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 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 90 37 38
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +1
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 160 284 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.81% 5.61% 5.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.47% 11.66% 10.77%
Number of salaries quoted 148 271 206
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
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
2473 2435 2182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 43.44% 48.12% 50.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2130 2180 1870
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 February 2016.

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 February 2016. 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 -11 52 £40,000 +4.57% 10
Birmingham -24 41 £34,750 -4.79% 14
Warwickshire -18 19 £34,500 -28.86% 1
Coventry -8 15 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Worcestershire -21 10 £20,250 -37.69% 2
Dudley 0 9 £40,000 +14.28%
Shropshire +7 5 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Solihull -12 4 £37,500 +13.63% 2
Walsall -13 2 £42,500 +8.97%
Herefordshire -3 1 - -
Wolverhampton -4 1 £36,000 +5.88% 1
Sutton Coldfield -11 1 £30,000 -17.24% 1
Brierley Hill - 1 - -
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 323 (100.00%) .NET
2 266 (82.35%) C#
3 220 (68.11%) SQL Server
4 201 (62.23%) SQL
5 188 (58.20%) ASP.NET
6 126 (39.01%) JavaScript
7 123 (38.08%) HTML
8 110 (34.06%) CSS
9 101 (31.27%) MVC
10 97 (30.03%) T-SQL
11 96 (29.72%) Microsoft
12 88 (27.24%) .NET Framework
13 76 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 64 (19.81%) Visual Studio
15 63 (19.50%) jQuery
16 55 (17.03%) WinForms
17 53 (16.41%) VB
18 51 (15.79%) Finance
19 50 (15.48%) Windows
19 50 (15.48%) MS Excel
20 49 (15.17%) SDLC
21 48 (14.86%) XML
22 47 (14.55%) WCF
22 47 (14.55%) SQL Server 2008
23 46 (14.24%) Ajax
24 45 (13.93%) SQL Server 2005
25 44 (13.62%) HTML5
26 41 (12.69%) CSS3
27 38 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
27 38 (11.76%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 38 (11.76%) IIS
2 12 (3.72%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.79%) CMS
4 7 (2.17%) Umbraco
5 5 (1.55%) Apache
6 3 (0.93%) Node.js
7 2 (0.62%) Drupal
8 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 50 (15.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.93%) MS Office
3 1 (0.31%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.31%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.48%) SaaS
2 6 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.33%) Kerberos
2 6 (1.86%) Internet
3 5 (1.55%) HTTP
4 2 (0.62%) Broadband
4 2 (0.62%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.31%) Extranet
5 1 (0.31%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (68.11%) SQL Server
2 76 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 47 (14.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 45 (13.93%) SQL Server 2005
5 37 (11.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (6.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 20 (6.19%) Relational Database
8 16 (4.95%) MySQL
9 14 (4.33%) SQL Server 2000
9 14 (4.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (4.02%) Crystal Reports
11 12 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (2.79%) QlikView
13 6 (1.86%) MS Access
13 6 (1.86%) SQL Server 2014
14 5 (1.55%) RDBMS
15 4 (1.24%) NoSQL
16 3 (0.93%) GIS
17 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 1 (0.31%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 64 (19.81%) Visual Studio
2 33 (10.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (5.57%) Subversion
4 14 (4.33%) Git (software)
5 9 (2.79%) Hudson
5 9 (2.79%) Jenkins
5 9 (2.79%) Selenium
6 5 (1.55%) AccuRev
6 5 (1.55%) JIRA
7 4 (1.24%) Ant
7 4 (1.24%) CruiseControl
7 4 (1.24%) Maven
7 4 (1.24%) Mercurial
7 4 (1.24%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.93%) Moq
8 3 (0.93%) NUnit
8 3 (0.93%) PowerBuilder
8 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.62%) Android Studio
9 2 (0.62%) MSTest
General
1 51 (15.79%) Finance
2 16 (4.95%) Automotive
3 13 (4.02%) Back Office
4 4 (1.24%) Legal
4 4 (1.24%) Retail
5 3 (0.93%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.93%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.62%) Marketing
7 1 (0.31%) Games
7 1 (0.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 273 (84.52%) Developer
2 209 (64.71%) .NET Developer
3 117 (36.22%) VB.NET Developer
4 101 (31.27%) C# Developer
5 94 (29.10%) C# .NET Developer
6 80 (24.77%) Software Developer
7 67 (20.74%) ASP.NET Developer
8 65 (20.12%) .NET Software Developer
9 60 (18.58%) SQL Developer
10 59 (18.27%) C# VB.NET Developer
11 45 (13.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 44 (13.62%) C# Software Developer
13 35 (10.84%) Web Developer
14 32 (9.91%) Senior Developer
14 32 (9.91%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
15 30 (9.29%) Junior
16 29 (8.98%) .NET Web Developer
17 25 (7.74%) Junior Developer
18 23 (7.12%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 23 (7.12%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 323 (100.00%) .NET
2 188 (58.20%) ASP.NET
3 123 (38.08%) HTML
4 110 (34.06%) CSS
5 88 (27.24%) .NET Framework
6 63 (19.50%) jQuery
7 55 (17.03%) WinForms
8 48 (14.86%) XML
9 47 (14.55%) WCF
10 46 (14.24%) Ajax
11 44 (13.62%) HTML5
12 41 (12.69%) CSS3
13 37 (11.46%) Web Services
14 35 (10.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 35 (10.84%) WPF
15 25 (7.74%) Entity Framework
16 24 (7.43%) AngularJS
17 21 (6.50%) Classic ASP
18 20 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC
19 16 (4.95%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.29%) Computer Science
2 13 (4.02%) N-Tier
3 12 (3.72%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.17%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (0.93%) Data Structures
6 3 (0.93%) FMCG
6 3 (0.93%) Mathematics
6 3 (0.93%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.62%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (0.62%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.31%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.31%) New Media
8 1 (0.31%) Social Media
8 1 (0.31%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (15.48%) Windows
2 13 (4.02%) Android
3 9 (2.79%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.86%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.55%) Linux
6 4 (1.24%) Windows 8
6 4 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.62%) Windows CE
7 2 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (31.27%) MVC
2 49 (15.17%) SDLC
3 38 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (11.76%) OO
4 35 (10.84%) Web Development
5 29 (8.98%) Software Engineering
6 20 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (6.19%) OOP
7 16 (4.95%) Mentoring
8 13 (4.02%) CRM
8 13 (4.02%) Migration
8 13 (4.02%) Responsive Web Design
8 13 (4.02%) SOA
8 13 (4.02%) TDD
9 11 (3.41%) Multithreading
9 11 (3.41%) MVVM
9 11 (3.41%) Project Management
9 11 (3.41%) Scrum
10 10 (3.10%) Mobile Development
10 10 (3.10%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 266 (82.35%) C#
2 201 (62.23%) SQL
3 126 (39.01%) JavaScript
4 97 (30.03%) T-SQL
5 53 (16.41%) VB
6 29 (8.98%) PHP
7 24 (7.43%) VB6
8 23 (7.12%) Java
8 23 (7.12%) PowerShell
9 22 (6.81%) C++
10 16 (4.95%) Ruby
11 14 (4.33%) VBA
12 8 (2.48%) Python
13 6 (1.86%) TypeScript
14 4 (1.24%) VBScript
15 2 (0.62%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.62%) XPath
16 1 (0.31%) XAML
Qualifications
1 37 (11.46%) Degree
2 22 (6.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (5.57%) MCSD
4 14 (4.33%) MCAD
4 14 (4.33%) MCP
4 14 (4.33%) MCTS
5 5 (1.55%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.62%) ISEB
7 2 (0.62%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.48%) QA
System Software
1 19 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 96 (29.72%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.26%) Oracle
3 12 (3.72%) Twitter
4 6 (1.86%) Sun
5 4 (1.24%) Remedy
6 3 (0.93%) Citrix
6 3 (0.93%) DevExpress
6 3 (0.93%) Sage
7 2 (0.62%) Google
8 1 (0.31%) Adobe
8 1 (0.31%) Autodesk
8 1 (0.31%) SAP
8 1 (0.31%) Siebel
8 1 (0.31%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.31%) Telerik
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 55k per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
EMBS - People Transfer
Salary: Amazing Bens + MS Training
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Outsource UK
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + flexi working, health, parking
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, SickPay
Posted: 2 days ago
Ludlow, Shropshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + 23 Days Holiday+ Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Shropshire
Parc Ellis
Salary: up to £40K + Bens!
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester
Capita plc
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Solihull
Erin Associates Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Wolverhampton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £32000 - £33500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago