The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 26 29 25
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4  
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 2 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.46% 2.52% 2.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.04% 3.10% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 4
Median salary £32,250 £33,500 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.73% +67.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,590
% change year-on-year +6.66% +5.36%  

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 Chester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 98 129 89
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 71.53% 81.13% 52.35%
Number of salaries quoted 88 115 67
Median salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £27,150 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.23% +1.25%  

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

VB.NET
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for VB.NET in Chester

VB.NET
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Chester region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (80.00%) VB6
3 8 (80.00%) Web Development
3 8 (80.00%) QA
3 8 (80.00%) HL7
3 8 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (80.00%) HTML5
3 8 (80.00%) Mobile Development
3 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (80.00%) Visual Studio
3 8 (80.00%) HTML
3 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (80.00%) VBScript
3 8 (80.00%) VB
3 8 (80.00%) Scrum
3 8 (80.00%) XML
3 8 (80.00%) XSL
3 8 (80.00%) Windows
3 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) WinForms
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services

VB.NET
Top Related 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (80.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (90.00%) .NET Developer
2 9 (90.00%) Software Developer
3 8 (80.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (80.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (80.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (80.00%) C# Developer
3 8 (80.00%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (80.00%) HTML
3 8 (80.00%) HTML5
3 8 (80.00%) XML
3 8 (80.00%) XSL
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (80.00%) Mobile Development
1 8 (80.00%) Scrum
1 8 (80.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (80.00%) VB
2 8 (80.00%) VB6
2 8 (80.00%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) HL7
1 8 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
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