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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 52 31 34
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 322 444 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.33% 6.44% 6.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.93% 11.00% 10.86%
Number of salaries quoted 305 412 446
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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
4063 4037 4357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.65% 58.59% 59.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3380 3605 3938
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 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 2 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 -20 182 £37,500 +25.00% 22
Cheshire -6 101 £32,500 -7.14% 14
Lancashire -15 24 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Merseyside -6 13 £29,000 -10.76% 4
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 638 (96.08%) .NET
2 490 (73.80%) C#
3 450 (67.77%) SQL Server
4 410 (61.75%) ASP.NET
5 326 (49.10%) SQL
6 244 (36.75%) HTML
7 222 (33.43%) XML
8 199 (29.97%) Windows
9 171 (25.75%) Microsoft
10 165 (24.85%) MVC
11 161 (24.25%) WCF
12 160 (24.10%) JavaScript
13 153 (23.04%) CSS
14 141 (21.23%) VB
15 124 (18.67%) .NET Framework
16 115 (17.32%) T-SQL
17 114 (17.17%) SQL Server 2008
18 104 (15.66%) Degree
19 99 (14.91%) Finance
19 99 (14.91%) TDD
19 99 (14.91%) jQuery
20 97 (14.61%) Web Services
21 95 (14.31%) OO
21 95 (14.31%) LINQ
22 93 (14.01%) WinForms
23 89 (13.40%) NUnit
24 88 (13.25%) Computer Science
25 86 (12.95%) WPF
25 86 (12.95%) ASP.NET MVC
26 82 (12.35%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 31 (4.67%) IIS
1 31 (4.67%) SharePoint
2 22 (3.31%) MODX
3 14 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 13 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (1.66%) MS Exchange
6 10 (1.51%) CMS
6 10 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 82 (12.35%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.66%) MS Office
3 2 (0.30%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.30%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (2.11%) Visualfiles
2 11 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) SAP LE
3 1 (0.15%) Tridion
3 1 (0.15%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.15%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.15%) SAP WM
3 1 (0.15%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (1.81%) Trello
2 1 (0.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (7.23%) Internet
2 29 (4.37%) Intranet
3 21 (3.16%) DNS
4 19 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 15 (2.26%) Firewall
6 11 (1.66%) IPsec
6 11 (1.66%) Kerberos
7 10 (1.51%) NAS
7 10 (1.51%) SAN
7 10 (1.51%) SMTP
8 9 (1.36%) LDAP
9 5 (0.75%) VPN
10 1 (0.15%) LAN
10 1 (0.15%) WAN
10 1 (0.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 450 (67.77%) SQL Server
2 114 (17.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 76 (11.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 53 (7.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 50 (7.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 45 (6.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 41 (6.17%) Data Warehouse
8 28 (4.22%) MySQL
9 19 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
10 17 (2.56%) MongoDB
11 15 (2.26%) Crystal Reports
12 10 (1.51%) Relational Database
13 9 (1.36%) CorVu
14 5 (0.75%) NoSQL
14 5 (0.75%) Oracle Database
15 4 (0.60%) RDBMS
16 3 (0.45%) MS Access
16 3 (0.45%) DTS
17 2 (0.30%) OLTP
17 2 (0.30%) SQL Anywhere
Development Applications
1 89 (13.40%) NUnit
2 61 (9.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 60 (9.04%) Moq
4 44 (6.63%) Visual Studio
5 40 (6.02%) Rhino Mocks
6 31 (4.67%) MSTest
7 8 (1.20%) Subversion
8 6 (0.90%) Eclipse
8 6 (0.90%) Selenium
8 6 (0.90%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.75%) JIRA
10 4 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.60%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.30%) PowerBuilder
11 2 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.15%) QuickTest Pro
12 1 (0.15%) ReSharper
12 1 (0.15%) TestComplete
12 1 (0.15%) NCrunch
General
1 99 (14.91%) Finance
2 24 (3.61%) Legal
3 21 (3.16%) Pharmaceutical
4 15 (2.26%) Law
5 13 (1.96%) Automotive
5 13 (1.96%) Advertising
6 11 (1.66%) Billing
7 10 (1.51%) Marketing
8 6 (0.90%) Retail
9 4 (0.60%) Banking
9 4 (0.60%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 496 (74.70%) Developer
2 318 (47.89%) .NET Developer
3 148 (22.29%) Software Developer
4 116 (17.47%) C# Developer
5 101 (15.21%) VB.NET Developer
6 94 (14.16%) Analyst
7 91 (13.70%) C# .NET Developer
8 73 (10.99%) .NET Software Developer
9 68 (10.24%) Graduate
10 58 (8.73%) C# Software Developer
11 57 (8.58%) ASP.NET Developer
11 57 (8.58%) Graduate Developer
12 53 (7.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 51 (7.68%) Junior
14 49 (7.38%) Junior Developer
15 44 (6.63%) Web Developer
16 38 (5.72%) Support Analyst
16 38 (5.72%) Team Leader
17 35 (5.27%) Junior .NET Developer
18 34 (5.12%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 638 (96.08%) .NET
2 410 (61.75%) ASP.NET
3 244 (36.75%) HTML
4 222 (33.43%) XML
5 161 (24.25%) WCF
6 153 (23.04%) CSS
7 124 (18.67%) .NET Framework
8 99 (14.91%) jQuery
9 97 (14.61%) Web Services
10 95 (14.31%) LINQ
11 93 (14.01%) WinForms
12 86 (12.95%) WPF
12 86 (12.95%) ASP.NET MVC
13 63 (9.49%) Ajax
14 48 (7.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 40 (6.02%) Castle Windsor
15 40 (6.02%) XSLT
16 38 (5.72%) XHTML
17 36 (5.42%) SOAP
18 31 (4.67%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 88 (13.25%) Computer Science
2 32 (4.82%) Inversion of Control
3 31 (4.67%) Client/Server
4 30 (4.52%) Mathematics
4 30 (4.52%) Physics
5 13 (1.96%) Data Extraction
6 12 (1.81%) Management Information System
7 11 (1.66%) PKI
8 10 (1.51%) Clustering
9 9 (1.36%) W3C
10 7 (1.05%) N-Tier
11 5 (0.75%) PDA
11 5 (0.75%) Social Media
11 5 (0.75%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.60%) Tandem
13 2 (0.30%) NHS
13 2 (0.30%) LIMS
13 2 (0.30%) Informatics
13 2 (0.30%) Online Games
14 1 (0.15%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 199 (29.97%) Windows
2 20 (3.01%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (2.26%) Android
4 12 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (1.51%) UNIX
6 4 (0.60%) Windows 8
6 4 (0.60%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.30%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.30%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.30%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.15%) Solaris
8 1 (0.15%) Linux
8 1 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (24.85%) MVC
2 99 (14.91%) TDD
3 95 (14.31%) OO
4 75 (11.30%) Scrum
5 66 (9.94%) Unit Testing
6 61 (9.19%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (8.13%) Project Management
8 52 (7.83%) Software Engineering
9 51 (7.68%) Web Application Development
10 43 (6.48%) Business Intelligence
11 40 (6.02%) ITIL
12 39 (5.87%) Kanban
13 38 (5.72%) Requirements Analysis
14 36 (5.42%) OOD
15 35 (5.27%) Continuous Integration
16 33 (4.97%) MVVM
17 32 (4.82%) Dependency Injection
17 32 (4.82%) Mentoring
18 30 (4.52%) Business Analysis
19 27 (4.07%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 490 (73.80%) C#
2 326 (49.10%) SQL
3 160 (24.10%) JavaScript
4 141 (21.23%) VB
5 115 (17.32%) T-SQL
6 76 (11.45%) VB6
7 36 (5.42%) VBA
8 28 (4.22%) PHP
9 21 (3.16%) Java
10 11 (1.66%) PowerShell
11 10 (1.51%) Perl
12 7 (1.05%) C++
12 7 (1.05%) VBScript
13 6 (0.90%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.60%) XQuery
14 4 (0.60%) XPath
15 3 (0.45%) C
16 2 (0.30%) ABAP
17 1 (0.15%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.15%) AWK
Qualifications
1 104 (15.66%) Degree
2 11 (1.66%) ISEB
2 11 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (1.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (1.36%) MCITP
4 9 (1.36%) MCSE
5 2 (0.30%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.15%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.15%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.36%) WCAG
2 8 (1.20%) QA
3 3 (0.45%) SLA
3 3 (0.45%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.30%) HL7
System Software
1 22 (3.31%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.66%) NFS
3 3 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (1.51%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (1.36%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 171 (25.75%) Microsoft
2 16 (2.41%) Oracle
3 14 (2.11%) DevExpress
4 11 (1.66%) HP
5 10 (1.51%) Symantec
5 10 (1.51%) McAfee
6 9 (1.36%) Dell
6 9 (1.36%) IBM
7 7 (1.05%) VMware
8 6 (0.90%) Apple
9 4 (0.60%) Cisco
9 4 (0.60%) SYSPRO
10 2 (0.30%) Sybase
10 2 (0.30%) SAP
10 2 (0.30%) Adobe
11 1 (0.15%) Telerik
11 1 (0.15%) Netezza
11 1 (0.15%) EPiServer
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