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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 83 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -5
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 187 331 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.00% 6.19% 5.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.01% 12.38% 12.14%
Number of salaries quoted 181 310 243
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
2668 2674 2397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 42.75% 50.01% 48.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2305 2398 2065
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

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 29 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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 58 £37,500 - 16
Birmingham -53 44 £35,750 +2.14% 16
Worcestershire -12 25 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Shropshire -1 22 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Warwickshire -32 18 £34,500 -27.36% 3
Coventry +7 10 £28,000 -31.70% 1
Solihull -8 6 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Herefordshire 0 5 £42,500 +41.66%
Dudley +11 2 £40,000 - 1
Wolverhampton 0 2 £39,500 +17.03% 2
Walsall -14 2 £36,500 -8.75%
Bilston - 1 £25,500 -
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 342 (100.00%) .NET
2 274 (80.12%) C#
3 210 (61.40%) SQL
4 205 (59.94%) SQL Server
5 203 (59.36%) ASP.NET
6 171 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 125 (36.55%) HTML
8 122 (35.67%) MVC
9 109 (31.87%) CSS
10 99 (28.95%) T-SQL
11 93 (27.19%) Microsoft
12 85 (24.85%) Visual Studio
13 78 (22.81%) .NET Framework
14 77 (22.51%) jQuery
15 67 (19.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 59 (17.25%) VB
17 55 (16.08%) Finance
18 54 (15.79%) Degree
19 53 (15.50%) XML
20 50 (14.62%) WinForms
20 50 (14.62%) SQL Server 2005
20 50 (14.62%) Windows
21 47 (13.74%) SQL Server 2008
22 45 (13.16%) Web Development
23 43 (12.57%) OO
24 40 (11.70%) Java
24 40 (11.70%) SDLC
25 38 (11.11%) HTML5
26 36 (10.53%) Software Engineering
27 35 (10.23%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 27 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 17 (4.97%) IIS
3 12 (3.51%) CMS
4 5 (1.46%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 33 (9.65%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.29%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (1.75%) SaaS
2 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.29%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.09%) HTTP
2 7 (2.05%) Kerberos
3 5 (1.46%) SSL
4 2 (0.58%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.58%) LAN
4 2 (0.58%) WAN
5 1 (0.29%) Extranet
5 1 (0.29%) Internet
5 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (59.94%) SQL Server
2 67 (19.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 50 (14.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 47 (13.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (6.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (4.68%) Relational Database
7 14 (4.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (3.22%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (2.92%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (2.05%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (2.05%) VLDB
12 6 (1.75%) QlikView
12 6 (1.75%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.46%) MySQL
14 4 (1.17%) GIS
14 4 (1.17%) NoSQL
15 3 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
15 3 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 85 (24.85%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.34%) Subversion
2 8 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.05%) Selenium
4 4 (1.17%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.17%) Moq
4 4 (1.17%) NUnit
4 4 (1.17%) PowerBuilder
4 4 (1.17%) ReSharper
5 3 (0.88%) AccuRev
5 3 (0.88%) Hudson
5 3 (0.88%) JIRA
5 3 (0.88%) TortoiseSVN
6 2 (0.58%) Ant
6 2 (0.58%) CruiseControl
6 2 (0.58%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.58%) Maven
6 2 (0.58%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.58%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 55 (16.08%) Finance
2 29 (8.48%) Automotive
3 26 (7.60%) Retail
4 9 (2.63%) Games
5 8 (2.34%) Back Office
6 7 (2.05%) Law
7 6 (1.75%) Legal
8 5 (1.46%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.46%) Electronics
9 4 (1.17%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.58%) Marketing
10 2 (0.58%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.29%) Billing
11 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 282 (82.46%) Developer
2 207 (60.53%) .NET Developer
3 119 (34.80%) VB.NET Developer
4 105 (30.70%) C# Developer
5 88 (25.73%) C# .NET Developer
6 60 (17.54%) Software Developer
7 55 (16.08%) .NET Software Developer
7 55 (16.08%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 55 (16.08%) SQL Developer
8 51 (14.91%) ASP.NET Developer
9 39 (11.40%) Junior
10 37 (10.82%) C# Software Developer
10 37 (10.82%) Web Developer
11 35 (10.23%) Junior Developer
12 26 (7.60%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 26 (7.60%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
13 25 (7.31%) Applications Developer
14 24 (7.02%) .NET Web Developer
15 23 (6.73%) Graduate
15 23 (6.73%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 342 (100.00%) .NET
2 203 (59.36%) ASP.NET
3 125 (36.55%) HTML
4 109 (31.87%) CSS
5 78 (22.81%) .NET Framework
6 77 (22.51%) jQuery
7 53 (15.50%) XML
8 50 (14.62%) WinForms
9 38 (11.11%) HTML5
10 34 (9.94%) Web Services
11 32 (9.36%) AngularJS
12 31 (9.06%) WPF
13 30 (8.77%) WCF
14 29 (8.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 26 (7.60%) Ajax
16 23 (6.73%) CSS3
17 22 (6.43%) ASP.NET MVC
18 19 (5.56%) Entity Framework
19 16 (4.68%) Classic ASP
20 10 (2.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.23%) Computer Science
2 14 (4.09%) Mobile App
3 9 (2.63%) N-Tier
4 8 (2.34%) iPad
5 4 (1.17%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (0.88%) Driving Licence
6 3 (0.88%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.58%) Social Media
7 2 (0.58%) Xbox
8 1 (0.29%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.29%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.29%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.29%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.29%) EPoS
8 1 (0.29%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.29%) New Media
8 1 (0.29%) NHS
8 1 (0.29%) SCORM
8 1 (0.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (14.62%) Windows
2 11 (3.22%) Android
3 10 (2.92%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.17%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.29%) Linux
5 1 (0.29%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (35.67%) MVC
2 45 (13.16%) Web Development
3 43 (12.57%) OO
4 40 (11.70%) SDLC
5 36 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 33 (9.65%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (8.19%) Project Management
8 27 (7.89%) OOP
9 18 (5.26%) Mentoring
9 18 (5.26%) Risk Management
10 17 (4.97%) TDD
11 16 (4.68%) B2B
11 16 (4.68%) Migration
11 16 (4.68%) PRINCE2
11 16 (4.68%) Web Application Development
12 15 (4.39%) SOA
13 14 (4.09%) CRM
13 14 (4.09%) Unit Testing
14 13 (3.80%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (3.80%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 274 (80.12%) C#
2 210 (61.40%) SQL
3 171 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 99 (28.95%) T-SQL
5 59 (17.25%) VB
6 40 (11.70%) Java
7 30 (8.77%) PHP
8 29 (8.48%) C++
9 22 (6.43%) Ruby
10 18 (5.26%) VB6
11 14 (4.09%) PowerShell
12 12 (3.51%) VBA
13 10 (2.92%) TypeScript
14 8 (2.34%) PL/SQL
15 4 (1.17%) Python
16 3 (0.88%) ActionScript
16 3 (0.88%) ActionScript 3.0
16 3 (0.88%) Objective-C
17 2 (0.58%) COBOL
17 2 (0.58%) XPath
Qualifications
1 54 (15.79%) Degree
2 32 (9.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (5.56%) MCSD
4 11 (3.22%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.05%) MCAD
5 7 (2.05%) MCP
5 7 (2.05%) MCTS
5 7 (2.05%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.29%) ISEB
7 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.46%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.17%) QA
System Software
1 7 (2.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 93 (27.19%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.43%) Oracle
3 8 (2.34%) Sun
4 4 (1.17%) DevExpress
5 3 (0.88%) Google
6 2 (0.58%) Remedy
6 2 (0.58%) Sage
6 2 (0.58%) Twitter
7 1 (0.29%) Adobe
7 1 (0.29%) Altova
7 1 (0.29%) Citrix
7 1 (0.29%) LexisNexis
7 1 (0.29%) PayPal
7 1 (0.29%) SAP
7 1 (0.29%) Siebel
7 1 (0.29%) Telerik
7 1 (0.29%) VMware
7 1 (0.29%) WorldPay
Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 25 minutes ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
IT Connections
Salary: 28000 - 40000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Ludlow, Shropshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 19 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Automation Resource Consultants
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Automation Resource Consultants
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southam, Warwickshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + flexi hours, pen, free parking
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colston Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Alcester, Warwickshire
Automation Resource Consultants
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago