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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 25 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 2 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 1.98% 5.91% 4.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.17% 15.29% 7.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 5
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +26.98%
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
48 85 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 47.52% 38.64% 61.68%
Number of salaries quoted 47 67 63
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) MVC
2 11 (91.67%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
3 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (66.67%) jQuery
5 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (50.00%) Scrum
6 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (50.00%) T-SQL
7 5 (41.67%) OO
7 5 (41.67%) Android
7 5 (41.67%) Android Development
8 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (25.00%) Web Development
9 3 (25.00%) WinForms
9 3 (25.00%) Xamarin
9 3 (25.00%) Web Services
9 3 (25.00%) IIS
10 2 (16.67%) HTML
10 2 (16.67%) CSS
10 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
10 2 (16.67%) OOP
10 2 (16.67%) WebTrends
10 2 (16.67%) N-Tier
10 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 2 (16.67%) GIS
10 2 (16.67%) Web Application Development
10 2 (16.67%) Mobile Development
10 2 (16.67%) Silverlight

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Software Developer
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (33.33%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 1 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Applications Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Web Applications Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (66.67%) jQuery
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (25.00%) Web Services
5 3 (25.00%) WinForms
6 2 (16.67%) Ajax
6 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 2 (16.67%) WCF
6 2 (16.67%) CSS
6 2 (16.67%) HTML
6 2 (16.67%) Silverlight
7 1 (8.33%) WPF
7 1 (8.33%) HTML5
7 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
7 1 (8.33%) CSS3
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) N-Tier
1 2 (16.67%) GIS
1 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) MVC
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Scrum
4 5 (41.67%) Android Development
4 5 (41.67%) OO
5 3 (25.00%) Web Development
6 2 (16.67%) Web Application Development
6 2 (16.67%) Mobile Development
6 2 (16.67%) OOP
6 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 1 (8.33%) Migration
7 1 (8.33%) UML
7 1 (8.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C#
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) XAML
4 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Xamarin
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) VMware