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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 77 26 34
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +8
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 177 356 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.11% 6.63% 5.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.67% 13.51% 10.79%
Number of salaries quoted 163 321 255
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £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
2655 2636 2559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.69% 49.06% 46.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2353 2226 2288
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 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -11 52 £35,000 - 7
Birmingham -17 47 £35,000 - 13
Worcestershire -5 33 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Coventry -11 16 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Solihull -16 6 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Herefordshire -3 5 £40,000 +26.98% 1
Warwickshire -37 3 £25,000 -23.07% 1
Walsall 0 2 £36,250 -5.84% 1
Brierley Hill - 2 £42,500 - 3
Dudley - 2 £52,500 -
Halesowen - 1 £25,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £32,000 - 1
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 451 (100.00%) .NET
2 411 (91.13%) C#
3 293 (64.97%) SQL Server
4 282 (62.53%) ASP.NET
5 243 (53.88%) HTML
6 242 (53.66%) SQL
7 235 (52.11%) JavaScript
8 185 (41.02%) CSS
9 181 (40.13%) MVC
10 156 (34.59%) Microsoft
11 131 (29.05%) Agile Software Development
12 130 (28.82%) T-SQL
13 129 (28.60%) jQuery
14 126 (27.94%) WCF
15 112 (24.83%) .NET Framework
16 101 (22.39%) Visual Studio
17 99 (21.95%) OO
18 98 (21.73%) VB
19 97 (21.51%) Web Services
20 96 (21.29%) Windows
21 93 (20.62%) XML
22 90 (19.96%) HTML5
23 76 (16.85%) WinForms
24 69 (15.30%) Software Engineering
24 69 (15.30%) ASP.NET MVC
25 68 (15.08%) Computer Science
26 66 (14.63%) Degree
27 63 (13.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
28 57 (12.64%) Web Development
29 55 (12.20%) WPF

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 49 (10.86%) IIS
2 20 (4.43%) Node.js
3 10 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.33%) CMS
5 4 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (0.89%) Apache
6 3 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.67%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 49 (10.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.67%) MS Office
3 2 (0.44%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.11%) SaaS
2 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.10%) Internet
2 8 (1.77%) HTTP
3 7 (1.55%) Kerberos
3 7 (1.55%) Broadband
4 1 (0.22%) VoIP
4 1 (0.22%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.22%) Intranet
4 1 (0.22%) Firewall
4 1 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.22%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 293 (64.97%) SQL Server
2 44 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 40 (8.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 32 (7.10%) SQL Server 2005
5 30 (6.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 27 (5.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (5.99%) Crystal Reports
7 26 (5.76%) NoSQL
8 25 (5.54%) Relational Database
8 25 (5.54%) MySQL
9 20 (4.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.77%) SQL Server 2000
11 8 (1.77%) MS Access
12 7 (1.55%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.11%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.67%) Oracle OLAP
14 3 (0.67%) OLAP
15 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 101 (22.39%) Visual Studio
2 36 (7.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (4.66%) Git (software)
4 15 (3.33%) Subversion
5 13 (2.88%) NUnit
6 11 (2.44%) MSTest
6 11 (2.44%) Rhino Mocks
6 11 (2.44%) Moq
7 5 (1.11%) Ant
8 4 (0.89%) AccuRev
8 4 (0.89%) JIRA
9 3 (0.67%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.67%) Maven
9 3 (0.67%) CruiseControl
9 3 (0.67%) Mercurial
9 3 (0.67%) Hudson
9 3 (0.67%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.22%) LabVIEW
General
1 46 (10.20%) Finance
2 13 (2.88%) Back Office
2 13 (2.88%) Advertising
3 8 (1.77%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.33%) Automotive
5 5 (1.11%) Law
5 5 (1.11%) Marketing
6 4 (0.89%) Electronics
7 3 (0.67%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.67%) Retail
8 2 (0.44%) Games
8 2 (0.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 391 (86.70%) Developer
2 192 (42.57%) .NET Developer
3 140 (31.04%) Software Developer
4 80 (17.74%) C# Developer
5 69 (15.30%) C# .NET Developer
6 52 (11.53%) .NET Software Developer
7 51 (11.31%) Web Developer
8 41 (9.09%) Senior Developer
9 38 (8.43%) VB.NET Developer
10 37 (8.20%) Junior
11 36 (7.98%) Junior Developer
12 35 (7.76%) Graduate
13 34 (7.54%) Lead Developer
14 28 (6.21%) ASP.NET Developer
15 26 (5.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 25 (5.54%) Junior .NET Developer
17 24 (5.32%) Graduate Developer
17 24 (5.32%) C# Software Developer
18 23 (5.10%) Software Engineer
19 19 (4.21%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 451 (100.00%) .NET
2 282 (62.53%) ASP.NET
3 243 (53.88%) HTML
4 185 (41.02%) CSS
5 129 (28.60%) jQuery
6 126 (27.94%) WCF
7 112 (24.83%) .NET Framework
8 97 (21.51%) Web Services
9 93 (20.62%) XML
10 90 (19.96%) HTML5
11 76 (16.85%) WinForms
12 69 (15.30%) ASP.NET MVC
13 63 (13.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 55 (12.20%) WPF
15 50 (11.09%) CSS3
16 31 (6.87%) Ajax
17 28 (6.21%) ASP.NET Web API
18 21 (4.66%) AngularJS
18 21 (4.66%) ADO.NET
18 21 (4.66%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 68 (15.08%) Computer Science
2 34 (7.54%) Client/Server
3 32 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (2.88%) N-Tier
5 11 (2.44%) Inversion of Control
6 9 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.77%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.89%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.67%) Replication
9 3 (0.67%) User Experience
10 2 (0.44%) Physics
10 2 (0.44%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.22%) Web 2.0
11 1 (0.22%) W3C
11 1 (0.22%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.22%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.22%) Kinect
11 1 (0.22%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.22%) Learning Management System
11 1 (0.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 96 (21.29%) Windows
2 23 (5.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (1.33%) Android
4 5 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.67%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.67%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.44%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (40.13%) MVC
2 131 (29.05%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (21.95%) OO
4 69 (15.30%) Software Engineering
5 57 (12.64%) Web Development
6 55 (12.20%) SDLC
7 47 (10.42%) Scrum
8 36 (7.98%) Mentoring
9 34 (7.54%) TDD
9 34 (7.54%) OOP
9 34 (7.54%) E-Commerce
9 34 (7.54%) Web Application Development
10 25 (5.54%) Unit Testing
10 25 (5.54%) Logistics
10 25 (5.54%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (5.32%) OOD
12 18 (3.99%) Project Management
13 17 (3.77%) BDD
13 17 (3.77%) Time Management
13 17 (3.77%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 411 (91.13%) C#
2 242 (53.66%) SQL
3 235 (52.11%) JavaScript
4 130 (28.82%) T-SQL
5 98 (21.73%) VB
6 40 (8.87%) VB6
7 25 (5.54%) C++
8 21 (4.66%) Java
9 19 (4.21%) PL/SQL
10 18 (3.99%) Ruby
11 14 (3.10%) C
12 12 (2.66%) PowerShell
13 11 (2.44%) PHP
14 5 (1.11%) VBScript
14 5 (1.11%) VBA
14 5 (1.11%) Python
15 4 (0.89%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.44%) XAML
17 1 (0.22%) X++
17 1 (0.22%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 66 (14.63%) Degree
2 13 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (2.66%) ISEB
3 12 (2.66%) ISTQB
4 9 (2.00%) MCSD
5 5 (1.11%) MCP
5 5 (1.11%) MCAD
5 5 (1.11%) MCTS
6 1 (0.22%) CCA
6 1 (0.22%) HNC
6 1 (0.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 10 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 156 (34.59%) Microsoft
2 42 (9.31%) Oracle
3 8 (1.77%) Telerik
4 7 (1.55%) Twitter
5 4 (0.89%) Sitecore
6 3 (0.67%) Remedy
6 3 (0.67%) Citrix
7 2 (0.44%) VMware
8 1 (0.22%) Spiceworks
8 1 (0.22%) Zoho
8 1 (0.22%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.22%) Sage
8 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.22%) Cognos
8 1 (0.22%) Sun
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 55k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 to £50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Integrity IT Solutions Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, 25 days, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brierley Hill, West Midlands (County)
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £1 per annum + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 4 days ago
Brierley Hill, West Midlands (County)
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £1 per annum + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brierley Hill, West Midlands (County)
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £1 per annum + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 55k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago