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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 71 38 72
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +34
Permanent jobs citing VB 54 95 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.10% 5.40% 2.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.93% 10.35% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 45 76 45
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
910 918 999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 52.30% 52.16% 54.62%
Number of salaries quoted 744 747 851
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -19 30 £27,500 -15.38% 3
Crewe -8 7 £40,000 - 3
Wilmslow -1 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 29 June 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.

1 121 (84.62%) .NET
2 109 (76.22%) C#
3 74 (51.75%) SQL
4 68 (47.55%) ASP.NET
5 59 (41.26%) VB.NET
6 54 (37.76%) SQL Server
7 48 (33.57%) Agile Software Development
8 46 (32.17%) Windows
9 40 (27.97%) HTML
9 40 (27.97%) WinForms
10 37 (25.87%) JavaScript
11 35 (24.48%) MVC
12 34 (23.78%) .NET Framework
13 33 (23.08%) Spring.NET
13 33 (23.08%) Dependency Injection
13 33 (23.08%) Scrum
14 28 (19.58%) TDD
15 27 (18.88%) Computer Science
16 26 (18.18%) WCF
16 26 (18.18%) Inversion of Control
17 25 (17.48%) Internet
17 25 (17.48%) NUnit
17 25 (17.48%) MSTest
17 25 (17.48%) MVVM
17 25 (17.48%) Rhino Mocks
17 25 (17.48%) Moq
17 25 (17.48%) Castle Windsor
17 25 (17.48%) Ninject
17 25 (17.48%) Web Application Development
17 25 (17.48%) ASP.NET MVC

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 8 (5.59%) SharePoint 2010
1 8 (5.59%) Node.js
1 8 (5.59%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.50%) IIS
3 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.70%) WinCC
3 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (8.39%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.50%) MS Office
3 2 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.70%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.48%) Internet
2 11 (7.69%) Wireless
3 7 (4.90%) HTTP
4 1 (0.70%) SAN
4 1 (0.70%) Firewall
4 1 (0.70%) Modbus
4 1 (0.70%) Profibus
4 1 (0.70%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (37.76%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (5.59%) MongoDB
3 8 (5.59%) NoSQL
3 8 (5.59%) RavenDB
3 8 (5.59%) RDBMS
3 8 (5.59%) Oracle Database
3 8 (5.59%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.40%) MySQL
7 1 (0.70%) MS Access
7 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (17.48%) NUnit
1 25 (17.48%) MSTest
1 25 (17.48%) Rhino Mocks
1 25 (17.48%) Moq
2 7 (4.90%) LoadRunner
3 6 (4.20%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.40%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.70%) JIRA
5 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (15.38%) Finance
2 16 (11.19%) Financial Institution
3 11 (7.69%) Retail
4 10 (6.99%) Back Office
5 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 112 (78.32%) Developer
2 79 (55.24%) .NET Developer
3 28 (19.58%) Graduate
4 26 (18.18%) Junior
5 25 (17.48%) Junior Developer
5 25 (17.48%) Junior .NET Developer
5 25 (17.48%) Graduate Developer
5 25 (17.48%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 12 (8.39%) Software Developer
7 11 (7.69%) Web Developer
7 11 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 10 (6.99%) .NET Web Developer
9 7 (4.90%) Applications Developer
10 6 (4.20%) Test Manager
10 6 (4.20%) C# Developer
10 6 (4.20%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (3.50%) Senior C# Developer
11 5 (3.50%) Senior .NET Developer
11 5 (3.50%) Performance Manager
11 5 (3.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (84.62%) .NET
2 68 (47.55%) ASP.NET
3 40 (27.97%) WinForms
3 40 (27.97%) HTML
4 34 (23.78%) .NET Framework
5 33 (23.08%) Spring.NET
6 26 (18.18%) WCF
7 25 (17.48%) WPF
7 25 (17.48%) Unity DI Container
7 25 (17.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 25 (17.48%) Castle Windsor
7 25 (17.48%) Ninject
8 24 (16.78%) CSS
9 19 (13.29%) HTML5
10 15 (10.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 13 (9.09%) jQuery
11 13 (9.09%) XML
12 11 (7.69%) SOAP
13 10 (6.99%) Web Services
13 10 (6.99%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.88%) Computer Science
2 26 (18.18%) Inversion of Control
3 16 (11.19%) N-Tier
3 16 (11.19%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (8.39%) Mobile App
5 7 (4.90%) Mainframe
6 5 (3.50%) W3C
7 3 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.40%) NHS
9 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.70%) Clustering
9 1 (0.70%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 46 (32.17%) Windows
2 12 (8.39%) Android
2 12 (8.39%) Apple iOS
3 7 (4.90%) UNIX
4 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (33.57%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (24.48%) MVC
3 33 (23.08%) Scrum
3 33 (23.08%) Dependency Injection
4 28 (19.58%) TDD
5 25 (17.48%) MVVM
5 25 (17.48%) Web Application Development
5 25 (17.48%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (17.48%) Kanban
6 11 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
6 11 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 11 (7.69%) OOP
7 10 (6.99%) Mentoring
8 9 (6.29%) Test Scripting
9 8 (5.59%) AOP
10 7 (4.90%) Android Development
10 7 (4.90%) iOS Development
11 6 (4.20%) Performance Testing
12 4 (2.80%) Unit Testing
12 4 (2.80%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 109 (76.22%) C#
2 74 (51.75%) SQL
3 59 (41.26%) VB.NET
4 37 (25.87%) JavaScript
5 22 (15.38%) VB6
6 21 (14.69%) Java
7 18 (12.59%) T-SQL
8 10 (6.99%) VBScript
8 10 (6.99%) C
9 9 (6.29%) C++
10 8 (5.59%) PHP
11 6 (4.20%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.40%) VBA
13 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.70%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 4 (2.80%) ISEB
2 3 (2.10%) Degree
3 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.70%) MCITP
3 1 (0.70%) HND
3 1 (0.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.50%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (3.50%) XenApp
2 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.70%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 18 (12.59%) Oracle
2 8 (5.59%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.90%) HP
3 7 (4.90%) VMware
4 5 (3.50%) Citrix
5 3 (2.10%) Metastorm
5 3 (2.10%) SAP
6 1 (0.70%) Cisco
6 1 (0.70%) EMC
6 1 (0.70%) Siemens
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £17000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Highly competitive + great benefits
Posted: 25 days ago