The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 101 45 74
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +29
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 155 253 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.52% 4.86% 3.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.41% 8.34% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 150 234 149
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,475 £25,000 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,100 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Programming Languages Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3514 3033 3138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.02% 58.20% 56.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3031 2709 2858
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,875 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB.NET
England

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 July 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 31 July 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
Gloucestershire -5 35 £33,440 +2.89% 2
Wiltshire -28 33 £32,500 -3.70% 6
Bristol -40 32 £32,500 - 12
Dorset -21 23 £35,000 +22.80% 9
Somerset -29 20 £32,500 - 9
Devon -24 11 £35,000 +12.90% 5
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 333 (100.00%) .NET
2 246 (73.87%) C#
3 211 (63.36%) ASP.NET
4 207 (62.16%) SQL Server
5 191 (57.36%) SQL
6 113 (33.93%) HTML
7 110 (33.03%) Microsoft
8 106 (31.83%) JavaScript
9 74 (22.22%) CSS
9 74 (22.22%) Windows
10 72 (21.62%) Visual Studio
11 69 (20.72%) .NET Framework
12 64 (19.22%) WCF
13 62 (18.62%) MVC
14 59 (17.72%) Web Services
15 58 (17.42%) T-SQL
16 56 (16.82%) XML
16 56 (16.82%) jQuery
17 47 (14.11%) SQL Server 2008
18 45 (13.51%) Degree
19 44 (13.21%) SharePoint
20 43 (12.91%) MS Excel
20 43 (12.91%) VB
21 41 (12.31%) Oracle
22 40 (12.01%) C++
22 40 (12.01%) Software Engineering
22 40 (12.01%) ASP.NET MVC
23 38 (11.41%) Java
24 37 (11.11%) OO
25 34 (10.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 44 (13.21%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 13 (3.90%) IIS
4 11 (3.30%) CMS
5 5 (1.50%) SAS
6 4 (1.20%) Drupal
7 1 (0.30%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.30%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 43 (12.91%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.70%) MS Office
3 3 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.30%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (3.30%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.20%) Sage 200
2 4 (1.20%) Magento
3 3 (0.90%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.90%) GoldMine
3 3 (0.90%) Exchequer
4 2 (0.60%) ProductWriter
4 2 (0.60%) SmartPlant
4 2 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.10%) SaaS
2 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.80%) Internet
2 5 (1.50%) FTP
3 3 (0.90%) Extranet
3 3 (0.90%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (62.16%) SQL Server
2 47 (14.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (10.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 34 (10.21%) SQL Server 2005
4 25 (7.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (7.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (6.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 18 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (4.50%) Crystal Reports
7 15 (4.50%) Relational Database
8 14 (4.20%) MySQL
9 13 (3.90%) MS Access
10 11 (3.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 11 (3.30%) RDBMS
11 10 (3.00%) QlikView
12 5 (1.50%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.60%) BusinessObjects XI
13 2 (0.60%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 2 (0.60%) ActiveReports
13 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 72 (21.62%) Visual Studio
2 21 (6.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (4.50%) Moq
4 14 (4.20%) NUnit
5 13 (3.90%) Rhino Mocks
5 13 (3.90%) MSTest
6 11 (3.30%) Subversion
7 6 (1.80%) MSBuild
8 4 (1.20%) SoapUI
8 4 (1.20%) MSI
9 2 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.60%) Selenium
9 2 (0.60%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.30%) InstallShield
10 1 (0.30%) Toad
10 1 (0.30%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 31 (9.31%) Finance
2 11 (3.30%) Advertising
3 10 (3.00%) Marketing
4 8 (2.40%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.50%) Law
6 4 (1.20%) Banking
6 4 (1.20%) Games
7 2 (0.60%) Legal
7 2 (0.60%) Electronics
7 2 (0.60%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.60%) Retail
8 1 (0.30%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 268 (80.48%) Developer
2 157 (47.15%) .NET Developer
3 64 (19.22%) C# Developer
4 51 (15.32%) C# .NET Developer
5 40 (12.01%) VB.NET Developer
6 32 (9.61%) Software Developer
7 24 (7.21%) SQL Developer
8 23 (6.91%) ASP.NET Developer
8 23 (6.91%) Junior
9 22 (6.61%) Junior Developer
10 18 (5.41%) Senior Developer
11 15 (4.50%) Graduate
11 15 (4.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 15 (4.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 13 (3.90%) Programmer
13 12 (3.60%) Software Engineer
13 12 (3.60%) Junior .NET Developer
13 12 (3.60%) SharePoint Developer
14 11 (3.30%) Senior .NET Developer
14 11 (3.30%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 333 (100.00%) .NET
2 211 (63.36%) ASP.NET
3 113 (33.93%) HTML
4 74 (22.22%) CSS
5 69 (20.72%) .NET Framework
6 64 (19.22%) WCF
7 59 (17.72%) Web Services
8 56 (16.82%) XML
8 56 (16.82%) jQuery
9 40 (12.01%) ASP.NET MVC
10 34 (10.21%) WPF
11 30 (9.01%) WinForms
12 26 (7.81%) Ajax
13 24 (7.21%) LINQ
14 22 (6.61%) JSON
15 16 (4.80%) HTML5
16 15 (4.50%) Unity DI Container
17 14 (4.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 13 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 13 (3.90%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.41%) Computer Science
2 17 (5.11%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (4.50%) Mathematics
4 13 (3.90%) Inversion of Control
5 6 (1.80%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.20%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.60%) DTV
8 2 (0.60%) Replication
9 1 (0.30%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.30%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.30%) GIS
9 1 (0.30%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.30%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 74 (22.22%) Windows
2 6 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (1.50%) UNIX
3 5 (1.50%) Linux
4 3 (0.90%) Android
4 3 (0.90%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.30%) Solaris
5 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (18.62%) MVC
2 40 (12.01%) Software Engineering
3 37 (11.11%) OO
4 32 (9.61%) Scrum
5 27 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (7.21%) Web Development
6 24 (7.21%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (6.91%) TDD
8 21 (6.31%) Project Management
8 21 (6.31%) MVVM
9 15 (4.50%) Time Management
10 14 (4.20%) Web Application Development
10 14 (4.20%) E-Commerce
10 14 (4.20%) ERP
11 13 (3.90%) Kanban
11 13 (3.90%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (3.90%) Dependency Injection
12 12 (3.60%) Business Analysis
12 12 (3.60%) Automated Testing
13 11 (3.30%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 246 (73.87%) C#
2 191 (57.36%) SQL
3 106 (31.83%) JavaScript
4 58 (17.42%) T-SQL
5 43 (12.91%) VB
6 40 (12.01%) C++
7 38 (11.41%) Java
8 26 (7.81%) PHP
8 26 (7.81%) VB6
9 13 (3.90%) VBScript
10 9 (2.70%) PL/SQL
11 8 (2.40%) PHP5
12 6 (1.80%) Python
13 5 (1.50%) Perl
13 5 (1.50%) XAML
14 4 (1.20%) Pascal
14 4 (1.20%) VBA
15 3 (0.90%) XPath
15 3 (0.90%) COBOL
16 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (13.51%) Degree
2 26 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (4.80%) MCP
4 12 (3.60%) MCSD
5 11 (3.30%) MCTS
5 11 (3.30%) MCAD
6 8 (2.40%) HND
7 3 (0.90%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.90%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.60%) MBA
8 2 (0.60%) HNC
9 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.50%) QA
2 3 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (0.90%) Basel II
3 1 (0.30%) TickIT
3 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.90%) Plesk
Vendors
1 110 (33.03%) Microsoft
2 41 (12.31%) Oracle
3 10 (3.00%) Logi Analytics
3 10 (3.00%) Tableau
4 7 (2.10%) Sage
5 5 (1.50%) Business Objects
6 4 (1.20%) Teradata
7 3 (0.90%) Metastorm
7 3 (0.90%) Pegasus
7 3 (0.90%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.60%) SAP
8 2 (0.60%) VMware
9 1 (0.30%) Open Text
9 1 (0.30%) Telerik
9 1 (0.30%) Google
9 1 (0.30%) ESRI
9 1 (0.30%) Intergraph
9 1 (0.30%) Kofax
9 1 (0.30%) Micro Focus
9 1 (0.30%) Facebook
Bristol, Avon
Invatech Health
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Glastonbury, Somerset
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
ThreePeople
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newton Abbot, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newton Abbot, Devon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £29000 - £34000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £300.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago