The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 95 61 59
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -2
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 23 52 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.34% 3.49% 3.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.13% 5.36% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 23 52 71
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB.NET
Cambridgeshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1080 971 1559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 63.12% 65.12% 72.99%
Number of salaries quoted 852 840 1370
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

VB.NET
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

VB.NET Salary Trend in Cambridge

VB.NET
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

VB.NET Salary Histogram in Cambridge

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 69 (100.00%) .NET
2 66 (95.65%) C#
3 52 (75.36%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (72.46%) VB
5 48 (69.57%) SQL Server
6 45 (65.22%) Scrum
7 43 (62.32%) ASP.NET
8 38 (55.07%) MVC
9 37 (53.62%) WCF
10 36 (52.17%) NUnit
11 35 (50.72%) TDD
11 35 (50.72%) Kanban
12 33 (47.83%) ASP.NET MVC
12 33 (47.83%) Rhino Mocks
12 33 (47.83%) Moq
12 33 (47.83%) Web Application Development
13 26 (37.68%) SQL
14 25 (36.23%) BDD
15 24 (34.78%) NHibernate
15 24 (34.78%) Music Industry
16 23 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
16 23 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 19 (27.54%) SQL Server 2012
17 19 (27.54%) Microsoft
18 18 (26.09%) Oracle
19 17 (24.64%) WPF
19 17 (24.64%) Computer Science
20 16 (23.19%) .NET Framework
20 16 (23.19%) MS Excel
20 16 (23.19%) MVVM

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (4.35%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.90%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.45%) Drupal
Applications
1 16 (23.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.04%) Internet
2 4 (5.80%) LDAP
3 1 (1.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (69.57%) SQL Server
2 19 (27.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (7.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (5.80%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (5.80%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (4.35%) QlikView
7 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.90%) MySQL
8 2 (2.90%) MS Access
9 1 (1.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 36 (52.17%) NUnit
2 33 (47.83%) Rhino Mocks
2 33 (47.83%) Moq
3 12 (17.39%) MSTest
4 9 (13.04%) Visual Studio
5 4 (5.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (5.80%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.35%) Selenium
6 3 (4.35%) FitNesse
6 3 (4.35%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.90%) JIRA
General
1 24 (34.78%) Music Industry
2 7 (10.14%) Finance
3 4 (5.80%) Banking
4 3 (4.35%) Advertising
5 1 (1.45%) Publishing
5 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (94.20%) Developer
2 40 (57.97%) .NET Developer
3 10 (14.49%) Graduate Developer
3 10 (14.49%) Graduate
4 9 (13.04%) Junior
4 9 (13.04%) Junior Developer
4 9 (13.04%) C# Developer
4 9 (13.04%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 9 (13.04%) Junior .NET Developer
5 7 (10.14%) VB Developer
5 7 (10.14%) VB6 Developer
5 7 (10.14%) Software Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Lead Developer
7 5 (7.25%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Consultant
9 2 (2.90%) Applications Specialist
9 2 (2.90%) Development Manager
9 2 (2.90%) Tester
9 2 (2.90%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (100.00%) .NET
2 43 (62.32%) ASP.NET
3 37 (53.62%) WCF
4 33 (47.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 24 (34.78%) NHibernate
6 23 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
6 23 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 17 (24.64%) WPF
8 16 (23.19%) .NET Framework
9 10 (14.49%) HTML
10 9 (13.04%) WinForms
10 9 (13.04%) Castle Windsor
10 9 (13.04%) Ninject
10 9 (13.04%) Unity DI Container
10 9 (13.04%) Spring.NET
11 7 (10.14%) XML
12 6 (8.70%) CSS
13 4 (5.80%) Web Services
13 4 (5.80%) J2EE
14 3 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.64%) Computer Science
2 9 (13.04%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (10.14%) Management Information System
4 6 (8.70%) User Experience
5 4 (5.80%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.45%) Physics
6 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.45%) GIS
6 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.94%) Windows
2 3 (4.35%) Android
3 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (75.36%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (65.22%) Scrum
3 38 (55.07%) MVC
4 35 (50.72%) TDD
4 35 (50.72%) Kanban
5 33 (47.83%) Web Application Development
6 25 (36.23%) BDD
7 16 (23.19%) MVVM
8 9 (13.04%) Dependency Injection
8 9 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (10.14%) Identity Management
10 6 (8.70%) Configuration Management
10 6 (8.70%) Data Modelling
10 6 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (7.25%) Software Engineering
11 5 (7.25%) OO
11 5 (7.25%) Risk Management
12 4 (5.80%) CRM
12 4 (5.80%) Information Security
12 4 (5.80%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 66 (95.65%) C#
2 50 (72.46%) VB
3 26 (37.68%) SQL
4 9 (13.04%) VB6
5 8 (11.59%) T-SQL
6 7 (10.14%) Java
6 7 (10.14%) PL/SQL
7 6 (8.70%) PHP
8 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.35%) C++
8 3 (4.35%) Ruby
8 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.90%) VBA
9 2 (2.90%) Python
9 2 (2.90%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (20.29%) MCP
1 14 (20.29%) MCAD
1 14 (20.29%) MCSD
1 14 (20.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (20.29%) MCTS
1 14 (20.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (27.54%) Microsoft
2 18 (26.09%) Oracle
3 4 (5.80%) SAP
4 3 (4.35%) Sybase
5 2 (2.90%) Adobe
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