The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 22 45 38
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -7
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 46 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 8.16% 2.85% 4.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.29% 6.36% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 46 10 19
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £17,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,350 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB.NET
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Programming Languages Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
266 220 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 47.16% 44.72% 53.52%
Number of salaries quoted 251 199 227
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -15.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

VB.NET
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Northampton region.

VB.NET Salary Trend in Northampton

VB.NET
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

VB.NET Salary Histogram in Northampton

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 83 (100.00%) .NET
2 81 (97.59%) C#
3 72 (86.75%) SQL Server
4 67 (80.72%) ASP.NET
5 46 (55.42%) SQL
5 46 (55.42%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (49.40%) HTML
6 41 (49.40%) CSS
7 39 (46.99%) MVC
8 37 (44.58%) JavaScript
9 33 (39.76%) WinForms
10 32 (38.55%) ASP.NET MVC
11 31 (37.35%) VB
12 28 (33.73%) Visual Studio
12 28 (33.73%) Windows
13 27 (32.53%) ASP.NET Web API
14 26 (31.33%) Microsoft
15 25 (30.12%) Git (software)
16 24 (28.92%) JSON
16 24 (28.92%) Web Application Development
16 24 (28.92%) T-SQL
16 24 (28.92%) TDD
17 23 (27.71%) Ruby
17 23 (27.71%) Business Intelligence
17 23 (27.71%) WCF
17 23 (27.71%) Node.js
17 23 (27.71%) RESTful
17 23 (27.71%) BDD
17 23 (27.71%) NoSQL
18 22 (26.51%) Mentoring

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 23 (27.71%) Node.js
2 1 (1.20%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (14.46%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.02%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (86.75%) SQL Server
2 23 (27.71%) NoSQL
3 9 (10.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (9.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (9.64%) Data Mining
4 8 (9.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 28 (33.73%) Visual Studio
2 25 (30.12%) Git (software)
3 21 (25.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.41%) Mercurial
General
1 17 (20.48%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Retail
3 3 (3.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 81 (97.59%) Developer
2 42 (50.60%) .NET Developer
3 19 (22.89%) C# .NET Developer
3 19 (22.89%) C# Developer
4 14 (16.87%) Senior Developer
5 12 (14.46%) Software Engineer
6 10 (12.05%) Software Developer
7 8 (9.64%) Senior C# Developer
8 7 (8.43%) Applications Developer
9 6 (7.23%) SQL Developer
9 6 (7.23%) VB.NET Developer
10 5 (6.02%) Software Architect
10 5 (6.02%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (6.02%) Architect
11 4 (4.82%) .NET Software Engineer
12 3 (3.61%) .NET Software Developer
12 3 (3.61%) Senior Applications Developer
13 2 (2.41%) Junior
13 2 (2.41%) Programmer
13 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (100.00%) .NET
2 67 (80.72%) ASP.NET
3 41 (49.40%) HTML
3 41 (49.40%) CSS
4 33 (39.76%) WinForms
5 32 (38.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 27 (32.53%) ASP.NET Web API
7 24 (28.92%) JSON
8 23 (27.71%) WCF
8 23 (27.71%) RESTful
9 21 (25.30%) CSS3
9 21 (25.30%) HTML5
10 19 (22.89%) XML
11 15 (18.07%) jQuery
12 13 (15.66%) .NET Framework
13 12 (14.46%) Web Services
14 9 (10.84%) Velocity
15 5 (6.02%) Ajax
16 4 (4.82%) WPF
16 4 (4.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.82%) Computer Science
1 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.20%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 28 (33.73%) Windows
2 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (55.42%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (46.99%) MVC
3 24 (28.92%) Web Application Development
3 24 (28.92%) TDD
4 23 (27.71%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (27.71%) BDD
5 22 (26.51%) Mentoring
6 20 (24.10%) Coaching
7 17 (20.48%) Validation
7 17 (20.48%) Data Validation
8 12 (14.46%) Software Engineering
9 9 (10.84%) OOP
10 8 (9.64%) OO
11 6 (7.23%) UML
12 3 (3.61%) Business Analysis
12 3 (3.61%) Migration
12 3 (3.61%) E-Commerce
13 2 (2.41%) Project Planning
14 1 (1.20%) Continuous Integration
14 1 (1.20%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 81 (97.59%) C#
2 46 (55.42%) SQL
3 37 (44.58%) JavaScript
4 31 (37.35%) VB
5 24 (28.92%) T-SQL
6 23 (27.71%) Ruby
7 8 (9.64%) C++
8 1 (1.20%) RPG
Qualifications
1 7 (8.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 26 (31.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.20%) IBM
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