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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 26 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 15 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 8.72% - 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.63% - 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 1
Average salary £40,000 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
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
96 140 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 55.81% 63.64% 81.40%
Number of salaries quoted 93 123 175
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Stockport

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

VB Salary Histogram in Stockport

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 27 (100.00%) C#
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (85.19%) HTML
3 21 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 21 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 21 (77.78%) XML
4 20 (74.07%) CSS
5 19 (70.37%) SQL
6 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
7 12 (44.44%) VB.NET
7 12 (44.44%) Coaching
8 11 (40.74%) LINQ
8 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
8 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (40.74%) Ajax
9 10 (37.04%) Ruby on Rails
9 10 (37.04%) TDD
9 10 (37.04%) Pair Programming
9 10 (37.04%) Back Office
9 10 (37.04%) Scrum
9 10 (37.04%) IIS
9 10 (37.04%) COM
9 10 (37.04%) MySQL
9 10 (37.04%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (37.04%) E-Commerce
9 10 (37.04%) Classic ASP
9 10 (37.04%) XHTML
9 10 (37.04%) Ruby
9 10 (37.04%) jQuery
9 10 (37.04%) Android

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (37.04%) IIS
2 2 (7.41%) Joomla!
2 2 (7.41%) Drupal
2 2 (7.41%) Umbraco
2 2 (7.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 10 (37.04%) MySQL
3 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 3 (11.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (37.04%) Back Office
2 9 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) .NET Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Web Developer
4 7 (25.93%) C# Developer
4 7 (25.93%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (22.22%) Analyst
5 6 (22.22%) C# Web Developer
5 6 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (18.52%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 5 (18.52%) Desktop Support
6 5 (18.52%) Support Analyst
6 5 (18.52%) Desktop Analyst
7 4 (14.81%) Lead Developer
7 4 (14.81%) Lead .NET Developer
8 2 (7.41%) C++ Team Leader
8 2 (7.41%) Junior Web Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Team Leader
8 2 (7.41%) Development Team Leader
8 2 (7.41%) Junior Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (85.19%) HTML
3 21 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 21 (77.78%) XML
4 20 (74.07%) CSS
5 11 (40.74%) Ajax
5 11 (40.74%) LINQ
6 10 (37.04%) jQuery
6 10 (37.04%) Ruby on Rails
6 10 (37.04%) XHTML
6 10 (37.04%) COM
6 10 (37.04%) Classic ASP
7 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (3.70%) HTML5
8 1 (3.70%) ADO.NET
8 1 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Android
2 4 (14.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Coaching
2 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (37.04%) TDD
3 10 (37.04%) Pair Programming
3 10 (37.04%) Mentoring
3 10 (37.04%) E-Commerce
3 10 (37.04%) Scrum
4 9 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 9 (33.33%) Open Source
5 7 (25.93%) Web Development
6 6 (22.22%) CRM
6 6 (22.22%) ERP
6 6 (22.22%) Process Management
7 2 (7.41%) SEO
7 2 (7.41%) OO
7 2 (7.41%) Content Management
8 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.70%) OOP
8 1 (3.70%) People Management
8 1 (3.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 19 (70.37%) SQL
4 12 (44.44%) VB.NET
5 10 (37.04%) Ruby
6 6 (22.22%) Java
7 2 (7.41%) C
7 2 (7.41%) C++
7 2 (7.41%) VB6
8 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 10 (37.04%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (7.41%) Facebook
3 2 (7.41%) Twitter
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