Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 113 67
Rank change year-on-year -55 -46 -2
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 251 412 734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.80% 2.69% 3.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.62% 5.06% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 220 369 734
Midlands median annual salary £37,750 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.63% +11.11% -4.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £22,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £48,750 £52,500 £48,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 the Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 6,940 8,150 8,582
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 49.64% 53.28% 46.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5,875 7,075 7,219
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing VB.NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in the Midlands

VB.NET
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB.NET in the Midlands.

Salary trend for VB.NET in the Midlands

VB.NET
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB.NET in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for VB.NET in the Midlands

VB.NET
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 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
West Midlands -78 144 £40,000 - 44
East Midlands +16 107 £37,500 -10.18% 31
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 Midlands region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 251 (100.00%) .NET
2 215 (85.66%) C#
3 194 (77.29%) SQL Server
4 151 (60.16%) SQL
5 139 (55.38%) ASP.NET
6 124 (49.40%) JavaScript
7 120 (47.81%) MVC
8 115 (45.82%) Agile Software Development
9 106 (42.23%) CSS
10 103 (41.04%) HTML
11 80 (31.87%) Microsoft
12 74 (29.48%) T-SQL
13 57 (22.71%) Windows
13 57 (22.71%) jQuery
14 51 (20.32%) Web Services
15 50 (19.92%) ASP.NET Web API
16 47 (18.73%) WinForms
16 47 (18.73%) ASP.NET MVC
17 45 (17.93%) .NET Framework
17 45 (17.93%) Finance
18 44 (17.53%) SQL Server 2008
18 44 (17.53%) Web Development
19 41 (16.33%) Problem-Solving
20 40 (15.94%) WCF
21 39 (15.54%) VB
22 37 (14.74%) XML
23 36 (14.34%) Microsoft Certification
23 36 (14.34%) Team Foundation Server
24 35 (13.94%) CSS3
25 33 (13.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 20 (7.97%) IIS
2 16 (6.37%) CMS
2 16 (6.37%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.99%) Confluence
3 5 (1.99%) MTS
4 4 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.59%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (4.78%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.80%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.40%) Sage 1000
2 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 22 (8.76%) GitHub
2 14 (5.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.99%) Google Analytics
4 4 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.59%) SaaS
5 2 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (0.80%) Office 365
5 2 (0.80%) Serverless
6 1 (0.40%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.59%) SSL
2 4 (1.59%) Internet
3 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.40%) MQTT
3 1 (0.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (77.29%) SQL Server
2 44 (17.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (9.16%) SQL Server 2016
4 22 (8.76%) SSDT
5 18 (7.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (6.77%) NoSQL
7 10 (3.98%) SQL Server 2014
8 9 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (3.19%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (2.39%) MongoDB
11 6 (2.39%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.59%) DTS
12 4 (1.59%) MySQL
13 3 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
15 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
15 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
15 1 (0.40%) OLAP
15 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 36 (14.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (11.55%) Visual Studio
3 28 (11.16%) Git (software)
3 28 (11.16%) Octopus Deploy
4 11 (4.38%) JIRA
5 7 (2.79%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.79%) TeamCity
6 5 (1.99%) PROIV
7 4 (1.59%) Selenium
7 4 (1.59%) Subversion
8 3 (1.20%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.80%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.40%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
General
1 45 (17.93%) Finance
2 19 (7.57%) Retail
3 11 (4.38%) Law
4 10 (3.98%) Manufacturing
5 9 (3.59%) Banking
5 9 (3.59%) Legal
6 6 (2.39%) Automotive
7 5 (1.99%) Marketing
8 3 (1.20%) Advertising
9 2 (0.80%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.80%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.40%) Billing
10 1 (0.40%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 227 (90.44%) Developer
2 136 (54.18%) .NET Developer
3 68 (27.09%) C# Developer
4 58 (23.11%) Software Developer
5 53 (21.12%) VB.NET Developer
6 51 (20.32%) C# .NET Developer
7 41 (16.33%) Senior Developer
8 40 (15.94%) SQL Developer
9 34 (13.55%) ASP.NET Developer
10 30 (11.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 29 (11.55%) Web Developer
12 26 (10.36%) .NET Software Developer
13 25 (9.96%) Senior .NET Developer
14 24 (9.56%) C# VB.NET Developer
15 23 (9.16%) Applications Developer
16 22 (8.76%) C# Software Developer
17 20 (7.97%) .NET Web Developer
18 19 (7.57%) .NET Applications Developer
19 16 (6.37%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
20 15 (5.98%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (100.00%) .NET
2 139 (55.38%) ASP.NET
3 106 (42.23%) CSS
4 103 (41.04%) HTML
5 57 (22.71%) jQuery
6 51 (20.32%) Web Services
7 50 (19.92%) ASP.NET Web API
8 47 (18.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 47 (18.73%) WinForms
9 45 (17.93%) .NET Framework
10 40 (15.94%) WCF
11 37 (14.74%) XML
12 35 (13.94%) CSS3
13 33 (13.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 31 (12.35%) HTML5
14 31 (12.35%) JSON
15 26 (10.36%) SOAP
16 25 (9.96%) Entity Framework
16 25 (9.96%) RESTful
17 22 (8.76%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.38%) Management Information System
2 11 (4.38%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (1.99%) Computer Science
3 5 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.20%) Fintech
5 2 (0.80%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.80%) Driving Licence
5 2 (0.80%) FMCG
5 2 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (0.80%) User Experience
6 1 (0.40%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.40%) Home Automation
6 1 (0.40%) iPad
6 1 (0.40%) iPhone
6 1 (0.40%) Mashup
6 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.40%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.40%) NHS
6 1 (0.40%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 57 (22.71%) Windows
2 9 (3.59%) Windows Server
3 8 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (2.39%) Android
5 5 (1.99%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.80%) Linux
6 2 (0.80%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (47.81%) MVC
2 115 (45.82%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (17.53%) Web Development
4 41 (16.33%) Problem-Solving
5 32 (12.75%) TDD
6 27 (10.76%) OO
7 25 (9.96%) Software Engineering
7 25 (9.96%) Test Automation
8 23 (9.16%) Continuous Improvement
9 22 (8.76%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 20 (7.97%) Scrum
10 20 (7.97%) SDLC
11 19 (7.57%) BDD
12 18 (7.17%) Mentoring
12 18 (7.17%) Web Application Development
13 17 (6.77%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (6.37%) Responsive Web Design
14 16 (6.37%) Web Design
15 14 (5.58%) OOP
16 13 (5.18%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 215 (85.66%) C#
2 151 (60.16%) SQL
3 124 (49.40%) JavaScript
4 74 (29.48%) T-SQL
5 39 (15.54%) VB
6 15 (5.98%) Ruby
7 9 (3.59%) Java
8 7 (2.79%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.39%) XPath
10 5 (1.99%) Delphi
10 5 (1.99%) Fortran
10 5 (1.99%) Progress 4GL
10 5 (1.99%) VBA
11 4 (1.59%) C
11 4 (1.59%) VB6
12 3 (1.20%) COBOL
12 3 (1.20%) Python
12 3 (1.20%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.80%) PHP
13 2 (0.80%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (14.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (8.76%) MCP
2 22 (8.76%) MCPD
3 19 (7.57%) Degree
4 12 (4.78%) Security Cleared
5 11 (4.38%) BC Cleared
5 11 (4.38%) DBS Check
6 4 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.80%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.59%) ISO 9001
1 9 (3.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.99%) QA
2 5 (1.99%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) GDPR
3 1 (0.40%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.40%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.40%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (1.99%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 80 (31.87%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.58%) Xamarin
3 13 (5.18%) Google
4 9 (3.59%) LexisNexis
4 9 (3.59%) Telerik
5 7 (2.79%) DevExpress
6 6 (2.39%) Oracle
7 3 (1.20%) Altova
7 3 (1.20%) Sage
7 3 (1.20%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.20%) Twitter
8 2 (0.80%) Adobe
9 1 (0.40%) ANSYS
9 1 (0.40%) Epicor
9 1 (0.40%) IBM
9 1 (0.40%) Infor
9 1 (0.40%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.40%) PTC
9 1 (0.40%) SAP
9 1 (0.40%) Sitecore