The first table below looks at the demand for VB.NET skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 30 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 51 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 310 436 532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.33% 6.02% 7.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.94% 10.25% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 291 405 503
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% -1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,150 £22,500 £26,076
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3905 4253 4525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.56% 58.74% 60.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3284 3770 4116
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

VB.NET
Salary Trend in the North West

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

VB.NET Salary Trend in the North West

VB.NET
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB.NET across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

VB.NET Salary Histogram in the North West

VB.NET
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Manchester -16 180 £37,500 +15.38% 22
Cheshire +1 90 £30,000 -14.28% 14
Merseyside -11 21 £29,000 - 5
Lancashire -14 19 £30,500 -6.15% 6
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 671 (96.83%) .NET
2 534 (77.06%) C#
3 468 (67.53%) SQL Server
4 438 (63.20%) ASP.NET
5 364 (52.53%) SQL
6 254 (36.65%) HTML
7 241 (34.78%) XML
8 214 (30.88%) Windows
9 185 (26.70%) Microsoft
10 181 (26.12%) JavaScript
11 178 (25.69%) MVC
12 164 (23.67%) WCF
13 153 (22.08%) CSS
14 143 (20.63%) T-SQL
15 133 (19.19%) VB
16 124 (17.89%) .NET Framework
17 114 (16.45%) SQL Server 2008
18 109 (15.73%) Degree
19 107 (15.44%) ASP.NET MVC
20 101 (14.57%) TDD
20 101 (14.57%) jQuery
21 97 (14.00%) Web Services
22 94 (13.56%) Finance
23 92 (13.28%) Computer Science
24 91 (13.13%) LINQ
25 90 (12.99%) WinForms
26 85 (12.27%) NUnit
27 84 (12.12%) Scrum
27 84 (12.12%) WPF
28 80 (11.54%) OO

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 44 (6.35%) SharePoint
2 37 (5.34%) IIS
3 22 (3.17%) MODX
4 16 (2.31%) SharePoint 2010
5 15 (2.16%) SharePoint 2013
6 13 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (1.30%) CMS
8 8 (1.15%) MS Exchange
8 8 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.29%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.14%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.14%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 80 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.87%) MS Office
3 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.29%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.29%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (2.31%) Visualfiles
2 13 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.14%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.14%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.73%) Trello
2 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (7.36%) Internet
2 33 (4.76%) Intranet
3 21 (3.03%) DNS
4 19 (2.74%) Firewall
5 18 (2.60%) TCP/IP
6 13 (1.88%) Kerberos
6 13 (1.88%) IPsec
7 10 (1.44%) LDAP
8 8 (1.15%) SMTP
8 8 (1.15%) SAN
8 8 (1.15%) NAS
9 1 (0.14%) LAN
9 1 (0.14%) WAN
9 1 (0.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 468 (67.53%) SQL Server
2 114 (16.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 78 (11.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 53 (7.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 49 (7.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 40 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (4.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 24 (3.46%) MySQL
9 17 (2.45%) MongoDB
10 16 (2.31%) SQL Server 2000
11 9 (1.30%) Oracle Database
11 9 (1.30%) CorVu
12 6 (0.87%) OLTP
12 6 (0.87%) Relational Database
13 5 (0.72%) NoSQL
13 5 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (0.58%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
15 3 (0.43%) DTS
Development Applications
1 85 (12.27%) NUnit
2 72 (10.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 57 (8.23%) Moq
4 55 (7.94%) Visual Studio
5 41 (5.92%) Rhino Mocks
6 33 (4.76%) MSTest
7 5 (0.72%) Cucumber
7 5 (0.72%) Selenium
7 5 (0.72%) JIRA
8 4 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.58%) Subversion
8 4 (0.58%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.29%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.29%) PowerBuilder
9 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.14%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.14%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 94 (13.56%) Finance
2 30 (4.33%) Legal
3 24 (3.46%) Pharmaceutical
4 17 (2.45%) Law
5 14 (2.02%) Automotive
6 13 (1.88%) Advertising
7 10 (1.44%) Billing
7 10 (1.44%) Retail
8 8 (1.15%) Marketing
9 5 (0.72%) Banking
10 2 (0.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 539 (77.78%) Developer
2 336 (48.48%) .NET Developer
3 150 (21.65%) Software Developer
4 122 (17.60%) C# Developer
5 105 (15.15%) Analyst
6 97 (14.00%) VB.NET Developer
7 92 (13.28%) C# .NET Developer
8 70 (10.10%) .NET Software Developer
9 61 (8.80%) Graduate
10 56 (8.08%) C# Software Developer
10 56 (8.08%) ASP.NET Developer
11 55 (7.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 52 (7.50%) Junior
13 51 (7.36%) Graduate Developer
13 51 (7.36%) Web Developer
14 50 (7.22%) Junior Developer
15 48 (6.93%) Support Analyst
16 41 (5.92%) Senior Developer
17 38 (5.48%) Applications Support
17 38 (5.48%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 671 (96.83%) .NET
2 438 (63.20%) ASP.NET
3 254 (36.65%) HTML
4 241 (34.78%) XML
5 164 (23.67%) WCF
6 153 (22.08%) CSS
7 124 (17.89%) .NET Framework
8 107 (15.44%) ASP.NET MVC
9 101 (14.57%) jQuery
10 97 (14.00%) Web Services
11 91 (13.13%) LINQ
12 90 (12.99%) WinForms
13 84 (12.12%) WPF
14 62 (8.95%) Ajax
15 41 (5.92%) XSLT
15 41 (5.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 41 (5.92%) Castle Windsor
16 36 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 33 (4.76%) Spring.NET
17 33 (4.76%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 92 (13.28%) Computer Science
2 34 (4.91%) Client/Server
2 34 (4.91%) Inversion of Control
3 25 (3.61%) Mathematics
3 25 (3.61%) Physics
4 13 (1.88%) PKI
4 13 (1.88%) W3C
5 10 (1.44%) Data Extraction
6 9 (1.30%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.15%) Clustering
8 7 (1.01%) N-Tier
9 6 (0.87%) Tandem
10 5 (0.72%) Social Media
11 2 (0.29%) LIMS
11 2 (0.29%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.29%) Informatics
12 1 (0.14%) PDA
12 1 (0.14%) Statistics
12 1 (0.14%) Online Games
12 1 (0.14%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 214 (30.88%) Windows
2 21 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (1.73%) Android
5 10 (1.44%) UNIX
6 9 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.01%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.87%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.29%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.14%) Solaris
10 1 (0.14%) Linux
10 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (25.69%) MVC
2 101 (14.57%) TDD
3 84 (12.12%) Scrum
4 80 (11.54%) OO
5 67 (9.67%) Agile Software Development
6 64 (9.24%) Unit Testing
7 61 (8.80%) Project Management
8 60 (8.66%) Software Engineering
9 51 (7.36%) Web Application Development
10 49 (7.07%) ITIL
11 40 (5.77%) Kanban
12 38 (5.48%) Requirements Analysis
13 36 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
13 36 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
14 35 (5.05%) OOD
15 34 (4.91%) Dependency Injection
16 33 (4.76%) MVVM
17 27 (3.90%) OOP
18 26 (3.75%) Business Analysis
18 26 (3.75%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 534 (77.06%) C#
2 364 (52.53%) SQL
3 181 (26.12%) JavaScript
4 143 (20.63%) T-SQL
5 133 (19.19%) VB
6 65 (9.38%) VB6
7 30 (4.33%) VBA
8 29 (4.18%) PHP
9 15 (2.16%) Java
10 13 (1.88%) PowerShell
11 9 (1.30%) C++
12 8 (1.15%) Perl
13 5 (0.72%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.58%) VBScript
14 4 (0.58%) XQuery
14 4 (0.58%) XPath
15 3 (0.43%) C
16 1 (0.14%) Korn
16 1 (0.14%) Erlang
16 1 (0.14%) F#
Qualifications
1 109 (15.73%) Degree
2 15 (2.16%) ISEB
3 14 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (2.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (1.44%) MCSE
4 10 (1.44%) MCITP
5 3 (0.43%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.14%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.88%) WCAG
2 7 (1.01%) QA
3 4 (0.58%) SLA
4 3 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.88%) NFS
3 6 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.58%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (1.44%) HP SIM
2 8 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.14%) MOM
Vendors
1 185 (26.70%) Microsoft
2 20 (2.89%) Oracle
3 15 (2.16%) DevExpress
4 13 (1.88%) HP
5 12 (1.73%) VMware
6 10 (1.44%) Dell
6 10 (1.44%) IBM
7 8 (1.15%) Symantec
7 8 (1.15%) McAfee
7 8 (1.15%) Apple
8 6 (0.87%) Cisco
9 3 (0.43%) Adobe
10 2 (0.29%) SAP
10 2 (0.29%) Sybase
11 1 (0.14%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.14%) Nintex
11 1 (0.14%) Telerik
11 1 (0.14%) CA
11 1 (0.14%) Epicor
11 1 (0.14%) Business Objects
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Depending on exp +Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + up to 25% bonus + Good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Congleton, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago