The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 33 47 49
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Permanent jobs citing VB 32 25 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 6.74% 5.40% 4.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.85% 8.36% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 21 24 13
Average salary £25,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +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 Warrington region.

Programming Languages Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
231 299 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 48.63% 64.58% 70.41%
Number of salaries quoted 187 239 207
Average salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 2 March 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Warrington

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 52 (86.67%) .NET
2 44 (73.33%) C#
2 44 (73.33%) VB.NET
3 41 (68.33%) .NET Framework
4 40 (66.67%) Windows
5 39 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (58.33%) Spring.NET
6 35 (58.33%) Dependency Injection
6 35 (58.33%) Scrum
7 34 (56.67%) SQL
8 33 (55.00%) ASP.NET
9 29 (48.33%) TDD
10 25 (41.67%) NUnit
10 25 (41.67%) WinForms
10 25 (41.67%) WCF
10 25 (41.67%) WPF
10 25 (41.67%) Computer Science
10 25 (41.67%) Inversion of Control
10 25 (41.67%) MSTest
10 25 (41.67%) MVVM
10 25 (41.67%) Rhino Mocks
10 25 (41.67%) Moq
10 25 (41.67%) Castle Windsor
10 25 (41.67%) Ninject
10 25 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (41.67%) Kanban
10 25 (41.67%) MVC
10 25 (41.67%) Internet
10 25 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 25 (41.67%) Unity DI Container

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 11 (18.33%) Node.js
2 10 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 10 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (13.33%) IIS
4 7 (11.67%) MS Exchange
5 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (6.67%) Lync
5 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Office 365
2 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (41.67%) Internet
2 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.67%) VPN
2 4 (6.67%) SAN
2 4 (6.67%) iSCSI
3 3 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 10 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 10 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 10 (16.67%) RavenDB
2 10 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 10 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (41.67%) NUnit
1 25 (41.67%) MSTest
1 25 (41.67%) Rhino Mocks
1 25 (41.67%) Moq
2 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (1.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 43 (71.67%) Developer
2 35 (58.33%) .NET Developer
3 25 (41.67%) Junior Developer
3 25 (41.67%) Junior
3 25 (41.67%) Graduate
3 25 (41.67%) Junior .NET Developer
3 25 (41.67%) Graduate Developer
3 25 (41.67%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Senior Developer
5 5 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
5 5 (8.33%) VB Developer
5 5 (8.33%) VB6 Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 4 (6.67%) IT Consultant
6 4 (6.67%) Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) Engineering Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Applications Support
7 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (86.67%) .NET
2 41 (68.33%) .NET Framework
3 35 (58.33%) Spring.NET
4 33 (55.00%) ASP.NET
5 25 (41.67%) WinForms
5 25 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 25 (41.67%) WCF
5 25 (41.67%) WPF
5 25 (41.67%) Castle Windsor
5 25 (41.67%) Ninject
5 25 (41.67%) Unity DI Container
6 16 (26.67%) HTML
7 12 (20.00%) CSS
8 11 (18.33%) jQuery
9 10 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 10 (16.67%) NHibernate
10 4 (6.67%) XML
10 4 (6.67%) DHTML
10 4 (6.67%) Silverlight
11 3 (5.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 25 (41.67%) Computer Science
1 25 (41.67%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.33%) Life Science
4 1 (1.67%) NHS
4 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 40 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (13.33%) Linux
3 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (58.33%) Scrum
2 35 (58.33%) Dependency Injection
3 29 (48.33%) TDD
4 25 (41.67%) MVC
4 25 (41.67%) MVVM
4 25 (41.67%) Web Application Development
4 25 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (41.67%) Kanban
5 10 (16.67%) AOP
6 4 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 4 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.67%) Line Management
7 3 (5.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (5.00%) Migration
7 3 (5.00%) Data Management
7 3 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.33%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.33%) Data Analytics
8 2 (3.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 44 (73.33%) C#
1 44 (73.33%) VB.NET
2 34 (56.67%) SQL
3 19 (31.67%) VB6
4 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (13.33%) PowerShell
6 4 (6.67%) Assembly Language
6 4 (6.67%) C
6 4 (6.67%) C++
6 4 (6.67%) VBScript
7 2 (3.33%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) MCSE
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (6.67%) MCTS
1 4 (6.67%) MCITP
2 1 (1.67%) VCP4
System Software
1 8 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (6.67%) XenApp
2 4 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.67%) VMware ESX
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) VMware
2 10 (16.67%) Oracle
2 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.67%) Cisco
4 4 (6.67%) NETGEAR
4 4 (6.67%) HP
4 4 (6.67%) EMC
4 4 (6.67%) Citrix
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