The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 54 62 61
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 71 65 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.74% 3.24% 3.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.66% 6.78% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 65 60 48
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £40,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
735 958 800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 38.77% 47.69% 47.14%
Number of salaries quoted 652 872 731
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB.NET
West Midlands

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 22 July 2014.

VB.NET Salary Histogram in Birmingham

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 125 (100.00%) .NET
2 98 (78.40%) SQL Server
3 96 (76.80%) C#
4 77 (61.60%) ASP.NET
5 76 (60.80%) SQL
6 45 (36.00%) Microsoft
7 42 (33.60%) VB
7 42 (33.60%) .NET Framework
8 41 (32.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 35 (28.00%) Windows
10 33 (26.40%) HTML
10 33 (26.40%) MS Excel
11 30 (24.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 28 (22.40%) T-SQL
13 27 (21.60%) CSS
14 26 (20.80%) SharePoint
14 26 (20.80%) WCF
15 25 (20.00%) Web Development
16 23 (18.40%) MVC
16 23 (18.40%) JavaScript
17 22 (17.60%) WinForms
18 21 (16.80%) Degree
19 20 (16.00%) OO
20 19 (15.20%) Legal
20 19 (15.20%) Computer Science
21 18 (14.40%) XML
22 17 (13.60%) Finance
23 15 (12.00%) MS Access
24 14 (11.20%) MS Office
25 13 (10.40%) VB6

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (20.80%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.80%) IIS
3 5 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (3.20%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 33 (26.40%) MS Excel
2 14 (11.20%) MS Office
3 2 (1.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (78.40%) SQL Server
2 41 (32.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 30 (24.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (12.00%) MS Access
5 13 (10.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (6.40%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (4.00%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.60%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.80%) DTS
Development Applications
1 11 (8.80%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.40%) NUnit
3 6 (4.80%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (4.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.00%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (3.20%) Subversion
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.80%) MSTest
6 1 (0.80%) Moq
6 1 (0.80%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (0.80%) TestPartner
6 1 (0.80%) Rational Robot
6 1 (0.80%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 19 (15.20%) Legal
2 17 (13.60%) Finance
3 11 (8.80%) Law
4 5 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (3.20%) Games
6 2 (1.60%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.60%) Automotive
7 1 (0.80%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 118 (94.40%) Developer
2 66 (52.80%) .NET Developer
3 43 (34.40%) Software Developer
4 24 (19.20%) ASP.NET Developer
5 21 (16.80%) VB.NET Developer
6 19 (15.20%) .NET Software Developer
7 17 (13.60%) C# Developer
8 14 (11.20%) Senior Developer
9 10 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (7.20%) VB Developer
11 7 (5.60%) C# Software Developer
11 7 (5.60%) SharePoint Developer
11 7 (5.60%) SQL Developer
11 7 (5.60%) Web Developer
12 5 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (4.00%) Senior Software Developer
12 5 (4.00%) .NET Web Developer
13 4 (3.20%) Systems Developer
13 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Developer
13 4 (3.20%) Senior SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (100.00%) .NET
2 77 (61.60%) ASP.NET
3 42 (33.60%) .NET Framework
4 33 (26.40%) HTML
5 27 (21.60%) CSS
6 26 (20.80%) WCF
7 22 (17.60%) WinForms
8 18 (14.40%) XML
9 13 (10.40%) Web Services
10 12 (9.60%) Ajax
11 11 (8.80%) ADO.NET
12 10 (8.00%) CSS3
12 10 (8.00%) HTML5
12 10 (8.00%) WPF
12 10 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 9 (7.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 8 (6.40%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (5.60%) jQuery
15 7 (5.60%) NHibernate
16 6 (4.80%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.20%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.80%) Client/Server
2 6 (4.80%) Mathematics
2 6 (4.80%) Physics
3 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (28.00%) Windows
2 8 (6.40%) Windows 8
2 8 (6.40%) Apple iOS
2 8 (6.40%) Android
3 7 (5.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.00%) Web Development
2 23 (18.40%) MVC
3 20 (16.00%) OO
4 11 (8.80%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (8.00%) Software Engineering
5 10 (8.00%) Web Application Development
6 9 (7.20%) TDD
6 9 (7.20%) E-Commerce
7 8 (6.40%) Workflow
8 7 (5.60%) Scrum
9 6 (4.80%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (4.80%) OOD
10 5 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (4.00%) Data Management
10 5 (4.00%) Information Management
10 5 (4.00%) UML
10 5 (4.00%) CRM
10 5 (4.00%) SOA
11 4 (3.20%) Unit Testing
11 4 (3.20%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 96 (76.80%) C#
2 76 (60.80%) SQL
3 42 (33.60%) VB
4 28 (22.40%) T-SQL
5 23 (18.40%) JavaScript
6 13 (10.40%) VB6
7 9 (7.20%) VBA
8 4 (3.20%) PHP
9 3 (2.40%) C++
10 1 (0.80%) Java
10 1 (0.80%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (16.80%) Degree
2 9 (7.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.20%) MCTS
4 3 (2.40%) MCSD
4 3 (2.40%) MCSE
5 1 (0.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.60%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.80%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 45 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.40%) DevExpress
3 7 (5.60%) Oracle
4 2 (1.60%) LexisNexis
5 1 (0.80%) VMware
5 1 (0.80%) Compuware
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