Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 133 135
Rank change year-on-year -65 +2 -61
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 181 304 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.40% 2.45% 2.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.38% 4.19% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 150 283 240
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +0.67% -0.67%
10th Percentile £24,675 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £47,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +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 7,618 7,259 5,722
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 58.80% 58.56% 50.46%
Number of salaries quoted 6,398 6,269 4,886
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 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,000 £60,000 £56,250
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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -93 72 £35,500 -5.33% 15
Cheshire -48 51 £37,250 -4.49% 11
Merseyside +21 40 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Lancashire +9 18 £35,000 -12.50% 5
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 181 (100.00%) .NET
2 137 (75.69%) C#
3 102 (56.35%) SQL Server
4 90 (49.72%) SQL
5 77 (42.54%) MVC
6 76 (41.99%) Agile Software Development
7 73 (40.33%) ASP.NET
8 63 (34.81%) JavaScript
9 60 (33.15%) CSS
10 54 (29.83%) VB
11 50 (27.62%) Git (software)
12 49 (27.07%) TDD
13 48 (26.52%) ASP.NET Web API
14 46 (25.41%) HTML
15 45 (24.86%) .NET Framework
16 44 (24.31%) Scrum
17 42 (23.20%) Continuous Integration
18 39 (21.55%) RESTful
19 38 (20.99%) SQL Server 2016
20 37 (20.44%) T-SQL
20 37 (20.44%) Microsoft
21 35 (19.34%) Windows
22 31 (17.13%) WinForms
23 29 (16.02%) Web Services
24 28 (15.47%) jQuery
24 28 (15.47%) Degree
25 26 (14.36%) Java
25 26 (14.36%) Analytical Skills
26 25 (13.81%) SDLC
26 25 (13.81%) ASP.NET MVC

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 11 (6.08%) Sitefinity
2 5 (2.76%) CMS
2 5 (2.76%) IIS
3 4 (2.21%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (4.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.21%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Movex
1 1 (0.55%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (6.08%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.76%) GitHub
3 5 (2.76%) SaaS
4 4 (2.21%) PaaS
5 1 (0.55%) Office 365
5 1 (0.55%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.05%) Broadband
2 4 (2.21%) HTTP
2 4 (2.21%) Intranet
3 3 (1.66%) Internet
4 1 (0.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (56.35%) SQL Server
2 38 (20.99%) SQL Server 2016
3 18 (9.94%) NoSQL
3 18 (9.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (9.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (6.08%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (4.97%) MySQL
6 9 (4.97%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.87%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (3.31%) DTS
8 6 (3.31%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (1.10%) Big Data
12 2 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (1.10%) OLAP
12 2 (1.10%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 50 (27.62%) Git (software)
2 24 (13.26%) NUnit
3 22 (12.15%) Visual Studio
4 20 (11.05%) MSTest
5 19 (10.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (7.18%) Jenkins
7 11 (6.08%) JIRA
7 11 (6.08%) Selenium
8 10 (5.52%) MSBuild
8 10 (5.52%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (3.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (2.76%) Subversion
11 4 (2.21%) Cucumber
12 2 (1.10%) Dreamweaver
13 1 (0.55%) SoapUI
13 1 (0.55%) TortoiseSVN
13 1 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (11.05%) Telecoms
2 18 (9.94%) Retail
3 11 (6.08%) Finance
4 9 (4.97%) Advertising
4 9 (4.97%) Retail Banking
5 7 (3.87%) Legal
6 6 (3.31%) Back Office
7 4 (2.21%) Games
8 3 (1.66%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.66%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.55%) Automotive
10 1 (0.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 134 (74.03%) Developer
2 89 (49.17%) .NET Developer
3 48 (26.52%) C# Developer
4 35 (19.34%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (14.36%) Software Developer
6 20 (11.05%) Telecoms Developer
7 18 (9.94%) ASP.NET Developer
7 18 (9.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 18 (9.94%) Graduate
7 18 (9.94%) Graduate Developer
8 16 (8.84%) Analyst
9 14 (7.73%) Software Engineer
10 13 (7.18%) .NET Software Engineer
10 13 (7.18%) Graduate Software Developer
10 13 (7.18%) SQL Developer
11 11 (6.08%) VB.NET Developer
12 10 (5.52%) Junior
12 10 (5.52%) Senior Developer
12 10 (5.52%) Senior Software Engineer
13 9 (4.97%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (100.00%) .NET
2 73 (40.33%) ASP.NET
3 60 (33.15%) CSS
4 48 (26.52%) ASP.NET Web API
5 46 (25.41%) HTML
6 45 (24.86%) .NET Framework
7 39 (21.55%) RESTful
8 31 (17.13%) WinForms
9 29 (16.02%) Web Services
10 28 (15.47%) jQuery
11 25 (13.81%) ASP.NET MVC
12 23 (12.71%) WPF
13 22 (12.15%) Entity Framework
13 22 (12.15%) WCF
14 20 (11.05%) Ninject
14 20 (11.05%) Spring.NET
14 20 (11.05%) Unity DI Container
15 18 (9.94%) AngularJS
16 15 (8.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 15 (8.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.36%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (13.26%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (7.73%) Mobile App
4 12 (6.63%) Client/Server
5 11 (6.08%) User Experience
6 10 (5.52%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.21%) Digital TV
7 4 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.21%) N-Tier
7 4 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.66%) NHS
9 2 (1.10%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.55%) Fintech
10 1 (0.55%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 35 (19.34%) Windows
2 5 (2.76%) Unix
3 2 (1.10%) Android
3 2 (1.10%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.55%) Linux
4 1 (0.55%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (42.54%) MVC
2 76 (41.99%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (27.07%) TDD
4 44 (24.31%) Scrum
5 42 (23.20%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (13.81%) SDLC
7 24 (13.26%) Web Development
8 23 (12.71%) Mentoring
9 22 (12.15%) BDD
9 22 (12.15%) SOLID
10 21 (11.60%) Test Automation
11 20 (11.05%) Dependency Injection
11 20 (11.05%) Inversion of Control
11 20 (11.05%) Kanban
11 20 (11.05%) MVVM
11 20 (11.05%) Problem-Solving
11 20 (11.05%) Software Engineering
12 17 (9.39%) Information Security
13 16 (8.84%) Web Application Development
14 15 (8.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 137 (75.69%) C#
2 90 (49.72%) SQL
3 63 (34.81%) JavaScript
4 54 (29.83%) VB
5 37 (20.44%) T-SQL
6 26 (14.36%) Java
7 14 (7.73%) Python
8 12 (6.63%) C++
9 11 (6.08%) Ruby
10 9 (4.97%) VBScript
11 7 (3.87%) VBA
12 6 (3.31%) PowerShell
12 6 (3.31%) VB6
13 4 (2.21%) PHP
14 3 (1.66%) C
15 2 (1.10%) R
16 1 (0.55%) Pascal
16 1 (0.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (15.47%) Degree
2 6 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.21%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.66%) MCP
4 3 (1.66%) MCPD
4 3 (1.66%) MCSD
5 1 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.55%) HNC
5 1 (0.55%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.10%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.10%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.55%) Docker
Vendors
1 37 (20.44%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.94%) Xamarin
3 5 (2.76%) Capita
4 1 (0.55%) Cisco
4 1 (0.55%) DevExpress
4 1 (0.55%) Sage
4 1 (0.55%) ServiceNow