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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 62 35 37
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +2
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 291 437 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.87% 6.53% 6.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.18% 10.70% 10.45%
Number of salaries quoted 273 399 403
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,200 £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
4055 4085 4247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 53.90% 61.04% 59.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3454 3590 3780
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 £45,000 £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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -24 173 £37,500 +7.14% 26
Cheshire -17 83 £33,250 -5.00% 8
Lancashire -12 25 £30,500 -6.15% 2
Merseyside -22 8 £27,500 -15.38% 3
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 571 (95.17%) .NET
2 425 (70.83%) C#
3 388 (64.67%) ASP.NET
4 375 (62.50%) SQL Server
5 280 (46.67%) SQL
6 216 (36.00%) HTML
7 191 (31.83%) XML
8 190 (31.67%) Windows
9 166 (27.67%) Microsoft
10 159 (26.50%) JavaScript
11 150 (25.00%) MVC
12 144 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
13 142 (23.67%) WCF
14 140 (23.33%) CSS
15 118 (19.67%) VB
15 118 (19.67%) Finance
16 110 (18.33%) OO
17 100 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
18 97 (16.17%) .NET Framework
19 93 (15.50%) jQuery
20 91 (15.17%) Web Services
21 90 (15.00%) WPF
22 89 (14.83%) LINQ
23 86 (14.33%) Degree
24 84 (14.00%) T-SQL
25 82 (13.67%) WinForms
26 79 (13.17%) TDD
26 79 (13.17%) MS Excel
27 76 (12.67%) Computer Science
28 74 (12.33%) NUnit

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 37 (6.17%) IIS
2 26 (4.33%) MS Exchange
3 25 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 25 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (3.00%) SharePoint
4 18 (3.00%) MODX
5 12 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (1.67%) CMS
7 9 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (1.17%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.17%) WordPress
11 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 79 (13.17%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.50%) MS Office
3 2 (0.33%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.33%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.83%) Visualfiles
1 11 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.67%) Tridion
3 1 (0.17%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.17%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.17%) SAP WM
3 1 (0.17%) SAP QM
3 1 (0.17%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.33%) Trello
4 1 (0.17%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 45 (7.50%) Internet
2 32 (5.33%) TCP/IP
2 32 (5.33%) DNS
3 25 (4.17%) SAN
3 25 (4.17%) SMTP
3 25 (4.17%) NAS
4 22 (3.67%) Intranet
5 7 (1.17%) LDAP
5 7 (1.17%) Kerberos
5 7 (1.17%) Firewall
5 7 (1.17%) IPsec
6 5 (0.83%) VPN
7 4 (0.67%) HTTP
8 1 (0.17%) LAN
8 1 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 375 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 100 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 69 (11.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 52 (8.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 48 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 47 (7.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 45 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
8 26 (4.33%) MySQL
9 16 (2.67%) Crystal Reports
10 12 (2.00%) SQL Server 2000
10 12 (2.00%) MongoDB
10 12 (2.00%) Relational Database
11 9 (1.50%) CorVu
12 6 (1.00%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.83%) MS Access
14 3 (0.50%) OLTP
14 3 (0.50%) SAP Data Services
14 3 (0.50%) Oracle ODI
15 2 (0.33%) SQL Anywhere
16 1 (0.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 74 (12.33%) NUnit
2 50 (8.33%) Moq
3 45 (7.50%) Visual Studio
4 35 (5.83%) Rhino Mocks
5 34 (5.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 26 (4.33%) MSTest
7 8 (1.33%) Subversion
8 6 (1.00%) Cucumber
8 6 (1.00%) Selenium
9 5 (0.83%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.67%) Xcode
11 3 (0.50%) NCrunch
11 3 (0.50%) JIRA
11 3 (0.50%) ReSharper
12 2 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.33%) PowerBuilder
13 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
13 1 (0.17%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 118 (19.67%) Finance
2 17 (2.83%) Marketing
3 15 (2.50%) Legal
4 11 (1.83%) Advertising
4 11 (1.83%) Law
5 8 (1.33%) Automotive
5 8 (1.33%) Billing
6 7 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (0.67%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.33%) Games
8 2 (0.33%) Retail
9 1 (0.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 432 (72.00%) Developer
2 288 (48.00%) .NET Developer
3 114 (19.00%) C# Developer
4 107 (17.83%) Software Developer
5 95 (15.83%) C# .NET Developer
6 83 (13.83%) Analyst
7 80 (13.33%) VB.NET Developer
8 66 (11.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 66 (11.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 62 (10.33%) Graduate
10 61 (10.17%) .NET Software Developer
11 52 (8.67%) C# Software Developer
11 52 (8.67%) Graduate Developer
12 49 (8.17%) Team Leader
13 48 (8.00%) Junior
13 48 (8.00%) Senior Developer
14 47 (7.83%) Junior Developer
15 40 (6.67%) Development Team Leader
16 37 (6.17%) Web Developer
17 34 (5.67%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 571 (95.17%) .NET
2 388 (64.67%) ASP.NET
3 216 (36.00%) HTML
4 191 (31.83%) XML
5 142 (23.67%) WCF
6 140 (23.33%) CSS
7 97 (16.17%) .NET Framework
8 93 (15.50%) jQuery
9 91 (15.17%) Web Services
10 90 (15.00%) WPF
11 89 (14.83%) LINQ
12 82 (13.67%) WinForms
13 73 (12.17%) ASP.NET MVC
14 46 (7.67%) Ajax
15 44 (7.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 38 (6.33%) XSLT
17 35 (5.83%) Castle Windsor
18 33 (5.50%) XHTML
19 31 (5.17%) SOAP
20 29 (4.83%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 76 (12.67%) Computer Science
2 29 (4.83%) Inversion of Control
3 25 (4.17%) Clustering
3 25 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (4.00%) Mathematics
4 24 (4.00%) Physics
5 23 (3.83%) Client/Server
6 18 (3.00%) Data Extraction
7 12 (2.00%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.83%) User Experience
9 8 (1.33%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.17%) PKI
11 6 (1.00%) PDA
12 5 (0.83%) Social Media
12 5 (0.83%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.50%) Tandem
14 2 (0.33%) NHS
14 2 (0.33%) W3C
14 2 (0.33%) Online Games
14 2 (0.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 190 (31.67%) Windows
2 31 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (4.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (2.50%) Android
5 10 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (1.67%) UNIX
6 8 (1.33%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.83%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.33%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.33%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.33%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.17%) Solaris
9 1 (0.17%) Linux
9 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (25.00%) MVC
2 144 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (18.33%) OO
4 79 (13.17%) TDD
5 54 (9.00%) Scrum
6 50 (8.33%) Project Management
6 50 (8.33%) Web Application Development
7 46 (7.67%) Unit Testing
7 46 (7.67%) Business Intelligence
8 42 (7.00%) Software Engineering
9 39 (6.50%) Migration
9 39 (6.50%) Web Development
10 37 (6.17%) MVVM
11 36 (6.00%) ITIL
12 35 (5.83%) OOP
12 35 (5.83%) Requirements Analysis
13 33 (5.50%) Continuous Integration
13 33 (5.50%) Kanban
13 33 (5.50%) Mentoring
14 32 (5.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 425 (70.83%) C#
2 280 (46.67%) SQL
3 159 (26.50%) JavaScript
4 118 (19.67%) VB
5 84 (14.00%) T-SQL
6 61 (10.17%) VB6
7 39 (6.50%) VBA
8 33 (5.50%) Java
9 25 (4.17%) Perl
9 25 (4.17%) PHP
10 22 (3.67%) PowerShell
11 11 (1.83%) VBScript
12 10 (1.67%) C++
13 4 (0.67%) C
13 4 (0.67%) XQuery
13 4 (0.67%) XAML
13 4 (0.67%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.50%) XPath
14 3 (0.50%) ABAP
14 3 (0.50%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 86 (14.33%) Degree
2 16 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.17%) MCSE
3 7 (1.17%) MCITP
4 6 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (1.00%) ISEB
5 3 (0.50%) MCP
6 2 (0.33%) MCSD
6 2 (0.33%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.17%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.17%) MCTS
7 1 (0.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.67%) QA
2 8 (1.33%) SLA
3 2 (0.33%) WCAG
3 2 (0.33%) HL7
3 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (5.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 25 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
2 14 (2.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 7 (1.17%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 166 (27.67%) Microsoft
2 25 (4.17%) Symantec
3 15 (2.50%) IronPort
4 10 (1.67%) McAfee
5 9 (1.50%) DevExpress
6 7 (1.17%) HP
6 7 (1.17%) Dell
6 7 (1.17%) Oracle
6 7 (1.17%) IBM
7 4 (0.67%) Apple
7 4 (0.67%) SYSPRO
7 4 (0.67%) EPiServer
7 4 (0.67%) Google
8 3 (0.50%) Netezza
8 3 (0.50%) SAP
9 2 (0.33%) Sybase
9 2 (0.33%) Adobe
9 2 (0.33%) Open-E
10 1 (0.17%) Telerik
10 1 (0.17%) Sitecore
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hofmann Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Talent Spa
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £36,000 to £43,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Depending on exp +Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago