The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 58 45 35
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -10
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 69 96 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.00% 5.02% 5.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.28% 9.49% 9.96%
Number of salaries quoted 55 88 89
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,100 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
VB.NET
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
948 1012 914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 54.96% 52.96% 57.38%
Number of salaries quoted 794 819 799
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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 -8 29 £25,000 -16.66% 5
Macclesfield +15 10 £35,000 -12.50%
Chester -5 7 £42,000 +20.00% 4
Knutsford 0 6 £32,750 -37.61%
Runcorn -2 3 £45,000 +20.00%
Wilmslow +2 1 £42,500 +38.21%
Crewe -9 1 £25,000 -20.00% 3
Northwich - 1 £35,000 -
Widnes - 1 £45,000 -
VB.NET
North West

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 124 (100.00%) .NET
2 96 (77.42%) C#
3 90 (72.58%) ASP.NET
4 70 (56.45%) SQL Server
5 64 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (40.32%) MVC
6 50 (40.32%) SQL
7 45 (36.29%) Windows
8 44 (35.48%) VB
9 42 (33.87%) WCF
10 40 (32.26%) HTML
11 36 (29.03%) JavaScript
11 36 (29.03%) WinForms
12 35 (28.23%) .NET Framework
13 34 (27.42%) Microsoft
14 33 (26.61%) WPF
15 31 (25.00%) CSS
15 31 (25.00%) Scrum
16 29 (23.39%) Computer Science
17 28 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
18 27 (21.77%) TDD
18 27 (21.77%) ASP.NET MVC
18 27 (21.77%) MVVM
19 26 (20.97%) Web Application Development
20 25 (20.16%) Internet
20 25 (20.16%) NUnit
20 25 (20.16%) jQuery
20 25 (20.16%) Moq
20 25 (20.16%) MSTest
21 24 (19.35%) Rhino Mocks

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (2.42%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.81%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (20.16%) Internet
2 4 (3.23%) Wireless
3 1 (0.81%) Intranet
3 1 (0.81%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (56.45%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (7.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (6.45%) Relational Database
5 7 (5.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (5.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (4.84%) Data Mining
7 5 (4.03%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (2.42%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (20.16%) NUnit
1 25 (20.16%) MSTest
1 25 (20.16%) Moq
2 24 (19.35%) Rhino Mocks
3 9 (7.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (6.45%) Visual Studio
5 7 (5.65%) HP UFT
5 7 (5.65%) Selenium
6 6 (4.84%) SilkTest
6 6 (4.84%) Cucumber
7 5 (4.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (4.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.81%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.81%) JIRA
8 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.81%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.81%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (12.90%) Finance
2 6 (4.84%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.23%) Financial Institution
3 4 (3.23%) Retail
4 1 (0.81%) Advertising
4 1 (0.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 105 (84.68%) Developer
2 69 (55.65%) .NET Developer
3 29 (23.39%) Junior
4 28 (22.58%) Junior Developer
5 26 (20.97%) Junior .NET Developer
5 26 (20.97%) Graduate Developer
5 26 (20.97%) Graduate
5 26 (20.97%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 22 (17.74%) Software Developer
7 16 (12.90%) VB.NET Developer
8 14 (11.29%) Consultant
9 12 (9.68%) Web Developer
10 10 (8.06%) Senior Developer
11 9 (7.26%) C# Developer
12 8 (6.45%) .NET Web Developer
13 7 (5.65%) ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (5.65%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (5.65%) Software Consultant
14 6 (4.84%) Test Automation Consultant
14 6 (4.84%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (100.00%) .NET
2 90 (72.58%) ASP.NET
3 42 (33.87%) WCF
4 40 (32.26%) HTML
5 36 (29.03%) WinForms
6 35 (28.23%) .NET Framework
7 33 (26.61%) WPF
8 31 (25.00%) CSS
9 27 (21.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 25 (20.16%) jQuery
11 24 (19.35%) Spring.NET
11 24 (19.35%) Castle Windsor
11 24 (19.35%) Ninject
11 24 (19.35%) Unity DI Container
12 22 (17.74%) XML
13 20 (16.13%) Web Services
13 20 (16.13%) HTML5
14 17 (13.71%) Ajax
15 8 (6.45%) SOAP
15 8 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.39%) Computer Science
2 24 (19.35%) Inversion of Control
3 9 (7.26%) N-Tier
4 7 (5.65%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.84%) Mobile App
6 5 (4.03%) User Experience
6 5 (4.03%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.61%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.61%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.81%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 45 (36.29%) Windows
2 2 (1.61%) Windows XP
2 2 (1.61%) Android
2 2 (1.61%) Windows 7
2 2 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (40.32%) MVC
3 31 (25.00%) Scrum
4 28 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (21.77%) TDD
5 27 (21.77%) MVVM
6 26 (20.97%) Web Application Development
7 24 (19.35%) Kanban
7 24 (19.35%) Dependency Injection
8 18 (14.52%) Software Engineering
9 11 (8.87%) Automated Testing
9 11 (8.87%) Web Development
9 11 (8.87%) Mentoring
10 10 (8.06%) OO
11 9 (7.26%) Unit Testing
12 8 (6.45%) OOP
12 8 (6.45%) Coaching
12 8 (6.45%) SDLC
13 6 (4.84%) Test Automation
13 6 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 96 (77.42%) C#
2 50 (40.32%) SQL
3 44 (35.48%) VB
4 36 (29.03%) JavaScript
5 16 (12.90%) T-SQL
6 11 (8.87%) Java
7 9 (7.26%) VB6
8 7 (5.65%) C
8 7 (5.65%) C++
9 4 (3.23%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.61%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.81%) VBA
11 1 (0.81%) Delphi
11 1 (0.81%) VBScript
11 1 (0.81%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (8.87%) Degree
2 7 (5.65%) ISTQB
3 6 (4.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.61%) ISEB
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.42%) HL7
2 1 (0.81%) QA
Vendors
1 34 (27.42%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.84%) HP
2 6 (4.84%) Micro Focus
2 6 (4.84%) IBM
3 4 (3.23%) Oracle
4 1 (0.81%) SAP
4 1 (0.81%) DevExpress
Warrington, Cheshire
Staffline Express / Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £17000.00 - £18000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £37000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 per annum + healthcare, pension, 23 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Fully Comprehensive Benefits Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Crewe
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, life
Posted: 9 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £26000 - £38000 per annum + Depending on Exp +Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £29000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Crewe
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, life
Posted: 24 days ago