Period
to 20 April 2019

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 20 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 82 51
Rank change year-on-year +6 -31 +15
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 12 28 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.35% 2.31% 4.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.36% 4.08% 8.63%
Number of salaries quoted 12 23 51
Kent median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -11.11%
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 509 687 881
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 57.19% 56.73% 54.69%
Number of salaries quoted 434 604 722
Kent median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £64,625 £58,750 £61,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 20 April 2019. 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 +9 7 £45,000 -5.26%
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £42,000 -
West Malling +10 1 £40,000 -33.33%
VB.NET
South East

For the 6 months to 20 April 2019, 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
3 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (58.33%) Thunderhead
4 7 (58.33%) WinForms
4 7 (58.33%) Degree
4 7 (58.33%) Oracle
4 7 (58.33%) CRM
4 7 (58.33%) WPF
4 7 (58.33%) Master's Degree
5 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (41.67%) Finance
6 4 (33.33%) HTML
6 4 (33.33%) CSS
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (25.00%) Office 365
7 3 (25.00%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (25.00%) Web Services
7 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (25.00%) IIS
7 3 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 2 (16.67%) MVC
9 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
9 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development

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 3 (25.00%) IIS
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (25.00%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (33.33%) WinForms Developer
3 4 (33.33%) WPF Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Systems Developer
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior
5 1 (8.33%) Junior .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior C# .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior VB.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) WinForms
2 7 (58.33%) WPF
3 4 (33.33%) CSS
3 4 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (25.00%) Web Services
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Core
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (8.33%) CSS3
5 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
5 1 (8.33%) HTML5
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) Node.js
5 1 (8.33%) React
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) CRM
2 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Microservices
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Debt
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
1 7 (58.33%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
1 7 (58.33%) Thunderhead
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft