The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth 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 19 21 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 56 25 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 14.18% 9.03% 19.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.46% 19.23% 26.07%
Number of salaries quoted 41 25 61
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB.NET
Hampshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
261 130 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 66.08% 46.93% 73.35%
Number of salaries quoted 245 127 222
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

VB.NET
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

VB.NET Salary Trend in Portsmouth

VB.NET
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

VB.NET Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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.

1 122 (100.00%) .NET
2 120 (98.36%) ASP.NET
3 105 (86.07%) C#
4 76 (62.30%) SQL Server
5 67 (54.92%) Agile Software Development
6 65 (53.28%) JavaScript
7 64 (52.46%) HTML
7 64 (52.46%) CSS
7 64 (52.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 62 (50.82%) MS Excel
8 62 (50.82%) Microsoft
9 60 (49.18%) .NET Framework
10 59 (48.36%) jQuery
10 59 (48.36%) TDD
10 59 (48.36%) ASP.NET MVC
10 59 (48.36%) MVC
11 57 (46.72%) MSMQ
11 57 (46.72%) E-Commerce
11 57 (46.72%) IIS
11 57 (46.72%) Confluence
11 57 (46.72%) RedPrairie
11 57 (46.72%) Cucumber
11 57 (46.72%) BDD
11 57 (46.72%) Rhino Mocks
11 57 (46.72%) Moq
11 57 (46.72%) StructureMap
11 57 (46.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 57 (46.72%) RavenDB
11 57 (46.72%) Continuous Integration
11 57 (46.72%) Spring.NET

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 57 (46.72%) IIS
1 57 (46.72%) Confluence
2 2 (1.64%) LiveCycle
3 1 (0.82%) Drupal
Applications
1 62 (50.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (11.48%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (62.30%) SQL Server
2 57 (46.72%) RavenDB
3 13 (10.66%) Big Data
4 8 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.28%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.28%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.64%) MS Access
6 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 57 (46.72%) Cucumber
1 57 (46.72%) Rhino Mocks
1 57 (46.72%) Moq
1 57 (46.72%) TeamCity
1 57 (46.72%) Git (software)
1 57 (46.72%) NUnit
1 57 (46.72%) WATIR
1 57 (46.72%) JIRA
1 57 (46.72%) ReSharper
1 57 (46.72%) NCrunch
2 10 (8.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (6.56%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.28%) WebDriver
4 4 (3.28%) Selenium
5 2 (1.64%) Oracle APEX
General
1 54 (44.26%) Retail
2 53 (43.44%) Back Office
3 2 (1.64%) Military
4 1 (0.82%) Finance
4 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 104 (85.25%) Developer
2 59 (48.36%) .NET Developer
3 47 (38.52%) Software Developer
4 32 (26.23%) C# Developer
5 27 (22.13%) VB.NET Developer
6 25 (20.49%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (13.93%) .NET Software Developer
8 16 (13.11%) C# Software Developer
8 16 (13.11%) Junior
8 16 (13.11%) Junior Developer
9 14 (11.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (11.48%) Senior Developer
10 13 (10.66%) Senior Software Developer
11 12 (9.84%) Junior .NET Developer
11 12 (9.84%) ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (9.84%) Team Leader
12 9 (7.38%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (4.92%) .NET Team Leader
13 6 (4.92%) Senior .NET Developer
14 5 (4.10%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (100.00%) .NET
2 120 (98.36%) ASP.NET
3 64 (52.46%) HTML
3 64 (52.46%) CSS
3 64 (52.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 60 (49.18%) .NET Framework
5 59 (48.36%) jQuery
5 59 (48.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 57 (46.72%) MSMQ
6 57 (46.72%) StructureMap
6 57 (46.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 57 (46.72%) Spring.NET
6 57 (46.72%) NHibernate
6 57 (46.72%) Dapper ORM
7 17 (13.93%) Castle Windsor
8 15 (12.30%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 9 (7.38%) REST
9 9 (7.38%) SOAP
9 9 (7.38%) XML
10 4 (3.28%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.57%) Open Source
2 9 (7.38%) Data Extraction
3 1 (0.82%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.66%) Linux
2 8 (6.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (54.92%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (48.36%) TDD
2 59 (48.36%) MVC
3 57 (46.72%) E-Commerce
3 57 (46.72%) BDD
3 57 (46.72%) Continuous Integration
3 57 (46.72%) Pair Programming
3 57 (46.72%) Refactoring
4 55 (45.08%) Software Engineering
5 53 (43.44%) OOD
5 53 (43.44%) OO
6 47 (38.52%) Business Intelligence
7 44 (36.07%) ERP
8 40 (32.79%) Continuous Improvement
9 38 (31.15%) CRM
10 37 (30.33%) Kalman Filter
11 33 (27.05%) Migration
12 17 (13.93%) Mentoring
13 13 (10.66%) Dependency Injection
14 7 (5.74%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 105 (86.07%) C#
2 65 (53.28%) JavaScript
3 57 (46.72%) Ruby
4 52 (42.62%) SQL
5 12 (9.84%) T-SQL
6 10 (8.20%) PHP
7 9 (7.38%) Apex Code
8 6 (4.92%) VB
9 2 (1.64%) VBA
9 2 (1.64%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.64%) Java
9 2 (1.64%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 12 (9.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.93%) QA
Vendors
1 62 (50.82%) Microsoft
2 57 (46.72%) RedPrairie
2 57 (46.72%) Endeca
3 19 (15.57%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (4.92%) Sage
5 3 (2.46%) Oracle
6 2 (1.64%) Adobe
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