Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for VB.NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB.NET over the 6 months to 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 98 51
Rank change year-on-year -22 -47 +27
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 47 67 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.61% 2.46% 4.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.21% 4.54% 8.42%
Number of salaries quoted 29 53 99
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +33.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £20,500 £26,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £48,500 £43,750
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%

VB.NET is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,463 1,477 1,164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 50.14% 54.16% 53.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,189 1,231 1,022
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in Cheshire

VB.NET
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for VB.NET in Cheshire

VB.NET
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB.NET in Cheshire over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for VB.NET in Cheshire

VB.NET
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.NET within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 18 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe -11 20 £40,000 +2.56% 2
Warrington -6 10 £40,000 - 7
Knutsford 0 5 £52,500 +90.91% 2
Macclesfield +1 4 £21,000 -16.00%
Northwich 0 3 £37,500 +7.14%
Frodsham - 2 £25,500 - 1
Chester - 1 - - 1
VB.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT jobs citing VB.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 47 (100.00%) .NET
2 45 (95.74%) C#
3 31 (65.96%) SQL
4 27 (57.45%) MVC
5 19 (40.43%) Git (software)
5 19 (40.43%) ASP.NET
5 19 (40.43%) Web Services
6 18 (38.30%) Java
6 18 (38.30%) JavaScript
6 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
7 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (36.17%) T-SQL
7 17 (36.17%) SQL Server
8 16 (34.04%) .NET Framework
9 15 (31.91%) Scrum
9 15 (31.91%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (31.91%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (31.91%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (29.79%) Information Security
10 14 (29.79%) Degree
10 14 (29.79%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (29.79%) Software Engineering
11 13 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (27.66%) SOLID
11 13 (27.66%) Xamarin
12 12 (25.53%) RESTful
12 12 (25.53%) Secure Coding
12 12 (25.53%) Jenkins
12 12 (25.53%) Test Automation
12 12 (25.53%) Management Information System

VB.NET
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 11 (23.40%) Sitefinity
2 2 (4.26%) Apache
2 2 (4.26%) IIS
2 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) FTP
1 2 (4.26%) HTTP
1 2 (4.26%) SSH
2 1 (2.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) MySQL
3 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.38%) Power BI
4 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.26%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.13%) DTS
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (40.43%) Git (software)
2 14 (29.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (25.53%) Jenkins
4 11 (23.40%) JIRA
4 11 (23.40%) MSBuild
4 11 (23.40%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (10.64%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.13%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.13%) JMeter
6 1 (2.13%) Moq
6 1 (2.13%) NUnit
6 1 (2.13%) Selenium
6 1 (2.13%) Subversion
6 1 (2.13%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (23.40%) Retail
1 11 (23.40%) Retail Banking
2 3 (6.38%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (68.09%) Developer
2 20 (42.55%) .NET Developer
3 18 (38.30%) C# Developer
4 12 (25.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (19.15%) .NET Software Engineer
5 9 (19.15%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
5 9 (19.15%) Senior Software Engineer
5 9 (19.15%) Software Engineer
6 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (14.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (12.77%) Junior
7 6 (12.77%) Junior Developer
7 6 (12.77%) SQL Developer
7 6 (12.77%) VB.NET Developer
8 5 (10.64%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 5 (10.64%) Junior C# Developer
8 5 (10.64%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (10.64%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 5 (10.64%) Senior C# Developer
8 5 (10.64%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (40.43%) ASP.NET
2 19 (40.43%) Web Services
3 16 (34.04%) .NET Framework
4 15 (31.91%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (25.53%) RESTful
6 11 (23.40%) Middleware
7 10 (21.28%) HTML
8 8 (17.02%) CSS
9 6 (12.77%) .NET Core
9 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (12.77%) jQuery
9 6 (12.77%) WinForms
10 5 (10.64%) AngularJS
11 4 (8.51%) REST
12 3 (6.38%) SOAP
12 3 (6.38%) WPF
13 2 (4.26%) Ajax
13 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 2 (4.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.91%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (25.53%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.51%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (6.38%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Android
2 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (57.45%) MVC
2 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (31.91%) Continuous Improvement
3 15 (31.91%) Scrum
4 14 (29.79%) Information Security
4 14 (29.79%) Software Engineering
5 13 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (27.66%) SOLID
6 12 (25.53%) Secure Coding
6 12 (25.53%) Test Automation
7 11 (23.40%) Mentoring
8 10 (21.28%) Customer Engagement
9 7 (14.89%) SDLC
10 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
11 5 (10.64%) Web Application Development
12 4 (8.51%) OO
12 4 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
13 3 (6.38%) Customer Requirements
13 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (95.74%) C#
2 31 (65.96%) SQL
3 18 (38.30%) Java
3 18 (38.30%) JavaScript
4 17 (36.17%) T-SQL
5 9 (19.15%) VB
6 5 (10.64%) VB6
7 4 (8.51%) VBScript
8 2 (4.26%) PHP
8 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.13%) ISEB
3 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.13%) MCSA
3 1 (2.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) SCCM
1 2 (4.26%) WSUS
2 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
2 13 (27.66%) Xamarin
3 2 (4.26%) Citrix
3 2 (4.26%) Cognizant
4 1 (2.13%) Apple
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco
4 1 (2.13%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.13%) HP
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle