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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 21 46 41
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -5
Permanent jobs citing VB 22 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 11.76% 0.38% 1.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.64% 0.60% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 20 1 3
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +66.66%
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
112 168 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 59.89% 64.12% 85.29%
Number of salaries quoted 102 133 172
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Stockport

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 25 (100.00%) C#
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (88.00%) HTML
3 21 (84.00%) ASP.NET
4 20 (80.00%) JavaScript
4 20 (80.00%) CSS
4 20 (80.00%) XML
5 17 (68.00%) SQL
6 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
7 11 (44.00%) VB.NET
7 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (44.00%) Coaching
8 10 (40.00%) Mentoring
8 10 (40.00%) jQuery
8 10 (40.00%) Android
8 10 (40.00%) Git (software)
8 10 (40.00%) Mobile App
8 10 (40.00%) TDD
8 10 (40.00%) Pair Programming
8 10 (40.00%) Scrum
8 10 (40.00%) Back Office
8 10 (40.00%) Ruby
8 10 (40.00%) Ajax
8 10 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails
8 10 (40.00%) LINQ
8 10 (40.00%) Classic ASP
8 10 (40.00%) MySQL
8 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
8 10 (40.00%) IIS
8 10 (40.00%) Salesforce.com

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (40.00%) IIS
2 2 (8.00%) Joomla!
2 2 (8.00%) Drupal
2 2 (8.00%) WordPress
2 2 (8.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) MySQL
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (40.00%) Back Office
2 9 (36.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Developer
2 10 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (32.00%) Web Developer
4 7 (28.00%) C# Developer
4 7 (28.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (24.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (24.00%) C# Web Developer
5 6 (24.00%) Analyst
6 5 (20.00%) Desktop Support
6 5 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
6 5 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 5 (20.00%) Support Analyst
7 4 (16.00%) Lead Developer
7 4 (16.00%) Lead .NET Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Junior
8 2 (8.00%) Junior Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Junior Web Developer
9 1 (4.00%) VB Programmer
9 1 (4.00%) C# Programmer
9 1 (4.00%) Junior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (88.00%) HTML
3 21 (84.00%) ASP.NET
4 20 (80.00%) CSS
4 20 (80.00%) XML
5 10 (40.00%) jQuery
5 10 (40.00%) Ajax
5 10 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 10 (40.00%) LINQ
5 10 (40.00%) Classic ASP
5 10 (40.00%) COM
5 10 (40.00%) XHTML
6 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 9 (36.00%) Open Source
3 2 (8.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Android
2 3 (12.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (44.00%) Coaching
2 10 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 10 (40.00%) TDD
2 10 (40.00%) Pair Programming
2 10 (40.00%) Scrum
2 10 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 9 (36.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (24.00%) Process Management
4 6 (24.00%) Web Development
4 6 (24.00%) ERP
4 6 (24.00%) CRM
5 2 (8.00%) SEO
5 2 (8.00%) Content Management
6 1 (4.00%) People Management
6 1 (4.00%) OOP
6 1 (4.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) C#
2 20 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (68.00%) SQL
4 11 (44.00%) VB.NET
5 10 (40.00%) Ruby
6 6 (24.00%) Java
7 2 (8.00%) VB6
8 1 (4.00%) C
8 1 (4.00%) C++
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (8.00%) Facebook
3 2 (8.00%) Twitter
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