The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 12 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 20 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 13.07% 5.26% 4.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.41% 13.04% 10.45%
Number of salaries quoted 20 5 6
Average salary £35,250 £37,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,550 £37,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
VB.NET
West Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
68 46 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 44.44% 40.35% 44.97%
Number of salaries quoted 64 39 61
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
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 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
Salary Histogram in Wakefield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Wakefield region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

VB.NET Salary Histogram in Wakefield

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 45 (100.00%) .NET
2 42 (93.33%) C#
2 42 (93.33%) SQL
3 31 (68.89%) MVC
4 30 (66.67%) ASP.NET
5 28 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (57.78%) OO
7 23 (51.11%) Android
7 23 (51.11%) Android Development
8 22 (48.89%) SQL Server
9 20 (44.44%) T-SQL
10 17 (37.78%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (35.56%) Scrum
12 12 (26.67%) Xamarin
13 11 (24.44%) .NET Framework
13 11 (24.44%) WinForms
13 11 (24.44%) IIS
14 10 (22.22%) Java
14 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
14 10 (22.22%) Windows
14 10 (22.22%) UML
14 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
14 10 (22.22%) Internet
14 10 (22.22%) Ajax
14 10 (22.22%) Silverlight
15 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
16 4 (8.89%) jQuery
16 4 (8.89%) Web Services
17 3 (6.67%) Web Development
17 3 (6.67%) Mathematics

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 11 (24.44%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (48.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (37.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 45 (100.00%) Developer
2 24 (53.33%) .NET Developer
3 21 (46.67%) VB.NET Developer
4 19 (42.22%) Software Developer
5 10 (22.22%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Junior Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Junior .NET Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Applications Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Junior VB.NET Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Web Applications Developer
7 1 (2.22%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Junior
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (2.22%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 11 (24.44%) WinForms
3 11 (24.44%) .NET Framework
4 10 (22.22%) Ajax
4 10 (22.22%) Silverlight
5 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (8.89%) jQuery
6 4 (8.89%) Web Services
7 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (4.44%) HTML
9 1 (2.22%) CSS
9 1 (2.22%) WCF
9 1 (2.22%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Mathematics
1 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.44%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.44%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 23 (51.11%) Android
2 10 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (68.89%) MVC
2 28 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (57.78%) OO
4 23 (51.11%) Android Development
5 16 (35.56%) Scrum
6 10 (22.22%) UML
7 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.67%) Web Development
8 2 (4.44%) Web Application Development
8 2 (4.44%) OOP
8 2 (4.44%) Mobile Development
9 1 (2.22%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 42 (93.33%) C#
1 42 (93.33%) SQL
2 20 (44.44%) T-SQL
3 10 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Xamarin
2 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
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