The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 58 78 46
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -32
Permanent jobs citing VB 73 47 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.96% 2.52% 5.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.29% 4.23% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 62 39 87
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,300 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1002 1112 1189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 54.37% 59.53% 66.69%
Number of salaries quoted 785 926 1046
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
VB
North West

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +23 50 £32,500 -7.14% 8
Crewe -2 4 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Chester +11 2 £30,000 +5.26% 1
Daresbury - 2 £30,000 -
Macclesfield - 2 - -
Knutsford +12 1 £32,500 -23.52% 3
Northwich - 1 £52,500 -
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 131 (95.62%) .NET
2 94 (68.61%) C#
3 68 (49.64%) SQL Server
4 63 (45.99%) SQL
5 60 (43.80%) Windows
6 59 (43.07%) Microsoft
7 52 (37.96%) MS Excel
8 49 (35.77%) VB.NET
9 48 (35.04%) HTML
10 47 (34.31%) XML
11 45 (32.85%) ASP.NET
11 45 (32.85%) JavaScript
12 43 (31.39%) .NET Framework
13 42 (30.66%) VB6
14 39 (28.47%) T-SQL
14 39 (28.47%) WCF
15 37 (27.01%) Software Engineering
16 34 (24.82%) CSS
17 30 (21.90%) Migration
18 28 (20.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 27 (19.71%) Computer Science
19 27 (19.71%) MVC
19 27 (19.71%) Web Services
20 24 (17.52%) OO
20 24 (17.52%) Degree
21 22 (16.06%) Windows 8
21 22 (16.06%) WinForms
22 21 (15.33%) CRM
22 21 (15.33%) Apple iOS
22 21 (15.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 15 (10.95%) SharePoint
2 12 (8.76%) LiveLink
3 8 (5.84%) MODX
4 3 (2.19%) Lync
5 2 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.73%) IIS
6 1 (0.73%) CMS
6 1 (0.73%) Drupal
Applications
1 52 (37.96%) MS Excel
2 20 (14.60%) MS Office
3 19 (13.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.19%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.46%) InfoPath
5 2 (1.46%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.46%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.73%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.49%) Internet
2 6 (4.38%) Firewall
3 2 (1.46%) SSL
3 2 (1.46%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (49.64%) SQL Server
2 28 (20.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (15.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (5.11%) DTS
4 7 (5.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (5.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.19%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.46%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.46%) PerformancePoint
6 2 (1.46%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.73%) MS Access
7 1 (0.73%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (11.68%) Xcode
2 13 (9.49%) NUnit
2 13 (9.49%) Visual Studio
2 13 (9.49%) Rhino Mocks
2 13 (9.49%) Moq
2 13 (9.49%) MSTest
3 5 (3.65%) InstallShield
4 3 (2.19%) AdminStudio
4 3 (2.19%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.73%) MSI
General
1 18 (13.14%) Finance
2 12 (8.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.46%) Marketing
3 2 (1.46%) Banking
3 2 (1.46%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.73%) Retail
4 1 (0.73%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 84 (61.31%) Developer
2 47 (34.31%) .NET Developer
3 19 (13.87%) Applications Support
4 18 (13.14%) SQL Developer
5 16 (11.68%) Analyst
5 16 (11.68%) Junior
6 15 (10.95%) Web Developer
7 14 (10.22%) Junior Developer
8 13 (9.49%) Junior .NET Developer
8 13 (9.49%) Graduate Developer
8 13 (9.49%) Graduate
8 13 (9.49%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 12 (8.76%) Team Leader
9 12 (8.76%) Applications Support Analyst
9 12 (8.76%) Support Analyst
10 11 (8.03%) Development Team Leader
11 10 (7.30%) VB.NET Developer
12 8 (5.84%) Software Developer
13 7 (5.11%) Support Engineer
13 7 (5.11%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (95.62%) .NET
2 48 (35.04%) HTML
3 47 (34.31%) XML
4 45 (32.85%) ASP.NET
5 43 (31.39%) .NET Framework
6 39 (28.47%) WCF
7 34 (24.82%) CSS
8 27 (19.71%) Web Services
9 22 (16.06%) WinForms
10 17 (12.41%) Cocoa
10 17 (12.41%) Cocoa Touch
11 15 (10.95%) jQuery
12 14 (10.22%) WPF
13 13 (9.49%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (9.49%) Castle Windsor
13 13 (9.49%) Ninject
13 13 (9.49%) Unity DI Container
13 13 (9.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 13 (9.49%) Razor View Engine
13 13 (9.49%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.71%) Computer Science
2 19 (13.87%) Mobile App
3 13 (9.49%) Inversion of Control
4 11 (8.03%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.19%) Speech Recognition
6 2 (1.46%) SystemC
6 2 (1.46%) EMV
6 2 (1.46%) NHS
6 2 (1.46%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.73%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.73%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.73%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 60 (43.80%) Windows
2 22 (16.06%) Windows 8
3 21 (15.33%) Apple iOS
3 21 (15.33%) Android
4 16 (11.68%) Windows Phone
5 9 (6.57%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.46%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.73%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (27.01%) Software Engineering
2 30 (21.90%) Migration
3 27 (19.71%) MVC
4 24 (17.52%) OO
5 21 (15.33%) CRM
6 20 (14.60%) iOS Development
6 20 (14.60%) OOP
7 18 (13.14%) Data Migration
7 18 (13.14%) Android Development
7 18 (13.14%) ETL
7 18 (13.14%) Project Management
8 15 (10.95%) TDD
9 14 (10.22%) MVVM
9 14 (10.22%) ITIL
9 14 (10.22%) Scrum
10 13 (9.49%) Dependency Injection
10 13 (9.49%) Web Application Development
10 13 (9.49%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (9.49%) Kanban
11 12 (8.76%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (68.61%) C#
2 63 (45.99%) SQL
3 49 (35.77%) VB.NET
4 45 (32.85%) JavaScript
5 42 (30.66%) VB6
6 39 (28.47%) T-SQL
7 20 (14.60%) C++
8 17 (12.41%) XAML
9 16 (11.68%) Objective-C
10 12 (8.76%) VBScript
10 12 (8.76%) PHP
11 4 (2.92%) Java
12 3 (2.19%) C
13 2 (1.46%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.46%) VBA
14 1 (0.73%) Delphi
14 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.73%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.73%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (17.52%) Degree
2 6 (4.38%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.19%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.73%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.22%) QA
2 2 (1.46%) ISO 8583
2 2 (1.46%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (2.92%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.46%) XenApp
2 2 (1.46%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.92%) SCCM
2 2 (1.46%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.73%) WSUS
3 1 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 59 (43.07%) Microsoft
2 20 (14.60%) Oracle
3 8 (5.84%) VMware
4 7 (5.11%) DevExpress
5 6 (4.38%) Cisco
6 3 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.19%) Adobe
6 3 (2.19%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.46%) Citrix
7 2 (1.46%) McKesson
8 1 (0.73%) McAfee
8 1 (0.73%) Wyse
8 1 (0.73%) AppSense
8 1 (0.73%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.73%) Becrypt
8 1 (0.73%) Lumension
Warrington, Cheshire
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Virtual Resources
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Virtual Resources
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + +Great Benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Warrington
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Knutsford
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 24 days ago
Cheshire
Applitracker
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Cheshire
DP Connect
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Cheshire
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 28 days ago