Period
to 6 December 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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 222 264 189
Rank change year-on-year +42 -75 -76
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 98 108 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.01% 0.92% 1.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.94% 1.74% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 101 103 187
North West median annual salary £42,500 £35,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.72% -5.33% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £57,000 £47,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -

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 5,062 6,192 7,344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 52.12% 52.90% 55.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4,091 5,194 6,134
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,825 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,523 £66,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% +5.26%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +13 39 £45,000 +38.46% 10
Lancashire +19 36 £41,250 +10.00% 4
Cheshire +13 12 £38,750 -3.13% 5
Cumbria - 6 £35,000 - 1
Merseyside +3 4 £62,500 +66.67% 3
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 98 (100.00%) .NET
2 88 (89.80%) C#
3 62 (63.27%) SQL Server
4 45 (45.92%) SQL
5 41 (41.84%) HTML
6 40 (40.82%) Degree
7 37 (37.76%) Microsoft
8 32 (32.65%) Web Development
9 31 (31.63%) VB
10 30 (30.61%) JavaScript
11 29 (29.59%) Web Services
12 28 (28.57%) ASP.NET
12 28 (28.57%) CSS
13 27 (27.55%) Migration
13 27 (27.55%) .NET Framework
14 26 (26.53%) Azure
15 25 (25.51%) Retail
16 24 (24.49%) Entity Framework
17 23 (23.47%) Team Foundation Server
17 23 (23.47%) jQuery
18 21 (21.43%) VB6
18 21 (21.43%) Finance
18 21 (21.43%) HTML5
19 20 (20.41%) Visual Studio
20 19 (19.39%) JSON
21 18 (18.37%) WinForms
21 18 (18.37%) AngularJS
22 17 (17.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 17 (17.35%) Analytical Skills
22 17 (17.35%) Agile Software Development

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 2 (2.04%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (8.16%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (26.53%) Azure
2 7 (7.14%) SaaS
3 2 (2.04%) AWS
3 2 (2.04%) Slack
4 1 (1.02%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.04%) LAN
1 2 (2.04%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (63.27%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.16%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (8.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (8.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (23.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (20.41%) Visual Studio
3 12 (12.24%) Git (software)
4 8 (8.16%) JIRA
5 6 (6.12%) JMeter
5 6 (6.12%) LoadRunner
5 6 (6.12%) Selenium
6 4 (4.08%) Visual Studio Coded UI
7 3 (3.06%) GitLab
7 3 (3.06%) NUnit
8 2 (2.04%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.04%) Gatling
8 2 (2.04%) Jasmine
8 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.04%) Mockito
8 2 (2.04%) Moq
8 2 (2.04%) Protractor
8 2 (2.04%) Robot Framework
8 2 (2.04%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.04%) The Grinder
General
1 25 (25.51%) Retail
2 21 (21.43%) Finance
3 14 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 8 (8.16%) Marketing
5 5 (5.10%) Public Sector
6 2 (2.04%) German Language
6 2 (2.04%) Italian Language
6 2 (2.04%) Polish Language
6 2 (2.04%) Russian Language
6 2 (2.04%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.02%) Law
7 1 (1.02%) Legal
7 1 (1.02%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 85 (86.73%) Developer
2 38 (38.78%) Software Developer
3 34 (34.69%) C# Developer
4 27 (27.55%) .NET Developer
5 21 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (16.33%) Senior Developer
7 14 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
7 14 (14.29%) SQL Developer
8 13 (13.27%) C# Software Developer
9 9 (9.18%) .NET Software Developer
10 7 (7.14%) Backend Developer
10 7 (7.14%) CRM Developer
10 7 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 7 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
11 6 (6.12%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (6.12%) C# VB.NET Developer
11 6 (6.12%) Graduate
12 5 (5.10%) Analyst
12 5 (5.10%) Consultant
12 5 (5.10%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (100.00%) .NET
2 41 (41.84%) HTML
3 29 (29.59%) Web Services
4 28 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 28 (28.57%) CSS
5 27 (27.55%) .NET Framework
6 24 (24.49%) Entity Framework
7 23 (23.47%) jQuery
8 21 (21.43%) HTML5
9 19 (19.39%) JSON
10 18 (18.37%) AngularJS
10 18 (18.37%) WinForms
11 17 (17.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (14.29%) ADO.NET
12 14 (14.29%) CSS3
13 13 (13.27%) Swagger
14 12 (12.24%) ASP.NET Web API
14 12 (12.24%) XML
15 8 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC
16 7 (7.14%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.35%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (16.33%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (15.31%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (6.12%) EPoS
4 6 (6.12%) Mobile App
4 6 (6.12%) User Experience
5 4 (4.08%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.04%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.02%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.16%) Windows
2 2 (2.04%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.65%) Web Development
2 27 (27.55%) Migration
3 17 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (16.33%) Computer Science
5 15 (15.31%) CRM
6 14 (14.29%) Data Security
7 13 (13.27%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (13.27%) Front End Development
7 13 (13.27%) Mobile Development
8 12 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (11.22%) SDLC
10 9 (9.18%) Decision-Making
10 9 (9.18%) MVC
11 8 (8.16%) Coaching
11 8 (8.16%) DevOps
11 8 (8.16%) Email Marketing
11 8 (8.16%) ERP
11 8 (8.16%) People Management
11 8 (8.16%) Software Engineering
11 8 (8.16%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 88 (89.80%) C#
2 45 (45.92%) SQL
3 31 (31.63%) VB
4 30 (30.61%) JavaScript
5 21 (21.43%) VB6
6 17 (17.35%) T-SQL
7 14 (14.29%) Java
8 9 (9.18%) VBA
9 8 (8.16%) Python
10 7 (7.14%) C
11 6 (6.12%) C++
12 2 (2.04%) Groovy
12 2 (2.04%) PHP
12 2 (2.04%) Ruby
12 2 (2.04%) Scala
12 2 (2.04%) TypeScript
12 2 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (40.82%) Degree
2 8 (8.16%) Master's Degree
3 2 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.29%) GDPR
1 14 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (12.24%) QA
3 2 (2.04%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.04%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (2.04%) Docker
1 2 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) Kubernetes
1 2 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (37.76%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.29%) Xamarin
3 7 (7.14%) Oracle
4 3 (3.06%) IBM
5 2 (2.04%) CA
5 2 (2.04%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (2.04%) Google
5 2 (2.04%) Micro Focus
5 2 (2.04%) Parasoft
5 2 (2.04%) VMware