Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West 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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 149 158 73
Rank change year-on-year +9 -85 +11
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 132 174 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.70% 1.79% 3.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.10% 3.51% 8.13%
Number of salaries quoted 121 140 367
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £49,000 £50,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,223 4,953 4,844
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 41.54% 50.83% 45.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2,657 4,169 4,101
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.76%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in the West Midlands

VB.NET
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for VB.NET in the West Midlands

VB.NET
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB.NET in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for VB.NET in the West Midlands

VB.NET
Job Locations in the West 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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
Staffordshire +16 40 £37,500 - 11
Birmingham -4 35 £37,500 - 17
Sutton Coldfield +1 16 £35,000 +6.06% 2
Warwickshire +4 12 £27,000 -22.86% 4
Walsall - 7 £32,500 -
Worcestershire -15 5 £37,500 -6.25% 8
Shropshire -7 4 £57,500 +48.39% 1
Stourbridge - 4 £35,250 - 4
Herefordshire -7 3 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Coventry +23 1 £57,500 +100.00% 1
Wolverhampton +6 1 - - 1
Dudley - 1 - -
Halesowen - 1 £30,000 -
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 132 (100.00%) .NET
2 109 (82.58%) SQL Server
3 103 (78.03%) C#
4 86 (65.15%) ASP.NET
5 75 (56.82%) SQL
6 72 (54.55%) JavaScript
7 65 (49.24%) Microsoft
8 64 (48.48%) HTML
9 60 (45.45%) CSS
10 55 (41.67%) MVC
11 41 (31.06%) Agile Software Development
12 34 (25.76%) T-SQL
13 31 (23.48%) SDLC
14 30 (22.73%) .NET Framework
15 29 (21.97%) HTML5
16 27 (20.45%) XML
17 24 (18.18%) AngularJS
18 23 (17.42%) CSS3
19 21 (15.91%) Visual Studio
20 20 (15.15%) VB
21 19 (14.39%) Scrum
21 19 (14.39%) jQuery
21 19 (14.39%) Spring
21 19 (14.39%) VB6
21 19 (14.39%) ASP.NET Web API
22 17 (12.88%) Relational Database
22 17 (12.88%) Team Foundation Server
22 17 (12.88%) Unit Testing
22 17 (12.88%) Web Services
23 16 (12.12%) Windows

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 10 (7.58%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.79%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (3.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.52%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.76%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.76%) NuGet
2 1 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (82.58%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.88%) Relational Database
3 10 (7.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (5.30%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.79%) DTS
8 3 (2.27%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.27%) QlikView
8 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.52%) Cosmos DB
10 1 (0.76%) MySQL
10 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (15.91%) Visual Studio
2 17 (12.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.79%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (3.79%) TeamCity
5 4 (3.03%) Subversion
5 4 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (1.52%) JIRA
7 1 (0.76%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.76%) ReSharper
General
1 10 (7.58%) Finance
2 5 (3.79%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.27%) Legal
4 1 (0.76%) Automotive
4 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 124 (93.94%) Developer
2 74 (56.06%) .NET Developer
3 36 (27.27%) C# Developer
4 34 (25.76%) VB.NET Developer
5 30 (22.73%) C# .NET Developer
6 23 (17.42%) Software Developer
7 14 (10.61%) Junior
7 14 (10.61%) Junior Developer
8 13 (9.85%) Graduate
8 13 (9.85%) Graduate Developer
8 13 (9.85%) Junior C# Developer
8 13 (9.85%) Senior Developer
9 11 (8.33%) Software Engineer
10 10 (7.58%) .NET Software Developer
10 10 (7.58%) ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (7.58%) C# Software Developer
10 10 (7.58%) Junior .NET Developer
11 9 (6.82%) Graduate C# Developer
11 9 (6.82%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 9 (6.82%) Junior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (100.00%) .NET
2 86 (65.15%) ASP.NET
3 64 (48.48%) HTML
4 60 (45.45%) CSS
5 30 (22.73%) .NET Framework
6 29 (21.97%) HTML5
7 27 (20.45%) XML
8 24 (18.18%) AngularJS
9 23 (17.42%) CSS3
10 19 (14.39%) ASP.NET Web API
10 19 (14.39%) jQuery
10 19 (14.39%) Spring
11 17 (12.88%) Web Services
12 16 (12.12%) WinForms
13 15 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (10.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 14 (10.61%) SOAP
15 13 (9.85%) JSON
16 12 (9.09%) REST
17 11 (8.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.82%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.27%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.76%) FMCG
6 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.12%) Windows
2 6 (4.55%) Android
2 6 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.27%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.76%) Linux
4 1 (0.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (41.67%) MVC
2 41 (31.06%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (23.48%) SDLC
4 19 (14.39%) Scrum
5 17 (12.88%) Unit Testing
6 16 (12.12%) SOLID
7 12 (9.09%) OOP
7 12 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 11 (8.33%) Web Development
9 10 (7.58%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (6.82%) Computer Science
11 8 (6.06%) Collaborative Working
11 8 (6.06%) Data Protection
11 8 (6.06%) Mentoring
11 8 (6.06%) Microservices
11 8 (6.06%) TDD
12 7 (5.30%) ITIL
12 7 (5.30%) Line Management
13 6 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (4.55%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 103 (78.03%) C#
2 75 (56.82%) SQL
3 72 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 34 (25.76%) T-SQL
5 20 (15.15%) VB
6 19 (14.39%) VB6
7 13 (9.85%) Java
8 9 (6.82%) C++
9 8 (6.06%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.27%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (9.09%) Degree
2 11 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (6.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (5.30%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.06%) GDPR
2 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 65 (49.24%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.06%) Oracle
3 6 (4.55%) ServiceNow
4 5 (3.79%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.52%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.76%) Altova