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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 77 56 67
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +11
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 55 72 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.71% 3.62% 3.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.34% 9.22% 6.94%
Number of salaries quoted 54 66 63
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £27,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £40,000
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
868 781 980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 42.80% 39.23% 47.92%
Number of salaries quoted 777 693 892
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,758 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 July 2015.

VB.NET Salary Histogram in Birmingham

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 154 (100.00%) .NET
2 137 (88.96%) C#
3 90 (58.44%) SQL
4 80 (51.95%) SQL Server
5 77 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 76 (49.35%) HTML
7 67 (43.51%) JavaScript
8 54 (35.06%) XML
9 49 (31.82%) VB
10 47 (30.52%) Visual Studio
11 46 (29.87%) CSS
11 46 (29.87%) .NET Framework
12 45 (29.22%) Microsoft
13 44 (28.57%) OO
13 44 (28.57%) Computer Science
14 42 (27.27%) SDLC
14 42 (27.27%) Software Engineering
15 41 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
15 41 (26.62%) WCF
16 39 (25.32%) T-SQL
17 37 (24.03%) Web Services
18 36 (23.38%) MVC
19 33 (21.43%) VB6
20 32 (20.78%) Degree
21 30 (19.48%) Crystal Reports
22 29 (18.83%) Windows
22 29 (18.83%) WinForms
23 28 (18.18%) IIS
24 27 (17.53%) Finance
25 26 (16.88%) Web Development

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 28 (18.18%) IIS
2 14 (9.09%) Node.js
3 4 (2.60%) Apache
4 3 (1.95%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.19%) Kerberos
2 5 (3.25%) Internet
3 4 (2.60%) HTTP
4 1 (0.65%) VoIP
4 1 (0.65%) Extranet
4 1 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (51.95%) SQL Server
2 30 (19.48%) Crystal Reports
3 12 (7.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 9 (5.84%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (3.90%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (3.90%) RDBMS
8 5 (3.25%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (3.25%) MS Access
8 5 (3.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (2.60%) MySQL
9 4 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 47 (30.52%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.84%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.60%) MSTest
4 4 (2.60%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (2.60%) Moq
4 4 (2.60%) NUnit
5 3 (1.95%) JIRA
5 3 (1.95%) AccuRev
General
1 27 (17.53%) Finance
2 8 (5.19%) Law
3 7 (4.55%) Automotive
4 3 (1.95%) Back Office
4 3 (1.95%) Retail
5 2 (1.30%) Legal
5 2 (1.30%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.65%) Advertising
6 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 127 (82.47%) Developer
2 69 (44.81%) Software Developer
3 55 (35.71%) .NET Developer
4 32 (20.78%) C# Developer
5 25 (16.23%) Junior
5 25 (16.23%) Junior Developer
6 23 (14.94%) C# .NET Developer
7 22 (14.29%) Graduate
8 21 (13.64%) .NET Software Developer
9 18 (11.69%) Junior .NET Developer
10 17 (11.04%) C# Software Developer
11 13 (8.44%) Graduate Developer
11 13 (8.44%) Senior Developer
12 12 (7.79%) Graduate Software Developer
13 8 (5.19%) Development Manager
13 8 (5.19%) Junior C# .NET Developer
13 8 (5.19%) Junior C# Developer
14 7 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 7 (4.55%) Senior Software Developer
15 6 (3.90%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (100.00%) .NET
2 77 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 76 (49.35%) HTML
4 54 (35.06%) XML
5 46 (29.87%) CSS
5 46 (29.87%) .NET Framework
6 41 (26.62%) WCF
7 37 (24.03%) Web Services
8 29 (18.83%) WinForms
9 25 (16.23%) jQuery
10 21 (13.64%) WPF
11 17 (11.04%) ADO.NET
11 17 (11.04%) .NET Compact Framework
11 17 (11.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 16 (10.39%) HTML5
13 15 (9.74%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (6.49%) RESTful
15 9 (5.84%) ASP.NET Web API
15 9 (5.84%) Ajax
16 7 (4.55%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 18 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (11.04%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.60%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.60%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (1.95%) Replication
6 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.65%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 29 (18.83%) Windows
2 18 (11.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (28.57%) OO
2 42 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 42 (27.27%) SDLC
3 41 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (23.38%) MVC
5 26 (16.88%) Web Development
6 23 (14.94%) Project Management
6 23 (14.94%) Web Application Development
7 22 (14.29%) OOD
8 15 (9.74%) TDD
9 14 (9.09%) Software Testing
10 11 (7.14%) Performance Testing
10 11 (7.14%) BDD
11 9 (5.84%) Time Management
12 7 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
12 7 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
12 7 (4.55%) E-Commerce
12 7 (4.55%) UML
12 7 (4.55%) OOP
13 6 (3.90%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 137 (88.96%) C#
2 90 (58.44%) SQL
3 67 (43.51%) JavaScript
4 49 (31.82%) VB
5 39 (25.32%) T-SQL
6 33 (21.43%) VB6
7 12 (7.79%) Java
8 10 (6.49%) PHP
9 9 (5.84%) Ruby
10 8 (5.19%) PowerShell
10 8 (5.19%) C++
11 5 (3.25%) C
12 3 (1.95%) VBA
13 2 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (20.78%) Degree
2 12 (7.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (7.14%) ISEB
3 11 (7.14%) ISTQB
4 9 (5.84%) MCSD
5 5 (3.25%) MCP
5 5 (3.25%) MCAD
5 5 (3.25%) MCTS
6 1 (0.65%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.44%) QA
System Software
1 11 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 45 (29.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.30%) Oracle
3 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.65%) Telerik
3 1 (0.65%) Zoho
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