Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 55 97
Rank change year-on-year -16 +42 -8
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 31 55 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.83% 4.02% 2.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.00% 7.38% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 29 37 40
Kent median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% -12.20%
10th Percentile £31,850 £36,000 £27,150
90th Percentile £51,550 £73,750 £55,000
South East median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - -

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 620 745 928
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 56.62% 54.42% 47.30%
Number of salaries quoted 538 655 834
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,175 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% +2.27% +3.53%

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
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB.NET in Kent over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram 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 19 August 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
Maidstone +10 10 £45,000 +5.88%
Dartford - 5 £49,000 -
Folkestone 0 4 £41,250 +3.13% 2
Canterbury - 4 £37,500 -
Rochester - 1 - - 1
Whitstable - 1 £32,000 -
VB.NET
South East

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 31 (100.00%) C#
1 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (67.74%) SQL
3 19 (61.29%) MVC
4 16 (51.61%) Finance
5 15 (48.39%) CSS
6 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
6 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (38.71%) HTML
7 12 (38.71%) Web Services
7 12 (38.71%) Windows
7 12 (38.71%) Git (software)
7 12 (38.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (35.48%) HTML5
8 11 (35.48%) AngularJS
8 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
8 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET
8 11 (35.48%) Scrum
9 10 (32.26%) T-SQL
9 10 (32.26%) CSS3
9 10 (32.26%) jQuery
10 9 (29.03%) Umbraco
10 9 (29.03%) IIS
10 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 9 (29.03%) React
10 9 (29.03%) MuleSoft
11 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (22.58%) WPF
11 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (19.35%) Entity Framework

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 (29.03%) IIS
1 9 (29.03%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) DHCP
1 1 (3.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) NoSQL
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (6.45%) SAP HANA
4 1 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.23%) MySQL
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) Git (software)
1 12 (38.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
3 3 (9.68%) ReSharper
4 2 (6.45%) Moq
4 2 (6.45%) MSBuild
4 2 (6.45%) NUnit
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (6.45%) Selenium
4 2 (6.45%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.23%) Fiddler
5 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (51.61%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Legal
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (90.32%) Developer
2 24 (77.42%) .NET Developer
3 9 (29.03%) Senior .NET Developer
3 9 (29.03%) Senior Developer
4 6 (19.35%) C# Developer
4 6 (19.35%) VB.NET Developer
5 5 (16.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Software Developer
5 5 (16.13%) WinForms Developer
6 4 (12.90%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (9.68%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 3 (9.68%) WPF Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Graduate ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Graduate C# .NET Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Graduate C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Junior
8 2 (6.45%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Junior C# .NET Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Junior C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (48.39%) CSS
3 12 (38.71%) HTML
3 12 (38.71%) Web Services
4 11 (35.48%) AngularJS
4 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET
4 11 (35.48%) HTML5
5 10 (32.26%) CSS3
5 10 (32.26%) jQuery
6 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 9 (29.03%) React
7 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (22.58%) WPF
8 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
8 6 (19.35%) Entity Framework
8 6 (19.35%) WCF
8 6 (19.35%) WinForms
9 3 (9.68%) Ajax
9 3 (9.68%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) MVC
2 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (35.48%) Scrum
4 5 (16.13%) CRM
5 3 (9.68%) BDD
5 3 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (9.68%) Service Management
5 3 (9.68%) TDD
5 3 (9.68%) Time Management
5 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
5 3 (9.68%) Web Application Development
6 2 (6.45%) Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.45%) Defect Management
6 2 (6.45%) Feasibility Study
6 2 (6.45%) Prototyping
6 2 (6.45%) Release Management
6 2 (6.45%) System Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (67.74%) SQL
3 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
4 10 (32.26%) T-SQL
5 6 (19.35%) VB
6 4 (12.90%) Ruby
7 2 (6.45%) R
8 1 (3.23%) C++
8 1 (3.23%) Python
8 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) MuleSoft
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle
3 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.90%) Thunderhead
5 3 (9.68%) Xamarin
6 2 (6.45%) SAP