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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 131 102 89
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -13
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 2395 2805 3376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.24% 2.66% 3.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.43% 5.03% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2180 2491 3157
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,902 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,590 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -

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
54061 55774 58093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.51% 52.94% 54.21%
Number of salaries quoted 46199 46664 50437
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,750 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -30 2266 £37,500 +4.16% 350
South East -35 563 £35,250 -6.00% 67
London -25 391 £47,500 +5.55% 39
West Midlands +5 288 £35,000 - 63
North West -17 267 £36,000 +2.85% 43
Yorkshire +14 228 £37,500 +13.63% 31
West Yorkshire +7 186 £38,500 +16.66% 23
South West -36 176 £35,000 +7.69% 42
East of England -30 166 £35,000 -1.40% 18
Hampshire -15 155 £40,000 +17.64% 23
Surrey -33 139 £33,000 -5.71% 16
East Midlands -5 136 £37,500 -6.25% 30
Manchester -38 123 £39,000 +11.42% 22
Leeds -3 117 £40,000 +21.21% 8
Cheshire +18 96 £37,500 +15.38% 12
Staffordshire +6 90 £37,500 +7.14% 16
Birmingham +12 70 £37,000 +8.82% 14
Essex +10 66 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Kent +1 62 £40,000 -5.88%
City of London -65 59 £43,000 -4.44% 13
Berkshire -56 58 £30,000 -26.82% 11
Scotland +1 54 £37,500 - 7
Leicestershire +18 52 £35,000 -10.25% 16
Portsmouth 0 50 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Northamptonshire -13 49 £40,000 - 3
Brighton -9 48 £40,000 +14.28% 2
East Sussex -14 48 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Dorset +4 46 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Bristol -18 46 £33,500 -4.28% 10
Warrington +23 40 £25,000 -13.79% 5

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4910 (99.82%) .NET
2 3944 (80.18%) C#
3 3319 (67.47%) ASP.NET
4 3221 (65.48%) SQL Server
5 2725 (55.40%) SQL
6 2050 (41.68%) HTML
7 2043 (41.53%) JavaScript
8 1668 (33.91%) CSS
9 1654 (33.62%) MVC
10 1436 (29.19%) Microsoft
11 1362 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
12 1148 (23.34%) XML
13 1130 (22.97%) VB
14 1109 (22.55%) .NET Framework
15 1065 (21.65%) jQuery
16 942 (19.15%) Windows
17 895 (18.19%) WCF
18 869 (17.67%) ASP.NET MVC
19 832 (16.91%) T-SQL
19 832 (16.91%) Visual Studio
20 779 (15.84%) Web Services
21 770 (15.65%) OO
22 702 (14.27%) Finance
23 667 (13.56%) Degree
24 662 (13.46%) Scrum
25 657 (13.36%) MS Excel
26 648 (13.17%) SQL Server 2008
27 634 (12.89%) WinForms
28 615 (12.50%) Ajax
29 608 (12.36%) WPF

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 347 (7.05%) SharePoint
2 344 (6.99%) IIS
3 93 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
4 92 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
5 83 (1.69%) Node.js
6 75 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
7 73 (1.48%) CMS
8 56 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
9 41 (0.83%) MS Exchange
10 39 (0.79%) Confluence
11 34 (0.69%) Umbraco
12 30 (0.61%) FormScape
12 30 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
13 29 (0.59%) Drupal
14 26 (0.53%) WebSphere
14 26 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
15 15 (0.30%) SAS
16 14 (0.28%) Tomcat
17 13 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
17 13 (0.26%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 657 (13.36%) MS Excel
2 155 (3.15%) MS Office
3 55 (1.12%) Photoshop
4 22 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 18 (0.37%) AutoCAD
6 14 (0.28%) Fireworks
7 13 (0.26%) MS Project
8 10 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
9 9 (0.18%) SPSS
10 3 (0.061%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.041%) MS PowerPoint
12 1 (0.020%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.020%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.020%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 73 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.41%) Google Analytics
3 17 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 16 (0.33%) Sage 200
5 13 (0.26%) Sage 50
6 10 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
7 9 (0.18%) Magento
8 7 (0.14%) Line 500
9 5 (0.10%) Tridion
10 3 (0.061%) Visualfiles
10 3 (0.061%) Epicor Vantage
10 3 (0.061%) Dynamics GP
10 3 (0.061%) ProductWriter
11 2 (0.041%) SAP Business One
11 2 (0.041%) SAP SRM
11 2 (0.041%) Oracle BPM
11 2 (0.041%) LabWindows
11 2 (0.041%) Pegasus Opera
12 1 (0.020%) SAP FI
12 1 (0.020%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 98 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 60 (1.22%) SaaS
3 19 (0.39%) Office 365
4 11 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.10%) GitHub
7 2 (0.041%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 200 (4.07%) Internet
2 83 (1.69%) Intranet
3 53 (1.08%) HTTP
4 46 (0.94%) TCP/IP
5 39 (0.79%) DNS
6 31 (0.63%) SMTP
7 27 (0.55%) SAN
8 25 (0.51%) Extranet
8 25 (0.51%) NAS
9 11 (0.22%) FTP
10 9 (0.18%) WAN
10 9 (0.18%) LAN
11 7 (0.14%) Firewall
12 6 (0.12%) DHCP
12 6 (0.12%) CTI
12 6 (0.12%) SSL
13 2 (0.041%) VPN
14 1 (0.020%) HTTPS
14 1 (0.020%) VoIP
14 1 (0.020%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3221 (65.48%) SQL Server
2 648 (13.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 373 (7.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 364 (7.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 328 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 279 (5.67%) Relational Database
7 257 (5.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 232 (4.72%) MySQL
9 179 (3.64%) Crystal Reports
10 133 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 104 (2.11%) RDBMS
12 90 (1.83%) NoSQL
13 81 (1.65%) Oracle Database
13 81 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
14 68 (1.38%) SQL Server 2000
15 59 (1.20%) RavenDB
16 54 (1.10%) MS Access
17 42 (0.85%) MongoDB
18 34 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
19 30 (0.61%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 832 (16.91%) Visual Studio
2 432 (8.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 272 (5.53%) NUnit
4 187 (3.80%) Rhino Mocks
5 180 (3.66%) Moq
6 154 (3.13%) Subversion
7 134 (2.72%) Git (software)
8 95 (1.93%) MSTest
9 86 (1.75%) JIRA
10 61 (1.24%) Cucumber
11 52 (1.06%) ReSharper
12 50 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 44 (0.89%) TeamCity
14 43 (0.87%) NCrunch
15 39 (0.79%) WATIR
16 36 (0.73%) Selenium
17 28 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
18 24 (0.49%) AccuRev
19 21 (0.43%) Maven
20 20 (0.41%) CruiseControl
General
1 702 (14.27%) Finance
2 172 (3.50%) Retail
3 119 (2.42%) Marketing
4 94 (1.91%) Back Office
5 84 (1.71%) Banking
6 75 (1.52%) Advertising
6 75 (1.52%) Games
7 50 (1.02%) Legal
7 50 (1.02%) Telecoms
8 48 (0.98%) Law
9 47 (0.96%) Manufacturing
10 34 (0.69%) Automotive
11 31 (0.63%) Publishing
12 25 (0.51%) Investment Banking
13 20 (0.41%) Local Government
14 19 (0.39%) Front Office
15 14 (0.28%) Aerospace
16 13 (0.26%) Music Industry
16 13 (0.26%) Billing
17 12 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4242 (86.24%) Developer
2 2390 (48.59%) .NET Developer
3 816 (16.59%) Software Developer
4 797 (16.20%) C# Developer
5 625 (12.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 614 (12.48%) VB.NET Developer
7 539 (10.96%) Senior Developer
8 411 (8.36%) ASP.NET Developer
9 384 (7.81%) Web Developer
10 334 (6.79%) Junior
11 316 (6.42%) Junior Developer
12 297 (6.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 288 (5.85%) Analyst
14 280 (5.69%) Senior .NET Developer
15 229 (4.66%) Graduate
16 221 (4.49%) .NET Software Developer
17 214 (4.35%) Junior .NET Developer
18 189 (3.84%) .NET Web Developer
19 168 (3.42%) Graduate Developer
20 162 (3.29%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4910 (99.82%) .NET
2 3319 (67.47%) ASP.NET
3 2050 (41.68%) HTML
4 1668 (33.91%) CSS
5 1148 (23.34%) XML
6 1109 (22.55%) .NET Framework
7 1065 (21.65%) jQuery
8 895 (18.19%) WCF
9 869 (17.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 779 (15.84%) Web Services
11 634 (12.89%) WinForms
12 615 (12.50%) Ajax
13 608 (12.36%) WPF
14 487 (9.90%) HTML5
15 442 (8.99%) LINQ
16 421 (8.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 358 (7.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 266 (5.41%) JSON
19 224 (4.55%) NHibernate
19 224 (4.55%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 303 (6.16%) Computer Science
2 266 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 114 (2.32%) N-Tier
4 108 (2.20%) Client/Server
5 93 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
6 88 (1.79%) Mobile App
7 84 (1.71%) Mathematics
8 79 (1.61%) Inversion of Control
9 58 (1.18%) Open Source
10 55 (1.12%) User Experience
11 44 (0.89%) Management Information System
12 39 (0.79%) Clustering
13 37 (0.75%) Visualisation
14 35 (0.71%) Data Extraction
15 31 (0.63%) Hedge funds
16 28 (0.57%) GIS
17 25 (0.51%) Statistics
18 24 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 23 (0.47%) NHS
19 23 (0.47%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 942 (19.15%) Windows
2 148 (3.01%) Android
3 109 (2.22%) Apple iOS
4 100 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 74 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 53 (1.08%) UNIX
7 43 (0.87%) Windows 7
8 39 (0.79%) Windows 8
9 37 (0.75%) Linux
10 22 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
12 10 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
13 8 (0.16%) Windows Phone
14 4 (0.081%) Solaris
15 2 (0.041%) Windows CE
15 2 (0.041%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.041%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.041%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.020%) Embedded Linux
16 1 (0.020%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 1654 (33.62%) MVC
2 1362 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
3 770 (15.65%) OO
4 662 (13.46%) Scrum
5 574 (11.67%) TDD
6 565 (11.49%) Software Engineering
7 482 (9.80%) Web Development
8 293 (5.96%) Web Application Development
9 288 (5.85%) OOP
10 256 (5.20%) Mentoring
11 248 (5.04%) E-Commerce
12 230 (4.68%) Business Intelligence
13 227 (4.61%) OOD
14 224 (4.55%) Unit Testing
15 216 (4.39%) Continuous Integration
16 184 (3.74%) Project Management
17 175 (3.56%) Migration
17 175 (3.56%) BDD
18 164 (3.33%) CRM
19 154 (3.13%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 3944 (80.18%) C#
2 2725 (55.40%) SQL
3 2043 (41.53%) JavaScript
4 1130 (22.97%) VB
5 832 (16.91%) T-SQL
6 462 (9.39%) VB6
7 357 (7.26%) Java
8 255 (5.18%) VBA
9 229 (4.66%) PHP
10 189 (3.84%) C++
11 123 (2.50%) PL/SQL
12 121 (2.46%) Ruby
13 104 (2.11%) VBScript
14 65 (1.32%) XAML
15 64 (1.30%) C
16 57 (1.16%) Perl
17 51 (1.04%) Python
18 50 (1.02%) PowerShell
19 42 (0.85%) Objective-C
20 30 (0.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 667 (13.56%) Degree
2 118 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 95 (1.93%) VCP4
4 77 (1.57%) Security Cleared
5 46 (0.94%) SC Cleared
6 33 (0.67%) MCTS
7 28 (0.57%) MCSD
8 21 (0.43%) MCP
8 21 (0.43%) HND
9 15 (0.30%) ISEB
10 13 (0.26%) DV Cleared
11 10 (0.20%) ISTQB
11 10 (0.20%) MCPD
11 10 (0.20%) MCAD
11 10 (0.20%) HNC
12 9 (0.18%) PhD
12 9 (0.18%) MCITP
13 7 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 6 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
15 5 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (2.01%) QA
2 50 (1.02%) SLA
3 42 (0.85%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.14%) WCAG
5 6 (0.12%) PMBOK
6 5 (0.10%) FATCA
6 5 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.10%) HL7
7 4 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.061%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.061%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.061%) COBIT
9 2 (0.041%) Basel II
10 1 (0.020%) Solvency II
System Software
1 91 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 21 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.24%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.10%) vSphere
5 2 (0.041%) DFS Replication
5 2 (0.041%) XenApp
5 2 (0.041%) Firmware
6 1 (0.020%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.020%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.020%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.020%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
2 24 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 14 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.041%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (0.020%) SCCM
5 1 (0.020%) MIIS
5 1 (0.020%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.020%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1436 (29.19%) Microsoft
2 440 (8.94%) Oracle
3 50 (1.02%) Business Objects
4 47 (0.96%) Telerik
5 41 (0.83%) SAP
6 39 (0.79%) Endeca
6 39 (0.79%) RedPrairie
7 37 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
8 36 (0.73%) VMware
9 35 (0.71%) Google
10 34 (0.69%) Sage
10 34 (0.69%) IBM
11 28 (0.57%) Tableau
12 26 (0.53%) Twitter
12 26 (0.53%) Symantec
13 25 (0.51%) IronPort
14 23 (0.47%) Adobe
14 23 (0.47%) HP
15 22 (0.45%) Apple
16 19 (0.39%) DevExpress
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Mortimer Bell International
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + training, Benefits, bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Vadis People
Salary: £35000 - £42500 per annum, Benefits plus car or car allowance
Posted: 18 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Career Fast Track
Posted: 19 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum £30,000 - £40,000 DOE.
Posted: 19 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Posted: 19 hours ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Training
Posted: 19 hours ago
Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Salary: From £26,000 to £33,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago