The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 44 51 44
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 8 16 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.16% 3.26% 4.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.67% 4.80% 6.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 19
Average salary £25,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB.NET
Merseyside

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

Programming Languages Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
218 333 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 58.76% 67.82% 64.02%
Number of salaries quoted 159 314 242
Average salary £38,000 £37,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £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 Liverpool

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

VB.NET
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

VB.NET Salary Trend in Liverpool

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (87.50%) SQL
3 10 (62.50%) ASP.NET
4 9 (56.25%) CSS
4 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
5 8 (50.00%) C#
6 7 (43.75%) HTML
7 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
7 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (31.25%) Tridion
8 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
8 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
8 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
8 5 (31.25%) PHP
8 5 (31.25%) MySQL
8 5 (31.25%) Umbraco
8 5 (31.25%) EPiServer
8 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 3 (18.75%) VB6
9 3 (18.75%) VB
9 3 (18.75%) UNIX
9 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
10 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
10 2 (12.50%) Windows
10 2 (12.50%) ADO.NET
10 2 (12.50%) Web Services
10 2 (12.50%) XML
10 2 (12.50%) Management Information System

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 (31.25%) Umbraco
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Tridion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) MySQL
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (12.50%) CorVu
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.25%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 10 (62.50%) .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst Programmer
3 3 (18.75%) Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 9 (56.25%) CSS
4 7 (43.75%) HTML
5 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (12.50%) ADO.NET
6 2 (12.50%) Web Services
6 2 (12.50%) XML
6 2 (12.50%) Ajax
6 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
7 1 (6.25%) XSLT
7 1 (6.25%) Classic ASP
7 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 2 (12.50%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) UNIX
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) MVC
1 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 1 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (6.25%) Data Management
2 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
2 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
2 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 5 (31.25%) PHP
4 3 (18.75%) VB
4 3 (18.75%) VB6
5 1 (6.25%) Korn
5 1 (6.25%) XPath
5 1 (6.25%) Bourne shell
5 1 (6.25%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.25%) AWK
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) MCSD
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) EPiServer
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle