The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT jobs advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 10 8 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +17
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 7 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 10.29% 16.13% 1.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.14% 31.25% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 1
Average salary £25,000 £30,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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 Walsall region.

Programming Languages Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
29 48 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 42.65% 51.61% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 19 42 53
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

VB.NET
Salary Trend in Walsall

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

VB.NET Salary Trend in Walsall

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) C#
3 9 (75.00%) SQL
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
5 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (41.67%) IIS
6 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
6 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
7 4 (33.33%) CRM
7 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 4 (33.33%) Umbraco
7 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (33.33%) WCF
7 4 (33.33%) WPF
7 4 (33.33%) jQuery
7 4 (33.33%) CSLA
8 3 (25.00%) QA
8 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
8 3 (25.00%) Software Deployment
8 3 (25.00%) VBA
8 3 (25.00%) HTML
8 3 (25.00%) CSS
8 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (16.67%) MVC
9 2 (16.67%) Windows
9 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
9 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 (41.67%) IIS
2 4 (33.33%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 7 (58.33%) C# Developer
4 5 (41.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Software Manager
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (8.33%) C# Analyst Programmer
6 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C# Programmer
6 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Development Manager
6 1 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (8.33%) Programmer
6 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
6 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (33.33%) WCF
2 4 (33.33%) WPF
2 4 (33.33%) jQuery
2 4 (33.33%) CSLA
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) CRM
2 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Software Deployment
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Line Management
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 3 (25.00%) VBA
6 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory