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

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 129 112 91
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -21
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 2383 2894 3244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.21% 2.56% 3.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.36% 4.86% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2155 2553 3014
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £27,000 £25,000
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
54680 59592 57461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.63% 52.76% 53.73%
Number of salaries quoted 46471 50098 49417
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 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,700 £65,000
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 26 March 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 26 March 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 -18 2253 £37,500 +2.04% 324
South East -37 554 £37,500 - 61
London +3 409 £47,250 +5.00% 51
West Midlands +9 301 £35,000 - 48
North West -18 242 £35,000 - 50
Yorkshire -2 206 £37,500 +7.14% 25
South West -23 174 £35,000 +7.69% 30
Hampshire -2 172 £38,750 +10.71% 19
East of England -17 165 £35,000 -2.77% 15
East Midlands -4 163 £39,000 - 33
West Yorkshire -10 157 £37,500 +7.14% 16
Surrey -20 128 £37,500 - 14
Manchester -36 124 £41,250 +17.85% 23
Leeds -22 96 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Staffordshire +2 95 £35,000 - 13
Cheshire +2 77 £32,500 - 15
Birmingham +24 71 £35,000 +6.87% 13
Leicestershire +3 66 £35,000 -9.09% 9
East Sussex -3 66 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Brighton +4 64 £35,000 - 4
City of London -45 64 £45,000 - 14
Essex +18 60 £38,475 +2.60% 3
Berkshire -64 57 £30,000 -29.41% 7
Northamptonshire -11 53 £40,000 - 11
Scotland -10 52 £37,500 - 10
Gloucestershire +11 46 £35,000 +6.87% 10
Winchester +16 44 £39,500 -1.25% 4
Bristol -19 43 £35,000 - 8
Leicester +9 42 £30,000 -23.07% 2
Stoke-on-Trent +6 42 £35,000 -6.66% 5

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 4882 (99.86%) .NET
2 3970 (81.20%) C#
3 3310 (67.70%) ASP.NET
4 3174 (64.92%) SQL Server
5 2739 (56.02%) SQL
6 2081 (42.56%) JavaScript
7 2067 (42.28%) HTML
8 1671 (34.18%) CSS
9 1607 (32.87%) MVC
10 1385 (28.33%) Microsoft
11 1348 (27.57%) Agile Software Development
12 1123 (22.97%) XML
13 1108 (22.66%) VB
14 1102 (22.54%) .NET Framework
15 1085 (22.19%) jQuery
16 953 (19.49%) Windows
17 875 (17.90%) WCF
18 856 (17.51%) ASP.NET MVC
19 854 (17.47%) T-SQL
20 811 (16.59%) Visual Studio
21 787 (16.10%) Web Services
22 770 (15.75%) OO
23 723 (14.79%) Finance
24 656 (13.42%) SQL Server 2008
25 655 (13.40%) Degree
26 645 (13.19%) WinForms
27 633 (12.95%) MS Excel
28 622 (12.72%) Scrum
29 595 (12.17%) Ajax
30 593 (12.13%) WPF

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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
1 330 (6.75%) IIS
2 309 (6.32%) SharePoint
3 96 (1.96%) Node.js
4 82 (1.68%) SharePoint 2010
5 79 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
6 73 (1.49%) CMS
7 63 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
8 47 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
9 42 (0.86%) Umbraco
10 39 (0.80%) MS Exchange
10 39 (0.80%) Drupal
11 30 (0.61%) FormScape
12 29 (0.59%) WebSphere
13 26 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
14 25 (0.51%) Confluence
15 24 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
16 23 (0.47%) SAS
17 16 (0.33%) Tomcat
18 13 (0.27%) Kentico
18 13 (0.27%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 633 (12.95%) MS Excel
2 130 (2.66%) MS Office
3 53 (1.08%) Photoshop
4 22 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 15 (0.31%) AutoCAD
6 12 (0.25%) Fireworks
7 11 (0.22%) MS Project
8 9 (0.18%) SPSS
9 8 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.082%) PowerPivot
10 4 (0.082%) MS PowerPoint
11 3 (0.061%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.020%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.020%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 76 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.41%) Google Analytics
3 15 (0.31%) Sage 200
4 13 (0.27%) Sage 50
4 13 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.18%) Magento
6 7 (0.14%) Tridion
7 6 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
7 6 (0.12%) Line 500
8 4 (0.082%) Visualfiles
9 3 (0.061%) ProductWriter
10 2 (0.041%) Sage CRM
10 2 (0.041%) Dynamics GP
10 2 (0.041%) LabWindows
10 2 (0.041%) SAP SRM
10 2 (0.041%) Epicor Vantage
10 2 (0.041%) Oracle BPM
11 1 (0.020%) SyteLine
11 1 (0.020%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.020%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 100 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (1.15%) SaaS
3 16 (0.33%) Office 365
4 12 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.10%) GitHub
7 2 (0.041%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.020%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 201 (4.11%) Internet
2 63 (1.29%) Intranet
3 60 (1.23%) HTTP
4 50 (1.02%) TCP/IP
5 34 (0.70%) DNS
6 29 (0.59%) SMTP
7 25 (0.51%) SAN
8 23 (0.47%) NAS
9 16 (0.33%) Extranet
10 14 (0.29%) FTP
11 11 (0.22%) LAN
11 11 (0.22%) WAN
12 8 (0.16%) Firewall
13 6 (0.12%) CTI
13 6 (0.12%) SSL
14 3 (0.061%) DHCP
14 3 (0.061%) Kerberos
15 2 (0.041%) Bluetooth
15 2 (0.041%) VoIP
16 1 (0.020%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3174 (64.92%) SQL Server
2 656 (13.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 380 (7.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 345 (7.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 317 (6.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 296 (6.05%) Relational Database
7 275 (5.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 224 (4.58%) MySQL
9 162 (3.31%) Crystal Reports
10 137 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 109 (2.23%) NoSQL
12 105 (2.15%) RDBMS
13 83 (1.70%) Oracle Database
14 67 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
15 62 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
16 48 (0.98%) RavenDB
17 45 (0.92%) MS Access
18 42 (0.86%) MongoDB
19 30 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 28 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 811 (16.59%) Visual Studio
2 449 (9.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 240 (4.91%) NUnit
4 164 (3.35%) Rhino Mocks
5 160 (3.27%) Moq
6 153 (3.13%) Subversion
7 127 (2.60%) Git (software)
8 94 (1.92%) MSTest
9 79 (1.62%) JIRA
10 48 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 47 (0.96%) Cucumber
12 44 (0.90%) ReSharper
13 35 (0.72%) Selenium
14 33 (0.67%) TeamCity
15 28 (0.57%) NCrunch
15 28 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
16 26 (0.53%) AccuRev
17 25 (0.51%) WATIR
18 20 (0.41%) Maven
19 15 (0.31%) CruiseControl
General
1 723 (14.79%) Finance
2 168 (3.44%) Retail
3 117 (2.39%) Marketing
4 88 (1.80%) Banking
4 88 (1.80%) Back Office
5 79 (1.62%) Advertising
6 75 (1.53%) Games
7 60 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 53 (1.08%) Legal
9 52 (1.06%) Telecoms
10 48 (0.98%) Law
11 33 (0.67%) Publishing
12 28 (0.57%) Investment Banking
13 26 (0.53%) Automotive
14 21 (0.43%) Front Office
15 18 (0.37%) Local Government
16 15 (0.31%) Billing
17 13 (0.27%) Aerospace
18 10 (0.20%) Financial Institution
18 10 (0.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4210 (86.11%) Developer
2 2370 (48.48%) .NET Developer
3 835 (17.08%) C# Developer
4 793 (16.22%) Software Developer
5 643 (13.15%) C# .NET Developer
6 613 (12.54%) VB.NET Developer
7 544 (11.13%) Senior Developer
8 392 (8.02%) Web Developer
9 387 (7.92%) ASP.NET Developer
10 351 (7.18%) Junior
11 328 (6.71%) Junior Developer
12 301 (6.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 298 (6.10%) Analyst
14 278 (5.69%) Senior .NET Developer
15 231 (4.72%) Junior .NET Developer
16 227 (4.64%) Graduate
17 216 (4.42%) .NET Software Developer
18 182 (3.72%) .NET Web Developer
19 164 (3.35%) Graduate Developer
20 161 (3.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4882 (99.86%) .NET
2 3310 (67.70%) ASP.NET
3 2067 (42.28%) HTML
4 1671 (34.18%) CSS
5 1123 (22.97%) XML
6 1102 (22.54%) .NET Framework
7 1085 (22.19%) jQuery
8 875 (17.90%) WCF
9 856 (17.51%) ASP.NET MVC
10 787 (16.10%) Web Services
11 645 (13.19%) WinForms
12 595 (12.17%) Ajax
13 593 (12.13%) WPF
14 493 (10.08%) HTML5
15 412 (8.43%) LINQ
16 408 (8.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 362 (7.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 266 (5.44%) JSON
19 239 (4.89%) CSS3
20 225 (4.60%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 299 (6.12%) Computer Science
2 295 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
3 130 (2.66%) N-Tier
4 124 (2.54%) Client/Server
5 105 (2.15%) Mobile App
6 89 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
7 76 (1.55%) Inversion of Control
8 75 (1.53%) Mathematics
9 68 (1.39%) User Experience
10 53 (1.08%) Open Source
11 47 (0.96%) Management Information System
12 39 (0.80%) Clustering
13 37 (0.76%) Visualisation
14 35 (0.72%) Hedge funds
15 33 (0.67%) Data Extraction
16 24 (0.49%) GIS
17 23 (0.47%) Statistics
18 22 (0.45%) iPhone
19 21 (0.43%) Derivative
20 20 (0.41%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 953 (19.49%) Windows
2 154 (3.15%) Android
3 111 (2.27%) Apple iOS
4 105 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 80 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 48 (0.98%) UNIX
7 46 (0.94%) Windows 7
8 40 (0.82%) Linux
9 38 (0.78%) Windows 8
10 22 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
11 18 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
13 8 (0.16%) Windows Phone
14 5 (0.10%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.082%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.082%) Solaris
16 2 (0.041%) Windows CE
16 2 (0.041%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.020%) Embedded Linux
17 1 (0.020%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1607 (32.87%) MVC
2 1348 (27.57%) Agile Software Development
3 770 (15.75%) OO
4 622 (12.72%) Scrum
5 577 (11.80%) Software Engineering
6 551 (11.27%) TDD
7 486 (9.94%) Web Development
8 300 (6.14%) Web Application Development
9 284 (5.81%) OOP
10 249 (5.09%) Mentoring
11 239 (4.89%) E-Commerce
12 228 (4.66%) Unit Testing
13 224 (4.58%) Business Intelligence
14 211 (4.32%) OOD
15 198 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
16 194 (3.97%) Project Management
17 174 (3.56%) CRM
18 163 (3.33%) BDD
19 156 (3.19%) UML
19 156 (3.19%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3970 (81.20%) C#
2 2739 (56.02%) SQL
3 2081 (42.56%) JavaScript
4 1108 (22.66%) VB
5 854 (17.47%) T-SQL
6 449 (9.18%) VB6
7 361 (7.38%) Java
8 231 (4.72%) VBA
8 231 (4.72%) PHP
9 169 (3.46%) C++
10 129 (2.64%) PL/SQL
11 118 (2.41%) Ruby
12 107 (2.19%) VBScript
13 78 (1.60%) C
14 56 (1.15%) XAML
15 54 (1.10%) Perl
16 53 (1.08%) Python
16 53 (1.08%) PowerShell
17 38 (0.78%) Objective-C
18 31 (0.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 655 (13.40%) Degree
2 111 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 80 (1.64%) Security Cleared
4 45 (0.92%) SC Cleared
5 26 (0.53%) MCTS
6 24 (0.49%) MCSD
7 19 (0.39%) HND
8 18 (0.37%) MCP
9 16 (0.33%) ISEB
10 13 (0.27%) DV Cleared
11 9 (0.18%) MCPD
11 9 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 9 (0.18%) MCITP
11 9 (0.18%) MCAD
12 8 (0.16%) HNC
12 8 (0.16%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.12%) Brainbench
13 6 (0.12%) PhD
14 5 (0.10%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (1.92%) QA
2 53 (1.08%) SLA
3 48 (0.98%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.14%) WCAG
5 6 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.12%) FATCA
5 6 (0.12%) PMBOK
6 4 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.082%) HL7
7 3 (0.061%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.061%) COBIT
7 3 (0.061%) Basel II
7 3 (0.061%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 84 (1.72%) Active Directory
2 24 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.25%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.18%) vSphere
5 3 (0.061%) DFS Replication
5 3 (0.061%) Firmware
6 2 (0.041%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.041%) XenApp
7 1 (0.020%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.020%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 24 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
2 22 (0.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 10 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.061%) CA Endevor
4 3 (0.061%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (0.020%) SCCM
5 1 (0.020%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.020%) MIIS
5 1 (0.020%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.020%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1385 (28.33%) Microsoft
2 444 (9.08%) Oracle
3 55 (1.12%) Business Objects
4 41 (0.84%) VMware
4 41 (0.84%) Telerik
4 41 (0.84%) Google
5 38 (0.78%) IBM
5 38 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
6 35 (0.72%) Sage
7 34 (0.70%) SAP
8 27 (0.55%) Xamarin
9 25 (0.51%) Adobe
9 25 (0.51%) Endeca
9 25 (0.51%) RedPrairie
9 25 (0.51%) Tableau
10 24 (0.49%) Symantec
11 23 (0.47%) Twitter
11 23 (0.47%) IronPort
12 22 (0.45%) HP
12 22 (0.45%) Apple
East Riding
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
Warwickshire
Harris Global
Posted: 9 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 42k plus 12% pension, 26 days, healthcare and more
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Scotland
Petroplan Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45k DOE
Posted: 10 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45k DOE
Posted: 10 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum £45-55k+
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
West Midlands
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 55k per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Up to £35k Base
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 13 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago