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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 63 40 33
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -7
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 287 396 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.90% 5.83% 7.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.56% 9.46% 11.82%
Number of salaries quoted 262 371 537
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,000 £42,500
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
3798 4185 4942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 51.55% 61.62% 61.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3333 3645 4454
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £25,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -27 155 £37,500 +7.14% 24
Cheshire +5 89 £37,500 +7.14% 17
Lancashire -9 35 £32,500 - 2
Merseyside -10 8 £25,000 -10.71%
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 563 (96.57%) .NET
2 441 (75.64%) C#
3 401 (68.78%) ASP.NET
4 358 (61.41%) SQL Server
5 258 (44.25%) SQL
6 196 (33.62%) Windows
7 194 (33.28%) HTML
8 184 (31.56%) JavaScript
9 180 (30.87%) Microsoft
10 175 (30.02%) MVC
11 160 (27.44%) XML
12 151 (25.90%) Agile Software Development
13 146 (25.04%) WCF
14 134 (22.98%) CSS
15 121 (20.75%) OO
16 111 (19.04%) VB
17 107 (18.35%) SQL Server 2008
18 104 (17.84%) .NET Framework
18 104 (17.84%) Finance
19 103 (17.67%) WPF
20 98 (16.81%) jQuery
21 93 (15.95%) Web Services
22 92 (15.78%) ASP.NET MVC
23 91 (15.61%) LINQ
24 80 (13.72%) TDD
25 78 (13.38%) WinForms
26 75 (12.86%) Degree
26 75 (12.86%) MS Excel
27 74 (12.69%) NUnit
28 73 (12.52%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 43 (7.38%) IIS
2 34 (5.83%) MS Exchange
3 31 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2007
3 31 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 23 (3.95%) SharePoint
5 12 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (1.72%) CMS
7 8 (1.37%) Umbraco
8 7 (1.20%) MODX
9 3 (0.51%) Node.js
10 1 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.17%) WordPress
10 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.17%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 75 (12.86%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.54%) MS Office
3 2 (0.34%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.34%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.54%) Visualfiles
2 5 (0.86%) Tridion
3 3 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP LE
4 1 (0.17%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.17%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.34%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (7.38%) Internet
2 31 (5.32%) DNS
2 31 (5.32%) SAN
2 31 (5.32%) SMTP
2 31 (5.32%) TCP/IP
2 31 (5.32%) NAS
3 19 (3.26%) Intranet
4 5 (0.86%) VPN
4 5 (0.86%) HTTP
5 2 (0.34%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 358 (61.41%) SQL Server
2 107 (18.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 57 (9.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 50 (8.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 47 (8.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 37 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 31 (5.32%) MySQL
8 29 (4.97%) Relational Database
9 28 (4.80%) Data Warehouse
10 22 (3.77%) MongoDB
11 20 (3.43%) Crystal Reports
12 19 (3.26%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
14 6 (1.03%) NoSQL
15 5 (0.86%) MS Access
16 4 (0.69%) OLTP
16 4 (0.69%) Oracle Database
17 3 (0.51%) Oracle ODI
17 3 (0.51%) CorVu
17 3 (0.51%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 74 (12.69%) NUnit
2 59 (10.12%) Visual Studio
3 46 (7.89%) Moq
4 35 (6.00%) Rhino Mocks
5 30 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 30 (5.15%) MSTest
6 11 (1.89%) Subversion
7 10 (1.72%) Cucumber
7 10 (1.72%) Selenium
8 9 (1.54%) JIRA
9 6 (1.03%) Xcode
10 5 (0.86%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.69%) ReSharper
11 4 (0.69%) NCrunch
12 3 (0.51%) Git (software)
13 2 (0.34%) PowerBuilder
13 2 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 104 (17.84%) Finance
2 14 (2.40%) Marketing
3 12 (2.06%) Advertising
4 10 (1.72%) Law
4 10 (1.72%) Legal
5 8 (1.37%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.03%) Billing
7 3 (0.51%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.51%) Automotive
8 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.34%) Games
9 1 (0.17%) Retail
9 1 (0.17%) Back Office
9 1 (0.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 452 (77.53%) Developer
2 311 (53.34%) .NET Developer
3 117 (20.07%) C# Developer
4 101 (17.32%) C# .NET Developer
5 98 (16.81%) Software Developer
6 85 (14.58%) ASP.NET Developer
7 80 (13.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 61 (10.46%) .NET Software Developer
9 59 (10.12%) Senior Developer
10 55 (9.43%) VB.NET Developer
11 54 (9.26%) Analyst
12 50 (8.58%) Web Developer
13 46 (7.89%) C# Software Developer
14 45 (7.72%) Junior
14 45 (7.72%) Junior Developer
15 44 (7.55%) Graduate
16 42 (7.20%) Senior .NET Developer
17 37 (6.35%) Graduate Developer
18 35 (6.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
18 35 (6.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 563 (96.57%) .NET
2 401 (68.78%) ASP.NET
3 194 (33.28%) HTML
4 160 (27.44%) XML
5 146 (25.04%) WCF
6 134 (22.98%) CSS
7 104 (17.84%) .NET Framework
8 103 (17.67%) WPF
9 98 (16.81%) jQuery
10 93 (15.95%) Web Services
11 92 (15.78%) ASP.NET MVC
12 91 (15.61%) LINQ
13 78 (13.38%) WinForms
14 51 (8.75%) Ajax
15 49 (8.40%) XHTML
16 38 (6.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 35 (6.00%) Castle Windsor
18 34 (5.83%) XSLT
19 33 (5.66%) SOAP
19 33 (5.66%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 60 (10.29%) Computer Science
2 31 (5.32%) Clustering
3 29 (4.97%) Inversion of Control
4 28 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (2.74%) Mathematics
5 16 (2.74%) Physics
6 14 (2.40%) Data Extraction
7 12 (2.06%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.89%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.20%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.20%) W3C
10 6 (1.03%) PDA
10 6 (1.03%) User Experience
11 4 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.51%) Social Media
12 3 (0.51%) GIS
13 2 (0.34%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.34%) NHS
13 2 (0.34%) Online Games
14 1 (0.17%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 196 (33.62%) Windows
2 34 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (5.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (3.26%) Android
5 13 (2.23%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.03%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.69%) UNIX
9 2 (0.34%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.34%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.34%) Linux
9 2 (0.34%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.34%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.17%) Solaris
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.17%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (30.02%) MVC
2 151 (25.90%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (20.75%) OO
4 80 (13.72%) TDD
5 73 (12.52%) Web Development
6 55 (9.43%) Scrum
7 52 (8.92%) Software Engineering
8 47 (8.06%) Project Management
8 47 (8.06%) Web Application Development
9 43 (7.38%) Migration
10 42 (7.20%) Business Intelligence
11 41 (7.03%) MVVM
11 41 (7.03%) Unit Testing
12 38 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
13 36 (6.17%) Kanban
14 35 (6.00%) Mentoring
15 34 (5.83%) Requirements Analysis
16 32 (5.49%) OOP
17 31 (5.32%) ITIL
17 31 (5.32%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 441 (75.64%) C#
2 258 (44.25%) SQL
3 184 (31.56%) JavaScript
4 111 (19.04%) VB
5 59 (10.12%) T-SQL
6 50 (8.58%) VB6
7 35 (6.00%) Java
8 31 (5.32%) Perl
9 30 (5.15%) VBA
10 21 (3.60%) PowerShell
11 16 (2.74%) VBScript
12 15 (2.57%) PHP
13 9 (1.54%) C++
14 6 (1.03%) XAML
14 6 (1.03%) Objective-C
15 5 (0.86%) C
16 4 (0.69%) Delphi
17 3 (0.51%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.51%) ABAP
17 3 (0.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 75 (12.86%) Degree
2 14 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.20%) MCP
4 2 (0.34%) MCSD
4 2 (0.34%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.17%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.06%) SLA
2 9 (1.54%) QA
3 7 (1.20%) WCAG
4 2 (0.34%) HL7
System Software
1 33 (5.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 31 (5.32%) Norton AntiVirus
2 20 (3.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 180 (30.87%) Microsoft
2 31 (5.32%) Symantec
3 21 (3.60%) IronPort
4 13 (2.23%) Oracle
5 10 (1.72%) McAfee
6 8 (1.37%) SYSPRO
7 7 (1.20%) Google
8 6 (1.03%) Apple
9 5 (0.86%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.51%) VMware
10 3 (0.51%) Netezza
10 3 (0.51%) Adobe
10 3 (0.51%) SAP
10 3 (0.51%) DevExpress
10 3 (0.51%) Open-E
11 2 (0.34%) Cisco
11 2 (0.34%) Sybase
11 2 (0.34%) ESRI
11 2 (0.34%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.17%) Sitecore
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