The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Manchester / Bolton
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 - 31
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing VB 10 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 8.93% - 0.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.18% - 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 1
Median salary £30,000 - £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 - £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 - £33,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -1.31%  

VB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Bolton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 55 72 80
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 49.11% 66.67% 65.04%
Number of salaries quoted 130 121 148
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £26,250 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,625 £48,750 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

Job postings citing VB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bolton.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Bolton

VB
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Salary trend for VB in Bolton

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 Bolton region with a requirement for VB.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (90.00%) Data Quality
2 9 (90.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (90.00%) SharePoint
2 9 (90.00%) OpenEdge
2 9 (90.00%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (90.00%) RDBMS
3 8 (80.00%) ETL
3 8 (80.00%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (80.00%) Data Structures
4 6 (60.00%) Power BI
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) iPad
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (90.00%) OpenEdge
1 9 (90.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (90.00%) RDBMS
2 9 (90.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (80.00%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (60.00%) Power BI
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Business Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Report Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Report Writer
2 8 (80.00%) SSRS Developer
2 8 (80.00%) SSRS Report Writer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SSRS Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (10.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (80.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (90.00%) Data Quality