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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 84 51 55
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +4
Permanent jobs citing VB 40 75 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.33% 4.16% 3.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.34% 8.08% 6.85%
Number of salaries quoted 32 57 57
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
922 928 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 53.60% 51.50% 55.59%
Number of salaries quoted 754 755 823
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -7 26 £25,000 -16.66% 4
Crewe -5 6 £40,000 -
Macclesfield +7 1 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Wilmslow +2 1 £33,000 -26.66%
Runcorn - 1 £27,500 -
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 110 (85.27%) .NET
2 98 (75.97%) C#
3 61 (47.29%) SQL
3 61 (47.29%) ASP.NET
4 51 (39.53%) VB.NET
5 45 (34.88%) SQL Server
6 44 (34.11%) Windows
7 43 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (28.68%) WinForms
9 34 (26.36%) MVC
10 33 (25.58%) HTML
11 30 (23.26%) .NET Framework
12 29 (22.48%) Scrum
12 29 (22.48%) Spring.NET
12 29 (22.48%) Dependency Injection
13 27 (20.93%) TDD
13 27 (20.93%) Computer Science
14 26 (20.16%) WCF
14 26 (20.16%) JavaScript
14 26 (20.16%) Inversion of Control
15 25 (19.38%) MSTest
15 25 (19.38%) ASP.NET MVC
15 25 (19.38%) MVVM
15 25 (19.38%) Rhino Mocks
15 25 (19.38%) Moq
15 25 (19.38%) Continuous Integration
15 25 (19.38%) Kanban
15 25 (19.38%) Castle Windsor
15 25 (19.38%) Ninject
15 25 (19.38%) Web Application Development

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (3.10%) SharePoint
1 4 (3.10%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (3.10%) Node.js
2 2 (1.55%) IIS
3 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (6.20%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.10%) MS Office
3 2 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 25 (19.38%) Internet
2 10 (7.75%) Wireless
3 7 (5.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (34.88%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (3.88%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.88%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.10%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.10%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.10%) RavenDB
5 4 (3.10%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.55%) MySQL
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.78%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 25 (19.38%) NUnit
1 25 (19.38%) MSTest
1 25 (19.38%) Rhino Mocks
1 25 (19.38%) Moq
2 7 (5.43%) LoadRunner
3 3 (2.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.78%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (15.50%) Finance
2 14 (10.85%) Financial Institution
3 10 (7.75%) Back Office
3 10 (7.75%) Retail
4 2 (1.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 102 (79.07%) Developer
2 71 (55.04%) .NET Developer
3 28 (21.71%) Graduate
4 26 (20.16%) Junior
5 25 (19.38%) Junior Developer
5 25 (19.38%) Junior .NET Developer
5 25 (19.38%) Graduate Developer
5 25 (19.38%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 12 (9.30%) Software Developer
7 10 (7.75%) Web Developer
8 9 (6.98%) .NET Web Developer
9 7 (5.43%) Applications Developer
10 6 (4.65%) Test Manager
11 5 (3.88%) Senior Developer
11 5 (3.88%) VB.NET Developer
11 5 (3.88%) VB Developer
11 5 (3.88%) VB6 Developer
11 5 (3.88%) Performance Manager
11 5 (3.88%) Performance Test Manager
12 4 (3.10%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (85.27%) .NET
2 61 (47.29%) ASP.NET
3 37 (28.68%) WinForms
4 33 (25.58%) HTML
5 30 (23.26%) .NET Framework
6 29 (22.48%) Spring.NET
7 26 (20.16%) WCF
8 25 (19.38%) WPF
8 25 (19.38%) Unity DI Container
8 25 (19.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 25 (19.38%) Castle Windsor
8 25 (19.38%) Ninject
9 17 (13.18%) CSS
10 16 (12.40%) HTML5
11 13 (10.08%) XML
12 11 (8.53%) SOAP
12 11 (8.53%) Web Services
12 11 (8.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 10 (7.75%) REST
13 10 (7.75%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.93%) Computer Science
2 26 (20.16%) Inversion of Control
3 15 (11.63%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (10.08%) N-Tier
5 12 (9.30%) Mobile App
6 7 (5.43%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.55%) NHS
8 2 (1.55%) W3C
9 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (34.11%) Windows
2 12 (9.30%) Android
2 12 (9.30%) Apple iOS
3 7 (5.43%) UNIX
4 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (26.36%) MVC
3 29 (22.48%) Scrum
3 29 (22.48%) Dependency Injection
4 27 (20.93%) TDD
5 25 (19.38%) MVVM
5 25 (19.38%) Web Application Development
5 25 (19.38%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (19.38%) Kanban
6 11 (8.53%) Mentoring
7 10 (7.75%) Customer Engagement
7 10 (7.75%) Risk Management
8 8 (6.20%) OOP
8 8 (6.20%) Test Scripting
9 7 (5.43%) Android Development
9 7 (5.43%) iOS Development
10 6 (4.65%) Performance Testing
11 5 (3.88%) Unit Testing
12 4 (3.10%) Business Analysis
12 4 (3.10%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 98 (75.97%) C#
2 61 (47.29%) SQL
3 51 (39.53%) VB.NET
4 26 (20.16%) JavaScript
5 20 (15.50%) Java
6 19 (14.73%) VB6
7 15 (11.63%) T-SQL
8 8 (6.20%) VBScript
8 8 (6.20%) PHP
8 8 (6.20%) C
8 8 (6.20%) C++
9 3 (2.33%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.55%) VBA
10 2 (1.55%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.78%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 4 (3.10%) ISEB
2 2 (1.55%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.33%) XenApp
2 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 14 (10.85%) Oracle
2 8 (6.20%) HP
3 5 (3.88%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.33%) SAP
4 3 (2.33%) Citrix
4 3 (2.33%) Metastorm
4 3 (2.33%) VMware
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Erin Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £17000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £26000 - £38000 per annum + Depending on Exp +Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £26000 - £38000 per annum + Depending on Exp +Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago