The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 45 33 24
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -9
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 390 516 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.43% 7.03% 8.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.62% 11.80% 13.54%
Number of salaries quoted 364 487 573
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
4052 4374 4334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 56.40% 59.59% 60.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3477 3817 3909
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
VB.NET
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -10 232 £35,000 - 30
Cheshire -4 93 £32,500 -7.14% 25
Merseyside -21 34 £36,000 +6.66% 8
Lancashire -14 24 £31,000 -3.12% 2
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 762 (99.61%) .NET
2 644 (84.18%) C#
3 533 (69.67%) SQL Server
4 520 (67.97%) ASP.NET
5 450 (58.82%) SQL
6 272 (35.56%) XML
7 256 (33.46%) Windows
7 256 (33.46%) HTML
8 211 (27.58%) JavaScript
9 198 (25.88%) MVC
10 195 (25.49%) Microsoft
11 183 (23.92%) WCF
12 177 (23.14%) T-SQL
13 141 (18.43%) CSS
14 130 (16.99%) VB
15 122 (15.95%) jQuery
16 120 (15.69%) .NET Framework
17 111 (14.51%) Team Foundation Server
18 110 (14.38%) Degree
19 106 (13.86%) Finance
20 105 (13.73%) Web Services
20 105 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC
21 97 (12.68%) TDD
22 95 (12.42%) WinForms
22 95 (12.42%) WPF
23 89 (11.63%) LINQ
24 88 (11.50%) Unit Testing
25 83 (10.85%) SQL Server 2008
25 83 (10.85%) OO
26 81 (10.59%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 64 (8.37%) IIS
2 57 (7.45%) SharePoint
3 17 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
4 16 (2.09%) SharePoint 2013
5 14 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (1.05%) MODX
7 6 (0.78%) CMS
8 4 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.39%) Liferay
9 3 (0.39%) Alfresco
9 3 (0.39%) FileNet
9 3 (0.39%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.39%) CICS
10 2 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.26%) WorkSite
10 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.13%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.13%) WordPress
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 79 (10.33%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.70%) MS Office
3 4 (0.52%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.39%) InDesign
4 3 (0.39%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.26%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (2.35%) Visualfiles
2 12 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.65%) Agresso
4 3 (0.39%) TIBCO iProcess
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.31%) Trello
2 5 (0.65%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (0.13%) Office 365
3 1 (0.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (5.49%) Internet
2 33 (4.31%) Intranet
3 11 (1.44%) Firewall
4 8 (1.05%) DNS
5 5 (0.65%) IPsec
5 5 (0.65%) Kerberos
5 5 (0.65%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.39%) FTP
6 3 (0.39%) SAN
7 2 (0.26%) LDAP
7 2 (0.26%) SMTP
7 2 (0.26%) NAS
8 1 (0.13%) Modbus
8 1 (0.13%) DHCP
8 1 (0.13%) VoIP
8 1 (0.13%) WAN
8 1 (0.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 533 (69.67%) SQL Server
2 83 (10.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 70 (9.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 52 (6.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 49 (6.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 41 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
7 38 (4.97%) SQL Server 2012
8 23 (3.01%) MySQL
9 22 (2.88%) Crystal Reports
10 21 (2.75%) SQL Server 2000
11 19 (2.48%) Relational Database
12 18 (2.35%) MongoDB
13 14 (1.83%) Oracle Database
13 14 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 13 (1.70%) MS Access
15 12 (1.57%) RDBMS
16 11 (1.44%) OLTP
17 10 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
17 10 (1.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 9 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 111 (14.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 77 (10.07%) Visual Studio
3 58 (7.58%) NUnit
4 32 (4.18%) Moq
5 22 (2.88%) Rhino Mocks
6 20 (2.61%) MSTest
7 4 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (0.52%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (0.52%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.39%) JIRA
8 3 (0.39%) Subversion
8 3 (0.39%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.13%) LLBLGen Pro
10 1 (0.13%) TestComplete
General
1 106 (13.86%) Finance
2 34 (4.44%) Legal
3 19 (2.48%) Law
4 18 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 14 (1.83%) Retail
6 10 (1.31%) Automotive
7 9 (1.18%) Billing
8 7 (0.92%) Marketing
9 6 (0.78%) Banking
10 5 (0.65%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.52%) Back Office
11 4 (0.52%) Advertising
12 3 (0.39%) Games
13 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 655 (85.62%) Developer
2 362 (47.32%) .NET Developer
3 163 (21.31%) Software Developer
4 160 (20.92%) C# Developer
5 109 (14.25%) Analyst
6 90 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 83 (10.85%) Web Developer
8 81 (10.59%) VB.NET Developer
9 72 (9.41%) ASP.NET Developer
10 70 (9.15%) .NET Software Developer
11 68 (8.89%) Senior Developer
12 65 (8.50%) Analyst Developer
13 57 (7.45%) SQL Developer
14 50 (6.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 50 (6.54%) Support Analyst
15 39 (5.10%) C# Software Developer
16 36 (4.71%) Senior .NET Developer
17 34 (4.44%) Senior C# Developer
17 34 (4.44%) .NET Web Developer
18 33 (4.31%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 762 (99.61%) .NET
2 520 (67.97%) ASP.NET
3 272 (35.56%) XML
4 256 (33.46%) HTML
5 183 (23.92%) WCF
6 141 (18.43%) CSS
7 122 (15.95%) jQuery
8 120 (15.69%) .NET Framework
9 105 (13.73%) Web Services
9 105 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC
10 95 (12.42%) WinForms
10 95 (12.42%) WPF
11 89 (11.63%) LINQ
12 69 (9.02%) XSLT
13 66 (8.63%) Ajax
14 42 (5.49%) XHTML
15 34 (4.44%) NHibernate
16 29 (3.79%) ASP.NET MVC 2
16 29 (3.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 29 (3.79%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 73 (9.54%) Computer Science
2 28 (3.66%) Client/Server
3 25 (3.27%) W3C
4 21 (2.75%) Inversion of Control
5 11 (1.44%) Mathematics
5 11 (1.44%) Physics
6 6 (0.78%) Biometrics
7 5 (0.65%) PKI
8 4 (0.52%) NHS
8 4 (0.52%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.52%) Mobile Computing
9 3 (0.39%) Open Source
9 3 (0.39%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (0.39%) Speech Recognition
9 3 (0.39%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.39%) Tandem
9 3 (0.39%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.26%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.26%) Clustering
10 2 (0.26%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 256 (33.46%) Windows
2 29 (3.79%) Android
3 17 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (1.70%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.05%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.78%) UNIX
8 6 (0.78%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (25.88%) MVC
2 97 (12.68%) TDD
3 88 (11.50%) Unit Testing
4 83 (10.85%) OO
5 81 (10.59%) Scrum
6 78 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
7 68 (8.89%) Project Management
8 59 (7.71%) Software Engineering
8 59 (7.71%) Web Development
9 43 (5.62%) ITIL
10 32 (4.18%) OOP
10 32 (4.18%) Web Application Development
11 29 (3.79%) Business Intelligence
12 28 (3.66%) Requirements Analysis
13 26 (3.40%) CRM
14 25 (3.27%) MVVM
15 24 (3.14%) E-Commerce
15 24 (3.14%) OOD
16 23 (3.01%) Kanban
16 23 (3.01%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 644 (84.18%) C#
2 450 (58.82%) SQL
3 211 (27.58%) JavaScript
4 177 (23.14%) T-SQL
5 130 (16.99%) VB
6 53 (6.93%) VB6
7 38 (4.97%) Java
8 26 (3.40%) PHP
9 15 (1.96%) VBA
9 15 (1.96%) C++
10 11 (1.44%) PL/SQL
11 9 (1.18%) VBScript
12 7 (0.92%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.26%) Perl
13 2 (0.26%) Python
14 1 (0.13%) Ruby
14 1 (0.13%) XPath
14 1 (0.13%) XAML
14 1 (0.13%) AppleScript
14 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 110 (14.38%) Degree
2 18 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (1.83%) ISEB
4 10 (1.31%) Security Cleared
5 9 (1.18%) MCP
6 3 (0.39%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.26%) MCAD
7 2 (0.26%) MCSD
7 2 (0.26%) MCSE
7 2 (0.26%) MCTS
7 2 (0.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.27%) WCAG
2 12 (1.57%) QA
3 6 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (1.18%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.65%) NFS
4 4 (0.52%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.26%) Postfix
6 1 (0.13%) XenApp
6 1 (0.13%) vSphere
6 1 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.13%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 2 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (0.26%) HP SIM
1 2 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.13%) MOM
Vendors
1 195 (25.49%) Microsoft
2 29 (3.79%) Oracle
3 15 (1.96%) Apple
4 14 (1.83%) VMware
5 7 (0.92%) DevExpress
5 7 (0.92%) Business Objects
6 6 (0.78%) Cisco
6 6 (0.78%) IBM
7 5 (0.65%) Rackspace
7 5 (0.65%) HP
8 4 (0.52%) Adobe
8 4 (0.52%) Google
9 3 (0.39%) Netezza
9 3 (0.39%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.26%) SAP
10 2 (0.26%) Symantec
10 2 (0.26%) Dell
10 2 (0.26%) IronPort
11 1 (0.13%) Tableau
11 1 (0.13%) Logi Analytics
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