The first table below looks at the demand for VB.NET 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.NET over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 41 50 39
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 92 76 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.15% 4.38% 5.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.00% 7.97% 9.67%
Number of salaries quoted 78 75 118
Average salary £30,000 £37,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.91% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
920 954 1365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 51.51% 54.95% 59.09%
Number of salaries quoted 750 828 1241
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB.NET
North West

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

VB.NET
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Cheshire region.

VB.NET Salary Trend in Cheshire

VB.NET
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

VB.NET Salary Histogram in Cheshire

VB.NET
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.NET within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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 +2 42 £30,000 -14.28% 3
Crewe +2 7 £32,500 -18.75%
Macclesfield -1 7 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Chester +1 6 £35,000 +27.27% 2
Knutsford +7 4 £52,500 +61.53%
Alderley Edge - 3 £30,000 -
Wilmslow - 2 £30,750 - 3
Runcorn - 1 £30,000 -
Ellesmere Port - 1 £38,500 -
VB.NET
North West

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing VB.NET 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.NET.

1 180 (100.00%) .NET
2 135 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 115 (63.89%) C#
4 104 (57.78%) SQL Server
5 100 (55.56%) SQL
6 78 (43.33%) VB
6 78 (43.33%) HTML
7 62 (34.44%) MVC
8 56 (31.11%) Scrum
9 54 (30.00%) Windows
10 53 (29.44%) XML
11 52 (28.89%) WCF
12 51 (28.33%) Microsoft
13 50 (27.78%) JavaScript
13 50 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
14 49 (27.22%) .NET Framework
15 43 (23.89%) WinForms
16 41 (22.78%) TDD
17 40 (22.22%) VB6
17 40 (22.22%) CSS
18 39 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
19 38 (21.11%) WPF
19 38 (21.11%) Team Foundation Server
20 35 (19.44%) Computer Science
20 35 (19.44%) NUnit
21 34 (18.89%) jQuery
21 34 (18.89%) Castle Windsor
21 34 (18.89%) Rhino Mocks
21 34 (18.89%) Web Application Development
22 33 (18.33%) Kanban

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing VB.NET 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.NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (12.22%) MODX
2 11 (6.11%) IIS
3 4 (2.22%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.56%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 15 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.67%) MS Office
3 2 (1.11%) Fireworks
3 2 (1.11%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.11%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.67%) Trello
2 4 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (15.00%) Internet
2 6 (3.33%) Firewall
3 4 (2.22%) SMTP
3 4 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.22%) DNS
3 4 (2.22%) SAN
3 4 (2.22%) NAS
4 2 (1.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (57.78%) SQL Server
2 32 (17.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (4.44%) MySQL
3 8 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.33%) OLTP
5 5 (2.78%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.11%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.11%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.11%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (0.56%) QlikView
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 38 (21.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 35 (19.44%) NUnit
3 34 (18.89%) Rhino Mocks
4 29 (16.11%) Visual Studio
5 26 (14.44%) MSTest
5 26 (14.44%) Moq
6 5 (2.78%) Selenium
6 5 (2.78%) JIRA
6 5 (2.78%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.11%) Subversion
8 1 (0.56%) TestComplete
8 1 (0.56%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
General
1 25 (13.89%) Finance
2 20 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 14 (7.78%) Automotive
4 6 (3.33%) Retail
5 5 (2.78%) Marketing
5 5 (2.78%) Advertising
6 1 (0.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 159 (88.33%) Developer
2 117 (65.00%) .NET Developer
3 54 (30.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 32 (17.78%) Junior Developer
4 32 (17.78%) Junior
5 29 (16.11%) Graduate
6 28 (15.56%) Graduate Developer
7 27 (15.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 26 (14.44%) Junior .NET Developer
9 22 (12.22%) Software Developer
10 15 (8.33%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (6.11%) C# Developer
12 10 (5.56%) Web Developer
13 9 (5.00%) Analyst
14 8 (4.44%) VB Developer
14 8 (4.44%) .NET Web Developer
14 8 (4.44%) VB6 Developer
14 8 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
15 7 (3.89%) ASP.NET Developer
16 6 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (100.00%) .NET
2 135 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 78 (43.33%) HTML
4 53 (29.44%) XML
5 52 (28.89%) WCF
6 50 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 49 (27.22%) .NET Framework
8 43 (23.89%) WinForms
9 40 (22.22%) CSS
10 38 (21.11%) WPF
11 34 (18.89%) jQuery
11 34 (18.89%) Castle Windsor
12 27 (15.00%) Ajax
13 26 (14.44%) Ninject
13 26 (14.44%) Razor View Engine
13 26 (14.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 26 (14.44%) Unity DI Container
13 26 (14.44%) Spring.NET
14 21 (11.67%) Web Services
15 14 (7.78%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 35 (19.44%) Computer Science
2 27 (15.00%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (2.78%) Social Media
4 4 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.22%) Clustering
5 3 (1.67%) Tandem
6 2 (1.11%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.56%) iPhone
7 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 54 (30.00%) Windows
2 8 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (3.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (3.33%) Windows 8
4 6 (3.33%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.22%) Android
5 4 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (34.44%) MVC
2 56 (31.11%) Scrum
3 41 (22.78%) TDD
4 39 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (18.89%) Web Application Development
6 33 (18.33%) Kanban
7 30 (16.67%) MVVM
8 28 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
10 24 (13.33%) OO
11 16 (8.89%) OOP
12 15 (8.33%) Unit Testing
13 12 (6.67%) Migration
14 8 (4.44%) Software Engineering
15 7 (3.89%) ITIL
15 7 (3.89%) Business Intelligence
16 6 (3.33%) BDD
16 6 (3.33%) Software Testing
16 6 (3.33%) System Testing
17 5 (2.78%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 115 (63.89%) C#
2 100 (55.56%) SQL
3 78 (43.33%) VB
4 50 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 40 (22.22%) VB6
6 31 (17.22%) T-SQL
7 25 (13.89%) PHP
8 5 (2.78%) VBA
9 4 (2.22%) Perl
10 2 (1.11%) VBScript
11 1 (0.56%) C++
11 1 (0.56%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 14 (7.78%) Degree
2 5 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (2.78%) ISEB
3 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 51 (28.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.78%) DevExpress
3 7 (3.89%) VMware
4 6 (3.33%) Cisco
4 6 (3.33%) Oracle
5 4 (2.22%) Symantec
5 4 (2.22%) McAfee
6 3 (1.67%) Adobe
7 1 (0.56%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.56%) SAP
7 1 (0.56%) Telerik
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Congleton, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Depending on exp +Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Depending on exp +Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Warrington
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Depending on exp +Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago