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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Manchester / Bolton
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 33
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton - - 5.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 10
Median salary - - £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  

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 73 40 120
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 59.35% 55.56% 69.36%
Number of salaries quoted 67 30 108
Median salary £35,000 £39,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.25% -13.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bolton citing VB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 29 March 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Access
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (100.00%) MS Access
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft