The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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)
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 49 41
Rank change year-on-year +6 -8  
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 20 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 3.53% 2.45% 3.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.43% 4.65% 6.87%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 17
Median salary £38,750 £32,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.23% +35.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £32,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £38,500 £33,500
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 Merseyside with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 311 258 262
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 54.95% 52.76% 53.04%
Number of salaries quoted 256 206 217
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
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 Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

VB.NET
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for VB.NET in Merseyside

VB.NET
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB.NET in Merseyside over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VB.NET in Merseyside

VB.NET
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +11 12 £37,500 -2.59% 1
St Helens - 11 £45,000 - 1
Birkenhead -4 1 £37,500 -
VB.NET
North West

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 Merseyside region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (77.78%) SQL Server
3 27 (75.00%) C#
4 17 (47.22%) SQL
5 15 (41.67%) ASP.NET
5 15 (41.67%) Scrum
5 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (41.67%) TDD
6 14 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (38.89%) Kanban
7 13 (36.11%) WinForms
7 13 (36.11%) WPF
8 12 (33.33%) HTML
9 11 (30.56%) Windows
9 11 (30.56%) jQuery
10 10 (27.78%) Ajax
10 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
10 10 (27.78%) VB
11 8 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
11 8 (22.22%) Inversion of Control
11 8 (22.22%) MSTest
11 8 (22.22%) Ninject
11 8 (22.22%) Unity DI Container
11 8 (22.22%) Broadband
11 8 (22.22%) Telecoms
11 8 (22.22%) NUnit
11 8 (22.22%) Spring.NET
11 8 (22.22%) MVVM
12 7 (19.44%) Web Development
12 7 (19.44%) OO

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 2 (5.56%) nginx
1 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Infor CRM
2 1 (2.78%) BPCS
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) Broadband
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (5.56%) MS Access
4 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) MSTest
1 8 (22.22%) NUnit
2 6 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
3 5 (13.89%) Moq
3 5 (13.89%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.56%) RSpec
5 2 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 8 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Automotive
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (86.11%) Developer
2 27 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 14 (38.89%) C# Developer
4 11 (30.56%) VB.NET Developer
5 10 (27.78%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (25.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 8 (22.22%) Telecoms Developer
8 6 (16.67%) SQL Developer
8 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
9 5 (13.89%) .NET Web Developer
9 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (13.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (13.89%) C# Web Developer
9 5 (13.89%) Software Developer
9 5 (13.89%) VB.NET Web Developer
9 5 (13.89%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (13.89%) Web Developer
10 4 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
10 4 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (11.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 13 (36.11%) WinForms
3 13 (36.11%) WPF
4 12 (33.33%) HTML
5 11 (30.56%) jQuery
6 10 (27.78%) Ajax
7 8 (22.22%) Ninject
7 8 (22.22%) Spring.NET
7 8 (22.22%) Unity DI Container
8 7 (19.44%) CSS
8 7 (19.44%) HTML5
9 6 (16.67%) Web Services
10 5 (13.89%) .NET Framework
10 5 (13.89%) Castle Windsor
10 5 (13.89%) WCF
11 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
11 4 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (11.11%) XML
12 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) N-Tier
2 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.78%) Android
3 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Phone
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (41.67%) Scrum
1 15 (41.67%) TDD
2 14 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (38.89%) Kanban
3 8 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
3 8 (22.22%) Inversion of Control
3 8 (22.22%) MVVM
4 7 (19.44%) OO
4 7 (19.44%) SDLC
4 7 (19.44%) Web Development
5 6 (16.67%) MVC
6 5 (13.89%) CRM
6 5 (13.89%) DevOps
6 5 (13.89%) OOP
7 4 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (11.11%) Machine Learning
8 3 (8.33%) Business Development
8 3 (8.33%) Software Architecture
8 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (75.00%) C#
2 17 (47.22%) SQL
3 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 10 (27.78%) VB
4 6 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.56%) C++
5 2 (5.56%) J#
5 2 (5.56%) Java
5 2 (5.56%) Ruby
5 2 (5.56%) Smalltalk
5 2 (5.56%) VBA
5 2 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) ISO 9001
1 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Google
2 3 (8.33%) IBM
3 2 (5.56%) Sage
4 1 (2.78%) Xamarin
Liverpool, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday