The first table below looks at the demand for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Macclesfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Macclesfield region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 31 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 1.85% - 1.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.67% - 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £19,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Macclesfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
75 147 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 69.44% 79.03% 82.52%
Number of salaries quoted 51 142 91
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
VB
Cheshire

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

VB
Salary Trend in Macclesfield

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

VB Salary Trend in Macclesfield

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (92.86%) ASP.NET
2 13 (92.86%) C#
2 13 (92.86%) .NET
2 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (92.86%) jQuery
3 12 (85.71%) HTML
3 12 (85.71%) CSS
4 11 (78.57%) XML
4 11 (78.57%) N-Tier
4 11 (78.57%) Software Engineering
4 11 (78.57%) Ajax
4 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (7.14%) LaTeX
6 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
6 1 (7.14%) VB6
6 1 (7.14%) Content Management
6 1 (7.14%) VRML
6 1 (7.14%) MS Access
6 1 (7.14%) PHP
6 1 (7.14%) OOP
6 1 (7.14%) Java
6 1 (7.14%) C++
6 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
6 1 (7.14%) MS Office
6 1 (7.14%) CMS
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.14%) Adobe

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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 1 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) LaTeX
2 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MS Access
General
1 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) Web Developer
3 7 (50.00%) .NET Developer
4 5 (35.71%) .NET Web Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Database Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) ASP.NET
1 13 (92.86%) .NET
1 13 (92.86%) jQuery
2 12 (85.71%) HTML
2 12 (85.71%) CSS
3 11 (78.57%) XML
3 11 (78.57%) Ajax
3 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (7.14%) VRML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) N-Tier
2 1 (7.14%) Video Editing
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Software Engineering
2 1 (7.14%) Content Management
2 1 (7.14%) OOP
2 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (92.86%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) VB6
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) MCTS
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe