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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 66 40 42
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +2
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 79 96 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.52% 4.70% 4.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.78% 10.45% 11.31%
Number of salaries quoted 74 81 78
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -6.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
900 919 725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 40.12% 45.03% 43.75%
Number of salaries quoted 834 831 617
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 28 November 2014.

VB.NET Salary Histogram in Birmingham

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

1 146 (100.00%) .NET
2 122 (83.56%) C#
3 93 (63.70%) SQL
4 84 (57.53%) SQL Server
5 72 (49.32%) ASP.NET
6 50 (34.25%) Microsoft
7 47 (32.19%) VB
8 40 (27.40%) MS Excel
9 38 (26.03%) Windows
10 33 (22.60%) HTML
10 33 (22.60%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (22.60%) Software Engineering
11 28 (19.18%) T-SQL
12 27 (18.49%) XML
12 27 (18.49%) Degree
12 27 (18.49%) SQL Server 2008
13 26 (17.81%) SharePoint
14 25 (17.12%) CSS
15 24 (16.44%) Visual Studio
15 24 (16.44%) VB6
16 23 (15.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 23 (15.75%) MS Office
16 23 (15.75%) Web Services
16 23 (15.75%) Crystal Reports
17 22 (15.07%) JavaScript
17 22 (15.07%) MVC
18 20 (13.70%) ADO.NET
18 20 (13.70%) Project Management
19 19 (13.01%) Business Intelligence
20 18 (12.33%) Workflow

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 26 (17.81%) SharePoint
2 17 (11.64%) SharePoint Server
2 17 (11.64%) SharePoint 2013
3 14 (9.59%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.05%) IIS
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 40 (27.40%) MS Excel
2 23 (15.75%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) MS Project
3 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.68%) LAN
1 1 (0.68%) WAN
1 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (57.53%) SQL Server
2 27 (18.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (15.75%) Crystal Reports
3 23 (15.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (9.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (8.22%) MS Access
6 10 (6.85%) Relational Database
7 9 (6.16%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (4.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (2.74%) DTS
11 2 (1.37%) ActiveReports
11 2 (1.37%) MySQL
12 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.68%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 24 (16.44%) Visual Studio
2 16 (10.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.68%) NUnit
General
1 18 (12.33%) Legal
2 12 (8.22%) Finance
2 12 (8.22%) Law
3 3 (2.05%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.37%) Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Retail
5 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 131 (89.73%) Developer
2 48 (32.88%) Software Developer
3 26 (17.81%) .NET Developer
4 17 (11.64%) SharePoint Developer
5 13 (8.90%) SQL Developer
6 11 (7.53%) Graduate Developer
6 11 (7.53%) C# Developer
6 11 (7.53%) Graduate
7 9 (6.16%) Analyst
8 8 (5.48%) Applications Developer
8 8 (5.48%) Senior Developer
8 8 (5.48%) Case Management Developer
8 8 (5.48%) .NET Software Developer
9 6 (4.11%) Software Team Leader
9 6 (4.11%) Team Leader
10 5 (3.42%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (3.42%) Graduate Software Developer
11 4 (2.74%) Senior SharePoint Developer
11 4 (2.74%) VB Developer
11 4 (2.74%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (100.00%) .NET
2 72 (49.32%) ASP.NET
3 33 (22.60%) HTML
4 27 (18.49%) XML
5 25 (17.12%) CSS
6 23 (15.75%) Web Services
7 20 (13.70%) ADO.NET
8 18 (12.33%) .NET Framework
9 17 (11.64%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 16 (10.96%) WCF
11 14 (9.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 14 (9.59%) HTML5
12 12 (8.22%) WinForms
13 11 (7.53%) CSS3
14 10 (6.85%) Silverlight
15 8 (5.48%) ASP.NET Web API
16 7 (4.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 7 (4.79%) WPF
17 6 (4.11%) Ajax
17 6 (4.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.79%) Computer Science
1 7 (4.79%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
3 1 (0.68%) Physics
3 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.68%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 38 (26.03%) Windows
2 4 (2.74%) Android
2 4 (2.74%) Apple iOS
2 4 (2.74%) Windows 8
3 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (22.60%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (22.60%) Software Engineering
2 22 (15.07%) MVC
3 20 (13.70%) Project Management
4 19 (13.01%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (12.33%) Workflow
6 14 (9.59%) OO
7 13 (8.90%) Scrum
8 10 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (6.16%) Web Application Development
9 9 (6.16%) Data Management
10 8 (5.48%) Mentoring
10 8 (5.48%) BDD
11 7 (4.79%) Web Development
12 6 (4.11%) Multithreading
12 6 (4.11%) Kanban
12 6 (4.11%) Coaching
12 6 (4.11%) Automated Testing
13 5 (3.42%) ETL
13 5 (3.42%) UML
Programming Languages
1 122 (83.56%) C#
2 93 (63.70%) SQL
3 47 (32.19%) VB
4 28 (19.18%) T-SQL
5 24 (16.44%) VB6
6 22 (15.07%) JavaScript
7 9 (6.16%) VBA
8 5 (3.42%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 4 (2.74%) Java
9 4 (2.74%) PHP
10 3 (2.05%) C++
11 2 (1.37%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.68%) C++/CLI
12 1 (0.68%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (18.49%) Degree
2 16 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (10.96%) MCTS
3 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.48%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 50 (34.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.48%) LexisNexis
3 5 (3.42%) DevExpress
4 1 (0.68%) Red Gate
4 1 (0.68%) Adobe
4 1 (0.68%) VMware
4 1 (0.68%) Altova
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