The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 40 42 29
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 3 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.16% 3.07% 5.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.66% 4.84% 7.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 9
Average salary £29,500 £29,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.72% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £27,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £34,500 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Programming Languages Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
181 248 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 69.88% 63.43% 72.32%
Number of salaries quoted 141 159 108
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £29,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
VB.NET
Cheshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
3 12 (75.00%) C#
3 12 (75.00%) SQL
4 10 (62.50%) VB
4 10 (62.50%) Windows
5 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 7 (43.75%) Finance
7 6 (37.50%) OO
7 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
8 5 (31.25%) OOP
8 5 (31.25%) XML
8 5 (31.25%) XSL
8 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
8 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
9 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 4 (25.00%) VB6
10 3 (18.75%) Speech Recognition
10 3 (18.75%) NHibernate
10 3 (18.75%) Web Development
10 3 (18.75%) WCF
10 3 (18.75%) WPF
10 3 (18.75%) Android
10 3 (18.75%) Software Architecture
10 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
10 3 (18.75%) Android Development
10 3 (18.75%) iOS Development
10 3 (18.75%) PHP
10 3 (18.75%) C++
10 3 (18.75%) VBScript

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Software Developer
4 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Junior Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Junior Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Programmer
6 1 (6.25%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (31.25%) XML
3 5 (31.25%) XSL
4 3 (18.75%) NHibernate
4 3 (18.75%) WCF
4 3 (18.75%) WPF
4 3 (18.75%) HTML
5 2 (12.50%) Web Services
6 1 (6.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Speech Recognition
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Android
2 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) OO
1 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 5 (31.25%) OOP
3 3 (18.75%) Web Development
3 3 (18.75%) Software Architecture
3 3 (18.75%) Android Development
3 3 (18.75%) iOS Development
3 3 (18.75%) CRM
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C#
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) VB
3 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
4 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (25.00%) VB6
5 3 (18.75%) PHP
5 3 (18.75%) C++
5 3 (18.75%) VBScript
6 2 (12.50%) VBA
7 1 (6.25%) Delphi
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