Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 97 46
Rank change year-on-year -15 -51 +25
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 46 78 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.72% 2.76% 4.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.43% 5.36% 9.08%
Number of salaries quoted 33 63 111
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +30.00% -14.29%
10th Percentile £26,600 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £48,750 £43,750
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 1,342 1,454 1,201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 50.15% 51.54% 54.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1,112 1,210 1,087
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £28,025 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £53,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -

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 17 October 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 17 October 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
Warrington -10 16 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Crewe -3 15 £40,000 +14.29%
Knutsford +18 5 £52,500 +90.91% 1
Northwich -5 3 £37,500 +3.45%
Frodsham - 3 £26,000 -
Chester - 2 £45,000 - 2
Macclesfield +11 1 £37,500 +50.00% 1
VB.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 46 (100.00%) .NET
2 44 (95.65%) C#
3 30 (65.22%) SQL
4 23 (50.00%) MVC
5 21 (45.65%) SQL Server
5 21 (45.65%) ASP.NET
6 20 (43.48%) Microsoft
7 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
8 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (34.78%) T-SQL
10 15 (32.61%) Web Services
10 15 (32.61%) Git (software)
11 12 (26.09%) SOLID
11 12 (26.09%) Java
11 12 (26.09%) WinForms
12 11 (23.91%) Scrum
12 11 (23.91%) .NET Framework
12 11 (23.91%) Degree
12 11 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (23.91%) VB
12 11 (23.91%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (21.74%) HTML
14 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (19.57%) Xamarin
14 9 (19.57%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (17.39%) SDLC
15 8 (17.39%) Information Security
15 8 (17.39%) Software Engineering
16 7 (15.22%) jQuery

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 5 (10.87%) Sitefinity
2 2 (4.35%) Apache
2 2 (4.35%) IIS
2 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) FTP
1 2 (4.35%) HTTP
1 2 (4.35%) SSH
2 1 (2.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (45.65%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (6.52%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (6.52%) MySQL
3 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.52%) Power BI
3 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.17%) DTS
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (32.61%) Git (software)
2 8 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (15.22%) Visual Studio
4 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
4 6 (13.04%) JIRA
5 5 (10.87%) MSBuild
5 5 (10.87%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (8.70%) NUnit
7 2 (4.35%) Moq
7 2 (4.35%) Subversion
7 2 (4.35%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (2.17%) AccuRev
8 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.17%) HP UFT
8 1 (2.17%) JMeter
8 1 (2.17%) Selenium
8 1 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (13.04%) Retail
1 6 (13.04%) Retail Banking
2 3 (6.52%) Marketing
3 2 (4.35%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (76.09%) Developer
2 21 (45.65%) .NET Developer
2 21 (45.65%) C# Developer
3 13 (28.26%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (15.22%) VB.NET Developer
5 6 (13.04%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Senior C# Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Senior Developer
6 5 (10.87%) SQL Developer
7 4 (8.70%) .NET Software Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Software Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Software Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) VB Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Senior SQL Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Senior VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (45.65%) ASP.NET
3 15 (32.61%) Web Services
4 12 (26.09%) WinForms
5 11 (23.91%) .NET Framework
5 11 (23.91%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (21.74%) HTML
7 7 (15.22%) .NET Core
7 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (15.22%) jQuery
8 6 (13.04%) RESTful
8 6 (13.04%) WPF
9 5 (10.87%) AngularJS
9 5 (10.87%) CSS
9 5 (10.87%) HTML5
9 5 (10.87%) Middleware
10 4 (8.70%) React
10 4 (8.70%) WCF
11 3 (6.52%) Ajax
11 3 (6.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.04%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.87%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (8.70%) N-Tier
5 3 (6.52%) Client/Server
5 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Android
2 3 (6.52%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.17%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) MVC
2 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (26.09%) SOLID
4 11 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (23.91%) Scrum
5 9 (19.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (17.39%) Information Security
6 8 (17.39%) SDLC
6 8 (17.39%) Software Engineering
7 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (15.22%) E-Commerce
7 7 (15.22%) OO
8 6 (13.04%) Secure Coding
8 6 (13.04%) Test Automation
8 6 (13.04%) Unit Testing
8 6 (13.04%) Web Application Development
8 6 (13.04%) Web Development
9 5 (10.87%) Customer Engagement
9 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
9 5 (10.87%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 44 (95.65%) C#
2 30 (65.22%) SQL
3 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
4 16 (34.78%) T-SQL
5 12 (26.09%) Java
6 11 (23.91%) VB
7 6 (13.04%) VB6
8 4 (8.70%) VBScript
9 2 (4.35%) PHP
9 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.17%) ISEB
3 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.17%) MCSA
3 1 (2.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) SCCM
1 2 (4.35%) WSUS
2 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.57%) Xamarin
3 2 (4.35%) Citrix
3 2 (4.35%) Cognizant
4 1 (2.17%) Apple
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco
4 1 (2.17%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.17%) HP
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle