Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
England > North West
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 249 192 114
Rank change year-on-year -57 -78 -4
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 91 205 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.86% 1.62% 2.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.63% 2.85% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 89 173 324
North West median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% - +1.35%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £47,000 £61,250 £49,250
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 5,569 7,205 7,032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 52.42% 56.84% 57.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4,674 5,954 6,101
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 -30 52 £32,500 -2.99% 18
Cheshire -16 22 £40,000 +1.91% 6
Lancashire +4 11 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Merseyside -16 1 £29,000 -49.57% 3
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 91 (100.00%) .NET
2 85 (93.41%) C#
3 53 (58.24%) SQL Server
4 43 (47.25%) SQL
5 37 (40.66%) ASP.NET
6 31 (34.07%) Problem-Solving
7 30 (32.97%) HTML
7 30 (32.97%) Finance
7 30 (32.97%) Microsoft
8 28 (30.77%) Degree
9 27 (29.67%) JavaScript
10 24 (26.37%) SDLC
11 23 (25.27%) Analytical Skills
12 21 (23.08%) MVC
12 21 (23.08%) Java
12 21 (23.08%) WinForms
13 20 (21.98%) Windows
13 20 (21.98%) Mobile App
14 19 (20.88%) Web Development
15 18 (19.78%) C++
16 17 (18.68%) T-SQL
16 17 (18.68%) VB
16 17 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
17 15 (16.48%) jQuery
17 15 (16.48%) Python
18 14 (15.38%) CSS
19 13 (14.29%) VB6
20 12 (13.19%) Software Engineering
20 12 (13.19%) Visual Studio
20 12 (13.19%) 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 12 (13.19%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) Intranet
1 1 (1.10%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (58.24%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.09%) Relational Database
3 9 (9.89%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.40%) MS Access
4 4 (4.40%) MySQL
5 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.10%) mvBase
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.10%) UniData
Development Applications
1 12 (13.19%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.40%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.30%) NUnit
3 3 (3.30%) Subversion
3 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.20%) JIRA
5 1 (1.10%) AccuRev
5 1 (1.10%) Moq
5 1 (1.10%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 30 (32.97%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Manufacturing
2 5 (5.49%) Marketing
3 3 (3.30%) Electronics
3 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.20%) Legal
4 2 (2.20%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.10%) Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Games
Job Titles
1 78 (85.71%) Developer
2 43 (47.25%) .NET Developer
3 33 (36.26%) C# Developer
4 28 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 24 (26.37%) Software Developer
6 17 (18.68%) Graduate
6 17 (18.68%) Graduate Developer
7 14 (15.38%) Graduate Software Developer
8 12 (13.19%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 12 (13.19%) VB.NET Developer
9 10 (10.99%) Junior
10 9 (9.89%) SQL Developer
11 7 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (6.59%) DevOps Engineer
12 6 (6.59%) Junior DevOps
12 6 (6.59%) Junior DevOps Engineer
13 5 (5.49%) Senior Developer
13 5 (5.49%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
14 4 (4.40%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (100.00%) .NET
2 37 (40.66%) ASP.NET
3 30 (32.97%) HTML
4 21 (23.08%) WinForms
5 15 (16.48%) jQuery
6 14 (15.38%) CSS
7 12 (13.19%) XML
8 10 (10.99%) .NET Framework
8 10 (10.99%) WCF
8 10 (10.99%) Web Services
9 9 (9.89%) AngularJS
10 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (7.69%) SOAP
11 7 (7.69%) WPF
11 7 (7.69%) XHTML
12 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (5.49%) HTML5
12 5 (5.49%) RESTful
13 4 (4.40%) .NET Core
13 4 (4.40%) React
Miscellaneous
1 23 (25.27%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (21.98%) Mobile App
3 6 (6.59%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (5.49%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (4.40%) User Experience
6 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.30%) NHS
6 3 (3.30%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.20%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.10%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.10%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.98%) Windows
2 8 (8.79%) Android
2 8 (8.79%) Apple iOS
3 6 (6.59%) Windows 10
3 6 (6.59%) Windows 7
3 6 (6.59%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.10%) VME
4 1 (1.10%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.07%) Problem-Solving
2 24 (26.37%) SDLC
3 21 (23.08%) MVC
4 19 (20.88%) Web Development
5 17 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (13.19%) Software Engineering
7 7 (7.69%) DevOps
7 7 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 6 (6.59%) Android Development
8 6 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (6.59%) iOS Development
8 6 (6.59%) Unit Testing
9 5 (5.49%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (5.49%) Decision-Making
9 5 (5.49%) SOLID
10 4 (4.40%) Computer Science
10 4 (4.40%) Scrum
11 3 (3.30%) Commercial Awareness
11 3 (3.30%) OO
11 3 (3.30%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (93.41%) C#
2 43 (47.25%) SQL
3 27 (29.67%) JavaScript
4 21 (23.08%) Java
5 18 (19.78%) C++
6 17 (18.68%) T-SQL
6 17 (18.68%) VB
7 15 (16.48%) Python
8 13 (14.29%) VB6
9 8 (8.79%) C
10 3 (3.30%) Uniface
10 3 (3.30%) VBA
11 1 (1.10%) COBOL
11 1 (1.10%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (30.77%) Degree
2 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.49%) MCP
4 1 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.20%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (6.59%) SCCM
2 1 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (32.97%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.40%) Xamarin
3 3 (3.30%) SAP
4 1 (1.10%) jBASE
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle
4 1 (1.10%) Sage