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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 70 46 33
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -13
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 219 380 522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.38% 5.35% 7.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.45% 9.47% 11.81%
Number of salaries quoted 195 355 492
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
3394 4013 4419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.37% 56.53% 59.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2868 3432 3866
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 24 April 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 24 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
Manchester -33 113 £40,000 +14.28% 18
Cheshire +3 74 £33,500 +5.51% 12
Lancashire -1 17 £32,750 +3.96% 4
Merseyside -9 12 £24,000 -33.33% 6
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 489 (100.00%) .NET
2 408 (83.44%) C#
3 347 (70.96%) ASP.NET
4 305 (62.37%) SQL Server
5 230 (47.03%) SQL
6 178 (36.40%) JavaScript
7 172 (35.17%) HTML
8 160 (32.72%) Agile Software Development
9 159 (32.52%) MVC
10 149 (30.47%) Microsoft
11 141 (28.83%) Windows
12 128 (26.18%) CSS
13 125 (25.56%) VB
14 116 (23.72%) .NET Framework
15 113 (23.11%) WCF
16 99 (20.25%) OO
17 96 (19.63%) Web Development
18 95 (19.43%) ASP.NET MVC
19 89 (18.20%) Web Services
20 86 (17.59%) XML
21 84 (17.18%) TDD
22 83 (16.97%) WPF
23 77 (15.75%) jQuery
24 74 (15.13%) WinForms
25 66 (13.50%) Scrum
26 65 (13.29%) MS Excel
27 62 (12.68%) SQL Server 2008
28 60 (12.27%) T-SQL
29 58 (11.86%) Software Engineering
30 54 (11.04%) NUnit

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 35 (7.16%) IIS
2 31 (6.34%) SharePoint
3 15 (3.07%) SharePoint 2010
4 14 (2.86%) MS Exchange
5 11 (2.25%) Node.js
6 10 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.41%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.41%) CMS
8 1 (0.20%) Exstream Dialogue
8 1 (0.20%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.20%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 65 (13.29%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.43%) MS Office
3 1 (0.20%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 4 (0.82%) Tridion
2 3 (0.61%) Line 50
3 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.20%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.61%) GitHub
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.20%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (0.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (9.41%) Internet
2 11 (2.25%) DNS
2 11 (2.25%) Intranet
3 10 (2.04%) NAS
3 10 (2.04%) SAN
3 10 (2.04%) SMTP
3 10 (2.04%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.23%) HTTP
5 4 (0.82%) Wireless
6 3 (0.61%) Firewall
6 3 (0.61%) LAN
6 3 (0.61%) WAN
7 2 (0.41%) FTP
8 1 (0.20%) VPN
8 1 (0.20%) DHCP
8 1 (0.20%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 305 (62.37%) SQL Server
2 62 (12.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (6.75%) Relational Database
4 30 (6.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (5.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 25 (5.11%) MongoDB
6 25 (5.11%) NoSQL
6 25 (5.11%) RDBMS
7 24 (4.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 21 (4.29%) MySQL
9 18 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (2.66%) Crystal Reports
11 11 (2.25%) SQL Server 2000
11 11 (2.25%) RavenDB
11 11 (2.25%) Oracle Database
12 8 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (1.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (0.82%) VLDB
15 3 (0.61%) MS Access
15 3 (0.61%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 54 (11.04%) NUnit
2 47 (9.61%) Visual Studio
3 41 (8.38%) Moq
4 39 (7.98%) MSTest
5 29 (5.93%) Rhino Mocks
6 28 (5.73%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (3.27%) Subversion
7 16 (3.27%) JIRA
8 7 (1.43%) Git (software)
9 5 (1.02%) Selenium
10 4 (0.82%) AccuRev
10 4 (0.82%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.41%) QuickTest Pro
12 2 (0.41%) NCrunch
12 2 (0.41%) Xcode
13 1 (0.20%) Bugzilla
13 1 (0.20%) ReSharper
13 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 42 (8.59%) Finance
2 16 (3.27%) Manufacturing
3 12 (2.45%) Retail
4 10 (2.04%) Back Office
5 8 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.64%) Billing
6 6 (1.23%) Advertising
7 4 (0.82%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.61%) Marketing
9 2 (0.41%) Legal
9 2 (0.41%) Automotive
10 1 (0.20%) Law
10 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 427 (87.32%) Developer
2 300 (61.35%) .NET Developer
3 114 (23.31%) C# Developer
4 98 (20.04%) C# .NET Developer
5 85 (17.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 85 (17.38%) Senior Developer
6 80 (16.36%) ASP.NET Developer
7 74 (15.13%) Software Developer
8 58 (11.86%) Web Developer
9 54 (11.04%) Senior .NET Developer
10 49 (10.02%) Junior
11 48 (9.82%) Junior Developer
11 48 (9.82%) Senior C# Developer
12 42 (8.59%) .NET Software Developer
13 37 (7.57%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 35 (7.16%) .NET Web Developer
14 35 (7.16%) Analyst
15 32 (6.54%) VB.NET Developer
15 32 (6.54%) Junior .NET Developer
16 30 (6.13%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 489 (100.00%) .NET
2 347 (70.96%) ASP.NET
3 172 (35.17%) HTML
4 128 (26.18%) CSS
5 116 (23.72%) .NET Framework
6 113 (23.11%) WCF
7 95 (19.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 89 (18.20%) Web Services
9 86 (17.59%) XML
10 83 (16.97%) WPF
11 77 (15.75%) jQuery
12 74 (15.13%) WinForms
13 46 (9.41%) LINQ
14 45 (9.20%) Ajax
15 42 (8.59%) Entity Framework
16 36 (7.36%) Spring.NET
16 36 (7.36%) XHTML
17 30 (6.13%) HTML5
18 29 (5.93%) Castle Windsor
19 28 (5.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.41%) Computer Science
2 39 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (5.32%) Inversion of Control
3 26 (5.32%) N-Tier
4 17 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (2.25%) W3C
6 10 (2.04%) Clustering
7 9 (1.84%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.23%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.02%) E-Learning
9 5 (1.02%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.02%) User Experience
10 4 (0.82%) Open Source
11 3 (0.61%) Social Media
11 3 (0.61%) PDA
11 3 (0.61%) GIS
12 2 (0.41%) Statistics
12 2 (0.41%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.41%) Physics
13 1 (0.20%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 141 (28.83%) Windows
2 20 (4.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (3.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (3.07%) Android
5 12 (2.45%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.82%) UNIX
7 3 (0.61%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.61%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.61%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.20%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (32.72%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (32.52%) MVC
3 99 (20.25%) OO
4 96 (19.63%) Web Development
5 84 (17.18%) TDD
6 66 (13.50%) Scrum
7 58 (11.86%) Software Engineering
8 45 (9.20%) Unit Testing
9 43 (8.79%) MVVM
10 42 (8.59%) Continuous Integration
11 36 (7.36%) Dependency Injection
12 35 (7.16%) Web Application Development
12 35 (7.16%) Mentoring
13 32 (6.54%) Kanban
14 28 (5.73%) Requirements Analysis
14 28 (5.73%) OOP
14 28 (5.73%) Project Management
15 27 (5.52%) OOD
16 23 (4.70%) SOA
17 19 (3.89%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 408 (83.44%) C#
2 230 (47.03%) SQL
3 178 (36.40%) JavaScript
4 125 (25.56%) VB
5 60 (12.27%) T-SQL
6 42 (8.59%) VB6
7 38 (7.77%) Java
8 13 (2.66%) C++
8 13 (2.66%) VBScript
9 12 (2.45%) Perl
9 12 (2.45%) PHP
10 10 (2.04%) VBA
10 10 (2.04%) PowerShell
11 8 (1.64%) Python
12 7 (1.43%) Ruby
12 7 (1.43%) C
13 5 (1.02%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.02%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.61%) XPath
14 3 (0.61%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 52 (10.63%) Degree
2 12 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.64%) MCP
4 4 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (0.41%) ISEB
5 2 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.20%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.20%) MCSE
6 1 (0.20%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.89%) SLA
2 6 (1.23%) WCAG
3 4 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 15 (3.07%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
1 10 (2.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 149 (30.47%) Microsoft
2 23 (4.70%) Oracle
3 10 (2.04%) Symantec
3 10 (2.04%) IronPort
4 9 (1.84%) VMware
5 6 (1.23%) SYSPRO
6 5 (1.02%) DevExpress
7 4 (0.82%) Remedy
7 4 (0.82%) Business Objects
8 3 (0.61%) Cisco
8 3 (0.61%) Sage
8 3 (0.61%) Google
9 2 (0.41%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.41%) Apple
9 2 (0.41%) ESRI
10 1 (0.20%) Adobe
10 1 (0.20%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.20%) Open-E
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birkenhead
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Northwich, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary £30-40k DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
RMI International
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago