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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 119 96 97
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +1
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 2724 2990 3354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.39% 2.81% 2.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.69% 5.31% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2444 2784 3091
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £51,070 £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
58053 56283 63171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.83% 52.87% 53.65%
Number of salaries quoted 48640 48500 55406
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 £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 15 September 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 15 September 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 -19 2602 £37,000 +5.71% 329
South East -6 665 £35,500 -6.57% 62
London -60 418 £49,000 +8.88% 36
West Midlands +10 350 £35,000 - 55
North West -26 297 £35,000 +7.69% 33
Yorkshire -4 280 £35,000 +7.69% 42
East of England -2 269 £37,500 - 24
West Yorkshire -1 195 £35,000 +2.94% 23
South West -41 174 £32,500 +4.83% 53
Surrey -15 173 £37,500 -6.25% 9
Manchester -25 170 £37,500 +25.00% 16
Hampshire -3 166 £35,000 - 14
East Midlands +1 148 £37,500 +17.18% 12
Leeds -30 100 £35,000 +2.94% 13
Staffordshire +1 98 £35,000 -12.50% 14
City of London -5 96 £52,500 -2.32% 10
Cheshire -11 94 £32,500 -7.14% 10
Portsmouth +17 86 £40,000 - 6
Berkshire +13 76 £35,000 -12.50% 9
Birmingham 0 69 £37,500 +25.00% 15
Bedfordshire +49 63 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Scotland +2 63 £35,000 +7.69% 9
Essex +4 61 £35,000 +13.82% 6
Leicestershire +20 59 £35,000 +7.69%
Buckinghamshire +2 59 £35,000 +1.44% 8
North Yorkshire -3 58 £37,500 +19.04% 9
Bradford +26 52 £32,250 +61.25% 8
Kent -4 52 £40,000 +6.66% 2
East Sussex +5 51 £43,500 +8.75% 2
Cambridgeshire -21 51 £40,000 - 7

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 5742 (99.48%) .NET
2 4377 (75.83%) C#
3 3896 (67.50%) SQL Server
4 3753 (65.02%) ASP.NET
5 3174 (54.99%) SQL
6 2368 (41.03%) HTML
7 2211 (38.31%) JavaScript
8 1901 (32.93%) CSS
9 1875 (32.48%) Microsoft
10 1700 (29.45%) MVC
11 1647 (28.53%) Agile Software Development
12 1366 (23.67%) VB
13 1349 (23.37%) .NET Framework
14 1346 (23.32%) XML
15 1180 (20.44%) jQuery
16 1132 (19.61%) WCF
17 1107 (19.18%) Windows
18 1032 (17.88%) T-SQL
19 1003 (17.38%) Visual Studio
20 965 (16.72%) MS Excel
21 948 (16.42%) Web Services
22 933 (16.16%) Degree
23 906 (15.70%) ASP.NET MVC
24 823 (14.26%) Finance
25 759 (13.15%) OO
26 751 (13.01%) SQL Server 2008
27 735 (12.73%) TDD
28 724 (12.54%) Scrum
29 715 (12.39%) WinForms
30 654 (11.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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
1 550 (9.53%) SharePoint
2 441 (7.64%) IIS
3 160 (2.77%) BizTalk Server
4 131 (2.27%) CMS
5 104 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
6 92 (1.59%) Confluence
7 91 (1.58%) SharePoint 2013
8 76 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
9 51 (0.88%) Node.js
10 47 (0.81%) Umbraco
11 44 (0.76%) WebSphere
12 41 (0.71%) Drupal
12 41 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
13 36 (0.62%) MS Exchange
14 29 (0.50%) Kentico
15 27 (0.47%) MediaWiki
16 24 (0.42%) Documentum
17 21 (0.36%) Apache
17 21 (0.36%) MODX
18 15 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 965 (16.72%) MS Excel
2 219 (3.79%) MS Office
3 44 (0.76%) InfoPath
4 37 (0.64%) Photoshop
5 18 (0.31%) MS Visio
6 17 (0.29%) MS Project
7 16 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 11 (0.19%) Fireworks
9 9 (0.16%) PowerPivot
10 7 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
11 6 (0.10%) AutoCAD
12 5 (0.087%) Adobe Illustrator
13 2 (0.035%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.035%) SPSS
14 1 (0.017%) Simulink
14 1 (0.017%) 3ds Max
14 1 (0.017%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 112 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 45 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
3 31 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
4 18 (0.31%) Sage 200
5 14 (0.24%) Visualfiles
6 11 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
7 9 (0.16%) assyst
8 7 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
8 7 (0.12%) GoldMine
8 7 (0.12%) Magento
9 5 (0.087%) Tridion
9 5 (0.087%) nopCommerce
10 4 (0.069%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 4 (0.069%) SAP Business One
10 4 (0.069%) SalesLogix
11 3 (0.052%) Exchequer
11 3 (0.052%) SAP SRM
11 3 (0.052%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.052%) Line 500
12 2 (0.035%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 88 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (0.81%) SaaS
3 16 (0.28%) GitHub
4 14 (0.24%) Office 365
5 13 (0.23%) Trello
6 10 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.069%) Rackspace Cloud
8 2 (0.035%) Taleo
9 1 (0.017%) IBM SmartCloud
9 1 (0.017%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 234 (4.05%) Internet
2 128 (2.22%) Intranet
3 57 (0.99%) DNS
4 50 (0.87%) TCP/IP
5 42 (0.73%) Extranet
6 27 (0.47%) Firewall
7 25 (0.43%) HTTP
8 22 (0.38%) DHCP
9 20 (0.35%) LDAP
10 15 (0.26%) Kerberos
10 15 (0.26%) IPsec
11 14 (0.24%) FTP
12 13 (0.23%) SAN
13 12 (0.21%) HTTPS
14 11 (0.19%) VPN
14 11 (0.19%) SMTP
15 10 (0.17%) NAS
16 7 (0.12%) Network Security
17 6 (0.10%) CTI
17 6 (0.10%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3896 (67.50%) SQL Server
2 751 (13.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 654 (11.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 532 (9.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 406 (7.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 356 (6.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 303 (5.25%) Relational Database
8 279 (4.83%) Crystal Reports
9 180 (3.12%) MySQL
10 154 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 142 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
12 110 (1.91%) RDBMS
13 102 (1.77%) Oracle Database
14 98 (1.70%) SQL Server 2000
15 97 (1.68%) RavenDB
16 76 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
17 66 (1.14%) MS Access
18 60 (1.04%) DTS
19 40 (0.69%) NoSQL
20 36 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1003 (17.38%) Visual Studio
2 510 (8.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 412 (7.14%) NUnit
4 304 (5.27%) Rhino Mocks
5 268 (4.64%) Moq
6 196 (3.40%) Subversion
7 156 (2.70%) Git (software)
8 149 (2.58%) JIRA
9 113 (1.96%) Cucumber
10 107 (1.85%) TeamCity
11 101 (1.75%) MSTest
12 97 (1.68%) ReSharper
13 93 (1.61%) NCrunch
14 92 (1.59%) WATIR
15 86 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 59 (1.02%) Selenium
17 53 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 44 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
19 30 (0.52%) WebDriver
20 29 (0.50%) Eclipse
General
1 823 (14.26%) Finance
2 190 (3.29%) Retail
3 155 (2.69%) Marketing
4 120 (2.08%) Back Office
5 113 (1.96%) Banking
6 111 (1.92%) Advertising
7 106 (1.84%) Legal
8 98 (1.70%) Games
9 87 (1.51%) Manufacturing
10 85 (1.47%) Law
11 54 (0.94%) Telecoms
12 46 (0.80%) Automotive
13 39 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
14 28 (0.49%) Publishing
14 28 (0.49%) Billing
15 25 (0.43%) Music Industry
16 24 (0.42%) Front Office
17 22 (0.38%) Aerospace
18 18 (0.31%) Financial Institution
19 12 (0.21%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4780 (82.81%) Developer
2 2778 (48.13%) .NET Developer
3 860 (14.90%) C# Developer
4 857 (14.85%) Software Developer
5 827 (14.33%) VB.NET Developer
6 684 (11.85%) C# .NET Developer
7 584 (10.12%) ASP.NET Developer
8 503 (8.71%) Senior Developer
9 467 (8.09%) Web Developer
10 398 (6.90%) Junior
11 376 (6.51%) Junior Developer
12 349 (6.05%) Analyst
13 300 (5.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 296 (5.13%) Graduate
15 266 (4.61%) .NET Software Developer
16 238 (4.12%) Senior .NET Developer
17 228 (3.95%) SQL Developer
18 227 (3.93%) Graduate Developer
19 222 (3.85%) Junior .NET Developer
20 221 (3.83%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5742 (99.48%) .NET
2 3753 (65.02%) ASP.NET
3 2368 (41.03%) HTML
4 1901 (32.93%) CSS
5 1349 (23.37%) .NET Framework
6 1346 (23.32%) XML
7 1180 (20.44%) jQuery
8 1132 (19.61%) WCF
9 948 (16.42%) Web Services
10 906 (15.70%) ASP.NET MVC
11 715 (12.39%) WinForms
12 630 (10.91%) Ajax
13 590 (10.22%) WPF
14 567 (9.82%) HTML5
15 480 (8.32%) LINQ
16 452 (7.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 392 (6.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 296 (5.13%) XSLT
19 291 (5.04%) NHibernate
20 290 (5.02%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 484 (8.39%) Computer Science
2 323 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
3 136 (2.36%) Mathematics
4 125 (2.17%) N-Tier
5 123 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 114 (1.98%) Client/Server
7 113 (1.96%) Mobile App
8 99 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
9 87 (1.51%) Open Source
10 77 (1.33%) Management Information System
11 53 (0.92%) Physics
12 42 (0.73%) Clustering
13 37 (0.64%) User Experience
14 36 (0.62%) FMCG
15 30 (0.52%) Tandem
16 29 (0.50%) Statistics
16 29 (0.50%) iPhone
17 28 (0.49%) NHS
18 27 (0.47%) Kindle
19 25 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1107 (19.18%) Windows
2 144 (2.49%) Android
3 103 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 103 (1.78%) Apple iOS
4 66 (1.14%) UNIX
5 64 (1.11%) Linux
5 64 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 55 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 49 (0.85%) Windows 8
8 26 (0.45%) Windows XP
9 23 (0.40%) Windows 7
10 15 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
11 9 (0.16%) Windows 2000
12 5 (0.087%) Solaris
12 5 (0.087%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (0.069%) AIX
13 4 (0.069%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.052%) Windows CE
15 2 (0.035%) NetWare
15 2 (0.035%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1700 (29.45%) MVC
2 1647 (28.53%) Agile Software Development
3 759 (13.15%) OO
4 735 (12.73%) TDD
5 724 (12.54%) Scrum
6 572 (9.91%) Software Engineering
7 408 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
8 401 (6.95%) Web Development
9 400 (6.93%) E-Commerce
10 345 (5.98%) Web Application Development
11 329 (5.70%) Unit Testing
12 302 (5.23%) Continuous Integration
13 289 (5.01%) OOP
14 279 (4.83%) CRM
15 264 (4.57%) Mentoring
16 252 (4.37%) BDD
17 235 (4.07%) ERP
18 234 (4.05%) OOD
19 203 (3.52%) Kanban
20 197 (3.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4377 (75.83%) C#
2 3174 (54.99%) SQL
3 2211 (38.31%) JavaScript
4 1366 (23.67%) VB
5 1032 (17.88%) T-SQL
6 599 (10.38%) VB6
7 473 (8.19%) Java
8 321 (5.56%) VBA
9 313 (5.42%) C++
10 244 (4.23%) PHP
11 166 (2.88%) VBScript
12 138 (2.39%) Ruby
13 117 (2.03%) PL/SQL
14 87 (1.51%) C
15 76 (1.32%) PowerShell
16 50 (0.87%) Perl
17 49 (0.85%) Objective-C
18 46 (0.80%) Python
19 44 (0.76%) XAML
20 33 (0.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 933 (16.16%) Degree
2 192 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 167 (2.89%) Security Cleared
4 106 (1.84%) SC Cleared
5 101 (1.75%) MCSD
6 82 (1.42%) MCP
7 79 (1.37%) MCTS
8 74 (1.28%) MCAD
9 40 (0.69%) CTC Cleared
10 31 (0.54%) ISEB
11 30 (0.52%) PhD
12 26 (0.45%) MCSE
13 17 (0.29%) MCITP
13 17 (0.29%) HND
14 16 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 12 (0.21%) ISTQB
16 9 (0.16%) MBA
17 8 (0.14%) CFA
18 7 (0.12%) MCPD
18 7 (0.12%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (2.44%) QA
2 104 (1.80%) ISO 9001
3 18 (0.31%) PCI DSS
4 16 (0.28%) SLA
5 12 (0.21%) WCAG
6 8 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.052%) EMIR
8 3 (0.052%) Basel II
8 3 (0.052%) COBIT
8 3 (0.052%) HL7
9 2 (0.035%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.017%) DICOM
System Software
1 87 (1.51%) Active Directory
2 15 (0.26%) NFS
3 13 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.21%) XenApp
5 8 (0.14%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.052%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.035%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 14 (0.24%) HP SIM
2 13 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (0.087%) MOM
5 3 (0.052%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.052%) FortiGate
5 3 (0.052%) Plesk
6 2 (0.035%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.017%) Netcool
7 1 (0.017%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 1 (0.017%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.017%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 1875 (32.48%) Microsoft
2 528 (9.15%) Oracle
3 100 (1.73%) Endeca
4 92 (1.59%) RedPrairie
5 74 (1.28%) SAP
6 64 (1.11%) IBM
7 56 (0.97%) Business Objects
8 49 (0.85%) Telerik
9 45 (0.78%) Sybase
9 45 (0.78%) DevExpress
10 44 (0.76%) Sitecore
11 43 (0.74%) Google
11 43 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
11 43 (0.74%) Sage
12 40 (0.69%) Cognos
13 32 (0.55%) Infragistics
14 31 (0.54%) AccuRev
15 28 (0.49%) EPiServer
16 27 (0.47%) HP
17 26 (0.45%) Adobe
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n-tier selection limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum to £45k + Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Staffordshire
LA International
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Firebrand Training!
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Sitecore project
Posted: 12 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 36,000 + Excellent Benfits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 35,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits, Flexi time
Posted: 13 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Iver, Buckinghamshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £33000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £52000 - £62000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £1 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago