Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 78 76
Rank change year-on-year -110 -2 -32
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 123 333 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.30% 3.41% 3.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.74% 6.83% 7.65%
Number of salaries quoted 93 310 398
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -0.71%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £51,250 £52,500 £48,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +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 4,490 4,874 5,203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 47.44% 49.96% 43.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3,691 4,229 4,442
West Midlands median annual salary £40,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.88% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Staffordshire -8 55 £40,000 - 12
Birmingham -67 33 £37,500 -6.25% 12
Wolverhampton -12 12 £31,500 -24.55%
Solihull +14 6 £45,000 +41.73% 2
Worcestershire -4 6 £25,000 -37.50% 3
Sutton Coldfield -3 3 £40,000 +9.59% 3
Warwickshire -23 3 £30,000 -29.41% 3
Shropshire -15 2 £33,250 -16.88% 4
Coventry -25 1 £26,500 -33.75% 1
Walsall - 1 £37,500 -
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, 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.

1 123 (100.00%) .NET
2 113 (91.87%) C#
3 85 (69.11%) SQL
4 71 (57.72%) SQL Server
5 58 (47.15%) JavaScript
6 52 (42.28%) ASP.NET
7 48 (39.02%) MVC
8 41 (33.33%) CSS
8 41 (33.33%) T-SQL
9 33 (26.83%) SQL Server 2008
10 32 (26.02%) HTML
10 32 (26.02%) Finance
11 31 (25.20%) Microsoft
12 30 (24.39%) Web Services
13 28 (22.76%) VB
14 25 (20.33%) Web Development
15 24 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
16 22 (17.89%) jQuery
17 21 (17.07%) LINQ
17 21 (17.07%) IIS
17 21 (17.07%) Problem-Solving
18 20 (16.26%) Visual Studio
18 20 (16.26%) SOAP
18 20 (16.26%) Windows
18 20 (16.26%) .NET Framework
19 17 (13.82%) JSON
19 17 (13.82%) XML
20 16 (13.01%) SharePoint
20 16 (13.01%) WCF
20 16 (13.01%) Team Foundation Server

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 21 (17.07%) IIS
2 16 (13.01%) SharePoint
3 11 (8.94%) CMS
4 7 (5.69%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (4.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (4.07%) Confluence
6 5 (4.07%) MTS
6 5 (4.07%) Umbraco
7 3 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.63%) SaaS
3 1 (0.81%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (0.81%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.81%) PaaS
3 1 (0.81%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.69%) SSL
2 2 (1.63%) AMQP
3 1 (0.81%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (57.72%) SQL Server
2 33 (26.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (8.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (5.69%) DTS
6 4 (3.25%) MySQL
6 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.44%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.63%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.81%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.81%) Power BI
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 20 (16.26%) Visual Studio
2 16 (13.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (7.32%) JIRA
4 5 (4.07%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.07%) PROIV
5 4 (3.25%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.25%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (2.44%) Selenium
7 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (1.63%) Subversion
8 1 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.81%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.81%) SpecFlow
General
1 32 (26.02%) Finance
2 9 (7.32%) Banking
3 7 (5.69%) Automotive
3 7 (5.69%) Law
3 7 (5.69%) Legal
3 7 (5.69%) Manufacturing
3 7 (5.69%) Retail
4 4 (3.25%) Advertising
5 2 (1.63%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.63%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.81%) Back Office
6 1 (0.81%) Marketing
6 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 96 (78.05%) Developer
2 45 (36.59%) C# Developer
3 41 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 30 (24.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 28 (22.76%) Software Developer
6 15 (12.20%) Senior Developer
6 15 (12.20%) Web Developer
7 14 (11.38%) Analyst
8 13 (10.57%) Applications Support
8 13 (10.57%) Full Stack Developer
9 12 (9.76%) ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 12 (9.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (9.76%) VB.NET Developer
10 11 (8.94%) SQL Developer
11 10 (8.13%) .NET Web Developer
11 10 (8.13%) C# VB.NET Developer
11 10 (8.13%) Senior C# Developer
12 9 (7.32%) C# Software Developer
12 9 (7.32%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (100.00%) .NET
2 52 (42.28%) ASP.NET
3 41 (33.33%) CSS
4 32 (26.02%) HTML
5 30 (24.39%) Web Services
6 22 (17.89%) jQuery
7 21 (17.07%) LINQ
8 20 (16.26%) .NET Framework
8 20 (16.26%) SOAP
9 17 (13.82%) JSON
9 17 (13.82%) XML
10 16 (13.01%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (13.01%) WCF
11 13 (10.57%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (10.57%) Entity Framework
12 11 (8.94%) WinForms
13 10 (8.13%) CSS3
13 10 (8.13%) XSLT
14 9 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 8 (6.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.69%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.07%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.25%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.63%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.63%) Fintech
5 2 (1.63%) iPad
5 2 (1.63%) iPhone
6 1 (0.81%) EPoS
6 1 (0.81%) Replication
6 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.26%) Windows
2 14 (11.38%) Windows Server
3 7 (5.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.44%) Android
5 2 (1.63%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (39.02%) MVC
2 25 (20.33%) Web Development
3 24 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (17.07%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (11.38%) Unit Testing
6 13 (10.57%) OO
6 13 (10.57%) SDLC
7 12 (9.76%) Software Engineering
7 12 (9.76%) Web Design
8 11 (8.94%) Responsive Web Design
8 11 (8.94%) Time Management
9 9 (7.32%) E-Commerce
9 9 (7.32%) Test Automation
10 8 (6.50%) Content Management
10 8 (6.50%) Mentoring
11 7 (5.69%) Customer Requirements
11 7 (5.69%) Integration Testing
11 7 (5.69%) Process Improvement
11 7 (5.69%) Regression Testing
11 7 (5.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 113 (91.87%) C#
2 85 (69.11%) SQL
3 58 (47.15%) JavaScript
4 41 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 28 (22.76%) VB
6 8 (6.50%) Java
6 8 (6.50%) VB6
7 7 (5.69%) PowerShell
8 5 (4.07%) COBOL
8 5 (4.07%) Delphi
8 5 (4.07%) Fortran
8 5 (4.07%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.07%) Progress 4GL
8 5 (4.07%) VBScript
9 4 (3.25%) XPath
10 3 (2.44%) C++
11 1 (0.81%) C
11 1 (0.81%) Ruby
11 1 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (6.50%) Degree
3 1 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.69%) ISO 9001
1 7 (5.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (5.69%) QA
1 7 (5.69%) SLA
2 2 (1.63%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.81%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.81%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (4.07%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 31 (25.20%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.76%) Oracle
3 7 (5.69%) LexisNexis
4 6 (4.88%) ServiceNow
5 4 (3.25%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.63%) Altova
6 2 (1.63%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.81%) Google
7 1 (0.81%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.81%) Telerik