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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 36 39 30
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 291 208 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.71% 4.97% 6.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.66% 10.15% 13.05%
Number of salaries quoted 279 177 276
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,300 £42,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
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
2495 2049 2367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.95% 48.93% 49.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2202 1731 2066
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +6 91 £36,250 +3.57% 16
Birmingham +7 68 £37,500 +11.11% 9
Solihull +6 33 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Worcestershire -2 30 £34,500 -1.42% 7
Warwickshire -14 28 £37,500 +4.16% 4
Herefordshire -2 13 £30,000 - 2
Shropshire -6 12 £38,750 +55.00% 4
Coventry -23 9 £40,000 +14.28%
Wolverhampton -9 7 £33,750 -2.17% 2
Walsall -2 5 £44,000 +33.33% 3
Sutton Coldfield +3 2 £36,250 +8.20% 1
Dudley -6 2 £35,000 +16.66%
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 677 (100.00%) .NET
2 528 (77.99%) C#
3 460 (67.95%) ASP.NET
4 427 (63.07%) SQL Server
5 374 (55.24%) SQL
6 339 (50.07%) HTML
7 317 (46.82%) JavaScript
8 266 (39.29%) CSS
9 218 (32.20%) MVC
10 192 (28.36%) VB
11 183 (27.03%) Microsoft
12 178 (26.29%) jQuery
13 165 (24.37%) XML
14 147 (21.71%) .NET Framework
15 142 (20.97%) Visual Studio
16 132 (19.50%) Agile Software Development
17 125 (18.46%) T-SQL
17 125 (18.46%) HTML5
18 114 (16.84%) Windows
19 109 (16.10%) WCF
20 100 (14.77%) Web Services
21 98 (14.48%) MS Excel
22 97 (14.33%) Degree
23 93 (13.74%) WPF
24 91 (13.44%) Ajax
25 87 (12.85%) OO
26 86 (12.70%) VB6
27 79 (11.67%) Software Engineering
28 77 (11.37%) CSS3
29 75 (11.08%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (7.09%) SharePoint
2 42 (6.20%) IIS
3 24 (3.55%) SharePoint Server
4 17 (2.51%) BizTalk Server
5 16 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
6 14 (2.07%) Node.js
7 13 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (1.03%) CMS
9 4 (0.59%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.44%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.30%) OpenEdge
11 2 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Foundation
12 1 (0.15%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 98 (14.48%) MS Excel
2 44 (6.50%) MS Office
3 3 (0.44%) SPSS
4 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) MS Project
5 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 13 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.03%) Line 500
3 4 (0.59%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.44%) Epicor Vantage
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.10%) SaaS
2 5 (0.74%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.25%) Internet
2 18 (2.66%) Intranet
3 11 (1.62%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.18%) LAN
4 8 (1.18%) WAN
5 4 (0.59%) FTP
6 3 (0.44%) HTTP
6 3 (0.44%) Extranet
7 1 (0.15%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 427 (63.07%) SQL Server
2 75 (11.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 72 (10.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 56 (8.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 51 (7.53%) Crystal Reports
6 47 (6.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 42 (6.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 39 (5.76%) MySQL
9 28 (4.14%) Relational Database
10 23 (3.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (1.92%) MS Access
12 12 (1.77%) NoSQL
13 9 (1.33%) Oracle Database
14 8 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
16 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
16 4 (0.59%) OLAP
17 3 (0.44%) DTS
17 3 (0.44%) Oracle OLAP
17 3 (0.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 142 (20.97%) Visual Studio
2 54 (7.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (3.69%) Subversion
4 21 (3.10%) Git (software)
5 9 (1.33%) AccuRev
5 9 (1.33%) JIRA
5 9 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
6 8 (1.18%) NUnit
7 7 (1.03%) NetAdvantage
7 7 (1.03%) LLBLGen Pro
8 5 (0.74%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.30%) MSTest
9 2 (0.30%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (0.30%) Moq
10 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.15%) TeamCity
General
1 65 (9.60%) Finance
2 19 (2.81%) Marketing
3 13 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 11 (1.62%) Automotive
5 8 (1.18%) Retail
5 8 (1.18%) Back Office
6 6 (0.89%) Advertising
7 5 (0.74%) Law
7 5 (0.74%) Local Government
8 2 (0.30%) Legal
8 2 (0.30%) Games
8 2 (0.30%) Banking
9 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 597 (88.18%) Developer
2 307 (45.35%) .NET Developer
3 150 (22.16%) Software Developer
4 89 (13.15%) VB.NET Developer
5 80 (11.82%) C# Developer
6 69 (10.19%) ASP.NET Developer
7 66 (9.75%) Web Developer
8 60 (8.86%) Senior Developer
9 59 (8.71%) Graduate
10 58 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
11 49 (7.24%) Graduate Developer
12 43 (6.35%) Junior
13 42 (6.20%) Senior .NET Developer
14 40 (5.91%) Junior Developer
15 33 (4.87%) Analyst
16 32 (4.73%) Lead Developer
17 31 (4.58%) Junior .NET Developer
18 30 (4.43%) .NET Software Developer
19 25 (3.69%) Programmer
20 23 (3.40%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 677 (100.00%) .NET
2 460 (67.95%) ASP.NET
3 339 (50.07%) HTML
4 266 (39.29%) CSS
5 178 (26.29%) jQuery
6 165 (24.37%) XML
7 147 (21.71%) .NET Framework
8 125 (18.46%) HTML5
9 109 (16.10%) WCF
10 100 (14.77%) Web Services
11 93 (13.74%) WPF
12 91 (13.44%) Ajax
13 77 (11.37%) CSS3
14 70 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
15 58 (8.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 55 (8.12%) WinForms
17 45 (6.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 44 (6.50%) LINQ
19 30 (4.43%) Silverlight
20 26 (3.84%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.24%) Computer Science
2 25 (3.69%) N-Tier
3 16 (2.36%) Client/Server
4 15 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (1.62%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (1.62%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.18%) Physics
7 7 (1.03%) Mathematics
8 5 (0.74%) New Media
8 5 (0.74%) NHS
8 5 (0.74%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.59%) E-Learning
9 4 (0.59%) SCORM
9 4 (0.59%) Learning Management System
10 3 (0.44%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.44%) SCADA
11 2 (0.30%) Inversion of Control
12 1 (0.15%) Blog
12 1 (0.15%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.15%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 114 (16.84%) Windows
2 15 (2.22%) Android
3 7 (1.03%) Apple iOS
4 6 (0.89%) UNIX
5 5 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.59%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.30%) Solaris
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (32.20%) MVC
2 132 (19.50%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (12.85%) OO
4 79 (11.67%) Software Engineering
5 70 (10.34%) Web Development
6 54 (7.98%) Scrum
7 48 (7.09%) OOP
8 45 (6.65%) Mentoring
9 38 (5.61%) Project Management
10 36 (5.32%) TDD
11 33 (4.87%) E-Commerce
12 29 (4.28%) Business Intelligence
13 28 (4.14%) Unit Testing
14 24 (3.55%) CRM
15 22 (3.25%) SOA
16 21 (3.10%) OOD
16 21 (3.10%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (3.10%) Web Application Development
17 19 (2.81%) Responsive Web Design
18 18 (2.66%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 528 (77.99%) C#
2 374 (55.24%) SQL
3 317 (46.82%) JavaScript
4 192 (28.36%) VB
5 125 (18.46%) T-SQL
6 86 (12.70%) VB6
7 40 (5.91%) VBA
8 31 (4.58%) C++
9 23 (3.40%) XAML
10 20 (2.95%) PHP
11 19 (2.81%) Java
12 17 (2.51%) PL/SQL
13 15 (2.22%) Ruby
14 7 (1.03%) VBScript
14 7 (1.03%) Python
15 5 (0.74%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 5 (0.74%) C++/CLI
16 4 (0.59%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.59%) Objective-C
16 4 (0.59%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 97 (14.33%) Degree
2 29 (4.28%) VCP4
3 16 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (1.77%) MCTS
5 10 (1.48%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.30%) HND
7 1 (0.15%) ISEB
7 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.15%) MCSD
7 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.07%) QA
2 2 (0.30%) SLA
3 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (1.92%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 183 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 40 (5.91%) Oracle
3 16 (2.36%) Twitter
4 9 (1.33%) Telerik
5 8 (1.18%) Altova
5 8 (1.18%) DevExpress
6 7 (1.03%) Infragistics
6 7 (1.03%) Sage
7 5 (0.74%) Cognos
8 4 (0.59%) Google
9 3 (0.44%) Epicor
9 3 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.15%) Autodesk
10 1 (0.15%) BT
10 1 (0.15%) SAP
10 1 (0.15%) Adobe
10 1 (0.15%) Citrix
10 1 (0.15%) Siemens
10 1 (0.15%) Apple
10 1 (0.15%) Red Gate
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Robert Half
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + car + bonus + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: please contact for details
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £32k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + training, Benefits, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £20000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, Flexi-time
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
New Gen Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £35k plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £37,000 to £42,000 per annum Overtime + Bonus + Pension + Holiday
Posted: 5 days ago