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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 54 42 59
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +17
Permanent jobs citing VB 40 89 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.36% 5.17% 3.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.58% 10.18% 7.24%
Number of salaries quoted 35 66 58
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £47,500 £38,950
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
608 874 994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 51.05% 50.81% 54.35%
Number of salaries quoted 526 706 775
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 -2 12 £25,000 -16.66% 2
Alderley Edge - 11 £42,500 -
Chester -2 3 £37,500 +50.00% 3
Frodsham - 3 £25,000 -
Macclesfield -2 1 £75,000 +87.50%
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 65 (92.86%) .NET
2 62 (88.57%) C#
3 49 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (62.86%) Scrum
5 39 (55.71%) SQL
6 34 (48.57%) SQL Server
6 34 (48.57%) MVC
7 31 (44.29%) ASP.NET
8 29 (41.43%) VB.NET
9 28 (40.00%) .NET Framework
10 27 (38.57%) Windows
11 26 (37.14%) Microsoft
12 24 (34.29%) Telecoms
13 21 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (28.57%) MVVM
14 20 (28.57%) Web Application Development
15 19 (27.14%) Team Foundation Server
15 19 (27.14%) WPF
15 19 (27.14%) Kanban
15 19 (27.14%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (27.14%) Project Management
15 19 (27.14%) Visual Studio
16 18 (25.71%) SharePoint
16 18 (25.71%) Internet
16 18 (25.71%) WinForms
16 18 (25.71%) WCF
16 18 (25.71%) Spring.NET
16 18 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
16 18 (25.71%) ASP.NET MVC
16 18 (25.71%) Dependency Injection

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 18 (25.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.86%) Node.js
Applications
1 14 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (15.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.71%) Internet
2 1 (1.43%) DMZ
2 1 (1.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (48.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (7.14%) MySQL
5 3 (4.29%) MS Access
5 3 (4.29%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (27.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 19 (27.14%) Visual Studio
2 18 (25.71%) Moq
2 18 (25.71%) MSTest
2 18 (25.71%) NUnit
2 18 (25.71%) Rhino Mocks
3 8 (11.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.43%) MorphX
General
1 24 (34.29%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.29%) Finance
3 2 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 52 (74.29%) Developer
2 40 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 27 (38.57%) Junior
3 27 (38.57%) Junior .NET Developer
3 27 (38.57%) Junior Developer
4 18 (25.71%) Graduate
4 18 (25.71%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 18 (25.71%) Graduate Developer
4 18 (25.71%) Internet Developer
5 10 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.57%) C# Developer
6 6 (8.57%) VB Developer
7 5 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (7.14%) SQL Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Development Manager
8 4 (5.71%) Lead Developer
8 4 (5.71%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (92.86%) .NET
2 31 (44.29%) ASP.NET
3 28 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 19 (27.14%) WPF
5 18 (25.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (25.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 18 (25.71%) Castle Windsor
5 18 (25.71%) Ninject
5 18 (25.71%) Spring.NET
5 18 (25.71%) Unity DI Container
5 18 (25.71%) WCF
5 18 (25.71%) WinForms
6 8 (11.43%) jQuery
7 7 (10.00%) CSS
8 5 (7.14%) LINQ
8 5 (7.14%) SOAP
8 5 (7.14%) Web Services
9 3 (4.29%) CSS3
9 3 (4.29%) HTML5
9 3 (4.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.71%) Computer Science
1 18 (25.71%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (4.29%) iPad
3 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.43%) Clustering
3 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (38.57%) Windows
2 2 (2.86%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (62.86%) Scrum
3 34 (48.57%) MVC
4 21 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (28.57%) MVVM
5 20 (28.57%) Web Application Development
6 19 (27.14%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (27.14%) Kanban
6 19 (27.14%) Project Management
7 18 (25.71%) Dependency Injection
7 18 (25.71%) TDD
8 17 (24.29%) Mentoring
9 15 (21.43%) Line Management
10 13 (18.57%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (14.29%) Web Development
12 9 (12.86%) OO
12 9 (12.86%) OOP
13 8 (11.43%) Software Testing
14 4 (5.71%) Waterfall
15 3 (4.29%) CRUD
Programming Languages
1 62 (88.57%) C#
2 39 (55.71%) SQL
3 29 (41.43%) VB.NET
4 11 (15.71%) VB6
5 10 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.86%) VBScript
7 1 (1.43%) Java
7 1 (1.43%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) MCSA
2 1 (1.43%) MCSE
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) BladeLogic
1 1 (1.43%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 26 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.43%) Citrix
2 1 (1.43%) VMware
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