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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 61 32 37
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +5
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 295 445 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.99% 6.57% 6.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.32% 11.11% 10.39%
Number of salaries quoted 281 409 423
Average salary £35,000 £33,250 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -0.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
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
4030 4005 4339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.52% 59.15% 59.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3383 3562 3890
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 £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -28 162 £37,500 +25.00% 18
Cheshire -8 98 £32,500 -7.14% 10
Lancashire -21 23 £30,500 -6.15% 2
Merseyside -16 10 £30,000 -7.69% 3
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 616 (95.80%) .NET
2 473 (73.56%) C#
3 431 (67.03%) SQL Server
4 403 (62.67%) ASP.NET
5 313 (48.68%) SQL
6 239 (37.17%) HTML
7 215 (33.44%) XML
8 188 (29.24%) Windows
9 168 (26.13%) Microsoft
10 167 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
11 158 (24.57%) MVC
12 156 (24.26%) JavaScript
13 155 (24.11%) WCF
14 154 (23.95%) CSS
15 136 (21.15%) VB
16 118 (18.35%) .NET Framework
17 114 (17.73%) SQL Server 2008
18 110 (17.11%) T-SQL
19 107 (16.64%) OO
20 104 (16.17%) Finance
21 101 (15.71%) Degree
22 99 (15.40%) jQuery
22 99 (15.40%) Web Services
23 96 (14.93%) LINQ
24 95 (14.77%) WinForms
25 91 (14.15%) TDD
26 86 (13.37%) Computer Science
27 85 (13.22%) NUnit
28 84 (13.06%) WPF
29 79 (12.29%) SQL Server 2005

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 27 (4.20%) IIS
2 25 (3.89%) SharePoint
3 21 (3.27%) MODX
4 12 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (1.71%) MS Exchange
5 11 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (1.56%) CMS
7 7 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.31%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.16%) WordPress
9 1 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 79 (12.29%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.56%) MS Office
3 2 (0.31%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.31%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (1.87%) Visualfiles
2 11 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.16%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.16%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.16%) SAP WM
3 1 (0.16%) Tridion
3 1 (0.16%) SAP QM
3 1 (0.16%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.71%) Trello
3 1 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 45 (7.00%) Internet
2 27 (4.20%) Intranet
3 19 (2.95%) DNS
3 19 (2.95%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.87%) Firewall
5 10 (1.56%) NAS
5 10 (1.56%) SAN
5 10 (1.56%) SMTP
6 9 (1.40%) Kerberos
6 9 (1.40%) LDAP
6 9 (1.40%) IPsec
7 5 (0.78%) VPN
8 2 (0.31%) HTTP
9 1 (0.16%) LAN
9 1 (0.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 431 (67.03%) SQL Server
2 114 (17.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 79 (12.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 50 (7.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 49 (7.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 48 (7.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 44 (6.84%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (4.20%) MySQL
9 17 (2.64%) SQL Server 2000
9 17 (2.64%) Crystal Reports
10 14 (2.18%) MongoDB
11 9 (1.40%) CorVu
11 9 (1.40%) Relational Database
12 5 (0.78%) MS Access
13 3 (0.47%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.47%) Oracle ODI
13 3 (0.47%) SAP Data Services
14 2 (0.31%) NoSQL
14 2 (0.31%) SQL Anywhere
14 2 (0.31%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 85 (13.22%) NUnit
2 59 (9.18%) Moq
3 56 (8.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 44 (6.84%) Visual Studio
5 37 (5.75%) Rhino Mocks
6 28 (4.35%) MSTest
7 9 (1.40%) Subversion
8 6 (0.93%) Cucumber
8 6 (0.93%) Selenium
8 6 (0.93%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.47%) JIRA
10 2 (0.31%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.31%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.31%) NCrunch
10 2 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.31%) PowerBuilder
11 1 (0.16%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
General
1 104 (16.17%) Finance
2 20 (3.11%) Legal
3 16 (2.49%) Pharmaceutical
4 14 (2.18%) Advertising
5 13 (2.02%) Law
6 11 (1.71%) Automotive
7 10 (1.56%) Marketing
8 9 (1.40%) Billing
9 4 (0.62%) Retail
9 4 (0.62%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.47%) Banking
11 2 (0.31%) Games
Job Titles
1 478 (74.34%) Developer
2 314 (48.83%) .NET Developer
3 136 (21.15%) Software Developer
4 117 (18.20%) C# Developer
5 98 (15.24%) VB.NET Developer
6 96 (14.93%) C# .NET Developer
7 90 (14.00%) Analyst
8 72 (11.20%) .NET Software Developer
9 68 (10.58%) Graduate
10 58 (9.02%) C# Software Developer
10 58 (9.02%) ASP.NET Developer
11 57 (8.86%) Graduate Developer
12 56 (8.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 53 (8.24%) Junior
14 51 (7.93%) Junior Developer
15 43 (6.69%) Web Developer
16 42 (6.53%) Team Leader
17 40 (6.22%) Senior Developer
18 38 (5.91%) Development Team Leader
19 35 (5.44%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 616 (95.80%) .NET
2 403 (62.67%) ASP.NET
3 239 (37.17%) HTML
4 215 (33.44%) XML
5 155 (24.11%) WCF
6 154 (23.95%) CSS
7 118 (18.35%) .NET Framework
8 99 (15.40%) jQuery
8 99 (15.40%) Web Services
9 96 (14.93%) LINQ
10 95 (14.77%) WinForms
11 84 (13.06%) WPF
12 78 (12.13%) ASP.NET MVC
13 60 (9.33%) Ajax
14 49 (7.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 37 (5.75%) XHTML
15 37 (5.75%) XSLT
15 37 (5.75%) Castle Windsor
16 35 (5.44%) SOAP
17 34 (5.29%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 86 (13.37%) Computer Science
2 32 (4.98%) Mathematics
2 32 (4.98%) Physics
3 30 (4.67%) Inversion of Control
4 29 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (4.51%) Client/Server
5 14 (2.18%) Data Extraction
6 12 (1.87%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.56%) Clustering
8 9 (1.40%) PKI
8 9 (1.40%) User Experience
9 8 (1.24%) N-Tier
10 6 (0.93%) PDA
10 6 (0.93%) W3C
11 5 (0.78%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.78%) Social Media
12 3 (0.47%) Tandem
13 2 (0.31%) Online Games
13 2 (0.31%) NHS
14 1 (0.16%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 188 (29.24%) Windows
2 19 (2.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (2.02%) Android
4 12 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (1.56%) UNIX
6 3 (0.47%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.47%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.31%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.31%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.31%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.16%) Solaris
8 1 (0.16%) Linux
8 1 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (24.57%) MVC
3 107 (16.64%) OO
4 91 (14.15%) TDD
5 68 (10.58%) Scrum
6 67 (10.42%) Unit Testing
7 50 (7.78%) Software Engineering
7 50 (7.78%) Project Management
7 50 (7.78%) Web Application Development
8 44 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
9 39 (6.07%) OOD
10 36 (5.60%) Requirements Analysis
11 35 (5.44%) ITIL
11 35 (5.44%) Kanban
12 33 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
13 32 (4.98%) MVVM
13 32 (4.98%) Mentoring
13 32 (4.98%) OOP
14 30 (4.67%) Business Analysis
15 28 (4.35%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 473 (73.56%) C#
2 313 (48.68%) SQL
3 156 (24.26%) JavaScript
4 136 (21.15%) VB
5 110 (17.11%) T-SQL
6 74 (11.51%) VB6
7 37 (5.75%) VBA
8 27 (4.20%) PHP
9 24 (3.73%) Java
10 10 (1.56%) Perl
10 10 (1.56%) C++
11 9 (1.40%) PowerShell
12 8 (1.24%) VBScript
13 5 (0.78%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.62%) XPath
14 4 (0.62%) XQuery
15 3 (0.47%) C
15 3 (0.47%) Delphi
16 2 (0.31%) ABAP
17 1 (0.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 101 (15.71%) Degree
2 11 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (1.40%) ISEB
3 9 (1.40%) MCSE
3 9 (1.40%) MCITP
3 9 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.31%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.16%) MCSD
5 1 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.24%) QA
2 6 (0.93%) WCAG
3 3 (0.47%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.31%) HL7
System Software
1 20 (3.11%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.40%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (1.40%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 168 (26.13%) Microsoft
2 13 (2.02%) DevExpress
3 11 (1.71%) Oracle
4 10 (1.56%) Symantec
4 10 (1.56%) McAfee
5 9 (1.40%) IBM
5 9 (1.40%) HP
5 9 (1.40%) Dell
6 4 (0.62%) SYSPRO
6 4 (0.62%) Apple
7 3 (0.47%) Cisco
7 3 (0.47%) VMware
7 3 (0.47%) Netezza
8 2 (0.31%) SAP
8 2 (0.31%) Sybase
8 2 (0.31%) Adobe
9 1 (0.16%) Telerik
9 1 (0.16%) Open-E
9 1 (0.16%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.16%) Sitecore
Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits + big bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capital Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + Depending on exp +Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 36,000 + Excellent Benfits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago