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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 27 37 13
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -24
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 1 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 0.71% 0.59% 16.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.27% 0.79% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 16
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
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
79 126 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 56.43% 74.56% 60.71%
Number of salaries quoted 77 121 65
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 24 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Classic ASP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Classic ASP
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
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