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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 183 146 123
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -23
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 1892 2391 2989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.83% 2.16% 2.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.53% 4.24% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1672 2164 2647
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
53582 56345 63050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.86% 50.93% 52.62%
Number of salaries quoted 46315 47874 53315
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 April 2016 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 April 2016. 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 -41 1762 £39,250 +1.94% 246
South East -31 407 £38,500 -3.75% 42
London +6 395 £50,000 +11.11% 48
East of England +20 208 £40,000 +21.21% 17
West Midlands -41 190 £36,000 +2.85% 50
Yorkshire -31 151 £33,000 -12.00% 25
East Midlands -2 145 £37,500 -6.25% 15
North West -23 135 £35,000 -6.66% 25
South West -31 114 £35,000 - 19
West Yorkshire -32 93 £33,750 -12.33% 18
Essex +10 89 £40,500 +15.71% 7
Hampshire -54 85 £37,500 -6.25% 13
Surrey -16 82 £37,500 -11.76% 6
Manchester -24 80 £40,000 -5.88% 18
Leeds -14 67 £33,000 -17.50% 10
Northamptonshire +13 65 £40,000 - 4
Staffordshire -5 61 £37,500 -1.31% 19
Northampton +16 52 £40,000 - 3
Berkshire +12 52 £42,500 +30.76% 4
Cambridgeshire +31 51 £52,000 +60.00% 4
Oxfordshire +22 51 £40,000 +33.33% 9
Buckinghamshire +25 50 £40,000 +37.93% 3
Leicestershire -1 49 £35,000 - 7
Bristol +3 48 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Birmingham -53 44 £35,750 +2.14% 15
City of London +14 42 £47,500 - 7
Scotland -9 42 £38,750 +10.71% 10
Cheshire -2 41 £26,000 -22.38% 4
Southampton +31 39 £34,000 +3.03% 4
Kent +13 38 £45,000 -25.00% 4

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3698 (99.95%) .NET
2 3121 (84.35%) C#
3 2294 (62.00%) SQL Server
4 2153 (58.19%) ASP.NET
5 2059 (55.65%) SQL
6 1487 (40.19%) JavaScript
7 1423 (38.46%) HTML
8 1283 (34.68%) MVC
9 1210 (32.70%) CSS
10 1085 (29.32%) Agile Software Development
11 1080 (29.19%) Microsoft
12 876 (23.68%) jQuery
13 791 (21.38%) .NET Framework
14 756 (20.43%) VB
15 704 (19.03%) Finance
16 692 (18.70%) Visual Studio
16 692 (18.70%) XML
17 672 (18.16%) T-SQL
18 655 (17.70%) Windows
19 654 (17.68%) ASP.NET MVC
20 650 (17.57%) WCF
21 641 (17.32%) Web Services
22 609 (16.46%) Degree
23 592 (16.00%) Web Development
24 535 (14.46%) MS Excel
25 494 (13.35%) Ajax
26 442 (11.95%) HTML5
27 432 (11.68%) SDLC
28 420 (11.35%) WinForms
29 416 (11.24%) SQL Server 2008

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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
1 254 (6.86%) SharePoint
2 213 (5.76%) IIS
3 77 (2.08%) Node.js
4 76 (2.05%) CMS
5 52 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
6 40 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
7 31 (0.84%) Drupal
7 31 (0.84%) SAS
8 26 (0.70%) Umbraco
9 21 (0.57%) DNN
10 16 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
11 13 (0.35%) Confluence
11 13 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
12 10 (0.27%) MS Exchange
13 9 (0.24%) Kentico
14 8 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
15 7 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
15 7 (0.19%) WordPress
16 6 (0.16%) ColdFusion
16 6 (0.16%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 535 (14.46%) MS Excel
2 109 (2.95%) MS Office
3 31 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (0.70%) SPSS
5 25 (0.68%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.14%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.081%) PrintSoft PReS
10 2 (0.054%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.027%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.027%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 37 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 10 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
4 9 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
4 9 (0.24%) Exstream
5 8 (0.22%) Sage 200
6 7 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (0.19%) Pegasus Opera
6 7 (0.19%) SAP Business One
6 7 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.19%) Visualfiles
7 5 (0.14%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.081%) Magento
8 3 (0.081%) Markit EDM
8 3 (0.081%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.054%) Payment Gateway
9 2 (0.054%) Sage CRM
9 2 (0.054%) SDL Web 8
10 1 (0.027%) AWD
10 1 (0.027%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 123 (3.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 96 (2.59%) SaaS
3 39 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (0.49%) Google Analytics
5 17 (0.46%) Office 365
6 11 (0.30%) Sage Pay
7 9 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (0.14%) GitHub
9 4 (0.11%) IaaS
9 4 (0.11%) PaaS
10 3 (0.081%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.081%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.081%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.081%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.081%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.081%) Route 53
10 3 (0.081%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.081%) Yammer
11 2 (0.054%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.027%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 161 (4.35%) Internet
2 53 (1.43%) Network Security
3 46 (1.24%) HTTP
4 25 (0.68%) DNS
5 16 (0.43%) Intranet
5 16 (0.43%) TCP/IP
6 12 (0.32%) SSL
7 9 (0.24%) HTTPS
8 7 (0.19%) CTI
8 7 (0.19%) Kerberos
8 7 (0.19%) Skype
8 7 (0.19%) VPN
9 6 (0.16%) DHCP
9 6 (0.16%) Firewall
10 5 (0.14%) FTP
10 5 (0.14%) LAN
10 5 (0.14%) SAN
10 5 (0.14%) SMTP
10 5 (0.14%) VoIP
11 3 (0.081%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2294 (62.00%) SQL Server
2 416 (11.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 373 (10.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 324 (8.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 239 (6.46%) Relational Database
6 234 (6.32%) SQL Server 2014
7 206 (5.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 155 (4.19%) SQL Server 2005
9 149 (4.03%) MySQL
10 106 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
11 90 (2.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 83 (2.24%) NoSQL
13 58 (1.57%) Crystal Reports
14 50 (1.35%) Oracle Database
15 47 (1.27%) MS Access
16 45 (1.22%) GIS
17 42 (1.14%) RDBMS
18 40 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
19 37 (1.00%) Big Data
20 36 (0.97%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 692 (18.70%) Visual Studio
2 388 (10.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 188 (5.08%) NUnit
4 185 (5.00%) Subversion
5 142 (3.84%) Git (software)
6 119 (3.22%) Moq
7 115 (3.11%) Rhino Mocks
8 105 (2.84%) Selenium
9 89 (2.41%) JIRA
10 58 (1.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 48 (1.30%) MSTest
12 42 (1.14%) SoapUI
13 39 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 27 (0.73%) HP UFT
15 23 (0.62%) PowerBuilder
15 23 (0.62%) Selenium IDE
16 21 (0.57%) Rational Functional Tester
16 21 (0.57%) SilkTest
17 18 (0.49%) Toad
18 16 (0.43%) CruiseControl
General
1 704 (19.03%) Finance
2 94 (2.54%) Banking
2 94 (2.54%) Retail
3 80 (2.16%) Games
4 77 (2.08%) Advertising
5 74 (2.00%) Legal
6 72 (1.95%) Marketing
7 59 (1.59%) Telecoms
8 53 (1.43%) Manufacturing
9 45 (1.22%) Automotive
10 42 (1.14%) Back Office
11 28 (0.76%) Front Office
12 24 (0.65%) Law
13 22 (0.59%) Electronics
14 21 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
15 20 (0.54%) Financial Institution
16 18 (0.49%) Investment Banking
17 15 (0.41%) Billing
17 15 (0.41%) German Language
18 12 (0.32%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2979 (80.51%) Developer
2 2051 (55.43%) .NET Developer
3 1229 (33.22%) C# Developer
4 991 (26.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 699 (18.89%) VB.NET Developer
6 529 (14.30%) Software Developer
7 526 (14.22%) SQL Developer
8 489 (13.22%) ASP.NET Developer
9 433 (11.70%) Senior Developer
10 368 (9.95%) C# VB.NET Developer
11 341 (9.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 334 (9.03%) .NET Software Developer
13 314 (8.49%) Junior
14 307 (8.30%) Senior .NET Developer
15 294 (7.95%) Web Developer
16 285 (7.70%) Junior Developer
17 253 (6.84%) C# Software Developer
18 243 (6.57%) Analyst
19 202 (5.46%) Junior .NET Developer
20 189 (5.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3698 (99.95%) .NET
2 2153 (58.19%) ASP.NET
3 1423 (38.46%) HTML
4 1210 (32.70%) CSS
5 876 (23.68%) jQuery
6 791 (21.38%) .NET Framework
7 692 (18.70%) XML
8 654 (17.68%) ASP.NET MVC
9 650 (17.57%) WCF
10 641 (17.32%) Web Services
11 494 (13.35%) Ajax
12 442 (11.95%) HTML5
13 420 (11.35%) WinForms
14 411 (11.11%) WPF
15 367 (9.92%) LINQ
16 341 (9.22%) Entity Framework
17 308 (8.32%) ASP.NET Web API
18 296 (8.00%) AngularJS
19 237 (6.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 222 (6.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 372 (10.05%) Computer Science
2 233 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
3 137 (3.70%) User Experience
4 123 (3.32%) Mobile App
5 91 (2.46%) Mathematics
6 87 (2.35%) Client/Server
7 66 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
8 61 (1.65%) N-Tier
9 44 (1.19%) Management Information System
10 38 (1.03%) Physics
11 36 (0.97%) iPad
12 35 (0.95%) Inversion of Control
13 34 (0.92%) Visualisation
14 30 (0.81%) Blog
14 30 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 28 (0.76%) Data Integration
16 24 (0.65%) Streaming Music
17 22 (0.59%) Derivative
18 20 (0.54%) Hedge funds
19 19 (0.51%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 655 (17.70%) Windows
2 108 (2.92%) Android
3 90 (2.43%) Apple iOS
3 90 (2.43%) Unix
4 87 (2.35%) Windows Server
5 72 (1.95%) Linux
6 30 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (0.73%) Windows 7
8 23 (0.62%) Windows 8
9 18 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (0.35%) Windows XP
11 11 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (0.22%) Mac OS X
12 8 (0.22%) Windows Phone
13 7 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
14 6 (0.16%) AIX
14 6 (0.16%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.11%) Windows 10
16 2 (0.054%) OS/400
17 1 (0.027%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1283 (34.68%) MVC
2 1085 (29.32%) Agile Software Development
3 592 (16.00%) Web Development
4 432 (11.68%) SDLC
5 395 (10.68%) Scrum
6 391 (10.57%) TDD
7 379 (10.24%) OO
8 355 (9.59%) Software Engineering
9 269 (7.27%) Web Application Development
10 261 (7.05%) Project Management
11 236 (6.38%) Mentoring
12 222 (6.00%) Unit Testing
13 193 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
14 183 (4.95%) OOP
15 170 (4.59%) BDD
16 137 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
16 137 (3.70%) Kanban
17 127 (3.43%) CRM
17 127 (3.43%) E-Commerce
18 123 (3.32%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3121 (84.35%) C#
2 2059 (55.65%) SQL
3 1487 (40.19%) JavaScript
4 756 (20.43%) VB
5 672 (18.16%) T-SQL
6 407 (11.00%) Java
7 270 (7.30%) VB6
8 202 (5.46%) C++
9 192 (5.19%) PHP
10 144 (3.89%) VBScript
11 142 (3.84%) VBA
12 126 (3.41%) PL/SQL
13 101 (2.73%) Ruby
14 97 (2.62%) Python
15 78 (2.11%) C
16 60 (1.62%) PowerShell
17 29 (0.78%) Objective-C
18 21 (0.57%) XPath
19 17 (0.46%) TypeScript
19 17 (0.46%) XAML
Qualifications
1 609 (16.46%) Degree
2 114 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 104 (2.81%) Security Cleared
4 66 (1.78%) ISTQB
5 65 (1.76%) SC Cleared
6 64 (1.73%) ISEB
7 49 (1.32%) CREST Certified
8 29 (0.78%) CHECK Team Leader
9 26 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 25 (0.68%) MCP
11 22 (0.59%) MCSD
12 21 (0.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 19 (0.51%) MCTS
14 18 (0.49%) Brainbench
14 18 (0.49%) OSCP
15 12 (0.32%) HND
16 10 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
16 10 (0.27%) MCAD
16 10 (0.27%) PhD
17 8 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 234 (6.32%) QA
2 37 (1.00%) ISO 9001
3 34 (0.92%) SLA
4 19 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.11%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.054%) HL7
6 2 (0.054%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 64 (1.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.14%) Hyper-V
2 5 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.054%) DFS Replication
4 2 (0.054%) vSphere
5 1 (0.027%) Firmware
5 1 (0.027%) Postfix
5 1 (0.027%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.027%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.027%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.027%) XenApp
5 1 (0.027%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (0.43%) SCCM
2 15 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (0.24%) Control-M
4 6 (0.16%) MIIS
5 5 (0.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (0.081%) SCOM
7 2 (0.054%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.027%) Foglight
8 1 (0.027%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (0.027%) logstash
8 1 (0.027%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.027%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.027%) StatsD
8 1 (0.027%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.027%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.027%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1080 (29.19%) Microsoft
2 380 (10.27%) Oracle
3 111 (3.00%) SAP
4 53 (1.43%) Telerik
5 51 (1.38%) Tableau
6 32 (0.86%) HP
7 26 (0.70%) Adobe
8 24 (0.65%) Sage
9 19 (0.51%) Sitecore
10 17 (0.46%) Bloomberg
11 16 (0.43%) Google
11 16 (0.43%) Xamarin
12 15 (0.41%) IBM
13 14 (0.38%) Cognos
14 13 (0.35%) Facebook
14 13 (0.35%) VMware
15 12 (0.32%) DevExpress
16 10 (0.27%) EPiServer
16 10 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
16 10 (0.27%) Sun
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + 25 days + pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + car + 25 days
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer People
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + 25 days + pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + bonus + Microsoft accreditation
Posted: 12 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £37000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brierley Hill, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £18k - 25k per year + Amazing Bens + MS Training
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits & Training
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
IT Connections
Salary: 28000 - 40000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £32211 per annum + Flexitime, Pension & More
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coalville, Leicestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum + pension + private medical
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000 +bonus +benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Winsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £28000 - £31500 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
UK
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday