The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET 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.NET over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 36 36 26
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 6 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.10% 1.15% 6.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.23% 2.34% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 12
Average salary £35,000 £21,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -35.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £21,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £26,200 £35,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB.NET
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
142 128 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 49.65% 48.85% 70.35%
Number of salaries quoted 91 105 124
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

VB.NET
Salary Trend in Chester

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

VB.NET Salary Trend in Chester

VB.NET
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Chester region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

VB.NET Salary Histogram in Chester

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region citing VB.NET 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.NET.

1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (75.00%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) VB
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) VB6
3 5 (62.50%) Ajax
3 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 5 (62.50%) VBA
3 5 (62.50%) IIS
3 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (37.50%) PHP
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) C#
6 2 (25.00%) XSL
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) Time Management
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
7 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
7 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (12.50%) Scrum
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
7 1 (12.50%) ADO
7 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region citing VB.NET 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.NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Junior
5 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Graduate
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Junior Software Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (75.00%) XML
3 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 5 (62.50%) Ajax
4 2 (25.00%) XSL
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) ADO
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) VB
2 5 (62.50%) VBA
2 5 (62.50%) VB6
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) PHP
5 2 (25.00%) C#
6 1 (12.50%) Delphi
6 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft