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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 118 52 34
Rank change year-on-year
-66 -18
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 137 311 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.10% 4.32% 6.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.07% 7.91% 10.30%
Number of salaries quoted 128 292 405
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
3365 3932 4233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 51.59% 54.64% 58.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2854 3307 3755
Average salary £38,412 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015. 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 -69 62 £37,500 - 29
Cheshire -34 41 £35,000 +16.66% 22
Lancashire +4 25 £32,500 +6.55% 7
Merseyside -1 7 £30,000 +3.44% 3
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

1 340 (100.00%) .NET
2 275 (80.88%) C#
3 234 (68.82%) ASP.NET
4 199 (58.53%) SQL Server
5 171 (50.29%) SQL
6 139 (40.88%) Agile Software Development
7 138 (40.59%) HTML
8 109 (32.06%) JavaScript
9 106 (31.18%) MVC
10 97 (28.53%) CSS
11 95 (27.94%) Microsoft
12 91 (26.76%) .NET Framework
13 84 (24.71%) VB
14 81 (23.82%) WCF
15 70 (20.59%) Web Services
16 67 (19.71%) TDD
17 65 (19.12%) Windows
18 64 (18.82%) jQuery
19 60 (17.65%) Scrum
20 59 (17.35%) XML
21 57 (16.76%) WPF
22 56 (16.47%) WinForms
22 56 (16.47%) OO
23 54 (15.88%) T-SQL
24 53 (15.59%) MS Excel
25 52 (15.29%) Web Development
25 52 (15.29%) ASP.NET MVC
26 43 (12.65%) Web Application Development
27 42 (12.35%) Computer Science
27 42 (12.35%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 16 (4.71%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.82%) IIS
3 8 (2.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (1.47%) Node.js
4 5 (1.47%) Alfresco
5 3 (0.88%) CMS
6 2 (0.59%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.29%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 53 (15.59%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.53%) MS Office
3 2 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.88%) Line 50
2 3 (0.88%) Tridion
3 2 (0.59%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.29%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (1.18%) GitHub
2 1 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (12.35%) Internet
2 4 (1.18%) Extranet
2 4 (1.18%) Wireless
2 4 (1.18%) FTP
2 4 (1.18%) HTTP
2 4 (1.18%) LAN
2 4 (1.18%) WAN
3 1 (0.29%) DHCP
3 1 (0.29%) VPN
3 1 (0.29%) DNS
3 1 (0.29%) Intranet
3 1 (0.29%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (58.53%) SQL Server
2 33 (9.71%) MySQL
3 23 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (5.29%) NoSQL
6 17 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (4.71%) Relational Database
8 15 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 14 (4.12%) Crystal Reports
10 11 (3.24%) RDBMS
11 9 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (2.06%) MongoDB
13 7 (2.06%) Data Mining
13 7 (2.06%) Oracle Database
14 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
15 4 (1.18%) RavenDB
16 3 (0.88%) MS Access
17 2 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 31 (9.12%) NUnit
2 26 (7.65%) MSTest
2 26 (7.65%) Moq
3 25 (7.35%) Rhino Mocks
3 25 (7.35%) Visual Studio
4 17 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (2.94%) Git (software)
5 10 (2.94%) Subversion
6 9 (2.65%) Selenium
6 9 (2.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (1.47%) SoapUI
7 5 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (1.47%) JIRA
8 4 (1.18%) HP UFT
8 4 (1.18%) AccuRev
9 3 (0.88%) SilkTest
10 2 (0.59%) Rational Functional Tester
11 1 (0.29%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.29%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.29%) Cucumber
General
1 37 (10.88%) Finance
2 16 (4.71%) Retail
3 13 (3.82%) Back Office
4 12 (3.53%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.18%) Billing
5 4 (1.18%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.88%) Marketing
6 3 (0.88%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.59%) Legal
7 2 (0.59%) Games
7 2 (0.59%) Banking
8 1 (0.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 313 (92.06%) Developer
2 220 (64.71%) .NET Developer
3 74 (21.76%) C# Developer
4 67 (19.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 59 (17.35%) Software Developer
6 55 (16.18%) ASP.NET Developer
7 50 (14.71%) Senior Developer
8 46 (13.53%) Junior
8 46 (13.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 45 (13.24%) Junior Developer
10 40 (11.76%) VB.NET Developer
11 38 (11.18%) Junior .NET Developer
12 35 (10.29%) Web Developer
13 33 (9.71%) Graduate
13 33 (9.71%) Graduate Developer
13 33 (9.71%) Senior .NET Developer
14 32 (9.41%) Analyst
15 27 (7.94%) Graduate .NET Developer
16 24 (7.06%) Senior C# Developer
17 22 (6.47%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 340 (100.00%) .NET
2 234 (68.82%) ASP.NET
3 138 (40.59%) HTML
4 97 (28.53%) CSS
5 91 (26.76%) .NET Framework
6 81 (23.82%) WCF
7 70 (20.59%) Web Services
8 64 (18.82%) jQuery
9 59 (17.35%) XML
10 57 (16.76%) WPF
11 56 (16.47%) WinForms
12 52 (15.29%) ASP.NET MVC
13 39 (11.47%) HTML5
14 30 (8.82%) Entity Framework
15 29 (8.53%) Spring.NET
16 27 (7.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 26 (7.65%) ASP.NET Web API
18 25 (7.35%) Unity DI Container
18 25 (7.35%) Castle Windsor
18 25 (7.35%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 42 (12.35%) Computer Science
2 27 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (7.35%) Inversion of Control
3 25 (7.35%) N-Tier
4 18 (5.29%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (3.24%) User Experience
6 9 (2.65%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.47%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.47%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.47%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.88%) E-Learning
8 3 (0.88%) Social Media
9 2 (0.59%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.59%) PDA
9 2 (0.59%) Statistics
9 2 (0.59%) W3C
10 1 (0.29%) NHS
10 1 (0.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 65 (19.12%) Windows
2 8 (2.35%) Android
3 5 (1.47%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.59%) UNIX
4 2 (0.59%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.59%) Linux
4 2 (0.59%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (40.88%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (31.18%) MVC
3 67 (19.71%) TDD
4 60 (17.65%) Scrum
5 56 (16.47%) OO
6 52 (15.29%) Web Development
7 43 (12.65%) Web Application Development
8 40 (11.76%) Unit Testing
9 39 (11.47%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (10.00%) Kanban
11 32 (9.41%) MVVM
11 32 (9.41%) Mentoring
12 29 (8.53%) Dependency Injection
13 23 (6.76%) Software Engineering
14 19 (5.59%) E-Commerce
14 19 (5.59%) OOP
15 18 (5.29%) CRM
15 18 (5.29%) SOA
16 14 (4.12%) Coaching
17 13 (3.82%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 275 (80.88%) C#
2 171 (50.29%) SQL
3 109 (32.06%) JavaScript
4 84 (24.71%) VB
5 54 (15.88%) T-SQL
6 30 (8.82%) VB6
7 24 (7.06%) Java
8 11 (3.24%) PHP
8 11 (3.24%) Ruby
9 9 (2.65%) VBScript
10 8 (2.35%) VBA
11 5 (1.47%) XQuery
11 5 (1.47%) C++
12 4 (1.18%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.18%) Python
13 3 (0.88%) XPath
14 2 (0.59%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 2 (0.59%) Delphi
14 2 (0.59%) C
15 1 (0.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 36 (10.59%) Degree
2 6 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.18%) MCP
3 4 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (1.18%) ISEB
4 3 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (0.88%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.29%) MCSE
5 1 (0.29%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.82%) SLA
2 4 (1.18%) QA
3 1 (0.29%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (1.47%) vSphere
2 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 95 (27.94%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.41%) Oracle
3 6 (1.76%) DevExpress
4 4 (1.18%) Sage
4 4 (1.18%) SAP
5 2 (0.59%) Remedy
5 2 (0.59%) VMware
6 1 (0.29%) Micro Focus
6 1 (0.29%) Red Gate
6 1 (0.29%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.29%) IBM
6 1 (0.29%) HP
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