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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 74 92 54
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -38
Permanent jobs citing VB 26 36 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.32% 2.07% 4.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.07% 3.90% 8.09%
Number of salaries quoted 23 26 55
Median salary £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,750 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
639 924 1014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 57.05% 53.26% 53.42%
Number of salaries quoted 566 771 821
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +6 14 £25,000 - 3
Chester +22 5 £38,750 +21.09%
Crewe +5 2 £23,000 -25.80%
Wilmslow -9 1 £24,000 -27.27%
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 53 (84.13%) C#
2 52 (82.54%) .NET
3 39 (61.90%) ASP.NET
4 38 (60.32%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (58.73%) Scrum
6 32 (50.79%) VB.NET
7 31 (49.21%) .NET Framework
8 29 (46.03%) MVC
8 29 (46.03%) Windows
9 27 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 27 (42.86%) MVVM
9 27 (42.86%) SQL
9 27 (42.86%) Web Application Development
10 26 (41.27%) Moq
10 26 (41.27%) Kanban
10 26 (41.27%) TDD
10 26 (41.27%) NUnit
11 25 (39.68%) Computer Science
11 25 (39.68%) WCF
11 25 (39.68%) WPF
11 25 (39.68%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (39.68%) Spring.NET
11 25 (39.68%) Castle Windsor
11 25 (39.68%) Ninject
11 25 (39.68%) Rhino Mocks
11 25 (39.68%) Dependency Injection
11 25 (39.68%) Inversion of Control
11 25 (39.68%) MSTest
11 25 (39.68%) Internet
11 25 (39.68%) WinForms

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 7 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Office
2 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (39.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (20.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 13 (20.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (20.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.76%) MS Access
4 3 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (41.27%) Moq
1 26 (41.27%) NUnit
2 25 (39.68%) MSTest
2 25 (39.68%) Rhino Mocks
3 12 (19.05%) Visual Studio
4 9 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.59%) MorphX
5 1 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 7 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.35%) Finance
3 1 (1.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 58 (92.06%) Developer
2 42 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 30 (47.62%) Junior
4 29 (46.03%) Junior Developer
5 28 (44.44%) Junior .NET Developer
6 26 (41.27%) Graduate
6 26 (41.27%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 26 (41.27%) Graduate Developer
7 25 (39.68%) Internet Developer
8 11 (17.46%) Senior Developer
9 8 (12.70%) SQL Developer
10 6 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (9.52%) C# Developer
10 6 (9.52%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (6.35%) Analyst
11 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (6.35%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 4 (6.35%) VB Developer
12 3 (4.76%) Analyst Developer
12 3 (4.76%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (82.54%) .NET
2 39 (61.90%) ASP.NET
3 31 (49.21%) .NET Framework
4 27 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 25 (39.68%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 25 (39.68%) Castle Windsor
5 25 (39.68%) Ninject
5 25 (39.68%) Spring.NET
5 25 (39.68%) Unity DI Container
5 25 (39.68%) WCF
5 25 (39.68%) WinForms
5 25 (39.68%) WPF
6 8 (12.70%) HTML
7 6 (9.52%) CSS
7 6 (9.52%) jQuery
8 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (6.35%) Web Services
8 4 (6.35%) XML
9 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (4.76%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (39.68%) Computer Science
1 25 (39.68%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.76%) iPad
4 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (46.03%) Windows
2 1 (1.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (60.32%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (58.73%) Scrum
3 29 (46.03%) MVC
4 27 (42.86%) MVVM
4 27 (42.86%) Web Application Development
5 26 (41.27%) Kanban
5 26 (41.27%) TDD
6 25 (39.68%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (39.68%) Dependency Injection
7 8 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (12.70%) OOP
8 7 (11.11%) Project Management
9 5 (7.94%) ETL
10 3 (4.76%) CRUD
10 3 (4.76%) SOA
10 3 (4.76%) Time Management
11 2 (3.17%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.17%) People Management
11 2 (3.17%) Software Engineering
11 2 (3.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (84.13%) C#
2 32 (50.79%) VB.NET
3 27 (42.86%) SQL
4 8 (12.70%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.70%) VBA
5 4 (6.35%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.35%) VB6
6 1 (1.59%) C++
6 1 (1.59%) Java
6 1 (1.59%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 13 (20.63%) Microsoft
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