The table below looks at the statistics 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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 31 27 44
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +17
Permanent jobs citing VB 11 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 6.18% 8.00% 0.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.94% 10.69% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 1
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +63.63%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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 Macclesfield region.

Programming Languages Category
Macclesfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
123 131 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 69.10% 74.86% 82.53%
Number of salaries quoted 118 112 128
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,050 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 December 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 29 (100.00%) .NET
1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 29 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 23 (79.31%) VB.NET
3 16 (55.17%) C#
4 13 (44.83%) Degree
4 13 (44.83%) VB6
5 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (34.48%) TDD
5 10 (34.48%) NUnit
5 10 (34.48%) MVC
5 10 (34.48%) Advertising
5 10 (34.48%) Scrum
5 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
5 10 (34.48%) Web Application Development
5 10 (34.48%) Lucene.Net
5 10 (34.48%) Lucene
5 10 (34.48%) NHibernate
5 10 (34.48%) Selenium
5 10 (34.48%) WCF
5 10 (34.48%) LINQ
5 10 (34.48%) Kanban
5 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (34.48%) Rhino Mocks
5 10 (34.48%) Cucumber
5 10 (34.48%) BDD
5 10 (34.48%) Castle Windsor
5 10 (34.48%) Scrum-ban
6 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
6 6 (20.69%) SQL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) NUnit
1 10 (34.48%) Selenium
1 10 (34.48%) Rhino Mocks
1 10 (34.48%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (34.48%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (100.00%) Developer
2 27 (93.10%) .NET Developer
3 13 (44.83%) Software Developer
4 11 (37.93%) VB.NET Developer
4 11 (37.93%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
1 29 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 10 (34.48%) Lucene
2 10 (34.48%) NHibernate
2 10 (34.48%) WCF
2 10 (34.48%) LINQ
2 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (34.48%) Castle Windsor
2 10 (34.48%) Lucene.Net
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) MVC
1 10 (34.48%) Scrum
1 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (34.48%) TDD
1 10 (34.48%) Kanban
1 10 (34.48%) BDD
1 10 (34.48%) Scrum-ban
1 10 (34.48%) Web Application Development
2 4 (13.79%) OO
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) VB.NET
2 16 (55.17%) C#
3 13 (44.83%) VB6
4 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
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