The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 71 59 76
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +17
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 22 53 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.28% 4.19% 1.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.01% 7.45% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 16 49 18
Average salary £60,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,800 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
VB.NET
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Programming Languages Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
548 711 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 56.79% 56.21% 42.49%
Number of salaries quoted 478 564 439
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

VB.NET
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Kent region.

VB.NET Salary Trend in Kent

VB.NET
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Kent region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015.

VB.NET Salary Histogram in Kent

VB.NET
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the Kent region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +1 5 £60,000 +20.00%
Maidstone +26 3 £47,500 +97.91%
West Malling +11 3 £77,500 +106.66% 1
Whitstable - 2 £22,000 -
VB.NET
South East

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 98 (100.00%) .NET
2 65 (66.33%) SQL Server
3 54 (55.10%) C#
4 53 (54.08%) ASP.NET
5 52 (53.06%) HTML
6 51 (52.04%) MVC
7 48 (48.98%) CSS
8 41 (41.84%) SQL
9 34 (34.69%) VB
9 34 (34.69%) Web Services
9 34 (34.69%) Microsoft
10 33 (33.67%) JavaScript
11 32 (32.65%) OO
12 28 (28.57%) XML
13 26 (26.53%) ASP.NET MVC
14 25 (25.51%) Oracle
14 25 (25.51%) Visual Studio
14 25 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
14 25 (25.51%) WCF
15 22 (22.45%) OOD
16 21 (21.43%) JSON
17 20 (20.41%) MySQL
18 18 (18.37%) Project Management
18 18 (18.37%) VB6
19 17 (17.35%) TDD
19 17 (17.35%) Java
20 16 (16.33%) Spring
20 16 (16.33%) Maven
20 16 (16.33%) Hibernate
20 16 (16.33%) jQuery

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 10 (10.20%) SharePoint
1 10 (10.20%) Node.js
2 4 (4.08%) NServiceBus
3 2 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (13.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.02%) PaaS
2 1 (1.02%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.31%) Internet
2 9 (9.18%) HTTP
3 5 (5.10%) SSL
3 5 (5.10%) SMTP
4 2 (2.04%) CTI
5 1 (1.02%) VoIP
5 1 (1.02%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (66.33%) SQL Server
2 20 (20.41%) MySQL
3 11 (11.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (11.22%) NoSQL
4 10 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (9.18%) Relational Database
5 9 (9.18%) RDBMS
6 8 (8.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (4.08%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.04%) DataStage
9 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 25 (25.51%) Visual Studio
2 16 (16.33%) Maven
3 10 (10.20%) Git (software)
4 9 (9.18%) ReSharper
4 9 (9.18%) Fiddler
5 4 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.06%) MSTest
6 3 (3.06%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (3.06%) Moq
6 3 (3.06%) NUnit
7 2 (2.04%) Mercurial
General
1 11 (11.22%) Finance
2 10 (10.20%) Games
3 3 (3.06%) Advertising
4 2 (2.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (77.55%) Developer
2 47 (47.96%) .NET Developer
3 16 (16.33%) Java Developer
4 7 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 7 (7.14%) Junior
4 7 (7.14%) Junior Developer
5 6 (6.12%) Head of Architecture
5 6 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (6.12%) SQL DBA
5 6 (6.12%) AWS Developer
5 6 (6.12%) DBA
5 6 (6.12%) SQL Server DBA
6 5 (5.10%) Junior .NET Developer
7 4 (4.08%) Consultant
7 4 (4.08%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.08%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.06%) Graduate
8 3 (3.06%) Analyst
8 3 (3.06%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (3.06%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (100.00%) .NET
2 53 (54.08%) ASP.NET
3 52 (53.06%) HTML
4 48 (48.98%) CSS
5 34 (34.69%) Web Services
6 28 (28.57%) XML
7 26 (26.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 25 (25.51%) WCF
9 21 (21.43%) JSON
10 16 (16.33%) jQuery
10 16 (16.33%) REST
10 16 (16.33%) Spring Integration
10 16 (16.33%) AngularJS
10 16 (16.33%) Spring
10 16 (16.33%) Hibernate
11 14 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
12 12 (12.24%) RESTful
12 12 (12.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (10.20%) SOAP
14 9 (9.18%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.12%) Replication
2 6 (6.12%) Clustering
3 4 (4.08%) Mathematics
3 4 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.06%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.04%) AS400
5 2 (2.04%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.22%) Windows
2 9 (9.18%) Windows 7
2 9 (9.18%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (52.04%) MVC
2 32 (32.65%) OO
3 25 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (22.45%) OOD
5 18 (18.37%) Project Management
6 17 (17.35%) TDD
7 16 (16.33%) Web Application Development
8 15 (15.31%) Scrum
9 11 (11.22%) Mentoring
10 10 (10.20%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (10.20%) BDD
11 9 (9.18%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (8.16%) SOA
13 6 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (6.12%) Software Architecture
13 6 (6.12%) Software Engineering
14 5 (5.10%) Project Planning
14 5 (5.10%) Time Management
14 5 (5.10%) Migration
14 5 (5.10%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 54 (55.10%) C#
2 41 (41.84%) SQL
3 34 (34.69%) VB
4 33 (33.67%) JavaScript
5 18 (18.37%) VB6
6 17 (17.35%) Java
7 10 (10.20%) Ruby
8 9 (9.18%) TypeScript
8 9 (9.18%) T-SQL
9 7 (7.14%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (1.02%) CCDE
2 1 (1.02%) CCNP
2 1 (1.02%) CCDP
2 1 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (6.12%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 34 (34.69%) Microsoft
2 25 (25.51%) Oracle
3 4 (4.08%) SAP
4 2 (2.04%) Thunderhead
5 1 (1.02%) Apigee
5 1 (1.02%) Mashery
5 1 (1.02%) Cisco
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £100000 Per Annum 8% Non Contributory Pension + Bon
Posted: 17 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago