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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 52 43 44
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 47 60 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.32% 5.95% 4.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.56% 12.22% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 39 48 38
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £25,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
622 491 654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 57.22% 48.66% 59.67%
Number of salaries quoted 575 424 555
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 August 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 August 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
Maidstone +26 26 £55,000 +37.50%
West Malling -3 7 £50,000 +33.33%
Canterbury - 2 £30,500 -
Tonbridge -3 1 £36,500 -8.75% 1
Folkestone -7 1 £40,000 +60.00% 1
Rochester - 1 £32,500 - 1
Sevenoaks - 1 £36,500 -
VB.NET
South East

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 63 (100.00%) .NET
2 37 (58.73%) SQL Server
3 35 (55.56%) C#
4 21 (33.33%) SQL
4 21 (33.33%) Finance
5 19 (30.16%) Project Management
6 16 (25.40%) JavaScript
7 14 (22.22%) SDLC
8 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET
8 13 (20.63%) OO
8 13 (20.63%) Microsoft
9 12 (19.05%) OOD
9 12 (19.05%) Oracle
9 12 (19.05%) MVC
10 11 (17.46%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (17.46%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (17.46%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (17.46%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (17.46%) HTML
11 10 (15.87%) Web Services
11 10 (15.87%) .NET Framework
11 10 (15.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (14.29%) Oracle Database
12 9 (14.29%) WCF
12 9 (14.29%) Unit Testing
12 9 (14.29%) Windows
13 8 (12.70%) Visual Studio
13 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
13 8 (12.70%) WinForms
13 8 (12.70%) jQuery

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (7.94%) IIS
2 1 (1.59%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.59%) PaaS
2 1 (1.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) HTTP
2 2 (3.17%) SSL
2 2 (3.17%) CTI
2 2 (3.17%) Intranet
2 2 (3.17%) Internet
2 2 (3.17%) Extranet
2 2 (3.17%) SMTP
3 1 (1.59%) VoIP
3 1 (1.59%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (58.73%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.46%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (17.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (17.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Visual Studio
2 6 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.76%) ReSharper
3 3 (4.76%) Fiddler
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.59%) NUnit
5 1 (1.59%) Maven
5 1 (1.59%) MSBuild
General
1 21 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 51 (80.95%) Developer
2 44 (69.84%) .NET Developer
3 28 (44.44%) VB.NET Developer
4 21 (33.33%) Senior Developer
5 20 (31.75%) Senior .NET Developer
6 19 (30.16%) Senior VB.NET Developer
7 10 (15.87%) C# Developer
7 10 (15.87%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Team Leader
8 5 (7.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Junior
8 5 (7.94%) .NET Team Leader
9 4 (6.35%) Lead .NET Developer
9 4 (6.35%) Lead Developer
10 3 (4.76%) Web Developer
10 3 (4.76%) SQL DBA
10 3 (4.76%) Junior Developer
10 3 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
10 3 (4.76%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET
3 11 (17.46%) HTML
3 11 (17.46%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (15.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 10 (15.87%) .NET Framework
4 10 (15.87%) Web Services
5 9 (14.29%) WCF
6 8 (12.70%) WPF
6 8 (12.70%) jQuery
6 8 (12.70%) WinForms
7 7 (11.11%) Entity Framework
8 6 (9.52%) CSS
9 5 (7.94%) AngularJS
10 4 (6.35%) SOAP
11 3 (4.76%) JSON
12 2 (3.17%) VRML
12 2 (3.17%) XML
12 2 (3.17%) EDI
12 2 (3.17%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.94%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.35%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.17%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.29%) Windows
2 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (4.76%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.16%) Project Management
2 14 (22.22%) SDLC
3 13 (20.63%) OO
4 12 (19.05%) OOD
4 12 (19.05%) MVC
5 9 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 7 (11.11%) System Testing
7 6 (9.52%) Line Management
7 6 (9.52%) Scrum
7 6 (9.52%) Business Analysis
8 5 (7.94%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (6.35%) Performance Improvement
9 4 (6.35%) Business Transformation
9 4 (6.35%) Data Protection
9 4 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (4.76%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.17%) Data Privacy
11 2 (3.17%) Software Architecture
11 2 (3.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (55.56%) C#
2 21 (33.33%) SQL
3 16 (25.40%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 7 (11.11%) VB
5 3 (4.76%) TypeScript
6 2 (3.17%) Java
6 2 (3.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) CCDE
2 1 (1.59%) CCNP
2 1 (1.59%) CCDP
2 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 13 (20.63%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.05%) Oracle
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco
3 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.59%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.59%) Apigee
3 1 (1.59%) Mashery
Folkestone, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rochester
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Tonbridge
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 26 days ago