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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 29 36 28
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 0.83% 0.65% 6.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.27% 0.92% 8.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 9
Average salary £32,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
79 109 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 65.83% 70.32% 74.55%
Number of salaries quoted 70 95 116
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Retail
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) VPLS
3 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
3 5 (55.56%) Office 365
3 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
3 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) MPLS
3 5 (55.56%) BGP
3 5 (55.56%) MS Visio
3 5 (55.56%) ISDN
3 5 (55.56%) PSTN
3 5 (55.56%) VoIP
3 5 (55.56%) WLAN
3 5 (55.56%) WAN
3 5 (55.56%) DHCP
3 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 5 (55.56%) VPN
3 5 (55.56%) DNS
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 5 (55.56%) CCNP
3 5 (55.56%) CCNA
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (55.56%) SAN
4 4 (44.44%) VB6
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 5 (55.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) VPLS
1 5 (55.56%) MPLS
1 5 (55.56%) BGP
1 5 (55.56%) ISDN
1 5 (55.56%) PSTN
1 5 (55.56%) VoIP
1 5 (55.56%) WLAN
1 5 (55.56%) WAN
1 5 (55.56%) DHCP
1 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
1 5 (55.56%) VPN
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
1 5 (55.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (55.56%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Automotive
2 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) VB6 Developer
2 1 (11.11%) VB Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Development Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Development Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) EDI
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) PDM
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
2 4 (44.44%) VB6
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (22.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CCNP
1 5 (55.56%) CCNA
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) SYSPRO
Bolton, Lancashire
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