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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 95 53 78
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +25
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 164 223 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.69% 4.40% 3.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.79% 7.72% 5.74%
Number of salaries quoted 154 202 154
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,850 £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
3423 2890 3049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 56.18% 57.08% 53.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2934 2577 2786
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Wiltshire -12 37 £32,500 - 9
Dorset -2 32 £32,500 +23.80% 3
Gloucestershire +3 30 £34,750 -4.79% 7
Bristol -44 30 £33,250 +10.83% 15
Somerset -19 20 £32,500 +30.00% 5
Devon -21 14 £35,000 +7.69% 4
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 320 (100.00%) .NET
2 242 (75.63%) C#
3 203 (63.44%) ASP.NET
4 198 (61.88%) SQL Server
5 174 (54.38%) SQL
6 112 (35.00%) HTML
7 108 (33.75%) JavaScript
8 94 (29.38%) Microsoft
9 74 (23.13%) CSS
10 68 (21.25%) Windows
11 65 (20.31%) Visual Studio
12 59 (18.44%) MVC
13 57 (17.81%) XML
13 57 (17.81%) .NET Framework
14 55 (17.19%) Web Services
14 55 (17.19%) jQuery
15 53 (16.56%) T-SQL
16 51 (15.94%) Degree
17 48 (15.00%) WCF
18 46 (14.38%) Oracle
19 45 (14.06%) MS Excel
19 45 (14.06%) Software Engineering
20 42 (13.13%) C++
20 42 (13.13%) ASP.NET MVC
21 38 (11.88%) SQL Server 2008
21 38 (11.88%) VB
22 35 (10.94%) Java
23 34 (10.63%) SharePoint
23 34 (10.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 33 (10.31%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 34 (10.63%) SharePoint
2 18 (5.63%) IIS
3 16 (5.00%) CMS
4 6 (1.88%) SAS
4 6 (1.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.25%) Confluence
5 4 (1.25%) Drupal
6 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.31%) Kentico
6 1 (0.31%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.31%) Joomla!
Applications
1 45 (14.06%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.13%) MS Office
3 3 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.63%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.63%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.31%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.25%) Magento
2 4 (1.25%) Sage 200
3 3 (0.94%) Exchequer
3 3 (0.94%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.94%) GoldMine
4 2 (0.63%) SmartPlant
4 2 (0.63%) ProductWriter
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.25%) SaaS
2 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.56%) FTP
2 3 (0.94%) Internet
2 3 (0.94%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (61.88%) SQL Server
2 38 (11.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (10.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (7.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 23 (7.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (6.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 20 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (5.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (5.31%) Relational Database
10 16 (5.00%) MySQL
11 13 (4.06%) Crystal Reports
12 10 (3.13%) RDBMS
13 9 (2.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 8 (2.50%) QlikView
15 7 (2.19%) MS Access
16 5 (1.56%) Oracle Database
17 4 (1.25%) RavenDB
18 3 (0.94%) BusinessObjects XI
18 3 (0.94%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
19 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 65 (20.31%) Visual Studio
2 20 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (4.06%) Moq
3 13 (4.06%) NUnit
4 12 (3.75%) Subversion
5 11 (3.44%) Rhino Mocks
6 7 (2.19%) MSTest
7 6 (1.88%) MSBuild
8 5 (1.56%) Git (software)
8 5 (1.56%) ReSharper
9 4 (1.25%) JIRA
9 4 (1.25%) MSI
9 4 (1.25%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.25%) WATIR
9 4 (1.25%) SoapUI
9 4 (1.25%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.25%) NCrunch
10 2 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
General
1 31 (9.69%) Finance
2 13 (4.06%) Advertising
3 8 (2.50%) Banking
4 7 (2.19%) Marketing
4 7 (2.19%) Retail
5 6 (1.88%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.25%) Games
6 4 (1.25%) Back Office
7 2 (0.63%) Legal
7 2 (0.63%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.31%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 261 (81.56%) Developer
2 156 (48.75%) .NET Developer
3 56 (17.50%) C# Developer
4 47 (14.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 43 (13.44%) VB.NET Developer
6 38 (11.88%) Software Developer
7 23 (7.19%) ASP.NET Developer
8 21 (6.56%) SQL Developer
9 20 (6.25%) Junior
10 19 (5.94%) Senior Developer
10 19 (5.94%) Junior Developer
11 16 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 15 (4.69%) Graduate
13 14 (4.38%) .NET Software Developer
14 12 (3.75%) Senior .NET Developer
14 12 (3.75%) SharePoint Developer
14 12 (3.75%) Web Developer
14 12 (3.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 10 (3.13%) Junior .NET Developer
15 10 (3.13%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 320 (100.00%) .NET
2 203 (63.44%) ASP.NET
3 112 (35.00%) HTML
4 74 (23.13%) CSS
5 57 (17.81%) XML
5 57 (17.81%) .NET Framework
6 55 (17.19%) Web Services
6 55 (17.19%) jQuery
7 48 (15.00%) WCF
8 42 (13.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 29 (9.06%) Ajax
10 28 (8.75%) WPF
11 25 (7.81%) WinForms
11 25 (7.81%) JSON
12 23 (7.19%) LINQ
13 21 (6.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 17 (5.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 15 (4.69%) XHTML
15 15 (4.69%) HTML5
16 11 (3.44%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 16 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 12 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.19%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (2.19%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.25%) Mobile App
6 3 (0.94%) Client/Server
6 3 (0.94%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (0.94%) Statistics
6 3 (0.94%) Economics
7 2 (0.63%) Replication
7 2 (0.63%) iPhone
7 2 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.31%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.31%) Open Source
8 1 (0.31%) GIS
8 1 (0.31%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.31%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 68 (21.25%) Windows
2 7 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (1.88%) Linux
3 6 (1.88%) UNIX
4 4 (1.25%) Android
4 4 (1.25%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.31%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (18.44%) MVC
2 45 (14.06%) Software Engineering
3 33 (10.31%) OO
3 33 (10.31%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (8.44%) TDD
5 26 (8.13%) Scrum
6 24 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (5.63%) ERP
8 16 (5.00%) Time Management
8 16 (5.00%) E-Commerce
9 15 (4.69%) Project Management
10 14 (4.38%) MVVM
11 13 (4.06%) Business Analysis
11 13 (4.06%) Web Development
12 12 (3.75%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (3.44%) Unit Testing
13 11 (3.44%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (3.44%) System Testing
13 11 (3.44%) Automated Testing
13 11 (3.44%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 242 (75.63%) C#
2 174 (54.38%) SQL
3 108 (33.75%) JavaScript
4 53 (16.56%) T-SQL
5 42 (13.13%) C++
6 38 (11.88%) VB
7 35 (10.94%) Java
8 29 (9.06%) PHP
9 26 (8.13%) VB6
10 11 (3.44%) VBScript
11 10 (3.13%) PL/SQL
12 8 (2.50%) PHP5
13 7 (2.19%) Python
14 6 (1.88%) VBA
15 5 (1.56%) XAML
15 5 (1.56%) Perl
15 5 (1.56%) Ruby
16 4 (1.25%) C
16 4 (1.25%) Pascal
17 3 (0.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 51 (15.94%) Degree
2 25 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (4.06%) MCP
4 10 (3.13%) HND
5 8 (2.50%) MCSD
6 7 (2.19%) MCAD
6 7 (2.19%) MCTS
7 2 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.63%) HNC
8 1 (0.31%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.56%) QA
2 3 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (0.94%) Basel II
3 1 (0.31%) SLA
3 1 (0.31%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.94%) Plesk
Vendors
1 94 (29.38%) Microsoft
2 46 (14.38%) Oracle
3 8 (2.50%) Logi Analytics
3 8 (2.50%) Tableau
4 7 (2.19%) Sage
5 6 (1.88%) Business Objects
6 5 (1.56%) Teradata
7 4 (1.25%) Endeca
7 4 (1.25%) RedPrairie
8 3 (0.94%) Pegasus
8 3 (0.94%) Metastorm
9 2 (0.63%) Adobe
9 2 (0.63%) Apple
10 1 (0.31%) Facebook
10 1 (0.31%) ESRI
10 1 (0.31%) Intergraph
10 1 (0.31%) Kofax
10 1 (0.31%) Open Text
10 1 (0.31%) VMware
Swindon, Wiltshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 33,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newton Abbot, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Roc Search
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorchester, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £39000 per annum + Healthcare, pension, parking
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Share Options
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago