The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 - 56
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing VB 21 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 3.88% - 1.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.46% - 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 19 0 8
Median salary £45,000 - £26,000
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 Merseyside with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 325 206 253
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 60.07% 44.59% 48.75%
Number of salaries quoted 252 163 207
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

VB
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for VB in Merseyside

VB
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Merseyside over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for VB in Merseyside

VB
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 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
St Helens - 12 £45,000 -
Liverpool - 8 £42,500 - 4
Prescot - 1 - - 1
VB
North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for VB.

1 36 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 31 (73.81%) .NET
3 23 (54.76%) WinForms
4 21 (50.00%) Windows
4 21 (50.00%) VB.NET
5 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (42.86%) TDD
5 18 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (40.48%) WPF
6 17 (40.48%) Kanban
6 17 (40.48%) Spring.NET
6 17 (40.48%) NUnit
6 17 (40.48%) Dependency Injection
6 17 (40.48%) Inversion of Control
6 17 (40.48%) MSTest
6 17 (40.48%) MVVM
6 17 (40.48%) Ninject
6 17 (40.48%) Unity DI Container
6 17 (40.48%) Scrum
6 17 (40.48%) Telecoms
6 17 (40.48%) Broadband
7 16 (38.10%) SQL
7 16 (38.10%) C#
7 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
8 13 (30.95%) SQL Server 2016
8 13 (30.95%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (19.05%) HTML
10 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
10 6 (14.29%) CSS

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 3 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (9.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Infor CRM
Communications & Networking
1 17 (40.48%) Broadband
2 6 (14.29%) NAS
2 6 (14.29%) SAN
3 5 (11.90%) Network Security
4 3 (7.14%) Firewall
4 3 (7.14%) Skype
4 3 (7.14%) VoIP
5 2 (4.76%) LAN
5 2 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 13 (30.95%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (9.52%) MySQL
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (7.14%) Data Mining
4 3 (7.14%) MS Access
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.38%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 17 (40.48%) MSTest
1 17 (40.48%) NUnit
2 4 (9.52%) Moq
2 4 (9.52%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 17 (40.48%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.76%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (57.14%) Developer
2 18 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 17 (40.48%) Telecoms Developer
4 8 (19.05%) Development Manager
5 6 (14.29%) Administrator
5 6 (14.29%) Development Project Manager
5 6 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 6 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (9.52%) Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Data Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Software Developer
7 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 3 (7.14%) Systems Support
8 2 (4.76%) Software Development Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Software Manager
8 2 (4.76%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) SQL Data Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Excel Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) IT Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (73.81%) .NET
2 23 (54.76%) WinForms
3 17 (40.48%) Ninject
3 17 (40.48%) Spring.NET
3 17 (40.48%) Unity DI Container
3 17 (40.48%) WPF
4 8 (19.05%) HTML
5 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 6 (14.29%) CSS
5 6 (14.29%) jQuery
6 4 (9.52%) Castle Windsor
6 4 (9.52%) LINQ
7 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (4.76%) DHTML
7 2 (4.76%) Web Services
8 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (2.38%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) iPad
4 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
1 18 (42.86%) TDD
2 17 (40.48%) Dependency Injection
2 17 (40.48%) Inversion of Control
2 17 (40.48%) Kanban
2 17 (40.48%) MVVM
2 17 (40.48%) Scrum
3 6 (14.29%) ITIL
4 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (11.90%) CRM
4 5 (11.90%) Knowledge Management
5 4 (9.52%) Data Analysis
5 4 (9.52%) Logistics
6 3 (7.14%) B2B
6 3 (7.14%) Data Protection
7 2 (4.76%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.76%) ETL
7 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.76%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 21 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 16 (38.10%) C#
2 16 (38.10%) SQL
3 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.76%) J#
4 2 (4.76%) VBScript
5 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) CCNA
1 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (9.52%) MCSA
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) ISO 9001
1 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) SCCM
1 6 (14.29%) SCDPM
1 6 (14.29%) SCOM
1 6 (14.29%) SCVMM
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) Sage
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Prescot, Merseyside
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago