The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 37 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 0.62% - 1.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.96% - 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Average salary £35,000 - £28,500
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 Stockport region.

Programming Languages Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
104 116 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 64.20% 71.17% 73.64%
Number of salaries quoted 98 113 182
Average salary £42,000 £34,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% +11.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £38,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

VB
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

VB Salary Trend in Stockport

VB
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Document Management
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft