The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 21 21
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford - 4.65% 5.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 7.84% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
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 Salford region.

Programming Languages Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
45 51 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 62.50% 59.30% 62.50%
Number of salaries quoted 44 43 38
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

VB
Salary Trend in Salford

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

VB Salary Trend in Salford

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Salford 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) NHS
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Data Management
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) Predictive Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) QlikView
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (75.00%) Service Management
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) ITSM
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) Change Control
2 3 (75.00%) Data Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Salford 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) QlikView
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Data Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Data Analytics Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
1 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (75.00%) ITSM
1 3 (75.00%) Data Management
1 3 (75.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Predictive Analytics
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (75.00%) Change Control
1 3 (75.00%) Data Analytics
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
1 3 (75.00%) Line Management
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) SYSPRO