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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 31 35 25
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 350 271 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.38% 4.96% 7.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.88% 10.57% 13.78%
Number of salaries quoted 319 252 319
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,500 £50,000
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
2718 2563 2547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.52% 46.90% 52.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2306 2285 2239
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £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 12 September 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 12 September 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 0 99 £35,000 -12.50% 11
Birmingham +3 68 £36,250 +17.88% 13
Worcestershire 0 47 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Warwickshire +14 36 £32,500 -7.14% 5
Solihull +22 29 £42,500 +49.12% 2
Coventry -5 23 £37,500 +66.66% 5
Herefordshire +1 16 £31,500 -16.00% 1
Wolverhampton 0 12 £32,500 +58.53% 3
Walsall -5 1 £38,500 +2.66% 1
Shropshire -9 1 £29,500 -9.92% 3
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 September 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.

1 723 (100.00%) .NET
2 552 (76.35%) C#
3 507 (70.12%) ASP.NET
4 475 (65.70%) SQL Server
5 413 (57.12%) SQL
6 336 (46.47%) HTML
7 286 (39.56%) CSS
8 272 (37.62%) JavaScript
9 220 (30.43%) Microsoft
10 215 (29.74%) XML
11 183 (25.31%) Agile Software Development
12 182 (25.17%) VB
13 175 (24.20%) MVC
14 159 (21.99%) .NET Framework
15 141 (19.50%) T-SQL
16 139 (19.23%) Windows
17 121 (16.74%) Web Development
18 119 (16.46%) MS Excel
19 117 (16.18%) WCF
20 116 (16.04%) WinForms
21 109 (15.08%) Visual Studio
22 106 (14.66%) HTML5
23 102 (14.11%) Degree
24 98 (13.55%) Web Services
25 96 (13.28%) Ajax
26 95 (13.14%) jQuery
27 94 (13.00%) OO
28 89 (12.31%) SQL Server 2008
29 85 (11.76%) WPF
30 84 (11.62%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 (8.85%) IIS
2 48 (6.64%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.07%) SharePoint Server
4 10 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (0.83%) Apache
6 5 (0.69%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.28%) Node.js
7 2 (0.28%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 2 (0.28%) SAS
7 2 (0.28%) CMS
7 2 (0.28%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.14%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 119 (16.46%) MS Excel
2 25 (3.46%) MS Office
3 2 (0.28%) MS Project
4 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 21 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.52%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.28%) Line 500
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.69%) SaaS
2 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.73%) Internet
2 11 (1.52%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.24%) HTTP
3 9 (1.24%) Intranet
4 5 (0.69%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.28%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.14%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 475 (65.70%) SQL Server
2 89 (12.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 75 (10.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 53 (7.33%) Relational Database
5 50 (6.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 50 (6.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 41 (5.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 40 (5.53%) Crystal Reports
8 22 (3.04%) Oracle Database
9 21 (2.90%) MS Access
10 17 (2.35%) MySQL
11 14 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
12 11 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (0.69%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (0.55%) QlikView
15 3 (0.41%) DTS
16 2 (0.28%) OLTP
16 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 109 (15.08%) Visual Studio
2 49 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (4.29%) JIRA
4 24 (3.32%) Subversion
5 19 (2.63%) NUnit
5 19 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
6 15 (2.07%) Rhino Mocks
7 11 (1.52%) Moq
7 11 (1.52%) MSTest
8 7 (0.97%) Git (software)
9 4 (0.55%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.28%) NetAdvantage
10 2 (0.28%) LLBLGen Pro
11 1 (0.14%) T4 Templates
11 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.14%) TestPartner
11 1 (0.14%) Maven
11 1 (0.14%) Rational Functional Tester
11 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
General
1 74 (10.24%) Finance
2 24 (3.32%) Legal
3 23 (3.18%) Law
4 21 (2.90%) Manufacturing
5 19 (2.63%) Games
6 14 (1.94%) Automotive
7 13 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
8 11 (1.52%) Retail
9 8 (1.11%) Military
10 5 (0.69%) Advertising
11 2 (0.28%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.28%) Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 668 (92.39%) Developer
2 424 (58.64%) .NET Developer
3 172 (23.79%) Software Developer
4 150 (20.75%) VB.NET Developer
5 147 (20.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 114 (15.77%) C# Developer
7 87 (12.03%) C# .NET Developer
8 85 (11.76%) Web Developer
9 78 (10.79%) Senior Developer
10 62 (8.58%) .NET Software Developer
11 60 (8.30%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
12 45 (6.22%) .NET Web Developer
13 40 (5.53%) Senior .NET Developer
14 37 (5.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 36 (4.98%) Software Engineer
16 32 (4.43%) Graduate
17 31 (4.29%) Graduate Developer
18 29 (4.01%) Programmer
19 24 (3.32%) C# Software Developer
20 23 (3.18%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 723 (100.00%) .NET
2 507 (70.12%) ASP.NET
3 336 (46.47%) HTML
4 286 (39.56%) CSS
5 215 (29.74%) XML
6 159 (21.99%) .NET Framework
7 117 (16.18%) WCF
8 116 (16.04%) WinForms
9 106 (14.66%) HTML5
10 98 (13.55%) Web Services
11 96 (13.28%) Ajax
12 95 (13.14%) jQuery
13 85 (11.76%) WPF
14 69 (9.54%) ASP.NET MVC
15 59 (8.16%) CSS3
16 58 (8.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 48 (6.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 46 (6.36%) XSLT
19 36 (4.98%) LINQ
20 32 (4.43%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 72 (9.96%) Computer Science
2 58 (8.02%) N-Tier
3 33 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (4.43%) Mobile App
5 17 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (1.80%) Client/Server
7 12 (1.66%) Mathematics
7 12 (1.66%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
9 9 (1.24%) Physics
9 9 (1.24%) SCADA
10 6 (0.83%) E-Learning
11 3 (0.41%) Tandem
11 3 (0.41%) Learning Management System
12 2 (0.28%) Online Gambling
12 2 (0.28%) Streaming Video
12 2 (0.28%) EPoS
12 2 (0.28%) User Experience
13 1 (0.14%) Mainframe
13 1 (0.14%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 139 (19.23%) Windows
2 16 (2.21%) Android
2 16 (2.21%) Apple iOS
3 12 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.11%) Windows 8
6 8 (1.11%) Linux
7 7 (0.97%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (0.69%) UNIX
9 1 (0.14%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (25.31%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (24.20%) MVC
3 121 (16.74%) Web Development
4 94 (13.00%) OO
5 84 (11.62%) Software Engineering
6 78 (10.79%) Unit Testing
7 68 (9.41%) Scrum
8 65 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
9 54 (7.47%) E-Commerce
10 53 (7.33%) SOA
10 53 (7.33%) TDD
11 52 (7.19%) Mentoring
12 42 (5.81%) OOP
13 31 (4.29%) ERP
13 31 (4.29%) SEO
14 30 (4.15%) OOD
15 29 (4.01%) Workflow
16 28 (3.87%) CRM
17 27 (3.73%) Business Intelligence
18 26 (3.60%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 552 (76.35%) C#
2 413 (57.12%) SQL
3 272 (37.62%) JavaScript
4 182 (25.17%) VB
5 141 (19.50%) T-SQL
6 75 (10.37%) VB6
7 48 (6.64%) C++
8 28 (3.87%) VBA
9 23 (3.18%) Java
10 17 (2.35%) PHP
11 12 (1.66%) XAML
12 10 (1.38%) C
12 10 (1.38%) Python
13 7 (0.97%) Delphi
14 6 (0.83%) Perl
15 5 (0.69%) XPath
16 4 (0.55%) Ruby
17 3 (0.41%) VBScript
18 2 (0.28%) PHP5
19 1 (0.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 102 (14.11%) Degree
2 17 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (1.38%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.69%) MCTS
4 5 (0.69%) MCSD
5 3 (0.41%) MCSE
6 2 (0.28%) ISEB
6 2 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.14%) MCP
7 1 (0.14%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.35%) QA
System Software
1 11 (1.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 220 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 54 (7.47%) Oracle
3 31 (4.29%) AccuRev
4 8 (1.11%) DevExpress
4 8 (1.11%) LexisNexis
5 6 (0.83%) Infragistics
6 5 (0.69%) Business Objects
7 4 (0.55%) Logi Analytics
7 4 (0.55%) Tableau
8 3 (0.41%) Twitter
8 3 (0.41%) Perforce
9 2 (0.28%) Metastorm
9 2 (0.28%) SAP
9 2 (0.28%) Sun
9 2 (0.28%) Siemens
9 2 (0.28%) Sage
10 1 (0.14%) Autodesk
10 1 (0.14%) Compuware
10 1 (0.14%) Progress
10 1 (0.14%) VMware
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bonus + corporate benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + pension, stable role
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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Salary: £47,000 per annum circa - Grade 7
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: DOE + Bonus + Overtime
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-60,000 + Car, fuel, bonus, life assurance and more
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £33000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcestershire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000
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Cannock, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
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Tamworth, Staffordshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + flexi working, health, parking
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Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + pension etc
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Staffordshire
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