The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 36 37 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -28
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 4 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 0.65% 2.12% 21.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.99% 2.86% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 23
Average salary - £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
Manchester

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
101 140 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 65.16% 74.07% 60.43%
Number of salaries quoted 87 132 76
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 16 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 22 August 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%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) VB6