The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 65 70 68
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing VB 33 41 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.89% 2.92% 3.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.22% 5.38% 7.13%
Number of salaries quoted 33 39 49
Median salary £32,500 £27,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
VB
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
632 762 898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 55.44% 54.31% 47.41%
Number of salaries quoted 563 674 790
Median salary £36,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

VB
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

VB Salary Trend in Cheshire

VB
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in Cheshire

VB
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +5 13 £25,000 - 1
Chester +11 10 £32,500 +1.56%
Crewe - 2 £29,500 -
Macclesfield -14 1 £32,500 +18.18%
Wilmslow - 1 £45,000 -
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 49 (81.67%) .NET
2 46 (76.67%) C#
3 38 (63.33%) ASP.NET
4 36 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (58.33%) VB.NET
6 34 (56.67%) Scrum
7 31 (51.67%) Windows
8 27 (45.00%) MVC
8 27 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (41.67%) TDD
10 24 (40.00%) NUnit
10 24 (40.00%) .NET Framework
10 24 (40.00%) Moq
10 24 (40.00%) Kanban
11 23 (38.33%) SQL
11 23 (38.33%) Internet
11 23 (38.33%) WinForms
11 23 (38.33%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (38.33%) Spring.NET
11 23 (38.33%) WCF
11 23 (38.33%) WPF
11 23 (38.33%) Dependency Injection
11 23 (38.33%) Inversion of Control
11 23 (38.33%) MSTest
11 23 (38.33%) Computer Science
11 23 (38.33%) Castle Windsor
11 23 (38.33%) Ninject
11 23 (38.33%) MVVM
11 23 (38.33%) Rhino Mocks
11 23 (38.33%) Web Application Development

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.67%) IBM Notes
1 1 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (38.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (28.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (8.33%) MS Access
2 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (40.00%) Moq
1 24 (40.00%) NUnit
2 23 (38.33%) MSTest
2 23 (38.33%) Rhino Mocks
3 9 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (15.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 5 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.00%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 52 (86.67%) Developer
2 42 (70.00%) .NET Developer
3 26 (43.33%) Junior
4 25 (41.67%) Junior Developer
5 24 (40.00%) Graduate
5 24 (40.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 24 (40.00%) Graduate Developer
6 23 (38.33%) Internet Developer
6 23 (38.33%) Junior .NET Developer
7 11 (18.33%) C# Developer
7 11 (18.33%) Software Developer
8 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (15.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (15.00%) C# Software Developer
10 8 (13.33%) .NET Software Developer
10 8 (13.33%) SQL Developer
11 5 (8.33%) Consultant
12 4 (6.67%) Implementation Consultant
12 4 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (81.67%) .NET
2 38 (63.33%) ASP.NET
3 27 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (40.00%) .NET Framework
5 23 (38.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 23 (38.33%) Castle Windsor
5 23 (38.33%) Ninject
5 23 (38.33%) Spring.NET
5 23 (38.33%) Unity DI Container
5 23 (38.33%) WCF
5 23 (38.33%) WinForms
5 23 (38.33%) WPF
6 15 (25.00%) HTML
7 10 (16.67%) XML
8 8 (13.33%) HTML5
8 8 (13.33%) XSL
9 7 (11.67%) CSS
10 6 (10.00%) jQuery
11 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (38.33%) Computer Science
1 23 (38.33%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 31 (51.67%) Windows
2 3 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (56.67%) Scrum
3 27 (45.00%) MVC
4 25 (41.67%) TDD
5 24 (40.00%) Kanban
6 23 (38.33%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (38.33%) Dependency Injection
6 23 (38.33%) MVVM
6 23 (38.33%) Web Application Development
7 8 (13.33%) Mobile Development
7 8 (13.33%) Web Development
8 5 (8.33%) ETL
8 5 (8.33%) OOP
9 4 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 4 (6.67%) Unit Testing
10 3 (5.00%) Automation Testing
10 3 (5.00%) Time Management
11 2 (3.33%) UML
12 1 (1.67%) E-Commerce
12 1 (1.67%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 46 (76.67%) C#
2 35 (58.33%) VB.NET
3 23 (38.33%) SQL
4 19 (31.67%) JavaScript
5 12 (20.00%) VB6
6 8 (13.33%) VBScript
7 5 (8.33%) VBA
8 4 (6.67%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.33%) C
10 1 (1.67%) C++
10 1 (1.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) HL7
1 8 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (1.67%) Lotus
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago