The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 97 97 46
Rank change year-on-year
0 -51
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 174 154 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.96% 2.51% 4.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.13% 4.38% 8.37%
Number of salaries quoted 162 149 236
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,950 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,377 £40,200 £37,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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 South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3394 3514 3047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.76% 57.18% 58.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2936 3021 2726
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,975 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VB.NET
Salary Trend in the South West

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

VB.NET Salary Trend in the South West

VB.NET
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB.NET across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

VB.NET Salary Histogram in the South West

VB.NET
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Bristol -1 43 £37,500 +15.38% 11
Gloucestershire -19 29 £39,000 +14.70% 2
Somerset +13 24 £33,250 +2.30% 13
Wiltshire -16 22 £40,000 +23.07% 8
Cornwall - 20 £32,500 - 2
Dorset +3 18 £35,000 - 3
Devon +4 17 £37,000 +5.71% 2
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South 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.

1 334 (100.00%) .NET
2 277 (82.93%) C#
3 229 (68.56%) ASP.NET
4 204 (61.08%) SQL Server
5 194 (58.08%) SQL
6 154 (46.11%) HTML
7 152 (45.51%) JavaScript
8 136 (40.72%) CSS
9 121 (36.23%) MVC
10 100 (29.94%) .NET Framework
11 92 (27.54%) Windows
12 90 (26.95%) jQuery
13 84 (25.15%) Entity Framework
14 80 (23.95%) Microsoft
15 67 (20.06%) Agile Software Development
16 66 (19.76%) WCF
17 62 (18.56%) Finance
18 60 (17.96%) Web Services
19 58 (17.37%) T-SQL
19 58 (17.37%) OO
20 56 (16.77%) Oracle
21 50 (14.97%) ASP.NET MVC
22 49 (14.67%) XML
23 47 (14.07%) WinForms
24 46 (13.77%) Ajax
24 46 (13.77%) Visual Studio
25 43 (12.87%) SQL Server 2008
26 39 (11.68%) WPF
27 38 (11.38%) Team Foundation Server
28 37 (11.08%) SDLC

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 12 (3.59%) SAS
2 8 (2.40%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.80%) CMS
4 4 (1.20%) DNN
5 3 (0.90%) Umbraco
5 3 (0.90%) Kentico
5 3 (0.90%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.30%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.30%) IIS
6 1 (0.30%) Apache
Applications
1 34 (10.18%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.59%) MS Office
3 2 (0.60%) MS Project
3 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.60%) SaaS
4 1 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.99%) Internet
2 4 (1.20%) WEP
3 2 (0.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (61.08%) SQL Server
2 43 (12.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (8.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 25 (7.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 23 (6.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (5.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (5.99%) Relational Database
7 16 (4.79%) BusinessObjects
8 14 (4.19%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (3.89%) Oracle Database
10 7 (2.10%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (1.50%) NoSQL
13 4 (1.20%) BusinessObjects XI
13 4 (1.20%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 4 (1.20%) OLAP
13 4 (1.20%) OLTP
13 4 (1.20%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.90%) DTS
14 3 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 46 (13.77%) Visual Studio
2 38 (11.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.40%) Toad
4 6 (1.80%) Subversion
5 5 (1.50%) JIRA
5 5 (1.50%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.20%) AccuRev
6 4 (1.20%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 4 (1.20%) SpecFlow
7 3 (0.90%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.60%) Selenium
9 1 (0.30%) Rational Functional Tester
9 1 (0.30%) SilkTest
9 1 (0.30%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.30%) Moq
General
1 62 (18.56%) Finance
2 30 (8.98%) Advertising
3 26 (7.78%) Telecoms
4 15 (4.49%) Banking
5 8 (2.40%) Marketing
5 8 (2.40%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.80%) Electronics
7 4 (1.20%) Retail
8 3 (0.90%) Back Office
9 2 (0.60%) Legal
9 2 (0.60%) Arabic Language
9 2 (0.60%) French Language
9 2 (0.60%) German Language
9 2 (0.60%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.30%) Games
10 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 283 (84.73%) Developer
2 173 (51.80%) .NET Developer
3 54 (16.17%) Senior Developer
4 49 (14.67%) Software Developer
4 49 (14.67%) C# Developer
5 45 (13.47%) C# .NET Developer
6 43 (12.87%) VB.NET Developer
7 40 (11.98%) Senior .NET Developer
8 30 (8.98%) Web Developer
9 23 (6.89%) ASP.NET Developer
10 20 (5.99%) Software Engineer
11 16 (4.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 13 (3.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 11 (3.29%) Analyst
14 10 (2.99%) Senior C# Developer
15 9 (2.69%) Junior Developer
15 9 (2.69%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
15 9 (2.69%) Programmer
15 9 (2.69%) Junior
15 9 (2.69%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 334 (100.00%) .NET
2 229 (68.56%) ASP.NET
3 154 (46.11%) HTML
4 136 (40.72%) CSS
5 100 (29.94%) .NET Framework
6 90 (26.95%) jQuery
7 84 (25.15%) Entity Framework
8 66 (19.76%) WCF
9 60 (17.96%) Web Services
10 50 (14.97%) ASP.NET MVC
11 49 (14.67%) XML
12 47 (14.07%) WinForms
13 46 (13.77%) Ajax
14 39 (11.68%) WPF
15 33 (9.88%) HTML5
16 28 (8.38%) Classic ASP
17 23 (6.89%) LINQ
18 20 (5.99%) JSON
18 20 (5.99%) CSS3
18 20 (5.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.09%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (4.19%) Mobile App
2 14 (4.19%) N-Tier
3 11 (3.29%) Web 2.0
3 11 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.69%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.40%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.10%) User Experience
7 6 (1.80%) DTV
8 4 (1.20%) iPhone
9 3 (0.90%) Statistics
9 3 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.90%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.90%) Economics
9 3 (0.90%) NHS
9 3 (0.90%) Social Media
9 3 (0.90%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.90%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.60%) W3C
10 2 (0.60%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 92 (27.54%) Windows
2 14 (4.19%) Android
3 9 (2.69%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.50%) UNIX
4 5 (1.50%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (0.60%) Linux
6 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (36.23%) MVC
2 67 (20.06%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (17.37%) OO
4 37 (11.08%) SDLC
5 30 (8.98%) Software Engineering
6 27 (8.08%) Unit Testing
7 24 (7.19%) Scrum
7 24 (7.19%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (7.19%) Mentoring
8 20 (5.99%) OOP
8 20 (5.99%) Web Development
9 17 (5.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (4.19%) TDD
10 14 (4.19%) Project Management
11 11 (3.29%) Waterfall
12 10 (2.99%) ERP
13 9 (2.69%) E-Commerce
13 9 (2.69%) Project Planning
14 8 (2.40%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (2.40%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 277 (82.93%) C#
2 194 (58.08%) SQL
3 152 (45.51%) JavaScript
4 58 (17.37%) T-SQL
5 30 (8.98%) PL/SQL
6 29 (8.68%) VB
7 27 (8.08%) Java
8 12 (3.59%) VBScript
9 10 (2.99%) PHP
9 10 (2.99%) VB6
10 9 (2.69%) C
11 8 (2.40%) C++
12 4 (1.20%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.90%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.90%) Delphi
14 2 (0.60%) VC++
15 1 (0.30%) Python
15 1 (0.30%) VBA
15 1 (0.30%) Ruby
15 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (10.48%) Degree
2 17 (5.09%) Security Cleared
3 13 (3.89%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.20%) MCP
6 3 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.90%) MCPD
7 2 (0.60%) ISEB
7 2 (0.60%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.30%) HND
8 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.50%) SLA
2 4 (1.20%) QA
3 3 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.90%) Basel II
System Software
1 8 (2.40%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.90%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 80 (23.95%) Microsoft
2 56 (16.77%) Oracle
3 21 (6.29%) Xamarin
4 7 (2.10%) SAP
5 4 (1.20%) Teradata
6 3 (0.90%) Cognos
6 3 (0.90%) Metastorm
6 3 (0.90%) VMware
7 2 (0.60%) IBM
7 2 (0.60%) Sybase
7 2 (0.60%) Google
7 2 (0.60%) Trapeze
7 2 (0.60%) ESRI
8 1 (0.30%) Tableau
8 1 (0.30%) Citrix
8 1 (0.30%) MicroStrategy
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