The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 62 43
Rank change year-on-year -17 -19  
Permanent jobs citing VB 17 40 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.58% 3.03% 5.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.64% 6.07% 10.31%
Number of salaries quoted 15 35 56
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £34,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% +22.30%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,200 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  

VB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 645 659 863
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 59.89% 49.89% 49.06%
Number of salaries quoted 558 569 697
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing VB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Cheshire

VB
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB in Cheshire.

Salary trend for VB in Cheshire

VB
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Cheshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VB in Cheshire

VB
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 6 £31,000 - 3
Crewe - 4 £52,500 -
Chester +5 2 £37,500 +20.00%
Congleton - 2 £17,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 £42,500 -
VB
North West

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 34 (82.93%) .NET
2 33 (80.49%) C#
3 25 (60.98%) ASP.NET
4 20 (48.78%) SQL Server
4 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
4 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (46.34%) Windows
5 19 (46.34%) JavaScript
5 19 (46.34%) SQL
6 18 (43.90%) VB.NET
7 16 (39.02%) HTML
8 15 (36.59%) Scrum
9 14 (34.15%) Visual Studio
9 14 (34.15%) Web Development
10 11 (26.83%) MVC
10 11 (26.83%) VB6
11 10 (24.39%) Internet
11 10 (24.39%) VBScript
12 9 (21.95%) WinForms
12 9 (21.95%) WCF
12 9 (21.95%) WPF
12 9 (21.95%) Mobile Development
13 8 (19.51%) HL7
13 8 (19.51%) jQuery
13 8 (19.51%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (19.51%) HTML5
13 8 (19.51%) iPad
13 8 (19.51%) QA
13 8 (19.51%) XML

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) Internet
2 2 (4.88%) DMZ
3 1 (2.44%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (48.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 14 (34.15%) Visual Studio
2 8 (19.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (17.07%) Moq
3 7 (17.07%) MSTest
3 7 (17.07%) NUnit
3 7 (17.07%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (4.88%) Selenium
General
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
1 2 (4.88%) Legal
1 2 (4.88%) Marketing
2 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (85.37%) Developer
2 30 (73.17%) .NET Developer
3 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET Developer
4 12 (29.27%) C# .NET Developer
4 12 (29.27%) C# Developer
5 11 (26.83%) Junior
5 11 (26.83%) Junior Developer
5 11 (26.83%) Software Developer
6 10 (24.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (24.39%) Junior .NET Developer
7 8 (19.51%) .NET Software Developer
7 8 (19.51%) C# Software Developer
8 7 (17.07%) Graduate
8 7 (17.07%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 7 (17.07%) Graduate Developer
8 7 (17.07%) Internet Developer
9 6 (14.63%) .NET Web Developer
9 6 (14.63%) Web Developer
10 5 (12.20%) SQL Developer
11 3 (7.32%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (82.93%) .NET
2 25 (60.98%) ASP.NET
3 16 (39.02%) HTML
4 9 (21.95%) WCF
4 9 (21.95%) WinForms
4 9 (21.95%) WPF
5 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (19.51%) HTML5
5 8 (19.51%) jQuery
5 8 (19.51%) XML
5 8 (19.51%) XSL
6 7 (17.07%) .NET Framework
6 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 7 (17.07%) Castle Windsor
6 7 (17.07%) Ninject
6 7 (17.07%) Spring.NET
6 7 (17.07%) Unity DI Container
7 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (4.88%) CSS
8 2 (4.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) iPad
2 7 (17.07%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 19 (46.34%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) VMS
2 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.44%) AIX
3 1 (2.44%) Android
3 1 (2.44%) HPUX
3 1 (2.44%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (36.59%) Scrum
3 14 (34.15%) Web Development
4 11 (26.83%) MVC
5 9 (21.95%) Mobile Development
6 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (17.07%) Dependency Injection
6 7 (17.07%) Inversion of Control
6 7 (17.07%) Kanban
6 7 (17.07%) MVVM
6 7 (17.07%) TDD
6 7 (17.07%) Web Application Development
7 4 (9.76%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (9.76%) SDLC
7 4 (9.76%) Unit Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Web Design
8 3 (7.32%) ITIL
9 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.88%) Risk Management
9 2 (4.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 33 (80.49%) C#
2 19 (46.34%) JavaScript
2 19 (46.34%) SQL
3 18 (43.90%) VB.NET
4 11 (26.83%) VB6
5 10 (24.39%) VBScript
6 2 (4.88%) Java
6 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.88%) VBA
7 1 (2.44%) C
7 1 (2.44%) Perl
7 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
1 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) HL7
1 8 (19.51%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.88%) VMware ESX
1 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.88%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.44%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) SCOM
2 1 (2.44%) IBM BigFix
2 1 (2.44%) Netcool
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) Citrix
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) VMware
3 1 (2.44%) CA
3 1 (2.44%) Dell
3 1 (2.44%) IBM
3 1 (2.44%) Lotus
3 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.44%) Xamarin
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