The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 61 44 34
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -10
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 260 364 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.80% 5.45% 6.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.56% 9.30% 11.33%
Number of salaries quoted 237 352 476
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
VB.NET
England

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

Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3439 3914 4441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 50.22% 58.61% 59.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3002 3392 3887
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 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
Manchester -34 121 £40,000 +14.28% 26
Cheshire +16 94 £37,500 +15.38% 16
Lancashire +12 31 £33,000 +1.53% 4
Merseyside -5 14 £23,000 -36.11% 6
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

1 534 (98.89%) .NET
2 441 (81.67%) C#
3 389 (72.04%) ASP.NET
4 332 (61.48%) SQL Server
5 244 (45.19%) SQL
6 191 (35.37%) JavaScript
7 189 (35.00%) HTML
8 182 (33.70%) Windows
9 169 (31.30%) MVC
10 163 (30.19%) Microsoft
11 160 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
12 141 (26.11%) CSS
13 125 (23.15%) WCF
14 121 (22.41%) OO
15 116 (21.48%) VB
16 111 (20.56%) .NET Framework
17 108 (20.00%) XML
18 102 (18.89%) ASP.NET MVC
19 97 (17.96%) Web Development
20 95 (17.59%) jQuery
21 93 (17.22%) Web Services
22 92 (17.04%) WPF
23 86 (15.93%) SQL Server 2008
24 79 (14.63%) TDD
25 77 (14.26%) WinForms
26 71 (13.15%) LINQ
27 68 (12.59%) Finance
28 67 (12.41%) MS Excel
29 64 (11.85%) Software Engineering
30 63 (11.67%) NUnit

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 53 (9.81%) IIS
2 31 (5.74%) SharePoint
3 28 (5.19%) MS Exchange
4 25 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 25 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (2.96%) SharePoint 2010
6 11 (2.04%) Node.js
7 8 (1.48%) Umbraco
8 6 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.74%) CMS
10 2 (0.37%) MODX
11 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.19%) WordPress
11 1 (0.19%) Exstream Dialogue
11 1 (0.19%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 67 (12.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.74%) MS Office
3 1 (0.19%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 5 (0.93%) Tridion
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.37%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (7.22%) Internet
2 25 (4.63%) SAN
2 25 (4.63%) DNS
2 25 (4.63%) SMTP
2 25 (4.63%) TCP/IP
2 25 (4.63%) NAS
3 16 (2.96%) Intranet
4 7 (1.30%) HTTP
5 3 (0.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 332 (61.48%) SQL Server
2 86 (15.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 36 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 35 (6.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 33 (6.11%) Relational Database
7 29 (5.37%) MongoDB
8 28 (5.19%) MySQL
9 25 (4.63%) RDBMS
10 22 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (3.52%) NoSQL
12 13 (2.41%) Crystal Reports
13 12 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
14 11 (2.04%) Oracle Database
14 11 (2.04%) RavenDB
15 9 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
16 4 (0.74%) VLDB
17 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 3 (0.56%) OLTP
18 2 (0.37%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 63 (11.67%) NUnit
2 56 (10.37%) Visual Studio
3 45 (8.33%) Moq
4 38 (7.04%) MSTest
5 30 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 28 (5.19%) Rhino Mocks
7 15 (2.78%) JIRA
7 15 (2.78%) Subversion
8 6 (1.11%) Xcode
9 4 (0.74%) Selenium
9 4 (0.74%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.74%) Git (software)
10 3 (0.56%) NCrunch
10 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.56%) ReSharper
10 3 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.37%) AccuRev
12 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.19%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 68 (12.59%) Finance
2 8 (1.48%) Marketing
2 8 (1.48%) Manufacturing
3 7 (1.30%) Advertising
3 7 (1.30%) Telecoms
3 7 (1.30%) Billing
4 5 (0.93%) Automotive
5 4 (0.74%) Back Office
6 1 (0.19%) Retail
6 1 (0.19%) Law
6 1 (0.19%) Legal
6 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 454 (84.07%) Developer
2 321 (59.44%) .NET Developer
3 133 (24.63%) C# Developer
4 115 (21.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 100 (18.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 92 (17.04%) Senior Developer
7 85 (15.74%) ASP.NET Developer
8 80 (14.81%) Software Developer
9 59 (10.93%) Senior .NET Developer
10 55 (10.19%) Web Developer
11 54 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
12 52 (9.63%) Senior C# Developer
13 46 (8.52%) Junior
13 46 (8.52%) Junior Developer
14 41 (7.59%) Analyst
14 41 (7.59%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
15 39 (7.22%) C# Software Developer
16 34 (6.30%) .NET Web Developer
17 31 (5.74%) VB.NET Developer
18 30 (5.56%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 534 (98.89%) .NET
2 389 (72.04%) ASP.NET
3 189 (35.00%) HTML
4 141 (26.11%) CSS
5 125 (23.15%) WCF
6 111 (20.56%) .NET Framework
7 108 (20.00%) XML
8 102 (18.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 95 (17.59%) jQuery
10 93 (17.22%) Web Services
11 92 (17.04%) WPF
12 77 (14.26%) WinForms
13 71 (13.15%) LINQ
14 52 (9.63%) Ajax
15 45 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 43 (7.96%) XHTML
17 35 (6.48%) Spring.NET
18 33 (6.11%) HTML5
19 29 (5.37%) NHibernate
20 28 (5.19%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.44%) Computer Science
2 32 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
4 25 (4.63%) Clustering
5 16 (2.96%) N-Tier
6 12 (2.22%) W3C
7 8 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.48%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.30%) Mathematics
8 7 (1.30%) Physics
9 6 (1.11%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.11%) Data Extraction
10 4 (0.74%) PDA
11 3 (0.56%) User Experience
11 3 (0.56%) E-Learning
11 3 (0.56%) GIS
12 2 (0.37%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.37%) Statistics
13 1 (0.19%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 182 (33.70%) Windows
2 35 (6.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (5.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (3.33%) Android
5 15 (2.78%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.30%) Windows Phone
7 4 (0.74%) UNIX
8 3 (0.56%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.56%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.19%) Linux
9 1 (0.19%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (31.30%) MVC
2 160 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (22.41%) OO
4 97 (17.96%) Web Development
5 79 (14.63%) TDD
6 64 (11.85%) Software Engineering
7 62 (11.48%) Scrum
8 44 (8.15%) MVVM
9 41 (7.59%) Project Management
10 39 (7.22%) Unit Testing
11 38 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
12 35 (6.48%) Web Application Development
12 35 (6.48%) Dependency Injection
12 35 (6.48%) OOP
12 35 (6.48%) Requirements Analysis
13 34 (6.30%) Migration
14 33 (6.11%) Mentoring
15 32 (5.93%) OOD
16 31 (5.74%) ITIL
17 28 (5.19%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 441 (81.67%) C#
2 244 (45.19%) SQL
3 191 (35.37%) JavaScript
4 116 (21.48%) VB
5 55 (10.19%) T-SQL
6 47 (8.70%) Java
7 44 (8.15%) VB6
8 27 (5.00%) Perl
9 25 (4.63%) PowerShell
10 17 (3.15%) C++
11 15 (2.78%) VBA
12 12 (2.22%) PHP
12 12 (2.22%) VBScript
13 7 (1.30%) C
14 6 (1.11%) Python
14 6 (1.11%) Delphi
14 6 (1.11%) XAML
14 6 (1.11%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.74%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 54 (10.00%) Degree
2 15 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (2.59%) VCP4
4 7 (1.30%) MCP
5 2 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.19%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.19%) MCTS
6 1 (0.19%) MCSE
6 1 (0.19%) MCSA
6 1 (0.19%) MCSD
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.81%) SLA
2 7 (1.30%) WCAG
2 7 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 29 (5.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 25 (4.63%) Norton AntiVirus
2 24 (4.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 163 (30.19%) Microsoft
2 25 (4.63%) Symantec
2 25 (4.63%) IronPort
3 23 (4.26%) Oracle
4 7 (1.30%) VMware
4 7 (1.30%) Google
5 6 (1.11%) Apple
5 6 (1.11%) SYSPRO
6 5 (0.93%) EPiServer
7 4 (0.74%) Remedy
7 4 (0.74%) Business Objects
7 4 (0.74%) DevExpress
8 3 (0.56%) Open-E
8 3 (0.56%) Cisco
9 2 (0.37%) ESRI
9 2 (0.37%) Netezza
9 2 (0.37%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.19%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.19%) SAP
10 1 (0.19%) Adobe
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