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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 109 94 93
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 2895 3052 3327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.47% 2.81% 2.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.83% 5.33% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2595 2834 3076
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,500
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
59934 57231 62888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.16% 52.66% 53.67%
Number of salaries quoted 50259 49201 55232
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 22 August 2014 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 22 August 2014. 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 -13 2763 £37,500 +7.14% 347
South East -5 730 £37,500 - 69
London -37 462 £47,500 +5.55% 42
West Midlands +8 367 £35,000 - 50
North West -21 313 £32,500 - 47
East of England -1 286 £38,650 +3.06% 35
Yorkshire -6 279 £35,000 +6.06% 36
West Yorkshire -3 189 £35,000 +1.44% 19
Hampshire +8 181 £35,000 - 13
Manchester -21 179 £37,250 +18.25% 23
Surrey -21 172 £37,500 -6.25% 17
South West -42 162 £33,000 +6.45% 41
East Midlands +2 152 £37,500 +11.94% 22
City of London -13 119 £47,500 -5.00% 10
Staffordshire +2 114 £35,000 -12.50% 13
Leeds -29 102 £35,000 +6.06% 13
Berkshire +20 97 £35,000 -12.50% 9
Cheshire -5 94 £30,000 -14.28% 15
Portsmouth +18 91 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Oxfordshire +19 72 £35,000 - 20
Birmingham +8 69 £35,000 +11.11% 9
Scotland +5 68 £35,000 +3.70% 14
Essex +2 65 £37,500 +15.38% 8
North Yorkshire -4 65 £37,500 +15.38% 9
Bedfordshire +50 64 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Leicestershire +25 64 £35,000 -7.89% 5
Kent +3 61 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Hertfordshire -35 59 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Cambridgeshire -21 56 £40,000 - 9
Buckinghamshire -25 56 £32,500 -7.14% 5

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 5778 (99.48%) .NET
2 4406 (75.86%) C#
3 3947 (67.96%) SQL Server
4 3786 (65.19%) ASP.NET
5 3212 (55.30%) SQL
6 2366 (40.74%) HTML
7 2222 (38.26%) JavaScript
8 1901 (32.73%) CSS
9 1884 (32.44%) Microsoft
10 1720 (29.61%) MVC
11 1374 (23.66%) .NET Framework
12 1357 (23.36%) VB
13 1343 (23.12%) XML
14 1209 (20.82%) jQuery
15 1172 (20.18%) WCF
16 1130 (19.46%) Windows
17 1053 (18.13%) T-SQL
18 1001 (17.23%) Visual Studio
19 982 (16.91%) Web Services
20 961 (16.55%) MS Excel
21 934 (16.08%) ASP.NET MVC
22 904 (15.56%) Degree
23 801 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
24 798 (13.74%) Finance
25 761 (13.10%) SQL Server 2008
26 742 (12.78%) TDD
27 738 (12.71%) OO
28 727 (12.52%) WinForms
29 720 (12.40%) Scrum
30 683 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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
1 544 (9.37%) SharePoint
2 438 (7.54%) IIS
3 157 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
4 130 (2.24%) CMS
5 101 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
6 87 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 82 (1.41%) Confluence
8 72 (1.24%) SharePoint Server
9 58 (1.00%) Node.js
10 51 (0.88%) Umbraco
11 45 (0.77%) Drupal
12 41 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
13 36 (0.62%) WebSphere
14 33 (0.57%) MS Exchange
15 30 (0.52%) Kentico
15 30 (0.52%) MediaWiki
16 22 (0.38%) MODX
17 21 (0.36%) Apache
17 21 (0.36%) Documentum
18 15 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 961 (16.55%) MS Excel
2 203 (3.50%) MS Office
3 47 (0.81%) InfoPath
4 35 (0.60%) Photoshop
5 17 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
6 15 (0.26%) MS Project
7 11 (0.19%) PowerPivot
8 10 (0.17%) Fireworks
9 8 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (0.086%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.069%) AutoCAD
12 3 (0.052%) SPSS
13 2 (0.034%) OmniGraffle
14 1 (0.017%) Simulink
14 1 (0.017%) 3ds Max
14 1 (0.017%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 106 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 44 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
3 25 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
4 18 (0.31%) Visualfiles
4 18 (0.31%) Sage 200
5 11 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
5 11 (0.19%) assyst
6 7 (0.12%) GoldMine
6 7 (0.12%) Magento
7 6 (0.10%) SAP SRM
7 6 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
8 5 (0.086%) nopCommerce
8 5 (0.086%) Tridion
8 5 (0.086%) SalesLogix
9 4 (0.069%) Oracle CRM
10 3 (0.052%) Exchequer
10 3 (0.052%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 3 (0.052%) SAP Business One
10 3 (0.052%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.052%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 80 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (0.72%) SaaS
3 16 (0.28%) GitHub
4 13 (0.22%) Office 365
4 13 (0.22%) Trello
5 7 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.052%) Rackspace Cloud
7 2 (0.034%) Taleo
7 2 (0.034%) IBM SmartCloud
8 1 (0.017%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 237 (4.08%) Internet
2 115 (1.98%) Intranet
3 62 (1.07%) DNS
4 52 (0.90%) TCP/IP
5 34 (0.59%) Extranet
5 34 (0.59%) Firewall
6 30 (0.52%) HTTP
7 21 (0.36%) LDAP
8 19 (0.33%) DHCP
9 18 (0.31%) IPsec
9 18 (0.31%) Kerberos
10 16 (0.28%) FTP
11 15 (0.26%) SAN
12 13 (0.22%) HTTPS
12 13 (0.22%) VPN
13 11 (0.19%) SMTP
14 10 (0.17%) NAS
15 7 (0.12%) CTI
15 7 (0.12%) Network Security
16 6 (0.10%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3947 (67.96%) SQL Server
2 761 (13.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 683 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 552 (9.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 424 (7.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 377 (6.49%) SQL Server 2012
7 308 (5.30%) Relational Database
8 266 (4.58%) Crystal Reports
9 186 (3.20%) MySQL
10 157 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 144 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
12 118 (2.03%) RDBMS
13 104 (1.79%) Oracle Database
14 97 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
15 87 (1.50%) RavenDB
16 75 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
17 70 (1.21%) MS Access
18 61 (1.05%) DTS
19 46 (0.79%) NoSQL
20 45 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1001 (17.23%) Visual Studio
2 529 (9.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 418 (7.20%) NUnit
4 303 (5.22%) Rhino Mocks
5 267 (4.60%) Moq
6 188 (3.24%) Subversion
7 146 (2.51%) Git (software)
8 145 (2.50%) JIRA
9 118 (2.03%) MSTest
10 104 (1.79%) Cucumber
11 99 (1.70%) TeamCity
12 88 (1.52%) ReSharper
13 84 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 83 (1.43%) NCrunch
15 82 (1.41%) WATIR
16 64 (1.10%) Selenium
17 52 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 45 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
19 33 (0.57%) WebDriver
20 27 (0.46%) Eclipse
General
1 798 (13.74%) Finance
2 196 (3.37%) Retail
3 158 (2.72%) Marketing
4 113 (1.95%) Legal
4 113 (1.95%) Advertising
4 113 (1.95%) Banking
5 109 (1.88%) Back Office
6 107 (1.84%) Games
7 94 (1.62%) Law
8 91 (1.57%) Manufacturing
9 48 (0.83%) Telecoms
10 44 (0.76%) Automotive
10 44 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
11 27 (0.46%) Front Office
12 26 (0.45%) Billing
12 26 (0.45%) Publishing
13 25 (0.43%) Music Industry
14 21 (0.36%) Aerospace
15 18 (0.31%) Financial Institution
16 14 (0.24%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4803 (82.70%) Developer
2 2831 (48.74%) .NET Developer
3 883 (15.20%) C# Developer
4 849 (14.62%) VB.NET Developer
5 845 (14.55%) Software Developer
6 693 (11.93%) C# .NET Developer
7 589 (10.14%) ASP.NET Developer
8 481 (8.28%) Senior Developer
9 458 (7.89%) Web Developer
10 392 (6.75%) Junior
11 367 (6.32%) Junior Developer
12 356 (6.13%) Analyst
13 305 (5.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 292 (5.03%) Graduate
15 264 (4.55%) .NET Software Developer
16 249 (4.29%) SQL Developer
17 231 (3.98%) Programmer
18 226 (3.89%) Senior .NET Developer
19 224 (3.86%) Graduate Developer
20 219 (3.77%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5778 (99.48%) .NET
2 3786 (65.19%) ASP.NET
3 2366 (40.74%) HTML
4 1901 (32.73%) CSS
5 1374 (23.66%) .NET Framework
6 1343 (23.12%) XML
7 1209 (20.82%) jQuery
8 1172 (20.18%) WCF
9 982 (16.91%) Web Services
10 934 (16.08%) ASP.NET MVC
11 727 (12.52%) WinForms
12 662 (11.40%) Ajax
13 604 (10.40%) WPF
14 568 (9.78%) HTML5
15 479 (8.25%) LINQ
16 424 (7.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 377 (6.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 302 (5.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 302 (5.20%) XSLT
19 290 (4.99%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 474 (8.16%) Computer Science
2 137 (2.36%) Mathematics
3 131 (2.26%) N-Tier
4 123 (2.12%) Mobile App
5 122 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
6 115 (1.98%) Client/Server
7 108 (1.86%) Inversion of Control
8 93 (1.60%) Open Source
9 73 (1.26%) Management Information System
10 52 (0.90%) Clustering
11 48 (0.83%) Physics
12 36 (0.62%) FMCG
13 32 (0.55%) Tandem
13 32 (0.55%) Kindle
14 29 (0.50%) iPhone
15 28 (0.48%) Graphic Design
16 26 (0.45%) Statistics
17 25 (0.43%) NHS
18 24 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 22 (0.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1130 (19.46%) Windows
2 164 (2.82%) Android
3 112 (1.93%) Apple iOS
4 100 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 75 (1.29%) Linux
6 71 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 62 (1.07%) UNIX
8 56 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 51 (0.88%) Windows 8
10 27 (0.46%) Windows XP
11 23 (0.40%) Windows 7
12 16 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
13 9 (0.15%) Windows 2000
14 6 (0.10%) Windows Phone
15 5 (0.086%) Solaris
15 5 (0.086%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.069%) AIX
17 3 (0.052%) Windows CE
17 3 (0.052%) Windows Vista
18 2 (0.034%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1720 (29.61%) MVC
2 801 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
3 742 (12.78%) TDD
4 738 (12.71%) OO
5 720 (12.40%) Scrum
6 563 (9.69%) Software Engineering
7 406 (6.99%) Business Intelligence
8 397 (6.84%) Web Development
9 384 (6.61%) E-Commerce
10 369 (6.35%) Web Application Development
11 305 (5.25%) Unit Testing
12 296 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
13 283 (4.87%) CRM
14 280 (4.82%) OOP
15 247 (4.25%) BDD
16 220 (3.79%) ERP
16 220 (3.79%) OOD
17 211 (3.63%) Project Management
18 210 (3.62%) Kanban
19 174 (3.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4406 (75.86%) C#
2 3212 (55.30%) SQL
3 2222 (38.26%) JavaScript
4 1357 (23.36%) VB
5 1053 (18.13%) T-SQL
6 597 (10.28%) VB6
7 461 (7.94%) Java
8 311 (5.35%) VBA
9 306 (5.27%) C++
10 256 (4.41%) PHP
11 158 (2.72%) VBScript
12 130 (2.24%) Ruby
13 119 (2.05%) PL/SQL
14 81 (1.39%) C
15 79 (1.36%) PowerShell
16 59 (1.02%) Perl
17 57 (0.98%) Objective-C
18 48 (0.83%) Python
19 43 (0.74%) XAML
20 28 (0.48%) XPath
Qualifications
1 904 (15.56%) Degree
2 210 (3.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 168 (2.89%) Security Cleared
4 116 (2.00%) MCSD
5 106 (1.83%) SC Cleared
6 103 (1.77%) MCP
7 89 (1.53%) MCTS
8 87 (1.50%) MCAD
9 41 (0.71%) CTC Cleared
10 31 (0.53%) ISEB
11 30 (0.52%) PhD
12 27 (0.46%) MCSE
13 20 (0.34%) MCITP
14 15 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 14 (0.24%) HND
16 10 (0.17%) ISTQB
16 10 (0.17%) MCPD
17 9 (0.15%) MBA
18 8 (0.14%) CFA
19 7 (0.12%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (2.43%) QA
2 114 (1.96%) ISO 9001
3 20 (0.34%) SLA
4 18 (0.31%) PCI DSS
5 15 (0.26%) WCAG
6 9 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.052%) EMIR
8 3 (0.052%) Basel II
8 3 (0.052%) COBIT
9 1 (0.017%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.017%) TickIT
9 1 (0.017%) HL7
9 1 (0.017%) DICOM
System Software
1 83 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 19 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (0.31%) NFS
4 13 (0.22%) XenApp
4 13 (0.22%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.052%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.017%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 15 (0.26%) HP SIM
2 10 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.10%) MOM
5 3 (0.052%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.052%) FortiGate
5 3 (0.052%) Plesk
6 2 (0.034%) Netcool
6 2 (0.034%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 2 (0.034%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.034%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 2 (0.034%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1884 (32.44%) Microsoft
2 529 (9.11%) Oracle
3 90 (1.55%) Endeca
4 82 (1.41%) RedPrairie
5 73 (1.26%) SAP
6 65 (1.12%) IBM
7 54 (0.93%) Business Objects
8 49 (0.84%) DevExpress
8 49 (0.84%) Google
9 48 (0.83%) Telerik
10 44 (0.76%) Cognos
10 44 (0.76%) Sage
11 43 (0.74%) Sybase
11 43 (0.74%) Sitecore
12 40 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
13 31 (0.53%) AccuRev
14 28 (0.48%) EPiServer
14 28 (0.48%) Infragistics
15 26 (0.45%) Adobe
15 26 (0.45%) HP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Devon
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus, excellent training!
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hampshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30k - 42k per year + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Otley, West Yorkshire
Parity Resources
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £41000 Per Annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
SearchBi
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum £30,000 - £40,000 DOE.
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Staffordshire
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
IT People First
Salary: From £25,000 to £34,000 per annum Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cowes, Isle of Wight
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + 25 days hols, pension, healthcare
Posted: 19 hours ago
Congleton, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago