The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 49 37 18
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -19
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 12 36 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.43% 5.56% 10.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.78% 9.18% 17.44%
Number of salaries quoted 12 32 44
Average salary £24,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £26,150 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £32,450 £39,750 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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 Merseyside region.

Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
251 392 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 50.91% 60.59% 59.79%
Number of salaries quoted 205 359 244
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

VB.NET
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

VB.NET Salary Trend in Merseyside

VB.NET
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
Liverpool -12 10 £23,500 -34.72% 4
Prescot - 2 £32,500 -
VB.NET
North West

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (83.33%) SQL
3 14 (58.33%) HTML
4 13 (54.17%) C#
5 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
7 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
7 7 (29.17%) CSS
7 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
8 6 (25.00%) VB
9 5 (20.83%) MVC
10 4 (16.67%) SLA
10 4 (16.67%) Service Management
10 4 (16.67%) Regression Testing
10 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
10 4 (16.67%) Data Analysis
10 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
10 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
10 4 (16.67%) C
10 4 (16.67%) Business Objects
10 4 (16.67%) C++
10 4 (16.67%) Java
10 4 (16.67%) XML
10 4 (16.67%) ITIL
10 4 (16.67%) UNIX
10 4 (16.67%) Windows
10 4 (16.67%) VLDB
10 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
10 4 (16.67%) Remedy

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (8.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.17%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Tridion
2 1 (4.17%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) FTP
1 2 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) VLDB
2 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) .NET Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Systems Support Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Tester
4 4 (16.67%) Systems Support
4 4 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Applications Support
4 4 (16.67%) Software Tester
5 3 (12.50%) Junior
5 3 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Junior Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Junior Web Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (58.33%) HTML
3 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
3 7 (29.17%) CSS
4 4 (16.67%) XML
5 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 3 (12.50%) JSON
5 3 (12.50%) Web Services
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (8.33%) Entity Framework
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Social Media
2 3 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) UNIX
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) MVC
2 4 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 4 (16.67%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Service Management
2 4 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 4 (16.67%) Load Testing
2 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 3 (12.50%) Web Design
3 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.50%) Web Development
3 3 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (8.33%) OO
4 2 (8.33%) OOD
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.33%) Web Application Development
4 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) SQL
2 13 (54.17%) C#
3 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 6 (25.00%) VB
5 4 (16.67%) C++
5 4 (16.67%) Java
5 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 4 (16.67%) C
6 2 (8.33%) PHP
6 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.17%) Python
7 1 (4.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Remedy
2 4 (16.67%) Business Objects
3 2 (8.33%) EPiServer
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