The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 37 59 88
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +29
Permanent jobs citing VB 92 70 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.39% 3.90% 2.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.55% 7.16% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 68 58 39
Average salary £37,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
872 977 1112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 51.05% 54.37% 59.40%
Number of salaries quoted 699 760 932
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 April 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Cheshire

VB
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -4 33 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Macclesfield +14 13 £40,000 -
Crewe +1 11 £40,000 - 3
Wilmslow - 6 £34,750 -
Chester +10 1 £25,000 +11.11%
Daresbury +2 1 - -
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

1 138 (83.64%) .NET
2 114 (69.09%) C#
3 77 (46.67%) ASP.NET
4 76 (46.06%) VB.NET
5 74 (44.85%) SQL
6 69 (41.82%) SQL Server
7 58 (35.15%) Windows
8 48 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (24.85%) MVC
9 41 (24.85%) JavaScript
10 40 (24.24%) Scrum
11 39 (23.64%) WinForms
12 38 (23.03%) .NET Framework
13 36 (21.82%) Spring.NET
13 36 (21.82%) Dependency Injection
13 36 (21.82%) VB6
13 36 (21.82%) Finance
14 34 (20.61%) TDD
15 33 (20.00%) HTML
16 29 (17.58%) NUnit
16 29 (17.58%) ASP.NET MVC
16 29 (17.58%) Rhino Mocks
16 29 (17.58%) Kanban
16 29 (17.58%) WCF
16 29 (17.58%) Castle Windsor
16 29 (17.58%) Web Application Development
17 28 (16.97%) Computer Science
18 27 (16.36%) Java
19 25 (15.15%) Internet
19 25 (15.15%) WPF

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 11 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 11 (6.67%) Node.js
2 6 (3.64%) IIS
3 4 (2.42%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.61%) Lync
4 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.61%) WinCC
4 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (10.30%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.03%) MS Office
3 1 (0.61%) RoboHelp
3 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (15.15%) Internet
2 16 (9.70%) Wireless
3 11 (6.67%) SAN
4 9 (5.45%) TCP/IP
5 7 (4.24%) HTTP
6 3 (1.82%) Firewall
7 1 (0.61%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.61%) VPN
7 1 (0.61%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.61%) Modbus
7 1 (0.61%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (41.82%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 11 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 11 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 11 (6.67%) RavenDB
2 11 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 11 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 10 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (4.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (4.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.21%) MySQL
7 1 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.61%) MS Access
7 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (17.58%) NUnit
1 29 (17.58%) Rhino Mocks
2 25 (15.15%) Moq
2 25 (15.15%) MSTest
3 7 (4.24%) LoadRunner
3 7 (4.24%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.42%) Selenium
4 4 (2.42%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.21%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.61%) JIRA
General
1 36 (21.82%) Finance
2 21 (12.73%) Financial Institution
3 16 (9.70%) Retail
4 9 (5.45%) Back Office
5 4 (2.42%) Advertising
6 1 (0.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 129 (78.18%) Developer
2 96 (58.18%) .NET Developer
3 27 (16.36%) Junior
4 26 (15.76%) Junior Developer
5 25 (15.15%) Graduate
5 25 (15.15%) Junior .NET Developer
5 25 (15.15%) Graduate Developer
5 25 (15.15%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 18 (10.91%) Software Developer
7 14 (8.48%) Senior Developer
8 12 (7.27%) Web Developer
8 12 (7.27%) VB.NET Developer
8 12 (7.27%) .NET Web Developer
9 9 (5.45%) Support Engineer
10 8 (4.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (4.24%) .NET Software Developer
12 6 (3.64%) VB6 Developer
12 6 (3.64%) Senior .NET Developer
12 6 (3.64%) VB Developer
12 6 (3.64%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (83.64%) .NET
2 77 (46.67%) ASP.NET
3 39 (23.64%) WinForms
4 38 (23.03%) .NET Framework
5 36 (21.82%) Spring.NET
6 33 (20.00%) HTML
7 29 (17.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 29 (17.58%) WCF
7 29 (17.58%) Castle Windsor
8 25 (15.15%) Ninject
8 25 (15.15%) WPF
8 25 (15.15%) Unity DI Container
9 21 (12.73%) CSS
10 17 (10.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 16 (9.70%) jQuery
12 15 (9.09%) NHibernate
13 12 (7.27%) XML
14 11 (6.67%) Entity Framework
15 10 (6.06%) HTML5
16 9 (5.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.97%) Computer Science
2 25 (15.15%) Inversion of Control
3 18 (10.91%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (9.09%) N-Tier
5 10 (6.06%) Clustering
6 7 (4.24%) Mainframe
7 5 (3.03%) W3C
7 5 (3.03%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.21%) Open Source
8 2 (1.21%) NHS
9 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.61%) SCADA
9 1 (0.61%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 58 (35.15%) Windows
2 13 (7.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (4.24%) UNIX
6 5 (3.03%) Android
6 5 (3.03%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.82%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.82%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (24.85%) MVC
3 40 (24.24%) Scrum
4 36 (21.82%) Dependency Injection
5 34 (20.61%) TDD
6 29 (17.58%) Web Application Development
6 29 (17.58%) Kanban
7 25 (15.15%) MVVM
7 25 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (9.70%) Risk Management
8 16 (9.70%) Customer Engagement
9 11 (6.67%) OOP
9 11 (6.67%) AOP
10 10 (6.06%) Problem Management
10 10 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
11 9 (5.45%) Mentoring
12 8 (4.85%) Test Scripting
13 7 (4.24%) OO
14 6 (3.64%) Performance Testing
15 4 (2.42%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 114 (69.09%) C#
2 76 (46.06%) VB.NET
3 74 (44.85%) SQL
4 41 (24.85%) JavaScript
5 36 (21.82%) VB6
6 27 (16.36%) Java
7 22 (13.33%) T-SQL
8 20 (12.12%) VBScript
9 17 (10.30%) PowerShell
10 10 (6.06%) C
11 9 (5.45%) C++
12 8 (4.85%) PHP
13 1 (0.61%) Delphi
13 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (6.67%) MCSE
1 11 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (6.67%) MCITP
1 11 (6.67%) Degree
2 4 (2.42%) ISEB
3 1 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.61%) MCTS
3 1 (0.61%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 11 (6.67%) VMware ESX
2 7 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.64%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (3.64%) XenApp
4 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (13.94%) Microsoft
2 21 (12.73%) Oracle
3 20 (12.12%) VMware
4 11 (6.67%) EMC
5 8 (4.85%) HP
6 6 (3.64%) Citrix
7 4 (2.42%) Cisco
8 3 (1.82%) Metastorm
9 1 (0.61%) Siemens
9 1 (0.61%) NETGEAR
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