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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 44 49 62
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 56 65 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.76% 5.65% 2.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.72% 9.82% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 52 61 17
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 £25,050 £35,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
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
576 662 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 59.20% 57.52% 45.48%
Number of salaries quoted 521 548 320
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 £25,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 0 7 £40,000 +73.91%
Maidstone +21 6 £47,500 +35.71%
Tunbridge Wells +3 6 £60,000 +20.00%
Folkestone - 6 £33,000 -
West Malling +10 3 £77,500 +42.20%
Sevenoaks - 3 £35,000 -
Canterbury - 3 £35,000 -
Tonbridge -12 2 £41,250 -2.94%
Dartford -8 1 £27,500 -40.54%
VB.NET
South East

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 113 (100.00%) .NET
2 82 (72.57%) SQL Server
3 66 (58.41%) C#
4 59 (52.21%) ASP.NET
5 58 (51.33%) MVC
6 56 (49.56%) HTML
7 52 (46.02%) CSS
8 51 (45.13%) SQL
9 39 (34.51%) OO
10 38 (33.63%) Oracle
10 38 (33.63%) XML
10 38 (33.63%) VB
11 37 (32.74%) JavaScript
11 37 (32.74%) Web Services
12 31 (27.43%) Microsoft
13 30 (26.55%) ASP.NET MVC
14 29 (25.66%) OOD
15 23 (20.35%) MySQL
15 23 (20.35%) Agile Software Development
16 22 (19.47%) JSON
17 21 (18.58%) WCF
17 21 (18.58%) TDD
17 21 (18.58%) VB6
17 21 (18.58%) Project Management
18 20 (17.70%) Visual Studio
18 20 (17.70%) jQuery
19 19 (16.81%) Spring
19 19 (16.81%) Maven
19 19 (16.81%) Hibernate
19 19 (16.81%) Java

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (8.85%) SharePoint
1 10 (8.85%) Node.js
2 4 (3.54%) NServiceBus
3 2 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.88%) Documentum
Applications
1 10 (8.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.50%) Internet
2 6 (5.31%) HTTP
3 5 (4.42%) CTI
4 3 (2.65%) SSL
4 3 (2.65%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (72.57%) SQL Server
2 23 (20.35%) MySQL
3 11 (9.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (9.73%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (8.85%) DataStage
4 10 (8.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (8.85%) NoSQL
5 8 (7.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (6.19%) Relational Database
6 7 (6.19%) RDBMS
7 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (5.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (3.54%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 20 (17.70%) Visual Studio
2 19 (16.81%) Maven
3 10 (8.85%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.31%) ReSharper
4 6 (5.31%) Fiddler
5 3 (2.65%) MSTest
5 3 (2.65%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (2.65%) Moq
5 3 (2.65%) NUnit
6 2 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.77%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (8.85%) Games
2 8 (7.08%) Finance
3 3 (2.65%) Advertising
4 2 (1.77%) Banking
Job Titles
1 85 (75.22%) Developer
2 51 (45.13%) .NET Developer
3 19 (16.81%) Java Developer
4 13 (11.50%) Consultant
5 9 (7.96%) C# Developer
6 8 (7.08%) Junior
6 8 (7.08%) Junior Developer
7 7 (6.19%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (5.31%) DBA
8 6 (5.31%) SQL DBA
8 6 (5.31%) Junior .NET Developer
8 6 (5.31%) SQL Server DBA
9 5 (4.42%) Head of Architecture
9 5 (4.42%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.54%) Graduate
11 3 (2.65%) ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (2.65%) Analyst
11 3 (2.65%) Senior Developer
12 2 (1.77%) Business Systems Analyst
12 2 (1.77%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (100.00%) .NET
2 59 (52.21%) ASP.NET
3 56 (49.56%) HTML
4 52 (46.02%) CSS
5 38 (33.63%) XML
6 37 (32.74%) Web Services
7 30 (26.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 22 (19.47%) JSON
9 21 (18.58%) WCF
10 20 (17.70%) jQuery
11 19 (16.81%) Spring
11 19 (16.81%) Hibernate
11 19 (16.81%) REST
11 19 (16.81%) Spring Integration
12 15 (13.27%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (12.39%) AngularJS
14 12 (10.62%) .NET Framework
14 12 (10.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 12 (10.62%) RESTful
15 10 (8.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.85%) AS400
3 6 (5.31%) Replication
3 6 (5.31%) Clustering
4 4 (3.54%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.54%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.77%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.77%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.31%) Windows
1 6 (5.31%) Windows 7
1 6 (5.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (51.33%) MVC
2 39 (34.51%) OO
3 29 (25.66%) OOD
4 23 (20.35%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (18.58%) TDD
5 21 (18.58%) Project Management
6 16 (14.16%) Web Application Development
7 13 (11.50%) Scrum
7 13 (11.50%) Migration
8 10 (8.85%) ETL
8 10 (8.85%) Enterprise Architecture
8 10 (8.85%) BDD
9 8 (7.08%) SOA
9 8 (7.08%) Mentoring
10 7 (6.19%) Time Management
10 7 (6.19%) Software Engineering
11 6 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (5.31%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (4.42%) E-Commerce
12 5 (4.42%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 66 (58.41%) C#
2 51 (45.13%) SQL
3 38 (33.63%) VB
4 37 (32.74%) JavaScript
5 21 (18.58%) VB6
6 19 (16.81%) Java
7 18 (15.93%) PL/SQL
8 10 (8.85%) Ruby
9 9 (7.96%) T-SQL
10 6 (5.31%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.77%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (6.19%) Degree
2 1 (0.88%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.31%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 38 (33.63%) Oracle
2 31 (27.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.42%) Thunderhead
4 4 (3.54%) SAP