The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 44 55 51
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 98 72 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.39% 3.87% 4.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.41% 9.68% 9.59%
Number of salaries quoted 92 64 71
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,300 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
VB.NET
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
790 744 782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 43.43% 39.96% 46.00%
Number of salaries quoted 701 659 681
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

VB.NET
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

VB.NET Salary Trend in Birmingham

VB.NET
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

VB.NET Salary Histogram in Birmingham

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing VB.NET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB.NET.

1 165 (100.00%) .NET
2 146 (88.48%) C#
3 104 (63.03%) SQL
4 92 (55.76%) ASP.NET
5 85 (51.52%) SQL Server
6 71 (43.03%) HTML
7 68 (41.21%) JavaScript
8 65 (39.39%) XML
9 59 (35.76%) Visual Studio
10 56 (33.94%) VB
11 50 (30.30%) Microsoft
12 48 (29.09%) CSS
12 48 (29.09%) .NET Framework
13 44 (26.67%) T-SQL
13 44 (26.67%) Software Engineering
14 41 (24.85%) Web Services
15 38 (23.03%) Computer Science
15 38 (23.03%) WCF
16 37 (22.42%) Agile Software Development
17 36 (21.82%) Windows
18 35 (21.21%) VB6
18 35 (21.21%) jQuery
19 32 (19.39%) MVC
19 32 (19.39%) OO
19 32 (19.39%) Crystal Reports
20 31 (18.79%) Project Management
21 30 (18.18%) Degree
22 29 (17.58%) HTML5
23 28 (16.97%) Web Application Development
24 27 (16.36%) SDLC

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing VB.NET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB.NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (12.73%) IIS
2 13 (7.88%) Node.js
3 4 (2.42%) Umbraco
3 4 (2.42%) Apache
4 2 (1.21%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (13.94%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.85%) LAN
1 8 (4.85%) WAN
1 8 (4.85%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.64%) Internet
2 6 (3.64%) Kerberos
3 4 (2.42%) HTTP
4 3 (1.82%) Extranet
5 1 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.61%) Intranet
5 1 (0.61%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (51.52%) SQL Server
2 32 (19.39%) Crystal Reports
3 23 (13.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (7.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (6.67%) NoSQL
6 10 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (5.45%) Relational Database
8 7 (4.24%) MS Access
9 6 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (3.03%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (1.82%) MySQL
12 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 59 (35.76%) Visual Studio
2 12 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (5.45%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.42%) NUnit
4 4 (2.42%) MSTest
4 4 (2.42%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (2.42%) Moq
5 3 (1.82%) JIRA
5 3 (1.82%) AccuRev
General
1 26 (15.76%) Finance
2 9 (5.45%) Law
3 6 (3.64%) Automotive
4 3 (1.82%) Back Office
5 2 (1.21%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.61%) Advertising
6 1 (0.61%) Retail
6 1 (0.61%) Legal
6 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 146 (88.48%) Developer
2 70 (42.42%) .NET Developer
3 67 (40.61%) Software Developer
4 37 (22.42%) C# Developer
5 26 (15.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 24 (14.55%) Junior
6 24 (14.55%) Junior Developer
7 20 (12.12%) Graduate
8 19 (11.52%) Junior .NET Developer
8 19 (11.52%) .NET Software Developer
9 17 (10.30%) C# Software Developer
10 12 (7.27%) VB.NET Developer
11 11 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
12 10 (6.06%) Graduate Software Developer
12 10 (6.06%) Senior Developer
13 9 (5.45%) Junior C# Developer
13 9 (5.45%) Junior C# .NET Developer
14 8 (4.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 8 (4.85%) Development Manager
15 7 (4.24%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (100.00%) .NET
2 92 (55.76%) ASP.NET
3 71 (43.03%) HTML
4 65 (39.39%) XML
5 48 (29.09%) CSS
5 48 (29.09%) .NET Framework
6 41 (24.85%) Web Services
7 38 (23.03%) WCF
8 35 (21.21%) jQuery
9 29 (17.58%) HTML5
10 25 (15.15%) WPF
10 25 (15.15%) WinForms
11 14 (8.48%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (7.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 12 (7.27%) ADO.NET
14 11 (6.67%) .NET Compact Framework
14 11 (6.67%) Entity Framework
15 10 (6.06%) LINQ
15 10 (6.06%) RESTful
16 9 (5.45%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 38 (23.03%) Computer Science
2 12 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.67%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.42%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.42%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.61%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 36 (21.82%) Windows
2 12 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (26.67%) Software Engineering
2 37 (22.42%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (19.39%) OO
3 32 (19.39%) MVC
4 31 (18.79%) Project Management
5 28 (16.97%) Web Application Development
6 27 (16.36%) SDLC
7 20 (12.12%) TDD
8 18 (10.91%) Web Development
9 15 (9.09%) OOD
10 11 (6.67%) BDD
11 9 (5.45%) CRM
11 9 (5.45%) Scrum
12 8 (4.85%) Requirements Analysis
12 8 (4.85%) Logistics
13 7 (4.24%) Enterprise Architecture
13 7 (4.24%) E-Commerce
13 7 (4.24%) UML
13 7 (4.24%) Dependency Injection
14 6 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 146 (88.48%) C#
2 104 (63.03%) SQL
3 68 (41.21%) JavaScript
4 56 (33.94%) VB
5 44 (26.67%) T-SQL
6 35 (21.21%) VB6
7 12 (7.27%) Java
8 11 (6.67%) PHP
9 9 (5.45%) Ruby
9 9 (5.45%) VBA
10 8 (4.85%) C++
11 6 (3.64%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.82%) XAML
12 3 (1.82%) C
13 1 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (18.18%) Degree
2 11 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.24%) MCSD
4 4 (2.42%) MCTS
5 3 (1.82%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.82%) ISEB
5 3 (1.82%) MCP
5 3 (1.82%) MCAD
6 2 (1.21%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.06%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 50 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.85%) Altova
2 8 (4.85%) DevExpress
3 2 (1.21%) Oracle
4 1 (0.61%) Zoho
4 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.61%) BT
4 1 (0.61%) Telerik
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