The first table below looks at the demand for VB.NET skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 44 28 14
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -14
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 18 33 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.86% 6.82% 12.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.36% 11.79% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 33 63
Average salary £30,500 £32,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.15% +10.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £22,200 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £38,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
283 280 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 60.73% 57.85% 64.39%
Number of salaries quoted 236 257 296
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB.NET
North West

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

VB.NET
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

VB.NET Salary Trend in Lancashire

VB.NET
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

VB.NET Salary Histogram in Lancashire

VB.NET
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +9 12 £30,500 -8.27% 4
Chorley -4 6 £30,750 +18.26% 1
Blackburn +1 1 £36,000 +89.47%
VB.NET
North West

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 41 (100.00%) .NET
2 32 (78.05%) ASP.NET
3 31 (75.61%) C#
4 25 (60.98%) SQL
5 23 (56.10%) HTML
6 22 (53.66%) CSS
6 22 (53.66%) SQL Server
6 22 (53.66%) WCF
7 19 (46.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (46.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (41.46%) Web Application Development
9 16 (39.02%) jQuery
9 16 (39.02%) .NET Framework
9 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
10 15 (36.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 14 (34.15%) LINQ
11 14 (34.15%) VB
12 12 (29.27%) Release Management
13 11 (26.83%) Requirements Analysis
14 10 (24.39%) VB6
14 10 (24.39%) MVC
15 9 (21.95%) Windows
15 9 (21.95%) Billing
15 9 (21.95%) TDD
15 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET MVC
16 8 (19.51%) Web Services
17 7 (17.07%) SOAP
17 7 (17.07%) Oracle
17 7 (17.07%) Scrum
17 7 (17.07%) NUnit

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 1 (2.44%) IIS
1 1 (2.44%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (53.66%) SQL Server
2 19 (46.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 19 (46.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (9.76%) MongoDB
3 4 (9.76%) NoSQL
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (7.32%) DTS
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) NUnit
1 7 (17.07%) MSTest
1 7 (17.07%) Rhino Mocks
1 7 (17.07%) Moq
2 4 (9.76%) TeamCity
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (21.95%) Billing
2 3 (7.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (100.00%) Developer
2 34 (82.93%) .NET Developer
3 24 (58.54%) VB.NET Developer
4 17 (41.46%) C# Developer
5 16 (39.02%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (36.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (36.59%) ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (34.15%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (14.63%) Software Developer
9 5 (12.20%) VB Developer
9 5 (12.20%) VB6 Developer
10 3 (7.32%) .NET Software Developer
11 2 (4.88%) Junior Developer
11 2 (4.88%) Junior
12 1 (2.44%) Web Developer
12 1 (2.44%) Graduate Developer
12 1 (2.44%) Graduate
12 1 (2.44%) C# Software Developer
12 1 (2.44%) Graduate .NET Developer
12 1 (2.44%) Mid-Level C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (100.00%) .NET
2 32 (78.05%) ASP.NET
3 23 (56.10%) HTML
4 22 (53.66%) WCF
4 22 (53.66%) CSS
5 16 (39.02%) .NET Framework
5 16 (39.02%) jQuery
6 15 (36.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 14 (34.15%) LINQ
8 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (19.51%) Web Services
10 7 (17.07%) SOAP
10 7 (17.07%) Spring.NET
10 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 7 (17.07%) Unity DI Container
10 7 (17.07%) Castle Windsor
10 7 (17.07%) Ninject
11 6 (14.63%) REST
11 6 (14.63%) XML
12 5 (12.20%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (7.32%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) Web Application Development
2 12 (29.27%) Release Management
3 11 (26.83%) Requirements Analysis
4 10 (24.39%) MVC
5 9 (21.95%) TDD
6 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (17.07%) Kanban
6 7 (17.07%) Scrum
6 7 (17.07%) Dependency Injection
7 6 (14.63%) CRM
8 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.32%) MVVM
9 3 (7.32%) OOD
9 3 (7.32%) OOP
9 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
9 3 (7.32%) Asset Management
10 1 (2.44%) Web Development
10 1 (2.44%) Data Protection
10 1 (2.44%) OO
10 1 (2.44%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (75.61%) C#
2 25 (60.98%) SQL
3 14 (34.15%) VB
4 10 (24.39%) VB6
5 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.07%) Oracle
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