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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank - 32 41
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 0 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - 5.56% 2.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 9.85% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 5
Average salary - £30,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.63%
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
123 132 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 50.20% 56.41% 71.03%
Number of salaries quoted 90 105 131
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 October 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 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) IIS
2 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (83.33%) VB
2 5 (83.33%) VBA
2 5 (83.33%) VB6
2 5 (83.33%) Ajax
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) PHP
4 2 (33.33%) XSL
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
4 2 (33.33%) Time Management
5 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) ADO
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (16.67%) VBScript
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (83.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) Ajax
3 2 (33.33%) XSL
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) ADO
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) VB
1 5 (83.33%) VBA
1 5 (83.33%) VB6
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VBScript
4 1 (16.67%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft