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 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 86 37
Rank change year-on-year +25 -49  
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 202 183 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.12% 2.93% 6.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.12% 6.82% 12.31%
Number of salaries quoted 188 177 308
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

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 2489 2683 2673
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 50.73% 42.98% 50.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2161 2322 2398
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing VB.NET as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 27 April 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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +35 60 £40,000 +11.88% 4
Staffordshire +6 49 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Warwickshire +28 24 £42,500 +23.18% 4
Worcestershire -5 24 £32,500 - 4
Shropshire +9 22 £40,000 +23.07%
Coventry +3 7 £40,000 +42.85% 2
Sutton Coldfield - 6 £38,750 -
Solihull -22 2 £31,750 -15.33%
Stourbridge - 2 £45,000 -
Dudley +6 1 £41,500 +3.75% 1
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 345 (99.71%) .NET
2 273 (78.90%) C#
3 224 (64.74%) SQL
4 200 (57.80%) ASP.NET
5 176 (50.87%) JavaScript
6 164 (47.40%) HTML
7 160 (46.24%) SQL Server
8 143 (41.33%) CSS
9 139 (40.17%) MVC
10 102 (29.48%) Microsoft
11 92 (26.59%) Web Development
12 85 (24.57%) Agile Software Development
13 83 (23.99%) jQuery
14 70 (20.23%) ASP.NET MVC
15 66 (19.08%) .NET Framework
16 64 (18.50%) T-SQL
17 58 (16.76%) HTML5
18 56 (16.18%) Visual Studio
19 54 (15.61%) OO
20 53 (15.32%) VB
21 52 (15.03%) XML
22 51 (14.74%) Windows
23 48 (13.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 47 (13.58%) Web Services
25 40 (11.56%) MySQL
26 39 (11.27%) WCF
27 36 (10.40%) Finance
28 35 (10.12%) WPF
28 35 (10.12%) AngularJS
28 35 (10.12%) SDLC

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 5 (1.45%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.16%) CMS
2 4 (1.16%) IIS
3 3 (0.87%) WordPress
4 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (3.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.45%) Magento
3 3 (0.87%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.73%) GitHub
3 5 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.89%) Internet
2 9 (2.60%) SSL
3 6 (1.73%) Broadband
4 5 (1.45%) HTTP
5 3 (0.87%) ATM
5 3 (0.87%) Intranet
6 1 (0.29%) LDAP
6 1 (0.29%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (46.24%) SQL Server
2 48 (13.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 40 (11.56%) MySQL
4 31 (8.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (7.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 22 (6.36%) Relational Database
7 19 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (4.34%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (3.47%) MongoDB
10 11 (3.18%) NoSQL
10 11 (3.18%) SQL Server 2016
11 7 (2.02%) Power BI
11 7 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (1.73%) QlikView
12 6 (1.73%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (1.45%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.87%) RavenDB
14 3 (0.87%) Riak
14 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
15 2 (0.58%) UniData
Development Applications
1 56 (16.18%) Visual Studio
2 24 (6.94%) Git (software)
3 19 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (3.18%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 10 (2.89%) Subversion
6 9 (2.60%) MSTest
6 9 (2.60%) NUnit
7 7 (2.02%) JIRA
8 6 (1.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (1.73%) Bitbucket
8 6 (1.73%) Moq
8 6 (1.73%) Rhino Mocks
9 5 (1.45%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.45%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (1.16%) Selenium
10 4 (1.16%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.87%) JUnit
11 3 (0.87%) LoadRunner
11 3 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 36 (10.40%) Finance
2 20 (5.78%) Retail
3 13 (3.76%) Electronics
4 10 (2.89%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.02%) Aerospace
6 6 (1.73%) Advertising
6 6 (1.73%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.87%) Banking
7 3 (0.87%) Games
7 3 (0.87%) Legal
8 2 (0.58%) Automotive
9 1 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 263 (76.01%) Developer
2 175 (50.58%) .NET Developer
3 76 (21.97%) C# Developer
4 65 (18.79%) VB.NET Developer
5 62 (17.92%) C# .NET Developer
6 59 (17.05%) SQL Developer
7 55 (15.90%) Software Developer
8 47 (13.58%) Web Developer
9 34 (9.83%) .NET Web Developer
10 33 (9.54%) C# VB.NET Developer
11 30 (8.67%) .NET Software Developer
11 30 (8.67%) ASP.NET Developer
12 25 (7.23%) Senior Developer
13 21 (6.07%) C# Software Developer
13 21 (6.07%) VB.NET Web Developer
14 18 (5.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 18 (5.20%) IT Manager
15 17 (4.91%) Analyst
15 17 (4.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 16 (4.62%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 345 (99.71%) .NET
2 200 (57.80%) ASP.NET
3 164 (47.40%) HTML
4 143 (41.33%) CSS
5 83 (23.99%) jQuery
6 70 (20.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 66 (19.08%) .NET Framework
8 58 (16.76%) HTML5
9 52 (15.03%) XML
10 47 (13.58%) Web Services
11 39 (11.27%) WCF
12 35 (10.12%) AngularJS
12 35 (10.12%) WPF
13 33 (9.54%) CSS3
14 32 (9.25%) Ajax
14 32 (9.25%) Entity Framework
15 29 (8.38%) WinForms
16 23 (6.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 19 (5.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 16 (4.62%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.91%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.47%) Computer Science
2 12 (3.47%) Mobile App
3 11 (3.18%) iPad
4 7 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.02%) User Experience
5 6 (1.73%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.45%) AS400
7 4 (1.16%) Fintech
7 4 (1.16%) SCADA
8 3 (0.87%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.87%) Learning Management System
8 3 (0.87%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.87%) Online Gambling
9 1 (0.29%) Blog
9 1 (0.29%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.29%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.29%) Life Science
9 1 (0.29%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 51 (14.74%) Windows
2 18 (5.20%) Android
2 18 (5.20%) Apple iOS
3 11 (3.18%) Linux
4 5 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (0.87%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (40.17%) MVC
2 92 (26.59%) Web Development
3 85 (24.57%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (15.61%) OO
5 35 (10.12%) SDLC
6 34 (9.83%) TDD
7 33 (9.54%) Scrum
8 28 (8.09%) Business Intelligence
9 27 (7.80%) Web Application Development
10 26 (7.51%) Project Management
11 25 (7.23%) Mentoring
11 25 (7.23%) OOP
12 24 (6.94%) E-Commerce
13 22 (6.36%) Time Management
14 21 (6.07%) Software Engineering
14 21 (6.07%) SOLID
15 16 (4.62%) Change Management
16 15 (4.34%) CRM
16 15 (4.34%) Prototyping
17 14 (4.05%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 273 (78.90%) C#
2 224 (64.74%) SQL
3 176 (50.87%) JavaScript
4 64 (18.50%) T-SQL
5 53 (15.32%) VB
6 24 (6.94%) VB6
7 21 (6.07%) Ruby
8 17 (4.91%) C
9 13 (3.76%) C++
10 12 (3.47%) Java
11 8 (2.31%) PHP
11 8 (2.31%) R
12 4 (1.16%) UniBasic
12 4 (1.16%) XPath
13 3 (0.87%) VBScript
13 3 (0.87%) VC++
14 2 (0.58%) Python
15 1 (0.29%) Clipper
15 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (5.49%) Degree
2 13 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (0.87%) ISEB
4 3 (0.87%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.58%) MCSD
6 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.87%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) PA-DSS
2 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.58%) Nagios
2 1 (0.29%) cPanel
Vendors
1 102 (29.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (2.31%) Oracle
3 5 (1.45%) Epicor
3 5 (1.45%) Infor
3 5 (1.45%) MAPICS
3 5 (1.45%) Telerik
4 2 (0.58%) Adobe
4 2 (0.58%) Citrix
4 2 (0.58%) Nimsoft
4 2 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (0.58%) SolarWinds
4 2 (0.58%) VMware
5 1 (0.29%) Dynatrace
5 1 (0.29%) LexisNexis
5 1 (0.29%) Twitter
5 1 (0.29%) Xamarin
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Health + Bonus + 25 days + pension
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