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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 92 57 47
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -10
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 14 64 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.97% 3.72% 4.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.45% 5.60% 6.89%
Number of salaries quoted 12 62 89
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,950 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,450 £44,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
966 1142 1291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 66.67% 66.40% 64.45%
Number of salaries quoted 843 1021 1161
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 1 April 2015.

VB.NET Salary Histogram in Cambridge

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (87.50%) C#
3 21 (65.63%) SQL Server
3 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (59.38%) WCF
5 17 (53.13%) ASP.NET
6 13 (40.63%) MVC
7 12 (37.50%) SQL
7 12 (37.50%) VB
7 12 (37.50%) XML
8 11 (34.38%) Degree
9 10 (31.25%) HTML
9 10 (31.25%) Scrum
9 10 (31.25%) TDD
9 10 (31.25%) Kanban
10 9 (28.13%) T-SQL
10 9 (28.13%) NUnit
10 9 (28.13%) NHibernate
10 9 (28.13%) Music Industry
10 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (28.13%) Rhino Mocks
10 9 (28.13%) Moq
10 9 (28.13%) BDD
10 9 (28.13%) Web Application Development
11 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 8 (25.00%) CSS
11 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 8 (25.00%) User Experience
12 7 (21.88%) Automated Testing
12 7 (21.88%) QA

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.50%) Drupal
3 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) HTTP
2 3 (9.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (65.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (9.38%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) NUnit
1 9 (28.13%) Rhino Mocks
1 9 (28.13%) Moq
2 7 (21.88%) Selenium
3 3 (9.38%) QARun
3 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
3 3 (9.38%) WinRunner
4 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.13%) eggPlant
5 1 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (3.13%) FitNesse
5 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (28.13%) Music Industry
2 3 (9.38%) Law
2 3 (9.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (75.00%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) .NET Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Automation Tester
4 3 (9.38%) Graduate
4 3 (9.38%) Tester
4 3 (9.38%) Test Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (3.13%) UI Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Lead Tester
6 1 (3.13%) UI Programmer
6 1 (3.13%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (59.38%) WCF
3 17 (53.13%) ASP.NET
4 12 (37.50%) XML
5 10 (31.25%) HTML
6 9 (28.13%) NHibernate
6 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (25.00%) CSS
8 6 (18.75%) Web Services
8 6 (18.75%) WinForms
8 6 (18.75%) WPF
9 5 (15.63%) XSLT
10 4 (12.50%) XHTML
10 4 (12.50%) REST
10 4 (12.50%) HTML5
11 3 (9.38%) CSS3
11 3 (9.38%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (9.38%) Classic ASP
12 2 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) User Experience
2 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.25%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.13%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) MVC
3 10 (31.25%) Scrum
3 10 (31.25%) TDD
3 10 (31.25%) Kanban
4 9 (28.13%) BDD
4 9 (28.13%) Web Application Development
5 7 (21.88%) Automated Testing
6 6 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (18.75%) UML
7 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
7 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (12.50%) Manual Testing
8 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 4 (12.50%) OO
9 3 (9.38%) DSDM
9 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
9 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
9 3 (9.38%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (87.50%) C#
2 12 (37.50%) SQL
2 12 (37.50%) VB
3 9 (28.13%) T-SQL
4 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (15.63%) PHP
6 4 (12.50%) Java
7 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.13%) Perl
8 1 (3.13%) C
8 1 (3.13%) C++
8 1 (3.13%) Python
8 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) IBM
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