Period
to 28 July 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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 68 51
Rank change year-on-year -17 -17 -22
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 342 466 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.37% 3.80% 4.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.48% 8.74% 9.89%
Number of salaries quoted 313 482 553
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 5276 5331 5458
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 52.04% 43.45% 48.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4611 4519 4868
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,375 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +11 107 £40,000 +11.11% 5
Staffordshire -12 80 £40,000 +6.67% 2
Shropshire +2 50 £40,000 +23.08%
Warwickshire +20 35 £42,500 +31.78% 3
Worcestershire -14 35 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Coventry -12 10 £40,000 +37.93%
Sutton Coldfield -2 6 £38,750 +35.96%
Solihull -27 3 £30,000 -20.00%
Dudley +6 2 £42,000 +5.00%
Stourbridge - 2 £45,000 -
Walsall +6 1 £30,000 -14.29% 2
Wolverhampton -1 1 £28,500 -9.52% 1
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 342 (100.00%) .NET
2 254 (74.27%) C#
3 236 (69.01%) SQL
4 198 (57.89%) JavaScript
5 187 (54.68%) ASP.NET
6 178 (52.05%) HTML
7 164 (47.95%) SQL Server
8 159 (46.49%) CSS
9 131 (38.30%) Microsoft
10 124 (36.26%) MVC
11 92 (26.90%) Web Development
12 90 (26.32%) jQuery
13 82 (23.98%) Visual Studio
14 76 (22.22%) HTML5
15 74 (21.64%) Agile Software Development
16 71 (20.76%) .NET Framework
17 64 (18.71%) T-SQL
18 62 (18.13%) AngularJS
18 62 (18.13%) Windows
19 61 (17.84%) VB
20 60 (17.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 54 (15.79%) OO
22 53 (15.50%) CSS3
23 52 (15.20%) XML
24 51 (14.91%) ASP.NET MVC
25 49 (14.33%) Retail
26 46 (13.45%) Web Services
26 46 (13.45%) MySQL
27 44 (12.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 42 (12.28%) Finance

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 16 (4.68%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.22%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (1.46%) IIS
4 4 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.88%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.29%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 12 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 27 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.46%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.75%) GitHub
4 3 (0.88%) SaaS
5 1 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.73%) ATM
2 4 (1.17%) HTTP
2 4 (1.17%) SSL
3 3 (0.88%) Extranet
3 3 (0.88%) Intranet
3 3 (0.88%) SAN
4 2 (0.58%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (47.95%) SQL Server
2 60 (17.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 46 (13.45%) MySQL
4 44 (12.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 39 (11.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 30 (8.77%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (5.26%) Relational Database
8 14 (4.09%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (3.80%) SQL Server 2016
10 12 (3.51%) NoSQL
11 9 (2.63%) Power BI
12 8 (2.34%) MongoDB
13 6 (1.75%) QlikView
13 6 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (1.46%) RDBMS
14 5 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
16 3 (0.88%) RavenDB
16 3 (0.88%) Riak
17 2 (0.58%) UniData
Development Applications
1 82 (23.98%) Visual Studio
2 27 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (6.73%) Git (software)
4 15 (4.39%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 11 (3.22%) Subversion
6 8 (2.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (1.75%) Bitbucket
7 6 (1.75%) JIRA
8 5 (1.46%) MSTest
8 5 (1.46%) NUnit
9 4 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (1.17%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.88%) InstallShield
10 3 (0.88%) JUnit
11 2 (0.58%) Moq
11 2 (0.58%) Rhino Mocks
12 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.29%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.29%) WebDriver
General
1 49 (14.33%) Retail
2 42 (12.28%) Finance
3 24 (7.02%) Electronics
4 11 (3.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (2.63%) Advertising
6 7 (2.05%) Law
7 5 (1.46%) Automotive
7 5 (1.46%) Games
8 4 (1.17%) Legal
8 4 (1.17%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.88%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.58%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 267 (78.07%) Developer
2 194 (56.73%) .NET Developer
3 117 (34.21%) C# Developer
4 102 (29.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 94 (27.49%) VB.NET Developer
6 90 (26.32%) SQL Developer
7 64 (18.71%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 53 (15.50%) Web Developer
9 43 (12.57%) Software Developer
10 40 (11.70%) .NET Web Developer
10 40 (11.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 36 (10.53%) .NET Software Developer
12 32 (9.36%) C# Software Developer
13 29 (8.48%) Senior Developer
14 28 (8.19%) ASP.NET Developer
14 28 (8.19%) VB.NET Web Developer
15 25 (7.31%) IT Manager
15 25 (7.31%) Junior
15 25 (7.31%) Junior Developer
16 21 (6.14%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 342 (100.00%) .NET
2 187 (54.68%) ASP.NET
3 178 (52.05%) HTML
4 159 (46.49%) CSS
5 90 (26.32%) jQuery
6 76 (22.22%) HTML5
7 71 (20.76%) .NET Framework
8 62 (18.13%) AngularJS
9 53 (15.50%) CSS3
10 52 (15.20%) XML
11 51 (14.91%) ASP.NET MVC
12 46 (13.45%) Web Services
13 40 (11.70%) WCF
14 38 (11.11%) WPF
15 35 (10.23%) Ajax
16 34 (9.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 30 (8.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 28 (8.19%) WinForms
19 27 (7.89%) Entity Framework
20 26 (7.60%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.68%) Computer Science
2 14 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.22%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (3.22%) NHS
4 10 (2.92%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.05%) SCADA
6 6 (1.75%) User Experience
7 5 (1.46%) Fintech
7 5 (1.46%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.17%) iPad
8 4 (1.17%) Learning Management System
9 3 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.58%) AS400
10 2 (0.58%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.29%) Blog
11 1 (0.29%) EPoS
11 1 (0.29%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 62 (18.13%) Windows
2 24 (7.02%) Android
2 24 (7.02%) Apple iOS
3 6 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
4 5 (1.46%) Linux
4 5 (1.46%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (36.26%) MVC
2 92 (26.90%) Web Development
3 74 (21.64%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (15.79%) OO
5 41 (11.99%) Business Intelligence
6 40 (11.70%) Project Management
7 36 (10.53%) SDLC
8 33 (9.65%) TDD
9 30 (8.77%) Web Application Development
10 29 (8.48%) CRM
11 28 (8.19%) SOLID
12 27 (7.89%) Change Management
12 27 (7.89%) E-Commerce
13 25 (7.31%) Scrum
14 21 (6.14%) OOP
15 19 (5.56%) Workflow
16 18 (5.26%) Prototyping
16 18 (5.26%) Software Engineering
17 16 (4.68%) Customer Requirements
17 16 (4.68%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 254 (74.27%) C#
2 236 (69.01%) SQL
3 198 (57.89%) JavaScript
4 64 (18.71%) T-SQL
5 61 (17.84%) VB
6 33 (9.65%) Ruby
6 33 (9.65%) VB6
7 29 (8.48%) C
8 17 (4.97%) C++
9 14 (4.09%) Java
10 10 (2.92%) R
11 9 (2.63%) PHP
12 6 (1.75%) Python
13 4 (1.17%) VBScript
14 3 (0.88%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.88%) VC++
15 2 (0.58%) UniBasic
15 2 (0.58%) XPath
16 1 (0.29%) VBA
16 1 (0.29%) XAML
Qualifications
1 30 (8.77%) Degree
2 17 (4.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (4.39%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.46%) MCPD
5 3 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.29%) HND
6 1 (0.29%) MCSD
6 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.58%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.29%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (0.88%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 131 (38.30%) Microsoft
2 6 (1.75%) Oracle
3 5 (1.46%) Xamarin
4 3 (0.88%) Dell
4 3 (0.88%) EMC
4 3 (0.88%) HP
4 3 (0.88%) NetApp
4 3 (0.88%) VMware
5 2 (0.58%) Epicor
5 2 (0.58%) Infor
5 2 (0.58%) MAPICS
5 2 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.29%) Cisco
6 1 (0.29%) Telerik
6 1 (0.29%) Twitter
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, gym, pension
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + pension etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Worcester
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
greywood
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago