The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for VB.NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Manchester / Bolton
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 18 35
Rank change year-on-year -5 +17  
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 8 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 6.50% 1.39% 5.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.96% 2.50% 7.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 9
Median salary £30,000 - £29,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,590
% change year-on-year +6.66% +5.36%  

VB.NET is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Bolton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 73 40 122
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 59.35% 55.56% 69.71%
Number of salaries quoted 67 30 110
Median salary £35,000 £39,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.25% -13.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bolton citing VB.NET as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in Bolton

VB.NET
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Salary trend for VB.NET in Bolton

VB.NET
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing VB.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bolton region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
3 5 (55.56%) MVC
4 4 (44.44%) Back Office
4 4 (44.44%) WinForms
4 4 (44.44%) Automotive
4 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 4 (44.44%) NUnit
4 4 (44.44%) Web Development
4 4 (44.44%) WPF
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (33.33%) SDLC
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 3 (33.33%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) Ant
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) Web Services
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) Maven
6 2 (22.22%) PaaS

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (22.22%) IaaS
2 2 (22.22%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) NUnit
2 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (22.22%) Ant
3 2 (22.22%) Gradle
3 2 (22.22%) Maven
4 1 (11.11%) Log4Net
4 1 (11.11%) Moq
4 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) Automotive
1 4 (44.44%) Back Office
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
1 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (44.44%) WinForms
3 4 (44.44%) WPF
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (11.11%) AutoMapper
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) LINQ
5 1 (11.11%) REST
5 1 (11.11%) SOAP
5 1 (11.11%) WCF
5 1 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) XSD
5 1 (11.11%) XSL
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
1 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) Web Development
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) API Integration
5 1 (11.11%) CRUD
5 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) AppDynamics
2 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow