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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 20 26 16
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 12 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 5.77% 4.42% 16.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.79% 6.94% 26.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 19
Average salary £40,000 £31,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.98% -5.97%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
76 72 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 36.54% 63.72% 62.28%
Number of salaries quoted 60 70 64
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,250 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 20 August 2014.

VB.NET Salary Histogram in Wakefield

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 23 (100.00%) SQL
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
3 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
4 11 (47.83%) .NET Framework
5 9 (39.13%) Finance
6 8 (34.78%) C#
7 7 (30.43%) IIS
7 7 (30.43%) Windows
8 6 (26.09%) Publishing
8 6 (26.09%) Citrix
8 6 (26.09%) Degree
8 6 (26.09%) WinForms
8 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
8 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
8 6 (26.09%) DHCP
8 6 (26.09%) DNS
8 6 (26.09%) CSS
8 6 (26.09%) HTML
8 6 (26.09%) Oracle
8 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
8 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (26.09%) Change Control
9 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
9 5 (21.74%) Software Architecture
9 5 (21.74%) HTML5
9 5 (21.74%) MVVM
9 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (21.74%) Release Management

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 7 (30.43%) IIS
2 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
2 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
3 5 (21.74%) MQSeries
3 5 (21.74%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
4 1 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) DHCP
1 6 (26.09%) DNS
2 4 (17.39%) VPN
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) RDBMS
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
3 4 (17.39%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Publishing
3 5 (21.74%) Retail
4 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) .NET Developer
3 6 (26.09%) VB.NET Developer
4 5 (21.74%) SQL Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Systems Support Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Systems Support
6 1 (4.35%) Programmer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Programmer
6 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (47.83%) .NET Framework
3 6 (26.09%) WinForms
3 6 (26.09%) HTML
3 6 (26.09%) CSS
4 5 (21.74%) WPF
4 5 (21.74%) HTML5
4 5 (21.74%) CSS3
5 2 (8.70%) Ajax
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.35%) Classic ASP
6 1 (4.35%) Web Services
6 1 (4.35%) XML
6 1 (4.35%) XHTML
6 1 (4.35%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Change Control
2 5 (21.74%) Scrum
2 5 (21.74%) TDD
2 5 (21.74%) Release Management
2 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (21.74%) Integration Testing
2 5 (21.74%) Software Architecture
2 5 (21.74%) MVVM
3 4 (17.39%) ERP
4 1 (4.35%) OOD
4 1 (4.35%) UML
4 1 (4.35%) OO
4 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) C#
3 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
4 5 (21.74%) X++
4 5 (21.74%) C++
4 5 (21.74%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) VBScript
5 1 (4.35%) VB
5 1 (4.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Citrix
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle
3 5 (21.74%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) Percussion
4 1 (4.35%) Ektron