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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 44 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 67 79 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.77% 6.47% 7.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.17% 11.50% 14.69%
Number of salaries quoted 64 74 57
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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
659 687 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 56.71% 56.27% 50.72%
Number of salaries quoted 592 623 341
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,100 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £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 22 December 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 22 December 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
Maidstone +9 8 £33,750 -15.62%
Whitstable +2 8 £40,000 +73.91% 1
Folkestone - 8 £34,250 -
Canterbury - 5 £36,250 - 2
Dartford -9 4 £26,250 -44.73% 1
Sevenoaks +5 2 £35,000 -30.00%
West Malling -4 2 £43,750 -2.77%
Tonbridge -5 2 £37,500 +36.36%
VB.NET
South East

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 117 (100.00%) .NET
2 88 (75.21%) SQL Server
3 83 (70.94%) C#
4 59 (50.43%) MVC
5 58 (49.57%) SQL
5 58 (49.57%) ASP.NET
6 56 (47.86%) Oracle
7 53 (45.30%) HTML
8 52 (44.44%) CSS
9 51 (43.59%) XML
10 43 (36.75%) JavaScript
11 37 (31.62%) Web Services
11 37 (31.62%) OO
12 36 (30.77%) VB
13 32 (27.35%) PL/SQL
14 31 (26.50%) OOD
15 29 (24.79%) ASP.NET MVC
16 26 (22.22%) REST
16 26 (22.22%) JSON
17 24 (20.51%) MySQL
18 23 (19.66%) Oracle Reports
19 22 (18.80%) VB6
20 21 (17.95%) Migration
20 21 (17.95%) Hibernate
20 21 (17.95%) Spring
20 21 (17.95%) Maven
20 21 (17.95%) Java
20 21 (17.95%) Spring Integration
21 20 (17.09%) AS400
21 20 (17.09%) ETL

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 8 (6.84%) Node.js
2 4 (3.42%) NServiceBus
3 3 (2.56%) Documentum
4 2 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.85%) DNN
Applications
1 2 (1.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.84%) Internet
2 7 (5.98%) CTI
3 1 (0.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (75.21%) SQL Server
2 24 (20.51%) MySQL
3 23 (19.66%) Oracle Reports
4 20 (17.09%) DataStage
5 8 (6.84%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.56%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.56%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 21 (17.95%) Maven
2 13 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 8 (6.84%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.71%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.85%) MSTest
6 1 (0.85%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.85%) Moq
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.85%) NUnit
General
1 9 (7.69%) Finance
2 8 (6.84%) Games
3 2 (1.71%) Banking
4 1 (0.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 89 (76.07%) Developer
2 49 (41.88%) .NET Developer
3 24 (20.51%) Consultant
4 17 (14.53%) Java Developer
5 10 (8.55%) Software Developer
6 9 (7.69%) Web Developer
7 8 (6.84%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.13%) Graduate
8 6 (5.13%) C# Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Senior Web Developer
9 5 (4.27%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Junior
11 3 (2.56%) Oracle Developer
11 3 (2.56%) Junior .NET Developer
11 3 (2.56%) Senior Java Developer
11 3 (2.56%) Junior Developer
12 2 (1.71%) Graduate Developer
12 2 (1.71%) ASP.NET Developer
12 2 (1.71%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (100.00%) .NET
2 58 (49.57%) ASP.NET
3 53 (45.30%) HTML
4 52 (44.44%) CSS
5 51 (43.59%) XML
6 37 (31.62%) Web Services
7 29 (24.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (22.22%) JSON
8 26 (22.22%) REST
9 21 (17.95%) Spring Integration
9 21 (17.95%) Hibernate
9 21 (17.95%) Spring
10 19 (16.24%) jQuery
11 18 (15.38%) WCF
12 16 (13.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 13 (11.11%) .NET Framework
14 12 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web API
15 10 (8.55%) RESTful
16 9 (7.69%) HTML5
17 7 (5.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.09%) AS400
2 4 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.42%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.71%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.71%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.71%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.56%) Windows
2 1 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (50.43%) MVC
2 37 (31.62%) OO
3 31 (26.50%) OOD
4 21 (17.95%) Migration
5 20 (17.09%) ETL
6 19 (16.24%) Project Management
7 17 (14.53%) TDD
8 15 (12.82%) E-Commerce
9 12 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (10.26%) Web Application Development
10 9 (7.69%) CRM
11 8 (6.84%) BDD
12 7 (5.98%) Time Management
13 6 (5.13%) Unit Testing
13 6 (5.13%) Enterprise Architecture
13 6 (5.13%) Web Development
13 6 (5.13%) SOA
14 5 (4.27%) OOP
14 5 (4.27%) Software Engineering
15 4 (3.42%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 83 (70.94%) C#
2 58 (49.57%) SQL
3 43 (36.75%) JavaScript
4 36 (30.77%) VB
5 32 (27.35%) PL/SQL
6 22 (18.80%) VB6
7 21 (17.95%) Java
8 9 (7.69%) T-SQL
9 8 (6.84%) Ruby
10 3 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (6.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.85%) QA
Vendors
1 56 (47.86%) Oracle
2 17 (14.53%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.98%) Thunderhead
4 3 (2.56%) Telerik
4 3 (2.56%) DevExpress
4 3 (2.56%) SAP
Whitstable
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Canterbury, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago