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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 58 37 31
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -6
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 53 78 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.50% 6.28% 6.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.55% 10.89% 12.74%
Number of salaries quoted 51 73 53
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £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
620 716 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 52.59% 57.60% 52.99%
Number of salaries quoted 553 645 367
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £39,743
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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 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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 2014. 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
Folkestone - 7 £35,000 - 1
Maidstone +4 6 £32,500 -18.75%
Whitstable +2 5 £40,000 +73.91% 1
Dartford -6 4 £37,500 -21.05%
Tonbridge -1 2 £37,500 +50.00%
Canterbury - 2 £37,500 -
West Malling -9 1 £45,000 -
VB.NET
South East

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 87 (76.99%) SQL Server
3 79 (69.91%) C#
4 56 (49.56%) Oracle
5 54 (47.79%) SQL
6 53 (46.90%) HTML
6 53 (46.90%) CSS
7 52 (46.02%) MVC
8 51 (45.13%) ASP.NET
9 44 (38.94%) XML
10 43 (38.05%) JavaScript
11 35 (30.97%) OO
12 33 (29.20%) VB
13 32 (28.32%) PL/SQL
14 31 (27.43%) OOD
15 30 (26.55%) REST
16 28 (24.78%) Web Services
17 27 (23.89%) JSON
18 25 (22.12%) Java
19 24 (21.24%) Oracle Reports
20 23 (20.35%) MySQL
20 23 (20.35%) VB6
21 22 (19.47%) Hibernate
21 22 (19.47%) Spring
21 22 (19.47%) Maven
21 22 (19.47%) E-Commerce
21 22 (19.47%) Spring Integration
22 21 (18.58%) ASP.NET MVC
23 20 (17.70%) ETL
23 20 (17.70%) DataStage

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 5 (4.42%) Node.js
2 4 (3.54%) Documentum
3 2 (1.77%) NServiceBus
3 2 (1.77%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.88%) DNN
Applications
1 2 (1.77%) MS Office
1 2 (1.77%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.08%) CTI
1 8 (7.08%) Internet
2 2 (1.77%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (76.99%) SQL Server
2 24 (21.24%) Oracle Reports
3 23 (20.35%) MySQL
4 20 (17.70%) DataStage
5 5 (4.42%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.65%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (19.47%) Maven
2 9 (7.96%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.42%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.88%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (4.42%) Finance
1 5 (4.42%) Games
2 3 (2.65%) Marketing
3 1 (0.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (76.99%) Developer
2 46 (40.71%) .NET Developer
3 23 (20.35%) Consultant
4 16 (14.16%) Java Developer
5 15 (13.27%) Web Developer
5 15 (13.27%) Software Developer
6 13 (11.50%) Senior Developer
7 8 (7.08%) Senior Web Developer
8 7 (6.19%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (6.19%) Senior Software Developer
8 7 (6.19%) Graduate
9 4 (3.54%) C# Developer
10 3 (2.65%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (2.65%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (2.65%) Junior
10 3 (2.65%) C# .NET Developer
11 2 (1.77%) Junior Developer
11 2 (1.77%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (1.77%) Java Web Developer
11 2 (1.77%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (100.00%) .NET
2 53 (46.90%) HTML
2 53 (46.90%) CSS
3 51 (45.13%) ASP.NET
4 44 (38.94%) XML
5 30 (26.55%) REST
6 28 (24.78%) Web Services
7 27 (23.89%) JSON
8 22 (19.47%) Hibernate
8 22 (19.47%) Spring
8 22 (19.47%) Spring Integration
9 21 (18.58%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (13.27%) jQuery
10 15 (13.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 14 (12.39%) WCF
12 10 (8.85%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (7.96%) .NET Framework
14 7 (6.19%) RESTful
14 7 (6.19%) HTML5
15 6 (5.31%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.81%) AS400
2 6 (5.31%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.77%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.88%) Physics
5 1 (0.88%) Chemistry
5 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.88%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.31%) Windows
2 1 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (46.02%) MVC
2 35 (30.97%) OO
3 31 (27.43%) OOD
4 22 (19.47%) E-Commerce
5 20 (17.70%) ETL
5 20 (17.70%) Migration
6 15 (13.27%) Project Management
7 13 (11.50%) TDD
8 10 (8.85%) CRM
9 9 (7.96%) SOA
9 9 (7.96%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (7.08%) Web Development
11 7 (6.19%) Web Application Development
12 5 (4.42%) BDD
12 5 (4.42%) Software Engineering
12 5 (4.42%) Unit Testing
12 5 (4.42%) Time Management
12 5 (4.42%) OOP
13 4 (3.54%) Scrum
13 4 (3.54%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 79 (69.91%) C#
2 54 (47.79%) SQL
3 43 (38.05%) JavaScript
4 33 (29.20%) VB
5 32 (28.32%) PL/SQL
6 25 (22.12%) Java
7 23 (20.35%) VB6
8 11 (9.73%) T-SQL
9 5 (4.42%) Ruby
10 3 (2.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (7.96%) Degree
2 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) SLA
1 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (0.88%) QA
Vendors
1 56 (49.56%) Oracle
2 16 (14.16%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.08%) Thunderhead
4 3 (2.65%) Telerik
4 3 (2.65%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.88%) Remedy
5 1 (0.88%) SAP
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