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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 78 49 59
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +10
Permanent jobs citing VB 26 78 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.95% 4.29% 3.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.99% 9.00% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 25 51 51
Average salary £28,500 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.45% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,400 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average 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
652 867 887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 49.02% 47.66% 56.53%
Number of salaries quoted 569 727 713
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(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 -10 11 £25,000 - 3
Alderley Edge - 8 £42,500 - 1
Chester -9 2 £35,000 -30.00%
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 66 (94.29%) .NET
2 60 (85.71%) C#
3 41 (58.57%) MVC
3 41 (58.57%) SQL
3 41 (58.57%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (48.57%) SQL Server
4 34 (48.57%) Scrum
5 33 (47.14%) ASP.NET
6 32 (45.71%) VB.NET
7 30 (42.86%) Windows
8 28 (40.00%) .NET Framework
9 24 (34.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 23 (32.86%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (31.43%) WCF
11 22 (31.43%) WPF
11 22 (31.43%) WinForms
11 22 (31.43%) TDD
11 22 (31.43%) Internet
12 21 (30.00%) NUnit
12 21 (30.00%) Kanban
12 21 (30.00%) Computer Science
12 21 (30.00%) Spring.NET
12 21 (30.00%) Dependency Injection
12 21 (30.00%) Inversion of Control
12 21 (30.00%) MSTest
12 21 (30.00%) MVVM
12 21 (30.00%) Rhino Mocks
12 21 (30.00%) Moq
12 21 (30.00%) Castle Windsor
12 21 (30.00%) Ninject

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (17.14%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.57%) IIS
3 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.43%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (31.43%) Internet
2 2 (2.86%) DNS
3 1 (1.43%) DHCP
3 1 (1.43%) Intranet
3 1 (1.43%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (48.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (10.00%) MySQL
3 7 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (8.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.29%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.43%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 21 (30.00%) Moq
1 21 (30.00%) MSTest
1 21 (30.00%) NUnit
1 21 (30.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 12 (17.14%) Visual Studio
3 9 (12.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (15.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.86%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Legal
3 1 (1.43%) Advertising
3 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (77.14%) Developer
2 49 (70.00%) .NET Developer
3 28 (40.00%) Junior
3 28 (40.00%) Junior .NET Developer
3 28 (40.00%) Junior Developer
4 21 (30.00%) Graduate
4 21 (30.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 21 (30.00%) Graduate Developer
5 20 (28.57%) Internet Developer
6 17 (24.29%) SQL Developer
7 12 (17.14%) C# Developer
8 11 (15.71%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (8.57%) VB Developer
10 4 (5.71%) Development Team Leader
10 4 (5.71%) Software Developer
10 4 (5.71%) Team Leader
10 4 (5.71%) VB6 Developer
11 3 (4.29%) Delphi Developer
11 3 (4.29%) Development Manager
11 3 (4.29%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (94.29%) .NET
2 33 (47.14%) ASP.NET
3 28 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 24 (34.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 22 (31.43%) WCF
5 22 (31.43%) WinForms
5 22 (31.43%) WPF
6 21 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 21 (30.00%) Castle Windsor
6 21 (30.00%) Ninject
6 21 (30.00%) Spring.NET
6 21 (30.00%) Unity DI Container
7 13 (18.57%) Web Services
8 9 (12.86%) jQuery
9 8 (11.43%) CSS
10 7 (10.00%) LINQ
10 7 (10.00%) SOAP
11 2 (2.86%) HTML
11 2 (2.86%) HTML5
12 1 (1.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.00%) Computer Science
1 21 (30.00%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (5.71%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.43%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.43%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 30 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (58.57%) Agile Software Development
1 41 (58.57%) MVC
2 34 (48.57%) Scrum
3 23 (32.86%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (31.43%) TDD
5 21 (30.00%) Dependency Injection
5 21 (30.00%) Kanban
5 21 (30.00%) MVVM
5 21 (30.00%) Web Application Development
6 12 (17.14%) OO
6 12 (17.14%) Waterfall
7 11 (15.71%) Line Management
7 11 (15.71%) Mentoring
8 10 (14.29%) Web Development
9 9 (12.86%) Software Testing
10 6 (8.57%) OOP
10 6 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (7.14%) Project Management
11 5 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 60 (85.71%) C#
2 41 (58.57%) SQL
3 32 (45.71%) VB.NET
4 14 (20.00%) VB6
5 10 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.29%) Delphi
6 3 (4.29%) PHP
7 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.43%) C
8 1 (1.43%) C++
8 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.43%) VBA
8 1 (1.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) CCA
2 1 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (1.43%) MCSE
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.86%) XenApp
2 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.43%) vSphere
Vendors
1 9 (12.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.86%) Citrix
2 2 (2.86%) VMware
3 1 (1.43%) 3PAR
3 1 (1.43%) Axway
3 1 (1.43%) EMC
3 1 (1.43%) Infragistics
3 1 (1.43%) Sophos
Warrington, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 42k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus + company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Bray leino
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago