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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 28 35 57
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +22
Permanent jobs citing VB 8 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.65% 4.37% 1.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.55% 6.29% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 6
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £21,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% +49.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £29,800 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
106 159 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 48.40% 69.43% 75.07%
Number of salaries quoted 88 128 206
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £30,000 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) Finance
2 9 (52.94%) Degree
3 8 (47.06%) Banking
3 8 (47.06%) Data Analysis
3 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 8 (47.06%) Data Mining
3 8 (47.06%) SAS
4 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
4 7 (41.18%) Windows
4 7 (41.18%) MCSE
4 7 (41.18%) VBScript
4 7 (41.18%) Clustering
4 7 (41.18%) VMware
4 7 (41.18%) VMware ESX
4 7 (41.18%) EMC
4 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (41.18%) SAN
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (41.18%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (41.18%) Problem Management
4 7 (41.18%) MCITP
4 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
6 2 (11.76%) .NET
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
6 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (47.06%) SAS
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
1 7 (41.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) Data Mining
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) MS Access
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
1 8 (47.06%) Data Analyst
1 8 (47.06%) Senior Data Analyst
1 8 (47.06%) Senior Analyst
1 8 (47.06%) Insight Analyst
1 8 (47.06%) Senior Insight Analyst
1 8 (47.06%) Data Mining Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Wintel Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Server Support
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Junior
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (41.18%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
1 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Data Analysis
2 7 (41.18%) Problem Management
2 7 (41.18%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Change Control
3 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) VBScript
1 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
2 1 (5.88%) VBA
2 1 (5.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Degree
2 7 (41.18%) MCSE
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (41.18%) MCITP
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) EMC
2 7 (41.18%) VMware
Chester, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 17 days ago