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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 58 44 32
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -12
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 267 361 596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.84% 5.56% 7.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.61% 9.24% 12.32%
Number of salaries quoted 243 350 560
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
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
3509 3905 4838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 50.45% 60.20% 61.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3107 3397 4307
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -39 125 £37,608 +7.45% 32
Cheshire +15 93 £37,500 +7.14% 15
Lancashire -4 36 £32,500 +3.17% 11
Merseyside +9 13 £25,000 -26.47% 1
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 546 (98.20%) .NET
2 434 (78.06%) C#
3 389 (69.96%) ASP.NET
4 346 (62.23%) SQL Server
5 239 (42.99%) SQL
6 197 (35.43%) Windows
7 185 (33.27%) HTML
8 184 (33.09%) JavaScript
9 175 (31.47%) Microsoft
10 174 (31.29%) MVC
11 159 (28.60%) Agile Software Development
12 133 (23.92%) CSS
13 132 (23.74%) XML
14 129 (23.20%) WCF
15 126 (22.66%) OO
16 124 (22.30%) VB
17 109 (19.60%) .NET Framework
18 101 (18.17%) ASP.NET MVC
19 96 (17.27%) SQL Server 2008
20 94 (16.91%) WPF
20 94 (16.91%) jQuery
21 90 (16.19%) Web Development
22 87 (15.65%) Web Services
23 78 (14.03%) LINQ
24 77 (13.85%) TDD
25 76 (13.67%) WinForms
26 73 (13.13%) Finance
27 71 (12.77%) NUnit
28 67 (12.05%) MS Excel
29 64 (11.51%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 54 (9.71%) IIS
2 31 (5.58%) MS Exchange
3 29 (5.22%) SharePoint
4 27 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 27 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (2.88%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (1.44%) Umbraco
6 8 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (1.26%) Node.js
8 6 (1.08%) CMS
9 4 (0.72%) MODX
10 1 (0.18%) Exstream Dialogue
10 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.18%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.18%) WordPress
10 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 67 (12.05%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.62%) MS Office
3 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.18%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 5 (0.90%) Tridion
2 4 (0.72%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.18%) SAP QM
4 1 (0.18%) Exstream
4 1 (0.18%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.18%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.18%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.18%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.36%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (7.01%) Internet
2 27 (4.86%) NAS
2 27 (4.86%) SAN
2 27 (4.86%) SMTP
2 27 (4.86%) TCP/IP
2 27 (4.86%) DNS
3 16 (2.88%) Intranet
4 6 (1.08%) HTTP
5 5 (0.90%) VPN
6 3 (0.54%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 346 (62.23%) SQL Server
2 96 (17.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 48 (8.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 43 (7.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 39 (7.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 31 (5.58%) Relational Database
6 31 (5.58%) MySQL
7 27 (4.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 25 (4.50%) MongoDB
9 22 (3.96%) RDBMS
10 19 (3.42%) Crystal Reports
11 14 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (2.34%) NoSQL
13 11 (1.98%) SQL Server 2000
14 7 (1.26%) Oracle Database
14 7 (1.26%) RavenDB
15 4 (0.72%) VLDB
16 3 (0.54%) OLTP
16 3 (0.54%) MS Access
16 3 (0.54%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 71 (12.77%) NUnit
2 53 (9.53%) Visual Studio
3 50 (8.99%) Moq
4 38 (6.83%) MSTest
5 32 (5.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 30 (5.40%) Rhino Mocks
7 14 (2.52%) Subversion
8 13 (2.34%) JIRA
9 6 (1.08%) Xcode
10 5 (0.90%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.90%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.90%) Selenium
11 4 (0.72%) Git (software)
11 4 (0.72%) NCrunch
11 4 (0.72%) ReSharper
12 2 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 1 (0.18%) QuickTest Pro
13 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 73 (13.13%) Finance
2 10 (1.80%) Marketing
2 10 (1.80%) Manufacturing
3 8 (1.44%) Advertising
4 6 (1.08%) Billing
5 5 (0.90%) Law
5 5 (0.90%) Legal
5 5 (0.90%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.72%) Automotive
7 2 (0.36%) Back Office
8 1 (0.18%) Electronics
8 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.18%) Games
8 1 (0.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 445 (80.04%) Developer
2 312 (56.12%) .NET Developer
3 129 (23.20%) C# Developer
4 111 (19.96%) C# .NET Developer
5 94 (16.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 88 (15.83%) ASP.NET Developer
7 86 (15.47%) Software Developer
8 75 (13.49%) Senior Developer
9 56 (10.07%) .NET Software Developer
10 55 (9.89%) Web Developer
11 51 (9.17%) Senior .NET Developer
12 46 (8.27%) Junior Developer
12 46 (8.27%) Junior
13 44 (7.91%) VB.NET Developer
13 44 (7.91%) Senior C# Developer
14 41 (7.37%) Analyst
14 41 (7.37%) C# Software Developer
15 39 (7.01%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
16 36 (6.47%) Graduate
17 33 (5.94%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 546 (98.20%) .NET
2 389 (69.96%) ASP.NET
3 185 (33.27%) HTML
4 133 (23.92%) CSS
5 132 (23.74%) XML
6 129 (23.20%) WCF
7 109 (19.60%) .NET Framework
8 101 (18.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 94 (16.91%) WPF
9 94 (16.91%) jQuery
10 87 (15.65%) Web Services
11 78 (14.03%) LINQ
12 76 (13.67%) WinForms
13 51 (9.17%) Ajax
14 46 (8.27%) XHTML
15 38 (6.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 32 (5.76%) Spring.NET
17 30 (5.40%) Castle Windsor
18 29 (5.22%) SOAP
18 29 (5.22%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 56 (10.07%) Computer Science
2 28 (5.04%) Inversion of Control
3 27 (4.86%) Clustering
4 26 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.16%) Mathematics
5 12 (2.16%) Physics
6 11 (1.98%) Mobile App
7 10 (1.80%) W3C
8 9 (1.62%) Data Extraction
9 7 (1.26%) N-Tier
10 6 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.90%) PDA
12 4 (0.72%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.54%) GIS
13 3 (0.54%) User Experience
14 2 (0.36%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.36%) NHS
14 2 (0.36%) E-Learning
15 1 (0.18%) Smartphone
15 1 (0.18%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 197 (35.43%) Windows
2 35 (6.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (5.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (3.78%) Android
5 15 (2.70%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.26%) Windows Phone
7 4 (0.72%) UNIX
8 3 (0.54%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.54%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.18%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.18%) Linux
10 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (31.29%) MVC
2 159 (28.60%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (22.66%) OO
4 90 (16.19%) Web Development
5 77 (13.85%) TDD
6 60 (10.79%) Scrum
7 59 (10.61%) Software Engineering
8 44 (7.91%) MVVM
9 42 (7.55%) Project Management
10 40 (7.19%) Unit Testing
10 40 (7.19%) Web Application Development
11 39 (7.01%) Migration
12 38 (6.83%) Continuous Integration
13 34 (6.12%) OOP
13 34 (6.12%) Requirements Analysis
14 33 (5.94%) OOD
14 33 (5.94%) Mentoring
15 32 (5.76%) Dependency Injection
16 30 (5.40%) Kanban
17 28 (5.04%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 434 (78.06%) C#
2 239 (42.99%) SQL
3 184 (33.09%) JavaScript
4 124 (22.30%) VB
5 50 (8.99%) VB6
5 50 (8.99%) T-SQL
6 45 (8.09%) Java
7 28 (5.04%) Perl
8 25 (4.50%) PowerShell
9 21 (3.78%) VBA
10 16 (2.88%) VBScript
11 15 (2.70%) C++
12 13 (2.34%) PHP
13 7 (1.26%) C
14 6 (1.08%) Objective-C
14 6 (1.08%) XAML
15 5 (0.90%) Delphi
16 4 (0.72%) Python
16 4 (0.72%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (11.51%) Degree
2 13 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.26%) MCP
4 2 (0.36%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.18%) MCTS
5 1 (0.18%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.18%) MCSD
5 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.70%) SLA
2 9 (1.62%) QA
3 7 (1.26%) WCAG
4 2 (0.36%) HL7
System Software
1 31 (5.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (4.86%) Norton AntiVirus
2 24 (4.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 175 (31.47%) Microsoft
2 27 (4.86%) Symantec
3 25 (4.50%) IronPort
4 16 (2.88%) Oracle
5 9 (1.62%) SYSPRO
6 7 (1.26%) Google
7 6 (1.08%) Apple
7 6 (1.08%) VMware
8 5 (0.90%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.54%) Netezza
9 3 (0.54%) Cisco
9 3 (0.54%) SAP
9 3 (0.54%) Open-E
10 2 (0.36%) Rackspace
10 2 (0.36%) ESRI
10 2 (0.36%) McAfee
11 1 (0.18%) Remedy
11 1 (0.18%) Adobe
11 1 (0.18%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.18%) DevExpress
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