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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 34 43 22
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -21
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 355 246 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.18% 4.68% 7.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.46% 9.61% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 329 227 337
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
2850 2561 2486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.58% 48.76% 52.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2470 2253 2165
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,790 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014. 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 93 £35,000 -12.50% 10
Birmingham -2 79 £35,000 +10.23% 10
Worcestershire +2 44 £33,500 -10.66% 4
Warwickshire +13 38 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Coventry +15 34 £40,000 +37.93% 7
Solihull +19 27 £40,000 +8.84% 3
Herefordshire +2 16 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Wolverhampton -1 12 £32,500 +71.05% 2
Shropshire 0 3 £29,500 -1.66% 3
Walsall -3 2 £37,500 +11.94% 2
Sutton Coldfield -4 1 £35,000 -7.89%
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

1 715 (100.00%) .NET
2 555 (77.62%) C#
3 498 (69.65%) ASP.NET
4 482 (67.41%) SQL Server
5 398 (55.66%) SQL
6 355 (49.65%) HTML
7 307 (42.94%) JavaScript
8 287 (40.14%) CSS
9 220 (30.77%) Microsoft
10 200 (27.97%) XML
11 193 (26.99%) MVC
12 187 (26.15%) VB
13 164 (22.94%) Agile Software Development
14 157 (21.96%) .NET Framework
15 135 (18.88%) T-SQL
16 127 (17.76%) Windows
17 121 (16.92%) MS Excel
18 116 (16.22%) jQuery
19 112 (15.66%) Web Development
20 109 (15.24%) WCF
21 105 (14.69%) Web Services
22 101 (14.13%) Visual Studio
23 98 (13.71%) OO
24 97 (13.57%) WinForms
25 93 (13.01%) Degree
25 93 (13.01%) HTML5
26 92 (12.87%) Software Engineering
27 91 (12.73%) Ajax
28 87 (12.17%) WPF
29 81 (11.33%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 62 (8.67%) SharePoint
2 53 (7.41%) IIS
3 23 (3.22%) SharePoint Server
4 15 (2.10%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (0.98%) Node.js
7 6 (0.84%) Apache
8 5 (0.70%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.42%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.28%) OpenEdge
10 2 (0.28%) CMS
10 2 (0.28%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.28%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
11 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.14%) SAS
Applications
1 121 (16.92%) MS Excel
2 37 (5.17%) MS Office
3 3 (0.42%) SPSS
4 2 (0.28%) MS Project
5 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 22 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.40%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (0.56%) Line 500
4 3 (0.42%) Epicor Vantage
4 3 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.54%) SaaS
2 5 (0.70%) GitHub
3 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.64%) Internet
2 19 (2.66%) Intranet
3 8 (1.12%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.84%) HTTP
5 5 (0.70%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.28%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 482 (67.41%) SQL Server
2 81 (11.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 57 (7.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 55 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 50 (6.99%) SQL Server 2005
6 34 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
6 34 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 32 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 25 (3.50%) MySQL
9 18 (2.52%) MS Access
10 12 (1.68%) Oracle Database
11 10 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
11 10 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.70%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.56%) OLAP
13 4 (0.56%) DTS
14 3 (0.42%) Oracle OLAP
14 3 (0.42%) ActiveReports
15 2 (0.28%) Big Data
15 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 101 (14.13%) Visual Studio
2 66 (9.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (3.64%) Subversion
4 20 (2.80%) JIRA
5 14 (1.96%) NUnit
6 12 (1.68%) Oracle Forms
6 12 (1.68%) Git (software)
7 10 (1.40%) MSTest
7 10 (1.40%) Rhino Mocks
7 10 (1.40%) Moq
8 4 (0.56%) LLBLGen Pro
8 4 (0.56%) NetAdvantage
8 4 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (0.56%) Mercurial
9 3 (0.42%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.14%) T4 Templates
10 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.14%) Rational Functional Tester
10 1 (0.14%) TestPartner
10 1 (0.14%) Maven
General
1 65 (9.09%) Finance
2 21 (2.94%) Legal
2 21 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 18 (2.52%) Law
4 13 (1.82%) Automotive
5 11 (1.54%) Games
6 8 (1.12%) Retail
7 7 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (0.84%) Marketing
9 4 (0.56%) Military
9 4 (0.56%) Advertising
10 3 (0.42%) Banking
11 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 640 (89.51%) Developer
2 395 (55.24%) .NET Developer
3 163 (22.80%) Software Developer
4 133 (18.60%) ASP.NET Developer
5 132 (18.46%) VB.NET Developer
6 104 (14.55%) C# Developer
7 83 (11.61%) Web Developer
8 80 (11.19%) C# .NET Developer
9 69 (9.65%) Senior Developer
10 49 (6.85%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
11 47 (6.57%) .NET Software Developer
12 46 (6.43%) .NET Web Developer
13 38 (5.31%) Senior .NET Developer
14 37 (5.17%) Graduate
15 35 (4.90%) Graduate Developer
16 33 (4.62%) Junior
17 32 (4.48%) Software Engineer
18 31 (4.34%) Junior Developer
19 30 (4.20%) Programmer
20 29 (4.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 715 (100.00%) .NET
2 498 (69.65%) ASP.NET
3 355 (49.65%) HTML
4 287 (40.14%) CSS
5 200 (27.97%) XML
6 157 (21.96%) .NET Framework
7 116 (16.22%) jQuery
8 109 (15.24%) WCF
9 105 (14.69%) Web Services
10 97 (13.57%) WinForms
11 93 (13.01%) HTML5
12 91 (12.73%) Ajax
13 87 (12.17%) WPF
14 63 (8.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 58 (8.11%) CSS3
16 57 (7.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 57 (7.97%) ASP.NET MVC
17 37 (5.17%) LINQ
18 31 (4.34%) XSLT
19 26 (3.64%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 70 (9.79%) Computer Science
2 44 (6.15%) N-Tier
3 25 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (2.66%) Mobile App
5 17 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (1.54%) Client/Server
7 10 (1.40%) SCADA
7 10 (1.40%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.40%) Inversion of Control
8 8 (1.12%) Physics
9 7 (0.98%) Mathematics
10 6 (0.84%) E-Learning
11 5 (0.70%) New Media
12 3 (0.42%) Tandem
12 3 (0.42%) Learning Management System
12 3 (0.42%) Visualisation
13 1 (0.14%) Open Source
13 1 (0.14%) Online Gambling
13 1 (0.14%) PDA
13 1 (0.14%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 127 (17.76%) Windows
2 15 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (1.54%) Android
4 9 (1.26%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.12%) Linux
6 7 (0.98%) Windows 8
6 7 (0.98%) UNIX
7 5 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.14%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (26.99%) MVC
2 164 (22.94%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (15.66%) Web Development
4 98 (13.71%) OO
5 92 (12.87%) Software Engineering
6 64 (8.95%) Unit Testing
7 62 (8.67%) Scrum
8 57 (7.97%) Continuous Integration
9 50 (6.99%) E-Commerce
9 50 (6.99%) OOP
10 48 (6.71%) Mentoring
11 36 (5.03%) TDD
12 34 (4.76%) SOA
13 31 (4.34%) ERP
13 31 (4.34%) Workflow
14 30 (4.20%) Project Management
15 25 (3.50%) Business Intelligence
15 25 (3.50%) OOD
15 25 (3.50%) CRM
16 22 (3.08%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 555 (77.62%) C#
2 398 (55.66%) SQL
3 307 (42.94%) JavaScript
4 187 (26.15%) VB
5 135 (18.88%) T-SQL
6 67 (9.37%) VB6
7 48 (6.71%) C++
8 32 (4.48%) VBA
9 23 (3.22%) Java
10 22 (3.08%) PHP
11 18 (2.52%) XAML
12 10 (1.40%) Python
13 9 (1.26%) Ruby
14 7 (0.98%) Delphi
15 6 (0.84%) Perl
16 5 (0.70%) XPath
16 5 (0.70%) VBScript
17 4 (0.56%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.56%) C
17 4 (0.56%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 93 (13.01%) Degree
2 18 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (1.40%) MCTS
4 7 (0.98%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.42%) ISEB
6 1 (0.14%) MCSD
6 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.08%) QA
System Software
1 14 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 220 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 46 (6.43%) Oracle
3 20 (2.80%) AccuRev
4 9 (1.26%) Twitter
5 8 (1.12%) LexisNexis
6 7 (0.98%) DevExpress
6 7 (0.98%) Infragistics
7 4 (0.56%) Sage
7 4 (0.56%) Business Objects
8 3 (0.42%) Epicor
8 3 (0.42%) Perforce
8 3 (0.42%) Telerik
9 2 (0.28%) Metastorm
9 2 (0.28%) Siemens
10 1 (0.14%) Sun
10 1 (0.14%) Compuware
10 1 (0.14%) SAP
10 1 (0.14%) Progress
10 1 (0.14%) Autodesk
10 1 (0.14%) Sitecore
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kyna Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits, Flexi time
Posted: 16 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Based on Exp+ Bonus, Bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum - bonus, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £38804 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum + training & development
Posted: 4 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago