The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 33 38 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -28
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 2 2 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 1.41% 1.12% 18.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.15% 1.54% 32.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 19
Average salary £30,000 £21,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% -37.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £18,350 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £25,150 £37,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB.NET
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Programming Languages Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
93 130 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 65.49% 73.03% 57.03%
Number of salaries quoted 87 125 68
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £25,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

VB.NET
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

VB.NET Salary Trend in Bolton

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing VB.NET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB.NET.

1 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 13 (100.00%) MVC
2 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
3 11 (84.62%) T-SQL
4 10 (76.92%) Windows
5 7 (53.85%) Advertising
5 7 (53.85%) WinForms
5 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (53.85%) TDD
5 7 (53.85%) N-Tier
5 7 (53.85%) Intranet
5 7 (53.85%) CSS
6 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 6 (46.15%) OO
6 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (46.15%) jQuery
7 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
8 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
8 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (15.38%) Classic ASP
9 2 (15.38%) Web Services
10 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
10 1 (7.69%) Ajax
10 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (7.69%) DevExpress

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing VB.NET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB.NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (53.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) Web Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Junior
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Web Developer
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Junior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Mid-Level C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Mid-Level C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (53.85%) CSS
2 7 (53.85%) WinForms
3 6 (46.15%) jQuery
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) Classic ASP
5 1 (7.69%) HTML5
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (7.69%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) MVC
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) TDD
3 6 (46.15%) OO
4 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
3 11 (84.62%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) DevExpress