Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 83 64
Rank change year-on-year -78 -19 -10
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 144 328 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.59% 3.29% 4.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.52% 6.24% 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 116 297 500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £27,250 £22,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £48,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 4,093 5,260 5,199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 45.20% 52.77% 43.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3,464 4,593 4,374
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £23,288
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -6 56 £40,000 - 16
Birmingham -64 38 £36,000 -10.00% 11
Sutton Coldfield +1 18 £40,000 -15.79% 4
Wolverhampton +1 12 £31,500 +10.53% 1
Solihull +11 6 £35,000 +16.67% 1
Shropshire -27 4 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Brierley Hill - 3 £35,000 -
Warwickshire -3 2 £40,000 -5.88%
Worcestershire -12 2 £42,500 +21.43% 3
Walsall +1 1 £37,500 +25.00% 4
Coventry -10 1 £26,500 -33.75% 1
Herefordshire - 1 - -
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 144 (100.00%) .NET
2 135 (93.75%) C#
3 99 (68.75%) SQL Server
4 91 (63.19%) SQL
5 88 (61.11%) JavaScript
6 70 (48.61%) ASP.NET
7 69 (47.92%) CSS
8 68 (47.22%) HTML
9 65 (45.14%) MVC
10 58 (40.28%) T-SQL
11 55 (38.19%) Agile Software Development
12 39 (27.08%) jQuery
12 39 (27.08%) SQL Server 2008
13 38 (26.39%) Web Services
14 37 (25.69%) Web Development
15 36 (25.00%) .NET Framework
16 35 (24.31%) Microsoft
16 35 (24.31%) Problem-Solving
17 33 (22.92%) Finance
18 25 (17.36%) XML
18 25 (17.36%) ASP.NET MVC
18 25 (17.36%) CSS3
19 24 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
19 24 (16.67%) JSON
20 23 (15.97%) VB
20 23 (15.97%) Windows
21 21 (14.58%) SOAP
21 21 (14.58%) WCF
21 21 (14.58%) LINQ
21 21 (14.58%) Entity Framework

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 19 (13.19%) IIS
2 13 (9.03%) CMS
3 12 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.47%) Confluence
4 5 (3.47%) MTS
5 4 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.78%) Umbraco
6 3 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (6.25%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.69%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.47%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.25%) SSL
2 2 (1.39%) Internet
3 1 (0.69%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 39 (27.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (10.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.47%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.08%) DTS
7 3 (2.08%) MySQL
8 2 (1.39%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 17 (11.81%) Visual Studio
2 10 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (6.25%) JIRA
4 7 (4.86%) TeamCity
5 6 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (3.47%) Git (software)
6 5 (3.47%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.47%) PROIV
7 4 (2.78%) Selenium
8 3 (2.08%) Subversion
9 2 (1.39%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.69%) Bitbucket
General
1 33 (22.92%) Finance
2 9 (6.25%) Banking
2 9 (6.25%) Law
2 9 (6.25%) Legal
2 9 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 8 (5.56%) Retail
4 6 (4.17%) Automotive
5 2 (1.39%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.39%) Marketing
6 1 (0.69%) Advertising
6 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 126 (87.50%) Developer
2 63 (43.75%) .NET Developer
3 54 (37.50%) C# Developer
4 40 (27.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 36 (25.00%) Software Developer
6 27 (18.75%) Web Developer
7 23 (15.97%) Senior Developer
8 21 (14.58%) ASP.NET Developer
8 21 (14.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 21 (14.58%) VB.NET Developer
9 19 (13.19%) .NET Web Developer
10 16 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 15 (10.42%) C# Web Developer
12 14 (9.72%) C# VB.NET Developer
12 14 (9.72%) Senior C# Developer
13 13 (9.03%) C# Software Developer
14 12 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
14 12 (8.33%) Senior Web Developer
15 11 (7.64%) Senior .NET Developer
16 10 (6.94%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (100.00%) .NET
2 70 (48.61%) ASP.NET
3 69 (47.92%) CSS
4 68 (47.22%) HTML
5 39 (27.08%) jQuery
6 38 (26.39%) Web Services
7 36 (25.00%) .NET Framework
8 25 (17.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 25 (17.36%) CSS3
8 25 (17.36%) XML
9 24 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 24 (16.67%) JSON
10 21 (14.58%) Entity Framework
10 21 (14.58%) LINQ
10 21 (14.58%) SOAP
10 21 (14.58%) WCF
11 19 (13.19%) HTML5
12 17 (11.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 12 (8.33%) Ajax
13 12 (8.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.86%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.39%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.39%) FMCG
5 2 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.69%) iPad
6 1 (0.69%) iPhone
6 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.69%) Replication
6 1 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.97%) Windows
2 8 (5.56%) Windows Server
2 8 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.39%) Android
3 2 (1.39%) Unix
4 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (45.14%) MVC
2 55 (38.19%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (25.69%) Web Development
4 35 (24.31%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (13.19%) OO
6 17 (11.81%) TDD
7 16 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
7 16 (11.11%) SDLC
7 16 (11.11%) Web Design
8 14 (9.72%) Software Engineering
9 13 (9.03%) Unit Testing
10 11 (7.64%) Mentoring
10 11 (7.64%) Scrum
11 10 (6.94%) Content Management
11 10 (6.94%) Customer Requirements
11 10 (6.94%) OOP
11 10 (6.94%) SOLID
11 10 (6.94%) Workflow
12 9 (6.25%) E-Commerce
12 9 (6.25%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 135 (93.75%) C#
2 91 (63.19%) SQL
3 88 (61.11%) JavaScript
4 58 (40.28%) T-SQL
5 23 (15.97%) VB
6 9 (6.25%) Java
7 7 (4.86%) PowerShell
8 6 (4.17%) XPath
9 5 (3.47%) Delphi
9 5 (3.47%) Fortran
9 5 (3.47%) Progress 4GL
10 3 (2.08%) COBOL
10 3 (2.08%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.08%) VB6
10 3 (2.08%) VBA
11 2 (1.39%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.69%) C
12 1 (0.69%) C++
12 1 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (9.03%) Degree
2 11 (7.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.39%) HND
4 1 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.25%) ISO 9001
1 9 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.47%) QA
3 4 (2.78%) SLA
4 1 (0.69%) GDPR
4 1 (0.69%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.69%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (3.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (24.31%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.25%) LexisNexis
2 9 (6.25%) Xamarin
3 5 (3.47%) Google
4 4 (2.78%) Oracle
5 3 (2.08%) Altova
5 3 (2.08%) DevExpress
5 3 (2.08%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.39%) Telerik
7 1 (0.69%) Sage