The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Manchester / Bolton
Rank - 17 32
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton - 2.70% 5.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 5.26% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 9
Median salary - £31,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -3.07%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Programming Languages Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
88 38 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 63.77% 51.35% 68.18%
Number of salaries quoted 82 35 107
Median salary £37,500 £31,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -25.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

The demand trend of job ads across the Bolton region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

VB
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

VB Salary Trend in Bolton

VB
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 Bolton region with a requirement for VB.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Access
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (100.00%) MS Access
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft