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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 116 46 37
Rank change year-on-year
-70 -9
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 144 332 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.26% 4.72% 6.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.32% 8.62% 10.30%
Number of salaries quoted 131 308 425
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
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
3333 3852 4445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.41% 54.73% 59.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2815 3254 3945
Average salary £39,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -55 71 £40,000 +11.11% 17
Cheshire -31 46 £35,000 +16.66% 13
Lancashire -10 22 £32,500 +6.55% 9
Merseyside -17 4 £29,000 -12.12% 1
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 393 (100.00%) .NET
2 316 (80.41%) C#
3 266 (67.68%) ASP.NET
4 241 (61.32%) SQL Server
5 187 (47.58%) SQL
6 155 (39.44%) HTML
7 149 (37.91%) Agile Software Development
8 130 (33.08%) JavaScript
9 128 (32.57%) MVC
10 114 (29.01%) Microsoft
11 113 (28.75%) VB
12 110 (27.99%) CSS
13 99 (25.19%) .NET Framework
14 89 (22.65%) Windows
15 83 (21.12%) WCF
16 76 (19.34%) TDD
17 75 (19.08%) OO
18 71 (18.07%) Web Development
19 69 (17.56%) jQuery
20 67 (17.05%) ASP.NET MVC
20 67 (17.05%) XML
21 66 (16.79%) Web Services
22 65 (16.54%) Scrum
23 64 (16.28%) WinForms
24 59 (15.01%) WPF
25 57 (14.50%) MS Excel
26 53 (13.49%) T-SQL
27 45 (11.45%) Computer Science
28 43 (10.94%) Unit Testing
29 42 (10.69%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 24 (6.11%) IIS
2 23 (5.85%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.05%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (2.29%) Node.js
5 5 (1.27%) Alfresco
5 5 (1.27%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.76%) CMS
6 3 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.25%) Exstream Dialogue
8 1 (0.25%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 57 (14.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.78%) MS Office
3 1 (0.25%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 6 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.76%) Line 50
2 3 (0.76%) Tridion
3 1 (0.25%) Exstream
3 1 (0.25%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.02%) GitHub
3 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (10.18%) Internet
2 4 (1.02%) Wireless
2 4 (1.02%) LAN
2 4 (1.02%) WAN
2 4 (1.02%) HTTP
2 4 (1.02%) DNS
3 3 (0.76%) SAN
3 3 (0.76%) Intranet
3 3 (0.76%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.76%) SMTP
3 3 (0.76%) NAS
3 3 (0.76%) Extranet
4 2 (0.51%) FTP
5 1 (0.25%) Firewall
5 1 (0.25%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.25%) DHCP
5 1 (0.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (61.32%) SQL Server
2 31 (7.89%) MySQL
3 30 (7.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (5.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (5.60%) Relational Database
5 21 (5.34%) NoSQL
6 18 (4.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 17 (4.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (3.82%) Crystal Reports
9 15 (3.82%) RDBMS
10 13 (3.31%) MongoDB
11 12 (3.05%) SQL Server 2000
12 9 (2.29%) Oracle Database
13 8 (2.04%) RavenDB
14 7 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (1.78%) Data Mining
15 5 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 4 (1.02%) VLDB
17 3 (0.76%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 41 (10.43%) NUnit
2 35 (8.91%) Moq
3 33 (8.40%) MSTest
4 29 (7.38%) Visual Studio
5 25 (6.36%) Rhino Mocks
6 22 (5.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (3.05%) Subversion
8 11 (2.80%) Git (software)
9 9 (2.29%) JIRA
10 6 (1.53%) Selenium
11 5 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (1.27%) SoapUI
12 4 (1.02%) AccuRev
13 3 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 2 (0.51%) HP UFT
15 1 (0.25%) Bugzilla
15 1 (0.25%) WebDriver
15 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
15 1 (0.25%) FireMonkey
15 1 (0.25%) NCrunch
General
1 42 (10.69%) Finance
2 16 (4.07%) Retail
3 14 (3.56%) Back Office
3 14 (3.56%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.53%) Billing
5 5 (1.27%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.02%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.76%) Marketing
7 3 (0.76%) Advertising
8 2 (0.51%) Automotive
8 2 (0.51%) Legal
9 1 (0.25%) Games
9 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 349 (88.80%) Developer
2 239 (60.81%) .NET Developer
3 88 (22.39%) C# Developer
4 77 (19.59%) C# .NET Developer
5 69 (17.56%) Senior Developer
6 64 (16.28%) ASP.NET Developer
7 62 (15.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 57 (14.50%) Software Developer
9 45 (11.45%) Junior
9 45 (11.45%) Senior .NET Developer
10 44 (11.20%) Junior Developer
11 40 (10.18%) Analyst
12 38 (9.67%) VB.NET Developer
13 37 (9.41%) Web Developer
13 37 (9.41%) Senior C# Developer
14 36 (9.16%) Junior .NET Developer
15 33 (8.40%) Graduate Developer
15 33 (8.40%) Graduate
16 28 (7.12%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
17 27 (6.87%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 393 (100.00%) .NET
2 266 (67.68%) ASP.NET
3 155 (39.44%) HTML
4 110 (27.99%) CSS
5 99 (25.19%) .NET Framework
6 83 (21.12%) WCF
7 69 (17.56%) jQuery
8 67 (17.05%) XML
8 67 (17.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 66 (16.79%) Web Services
10 64 (16.28%) WinForms
11 59 (15.01%) WPF
12 38 (9.67%) HTML5
13 37 (9.41%) Entity Framework
14 33 (8.40%) Spring.NET
15 28 (7.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 26 (6.62%) XHTML
17 25 (6.36%) Castle Windsor
17 25 (6.36%) Ninject
17 25 (6.36%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 45 (11.45%) Computer Science
2 30 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (7.12%) N-Tier
4 25 (6.36%) Inversion of Control
5 16 (4.07%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.54%) User Experience
6 10 (2.54%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.78%) Social Media
8 6 (1.53%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.53%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.27%) W3C
9 5 (1.27%) E-Learning
9 5 (1.27%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.76%) PDA
10 3 (0.76%) Clustering
11 2 (0.51%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.51%) Statistics
11 2 (0.51%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.51%) Physics
12 1 (0.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 89 (22.65%) Windows
2 11 (2.80%) Android
2 11 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (1.78%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.02%) UNIX
6 3 (0.76%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.51%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.51%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (37.91%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (32.57%) MVC
3 76 (19.34%) TDD
4 75 (19.08%) OO
5 71 (18.07%) Web Development
6 65 (16.54%) Scrum
7 43 (10.94%) Unit Testing
8 41 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
9 39 (9.92%) Web Application Development
10 36 (9.16%) Mentoring
10 36 (9.16%) MVVM
11 33 (8.40%) Dependency Injection
12 32 (8.14%) Software Engineering
13 31 (7.89%) Kanban
14 22 (5.60%) OOP
15 20 (5.09%) OOD
16 18 (4.58%) E-Commerce
17 16 (4.07%) CRM
17 16 (4.07%) SOA
18 14 (3.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 316 (80.41%) C#
2 187 (47.58%) SQL
3 130 (33.08%) JavaScript
4 113 (28.75%) VB
5 53 (13.49%) T-SQL
6 41 (10.43%) VB6
7 34 (8.65%) Java
8 13 (3.31%) Ruby
9 11 (2.80%) C++
9 11 (2.80%) PHP
10 7 (1.78%) VBScript
10 7 (1.78%) VBA
11 6 (1.53%) Python
11 6 (1.53%) C
12 5 (1.27%) Perl
12 5 (1.27%) XQuery
12 5 (1.27%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.02%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.76%) Delphi
14 3 (0.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 39 (9.92%) Degree
2 6 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.02%) MCP
3 4 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.51%) ISEB
6 1 (0.25%) MCSE
6 1 (0.25%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.07%) SLA
2 4 (1.02%) QA
3 1 (0.25%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (1.53%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.27%) vSphere
3 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (0.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 114 (29.01%) Microsoft
2 17 (4.33%) Oracle
3 5 (1.27%) VMware
3 5 (1.27%) DevExpress
4 4 (1.02%) Business Objects
4 4 (1.02%) Sage
4 4 (1.02%) Remedy
5 3 (0.76%) Symantec
5 3 (0.76%) IronPort
6 2 (0.51%) SYSPRO
7 1 (0.25%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.25%) Red Gate
7 1 (0.25%) Cisco
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