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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 14 11 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 5 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 6.02% 7.46% 6.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.29% 14.29% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 4
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
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 Walsall region.

Programming Languages Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
35 35 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 42.17% 52.24% 83.05%
Number of salaries quoted 28 33 45
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,750 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £34,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 23 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (90.00%) CSS
2 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
3 8 (80.00%) jQuery
4 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (60.00%) Visual Studio
5 5 (50.00%) HTML
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (20.00%) C#
7 2 (20.00%) VB
8 1 (10.00%) VBA
8 1 (10.00%) Web Services
8 1 (10.00%) Retail
8 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (10.00%) HTML5

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (40.00%) Analyst
5 3 (30.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (20.00%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
7 1 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (90.00%) CSS
3 8 (80.00%) jQuery
4 5 (50.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) VB
4 1 (10.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft