Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 53 67
Rank change year-on-year -53 +14 -16
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 69 102 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.20% 4.48% 4.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.16% 7.96% 7.47%
Number of salaries quoted 62 97 115
Cheshire median annual salary £39,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -14.29% -
10th Percentile £26,375 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £42,500 £48,550
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year - +1.35% +5.71%

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 1659 1282 1727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 52.95% 56.25% 55.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1361 1134 1485
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,650 £25,000
90th Percentile £59,250 £55,000 £53,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 11 December 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 6 months to 11 December 2017. 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 -14 28 £42,500 +70.00% 4
Crewe 0 16 £35,000 +8.53%
Macclesfield -3 6 £30,000 +20.00%
Runcorn - 5 £39,000 - 1
Northwich +4 4 £35,000 +7.69%
Alderley Edge - 2 £50,000 -
Ellesmere Port +2 1 £31,000 -0.80%
Knutsford - 1 £27,500 -
VB.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 69 (100.00%) .NET
2 67 (97.10%) C#
3 48 (69.57%) SQL
4 34 (49.28%) SQL Server
4 34 (49.28%) ASP.NET
5 32 (46.38%) MVC
6 29 (42.03%) JavaScript
7 27 (39.13%) CSS
8 22 (31.88%) .NET Framework
9 21 (30.43%) Web Services
9 21 (30.43%) HTML
10 19 (27.54%) VB
11 18 (26.09%) jQuery
11 18 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 17 (24.64%) WinForms
13 16 (23.19%) Microsoft
14 15 (21.74%) Scrum
15 14 (20.29%) Unit Testing
16 13 (18.84%) Git (software)
16 13 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (18.84%) VB6
17 12 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
18 11 (15.94%) MySQL
19 10 (14.49%) Business Intelligence
19 10 (14.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 9 (13.04%) T-SQL
21 8 (11.59%) OO
21 8 (11.59%) Web Development
21 8 (11.59%) Razor View Engine
21 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms

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 (5.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) Internet
1 1 (1.45%) Intranet
1 1 (1.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (49.28%) SQL Server
2 18 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (15.94%) MySQL
4 10 (14.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (8.70%) NoSQL
6 5 (7.25%) DTS
7 4 (5.80%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
7 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (18.84%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.25%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.35%) Selenium
3 3 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.90%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (7.25%) Retail
2 4 (5.80%) Back Office
2 4 (5.80%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Legal
2 4 (5.80%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.45%) Billing
3 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 64 (92.75%) Developer
2 44 (63.77%) .NET Developer
3 30 (43.48%) C# Developer
4 25 (36.23%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (24.64%) VB.NET Developer
6 16 (23.19%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 12 (17.39%) Software Developer
8 11 (15.94%) SQL Developer
9 9 (13.04%) ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (13.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (13.04%) Senior Developer
10 8 (11.59%) VB Developer
10 8 (11.59%) VB6 Developer
11 7 (10.14%) .NET Software Developer
11 7 (10.14%) Junior
11 7 (10.14%) Junior Developer
12 6 (8.70%) C# Software Developer
12 6 (8.70%) Junior .NET Developer
12 6 (8.70%) Junior C# .NET Developer
12 6 (8.70%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (100.00%) .NET
2 34 (49.28%) ASP.NET
3 27 (39.13%) CSS
4 22 (31.88%) .NET Framework
5 21 (30.43%) HTML
5 21 (30.43%) Web Services
6 18 (26.09%) jQuery
7 17 (24.64%) WinForms
8 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 8 (11.59%) Razor View Engine
9 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (8.70%) Entity Framework
11 4 (5.80%) Ajax
11 4 (5.80%) AngularJS
12 3 (4.35%) WCF
12 3 (4.35%) WPF
13 2 (2.90%) HTML5
14 1 (1.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.45%) iPad
2 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.14%) Windows
2 4 (5.80%) Android
2 4 (5.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (46.38%) MVC
2 15 (21.74%) Scrum
3 14 (20.29%) Unit Testing
4 13 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (14.49%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (11.59%) OO
7 8 (11.59%) Web Development
8 7 (10.14%) CRM
8 7 (10.14%) Mentoring
8 7 (10.14%) Test Automation
9 6 (8.70%) Data Modelling
10 5 (7.25%) Information Security
11 4 (5.80%) Android Development
11 4 (5.80%) Customer Engagement
11 4 (5.80%) Customer-Centricity
11 4 (5.80%) E-Commerce
11 4 (5.80%) iOS Development
11 4 (5.80%) Waterfall
12 3 (4.35%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 67 (97.10%) C#
2 48 (69.57%) SQL
3 29 (42.03%) JavaScript
4 19 (27.54%) VB
5 13 (18.84%) VB6
6 9 (13.04%) T-SQL
7 6 (8.70%) VBScript
8 4 (5.80%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 4 (5.80%) Java
8 4 (5.80%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.45%) Degree
1 1 (1.45%) MCPD
1 1 (1.45%) MCSD
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 16 (23.19%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.45%) Capita