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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 28 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 0.70% - 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.82% - 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Median salary £45,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
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
55 47 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 38.46% 54.65% 61.90%
Number of salaries quoted 52 45 76
Median salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,000 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £42,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Xamarin
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Access
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) B2B
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (33.33%) MS Access
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) VB Developer
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) B2B
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Xamarin