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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 53 32 33
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +1
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 313 447 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.21% 6.28% 6.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.72% 10.73% 11.01%
Number of salaries quoted 295 414 457
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £22,500 £26,381
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
4054 4165 4415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.58% 58.53% 59.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3362 3718 4003
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
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -21 179 £37,250 +18.25% 22
Cheshire -5 94 £30,000 -14.28% 13
Lancashire -13 25 £30,250 -13.57% 2
Merseyside -13 14 £29,000 -4.91% 6
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 639 (96.23%) .NET
2 490 (73.80%) C#
3 446 (67.17%) SQL Server
4 408 (61.45%) ASP.NET
5 330 (49.70%) SQL
6 245 (36.90%) HTML
7 222 (33.43%) XML
8 198 (29.82%) Windows
9 174 (26.20%) Microsoft
10 163 (24.55%) MVC
11 161 (24.25%) JavaScript
11 161 (24.25%) WCF
12 155 (23.34%) CSS
13 142 (21.39%) VB
14 124 (18.67%) .NET Framework
15 114 (17.17%) T-SQL
16 113 (17.02%) SQL Server 2008
17 103 (15.51%) Degree
18 98 (14.76%) TDD
19 97 (14.61%) jQuery
20 96 (14.46%) LINQ
20 96 (14.46%) Web Services
21 90 (13.55%) Finance
22 89 (13.40%) Computer Science
22 89 (13.40%) WinForms
23 88 (13.25%) NUnit
24 87 (13.10%) WPF
25 86 (12.95%) ASP.NET MVC
25 86 (12.95%) OO
26 83 (12.50%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 35 (5.27%) SharePoint
2 32 (4.82%) IIS
3 22 (3.31%) MODX
4 14 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
5 12 (1.81%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (1.66%) CMS
6 11 (1.66%) MS Exchange
7 10 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (1.51%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.15%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 83 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.51%) MS Office
3 2 (0.30%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.30%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (2.11%) Visualfiles
2 11 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.81%) Trello
2 10 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 49 (7.38%) Internet
2 30 (4.52%) Intranet
3 23 (3.46%) DNS
4 20 (3.01%) TCP/IP
5 18 (2.71%) Firewall
6 13 (1.96%) IPsec
6 13 (1.96%) Kerberos
7 10 (1.51%) SMTP
7 10 (1.51%) SAN
7 10 (1.51%) LDAP
7 10 (1.51%) NAS
8 3 (0.45%) VPN
9 1 (0.15%) LAN
9 1 (0.15%) WAN
9 1 (0.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 446 (67.17%) SQL Server
2 113 (17.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 79 (11.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 53 (7.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 50 (7.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 44 (6.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 39 (5.87%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (4.07%) MySQL
9 19 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
10 16 (2.41%) MongoDB
11 12 (1.81%) Crystal Reports
12 10 (1.51%) Relational Database
13 9 (1.36%) CorVu
14 5 (0.75%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.75%) NoSQL
14 5 (0.75%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.45%) DTS
16 2 (0.30%) SQL Anywhere
16 2 (0.30%) OLTP
16 2 (0.30%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 88 (13.25%) NUnit
2 60 (9.04%) Moq
2 60 (9.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 47 (7.08%) Visual Studio
4 41 (6.17%) Rhino Mocks
5 32 (4.82%) MSTest
6 6 (0.90%) Subversion
6 6 (0.90%) Cucumber
6 6 (0.90%) Selenium
7 5 (0.75%) JIRA
8 4 (0.60%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.60%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.30%) PowerBuilder
10 1 (0.15%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.15%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.15%) NCrunch
10 1 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.15%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 90 (13.55%) Finance
2 26 (3.92%) Legal
3 22 (3.31%) Pharmaceutical
4 15 (2.26%) Law
5 14 (2.11%) Advertising
6 13 (1.96%) Automotive
7 11 (1.66%) Billing
8 10 (1.51%) Marketing
9 8 (1.20%) Retail
10 4 (0.60%) Banking
11 3 (0.45%) Games
11 3 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 503 (75.75%) Developer
2 324 (48.80%) .NET Developer
3 151 (22.74%) Software Developer
4 115 (17.32%) C# Developer
5 103 (15.51%) VB.NET Developer
6 96 (14.46%) Analyst
7 90 (13.55%) C# .NET Developer
8 73 (10.99%) .NET Software Developer
9 66 (9.94%) Graduate
10 58 (8.73%) C# Software Developer
11 56 (8.43%) ASP.NET Developer
12 55 (8.28%) Graduate Developer
13 52 (7.83%) Junior
13 52 (7.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 50 (7.53%) Junior Developer
15 45 (6.78%) Web Developer
16 41 (6.17%) Support Analyst
17 35 (5.27%) Junior .NET Developer
18 34 (5.12%) Applications Support
18 34 (5.12%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 639 (96.23%) .NET
2 408 (61.45%) ASP.NET
3 245 (36.90%) HTML
4 222 (33.43%) XML
5 161 (24.25%) WCF
6 155 (23.34%) CSS
7 124 (18.67%) .NET Framework
8 97 (14.61%) jQuery
9 96 (14.46%) LINQ
9 96 (14.46%) Web Services
10 89 (13.40%) WinForms
11 87 (13.10%) WPF
12 86 (12.95%) ASP.NET MVC
13 64 (9.64%) Ajax
14 47 (7.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 41 (6.17%) Castle Windsor
16 39 (5.87%) XSLT
17 37 (5.57%) XHTML
18 33 (4.97%) SOAP
19 32 (4.82%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 89 (13.40%) Computer Science
2 33 (4.97%) Inversion of Control
3 32 (4.82%) Client/Server
4 29 (4.37%) Mathematics
4 29 (4.37%) Physics
5 13 (1.96%) PKI
6 12 (1.81%) Management Information System
6 12 (1.81%) Data Extraction
7 10 (1.51%) W3C
7 10 (1.51%) Clustering
8 7 (1.05%) N-Tier
9 5 (0.75%) Social Media
9 5 (0.75%) Tandem
9 5 (0.75%) PDA
10 4 (0.60%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.30%) LIMS
11 2 (0.30%) Online Games
11 2 (0.30%) Informatics
12 1 (0.15%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.15%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 198 (29.82%) Windows
2 20 (3.01%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (1.96%) Android
4 12 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (1.51%) UNIX
5 10 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.75%) Windows 8
6 5 (0.75%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.30%) Windows CE
7 2 (0.30%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.30%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.15%) Solaris
8 1 (0.15%) Linux
8 1 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (24.55%) MVC
2 98 (14.76%) TDD
3 86 (12.95%) OO
4 75 (11.30%) Scrum
5 61 (9.19%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (9.19%) Unit Testing
6 53 (7.98%) Software Engineering
6 53 (7.98%) Project Management
7 52 (7.83%) Web Application Development
8 44 (6.63%) ITIL
9 41 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
10 40 (6.02%) Kanban
11 37 (5.57%) Requirements Analysis
12 36 (5.42%) Continuous Integration
12 36 (5.42%) OOD
13 34 (5.12%) MVVM
14 33 (4.97%) Dependency Injection
15 29 (4.37%) Business Analysis
16 28 (4.22%) Migration
17 24 (3.61%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 490 (73.80%) C#
2 330 (49.70%) SQL
3 161 (24.25%) JavaScript
4 142 (21.39%) VB
5 114 (17.17%) T-SQL
6 74 (11.14%) VB6
7 34 (5.12%) VBA
8 29 (4.37%) PHP
9 20 (3.01%) Java
10 13 (1.96%) PowerShell
11 10 (1.51%) Perl
12 8 (1.20%) C++
13 6 (0.90%) VBScript
14 5 (0.75%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.60%) XQuery
15 4 (0.60%) XPath
16 3 (0.45%) C
17 1 (0.15%) Erlang
17 1 (0.15%) Bourne shell
17 1 (0.15%) F#
Qualifications
1 103 (15.51%) Degree
2 12 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (1.66%) ISEB
4 10 (1.51%) MCSE
4 10 (1.51%) MCITP
4 10 (1.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.30%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.15%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.15%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.51%) WCAG
2 8 (1.20%) QA
3 4 (0.60%) SLA
4 3 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.15%) HL7
System Software
1 24 (3.61%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.96%) NFS
3 6 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.60%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (1.51%) Norton AntiVirus
1 10 (1.51%) HP SIM
2 1 (0.15%) MOM
Vendors
1 174 (26.20%) Microsoft
2 15 (2.26%) DevExpress
2 15 (2.26%) Oracle
3 13 (1.96%) HP
4 11 (1.66%) VMware
5 10 (1.51%) Dell
5 10 (1.51%) IBM
5 10 (1.51%) Symantec
5 10 (1.51%) McAfee
6 6 (0.90%) Apple
7 5 (0.75%) Cisco
8 3 (0.45%) SYSPRO
9 2 (0.30%) Adobe
9 2 (0.30%) Sybase
10 1 (0.15%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.15%) Nintex
10 1 (0.15%) SAP
10 1 (0.15%) CA
10 1 (0.15%) Telerik
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Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Depending on exp +Benefits
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North West
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + bens
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
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