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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 90 52 77
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +25
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 169 225 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.75% 4.39% 3.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.90% 7.70% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 158 203 154
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 £38,300 £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
3446 2923 3055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 56.10% 57.05% 53.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2952 2609 2791
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 £25,725
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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -43 36 £33,000 +10.00% 16
Wiltshire -7 35 £32,500 - 9
Dorset -1 32 £32,500 +23.80% 3
Gloucestershire +1 29 £35,000 -4.10% 6
Somerset -16 21 £32,500 +27.45% 5
Devon -22 15 £35,000 +7.69% 5
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 329 (100.00%) .NET
2 250 (75.99%) C#
3 206 (62.61%) ASP.NET
4 201 (61.09%) SQL Server
5 177 (53.80%) SQL
6 117 (35.56%) HTML
7 110 (33.43%) JavaScript
8 96 (29.18%) Microsoft
9 78 (23.71%) CSS
10 68 (20.67%) Windows
11 66 (20.06%) Visual Studio
12 64 (19.45%) MVC
13 59 (17.93%) .NET Framework
14 58 (17.63%) XML
14 58 (17.63%) jQuery
15 57 (17.33%) Web Services
16 55 (16.72%) Degree
17 52 (15.81%) T-SQL
18 51 (15.50%) WCF
19 48 (14.59%) Oracle
20 46 (13.98%) MS Excel
20 46 (13.98%) Software Engineering
21 43 (13.07%) C++
21 43 (13.07%) ASP.NET MVC
22 41 (12.46%) VB
23 38 (11.55%) SQL Server 2008
24 37 (11.25%) OO
25 35 (10.64%) Java
26 34 (10.33%) SharePoint
26 34 (10.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (10.33%) SharePoint
2 17 (5.17%) CMS
2 17 (5.17%) IIS
3 6 (1.82%) SAS
3 6 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (1.22%) Confluence
4 4 (1.22%) Drupal
5 1 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.30%) LiveLink
5 1 (0.30%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.30%) Kentico
5 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 46 (13.98%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.04%) MS Office
3 3 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.61%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.61%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.30%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (2.43%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.22%) Magento
2 4 (1.22%) Sage 200
3 3 (0.91%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (0.91%) GoldMine
3 3 (0.91%) Exchequer
3 3 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.61%) SmartPlant
4 2 (0.61%) ProductWriter
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.22%) SaaS
2 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.52%) FTP
2 3 (0.91%) Internet
2 3 (0.91%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (61.09%) SQL Server
2 38 (11.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (10.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (7.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 23 (6.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 20 (6.08%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (5.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (5.17%) Relational Database
9 17 (5.17%) MySQL
10 13 (3.95%) Crystal Reports
11 10 (3.04%) RDBMS
12 9 (2.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 8 (2.43%) QlikView
13 8 (2.43%) MS Access
14 5 (1.52%) Oracle Database
15 4 (1.22%) RavenDB
16 3 (0.91%) BusinessObjects XI
16 3 (0.91%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
17 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 66 (20.06%) Visual Studio
2 21 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (4.26%) NUnit
4 13 (3.95%) Moq
5 11 (3.34%) Rhino Mocks
5 11 (3.34%) Subversion
6 7 (2.13%) MSTest
7 6 (1.82%) MSBuild
8 5 (1.52%) Git (software)
8 5 (1.52%) ReSharper
9 4 (1.22%) WATIR
9 4 (1.22%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.22%) JIRA
9 4 (1.22%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.22%) SoapUI
9 4 (1.22%) NCrunch
10 3 (0.91%) MSI
11 2 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
General
1 31 (9.42%) Finance
2 14 (4.26%) Advertising
3 8 (2.43%) Banking
4 7 (2.13%) Retail
4 7 (2.13%) Marketing
5 6 (1.82%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.22%) Games
6 4 (1.22%) Back Office
7 2 (0.61%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.61%) Legal
8 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.30%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 269 (81.76%) Developer
2 159 (48.33%) .NET Developer
3 56 (17.02%) C# Developer
4 47 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 43 (13.07%) VB.NET Developer
6 41 (12.46%) Software Developer
7 23 (6.99%) ASP.NET Developer
8 22 (6.69%) SQL Developer
9 21 (6.38%) Junior
10 20 (6.08%) Senior Developer
10 20 (6.08%) Junior Developer
11 16 (4.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 15 (4.56%) Graduate
13 14 (4.26%) .NET Software Developer
14 13 (3.95%) Web Developer
14 13 (3.95%) Senior .NET Developer
15 12 (3.65%) SharePoint Developer
15 12 (3.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 11 (3.34%) Junior .NET Developer
17 10 (3.04%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 329 (100.00%) .NET
2 206 (62.61%) ASP.NET
3 117 (35.56%) HTML
4 78 (23.71%) CSS
5 59 (17.93%) .NET Framework
6 58 (17.63%) jQuery
6 58 (17.63%) XML
7 57 (17.33%) Web Services
8 51 (15.50%) WCF
9 43 (13.07%) ASP.NET MVC
10 32 (9.73%) WPF
11 29 (8.81%) Ajax
12 25 (7.60%) JSON
12 25 (7.60%) WinForms
13 24 (7.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 24 (7.29%) LINQ
14 18 (5.47%) HTML5
15 17 (5.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 15 (4.56%) XHTML
17 13 (3.95%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.33%) Computer Science
2 16 (4.86%) Mathematics
3 12 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (3.04%) N-Tier
5 7 (2.13%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (1.22%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.91%) Economics
7 3 (0.91%) Statistics
7 3 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (0.91%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.61%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.61%) iPhone
8 2 (0.61%) Replication
9 1 (0.30%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.30%) GIS
9 1 (0.30%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.30%) Open Source
9 1 (0.30%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 68 (20.67%) Windows
2 7 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (1.82%) UNIX
3 6 (1.82%) Linux
4 4 (1.22%) Android
4 4 (1.22%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (19.45%) MVC
2 46 (13.98%) Software Engineering
3 37 (11.25%) OO
4 33 (10.03%) Business Intelligence
5 32 (9.73%) Scrum
6 28 (8.51%) TDD
7 24 (7.29%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (5.47%) ERP
9 17 (5.17%) Time Management
10 16 (4.86%) Unit Testing
10 16 (4.86%) E-Commerce
11 15 (4.56%) Project Management
12 14 (4.26%) MVVM
13 13 (3.95%) Web Development
13 13 (3.95%) Business Analysis
14 12 (3.65%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (3.65%) OOP
14 12 (3.65%) Automated Testing
15 11 (3.34%) Refactoring
15 11 (3.34%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 250 (75.99%) C#
2 177 (53.80%) SQL
3 110 (33.43%) JavaScript
4 52 (15.81%) T-SQL
5 43 (13.07%) C++
6 41 (12.46%) VB
7 35 (10.64%) Java
8 29 (8.81%) PHP
8 29 (8.81%) VB6
9 13 (3.95%) VBScript
10 10 (3.04%) PL/SQL
11 8 (2.43%) PHP5
12 7 (2.13%) Python
13 6 (1.82%) VBA
14 5 (1.52%) Perl
14 5 (1.52%) Ruby
14 5 (1.52%) XAML
15 4 (1.22%) Pascal
15 4 (1.22%) C
16 3 (0.91%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 55 (16.72%) Degree
2 25 (7.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (3.95%) MCP
4 10 (3.04%) HND
5 8 (2.43%) MCSD
6 7 (2.13%) MCAD
6 7 (2.13%) MCTS
7 3 (0.91%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.91%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.61%) HNC
9 1 (0.30%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.52%) QA
2 3 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (0.91%) Basel II
3 1 (0.30%) TickIT
3 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.61%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.91%) Plesk
Vendors
1 96 (29.18%) Microsoft
2 48 (14.59%) Oracle
3 8 (2.43%) Logi Analytics
3 8 (2.43%) Tableau
4 7 (2.13%) Sage
5 6 (1.82%) Business Objects
6 5 (1.52%) Teradata
7 4 (1.22%) Endeca
7 4 (1.22%) RedPrairie
8 3 (0.91%) Metastorm
8 3 (0.91%) Pegasus
9 2 (0.61%) Apple
9 2 (0.61%) Adobe
10 1 (0.30%) ESRI
10 1 (0.30%) Intergraph
10 1 (0.30%) Kofax
10 1 (0.30%) Open Text
10 1 (0.30%) VMware
10 1 (0.30%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.30%) Facebook
Exeter, Devon
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Somerset
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum + pension, private healthcare
Posted: 6 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £39000 per annum + Healthcare, pension, parking
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 33,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + pension
Posted: 4 days ago