The first table below looks at the demand for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 16 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 Warrington region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 30 46 17
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -29
Permanent jobs citing VB 46 10 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 8.03% 2.71% 11.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.99% 5.08% 14.98%
Number of salaries quoted 42 6 46
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £39,850 £35,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
354 197 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 61.78% 53.39% 73.98%
Number of salaries quoted 271 165 308
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,900
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 Warrington

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

VB
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

VB Salary Trend in Warrington

VB
Salary Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Warrington

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 67 (100.00%) .NET
2 51 (76.12%) C#
3 38 (56.72%) Microsoft
4 35 (52.24%) Windows
5 34 (50.75%) SQL
6 32 (47.76%) .NET Framework
7 31 (46.27%) MS Excel
8 28 (41.79%) VB.NET
8 28 (41.79%) Migration
8 28 (41.79%) WCF
9 25 (37.31%) Computer Science
9 25 (37.31%) MVC
9 25 (37.31%) HTML
10 24 (35.82%) XML
11 23 (34.33%) Degree
12 22 (32.84%) Windows 8
13 21 (31.34%) Software Engineering
13 21 (31.34%) SQL Server
14 19 (28.36%) ASP.NET
14 19 (28.36%) C++
14 19 (28.36%) VB6
15 18 (26.87%) Apple iOS
15 18 (26.87%) Android
15 18 (26.87%) JavaScript
15 18 (26.87%) CSS
15 18 (26.87%) Mobile App
16 17 (25.37%) Cocoa Touch
16 17 (25.37%) iOS Development
16 17 (25.37%) Oracle
16 17 (25.37%) T-SQL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 7 (10.45%) MODX
2 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.48%) LiveLink
4 2 (2.99%) Lync
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 31 (46.27%) MS Excel
2 16 (23.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 16 (23.88%) MS Office
3 1 (1.49%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.91%) Internet
2 6 (8.96%) Firewall
3 2 (2.99%) SSL
3 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (31.34%) SQL Server
2 17 (25.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (23.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.49%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (23.88%) Xcode
2 12 (17.91%) NUnit
2 12 (17.91%) MSTest
2 12 (17.91%) Rhino Mocks
2 12 (17.91%) Moq
3 2 (2.99%) InstallShield
3 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (2.99%) Banking
1 2 (2.99%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (55.22%) Developer
2 21 (31.34%) .NET Developer
3 14 (20.90%) Junior
4 12 (17.91%) Junior Developer
4 12 (17.91%) Junior .NET Developer
4 12 (17.91%) Graduate Developer
4 12 (17.91%) Team Leader
4 12 (17.91%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 12 (17.91%) Graduate
5 11 (16.42%) Development Team Leader
6 9 (13.43%) SQL Developer
6 9 (13.43%) VB.NET Developer
6 9 (13.43%) Applications Support
7 6 (8.96%) VB Developer
7 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 6 (8.96%) Applications Support Engineer
7 6 (8.96%) VB6 Developer
7 6 (8.96%) Support Engineer
7 6 (8.96%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (100.00%) .NET
2 32 (47.76%) .NET Framework
3 28 (41.79%) WCF
4 25 (37.31%) HTML
5 24 (35.82%) XML
6 19 (28.36%) ASP.NET
7 18 (26.87%) CSS
8 17 (25.37%) Cocoa Touch
8 17 (25.37%) Web Services
8 17 (25.37%) Cocoa
9 12 (17.91%) Spring.NET
9 12 (17.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (17.91%) WPF
9 12 (17.91%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 12 (17.91%) Razor View Engine
9 12 (17.91%) Castle Windsor
9 12 (17.91%) Ninject
9 12 (17.91%) WinForms
9 12 (17.91%) Unity DI Container
10 6 (8.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (37.31%) Computer Science
2 18 (26.87%) Mobile App
3 12 (17.91%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.99%) SystemC
4 2 (2.99%) Smartcard
4 2 (2.99%) EMV
4 2 (2.99%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 35 (52.24%) Windows
2 22 (32.84%) Windows 8
3 18 (26.87%) Apple iOS
3 18 (26.87%) Android
4 16 (23.88%) Windows Phone
5 6 (8.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.79%) Migration
2 25 (37.31%) MVC
3 21 (31.34%) Software Engineering
4 17 (25.37%) iOS Development
5 16 (23.88%) Data Migration
5 16 (23.88%) Project Management
5 16 (23.88%) CRM
5 16 (23.88%) ETL
6 15 (22.39%) Android Development
7 14 (20.90%) OOP
7 14 (20.90%) OO
8 13 (19.40%) TDD
9 12 (17.91%) Dependency Injection
9 12 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (17.91%) Kanban
9 12 (17.91%) Matrix Management
9 12 (17.91%) Product Management
9 12 (17.91%) MVVM
9 12 (17.91%) Web Application Development
9 12 (17.91%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 51 (76.12%) C#
2 34 (50.75%) SQL
3 28 (41.79%) VB.NET
4 19 (28.36%) C++
4 19 (28.36%) VB6
5 18 (26.87%) JavaScript
6 17 (25.37%) T-SQL
6 17 (25.37%) XAML
7 16 (23.88%) Objective-C
8 7 (10.45%) PHP
9 2 (2.99%) C
10 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (34.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.91%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 38 (56.72%) Microsoft
2 17 (25.37%) Oracle
3 6 (8.96%) DevExpress
3 6 (8.96%) VMware
3 6 (8.96%) Cisco
4 3 (4.48%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.99%) McKesson
5 2 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
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