The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 57 34 33
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -1
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 167 251 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.13% 6.69% 7.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.37% 11.23% 12.21%
Number of salaries quoted 160 230 285
Average salary £37,500 £30,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.95% -6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB.NET
North West

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

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2265 2236 2407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 56.02% 59.61% 62.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1935 1991 2199
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

VB.NET
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

VB.NET Salary Trend in Manchester

VB.NET
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

VB.NET Salary Histogram in Manchester

VB.NET
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
Stockport -7 7 £31,000 -8.82% 3
Wigan - 5 £27,500 - 1
Salford +1 4 - -
Altrincham -11 3 £25,000 +2.04%
Bolton +5 2 £30,000 +37.93%
Oldham -3 2 £35,000 -
Cheadle - 1 - -
VB.NET
North West

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 339 (92.37%) .NET
2 309 (84.20%) C#
3 277 (75.48%) SQL Server
4 223 (60.76%) ASP.NET
5 159 (43.32%) SQL
6 145 (39.51%) XML
7 119 (32.43%) HTML
8 108 (29.43%) Windows
9 89 (24.25%) JavaScript
10 86 (23.43%) Degree
10 86 (23.43%) WCF
11 85 (23.16%) Microsoft
11 85 (23.16%) MVC
12 83 (22.62%) SQL Server 2008
13 80 (21.80%) Finance
14 78 (21.25%) T-SQL
15 77 (20.98%) Agile Software Development
16 74 (20.16%) CSS
17 72 (19.62%) OO
18 68 (18.53%) SQL Server 2005
19 56 (15.26%) Computer Science
20 53 (14.44%) LINQ
20 53 (14.44%) Web Services
21 52 (14.17%) Unit Testing
21 52 (14.17%) .NET Framework
22 51 (13.90%) WinForms
23 49 (13.35%) TDD
23 49 (13.35%) NUnit
24 46 (12.53%) MS Excel
25 45 (12.26%) Project Management

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 17 (4.63%) IIS
1 17 (4.63%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.54%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (3.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (2.45%) CMS
5 7 (1.91%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.09%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.27%) WordPress
7 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 46 (12.53%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (3.27%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.81%) Intranet
2 18 (4.90%) Internet
3 4 (1.09%) NAS
3 4 (1.09%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.09%) DNS
3 4 (1.09%) SAN
3 4 (1.09%) SMTP
4 3 (0.82%) HTTP
5 1 (0.27%) LAN
5 1 (0.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 277 (75.48%) SQL Server
2 83 (22.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 68 (18.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 33 (8.99%) SQL Server 2012
5 28 (7.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (7.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (7.63%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (3.54%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.63%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.63%) MySQL
8 5 (1.36%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.54%) MS Access
9 2 (0.54%) SQL Anywhere
10 1 (0.27%) OLTP
10 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 49 (13.35%) NUnit
2 31 (8.45%) Moq
3 28 (7.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (2.45%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.54%) PowerBuilder
5 2 (0.54%) ReSharper
5 2 (0.54%) NCrunch
6 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.27%) Subversion
General
1 80 (21.80%) Finance
2 20 (5.45%) Legal
3 13 (3.54%) Law
4 8 (2.18%) Advertising
5 4 (1.09%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.82%) Banking
6 3 (0.82%) Marketing
6 3 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 242 (65.94%) Developer
2 144 (39.24%) .NET Developer
3 93 (25.34%) C# Developer
4 91 (24.80%) Software Developer
5 75 (20.44%) C# .NET Developer
6 73 (19.89%) Analyst
7 58 (15.80%) .NET Software Developer
8 53 (14.44%) C# Software Developer
9 40 (10.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 39 (10.63%) Team Leader
11 38 (10.35%) Graduate
12 37 (10.08%) Senior Developer
13 34 (9.26%) Development Team Leader
14 33 (8.99%) Support Analyst
15 29 (7.90%) ASP.NET Developer
16 28 (7.63%) Graduate Developer
16 28 (7.63%) Applications Support
17 27 (7.36%) .NET Team Leader
18 25 (6.81%) Applications Support Analyst
19 21 (5.72%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 339 (92.37%) .NET
2 223 (60.76%) ASP.NET
3 145 (39.51%) XML
4 119 (32.43%) HTML
5 86 (23.43%) WCF
6 74 (20.16%) CSS
7 53 (14.44%) Web Services
7 53 (14.44%) LINQ
8 52 (14.17%) .NET Framework
9 51 (13.90%) WinForms
10 45 (12.26%) WPF
11 40 (10.90%) jQuery
12 34 (9.26%) XSLT
13 33 (8.99%) ADO.NET
13 33 (8.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 28 (7.63%) ASP.NET MVC
15 21 (5.72%) Ajax
16 20 (5.45%) NHibernate
17 19 (5.18%) ASP.NET MVC 2
18 18 (4.90%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 56 (15.26%) Computer Science
2 32 (8.72%) Mathematics
2 32 (8.72%) Physics
3 28 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.09%) Data Extraction
5 14 (3.81%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.18%) N-Tier
7 6 (1.63%) W3C
8 4 (1.09%) Clustering
8 4 (1.09%) User Experience
9 3 (0.82%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.27%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.27%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.27%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.27%) Statistics
10 1 (0.27%) Informatics
10 1 (0.27%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 108 (29.43%) Windows
2 13 (3.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.54%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.27%) Linux
6 1 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (23.16%) MVC
2 77 (20.98%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (19.62%) OO
4 52 (14.17%) Unit Testing
5 49 (13.35%) TDD
6 45 (12.26%) Project Management
7 35 (9.54%) Business Intelligence
7 35 (9.54%) Software Engineering
8 34 (9.26%) OOD
9 32 (8.72%) Business Analysis
10 23 (6.27%) Mentoring
11 22 (5.99%) Requirements Analysis
11 22 (5.99%) Migration
12 17 (4.63%) ITIL
12 17 (4.63%) Web Development
13 15 (4.09%) Data Migration
14 14 (3.81%) E-Commerce
15 13 (3.54%) Scrum
15 13 (3.54%) Functional Testing
16 11 (3.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 309 (84.20%) C#
2 159 (43.32%) SQL
3 89 (24.25%) JavaScript
4 78 (21.25%) T-SQL
5 34 (9.26%) VBA
6 23 (6.27%) VB
7 15 (4.09%) Java
8 8 (2.18%) C++
9 5 (1.36%) VBScript
10 4 (1.09%) XQuery
10 4 (1.09%) C
10 4 (1.09%) Perl
11 2 (0.54%) PHP
11 2 (0.54%) Delphi
11 2 (0.54%) VB6
12 1 (0.27%) Erlang
12 1 (0.27%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.27%) F#
12 1 (0.27%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 86 (23.43%) Degree
2 9 (2.45%) ISEB
2 9 (2.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.27%) MCSD
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.27%) MCTS
3 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.63%) WCAG
2 3 (0.82%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.27%) SLA
3 1 (0.27%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 85 (23.16%) Microsoft
2 4 (1.09%) Symantec
2 4 (1.09%) SYSPRO
3 3 (0.82%) Oracle
3 3 (0.82%) McAfee
4 2 (0.54%) Sybase
5 1 (0.27%) Open-E
5 1 (0.27%) IronPort
5 1 (0.27%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.27%) DevExpress
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