Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 75 70
Rank change year-on-year -50 -5 -16
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 55 76 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.77% 3.21% 3.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.17% 5.65% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 34 62 72
Cheshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +60.00% -37.50%
10th Percentile £20,500 £28,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £48,750 £43,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% +10.00% -12.50%

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 1,735 1,346 1,162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 55.91% 56.84% 48.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,353 1,143 1,020
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,900 £55,000 £53,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.36%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 £41,250 -2.94% 3
Warrington -8 15 £40,000 - 3
Macclesfield -9 8 £28,000 -32.12% 4
Knutsford -26 4 £52,500 +50.00%
Northwich -5 2 £38,750 +10.71% 1
Chester -12 1 £24,000 -26.15% 2
Frodsham - 1 £26,000 - 1
VB.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 55 (100.00%) .NET
2 53 (96.36%) C#
3 39 (70.91%) SQL
4 38 (69.09%) MVC
5 28 (50.91%) Web Services
5 28 (50.91%) Git (software)
6 26 (47.27%) .NET Framework
7 24 (43.64%) ASP.NET
8 23 (41.82%) JavaScript
9 22 (40.00%) CSS
10 21 (38.18%) T-SQL
11 20 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
12 19 (34.55%) Java
12 19 (34.55%) Degree
12 19 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (32.73%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (32.73%) SQL Server
14 17 (30.91%) Information Security
14 17 (30.91%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (30.91%) Mentoring
15 16 (29.09%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (29.09%) Team Foundation Server
15 16 (29.09%) Software Engineering
15 16 (29.09%) Scrum
15 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
16 15 (27.27%) Management Information System
16 15 (27.27%) RESTful
16 15 (27.27%) SOLID
16 15 (27.27%) Secure Coding
17 14 (25.45%) Octopus Deploy

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 14 (25.45%) Sitefinity
2 2 (3.64%) Apache
2 2 (3.64%) IIS
2 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) FTP
1 2 (3.64%) HTTP
1 2 (3.64%) SSH
2 1 (1.82%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (32.73%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.18%) MySQL
3 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (10.91%) Relational Database
5 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (7.27%) DTS
6 4 (7.27%) NoSQL
6 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.82%) Power BI
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (50.91%) Git (software)
2 16 (29.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (25.45%) Jenkins
3 14 (25.45%) JIRA
3 14 (25.45%) MSBuild
3 14 (25.45%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (12.73%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.82%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (25.45%) Retail
1 14 (25.45%) Retail Banking
2 5 (9.09%) Legal
3 3 (5.45%) Back Office
3 3 (5.45%) Finance
4 1 (1.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 40 (72.73%) Developer
2 26 (47.27%) .NET Developer
3 23 (41.82%) C# Developer
4 16 (29.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (21.82%) .NET Software Engineer
5 12 (21.82%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
5 12 (21.82%) Senior Software Engineer
5 12 (21.82%) Software Engineer
6 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (18.18%) Junior
7 9 (16.36%) Junior Developer
8 7 (12.73%) Junior C# Developer
9 6 (10.91%) Graduate
9 6 (10.91%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 6 (10.91%) Graduate C# Developer
9 6 (10.91%) Graduate Developer
9 6 (10.91%) Junior .NET Developer
9 6 (10.91%) Junior C# .NET Developer
9 6 (10.91%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (50.91%) Web Services
3 26 (47.27%) .NET Framework
4 24 (43.64%) ASP.NET
5 22 (40.00%) CSS
6 20 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
7 15 (27.27%) RESTful
8 14 (25.45%) HTML
8 14 (25.45%) jQuery
8 14 (25.45%) Middleware
9 7 (12.73%) WinForms
10 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (9.09%) REST
12 4 (7.27%) AngularJS
12 4 (7.27%) Entity Framework
12 4 (7.27%) SOAP
13 2 (3.64%) .NET Core
14 1 (1.82%) Razor View Engine
14 1 (1.82%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.09%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (27.27%) Management Information System
3 11 (20.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (69.09%) MVC
2 19 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (32.73%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (30.91%) Continuous Improvement
4 17 (30.91%) Information Security
4 17 (30.91%) Mentoring
5 16 (29.09%) Scrum
5 16 (29.09%) Software Engineering
6 15 (27.27%) Secure Coding
6 15 (27.27%) SOLID
7 14 (25.45%) Test Automation
8 13 (23.64%) Customer Engagement
9 8 (14.55%) Unit Testing
10 6 (10.91%) Web Development
11 5 (9.09%) OO
11 5 (9.09%) Waterfall
12 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (7.27%) Data Modelling
13 3 (5.45%) SDLC
14 2 (3.64%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 53 (96.36%) C#
2 39 (70.91%) SQL
3 23 (41.82%) JavaScript
4 21 (38.18%) T-SQL
5 19 (34.55%) Java
6 6 (10.91%) VB
6 6 (10.91%) VBScript
7 3 (5.45%) VB6
8 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (34.55%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) MCPD
2 3 (5.45%) MCSD
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) SCCM
1 2 (3.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.45%) Xamarin
3 3 (5.45%) Capita
4 2 (3.64%) Citrix
4 2 (3.64%) Cognizant