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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 60 41 38
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -3
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 74 91 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.57% 4.81% 5.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.82% 10.78% 11.55%
Number of salaries quoted 69 80 82
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £45,000
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
839 844 762
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 40.51% 44.61% 45.82%
Number of salaries quoted 792 762 650
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 18 December 2014.

VB.NET Salary Histogram in Birmingham

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 145 (100.00%) .NET
2 122 (84.14%) C#
3 91 (62.76%) SQL
4 79 (54.48%) SQL Server
5 73 (50.34%) ASP.NET
6 53 (36.55%) Microsoft
7 47 (32.41%) VB
8 40 (27.59%) MS Excel
9 39 (26.90%) Windows
10 37 (25.52%) HTML
11 36 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
12 35 (24.14%) Software Engineering
13 32 (22.07%) T-SQL
14 30 (20.69%) XML
15 29 (20.00%) Visual Studio
15 29 (20.00%) Degree
16 28 (19.31%) Web Services
17 27 (18.62%) CSS
17 27 (18.62%) JavaScript
18 26 (17.93%) Crystal Reports
18 26 (17.93%) VB6
19 24 (16.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 22 (15.17%) MVC
20 22 (15.17%) MS Office
20 22 (15.17%) Project Management
21 21 (14.48%) ADO.NET
22 20 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
22 20 (13.79%) SharePoint
22 20 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
23 19 (13.10%) Team Foundation Server

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 20 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 17 (11.72%) SharePoint Server
2 17 (11.72%) SharePoint 2013
3 14 (9.66%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (2.76%) IIS
5 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 40 (27.59%) MS Excel
2 22 (15.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) MS Project
3 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.07%) LAN
1 3 (2.07%) WAN
1 3 (2.07%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (54.48%) SQL Server
2 26 (17.93%) Crystal Reports
3 24 (16.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (11.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (7.59%) Relational Database
7 10 (6.90%) MS Access
8 9 (6.21%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (5.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (4.83%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (2.76%) DTS
12 2 (1.38%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.38%) MySQL
12 2 (1.38%) ActiveReports
13 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.69%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 29 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 19 (13.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.38%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.69%) NUnit
General
1 15 (10.34%) Legal
2 13 (8.97%) Finance
3 11 (7.59%) Law
4 3 (2.07%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.38%) Banking
5 2 (1.38%) Retail
6 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 130 (89.66%) Developer
2 45 (31.03%) Software Developer
3 28 (19.31%) .NET Developer
4 17 (11.72%) SharePoint Developer
5 11 (7.59%) C# Developer
5 11 (7.59%) Graduate Developer
5 11 (7.59%) Graduate
6 9 (6.21%) Analyst
6 9 (6.21%) Senior Developer
6 9 (6.21%) SQL Developer
6 9 (6.21%) VB.NET Developer
7 8 (5.52%) Applications Developer
7 8 (5.52%) Case Management Developer
8 6 (4.14%) Software Team Leader
8 6 (4.14%) Team Leader
9 5 (3.45%) Graduate Software Developer
9 5 (3.45%) .NET Software Developer
10 4 (2.76%) Senior SharePoint Developer
10 4 (2.76%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (2.76%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (100.00%) .NET
2 73 (50.34%) ASP.NET
3 37 (25.52%) HTML
4 30 (20.69%) XML
5 28 (19.31%) Web Services
6 27 (18.62%) CSS
7 21 (14.48%) ADO.NET
8 17 (11.72%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 17 (11.72%) .NET Framework
8 17 (11.72%) HTML5
9 16 (11.03%) WCF
10 15 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 11 (7.59%) Silverlight
12 10 (6.90%) CSS3
12 10 (6.90%) WinForms
13 8 (5.52%) jQuery
13 8 (5.52%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (4.83%) WPF
15 6 (4.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 4 (2.76%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.52%) Computer Science
1 8 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (4.14%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.38%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.69%) PMI
4 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.69%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 39 (26.90%) Windows
2 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (24.14%) Software Engineering
3 22 (15.17%) Project Management
3 22 (15.17%) MVC
4 20 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (11.72%) Workflow
6 16 (11.03%) Scrum
7 13 (8.97%) OO
8 11 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (6.90%) Web Application Development
9 10 (6.90%) Data Management
10 8 (5.52%) Mentoring
10 8 (5.52%) BDD
11 6 (4.14%) Coaching
11 6 (4.14%) Multithreading
11 6 (4.14%) Kanban
11 6 (4.14%) Automated Testing
11 6 (4.14%) TDD
11 6 (4.14%) CRM
12 5 (3.45%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 122 (84.14%) C#
2 91 (62.76%) SQL
3 47 (32.41%) VB
4 32 (22.07%) T-SQL
5 27 (18.62%) JavaScript
6 26 (17.93%) VB6
7 10 (6.90%) VBA
8 5 (3.45%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 4 (2.76%) Java
10 3 (2.07%) C++
11 2 (1.38%) XAML
11 2 (1.38%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.69%) C++/CLI
12 1 (0.69%) Perl
12 1 (0.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (20.00%) Degree
2 16 (11.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (11.03%) MCTS
3 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.52%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 53 (36.55%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.52%) LexisNexis
3 4 (2.76%) DevExpress
4 3 (2.07%) Altova
5 1 (0.69%) Red Gate
5 1 (0.69%) Adobe
5 1 (0.69%) BT
5 1 (0.69%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,200 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension,Staff Discount
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
IT Connections
Salary: to £44,000
Posted: 6 days ago