Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 54 87
Rank change year-on-year -21 +33 -10
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 33 67 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.77% 4.57% 2.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.02% 8.26% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 31 47 51
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,800 £27,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £71,250 £62,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%

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 657 811 1,066
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 55.12% 55.28% 50.98%
Number of salaries quoted 607 684 934
Kent median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,400 £24,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB.NET in Kent over the 6 months to 20 June 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 20 June 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
Canterbury - 11 £35,000 - 1
Dartford - 5 £49,000 -
Folkestone +3 3 £47,500 +18.75%
Maidstone +9 2 £48,250 +20.63% 2
West Malling -8 1 £60,000 - 2
Whitstable - 1 £32,000 - 1
Rochester - 1 - - 1
Tonbridge - 1 £40,000 -
VB.NET
South East

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 33 (100.00%) C#
1 33 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 21 (63.64%) MVC
4 18 (54.55%) SQL Server
5 17 (51.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (48.48%) ASP.NET Web API
7 15 (45.45%) .NET Framework
7 15 (45.45%) WCF
7 15 (45.45%) SQL
8 14 (42.42%) Entity Framework
9 13 (39.39%) VB
10 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (33.33%) Git (software)
11 11 (33.33%) Ruby
12 10 (30.30%) RESTful
12 10 (30.30%) Node.js
12 10 (30.30%) BDD
12 10 (30.30%) NoSQL
12 10 (30.30%) Web Application Development
12 10 (30.30%) TDD
12 10 (30.30%) SQL Server 2016
12 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 10 (30.30%) Code First Entity Framework
13 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
13 8 (24.24%) CSS
14 7 (21.21%) WPF
15 6 (18.18%) WinForms
15 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
15 6 (18.18%) Oracle

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 2 (6.06%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) DHCP
1 1 (3.03%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 10 (30.30%) NoSQL
2 10 (30.30%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (6.06%) SAP HANA
5 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.03%) MySQL
5 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 5 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (12.12%) ReSharper
5 3 (9.09%) Moq
5 3 (9.09%) NUnit
6 2 (6.06%) Selenium
6 2 (6.06%) SpecFlow
7 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.03%) Fiddler
7 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (87.88%) Developer
2 23 (69.70%) .NET Developer
3 7 (21.21%) C# Developer
4 5 (15.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (12.12%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Applications Developer
6 3 (9.09%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Architect
7 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) C# Application Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Graduate
7 2 (6.06%) Graduate ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Graduate C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Graduate C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Junior
7 2 (6.06%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Junior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Junior C# Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 17 (51.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (48.48%) ASP.NET Web API
5 15 (45.45%) .NET Framework
5 15 (45.45%) WCF
6 14 (42.42%) Entity Framework
7 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 10 (30.30%) Code First Entity Framework
7 10 (30.30%) Node.js
7 10 (30.30%) RESTful
8 8 (24.24%) CSS
9 7 (21.21%) WPF
10 6 (18.18%) WinForms
11 5 (15.15%) HTML
12 4 (12.12%) AngularJS
12 4 (12.12%) Web Services
13 3 (9.09%) HTML5
13 3 (9.09%) LINQ
13 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) MVC
2 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (30.30%) BDD
3 10 (30.30%) TDD
3 10 (30.30%) Web Application Development
4 5 (15.15%) CRM
5 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.09%) MVVM
6 3 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (9.09%) Scrum
6 3 (9.09%) Service Management
6 3 (9.09%) System Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Acceptance Criteria
7 2 (6.06%) Defect Management
7 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.06%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.06%) User Stories
8 1 (3.03%) Matrix Management
8 1 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (45.45%) SQL
3 13 (39.39%) VB
4 11 (33.33%) Ruby
5 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.06%) Python
6 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.03%) C++
7 1 (3.03%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) Thunderhead
2 3 (9.09%) Xamarin
3 2 (6.06%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) MuleSoft