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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 58 55 49
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 41 71 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.43% 4.12% 5.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.70% 8.11% 9.51%
Number of salaries quoted 38 59 74
Average salary £26,000 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.38% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,800 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
612 876 978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 51.26% 50.84% 54.18%
Number of salaries quoted 529 708 764
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 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
(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 +7 23 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Macclesfield +10 7 £25,000 -25.37% 1
Alderley Edge - 3 £42,500 -
Frodsham - 3 £25,000 -
Crewe +15 1 - - 1
Runcorn +1 1 £35,000 +7.69%
VB.NET
North West

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 77 (100.00%) .NET
2 68 (88.31%) C#
3 53 (68.83%) ASP.NET
4 41 (53.25%) MVC
5 34 (44.16%) SQL
6 30 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (38.96%) SQL Server
7 29 (37.66%) .NET Framework
8 28 (36.36%) VB
9 27 (35.06%) Windows
10 24 (31.17%) MSTest
11 22 (28.57%) WinForms
11 22 (28.57%) Scrum
11 22 (28.57%) WCF
12 20 (25.97%) jQuery
12 20 (25.97%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (25.97%) Visual Studio
12 20 (25.97%) CSS
12 20 (25.97%) HTML
12 20 (25.97%) JavaScript
12 20 (25.97%) Microsoft
12 20 (25.97%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (24.68%) TDD
14 18 (23.38%) Kanban
15 17 (22.08%) WPF
15 17 (22.08%) Computer Science
15 17 (22.08%) NUnit
15 17 (22.08%) Internet
15 17 (22.08%) Dependency Injection
15 17 (22.08%) Inversion of Control

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (3.90%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.08%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) DNS
2 1 (1.30%) SMTP
2 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (38.96%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.58%) MySQL
3 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (3.90%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.30%) UniData
Development Applications
1 24 (31.17%) MSTest
2 20 (25.97%) Visual Studio
3 17 (22.08%) Moq
3 17 (22.08%) NUnit
3 17 (22.08%) Rhino Mocks
4 16 (20.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (7.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.30%) Subversion
General
1 15 (19.48%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Legal
3 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.90%) Law
4 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.60%) Banking
6 1 (1.30%) Back Office
6 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 65 (84.42%) Developer
2 52 (67.53%) .NET Developer
3 32 (41.56%) Junior
4 31 (40.26%) Junior .NET Developer
4 31 (40.26%) Junior Developer
5 30 (38.96%) C# Developer
6 29 (37.66%) Graduate
7 28 (36.36%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 28 (36.36%) Graduate Developer
8 26 (33.77%) C# .NET Developer
9 17 (22.08%) Internet Developer
10 14 (18.18%) Junior C# .NET Developer
10 14 (18.18%) Junior C# Developer
11 13 (16.88%) ASP.NET Developer
11 13 (16.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (14.29%) Graduate ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (14.29%) Graduate C# .NET Developer
12 11 (14.29%) Graduate C# ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (14.29%) Graduate C# Developer
12 11 (14.29%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (100.00%) .NET
2 53 (68.83%) ASP.NET
3 29 (37.66%) .NET Framework
4 22 (28.57%) WCF
4 22 (28.57%) WinForms
5 20 (25.97%) ASP.NET MVC
5 20 (25.97%) CSS
5 20 (25.97%) HTML
5 20 (25.97%) jQuery
6 17 (22.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 17 (22.08%) Castle Windsor
6 17 (22.08%) Ninject
6 17 (22.08%) Spring.NET
6 17 (22.08%) Unity DI Container
6 17 (22.08%) WPF
7 12 (15.58%) AngularJS
8 8 (10.39%) Web Services
9 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (7.79%) LINQ
9 6 (7.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.08%) Computer Science
1 17 (22.08%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.90%) PMI
3 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.30%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 27 (35.06%) Windows
2 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (53.25%) MVC
2 30 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (28.57%) Scrum
4 20 (25.97%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (24.68%) TDD
6 18 (23.38%) Kanban
7 17 (22.08%) Dependency Injection
7 17 (22.08%) MVVM
7 17 (22.08%) Web Application Development
8 9 (11.69%) Performance Testing
8 9 (11.69%) Test Automation
8 9 (11.69%) Validation
9 8 (10.39%) OOP
9 8 (10.39%) Project Management
10 7 (9.09%) Defect Management
10 7 (9.09%) Test Management
11 4 (5.19%) Data Protection
11 4 (5.19%) Mentoring
11 4 (5.19%) Software Engineering
11 4 (5.19%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 68 (88.31%) C#
2 34 (44.16%) SQL
3 28 (36.36%) VB
4 20 (25.97%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.79%) T-SQL
6 5 (6.49%) VB6
7 4 (5.19%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.30%) Java
8 1 (1.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) ISEB
1 7 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.90%) Degree
2 3 (3.90%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.30%) MCSE
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.30%) Postfix
1 1 (1.30%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 7 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 20 (25.97%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.30%) Intel Security
2 1 (1.30%) MobileIron
2 1 (1.30%) Symantec
2 1 (1.30%) Trustwave
Winsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago