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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 153 117 98
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -19
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 2173 2976 3121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.96% 2.48% 2.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.81% 4.75% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1951 2691 2845
Average salary £40,000 £37,275 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.31% +6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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
57027 62715 58228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.48% 52.16% 52.86%
Number of salaries quoted 48601 53554 50191
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
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 £40,000 £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 June 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 June 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 -38 2067 £40,000 +6.66% 283
South East -30 580 £40,000 +6.66% 66
London -68 326 £45,000 -5.26% 48
West Midlands -36 240 £35,000 - 35
East of England -17 230 £35,000 -10.25% 11
Yorkshire +5 197 £38,500 +10.00% 21
South West -9 159 £35,000 +7.69% 38
Hampshire +3 156 £40,000 - 21
North West -57 152 £35,000 +2.94% 45
Surrey -12 144 £40,000 - 10
East Midlands 0 141 £40,000 +14.28% 17
West Yorkshire -15 119 £40,000 +14.28% 15
Berkshire +4 113 £38,500 -1.28% 14
Essex +17 88 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Birmingham -3 88 £35,000 +11.11% 8
Leeds +1 76 £37,500 - 8
Manchester -63 75 £40,000 +12.67% 20
City of London -17 73 £43,750 -12.50% 13
Hertfordshire +3 63 £37,500 +0.67% 4
Reading +3 61 £35,000 -3.44% 10
Buckinghamshire -14 54 £32,500 - 5
Staffordshire -15 49 £38,500 +2.66% 6
Cheshire -32 49 £35,000 +16.66% 16
Winchester +13 45 £35,250 -14.54% 5
Bristol -15 42 £35,000 +16.66% 11
North Yorkshire +16 41 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Nottinghamshire +15 41 £40,000 +17.64% 10
Worcestershire -4 41 £35,000 - 6
Nottingham +20 40 £40,000 +15.94% 6
Colchester +14 40 £26,000 -22.38%

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 4555 (99.87%) .NET
2 3786 (83.01%) C#
3 2932 (64.28%) ASP.NET
4 2888 (63.32%) SQL Server
5 2567 (56.28%) SQL
6 2039 (44.71%) JavaScript
7 2017 (44.22%) HTML
8 1585 (34.75%) CSS
9 1498 (32.84%) MVC
10 1310 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
11 1228 (26.92%) Microsoft
12 1154 (25.30%) jQuery
13 1021 (22.39%) VB
14 987 (21.64%) .NET Framework
15 945 (20.72%) XML
16 853 (18.70%) Windows
17 800 (17.54%) T-SQL
18 744 (16.31%) ASP.NET MVC
19 737 (16.16%) WCF
20 711 (15.59%) Web Services
21 706 (15.48%) Visual Studio
22 699 (15.33%) Finance
23 669 (14.67%) OO
24 655 (14.36%) Degree
25 581 (12.74%) SQL Server 2008
26 567 (12.43%) WinForms
27 554 (12.15%) Software Engineering
28 541 (11.86%) MS Excel
29 533 (11.69%) Scrum
30 496 (10.87%) HTML5

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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
1 289 (6.34%) IIS
2 244 (5.35%) SharePoint
3 103 (2.26%) Node.js
4 78 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
5 55 (1.21%) CMS
6 54 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
7 43 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
8 42 (0.92%) Drupal
9 33 (0.72%) Umbraco
10 27 (0.59%) WebSphere
11 26 (0.57%) Apache
12 24 (0.53%) SAS
13 21 (0.46%) MS Exchange
14 15 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
15 14 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
16 13 (0.29%) ColdFusion
17 12 (0.26%) FormScape
17 12 (0.26%) NServiceBus
18 11 (0.24%) Tomcat
19 10 (0.22%) JBoss
Applications
1 541 (11.86%) MS Excel
2 95 (2.08%) MS Office
3 36 (0.79%) Photoshop
4 15 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.24%) SPSS
6 10 (0.22%) MS Project
6 10 (0.22%) AutoCAD
6 10 (0.22%) PowerPivot
7 8 (0.18%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (0.11%) Fireworks
9 4 (0.088%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.044%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.022%) ProjectWise
11 1 (0.022%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 70 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.20%) Sage 200
4 8 (0.18%) Sage 50
5 5 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.088%) Visualfiles
6 4 (0.088%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.088%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.088%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.066%) Magento
7 3 (0.066%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.066%) Line 50
7 3 (0.066%) SAP Business One
7 3 (0.066%) Tridion
7 3 (0.066%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.044%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.044%) SAP SRM
8 2 (0.044%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.022%) AquaLogic BPM
9 1 (0.022%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 115 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 66 (1.45%) SaaS
3 19 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (0.35%) Google Analytics
5 11 (0.24%) GitHub
6 10 (0.22%) Office 365
7 5 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.088%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.044%) PaaS
9 2 (0.044%) IBM PureFlex
10 1 (0.022%) IaaS
10 1 (0.022%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 191 (4.19%) Internet
2 68 (1.49%) HTTP
3 42 (0.92%) TCP/IP
4 27 (0.59%) Intranet
5 21 (0.46%) DNS
6 18 (0.39%) Network Security
7 14 (0.31%) Kerberos
8 13 (0.29%) SMTP
9 9 (0.20%) LAN
9 9 (0.20%) SSL
10 8 (0.18%) WAN
11 7 (0.15%) Extranet
12 6 (0.13%) Bluetooth
12 6 (0.13%) DHCP
12 6 (0.13%) FTP
13 5 (0.11%) Broadband
13 5 (0.11%) SAN
13 5 (0.11%) Wireless
13 5 (0.11%) WEP
13 5 (0.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2888 (63.32%) SQL Server
2 581 (12.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 383 (8.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 306 (6.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 282 (6.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 275 (6.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 271 (5.94%) Relational Database
8 170 (3.73%) MySQL
9 149 (3.27%) Crystal Reports
10 144 (3.16%) NoSQL
11 138 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 90 (1.97%) Oracle Database
13 84 (1.84%) RDBMS
14 80 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
15 74 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
16 49 (1.07%) MongoDB
17 43 (0.94%) MS Access
18 37 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 25 (0.55%) QlikView
20 23 (0.50%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 706 (15.48%) Visual Studio
2 449 (9.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 169 (3.71%) NUnit
4 153 (3.35%) Subversion
5 128 (2.81%) Git (software)
6 124 (2.72%) Moq
7 119 (2.61%) Rhino Mocks
8 80 (1.75%) MSTest
9 64 (1.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 55 (1.21%) JIRA
11 33 (0.72%) ReSharper
12 28 (0.61%) AccuRev
13 20 (0.44%) Selenium
14 13 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
14 13 (0.29%) Mercurial
15 12 (0.26%) TeamCity
16 11 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
17 10 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
17 10 (0.22%) Toad
17 10 (0.22%) CruiseControl
General
1 699 (15.33%) Finance
2 151 (3.31%) Retail
3 102 (2.24%) Back Office
4 101 (2.21%) Marketing
5 95 (2.08%) Manufacturing
6 81 (1.78%) Games
7 74 (1.62%) Advertising
8 69 (1.51%) Banking
9 56 (1.23%) Legal
10 55 (1.21%) Telecoms
11 52 (1.14%) Law
12 20 (0.44%) Automotive
13 18 (0.39%) Billing
13 18 (0.39%) Investment Banking
14 17 (0.37%) Publishing
15 13 (0.29%) Front Office
15 13 (0.29%) Local Government
16 11 (0.24%) Electronics
17 7 (0.15%) Military
18 6 (0.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3861 (84.65%) Developer
2 2214 (48.54%) .NET Developer
3 831 (18.22%) C# Developer
4 676 (14.82%) Software Developer
5 634 (13.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 592 (12.98%) VB.NET Developer
7 527 (11.55%) Senior Developer
8 435 (9.54%) Web Developer
9 334 (7.32%) ASP.NET Developer
10 333 (7.30%) Junior
11 314 (6.88%) Junior Developer
12 284 (6.23%) Analyst
13 275 (6.03%) Senior .NET Developer
14 266 (5.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 208 (4.56%) Junior .NET Developer
16 199 (4.36%) .NET Web Developer
17 191 (4.19%) .NET Software Developer
18 189 (4.14%) Graduate
19 180 (3.95%) Software Engineer
20 154 (3.38%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4555 (99.87%) .NET
2 2932 (64.28%) ASP.NET
3 2017 (44.22%) HTML
4 1585 (34.75%) CSS
5 1154 (25.30%) jQuery
6 987 (21.64%) .NET Framework
7 945 (20.72%) XML
8 744 (16.31%) ASP.NET MVC
9 737 (16.16%) WCF
10 711 (15.59%) Web Services
11 567 (12.43%) WinForms
12 496 (10.87%) HTML5
13 485 (10.63%) WPF
14 443 (9.71%) Ajax
15 363 (7.96%) LINQ
16 359 (7.87%) Entity Framework
17 353 (7.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 226 (4.96%) JSON
19 223 (4.89%) CSS3
20 200 (4.39%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 358 (7.85%) Computer Science
2 295 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
3 138 (3.03%) N-Tier
4 134 (2.94%) Client/Server
5 130 (2.85%) User Experience
6 116 (2.54%) Mobile App
7 85 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
8 80 (1.75%) Mathematics
9 67 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
10 54 (1.18%) Management Information System
11 33 (0.72%) Visualisation
12 31 (0.68%) Replication
13 30 (0.66%) Physics
14 29 (0.64%) Clustering
14 29 (0.64%) NHS
15 28 (0.61%) Data Extraction
16 23 (0.50%) Chemistry
16 23 (0.50%) Derivative
17 22 (0.48%) FMCG
17 22 (0.48%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 853 (18.70%) Windows
2 165 (3.62%) Android
3 95 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 85 (1.86%) Apple iOS
5 72 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 59 (1.29%) UNIX
7 51 (1.12%) Linux
8 38 (0.83%) Windows 7
9 33 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
10 28 (0.61%) Windows 8
11 21 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (0.35%) Windows XP
13 14 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
14 11 (0.24%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.15%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.13%) Windows CE
17 2 (0.044%) Windows Phone
18 1 (0.022%) Windows Vista
18 1 (0.022%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1498 (32.84%) MVC
2 1310 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
3 669 (14.67%) OO
4 554 (12.15%) Software Engineering
5 533 (11.69%) Scrum
6 489 (10.72%) TDD
7 403 (8.84%) SDLC
8 366 (8.02%) Web Development
9 282 (6.18%) Web Application Development
10 262 (5.74%) Unit Testing
11 251 (5.50%) OOP
12 220 (4.82%) Mentoring
13 199 (4.36%) E-Commerce
13 199 (4.36%) Business Intelligence
14 191 (4.19%) Project Management
15 163 (3.57%) CRM
16 162 (3.55%) OOD
17 150 (3.29%) BDD
18 140 (3.07%) Continuous Integration
19 136 (2.98%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3786 (83.01%) C#
2 2567 (56.28%) SQL
3 2039 (44.71%) JavaScript
4 1021 (22.39%) VB
5 800 (17.54%) T-SQL
6 415 (9.10%) Java
7 387 (8.48%) VB6
8 206 (4.52%) PHP
9 185 (4.06%) C++
10 150 (3.29%) VBA
11 140 (3.07%) Ruby
12 134 (2.94%) VBScript
13 112 (2.46%) C
14 104 (2.28%) PL/SQL
15 75 (1.64%) Python
16 55 (1.21%) PowerShell
17 45 (0.99%) Objective-C
18 36 (0.79%) Perl
19 29 (0.64%) XPath
20 26 (0.57%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 655 (14.36%) Degree
2 97 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 90 (1.97%) Security Cleared
4 65 (1.43%) SC Cleared
5 32 (0.70%) ISEB
6 25 (0.55%) HND
6 25 (0.55%) ISTQB
7 24 (0.53%) MCP
8 22 (0.48%) MCSD
9 19 (0.42%) MCAD
10 12 (0.26%) MCTS
11 9 (0.20%) MCITP
11 9 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 8 (0.18%) MCPD
12 8 (0.18%) MCSE
13 7 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.13%) Brainbench
15 4 (0.088%) DV Cleared
15 4 (0.088%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 3 (0.066%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (1.60%) QA
2 42 (0.92%) SLA
3 35 (0.77%) ISO 9001
4 14 (0.31%) HL7
5 7 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.13%) FATCA
7 4 (0.088%) COBIT
8 3 (0.066%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.066%) Basel II
9 2 (0.044%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.022%) PMBOK
System Software
1 57 (1.25%) Active Directory
2 15 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.29%) vSphere
4 9 (0.20%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.15%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.066%) DFS Replication
7 2 (0.044%) XenApp
8 1 (0.022%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.022%) Firmware
8 1 (0.022%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.24%) CA Endevor
3 7 (0.15%) SCOM
4 6 (0.13%) MIIS
4 6 (0.13%) SCCM
5 3 (0.066%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.066%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 3 (0.066%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.044%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.044%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.022%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.022%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.022%) WSUS
7 1 (0.022%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1228 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 392 (8.59%) Oracle
3 56 (1.23%) Xamarin
4 51 (1.12%) Business Objects
5 44 (0.96%) Google
6 39 (0.86%) SAP
6 39 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
7 30 (0.66%) IBM
8 28 (0.61%) VMware
8 28 (0.61%) Telerik
9 26 (0.57%) Tableau
10 24 (0.53%) Adobe
11 23 (0.50%) HP
12 21 (0.46%) Sage
13 19 (0.42%) Red Gate
14 17 (0.37%) Apple
14 17 (0.37%) Epicor
15 16 (0.35%) Sitecore
16 15 (0.33%) DevExpress
17 14 (0.31%) Splunk
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Scott Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Marlborough, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum + bonus + relocation + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Lending Software Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus £5 K bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45k Dependant on Exp
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £32000 Per Annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £26000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leigh, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension
Posted: 12 hours ago