Period
to 19 July 2018

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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 206 156 122
Rank change year-on-year -50 -34 -10
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 159 265 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.28% 2.02% 2.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.27% 3.47% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 126 230 265
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £47,500 £47,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 7,016 7,631 6,099
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 56.41% 58.16% 52.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5,911 6,542 5,245
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £56,400
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 19 July 2018.

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 19 July 2018. 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 -48 65 £37,500 +7.14% 23
Cheshire -40 50 £37,500 -6.25% 11
Merseyside +9 27 £47,500 +5.56% 7
Lancashire +9 15 £37,500 -6.25% 5
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT jobs citing VB.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 159 (100.00%) .NET
2 143 (89.94%) C#
3 90 (56.60%) SQL
4 89 (55.97%) SQL Server
5 69 (43.40%) MVC
6 68 (42.77%) ASP.NET
7 61 (38.36%) JavaScript
7 61 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
8 57 (35.85%) HTML
9 54 (33.96%) .NET Framework
10 51 (32.08%) ASP.NET Web API
11 50 (31.45%) Microsoft
12 49 (30.82%) CSS
13 46 (28.93%) T-SQL
14 44 (27.67%) Git (software)
15 43 (27.04%) RESTful
16 42 (26.42%) VB
17 37 (23.27%) Java
18 36 (22.64%) Degree
19 35 (22.01%) WCF
20 34 (21.38%) TDD
20 34 (21.38%) Web Services
20 34 (21.38%) SDLC
21 33 (20.75%) Software Engineering
22 31 (19.50%) Scrum
23 30 (18.87%) SOLID
24 29 (18.24%) Test Automation
25 27 (16.98%) Web Development
25 27 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
26 26 (16.35%) XML

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 15 (9.43%) Sitefinity
2 9 (5.66%) IIS
3 6 (3.77%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.14%) CMS
5 3 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.26%) Apache
6 2 (1.26%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.63%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (4.40%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.63%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.77%) GitHub
2 6 (3.77%) PaaS
3 4 (2.52%) SaaS
4 3 (1.89%) Google Play
5 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.03%) HTTP
2 2 (1.26%) Broadband
2 2 (1.26%) FTP
2 2 (1.26%) SSH
3 1 (0.63%) Intranet
3 1 (0.63%) RS-232
3 1 (0.63%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (55.97%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.43%) NoSQL
2 15 (9.43%) SQL Server 2016
3 9 (5.66%) MySQL
4 7 (4.40%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.77%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.89%) Power BI
7 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.26%) Big Data
8 2 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.26%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 44 (27.67%) Git (software)
2 26 (16.35%) Visual Studio
3 25 (15.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (12.58%) Jenkins
5 18 (11.32%) JIRA
6 15 (9.43%) MSBuild
6 15 (9.43%) Octopus Deploy
7 10 (6.29%) NUnit
7 10 (6.29%) Selenium
8 9 (5.66%) Subversion
9 7 (4.40%) Cucumber
10 6 (3.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (1.89%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (1.26%) MSTest
12 2 (1.26%) TortoiseSVN
12 2 (1.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 1 (0.63%) Dreamweaver
13 1 (0.63%) HP UFT
13 1 (0.63%) JMeter
13 1 (0.63%) Moq
General
1 25 (15.72%) Retail
2 14 (8.81%) Finance
2 14 (8.81%) Retail Banking
3 10 (6.29%) Advertising
4 7 (4.40%) Games
5 5 (3.14%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.89%) Legal
6 3 (1.89%) Publishing
7 2 (1.26%) Electronics
7 2 (1.26%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.63%) Back Office
8 1 (0.63%) Banking
8 1 (0.63%) German Language
8 1 (0.63%) Law
8 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 120 (75.47%) Developer
2 75 (47.17%) .NET Developer
3 49 (30.82%) C# Developer
4 37 (23.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (11.95%) Software Developer
6 18 (11.32%) Software Engineer
7 17 (10.69%) .NET Software Engineer
7 17 (10.69%) ASP.NET Developer
8 16 (10.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (8.81%) VB.NET Developer
10 13 (8.18%) Graduate
10 13 (8.18%) Graduate Developer
10 13 (8.18%) Junior
11 12 (7.55%) Junior Developer
11 12 (7.55%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
11 12 (7.55%) Senior Software Engineer
12 11 (6.92%) SQL Developer
13 10 (6.29%) C# VB.NET Developer
14 7 (4.40%) Senior Developer
15 6 (3.77%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (100.00%) .NET
2 68 (42.77%) ASP.NET
3 57 (35.85%) HTML
4 54 (33.96%) .NET Framework
5 51 (32.08%) ASP.NET Web API
6 49 (30.82%) CSS
7 43 (27.04%) RESTful
8 35 (22.01%) WCF
9 34 (21.38%) Web Services
10 26 (16.35%) XML
11 24 (15.09%) Entity Framework
12 23 (14.47%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (13.21%) AngularJS
14 19 (11.95%) WinForms
15 18 (11.32%) jQuery
16 15 (9.43%) Middleware
17 11 (6.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 11 (6.92%) Code First Entity Framework
17 11 (6.92%) Node.js
18 10 (6.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (10.69%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.66%) Mobile App
4 8 (5.03%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (5.03%) N-Tier
4 8 (5.03%) User Experience
5 6 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.52%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.89%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.63%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.06%) Windows
2 7 (4.40%) Android
2 7 (4.40%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.14%) Unix
4 2 (1.26%) Linux
4 2 (1.26%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (43.40%) MVC
2 61 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (21.38%) SDLC
3 34 (21.38%) TDD
4 33 (20.75%) Software Engineering
5 31 (19.50%) Scrum
6 30 (18.87%) SOLID
7 29 (18.24%) Test Automation
8 27 (16.98%) Web Development
9 23 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (14.47%) OO
10 21 (13.21%) Continuous Improvement
10 21 (13.21%) Information Security
10 21 (13.21%) Problem-Solving
11 20 (12.58%) Mentoring
12 19 (11.95%) BDD
13 18 (11.32%) Secure Coding
14 15 (9.43%) OOP
14 15 (9.43%) Web Application Development
15 13 (8.18%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 143 (89.94%) C#
2 90 (56.60%) SQL
3 61 (38.36%) JavaScript
4 46 (28.93%) T-SQL
5 42 (26.42%) VB
6 37 (23.27%) Java
7 17 (10.69%) VB6
8 11 (6.92%) C
8 11 (6.92%) Ruby
9 9 (5.66%) Python
10 8 (5.03%) PHP
11 7 (4.40%) C++
11 7 (4.40%) PowerShell
12 6 (3.77%) VBScript
13 3 (1.89%) TypeScript
14 2 (1.26%) R
14 2 (1.26%) VBA
15 1 (0.63%) Pascal
15 1 (0.63%) Perl
15 1 (0.63%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 36 (22.64%) Degree
2 6 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.89%) MCP
4 2 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.26%) MCSA
5 1 (0.63%) HNC
5 1 (0.63%) ISEB
5 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.63%) MCPD
5 1 (0.63%) MCSD
5 1 (0.63%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.89%) GDPR
2 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.26%) Docker
2 1 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.26%) SCCM
1 2 (1.26%) WSUS
2 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 50 (31.45%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.58%) Xamarin
3 4 (2.52%) Apple
4 3 (1.89%) Google
5 2 (1.26%) Citrix
5 2 (1.26%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.63%) Cisco
6 1 (0.63%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.63%) HP
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle
6 1 (0.63%) PayPal
6 1 (0.63%) Sage