Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 58 66
Rank change year-on-year -61 +8 -15
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 72 88 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.13% 4.13% 3.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.85% 7.27% 6.99%
Number of salaries quoted 60 86 95
Cheshire median annual salary £39,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.54% -7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £48,125 £48,550
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +5.63% -5.33%

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 1,870 1,210 1,474
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 55.26% 56.83% 52.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1,476 1,071 1,295
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -12 34 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Crewe -2 14 £40,000 +2.56% 1
Macclesfield -15 8 £35,000 +40.00% 2
Northwich -4 3 £32,500 -
Alderley Edge - 2 £50,000 -
Chester -25 1 £24,000 -26.15%
Ellesmere Port - 1 £31,000 -
Runcorn - 1 £50,000 -
VB.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 72 (100.00%) .NET
2 70 (97.22%) C#
3 53 (73.61%) SQL
4 37 (51.39%) MVC
5 34 (47.22%) ASP.NET
6 30 (41.67%) SQL Server
7 29 (40.28%) CSS
8 27 (37.50%) JavaScript
9 24 (33.33%) Web Services
10 23 (31.94%) .NET Framework
11 20 (27.78%) jQuery
11 20 (27.78%) Git (software)
12 18 (25.00%) VB
13 17 (23.61%) HTML
13 17 (23.61%) WinForms
13 17 (23.61%) Microsoft
13 17 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 16 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (22.22%) Unit Testing
15 14 (19.44%) Scrum
15 14 (19.44%) Client/Server
16 13 (18.06%) T-SQL
17 12 (16.67%) MySQL
17 12 (16.67%) VB6
18 11 (15.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 11 (15.28%) Web Development
18 11 (15.28%) ASP.NET Web API
19 10 (13.89%) Mentoring
19 10 (13.89%) Visual Studio

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 3 (4.17%) Sitefinity
2 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) Internet
1 1 (1.39%) Intranet
1 1 (1.39%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 16 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (16.67%) MySQL
4 11 (15.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 9 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (9.72%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (9.72%) NoSQL
7 6 (8.33%) DTS
8 2 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 10 (13.89%) Visual Studio
3 6 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 5 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.17%) JIRA
5 3 (4.17%) MSBuild
5 3 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (4.17%) Selenium
6 2 (2.78%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.39%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 8 (11.11%) Retail
2 7 (9.72%) Legal
2 7 (9.72%) Retail Banking
3 6 (8.33%) Back Office
3 6 (8.33%) Finance
4 1 (1.39%) Billing
4 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (87.50%) Developer
2 41 (56.94%) .NET Developer
3 32 (44.44%) C# Developer
4 24 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (19.44%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 14 (19.44%) Software Developer
5 14 (19.44%) VB.NET Developer
6 10 (13.89%) Junior
7 9 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
7 9 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
7 9 (12.50%) Junior Developer
7 9 (12.50%) Senior Developer
7 9 (12.50%) SQL Developer
8 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (11.11%) VB Developer
9 7 (9.72%) Junior .NET Developer
9 7 (9.72%) Junior C# .NET Developer
9 7 (9.72%) Junior C# Developer
9 7 (9.72%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (100.00%) .NET
2 34 (47.22%) ASP.NET
3 29 (40.28%) CSS
4 24 (33.33%) Web Services
5 23 (31.94%) .NET Framework
6 20 (27.78%) jQuery
7 17 (23.61%) HTML
7 17 (23.61%) WinForms
8 11 (15.28%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (9.72%) Entity Framework
11 5 (6.94%) Razor View Engine
12 3 (4.17%) AngularJS
12 3 (4.17%) Middleware
12 3 (4.17%) RESTful
13 2 (2.78%) Ajax
13 2 (2.78%) WCF
13 2 (2.78%) WPF
14 1 (1.39%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.44%) Client/Server
2 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.39%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.72%) Windows
2 4 (5.56%) Android
2 4 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (51.39%) MVC
2 17 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 14 (19.44%) Scrum
5 11 (15.28%) Web Development
6 10 (13.89%) Mentoring
6 10 (13.89%) OO
7 8 (11.11%) Information Security
8 7 (9.72%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (9.72%) Customer Engagement
8 7 (9.72%) Data Modelling
8 7 (9.72%) Waterfall
9 6 (8.33%) Test Automation
10 4 (5.56%) Android Development
10 4 (5.56%) CRM
10 4 (5.56%) Customer-Centricity
10 4 (5.56%) iOS Development
10 4 (5.56%) Software Engineering
10 4 (5.56%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 70 (97.22%) C#
2 53 (73.61%) SQL
3 27 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 18 (25.00%) VB
5 13 (18.06%) T-SQL
6 12 (16.67%) VB6
7 7 (9.72%) Java
7 7 (9.72%) VBScript
8 4 (5.56%) PHP
9 2 (2.78%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) Degree
2 4 (5.56%) MCPD
2 4 (5.56%) MCSD
2 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 17 (23.61%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.17%) Capita
2 3 (4.17%) Xamarin