The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 32 -
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester - 2.23% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 3.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Median salary - £22,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -1.31%  

VB 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 Chester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 110 127 89
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 72.37% 70.95% 48.37%
Number of salaries quoted 106 117 59
Median salary £38,000 £32,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.92% -21.68%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in Chester

VB
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB in Chester.

Salary trend for VB in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing VB 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 Chester region with a requirement for VB.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) VMS
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSL
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) DMZ
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) HL7
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DMZ
1 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSL
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) VMS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) HL7
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) VMware