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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 25 24 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 4 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 2.65% 6.21% 11.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.00% 9.00% 18.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 13
Average salary £30,500 £31,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.40% -21.87%
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
50 100 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 33.11% 68.97% 61.15%
Number of salaries quoted 46 90 74
Average salary £28,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

VB.NET Salary Histogram in Colchester

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (60.00%) Web Services
4 5 (50.00%) VB
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (20.00%) PHP
6 2 (20.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 2 (20.00%) Pegasus
6 2 (20.00%) Pegasus Opera
6 2 (20.00%) Sage
6 2 (20.00%) SEO
6 2 (20.00%) WinForms
6 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Magento
6 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (20.00%) DevExpress
6 2 (20.00%) HTML5
6 2 (20.00%) WCF
6 2 (20.00%) WPF
6 2 (20.00%) jQuery
6 2 (20.00%) Sage 200
6 2 (20.00%) CSS3
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Pegasus Opera
1 2 (20.00%) Magento
1 2 (20.00%) Sage 200
2 1 (10.00%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (10.00%) MySQL
4 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Junior Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Junior Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Junior
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) WinForms
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) WCF
4 2 (20.00%) WPF
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) CSS3
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (10.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Kindle
1 1 (10.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) SEO
1 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (10.00%) Business Development
2 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (10.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) VB
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) PHP
4 2 (20.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 1 (10.00%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Pegasus
2 2 (20.00%) Sage
2 2 (20.00%) DevExpress
3 1 (10.00%) Kaspersky