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

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 63 80 54
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -26
Permanent jobs citing VB 27 43 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.69% 2.47% 4.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.17% 4.60% 8.49%
Number of salaries quoted 27 35 58
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 £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
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
522 934 907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 51.94% 53.56% 51.33%
Number of salaries quoted 470 760 737
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 18 £25,000 - 3
Chester - 4 £22,500 -
Wilmslow +4 1 £24,000 -27.27% 1
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 60 (89.55%) C#
2 59 (88.06%) .NET
3 46 (68.66%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (64.18%) Scrum
5 36 (53.73%) ASP.NET
6 33 (49.25%) SQL
6 33 (49.25%) VB.NET
7 29 (43.28%) Windows
8 26 (38.81%) SQL Server
8 26 (38.81%) .NET Framework
9 25 (37.31%) Microsoft
10 24 (35.82%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (34.33%) MVVM
11 23 (34.33%) MVC
11 23 (34.33%) Web Application Development
12 22 (32.84%) Kanban
13 21 (31.34%) TDD
13 21 (31.34%) NUnit
13 21 (31.34%) Computer Science
13 21 (31.34%) WCF
13 21 (31.34%) WPF
13 21 (31.34%) Rhino Mocks
13 21 (31.34%) Moq
13 21 (31.34%) Spring.NET
13 21 (31.34%) WinForms
13 21 (31.34%) Internet
13 21 (31.34%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (31.34%) Dependency Injection
13 21 (31.34%) Inversion of Control
13 21 (31.34%) MSTest

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 16 (23.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (19.40%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (13.43%) Office 365
3 2 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (31.34%) Internet
2 1 (1.49%) DMZ
2 1 (1.49%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (38.81%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (11.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (11.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (10.45%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.48%) MS Access
4 3 (4.48%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (31.34%) Moq
1 21 (31.34%) MSTest
1 21 (31.34%) NUnit
1 21 (31.34%) Rhino Mocks
2 17 (25.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (16.42%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.49%) MorphX
General
1 16 (23.88%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.96%) Finance
3 1 (1.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 52 (77.61%) Developer
2 39 (58.21%) .NET Developer
3 24 (35.82%) Junior
3 24 (35.82%) Junior .NET Developer
3 24 (35.82%) Junior Developer
4 22 (32.84%) Graduate
4 22 (32.84%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 22 (32.84%) Graduate Developer
5 21 (31.34%) Internet Developer
6 11 (16.42%) Senior Developer
7 7 (10.45%) C# Developer
8 6 (8.96%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (8.96%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (8.96%) SQL Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Analyst
9 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.97%) VB Developer
10 3 (4.48%) Development Manager
10 3 (4.48%) Lead Developer
10 3 (4.48%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (88.06%) .NET
2 36 (53.73%) ASP.NET
3 26 (38.81%) .NET Framework
4 21 (31.34%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (31.34%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 21 (31.34%) Castle Windsor
4 21 (31.34%) Ninject
4 21 (31.34%) Spring.NET
4 21 (31.34%) Unity DI Container
4 21 (31.34%) WCF
4 21 (31.34%) WinForms
4 21 (31.34%) WPF
5 7 (10.45%) HTML
6 5 (7.46%) CSS
6 5 (7.46%) jQuery
7 4 (5.97%) Web Services
8 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (4.48%) XML
9 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (2.99%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 21 (31.34%) Computer Science
1 21 (31.34%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (4.48%) iPad
3 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.49%) Clustering
3 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (43.28%) Windows
2 2 (2.99%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (68.66%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (64.18%) Scrum
3 24 (35.82%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (34.33%) MVC
4 23 (34.33%) MVVM
4 23 (34.33%) Web Application Development
5 22 (32.84%) Kanban
6 21 (31.34%) Dependency Injection
6 21 (31.34%) TDD
7 17 (25.37%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (25.37%) Project Management
8 11 (16.42%) Mentoring
8 11 (16.42%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (13.43%) Line Management
10 7 (10.45%) OOP
11 5 (7.46%) Web Development
12 3 (4.48%) CRUD
12 3 (4.48%) SOA
12 3 (4.48%) Time Management
13 2 (2.99%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (89.55%) C#
2 33 (49.25%) SQL
2 33 (49.25%) VB.NET
3 8 (11.94%) VBA
4 6 (8.96%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.96%) VB6
5 4 (5.97%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.99%) VBScript
7 1 (1.49%) C++
7 1 (1.49%) Java
7 1 (1.49%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) MCSA
2 1 (1.49%) MCSE
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.49%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (1.49%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) BladeLogic
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (1.49%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 25 (37.31%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.49%) Citrix
2 1 (1.49%) VMware
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