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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 48 48 40
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 7 14 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.55% 2.32% 4.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.26% 4.24% 8.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 22
Average salary £30,000 £29,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -8.66%
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
215 330 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 47.57% 54.73% 58.62%
Number of salaries quoted 167 287 332
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 1 September 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 +5 7 £30,000 +3.44% 1
VB.NET
North West

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (88.24%) HTML
3 12 (70.59%) SQL
3 12 (70.59%) MS Excel
4 9 (52.94%) C#
4 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
4 9 (52.94%) CSS
4 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
5 8 (47.06%) MS Office
6 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
6 7 (41.18%) OO
7 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
8 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
8 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
8 5 (29.41%) FTP
8 5 (29.41%) Internet
8 5 (29.41%) OOD
8 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (29.41%) Web Application Development
9 4 (23.53%) MVC
9 4 (23.53%) SOAP
9 4 (23.53%) Web Services
10 3 (17.65%) XML
10 3 (17.65%) UNIX
10 3 (17.65%) Linux
10 3 (17.65%) SAP
10 3 (17.65%) Oracle
10 3 (17.65%) Java

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (70.59%) MS Excel
2 8 (47.06%) MS Office
3 3 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) FTP
1 5 (29.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) HP UFT
1 3 (17.65%) SilkTest
1 3 (17.65%) Selenium
1 3 (17.65%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Banking
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Web Developer
2 6 (35.29%) .NET Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Software Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Junior
4 3 (17.65%) Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Test Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Junior Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Junior Web Developer
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (11.76%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (88.24%) HTML
3 9 (52.94%) CSS
4 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
5 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 4 (23.53%) SOAP
6 4 (23.53%) Web Services
7 3 (17.65%) XML
7 3 (17.65%) XBRL
7 3 (17.65%) JSON
8 1 (5.88%) WPF
8 1 (5.88%) jQuery
8 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (5.88%) HTML5
8 1 (5.88%) CSS3
8 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Social Media
1 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) UNIX
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Phone
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) OO
3 5 (29.41%) OOD
3 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (29.41%) Web Application Development
4 4 (23.53%) MVC
5 3 (17.65%) Web Design
5 3 (17.65%) SOA
5 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Web Development
5 3 (17.65%) Refactoring
5 3 (17.65%) Wealth Management
5 3 (17.65%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (17.65%) Test Management
5 3 (17.65%) Software Architecture
5 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
4 3 (17.65%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) VB
5 2 (11.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ISEB
1 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
1 3 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Xamarin
Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Merseyside
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car, bonus, pension, health care
Posted: 15 days ago