Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Manchester > Bolton
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 48 44
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4 +7
Permanent jobs citing VB 6 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 3.24% 1.06% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.72% 2.10% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 1
Bolton median annual salary £31,750 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.63% +23.08% -13.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £35,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £35,250 £46,250 £33,750
Manchester median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +15.38%

VB is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bolton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 127 143 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 68.65% 50.35% 65.57%
Number of salaries quoted 119 131 128
Bolton median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £20,100
90th Percentile £48,750 £47,500 £48,750
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%

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 19 November 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 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) WinForms
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (50.00%) WPF
1 3 (50.00%) LINQ
1 3 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (50.00%) LINQ to SQL
1 3 (50.00%) Data Quality
1 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (50.00%) Data Structures
1 3 (50.00%) React
1 3 (50.00%) Power BI
1 3 (50.00%) Fintech
1 3 (50.00%) .NET Core
1 3 (50.00%) Renewable Energy
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (50.00%) ETL
1 3 (50.00%) OpenEdge
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence

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 3 (50.00%) OpenEdge
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (50.00%) Power BI
1 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Business Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Report Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Report Writer
2 3 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 3 (50.00%) SSRS Developer
2 3 (50.00%) SSRS Report Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) .NET Core
1 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (50.00%) LINQ
1 3 (50.00%) LINQ to SQL
1 3 (50.00%) React
1 3 (50.00%) WinForms
1 3 (50.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Structures
1 3 (50.00%) Fintech
1 3 (50.00%) Renewable Energy
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) Data Quality