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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 75 77 59
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Permanent jobs citing VB 14 28 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.37% 2.12% 3.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.46% 4.35% 8.40%
Number of salaries quoted 14 26 50
Median salary £32,500 £28,500 £38,125
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.03% -25.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -

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
569 644 845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 55.62% 48.86% 46.53%
Number of salaries quoted 483 565 723
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Chester +6 6 £32,500 -7.14%
Warrington -3 5 £25,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 £45,000 -
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 38 (77.55%) .NET
2 35 (71.43%) C#
3 30 (61.22%) ASP.NET
3 30 (61.22%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (59.18%) VB.NET
5 26 (53.06%) Scrum
6 25 (51.02%) Windows
7 21 (42.86%) MVC
7 21 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (38.78%) TDD
9 18 (36.73%) NUnit
9 18 (36.73%) .NET Framework
9 18 (36.73%) Moq
9 18 (36.73%) Kanban
9 18 (36.73%) SQL
10 17 (34.69%) WinForms
10 17 (34.69%) Internet
10 17 (34.69%) Spring.NET
10 17 (34.69%) Dependency Injection
10 17 (34.69%) Inversion of Control
10 17 (34.69%) MSTest
10 17 (34.69%) Castle Windsor
10 17 (34.69%) Ninject
10 17 (34.69%) MVVM
10 17 (34.69%) Rhino Mocks
10 17 (34.69%) Web Application Development
10 17 (34.69%) Unity DI Container
10 17 (34.69%) Computer Science
10 17 (34.69%) WCF
10 17 (34.69%) WPF

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 (2.04%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.65%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (10.20%) MS Access
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (36.73%) Moq
1 18 (36.73%) NUnit
2 17 (34.69%) MSTest
2 17 (34.69%) Rhino Mocks
3 9 (18.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (18.37%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 5 (10.20%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (83.67%) Developer
2 31 (63.27%) .NET Developer
3 20 (40.82%) Junior
4 19 (38.78%) Junior Developer
5 17 (34.69%) Graduate
5 17 (34.69%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 17 (34.69%) Graduate Developer
5 17 (34.69%) Internet Developer
5 17 (34.69%) Junior .NET Developer
6 11 (22.45%) Software Developer
7 10 (20.41%) C# Developer
8 9 (18.37%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (18.37%) C# Software Developer
9 8 (16.33%) .NET Software Developer
9 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (16.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (16.33%) SQL Developer
10 5 (10.20%) Consultant
11 4 (8.16%) Software Engineer
11 4 (8.16%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (77.55%) .NET
2 30 (61.22%) ASP.NET
3 21 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (36.73%) .NET Framework
5 17 (34.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 17 (34.69%) Castle Windsor
5 17 (34.69%) Ninject
5 17 (34.69%) Spring.NET
5 17 (34.69%) Unity DI Container
5 17 (34.69%) WCF
5 17 (34.69%) WinForms
5 17 (34.69%) WPF
6 12 (24.49%) HTML
7 10 (20.41%) XML
8 8 (16.33%) HTML5
8 8 (16.33%) XSL
9 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (8.16%) CSS
10 3 (6.12%) jQuery
11 2 (4.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.69%) Computer Science
1 17 (34.69%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.12%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 25 (51.02%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (61.22%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (53.06%) Scrum
3 21 (42.86%) MVC
4 19 (38.78%) TDD
5 18 (36.73%) Kanban
6 17 (34.69%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (34.69%) Dependency Injection
6 17 (34.69%) MVVM
6 17 (34.69%) Web Application Development
7 8 (16.33%) Mobile Development
7 8 (16.33%) Web Development
8 5 (10.20%) ETL
9 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
9 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
10 3 (6.12%) Automation Testing
11 2 (4.08%) UML
12 1 (2.04%) Data Management
12 1 (2.04%) E-Commerce
12 1 (2.04%) Extreme Programming
12 1 (2.04%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 35 (71.43%) C#
2 29 (59.18%) VB.NET
3 18 (36.73%) SQL
4 15 (30.61%) JavaScript
5 12 (24.49%) VB6
6 8 (16.33%) VBScript
7 2 (4.08%) C
7 2 (4.08%) VBA
8 1 (2.04%) PHP
8 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) HL7
1 8 (16.33%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) Lotus
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