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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 32 33 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 308 249 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.11% 5.56% 7.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.73% 10.88% 13.54%
Number of salaries quoted 289 225 313
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 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
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
2419 2289 2518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.02% 51.07% 53.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2188 1984 2236
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 £26,500
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +5 89 £40,000 +14.28% 14
Birmingham -15 64 £36,500 +12.30% 12
Solihull +8 30 £33,000 -14.83% 1
Worcestershire +1 30 £32,500 -1.51% 6
Coventry +12 28 £40,000 +26.98% 5
Warwickshire -12 23 £48,500 +34.72% 7
Shropshire - 14 £35,000 -
Wolverhampton -6 10 £34,000 -1.44% 3
Herefordshire +5 9 £35,000 - 3
Walsall +1 8 £37,500 +13.63%
Dudley 0 5 £35,000 +12.00%
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 665 (100.00%) .NET
2 510 (76.69%) C#
3 454 (68.27%) ASP.NET
4 431 (64.81%) SQL Server
5 362 (54.44%) SQL
6 337 (50.68%) HTML
7 310 (46.62%) JavaScript
8 264 (39.70%) CSS
9 206 (30.98%) MVC
10 194 (29.17%) Microsoft
11 187 (28.12%) VB
12 170 (25.56%) XML
13 150 (22.56%) jQuery
14 140 (21.05%) .NET Framework
15 138 (20.75%) Visual Studio
16 134 (20.15%) Agile Software Development
17 127 (19.10%) T-SQL
18 118 (17.74%) Windows
19 106 (15.94%) MS Excel
20 104 (15.64%) Degree
21 96 (14.44%) HTML5
22 94 (14.14%) WPF
23 91 (13.68%) WCF
24 88 (13.23%) Web Services
25 85 (12.78%) VB6
26 83 (12.48%) OO
27 81 (12.18%) Software Engineering
28 79 (11.88%) Ajax
29 77 (11.58%) Web Development
30 69 (10.38%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 56 (8.42%) SharePoint
2 36 (5.41%) IIS
3 28 (4.21%) SharePoint Server
4 21 (3.16%) BizTalk Server
5 16 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
6 13 (1.95%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (0.75%) Node.js
8 3 (0.45%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.30%) OpenEdge
9 2 (0.30%) CMS
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Foundation
10 1 (0.15%) Apache
10 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 106 (15.94%) MS Excel
2 47 (7.07%) MS Office
3 3 (0.45%) SPSS
4 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.05%) Line 500
3 3 (0.45%) Epicor Vantage
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.30%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.56%) SaaS
2 5 (0.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.71%) Intranet
2 17 (2.56%) Internet
3 11 (1.65%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.20%) LAN
4 8 (1.20%) WAN
5 4 (0.60%) FTP
6 3 (0.45%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.30%) HTTP
8 1 (0.15%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 431 (64.81%) SQL Server
2 69 (10.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 60 (9.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 49 (7.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 46 (6.92%) Crystal Reports
5 46 (6.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 35 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 31 (4.66%) MySQL
8 27 (4.06%) Relational Database
9 23 (3.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 16 (2.41%) MS Access
11 7 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.75%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.60%) OLAP
13 4 (0.60%) DTS
14 3 (0.45%) ActiveReports
14 3 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (0.45%) Oracle OLAP
14 3 (0.45%) Big Data
15 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 138 (20.75%) Visual Studio
2 68 (10.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (3.31%) Subversion
4 16 (2.41%) NUnit
5 10 (1.50%) Rhino Mocks
5 10 (1.50%) Moq
5 10 (1.50%) MSTest
6 9 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
7 7 (1.05%) LLBLGen Pro
7 7 (1.05%) JIRA
7 7 (1.05%) NetAdvantage
8 5 (0.75%) Git (software)
8 5 (0.75%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
General
1 62 (9.32%) Finance
2 15 (2.26%) Marketing
3 11 (1.65%) Legal
4 10 (1.50%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.20%) Law
5 8 (1.20%) Retail
6 7 (1.05%) Automotive
7 4 (0.60%) Advertising
8 3 (0.45%) Banking
9 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 598 (89.92%) Developer
2 326 (49.02%) .NET Developer
3 164 (24.66%) Software Developer
4 98 (14.74%) VB.NET Developer
5 88 (13.23%) ASP.NET Developer
6 74 (11.13%) C# Developer
7 61 (9.17%) C# .NET Developer
8 59 (8.87%) Web Developer
9 56 (8.42%) Graduate
10 54 (8.12%) Senior Developer
11 52 (7.82%) Graduate Developer
12 35 (5.26%) Junior
13 34 (5.11%) Junior Developer
14 32 (4.81%) Senior .NET Developer
14 32 (4.81%) .NET Software Developer
15 31 (4.66%) Analyst
16 29 (4.36%) Lead Developer
17 27 (4.06%) .NET Web Developer
18 26 (3.91%) Junior .NET Developer
19 25 (3.76%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 665 (100.00%) .NET
2 454 (68.27%) ASP.NET
3 337 (50.68%) HTML
4 264 (39.70%) CSS
5 170 (25.56%) XML
6 150 (22.56%) jQuery
7 140 (21.05%) .NET Framework
8 96 (14.44%) HTML5
9 94 (14.14%) WPF
10 91 (13.68%) WCF
11 88 (13.23%) Web Services
12 79 (11.88%) Ajax
13 69 (10.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 59 (8.87%) WinForms
15 57 (8.57%) CSS3
16 51 (7.67%) ASP.NET MVC
17 50 (7.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 45 (6.77%) LINQ
19 29 (4.36%) Silverlight
20 27 (4.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 52 (7.82%) Computer Science
2 20 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (2.86%) N-Tier
4 16 (2.41%) Client/Server
5 12 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (1.65%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.50%) Inversion of Control
8 9 (1.35%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.20%) Physics
10 7 (1.05%) Mathematics
11 5 (0.75%) New Media
12 4 (0.60%) SCADA
13 3 (0.45%) Visualisation
13 3 (0.45%) Tandem
14 1 (0.15%) Blog
14 1 (0.15%) Online Gambling
14 1 (0.15%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 118 (17.74%) Windows
2 8 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (1.05%) UNIX
4 5 (0.75%) Android
5 4 (0.60%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.30%) Solaris
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (30.98%) MVC
2 134 (20.15%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (12.48%) OO
4 81 (12.18%) Software Engineering
5 77 (11.58%) Web Development
6 61 (9.17%) Scrum
7 51 (7.67%) OOP
8 50 (7.52%) Mentoring
9 38 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
10 36 (5.41%) E-Commerce
11 34 (5.11%) Project Management
11 34 (5.11%) TDD
12 29 (4.36%) Business Intelligence
13 27 (4.06%) Workflow
13 27 (4.06%) CRM
14 24 (3.61%) Kanban
15 23 (3.46%) Unit Testing
16 22 (3.31%) OOD
16 22 (3.31%) Responsive Web Design
17 19 (2.86%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 510 (76.69%) C#
2 362 (54.44%) SQL
3 310 (46.62%) JavaScript
4 187 (28.12%) VB
5 127 (19.10%) T-SQL
6 85 (12.78%) VB6
7 40 (6.02%) VBA
8 39 (5.86%) C++
9 27 (4.06%) XAML
10 18 (2.71%) Java
11 13 (1.95%) PHP
12 8 (1.20%) PL/SQL
13 5 (0.75%) C++/CLI
13 5 (0.75%) Ruby
13 5 (0.75%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 5 (0.75%) VBScript
14 2 (0.30%) Python
14 2 (0.30%) Perl
14 2 (0.30%) COBOL
14 2 (0.30%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 104 (15.64%) Degree
2 16 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (1.80%) MCTS
4 9 (1.35%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.45%) ISEB
6 2 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.15%) MCSD
7 1 (0.15%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.56%) QA
2 2 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (1.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 194 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 26 (3.91%) Oracle
3 19 (2.86%) Twitter
4 8 (1.20%) Altova
4 8 (1.20%) DevExpress
5 7 (1.05%) AccuRev
5 7 (1.05%) Infragistics
5 7 (1.05%) Sage
6 6 (0.90%) LexisNexis
7 3 (0.45%) Telerik
7 3 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.45%) Epicor
8 2 (0.30%) SAP
8 2 (0.30%) Google
9 1 (0.15%) Red Gate
9 1 (0.15%) BT
9 1 (0.15%) Autodesk
9 1 (0.15%) Progress
9 1 (0.15%) Adobe
9 1 (0.15%) Siemens
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + excellent package + Training!
Posted: Yesterday
Rugby, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Training
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pari Passu
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £52000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits, Flexi time
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension etc.
Posted: 3 days ago