Web Application Development
8 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
8 6 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
8 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 6 (40.00%) Web Development
9 5 (33.33%) SDLC
9 5 (33.33%) VB6
9 5 (33.33%) C
9 5 (33.33%) XHTML
10 4 (26.67%) Digital TV
10 4 (26.67%) SQL
11 3 (20.00%) Greenfield Project

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 (6.67%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (6.67%) Sage 50
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (13.33%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 5 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 4 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (13.33%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (13.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Consultant
6 2 (13.33%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (13.33%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (6.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (6.67%) Payments Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Payments Consultant
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Systems Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (53.33%) HTML
4 7 (46.67%) XML
5 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
5 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
5 6 (40.00%) RESTful
5 6 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (33.33%) XHTML
7 3 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Digital TV
2 3 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (13.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) BDD
1 6 (40.00%) MVC
1 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (40.00%) TDD
1 6 (40.00%) Web Application Development
1 6 (40.00%) Web Development
2 5 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) VB.NET
2 11 (73.33%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) C
3 5 (33.33%) VB6
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (20.00%) VBA
6 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.67%) PHP
6 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) CyberSource
2 1 (6.67%) Sage
2 1 (6.67%) VMware