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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 15 31 39
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +8
Permanent jobs citing VB 10 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crewe 10.53% 5.08% 0.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.86% 8.41% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 0
Average salary - £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
56 107 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crewe 58.95% 60.45% 60.12%
Number of salaries quoted 33 73 78
Average salary £44,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.82% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £26,900 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £51,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 26 February 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
1 18 (100.00%) C#
1 18 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 18 (100.00%) Wireless
1 18 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 18 (100.00%) Finance
1 18 (100.00%) Retail
1 18 (100.00%) Customer Engagement
2 14 (77.78%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) WCF
3 7 (38.89%) LINQ
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (38.89%) .NET Remoting
3 7 (38.89%) .NET Framework
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 7 (38.89%) OO
3 7 (38.89%) SLA
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
3 7 (38.89%) Web Services
3 7 (38.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 4 (22.22%) DTS
4 4 (22.22%) WinForms
5 3 (16.67%) TDD
5 3 (16.67%) Validation
5 3 (16.67%) MVC
5 3 (16.67%) XPath

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Crewe by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 3 (16.67%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (22.22%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 18 (100.00%) Finance
1 18 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (61.11%) .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (38.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 7 (38.89%) Web Services
2 7 (38.89%) .NET Remoting
2 7 (38.89%) .NET Framework
2 7 (38.89%) WCF
2 7 (38.89%) LINQ
3 4 (22.22%) WinForms
4 3 (16.67%) SOAP
4 3 (16.67%) RESTful
4 3 (16.67%) XML
4 3 (16.67%) XSD
4 3 (16.67%) XSLT
4 3 (16.67%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 18 (100.00%) Customer Engagement
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) OO
3 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 3 (16.67%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 3 (16.67%) MVC
4 3 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C#
1 18 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 14 (77.78%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) SLA