The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 28 46 55
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +9
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 85 48 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 7.56% 4.55% 2.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.29% 7.42% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 75 31 20
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Programming Languages Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
595 647 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 52.94% 61.33% 55.24%
Number of salaries quoted 531 547 400
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB.NET
South East

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
West Malling +8 11 £50,000 -
Tonbridge +12 9 £40,000 +60.00%
Canterbury - 8 £25,000 -
Folkestone -3 6 £25,000 -
Maidstone -13 4 £40,000 +3.22%
Sittingbourne - 4 £40,000 -
Dartford -12 3 £36,500 +35.18% 1
Tunbridge Wells +6 1 £52,500 +50.00%
VB.NET
South East

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 137 (100.00%) .NET
2 103 (75.18%) SQL Server
3 81 (59.12%) C#
4 70 (51.09%) SQL
5 65 (47.45%) ASP.NET
6 61 (44.53%) CSS
7 59 (43.07%) HTML
8 57 (41.61%) JavaScript
9 52 (37.96%) MVC
10 44 (32.12%) Oracle
11 43 (31.39%) Degree
12 34 (24.82%) REST
13 30 (21.90%) XML
14 28 (20.44%) Windows
14 28 (20.44%) T-SQL
15 26 (18.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 25 (18.25%) Software Engineering
17 23 (16.79%) Microsoft
17 23 (16.79%) E-Commerce
17 23 (16.79%) WCF
18 22 (16.06%) WinForms
19 21 (15.33%) PL/SQL
20 20 (14.60%) SOA
21 19 (13.87%) Agile Software Development
21 19 (13.87%) jQuery
22 18 (13.14%) JSON
22 18 (13.14%) VB
22 18 (13.14%) CRM
23 17 (12.41%) Java
23 17 (12.41%) TDD

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 11 (8.03%) IIS
2 8 (5.84%) Documentum
3 4 (2.92%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.73%) DNN
Applications
1 8 (5.84%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.92%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (2.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.73%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.76%) VPN
1 12 (8.76%) DNS
2 9 (6.57%) SAN
2 9 (6.57%) Firewall
2 9 (6.57%) Intrusion Detection
2 9 (6.57%) iSCSI
3 7 (5.11%) Internet
3 7 (5.11%) CTI
4 4 (2.92%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (1.46%) DMZ
5 2 (1.46%) DHCP
5 2 (1.46%) HTTP
6 1 (0.73%) SSL
6 1 (0.73%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (75.18%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (11.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (10.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (9.49%) MySQL
6 12 (8.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 11 (8.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (8.03%) Relational Database
8 10 (7.30%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (4.38%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (2.92%) DataStage
11 1 (0.73%) DTS
Development Applications
1 13 (9.49%) Maven
2 6 (4.38%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.46%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.46%) ReSharper
4 2 (1.46%) Fiddler
General
1 12 (8.76%) Finance
2 7 (5.11%) Marketing
3 1 (0.73%) German Language
3 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 105 (76.64%) Developer
2 66 (48.18%) .NET Developer
3 21 (15.33%) Web Developer
4 19 (13.87%) Software Developer
5 17 (12.41%) Programmer
6 14 (10.22%) Senior Developer
7 13 (9.49%) Junior
7 13 (9.49%) ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (9.49%) Junior Developer
8 12 (8.76%) SQL DBA
8 12 (8.76%) Software Engineer
8 12 (8.76%) DBA
9 11 (8.03%) Graduate
9 11 (8.03%) Consultant
9 11 (8.03%) SQL Server DBA
9 11 (8.03%) VB.NET Developer
9 11 (8.03%) .NET Software Engineer
9 11 (8.03%) .NET Programmer
10 8 (5.84%) Senior .NET Developer
10 8 (5.84%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (100.00%) .NET
2 65 (47.45%) ASP.NET
3 61 (44.53%) CSS
4 59 (43.07%) HTML
5 34 (24.82%) REST
6 30 (21.90%) XML
7 26 (18.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 23 (16.79%) WCF
9 22 (16.06%) WinForms
10 19 (13.87%) jQuery
11 18 (13.14%) JSON
12 15 (10.95%) .NET Framework
13 14 (10.22%) ASP.NET Web API
14 13 (9.49%) Spring Integration
14 13 (9.49%) Hibernate
14 13 (9.49%) Spring
15 12 (8.76%) AngularJS
16 10 (7.30%) KnockoutJS
16 10 (7.30%) Ember.js
17 9 (6.57%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.95%) Computer Science
2 13 (9.49%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (8.76%) Clustering
4 9 (6.57%) Replication
5 4 (2.92%) AS400
6 2 (1.46%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.46%) Social Media
6 2 (1.46%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.46%) Physics
6 2 (1.46%) Chemistry
7 1 (0.73%) Tandem
7 1 (0.73%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 28 (20.44%) Windows
2 9 (6.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (3.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.46%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.46%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.46%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (37.96%) MVC
2 25 (18.25%) Software Engineering
3 23 (16.79%) E-Commerce
4 20 (14.60%) SOA
5 19 (13.87%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (13.14%) CRM
7 17 (12.41%) TDD
7 17 (12.41%) Scrum
8 16 (11.68%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (10.95%) OO
9 15 (10.95%) OOD
10 12 (8.76%) Security Management
10 12 (8.76%) Performance Analysis
11 10 (7.30%) Kanban
12 9 (6.57%) SEO
12 9 (6.57%) Workflow
13 8 (5.84%) Web Development
14 7 (5.11%) Unit Testing
14 7 (5.11%) System Testing
14 7 (5.11%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 81 (59.12%) C#
2 70 (51.09%) SQL
3 57 (41.61%) JavaScript
4 28 (20.44%) T-SQL
5 21 (15.33%) PL/SQL
6 18 (13.14%) VB
7 17 (12.41%) Java
8 13 (9.49%) VB6
9 9 (6.57%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.19%) PHP
11 2 (1.46%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.73%) VBA
Qualifications
1 43 (31.39%) Degree
2 10 (7.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.65%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.65%) Active Directory
1 5 (3.65%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 44 (32.12%) Oracle
2 23 (16.79%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.84%) Thunderhead
4 5 (3.65%) Remedy
5 3 (2.19%) Telerik
5 3 (2.19%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.73%) SAP
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