The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 32 39
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - 5.02% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 10.40% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 2
Average salary - £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
VB
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Programming Languages Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
138 125 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 58.72% 48.26% 54.69%
Number of salaries quoted 69 83 107
Average salary £41,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,041 £28,700 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

VB
Salary Trend in Chester

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

VB Salary Trend in Chester

VB
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Chester region citing VB 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.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Chester region citing VB 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Junior
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £26000 - £38000 per annum + Depending on Exp +Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago