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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 26 34 25
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 362 288 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.65% 5.81% 7.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.64% 11.34% 13.63%
Number of salaries quoted 341 265 330
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,200 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £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
2653 2540 2612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.71% 51.20% 54.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2407 2220 2315
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +9 98 £40,000 +14.28% 14
Birmingham -21 73 £35,000 +6.06% 6
Coventry +16 43 £40,000 +25.00% 7
Worcestershire +3 38 £34,000 -2.85% 4
Solihull +2 33 £35,000 -6.66%
Warwickshire -4 30 £43,250 +20.13% 2
Shropshire - 13 £33,750 -
Walsall -1 9 £37,500 +11.94% 2
Wolverhampton -1 8 £34,000 +1.49% 5
Herefordshire - 7 £35,000 - 2
Dudley -3 5 £35,000 +7.69%
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 714 (100.00%) .NET
2 541 (75.77%) C#
3 490 (68.63%) SQL Server
4 487 (68.21%) ASP.NET
5 379 (53.08%) SQL
6 364 (50.98%) HTML
7 331 (46.36%) JavaScript
8 279 (39.08%) CSS
9 216 (30.25%) Microsoft
10 214 (29.97%) MVC
11 194 (27.17%) VB
12 191 (26.75%) XML
13 156 (21.85%) .NET Framework
14 145 (20.31%) T-SQL
15 143 (20.03%) Agile Software Development
16 140 (19.61%) jQuery
17 133 (18.63%) Visual Studio
18 130 (18.21%) Windows
19 118 (16.53%) MS Excel
20 102 (14.29%) Degree
21 100 (14.01%) WPF
21 100 (14.01%) OO
22 98 (13.73%) WCF
22 98 (13.73%) Web Services
23 91 (12.75%) Software Engineering
24 88 (12.32%) Web Development
25 87 (12.18%) HTML5
26 86 (12.04%) VB6
27 84 (11.76%) Ajax
28 82 (11.48%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 64 (8.96%) SharePoint
2 44 (6.16%) IIS
3 36 (5.04%) SharePoint Server
4 22 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
5 17 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 14 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (0.70%) Node.js
8 3 (0.42%) ColdFusion
8 3 (0.42%) Apache
9 2 (0.28%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.28%) OpenEdge
9 2 (0.28%) CMS
9 2 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.28%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.28%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 1 (0.14%) SharePoint Foundation
10 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 118 (16.53%) MS Excel
2 47 (6.58%) MS Office
3 3 (0.42%) SPSS
4 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.14%) MS Project
4 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (3.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.26%) Line 500
3 3 (0.42%) Epicor Vantage
3 3 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.28%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.38%) SaaS
2 5 (0.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.66%) Intranet
1 19 (2.66%) Internet
2 4 (0.56%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.56%) HTTPS
3 3 (0.42%) LAN
3 3 (0.42%) WAN
4 2 (0.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 490 (68.63%) SQL Server
2 82 (11.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 60 (8.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 54 (7.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 48 (6.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 40 (5.60%) Relational Database
7 39 (5.46%) Crystal Reports
8 35 (4.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 34 (4.76%) MySQL
10 20 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (1.82%) MS Access
12 7 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.70%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.56%) DTS
14 4 (0.56%) OLAP
15 3 (0.42%) Oracle OLAP
15 3 (0.42%) ActiveReports
15 3 (0.42%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.42%) Big Data
16 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 133 (18.63%) Visual Studio
2 71 (9.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (4.34%) Subversion
4 16 (2.24%) NUnit
5 11 (1.54%) Visual Studio Team System
6 10 (1.40%) Git (software)
6 10 (1.40%) MSTest
6 10 (1.40%) Rhino Mocks
6 10 (1.40%) Moq
7 9 (1.26%) LLBLGen Pro
7 9 (1.26%) NetAdvantage
8 6 (0.84%) JIRA
9 5 (0.70%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.42%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 66 (9.24%) Finance
2 15 (2.10%) Legal
3 12 (1.68%) Manufacturing
4 11 (1.54%) Law
5 10 (1.40%) Retail
5 10 (1.40%) Marketing
6 8 (1.12%) Automotive
7 6 (0.84%) Advertising
8 3 (0.42%) Banking
9 1 (0.14%) Games
9 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 638 (89.36%) Developer
2 355 (49.72%) .NET Developer
3 179 (25.07%) Software Developer
4 105 (14.71%) ASP.NET Developer
5 102 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
6 80 (11.20%) C# Developer
7 69 (9.66%) Senior Developer
8 67 (9.38%) Web Developer
9 63 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
10 50 (7.00%) Graduate
11 46 (6.44%) Graduate Developer
12 38 (5.32%) .NET Web Developer
12 38 (5.32%) Senior .NET Developer
13 37 (5.18%) .NET Software Developer
14 31 (4.34%) Junior
14 31 (4.34%) Analyst
14 31 (4.34%) Programmer
15 30 (4.20%) Junior Developer
16 26 (3.64%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
17 25 (3.50%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 714 (100.00%) .NET
2 487 (68.21%) ASP.NET
3 364 (50.98%) HTML
4 279 (39.08%) CSS
5 191 (26.75%) XML
6 156 (21.85%) .NET Framework
7 140 (19.61%) jQuery
8 100 (14.01%) WPF
9 98 (13.73%) WCF
9 98 (13.73%) Web Services
10 87 (12.18%) HTML5
11 84 (11.76%) Ajax
12 76 (10.64%) WinForms
13 68 (9.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 59 (8.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 55 (7.70%) CSS3
16 48 (6.72%) ASP.NET MVC
17 40 (5.60%) LINQ
18 31 (4.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 30 (4.20%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 58 (8.12%) Computer Science
2 25 (3.50%) N-Tier
3 19 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 14 (1.96%) Client/Server
4 14 (1.96%) Mobile App
5 10 (1.40%) Inversion of Control
6 8 (1.12%) Physics
7 7 (0.98%) Mathematics
8 5 (0.70%) SCADA
8 5 (0.70%) New Media
9 3 (0.42%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.42%) Tandem
9 3 (0.42%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.28%) Learning Management System
11 1 (0.14%) Blog
11 1 (0.14%) Online Gambling
11 1 (0.14%) SCORM
11 1 (0.14%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 130 (18.21%) Windows
2 13 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (0.84%) UNIX
5 5 (0.70%) Android
6 4 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.42%) Linux
8 2 (0.28%) Solaris
8 2 (0.28%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (29.97%) MVC
2 143 (20.03%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (14.01%) OO
4 91 (12.75%) Software Engineering
5 88 (12.32%) Web Development
6 63 (8.82%) Scrum
7 55 (7.70%) OOP
8 49 (6.86%) E-Commerce
9 48 (6.72%) Mentoring
10 39 (5.46%) Unit Testing
10 39 (5.46%) Continuous Integration
11 37 (5.18%) Business Intelligence
12 35 (4.90%) Workflow
13 33 (4.62%) Project Management
14 32 (4.48%) TDD
15 29 (4.06%) OOD
15 29 (4.06%) CRM
16 24 (3.36%) Kanban
17 22 (3.08%) Responsive Web Design
18 19 (2.66%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 541 (75.77%) C#
2 379 (53.08%) SQL
3 331 (46.36%) JavaScript
4 194 (27.17%) VB
5 145 (20.31%) T-SQL
6 86 (12.04%) VB6
7 43 (6.02%) C++
8 35 (4.90%) VBA
9 27 (3.78%) XAML
10 23 (3.22%) Java
11 16 (2.24%) PHP
12 8 (1.12%) Ruby
13 7 (0.98%) VBScript
13 7 (0.98%) Python
14 6 (0.84%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.70%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 5 (0.70%) C++/CLI
16 4 (0.56%) Perl
17 3 (0.42%) Delphi
17 3 (0.42%) XPath
Qualifications
1 102 (14.29%) Degree
2 20 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (2.24%) MCTS
4 6 (0.84%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.42%) ISEB
6 2 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.14%) MCSD
7 1 (0.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.36%) QA
2 2 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (1.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 216 (30.25%) Microsoft
2 27 (3.78%) Oracle
3 19 (2.66%) Twitter
4 11 (1.54%) Infragistics
5 9 (1.26%) Sage
6 8 (1.12%) LexisNexis
7 6 (0.84%) AccuRev
8 4 (0.56%) DevExpress
9 3 (0.42%) Altova
9 3 (0.42%) Telerik
9 3 (0.42%) Epicor
10 2 (0.28%) Google
10 2 (0.28%) Perforce
11 1 (0.14%) VMware
11 1 (0.14%) Autodesk
11 1 (0.14%) BT
11 1 (0.14%) Metastorm
11 1 (0.14%) Siemens
11 1 (0.14%) Adobe
11 1 (0.14%) Sun
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + pension + other exciting benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Kyna Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Kyna Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + pension, progression!
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Stott & May
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum To be Discussed
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,200 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension,Staff Discount
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Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Warwick, Warwickshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
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Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Top base+Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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4it Recruitment Ltd
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Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
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Salary: please contact for details
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