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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
England / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 103 109
Rank change year-on-year -50 +6  
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 134 144 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.95% 2.56% 2.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.32% 4.77% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 107 126 138
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,750 £45,000
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 the North West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 4031 3021 3279
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 58.71% 53.75% 51.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3453 2611 2788
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing VB.NET as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 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
Manchester -54 63 £35,000 -12.50% 8
Cheshire -27 47 £40,000 +60.00% 4
Merseyside +2 17 £45,000 +31.38% 1
Lancashire 0 7 £40,000 +6.66% 2
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 North West region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 281 (100.00%) .NET
2 235 (83.63%) C#
3 200 (71.17%) SQL Server
4 161 (57.30%) SQL
5 114 (40.57%) ASP.NET
6 97 (34.52%) WinForms
7 96 (34.16%) HTML
8 89 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
9 72 (25.62%) VB
10 68 (24.20%) Microsoft
11 66 (23.49%) MVC
12 65 (23.13%) CSS
13 64 (22.78%) Windows
14 63 (22.42%) Web Services
14 63 (22.42%) JavaScript
15 61 (21.71%) WPF
16 56 (19.93%) TDD
17 52 (18.51%) Web Development
18 48 (17.08%) Continuous Integration
18 48 (17.08%) T-SQL
19 47 (16.73%) Scrum
20 44 (15.66%) .NET Framework
21 41 (14.59%) Kanban
21 41 (14.59%) jQuery
21 41 (14.59%) WCF
22 38 (13.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
23 36 (12.81%) Unit Testing
24 35 (12.46%) ASP.NET Web API
25 33 (11.74%) XML
26 31 (11.03%) OO

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 (3.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 9 (3.20%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.85%) Apache
3 4 (1.42%) IIS
4 3 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.71%) nginx
5 2 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.71%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.36%) CMS
6 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.36%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (4.27%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.07%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.71%) Infor CRM
4 1 (0.36%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.20%) GitHub
3 7 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.42%) Office 365
4 4 (1.42%) PaaS
4 4 (1.42%) Trello
5 3 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.07%) SaaS
6 1 (0.36%) IaaS
6 1 (0.36%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.69%) Broadband
2 1 (0.36%) Internet
2 1 (0.36%) SMS
2 1 (0.36%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (71.17%) SQL Server
2 26 (9.25%) SQL Server 2016
3 24 (8.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (8.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (7.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (7.12%) MySQL
6 17 (6.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (4.27%) MongoDB
8 11 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (3.91%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (3.91%) SQL Server 2014
8 11 (3.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (3.56%) Relational Database
10 8 (2.85%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (1.78%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.07%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (1.07%) Power BI
13 2 (0.71%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 30 (10.68%) NUnit
2 26 (9.25%) MSTest
3 17 (6.05%) Selenium
4 16 (5.69%) Git (software)
4 16 (5.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (5.34%) Subversion
6 13 (4.63%) JIRA
7 9 (3.20%) Moq
7 9 (3.20%) Visual Studio
8 8 (2.85%) Rhino Mocks
9 5 (1.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (1.42%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.07%) Jenkins
11 3 (1.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.71%) RSpec
12 2 (0.71%) TestComplete
12 2 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
13 1 (0.36%) Gradle
13 1 (0.36%) Maven
13 1 (0.36%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (5.69%) Telecoms
2 13 (4.63%) Finance
3 11 (3.91%) Legal
4 10 (3.56%) Automotive
5 9 (3.20%) Advertising
6 7 (2.49%) Marketing
6 7 (2.49%) Retail
7 5 (1.78%) Back Office
7 5 (1.78%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.78%) Music Industry
8 4 (1.42%) Local Government
9 3 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.36%) Banking
Job Titles
1 225 (80.07%) Developer
2 148 (52.67%) .NET Developer
3 90 (32.03%) C# Developer
4 64 (22.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 58 (20.64%) Software Developer
6 39 (13.88%) VB.NET Developer
7 35 (12.46%) ASP.NET Developer
8 31 (11.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 31 (11.03%) Senior Developer
9 30 (10.68%) C# VB.NET Developer
10 29 (10.32%) .NET Software Developer
10 29 (10.32%) C# Software Developer
11 22 (7.83%) Senior .NET Developer
12 21 (7.47%) SQL Developer
13 20 (7.12%) Analyst
14 16 (5.69%) Telecoms Developer
15 13 (4.63%) Junior
16 12 (4.27%) Programmer
17 11 (3.91%) Analyst Programmer
17 11 (3.91%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (100.00%) .NET
2 114 (40.57%) ASP.NET
3 97 (34.52%) WinForms
4 96 (34.16%) HTML
5 65 (23.13%) CSS
6 63 (22.42%) Web Services
7 61 (21.71%) WPF
8 44 (15.66%) .NET Framework
9 41 (14.59%) jQuery
9 41 (14.59%) WCF
10 38 (13.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 35 (12.46%) ASP.NET Web API
12 33 (11.74%) XML
13 30 (10.68%) Entity Framework
14 27 (9.61%) AngularJS
15 26 (9.25%) Ninject
15 26 (9.25%) Spring.NET
16 22 (7.83%) ASP.NET MVC
17 21 (7.47%) RESTful
17 21 (7.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.68%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (7.12%) N-Tier
3 19 (6.76%) iPad
4 17 (6.05%) Mobile App
5 15 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (3.20%) AS400
6 9 (3.20%) Tandem
7 8 (2.85%) iSeries
8 6 (2.14%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.42%) EPoS
10 3 (1.07%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.07%) Raspberry Pi
11 2 (0.71%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.71%) Life Science
11 2 (0.71%) User Experience
12 1 (0.36%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.36%) NHS
12 1 (0.36%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 64 (22.78%) Windows
2 17 (6.05%) Android
3 10 (3.56%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.42%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.07%) Linux
6 2 (0.71%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.71%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.36%) Unix
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (23.49%) MVC
3 56 (19.93%) TDD
4 52 (18.51%) Web Development
5 48 (17.08%) Continuous Integration
6 47 (16.73%) Scrum
7 41 (14.59%) Kanban
8 36 (12.81%) Unit Testing
9 31 (11.03%) OO
10 29 (10.32%) MVVM
11 26 (9.25%) Dependency Injection
12 25 (8.90%) OOP
13 23 (8.19%) Software Engineering
14 22 (7.83%) Mobile Development
15 21 (7.47%) Inversion of Control
16 20 (7.12%) Test Automation
17 17 (6.05%) SOLID
18 16 (5.69%) DevOps
18 16 (5.69%) Project Management
19 15 (5.34%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 235 (83.63%) C#
2 161 (57.30%) SQL
3 72 (25.62%) VB
4 63 (22.42%) JavaScript
5 48 (17.08%) T-SQL
6 23 (8.19%) Java
7 17 (6.05%) VB6
8 12 (4.27%) RPG
8 12 (4.27%) RPG IV
9 9 (3.20%) XPath
9 9 (3.20%) XQuery
10 7 (2.49%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.14%) C++
11 6 (2.14%) PHP
11 6 (2.14%) VBScript
12 5 (1.78%) VBA
13 2 (0.71%) Delphi
13 2 (0.71%) J#
13 2 (0.71%) Smalltalk
13 2 (0.71%) XAML
Qualifications
1 30 (10.68%) Degree
2 6 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.78%) MCP
4 3 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.07%) ISEB
4 3 (1.07%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.36%) CCNA
5 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.36%) MCITP
5 1 (0.36%) MCSE
5 1 (0.36%) MCTS
5 1 (0.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.85%) QA
2 3 (1.07%) HIPAA
3 2 (0.71%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.36%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (0.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 68 (24.20%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.12%) IBM
3 17 (6.05%) Oracle
4 9 (3.20%) Google
5 6 (2.14%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.07%) LexisNexis
6 3 (1.07%) Netezza
6 3 (1.07%) Sage
6 3 (1.07%) Telerik
7 2 (0.71%) Cisco
8 1 (0.36%) Avaya
8 1 (0.36%) Dell
8 1 (0.36%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.36%) Twitter
8 1 (0.36%) VMware
8 1 (0.36%) Wonderware
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