The first table below looks at the demand for VB.NET skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 24 April 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 Wakefield region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 20 27 20
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 6 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 5.26% 4.70% 4.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.04% 10.45% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 4
Average salary £37,500 £41,250 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +23.13%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Programming Languages Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
46 67 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 40.35% 44.97% 52.87%
Number of salaries quoted 39 61 39
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £21,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
VB.NET
West Yorkshire

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

VB.NET
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

VB.NET Salary Trend in Wakefield

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) CSS
3 6 (66.67%) HTML
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (44.44%) WPF
5 4 (44.44%) HTML5
5 4 (44.44%) MVVM
5 4 (44.44%) CSS3
5 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
5 4 (44.44%) Scrum
5 4 (44.44%) WinForms
5 4 (44.44%) TDD
5 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
5 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
5 4 (44.44%) Degree
5 4 (44.44%) RDBMS
5 4 (44.44%) IBM
5 4 (44.44%) MQSeries
6 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 3 (33.33%) C#
7 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle
7 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
7 2 (22.22%) XML
7 2 (22.22%) IIS
7 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
1 4 (44.44%) MQSeries
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (22.22%) IIS
3 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
4 1 (11.11%) Umbraco
4 1 (11.11%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
3 4 (44.44%) RDBMS
4 1 (11.11%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Publishing
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 4 (44.44%) VB.NET Developer
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior
4 1 (11.11%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) WPF
3 4 (44.44%) HTML5
3 4 (44.44%) CSS3
3 4 (44.44%) WinForms
3 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) Classic ASP
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) Ajax
5 1 (11.11%) XHTML
5 1 (11.11%) XSL
5 1 (11.11%) XSLT
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) MVVM
1 4 (44.44%) Scrum
1 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 2 (22.22%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 2 (22.22%) VB
4 1 (11.11%) X++
4 1 (11.11%) VB6
4 1 (11.11%) VBScript
4 1 (11.11%) RPG
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) IBM
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Ektron
4 1 (11.11%) Percussion