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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 20 35 42
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +7
Permanent jobs citing VB 5 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 5.26% 1.47% 0.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.87% 2.30% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
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
46 87 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 48.42% 63.97% 81.38%
Number of salaries quoted 36 54 149
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 26 May 2015, 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 28 (100.00%) .NET
1 28 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 27 (96.43%) SQL Server
3 24 (85.71%) C#
4 22 (78.57%) JavaScript
4 22 (78.57%) SQL
5 11 (39.29%) VB.NET
6 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio
6 6 (21.43%) CSS
6 6 (21.43%) OOP
6 6 (21.43%) N-Tier
7 5 (17.86%) W3C
7 5 (17.86%) XHTML
7 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
7 5 (17.86%) IIS
7 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
7 5 (17.86%) HTML
7 5 (17.86%) jQuery
7 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (17.86%) HTML5
7 5 (17.86%) WinForms
7 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (14.29%) Degree
8 4 (14.29%) VB6
9 2 (7.14%) MVC
9 2 (7.14%) Advertising
9 2 (7.14%) Scrum
9 2 (7.14%) Lucene
9 2 (7.14%) NHibernate
9 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 5 (17.86%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (96.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.14%) NUnit
2 2 (7.14%) Selenium
2 2 (7.14%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (100.00%) Developer
2 27 (96.43%) .NET Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Senior Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Software Developer
4 5 (17.86%) C# Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Senior C# Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Senior .NET Developer
4 5 (17.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (17.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
1 28 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (21.43%) CSS
3 5 (17.86%) XHTML
3 5 (17.86%) WinForms
3 5 (17.86%) jQuery
3 5 (17.86%) HTML5
3 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 5 (17.86%) HTML
4 2 (7.14%) Lucene.Net
4 2 (7.14%) Castle Windsor
4 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (7.14%) Lucene
4 2 (7.14%) NHibernate
4 2 (7.14%) WCF
4 2 (7.14%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) N-Tier
2 5 (17.86%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) OOP
2 2 (7.14%) OO
2 2 (7.14%) MVC
2 2 (7.14%) Scrum
2 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (7.14%) TDD
2 2 (7.14%) Kanban
2 2 (7.14%) BDD
2 2 (7.14%) Scrum-ban
2 2 (7.14%) Web Application Development
3 1 (3.57%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (85.71%) C#
2 22 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 22 (78.57%) SQL
3 11 (39.29%) VB.NET
4 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
5 4 (14.29%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft