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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
England / North West
Rank 118 115 69
Rank change year-on-year -3 -46  
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 145 128 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.39% 2.27% 3.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.06% 4.40% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 135 113 209
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% +5.63%  

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 3571 2907 3334
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 58.92% 51.66% 50.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3060 2475 2851
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

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 22 March 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 22 March 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 -5 94 £35,000 -1.40% 8
Cheshire +4 28 £40,000 +19.40% 8
Merseyside +4 20 £38,750 +19.23% 1
Lancashire -5 3 £40,000 +14.28% 2
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 March 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.

1 324 (100.00%) .NET
2 275 (84.88%) C#
3 244 (75.31%) SQL Server
4 172 (53.09%) ASP.NET
5 139 (42.90%) SQL
6 134 (41.36%) HTML
7 102 (31.48%) JavaScript
8 96 (29.63%) CSS
8 96 (29.63%) MVC
9 92 (28.40%) WinForms
9 92 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
10 88 (27.16%) Windows
11 83 (25.62%) Microsoft
12 72 (22.22%) Web Development
13 69 (21.30%) jQuery
14 68 (20.99%) TDD
14 68 (20.99%) WPF
15 65 (20.06%) VB
16 62 (19.14%) Scrum
17 50 (15.43%) Web Services
17 50 (15.43%) Continuous Integration
17 50 (15.43%) Kanban
18 43 (13.27%) T-SQL
19 42 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC
20 40 (12.35%) AngularJS
20 40 (12.35%) XML
21 39 (12.04%) Software Engineering
22 38 (11.73%) NUnit
23 37 (11.42%) WCF
23 37 (11.42%) .NET Framework

VB.NET
Top Related 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 22 (6.79%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (1.23%) Apache
3 4 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.93%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.62%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.62%) nginx
5 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.31%) IIS
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (8.95%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.16%) MS Office
3 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.54%) Visualfiles
2 2 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.62%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.31%) BPCS
3 1 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.40%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.78%) GitHub
4 2 (0.62%) IaaS
4 2 (0.62%) PaaS
5 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.47%) Internet
2 7 (2.16%) Broadband
3 2 (0.62%) Firewall
4 1 (0.31%) ISDN
4 1 (0.31%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (75.31%) SQL Server
2 29 (8.95%) SQL Server 2014
3 27 (8.33%) MySQL
4 26 (8.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (6.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 22 (6.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (6.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (3.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (2.78%) Relational Database
9 9 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
10 7 (2.16%) MS Access
11 5 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.54%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.93%) Power BI
13 2 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
14 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 1 (0.31%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 38 (11.73%) NUnit
2 34 (10.49%) MSTest
3 33 (10.19%) Moq
3 33 (10.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 32 (9.88%) Rhino Mocks
5 28 (8.64%) Visual Studio
6 22 (6.79%) Git (software)
7 10 (3.09%) Subversion
8 8 (2.47%) Selenium
9 6 (1.85%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
13 2 (0.62%) Ant
13 2 (0.62%) Gradle
13 2 (0.62%) JIRA
13 2 (0.62%) Maven
13 2 (0.62%) RSpec
14 1 (0.31%) AccuRev
General
1 21 (6.48%) Marketing
2 15 (4.63%) Manufacturing
3 14 (4.32%) Finance
4 13 (4.01%) Advertising
5 10 (3.09%) Automotive
5 10 (3.09%) Legal
6 9 (2.78%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.47%) Local Government
8 6 (1.85%) Back Office
9 5 (1.54%) Law
10 4 (1.23%) Retail
11 2 (0.62%) Banking
12 1 (0.31%) Games
Job Titles
1 276 (85.19%) Developer
2 199 (61.42%) .NET Developer
3 109 (33.64%) C# Developer
4 89 (27.47%) C# .NET Developer
5 69 (21.30%) ASP.NET Developer
6 67 (20.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 60 (18.52%) .NET Software Developer
7 60 (18.52%) Software Developer
8 46 (14.20%) VB.NET Developer
9 40 (12.35%) Junior
10 37 (11.42%) C# Software Developer
11 32 (9.88%) Junior .NET Developer
11 32 (9.88%) Junior Developer
12 31 (9.57%) Senior Developer
13 26 (8.02%) C# VB.NET Developer
14 25 (7.72%) Graduate
14 25 (7.72%) Graduate Developer
14 25 (7.72%) Senior .NET Developer
15 24 (7.41%) Graduate .NET Developer
15 24 (7.41%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 324 (100.00%) .NET
2 172 (53.09%) ASP.NET
3 134 (41.36%) HTML
4 96 (29.63%) CSS
5 92 (28.40%) WinForms
6 69 (21.30%) jQuery
7 68 (20.99%) WPF
8 50 (15.43%) Web Services
9 42 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC
10 40 (12.35%) AngularJS
10 40 (12.35%) XML
11 37 (11.42%) .NET Framework
11 37 (11.42%) WCF
12 34 (10.49%) Ninject
12 34 (10.49%) Spring.NET
12 34 (10.49%) Unity DI Container
13 32 (9.88%) Castle Windsor
14 30 (9.26%) HTML5
15 28 (8.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 24 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.25%) Mobile App
2 15 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.63%) N-Tier
3 14 (4.32%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.09%) Tandem
5 9 (2.78%) iPad
6 8 (2.47%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.16%) iSeries
8 4 (1.23%) AS400
8 4 (1.23%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.31%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.31%) Life Science
10 1 (0.31%) Online Games
10 1 (0.31%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 88 (27.16%) Windows
2 10 (3.09%) Android
2 10 (3.09%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.23%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.62%) Linux
5 2 (0.62%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (29.63%) MVC
2 92 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (22.22%) Web Development
4 68 (20.99%) TDD
5 62 (19.14%) Scrum
6 50 (15.43%) Continuous Integration
6 50 (15.43%) Kanban
7 39 (12.04%) Software Engineering
8 35 (10.80%) Inversion of Control
8 35 (10.80%) MVVM
9 34 (10.49%) Dependency Injection
10 27 (8.33%) Mobile Development
10 27 (8.33%) OOP
11 26 (8.02%) Project Management
12 25 (7.72%) OO
13 24 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
14 19 (5.86%) Web Application Development
15 17 (5.25%) SDLC
15 17 (5.25%) Unit Testing
16 16 (4.94%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 275 (84.88%) C#
2 139 (42.90%) SQL
3 102 (31.48%) JavaScript
4 65 (20.06%) VB
5 43 (13.27%) T-SQL
6 20 (6.17%) VBA
7 19 (5.86%) Java
8 15 (4.63%) PHP
8 15 (4.63%) PowerShell
9 14 (4.32%) VB6
10 13 (4.01%) VBScript
11 8 (2.47%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.23%) RPG
12 4 (1.23%) RPG IV
13 3 (0.93%) C++
14 2 (0.62%) Delphi
14 2 (0.62%) J#
14 2 (0.62%) Ruby
14 2 (0.62%) Smalltalk
15 1 (0.31%) XPath
Qualifications
1 30 (9.26%) Degree
2 6 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.23%) ISEB
3 4 (1.23%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.23%) MCP
4 1 (0.31%) CCNA
4 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.31%) MCITP
4 1 (0.31%) MCSE
4 1 (0.31%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.56%) QA
2 9 (2.78%) HL7
3 3 (0.93%) SLA
4 2 (0.62%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.62%) Puppet
Vendors
1 83 (25.62%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.94%) IBM
3 9 (2.78%) Google
3 9 (2.78%) Twitter
4 7 (2.16%) Oracle
5 5 (1.54%) LexisNexis
6 3 (0.93%) Netezza
6 3 (0.93%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.62%) Sage
8 1 (0.31%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.31%) Avaya
8 1 (0.31%) Cisco
8 1 (0.31%) Dell
8 1 (0.31%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.31%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.31%) VMware
8 1 (0.31%) Wonderware
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