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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 41 27 34
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 289 337 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.40% 6.47% 6.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.04% 13.09% 12.39%
Number of salaries quoted 269 280 283
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
2618 2575 2470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.90% 49.41% 49.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2358 2231 2154
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Birmingham +11 98 £35,000 +11.11% 8
Staffordshire -7 69 £39,250 +4.66% 4
Worcestershire +5 34 £35,000 - 4
Warwickshire -13 32 £48,500 +38.57% 1
Solihull +15 20 £43,000 +7.50% 1
Coventry -1 17 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Shropshire - 10 £40,000 -
Walsall -2 7 £25,000 -16.66%
Wolverhampton +6 6 £30,775 +11.91%
Herefordshire -3 5 £30,000 -3.22%
West Bromwich - 2 £36,000 -
Halesowen - 2 £25,000 -
Dudley -6 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £37,500 - 2
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 572 (100.00%) .NET
2 487 (85.14%) C#
3 374 (65.38%) ASP.NET
4 334 (58.39%) SQL Server
5 321 (56.12%) SQL
6 293 (51.22%) HTML
7 280 (48.95%) JavaScript
8 230 (40.21%) CSS
9 209 (36.54%) MVC
10 173 (30.24%) Microsoft
11 165 (28.85%) VB
12 164 (28.67%) jQuery
13 148 (25.87%) T-SQL
14 147 (25.70%) XML
15 146 (25.52%) Agile Software Development
16 140 (24.48%) HTML5
17 138 (24.13%) WCF
17 138 (24.13%) Visual Studio
18 136 (23.78%) .NET Framework
19 117 (20.45%) Windows
20 115 (20.10%) Web Services
21 111 (19.41%) OO
22 92 (16.08%) ASP.NET MVC
23 80 (13.99%) Degree
24 79 (13.81%) Software Engineering
24 79 (13.81%) CSS3
24 79 (13.81%) WPF
25 72 (12.59%) VB6
26 71 (12.41%) WinForms
27 65 (11.36%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 46 (8.04%) IIS
2 26 (4.55%) Node.js
3 13 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.22%) Umbraco
5 6 (1.05%) CMS
6 5 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.70%) Apache
8 3 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.17%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 65 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.97%) MS Office
3 2 (0.35%) SPSS
4 1 (0.17%) MS Project
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.10%) SaaS
2 2 (0.35%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.45%) Internet
2 11 (1.92%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.40%) LAN
3 8 (1.40%) WAN
4 6 (1.05%) Kerberos
5 5 (0.87%) HTTP
6 4 (0.70%) FTP
7 3 (0.52%) Broadband
7 3 (0.52%) Extranet
8 2 (0.35%) Intranet
9 1 (0.17%) VoIP
9 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 334 (58.39%) SQL Server
2 65 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 62 (10.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 51 (8.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 47 (8.22%) Crystal Reports
6 44 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 34 (5.94%) Relational Database
8 33 (5.77%) NoSQL
8 33 (5.77%) MySQL
9 28 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (1.92%) MS Access
11 11 (1.92%) Oracle Database
12 10 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
13 6 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.05%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.52%) OLAP
14 3 (0.52%) Oracle OLAP
15 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 138 (24.13%) Visual Studio
2 34 (5.94%) Git (software)
3 26 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (3.15%) Subversion
5 8 (1.40%) NUnit
6 7 (1.22%) AccuRev
6 7 (1.22%) JIRA
6 7 (1.22%) MSTest
6 7 (1.22%) Rhino Mocks
6 7 (1.22%) Moq
7 3 (0.52%) Ant
8 2 (0.35%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.17%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.17%) Hudson
9 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.17%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.17%) Maven
General
1 63 (11.01%) Finance
2 17 (2.97%) Back Office
2 17 (2.97%) Advertising
3 14 (2.45%) Marketing
4 12 (2.10%) Automotive
5 9 (1.57%) Law
6 5 (0.87%) Manufacturing
6 5 (0.87%) Local Government
7 4 (0.70%) Retail
7 4 (0.70%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.35%) Electronics
8 2 (0.35%) Games
9 1 (0.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 519 (90.73%) Developer
2 261 (45.63%) .NET Developer
3 143 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 100 (17.48%) C# Developer
5 78 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
6 69 (12.06%) VB.NET Developer
7 62 (10.84%) Web Developer
8 51 (8.92%) .NET Software Developer
9 49 (8.57%) Graduate
10 46 (8.04%) Junior
11 45 (7.87%) ASP.NET Developer
12 44 (7.69%) Junior Developer
13 43 (7.52%) Lead Developer
14 42 (7.34%) Senior Developer
15 35 (6.12%) Graduate Developer
16 34 (5.94%) Junior .NET Developer
17 31 (5.42%) Senior .NET Developer
18 29 (5.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 28 (4.90%) C# Software Developer
20 23 (4.02%) Junior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 572 (100.00%) .NET
2 374 (65.38%) ASP.NET
3 293 (51.22%) HTML
4 230 (40.21%) CSS
5 164 (28.67%) jQuery
6 147 (25.70%) XML
7 140 (24.48%) HTML5
8 138 (24.13%) WCF
9 136 (23.78%) .NET Framework
10 115 (20.10%) Web Services
11 92 (16.08%) ASP.NET MVC
12 79 (13.81%) WPF
12 79 (13.81%) CSS3
13 71 (12.41%) WinForms
14 64 (11.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 55 (9.62%) Ajax
16 36 (6.29%) LINQ
17 27 (4.72%) ASP.NET Web API
18 25 (4.37%) JSON
19 24 (4.20%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 61 (10.66%) Computer Science
2 30 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (4.90%) Client/Server
4 21 (3.67%) N-Tier
5 17 (2.97%) Mobile App
6 12 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (0.87%) Learning Management System
8 5 (0.87%) NHS
9 4 (0.70%) E-Learning
9 4 (0.70%) SCORM
9 4 (0.70%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.70%) Physics
10 2 (0.35%) User Experience
10 2 (0.35%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.17%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.17%) Blog
11 1 (0.17%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.17%) Web 2.0
11 1 (0.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 117 (20.45%) Windows
2 17 (2.97%) Android
3 16 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (1.75%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (1.22%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.70%) UNIX
7 4 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.35%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (36.54%) MVC
2 146 (25.52%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (19.41%) OO
4 79 (13.81%) Software Engineering
5 57 (9.97%) Web Development
6 48 (8.39%) Web Application Development
6 48 (8.39%) SDLC
7 47 (8.22%) Scrum
8 46 (8.04%) Mentoring
9 45 (7.87%) TDD
10 38 (6.64%) OOP
11 36 (6.29%) Project Management
12 33 (5.77%) E-Commerce
13 32 (5.59%) Unit Testing
14 27 (4.72%) Business Intelligence
15 25 (4.37%) Logistics
16 24 (4.20%) BDD
17 21 (3.67%) OOD
18 20 (3.50%) CRM
18 20 (3.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 487 (85.14%) C#
2 321 (56.12%) SQL
3 280 (48.95%) JavaScript
4 165 (28.85%) VB
5 148 (25.87%) T-SQL
6 72 (12.59%) VB6
7 29 (5.07%) PL/SQL
8 25 (4.37%) Ruby
9 23 (4.02%) VBA
9 23 (4.02%) Java
10 22 (3.85%) C++
11 20 (3.50%) PHP
12 12 (2.10%) C
13 9 (1.57%) Python
14 8 (1.40%) XAML
14 8 (1.40%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.22%) VBScript
16 5 (0.87%) Objective-C
17 2 (0.35%) C++/CLI
17 2 (0.35%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 80 (13.99%) Degree
2 12 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.40%) MCSD
4 7 (1.22%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.70%) MCTS
6 3 (0.52%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.52%) MCP
6 3 (0.52%) MCAD
6 3 (0.52%) ISEB
7 2 (0.35%) HND
8 1 (0.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.75%) QA
2 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (3.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.17%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 173 (30.24%) Microsoft
2 55 (9.62%) Oracle
3 12 (2.10%) Telerik
4 8 (1.40%) Altova
4 8 (1.40%) DevExpress
5 6 (1.05%) Cognos
6 4 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.52%) Twitter
8 2 (0.35%) Google
8 2 (0.35%) Citrix
9 1 (0.17%) Apple
9 1 (0.17%) Remedy
9 1 (0.17%) BT
9 1 (0.17%) SAP
9 1 (0.17%) Sun
9 1 (0.17%) Zoho
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, Benefits, travel expenses
Posted: 18 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + excellent package + Training!
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £40000 per annum + flexi working, health, parking
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £52000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + +FE Car, Bonus, Bens
Posted: 22 days ago