Period
to 20 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 6 months to 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
England > North West
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 106 122
Rank change year-on-year -61 +16 -59
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 236 350 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.85% 2.87% 2.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.29% 5.18% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 195 332 299
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £47,250 £46,350
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%

VB.NET is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 7177 6756 6753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 56.26% 55.50% 51.42%
Number of salaries quoted 6002 5857 5776
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,575 £25,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing VB.NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in the North West

VB.NET
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for VB.NET in the North West

VB.NET
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB.NET in the North West over the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

Salary histogram for VB.NET in the North West

VB.NET
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -63 121 £35,000 -6.67% 10
Cheshire -42 81 £39,000 +30.00% 6
Merseyside +12 19 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Lancashire -7 14 £38,750 -1.59% 2
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 North West region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 236 (100.00%) .NET
2 193 (81.78%) C#
3 156 (66.10%) SQL Server
4 140 (59.32%) SQL
5 95 (40.25%) ASP.NET
6 85 (36.02%) HTML
7 79 (33.47%) VB
8 67 (28.39%) CSS
9 66 (27.97%) Microsoft
10 62 (26.27%) WinForms
11 60 (25.42%) JavaScript
12 59 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
13 56 (23.73%) MVC
14 52 (22.03%) Windows
15 47 (19.92%) Web Services
16 45 (19.07%) Scrum
17 43 (18.22%) .NET Framework
17 43 (18.22%) Degree
18 39 (16.53%) jQuery
19 38 (16.10%) Web Development
20 36 (15.25%) XML
20 36 (15.25%) T-SQL
21 35 (14.83%) Continuous Integration
22 34 (14.41%) TDD
23 33 (13.98%) WPF
24 30 (12.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 29 (12.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 28 (11.86%) WCF
27 27 (11.44%) Unit Testing
27 27 (11.44%) VB6

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 9 (3.81%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.39%) IIS
3 5 (2.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (1.69%) Apache
5 3 (1.27%) CMS
5 3 (1.27%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (5.08%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.42%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.42%) Sage 50
1 1 (0.42%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.24%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.12%) Office 365
4 4 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.69%) PaaS
4 4 (1.69%) SaaS
4 4 (1.69%) Trello
5 3 (1.27%) GitHub
5 3 (1.27%) Serverless
6 1 (0.42%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.51%) Broadband
2 2 (0.85%) Firewall
2 2 (0.85%) Internet
2 2 (0.85%) SMS
3 1 (0.42%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (66.10%) SQL Server
2 30 (12.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (12.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (10.17%) MySQL
5 19 (8.05%) SQL Server 2016
6 18 (7.63%) Crystal Reports
7 16 (6.78%) Relational Database
8 12 (5.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (3.81%) MongoDB
9 9 (3.81%) RDBMS
10 7 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (1.69%) MS Access
13 3 (1.27%) NoSQL
14 2 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
15 1 (0.42%) mvBase
15 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
15 1 (0.42%) UniData
Development Applications
1 17 (7.20%) MSTest
2 16 (6.78%) NUnit
3 12 (5.08%) Git (software)
4 10 (4.24%) JIRA
4 10 (4.24%) Selenium
4 10 (4.24%) Subversion
5 8 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (2.97%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.85%) GoogleTest
7 2 (0.85%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.85%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.85%) TestComplete
7 2 (0.85%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.42%) Zephyr
General
1 22 (9.32%) Retail
2 21 (8.90%) Finance
3 19 (8.05%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.81%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.39%) Advertising
5 8 (3.39%) Retail Banking
6 6 (2.54%) Legal
7 5 (2.12%) Back Office
7 5 (2.12%) Electronics
7 5 (2.12%) Marketing
8 3 (1.27%) Automotive
8 3 (1.27%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.42%) Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Billing
Job Titles
1 193 (81.78%) Developer
2 134 (56.78%) .NET Developer
3 77 (32.63%) C# Developer
4 69 (29.24%) C# .NET Developer
5 52 (22.03%) Software Developer
6 42 (17.80%) VB.NET Developer
7 35 (14.83%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 31 (13.14%) ASP.NET Developer
9 30 (12.71%) C# Software Developer
10 29 (12.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 28 (11.86%) .NET Software Developer
12 27 (11.44%) Senior Developer
13 23 (9.75%) SQL Developer
14 21 (8.90%) Graduate
15 20 (8.47%) Graduate Developer
16 19 (8.05%) Senior .NET Developer
17 16 (6.78%) Analyst
18 13 (5.51%) Telecoms Developer
19 12 (5.08%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
20 11 (4.66%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (100.00%) .NET
2 95 (40.25%) ASP.NET
3 85 (36.02%) HTML
4 67 (28.39%) CSS
5 62 (26.27%) WinForms
6 47 (19.92%) Web Services
7 43 (18.22%) .NET Framework
8 39 (16.53%) jQuery
9 36 (15.25%) XML
10 33 (13.98%) WPF
11 28 (11.86%) WCF
12 26 (11.02%) ASP.NET Web API
12 26 (11.02%) Entity Framework
13 25 (10.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 23 (9.75%) AngularJS
15 16 (6.78%) Ninject
15 16 (6.78%) Spring.NET
16 15 (6.36%) Ajax
16 15 (6.36%) ASP.NET MVC
17 13 (5.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.02%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.81%) iPad
4 8 (3.39%) N-Tier
5 7 (2.97%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.54%) EPoS
7 5 (2.12%) Chip and PIN
8 4 (1.69%) AS400
8 4 (1.69%) iSeries
8 4 (1.69%) Raspberry Pi
8 4 (1.69%) User Experience
9 3 (1.27%) Life Science
9 3 (1.27%) Tandem
10 2 (0.85%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.85%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.85%) Fintech
10 2 (0.85%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.42%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.42%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 52 (22.03%) Windows
2 24 (10.17%) Android
3 16 (6.78%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.42%) Linux
4 1 (0.42%) Unix
4 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (23.73%) MVC
3 45 (19.07%) Scrum
4 38 (16.10%) Web Development
5 35 (14.83%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (14.41%) TDD
7 27 (11.44%) Unit Testing
8 24 (10.17%) Kanban
8 24 (10.17%) OO
9 23 (9.75%) Software Engineering
10 22 (9.32%) Test Automation
11 21 (8.90%) MVVM
11 21 (8.90%) OOP
12 20 (8.47%) Android Development
12 20 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (7.20%) ERP
14 16 (6.78%) Dependency Injection
14 16 (6.78%) iOS Development
15 15 (6.36%) Project Management
16 14 (5.93%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 193 (81.78%) C#
2 140 (59.32%) SQL
3 79 (33.47%) VB
4 60 (25.42%) JavaScript
5 36 (15.25%) T-SQL
6 27 (11.44%) VB6
7 20 (8.47%) Java
8 15 (6.36%) VBA
9 11 (4.66%) C++
9 11 (4.66%) PHP
9 11 (4.66%) RPG
9 11 (4.66%) RPG IV
10 7 (2.97%) C
11 6 (2.54%) Python
12 5 (2.12%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.12%) XPath
12 5 (2.12%) XQuery
13 4 (1.69%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 4 (1.69%) VBScript
14 2 (0.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 43 (18.22%) Degree
2 9 (3.81%) Master's Degree
2 9 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.39%) MCP
4 6 (2.54%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.85%) ISEB
6 1 (0.42%) HNC
6 1 (0.42%) HND
6 1 (0.42%) MCPD
6 1 (0.42%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.69%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.42%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 66 (27.97%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.93%) IBM
3 10 (4.24%) Oracle
4 5 (2.12%) Google
4 5 (2.12%) SAP
5 4 (1.69%) Telerik
6 2 (0.85%) Sage
7 1 (0.42%) Adobe
7 1 (0.42%) Cisco
7 1 (0.42%) CyberSource
7 1 (0.42%) jBASE
7 1 (0.42%) LexisNexis
7 1 (0.42%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.42%) VMware
7 1 (0.42%) Xamarin