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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 92 70 51
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -19
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 178 198 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.92% 3.64% 4.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.33% 6.44% 7.63%
Number of salaries quoted 174 175 234
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £23,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
3337 3075 3252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 54.83% 56.55% 59.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2897 2735 2907
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 31 March 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 March 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
Gloucestershire +5 49 £35,000 +7.69% 9
Bristol -14 45 £35,000 +2.94% 7
Dorset -1 32 £34,000 +13.33% 1
Wiltshire +1 23 £37,500 +13.63% 2
Somerset +5 21 £40,000 +17.64% 7
Devon -31 4 £33,000 +10.00% 1
Cornwall - 2 £30,000 -
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 400 (100.00%) .NET
2 321 (80.25%) C#
3 272 (68.00%) ASP.NET
4 237 (59.25%) SQL Server
5 235 (58.75%) SQL
6 176 (44.00%) HTML
7 163 (40.75%) JavaScript
8 149 (37.25%) CSS
9 112 (28.00%) MVC
10 109 (27.25%) Microsoft
11 97 (24.25%) Windows
12 91 (22.75%) jQuery
13 87 (21.75%) .NET Framework
14 83 (20.75%) Web Services
15 73 (18.25%) WCF
16 71 (17.75%) XML
16 71 (17.75%) Oracle
17 68 (17.00%) Software Engineering
18 66 (16.50%) Visual Studio
19 63 (15.75%) Entity Framework
20 58 (14.50%) ASP.NET MVC
20 58 (14.50%) Agile Software Development
21 54 (13.50%) T-SQL
21 54 (13.50%) VB
22 52 (13.00%) Ajax
23 49 (12.25%) WinForms
23 49 (12.25%) Finance
24 47 (11.75%) Degree
25 46 (11.50%) MS Excel
26 44 (11.00%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 17 (4.25%) CMS
2 12 (3.00%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.75%) SAS
4 7 (1.75%) Umbraco
5 4 (1.00%) IIS
5 4 (1.00%) DNN
5 4 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.75%) Kentico
6 3 (0.75%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.25%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 46 (11.50%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.25%) Photoshop
2 9 (2.25%) Fireworks
3 5 (1.25%) MS Office
4 4 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.50%) MS Project
6 1 (0.25%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.75%) ProductWriter
3 2 (0.50%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.25%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.25%) CTI
2 1 (0.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (59.25%) SQL Server
2 44 (11.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (8.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (7.50%) Relational Database
5 22 (5.50%) MySQL
6 17 (4.25%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (4.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (4.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (2.00%) RDBMS
9 8 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
10 7 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (1.75%) MS Access
11 5 (1.25%) OLAP
11 5 (1.25%) OLTP
11 5 (1.25%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (1.00%) BusinessObjects XI
12 4 (1.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 66 (16.50%) Visual Studio
2 33 (8.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (2.25%) NUnit
4 8 (2.00%) Subversion
4 8 (2.00%) Toad
5 4 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (1.00%) Moq
6 3 (0.75%) MSTest
7 2 (0.50%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.25%) PVCS
8 1 (0.25%) JIRA
8 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 49 (12.25%) Finance
2 32 (8.00%) Advertising
3 19 (4.75%) Retail
4 13 (3.25%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.75%) Marketing
6 10 (2.50%) Banking
7 5 (1.25%) Law
7 5 (1.25%) Legal
8 3 (0.75%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.50%) Electronics
10 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 355 (88.75%) Developer
2 199 (49.75%) .NET Developer
3 63 (15.75%) Software Developer
4 54 (13.50%) C# Developer
5 48 (12.00%) Senior Developer
6 44 (11.00%) VB.NET Developer
7 40 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 35 (8.75%) Web Developer
9 33 (8.25%) Senior .NET Developer
10 24 (6.00%) ASP.NET Developer
11 22 (5.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 19 (4.75%) .NET Software Developer
13 18 (4.50%) Software Engineer
14 17 (4.25%) AWS Developer
15 15 (3.75%) Front-End Developer
16 14 (3.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 13 (3.25%) Applications Developer
17 13 (3.25%) Programmer
18 12 (3.00%) Analyst
18 12 (3.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 400 (100.00%) .NET
2 272 (68.00%) ASP.NET
3 176 (44.00%) HTML
4 149 (37.25%) CSS
5 91 (22.75%) jQuery
6 87 (21.75%) .NET Framework
7 83 (20.75%) Web Services
8 73 (18.25%) WCF
9 71 (17.75%) XML
10 63 (15.75%) Entity Framework
11 58 (14.50%) ASP.NET MVC
12 52 (13.00%) Ajax
13 49 (12.25%) WinForms
14 38 (9.50%) WPF
15 35 (8.75%) LINQ
15 35 (8.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 21 (5.25%) ASP.NET Web API
16 21 (5.25%) Classic ASP
17 20 (5.00%) HTML5
17 20 (5.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 23 (5.75%) Computer Science
4 13 (3.25%) Web 2.0
5 11 (2.75%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.25%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.00%) NHS
8 3 (0.75%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (0.75%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.50%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.50%) Replication
9 2 (0.50%) Economics
9 2 (0.50%) Statistics
10 1 (0.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.25%) iPhone
10 1 (0.25%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 97 (24.25%) Windows
2 13 (3.25%) Apple iOS
3 8 (2.00%) Android
4 4 (1.00%) UNIX
5 3 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.75%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.75%) Windows 8
5 3 (0.75%) Linux
6 2 (0.50%) Windows CE
6 2 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (28.00%) MVC
2 68 (17.00%) Software Engineering
3 58 (14.50%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (10.00%) OO
5 34 (8.50%) Web Development
6 24 (6.00%) Scrum
7 21 (5.25%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (4.00%) Unit Testing
9 15 (3.75%) Web Application Development
9 15 (3.75%) TDD
10 14 (3.50%) OOP
11 12 (3.00%) E-Commerce
12 10 (2.50%) OOD
12 10 (2.50%) ITIL
12 10 (2.50%) Logistics
13 9 (2.25%) Business Analysis
13 9 (2.25%) Responsive Web Design
13 9 (2.25%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (2.25%) Migration
13 9 (2.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 321 (80.25%) C#
2 235 (58.75%) SQL
3 163 (40.75%) JavaScript
4 54 (13.50%) T-SQL
4 54 (13.50%) VB
5 25 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 17 (4.25%) C++
6 17 (4.25%) VB6
7 13 (3.25%) PHP
8 10 (2.50%) Java
9 9 (2.25%) VBScript
10 4 (1.00%) Pascal
10 4 (1.00%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.00%) C
10 4 (1.00%) COBOL
11 3 (0.75%) RPG
11 3 (0.75%) Perl
11 3 (0.75%) Embedded C
12 2 (0.50%) XAML
13 1 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (11.75%) Degree
2 8 (2.00%) MCP
3 7 (1.75%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.25%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.25%) MCSE
5 1 (0.25%) MCSA
5 1 (0.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.50%) SLA
2 3 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (0.75%) Basel II
2 3 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.75%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 109 (27.25%) Microsoft
2 71 (17.75%) Oracle
3 14 (3.50%) Business Objects
4 10 (2.50%) Xamarin
5 9 (2.25%) Apple
5 9 (2.25%) Adobe
6 5 (1.25%) Facebook
6 5 (1.25%) Metastorm
7 4 (1.00%) VMware
7 4 (1.00%) Teradata
8 2 (0.50%) Progress
8 2 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.25%) Cognos
9 1 (0.25%) Citrix
9 1 (0.25%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.25%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.25%) Tableau
9 1 (0.25%) Thunderhead
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
UKHO
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £27000 - £42000 per annum + Great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Redwood Recruitment
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Stroud
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
TEKsystems
Salary: £3000 - £45000 per annum + strong bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Trowbridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Taunton
CPS Group
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Taunton
CPS Group
Salary: £29000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Eight Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Salary: £29000 - £36000 per annum + competitive
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Gloucester
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + package
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Gloucester
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