Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 115 111
Rank change year-on-year -70 -4 -40
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 201 350 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.60% 2.85% 2.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.82% 4.94% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 170 328 298
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.35% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £48,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +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 7,129 7,092 6,093
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 56.77% 57.80% 50.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5,888 6,149 5,251
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 £25,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £56,250
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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -88 85 £33,500 -10.67% 15
Cheshire -50 69 £39,500 +21.54% 14
Merseyside +25 27 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Lancashire +12 19 £35,000 -17.65% 6
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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.

1 201 (100.00%) .NET
2 147 (73.13%) C#
3 119 (59.20%) SQL Server
4 104 (51.74%) SQL
5 77 (38.31%) ASP.NET
6 66 (32.84%) VB
7 60 (29.85%) CSS
8 56 (27.86%) Agile Software Development
9 55 (27.36%) HTML
10 53 (26.37%) MVC
11 51 (25.37%) Windows
12 50 (24.88%) JavaScript
13 49 (24.38%) WinForms
14 48 (23.88%) Scrum
15 43 (21.39%) Microsoft
15 43 (21.39%) Continuous Integration
16 37 (18.41%) Web Services
17 36 (17.91%) jQuery
18 35 (17.41%) TDD
18 35 (17.41%) .NET Framework
19 32 (15.92%) Degree
19 32 (15.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 31 (15.42%) WPF
20 31 (15.42%) SQL Server 2016
21 28 (13.93%) Greenfield Project
21 28 (13.93%) Kanban
21 28 (13.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 28 (13.93%) T-SQL
21 28 (13.93%) Telecoms
22 27 (13.43%) Web 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 5 (2.49%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.99%) IIS
3 2 (1.00%) CMS
3 2 (1.00%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 11 (5.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.98%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Movex
1 1 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.50%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.47%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.00%) SaaS
3 2 (1.00%) Serverless
4 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.50%) Office 365
4 1 (0.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (11.94%) Broadband
2 4 (1.99%) Internet
2 4 (1.99%) Intranet
3 2 (1.00%) Firewall
4 1 (0.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (59.20%) SQL Server
2 32 (15.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (15.42%) SQL Server 2016
4 28 (13.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (7.46%) MySQL
6 13 (6.47%) Relational Database
7 12 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (4.98%) Crystal Reports
9 9 (4.48%) NoSQL
10 7 (3.48%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (2.99%) DTS
11 6 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (2.49%) RDBMS
13 3 (1.49%) MS Access
13 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (1.00%) MongoDB
14 2 (1.00%) QlikView
14 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
15 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 1 (0.50%) mvBase
Development Applications
1 24 (11.94%) MSTest
1 24 (11.94%) NUnit
2 22 (10.95%) Git (software)
3 10 (4.98%) Visual Studio
4 8 (3.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (2.99%) Selenium
6 4 (1.99%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.99%) Subversion
7 2 (1.00%) GoogleTest
7 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (1.00%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.50%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.50%) SoapUI
General
1 28 (13.93%) Telecoms
2 15 (7.46%) Retail
3 14 (6.97%) Finance
4 10 (4.98%) Back Office
5 8 (3.98%) Legal
6 6 (2.99%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.99%) Marketing
7 4 (1.99%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.49%) Electronics
9 2 (1.00%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.00%) Automotive
9 2 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.50%) Advertising
10 1 (0.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 159 (79.10%) Developer
2 110 (54.73%) .NET Developer
3 56 (27.86%) C# Developer
4 47 (23.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 39 (19.40%) Software Developer
6 24 (11.94%) Telecoms Developer
6 24 (11.94%) VB.NET Developer
7 23 (11.44%) Analyst
7 23 (11.44%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 22 (10.95%) Senior Developer
9 19 (9.45%) .NET Software Developer
9 19 (9.45%) Graduate
10 18 (8.96%) C# Software Developer
10 18 (8.96%) Graduate Developer
11 16 (7.96%) Senior .NET Developer
11 16 (7.96%) SQL Developer
12 15 (7.46%) Graduate Software Developer
13 14 (6.97%) ASP.NET Developer
13 14 (6.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 8 (3.98%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (100.00%) .NET
2 77 (38.31%) ASP.NET
3 60 (29.85%) CSS
4 55 (27.36%) HTML
5 49 (24.38%) WinForms
6 37 (18.41%) Web Services
7 36 (17.91%) jQuery
8 35 (17.41%) .NET Framework
9 31 (15.42%) WPF
10 24 (11.94%) Ninject
10 24 (11.94%) Spring.NET
10 24 (11.94%) Unity DI Container
10 24 (11.94%) XML
11 19 (9.45%) ASP.NET Web API
12 17 (8.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 16 (7.96%) Entity Framework
14 15 (7.46%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (6.97%) AngularJS
16 11 (5.47%) RESTful
16 11 (5.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.93%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.47%) Client/Server
3 11 (5.47%) Mobile App
3 11 (5.47%) User Experience
4 4 (1.99%) Digital TV
5 3 (1.49%) Chip and PIN
5 3 (1.49%) EPoS
5 3 (1.49%) Fintech
5 3 (1.49%) Life Science
5 3 (1.49%) NHS
6 2 (1.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.50%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.50%) Raspberry Pi
7 1 (0.50%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 51 (25.37%) Windows
2 11 (5.47%) Android
3 8 (3.98%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (27.86%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (26.37%) MVC
3 48 (23.88%) Scrum
4 43 (21.39%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (17.41%) TDD
6 28 (13.93%) Kanban
7 27 (13.43%) Web Development
8 25 (12.44%) MVVM
9 24 (11.94%) Dependency Injection
9 24 (11.94%) Inversion of Control
10 20 (9.95%) SDLC
10 20 (9.95%) Unit Testing
11 19 (9.45%) Mentoring
11 19 (9.45%) OO
12 17 (8.46%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (5.97%) OOP
14 11 (5.47%) Data Analysis
14 11 (5.47%) Software Engineering
14 11 (5.47%) Test Automation
15 10 (4.98%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 147 (73.13%) C#
2 104 (51.74%) SQL
3 66 (32.84%) VB
4 50 (24.88%) JavaScript
5 28 (13.93%) T-SQL
6 18 (8.96%) VBA
7 17 (8.46%) Java
8 16 (7.96%) VB6
9 13 (6.47%) Python
10 11 (5.47%) C++
11 10 (4.98%) VBScript
12 7 (3.48%) PHP
13 6 (2.99%) C
14 4 (1.99%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 2 (1.00%) PowerShell
15 2 (1.00%) Ruby
16 1 (0.50%) R
16 1 (0.50%) RPG
16 1 (0.50%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 32 (15.92%) Degree
2 7 (3.48%) ISTQB
2 7 (3.48%) Master's Degree
2 7 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.99%) MCP
4 3 (1.49%) MCPD
4 3 (1.49%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.49%) PMO
2 2 (1.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.50%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 43 (21.39%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.49%) Capita
3 4 (1.99%) Xamarin
4 3 (1.49%) SAP
5 2 (1.00%) Google
6 1 (0.50%) Cisco
6 1 (0.50%) CyberSource
6 1 (0.50%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.50%) IBM
6 1 (0.50%) jBASE
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle
6 1 (0.50%) Sage
6 1 (0.50%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.50%) Telerik
6 1 (0.50%) VMware