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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 147 112 95
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -17
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 2212 3011 3212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.05% 2.48% 2.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.98% 4.70% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1996 2696 2960
Average salary £39,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
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
55582 64023 57773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.43% 52.80% 53.03%
Number of salaries quoted 47296 54663 49736
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 £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -25 2095 £40,000 +8.10% 276
South East -45 537 £40,000 +2.56% 61
London -24 344 £45,000 - 40
West Midlands -12 287 £36,000 +5.88% 21
East of England -3 215 £35,000 -6.66% 25
Yorkshire +13 201 £37,500 +7.14% 29
Hampshire +15 180 £40,000 - 24
North West -53 169 £37,500 +10.29% 46
East Midlands +3 159 £40,000 +14.28% 24
South West -15 147 £35,000 +7.69% 28
West Yorkshire +1 122 £40,000 +14.28% 15
Surrey -15 117 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Birmingham +7 96 £35,000 +11.11% 7
Manchester -48 86 £41,250 +17.85% 20
Essex +23 85 £35,000 -17.64% 5
City of London +8 73 £47,500 -5.00% 16
Berkshire -45 73 £40,000 -2.43% 8
Leeds -5 72 £37,500 +2.04% 10
Staffordshire -6 69 £39,250 +4.66% 3
Winchester +23 59 £38,750 -3.12% 5
Leicestershire +1 59 £38,000 +8.57% 2
Cheshire -23 55 £32,500 - 11
Buckinghamshire -29 53 £30,250 -11.02% 7
Hertfordshire -3 49 £32,500 -9.72% 8
Northamptonshire +20 47 £42,500 +6.25% 5
North Yorkshire +30 43 £37,500 +18.11% 3
East Sussex -14 43 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Gloucestershire +6 42 £35,000 - 7
Colchester +21 41 £26,000 -12.60%
Brighton -9 41 £42,500 +21.42% 4

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 4599 (99.83%) .NET
2 3811 (82.72%) C#
3 3062 (66.46%) ASP.NET
4 2909 (63.14%) SQL Server
5 2637 (57.24%) SQL
6 2014 (43.72%) JavaScript
7 2004 (43.50%) HTML
8 1589 (34.49%) CSS
9 1538 (33.38%) MVC
10 1330 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
11 1242 (26.96%) Microsoft
12 1124 (24.40%) jQuery
13 1044 (22.66%) VB
14 1015 (22.03%) .NET Framework
15 1006 (21.84%) XML
16 892 (19.36%) Windows
17 824 (17.89%) T-SQL
18 785 (17.04%) ASP.NET MVC
19 752 (16.32%) WCF
20 751 (16.30%) Visual Studio
21 735 (15.95%) Web Services
22 718 (15.58%) Finance
23 698 (15.15%) OO
24 637 (13.83%) Degree
25 601 (13.05%) WinForms
26 582 (12.63%) SQL Server 2008
27 578 (12.55%) Software Engineering
28 563 (12.22%) MS Excel
29 559 (12.13%) Scrum
30 514 (11.16%) WPF

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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
1 282 (6.12%) IIS
2 262 (5.69%) SharePoint
3 104 (2.26%) Node.js
4 73 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
5 65 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
6 64 (1.39%) CMS
7 50 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
8 42 (0.91%) Drupal
9 34 (0.74%) WebSphere
10 33 (0.72%) Umbraco
11 27 (0.59%) MS Exchange
12 21 (0.46%) SAS
12 21 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
13 19 (0.41%) FormScape
14 17 (0.37%) Apache
15 15 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
16 14 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
16 14 (0.30%) NServiceBus
16 14 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
17 13 (0.28%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 563 (12.22%) MS Excel
2 99 (2.15%) MS Office
3 45 (0.98%) Photoshop
4 20 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.22%) MS Project
6 9 (0.20%) SPSS
7 8 (0.17%) PowerPivot
7 8 (0.17%) AutoCAD
8 7 (0.15%) InfoPath
9 6 (0.13%) Fireworks
10 5 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.043%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.022%) RoboHelp
13 1 (0.022%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 74 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.30%) Sage 200
3 13 (0.28%) Sage 50
3 13 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.13%) Magento
5 5 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.087%) Visualfiles
6 4 (0.087%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.087%) Tridion
7 3 (0.065%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.065%) SAP Business One
7 3 (0.065%) Line 50
7 3 (0.065%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.043%) Sage CRM
8 2 (0.043%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.043%) SAP SRM
8 2 (0.043%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.022%) Exstream
9 1 (0.022%) Sage 300 ERP
9 1 (0.022%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 111 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (1.24%) SaaS
3 19 (0.41%) Google Analytics
4 15 (0.33%) Office 365
5 14 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (0.24%) GitHub
7 5 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.087%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.043%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.043%) PaaS
10 1 (0.022%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 200 (4.34%) Internet
2 78 (1.69%) HTTP
3 49 (1.06%) TCP/IP
4 26 (0.56%) Intranet
5 24 (0.52%) DNS
6 18 (0.39%) SMTP
7 14 (0.30%) LAN
8 13 (0.28%) WAN
8 13 (0.28%) Kerberos
9 11 (0.24%) SAN
10 10 (0.22%) FTP
11 9 (0.20%) SSL
11 9 (0.20%) NAS
12 7 (0.15%) Firewall
12 7 (0.15%) Network Security
13 6 (0.13%) Bluetooth
13 6 (0.13%) DHCP
14 5 (0.11%) Wireless
15 3 (0.065%) Extranet
15 3 (0.065%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2909 (63.14%) SQL Server
2 582 (12.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 365 (7.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 295 (6.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 281 (6.10%) Relational Database
6 265 (5.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 265 (5.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 159 (3.45%) MySQL
8 153 (3.32%) Crystal Reports
9 133 (2.89%) NoSQL
10 123 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 87 (1.89%) RDBMS
12 76 (1.65%) SQL Server 2000
12 76 (1.65%) Oracle Database
13 70 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
14 43 (0.93%) MongoDB
15 40 (0.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 40 (0.87%) MS Access
16 28 (0.61%) RavenDB
17 22 (0.48%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 751 (16.30%) Visual Studio
2 473 (10.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 184 (3.99%) NUnit
4 144 (3.13%) Subversion
5 131 (2.84%) Git (software)
6 129 (2.80%) Moq
7 125 (2.71%) Rhino Mocks
8 84 (1.82%) MSTest
9 68 (1.48%) JIRA
10 64 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 34 (0.74%) AccuRev
11 34 (0.74%) ReSharper
12 27 (0.59%) Selenium
13 18 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
13 18 (0.39%) Cucumber
14 15 (0.33%) SpecFlow
15 14 (0.30%) TeamCity
15 14 (0.30%) Mercurial
16 12 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 11 (0.24%) CruiseControl
General
1 718 (15.58%) Finance
2 153 (3.32%) Retail
3 101 (2.19%) Marketing
4 99 (2.15%) Back Office
5 87 (1.89%) Advertising
6 83 (1.80%) Manufacturing
7 79 (1.71%) Games
8 75 (1.63%) Banking
9 55 (1.19%) Telecoms
10 52 (1.13%) Law
10 52 (1.13%) Legal
11 26 (0.56%) Publishing
12 24 (0.52%) Investment Banking
13 20 (0.43%) Automotive
14 19 (0.41%) Billing
15 16 (0.35%) Front Office
16 12 (0.26%) Local Government
16 12 (0.26%) Financial Institution
17 10 (0.22%) Electronics
18 8 (0.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3955 (85.85%) Developer
2 2279 (49.47%) .NET Developer
3 847 (18.39%) C# Developer
4 741 (16.08%) Software Developer
5 643 (13.96%) C# .NET Developer
6 621 (13.48%) VB.NET Developer
7 524 (11.37%) Senior Developer
8 428 (9.29%) Web Developer
9 351 (7.62%) ASP.NET Developer
10 333 (7.23%) Junior
11 313 (6.79%) Junior Developer
12 287 (6.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 282 (6.12%) Analyst
14 266 (5.77%) Senior .NET Developer
15 223 (4.84%) Junior .NET Developer
16 211 (4.58%) .NET Software Developer
17 203 (4.41%) Graduate
18 197 (4.28%) .NET Web Developer
19 177 (3.84%) Software Engineer
20 146 (3.17%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4599 (99.83%) .NET
2 3062 (66.46%) ASP.NET
3 2004 (43.50%) HTML
4 1589 (34.49%) CSS
5 1124 (24.40%) jQuery
6 1015 (22.03%) .NET Framework
7 1006 (21.84%) XML
8 785 (17.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 752 (16.32%) WCF
10 735 (15.95%) Web Services
11 601 (13.05%) WinForms
12 514 (11.16%) WPF
13 501 (10.87%) HTML5
14 491 (10.66%) Ajax
15 379 (8.23%) Entity Framework
16 372 (8.07%) LINQ
17 360 (7.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 255 (5.54%) JSON
19 228 (4.95%) CSS3
20 214 (4.65%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 323 (7.01%) Computer Science
2 293 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
3 147 (3.19%) N-Tier
4 134 (2.91%) Client/Server
5 119 (2.58%) Mobile App
6 100 (2.17%) User Experience
7 79 (1.71%) Mathematics
8 78 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
9 66 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
10 51 (1.11%) Management Information System
11 35 (0.76%) Data Extraction
12 34 (0.74%) Clustering
13 29 (0.63%) Replication
14 28 (0.61%) Visualisation
15 24 (0.52%) iPhone
15 24 (0.52%) Physics
16 21 (0.46%) Hedge funds
17 20 (0.43%) NHS
18 19 (0.41%) Derivative
18 19 (0.41%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 892 (19.36%) Windows
2 160 (3.47%) Android
3 98 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 86 (1.87%) Apple iOS
5 76 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 44 (0.96%) Windows 7
6 44 (0.96%) UNIX
7 35 (0.76%) Windows 8
8 34 (0.74%) Linux
9 32 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
10 15 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (0.28%) Windows XP
11 13 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
12 7 (0.15%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.11%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.087%) Windows CE
15 2 (0.043%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.022%) AIX
16 1 (0.022%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1538 (33.38%) MVC
2 1330 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
3 698 (15.15%) OO
4 578 (12.55%) Software Engineering
5 559 (12.13%) Scrum
6 503 (10.92%) TDD
7 399 (8.66%) Web Development
8 379 (8.23%) SDLC
9 299 (6.49%) Web Application Development
10 264 (5.73%) Unit Testing
11 258 (5.60%) OOP
12 218 (4.73%) Mentoring
13 211 (4.58%) E-Commerce
14 202 (4.38%) Business Intelligence
15 181 (3.93%) Project Management
16 175 (3.80%) OOD
17 172 (3.73%) CRM
18 159 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
19 151 (3.28%) Migration
20 146 (3.17%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3811 (82.72%) C#
2 2637 (57.24%) SQL
3 2014 (43.72%) JavaScript
4 1044 (22.66%) VB
5 824 (17.89%) T-SQL
6 418 (9.07%) VB6
7 384 (8.34%) Java
8 202 (4.38%) PHP
9 167 (3.62%) VBA
10 159 (3.45%) C++
11 132 (2.87%) Ruby
12 108 (2.34%) VBScript
13 106 (2.30%) PL/SQL
14 88 (1.91%) C
15 58 (1.26%) Python
16 53 (1.15%) PowerShell
17 38 (0.82%) Perl
18 34 (0.74%) XAML
19 33 (0.72%) Objective-C
20 26 (0.56%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 637 (13.83%) Degree
2 107 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 73 (1.58%) Security Cleared
4 51 (1.11%) SC Cleared
5 29 (0.63%) ISEB
6 25 (0.54%) MCSD
7 22 (0.48%) HND
8 21 (0.46%) MCP
8 21 (0.46%) ISTQB
9 17 (0.37%) MCTS
10 15 (0.33%) MCAD
11 10 (0.22%) MCITP
12 9 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 8 (0.17%) MCPD
14 5 (0.11%) DV Cleared
15 4 (0.087%) MCSE
15 4 (0.087%) ITIL Certification
16 3 (0.065%) CTC Cleared
16 3 (0.065%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 3 (0.065%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (1.48%) QA
2 45 (0.98%) SLA
3 37 (0.80%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.13%) HL7
5 6 (0.13%) FATCA
6 4 (0.087%) PMBOK
6 4 (0.087%) COBIT
6 4 (0.087%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.065%) Basel II
8 2 (0.043%) WCAG
8 2 (0.043%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 63 (1.37%) Active Directory
2 19 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.22%) vSphere
4 8 (0.17%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.15%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.065%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.022%) Firmware
7 1 (0.022%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.022%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.022%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.24%) CA Endevor
3 10 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (0.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (0.11%) MIIS
5 5 (0.11%) SCCM
5 5 (0.11%) SCOM
6 3 (0.065%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 2 (0.043%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.043%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.022%) Puppet
8 1 (0.022%) WSUS
8 1 (0.022%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.022%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 1242 (26.96%) Microsoft
2 384 (8.34%) Oracle
3 49 (1.06%) Xamarin
4 48 (1.04%) Business Objects
5 41 (0.89%) Google
6 39 (0.85%) IBM
7 37 (0.80%) SAP
7 37 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
8 36 (0.78%) VMware
9 30 (0.65%) Sage
10 26 (0.56%) Telerik
11 25 (0.54%) HP
11 25 (0.54%) Adobe
11 25 (0.54%) Tableau
12 21 (0.46%) DevExpress
13 16 (0.35%) Red Gate
14 15 (0.33%) Apple
14 15 (0.33%) Sitecore
15 13 (0.28%) Epicor
16 12 (0.26%) Cognos
London
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £35040 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Technology
Salary: £4000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: Flexible benefits and competitive salary
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Pension, Flexi-Time
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum £70 to £95k (Bonus, Car Allowance, P
Posted: 8 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £44000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Yoh
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + £2k Bonus plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago