The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT jobs advertised for the Torfaen 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 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 21 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 1 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 1.59% 4.62% 7.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.27% 5.08% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 4
Average salary £32,500 £21,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.16% -37.22%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
VB.NET
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Torfaen region.

Programming Languages Category
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
44 59 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 69.84% 90.77% 84.62%
Number of salaries quoted 44 54 44
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Torfaen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

VB.NET
Salary Trend in Torfaen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Torfaen region.

VB.NET Salary Trend in Torfaen

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) MVC
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (50.00%) WCF
4 3 (50.00%) SDLC
5 2 (33.33%) QA
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) IIS
5 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) ISEB
6 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (16.67%) VBScript
6 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 1 (16.67%) WinForms
6 1 (16.67%) VMware
6 1 (16.67%) Finance

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 2 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) SSDT
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) MSBuild
3 1 (16.67%) Ranorex
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 2 (33.33%) QA Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Senior QA Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior QA Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Quality Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Junior .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Junior
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) WCF
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) COM+
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Scalability Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VBScript
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Telerik