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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 35 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 0.52% 0.62% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.01% 0.97% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
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
99 103 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 51.56% 63.98% 71.17%
Number of salaries quoted 98 97 113
Average salary £35,000 £42,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 22 (100.00%) C#
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (81.82%) HTML
3 17 (77.27%) ASP.NET
4 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
4 16 (72.73%) SQL
4 16 (72.73%) XML
5 15 (68.18%) CSS
6 11 (50.00%) VB.NET
6 11 (50.00%) Coaching
7 10 (45.45%) E-Commerce
7 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (40.91%) TDD
8 9 (40.91%) Pair Programming
8 9 (40.91%) Retail
8 9 (40.91%) Ruby
8 9 (40.91%) Ruby on Rails
8 9 (40.91%) Back Office
8 9 (40.91%) Scrum
8 9 (40.91%) XHTML
8 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
8 9 (40.91%) MySQL
8 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 9 (40.91%) Mentoring
8 9 (40.91%) Unit Testing
8 9 (40.91%) Git (software)
8 9 (40.91%) Open Source
9 7 (31.82%) LINQ
9 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
9 7 (31.82%) Ajax

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 6 (27.27%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) Joomla!
2 2 (9.09%) Drupal
2 2 (9.09%) Umbraco
2 2 (9.09%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) MySQL
2 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.64%) RDBMS
3 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (40.91%) Back Office
1 9 (40.91%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) .NET Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Web Developer
4 5 (22.73%) C# Developer
4 5 (22.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Lead Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) C# Web Developer
5 4 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Lead .NET Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support
6 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
7 2 (9.09%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (9.09%) Junior Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Junior
7 2 (9.09%) Development Manager
7 2 (9.09%) C++ Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (81.82%) HTML
3 17 (77.27%) ASP.NET
4 16 (72.73%) XML
5 15 (68.18%) CSS
6 9 (40.91%) XHTML
6 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 9 (40.91%) Ruby on Rails
7 7 (31.82%) LINQ
7 7 (31.82%) Ajax
8 6 (27.27%) jQuery
8 6 (27.27%) COM
8 6 (27.27%) Classic ASP
9 1 (4.55%) ADO.NET
9 1 (4.55%) SOAP
9 1 (4.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Android
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Coaching
2 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) E-Commerce
3 9 (40.91%) Scrum
3 9 (40.91%) TDD
3 9 (40.91%) Pair Programming
3 9 (40.91%) Unit Testing
3 9 (40.91%) Open Source
3 9 (40.91%) Mentoring
4 5 (22.73%) Web Development
5 4 (18.18%) CRM
5 4 (18.18%) ERP
5 4 (18.18%) Process Management
6 2 (9.09%) SEO
6 2 (9.09%) OO
6 2 (9.09%) Content Management
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) People Management
7 1 (4.55%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 16 (72.73%) SQL
3 11 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 9 (40.91%) Ruby
5 4 (18.18%) Java
6 2 (9.09%) C
6 2 (9.09%) C++
6 2 (9.09%) VB6
7 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (9.09%) Facebook
3 2 (9.09%) Twitter