Period
to 28 March 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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 159 162 182
Rank change year-on-year +3 +20 -103
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 93 139 139
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.51% 1.75% 1.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.31% 4.06% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 96 124 116
Median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% -7.50%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,000 £23,125
90th Percentile £50,625 £53,750 £51,250
England median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% +4.94% +1.25%

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 2,812 3,421 4,868
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 45.58% 43.13% 49.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2,447 2,685 4,018
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 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £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 proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing VB.NET in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 28 March 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 28 March 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 -5 40 £40,000 - 12
Birmingham +27 20 £42,250 +9.74% 4
Shropshire - 10 £33,500 - 2
Worcestershire +21 8 £46,250 +19.35% 1
Walsall -22 6 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Herefordshire +13 4 £41,250 +37.50%
Sutton Coldfield +3 3 £47,500 +35.71%
Warwickshire -10 3 £43,500 +61.11% 2
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 86 (92.47%) C#
3 81 (87.10%) SQL
4 58 (62.37%) ASP.NET
5 55 (59.14%) JavaScript
6 52 (55.91%) MVC
7 50 (53.76%) T-SQL
8 49 (52.69%) SQL Server
9 41 (44.09%) Microsoft
10 36 (38.71%) WinForms
11 34 (36.56%) ASP.NET Web API
12 30 (32.26%) Web Development
13 26 (27.96%) HTML
14 25 (26.88%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (25.81%) OOP
16 23 (24.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 21 (22.58%) Relational Database
17 21 (22.58%) Windows
17 21 (22.58%) .NET Framework
18 19 (20.43%) OO
19 18 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
20 17 (18.28%) Microsoft Certification
21 16 (17.20%) Software Engineering
22 15 (16.13%) CSS
22 15 (16.13%) REST
22 15 (16.13%) React
23 14 (15.05%) Spring
24 12 (12.90%) Internet
24 12 (12.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 10 (10.75%) Git (software)

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 9 (9.68%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.08%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.53%) Azure
2 1 (1.08%) AWS
2 1 (1.08%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.90%) Internet
2 4 (4.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (52.69%) SQL Server
2 21 (22.58%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.15%) MySQL
6 1 (1.08%) Power BI
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (10.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.08%) Ranorex
2 1 (1.08%) Subversion
2 1 (1.08%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (6.45%) Games
2 5 (5.38%) Finance
3 4 (4.30%) Back Office
4 1 (1.08%) Billing
Job Titles
1 71 (76.34%) Developer
2 33 (35.48%) .NET Developer
3 29 (31.18%) C# Developer
4 28 (30.11%) Software Developer
5 23 (24.73%) C# .NET Developer
6 21 (22.58%) VB.NET Developer
7 19 (20.43%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 11 (11.83%) Senior Developer
9 10 (10.75%) Web Developer
10 9 (9.68%) .NET Software Developer
10 9 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 8 (8.60%) C# Software Developer
11 8 (8.60%) JavaScript Developer
11 8 (8.60%) Software Engineer
12 7 (7.53%) Analyst
12 7 (7.53%) Junior
12 7 (7.53%) Junior Developer
12 7 (7.53%) Senior .NET Developer
13 6 (6.45%) C# Software Engineer
13 6 (6.45%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (100.00%) .NET
2 58 (62.37%) ASP.NET
3 36 (38.71%) WinForms
4 34 (36.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 26 (27.96%) HTML
6 23 (24.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 21 (22.58%) .NET Framework
8 18 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (16.13%) CSS
9 15 (16.13%) React
9 15 (16.13%) REST
10 14 (15.05%) Spring
11 12 (12.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (10.75%) AngularJS
13 9 (9.68%) jQuery
14 8 (8.60%) Entity Framework
14 8 (8.60%) React Native
14 8 (8.60%) WCF
14 8 (8.60%) Web Services
15 7 (7.53%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.23%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.08%) FMCG
5 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.58%) Windows
2 2 (2.15%) Android
2 2 (2.15%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (2.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (55.91%) MVC
2 30 (32.26%) Web Development
3 25 (26.88%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (25.81%) OOP
5 19 (20.43%) OO
6 16 (17.20%) Software Engineering
7 9 (9.68%) Computer Science
7 9 (9.68%) Migration
8 8 (8.60%) Presales
8 8 (8.60%) Project Management
8 8 (8.60%) Unit Testing
9 7 (7.53%) Data Migration
10 6 (6.45%) API Design
10 6 (6.45%) ERP
10 6 (6.45%) Front End Development
10 6 (6.45%) MVVM
10 6 (6.45%) SOLID
11 5 (5.38%) Load Testing
11 5 (5.38%) Mobile First
11 5 (5.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 86 (92.47%) C#
2 81 (87.10%) SQL
3 55 (59.14%) JavaScript
4 50 (53.76%) T-SQL
5 9 (9.68%) TypeScript
6 5 (5.38%) VB
7 4 (4.30%) C++
7 4 (4.30%) Java
8 3 (3.23%) Go
8 3 (3.23%) Progress 4GL
9 1 (1.08%) PHP
9 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (18.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (9.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) SLA
2 3 (3.23%) GDPR
3 1 (1.08%) QA
Vendors
1 41 (44.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.23%) Oracle
3 2 (2.15%) Sage
4 1 (1.08%) Rackspace