Period
to 19 February 2020

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 19 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 161 161 168
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7 -88
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 93 144 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.42% 1.82% 1.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.18% 4.32% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 90 129 128
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +2.04% -2.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £53,750 £48,750
England median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% +2.41% +3.75%

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 2,922 3,332 4,911
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.66% 42.06% 49.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2,547 2,686 4,088
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,733 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +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 19 February 2020.

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 19 February 2020. 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 33 £40,000 - 11
Birmingham +26 24 £39,750 +6.00% 7
Worcestershire +11 12 £47,500 +26.67% 8
Herefordshire +14 8 £36,250 +20.83% 2
Shropshire +26 7 £32,500 -43.48% 1
Walsall -19 5 £35,000 +7.69%
Warwickshire -19 4 £38,000 +40.74% 1
Sutton Coldfield +3 3 £47,500 +18.75%
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, 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 93 (100.00%) .NET
2 85 (91.40%) C#
3 76 (81.72%) SQL
4 58 (62.37%) SQL Server
5 54 (58.06%) JavaScript
6 53 (56.99%) ASP.NET
7 48 (51.61%) MVC
8 45 (48.39%) T-SQL
9 40 (43.01%) Microsoft
10 31 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 29 (31.18%) WinForms
11 29 (31.18%) HTML
11 29 (31.18%) .NET Framework
12 24 (25.81%) Web Development
12 24 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (23.66%) Relational Database
14 21 (22.58%) CSS
14 21 (22.58%) OOP
14 21 (22.58%) OO
15 19 (20.43%) Windows
15 19 (20.43%) ASP.NET MVC
16 17 (18.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 15 (16.13%) REST
18 14 (15.05%) Software Engineering
18 14 (15.05%) jQuery
19 13 (13.98%) Microsoft Certification
20 11 (11.83%) AngularJS
20 11 (11.83%) Entity Framework
20 11 (11.83%) Web Services
21 10 (10.75%) Spring

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 6 (6.45%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (4.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.53%) Azure
2 4 (4.30%) AWS
3 1 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.08%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.60%) Internet
2 4 (4.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (62.37%) SQL Server
2 22 (23.66%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.08%) Power BI
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (8.60%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.38%) Subversion
2 5 (5.38%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (2.15%) VisualSVN
6 1 (1.08%) JIRA
6 1 (1.08%) Ranorex
6 1 (1.08%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (6.45%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) Back Office
2 4 (4.30%) Games
3 3 (3.23%) Automotive
4 2 (2.15%) Retail
5 1 (1.08%) Billing
Job Titles
1 73 (78.49%) Developer
2 41 (44.09%) .NET Developer
3 30 (32.26%) C# Developer
4 27 (29.03%) C# .NET Developer
4 27 (29.03%) Software Developer
5 20 (21.51%) VB.NET Developer
6 17 (18.28%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 16 (17.20%) Senior Developer
8 12 (12.90%) .NET Software Developer
9 11 (11.83%) Senior .NET Developer
10 9 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 9 (9.68%) C# Software Developer
10 9 (9.68%) Web Developer
11 8 (8.60%) JavaScript Developer
11 8 (8.60%) Software Engineer
12 6 (6.45%) .NET Software Engineer
12 6 (6.45%) Analyst
12 6 (6.45%) Applications Support
12 6 (6.45%) C# Software Engineer
12 6 (6.45%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (100.00%) .NET
2 53 (56.99%) ASP.NET
3 31 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 29 (31.18%) .NET Framework
4 29 (31.18%) HTML
4 29 (31.18%) WinForms
5 21 (22.58%) CSS
6 19 (20.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (18.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 15 (16.13%) REST
9 14 (15.05%) jQuery
10 11 (11.83%) AngularJS
10 11 (11.83%) Entity Framework
10 11 (11.83%) Web Services
11 10 (10.75%) React
11 10 (10.75%) Spring
11 10 (10.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (9.68%) Ajax
12 9 (9.68%) LINQ
13 8 (8.60%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.60%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.30%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.08%) FMCG
4 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.43%) Windows
2 2 (2.15%) Android
2 2 (2.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (51.61%) MVC
2 24 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (25.81%) Web Development
3 21 (22.58%) OO
3 21 (22.58%) OOP
4 14 (15.05%) Software Engineering
5 9 (9.68%) Presales
6 8 (8.60%) Data Migration
6 8 (8.60%) Migration
6 8 (8.60%) Project Management
6 8 (8.60%) SDLC
7 6 (6.45%) API Design
7 6 (6.45%) Front End Development
7 6 (6.45%) MVVM
7 6 (6.45%) Performance Analysis
7 6 (6.45%) SOLID
7 6 (6.45%) Unit Testing
8 5 (5.38%) DevOps
8 5 (5.38%) Mentoring
8 5 (5.38%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 85 (91.40%) C#
2 76 (81.72%) SQL
3 54 (58.06%) JavaScript
4 45 (48.39%) T-SQL
5 9 (9.68%) TypeScript
6 8 (8.60%) VB
7 5 (5.38%) C++
7 5 (5.38%) Java
8 4 (4.30%) Progress 4GL
9 2 (2.15%) Go
9 2 (2.15%) PHP
10 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (13.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) SLA
2 2 (2.15%) GDPR
3 1 (1.08%) QA
Vendors
1 40 (43.01%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.38%) Oracle
3 2 (2.15%) Telerik
4 1 (1.08%) Rackspace