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 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 22 11 20
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 10 22 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 7.69% 13.84% 8.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.70% 20.75% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 18
Average salary £35,000 £30,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.70% -32.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,850 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
73 106 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 56.15% 66.67% 73.21%
Number of salaries quoted 68 94 134
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,650 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 23 September 2014, 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 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (73.08%) C#
3 16 (61.54%) SQL
3 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
4 14 (53.85%) ASP.NET
4 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 12 (46.15%) WinForms
6 11 (42.31%) WPF
7 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (38.46%) Web Services
8 8 (30.77%) Windows
8 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
9 7 (26.92%) WCF
10 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (23.08%) DevExpress
11 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (19.23%) Google
11 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (19.23%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (19.23%) Client/Server
11 5 (19.23%) Google Maps API
11 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (15.38%) Android Development
12 4 (15.38%) Degree
12 4 (15.38%) Android
12 4 (15.38%) VB
13 3 (11.54%) ABAP
13 3 (11.54%) VBA
13 3 (11.54%) HTML
13 3 (11.54%) Java

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
1 3 (11.54%) Documentum
1 3 (11.54%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (11.54%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) assyst
1 3 (11.54%) Magento
1 3 (11.54%) Sage 200
2 1 (3.85%) Pegasus Opera
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (88.46%) Developer
2 16 (61.54%) .NET Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Software Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Junior
4 5 (19.23%) SQL Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Junior Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Junior .NET Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Release Manager
5 3 (11.54%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.85%) FoxPro Developer
6 1 (3.85%) WinForms Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 12 (46.15%) WinForms
4 11 (42.31%) WPF
5 10 (38.46%) Web Services
6 7 (26.92%) WCF
7 5 (19.23%) Google Maps API
8 3 (11.54%) Silverlight
8 3 (11.54%) HTML
9 2 (7.69%) XML
9 2 (7.69%) CSS
9 2 (7.69%) jQuery
9 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 2
10 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (3.85%) J2ME
10 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Client/Server
2 3 (11.54%) Kindle
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Android
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
2 5 (19.23%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (15.38%) Android Development
4 3 (11.54%) iOS Development
4 3 (11.54%) Change Control
4 3 (11.54%) Release Management
4 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL
4 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
4 3 (11.54%) Process Management
4 3 (11.54%) ITSM
5 2 (7.69%) MVC
6 1 (3.85%) Scrum
6 1 (3.85%) OOP
6 1 (3.85%) OO
6 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.85%) MVVM
6 1 (3.85%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) C#
2 16 (61.54%) SQL
3 4 (15.38%) VB
4 3 (11.54%) ABAP
4 3 (11.54%) VBA
4 3 (11.54%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 3 (11.54%) Java
4 3 (11.54%) PHP
5 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) MCP
2 1 (3.85%) MCAD
2 1 (3.85%) MCSD
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) XenApp
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) DevExpress
3 5 (19.23%) Google
4 3 (11.54%) Sage
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle
4 3 (11.54%) SAP
4 3 (11.54%) EMC
4 3 (11.54%) Citrix
4 3 (11.54%) NetApp
5 1 (3.85%) Pegasus