Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
South East > Kent
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 106 62
Rank change year-on-year +36 -44 -13
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 40 23 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.04% 1.35% 4.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.59% 2.96% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 29 13 87
Kent median annual salary £50,000 £40,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.46% -26.36% +37.50%
10th Percentile £38,500 £29,200 £34,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £55,000 £60,000
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 715 777 1248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 54.37% 45.52% 55.84%
Number of salaries quoted 612 698 1139
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +4 9 £40,000 -23.81% 1
Maidstone +31 5 £50,000 +42.86%
West Malling - 3 - -
Canterbury - 3 £35,000 -
VB.NET
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing VB.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 40 (100.00%) C#
1 40 (100.00%) .NET
2 32 (80.00%) SQL
3 28 (70.00%) HTML
3 28 (70.00%) CSS
4 27 (67.50%) JavaScript
4 27 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (57.50%) AngularJS
6 22 (55.00%) SQL Server
7 20 (50.00%) HTML5
8 19 (47.50%) ASP.NET Web API
8 19 (47.50%) WCF
9 18 (45.00%) REST
10 15 (37.50%) Waterfall
10 15 (37.50%) Matrix Management
11 13 (32.50%) ASP.NET
11 13 (32.50%) MVC
12 12 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (27.50%) TDD
13 11 (27.50%) NUnit
14 9 (22.50%) WPF
14 9 (22.50%) WinForms
14 9 (22.50%) Windows
14 9 (22.50%) Oracle
14 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
14 9 (22.50%) Unit Testing
14 9 (22.50%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (22.50%) MSBuild
15 8 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure

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 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.50%) Fireworks
2 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) SSL
2 5 (12.50%) AMQP
2 5 (12.50%) HTTP
2 5 (12.50%) Internet
2 5 (12.50%) SMTP
3 3 (7.50%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (27.50%) NUnit
2 9 (22.50%) MSBuild
2 9 (22.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (10.00%) Moq
4 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (7.50%) MSTest
5 3 (7.50%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (2.50%) Axure RP
6 1 (2.50%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.50%) ReSharper
General
1 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Automotive
2 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (62.50%) Developer
2 23 (57.50%) Architect
3 22 (55.00%) .NET Developer
4 15 (37.50%) .NET Architect
5 14 (35.00%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (32.50%) Lead Architect
7 11 (27.50%) Lead Developer
8 8 (20.00%) Lead .NET Developer
8 8 (20.00%) WinForms Developer
8 8 (20.00%) WPF Developer
9 6 (15.00%) .NET Solutions Architect
10 5 (12.50%) Lead Solutions Architect
11 4 (10.00%) Senior Developer
12 3 (7.50%) Senior Web Developer
12 3 (7.50%) Team Leader
12 3 (7.50%) Technical Architect
12 3 (7.50%) Technical Solutions Architect
12 3 (7.50%) Telecoms Developer
12 3 (7.50%) Web Developer
12 3 (7.50%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (70.00%) CSS
2 28 (70.00%) HTML
3 23 (57.50%) AngularJS
4 20 (50.00%) HTML5
5 19 (47.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 19 (47.50%) WCF
6 18 (45.00%) REST
7 13 (32.50%) ASP.NET
8 9 (22.50%) WinForms
8 9 (22.50%) WPF
9 8 (20.00%) EDI
9 8 (20.00%) JSON
9 8 (20.00%) SOAP
9 8 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (20.00%) XML
10 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (12.50%) CSS3
11 4 (10.00%) .NET Framework
12 3 (7.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Windows
2 6 (15.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 5 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (37.50%) Matrix Management
2 15 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 13 (32.50%) MVC
4 12 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (27.50%) TDD
6 9 (22.50%) Unit Testing
7 5 (12.50%) Data Modelling
7 5 (12.50%) Microservices
7 5 (12.50%) SOA
8 4 (10.00%) Coaching
8 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 4 (10.00%) MVVM
9 3 (7.50%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (7.50%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (7.50%) Kanban
9 3 (7.50%) Scrum
9 3 (7.50%) Web Development
10 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
10 1 (2.50%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) C#
2 32 (80.00%) SQL
3 27 (67.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.50%) TypeScript
5 4 (10.00%) C
6 3 (7.50%) VB
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
1 9 (22.50%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) Adobe
2 1 (2.50%) DevExpress
2 1 (2.50%) Thunderhead