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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 99 46 33
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -13
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 169 365 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.74% 5.16% 6.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.18% 9.24% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 150 335 465
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
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
3261 3951 4414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.82% 55.88% 60.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2747 3364 3890
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,050 £45,000 £50,000
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 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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -48 86 £41,250 +17.85% 19
Cheshire -23 55 £32,500 - 11
Lancashire -19 15 £32,500 +6.55% 8
Merseyside -17 10 £32,000 -12.92% 6
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 436 (100.00%) .NET
2 354 (81.19%) C#
3 300 (68.81%) ASP.NET
4 266 (61.01%) SQL Server
5 206 (47.25%) SQL
6 157 (36.01%) HTML
6 157 (36.01%) Agile Software Development
7 146 (33.49%) JavaScript
8 141 (32.34%) MVC
9 127 (29.13%) VB
10 124 (28.44%) Microsoft
11 120 (27.52%) CSS
12 111 (25.46%) Windows
13 108 (24.77%) .NET Framework
14 94 (21.56%) WCF
15 85 (19.50%) ASP.NET MVC
15 85 (19.50%) OO
16 83 (19.04%) Web Development
17 81 (18.58%) TDD
18 78 (17.89%) jQuery
19 76 (17.43%) XML
20 73 (16.74%) Web Services
21 69 (15.83%) WinForms
22 68 (15.60%) Scrum
23 65 (14.91%) WPF
24 60 (13.76%) MS Excel
25 56 (12.84%) T-SQL
26 50 (11.47%) Unit Testing
27 49 (11.24%) NUnit
28 46 (10.55%) VB6

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 26 (5.96%) IIS
1 26 (5.96%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.98%) MS Exchange
3 12 (2.75%) SharePoint 2010
4 11 (2.52%) Node.js
5 9 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.69%) CMS
7 2 (0.46%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.23%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.23%) Exstream Dialogue
8 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 60 (13.76%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.38%) MS Office
3 1 (0.23%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 5 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.92%) Tridion
3 3 (0.69%) Line 50
4 1 (0.23%) Exstream
4 1 (0.23%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.92%) GitHub
3 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (10.09%) Internet
2 10 (2.29%) DNS
3 9 (2.06%) SMTP
3 9 (2.06%) SAN
3 9 (2.06%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.06%) NAS
4 7 (1.61%) Intranet
5 5 (1.15%) HTTP
6 4 (0.92%) Wireless
6 4 (0.92%) LAN
6 4 (0.92%) WAN
7 3 (0.69%) Firewall
8 2 (0.46%) FTP
9 1 (0.23%) DHCP
9 1 (0.23%) VPN
9 1 (0.23%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (61.01%) SQL Server
2 38 (8.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (6.42%) MySQL
3 28 (6.42%) Relational Database
4 26 (5.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (5.50%) NoSQL
6 21 (4.82%) MongoDB
7 20 (4.59%) RDBMS
8 18 (4.13%) SQL Server 2005
8 18 (4.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (3.44%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (2.75%) Oracle Database
10 12 (2.75%) SQL Server 2000
11 11 (2.52%) Crystal Reports
11 11 (2.52%) RavenDB
12 7 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (1.38%) Data Mining
14 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (0.92%) VLDB
16 3 (0.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 49 (11.24%) NUnit
2 40 (9.17%) Moq
3 38 (8.72%) MSTest
4 34 (7.80%) Visual Studio
5 27 (6.19%) Rhino Mocks
6 25 (5.73%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (3.44%) Subversion
8 13 (2.98%) JIRA
9 11 (2.52%) Git (software)
10 5 (1.15%) AccuRev
10 5 (1.15%) Selenium
11 3 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.46%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.46%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.46%) QuickTest Pro
13 1 (0.23%) Bugzilla
13 1 (0.23%) NCrunch
13 1 (0.23%) WebDriver
General
1 43 (9.86%) Finance
2 16 (3.67%) Retail
3 15 (3.44%) Manufacturing
4 14 (3.21%) Back Office
5 8 (1.83%) Billing
6 7 (1.61%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.15%) Advertising
8 4 (0.92%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.69%) Marketing
10 2 (0.46%) Automotive
10 2 (0.46%) Legal
11 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 382 (87.61%) Developer
2 269 (61.70%) .NET Developer
3 100 (22.94%) C# Developer
4 86 (19.72%) C# .NET Developer
5 77 (17.66%) Senior Developer
6 75 (17.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 72 (16.51%) ASP.NET Developer
8 65 (14.91%) Software Developer
9 50 (11.47%) Senior .NET Developer
10 47 (10.78%) Web Developer
11 44 (10.09%) Junior
12 43 (9.86%) Junior Developer
13 42 (9.63%) Senior C# Developer
14 38 (8.72%) Analyst
15 36 (8.26%) VB.NET Developer
16 34 (7.80%) Junior .NET Developer
17 32 (7.34%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
17 32 (7.34%) Graduate
18 30 (6.88%) .NET Software Developer
18 30 (6.88%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 436 (100.00%) .NET
2 300 (68.81%) ASP.NET
3 157 (36.01%) HTML
4 120 (27.52%) CSS
5 108 (24.77%) .NET Framework
6 94 (21.56%) WCF
7 85 (19.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 78 (17.89%) jQuery
9 76 (17.43%) XML
10 73 (16.74%) Web Services
11 69 (15.83%) WinForms
12 65 (14.91%) WPF
13 41 (9.40%) Entity Framework
14 36 (8.26%) Spring.NET
15 32 (7.34%) Ajax
16 31 (7.11%) HTML5
16 31 (7.11%) LINQ
17 30 (6.88%) XHTML
18 28 (6.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 27 (6.19%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.09%) Computer Science
2 34 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (5.96%) N-Tier
3 26 (5.96%) Inversion of Control
4 17 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.06%) Clustering
5 9 (2.06%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.61%) W3C
6 7 (1.61%) User Experience
7 6 (1.38%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.38%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.15%) E-Learning
8 5 (1.15%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.15%) Social Media
9 3 (0.69%) PDA
10 2 (0.46%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.46%) Statistics
10 2 (0.46%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.46%) Physics
11 1 (0.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 111 (25.46%) Windows
2 19 (4.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (3.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (2.52%) Android
5 7 (1.61%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.15%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.92%) UNIX
8 3 (0.69%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.46%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (36.01%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (32.34%) MVC
3 85 (19.50%) OO
4 83 (19.04%) Web Development
5 81 (18.58%) TDD
6 68 (15.60%) Scrum
7 50 (11.47%) Unit Testing
8 42 (9.63%) Software Engineering
9 41 (9.40%) Continuous Integration
10 39 (8.94%) MVVM
11 37 (8.49%) Mentoring
12 36 (8.26%) Web Application Development
12 36 (8.26%) Dependency Injection
13 30 (6.88%) Kanban
14 25 (5.73%) OOD
14 25 (5.73%) OOP
15 20 (4.59%) ITIL
16 19 (4.36%) E-Commerce
16 19 (4.36%) Migration
17 18 (4.13%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 354 (81.19%) C#
2 206 (47.25%) SQL
3 146 (33.49%) JavaScript
4 127 (29.13%) VB
5 56 (12.84%) T-SQL
6 46 (10.55%) VB6
7 35 (8.03%) Java
8 12 (2.75%) Ruby
9 11 (2.52%) Perl
9 11 (2.52%) C++
10 10 (2.29%) PHP
11 9 (2.06%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.61%) VBScript
13 6 (1.38%) VBA
13 6 (1.38%) C
13 6 (1.38%) Python
14 5 (1.15%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.92%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.69%) XPath
17 2 (0.46%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 45 (10.32%) Degree
2 8 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.15%) MCP
4 4 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.46%) ISEB
7 1 (0.23%) MCSE
7 1 (0.23%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.67%) SLA
2 4 (0.92%) QA
3 2 (0.46%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (3.21%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.46%) vSphere
3 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (2.06%) Norton AntiVirus
1 9 (2.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 124 (28.44%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.28%) Oracle
3 9 (2.06%) Symantec
3 9 (2.06%) VMware
3 9 (2.06%) IronPort
4 5 (1.15%) DevExpress
5 4 (0.92%) Remedy
5 4 (0.92%) Sage
5 4 (0.92%) Business Objects
6 3 (0.69%) Cisco
6 3 (0.69%) SYSPRO
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe
7 1 (0.23%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.23%) EPiServer
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