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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 124 97 98
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +1
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 2677 3042 3363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.35% 2.84% 2.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.64% 5.36% 5.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2411 2842 3087
Average salary £35,309 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.88% -
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
57652 56716 62660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.61% 53.02% 53.55%
Number of salaries quoted 48360 48904 54833
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 £28,000 £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 30 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 30 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 -24 2558 £36,000 +2.85% 331
South East -8 648 £35,500 -5.33% 68
London -73 401 £50,000 +6.95% 42
West Midlands +12 359 £35,000 - 61
North West -29 292 £35,000 +2.94% 42
Yorkshire -9 275 £35,000 +7.69% 32
East of England -8 245 £35,000 -6.66% 21
West Yorkshire -10 189 £33,750 -0.73% 19
South West -40 180 £32,500 +5.69% 38
Surrey -17 172 £37,500 -6.25% 14
Manchester -21 167 £37,500 +15.38% 22
Hampshire -11 162 £36,000 -5.26% 15
East Midlands -7 151 £37,500 +15.38% 18
Staffordshire +1 102 £35,000 -12.50% 15
City of London -7 94 £51,000 -7.27% 12
Cheshire -10 92 £32,500 -7.14% 12
Leeds -36 89 £35,000 - 8
Portsmouth +9 81 £40,000 - 4
Birmingham +3 78 £35,000 +16.66% 13
Berkshire -9 71 £35,000 -6.66% 11
Essex +8 66 £35,000 +6.06% 5
Scotland +1 63 £35,000 +7.69% 9
Buckinghamshire +20 62 £35,000 - 7
Bradford +27 60 £32,000 +60.00% 7
Bedfordshire +39 59 £32,500 -25.71% 1
North Yorkshire -13 53 £36,250 +15.07% 4
Kent -9 52 £40,000 - 5
Leicestershire +8 50 £35,000 +2.94% 3
Northamptonshire +1 49 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Worcestershire +1 48 £32,500 -13.33% 4

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 5616 (99.43%) .NET
2 4305 (76.22%) C#
3 3797 (67.23%) SQL Server
4 3649 (64.61%) ASP.NET
5 3076 (54.46%) SQL
6 2347 (41.55%) HTML
7 2179 (38.58%) JavaScript
8 1884 (33.36%) CSS
9 1796 (31.80%) Microsoft
10 1674 (29.64%) MVC
11 1581 (27.99%) Agile Software Development
12 1333 (23.60%) .NET Framework
13 1321 (23.39%) XML
14 1311 (23.21%) VB
15 1156 (20.47%) jQuery
16 1085 (19.21%) WCF
17 1052 (18.63%) Windows
18 990 (17.53%) Visual Studio
19 965 (17.09%) T-SQL
20 938 (16.61%) MS Excel
21 911 (16.13%) Web Services
22 905 (16.02%) Degree
23 875 (15.49%) ASP.NET MVC
24 822 (14.55%) Finance
25 763 (13.51%) OO
26 721 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
27 708 (12.54%) TDD
28 707 (12.52%) Scrum
29 694 (12.29%) WinForms
30 615 (10.89%) Ajax

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 527 (9.33%) SharePoint
2 447 (7.91%) IIS
3 158 (2.80%) BizTalk Server
4 124 (2.20%) CMS
5 107 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
6 100 (1.77%) Confluence
7 95 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
8 73 (1.29%) SharePoint Server
9 47 (0.83%) Node.js
10 45 (0.80%) WebSphere
11 41 (0.73%) Umbraco
12 39 (0.69%) MS Exchange
13 37 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
13 37 (0.66%) Drupal
14 27 (0.48%) Kentico
15 26 (0.46%) MediaWiki
16 24 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
17 22 (0.39%) Apache
18 21 (0.37%) Documentum
19 19 (0.34%) MODX
Applications
1 938 (16.61%) MS Excel
2 220 (3.90%) MS Office
3 36 (0.64%) Photoshop
4 35 (0.62%) InfoPath
5 19 (0.34%) MS Project
5 19 (0.34%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.21%) Fireworks
8 7 (0.12%) PowerPivot
9 6 (0.11%) AutoCAD
9 6 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (0.071%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.035%) SPSS
11 2 (0.035%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 106 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 45 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
3 30 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
4 17 (0.30%) Sage 200
5 13 (0.23%) Visualfiles
6 10 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
7 8 (0.14%) Magento
8 7 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
8 7 (0.12%) GoldMine
9 5 (0.089%) SAP SRM
9 5 (0.089%) Google Analytics
9 5 (0.089%) assyst
9 5 (0.089%) Tridion
10 4 (0.071%) Line 500
10 4 (0.071%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 4 (0.071%) SAP Business One
10 4 (0.071%) nopCommerce
11 3 (0.053%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.053%) Exchequer
11 3 (0.053%) Epicor Vantage
Cloud Services
1 91 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (0.96%) SaaS
3 18 (0.32%) GitHub
4 16 (0.28%) Office 365
5 10 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.16%) Trello
7 4 (0.071%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.018%) Taleo
8 1 (0.018%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 220 (3.90%) Internet
2 131 (2.32%) Intranet
3 60 (1.06%) DNS
4 55 (0.97%) TCP/IP
5 44 (0.78%) Extranet
6 26 (0.46%) HTTP
7 19 (0.34%) LDAP
7 19 (0.34%) DHCP
8 18 (0.32%) SMTP
8 18 (0.32%) SAN
8 18 (0.32%) Firewall
9 17 (0.30%) NAS
10 13 (0.23%) IPsec
10 13 (0.23%) HTTPS
10 13 (0.23%) Kerberos
11 12 (0.21%) FTP
12 10 (0.18%) VPN
13 7 (0.12%) CTI
14 6 (0.11%) Network Security
14 6 (0.11%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3797 (67.23%) SQL Server
2 721 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 601 (10.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 501 (8.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 393 (6.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 321 (5.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 293 (5.19%) Relational Database
8 285 (5.05%) Crystal Reports
9 186 (3.29%) MySQL
10 146 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 137 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
12 105 (1.86%) RavenDB
13 100 (1.77%) RDBMS
14 96 (1.70%) Oracle Database
15 90 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
16 77 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
17 60 (1.06%) MS Access
18 54 (0.96%) DTS
19 37 (0.66%) NoSQL
20 27 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 990 (17.53%) Visual Studio
2 494 (8.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 401 (7.10%) NUnit
4 299 (5.29%) Rhino Mocks
5 265 (4.69%) Moq
6 185 (3.28%) Subversion
7 167 (2.96%) Git (software)
8 148 (2.62%) JIRA
9 118 (2.09%) Cucumber
10 112 (1.98%) TeamCity
11 105 (1.86%) ReSharper
12 103 (1.82%) NCrunch
13 100 (1.77%) WATIR
14 94 (1.66%) MSTest
15 77 (1.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 60 (1.06%) Selenium
17 53 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 45 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
19 28 (0.50%) WebDriver
20 27 (0.48%) Eclipse
General
1 822 (14.55%) Finance
2 193 (3.42%) Retail
3 161 (2.85%) Marketing
4 126 (2.23%) Back Office
5 118 (2.09%) Banking
6 109 (1.93%) Advertising
7 99 (1.75%) Legal
8 91 (1.61%) Games
9 77 (1.36%) Manufacturing
9 77 (1.36%) Law
10 55 (0.97%) Telecoms
11 47 (0.83%) Automotive
12 37 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
13 27 (0.48%) Publishing
14 24 (0.42%) Music Industry
14 24 (0.42%) Billing
15 21 (0.37%) Front Office
16 18 (0.32%) Aerospace
17 17 (0.30%) Financial Institution
18 12 (0.21%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4689 (83.02%) Developer
2 2691 (47.65%) .NET Developer
3 852 (15.08%) Software Developer
4 836 (14.80%) C# Developer
5 792 (14.02%) VB.NET Developer
6 666 (11.79%) C# .NET Developer
7 554 (9.81%) ASP.NET Developer
8 501 (8.87%) Senior Developer
9 461 (8.16%) Web Developer
10 397 (7.03%) Junior
11 378 (6.69%) Junior Developer
12 344 (6.09%) Analyst
13 294 (5.21%) Graduate
14 280 (4.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 262 (4.64%) .NET Software Developer
16 244 (4.32%) Senior .NET Developer
17 226 (4.00%) Graduate Developer
18 222 (3.93%) Junior .NET Developer
19 219 (3.88%) Programmer
20 203 (3.59%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5616 (99.43%) .NET
2 3649 (64.61%) ASP.NET
3 2347 (41.55%) HTML
4 1884 (33.36%) CSS
5 1333 (23.60%) .NET Framework
6 1321 (23.39%) XML
7 1156 (20.47%) jQuery
8 1085 (19.21%) WCF
9 911 (16.13%) Web Services
10 875 (15.49%) ASP.NET MVC
11 694 (12.29%) WinForms
12 615 (10.89%) Ajax
13 588 (10.41%) WPF
14 563 (9.97%) HTML5
15 484 (8.57%) LINQ
16 466 (8.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 401 (7.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 296 (5.24%) NHibernate
19 283 (5.01%) XSLT
20 274 (4.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 464 (8.22%) Computer Science
2 310 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
3 131 (2.32%) Mathematics
4 121 (2.14%) N-Tier
5 117 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
6 106 (1.88%) Client/Server
7 102 (1.81%) Mobile App
8 91 (1.61%) Inversion of Control
9 86 (1.52%) Open Source
10 75 (1.33%) Management Information System
11 49 (0.87%) Physics
12 44 (0.78%) Clustering
13 36 (0.64%) User Experience
14 35 (0.62%) FMCG
15 33 (0.58%) Statistics
16 28 (0.50%) Tandem
17 27 (0.48%) NHS
18 26 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 26 (0.46%) Kindle
19 25 (0.44%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1052 (18.63%) Windows
2 137 (2.43%) Android
3 102 (1.81%) Apple iOS
4 101 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 68 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 64 (1.13%) UNIX
7 58 (1.03%) Linux
8 55 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 48 (0.85%) Windows 8
10 23 (0.41%) Windows XP
11 22 (0.39%) Windows 7
12 11 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
13 7 (0.12%) Windows 2000
14 5 (0.089%) Solaris
14 5 (0.089%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (0.071%) AIX
16 3 (0.053%) Windows CE
16 3 (0.053%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.035%) Windows Phone
17 2 (0.035%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1674 (29.64%) MVC
2 1581 (27.99%) Agile Software Development
3 763 (13.51%) OO
4 708 (12.54%) TDD
5 707 (12.52%) Scrum
6 568 (10.06%) Software Engineering
7 415 (7.35%) Web Development
8 398 (7.05%) Business Intelligence
9 396 (7.01%) E-Commerce
10 329 (5.83%) Unit Testing
11 323 (5.72%) Web Application Development
12 302 (5.35%) Continuous Integration
13 293 (5.19%) OOP
14 268 (4.75%) Mentoring
15 258 (4.57%) CRM
16 249 (4.41%) BDD
17 239 (4.23%) ERP
18 235 (4.16%) OOD
19 192 (3.40%) Kanban
20 191 (3.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4305 (76.22%) C#
2 3076 (54.46%) SQL
3 2179 (38.58%) JavaScript
4 1311 (23.21%) VB
5 965 (17.09%) T-SQL
6 570 (10.09%) VB6
7 463 (8.20%) Java
8 316 (5.59%) C++
9 315 (5.58%) VBA
10 239 (4.23%) PHP
11 164 (2.90%) VBScript
12 147 (2.60%) Ruby
13 114 (2.02%) PL/SQL
14 80 (1.42%) C
15 77 (1.36%) PowerShell
16 54 (0.96%) Perl
17 48 (0.85%) XAML
18 46 (0.81%) Objective-C
19 45 (0.80%) Python
20 34 (0.60%) XPath
Qualifications
1 905 (16.02%) Degree
2 178 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 157 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 97 (1.72%) SC Cleared
5 89 (1.58%) MCSD
6 75 (1.33%) MCTS
7 71 (1.26%) MCP
8 65 (1.15%) MCAD
9 38 (0.67%) CTC Cleared
10 29 (0.51%) ISEB
11 27 (0.48%) PhD
12 20 (0.35%) MCSE
13 18 (0.32%) HND
14 16 (0.28%) MCITP
15 15 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 13 (0.23%) ISTQB
17 7 (0.12%) HNC
17 7 (0.12%) MBA
18 6 (0.11%) MCPD
18 6 (0.11%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (2.60%) QA
2 98 (1.74%) ISO 9001
3 18 (0.32%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.25%) SLA
5 8 (0.14%) WCAG
6 7 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.071%) HL7
8 3 (0.053%) COBIT
8 3 (0.053%) Basel II
9 2 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.035%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.035%) EMIR
10 1 (0.018%) DICOM
System Software
1 98 (1.74%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.23%) NFS
3 11 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.14%) Firmware
5 7 (0.12%) XenApp
6 6 (0.11%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.053%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.035%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.018%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
2 15 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (0.23%) HP SIM
4 7 (0.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (0.071%) MOM
6 3 (0.053%) Plesk
7 2 (0.035%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.018%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.018%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.018%) Netcool
8 1 (0.018%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 1 (0.018%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.018%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 1796 (31.80%) Microsoft
2 501 (8.87%) Oracle
3 107 (1.89%) Endeca
4 100 (1.77%) RedPrairie
5 77 (1.36%) SAP
6 64 (1.13%) IBM
7 57 (1.01%) Business Objects
8 54 (0.96%) Telerik
9 46 (0.81%) Sybase
10 42 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
11 41 (0.73%) DevExpress
12 40 (0.71%) Sitecore
12 40 (0.71%) Sage
13 38 (0.67%) Google
14 37 (0.66%) Cognos
15 35 (0.62%) Infragistics
16 31 (0.55%) AccuRev
17 29 (0.51%) HP
18 26 (0.46%) Adobe
18 26 (0.46%) EPiServer
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Greenford, Middlesex
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Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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West Sussex
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 10%-20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Somerset
ISL
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Code Red Associates
Salary: £22000 to £33000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Exceptional Environment & Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Cheshire
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