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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 25 35 24
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 366 277 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.71% 5.08% 7.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.69% 10.81% 13.28%
Number of salaries quoted 329 256 308
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £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
2673 2562 2545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.02% 46.95% 52.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2257 2290 2243
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 August 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 29 August 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 0 110 £35,000 -12.50% 7
Birmingham +11 68 £35,000 +11.11% 10
Worcestershire +3 46 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Warwickshire +17 39 £32,500 -7.14% 5
Solihull +19 36 £42,500 +49.12% 2
Coventry +3 21 £37,500 +45.63% 6
Herefordshire -2 13 £31,500 -16.00% 3
Wolverhampton +4 10 £32,500 +58.53% 1
Walsall 0 1 £38,500 +2.66% 1
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 699 (100.00%) .NET
2 535 (76.54%) C#
3 491 (70.24%) ASP.NET
4 458 (65.52%) SQL Server
5 402 (57.51%) SQL
6 323 (46.21%) HTML
7 271 (38.77%) CSS
8 253 (36.19%) JavaScript
9 212 (30.33%) Microsoft
10 206 (29.47%) XML
11 175 (25.04%) VB
12 171 (24.46%) MVC
13 160 (22.89%) .NET Framework
14 140 (20.03%) T-SQL
15 139 (19.89%) Windows
16 119 (17.02%) Web Development
17 117 (16.74%) WinForms
18 115 (16.45%) MS Excel
18 115 (16.45%) WCF
19 105 (15.02%) Visual Studio
20 103 (14.74%) HTML5
21 100 (14.31%) Agile Software Development
22 98 (14.02%) Web Services
23 93 (13.30%) Ajax
24 91 (13.02%) jQuery
25 90 (12.88%) Degree
25 90 (12.88%) OO
26 86 (12.30%) SQL Server 2008
27 81 (11.59%) Software Engineering
28 80 (11.44%) WPF

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (9.16%) IIS
2 46 (6.58%) SharePoint
3 14 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
4 9 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (0.86%) Apache
6 5 (0.72%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.43%) SAS
8 2 (0.29%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.29%) Node.js
8 2 (0.29%) CMS
8 2 (0.29%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.14%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.14%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 115 (16.45%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.15%) MS Office
3 2 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.57%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.29%) Line 500
3 2 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.14%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.57%) SaaS
2 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.43%) Internet
2 11 (1.57%) HTTP
2 11 (1.57%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.00%) Intranet
4 5 (0.72%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.29%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.14%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 458 (65.52%) SQL Server
2 86 (12.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 74 (10.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 53 (7.58%) Relational Database
5 49 (7.01%) SQL Server 2012
6 46 (6.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 41 (5.87%) Crystal Reports
8 40 (5.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 24 (3.43%) Oracle Database
10 20 (2.86%) MS Access
11 17 (2.43%) Oracle Reports
12 16 (2.29%) MySQL
13 11 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (1.00%) RDBMS
15 6 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
16 5 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 5 (0.72%) QlikView
17 3 (0.43%) DTS
18 2 (0.29%) OLTP
18 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 105 (15.02%) Visual Studio
2 46 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (4.43%) JIRA
4 24 (3.43%) Subversion
5 20 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
6 19 (2.72%) NUnit
7 13 (1.86%) Rhino Mocks
8 9 (1.29%) Moq
8 9 (1.29%) MSTest
9 7 (1.00%) Git (software)
10 4 (0.57%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.29%) NetAdvantage
11 2 (0.29%) LLBLGen Pro
12 1 (0.14%) T4 Templates
12 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (0.14%) TestPartner
12 1 (0.14%) Maven
12 1 (0.14%) Rational Functional Tester
12 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
General
1 73 (10.44%) Finance
2 25 (3.58%) Law
3 24 (3.43%) Legal
4 22 (3.15%) Games
5 20 (2.86%) Manufacturing
6 14 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 13 (1.86%) Automotive
8 11 (1.57%) Retail
9 9 (1.29%) Military
10 5 (0.72%) Advertising
11 2 (0.29%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.29%) Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 646 (92.42%) Developer
2 409 (58.51%) .NET Developer
3 166 (23.75%) Software Developer
4 146 (20.89%) VB.NET Developer
5 139 (19.89%) ASP.NET Developer
6 112 (16.02%) C# Developer
7 83 (11.87%) C# .NET Developer
8 77 (11.02%) Web Developer
9 76 (10.87%) Senior Developer
10 65 (9.30%) .NET Software Developer
11 61 (8.73%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
12 40 (5.72%) .NET Web Developer
13 39 (5.58%) Senior .NET Developer
14 36 (5.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 35 (5.01%) Software Engineer
16 30 (4.29%) Graduate
17 29 (4.15%) Graduate Developer
18 27 (3.86%) Programmer
19 24 (3.43%) C# Software Developer
20 21 (3.00%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 699 (100.00%) .NET
2 491 (70.24%) ASP.NET
3 323 (46.21%) HTML
4 271 (38.77%) CSS
5 206 (29.47%) XML
6 160 (22.89%) .NET Framework
7 117 (16.74%) WinForms
8 115 (16.45%) WCF
9 103 (14.74%) HTML5
10 98 (14.02%) Web Services
11 93 (13.30%) Ajax
12 91 (13.02%) jQuery
13 80 (11.44%) WPF
14 71 (10.16%) ASP.NET MVC
15 57 (8.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 56 (8.01%) CSS3
17 47 (6.72%) XSLT
18 46 (6.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 34 (4.86%) LINQ
20 32 (4.58%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 62 (8.87%) Computer Science
2 58 (8.30%) N-Tier
3 34 (4.86%) Mobile App
4 16 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (1.86%) Client/Server
6 11 (1.57%) Mathematics
6 11 (1.57%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.29%) Inversion of Control
8 7 (1.00%) SCADA
9 6 (0.86%) Physics
9 6 (0.86%) E-Learning
10 4 (0.57%) Online Gambling
11 3 (0.43%) Learning Management System
11 3 (0.43%) EPoS
12 2 (0.29%) Streaming Video
12 2 (0.29%) Tandem
13 1 (0.14%) PDA
13 1 (0.14%) SCORM
13 1 (0.14%) Mainframe
13 1 (0.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 139 (19.89%) Windows
2 18 (2.58%) Android
2 18 (2.58%) Apple iOS
3 12 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.14%) Windows 8
6 8 (1.14%) Windows Mobile
6 8 (1.14%) Linux
7 5 (0.72%) UNIX
8 1 (0.14%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (24.46%) MVC
2 119 (17.02%) Web Development
3 100 (14.31%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (12.88%) OO
5 81 (11.59%) Software Engineering
6 79 (11.30%) Unit Testing
7 64 (9.16%) Continuous Integration
7 64 (9.16%) Scrum
8 55 (7.87%) E-Commerce
8 55 (7.87%) SOA
9 54 (7.73%) TDD
10 39 (5.58%) OOP
11 31 (4.43%) SEO
12 29 (4.15%) ERP
13 27 (3.86%) OOD
13 27 (3.86%) Workflow
13 27 (3.86%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (3.72%) CRM
14 26 (3.72%) Document Management
15 24 (3.43%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 535 (76.54%) C#
2 402 (57.51%) SQL
3 253 (36.19%) JavaScript
4 175 (25.04%) VB
5 140 (20.03%) T-SQL
6 76 (10.87%) VB6
7 46 (6.58%) C++
8 29 (4.15%) VBA
9 21 (3.00%) Java
10 18 (2.58%) PHP
11 11 (1.57%) C
11 11 (1.57%) XAML
12 10 (1.43%) Python
13 7 (1.00%) Delphi
14 6 (0.86%) Perl
15 5 (0.72%) XPath
16 4 (0.57%) Ruby
17 3 (0.43%) Objective-C
18 2 (0.29%) VBScript
18 2 (0.29%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 90 (12.88%) Degree
2 14 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (1.43%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.72%) MCTS
4 5 (0.72%) MCSD
5 3 (0.43%) MCSE
6 2 (0.29%) ISEB
6 2 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.14%) MCP
7 1 (0.14%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.29%) QA
2 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (1.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 212 (30.33%) Microsoft
2 58 (8.30%) Oracle
3 31 (4.43%) AccuRev
4 8 (1.14%) DevExpress
4 8 (1.14%) LexisNexis
5 6 (0.86%) Infragistics
5 6 (0.86%) Business Objects
6 5 (0.72%) Logi Analytics
6 5 (0.72%) Tableau
7 3 (0.43%) Twitter
7 3 (0.43%) Perforce
7 3 (0.43%) Sun
8 2 (0.29%) SAP
8 2 (0.29%) Metastorm
8 2 (0.29%) Sage
9 1 (0.14%) VMware
9 1 (0.14%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.14%) Progress
9 1 (0.14%) Compuware
9 1 (0.14%) Siemens
Staffordshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension etc.
Posted: 2 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Design Automation Systems
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus Benefits.
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + pension, great environment!
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £2000 - £18000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 330-40k
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + pension, h/c etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago