The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oldham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Manchester / Oldham
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 20 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 18.69% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.73% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Median salary £22,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oldham region.

Programming Languages Category
Oldham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
88 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 82.24% 42.42% 28.95%
Number of salaries quoted 34 13 4
Median salary £34,000 £30,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.47% +10.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,550 £23,500 £18,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £33,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

The demand trend of job ads across the Oldham region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 Oldham region with a requirement for VB.

1 19 (82.61%) Visual Studio
1 19 (82.61%) Software Engineering
2 18 (78.26%) Degree
2 18 (78.26%) C++
2 18 (78.26%) HTML
2 18 (78.26%) PHP
2 18 (78.26%) C
2 18 (78.26%) MySQL
2 18 (78.26%) Embedded C
2 18 (78.26%) Firmware
3 17 (73.91%) .NET
3 17 (73.91%) Validation
3 17 (73.91%) Feasibility Study
4 16 (69.57%) Electronics
5 10 (43.48%) VB6
5 10 (43.48%) Algorithms
5 10 (43.48%) Embedded Linux
5 10 (43.48%) Linux
6 9 (39.13%) Embedded C++
7 7 (30.43%) C#
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
8 4 (17.39%) SQL
9 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
10 2 (8.70%) Rapid Prototyping
10 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (4.35%) MVC
11 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (4.35%) TDD
11 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
11 1 (4.35%) Microsoft

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (78.26%) MySQL
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (82.61%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 16 (69.57%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Law
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Embedded Engineer
2 11 (47.83%) Software Engineer
3 10 (43.48%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) Graduate
4 7 (30.43%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Applications Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.35%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Junior
7 1 (4.35%) Junior C# Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Junior Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Junior Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Legal Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (78.26%) HTML
2 17 (73.91%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.35%) ADO.NET
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
3 1 (4.35%) WCF
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Embedded Linux
1 10 (43.48%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Software Engineering
2 17 (73.91%) Feasibility Study
2 17 (73.91%) Validation
3 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
4 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.70%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Case Management
5 1 (4.35%) MVC
5 1 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) C
1 18 (78.26%) C++
1 18 (78.26%) Embedded C
1 18 (78.26%) PHP
2 10 (43.48%) VB6
3 9 (39.13%) Embedded C++
4 7 (30.43%) C#
5 4 (17.39%) SQL
6 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (78.26%) Degree
System Software
1 18 (78.26%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) DevExpress
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable, depending on experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable, depending on experience
Posted: 20 days ago