Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
England > North West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 105 117
Rank change year-on-year -69 +12 -53
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 223 351 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.70% 2.82% 2.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.05% 5.02% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 192 331 310
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.35% +5.71%
10th Percentile £24,775 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £47,500 £48,875
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 7323 6997 6655
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 55.68% 56.15% 50.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6116 6073 5726
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 £25,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 -78 111 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Cheshire -48 73 £39,000 +21.88% 5
Merseyside +28 21 £57,500 +35.29% 1
Lancashire 0 17 £35,000 -12.50% 1
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 223 (100.00%) .NET
2 172 (77.13%) C#
3 143 (64.13%) SQL Server
4 126 (56.50%) SQL
5 88 (39.46%) ASP.NET
6 79 (35.43%) VB
7 78 (34.98%) HTML
8 67 (30.04%) CSS
9 60 (26.91%) JavaScript
10 56 (25.11%) Microsoft
11 54 (24.22%) MVC
12 52 (23.32%) WinForms
13 49 (21.97%) Windows
13 49 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
14 41 (18.39%) .NET Framework
15 40 (17.94%) Degree
15 40 (17.94%) Scrum
16 39 (17.49%) Web Services
17 35 (15.70%) jQuery
18 33 (14.80%) T-SQL
19 32 (14.35%) XML
19 32 (14.35%) Web Development
20 31 (13.90%) TDD
20 31 (13.90%) Continuous Integration
21 28 (12.56%) WPF
22 27 (12.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 25 (11.21%) VB6
24 24 (10.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 24 (10.76%) SQL Server 2016
25 23 (10.31%) Analytical Skills

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 7 (3.14%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.69%) IIS
3 4 (1.79%) Apache
4 3 (1.35%) CMS
4 3 (1.35%) Sitefinity
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (4.93%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.69%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.45%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.35%) Office 365
3 3 (1.35%) Serverless
4 2 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.90%) PaaS
4 2 (0.90%) SaaS
5 1 (0.45%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.17%) Broadband
2 3 (1.35%) Intranet
2 3 (1.35%) SMS
3 2 (0.90%) Firewall
4 1 (0.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (64.13%) SQL Server
2 27 (12.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (10.76%) SQL Server 2016
3 24 (10.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (8.07%) Crystal Reports
5 15 (6.73%) MySQL
6 13 (5.83%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (3.14%) RDBMS
9 6 (2.69%) NoSQL
10 5 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.79%) MS Access
11 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (1.35%) DTS
12 3 (1.35%) MongoDB
12 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.90%) QlikView
14 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.45%) UniData
Development Applications
1 18 (8.07%) MSTest
2 17 (7.62%) NUnit
3 11 (4.93%) Git (software)
4 9 (4.04%) Subversion
5 8 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (2.69%) Selenium
7 5 (2.24%) Jenkins
7 5 (2.24%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.35%) JIRA
9 2 (0.90%) GoogleTest
9 2 (0.90%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.90%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.90%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.45%) Zephyr
General
1 22 (9.87%) Telecoms
2 21 (9.42%) Finance
3 18 (8.07%) Retail
4 9 (4.04%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.69%) Legal
5 6 (2.69%) Marketing
6 5 (2.24%) Back Office
6 5 (2.24%) Electronics
6 5 (2.24%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.35%) Advertising
7 3 (1.35%) Automotive
8 2 (0.90%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.45%) Billing
9 1 (0.45%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 179 (80.27%) Developer
2 127 (56.95%) .NET Developer
3 66 (29.60%) C# Developer
4 59 (26.46%) C# .NET Developer
5 44 (19.73%) Software Developer
6 35 (15.70%) VB.NET Developer
7 29 (13.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 28 (12.56%) C# Software Developer
9 26 (11.66%) .NET Software Developer
10 25 (11.21%) ASP.NET Developer
11 24 (10.76%) SQL Developer
12 23 (10.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 23 (10.31%) Senior Developer
13 20 (8.97%) Analyst
13 20 (8.97%) Graduate
14 19 (8.52%) Graduate Developer
15 18 (8.07%) Senior .NET Developer
16 16 (7.17%) Telecoms Developer
17 11 (4.93%) VB Developer
18 10 (4.48%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (100.00%) .NET
2 88 (39.46%) ASP.NET
3 78 (34.98%) HTML
4 67 (30.04%) CSS
5 52 (23.32%) WinForms
6 41 (18.39%) .NET Framework
7 39 (17.49%) Web Services
8 35 (15.70%) jQuery
9 32 (14.35%) XML
10 28 (12.56%) WPF
11 22 (9.87%) ASP.NET Web API
11 22 (9.87%) Entity Framework
12 20 (8.97%) AngularJS
12 20 (8.97%) WCF
13 19 (8.52%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (7.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 17 (7.62%) Ninject
14 17 (7.62%) Spring.NET
15 16 (7.17%) Ajax
15 16 (7.17%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (9.87%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (3.59%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.14%) iPad
5 5 (2.24%) Chip and PIN
5 5 (2.24%) EPoS
5 5 (2.24%) User Experience
6 4 (1.79%) AS400
6 4 (1.79%) Digital TV
6 4 (1.79%) iSeries
7 3 (1.35%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.35%) Fintech
7 3 (1.35%) Life Science
8 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.90%) Raspberry Pi
8 2 (0.90%) Tandem
9 1 (0.45%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 49 (21.97%) Windows
2 17 (7.62%) Android
3 11 (4.93%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (24.22%) MVC
2 49 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (17.94%) Scrum
4 32 (14.35%) Web Development
5 31 (13.90%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (13.90%) TDD
6 22 (9.87%) Kanban
6 22 (9.87%) OO
7 20 (8.97%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (8.97%) MVVM
7 20 (8.97%) Unit Testing
8 17 (7.62%) Dependency Injection
8 17 (7.62%) OOP
8 17 (7.62%) Software Engineering
9 16 (7.17%) Inversion of Control
9 16 (7.17%) Test Automation
10 15 (6.73%) Android Development
11 14 (6.28%) ERP
12 13 (5.83%) CRM
12 13 (5.83%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 172 (77.13%) C#
2 126 (56.50%) SQL
3 79 (35.43%) VB
4 60 (26.91%) JavaScript
5 33 (14.80%) T-SQL
6 25 (11.21%) VB6
7 16 (7.17%) VBA
8 14 (6.28%) Java
9 11 (4.93%) C++
9 11 (4.93%) RPG
9 11 (4.93%) RPG IV
10 8 (3.59%) PHP
10 8 (3.59%) VBScript
11 7 (3.14%) Python
12 6 (2.69%) C
13 4 (1.79%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 3 (1.35%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.90%) Ruby
16 1 (0.45%) XPath
16 1 (0.45%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 40 (17.94%) Degree
2 9 (4.04%) Master's Degree
3 7 (3.14%) ISTQB
3 7 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.69%) MCP
5 2 (0.90%) ISEB
6 1 (0.45%) HNC
6 1 (0.45%) HND
6 1 (0.45%) MCPD
6 1 (0.45%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.90%) HIPAA
1 2 (0.90%) PMO
2 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 56 (25.11%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.93%) IBM
3 5 (2.24%) SAP
4 3 (1.35%) Oracle
5 2 (0.90%) Google
5 2 (0.90%) Telerik
6 1 (0.45%) Adobe
6 1 (0.45%) Cisco
6 1 (0.45%) CyberSource
6 1 (0.45%) jBASE
6 1 (0.45%) Sage
6 1 (0.45%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.45%) VMware