The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 67 79 29
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -50
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 216 162 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.87% 3.13% 6.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.06% 6.52% 13.65%
Number of salaries quoted 195 152 364
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
VB.NET
England

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

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2680 2486 2828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.00% 48.02% 49.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2243 2218 2549
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing VB.NET as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

VB.NET
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

VB.NET Salary Trend in the West Midlands

VB.NET
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB.NET across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

VB.NET Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

VB.NET
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +6 68 £40,000 +11.11% 8
Staffordshire +10 51 £37,500 - 6
Warwickshire +10 18 £24,000 -26.15%
Worcestershire +6 16 £36,250 +3.57% 2
Coventry +5 16 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Wolverhampton +13 12 £37,500 +4.16% 2
Solihull -5 7 £29,000 -22.66% 2
Shropshire -6 5 £45,000 +20.00%
Sutton Coldfield - 5 £35,000 - 1
Dudley +2 2 £32,000 -20.00% 1
Herefordshire -17 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Smethwick - 1 £35,500 -
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT jobs citing VB.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 477 (99.79%) .NET
2 386 (80.75%) C#
3 353 (73.85%) SQL
4 319 (66.74%) ASP.NET
5 252 (52.72%) SQL Server
6 240 (50.21%) JavaScript
7 229 (47.91%) MVC
8 223 (46.65%) HTML
9 183 (38.28%) CSS
10 156 (32.64%) Microsoft
11 118 (24.69%) jQuery
11 118 (24.69%) T-SQL
12 108 (22.59%) Agile Software Development
13 107 (22.38%) Visual Studio
14 102 (21.34%) Web Development
14 102 (21.34%) XML
15 101 (21.13%) ASP.NET MVC
16 89 (18.62%) SDLC
17 81 (16.95%) .NET Framework
17 81 (16.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 79 (16.53%) Web Services
19 77 (16.11%) VB
20 69 (14.44%) Degree
20 69 (14.44%) OO
21 68 (14.23%) MS Excel
22 67 (14.02%) Windows
22 67 (14.02%) Finance
23 64 (13.39%) HTML5
24 63 (13.18%) SQL Server 2008
24 63 (13.18%) Mentoring

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 39 (8.16%) SharePoint
2 21 (4.39%) IIS
3 10 (2.09%) CMS
4 9 (1.88%) Umbraco
5 6 (1.26%) WordPress
6 4 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.63%) Apache
7 3 (0.63%) Moodle
7 3 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.21%) Drupal
Applications
1 68 (14.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.63%) Fireworks
2 3 (0.63%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.42%) MS Office
3 2 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.26%) Shopify
3 3 (0.63%) Magento
3 3 (0.63%) OpenText MBPM
3 3 (0.63%) OpenText Process Suite
4 2 (0.42%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.21%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.05%) Sage Pay
3 3 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.42%) GitHub
5 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.35%) Internet
2 14 (2.93%) SSL
3 10 (2.09%) HTTP
4 4 (0.84%) Intranet
5 2 (0.42%) LAN
5 2 (0.42%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.21%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (52.72%) SQL Server
2 81 (16.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 63 (13.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 52 (10.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 46 (9.62%) Relational Database
6 45 (9.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 26 (5.44%) MySQL
8 13 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (2.51%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (2.30%) RDBMS
10 11 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (1.88%) SQL Server 2000
12 8 (1.67%) MongoDB
12 8 (1.67%) QlikView
13 4 (0.84%) DB2
14 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (0.63%) QGIS
15 2 (0.42%) BODI
15 2 (0.42%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 107 (22.38%) Visual Studio
2 22 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (3.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 14 (2.93%) Git (software)
5 10 (2.09%) Subversion
6 9 (1.88%) Selenium
7 8 (1.67%) Mercurial
8 7 (1.46%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.05%) LoadRunner
9 5 (1.05%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (0.84%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 4 (0.84%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.84%) Xcode
11 3 (0.63%) JIRA
12 2 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.42%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.42%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.21%) Gatling
13 1 (0.21%) TestComplete
General
1 67 (14.02%) Finance
2 27 (5.65%) Law
2 27 (5.65%) Retail
3 18 (3.77%) Legal
4 16 (3.35%) Automotive
5 11 (2.30%) Advertising
6 9 (1.88%) Local Government
7 4 (0.84%) Aerospace
7 4 (0.84%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.63%) Banking
8 3 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 401 (83.89%) Developer
2 260 (54.39%) .NET Developer
3 147 (30.75%) C# Developer
4 127 (26.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 103 (21.55%) VB.NET Developer
6 99 (20.71%) Software Developer
7 73 (15.27%) SQL Developer
8 65 (13.60%) Senior Developer
9 59 (12.34%) ASP.NET Developer
10 55 (11.51%) .NET Software Developer
11 48 (10.04%) C# VB.NET Developer
12 47 (9.83%) C# Software Developer
13 44 (9.21%) Applications Developer
13 44 (9.21%) Web Developer
14 42 (8.79%) Senior .NET Developer
15 37 (7.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 29 (6.07%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
17 26 (5.44%) Senior C# .NET Developer
17 26 (5.44%) Senior C# Developer
18 23 (4.81%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 477 (99.79%) .NET
2 319 (66.74%) ASP.NET
3 223 (46.65%) HTML
4 183 (38.28%) CSS
5 118 (24.69%) jQuery
6 102 (21.34%) XML
7 101 (21.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 81 (16.95%) .NET Framework
9 79 (16.53%) Web Services
10 64 (13.39%) HTML5
11 55 (11.51%) WPF
12 50 (10.46%) WCF
13 41 (8.58%) Ajax
14 35 (7.32%) WinForms
15 33 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 33 (6.90%) CSS3
16 31 (6.49%) Entity Framework
17 28 (5.86%) AngularJS
18 25 (5.23%) LINQ
19 18 (3.77%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.00%) Computer Science
2 22 (4.60%) iPad
3 19 (3.97%) Mobile App
4 17 (3.56%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (1.46%) LLPG
7 6 (1.26%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.05%) e-Learning
9 4 (0.84%) Performance Metrics
9 4 (0.84%) Statistics
10 3 (0.63%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.63%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.63%) VLE
11 2 (0.42%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.42%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.42%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.42%) NHS
11 2 (0.42%) Physics
11 2 (0.42%) PMI
11 2 (0.42%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 67 (14.02%) Windows
2 23 (4.81%) Apple iOS
3 17 (3.56%) Android
4 11 (2.30%) Unix
5 7 (1.46%) Linux
6 3 (0.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (47.91%) MVC
2 108 (22.59%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (21.34%) Web Development
4 89 (18.62%) SDLC
5 69 (14.44%) OO
6 63 (13.18%) Mentoring
7 36 (7.53%) Software Engineering
8 34 (7.11%) Scrum
9 31 (6.49%) OOP
10 28 (5.86%) CRM
10 28 (5.86%) TDD
11 25 (5.23%) Front End Development
12 23 (4.81%) Wealth Management
13 20 (4.18%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (4.18%) Migration
14 18 (3.77%) Workflow
15 15 (3.14%) Web Application Development
16 14 (2.93%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (2.93%) iOS Development
16 14 (2.93%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 386 (80.75%) C#
2 353 (73.85%) SQL
3 240 (50.21%) JavaScript
4 118 (24.69%) T-SQL
5 77 (16.11%) VB
6 31 (6.49%) Java
7 28 (5.86%) VB6
8 22 (4.60%) PL/SQL
9 17 (3.56%) PHP
10 15 (3.14%) C++
11 14 (2.93%) F#
12 10 (2.09%) C
12 10 (2.09%) PowerShell
13 9 (1.88%) Ruby
14 5 (1.05%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.05%) XPath
15 3 (0.63%) VBScript
16 2 (0.42%) Clojure
16 2 (0.42%) Erlang
16 2 (0.42%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 69 (14.44%) Degree
2 28 (5.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (4.18%) MCSD
4 15 (3.14%) Security Cleared
5 14 (2.93%) SC Cleared
6 13 (2.72%) MCP
7 9 (1.88%) MCAD
7 9 (1.88%) MCTS
8 2 (0.42%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.21%) HND
9 1 (0.21%) ISEB
9 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.56%) QA
2 3 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (0.84%) Nagios
Vendors
1 156 (32.64%) Microsoft
2 43 (9.00%) Oracle
3 9 (1.88%) Telerik
4 7 (1.46%) LexisNexis
5 6 (1.26%) Citrix
5 6 (1.26%) VMware
6 5 (1.05%) PayPal
6 5 (1.05%) SolarWinds
6 5 (1.05%) WorldPay
7 4 (0.84%) Nimsoft
8 3 (0.63%) Google
8 3 (0.63%) Mapinfo
8 3 (0.63%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.42%) Adobe
9 2 (0.42%) Dynatrace
9 2 (0.42%) Fiorano
10 1 (0.21%) SAP
10 1 (0.21%) Siebel
10 1 (0.21%) Zend
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