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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 68 89 56
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -33
Permanent jobs citing VB 32 39 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.70% 2.37% 4.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.60% 4.25% 7.93%
Number of salaries quoted 29 31 47
Median salary £25,000 £32,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
695 917 1022
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 58.55% 55.78% 51.83%
Number of salaries quoted 621 792 850
Median salary £37,500 £39,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +3 15 £25,000 - 1
Chester +21 6 £37,500 +17.18% 4
Crewe +1 3 £23,500 -41.25%
Macclesfield -21 1 £32,500 -9.72%
Wilmslow - 1 £24,000 - 1
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 44 (78.57%) C#
2 43 (76.79%) .NET
3 35 (62.50%) ASP.NET
4 31 (55.36%) VB.NET
4 31 (55.36%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (53.57%) Scrum
5 30 (53.57%) MVC
6 29 (51.79%) .NET Framework
6 29 (51.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 28 (50.00%) TDD
8 27 (48.21%) Windows
8 27 (48.21%) NUnit
8 27 (48.21%) Kanban
8 27 (48.21%) MVVM
8 27 (48.21%) Moq
8 27 (48.21%) Web Application Development
9 26 (46.43%) Unity DI Container
9 26 (46.43%) Castle Windsor
9 26 (46.43%) Ninject
9 26 (46.43%) Rhino Mocks
9 26 (46.43%) Dependency Injection
9 26 (46.43%) Inversion of Control
9 26 (46.43%) MSTest
9 26 (46.43%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (46.43%) Spring.NET
9 26 (46.43%) Computer Science
9 26 (46.43%) WCF
9 26 (46.43%) WPF
9 26 (46.43%) Internet
9 26 (46.43%) WinForms

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 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (46.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (8.93%) MS Access
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (48.21%) Moq
1 27 (48.21%) NUnit
2 26 (46.43%) MSTest
2 26 (46.43%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 4 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.36%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 49 (87.50%) Developer
2 38 (67.86%) .NET Developer
3 28 (50.00%) Junior
4 27 (48.21%) Graduate
4 27 (48.21%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 27 (48.21%) Graduate Developer
4 27 (48.21%) Junior Developer
5 26 (46.43%) Internet Developer
5 26 (46.43%) Junior .NET Developer
6 8 (14.29%) SQL Developer
7 6 (10.71%) C# Developer
8 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (8.93%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (8.93%) Software Developer
9 4 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (7.14%) Consultant
9 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 4 (7.14%) Software Consultant
10 3 (5.36%) Software Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (76.79%) .NET
2 35 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 29 (51.79%) .NET Framework
3 29 (51.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 26 (46.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 26 (46.43%) Castle Windsor
4 26 (46.43%) Ninject
4 26 (46.43%) Spring.NET
4 26 (46.43%) Unity DI Container
4 26 (46.43%) WCF
4 26 (46.43%) WinForms
4 26 (46.43%) WPF
5 10 (17.86%) HTML
6 7 (12.50%) CSS
7 6 (10.71%) jQuery
8 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (7.14%) Web Services
9 4 (7.14%) XML
10 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (5.36%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (46.43%) Computer Science
1 26 (46.43%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 27 (48.21%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (55.36%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (53.57%) MVC
2 30 (53.57%) Scrum
3 28 (50.00%) TDD
4 27 (48.21%) Kanban
4 27 (48.21%) MVVM
4 27 (48.21%) Web Application Development
5 26 (46.43%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (46.43%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (8.93%) ETL
6 5 (8.93%) OOP
7 3 (5.36%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.36%) Time Management
8 2 (3.57%) Automation Testing
8 2 (3.57%) UML
8 2 (3.57%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.57%) Web Development
9 1 (1.79%) Automated Testing
9 1 (1.79%) Data Management
9 1 (1.79%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 44 (78.57%) C#
2 31 (55.36%) VB.NET
3 22 (39.29%) SQL
4 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 8 (14.29%) VBA
6 5 (8.93%) VB6
7 4 (7.14%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.79%) C
8 1 (1.79%) C++
8 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) HL7
1 1 (1.79%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
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Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £0 - £28,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago