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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
North West > Cheshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 60 62
Rank change year-on-year -27 +2  
Permanent jobs citing VB 25 23 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.72% 2.42% 3.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.23% 4.80% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 14 23 84
Cheshire median annual salary £41,250 £25,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +65.00% -37.50%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £39,500 £43,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +14.28% -9.09%  

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 773 479 897
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 53.20% 50.37% 51.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1300 926 1547
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £52,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing VB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 29 June 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 29 June 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
Crewe - 9 £42,500 - 1
Knutsford - 8 £27,500 -
Warrington -26 4 £41,250 +65.00%
VB
North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 31 (73.81%) .NET
2 30 (71.43%) C#
3 29 (69.05%) SQL
4 24 (57.14%) SQL Server
5 17 (40.48%) Windows
6 16 (38.10%) VB.NET
6 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
7 14 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (28.57%) WinForms
10 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
10 11 (26.19%) iPad
11 10 (23.81%) HTML
11 10 (23.81%) Visual Studio
11 10 (23.81%) Web Development
12 9 (21.43%) WPF
12 9 (21.43%) jQuery
13 8 (19.05%) Java
13 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (16.67%) VB6
14 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (16.67%) Web Design
14 7 (16.67%) ITIL
14 7 (16.67%) Risk Management
14 7 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
14 7 (16.67%) Relational Database
14 7 (16.67%) SDLC
15 6 (14.29%) Waterfall
15 6 (14.29%) Internet
15 6 (14.29%) VBScript

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:

Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Trello
2 1 (2.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (4.76%) DMZ
3 1 (2.38%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (9.52%) MySQL
6 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (4.76%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.38%) Big Data
8 1 (2.38%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Cognos Report Studio
8 1 (2.38%) DTS
8 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
8 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.38%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) Visual Studio
2 5 (11.90%) JIRA
2 5 (11.90%) MSTest
2 5 (11.90%) NUnit
3 4 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.76%) Selenium
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (11.90%) Music Industry
2 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Retail
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Electronics
4 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (76.19%) Developer
2 26 (61.90%) .NET Developer
3 11 (26.19%) C# .NET Developer
3 11 (26.19%) C# Developer
4 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (21.43%) .NET Web Developer
5 9 (21.43%) Web Developer
6 7 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (16.67%) Software Developer
7 6 (14.29%) Junior
7 6 (14.29%) Junior .NET Developer
7 6 (14.29%) Junior .NET Web Developer
7 6 (14.29%) Junior Developer
7 6 (14.29%) Junior Web Developer
7 6 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
8 5 (11.90%) Analyst
8 5 (11.90%) C# Web Developer
8 5 (11.90%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (11.90%) Junior C# .NET Developer
8 5 (11.90%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (73.81%) .NET
2 14 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 12 (28.57%) WinForms
4 10 (23.81%) HTML
5 9 (21.43%) jQuery
5 9 (21.43%) WPF
6 5 (11.90%) Ninject
6 5 (11.90%) Spring.NET
6 5 (11.90%) WCF
6 5 (11.90%) Web Services
7 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.38%) HTML5
8 1 (2.38%) Middleware
8 1 (2.38%) XML
8 1 (2.38%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) iPad
2 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (40.48%) Windows
2 4 (9.52%) Android
2 4 (9.52%) Apple iOS
2 4 (9.52%) Unix
2 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (7.14%) AIX
3 3 (7.14%) Linux
3 3 (7.14%) Solaris
3 3 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.76%) VMS
5 1 (2.38%) HPUX
5 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.81%) Web Development
3 7 (16.67%) ITIL
3 7 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 7 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 7 (16.67%) SDLC
3 7 (16.67%) Web Design
4 6 (14.29%) Scrum
4 6 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (11.90%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (11.90%) Kanban
5 5 (11.90%) MVVM
5 5 (11.90%) TDD
5 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Android Development
6 4 (9.52%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (9.52%) iOS Development
6 4 (9.52%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 30 (71.43%) C#
2 29 (69.05%) SQL
3 16 (38.10%) VB.NET
4 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
5 8 (19.05%) Java
6 7 (16.67%) VB6
7 6 (14.29%) VBScript
8 4 (9.52%) Perl
8 4 (9.52%) PHP
9 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
10 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
11 1 (2.38%) C++
11 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.38%) HL7
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.76%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.38%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Netcool
2 2 (4.76%) SCOM
3 1 (2.38%) IBM BigFix
3 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) ServiceNow
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle
3 3 (7.14%) SAP
3 3 (7.14%) Tableau
4 2 (4.76%) CA
4 2 (4.76%) Citrix
4 2 (4.76%) VMware
5 1 (2.38%) Cognos
5 1 (2.38%) Dell
5 1 (2.38%) IBM
5 1 (2.38%) Xamarin
Congleton, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £70k - 85k per year
Posted: 6 days ago