The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 130 102 80
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -22
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 2400 2822 3686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.27% 2.75% 3.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.50% 5.15% 6.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2187 2543 3438
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,600 £25,619
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
53381 54777 60119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.41% 53.39% 54.95%
Number of salaries quoted 45852 46039 52799
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB.NET within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VB.NET
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB.NET within the UK.

VB.NET Salary Trend in the UK

VB.NET
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB.NET over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 within the UK.

VB.NET Salary Histogram in the UK

VB.NET
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -28 2267 £37,500 +7.14% 315
South East -38 553 £35,000 -2.77% 68
London -37 371 £50,000 +11.11% 34
West Midlands 0 288 £35,000 - 46
North West -14 267 £36,000 +2.85% 59
Yorkshire +27 219 £38,500 +18.46% 28
South West -26 197 £34,500 +6.15% 36
East of England -22 188 £37,500 +7.14% 13
West Yorkshire +13 178 £38,750 +19.23% 21
Hampshire -25 148 £37,500 +15.38% 24
Surrey -25 141 £32,000 -8.57% 10
East Midlands +13 130 £37,500 - 23
Manchester -39 125 £37,608 +7.45% 32
Leeds +9 120 £40,000 +23.07% 8
Cheshire +15 93 £37,500 +7.14% 15
Staffordshire +5 83 £39,500 +12.85% 10
Essex +24 77 £40,000 +32.23% 2
City of London -39 77 £47,500 +5.55% 9
Kent -4 70 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Birmingham -6 68 £36,500 +10.60% 11
Scotland +2 63 £37,500 - 11
Bristol -2 61 £32,500 -7.14% 8
Northamptonshire +22 60 £40,000 +23.07% 7
Portsmouth +2 56 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Dorset +11 55 £35,000 +7.69% 6
Berkshire -73 53 £30,000 -26.82% 10
Northampton +22 47 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Warrington +41 41 £25,000 -13.79% 6
North East +11 41 £31,750 -2.30% 6
Oxfordshire -19 40 £35,000 -6.66% 10

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing VB.NET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB.NET.

1 4914 (99.76%) .NET
2 3873 (78.62%) C#
3 3292 (66.83%) ASP.NET
4 3254 (66.06%) SQL Server
5 2694 (54.69%) SQL
6 2041 (41.43%) HTML
7 2015 (40.91%) JavaScript
8 1680 (34.10%) MVC
9 1638 (33.25%) CSS
10 1501 (30.47%) Microsoft
11 1367 (27.75%) Agile Software Development
12 1184 (24.04%) XML
13 1123 (22.80%) .NET Framework
14 1121 (22.76%) VB
15 1043 (21.17%) jQuery
16 941 (19.10%) Windows
17 900 (18.27%) WCF
18 887 (18.01%) ASP.NET MVC
19 831 (16.87%) Visual Studio
20 806 (16.36%) T-SQL
21 766 (15.55%) OO
22 761 (15.45%) Web Services
23 724 (14.70%) Degree
24 722 (14.66%) MS Excel
25 686 (13.93%) Finance
26 639 (12.97%) Scrum
27 629 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
28 618 (12.55%) WinForms
29 613 (12.44%) Ajax
30 611 (12.40%) WPF

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing VB.NET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB.NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 383 (7.78%) IIS
2 380 (7.71%) SharePoint
3 103 (2.09%) BizTalk Server
4 98 (1.99%) SharePoint 2010
5 84 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
6 77 (1.56%) CMS
7 63 (1.28%) Confluence
8 62 (1.26%) Node.js
9 61 (1.24%) SharePoint Server
10 44 (0.89%) MS Exchange
11 35 (0.71%) WebSphere
12 31 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
13 30 (0.61%) Umbraco
13 30 (0.61%) FormScape
14 27 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
15 22 (0.45%) Drupal
16 14 (0.28%) MediaWiki
16 14 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
16 14 (0.28%) WordPress
17 12 (0.24%) Kentico
Applications
1 722 (14.66%) MS Excel
2 176 (3.57%) MS Office
3 52 (1.06%) Photoshop
4 21 (0.43%) AutoCAD
5 18 (0.37%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.28%) Fireworks
7 12 (0.24%) MS Project
8 11 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
9 8 (0.16%) SPSS
10 5 (0.10%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.061%) MS PowerPoint
12 1 (0.020%) RoboHelp
12 1 (0.020%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 81 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.35%) Sage 200
2 17 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
2 17 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 14 (0.28%) Google Analytics
4 11 (0.22%) Sage 50
5 10 (0.20%) Magento
6 7 (0.14%) Visualfiles
6 7 (0.14%) Line 500
7 5 (0.10%) Tridion
8 4 (0.081%) Dynamics GP
9 3 (0.061%) Epicor Vantage
9 3 (0.061%) SAP Business One
9 3 (0.061%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 3 (0.061%) ProductWriter
10 2 (0.041%) LabWindows
10 2 (0.041%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.041%) Pegasus Opera
10 2 (0.041%) Temenos T24
10 2 (0.041%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 96 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 63 (1.28%) SaaS
3 19 (0.39%) Office 365
4 9 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.12%) GitHub
6 5 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.061%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.020%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 193 (3.92%) Internet
2 99 (2.01%) Intranet
3 48 (0.97%) TCP/IP
4 46 (0.93%) DNS
5 43 (0.87%) HTTP
6 32 (0.65%) Extranet
7 31 (0.63%) SMTP
8 29 (0.59%) SAN
9 27 (0.55%) NAS
10 12 (0.24%) FTP
11 9 (0.18%) LAN
11 9 (0.18%) WAN
11 9 (0.18%) DHCP
12 7 (0.14%) Firewall
13 6 (0.12%) CTI
13 6 (0.12%) VPN
14 5 (0.10%) HTTPS
15 4 (0.081%) SSL
16 2 (0.041%) VLAN
17 1 (0.020%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3254 (66.06%) SQL Server
2 629 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 374 (7.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 365 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 304 (6.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 253 (5.14%) Relational Database
7 241 (4.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 232 (4.71%) MySQL
9 200 (4.06%) Crystal Reports
10 125 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 97 (1.97%) RDBMS
12 89 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
13 84 (1.71%) Oracle Database
14 72 (1.46%) RavenDB
15 68 (1.38%) NoSQL
16 59 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
17 57 (1.16%) MS Access
18 43 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
19 30 (0.61%) MongoDB
20 29 (0.59%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 831 (16.87%) Visual Studio
2 428 (8.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 305 (6.19%) NUnit
4 215 (4.36%) Rhino Mocks
5 207 (4.20%) Moq
6 158 (3.21%) Subversion
7 150 (3.05%) Git (software)
8 102 (2.07%) JIRA
9 93 (1.89%) MSTest
10 86 (1.75%) Cucumber
11 71 (1.44%) ReSharper
12 68 (1.38%) NCrunch
13 65 (1.32%) TeamCity
13 65 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 63 (1.28%) WATIR
15 43 (0.87%) Selenium
16 28 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
17 25 (0.51%) CruiseControl
18 23 (0.47%) Maven
19 18 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
General
1 686 (13.93%) Finance
2 192 (3.90%) Retail
3 116 (2.35%) Marketing
4 103 (2.09%) Back Office
5 92 (1.87%) Banking
6 73 (1.48%) Games
7 71 (1.44%) Advertising
8 61 (1.24%) Legal
9 51 (1.04%) Law
10 50 (1.02%) Telecoms
11 44 (0.89%) Manufacturing
12 30 (0.61%) Automotive
13 27 (0.55%) Publishing
14 26 (0.53%) Investment Banking
15 17 (0.35%) Music Industry
16 15 (0.30%) Front Office
17 14 (0.28%) Aerospace
18 12 (0.24%) Financial Institution
18 12 (0.24%) Local Government
19 11 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4236 (85.99%) Developer
2 2366 (48.03%) .NET Developer
3 849 (17.24%) Software Developer
4 747 (15.16%) C# Developer
5 633 (12.85%) VB.NET Developer
6 588 (11.94%) C# .NET Developer
7 492 (9.99%) Senior Developer
8 421 (8.55%) ASP.NET Developer
9 361 (7.33%) Web Developer
10 321 (6.52%) Junior
11 304 (6.17%) Junior Developer
12 302 (6.13%) Analyst
13 275 (5.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 255 (5.18%) Senior .NET Developer
15 249 (5.05%) Graduate
16 231 (4.69%) .NET Software Developer
17 200 (4.06%) Junior .NET Developer
18 189 (3.84%) Graduate Developer
19 172 (3.49%) Programmer
20 171 (3.47%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4914 (99.76%) .NET
2 3292 (66.83%) ASP.NET
3 2041 (41.43%) HTML
4 1638 (33.25%) CSS
5 1184 (24.04%) XML
6 1123 (22.80%) .NET Framework
7 1043 (21.17%) jQuery
8 900 (18.27%) WCF
9 887 (18.01%) ASP.NET MVC
10 761 (15.45%) Web Services
11 618 (12.55%) WinForms
12 613 (12.44%) Ajax
13 611 (12.40%) WPF
14 458 (9.30%) HTML5
15 457 (9.28%) LINQ
16 437 (8.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 384 (7.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 256 (5.20%) JSON
19 245 (4.97%) NHibernate
20 221 (4.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 320 (6.50%) Computer Science
2 245 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
3 110 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
4 108 (2.19%) Client/Server
5 96 (1.95%) Mathematics
6 90 (1.83%) N-Tier
7 82 (1.66%) Mobile App
7 82 (1.66%) Inversion of Control
8 68 (1.38%) Open Source
9 46 (0.93%) Management Information System
9 46 (0.93%) User Experience
10 35 (0.71%) Clustering
11 32 (0.65%) Data Extraction
11 32 (0.65%) Visualisation
11 32 (0.65%) Hedge funds
12 30 (0.61%) Statistics
13 25 (0.51%) Physics
13 25 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 24 (0.49%) GIS
14 24 (0.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 941 (19.10%) Windows
2 131 (2.66%) Android
3 109 (2.21%) Apple iOS
4 98 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 70 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 49 (0.99%) UNIX
7 43 (0.87%) Windows 8
8 39 (0.79%) Windows 7
9 38 (0.77%) Linux
10 36 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
12 8 (0.16%) Windows Phone
13 7 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (0.081%) Solaris
15 3 (0.061%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.061%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.041%) Windows CE
16 2 (0.041%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.041%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.020%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1680 (34.10%) MVC
2 1367 (27.75%) Agile Software Development
3 766 (15.55%) OO
4 639 (12.97%) Scrum
5 591 (12.00%) Software Engineering
6 575 (11.67%) TDD
7 450 (9.14%) Web Development
8 293 (5.95%) OOP
8 293 (5.95%) Web Application Development
9 287 (5.83%) E-Commerce
10 263 (5.34%) Business Intelligence
11 262 (5.32%) Mentoring
12 239 (4.85%) OOD
13 237 (4.81%) Continuous Integration
14 213 (4.32%) Migration
15 203 (4.12%) Unit Testing
16 199 (4.04%) BDD
17 172 (3.49%) Project Management
18 159 (3.23%) CRM
19 155 (3.15%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 3873 (78.62%) C#
2 2694 (54.69%) SQL
3 2015 (40.91%) JavaScript
4 1121 (22.76%) VB
5 806 (16.36%) T-SQL
6 479 (9.72%) VB6
7 349 (7.08%) Java
8 264 (5.36%) VBA
9 213 (4.32%) PHP
10 197 (4.00%) C++
11 138 (2.80%) Ruby
12 118 (2.40%) PL/SQL
13 116 (2.35%) VBScript
14 74 (1.50%) XAML
15 71 (1.44%) C
16 62 (1.26%) Perl
17 51 (1.04%) PowerShell
18 46 (0.93%) Objective-C
19 43 (0.87%) Python
20 27 (0.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 724 (14.70%) Degree
2 122 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 88 (1.79%) Security Cleared
4 52 (1.06%) SC Cleared
5 37 (0.75%) MCTS
6 33 (0.67%) MCSD
7 26 (0.53%) HND
8 23 (0.47%) MCP
9 16 (0.32%) PhD
10 15 (0.30%) ISEB
11 14 (0.28%) MCAD
12 11 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
12 11 (0.22%) DV Cleared
12 11 (0.22%) MCPD
13 10 (0.20%) HNC
13 10 (0.20%) ISTQB
14 9 (0.18%) MCITP
14 9 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 5 (0.10%) Brainbench
15 5 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (2.17%) QA
2 46 (0.93%) ISO 9001
3 34 (0.69%) SLA
4 7 (0.14%) WCAG
4 7 (0.14%) HL7
5 3 (0.061%) COBIT
5 3 (0.061%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.061%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.041%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.041%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.020%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.020%) FATCA
System Software
1 106 (2.15%) Active Directory
2 21 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.14%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.061%) vSphere
5 2 (0.041%) Firmware
6 1 (0.020%) XenApp
6 1 (0.020%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.020%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.020%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 28 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 24 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 15 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.020%) SCCM
4 1 (0.020%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.020%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1501 (30.47%) Microsoft
2 439 (8.91%) Oracle
3 63 (1.28%) RedPrairie
3 63 (1.28%) Endeca
4 58 (1.18%) Telerik
5 52 (1.06%) SAP
6 44 (0.89%) Business Objects
6 44 (0.89%) IBM
7 38 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
8 32 (0.65%) Sage
8 32 (0.65%) VMware
9 28 (0.57%) Symantec
10 27 (0.55%) Google
10 27 (0.55%) Twitter
11 26 (0.53%) Tableau
12 25 (0.51%) IronPort
13 24 (0.49%) Apple
14 23 (0.47%) Adobe
15 21 (0.43%) HP
16 20 (0.41%) AccuRev
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + corporate benefits, bonus etc
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £42000 - £46000 per annum + pension, gym, progression
Posted: 7 hours ago
UK
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £3000 - £4000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
North East
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Salary: Unspecified - Circa £30,000
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Barnsley, South Yorkshire
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Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, 25 days leave
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + + Benefits
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
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