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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 69 45 49
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +4
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 225 316 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.56% 5.33% 4.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.43% 9.21% 8.46%
Number of salaries quoted 216 301 261
Average salary £32,750 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,875 £25,000 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,050 £42,000
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
3501 3432 3308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.33% 57.93% 58.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3063 3053 2978
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -6 62 £32,500 -9.72% 7
Dorset +16 54 £35,000 -2.77% 10
Gloucestershire -29 35 £42,000 +27.27% 3
Wiltshire -47 34 £37,500 +13.63% 4
Somerset -1 20 £32,500 +8.33% 8
Devon -22 17 £30,000 -
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 405 (100.00%) .NET
2 320 (79.01%) C#
3 278 (68.64%) ASP.NET
4 244 (60.25%) SQL Server
5 228 (56.30%) SQL
6 177 (43.70%) JavaScript
7 174 (42.96%) HTML
8 142 (35.06%) CSS
9 111 (27.41%) Microsoft
10 110 (27.16%) MVC
11 89 (21.98%) jQuery
12 86 (21.23%) Web Services
12 86 (21.23%) XML
13 83 (20.49%) .NET Framework
14 81 (20.00%) Software Engineering
15 74 (18.27%) Oracle
16 67 (16.54%) WCF
17 66 (16.30%) Windows
18 64 (15.80%) VB
19 63 (15.56%) Ajax
19 63 (15.56%) Visual Studio
20 62 (15.31%) Agile Software Development
21 61 (15.06%) ASP.NET MVC
21 61 (15.06%) Degree
22 51 (12.59%) MS Excel
23 45 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
24 43 (10.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 42 (10.37%) JSON
26 41 (10.12%) T-SQL
26 41 (10.12%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 27 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 25 (6.17%) CMS
3 15 (3.70%) IIS
4 12 (2.96%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (0.99%) Confluence
6 3 (0.74%) SAS
6 3 (0.74%) Kentico
7 2 (0.49%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.25%) WordPress
8 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 51 (12.59%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.21%) Photoshop
2 13 (3.21%) Fireworks
3 7 (1.73%) MS Office
4 3 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.99%) ProductWriter
2 3 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.25%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.23%) FTP
2 4 (0.99%) Extranet
3 2 (0.49%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.25%) CTI
4 1 (0.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (60.25%) SQL Server
2 43 (10.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 41 (10.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 33 (8.15%) MySQL
5 23 (5.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (4.94%) Relational Database
7 17 (4.20%) SQL Server 2005
8 16 (3.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (3.95%) Crystal Reports
9 15 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (3.21%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (2.72%) MS Access
12 7 (1.73%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (1.23%) Azure SQL Database
14 4 (0.99%) RavenDB
14 4 (0.99%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.74%) OLTP
15 3 (0.74%) BusinessObjects XI
15 3 (0.74%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 3 (0.74%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 63 (15.56%) Visual Studio
2 22 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (4.94%) NUnit
4 7 (1.73%) Moq
5 6 (1.48%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.23%) Subversion
6 5 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.99%) NCrunch
7 4 (0.99%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (0.99%) JIRA
7 4 (0.99%) ReSharper
7 4 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (0.99%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.99%) WATIR
7 4 (0.99%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.74%) MSTest
8 3 (0.74%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.49%) PVCS
10 1 (0.25%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 39 (9.63%) Finance
2 27 (6.67%) Retail
3 20 (4.94%) Advertising
4 12 (2.96%) Marketing
5 9 (2.22%) Banking
6 8 (1.98%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.48%) Back Office
8 5 (1.23%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.74%) Games
10 2 (0.49%) Local Government
10 2 (0.49%) Law
11 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.25%) Electronics
11 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 364 (89.88%) Developer
2 212 (52.35%) .NET Developer
3 79 (19.51%) Software Developer
4 57 (14.07%) C# Developer
5 46 (11.36%) VB.NET Developer
6 44 (10.86%) ASP.NET Developer
6 44 (10.86%) C# .NET Developer
7 38 (9.38%) Senior Developer
8 30 (7.41%) Senior .NET Developer
8 30 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 26 (6.42%) Web Developer
10 24 (5.93%) .NET Software Developer
11 16 (3.95%) Applications Developer
12 15 (3.70%) Junior
12 15 (3.70%) Software Engineer
12 15 (3.70%) Junior Developer
13 14 (3.46%) Front-End Developer
14 13 (3.21%) SQL Developer
14 13 (3.21%) Graduate
14 13 (3.21%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 405 (100.00%) .NET
2 278 (68.64%) ASP.NET
3 174 (42.96%) HTML
4 142 (35.06%) CSS
5 89 (21.98%) jQuery
6 86 (21.23%) Web Services
6 86 (21.23%) XML
7 83 (20.49%) .NET Framework
8 67 (16.54%) WCF
9 63 (15.56%) Ajax
10 61 (15.06%) ASP.NET MVC
11 45 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 42 (10.37%) JSON
13 36 (8.89%) WinForms
14 34 (8.40%) LINQ
15 32 (7.90%) WPF
16 30 (7.41%) XHTML
17 23 (5.68%) HTML5
18 22 (5.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 18 (4.44%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.63%) Computer Science
2 35 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.21%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.73%) Mathematics
4 7 (1.73%) N-Tier
5 6 (1.48%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.23%) iPhone
7 4 (0.99%) Economics
7 4 (0.99%) Web 2.0
7 4 (0.99%) Statistics
7 4 (0.99%) User Experience
8 3 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.74%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.49%) Replication
9 2 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.25%) GIS
10 1 (0.25%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.25%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 66 (16.30%) Windows
2 15 (3.70%) Apple iOS
3 10 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (1.73%) Android
5 4 (0.99%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.99%) Linux
5 4 (0.99%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.74%) UNIX
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (27.16%) MVC
2 81 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 62 (15.31%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (8.64%) OO
5 33 (8.15%) Scrum
6 31 (7.65%) TDD
7 30 (7.41%) Unit Testing
8 29 (7.16%) Business Intelligence
9 27 (6.67%) Web Development
10 18 (4.44%) Time Management
11 17 (4.20%) Migration
11 17 (4.20%) Web Application Development
12 16 (3.95%) E-Commerce
13 15 (3.70%) OOP
14 13 (3.21%) Responsive Web Design
15 11 (2.72%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (2.72%) ITIL
15 11 (2.72%) SEO
16 10 (2.47%) OOD
16 10 (2.47%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 320 (79.01%) C#
2 228 (56.30%) SQL
3 177 (43.70%) JavaScript
4 64 (15.80%) VB
5 41 (10.12%) T-SQL
6 31 (7.65%) C++
7 29 (7.16%) VB6
8 24 (5.93%) PHP
9 15 (3.70%) VBScript
9 15 (3.70%) Java
10 12 (2.96%) PL/SQL
11 8 (1.98%) Perl
12 6 (1.48%) Pascal
13 5 (1.23%) Ruby
13 5 (1.23%) COBOL
14 4 (0.99%) C
14 4 (0.99%) RPG
14 4 (0.99%) VBA
15 3 (0.74%) VC++
15 3 (0.74%) Python
Qualifications
1 61 (15.06%) Degree
2 15 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.22%) MCP
4 7 (1.73%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.23%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.74%) HND
7 2 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.25%) MBA
8 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.25%) MCSE
8 1 (0.25%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.74%) SLA
2 2 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.49%) Basel II
2 2 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 111 (27.41%) Microsoft
2 74 (18.27%) Oracle
3 13 (3.21%) Adobe
3 13 (3.21%) Apple
4 5 (1.23%) Metastorm
4 5 (1.23%) Facebook
5 4 (0.99%) Endeca
5 4 (0.99%) RedPrairie
6 3 (0.74%) Teradata
6 3 (0.74%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.25%) Thunderhead
7 1 (0.25%) VMware
7 1 (0.25%) Sage
7 1 (0.25%) ESRI
7 1 (0.25%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.25%) Twitter
7 1 (0.25%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.25%) ServiceNow
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