The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 22 30 24
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Permanent jobs citing VB 6 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 4.51% 1.56% 5.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.90% 1.98% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 9
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -30.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
87 101 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 65.41% 78.91% 51.00%
Number of salaries quoted 72 94 88
Median salary £32,500 £36,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £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 Chester

The demand trend of job ads across the Chester region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 16 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 Chester region with a requirement for VB.

1 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (66.67%) C#
3 9 (60.00%) HTML
3 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (60.00%) .NET
4 8 (53.33%) VBScript
4 8 (53.33%) VB.NET
4 8 (53.33%) Visual Studio
4 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
4 8 (53.33%) XML
4 8 (53.33%) XSL
4 8 (53.33%) Windows
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (53.33%) Scrum
4 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (53.33%) VB6
4 8 (53.33%) Web Development
4 8 (53.33%) QA
4 8 (53.33%) HL7
4 8 (53.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (53.33%) HTML5
4 8 (53.33%) Mobile Development
5 6 (40.00%) SQL
6 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (33.33%) ETL
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (13.33%) VBA

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (53.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) .NET Developer
2 8 (53.33%) .NET Software Developer
2 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 8 (53.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 8 (53.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 8 (53.33%) C# Developer
2 8 (53.33%) C# Software Developer
2 8 (53.33%) Software Developer
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Database Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
2 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
2 8 (53.33%) HTML5
2 8 (53.33%) XML
2 8 (53.33%) XSL
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (53.33%) Mobile Development
1 8 (53.33%) Scrum
1 8 (53.33%) Web Development
2 5 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (53.33%) VB.NET
3 8 (53.33%) VB6
3 8 (53.33%) VBScript
4 6 (40.00%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) VBA
6 1 (6.67%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) HL7
1 8 (53.33%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
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