The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in St Helens 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Merseyside / St Helens
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 12 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in St Helens 40.00% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.86% - -
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 0
Median salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

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 St Helens with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
St Helens
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 28 3 7
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in St Helens 93.33% 27.27% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 46 3 41
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,750 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in St Helens

Job postings citing VB.NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in St Helens.

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in St Helens

VB.NET
Salary Trend in St Helens

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

Salary trend for VB.NET in St Helens

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 St Helens region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (86.96%) WinForms
2 20 (86.96%) SQL Server
3 19 (82.61%) Scrum
3 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (82.61%) TDD
3 19 (82.61%) WPF
3 19 (82.61%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (82.61%) Kanban
4 17 (73.91%) Windows
5 16 (69.57%) VB
5 16 (69.57%) Broadband
5 16 (69.57%) Telecoms
5 16 (69.57%) MVVM
5 16 (69.57%) Spring.NET
5 16 (69.57%) Dependency Injection
5 16 (69.57%) Inversion of Control
5 16 (69.57%) MSTest
5 16 (69.57%) NUnit
5 16 (69.57%) Ninject
5 16 (69.57%) Unity DI Container
5 16 (69.57%) Greenfield Project
6 13 (56.52%) SQL Server 2016
7 7 (30.43%) C#
7 7 (30.43%) SQL
8 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
8 4 (17.39%) OOP
8 4 (17.39%) OO
8 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
8 4 (17.39%) Ajax

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in St Helens 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 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (69.57%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (86.96%) SQL Server
2 13 (56.52%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (69.57%) MSTest
1 16 (69.57%) NUnit
2 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.04%) Moq
2 3 (13.04%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (69.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (69.57%) Telecoms Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C# Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Senior .NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Developer
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Developer
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Developer
3 4 (17.39%) VB.NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Junior
4 3 (13.04%) Junior .NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Junior C# .NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Junior C# Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Junior Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Junior SQL Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Junior SQL Server Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Junior VB.NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Machine Learning Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (86.96%) WinForms
3 19 (82.61%) WPF
4 16 (69.57%) Ninject
4 16 (69.57%) Spring.NET
4 16 (69.57%) Unity DI Container
5 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
5 4 (17.39%) Ajax
5 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
5 4 (17.39%) jQuery
5 4 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (17.39%) WCF
6 3 (13.04%) Castle Windsor
7 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.35%) HTML
7 1 (4.35%) HTML5
7 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (69.57%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (13.04%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Android
2 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (82.61%) Continuous Integration
1 19 (82.61%) Kanban
1 19 (82.61%) Scrum
1 19 (82.61%) TDD
2 16 (69.57%) Dependency Injection
2 16 (69.57%) Inversion of Control
2 16 (69.57%) MVVM
3 4 (17.39%) OO
3 4 (17.39%) OOP
4 3 (13.04%) Business Development
4 3 (13.04%) DevOps
4 3 (13.04%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 3 (13.04%) Machine Learning
4 3 (13.04%) SOLID
5 1 (4.35%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile Development
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) VB
2 7 (30.43%) C#
2 7 (30.43%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Google
2 3 (13.04%) IBM