The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 28 22 50
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +28
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 22 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 0.78% 11.64% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.41% 19.82% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1 20 1
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
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
71 111 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 55.47% 58.73% 65.15%
Number of salaries quoted 62 102 139
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £24,250 £27,275
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

The demand trend of job ads across the Stockport region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 10 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 Stockport region with a requirement for VB.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) iPad

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C++ Software Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET