Period
to 20 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 253 176 114
Rank change year-on-year -77 -62 +1
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 111 224 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.94% 1.69% 2.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.78% 3.03% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 102 193 326
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,800 £22,500
90th Percentile £47,450 £57,500 £47,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 6,246 7,395 6,903
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 53.07% 55.77% 56.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5,240 6,178 5,990
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
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 20 November 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 November 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 -35 58 £32,500 -7.14% 21
Cheshire -11 30 £40,000 +3.90% 10
Lancashire +3 12 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Merseyside -14 4 £37,500 -34.78% 3
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 111 (100.00%) .NET
2 100 (90.09%) C#
3 65 (58.56%) SQL Server
4 55 (49.55%) SQL
5 49 (44.14%) ASP.NET
6 43 (38.74%) Microsoft
7 42 (37.84%) HTML
8 37 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 34 (30.63%) Problem-Solving
10 31 (27.93%) WinForms
11 29 (26.13%) SDLC
12 28 (25.23%) Degree
12 28 (25.23%) MVC
13 27 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (24.32%) Windows
14 26 (23.42%) VB
15 25 (22.52%) Web Development
16 22 (19.82%) .NET Framework
16 22 (19.82%) CSS
16 22 (19.82%) Finance
17 21 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
18 20 (18.02%) T-SQL
18 20 (18.02%) VB6
19 19 (17.12%) XML
20 18 (16.22%) Visual Studio
20 18 (16.22%) Java
20 18 (16.22%) WCF
21 17 (15.32%) Mobile App
22 16 (14.41%) Web Services
22 16 (14.41%) SharePoint

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 16 (14.41%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.31%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.90%) CMS
3 1 (0.90%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.90%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.70%) Google Play
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.90%) HTTP
1 1 (0.90%) Intranet
1 1 (0.90%) RS-232
1 1 (0.90%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (58.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.11%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.31%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.60%) MS Access
4 4 (3.60%) MySQL
4 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (2.70%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.80%) Power BI
6 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.90%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.90%) mvBase
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.90%) UniData
Development Applications
1 18 (16.22%) Visual Studio
2 8 (7.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (6.31%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.50%) NUnit
4 5 (4.50%) Subversion
5 3 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (1.80%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.80%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.80%) JIRA
6 2 (1.80%) Moq
6 2 (1.80%) Selenium
6 2 (1.80%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (0.90%) AccuRev
7 1 (0.90%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.90%) JMeter
7 1 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (19.82%) Finance
2 6 (5.41%) Retail
3 3 (2.70%) Legal
3 3 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.70%) Marketing
3 3 (2.70%) Publishing
4 2 (1.80%) Games
4 2 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.90%) Advertising
5 1 (0.90%) Banking
5 1 (0.90%) Electronics
5 1 (0.90%) German Language
5 1 (0.90%) Law
5 1 (0.90%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (81.98%) Developer
2 50 (45.05%) .NET Developer
3 39 (35.14%) C# Developer
4 28 (25.23%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (18.92%) Software Developer
6 15 (13.51%) Junior
7 13 (11.71%) Graduate
7 13 (11.71%) Graduate Developer
8 11 (9.91%) VB.NET Developer
9 10 (9.01%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 10 (9.01%) Graduate Software Developer
10 8 (7.21%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (7.21%) Junior DevOps
10 8 (7.21%) Junior DevOps Engineer
11 7 (6.31%) Junior Developer
12 6 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
13 5 (4.50%) Analyst
13 5 (4.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 5 (4.50%) Senior Developer
13 5 (4.50%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (100.00%) .NET
2 49 (44.14%) ASP.NET
3 42 (37.84%) HTML
4 31 (27.93%) WinForms
5 22 (19.82%) .NET Framework
5 22 (19.82%) CSS
6 19 (17.12%) XML
7 18 (16.22%) WCF
8 16 (14.41%) Web Services
9 15 (13.51%) jQuery
10 14 (12.61%) AngularJS
11 13 (11.71%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (9.91%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (9.91%) HTML5
12 11 (9.91%) XHTML
13 9 (8.11%) WPF
14 8 (7.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 7 (6.31%) .NET Core
16 6 (5.41%) CSS3
16 6 (5.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (15.32%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.31%) N-Tier
3 7 (6.31%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (4.50%) User Experience
6 4 (3.60%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.70%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.80%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.80%) NHS
9 1 (0.90%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 27 (24.32%) Windows
2 11 (9.91%) Android
2 11 (9.91%) Apple iOS
3 9 (8.11%) Windows 10
4 8 (7.21%) Windows 7
4 8 (7.21%) Windows Server
4 8 (7.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.90%) Linux
5 1 (0.90%) Unix
5 1 (0.90%) VME
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (30.63%) Problem-Solving
2 29 (26.13%) SDLC
3 28 (25.23%) MVC
4 27 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (22.52%) Web Development
6 14 (12.61%) Software Engineering
7 13 (11.71%) OO
8 12 (10.81%) SOLID
9 11 (9.91%) DevOps
10 10 (9.01%) E-Commerce
10 10 (9.01%) Scrum
11 9 (8.11%) TDD
11 9 (8.11%) Unit Testing
12 8 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (6.31%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (5.41%) Microservices
14 6 (5.41%) OOP
15 5 (4.50%) Android Development
15 5 (4.50%) iOS Development
15 5 (4.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 100 (90.09%) C#
2 55 (49.55%) SQL
3 37 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 26 (23.42%) VB
5 20 (18.02%) T-SQL
5 20 (18.02%) VB6
6 18 (16.22%) Java
7 14 (12.61%) C
8 11 (9.91%) C++
8 11 (9.91%) Python
9 4 (3.60%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.70%) VBA
11 2 (1.80%) PHP
12 1 (0.90%) COBOL
12 1 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (25.23%) Degree
2 7 (6.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.70%) MCP
4 1 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.90%) ISEB
4 1 (0.90%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.90%) MCSA
4 1 (0.90%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.41%) QA
2 3 (2.70%) GDPR
3 1 (0.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (7.21%) SCCM
2 1 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 43 (38.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.50%) Xamarin
3 4 (3.60%) Apple
4 3 (2.70%) Google
5 1 (0.90%) Cisco
5 1 (0.90%) Fortinet
5 1 (0.90%) HP
5 1 (0.90%) jBASE
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle
5 1 (0.90%) PayPal
5 1 (0.90%) Sage