Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 223 157 107
Rank change year-on-year -66 -50 +13
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 139 244 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.16% 1.86% 2.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.13% 3.30% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 118 202 308
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £47,500 £47,250
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 6,522 7,402 6,465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 54.51% 56.57% 54.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5,506 6,229 5,575
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -47 62 £35,500 +1.43% 22
Cheshire -21 47 £40,000 +1.27% 13
Lancashire +7 17 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Merseyside -1 6 £41,250 -8.33%
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 139 (100.00%) .NET
2 125 (89.93%) C#
3 83 (59.71%) SQL
4 76 (54.68%) SQL Server
5 57 (41.01%) ASP.NET
6 50 (35.97%) Microsoft
7 49 (35.25%) HTML
8 48 (34.53%) JavaScript
9 45 (32.37%) Agile Software Development
10 43 (30.94%) MVC
11 38 (27.34%) SDLC
12 37 (26.62%) T-SQL
12 37 (26.62%) .NET Framework
12 37 (26.62%) Degree
13 33 (23.74%) CSS
14 32 (23.02%) Web Services
14 32 (23.02%) VB
15 30 (21.58%) Problem-Solving
16 29 (20.86%) Java
16 29 (20.86%) Software Engineering
17 27 (19.42%) Windows
17 27 (19.42%) Analytical Skills
17 27 (19.42%) ASP.NET Web API
18 26 (18.71%) WinForms
19 25 (17.99%) Visual Studio
19 25 (17.99%) Git (software)
20 23 (16.55%) Web Development
20 23 (16.55%) WCF
20 23 (16.55%) XML
21 22 (15.83%) VB6

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 (11.51%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.76%) Sitefinity
3 7 (5.04%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (3.60%) IIS
5 2 (1.44%) Apache
5 2 (1.44%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.72%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.72%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.72%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.72%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.88%) SaaS
3 3 (2.16%) Google Play
4 2 (1.44%) GitHub
4 2 (1.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.88%) HTTP
2 2 (1.44%) FTP
2 2 (1.44%) SMS
2 2 (1.44%) SSH
3 1 (0.72%) Intranet
3 1 (0.72%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (54.68%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.76%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.04%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.32%) MySQL
5 5 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.88%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.88%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.16%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (2.16%) Power BI
7 3 (2.16%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.44%) MS Access
8 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.72%) mvBase
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.72%) UniData
Development Applications
1 25 (17.99%) Git (software)
1 25 (17.99%) Visual Studio
2 17 (12.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (9.35%) Jenkins
4 12 (8.63%) JIRA
5 11 (7.91%) Subversion
6 10 (7.19%) Selenium
7 8 (5.76%) MSBuild
7 8 (5.76%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (4.32%) NUnit
9 4 (2.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (2.16%) Cucumber
10 3 (2.16%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (1.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.72%) AccuRev
12 1 (0.72%) HP UFT
12 1 (0.72%) JMeter
12 1 (0.72%) Moq
12 1 (0.72%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.72%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 20 (14.39%) Finance
2 15 (10.79%) Retail
3 7 (5.04%) Retail Banking
4 4 (2.88%) Advertising
4 4 (2.88%) Legal
5 3 (2.16%) Games
5 3 (2.16%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.16%) Marketing
5 3 (2.16%) Publishing
6 2 (1.44%) Electronics
6 2 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.72%) Back Office
7 1 (0.72%) Banking
7 1 (0.72%) German Language
7 1 (0.72%) Law
Job Titles
1 107 (76.98%) Developer
2 63 (45.32%) .NET Developer
3 42 (30.22%) C# Developer
4 32 (23.02%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (14.39%) Software Developer
6 15 (10.79%) Junior
7 13 (9.35%) SQL Developer
8 12 (8.63%) VB.NET Developer
9 11 (7.91%) Software Engineer
10 10 (7.19%) .NET Software Engineer
10 10 (7.19%) DevOps Engineer
10 10 (7.19%) Graduate
10 10 (7.19%) Graduate Developer
11 9 (6.47%) ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (6.47%) C# VB.NET Developer
11 9 (6.47%) Senior Developer
12 8 (5.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (5.76%) Junior DevOps
12 8 (5.76%) Junior DevOps Engineer
12 8 (5.76%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (100.00%) .NET
2 57 (41.01%) ASP.NET
3 49 (35.25%) HTML
4 37 (26.62%) .NET Framework
5 33 (23.74%) CSS
6 32 (23.02%) Web Services
7 27 (19.42%) ASP.NET Web API
8 26 (18.71%) WinForms
9 23 (16.55%) WCF
9 23 (16.55%) XML
10 20 (14.39%) RESTful
11 17 (12.23%) AngularJS
11 17 (12.23%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (9.35%) jQuery
13 12 (8.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 12 (8.63%) Entity Framework
13 12 (8.63%) XHTML
14 9 (6.47%) HTML5
14 9 (6.47%) REST
14 9 (6.47%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.42%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.35%) Management Information System
2 13 (9.35%) Mobile App
3 9 (6.47%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (6.47%) N-Tier
4 8 (5.76%) User Experience
5 7 (5.04%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.16%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.16%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.44%) NHS
9 1 (0.72%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.42%) Windows
2 10 (7.19%) Windows 10
3 8 (5.76%) Android
3 8 (5.76%) Apple iOS
3 8 (5.76%) Windows 7
3 8 (5.76%) Windows Server
3 8 (5.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (3.60%) Unix
5 2 (1.44%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.72%) Linux
6 1 (0.72%) VME
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (32.37%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (30.94%) MVC
3 38 (27.34%) SDLC
4 30 (21.58%) Problem-Solving
5 29 (20.86%) Software Engineering
6 23 (16.55%) Web Development
7 22 (15.83%) SOLID
7 22 (15.83%) Test Automation
8 20 (14.39%) Scrum
9 19 (13.67%) OO
10 16 (11.51%) DevOps
10 16 (11.51%) TDD
11 15 (10.79%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (10.79%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (9.35%) Mentoring
13 12 (8.63%) E-Commerce
13 12 (8.63%) Information Security
14 11 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (7.91%) Secure Coding
15 10 (7.19%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 125 (89.93%) C#
2 83 (59.71%) SQL
3 48 (34.53%) JavaScript
4 37 (26.62%) T-SQL
5 32 (23.02%) VB
6 29 (20.86%) Java
7 22 (15.83%) VB6
8 16 (11.51%) C
9 8 (5.76%) C++
9 8 (5.76%) Python
10 6 (4.32%) PowerShell
10 6 (4.32%) VBScript
11 4 (2.88%) PHP
12 3 (2.16%) TypeScript
12 3 (2.16%) VBA
13 1 (0.72%) COBOL
13 1 (0.72%) Ruby
13 1 (0.72%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 37 (26.62%) Degree
2 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.72%) HNC
4 1 (0.72%) ISEB
4 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.72%) MCP
4 1 (0.72%) MCSA
4 1 (0.72%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.16%) GDPR
1 3 (2.16%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.16%) Docker
1 3 (2.16%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (7.19%) SCCM
2 2 (1.44%) WSUS
3 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 50 (35.97%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.63%) Xamarin
3 4 (2.88%) Apple
4 3 (2.16%) Google
5 2 (1.44%) Citrix
5 2 (1.44%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.72%) Cisco
6 1 (0.72%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.72%) HP
6 1 (0.72%) jBASE
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle
6 1 (0.72%) PayPal
6 1 (0.72%) Sage