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 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
South East / Kent
Rank 38 68 52
Rank change year-on-year +30 -16  
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 43 37 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.35% 3.23% 4.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.53% 6.34% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 32 36 38
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £67,050 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% +5.63%  

VB.NET is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 451 584 544
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 56.16% 51.00% 58.12%
Number of salaries quoted 365 504 483
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -3.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing VB.NET as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 22 March 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Folkestone +5 11 £28,001 -39.45% 1
Chatham - 6 £30,000 -
Sittingbourne +8 5 £37,500 +56.25% 1
Tunbridge Wells +15 4 £70,000 +100.00%
West Malling 0 3 - -
Maidstone - 3 £40,000 -
VB.NET
South East

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 68 (100.00%) .NET
2 64 (94.12%) C#
3 61 (89.71%) SQL Server
4 59 (86.76%) ASP.NET
5 49 (72.06%) MVC
6 47 (69.12%) Oracle
7 43 (63.24%) SQL
8 35 (51.47%) WinForms
9 34 (50.00%) Unit Testing
10 33 (48.53%) WPF
11 28 (41.18%) MS Excel
11 28 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
12 26 (38.24%) TDD
13 20 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (29.41%) System Testing
13 20 (29.41%) CRM
13 20 (29.41%) CSS
13 20 (29.41%) HTML
14 19 (27.94%) JavaScript
14 19 (27.94%) VB
14 19 (27.94%) Team Foundation Server
14 19 (27.94%) Systems Analysis
15 18 (26.47%) NUnit
15 18 (26.47%) Microsoft
16 15 (22.06%) XML
16 15 (22.06%) OO
16 15 (22.06%) MSBuild
17 14 (20.59%) Windows
18 13 (19.12%) SOAP
19 12 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API

VB.NET
Top Related 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 (1.47%) IIS
1 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 28 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.47%) MS Office
2 1 (1.47%) MS Project
2 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Infor LN
1 1 (1.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Google Play
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (89.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.71%) Oracle Database
2 10 (14.71%) Oracle9i Database
3 9 (13.24%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (4.41%) DB2
4 3 (4.41%) DTS
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (27.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (26.47%) NUnit
3 15 (22.06%) MSBuild
4 3 (4.41%) Moq
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.47%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.47%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (7.35%) Retail
2 4 (5.88%) Games
3 1 (1.47%) Automotive
3 1 (1.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 64 (94.12%) Developer
2 55 (80.88%) .NET Developer
3 29 (42.65%) C# Developer
4 25 (36.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (30.88%) WPF Developer
6 14 (20.59%) WinForms Developer
7 11 (16.18%) SQL Developer
8 7 (10.29%) C# WPF Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Applications Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Digital Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Software Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Architect
10 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 3 (4.41%) C# Software Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Junior
10 3 (4.41%) Junior Applications Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Junior Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
11 2 (2.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (2.94%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (100.00%) .NET
2 59 (86.76%) ASP.NET
3 35 (51.47%) WinForms
4 33 (48.53%) WPF
5 28 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (29.41%) CSS
6 20 (29.41%) HTML
7 15 (22.06%) XML
8 13 (19.12%) SOAP
9 12 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (16.18%) WCF
10 11 (16.18%) Web Services
11 10 (14.71%) XHTML
11 10 (14.71%) XSLT
12 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 6 (8.82%) RESTful
14 4 (5.88%) .NET Framework
14 4 (5.88%) Entity Framework
14 4 (5.88%) Ninject
14 4 (5.88%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) iPhone
1 4 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.41%) AS400
3 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.59%) Windows
2 11 (16.18%) Windows Server
3 10 (14.71%) Linux
3 10 (14.71%) Solaris
3 10 (14.71%) Unix
3 10 (14.71%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (72.06%) MVC
2 34 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 26 (38.24%) TDD
4 20 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (29.41%) CRM
4 20 (29.41%) System Testing
5 19 (27.94%) Systems Analysis
6 15 (22.06%) OO
7 10 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (14.71%) Change Control
7 10 (14.71%) Functional Testing
7 10 (14.71%) OOA/OOD
7 10 (14.71%) Open Source
7 10 (14.71%) Software Testing
7 10 (14.71%) UML
7 10 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (13.24%) Dependency Injection
8 9 (13.24%) Web Application Development
9 6 (8.82%) Scrum
10 5 (7.35%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 64 (94.12%) C#
2 43 (63.24%) SQL
3 19 (27.94%) JavaScript
3 19 (27.94%) VB
4 10 (14.71%) ECMAScript
4 10 (14.71%) Java
4 10 (14.71%) PHP
5 7 (10.29%) VBScript
6 4 (5.88%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.41%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.47%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (4.41%) Degree
Vendors
1 47 (69.12%) Oracle
2 18 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 10 (14.71%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.88%) Google
5 3 (4.41%) Thunderhead
6 1 (1.47%) Adobe
6 1 (1.47%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.47%) Infor
Kent
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £43-47K depending on experience
Posted: 8 hours ago
Kent
Pearson Whiffin Recruitment
Posted: 22 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Saga
Salary: Competitive plus excellent staff benefits
Posted: 20 days ago