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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 40 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 70 71 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 6.59% 6.36% 6.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.31% 10.96% 12.36%
Number of salaries quoted 65 67 44
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
619 648 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 58.29% 58.01% 49.72%
Number of salaries quoted 554 573 313
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,200 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 28 January 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 28 January 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
Whitstable -1 10 £40,000 +73.91% 2
Folkestone - 8 £33,000 -
Canterbury - 7 £35,000 - 2
Maidstone +10 6 £47,500 +35.71% 1
West Malling +2 3 £45,000 -
Sevenoaks - 3 £35,000 -
Tunbridge Wells +7 2 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Tonbridge -9 2 £41,250 -2.94%
Dartford - 1 £27,500 -
VB.NET
South East

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 120 (100.00%) .NET
2 87 (72.50%) SQL Server
3 76 (63.33%) C#
4 60 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 60 (50.00%) MVC
5 55 (45.83%) SQL
6 54 (45.00%) HTML
7 52 (43.33%) Oracle
8 51 (42.50%) CSS
9 47 (39.17%) XML
10 42 (35.00%) Web Services
11 41 (34.17%) OO
11 41 (34.17%) VB
12 37 (30.83%) JavaScript
13 31 (25.83%) OOD
14 30 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 26 (21.67%) PL/SQL
16 25 (20.83%) MySQL
17 24 (20.00%) Microsoft
17 24 (20.00%) VB6
18 22 (18.33%) JSON
18 22 (18.33%) Project Management
19 21 (17.50%) Java
19 21 (17.50%) TDD
19 21 (17.50%) Spring
19 21 (17.50%) Maven
19 21 (17.50%) Hibernate
19 21 (17.50%) REST
19 21 (17.50%) Spring Integration
20 20 (16.67%) jQuery

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (8.33%) Node.js
2 5 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.33%) NServiceBus
4 2 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.83%) Documentum
Applications
1 6 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.17%) Internet
2 5 (4.17%) CTI
3 3 (2.50%) HTTP
4 1 (0.83%) SSL
4 1 (0.83%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (72.50%) SQL Server
2 25 (20.83%) MySQL
3 18 (15.00%) DataStage
4 17 (14.17%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (8.33%) NoSQL
6 7 (5.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (4.17%) Relational Database
8 5 (4.17%) RDBMS
9 4 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (17.50%) Maven
2 17 (14.17%) Visual Studio
3 10 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.50%) MSTest
4 3 (2.50%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (2.50%) Moq
4 3 (2.50%) ReSharper
4 3 (2.50%) Fiddler
4 3 (2.50%) NUnit
5 2 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.67%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (8.33%) Games
2 9 (7.50%) Finance
3 3 (2.50%) Advertising
4 2 (1.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 92 (76.67%) Developer
2 55 (45.83%) .NET Developer
3 20 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 19 (15.83%) Consultant
5 9 (7.50%) C# Developer
6 8 (6.67%) Junior
7 7 (5.83%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (5.83%) Junior Developer
8 6 (5.00%) Software Developer
8 6 (5.00%) Junior .NET Developer
9 5 (4.17%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.33%) Graduate
11 3 (2.50%) Analyst
11 3 (2.50%) Senior Java Developer
11 3 (2.50%) Oracle Developer
11 3 (2.50%) ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (2.50%) Head of Architecture
12 2 (1.67%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
12 2 (1.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 2 (1.67%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (100.00%) .NET
2 60 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 54 (45.00%) HTML
4 51 (42.50%) CSS
5 47 (39.17%) XML
6 42 (35.00%) Web Services
7 30 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 22 (18.33%) JSON
9 21 (17.50%) Spring
9 21 (17.50%) Hibernate
9 21 (17.50%) Spring Integration
9 21 (17.50%) REST
10 20 (16.67%) jQuery
11 19 (15.83%) WCF
12 15 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 12 (10.00%) .NET Framework
13 12 (10.00%) RESTful
14 11 (9.17%) AngularJS
15 8 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.17%) AS400
2 8 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.33%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (3.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.67%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.67%) Replication
4 2 (1.67%) Clustering
4 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.50%) Windows
1 3 (2.50%) Windows 7
1 3 (2.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (50.00%) MVC
2 41 (34.17%) OO
3 31 (25.83%) OOD
4 22 (18.33%) Project Management
5 21 (17.50%) TDD
6 20 (16.67%) Migration
6 20 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (15.00%) ETL
8 16 (13.33%) Web Application Development
9 10 (8.33%) BDD
9 10 (8.33%) Scrum
9 10 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (6.67%) Time Management
10 8 (6.67%) SOA
11 7 (5.83%) E-Commerce
11 7 (5.83%) Software Engineering
12 6 (5.00%) CRM
13 5 (4.17%) Mentoring
14 4 (3.33%) Document Management
15 3 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 76 (63.33%) C#
2 55 (45.83%) SQL
3 41 (34.17%) VB
4 37 (30.83%) JavaScript
5 26 (21.67%) PL/SQL
6 24 (20.00%) VB6
7 21 (17.50%) Java
8 10 (8.33%) Ruby
9 5 (4.17%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.50%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (5.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 52 (43.33%) Oracle
2 24 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.17%) Thunderhead
4 4 (3.33%) SAP
Maidstone, Kent
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Whitstable, Kent
Capita
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Canterbury, Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Canterbury
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Whitstable
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £21000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago