The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Crewe region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 13 23 29
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Permanent jobs citing VB 21 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crewe 19.09% 6.94% 3.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.61% 9.26% 8.05%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 7
Average salary - £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Crewe region.

Programming Languages Category
Crewe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
82 108 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crewe 74.55% 75.00% 43.72%
Number of salaries quoted 50 78 74
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £75,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Crewe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Crewe region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Crewe

VB
Salary Trend in Crewe

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

VB Salary Trend in Crewe

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crewe

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Crewe region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB.

1 22 (100.00%) Windows
1 22 (100.00%) Finance
1 22 (100.00%) Retail
2 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (77.27%) Financial Institution
2 17 (77.27%) Wireless
2 17 (77.27%) Risk Management
2 17 (77.27%) OO
2 17 (77.27%) .NET
2 17 (77.27%) SQL Server
2 17 (77.27%) SLA
2 17 (77.27%) C#
2 17 (77.27%) SQL
2 17 (77.27%) T-SQL
2 17 (77.27%) Web Services
2 17 (77.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (77.27%) .NET Remoting
2 17 (77.27%) .NET Framework
2 17 (77.27%) WCF
2 17 (77.27%) LINQ
2 17 (77.27%) Customer Engagement
2 17 (77.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 9 (40.91%) RESTful
3 9 (40.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (40.91%) XPath
3 9 (40.91%) XML
3 9 (40.91%) XSD
3 9 (40.91%) XSLT
3 9 (40.91%) Java
3 9 (40.91%) SOAP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Crewe by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Crewe region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (40.91%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 17 (77.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (77.27%) SQL Server
1 17 (77.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (36.36%) DTS
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (100.00%) Finance
1 22 (100.00%) Retail
2 17 (77.27%) Financial Institution
3 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) Senior Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Citrix Consultant
3 5 (22.73%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (77.27%) Web Services
1 17 (77.27%) .NET Remoting
1 17 (77.27%) .NET Framework
1 17 (77.27%) WCF
1 17 (77.27%) LINQ
1 17 (77.27%) .NET
1 17 (77.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 9 (40.91%) SOAP
2 9 (40.91%) RESTful
2 9 (40.91%) XML
2 9 (40.91%) XSD
2 9 (40.91%) XSLT
2 9 (40.91%) Middleware
3 8 (36.36%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) OO
1 17 (77.27%) Risk Management
1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (77.27%) Customer Engagement
2 9 (40.91%) TDD
2 9 (40.91%) Automated Testing
2 9 (40.91%) Validation
2 9 (40.91%) MVC
3 8 (36.36%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) C#
1 17 (77.27%) SQL
1 17 (77.27%) T-SQL
2 9 (40.91%) Java
2 9 (40.91%) XPath
3 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
3 5 (22.73%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (77.27%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) XenApp
1 5 (22.73%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Citrix
1 5 (22.73%) AppSense
1 5 (22.73%) Fujitsu