The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET 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.NET over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 23 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 7 17 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 6.80% 14.17% 19.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.61% 20.24% 24.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 38
Average salary £33,500 £28,500 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.54% -19.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
VB.NET
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
66 84 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 64.08% 70.00% 79.29%
Number of salaries quoted 50 57 152
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,400 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

VB.NET
Salary Trend in Macclesfield

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

VB.NET Salary Trend in Macclesfield

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Macclesfield region citing VB.NET 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.NET.

1 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (90.00%) ASP.NET
3 23 (76.67%) C#
4 19 (63.33%) SQL
5 16 (53.33%) T-SQL
5 16 (53.33%) VB
5 16 (53.33%) HTML
5 16 (53.33%) JavaScript
5 16 (53.33%) CSS
5 16 (53.33%) jQuery
6 13 (43.33%) WinForms
6 13 (43.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (40.00%) MVC
7 12 (40.00%) Scrum
8 11 (36.67%) XML
8 11 (36.67%) Visual Studio
8 11 (36.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (36.67%) Ajax
8 11 (36.67%) .NET Framework
9 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
9 8 (26.67%) Unit Testing
9 8 (26.67%) JSON
9 8 (26.67%) HTML5
10 7 (23.33%) Degree
10 7 (23.33%) VB6
11 5 (16.67%) N-Tier
11 5 (16.67%) XHTML

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Macclesfield region citing VB.NET 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.NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (43.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Visual Studio
1 11 (36.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (13.33%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (13.33%) Cucumber
2 4 (13.33%) NUnit
2 4 (13.33%) Selenium
3 3 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (13.33%) Advertising
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (100.00%) Developer
2 24 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 11 (36.67%) Software Developer
4 9 (30.00%) C# Developer
5 7 (23.33%) VB.NET Developer
5 7 (23.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (23.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (23.33%) .NET Software Developer
6 6 (20.00%) Senior Developer
7 5 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
7 5 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (6.67%) .NET Software Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) .NET Programmer
8 2 (6.67%) C# Programmer
8 2 (6.67%) Programmer
8 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (90.00%) ASP.NET
3 16 (53.33%) CSS
3 16 (53.33%) jQuery
3 16 (53.33%) HTML
4 13 (43.33%) WinForms
5 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (36.67%) .NET Framework
6 11 (36.67%) XML
6 11 (36.67%) Ajax
7 8 (26.67%) JSON
7 8 (26.67%) HTML5
8 5 (16.67%) XHTML
8 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (13.33%) Lucene.Net
9 4 (13.33%) NHibernate
9 4 (13.33%) Lucene
9 4 (13.33%) Castle Windsor
9 4 (13.33%) WCF
9 4 (13.33%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) N-Tier
1 5 (16.67%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) MVC
1 12 (40.00%) Scrum
1 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) Unit Testing
3 5 (16.67%) OOP
4 4 (13.33%) OO
4 4 (13.33%) Kanban
4 4 (13.33%) TDD
4 4 (13.33%) BDD
4 4 (13.33%) Scrum-ban
4 4 (13.33%) Web Application Development
5 3 (10.00%) Software Architecture
6 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (76.67%) C#
2 19 (63.33%) SQL
3 16 (53.33%) T-SQL
3 16 (53.33%) VB
3 16 (53.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (23.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft