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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 173 112 100
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -12
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 2002 2962 3053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.83% 2.53% 2.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.56% 4.89% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1806 2664 2792
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £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
56293 60535 57178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.37% 51.69% 52.56%
Number of salaries quoted 47956 51377 49062
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 July 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 30 July 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
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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 -59 1897 £40,000 +6.66% 303
South East -33 551 £40,000 +6.66% 48
London -49 323 £45,000 -5.26% 38
West Midlands -41 204 £35,000 - 35
East of England -33 189 £37,500 -5.66% 14
South West 0 173 £35,000 +6.87% 43
Yorkshire -54 151 £40,000 +14.28% 20
Berkshire +39 140 £38,500 +6.94% 12
East Midlands -7 133 £38,000 +8.57% 32
Surrey -12 133 £37,500 -6.25% 7
North West -68 133 £35,000 +7.69% 65
Hampshire -25 118 £40,000 +3.22% 12
West Yorkshire -35 102 £40,000 +14.28% 13
City of London -9 82 £40,000 -15.78% 11
Leeds -14 72 £40,000 +11.11% 10
Essex -2 70 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Reading +14 62 £35,000 - 3
Hertfordshire -8 61 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Manchester -67 61 £37,500 +5.63% 30
Staffordshire -14 57 £38,500 +3.35% 6
Birmingham -20 54 £35,000 +7.69% 11
Nottinghamshire +14 48 £35,000 -12.50% 10
Nottingham +12 44 £37,500 -6.25% 8
Bristol -2 41 £36,500 +12.30% 12
Worcestershire -8 41 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Buckinghamshire -16 41 £35,000 +8.52% 4
Kent -28 41 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Cheshire -39 40 £35,000 +16.66% 22
East Sussex -1 38 £42,500 +4.29% 3
North East -1 37 £40,000 +23.07% 8

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4387 (99.86%) .NET
2 3625 (82.52%) C#
3 2819 (64.17%) SQL Server
4 2766 (62.96%) ASP.NET
5 2441 (55.57%) SQL
6 1965 (44.73%) JavaScript
7 1962 (44.66%) HTML
8 1550 (35.28%) CSS
9 1449 (32.98%) MVC
10 1266 (28.82%) Agile Software Development
11 1197 (27.25%) Microsoft
12 1142 (26.00%) jQuery
13 953 (21.69%) VB
14 934 (21.26%) .NET Framework
15 869 (19.78%) XML
16 802 (18.26%) Windows
17 769 (17.51%) T-SQL
18 757 (17.23%) WCF
19 715 (16.28%) ASP.NET MVC
20 714 (16.25%) Finance
21 704 (16.03%) Web Services
22 668 (15.21%) Visual Studio
23 663 (15.09%) Degree
24 613 (13.95%) OO
25 554 (12.61%) SQL Server 2008
26 536 (12.20%) WinForms
27 531 (12.09%) HTML5
28 527 (12.00%) Software Engineering
29 514 (11.70%) MS Excel
30 508 (11.56%) Scrum

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 253 (5.76%) IIS
2 223 (5.08%) SharePoint
3 101 (2.30%) Node.js
4 72 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
5 55 (1.25%) CMS
6 41 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
7 38 (0.87%) Drupal
8 36 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
9 28 (0.64%) Umbraco
10 26 (0.59%) Apache
11 24 (0.55%) SAS
12 21 (0.48%) WebSphere
12 21 (0.48%) NServiceBus
13 18 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
14 17 (0.39%) MS Exchange
15 13 (0.30%) ColdFusion
16 12 (0.27%) Tomcat
17 11 (0.25%) WebLogic
18 9 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
19 7 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 514 (11.70%) MS Excel
2 87 (1.98%) MS Office
3 32 (0.73%) Photoshop
4 13 (0.30%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.30%) PowerPivot
5 11 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.25%) AutoCAD
6 8 (0.18%) SPSS
7 7 (0.16%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.11%) MS Project
9 4 (0.091%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.046%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.023%) ProjectWise
11 1 (0.023%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 71 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.25%) Markit EDM
4 10 (0.23%) thinkFolio
5 7 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.11%) Visualfiles
6 5 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 5 (0.11%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.091%) SAP Business One
8 3 (0.068%) Sage 200
8 3 (0.068%) Line 50
8 3 (0.068%) Tridion
9 2 (0.046%) WebTrends
9 2 (0.046%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.046%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (0.046%) Sage 50
9 2 (0.046%) Magento
9 2 (0.046%) SAP SRM
10 1 (0.023%) SyteLine
10 1 (0.023%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 122 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 70 (1.59%) SaaS
3 18 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (0.34%) Google Analytics
5 12 (0.27%) GitHub
6 9 (0.20%) Office 365
7 5 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.091%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.046%) PaaS
9 2 (0.046%) Sage Pay
10 1 (0.023%) IaaS
10 1 (0.023%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 175 (3.98%) Internet
2 60 (1.37%) HTTP
3 40 (0.91%) TCP/IP
4 24 (0.55%) Intranet
5 18 (0.41%) Network Security
6 16 (0.36%) DNS
7 14 (0.32%) Kerberos
8 11 (0.25%) SSL
9 7 (0.16%) Extranet
10 6 (0.14%) Bluetooth
10 6 (0.14%) Broadband
10 6 (0.14%) SMTP
10 6 (0.14%) FTP
11 5 (0.11%) LAN
11 5 (0.11%) Wireless
11 5 (0.11%) WEP
12 4 (0.091%) VoIP
12 4 (0.091%) WAN
13 3 (0.068%) DHCP
13 3 (0.068%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2819 (64.17%) SQL Server
2 554 (12.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 385 (8.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 306 (6.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 272 (6.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 265 (6.03%) Relational Database
7 261 (5.94%) SQL Server 2012
8 169 (3.85%) MySQL
9 140 (3.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 139 (3.16%) NoSQL
11 138 (3.14%) Crystal Reports
12 97 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
13 77 (1.75%) Oracle Database
14 72 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
15 67 (1.53%) RDBMS
16 45 (1.02%) MongoDB
17 43 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
18 36 (0.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 34 (0.77%) MS Access
20 25 (0.57%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 668 (15.21%) Visual Studio
2 442 (10.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 168 (3.82%) Subversion
4 153 (3.48%) NUnit
5 130 (2.96%) Git (software)
6 113 (2.57%) Rhino Mocks
7 112 (2.55%) Moq
8 68 (1.55%) MSTest
8 68 (1.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 46 (1.05%) JIRA
10 31 (0.71%) ReSharper
11 23 (0.52%) AccuRev
12 16 (0.36%) Selenium
13 13 (0.30%) Mercurial
13 13 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 11 (0.25%) TeamCity
14 11 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
14 11 (0.25%) Toad
14 11 (0.25%) HP UFT
15 10 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 714 (16.25%) Finance
2 161 (3.66%) Retail
3 105 (2.39%) Back Office
4 102 (2.32%) Manufacturing
4 102 (2.32%) Marketing
5 79 (1.80%) Games
6 70 (1.59%) Banking
7 64 (1.46%) Advertising
8 62 (1.41%) Telecoms
9 56 (1.27%) Legal
10 47 (1.07%) Law
11 18 (0.41%) Billing
12 13 (0.30%) Publishing
12 13 (0.30%) Electronics
13 12 (0.27%) Automotive
13 12 (0.27%) Investment Banking
13 12 (0.27%) Local Government
14 8 (0.18%) Front Office
15 7 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3710 (84.45%) Developer
2 2138 (48.67%) .NET Developer
3 771 (17.55%) C# Developer
4 658 (14.98%) Software Developer
5 605 (13.77%) C# .NET Developer
6 557 (12.68%) VB.NET Developer
7 507 (11.54%) Senior Developer
8 442 (10.06%) Web Developer
9 329 (7.49%) ASP.NET Developer
10 318 (7.24%) Junior
11 297 (6.76%) Junior Developer
12 277 (6.31%) Analyst
13 273 (6.21%) Senior .NET Developer
14 249 (5.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 209 (4.76%) .NET Web Developer
16 193 (4.39%) Junior .NET Developer
17 192 (4.37%) .NET Software Developer
18 178 (4.05%) Graduate
19 176 (4.01%) Software Engineer
20 156 (3.55%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4387 (99.86%) .NET
2 2766 (62.96%) ASP.NET
3 1962 (44.66%) HTML
4 1550 (35.28%) CSS
5 1142 (26.00%) jQuery
6 934 (21.26%) .NET Framework
7 869 (19.78%) XML
8 757 (17.23%) WCF
9 715 (16.28%) ASP.NET MVC
10 704 (16.03%) Web Services
11 536 (12.20%) WinForms
12 531 (12.09%) HTML5
13 441 (10.04%) WPF
14 440 (10.02%) Ajax
15 342 (7.79%) Entity Framework
16 337 (7.67%) LINQ
17 330 (7.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 254 (5.78%) CSS3
19 196 (4.46%) JSON
20 189 (4.30%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 372 (8.47%) Computer Science
2 286 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
3 147 (3.35%) User Experience
4 136 (3.10%) Client/Server
5 119 (2.71%) N-Tier
6 106 (2.41%) Mobile App
7 93 (2.12%) Mathematics
8 83 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
9 64 (1.46%) Management Information System
10 62 (1.41%) Inversion of Control
11 39 (0.89%) Physics
12 30 (0.68%) Chemistry
13 29 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 28 (0.64%) NHS
14 28 (0.64%) Visualisation
15 27 (0.61%) Derivative
16 26 (0.59%) Replication
17 24 (0.55%) Clustering
17 24 (0.55%) FMCG
17 24 (0.55%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 802 (18.26%) Windows
2 150 (3.41%) Android
3 89 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 75 (1.71%) Apple iOS
5 68 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 54 (1.23%) UNIX
7 53 (1.21%) Linux
8 30 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
9 26 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (0.57%) Windows 7
11 21 (0.48%) Windows 8
12 17 (0.39%) Windows XP
13 16 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
14 13 (0.30%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.16%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.11%) Windows CE
17 2 (0.046%) Windows Phone
18 1 (0.023%) MVS
18 1 (0.023%) AIX
18 1 (0.023%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1449 (32.98%) MVC
2 1266 (28.82%) Agile Software Development
3 613 (13.95%) OO
4 527 (12.00%) Software Engineering
5 508 (11.56%) Scrum
6 473 (10.77%) TDD
7 410 (9.33%) SDLC
8 346 (7.88%) Web Development
9 284 (6.46%) Web Application Development
10 267 (6.08%) Unit Testing
11 251 (5.71%) OOP
12 227 (5.17%) Mentoring
13 206 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
14 195 (4.44%) E-Commerce
15 193 (4.39%) Project Management
16 169 (3.85%) CRM
17 154 (3.51%) BDD
18 148 (3.37%) OOD
19 122 (2.78%) UML
19 122 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3625 (82.52%) C#
2 2441 (55.57%) SQL
3 1965 (44.73%) JavaScript
4 953 (21.69%) VB
5 769 (17.51%) T-SQL
6 383 (8.72%) Java
7 352 (8.01%) VB6
8 182 (4.14%) PHP
9 178 (4.05%) C++
10 144 (3.28%) VBScript
11 138 (3.14%) VBA
12 129 (2.94%) Ruby
13 114 (2.60%) C
14 103 (2.34%) PL/SQL
15 68 (1.55%) Python
16 54 (1.23%) PowerShell
17 44 (1.00%) Objective-C
18 33 (0.75%) XPath
19 27 (0.61%) Perl
20 25 (0.57%) Lua
Qualifications
1 663 (15.09%) Degree
2 91 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 86 (1.96%) Security Cleared
4 67 (1.53%) SC Cleared
5 39 (0.89%) ISEB
6 34 (0.77%) ISTQB
7 24 (0.55%) HND
8 22 (0.50%) MCP
9 19 (0.43%) MCAD
10 17 (0.39%) MCSD
11 11 (0.25%) MCTS
12 10 (0.23%) MCSE
13 9 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (0.20%) MCITP
13 9 (0.20%) Brainbench
14 6 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 6 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 6 (0.14%) MCPD
15 4 (0.091%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 3 (0.068%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (1.62%) QA
2 40 (0.91%) ISO 9001
2 40 (0.91%) SLA
3 15 (0.34%) HL7
4 6 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.11%) FATCA
6 3 (0.068%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.068%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.068%) Basel II
7 1 (0.023%) WCAG
7 1 (0.023%) COBIT
System Software
1 49 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.30%) vSphere
4 8 (0.18%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.16%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.11%) XenApp
7 3 (0.068%) DFS Replication
7 3 (0.068%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.023%) Firmware
8 1 (0.023%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.023%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.023%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 12 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.25%) CA Endevor
3 10 (0.23%) SCOM
4 6 (0.14%) MIIS
4 6 (0.14%) SCCM
5 3 (0.068%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (0.046%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.046%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.023%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.023%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.023%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1197 (27.25%) Microsoft
2 388 (8.83%) Oracle
3 50 (1.14%) Xamarin
4 43 (0.98%) Google
4 43 (0.98%) SAP
5 33 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
6 27 (0.61%) Telerik
7 24 (0.55%) Tableau
7 24 (0.55%) Adobe
8 23 (0.52%) IBM
8 23 (0.52%) VMware
9 22 (0.50%) HP
10 20 (0.46%) Sitecore
11 19 (0.43%) Red Gate
12 18 (0.41%) Splunk
13 17 (0.39%) Epicor
14 16 (0.36%) Apple
15 15 (0.34%) Sage
16 13 (0.30%) Cognos
17 12 (0.27%) Citrix
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Wilde Associates
Salary: Generous Holiday
Posted: 3 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hexham, Northumberland
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £17000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per month
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
HotLizard Ltd.
Posted: 13 hours ago
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Posted: 13 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago