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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 61 32 35
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +3
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 292 442 463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.96% 6.61% 6.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.23% 11.05% 10.63%
Number of salaries quoted 280 408 432
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -0.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £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
4036 3999 4357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.67% 59.83% 59.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3422 3522 3900
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 30 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 30 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 -21 167 £37,500 +15.38% 22
Cheshire -10 92 £32,500 -7.14% 12
Lancashire -21 24 £29,000 -10.76% 2
Merseyside -17 7 £30,750 -5.38% 6
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 595 (95.35%) .NET
2 452 (72.44%) C#
3 410 (65.71%) SQL Server
4 390 (62.50%) ASP.NET
5 297 (47.60%) SQL
6 228 (36.54%) HTML
7 207 (33.17%) XML
8 185 (29.65%) Windows
9 163 (26.12%) Microsoft
10 159 (25.48%) Agile Software Development
11 154 (24.68%) JavaScript
12 153 (24.52%) MVC
13 150 (24.04%) CSS
14 149 (23.88%) WCF
15 126 (20.19%) VB
16 113 (18.11%) .NET Framework
17 112 (17.95%) Finance
18 110 (17.63%) OO
18 110 (17.63%) SQL Server 2008
19 101 (16.19%) T-SQL
20 98 (15.71%) Web Services
20 98 (15.71%) Degree
21 97 (15.54%) jQuery
22 93 (14.90%) LINQ
23 92 (14.74%) WinForms
24 87 (13.94%) TDD
25 83 (13.30%) WPF
26 82 (13.14%) Computer Science
26 82 (13.14%) NUnit
27 79 (12.66%) SQL Server 2005

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 34 (5.45%) IIS
2 23 (3.69%) SharePoint
3 19 (3.04%) MODX
4 18 (2.88%) MS Exchange
5 17 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
8 10 (1.60%) CMS
9 7 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.32%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.16%) WordPress
11 1 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 77 (12.34%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.60%) MS Office
3 2 (0.32%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.32%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.76%) Visualfiles
1 11 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.16%) SAP LE
2 1 (0.16%) Tridion
2 1 (0.16%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.16%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.16%) SAP WM
2 1 (0.16%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.28%) Trello
3 1 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (7.05%) Internet
2 26 (4.17%) Intranet
2 26 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 26 (4.17%) DNS
3 17 (2.72%) SAN
3 17 (2.72%) SMTP
3 17 (2.72%) NAS
4 10 (1.60%) Firewall
5 9 (1.44%) IPsec
5 9 (1.44%) Kerberos
5 9 (1.44%) LDAP
6 5 (0.80%) VPN
7 4 (0.64%) HTTP
8 1 (0.16%) LAN
8 1 (0.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 410 (65.71%) SQL Server
2 110 (17.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 79 (12.66%) SQL Server 2005
4 50 (8.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 48 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 47 (7.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 46 (7.37%) Data Warehouse
8 25 (4.01%) MySQL
9 17 (2.72%) Crystal Reports
10 15 (2.40%) SQL Server 2000
11 13 (2.08%) MongoDB
12 9 (1.44%) CorVu
12 9 (1.44%) Relational Database
13 5 (0.80%) MS Access
14 3 (0.48%) SAP Data Services
14 3 (0.48%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.48%) Oracle ODI
15 2 (0.32%) SQL Anywhere
15 2 (0.32%) OLTP
16 1 (0.16%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 82 (13.14%) NUnit
2 56 (8.97%) Moq
3 49 (7.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 43 (6.89%) Visual Studio
5 35 (5.61%) Rhino Mocks
6 26 (4.17%) MSTest
7 9 (1.44%) Subversion
8 6 (0.96%) Cucumber
8 6 (0.96%) Selenium
9 5 (0.80%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.48%) JIRA
10 3 (0.48%) ReSharper
10 3 (0.48%) NCrunch
11 2 (0.32%) PowerBuilder
11 2 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.16%) QuickTest Pro
12 1 (0.16%) Xcode
12 1 (0.16%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
General
1 112 (17.95%) Finance
2 19 (3.04%) Legal
3 14 (2.24%) Advertising
4 13 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 12 (1.92%) Law
5 12 (1.92%) Marketing
6 10 (1.60%) Automotive
7 8 (1.28%) Billing
8 4 (0.64%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.48%) Retail
10 2 (0.32%) Games
11 1 (0.16%) Banking
Job Titles
1 454 (72.76%) Developer
2 298 (47.76%) .NET Developer
3 127 (20.35%) Software Developer
4 115 (18.43%) C# Developer
5 96 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 91 (14.58%) Analyst
7 88 (14.10%) VB.NET Developer
8 68 (10.90%) .NET Software Developer
9 66 (10.58%) Graduate
10 60 (9.62%) ASP.NET Developer
11 58 (9.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 55 (8.81%) C# Software Developer
12 55 (8.81%) Graduate Developer
13 52 (8.33%) Junior
14 50 (8.01%) Junior Developer
15 49 (7.85%) Team Leader
16 42 (6.73%) Web Developer
17 41 (6.57%) Senior Developer
18 39 (6.25%) Development Team Leader
19 34 (5.45%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 595 (95.35%) .NET
2 390 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 228 (36.54%) HTML
4 207 (33.17%) XML
5 150 (24.04%) CSS
6 149 (23.88%) WCF
7 113 (18.11%) .NET Framework
8 98 (15.71%) Web Services
9 97 (15.54%) jQuery
10 93 (14.90%) LINQ
11 92 (14.74%) WinForms
12 83 (13.30%) WPF
13 73 (11.70%) ASP.NET MVC
14 57 (9.13%) Ajax
15 48 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 38 (6.09%) XSLT
17 36 (5.77%) XHTML
18 35 (5.61%) Castle Windsor
19 34 (5.45%) SOAP
19 34 (5.45%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 82 (13.14%) Computer Science
2 30 (4.81%) Mathematics
2 30 (4.81%) Physics
3 29 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (4.49%) Inversion of Control
5 27 (4.33%) Client/Server
6 17 (2.72%) Clustering
7 16 (2.56%) Data Extraction
8 12 (1.92%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.44%) PKI
9 9 (1.44%) User Experience
10 8 (1.28%) N-Tier
11 6 (0.96%) PDA
11 6 (0.96%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.80%) Social Media
12 5 (0.80%) W3C
13 3 (0.48%) Tandem
14 2 (0.32%) NHS
14 2 (0.32%) Online Games
14 2 (0.32%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 185 (29.65%) Windows
2 25 (4.01%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (3.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (1.92%) Android
5 10 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (1.60%) UNIX
6 2 (0.32%) Windows Vista
6 2 (0.32%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.32%) Windows CE
6 2 (0.32%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.32%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (0.16%) Solaris
7 1 (0.16%) Linux
7 1 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (25.48%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (24.52%) MVC
3 110 (17.63%) OO
4 87 (13.94%) TDD
5 64 (10.26%) Scrum
6 61 (9.78%) Unit Testing
7 48 (7.69%) Web Application Development
7 48 (7.69%) Project Management
8 47 (7.53%) Software Engineering
9 46 (7.37%) Business Intelligence
10 38 (6.09%) OOD
11 37 (5.93%) ITIL
12 33 (5.29%) Business Analysis
12 33 (5.29%) Requirements Analysis
12 33 (5.29%) Kanban
13 32 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
13 32 (5.13%) MVVM
14 31 (4.97%) Migration
14 31 (4.97%) OOP
14 31 (4.97%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 452 (72.44%) C#
2 297 (47.60%) SQL
3 154 (24.68%) JavaScript
4 126 (20.19%) VB
5 101 (16.19%) T-SQL
6 66 (10.58%) VB6
7 40 (6.41%) VBA
8 26 (4.17%) Java
9 25 (4.01%) PHP
10 17 (2.72%) Perl
11 16 (2.56%) PowerShell
12 10 (1.60%) C++
13 8 (1.28%) VBScript
14 5 (0.80%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.64%) C
15 4 (0.64%) XQuery
15 4 (0.64%) XPath
16 3 (0.48%) ABAP
16 3 (0.48%) Delphi
17 1 (0.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 98 (15.71%) Degree
2 12 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (1.44%) MCSE
3 9 (1.44%) MCITP
4 8 (1.28%) ISEB
4 8 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.32%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.32%) MCSD
6 1 (0.16%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.16%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.16%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.28%) QA
2 5 (0.80%) WCAG
3 3 (0.48%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.32%) SLA
4 2 (0.32%) HL7
System Software
1 27 (4.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.44%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (2.72%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (1.44%) HP SIM
3 7 (1.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 163 (26.12%) Microsoft
2 17 (2.72%) Symantec
3 11 (1.76%) DevExpress
4 10 (1.60%) McAfee
4 10 (1.60%) Oracle
5 9 (1.44%) HP
5 9 (1.44%) Dell
5 9 (1.44%) IBM
6 7 (1.12%) IronPort
7 4 (0.64%) SYSPRO
8 3 (0.48%) Netezza
8 3 (0.48%) Apple
8 3 (0.48%) SAP
9 2 (0.32%) Sybase
9 2 (0.32%) Adobe
9 2 (0.32%) Open-E
10 1 (0.16%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.16%) Cisco
10 1 (0.16%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.16%) Sitecore
Liverpool, Merseyside
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Middlewich, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 36,000 + Excellent Benfits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £54000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
H2ecommerce
Salary: Plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 10% bonus +Excellent Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago