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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 21 27 26
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Permanent jobs citing VB 5 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.62% 0.94% 3.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.81% 1.10% 7.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 6
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -31.70%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
86 91 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 62.32% 85.85% 52.20%
Number of salaries quoted 69 81 83
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 20 February 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 11 (84.62%) C#
2 10 (76.92%) HTML
2 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
2 10 (76.92%) VBScript
2 10 (76.92%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 9 (69.23%) Scrum
3 9 (69.23%) Visual Studio
3 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
3 9 (69.23%) XML
3 9 (69.23%) XSL
3 9 (69.23%) VB.NET
3 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (69.23%) VB6
3 9 (69.23%) Web Development
3 9 (69.23%) QA
3 9 (69.23%) HL7
3 9 (69.23%) HTML5
3 9 (69.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (69.23%) Mobile Development
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) VBA
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
6 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
6 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DMZ
1 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (69.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 9 (69.23%) .NET Developer
2 9 (69.23%) .NET Software Developer
2 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET Developer
2 9 (69.23%) C# .NET Developer
2 9 (69.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 9 (69.23%) C# Developer
2 9 (69.23%) C# Software Developer
2 9 (69.23%) Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Database Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) .NET
1 10 (76.92%) HTML
2 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
2 9 (69.23%) HTML5
2 9 (69.23%) XML
2 9 (69.23%) XSL
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) VMS
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (69.23%) Mobile Development
1 9 (69.23%) Scrum
1 9 (69.23%) Web Development
2 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
2 1 (7.69%) ETL
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
2 10 (76.92%) VBScript
3 9 (69.23%) VB.NET
3 9 (69.23%) VB6
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) VBA
6 1 (7.69%) PHP
6 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) HL7
1 9 (69.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) Dell
2 1 (7.69%) VMware