The first table below looks at the demand for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oldham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 14 July 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 Oldham region.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 5 19
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 17 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham - 27.42% 2.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 36.17% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Oldham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
12 47 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 63.16% 75.81% 67.39%
Number of salaries quoted 10 27 30
Average salary £39,000 £39,246 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% +48.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £35,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
Manchester

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Oldham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

VB
Salary Trend in Oldham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Oldham region.

VB Salary Trend in Oldham

VB
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT jobs across the Oldham 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%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT jobs across the Oldham 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%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) VB6