Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 36 61
Rank change year-on-year -10 +25 -17
Permanent jobs citing VB 6 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.72% 4.58% 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.51% 6.57% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 3
Chester median annual salary £58,500 £32,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +80.00% +1.56% -8.57%
10th Percentile £57,750 £25,300 £29,000
90th Percentile £59,250 £38,875 £35,000
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £25,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +70.00% -9.09% -15.38%

VB 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 Chester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 239 198 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 68.68% 69.72% 63.71%
Number of salaries quoted 218 180 230
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -9.41% +21.43%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £60,750
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -3.85% +4.00%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing VB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

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 18 November 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) DCOM
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (100.00%) Marketing
1 6 (100.00%) People Management
1 6 (100.00%) Global Marketing
1 6 (100.00%) Greenfield Project

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:

General
1 6 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) C++ Team Leader
1 6 (100.00%) Development Team Leader
1 6 (100.00%) Software Development Team Leader
1 6 (100.00%) Software Team Leader
1 6 (100.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Global Marketing
1 6 (100.00%) People Management
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) C++