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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 34 36 31
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 316 267 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.01% 5.45% 6.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.12% 11.21% 13.07%
Number of salaries quoted 299 224 290
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £27,500 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £41,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
2607 2382 2449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.58% 48.62% 48.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2337 2046 2127
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB.NET across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Staffordshire -2 91 £38,500 +10.00% 11
Birmingham +29 90 £33,750 +3.84% 12
Warwickshire -5 38 £47,500 +35.71% 3
Worcestershire +9 34 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Solihull +19 33 £40,000 - 1
Shropshire 0 12 £40,000 +60.00% 1
Walsall +1 10 £40,000 +33.33%
Wolverhampton +5 7 £32,500 +18.18%
Herefordshire 0 7 £30,000 -3.22% 5
Coventry -21 7 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £37,500 - 3
West Bromwich - 2 £36,000 - 1
Halesowen - 2 £25,000 - 1
Dudley -14 1 £40,000 +14.28%
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 633 (100.00%) .NET
2 512 (80.88%) C#
3 422 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 391 (61.77%) SQL Server
5 349 (55.13%) SQL
6 314 (49.61%) HTML
7 294 (46.45%) JavaScript
8 251 (39.65%) CSS
9 228 (36.02%) MVC
10 184 (29.07%) Microsoft
11 182 (28.75%) VB
12 169 (26.70%) jQuery
13 166 (26.22%) XML
14 152 (24.01%) Visual Studio
14 152 (24.01%) .NET Framework
15 145 (22.91%) Agile Software Development
16 139 (21.96%) T-SQL
17 137 (21.64%) WCF
18 131 (20.70%) HTML5
19 120 (18.96%) Windows
20 109 (17.22%) Web Services
21 107 (16.90%) OO
22 92 (14.53%) WPF
23 91 (14.38%) ASP.NET MVC
24 89 (14.06%) Degree
25 88 (13.90%) VB6
26 80 (12.64%) Software Engineering
26 80 (12.64%) SQL Server 2008
27 79 (12.48%) CSS3
27 79 (12.48%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 48 (7.58%) IIS
2 33 (5.21%) SharePoint
3 22 (3.48%) Node.js
4 14 (2.21%) SharePoint Server
5 11 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (1.58%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (1.11%) Umbraco
9 6 (0.95%) CMS
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.16%) Apache
11 1 (0.16%) SharePoint Foundation
11 1 (0.16%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 79 (12.48%) MS Excel
2 29 (4.58%) MS Office
3 3 (0.47%) SPSS
4 1 (0.16%) MS Project
4 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.79%) Line 500
3 4 (0.63%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.53%) SaaS
2 1 (0.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.69%) Internet
2 11 (1.74%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.26%) LAN
3 8 (1.26%) WAN
4 7 (1.11%) Intranet
5 4 (0.63%) FTP
6 3 (0.47%) HTTP
6 3 (0.47%) Extranet
7 1 (0.16%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 391 (61.77%) SQL Server
2 80 (12.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 67 (10.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 60 (9.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 58 (9.16%) SQL Server 2005
6 55 (8.69%) Crystal Reports
7 38 (6.00%) MySQL
8 35 (5.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 30 (4.74%) Relational Database
10 29 (4.58%) NoSQL
11 17 (2.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (1.90%) Oracle Database
13 10 (1.58%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (1.58%) MS Access
14 7 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
15 4 (0.63%) Oracle OLAP
15 4 (0.63%) OLAP
16 3 (0.47%) RDBMS
17 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 152 (24.01%) Visual Studio
2 39 (6.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (4.90%) Git (software)
4 22 (3.48%) Subversion
5 10 (1.58%) JIRA
5 10 (1.58%) AccuRev
6 7 (1.11%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (0.79%) NetAdvantage
7 5 (0.79%) LLBLGen Pro
8 4 (0.63%) NUnit
9 2 (0.32%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.16%) Ant
10 1 (0.16%) MSTest
10 1 (0.16%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (0.16%) Moq
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.16%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
General
1 69 (10.90%) Finance
2 18 (2.84%) Marketing
3 14 (2.21%) Advertising
4 13 (2.05%) Back Office
5 10 (1.58%) Automotive
6 9 (1.42%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.26%) Retail
8 7 (1.11%) Law
9 5 (0.79%) Local Government
10 1 (0.16%) Legal
10 1 (0.16%) Games
10 1 (0.16%) Banking
Job Titles
1 570 (90.05%) Developer
2 291 (45.97%) .NET Developer
3 154 (24.33%) Software Developer
4 94 (14.85%) C# Developer
5 82 (12.95%) VB.NET Developer
6 71 (11.22%) C# .NET Developer
7 64 (10.11%) Web Developer
8 58 (9.16%) Senior Developer
9 56 (8.85%) Graduate
10 53 (8.37%) ASP.NET Developer
11 46 (7.27%) .NET Software Developer
12 44 (6.95%) Junior
13 43 (6.79%) Lead Developer
14 42 (6.64%) Graduate Developer
15 41 (6.48%) Junior Developer
16 40 (6.32%) Senior .NET Developer
17 32 (5.06%) Junior .NET Developer
18 27 (4.27%) Graduate Software Developer
19 25 (3.95%) C# Software Developer
20 23 (3.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 633 (100.00%) .NET
2 422 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 314 (49.61%) HTML
4 251 (39.65%) CSS
5 169 (26.70%) jQuery
6 166 (26.22%) XML
7 152 (24.01%) .NET Framework
8 137 (21.64%) WCF
9 131 (20.70%) HTML5
10 109 (17.22%) Web Services
11 92 (14.53%) WPF
12 91 (14.38%) ASP.NET MVC
13 79 (12.48%) CSS3
13 79 (12.48%) Ajax
14 67 (10.58%) WinForms
15 58 (9.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 42 (6.64%) Entity Framework
17 41 (6.48%) LINQ
18 31 (4.90%) Silverlight
19 25 (3.95%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 53 (8.37%) Computer Science
2 27 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (4.11%) N-Tier
4 22 (3.48%) Client/Server
5 16 (2.53%) Mobile App
6 15 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (0.79%) NHS
8 4 (0.63%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.63%) E-Learning
8 4 (0.63%) SCORM
8 4 (0.63%) Mathematics
8 4 (0.63%) Physics
8 4 (0.63%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.32%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.16%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.16%) New Media
10 1 (0.16%) Blog
10 1 (0.16%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 120 (18.96%) Windows
2 17 (2.69%) Android
3 10 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (1.42%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.63%) UNIX
6 4 (0.63%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.32%) Solaris
9 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (36.02%) MVC
2 145 (22.91%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (16.90%) OO
4 80 (12.64%) Software Engineering
5 61 (9.64%) Web Development
6 50 (7.90%) Mentoring
7 46 (7.27%) Scrum
8 45 (7.11%) OOP
9 42 (6.64%) TDD
10 37 (5.85%) Web Application Development
11 36 (5.69%) Project Management
12 32 (5.06%) E-Commerce
13 31 (4.90%) Unit Testing
14 30 (4.74%) Business Intelligence
15 26 (4.11%) SOA
16 23 (3.63%) CRM
16 23 (3.63%) Mobile Development
17 22 (3.48%) Logistics
17 22 (3.48%) BDD
18 21 (3.32%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 512 (80.88%) C#
2 349 (55.13%) SQL
3 294 (46.45%) JavaScript
4 182 (28.75%) VB
5 139 (21.96%) T-SQL
6 88 (13.90%) VB6
7 33 (5.21%) VBA
8 28 (4.42%) C++
9 27 (4.27%) PL/SQL
10 22 (3.48%) Ruby
11 20 (3.16%) Java
12 16 (2.53%) PHP
12 16 (2.53%) XAML
13 9 (1.42%) C
14 8 (1.26%) Python
15 6 (0.95%) VBScript
16 4 (0.63%) Objective-C
16 4 (0.63%) COBOL
16 4 (0.63%) C++/CLI
17 2 (0.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 89 (14.06%) Degree
2 9 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.26%) Security Cleared
4 6 (0.95%) MCTS
5 2 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.32%) MCSD
5 2 (0.32%) HND
6 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.58%) QA
2 2 (0.32%) SLA
3 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (2.05%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 184 (29.07%) Microsoft
2 55 (8.69%) Oracle
3 11 (1.74%) Telerik
4 10 (1.58%) Twitter
5 8 (1.26%) Altova
5 8 (1.26%) DevExpress
6 6 (0.95%) Cognos
7 5 (0.79%) Infragistics
7 5 (0.79%) Sage
8 4 (0.63%) Google
9 3 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.16%) BT
10 1 (0.16%) SAP
10 1 (0.16%) Adobe
10 1 (0.16%) Sun
10 1 (0.16%) Citrix
10 1 (0.16%) Apple
Warwick
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 per annum + car
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum + Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £3000031000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Proteus Europe
Salary: DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: 30000-55000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago