The first table below looks at the demand for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Bolton region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 16 8
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 18 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton - 14.88% 22.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 20.69% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 0 18 25
Average salary - £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
150 87 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 82.87% 71.90% 61.95%
Number of salaries quoted 141 71 69
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
VB
Manchester

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB.

1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ADO
1 1 (100.00%) Classic ASP
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Android

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) ADO
1 1 (100.00%) Classic ASP
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript