The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 27 39 19
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -20
Permanent jobs citing VB 12 3 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 4.84% 1.17% 11.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.26% 2.16% 17.05%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 21
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Programming Languages Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
117 139 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 47.18% 54.30% 67.19%
Number of salaries quoted 78 107 120
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
Cheshire

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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Chester region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Chester

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 6 (46.15%) VB.NET
4 5 (38.46%) VBA
4 5 (38.46%) Web Services
4 5 (38.46%) XML
4 5 (38.46%) IIS
4 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
4 5 (38.46%) Data Mining
4 5 (38.46%) SAS
4 5 (38.46%) Data Analysis
4 5 (38.46%) Ajax
4 5 (38.46%) Banking
4 5 (38.46%) VB6
4 5 (38.46%) Degree
5 4 (30.77%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) PHP
6 3 (23.08%) SQL
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
7 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
7 2 (15.38%) Time Management
7 2 (15.38%) XSL
7 2 (15.38%) C#
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
8 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
8 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 5 (38.46%) IIS
1 5 (38.46%) SAS
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) Data Mining
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Data Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Data Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Data Mining Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Insight Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Insight Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Operations Team Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Server Operations Team Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior
5 1 (7.69%) Graduate
5 1 (7.69%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 5 (38.46%) Web Services
3 5 (38.46%) XML
3 5 (38.46%) Ajax
4 2 (15.38%) XSL
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Data Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) VB.NET
2 5 (38.46%) VBA
2 5 (38.46%) VB6
3 3 (23.08%) PHP
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.69%) Delphi
5 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Legato
1 1 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Dell
2 1 (7.69%) EMC
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
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