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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 175 99 94
Rank change year-on-year
-76 -5
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 79 168 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.40% 2.82% 2.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.55% 5.04% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 61 151 176
Median salary £33,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £28,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
3095 3336 3441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 54.72% 55.98% 55.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2644 2900 2984
Median salary £41,500 £39,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.41% +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing VB.NET as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -9 26 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Somerset -29 15 £21,000 -37.31% 3
Devon -1 11 £37,500 +8.69% 1
Gloucestershire -21 10 £33,750 -5.59%
Dorset +9 8 £32,500 -18.75% 4
Wiltshire -1 8 £43,750 +16.66%
Cornwall -36 1 - - 1
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing VB.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 171 (100.00%) .NET
2 153 (89.47%) C#
3 110 (64.33%) ASP.NET
4 106 (61.99%) SQL Server
5 87 (50.88%) SQL
6 85 (49.71%) JavaScript
7 74 (43.27%) HTML
8 65 (38.01%) MVC
9 61 (35.67%) Microsoft
10 60 (35.09%) .NET Framework
11 57 (33.33%) Windows
12 56 (32.75%) Agile Software Development
13 47 (27.49%) jQuery
14 46 (26.90%) CSS
15 34 (19.88%) ASP.NET MVC
16 32 (18.71%) MS Excel
17 31 (18.13%) T-SQL
18 30 (17.54%) WCF
18 30 (17.54%) WPF
19 25 (14.62%) TDD
20 24 (14.04%) Web Development
20 24 (14.04%) Entity Framework
20 24 (14.04%) Team Foundation Server
20 24 (14.04%) VB
20 24 (14.04%) Java
20 24 (14.04%) Web Services
21 23 (13.45%) Finance
22 22 (12.87%) XML
22 22 (12.87%) NUnit
23 20 (11.70%) Unit Testing

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (7.60%) IIS
2 12 (7.02%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.34%) SAS
4 3 (1.75%) CMS
5 2 (1.17%) ArcGIS
5 2 (1.17%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.17%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.58%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.58%) Moodle
6 1 (0.58%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.58%) Totara
Applications
1 32 (18.71%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.58%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.58%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.75%) SaaS
2 3 (1.75%) Trello
3 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.09%) HTTP
2 1 (0.58%) DHCP
2 1 (0.58%) Firewall
2 1 (0.58%) Internet
2 1 (0.58%) Intranet
2 1 (0.58%) LAN
2 1 (0.58%) Network Security
2 1 (0.58%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (61.99%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.36%) SQL Server 2014
2 16 (9.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 9 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 8 (4.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (4.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.34%) DTS
6 4 (2.34%) MySQL
6 4 (2.34%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.75%) MS Access
7 3 (1.75%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.17%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.17%) GIS
8 2 (1.17%) QlikView
8 2 (1.17%) Sybase ASE
9 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (14.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (12.87%) NUnit
3 20 (11.70%) Visual Studio
4 13 (7.60%) Moq
4 13 (7.60%) Rhino Mocks
5 7 (4.09%) XMLUnit
6 6 (3.51%) Jenkins
6 6 (3.51%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.75%) Subversion
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.58%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.58%) Selenium
General
1 23 (13.45%) Finance
2 6 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.92%) Banking
3 5 (2.92%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.75%) Electronics
4 3 (1.75%) Marketing
5 2 (1.17%) Advertising
5 2 (1.17%) Back Office
6 1 (0.58%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.58%) Law
Job Titles
1 149 (87.13%) Developer
2 111 (64.91%) .NET Developer
3 76 (44.44%) C# Developer
4 60 (35.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 44 (25.73%) VB.NET Developer
6 33 (19.30%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 27 (15.79%) Software Developer
8 20 (11.70%) ASP.NET Developer
9 17 (9.94%) .NET Software Developer
10 15 (8.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (7.02%) Senior Developer
12 11 (6.43%) Junior
12 11 (6.43%) SQL Developer
13 10 (5.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 10 (5.85%) Senior .NET Developer
13 10 (5.85%) Trainee
14 9 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
14 9 (5.26%) Junior Developer
14 9 (5.26%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 9 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (100.00%) .NET
2 110 (64.33%) ASP.NET
3 74 (43.27%) HTML
4 60 (35.09%) .NET Framework
5 47 (27.49%) jQuery
6 46 (26.90%) CSS
7 34 (19.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 30 (17.54%) WCF
8 30 (17.54%) WPF
9 24 (14.04%) Entity Framework
9 24 (14.04%) Web Services
10 22 (12.87%) XML
11 20 (11.70%) WinForms
12 18 (10.53%) JSON
13 16 (9.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 16 (9.36%) LINQ
14 14 (8.19%) NHibernate
15 13 (7.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 11 (6.43%) Ajax
17 6 (3.51%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.77%) Management Information System
2 13 (7.60%) Streaming Music
3 12 (7.02%) Data Protection Act
3 12 (7.02%) NHS
4 4 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.17%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.17%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.17%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.58%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.58%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.58%) iPad
6 1 (0.58%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.58%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 57 (33.33%) Windows
2 10 (5.85%) Windows Server
3 9 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (2.34%) Android
4 4 (2.34%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.58%) Linux
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (38.01%) MVC
2 56 (32.75%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (14.62%) TDD
4 24 (14.04%) Web Development
5 20 (11.70%) Service Delivery
5 20 (11.70%) Unit Testing
6 19 (11.11%) OO
6 19 (11.11%) SDLC
7 18 (10.53%) Scrum
8 17 (9.94%) ITIL
8 17 (9.94%) UML
9 14 (8.19%) MVVM
9 14 (8.19%) Software Engineering
9 14 (8.19%) Web Application Development
10 13 (7.60%) BDD
10 13 (7.60%) Data Protection
10 13 (7.60%) Kanban
10 13 (7.60%) Validation
11 12 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (7.02%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 153 (89.47%) C#
2 87 (50.88%) SQL
3 85 (49.71%) JavaScript
4 31 (18.13%) T-SQL
5 24 (14.04%) Java
5 24 (14.04%) VB
6 12 (7.02%) PL/SQL
7 11 (6.43%) C++
8 6 (3.51%) VB6
8 6 (3.51%) VBA
9 4 (2.34%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 3 (1.75%) PHP
10 3 (1.75%) XAML
11 2 (1.17%) Python
12 1 (0.58%) C
12 1 (0.58%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 8 (4.68%) Degree
2 4 (2.34%) MCP
2 4 (2.34%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.75%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.17%) ISEB
5 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.58%) MCTS
5 1 (0.58%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.34%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.17%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 61 (35.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.94%) Oracle
3 7 (4.09%) Xamarin
4 3 (1.75%) SAP
4 3 (1.75%) VMware
5 2 (1.17%) ESRI
5 2 (1.17%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.17%) Sybase
6 1 (0.58%) Citrix
6 1 (0.58%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.58%) Lotus
6 1 (0.58%) Progress
6 1 (0.58%) Telerik
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