Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 70 82
Rank change year-on-year -79 +12 -48
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 178 392 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.81% 3.72% 3.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.57% 8.11% 6.73%
Number of salaries quoted 144 365 301
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £48,375 £50,000 £48,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%

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 4,991 4,832 4,798
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 50.82% 45.87% 46.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4,192 4,081 4,217
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 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
Birmingham -43 51 £37,500 - 6
Staffordshire -21 49 £37,500 - 9
Warwickshire 0 33 £35,000 +27.27% 2
Shropshire +7 16 £38,750 +9.15% 3
Worcestershire -23 13 £40,000 +11.11% 5
Wolverhampton -21 11 £37,500 - 1
Coventry -21 3 £28,750 -32.35% 1
Herefordshire +11 1 £27,500 -31.25%
Sutton Coldfield -10 1 £33,000 -5.71% 2
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 178 (100.00%) .NET
2 149 (83.71%) C#
3 107 (60.11%) SQL
4 105 (58.99%) SQL Server
5 102 (57.30%) HTML
6 96 (53.93%) JavaScript
7 90 (50.56%) CSS
8 87 (48.88%) ASP.NET
9 73 (41.01%) Microsoft
10 58 (32.58%) MVC
11 45 (25.28%) XML
12 43 (24.16%) Agile Software Development
13 39 (21.91%) C++
14 38 (21.35%) Visual Studio
15 37 (20.79%) Finance
16 36 (20.22%) Web Development
17 32 (17.98%) Web Services
18 31 (17.42%) T-SQL
19 30 (16.85%) VB
20 29 (16.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 29 (16.29%) jQuery
21 27 (15.17%) Degree
21 27 (15.17%) Computer Science
22 26 (14.61%) Java
22 26 (14.61%) HTML5
23 25 (14.04%) Team Foundation Server
24 24 (13.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 24 (13.48%) Software Engineering
24 24 (13.48%) AngularJS
24 24 (13.48%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 20 (11.24%) SharePoint
2 11 (6.18%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (4.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (3.37%) Confluence
4 6 (3.37%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (2.25%) IIS
6 2 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.56%) Apache
7 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.56%) CMS
7 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (4.49%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (3.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.81%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (6.74%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.74%) GitHub
3 1 (0.56%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.74%) Extranet
2 5 (2.81%) CTI
3 4 (2.25%) HTTP
4 1 (0.56%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (58.99%) SQL Server
2 29 (16.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (13.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (12.92%) MySQL
5 18 (10.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (6.18%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (5.06%) DTS
9 5 (2.81%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.81%) RavenDB
9 5 (2.81%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (2.25%) Power BI
10 4 (2.25%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.69%) NoSQL
12 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (0.56%) Big Data
13 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.56%) OLAP
13 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 38 (21.35%) Visual Studio
2 25 (14.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (10.67%) JIRA
4 17 (9.55%) Bitbucket
5 12 (6.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.12%) Subversion
7 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.56%) webpack
General
1 37 (20.79%) Finance
2 19 (10.67%) Retail
3 10 (5.62%) Electronics
4 6 (3.37%) Games
4 6 (3.37%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (3.37%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.81%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.25%) Advertising
7 3 (1.69%) Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 147 (82.58%) Developer
2 80 (44.94%) .NET Developer
3 53 (29.78%) C# Developer
4 40 (22.47%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (15.17%) Software Developer
6 20 (11.24%) Senior Developer
6 20 (11.24%) VB.NET Developer
7 19 (10.67%) .NET Software Developer
7 19 (10.67%) C# Software Developer
7 19 (10.67%) SQL Developer
8 16 (8.99%) VB Developer
8 16 (8.99%) VB6 Developer
9 15 (8.43%) Junior
9 15 (8.43%) Junior Developer
10 13 (7.30%) Project Manager
10 13 (7.30%) Senior .NET Developer
11 12 (6.74%) C# VB.NET Developer
11 12 (6.74%) HTML Developer
11 12 (6.74%) JavaScript Developer
11 12 (6.74%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (100.00%) .NET
2 102 (57.30%) HTML
3 90 (50.56%) CSS
4 87 (48.88%) ASP.NET
5 45 (25.28%) XML
6 32 (17.98%) Web Services
7 29 (16.29%) jQuery
8 26 (14.61%) HTML5
9 24 (13.48%) AngularJS
9 24 (13.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 21 (11.80%) .NET Framework
10 21 (11.80%) LINQ
10 21 (11.80%) SOAP
11 20 (11.24%) KnockoutJS
12 18 (10.11%) CSS3
13 17 (9.55%) REST
14 15 (8.43%) XSLT
15 14 (7.87%) Ruby on Rails
16 13 (7.30%) ASP.NET MVC
16 13 (7.30%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.17%) Computer Science
2 8 (4.49%) Fintech
3 7 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.37%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.37%) NHS
4 6 (3.37%) Replication
5 2 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.56%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.56%) EPoS
6 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.87%) Windows
2 13 (7.30%) Android
2 13 (7.30%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.56%) HPUX
4 1 (0.56%) Linux
4 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.56%) Unix
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (32.58%) MVC
2 43 (24.16%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (20.22%) Web Development
4 24 (13.48%) Software Engineering
5 18 (10.11%) OO
6 17 (9.55%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (7.87%) MVVM
8 13 (7.30%) CRM
8 13 (7.30%) E-Commerce
8 13 (7.30%) Project Management
8 13 (7.30%) Test Automation
9 12 (6.74%) Change Control
9 12 (6.74%) PRINCE2
9 12 (6.74%) Project Planning
9 12 (6.74%) Scrum
10 11 (6.18%) Work Breakdown Structure
11 10 (5.62%) Change Management
12 9 (5.06%) ITIL
13 8 (4.49%) Data Modelling
13 8 (4.49%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 149 (83.71%) C#
2 107 (60.11%) SQL
3 96 (53.93%) JavaScript
4 39 (21.91%) C++
5 31 (17.42%) T-SQL
6 30 (16.85%) VB
7 26 (14.61%) Java
8 22 (12.36%) VB6
9 19 (10.67%) PHP
10 14 (7.87%) Ruby
11 12 (6.74%) C
12 9 (5.06%) Python
13 5 (2.81%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.12%) XPath
15 1 (0.56%) COBOL
15 1 (0.56%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (15.17%) Degree
2 16 (8.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.81%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.56%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 73 (41.01%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.43%) Oracle
3 8 (4.49%) ServiceNow
4 5 (2.81%) Citrix
4 5 (2.81%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (2.81%) Siebel
4 5 (2.81%) Telerik
5 2 (1.12%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.12%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.56%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.56%) Google
6 1 (0.56%) Informatica
6 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.56%) VMware