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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 135 111 94
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -17
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 2416 3028 3317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.17% 2.50% 2.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.27% 4.75% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2181 2677 3085
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 £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
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
56627 63700 59354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.88% 52.61% 53.45%
Number of salaries quoted 48179 53726 50913
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 £65,000 £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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -21 2285 £37,500 - 305
South East -38 557 £38,750 +0.64% 59
London -11 405 £45,000 - 51
West Midlands 0 319 £35,000 - 43
North West -29 228 £37,500 +7.14% 31
Yorkshire +8 220 £37,500 +7.14% 33
Hampshire +9 185 £40,000 +4.57% 26
East of England -13 181 £34,500 -4.16% 23
East Midlands -1 180 £40,000 +2.56% 28
South West -15 164 £35,000 +7.69% 26
West Yorkshire -6 152 £38,500 +10.00% 19
Manchester -34 118 £40,000 +14.28% 11
Surrey -28 114 £40,000 - 7
Birmingham +16 93 £35,000 +7.69% 12
Staffordshire -2 93 £38,500 +10.00% 13
Leeds -6 90 £41,500 +18.57% 8
Cheshire -7 74 £33,500 +3.07% 11
Essex +29 72 £35,000 - 5
East Sussex +1 71 £40,000 +14.28% 5
City of London -26 71 £47,500 -5.00% 21
Brighton +4 69 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Leicestershire +6 65 £35,000 -0.70% 6
Northamptonshire -13 60 £40,000 - 10
Winchester +20 59 £40,000 - 11
Berkshire -75 56 £31,500 -25.88% 5
Gloucestershire +15 50 £35,000 - 6
Bristol -16 48 £35,000 +6.06% 9
Northampton +1 46 £40,000 - 4
Scotland -5 46 £35,000 -6.66% 6
Buckinghamshire -28 43 £30,000 -18.91% 3

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 4819 (99.85%) .NET
2 3954 (81.93%) C#
3 3255 (67.45%) ASP.NET
4 3103 (64.30%) SQL Server
5 2755 (57.09%) SQL
6 2083 (43.16%) JavaScript
7 2071 (42.91%) HTML
8 1671 (34.62%) CSS
9 1593 (33.01%) MVC
10 1365 (28.28%) Agile Software Development
11 1347 (27.91%) Microsoft
12 1094 (22.67%) XML
13 1080 (22.38%) VB
14 1074 (22.25%) jQuery
15 1072 (22.21%) .NET Framework
16 929 (19.25%) Windows
17 870 (18.03%) T-SQL
18 828 (17.16%) WCF
19 818 (16.95%) Visual Studio
20 815 (16.89%) ASP.NET MVC
21 766 (15.87%) OO
22 762 (15.79%) Web Services
23 750 (15.54%) Finance
24 653 (13.53%) Degree
25 633 (13.12%) SQL Server 2008
26 623 (12.91%) WinForms
27 612 (12.68%) MS Excel
28 599 (12.41%) Scrum
29 585 (12.12%) Software Engineering
30 578 (11.98%) WPF

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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
1 301 (6.24%) IIS
2 300 (6.22%) SharePoint
3 103 (2.13%) Node.js
4 77 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
5 75 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 69 (1.43%) CMS
7 54 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
8 43 (0.89%) Drupal
9 39 (0.81%) Umbraco
10 36 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
11 31 (0.64%) WebSphere
12 29 (0.60%) MS Exchange
13 28 (0.58%) FormScape
14 23 (0.48%) SAS
15 15 (0.31%) Tomcat
15 15 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
15 15 (0.31%) Confluence
15 15 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
16 13 (0.27%) NServiceBus
16 13 (0.27%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 612 (12.68%) MS Excel
2 118 (2.45%) MS Office
3 47 (0.97%) Photoshop
4 22 (0.46%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.25%) AutoCAD
6 10 (0.21%) MS Project
7 9 (0.19%) SPSS
8 8 (0.17%) Fireworks
9 7 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (0.10%) InfoPath
10 5 (0.10%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.021%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.021%) ProjectWise
11 1 (0.021%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 74 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.35%) Google Analytics
3 14 (0.29%) Sage 200
4 13 (0.27%) Sage 50
4 13 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.17%) Magento
6 6 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.10%) Line 500
8 4 (0.083%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.083%) Tridion
8 4 (0.083%) Visualfiles
9 3 (0.062%) Line 50
10 2 (0.041%) SAP Business One
10 2 (0.041%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.041%) LabWindows
10 2 (0.041%) Dynamics GP
10 2 (0.041%) Sage CRM
11 1 (0.021%) Sage 300 ERP
11 1 (0.021%) SmartPlant
11 1 (0.021%) ProductWriter
Cloud Services
1 112 (2.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (1.18%) SaaS
3 19 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (0.33%) Office 365
5 7 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.10%) GitHub
7 3 (0.062%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.062%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.041%) PaaS
9 1 (0.021%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.021%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 210 (4.35%) Internet
2 74 (1.53%) HTTP
3 47 (0.97%) Intranet
4 41 (0.85%) TCP/IP
5 23 (0.48%) DNS
6 20 (0.41%) SMTP
7 14 (0.29%) FTP
7 14 (0.29%) SAN
8 12 (0.25%) LAN
8 12 (0.25%) WAN
8 12 (0.25%) NAS
9 10 (0.21%) Extranet
10 9 (0.19%) SSL
11 8 (0.17%) Firewall
12 7 (0.15%) Kerberos
13 5 (0.10%) Bluetooth
13 5 (0.10%) CTI
14 4 (0.083%) DHCP
14 4 (0.083%) Wireless
15 3 (0.062%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3103 (64.30%) SQL Server
2 633 (13.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 380 (7.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 341 (7.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 302 (6.26%) Relational Database
6 300 (6.22%) SQL Server 2005
7 271 (5.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 190 (3.94%) MySQL
9 162 (3.36%) Crystal Reports
10 136 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 121 (2.51%) NoSQL
12 103 (2.13%) RDBMS
13 79 (1.64%) Oracle Database
14 72 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
15 61 (1.26%) SQL Server 2000
16 45 (0.93%) MS Access
17 40 (0.83%) MongoDB
18 38 (0.79%) RavenDB
19 37 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 27 (0.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 818 (16.95%) Visual Studio
2 460 (9.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 209 (4.33%) NUnit
4 149 (3.09%) Subversion
5 140 (2.90%) Rhino Mocks
6 138 (2.86%) Moq
7 127 (2.63%) Git (software)
8 83 (1.72%) MSTest
9 80 (1.66%) JIRA
10 52 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 40 (0.83%) ReSharper
12 34 (0.70%) Cucumber
13 33 (0.68%) Selenium
14 32 (0.66%) AccuRev
15 29 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
16 24 (0.50%) TeamCity
17 18 (0.37%) NCrunch
18 17 (0.35%) Maven
19 16 (0.33%) SpecFlow
20 15 (0.31%) WATIR
General
1 750 (15.54%) Finance
2 173 (3.58%) Retail
3 109 (2.26%) Marketing
4 93 (1.93%) Back Office
5 87 (1.80%) Advertising
6 83 (1.72%) Banking
7 81 (1.68%) Games
8 75 (1.55%) Manufacturing
9 59 (1.22%) Legal
10 56 (1.16%) Law
11 53 (1.10%) Telecoms
12 33 (0.68%) Publishing
13 27 (0.56%) Investment Banking
14 21 (0.44%) Front Office
15 20 (0.41%) Automotive
16 16 (0.33%) Local Government
17 15 (0.31%) Billing
18 14 (0.29%) Financial Institution
19 11 (0.23%) Aerospace
20 10 (0.21%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4166 (86.32%) Developer
2 2361 (48.92%) .NET Developer
3 826 (17.12%) C# Developer
4 791 (16.39%) Software Developer
5 625 (12.95%) C# .NET Developer
6 623 (12.91%) VB.NET Developer
7 559 (11.58%) Senior Developer
8 408 (8.45%) Web Developer
9 362 (7.50%) ASP.NET Developer
10 347 (7.19%) Junior
11 325 (6.73%) Junior Developer
12 285 (5.91%) Senior .NET Developer
13 281 (5.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 278 (5.76%) Analyst
15 229 (4.75%) Junior .NET Developer
16 220 (4.56%) Graduate
16 220 (4.56%) .NET Software Developer
17 185 (3.83%) .NET Web Developer
18 167 (3.46%) Software Engineer
19 157 (3.25%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4819 (99.85%) .NET
2 3255 (67.45%) ASP.NET
3 2071 (42.91%) HTML
4 1671 (34.62%) CSS
5 1094 (22.67%) XML
6 1074 (22.25%) jQuery
7 1072 (22.21%) .NET Framework
8 828 (17.16%) WCF
9 815 (16.89%) ASP.NET MVC
10 762 (15.79%) Web Services
11 623 (12.91%) WinForms
12 578 (11.98%) WPF
13 565 (11.71%) Ajax
14 511 (10.59%) HTML5
15 389 (8.06%) LINQ
16 384 (7.96%) Entity Framework
17 352 (7.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 268 (5.55%) JSON
19 241 (4.99%) CSS3
20 230 (4.77%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 315 (6.53%) Computer Science
2 313 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
3 145 (3.00%) N-Tier
4 133 (2.76%) Client/Server
5 114 (2.36%) Mobile App
6 91 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
7 86 (1.78%) User Experience
8 67 (1.39%) Mathematics
9 64 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
10 52 (1.08%) Management Information System
11 47 (0.97%) Open Source
12 34 (0.70%) Visualisation
12 34 (0.70%) Clustering
13 33 (0.68%) Hedge funds
14 30 (0.62%) Data Extraction
15 24 (0.50%) iPhone
16 23 (0.48%) Derivative
16 23 (0.48%) Replication
17 21 (0.44%) GIS
18 20 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 929 (19.25%) Windows
2 157 (3.25%) Android
3 108 (2.24%) Apple iOS
4 91 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 68 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 50 (1.04%) UNIX
7 44 (0.91%) Windows 7
8 41 (0.85%) Windows 8
9 30 (0.62%) Linux
10 29 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
11 9 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
13 6 (0.12%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.10%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.083%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.041%) Windows CE
16 2 (0.041%) Solaris
17 1 (0.021%) AIX
17 1 (0.021%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.021%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 1593 (33.01%) MVC
2 1365 (28.28%) Agile Software Development
3 766 (15.87%) OO
4 599 (12.41%) Scrum
5 585 (12.12%) Software Engineering
6 526 (10.90%) TDD
7 459 (9.51%) Web Development
8 304 (6.30%) Web Application Development
9 289 (5.99%) OOP
10 254 (5.26%) Unit Testing
11 240 (4.97%) Mentoring
12 234 (4.85%) E-Commerce
13 219 (4.54%) Business Intelligence
14 202 (4.19%) OOD
15 193 (4.00%) Project Management
16 178 (3.69%) CRM
17 173 (3.58%) Continuous Integration
18 157 (3.25%) UML
19 153 (3.17%) BDD
20 143 (2.96%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3954 (81.93%) C#
2 2755 (57.09%) SQL
3 2083 (43.16%) JavaScript
4 1080 (22.38%) VB
5 870 (18.03%) T-SQL
6 440 (9.12%) VB6
7 371 (7.69%) Java
8 214 (4.43%) PHP
9 205 (4.25%) VBA
10 161 (3.34%) C++
11 124 (2.57%) PL/SQL
12 117 (2.42%) Ruby
13 101 (2.09%) VBScript
14 77 (1.60%) C
15 53 (1.10%) Python
16 46 (0.95%) PowerShell
17 43 (0.89%) XAML
18 41 (0.85%) Perl
19 36 (0.75%) Objective-C
20 32 (0.66%) XPath
Qualifications
1 653 (13.53%) Degree
2 114 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 76 (1.57%) Security Cleared
4 44 (0.91%) SC Cleared
5 28 (0.58%) MCSD
6 25 (0.52%) MCTS
7 20 (0.41%) HND
7 20 (0.41%) ISEB
8 18 (0.37%) MCP
9 15 (0.31%) MCITP
10 13 (0.27%) DV Cleared
11 12 (0.25%) ISTQB
12 9 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 8 (0.17%) MCPD
13 8 (0.17%) MCAD
14 6 (0.12%) HNC
14 6 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.12%) Brainbench
15 4 (0.083%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 4 (0.083%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (1.78%) QA
2 53 (1.10%) SLA
3 46 (0.95%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.12%) WCAG
4 6 (0.12%) FATCA
5 5 (0.10%) PMBOK
5 5 (0.10%) HL7
5 5 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.062%) Basel II
6 3 (0.062%) COBIT
6 3 (0.062%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.041%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 60 (1.24%) Active Directory
2 27 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.23%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.15%) vSphere
5 4 (0.083%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.062%) Firmware
6 3 (0.062%) DFS Replication
7 2 (0.041%) XenApp
8 1 (0.021%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.021%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
2 12 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 6 (0.12%) CA Endevor
4 3 (0.062%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 3 (0.062%) MIIS
5 2 (0.041%) SCCM
5 2 (0.041%) SCOM
5 2 (0.041%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.041%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.021%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.021%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1347 (27.91%) Microsoft
2 424 (8.79%) Oracle
3 56 (1.16%) Business Objects
4 43 (0.89%) VMware
5 41 (0.85%) Xamarin
6 38 (0.79%) Google
7 37 (0.77%) SAP
7 37 (0.77%) IBM
8 35 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
9 34 (0.70%) Sage
10 30 (0.62%) Telerik
11 26 (0.54%) Tableau
12 23 (0.48%) Adobe
13 21 (0.44%) HP
13 21 (0.44%) DevExpress
14 17 (0.35%) Apple
15 15 (0.31%) Twitter
15 15 (0.31%) RedPrairie
15 15 (0.31%) Red Gate
15 15 (0.31%) Endeca
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Warrington, Cheshire
RMI International
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
RMI International
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Staines, Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits + pensions
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
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Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 2 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
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Salary: bonus, car, Pension, etc.
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