Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for VB.NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB.NET over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
South East > Kent
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 77 90
Rank change year-on-year +13 +13 -34
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 21 38 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.26% 2.85% 2.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.85% 5.22% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 20 26 21
Kent median annual salary £45,000 £58,750 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.40% +45.06% -26.36%
10th Percentile £33,750 £36,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £87,500 £55,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%

VB.NET is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 545 728 782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 58.60% 54.65% 46.35%
Number of salaries quoted 457 614 695
Kent median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £26,450
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £58,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing VB.NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in Kent

VB.NET
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB.NET in Kent.

Salary trend for VB.NET in Kent

VB.NET
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the Kent region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Folkestone +7 10 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Maidstone +2 9 £45,000 -10.00%
VB.NET
South East

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT jobs citing VB.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 21 (100.00%) C#
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (95.24%) SQL
3 19 (90.48%) Finance
4 12 (57.14%) MVC
4 12 (57.14%) Windows
4 12 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (52.38%) HTML5
5 11 (52.38%) CSS3
5 11 (52.38%) CSS
5 11 (52.38%) HTML
5 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
6 10 (47.62%) Oracle
6 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
6 10 (47.62%) CRM
6 10 (47.62%) Scrum
6 10 (47.62%) WinForms
6 10 (47.62%) WPF
6 10 (47.62%) AngularJS
7 9 (42.86%) React
7 9 (42.86%) MuleSoft
7 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 9 (42.86%) jQuery
7 9 (42.86%) Umbraco
7 9 (42.86%) Degree
7 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
7 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (42.86%) Thunderhead
7 9 (42.86%) Web Services
7 9 (42.86%) T-SQL

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (42.86%) IIS
1 9 (42.86%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (19.05%) ReSharper
4 3 (14.29%) Moq
4 3 (14.29%) MSBuild
4 3 (14.29%) NUnit
5 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.76%) Fiddler
5 1 (4.76%) Selenium
5 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (90.48%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Legal
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 19 (90.48%) .NET Developer
3 9 (42.86%) Senior .NET Developer
3 9 (42.86%) Senior Developer
3 9 (42.86%) WinForms Developer
4 6 (28.57%) WPF Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Software Developer
6 3 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Automation Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Developer in Test
7 1 (4.76%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Test Automation Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (52.38%) CSS
2 11 (52.38%) CSS3
2 11 (52.38%) HTML
2 11 (52.38%) HTML5
3 10 (47.62%) AngularJS
3 10 (47.62%) WinForms
3 10 (47.62%) WPF
4 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 9 (42.86%) jQuery
4 9 (42.86%) React
4 9 (42.86%) Web Services
5 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
5 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
5 4 (19.05%) WCF
6 3 (14.29%) ADO.NET
6 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (14.29%) Entity Framework
6 3 (14.29%) LINQ
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) MVC
2 10 (47.62%) CRM
2 10 (47.62%) Scrum
3 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) Release Management
4 4 (19.05%) System Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (14.29%) Feasibility Study
5 3 (14.29%) MVVM
5 3 (14.29%) Prototyping
5 3 (14.29%) Time Management
6 1 (4.76%) Acceptance Criteria
6 1 (4.76%) Defect Management
6 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C#
2 20 (95.24%) SQL
3 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
4 9 (42.86%) T-SQL
5 3 (14.29%) R
6 1 (4.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Degree
2 6 (28.57%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Oracle
2 9 (42.86%) MuleSoft
2 9 (42.86%) Thunderhead
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft