Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 154 167 79
Rank change year-on-year +13 -88 -8
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 128 149 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.62% 1.59% 3.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.55% 3.43% 6.69%
Number of salaries quoted 118 121 318
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £51,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,610 4,339 5,216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 45.66% 46.40% 51.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2,893 3,659 4,545
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 +14 71 £40,000 -3.03% 12
Birmingham +35 33 £43,000 +15.44% 12
Worcestershire -10 8 £46,250 +85.00% 6
Sutton Coldfield -6 7 £40,000 - 1
Warwickshire -9 2 £29,250 -26.88% 1
Solihull -12 2 £43,750 +9.38% 6
Coventry +23 1 £40,000 +50.94%
Herefordshire -24 1 £30,000 - 2
Stourbridge - 1 £25,500 -
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 128 (100.00%) .NET
2 112 (87.50%) C#
3 101 (78.91%) SQL Server
4 96 (75.00%) ASP.NET
5 86 (67.19%) SQL
6 50 (39.06%) MVC
7 45 (35.16%) Microsoft
8 42 (32.81%) T-SQL
9 38 (29.69%) JavaScript
10 37 (28.91%) VB
10 37 (28.91%) VB6
11 34 (26.56%) SDLC
12 30 (23.44%) Windows
13 25 (19.53%) ASP.NET MVC
14 22 (17.19%) SOLID
14 22 (17.19%) ASP.NET Web API
15 21 (16.41%) Android
15 21 (16.41%) .NET Framework
15 21 (16.41%) OO
16 19 (14.84%) HTML
16 19 (14.84%) Spring
16 19 (14.84%) WinForms
16 19 (14.84%) Team Foundation Server
17 18 (14.06%) OOP
17 18 (14.06%) Business Intelligence
18 16 (12.50%) XML
18 16 (12.50%) CSS
18 16 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
19 15 (11.72%) Microsoft Certification
19 15 (11.72%) Relational Database

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 14 (10.94%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.34%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (2.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.78%) IIS
3 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (4.69%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Infor CRM
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.78%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.47%) Power Platform
3 3 (2.34%) PowerApps
4 2 (1.56%) NuGet
4 2 (1.56%) Office 365
4 2 (1.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.13%) Internet
2 3 (2.34%) DHCP
2 3 (2.34%) DNS
3 2 (1.56%) Firewall
3 2 (1.56%) VLAN
3 2 (1.56%) VPN
4 1 (0.78%) SAN
4 1 (0.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (78.91%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.72%) Relational Database
3 13 (10.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (6.25%) DTS
5 8 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 4 (3.13%) Power BI
6 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2017
6 4 (3.13%) SSDT
7 3 (2.34%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.56%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 19 (14.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (7.81%) Visual Studio
3 8 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.34%) Subversion
5 2 (1.56%) ReSharper
5 2 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.78%) NUnit
6 1 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.78%) PROIV
6 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (8.59%) Finance
2 7 (5.47%) Legal
3 5 (3.91%) Retail
4 4 (3.13%) Law
5 3 (2.34%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.56%) Games
6 2 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 112 (87.50%) Developer
2 83 (64.84%) .NET Developer
3 64 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 54 (42.19%) C# .NET Developer
5 45 (35.16%) Software Developer
5 45 (35.16%) VB.NET Developer
6 41 (32.03%) C# Software Developer
7 38 (29.69%) .NET Software Developer
8 27 (21.09%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 18 (14.06%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 15 (11.72%) ASP.NET Developer
11 14 (10.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (7.81%) Lead .NET Developer
12 10 (7.81%) Lead C# Developer
12 10 (7.81%) Lead Developer
13 9 (7.03%) Lead Software Developer
13 9 (7.03%) Senior Developer
14 8 (6.25%) Analyst
14 8 (6.25%) Android Developer
14 8 (6.25%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (100.00%) .NET
2 96 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 25 (19.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (17.19%) ASP.NET Web API
5 21 (16.41%) .NET Framework
6 19 (14.84%) HTML
6 19 (14.84%) Spring
6 19 (14.84%) WinForms
7 16 (12.50%) CSS
7 16 (12.50%) XML
8 15 (11.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 14 (10.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 14 (10.94%) Web Services
10 11 (8.59%) AngularJS
10 11 (8.59%) jQuery
11 10 (7.81%) Entity Framework
11 10 (7.81%) SOAP
12 9 (7.03%) CSS3
12 9 (7.03%) REST
13 8 (6.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (1.56%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 30 (23.44%) Windows
2 21 (16.41%) Android
3 6 (4.69%) Apple iOS
3 6 (4.69%) Windows 8
3 6 (4.69%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.56%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (39.06%) MVC
2 34 (26.56%) SDLC
3 22 (17.19%) SOLID
4 21 (16.41%) OO
5 18 (14.06%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (14.06%) OOP
6 16 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (11.72%) Mentoring
8 14 (10.94%) OOD
8 14 (10.94%) Unit Testing
9 12 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (7.03%) Scrum
10 9 (7.03%) SOA
10 9 (7.03%) Web Development
11 8 (6.25%) Data Transformation
12 6 (4.69%) Computer Science
12 6 (4.69%) Project Management
12 6 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (4.69%) Time Management
13 5 (3.91%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 112 (87.50%) C#
2 86 (67.19%) SQL
3 42 (32.81%) T-SQL
4 38 (29.69%) JavaScript
5 37 (28.91%) VB
5 37 (28.91%) VB6
6 7 (5.47%) VBA
7 3 (2.34%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.56%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 2 (1.56%) Java
8 2 (1.56%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.56%) VBScript
9 1 (0.78%) Delphi
9 1 (0.78%) Fortran
9 1 (0.78%) Java 8
9 1 (0.78%) PHP
9 1 (0.78%) Progress 4GL
9 1 (0.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (11.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (4.69%) Degree
3 3 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.78%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.25%) GDPR
2 1 (0.78%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.34%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.78%) vSphere
4 1 (0.78%) XenApp
Vendors
1 45 (35.16%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.25%) ServiceNow
3 6 (4.69%) DevExpress
4 3 (2.34%) Oracle
5 2 (1.56%) Infor
6 1 (0.78%) Citrix
6 1 (0.78%) Dell
6 1 (0.78%) EMC
6 1 (0.78%) HP
6 1 (0.78%) NetApp
6 1 (0.78%) VMware