Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 66 80
Rank change year-on-year -72 +14 -50
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 204 461 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.04% 4.15% 3.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.96% 9.01% 6.55%
Number of salaries quoted 169 440 309
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £52,500 £50,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 5149 5114 4991
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 51.52% 46.06% 47.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4391 4295 4399
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +1.33%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £59,750 £58,750 £56,250
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 16 December 2017.

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 16 December 2017. 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 -48 61 £37,500 +2.74% 3
Staffordshire -22 51 £40,000 +6.67% 4
Warwickshire +9 37 £35,000 +27.27%
Shropshire +3 23 £40,000 +12.68%
Worcestershire -26 14 £40,000 +26.98%
Wolverhampton -21 8 £37,500 +13.64% 2
Coventry -16 3 £28,750 -23.33%
Dudley +13 1 £42,500 +32.81%
Herefordshire +4 1 £27,500 -31.25%
Walsall -1 1 £30,000 -4.76%
Sutton Coldfield -3 1 £33,000 +10.00%
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 204 (100.00%) .NET
2 169 (82.84%) C#
3 130 (63.73%) SQL
4 121 (59.31%) HTML
5 119 (58.33%) JavaScript
5 119 (58.33%) SQL Server
6 108 (52.94%) CSS
7 105 (51.47%) ASP.NET
8 85 (41.67%) Microsoft
9 74 (36.27%) MVC
10 53 (25.98%) XML
11 48 (23.53%) Visual Studio
11 48 (23.53%) Web Development
12 47 (23.04%) Agile Software Development
13 42 (20.59%) jQuery
14 41 (20.10%) Web Services
15 40 (19.61%) C++
16 37 (18.14%) HTML5
16 37 (18.14%) AngularJS
17 36 (17.65%) Finance
18 33 (16.18%) T-SQL
18 33 (16.18%) .NET Framework
19 32 (15.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 32 (15.69%) VB
19 32 (15.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 31 (15.20%) Degree
20 31 (15.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 30 (14.71%) Retail
22 29 (14.22%) Java
23 27 (13.24%) Computer Science

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 24 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.39%) SharePoint Server
3 10 (4.90%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (3.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (2.94%) Confluence
6 3 (1.47%) IIS
7 2 (0.98%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.49%) Apache
8 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.49%) CMS
8 1 (0.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (6.37%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (6.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.49%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (6.86%) GitHub
2 14 (6.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.49%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (0.49%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.88%) Extranet
2 7 (3.43%) ATM
3 5 (2.45%) CTI
4 4 (1.96%) HTTP
5 2 (0.98%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 32 (15.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (15.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (12.75%) MySQL
5 20 (9.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (6.86%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (4.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (3.92%) DTS
9 5 (2.45%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.45%) Power BI
9 5 (2.45%) RavenDB
9 5 (2.45%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.45%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (1.47%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.98%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.49%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.49%) OLAP
12 1 (0.49%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 48 (23.53%) Visual Studio
2 23 (11.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (9.80%) JIRA
4 19 (9.31%) Bitbucket
5 14 (6.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.47%) Subversion
7 2 (0.98%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.49%) webpack
General
1 36 (17.65%) Finance
2 30 (14.71%) Retail
3 13 (6.37%) Electronics
4 11 (5.39%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (2.94%) Games
5 6 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.45%) Law
6 5 (2.45%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.96%) Advertising
8 2 (0.98%) Automotive
8 2 (0.98%) Banking
8 2 (0.98%) Legal
9 1 (0.49%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 171 (83.82%) Developer
2 100 (49.02%) .NET Developer
3 74 (36.27%) C# Developer
4 58 (28.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 33 (16.18%) VB.NET Developer
6 31 (15.20%) Software Developer
7 30 (14.71%) SQL Developer
8 27 (13.24%) Senior Developer
9 25 (12.25%) C# Software Developer
10 24 (11.76%) C# VB.NET Developer
11 22 (10.78%) .NET Software Developer
12 20 (9.80%) Junior
12 20 (9.80%) Junior Developer
12 20 (9.80%) Senior .NET Developer
13 18 (8.82%) Senior C# Developer
14 17 (8.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 17 (8.33%) VB Developer
14 17 (8.33%) VB6 Developer
15 16 (7.84%) Web Developer
16 14 (6.86%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (100.00%) .NET
2 121 (59.31%) HTML
3 108 (52.94%) CSS
4 105 (51.47%) ASP.NET
5 53 (25.98%) XML
6 42 (20.59%) jQuery
7 41 (20.10%) Web Services
8 37 (18.14%) AngularJS
8 37 (18.14%) HTML5
9 33 (16.18%) .NET Framework
10 32 (15.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 27 (13.24%) KnockoutJS
11 27 (13.24%) LINQ
12 24 (11.76%) CSS3
13 22 (10.78%) SOAP
14 17 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 17 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
15 16 (7.84%) REST
16 15 (7.35%) ASP.NET MVC
17 14 (6.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.24%) Computer Science
2 11 (5.39%) NHS
3 10 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.41%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.43%) Fintech
6 6 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.94%) Replication
7 4 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.98%) EPoS
8 2 (0.98%) SCADA
9 1 (0.49%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.49%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.80%) Windows
2 16 (7.84%) Android
2 16 (7.84%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.49%) HPUX
5 1 (0.49%) Linux
5 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.49%) Unix
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (36.27%) MVC
2 48 (23.53%) Web Development
3 47 (23.04%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (12.25%) Software Engineering
5 23 (11.27%) OO
6 20 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (8.82%) CRM
8 16 (7.84%) E-Commerce
8 16 (7.84%) MVVM
8 16 (7.84%) Project Management
9 14 (6.86%) Scrum
10 13 (6.37%) Change Management
10 13 (6.37%) Workflow
11 12 (5.88%) Change Control
11 12 (5.88%) PRINCE2
11 12 (5.88%) Project Planning
12 11 (5.39%) SDLC
12 11 (5.39%) Test Automation
12 11 (5.39%) Work Breakdown Structure
13 9 (4.41%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 169 (82.84%) C#
2 130 (63.73%) SQL
3 119 (58.33%) JavaScript
4 40 (19.61%) C++
5 33 (16.18%) T-SQL
6 32 (15.69%) VB
7 29 (14.22%) Java
8 23 (11.27%) VB6
9 22 (10.78%) PHP
10 17 (8.33%) Ruby
11 15 (7.35%) C
12 11 (5.39%) Python
13 5 (2.45%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.98%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.98%) XPath
15 1 (0.49%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 31 (15.20%) Degree
2 16 (7.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.49%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.96%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.98%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.98%) vSphere
3 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 85 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.37%) Oracle
3 7 (3.43%) ServiceNow
4 5 (2.45%) Citrix
4 5 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (2.45%) Siebel
4 5 (2.45%) Telerik
5 3 (1.47%) VMware
5 3 (1.47%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.98%) Dell
6 2 (0.98%) EMC
6 2 (0.98%) HP
6 2 (0.98%) NetApp
6 2 (0.98%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.49%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.49%) Google
7 1 (0.49%) Informatica
7 1 (0.49%) Red Hat