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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 63 55 32
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -23
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 78 75 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.28% 3.53% 5.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.04% 7.86% 12.23%
Number of salaries quoted 71 66 79
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £41,250 £38,800
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
970 954 703
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 40.79% 44.96% 41.82%
Number of salaries quoted 861 883 585
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 24 October 2014.

VB.NET Salary Histogram in Birmingham

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 149 (100.00%) .NET
2 122 (81.88%) C#
3 92 (61.74%) SQL Server
4 91 (61.07%) SQL
5 70 (46.98%) ASP.NET
6 51 (34.23%) Microsoft
7 47 (31.54%) VB
8 45 (30.20%) MS Excel
9 38 (25.50%) Windows
10 36 (24.16%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (20.13%) SharePoint
11 30 (20.13%) HTML
12 29 (19.46%) Software Engineering
12 29 (19.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 28 (18.79%) T-SQL
14 27 (18.12%) Degree
14 27 (18.12%) SQL Server 2008
15 26 (17.45%) CSS
16 25 (16.78%) XML
17 22 (14.77%) Web Services
17 22 (14.77%) .NET Framework
17 22 (14.77%) WCF
18 21 (14.09%) Legal
19 20 (13.42%) Workflow
19 20 (13.42%) MS Office
19 20 (13.42%) OO
20 19 (12.75%) VB6
20 19 (12.75%) Team Foundation Server
21 18 (12.08%) WinForms
21 18 (12.08%) Visual Studio

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 30 (20.13%) SharePoint
2 12 (8.05%) SharePoint 2013
3 11 (7.38%) SharePoint Server
4 8 (5.37%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.34%) IIS
Applications
1 45 (30.20%) MS Excel
2 20 (13.42%) MS Office
3 2 (1.34%) MS Project
4 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (61.74%) SQL Server
2 29 (19.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (18.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (10.74%) Crystal Reports
5 15 (10.07%) MS Access
6 14 (9.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (5.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (5.37%) Relational Database
8 6 (4.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (3.36%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (2.01%) DTS
11 2 (1.34%) ActiveReports
11 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.67%) MySQL
12 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.67%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 19 (12.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (12.08%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.01%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.67%) NUnit
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (14.09%) Legal
2 14 (9.40%) Law
3 13 (8.72%) Finance
4 3 (2.01%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.34%) Banking
5 2 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 135 (90.60%) Developer
2 48 (32.21%) Software Developer
3 40 (26.85%) .NET Developer
4 14 (9.40%) SQL Developer
5 13 (8.72%) SharePoint Developer
5 13 (8.72%) C# Developer
5 13 (8.72%) VB.NET Developer
6 12 (8.05%) Senior Developer
7 10 (6.71%) .NET Software Developer
8 8 (5.37%) Case Management Developer
8 8 (5.37%) Graduate Developer
8 8 (5.37%) Graduate
8 8 (5.37%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (4.70%) VB Developer
9 7 (4.70%) Applications Developer
10 6 (4.03%) Analyst
10 6 (4.03%) Team Leader
10 6 (4.03%) Software Team Leader
11 4 (2.68%) Senior SharePoint Developer
11 4 (2.68%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (100.00%) .NET
2 70 (46.98%) ASP.NET
3 30 (20.13%) HTML
4 26 (17.45%) CSS
5 25 (16.78%) XML
6 22 (14.77%) Web Services
6 22 (14.77%) .NET Framework
6 22 (14.77%) WCF
7 18 (12.08%) WinForms
8 16 (10.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 15 (10.07%) HTML5
10 14 (9.40%) ADO.NET
11 13 (8.72%) CSS3
12 11 (7.38%) Windows SharePoint Services
13 8 (5.37%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (5.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 8 (5.37%) WPF
13 8 (5.37%) Silverlight
14 6 (4.03%) XSLT
14 6 (4.03%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.38%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.70%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.03%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.68%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.68%) Physics
6 2 (1.34%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 38 (25.50%) Windows
2 7 (4.70%) Android
2 7 (4.70%) Apple iOS
2 7 (4.70%) Windows 8
3 3 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.16%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (19.46%) Software Engineering
3 20 (13.42%) Workflow
3 20 (13.42%) OO
4 17 (11.41%) MVC
5 16 (10.74%) Project Management
6 13 (8.72%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (8.72%) Scrum
7 10 (6.71%) Data Management
7 10 (6.71%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (6.71%) Web Application Development
8 8 (5.37%) BDD
9 7 (4.70%) Web Development
10 6 (4.03%) Automated Testing
10 6 (4.03%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (4.03%) Mentoring
10 6 (4.03%) Coaching
10 6 (4.03%) Multithreading
10 6 (4.03%) Kanban
10 6 (4.03%) UML
Programming Languages
1 122 (81.88%) C#
2 91 (61.07%) SQL
3 47 (31.54%) VB
4 28 (18.79%) T-SQL
5 19 (12.75%) VB6
6 18 (12.08%) JavaScript
7 11 (7.38%) VBA
8 5 (3.36%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 4 (2.68%) PHP
10 3 (2.01%) C++
10 3 (2.01%) Java
11 2 (1.34%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.67%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 27 (18.12%) Degree
2 11 (7.38%) MCTS
2 11 (7.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.37%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 51 (34.23%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.37%) LexisNexis
3 7 (4.70%) DevExpress
4 3 (2.01%) Oracle
5 1 (0.67%) Red Gate
5 1 (0.67%) VMware
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