The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 23 42 28
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 29 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 11.74% 2.52% 5.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.97% 5.88% 9.92%
Number of salaries quoted 29 8 12
Average salary £42,500 £31,750 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.85% +1.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £26,750 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB.NET
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Solihull region.

Programming Languages Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
132 136 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 53.44% 42.90% 57.62%
Number of salaries quoted 117 106 91
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

VB.NET
Salary Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Solihull region.

VB.NET Salary Trend in Solihull

VB.NET
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

VB.NET Salary Histogram in Solihull

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 51 (100.00%) .NET
2 39 (76.47%) SQL Server
3 32 (62.75%) ASP.NET
4 31 (60.78%) HTML
5 30 (58.82%) C#
6 22 (43.14%) CSS
7 21 (41.18%) SQL
7 21 (41.18%) XML
7 21 (41.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 19 (37.25%) VB
8 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
9 18 (35.29%) JavaScript
9 18 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
10 17 (33.33%) .NET Framework
10 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (33.33%) VB6
11 15 (29.41%) Web Services
12 14 (27.45%) MVC
12 14 (27.45%) Finance
13 13 (25.49%) SQL Server 2005
14 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (19.61%) Windows
15 9 (17.65%) Subversion
15 9 (17.65%) Active Directory
15 9 (17.65%) IIS
15 9 (17.65%) jQuery
16 8 (15.69%) Silverlight
16 8 (15.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 8 (15.69%) KnockoutJS

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 9 (17.65%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (76.47%) SQL Server
2 18 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (25.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Subversion
2 4 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (27.45%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 49 (96.08%) Developer
2 27 (52.94%) .NET Developer
3 17 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
4 13 (25.49%) Software Developer
5 12 (23.53%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (19.61%) Senior Developer
7 7 (13.73%) Web Developer
8 6 (11.76%) Software Programmer
8 6 (11.76%) Applications Developer
8 6 (11.76%) Programmer
8 6 (11.76%) Web Applications Developer
9 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (9.80%) Software Engineer
10 4 (7.84%) .NET Software Developer
10 4 (7.84%) Senior .NET Developer
11 3 (5.88%) .NET Web Developer
11 3 (5.88%) VB6 Developer
11 3 (5.88%) Lead Developer
11 3 (5.88%) VB Developer
11 3 (5.88%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (100.00%) .NET
2 32 (62.75%) ASP.NET
3 31 (60.78%) HTML
4 22 (43.14%) CSS
5 21 (41.18%) XML
5 21 (41.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 17 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 15 (29.41%) Web Services
8 9 (17.65%) jQuery
9 8 (15.69%) Silverlight
9 8 (15.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (15.69%) KnockoutJS
9 8 (15.69%) Sass
10 7 (13.73%) CSS3
10 7 (13.73%) HTML5
11 6 (11.76%) WCF
11 6 (11.76%) SOAP
12 5 (9.80%) XSD
12 5 (9.80%) XSL
12 5 (9.80%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2012
1 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2003
1 10 (19.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (27.45%) MVC
3 8 (15.69%) Project Management
3 8 (15.69%) Software Engineering
4 7 (13.73%) Product Management
5 6 (11.76%) Scrum
6 5 (9.80%) People Management
7 4 (7.84%) OO
8 3 (5.88%) Automated Testing
8 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.88%) Multithreading
8 3 (5.88%) Kanban
8 3 (5.88%) Waterfall
8 3 (5.88%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.88%) Coaching
9 2 (3.92%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (3.92%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.92%) Test Scripting
9 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 30 (58.82%) C#
2 21 (41.18%) SQL
3 19 (37.25%) VB
4 18 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 17 (33.33%) VB6
6 6 (11.76%) T-SQL
7 5 (9.80%) XPath
8 1 (1.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) Microsoft