The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stockport 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Manchester / Stockport
Rank 32 35 27
Rank change year-on-year +3 -8  
Permanent jobs citing VB 5 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 3.11% 1.29% 5.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.55% 1.79% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 9
Median salary £36,000 £30,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.03% +1.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year - +5.63%  

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 Stockport with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Stockport
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 110 112 95
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stockport 68.32% 72.26% 49.74%
Number of salaries quoted 105 101 89
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +44.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stockport 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 Stockport

VB
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Salary trend for VB in Stockport

VB
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 24 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 Stockport region with a requirement for VB.

1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) VB6
1 4 (80.00%) Ajax
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Marketing
1 4 (80.00%) jQuery
1 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (80.00%) HTML5
1 4 (80.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) TestComplete
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport 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 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) TestComplete
General
1 4 (80.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Software Developer
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 4 (80.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 4 (80.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 4 (80.00%) C# Developer
1 4 (80.00%) C# Software Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) Ajax
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) CSS3
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) HTML5
1 4 (80.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft