Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 163 155 125
Rank change year-on-year -8 -30 -62
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 107 151 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.46% 1.79% 2.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.29% 4.12% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 107 138 211
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% +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 3,253 3,665 5,231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.34% 43.48% 52.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2,828 3,087 4,530
West Midlands median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,325 £63,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,225 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.53% +4.45% +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 12 November 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 12 November 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 +3 41 £42,500 +6.25% 13
Birmingham +21 23 £42,500 +21.43% 8
Worcestershire -2 17 £50,000 +36.99% 9
Herefordshire +2 9 £28,000 - 1
Warwickshire -15 6 £34,500 -13.75% 2
Solihull -5 3 £42,500 +21.43%
Walsall -11 3 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Shropshire +10 2 £38,000 -5.00% 1
Halesowen - 2 £41,000 -
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 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.

1 107 (100.00%) .NET
2 95 (88.79%) C#
3 81 (75.70%) SQL Server
4 66 (61.68%) SQL
5 64 (59.81%) ASP.NET
6 50 (46.73%) JavaScript
7 44 (41.12%) MVC
8 37 (34.58%) T-SQL
9 34 (31.78%) .NET Framework
10 32 (29.91%) Microsoft
11 24 (22.43%) WinForms
12 23 (21.50%) HTML
12 23 (21.50%) OO
13 22 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (20.56%) SDLC
13 22 (20.56%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (18.69%) ASP.NET Web API
15 19 (17.76%) jQuery
15 19 (17.76%) CSS
16 16 (14.95%) Web Services
16 16 (14.95%) Relational Database
17 15 (14.02%) Windows
17 15 (14.02%) OOP
18 14 (13.08%) VB
19 13 (12.15%) WPF
19 13 (12.15%) Git (software)
20 12 (11.21%) Team Foundation Server
20 12 (11.21%) Ajax
21 11 (10.28%) Retail
21 11 (10.28%) Subversion

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 3 (2.80%) Confluence
2 1 (0.93%) IIS
2 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (2.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Infor CRM
1 2 (1.87%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.93%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.67%) AWS
2 3 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.80%) Azure
2 3 (2.80%) Power Platform
3 1 (0.93%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.80%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (75.70%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.95%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.80%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (2.80%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.80%) Power BI
6 2 (1.87%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 2 (1.87%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2017
6 2 (1.87%) SSDT
7 1 (0.93%) DTS
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (12.15%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (10.28%) Subversion
3 11 (10.28%) Visual Studio
4 8 (7.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (5.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (2.80%) JIRA
7 2 (1.87%) VisualSVN
8 1 (0.93%) NUnit
8 1 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.93%) PROIV
8 1 (0.93%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (10.28%) Retail
2 9 (8.41%) Finance
3 4 (3.74%) Automotive
4 2 (1.87%) Games
4 2 (1.87%) Law
Job Titles
1 94 (87.85%) Developer
2 65 (60.75%) .NET Developer
3 41 (38.32%) C# Developer
4 37 (34.58%) Software Developer
5 36 (33.64%) C# .NET Developer
6 24 (22.43%) Senior Developer
7 22 (20.56%) .NET Software Developer
8 21 (19.63%) C# Software Developer
9 19 (17.76%) Senior .NET Developer
10 18 (16.82%) VB.NET Developer
11 11 (10.28%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 11 (10.28%) Senior C# Developer
12 10 (9.35%) C# VB.NET Developer
13 9 (8.41%) Applications Support
14 8 (7.48%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 6 (5.61%) Applications Developer
16 5 (4.67%) Analyst
17 4 (3.74%) ASP.NET Developer
17 4 (3.74%) Graduate
17 4 (3.74%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (100.00%) .NET
2 64 (59.81%) ASP.NET
3 34 (31.78%) .NET Framework
4 24 (22.43%) WinForms
5 23 (21.50%) HTML
6 22 (20.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (18.69%) ASP.NET Web API
8 19 (17.76%) CSS
8 19 (17.76%) jQuery
9 16 (14.95%) Web Services
10 13 (12.15%) WPF
11 12 (11.21%) Ajax
12 11 (10.28%) AngularJS
12 11 (10.28%) XML
13 9 (8.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 9 (8.41%) Entity Framework
13 9 (8.41%) Spring
14 8 (7.48%) LINQ
15 5 (4.67%) RESTful
15 5 (4.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (3.74%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (2.80%) Driving Licence
3 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.02%) Windows
2 3 (2.80%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.93%) Android
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (41.12%) MVC
2 23 (21.50%) OO
3 22 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (20.56%) SDLC
4 15 (14.02%) OOP
5 11 (10.28%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (8.41%) Mentoring
6 9 (8.41%) Web Development
7 8 (7.48%) Performance Analysis
7 8 (7.48%) Project Management
8 7 (6.54%) Computer Science
9 6 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (5.61%) SOLID
9 6 (5.61%) Time Management
10 5 (4.67%) Software Engineering
11 4 (3.74%) DevOps
11 4 (3.74%) Front End Development
11 4 (3.74%) Refactoring
11 4 (3.74%) SOA
11 4 (3.74%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 95 (88.79%) C#
2 66 (61.68%) SQL
3 50 (46.73%) JavaScript
4 37 (34.58%) T-SQL
5 14 (13.08%) VB
6 8 (7.48%) VB6
7 4 (3.74%) Java
7 4 (3.74%) Progress 4GL
8 3 (2.80%) C++
8 3 (2.80%) PHP
8 3 (2.80%) TypeScript
8 3 (2.80%) VBA
9 2 (1.87%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 2 (1.87%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.87%) VBScript
9 2 (1.87%) XAML
10 1 (0.93%) Delphi
10 1 (0.93%) Fortran
10 1 (0.93%) Go
10 1 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (8.41%) Degree
2 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.74%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.74%) GDPR
2 3 (2.80%) SLA
Vendors
1 32 (29.91%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.61%) Oracle
3 2 (1.87%) Infor
3 2 (1.87%) Telerik
4 1 (0.93%) ServiceNow