The first table below looks at the demand for VB.NET skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 23 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 Reading region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 79 67 52
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -15
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 64 75 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.58% 3.42% 4.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.67% 8.79% 8.23%
Number of salaries quoted 60 75 97
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Programming Languages Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
959 853 1178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 38.59% 38.93% 50.13%
Number of salaries quoted 834 740 1062
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
VB.NET
Berkshire

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

VB.NET
Salary Trend in Reading

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

VB.NET Salary Trend in Reading

VB.NET
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Reading region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

VB.NET Salary Histogram in Reading

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

1 105 (100.00%) .NET
2 89 (84.76%) C#
3 79 (75.24%) ASP.NET
4 61 (58.10%) SQL Server
5 54 (51.43%) SQL
6 50 (47.62%) VB
7 34 (32.38%) MVC
8 30 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 28 (26.67%) WCF
9 28 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (24.76%) JavaScript
10 26 (24.76%) Microsoft
11 25 (23.81%) HTML
12 23 (21.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 23 (21.90%) Web Application Development
13 22 (20.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 22 (20.95%) TDD
14 21 (20.00%) CSS
15 20 (19.05%) Finance
16 19 (18.10%) Java
17 18 (17.14%) T-SQL
17 18 (17.14%) SC Cleared
17 18 (17.14%) Security Cleared
18 16 (15.24%) VBA
18 16 (15.24%) Windows
18 16 (15.24%) Internet
18 16 (15.24%) VB6
19 15 (14.29%) Ruby
19 15 (14.29%) Degree
20 14 (13.33%) MS Excel

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 14 (13.33%) Node.js
2 8 (7.62%) IIS
3 3 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.90%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.90%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.90%) Kentico
4 2 (1.90%) Sitefinity
4 2 (1.90%) CMS
5 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.95%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 14 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.24%) Internet
2 1 (0.95%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (58.10%) SQL Server
2 30 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (21.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (13.33%) NoSQL
4 14 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (11.43%) DTS
6 6 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (5.71%) MySQL
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.95%) DB2
7 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 11 (10.48%) MSTest
3 10 (9.52%) Visual Studio
4 8 (7.62%) NUnit
4 8 (7.62%) Rhino Mocks
4 8 (7.62%) Moq
5 4 (3.81%) Subversion
5 4 (3.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.86%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.86%) Selenium
6 3 (2.86%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (0.95%) Metasploit
General
1 20 (19.05%) Finance
2 5 (4.76%) Local Government
3 4 (3.81%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.86%) Advertising
5 2 (1.90%) Legal
6 1 (0.95%) Retail
6 1 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 95 (90.48%) Developer
2 66 (62.86%) .NET Developer
3 23 (21.90%) SQL Developer
4 13 (12.38%) C# Developer
5 12 (11.43%) ASP.NET Developer
5 12 (11.43%) Senior Developer
5 12 (11.43%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (8.57%) SQL Server Developer
6 9 (8.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (7.62%) Software Developer
8 7 (6.67%) Web Developer
8 7 (6.67%) Programmer
9 6 (5.71%) Senior SQL Server Developer
9 6 (5.71%) Senior SQL Developer
10 5 (4.76%) SQL Programmer
10 5 (4.76%) Lead Developer
10 5 (4.76%) .NET Web Developer
11 4 (3.81%) VB.NET Developer
11 4 (3.81%) Tester
11 4 (3.81%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (100.00%) .NET
2 79 (75.24%) ASP.NET
3 28 (26.67%) WCF
3 28 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (23.81%) HTML
5 22 (20.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 21 (20.00%) CSS
7 14 (13.33%) RESTful
7 14 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 12 (11.43%) Unity DI Container
8 12 (11.43%) .NET Framework
9 10 (9.52%) WPF
10 9 (8.57%) WinForms
11 8 (7.62%) Web Services
11 8 (7.62%) jQuery
11 8 (7.62%) Spring.NET
11 8 (7.62%) Castle Windsor
11 8 (7.62%) Ninject
11 8 (7.62%) Razor View Engine
12 6 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.62%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.90%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.90%) Physics
5 1 (0.95%) IVR
5 1 (0.95%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.95%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.24%) Windows
2 6 (5.71%) Android
3 1 (0.95%) UNIX
3 1 (0.95%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (32.38%) MVC
2 23 (21.90%) Web Application Development
3 22 (20.95%) TDD
4 14 (13.33%) BDD
5 12 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (11.43%) System Testing
5 12 (11.43%) Dependency Injection
5 12 (11.43%) ETL
6 10 (9.52%) Data Modelling
7 9 (8.57%) Scrum
8 8 (7.62%) MVVM
8 8 (7.62%) Kanban
8 8 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (5.71%) Android Development
10 4 (3.81%) Time Management
11 3 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (2.86%) Analytics
11 3 (2.86%) Project Management
11 3 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (1.90%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (84.76%) C#
2 54 (51.43%) SQL
3 50 (47.62%) VB
4 26 (24.76%) JavaScript
5 19 (18.10%) Java
6 18 (17.14%) T-SQL
7 16 (15.24%) VBA
7 16 (15.24%) VB6
8 15 (14.29%) Ruby
9 7 (6.67%) VBScript
10 5 (4.76%) PHP
11 3 (2.86%) Python
11 3 (2.86%) Lua
12 2 (1.90%) C++
13 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (17.14%) Security Cleared
1 18 (17.14%) SC Cleared
2 15 (14.29%) Degree
3 9 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (6.67%) MCTS
4 7 (6.67%) MCP
4 7 (6.67%) MCAD
4 7 (6.67%) MCSD
5 3 (2.86%) PhD
6 2 (1.90%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.95%) OSCP
7 1 (0.95%) OSCE
7 1 (0.95%) OSWP
7 1 (0.95%) CISSP
7 1 (0.95%) MCITP
7 1 (0.95%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) SLA
1 1 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.95%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) Nessus
Vendors
1 26 (24.76%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.71%) Xamarin
3 2 (1.90%) EPiServer
3 2 (1.90%) Sitecore
3 2 (1.90%) Ektron
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle
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