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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 63 67 44
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -23
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 72 61 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.10% 2.84% 4.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.47% 6.15% 9.85%
Number of salaries quoted 64 54 69
Average salary £36,250 £30,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.83% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £41,750 £40,000
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
964 992 751
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 41.53% 46.16% 43.89%
Number of salaries quoted 833 915 651
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
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 19 September 2014.

VB.NET Salary Histogram in Birmingham

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 151 (100.00%) .NET
2 128 (84.77%) C#
3 95 (62.91%) SQL Server
4 88 (58.28%) SQL
5 71 (47.02%) ASP.NET
6 53 (35.10%) Microsoft
7 49 (32.45%) VB
8 41 (27.15%) Windows
8 41 (27.15%) Agile Software Development
9 39 (25.83%) MS Excel
10 35 (23.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 34 (22.52%) .NET Framework
12 32 (21.19%) WCF
13 31 (20.53%) CSS
13 31 (20.53%) HTML
14 30 (19.87%) T-SQL
15 29 (19.21%) Degree
15 29 (19.21%) SQL Server 2008
16 28 (18.54%) XML
17 27 (17.88%) SharePoint
18 26 (17.22%) OO
19 23 (15.23%) Legal
20 21 (13.91%) VB6
21 20 (13.25%) Software Engineering
21 20 (13.25%) Workflow
21 20 (13.25%) WinForms
21 20 (13.25%) Web Services
21 20 (13.25%) JavaScript
21 20 (13.25%) Computer Science
22 19 (12.58%) Finance

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 27 (17.88%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.97%) IIS
2 6 (3.97%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (3.31%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 39 (25.83%) MS Excel
2 15 (9.93%) MS Office
3 2 (1.32%) MS Project
4 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (62.91%) SQL Server
2 35 (23.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (19.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (10.60%) Crystal Reports
5 15 (9.93%) MS Access
5 15 (9.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (7.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (5.30%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.31%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.99%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.32%) ActiveReports
11 1 (0.66%) MySQL
11 1 (0.66%) DTS
Development Applications
1 17 (11.26%) Visual Studio
1 17 (11.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (4.64%) NUnit
3 6 (3.97%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (2.65%) Subversion
4 4 (2.65%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.66%) TestPartner
5 1 (0.66%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (0.66%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.66%) Rational Robot
General
1 23 (15.23%) Legal
2 19 (12.58%) Finance
3 14 (9.27%) Law
4 5 (3.31%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.65%) Games
6 2 (1.32%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.32%) Automotive
7 1 (0.66%) Banking
Job Titles
1 143 (94.70%) Developer
2 59 (39.07%) Software Developer
3 55 (36.42%) .NET Developer
4 20 (13.25%) C# Developer
5 18 (11.92%) VB.NET Developer
6 17 (11.26%) .NET Software Developer
7 16 (10.60%) Senior Developer
8 14 (9.27%) ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (7.28%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (5.96%) SQL Developer
10 9 (5.96%) VB Developer
11 8 (5.30%) SharePoint Developer
11 8 (5.30%) Case Management Developer
12 7 (4.64%) Applications Developer
13 6 (3.97%) Team Leader
13 6 (3.97%) C# Software Developer
13 6 (3.97%) Software Team Leader
14 5 (3.31%) Graduate Developer
14 5 (3.31%) Senior Software Developer
14 5 (3.31%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (100.00%) .NET
2 71 (47.02%) ASP.NET
3 34 (22.52%) .NET Framework
4 32 (21.19%) WCF
5 31 (20.53%) CSS
5 31 (20.53%) HTML
6 28 (18.54%) XML
7 20 (13.25%) Web Services
7 20 (13.25%) WinForms
8 14 (9.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 13 (8.61%) CSS3
9 13 (8.61%) HTML5
10 12 (7.95%) ADO.NET
11 10 (6.62%) Ajax
11 10 (6.62%) WPF
12 9 (5.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 8 (5.30%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (5.30%) Silverlight
14 7 (4.64%) NHibernate
15 6 (3.97%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.25%) Computer Science
2 15 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.64%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.97%) Client/Server
4 6 (3.97%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.97%) Mathematics
4 6 (3.97%) Physics
5 1 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (27.15%) Windows
2 8 (5.30%) Android
2 8 (5.30%) Apple iOS
2 8 (5.30%) Windows 8
3 7 (4.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (27.15%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (17.22%) OO
3 20 (13.25%) Workflow
3 20 (13.25%) Software Engineering
4 18 (11.92%) MVC
5 15 (9.93%) Web Development
6 14 (9.27%) Scrum
7 12 (7.95%) Project Management
7 12 (7.95%) Web Application Development
8 10 (6.62%) E-Commerce
9 8 (5.30%) TDD
9 8 (5.30%) Data Management
9 8 (5.30%) BDD
10 7 (4.64%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (3.97%) Multithreading
11 6 (3.97%) Kanban
11 6 (3.97%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (3.97%) Automated Testing
11 6 (3.97%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (3.97%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 128 (84.77%) C#
2 88 (58.28%) SQL
3 49 (32.45%) VB
4 30 (19.87%) T-SQL
5 21 (13.91%) VB6
6 20 (13.25%) JavaScript
7 10 (6.62%) VBA
8 5 (3.31%) C++
9 4 (2.65%) PHP
10 3 (1.99%) Java
Qualifications
1 29 (19.21%) Degree
2 8 (5.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.31%) MCTS
4 3 (1.99%) MCSD
4 3 (1.99%) MCSE
5 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.30%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 53 (35.10%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.30%) DevExpress
2 8 (5.30%) LexisNexis
3 6 (3.97%) Oracle
4 1 (0.66%) Compuware
4 1 (0.66%) VMware
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