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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 174 116 100
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -16
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 1947 2824 2960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.79% 2.44% 2.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.49% 4.79% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1734 2533 2756
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
55830 58935 56454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.26% 50.97% 52.69%
Number of salaries quoted 47821 49445 48617
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
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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 -56 1850 £40,000 +6.66% 278
South East -30 490 £38,500 +6.20% 39
London -35 372 £48,000 +1.05% 28
West Midlands -40 183 £36,000 +2.85% 39
North West -58 171 £37,000 +13.84% 56
South West -9 168 £35,000 +7.69% 39
East of England -39 163 £40,000 +6.66% 21
Surrey -13 136 £35,000 -6.66% 5
Yorkshire -55 136 £40,000 +14.28% 19
East Midlands -3 129 £35,000 -4.76% 28
Berkshire +43 125 £37,500 +6.38% 8
City of London +27 107 £40,000 -20.00% 8
West Yorkshire -47 107 £40,000 +14.28% 12
Leeds -6 76 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Manchester -58 72 £37,500 - 30
Essex -2 71 £35,000 -3.44% 7
Cheshire -17 70 £35,000 +7.69% 15
Hampshire -61 63 £40,000 +14.28% 11
Staffordshire -11 54 £36,500 +4.28% 6
Hertfordshire -4 52 £47,875 +17.48% 9
Birmingham -6 49 £35,000 - 14
Bristol -3 46 £37,500 +14.50%
Nottinghamshire -1 45 £35,000 -12.50% 9
Kent -18 44 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Reading +22 42 £35,000 - 2
East Sussex +3 42 £40,000 -8.04% 4
Scotland -14 42 £42,500 +20.56% 5
North East +22 41 £40,000 +23.07% 10
Brighton -1 40 £40,000 -8.04% 3
Northamptonshire +3 37 £42,500 +6.25% 7

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 4152 (99.86%) .NET
2 3401 (81.79%) C#
3 2699 (64.91%) SQL Server
4 2526 (60.75%) ASP.NET
5 2231 (53.66%) SQL
6 1891 (45.48%) HTML
7 1871 (45.00%) JavaScript
8 1474 (35.45%) CSS
9 1418 (34.10%) MVC
10 1222 (29.39%) Agile Software Development
11 1193 (28.69%) Microsoft
12 1094 (26.31%) jQuery
13 873 (21.00%) .NET Framework
14 846 (20.35%) VB
15 813 (19.55%) XML
16 751 (18.06%) Windows
17 733 (17.63%) T-SQL
18 732 (17.60%) WCF
19 698 (16.79%) ASP.NET MVC
20 686 (16.50%) Finance
21 674 (16.21%) Web Services
22 665 (15.99%) Degree
23 616 (14.81%) Visual Studio
24 537 (12.91%) OO
25 526 (12.65%) HTML5
26 511 (12.29%) MS Excel
27 510 (12.27%) Software Engineering
28 508 (12.22%) SQL Server 2008
29 481 (11.57%) WinForms
30 468 (11.26%) Scrum

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 252 (6.06%) IIS
2 234 (5.63%) SharePoint
3 79 (1.90%) Node.js
4 74 (1.78%) CMS
5 69 (1.66%) BizTalk Server
6 53 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
7 32 (0.77%) Umbraco
7 32 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
8 29 (0.70%) Drupal
9 28 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
10 25 (0.60%) Apache
11 22 (0.53%) SAS
12 20 (0.48%) WebSphere
13 18 (0.43%) NServiceBus
14 15 (0.36%) MS Exchange
15 12 (0.29%) ColdFusion
16 10 (0.24%) WebLogic
17 8 (0.19%) Tomcat
17 8 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
17 8 (0.19%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 511 (12.29%) MS Excel
2 110 (2.65%) MS Office
3 22 (0.53%) Photoshop
4 18 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.31%) PowerPivot
6 12 (0.29%) SPSS
7 11 (0.26%) AutoCAD
8 10 (0.24%) MS Visio
9 6 (0.14%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.048%) PrintSoft PReS
10 2 (0.048%) MS Project
10 2 (0.048%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.024%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.024%) ProjectWise
11 1 (0.024%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 73 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (0.34%) SAP Business One
4 12 (0.29%) Markit EDM
5 11 (0.26%) thinkFolio
6 8 (0.19%) Visualfiles
7 7 (0.17%) Magento
8 6 (0.14%) SAP ERP
8 6 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 3 (0.072%) Line 50
10 3 (0.072%) Tridion
11 2 (0.048%) WebTrends
11 2 (0.048%) SAP SRM
11 2 (0.048%) Sage 200
12 1 (0.024%) AquaLogic BPM
12 1 (0.024%) SyteLine
12 1 (0.024%) Dynamics GP
12 1 (0.024%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 134 (3.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 86 (2.07%) SaaS
3 21 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.29%) GitHub
5 9 (0.22%) Google Analytics
6 8 (0.19%) Office 365
7 7 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.096%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.072%) Sage Pay
10 2 (0.048%) PaaS
11 1 (0.024%) IaaS
11 1 (0.024%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 155 (3.73%) Internet
2 57 (1.37%) HTTP
3 39 (0.94%) TCP/IP
4 23 (0.55%) DNS
5 19 (0.46%) Intranet
6 18 (0.43%) Network Security
7 14 (0.34%) Kerberos
8 10 (0.24%) SSL
9 8 (0.19%) Broadband
10 7 (0.17%) FTP
11 6 (0.14%) Bluetooth
11 6 (0.14%) VoIP
11 6 (0.14%) Extranet
12 5 (0.12%) Wireless
12 5 (0.12%) WEP
12 5 (0.12%) LAN
13 4 (0.096%) WAN
13 4 (0.096%) SMTP
13 4 (0.096%) CTI
14 3 (0.072%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2699 (64.91%) SQL Server
2 508 (12.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 384 (9.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 313 (7.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 230 (5.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 227 (5.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 223 (5.36%) Relational Database
8 154 (3.70%) MySQL
9 141 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 131 (3.15%) Crystal Reports
11 120 (2.89%) NoSQL
12 115 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
13 67 (1.61%) Oracle Database
14 51 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
15 46 (1.11%) RDBMS
16 36 (0.87%) MS Access
17 33 (0.79%) OLAP
18 32 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
18 32 (0.77%) MongoDB
19 30 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 616 (14.81%) Visual Studio
2 445 (10.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 189 (4.55%) Subversion
4 162 (3.90%) NUnit
5 121 (2.91%) Git (software)
6 117 (2.81%) Rhino Mocks
7 113 (2.72%) Moq
8 71 (1.71%) MSTest
9 60 (1.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 37 (0.89%) JIRA
11 29 (0.70%) Selenium
12 25 (0.60%) ReSharper
13 23 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 20 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
15 19 (0.46%) HP UFT
16 18 (0.43%) AccuRev
17 15 (0.36%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
17 15 (0.36%) Mercurial
17 15 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
17 15 (0.36%) SilkTest
General
1 686 (16.50%) Finance
2 158 (3.80%) Retail
3 103 (2.48%) Back Office
4 92 (2.21%) Manufacturing
4 92 (2.21%) Marketing
5 80 (1.92%) Games
6 74 (1.78%) Banking
7 60 (1.44%) Telecoms
8 53 (1.27%) Advertising
9 52 (1.25%) Legal
10 44 (1.06%) Law
11 14 (0.34%) Billing
12 13 (0.31%) Electronics
13 12 (0.29%) Automotive
14 9 (0.22%) Investment Banking
15 7 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.14%) Front Office
16 6 (0.14%) German Language
17 5 (0.12%) French Language
17 5 (0.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3458 (83.16%) Developer
2 2031 (48.85%) .NET Developer
3 711 (17.10%) C# Developer
4 624 (15.01%) Software Developer
5 575 (13.83%) C# .NET Developer
6 535 (12.87%) VB.NET Developer
7 463 (11.14%) Senior Developer
8 424 (10.20%) Web Developer
9 314 (7.55%) ASP.NET Developer
10 286 (6.88%) Analyst
11 280 (6.73%) Junior
12 268 (6.45%) Senior .NET Developer
13 261 (6.28%) Junior Developer
14 222 (5.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 219 (5.27%) .NET Web Developer
16 187 (4.50%) .NET Software Developer
17 184 (4.43%) Graduate
18 175 (4.21%) Software Engineer
19 165 (3.97%) Junior .NET Developer
20 164 (3.94%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4152 (99.86%) .NET
2 2526 (60.75%) ASP.NET
3 1891 (45.48%) HTML
4 1474 (35.45%) CSS
5 1094 (26.31%) jQuery
6 873 (21.00%) .NET Framework
7 813 (19.55%) XML
8 732 (17.60%) WCF
9 698 (16.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 674 (16.21%) Web Services
11 526 (12.65%) HTML5
12 481 (11.57%) WinForms
13 436 (10.49%) Ajax
14 419 (10.08%) WPF
15 332 (7.98%) Entity Framework
16 317 (7.62%) LINQ
17 294 (7.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 262 (6.30%) CSS3
19 180 (4.33%) JSON
20 179 (4.30%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 387 (9.31%) Computer Science
2 287 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 157 (3.78%) User Experience
4 142 (3.42%) Client/Server
5 130 (3.13%) Mathematics
6 94 (2.26%) Mobile App
7 92 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
8 90 (2.16%) N-Tier
9 63 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
10 62 (1.49%) Physics
11 61 (1.47%) Management Information System
12 40 (0.96%) Chemistry
13 30 (0.72%) Visualisation
14 29 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 26 (0.63%) FMCG
16 25 (0.60%) GIS
17 24 (0.58%) Derivative
18 21 (0.51%) NHS
18 21 (0.51%) Replication
18 21 (0.51%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 751 (18.06%) Windows
2 126 (3.03%) Android
3 79 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 71 (1.71%) Apple iOS
5 60 (1.44%) Linux
6 56 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 53 (1.27%) UNIX
8 27 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
10 24 (0.58%) Windows 8
11 19 (0.46%) Windows 7
12 16 (0.38%) Windows XP
13 14 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
14 13 (0.31%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.14%) Windows CE
16 5 (0.12%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.048%) Windows Phone
18 1 (0.024%) AIX
18 1 (0.024%) MVS
18 1 (0.024%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1418 (34.10%) MVC
2 1222 (29.39%) Agile Software Development
3 537 (12.91%) OO
4 510 (12.27%) Software Engineering
5 468 (11.26%) Scrum
6 442 (10.63%) TDD
7 426 (10.25%) SDLC
8 309 (7.43%) Web Development
9 277 (6.66%) Web Application Development
10 243 (5.84%) Unit Testing
11 242 (5.82%) OOP
12 240 (5.77%) Mentoring
13 208 (5.00%) Project Management
14 204 (4.91%) Business Intelligence
15 198 (4.76%) E-Commerce
16 163 (3.92%) CRM
17 139 (3.34%) BDD
18 133 (3.20%) OOD
19 121 (2.91%) Migration
20 117 (2.81%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3401 (81.79%) C#
2 2231 (53.66%) SQL
3 1871 (45.00%) JavaScript
4 846 (20.35%) VB
5 733 (17.63%) T-SQL
6 363 (8.73%) Java
7 304 (7.31%) VB6
8 166 (3.99%) C++
9 151 (3.63%) PHP
10 142 (3.42%) VBScript
11 125 (3.01%) VBA
12 115 (2.77%) Ruby
13 108 (2.60%) C
14 85 (2.04%) PL/SQL
15 63 (1.52%) Python
16 59 (1.42%) PowerShell
17 41 (0.99%) Objective-C
18 32 (0.77%) XPath
19 24 (0.58%) Perl
19 24 (0.58%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 665 (15.99%) Degree
2 88 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 84 (2.02%) Security Cleared
4 62 (1.49%) SC Cleared
5 53 (1.27%) ISTQB
6 50 (1.20%) ISEB
7 25 (0.60%) MCP
8 24 (0.58%) HND
9 20 (0.48%) MCAD
10 17 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 14 (0.34%) MCSD
12 12 (0.29%) MCTS
13 10 (0.24%) Brainbench
14 9 (0.22%) MCITP
14 9 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (0.22%) PhD
15 8 (0.19%) MCSE
16 7 (0.17%) MCPD
17 4 (0.096%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 3 (0.072%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (2.09%) QA
2 37 (0.89%) ISO 9001
2 37 (0.89%) SLA
3 17 (0.41%) HL7
4 4 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.048%) WCAG
6 1 (0.024%) COBIT
6 1 (0.024%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.24%) vSphere
4 6 (0.14%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.096%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.096%) XenApp
6 3 (0.072%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.024%) Firmware
7 1 (0.024%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.024%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.024%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.024%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 11 (0.26%) CA Endevor
1 11 (0.26%) SCOM
2 8 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.17%) SCCM
4 5 (0.12%) MIIS
5 3 (0.072%) Puppet
6 2 (0.048%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.048%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.024%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.024%) WSUS
7 1 (0.024%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 1193 (28.69%) Microsoft
2 382 (9.19%) Oracle
3 62 (1.49%) SAP
4 48 (1.15%) Xamarin
5 37 (0.89%) Tableau
6 33 (0.79%) Google
7 30 (0.72%) Sitecore
8 28 (0.67%) IBM
9 25 (0.60%) Adobe
10 23 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
10 23 (0.55%) Telerik
11 20 (0.48%) Red Gate
12 19 (0.46%) Splunk
12 19 (0.46%) VMware
12 19 (0.46%) Twitter
12 19 (0.46%) HP
13 16 (0.38%) Epicor
13 16 (0.38%) Apple
14 15 (0.36%) Infragistics
15 11 (0.26%) Sage
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