The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oldham 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Manchester / Oldham
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing VB 23 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oldham 19.17% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.12% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £21,500 - -
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 Oldham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Oldham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 104 16 15
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oldham 86.67% 59.26% 34.09%
Number of salaries quoted 40 15 7
Median salary £35,000 £24,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.83% -27.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £18,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,250 £32,400
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Oldham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oldham 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 Oldham

VB
Salary Trend in Oldham

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

Salary trend for VB in Oldham

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 23 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 Oldham region with a requirement for VB.

1 24 (85.71%) Visual Studio
1 24 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 23 (82.14%) Degree
2 23 (82.14%) C++
2 23 (82.14%) HTML
2 23 (82.14%) PHP
2 23 (82.14%) C
2 23 (82.14%) MySQL
2 23 (82.14%) Firmware
2 23 (82.14%) Embedded C
2 23 (82.14%) Validation
2 23 (82.14%) Feasibility Study
3 22 (78.57%) .NET
4 19 (67.86%) Electronics
5 16 (57.14%) Linux
5 16 (57.14%) Algorithms
5 16 (57.14%) Embedded Linux
6 12 (42.86%) VB6
7 11 (39.29%) Embedded C++
8 9 (32.14%) C#
9 4 (14.29%) Rapid Prototyping
9 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 4 (14.29%) SQL
10 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
11 1 (3.57%) MVC
11 1 (3.57%) Law
11 1 (3.57%) Legal
11 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
11 1 (3.57%) Microsoft

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (82.14%) MySQL
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (85.71%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 19 (67.86%) Electronics
2 1 (3.57%) Law
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (82.14%) Embedded Engineer
2 13 (46.43%) Software Engineer
3 12 (42.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (25.00%) Graduate
4 7 (25.00%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (25.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Applications Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.57%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Junior
7 1 (3.57%) Junior C# Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Junior Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Junior Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Legal Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (82.14%) HTML
2 22 (78.57%) .NET
3 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.57%) ADO.NET
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.57%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.57%) WCF
3 1 (3.57%) Web Services
3 1 (3.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (57.14%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Embedded Linux
1 16 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 23 (82.14%) Feasibility Study
2 23 (82.14%) Validation
3 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (14.29%) Rapid Prototyping
4 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Case Management
5 1 (3.57%) MVC
5 1 (3.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) C
1 23 (82.14%) C++
1 23 (82.14%) Embedded C
1 23 (82.14%) PHP
2 12 (42.86%) VB6
3 11 (39.29%) Embedded C++
4 9 (32.14%) C#
5 4 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (82.14%) Degree
System Software
1 23 (82.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) DevExpress
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago