Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
England > South West
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 212 106
Rank change year-on-year +13 -106 -22
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 145 131 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.43% 1.25% 2.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.42% 2.21% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 142 107 307
South West median annual salary £35,500 £35,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.33% +12.88%
10th Percentile £25,625 £20,200 £27,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £48,750 £45,000
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 South West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5,981 5,924 6,541
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 59.09% 56.45% 56.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5,067 5,003 5,681
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +5.19% +4.05%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £58,750
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 South West

Job postings citing VB.NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in the South West

VB.NET
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB.NET in the South West.

Salary trend for VB.NET in the South West

VB.NET
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB.NET in the South West over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for VB.NET in the South West

VB.NET
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 19 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
Dorset +14 53 £35,000 -12.50% 9
Bristol 0 48 £37,750 +0.67% 15
Wiltshire -7 14 £38,500 -3.75% 5
Somerset -15 12 £37,500 +53.06% 4
Devon +9 10 £30,000 - 6
Gloucestershire +14 3 £38,500 +6.21% 3
Cornwall -13 2 £36,250 -
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 South West region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 145 (100.00%) .NET
2 124 (85.52%) C#
3 91 (62.76%) SQL
4 84 (57.93%) SQL Server
5 75 (51.72%) MVC
6 64 (44.14%) ASP.NET
7 60 (41.38%) HTML
8 58 (40.00%) JavaScript
9 52 (35.86%) CSS
10 44 (30.34%) Microsoft
11 42 (28.97%) WinForms
11 42 (28.97%) jQuery
12 35 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
13 33 (22.76%) Windows
14 31 (21.38%) ASP.NET MVC
15 30 (20.69%) VB
16 24 (16.55%) Web Services
17 23 (15.86%) Umbraco
18 22 (15.17%) SOAP
18 22 (15.17%) Finance
19 21 (14.48%) CMS
19 21 (14.48%) LINQ
20 20 (13.79%) REST
20 20 (13.79%) SDLC
21 19 (13.10%) Visual Studio
22 18 (12.41%) Degree
22 18 (12.41%) Greenfield Project
23 17 (11.72%) Razor View Engine
24 16 (11.03%) Scrum
24 16 (11.03%) T-SQL

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 23 (15.86%) Umbraco
2 21 (14.48%) CMS
3 7 (4.83%) IIS
4 4 (2.76%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.07%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.07%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.07%) Slack
2 3 (2.07%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (1.38%) SaaS
4 1 (0.69%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.28%) Internet
2 6 (4.14%) Intranet
3 2 (1.38%) HTTP
4 1 (0.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (57.93%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (8.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (6.90%) Crystal Reports
5 8 (5.52%) MS Access
5 8 (5.52%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.14%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (2.07%) MySQL
9 3 (2.07%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (13.10%) Visual Studio
2 15 (10.34%) NUnit
3 9 (6.21%) MSTest
4 8 (5.52%) Cucumber
4 8 (5.52%) Jenkins
4 8 (5.52%) Selenium
5 7 (4.83%) Git (software)
5 7 (4.83%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (3.45%) CruiseControl
6 5 (3.45%) Hudson
6 5 (3.45%) JUnit
6 5 (3.45%) SpecFlow
6 5 (3.45%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.07%) HP UFT
7 3 (2.07%) Jasmine
7 3 (2.07%) JIRA
7 3 (2.07%) LoadRunner
7 3 (2.07%) Maven
7 3 (2.07%) TestComplete
General
1 22 (15.17%) Finance
2 11 (7.59%) Retail
3 6 (4.14%) Advertising
4 5 (3.45%) Back Office
4 5 (3.45%) Music Industry
5 3 (2.07%) Electronics
5 3 (2.07%) Legal
6 2 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 118 (81.38%) Developer
2 91 (62.76%) .NET Developer
3 43 (29.66%) C# Developer
4 37 (25.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (17.93%) ASP.NET Developer
5 26 (17.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 26 (17.93%) VB.NET Developer
6 24 (16.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 24 (16.55%) Software Developer
7 17 (11.72%) Applications Developer
8 16 (11.03%) .NET Web Developer
8 16 (11.03%) C# Web Developer
8 16 (11.03%) Web Developer
9 15 (10.34%) .NET Applications Developer
9 15 (10.34%) .NET Web Applications Developer
9 15 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web Applications Developer
9 15 (10.34%) C# Application Developer
9 15 (10.34%) C# Web Applications Developer
9 15 (10.34%) Web Applications Developer
10 14 (9.66%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (100.00%) .NET
2 64 (44.14%) ASP.NET
3 60 (41.38%) HTML
4 52 (35.86%) CSS
5 42 (28.97%) jQuery
5 42 (28.97%) WinForms
6 31 (21.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 24 (16.55%) Web Services
8 22 (15.17%) SOAP
9 21 (14.48%) LINQ
10 20 (13.79%) REST
11 17 (11.72%) Razor View Engine
12 15 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 14 (9.66%) WPF
13 14 (9.66%) XML
14 13 (8.97%) .NET Framework
15 11 (7.59%) AngularJS
16 9 (6.21%) Ajax
16 9 (6.21%) WCF
17 8 (5.52%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.41%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.52%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.14%) Fintech
5 4 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.76%) User Experience
6 3 (2.07%) Graphic Design
6 3 (2.07%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.38%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.69%) iPhone
8 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 33 (22.76%) Windows
2 5 (3.45%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.76%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.07%) Solaris
4 3 (2.07%) Unix
5 1 (0.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (51.72%) MVC
2 35 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (13.79%) SDLC
4 16 (11.03%) Scrum
4 16 (11.03%) Web Application Development
5 15 (10.34%) Web Development
6 12 (8.28%) TDD
7 10 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (6.21%) Software Engineering
8 9 (6.21%) Test Automation
9 8 (5.52%) Kanban
9 8 (5.52%) Service Delivery
10 7 (4.83%) MVVM
11 5 (3.45%) Business Analysis
11 5 (3.45%) Dependency Injection
11 5 (3.45%) Exploratory Testing
11 5 (3.45%) OO
11 5 (3.45%) Project Management
11 5 (3.45%) Systems Analysis
11 5 (3.45%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 124 (85.52%) C#
2 91 (62.76%) SQL
3 58 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 30 (20.69%) VB
5 16 (11.03%) T-SQL
6 13 (8.97%) Java
7 9 (6.21%) VBScript
8 4 (2.76%) C++
9 3 (2.07%) COBOL
9 3 (2.07%) Groovy
9 3 (2.07%) Pascal
9 3 (2.07%) PHP
9 3 (2.07%) Python
9 3 (2.07%) R
9 3 (2.07%) Ruby
9 3 (2.07%) TypeScript
9 3 (2.07%) VB6
10 2 (1.38%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.69%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 18 (12.41%) Degree
2 9 (6.21%) HND
3 4 (2.76%) HNC
3 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.07%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.07%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.07%) MCP
4 3 (2.07%) MCSE
4 3 (2.07%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.07%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (2.07%) Docker
2 1 (0.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (2.07%) Kubernetes
1 3 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.07%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (30.34%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.59%) Oracle
3 5 (3.45%) Cadence
4 4 (2.76%) Citrix
4 4 (2.76%) Xamarin
5 3 (2.07%) Adobe
5 3 (2.07%) CA
5 3 (2.07%) CA Agile Central
5 3 (2.07%) Google
5 3 (2.07%) IBM
5 3 (2.07%) Micro Focus
5 3 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.07%) SAP