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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 59 63 50
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 67 65 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.10% 3.08% 3.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.74% 6.61% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 59 61 60
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £40,000 £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
866 983 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 40.09% 46.57% 45.83%
Number of salaries quoted 744 907 699
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 21 August 2014.

VB.NET Salary Histogram in Birmingham

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 138 (100.00%) .NET
2 113 (81.88%) C#
3 96 (69.57%) SQL Server
4 83 (60.14%) SQL
5 75 (54.35%) ASP.NET
6 50 (36.23%) Microsoft
7 47 (34.06%) VB
8 39 (28.26%) MS Excel
9 38 (27.54%) Windows
10 37 (26.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 36 (26.09%) .NET Framework
12 32 (23.19%) HTML
13 30 (21.74%) T-SQL
14 29 (21.01%) CSS
14 29 (21.01%) WCF
14 29 (21.01%) SQL Server 2008
15 26 (18.84%) SharePoint
15 26 (18.84%) Degree
16 24 (17.39%) OO
17 23 (16.67%) XML
17 23 (16.67%) Legal
18 22 (15.94%) WinForms
19 21 (15.22%) JavaScript
19 21 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
19 21 (15.22%) Web Development
20 20 (14.49%) MVC
21 19 (13.77%) Computer Science
22 18 (13.04%) MS Access
23 17 (12.32%) Workflow
23 17 (12.32%) Law

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (18.84%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.35%) IIS
3 5 (3.62%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (2.90%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 39 (28.26%) MS Excel
2 14 (10.14%) MS Office
3 2 (1.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (69.57%) SQL Server
2 37 (26.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (21.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (13.04%) MS Access
5 12 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (8.70%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (4.35%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.62%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (10.87%) Visual Studio
2 12 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (5.07%) NUnit
4 6 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (2.90%) Subversion
5 4 (2.90%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.72%) TestPartner
6 1 (0.72%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (0.72%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.72%) Rational Robot
General
1 23 (16.67%) Legal
2 17 (12.32%) Law
3 16 (11.59%) Finance
4 5 (3.62%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.90%) Games
6 2 (1.45%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.45%) Automotive
7 1 (0.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 131 (94.93%) Developer
2 62 (44.93%) .NET Developer
3 51 (36.96%) Software Developer
4 20 (14.49%) .NET Software Developer
5 19 (13.77%) C# Developer
6 18 (13.04%) VB.NET Developer
6 18 (13.04%) ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (10.14%) Senior Developer
8 11 (7.97%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (6.52%) VB Developer
10 7 (5.07%) SharePoint Developer
10 7 (5.07%) Case Management Developer
10 7 (5.07%) C# Software Developer
11 6 (4.35%) SQL Developer
12 5 (3.62%) Senior Software Developer
12 5 (3.62%) Web Developer
12 5 (3.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (3.62%) .NET Web Developer
13 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Developer
13 4 (2.90%) Senior SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (100.00%) .NET
2 75 (54.35%) ASP.NET
3 36 (26.09%) .NET Framework
4 32 (23.19%) HTML
5 29 (21.01%) CSS
5 29 (21.01%) WCF
6 23 (16.67%) XML
7 22 (15.94%) WinForms
8 15 (10.87%) Web Services
9 12 (8.70%) HTML5
9 12 (8.70%) CSS3
9 12 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 11 (7.97%) ADO.NET
11 10 (7.25%) Ajax
11 10 (7.25%) WPF
12 9 (6.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 7 (5.07%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (5.07%) NHibernate
14 6 (4.35%) XSLT
14 6 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.77%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.35%) Client/Server
2 6 (4.35%) Mathematics
2 6 (4.35%) Physics
3 4 (2.90%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 38 (27.54%) Windows
2 8 (5.80%) Android
2 8 (5.80%) Apple iOS
2 8 (5.80%) Windows 8
3 7 (5.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.39%) OO
2 21 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (15.22%) Web Development
3 20 (14.49%) MVC
4 17 (12.32%) Workflow
5 14 (10.14%) Software Engineering
6 12 (8.70%) Web Application Development
7 10 (7.25%) E-Commerce
8 9 (6.52%) Scrum
9 8 (5.80%) TDD
9 8 (5.80%) Data Management
10 7 (5.07%) Project Management
11 6 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (4.35%) OOD
11 6 (4.35%) UML
11 6 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (4.35%) BDD
12 5 (3.62%) CRM
12 5 (3.62%) SOA
12 5 (3.62%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (81.88%) C#
2 83 (60.14%) SQL
3 47 (34.06%) VB
4 30 (21.74%) T-SQL
5 21 (15.22%) JavaScript
6 17 (12.32%) VB6
7 12 (8.70%) VBA
8 4 (2.90%) PHP
8 4 (2.90%) C++
9 2 (1.45%) Java
10 1 (0.72%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (18.84%) Degree
2 7 (5.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.90%) MCTS
4 3 (2.17%) MCSD
4 3 (2.17%) MCSE
5 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 50 (36.23%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.80%) DevExpress
3 7 (5.07%) LexisNexis
3 7 (5.07%) Oracle
4 1 (0.72%) Compuware
4 1 (0.72%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham
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Salary: £60000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £100000 per annum + Pension + Health care
Posted: 19 days ago