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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
England / North West
Rank 113 114 65
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -49
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 151 123 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.54% 2.21% 3.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.37% 4.40% 7.85%
Number of salaries quoted 143 114 249
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median 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 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
3457 2796 3464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 58.07% 50.15% 50.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2990 2393 3050
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing VB.NET as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -10 92 £35,500 - 5
Cheshire +14 34 £39,500 +51.92% 9
Merseyside +9 22 £38,750 +19.23%
Lancashire -9 4 £40,000 +21.21% 3
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT jobs citing VB.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 343 (100.00%) .NET
2 293 (85.42%) C#
3 262 (76.38%) SQL Server
4 192 (55.98%) ASP.NET
5 145 (42.27%) SQL
6 140 (40.82%) HTML
7 114 (33.24%) JavaScript
8 107 (31.20%) MVC
9 106 (30.90%) CSS
10 99 (28.86%) Agile Software Development
11 96 (27.99%) Microsoft
12 92 (26.82%) Windows
13 88 (25.66%) WinForms
14 77 (22.45%) jQuery
15 73 (21.28%) WPF
16 71 (20.70%) VB
17 70 (20.41%) TDD
18 66 (19.24%) Web Development
19 65 (18.95%) Scrum
20 56 (16.33%) T-SQL
21 53 (15.45%) Kanban
22 52 (15.16%) Continuous Integration
22 52 (15.16%) ASP.NET MVC
23 45 (13.12%) AngularJS
24 44 (12.83%) NUnit
25 43 (12.54%) Inversion of Control
25 43 (12.54%) MVVM
25 43 (12.54%) Moq
26 42 (12.24%) Rhino Mocks
26 42 (12.24%) MSTest

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (8.75%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.92%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.87%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.58%) Apache
5 2 (0.58%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.29%) IIS
6 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (7.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.46%) MS Office
3 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.46%) Visualfiles
2 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.58%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.29%) BPCS
3 1 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.75%) GitHub
4 2 (0.58%) IaaS
4 2 (0.58%) PaaS
5 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.79%) Internet
2 5 (1.46%) Broadband
3 2 (0.58%) Firewall
4 1 (0.29%) ISDN
4 1 (0.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (76.38%) SQL Server
2 34 (9.91%) MySQL
2 34 (9.91%) SQL Server 2014
3 30 (8.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (8.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (7.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (7.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (2.62%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.04%) MS Access
10 5 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.46%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.29%) Big Data
13 1 (0.29%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.29%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 44 (12.83%) NUnit
2 43 (12.54%) Moq
3 42 (12.24%) MSTest
3 42 (12.24%) Rhino Mocks
4 37 (10.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 31 (9.04%) Visual Studio
6 17 (4.96%) Git (software)
7 6 (1.75%) Subversion
8 5 (1.46%) Selenium
8 5 (1.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (1.17%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.58%) Ant
11 2 (0.58%) Gradle
11 2 (0.58%) Maven
12 1 (0.29%) AccuRev
12 1 (0.29%) JIRA
12 1 (0.29%) Log4Net
General
1 30 (8.75%) Marketing
2 25 (7.29%) Finance
3 16 (4.66%) Manufacturing
4 15 (4.37%) Advertising
4 15 (4.37%) Legal
5 9 (2.62%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.33%) Automotive
6 8 (2.33%) Local Government
7 6 (1.75%) Law
8 5 (1.46%) Retail
9 4 (1.17%) Banking
10 3 (0.87%) Back Office
11 1 (0.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 292 (85.13%) Developer
2 210 (61.22%) .NET Developer
3 112 (32.65%) C# Developer
4 94 (27.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 72 (20.99%) ASP.NET Developer
5 72 (20.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 66 (19.24%) .NET Software Developer
7 63 (18.37%) Software Developer
8 52 (15.16%) Junior
9 47 (13.70%) VB.NET Developer
10 44 (12.83%) Junior .NET Developer
10 44 (12.83%) Junior Developer
11 40 (11.66%) C# Software Developer
12 35 (10.20%) Graduate
12 35 (10.20%) Graduate Developer
13 34 (9.91%) Graduate .NET Developer
14 30 (8.75%) Senior Developer
15 27 (7.87%) SQL Developer
16 24 (7.00%) Junior C# .NET Developer
16 24 (7.00%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 343 (100.00%) .NET
2 192 (55.98%) ASP.NET
3 140 (40.82%) HTML
4 106 (30.90%) CSS
5 88 (25.66%) WinForms
6 77 (22.45%) jQuery
7 73 (21.28%) WPF
8 52 (15.16%) ASP.NET MVC
9 45 (13.12%) AngularJS
10 42 (12.24%) Castle Windsor
10 42 (12.24%) Ninject
10 42 (12.24%) Spring.NET
10 42 (12.24%) Unity DI Container
10 42 (12.24%) XML
11 41 (11.95%) Web Services
12 40 (11.66%) WCF
13 38 (11.08%) .NET Framework
14 33 (9.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 30 (8.75%) HTML5
16 25 (7.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.54%) Computer Science
2 14 (4.08%) Mobile App
3 9 (2.62%) N-Tier
4 8 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.04%) Tandem
6 6 (1.75%) Driving Licence
6 6 (1.75%) iPad
6 6 (1.75%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.46%) iSeries
8 2 (0.58%) AS400
9 1 (0.29%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.29%) Life Science
9 1 (0.29%) Online Games
9 1 (0.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 92 (26.82%) Windows
2 12 (3.50%) Android
2 12 (3.50%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.17%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (31.20%) MVC
2 99 (28.86%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (20.41%) TDD
4 66 (19.24%) Web Development
5 65 (18.95%) Scrum
6 53 (15.45%) Kanban
7 52 (15.16%) Continuous Integration
8 43 (12.54%) Inversion of Control
8 43 (12.54%) MVVM
9 42 (12.24%) Dependency Injection
10 36 (10.50%) Software Engineering
11 26 (7.58%) Project Management
11 26 (7.58%) Requirements Analysis
12 25 (7.29%) OOP
13 23 (6.71%) Mobile Development
14 22 (6.41%) Web Application Development
15 20 (5.83%) OO
16 18 (5.25%) SDLC
17 13 (3.79%) CRM
17 13 (3.79%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 293 (85.42%) C#
2 145 (42.27%) SQL
3 114 (33.24%) JavaScript
4 71 (20.70%) VB
5 56 (16.33%) T-SQL
6 20 (5.83%) VBA
7 16 (4.66%) PowerShell
8 15 (4.37%) Java
8 15 (4.37%) PHP
8 15 (4.37%) VB6
9 13 (3.79%) VBScript
10 8 (2.33%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.58%) C++
11 2 (0.58%) Delphi
11 2 (0.58%) J#
11 2 (0.58%) RPG
11 2 (0.58%) RPG IV
12 1 (0.29%) Python
12 1 (0.29%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 26 (7.58%) Degree
2 7 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.17%) ISEB
3 4 (1.17%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (1.17%) MCP
4 1 (0.29%) CCNA
4 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.29%) MCITP
4 1 (0.29%) MCSE
4 1 (0.29%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.25%) QA
2 9 (2.62%) HL7
3 3 (0.87%) SLA
4 2 (0.58%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.58%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 96 (27.99%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.21%) IBM
3 10 (2.92%) Twitter
4 6 (1.75%) Google
4 6 (1.75%) Oracle
5 5 (1.46%) LexisNexis
6 3 (0.87%) Netezza
7 2 (0.58%) Sage
7 2 (0.58%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.29%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.29%) Avaya
8 1 (0.29%) Cisco
8 1 (0.29%) Dell
8 1 (0.29%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.29%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.29%) VMware
8 1 (0.29%) Wonderware
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