The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wilmslow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 31 - 15
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wilmslow 1.61% - 8.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.85% - 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 5
Average salary £31,875 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
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 Wilmslow region.

Programming Languages Category
Wilmslow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
52 50 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wilmslow 41.94% 41.67% 55.71%
Number of salaries quoted 45 50 36
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Wilmslow

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Wilmslow

VB
Salary Trend in Wilmslow

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

VB Salary Trend in Wilmslow

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wilmslow

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Wilmslow 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 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) VB6
2 1 (33.33%) Document Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (33.33%) RoboHelp

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Wilmslow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Wilmslow 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) RoboHelp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) VB6 Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Tester
1 1 (33.33%) VB Developer
1 1 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Document Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) VB6
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) VMware