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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 91 50 73
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +23
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 179 236 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.90% 4.66% 3.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.25% 8.12% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 170 218 166
Average salary £32,500 £30,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.69% -5.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,050 £37,500 £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 South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3411 2907 3086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.25% 57.39% 53.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2952 2615 2790
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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 -42 42 £32,500 +2.36% 14
Wiltshire -8 37 £32,500 +4.00% 8
Dorset -1 33 £32,500 +28.71% 3
Gloucestershire -5 25 £35,000 -4.10% 5
Devon -23 24 £32,500 - 3
Somerset -26 18 £32,000 +23.54% 4
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

1 347 (100.00%) .NET
2 273 (78.67%) C#
3 225 (64.84%) ASP.NET
4 203 (58.50%) SQL Server
5 189 (54.47%) SQL
6 135 (38.90%) HTML
7 130 (37.46%) JavaScript
8 96 (27.67%) Microsoft
9 95 (27.38%) CSS
10 84 (24.21%) MVC
11 71 (20.46%) Agile Software Development
12 68 (19.60%) Visual Studio
13 66 (19.02%) Windows
14 64 (18.44%) jQuery
15 63 (18.16%) XML
16 61 (17.58%) Web Services
16 61 (17.58%) Degree
17 57 (16.43%) .NET Framework
18 53 (15.27%) Oracle
19 52 (14.99%) WCF
19 52 (14.99%) ASP.NET MVC
20 49 (14.12%) Software Engineering
21 47 (13.54%) C++
21 47 (13.54%) T-SQL
21 47 (13.54%) VB
22 43 (12.39%) MS Excel
23 40 (11.53%) OO
24 37 (10.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 37 (10.66%) Computer Science
25 36 (10.37%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 36 (10.37%) SharePoint
2 19 (5.48%) CMS
3 15 (4.32%) IIS
4 8 (2.31%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (1.73%) SAS
6 4 (1.15%) Drupal
6 4 (1.15%) Confluence
7 3 (0.86%) Kentico
8 2 (0.58%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.29%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 43 (12.39%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.31%) MS Office
3 4 (1.15%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.15%) Fireworks
4 3 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.29%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (2.02%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.15%) Magento
2 4 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.86%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (0.86%) GoldMine
3 3 (0.86%) Exchequer
3 3 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.58%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.58%) SmartPlant
4 2 (0.58%) ProductWriter
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.15%) SaaS
2 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.44%) FTP
2 4 (1.15%) Extranet
3 3 (0.86%) Internet
4 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (58.50%) SQL Server
2 37 (10.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 35 (10.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (7.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (6.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 20 (5.76%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (5.76%) MySQL
7 18 (5.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (4.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (4.32%) Crystal Reports
10 14 (4.03%) Relational Database
11 7 (2.02%) MS Access
11 7 (2.02%) RDBMS
11 7 (2.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (1.73%) QlikView
13 5 (1.44%) Oracle Database
14 4 (1.15%) RavenDB
14 4 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
15 3 (0.86%) BusinessObjects XI
15 3 (0.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 68 (19.60%) Visual Studio
2 23 (6.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (4.32%) NUnit
4 11 (3.17%) Moq
5 9 (2.59%) Rhino Mocks
6 6 (1.73%) Subversion
6 6 (1.73%) MSBuild
7 5 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (1.44%) Git (software)
7 5 (1.44%) MSTest
8 4 (1.15%) WATIR
8 4 (1.15%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.15%) JIRA
8 4 (1.15%) ReSharper
8 4 (1.15%) NCrunch
8 4 (1.15%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.15%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
General
1 28 (8.07%) Finance
2 15 (4.32%) Advertising
3 10 (2.88%) Banking
3 10 (2.88%) Retail
4 7 (2.02%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.73%) Back Office
6 5 (1.44%) Games
6 5 (1.44%) Marketing
7 4 (1.15%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.58%) Local Government
9 1 (0.29%) Electronics
9 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 294 (84.73%) Developer
2 171 (49.28%) .NET Developer
3 58 (16.71%) C# Developer
4 56 (16.14%) Software Developer
5 50 (14.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 44 (12.68%) VB.NET Developer
7 32 (9.22%) ASP.NET Developer
8 26 (7.49%) Senior Developer
9 22 (6.34%) Junior
10 21 (6.05%) Junior Developer
11 20 (5.76%) SQL Developer
12 18 (5.19%) Senior .NET Developer
12 18 (5.19%) .NET Software Developer
13 17 (4.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 16 (4.61%) Web Developer
15 15 (4.32%) Graduate
15 15 (4.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 12 (3.46%) SharePoint Developer
16 12 (3.46%) .NET Web Developer
17 11 (3.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 347 (100.00%) .NET
2 225 (64.84%) ASP.NET
3 135 (38.90%) HTML
4 95 (27.38%) CSS
5 64 (18.44%) jQuery
6 63 (18.16%) XML
7 61 (17.58%) Web Services
8 57 (16.43%) .NET Framework
9 52 (14.99%) WCF
9 52 (14.99%) ASP.NET MVC
10 34 (9.80%) WPF
10 34 (9.80%) Ajax
11 30 (8.65%) JSON
12 25 (7.20%) HTML5
12 25 (7.20%) LINQ
12 25 (7.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 23 (6.63%) WinForms
14 18 (5.19%) XHTML
15 16 (4.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 13 (3.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.66%) Computer Science
2 32 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.03%) Mathematics
4 10 (2.88%) N-Tier
4 10 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.44%) User Experience
5 5 (1.44%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (1.44%) iPhone
6 4 (1.15%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.15%) Economics
6 4 (1.15%) Statistics
7 3 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.58%) Replication
8 2 (0.58%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.58%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.29%) Open Source
9 1 (0.29%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.29%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.29%) GIS
9 1 (0.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 66 (19.02%) Windows
2 8 (2.31%) Android
2 8 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (2.02%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.73%) Linux
4 6 (1.73%) UNIX
5 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.29%) Solaris
6 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (24.21%) MVC
2 71 (20.46%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (14.12%) Software Engineering
4 40 (11.53%) OO
5 35 (10.09%) Business Intelligence
5 35 (10.09%) Scrum
6 32 (9.22%) TDD
7 23 (6.63%) Unit Testing
8 17 (4.90%) Time Management
9 16 (4.61%) E-Commerce
10 15 (4.32%) Automated Testing
11 14 (4.03%) Business Analysis
11 14 (4.03%) ERP
11 14 (4.03%) MVVM
12 13 (3.75%) OOP
13 12 (3.46%) Web Development
13 12 (3.46%) Mentoring
14 11 (3.17%) System Testing
14 11 (3.17%) Project Management
15 10 (2.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 273 (78.67%) C#
2 189 (54.47%) SQL
3 130 (37.46%) JavaScript
4 47 (13.54%) C++
4 47 (13.54%) T-SQL
4 47 (13.54%) VB
5 35 (10.09%) Java
5 35 (10.09%) VB6
6 30 (8.65%) PHP
7 18 (5.19%) VBScript
8 10 (2.88%) PL/SQL
9 9 (2.59%) PHP5
10 8 (2.31%) Python
11 6 (1.73%) VBA
12 5 (1.44%) Perl
12 5 (1.44%) Ruby
12 5 (1.44%) XAML
13 4 (1.15%) Pascal
13 4 (1.15%) C
14 3 (0.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 61 (17.58%) Degree
2 23 (6.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (3.46%) MCP
4 10 (2.88%) HND
5 5 (1.44%) MCTS
5 5 (1.44%) MCAD
5 5 (1.44%) MCSD
6 3 (0.86%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.86%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.58%) HNC
7 2 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.29%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.44%) QA
2 3 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (0.86%) Basel II
3 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.58%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.86%) Plesk
Vendors
1 96 (27.67%) Microsoft
2 53 (15.27%) Oracle
3 6 (1.73%) Business Objects
3 6 (1.73%) Logi Analytics
3 6 (1.73%) Tableau
4 5 (1.44%) Sage
4 5 (1.44%) Teradata
5 4 (1.15%) Endeca
5 4 (1.15%) RedPrairie
5 4 (1.15%) Adobe
5 4 (1.15%) Metastorm
5 4 (1.15%) Apple
6 3 (0.86%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.29%) Kofax
7 1 (0.29%) Open Text
7 1 (0.29%) VMware
7 1 (0.29%) Twitter
7 1 (0.29%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.29%) ESRI
7 1 (0.29%) Intergraph
Somerset
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum + pension, private healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits, pension etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Devon
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + pension, death in service.
Posted: 7 days ago
Wiltshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Bournemouth
Creative Personnel
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Swindon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits: excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago