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 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 57 51
Rank change year-on-year -9 -6  
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 36 40 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.82% 3.34% 4.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.77% 6.54% 8.43%
Number of salaries quoted 31 37 62
Median salary £40,000 £27,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +48.14% -19.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £43,400
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

VB.NET 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 755 612 878
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 59.22% 51.04% 51.23%
Number of salaries quoted 640 531 709
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 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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 3 months to 28 April 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
Warrington -2 18 £40,000 - 1
Crewe +4 11 £40,000 - 5
Macclesfield -7 3 £47,500 +90.00% 1
Northwich - 3 £35,000 -
Chester - 1 £32,500 -
VB.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT jobs citing VB.NET 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.NET.

1 68 (100.00%) .NET
2 61 (89.71%) C#
3 48 (70.59%) SQL Server
4 42 (61.76%) SQL
5 31 (45.59%) ASP.NET
6 27 (39.71%) WinForms
7 25 (36.76%) HTML
8 24 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (27.94%) Microsoft
10 17 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 16 (23.53%) CSS
11 16 (23.53%) Windows
11 16 (23.53%) Web Development
11 16 (23.53%) WPF
12 15 (22.06%) Unit Testing
12 15 (22.06%) Scrum
13 14 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (20.59%) WCF
14 13 (19.12%) MVC
14 13 (19.12%) VB
15 12 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
16 11 (16.18%) T-SQL
16 11 (16.18%) Web Services
17 10 (14.71%) TDD
17 10 (14.71%) Kanban
17 10 (14.71%) Translating Business Requirements
17 10 (14.71%) SQL Server 2012
17 10 (14.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET Web API
18 9 (13.24%) 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 4 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (14.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (13.24%) MySQL
5 8 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (5.88%) MongoDB
7 4 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (5.88%) Relational Database
7 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.94%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.82%) MSTest
2 6 (8.82%) NUnit
3 5 (7.35%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.88%) JIRA
4 4 (5.88%) Selenium
5 3 (4.41%) Moq
5 3 (4.41%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 7 (10.29%) Advertising
2 5 (7.35%) Automotive
3 4 (5.88%) Finance
4 3 (4.41%) Music Industry
5 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.47%) Legal
6 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 64 (94.12%) Developer
2 39 (57.35%) .NET Developer
3 31 (45.59%) C# Developer
4 23 (33.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
6 16 (23.53%) Software Developer
7 13 (19.12%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 12 (17.65%) ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (17.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (13.24%) Junior
9 9 (13.24%) Junior .NET Developer
9 9 (13.24%) Junior Developer
10 8 (11.76%) .NET Software Developer
10 8 (11.76%) Applications Developer
10 8 (11.76%) Graduate
10 8 (11.76%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 8 (11.76%) Graduate Developer
11 5 (7.35%) C# Software Developer
11 5 (7.35%) Graduate C# Developer
11 5 (7.35%) Junior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (45.59%) ASP.NET
3 27 (39.71%) WinForms
4 25 (36.76%) HTML
5 16 (23.53%) CSS
5 16 (23.53%) WPF
6 14 (20.59%) WCF
7 11 (16.18%) Web Services
8 10 (14.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (13.24%) jQuery
9 9 (13.24%) XML
10 7 (10.29%) .NET Framework
10 7 (10.29%) HTML5
11 6 (8.82%) AngularJS
11 6 (8.82%) Ninject
11 6 (8.82%) Spring.NET
12 5 (7.35%) XSL
13 4 (5.88%) MDX
13 4 (5.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) N-Tier
2 7 (10.29%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.47%) iPad
4 1 (1.47%) Social Media
4 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (23.53%) Web Development
3 15 (22.06%) Scrum
3 15 (22.06%) Unit Testing
4 14 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (19.12%) MVC
6 10 (14.71%) Kanban
6 10 (14.71%) TDD
6 10 (14.71%) Translating Business Requirements
7 7 (10.29%) MVVM
8 6 (8.82%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (7.35%) Mobile Development
9 5 (7.35%) OO
10 4 (5.88%) B2B
10 4 (5.88%) Business Development
10 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (5.88%) ETL
10 4 (5.88%) OOP
10 4 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (5.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 61 (89.71%) C#
2 42 (61.76%) SQL
3 17 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (19.12%) VB
5 11 (16.18%) T-SQL
6 8 (11.76%) Java
7 7 (10.29%) VB6
8 6 (8.82%) VBA
9 5 (7.35%) VBScript
10 4 (5.88%) XPath
10 4 (5.88%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (1.47%) Degree
1 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) HL7
1 5 (7.35%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (27.94%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.24%) Oracle
3 4 (5.88%) Google
3 4 (5.88%) IBM
3 4 (5.88%) Netezza
Winsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Knutsford
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Flexible Benefits, 10% Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe
Assurant
Salary: Competitive - Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Congleton, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Winsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + beenfits
Posted: 25 days ago