The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 8 25 18
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 38 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 26.03% 6.94% 8.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.43% 16.67% 11.48%
Number of salaries quoted 37 15 6
Average salary £26,000 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.38% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
VB.NET
Essex

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

Programming Languages Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
94 90 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 64.38% 41.67% 71.35%
Number of salaries quoted 87 81 102
Average salary £26,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

VB.NET
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

VB.NET Salary Trend in Colchester

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 65 (100.00%) .NET
2 64 (98.46%) C#
3 61 (93.85%) HTML
3 61 (93.85%) JavaScript
3 61 (93.85%) jQuery
4 45 (69.23%) CSS
5 43 (66.15%) Relational Database
5 43 (66.15%) User Experience
6 41 (63.08%) ASP.NET
6 41 (63.08%) SQL Server
7 23 (35.38%) Microsoft
8 22 (33.85%) MS Excel
8 22 (33.85%) MySQL
9 21 (32.31%) Oracle
9 21 (32.31%) Project Management
9 21 (32.31%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (27.69%) Responsive Web Design
10 18 (27.69%) SQL
11 16 (24.62%) Visual Studio
11 16 (24.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 15 (23.08%) Web Design
13 13 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 12 (18.46%) MVC
15 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
15 3 (4.62%) VB
15 3 (4.62%) Mobile Development
15 3 (4.62%) HTML5
16 2 (3.08%) Mentoring
16 2 (3.08%) Web Services
16 2 (3.08%) SEO

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 22 (33.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) VPN
1 1 (1.54%) DNS
1 1 (1.54%) Internet
1 1 (1.54%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (66.15%) Relational Database
2 41 (63.08%) SQL Server
3 22 (33.85%) MySQL
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (32.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (24.62%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.54%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 62 (95.38%) Developer
2 61 (93.85%) .NET Developer
3 33 (50.77%) Junior
4 32 (49.23%) Junior Developer
5 31 (47.69%) Junior .NET Developer
6 23 (35.38%) C# Developer
6 23 (35.38%) C# .NET Developer
7 21 (32.31%) Web Developer
7 21 (32.31%) C# Web Developer
7 21 (32.31%) .NET Web Developer
8 5 (7.69%) Graduate
8 5 (7.69%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
9 2 (3.08%) VB.NET Developer
10 1 (1.54%) Implementation Consultant
10 1 (1.54%) Consultant
10 1 (1.54%) Programmer
10 1 (1.54%) Technical Support
10 1 (1.54%) Software Developer
10 1 (1.54%) Technical Administrator
10 1 (1.54%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (100.00%) .NET
2 61 (93.85%) HTML
2 61 (93.85%) jQuery
3 45 (69.23%) CSS
4 41 (63.08%) ASP.NET
5 16 (24.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 13 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (4.62%) HTML5
8 2 (3.08%) CSS3
8 2 (3.08%) Web Services
9 1 (1.54%) WinForms
9 1 (1.54%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.54%) WCF
9 1 (1.54%) WPF
9 1 (1.54%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (66.15%) User Experience
2 1 (1.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.31%) Project Management
2 18 (27.69%) Responsive Web Design
3 15 (23.08%) Web Design
4 12 (18.46%) MVC
5 3 (4.62%) Mobile Development
6 2 (3.08%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.08%) SEO
7 1 (1.54%) Migration
7 1 (1.54%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.54%) Unit Testing
7 1 (1.54%) OO
7 1 (1.54%) OOD
7 1 (1.54%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 64 (98.46%) C#
2 61 (93.85%) JavaScript
3 18 (27.69%) SQL
4 3 (4.62%) VB
5 1 (1.54%) VB6
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (35.38%) Microsoft
2 21 (32.31%) Oracle
3 1 (1.54%) Kaspersky