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 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 52 58
Rank change year-on-year +8 +6  
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 17 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 3.18% 1.47% 1.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.30% 3.23% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 5
Median salary £45,000 £32,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,625 £28,500 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,250 £36,800
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

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 321 217 243
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 60.00% 45.59% 48.60%
Number of salaries quoted 472 376 420
Median salary £39,250 £37,500 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.66% +0.67%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,750 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing VB.NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

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
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 June 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
St Helens - 12 £45,000 -
Liverpool +1 2 £37,500 +15.38%
Prescot - 1 - -
Birkenhead - 1 £37,500 - 1
VB.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (81.08%) SQL Server
3 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (59.46%) TDD
3 22 (59.46%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (56.76%) Kanban
4 21 (56.76%) Scrum
4 21 (56.76%) C#
5 20 (54.05%) VB
5 20 (54.05%) WinForms
6 19 (51.35%) Windows
6 19 (51.35%) WPF
7 16 (43.24%) Spring.NET
7 16 (43.24%) Dependency Injection
7 16 (43.24%) Inversion of Control
7 16 (43.24%) MSTest
7 16 (43.24%) MVVM
7 16 (43.24%) Ninject
7 16 (43.24%) Broadband
7 16 (43.24%) NUnit
7 16 (43.24%) Telecoms
7 16 (43.24%) Unity DI Container
7 16 (43.24%) Greenfield Project
8 15 (40.54%) SQL
9 13 (35.14%) SQL Server 2016
10 11 (29.73%) jQuery
11 10 (27.03%) HTML
11 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET
12 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
12 9 (24.32%) Ajax

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 (5.41%) nginx
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (5.41%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (43.24%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (81.08%) SQL Server
2 13 (35.14%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (43.24%) MSTest
1 16 (43.24%) NUnit
2 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (8.11%) Moq
4 3 (8.11%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
4 3 (8.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.41%) RSpec
5 2 (5.41%) Subversion
General
1 16 (43.24%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (89.19%) Developer
2 27 (72.97%) .NET Developer
3 16 (43.24%) Telecoms Developer
4 10 (27.03%) C# Developer
5 6 (16.22%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (13.51%) C# Software Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Senior Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Software Developer
7 4 (10.81%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (10.81%) SQL Developer
7 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Developer
7 4 (10.81%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Junior .NET Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Junior C# .NET Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Junior C# Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Junior Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Junior SQL Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Junior VB.NET Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Machine Learning Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (54.05%) WinForms
3 19 (51.35%) WPF
4 16 (43.24%) Ninject
4 16 (43.24%) Spring.NET
4 16 (43.24%) Unity DI Container
5 11 (29.73%) jQuery
6 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET
6 10 (27.03%) HTML
7 9 (24.32%) Ajax
8 8 (21.62%) HTML5
9 7 (18.92%) CSS
10 6 (16.22%) Web Services
11 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
11 4 (10.81%) AngularJS
11 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (10.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (10.81%) WCF
12 3 (8.11%) Castle Windsor
12 3 (8.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (43.24%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (13.51%) Mobile App
2 5 (13.51%) N-Tier
3 4 (10.81%) iPad
4 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (51.35%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Ubuntu
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Phone
3 1 (2.70%) Android
3 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (59.46%) Continuous Integration
1 22 (59.46%) TDD
2 21 (56.76%) Kanban
2 21 (56.76%) Scrum
3 16 (43.24%) Dependency Injection
3 16 (43.24%) Inversion of Control
3 16 (43.24%) MVVM
4 8 (21.62%) MVC
5 7 (18.92%) OO
6 5 (13.51%) DevOps
7 4 (10.81%) CRM
7 4 (10.81%) OOP
7 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
8 3 (8.11%) Business Development
8 3 (8.11%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 3 (8.11%) Machine Learning
8 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
8 3 (8.11%) Software Architecture
8 3 (8.11%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 21 (56.76%) C#
2 20 (54.05%) VB
3 15 (40.54%) SQL
4 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.41%) C++
6 2 (5.41%) J#
6 2 (5.41%) Java
6 2 (5.41%) Ruby
6 2 (5.41%) Smalltalk
6 2 (5.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) ISO 9001
1 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Google
2 3 (8.11%) IBM
3 2 (5.41%) Sage
3 2 (5.41%) Xamarin
Birkenhead
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Comp Bens
Posted: 9 days ago