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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 8.45% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £36,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,875 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.71% +4.28%
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
40 47 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 56.34% 67.14% 62.12%
Number of salaries quoted 38 45 23
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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
Salary Histogram in Salford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Salford region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Salford

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
1 10 (90.91%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
3 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
3 7 (63.64%) ERP
3 7 (63.64%) .NET
3 7 (63.64%) XML
3 7 (63.64%) XSL
3 7 (63.64%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (63.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (63.64%) SYSPRO
4 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
4 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
4 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
4 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 4 (36.36%) MS Office
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
4 4 (36.36%) VBScript
4 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
4 4 (36.36%) VBA
5 3 (27.27%) Service Management
5 3 (27.27%) NHS
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
1 7 (63.64%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (9.09%) Documentum
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (36.36%) MS Office
3 1 (9.09%) AutoCAD
3 1 (9.09%) Revit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (27.27%) QlikView
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (9.09%) DataEase
General
1 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Support Technician
2 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) IT Support Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Data Manager
2 3 (27.27%) IT Support
2 3 (27.27%) Data Analytics Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
1 7 (63.64%) XML
1 7 (63.64%) XSL
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) NHS
3 1 (9.09%) GIS
3 1 (9.09%) LLPG
3 1 (9.09%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ERP
1 7 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Service Management
2 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 3 (27.27%) ITSM
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
2 3 (27.27%) Line Management
2 3 (27.27%) Data Management
2 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Predictive Analytics
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (27.27%) Change Control
2 3 (27.27%) Data Analytics
2 3 (27.27%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
1 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
1 4 (36.36%) VBScript
1 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
1 4 (36.36%) VBA
2 3 (27.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) SYSPRO
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Autodesk