Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 109 63
Rank change year-on-year -50 -46 +8
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 148 270 523
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.72% 2.72% 4.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.94% 5.16% 10.06%
Number of salaries quoted 126 236 519
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £27,000 £22,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £50,625 £52,500 £48,150
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

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 3,758 5,232 5,198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 43.62% 52.80% 44.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3,205 4,560 4,327
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £63,250 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +3 53 £40,000 - 23
Birmingham -40 39 £35,000 -6.67% 15
Sutton Coldfield - 24 £40,000 - 2
Walsall +3 7 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Wolverhampton +10 6 - - 1
Shropshire -20 6 £40,000 - 2
Brierley Hill - 3 £35,000 - 1
Warwickshire +3 2 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Solihull 0 2 £35,000 +21.74% 5
Worcestershire -5 2 £35,750 -10.63% 6
Coventry +3 1 £57,500 +43.75% 3
Herefordshire - 1 - - 1
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 148 (100.00%) .NET
2 134 (90.54%) C#
3 112 (75.68%) SQL Server
4 92 (62.16%) SQL
5 87 (58.78%) JavaScript
6 84 (56.76%) ASP.NET
7 74 (50.00%) HTML
8 73 (49.32%) CSS
9 70 (47.30%) MVC
10 61 (41.22%) Agile Software Development
11 52 (35.14%) T-SQL
12 51 (34.46%) Microsoft
13 39 (26.35%) .NET Framework
14 35 (23.65%) jQuery
15 34 (22.97%) Web Services
16 32 (21.62%) Web Development
17 29 (19.59%) XML
18 28 (18.92%) SQL Server 2008
18 28 (18.92%) HTML5
18 28 (18.92%) CSS3
19 26 (17.57%) ASP.NET MVC
20 25 (16.89%) Problem-Solving
21 24 (16.22%) ASP.NET Web API
22 23 (15.54%) JSON
22 23 (15.54%) SOAP
23 21 (14.19%) Visual Studio
23 21 (14.19%) Finance
24 20 (13.51%) SDLC
25 19 (12.84%) Entity Framework
25 19 (12.84%) Windows

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 11 (7.43%) IIS
1 11 (7.43%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.73%) CMS
3 4 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.35%) Confluence
6 1 (0.68%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (6.08%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Magento
2 1 (0.68%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.38%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.05%) SSL
2 2 (1.35%) Internet
3 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (75.68%) SQL Server
2 28 (18.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (6.76%) Relational Database
5 8 (5.41%) MongoDB
5 8 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (4.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (3.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.03%) DTS
8 3 (2.03%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.35%) Cosmos DB
9 2 (1.35%) MySQL
9 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.68%) QlikView
10 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 21 (14.19%) Visual Studio
2 16 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (6.08%) Git (software)
4 8 (5.41%) TeamCity
5 7 (4.73%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (4.05%) JIRA
7 3 (2.03%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.35%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.35%) Selenium
8 2 (1.35%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.68%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.68%) PROIV
9 1 (0.68%) Subversion
General
1 21 (14.19%) Finance
2 10 (6.76%) Manufacturing
3 8 (5.41%) Legal
4 7 (4.73%) Retail
5 6 (4.05%) Banking
5 6 (4.05%) Law
6 5 (3.38%) Automotive
7 2 (1.35%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.68%) Advertising
8 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 134 (90.54%) Developer
2 71 (47.97%) .NET Developer
3 52 (35.14%) C# Developer
4 39 (26.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 30 (20.27%) Software Developer
6 27 (18.24%) VB.NET Developer
6 27 (18.24%) Web Developer
7 23 (15.54%) Senior Developer
8 17 (11.49%) ASP.NET Developer
8 17 (11.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 16 (10.81%) .NET Web Developer
10 14 (9.46%) C# VB.NET Developer
11 13 (8.78%) Full Stack Developer
12 12 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 12 (8.11%) C# Web Developer
12 12 (8.11%) Senior .NET Developer
12 12 (8.11%) Senior C# Developer
13 11 (7.43%) Senior Web Developer
14 10 (6.76%) C# Software Developer
15 9 (6.08%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (100.00%) .NET
2 84 (56.76%) ASP.NET
3 74 (50.00%) HTML
4 73 (49.32%) CSS
5 39 (26.35%) .NET Framework
6 35 (23.65%) jQuery
7 34 (22.97%) Web Services
8 29 (19.59%) XML
9 28 (18.92%) CSS3
9 28 (18.92%) HTML5
10 26 (17.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 24 (16.22%) ASP.NET Web API
12 23 (15.54%) JSON
12 23 (15.54%) SOAP
13 19 (12.84%) Entity Framework
14 17 (11.49%) WCF
15 16 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 16 (10.81%) LINQ
15 16 (10.81%) WinForms
16 15 (10.14%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.76%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (4.73%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.05%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.35%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.35%) FMCG
5 2 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.84%) Windows
2 4 (2.70%) Android
3 3 (2.03%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.03%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.35%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (47.30%) MVC
2 61 (41.22%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (21.62%) Web Development
4 25 (16.89%) Problem-Solving
5 20 (13.51%) SDLC
6 16 (10.81%) Scrum
7 15 (10.14%) OO
7 15 (10.14%) SOLID
7 15 (10.14%) TDD
7 15 (10.14%) Unit Testing
8 12 (8.11%) Responsive Web Design
8 12 (8.11%) Web Design
9 11 (7.43%) Mentoring
10 10 (6.76%) Customer Requirements
10 10 (6.76%) OOP
11 8 (5.41%) Collaborative Working
11 8 (5.41%) Line Management
12 7 (4.73%) Content Management
12 7 (4.73%) Microservices
12 7 (4.73%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 134 (90.54%) C#
2 92 (62.16%) SQL
3 87 (58.78%) JavaScript
4 52 (35.14%) T-SQL
5 18 (12.16%) VB
6 10 (6.76%) VB6
7 6 (4.05%) TypeScript
8 5 (3.38%) Java
8 5 (3.38%) XPath
9 3 (2.03%) VBA
10 1 (0.68%) C
10 1 (0.68%) Delphi
10 1 (0.68%) Fortran
10 1 (0.68%) PHP
10 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.68%) Progress 4GL
10 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (8.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (4.05%) Degree
3 3 (2.03%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.05%) ISO 9001
1 6 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.03%) SLA
3 2 (1.35%) GDPR
3 2 (1.35%) QA
4 1 (0.68%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.68%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 51 (34.46%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.76%) Xamarin
3 6 (4.05%) DevExpress
3 6 (4.05%) LexisNexis
4 5 (3.38%) Google
5 4 (2.70%) Oracle
6 3 (2.03%) Altova
6 3 (2.03%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.35%) Telerik
8 1 (0.68%) Sage