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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 97 103 66
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -37
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 189 183 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.97% 2.73% 3.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.31% 5.32% 7.28%
Number of salaries quoted 178 148 283
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
3559 3439 4050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 55.93% 51.22% 54.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3066 2964 3424
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing VB.NET as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +30 113 £37,500 - 13
Cheshire +12 58 £30,000 -11.76% 6
Lancashire +2 11 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Merseyside -24 6 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Cumbria - 1 £45,000 -
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing VB.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 334 (100.00%) .NET
2 288 (86.23%) C#
3 204 (61.08%) SQL Server
4 195 (58.38%) ASP.NET
5 173 (51.80%) SQL
6 102 (30.54%) Microsoft
7 88 (26.35%) Agile Software Development
8 85 (25.45%) MVC
9 83 (24.85%) HTML
10 80 (23.95%) Windows
11 77 (23.05%) JavaScript
12 76 (22.75%) T-SQL
13 70 (20.96%) WinForms
13 70 (20.96%) WCF
14 66 (19.76%) WPF
15 65 (19.46%) CSS
16 63 (18.86%) VB
17 61 (18.26%) ASP.NET MVC
18 58 (17.37%) TDD
19 57 (17.07%) Scrum
20 52 (15.57%) NUnit
20 52 (15.57%) MSTest
21 51 (15.27%) Kanban
22 50 (14.97%) Continuous Integration
22 50 (14.97%) .NET Framework
23 49 (14.67%) Castle Windsor
23 49 (14.67%) Ninject
23 49 (14.67%) Dependency Injection
23 49 (14.67%) Inversion of Control
23 49 (14.67%) MVVM

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (8.98%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (0.90%) IIS
4 1 (0.30%) CMS
4 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.90%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.30%) BPCS
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) Epicor Tropos
2 1 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.90%) Sage Pay
2 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (9.28%) Internet
2 11 (3.29%) Network Security
3 7 (2.10%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.90%) SSL
5 1 (0.30%) Broadband
5 1 (0.30%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (61.08%) SQL Server
2 27 (8.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 24 (7.19%) MySQL
4 23 (6.89%) SQL Server 2014
5 21 (6.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (4.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (4.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (2.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (2.10%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (2.10%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.20%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.90%) MS Access
12 2 (0.60%) PowerPivot
13 1 (0.30%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.30%) mvBase
13 1 (0.30%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.30%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 52 (15.57%) MSTest
1 52 (15.57%) NUnit
2 49 (14.67%) Moq
2 49 (14.67%) Rhino Mocks
3 21 (6.29%) Visual Studio
4 15 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.20%) Selenium
5 4 (1.20%) Subversion
6 3 (0.90%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.60%) TestComplete
7 2 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.60%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.30%) AccuRev
8 1 (0.30%) Bazaar
8 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.30%) JIRA
8 1 (0.30%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.30%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (0.30%) SpecFlow
General
1 38 (11.38%) Marketing
2 37 (11.08%) Finance
3 14 (4.19%) Legal
3 14 (4.19%) Manufacturing
4 10 (2.99%) Games
5 5 (1.50%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.20%) Advertising
6 4 (1.20%) Back Office
6 4 (1.20%) Banking
7 3 (0.90%) Retail
8 2 (0.60%) Arabic Language
8 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.60%) French Language
8 2 (0.60%) German Language
8 2 (0.60%) Hindi Language
8 2 (0.60%) Russian Language
8 2 (0.60%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.30%) Automotive
9 1 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 263 (78.74%) Developer
2 211 (63.17%) .NET Developer
3 92 (27.54%) C# Developer
4 85 (25.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 60 (17.96%) ASP.NET Developer
6 59 (17.66%) VB.NET Developer
7 54 (16.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 51 (15.27%) .NET Software Developer
9 48 (14.37%) Junior
10 47 (14.07%) Junior .NET Developer
10 47 (14.07%) Junior Developer
11 42 (12.57%) Graduate
11 42 (12.57%) SQL Developer
12 40 (11.98%) Graduate .NET Developer
12 40 (11.98%) Graduate Developer
13 35 (10.48%) Software Developer
14 34 (10.18%) Senior Developer
15 32 (9.58%) Analyst
16 28 (8.38%) C# Software Developer
17 26 (7.78%) Internet Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 334 (100.00%) .NET
2 195 (58.38%) ASP.NET
3 83 (24.85%) HTML
4 70 (20.96%) WCF
4 70 (20.96%) WinForms
5 66 (19.76%) WPF
6 65 (19.46%) CSS
7 61 (18.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 50 (14.97%) .NET Framework
9 49 (14.67%) Castle Windsor
9 49 (14.67%) Ninject
9 49 (14.67%) Spring.NET
9 49 (14.67%) Unity DI Container
10 43 (12.87%) jQuery
11 34 (10.18%) Web Services
12 29 (8.68%) AngularJS
13 28 (8.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 27 (8.08%) XML
15 25 (7.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 22 (6.59%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 49 (14.67%) Inversion of Control
2 34 (10.18%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.29%) Blog
4 10 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.40%) iPad
7 4 (1.20%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.20%) Smartphone
8 3 (0.90%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.90%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.60%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.60%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.30%) Online Games
10 1 (0.30%) PlayStation
10 1 (0.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 80 (23.95%) Windows
2 11 (3.29%) Android
2 11 (3.29%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.30%) Windows NT
3 1 (0.30%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (26.35%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (25.45%) MVC
3 58 (17.37%) TDD
4 57 (17.07%) Scrum
5 51 (15.27%) Kanban
6 50 (14.97%) Continuous Integration
7 49 (14.67%) Dependency Injection
7 49 (14.67%) MVVM
8 47 (14.07%) Web Development
9 40 (11.98%) OO
10 36 (10.78%) High Availability
11 27 (8.08%) Web Application Development
12 26 (7.78%) Project Management
12 26 (7.78%) Software Engineering
13 21 (6.29%) Mentoring
14 20 (5.99%) OOP
14 20 (5.99%) Unit Testing
15 18 (5.39%) Ethical Hacking
15 18 (5.39%) Penetration Testing
15 18 (5.39%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 288 (86.23%) C#
2 173 (51.80%) SQL
3 77 (23.05%) JavaScript
4 76 (22.75%) T-SQL
5 63 (18.86%) VB
6 21 (6.29%) Java
7 17 (5.09%) C++
8 16 (4.79%) PHP
9 11 (3.29%) Objective-C
10 9 (2.69%) VBA
11 8 (2.40%) PL/SQL
11 8 (2.40%) VB6
12 4 (1.20%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.60%) C
14 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (6.89%) Degree
2 20 (5.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (3.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 11 (3.29%) CHECK Team Leader
4 11 (3.29%) CREST Certified
4 11 (3.29%) Cyber Scheme
4 11 (3.29%) Security Cleared
4 11 (3.29%) Tigerscheme
5 4 (1.20%) MCP
6 3 (0.90%) ISEB
6 3 (0.90%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.69%) QA
2 9 (2.69%) SLA
3 3 (0.90%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.30%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 102 (30.54%) Microsoft
2 9 (2.69%) Oracle
3 6 (1.80%) SYSPRO
4 5 (1.50%) SAP
5 3 (0.90%) LexisNexis
5 3 (0.90%) PayPal
5 3 (0.90%) WorldPay
6 1 (0.30%) Baan
6 1 (0.30%) Epicor
6 1 (0.30%) Google
6 1 (0.30%) Infor
6 1 (0.30%) jBASE
6 1 (0.30%) Twitter
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