The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 27 29
Rank change year-on-year +15 +2  
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 37 26 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 15.16% 5.84% 3.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.17% 12.81% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 23 26 7
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.07% -18.75%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

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 Shropshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Shropshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 115 203 70
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 47.13% 45.62% 33.49%
Number of salaries quoted 84 153 59
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.07% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire 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 Shropshire

VB.NET
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Salary trend for VB.NET in Shropshire

VB.NET
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB.NET in Shropshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for VB.NET in Shropshire

VB.NET
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Telford +14 17 £40,000 +11.11%
Ludlow -1 13 - -
Shrewsbury - 6 £47,500 -
VB.NET
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 46 (100.00%) .NET
2 41 (89.13%) SQL
3 40 (86.96%) CSS
4 33 (71.74%) Retail
5 30 (65.22%) VB
6 26 (56.52%) MySQL
6 26 (56.52%) HTML
7 25 (54.35%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (52.17%) Change Management
8 24 (52.17%) Data Warehouse
8 24 (52.17%) E-Commerce
8 24 (52.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 24 (52.17%) HTML5
8 24 (52.17%) CSS3
8 24 (52.17%) VB6
8 24 (52.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 24 (52.17%) Ruby
8 24 (52.17%) Ruby on Rails
8 24 (52.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 22 (47.83%) Apple iOS
9 22 (47.83%) Android
9 22 (47.83%) C
9 22 (47.83%) C#
9 22 (47.83%) Electronics
10 19 (41.30%) Visual Studio
11 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
12 15 (32.61%) Windows
13 14 (30.43%) OO
13 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
13 14 (30.43%) T-SQL

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.91%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (56.52%) MySQL
2 24 (52.17%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (52.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 24 (52.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 24 (52.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (41.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (71.74%) Retail
2 22 (47.83%) Electronics
3 11 (23.91%) Finance
Job Titles
1 46 (100.00%) Developer
2 41 (89.13%) .NET Developer
3 34 (73.91%) SQL Developer
4 17 (36.96%) VB.NET Developer
5 16 (34.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (34.78%) C# Developer
5 16 (34.78%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 14 (30.43%) Web Developer
7 11 (23.91%) .NET Web Developer
7 11 (23.91%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 11 (23.91%) C# Web Developer
7 11 (23.91%) VB.NET Web Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.17%) .NET Software Developer
9 1 (2.17%) C# Software Developer
9 1 (2.17%) VB Developer
9 1 (2.17%) WinForms Developer
9 1 (2.17%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (100.00%) .NET
2 40 (86.96%) CSS
3 26 (56.52%) HTML
4 24 (52.17%) CSS3
4 24 (52.17%) HTML5
4 24 (52.17%) Ruby on Rails
5 14 (30.43%) .NET Framework
5 14 (30.43%) AngularJS
5 14 (30.43%) jQuery
5 14 (30.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (13.04%) WinForms
7 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.17%) Web Services
8 1 (2.17%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 22 (47.83%) Android
1 22 (47.83%) Apple iOS
2 15 (32.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (52.17%) Change Management
2 24 (52.17%) E-Commerce
3 14 (30.43%) MVC
3 14 (30.43%) OO
3 14 (30.43%) Web Application Development
3 14 (30.43%) Web Development
4 13 (28.26%) Customer Requirements
5 11 (23.91%) Project Management
5 11 (23.91%) Risk Management
6 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.35%) Coaching
7 2 (4.35%) Contingency Planning
7 2 (4.35%) SDLC
7 2 (4.35%) Time Management
8 1 (2.17%) Multithreading
8 1 (2.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (89.13%) SQL
2 30 (65.22%) VB
3 24 (52.17%) Ruby
3 24 (52.17%) VB6
4 22 (47.83%) C
4 22 (47.83%) C#
5 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
5 14 (30.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Degree
2 5 (10.87%) MCPD
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) Xamarin