The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 108 92 70
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -22
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 3033 3317 4381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.50% 2.99% 3.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.75% 5.59% 6.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2682 3085 4120
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,425 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
63878 59360 67268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.65% 53.46% 53.52%
Number of salaries quoted 53885 50924 59394
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -17 2858 £37,500 +7.14% 411
South East +3 804 £38,500 +2.66% 95
London -58 487 £45,000 +5.88% 53
North West -12 390 £35,000 - 67
West Midlands -3 277 £35,000 -1.40% 55
East of England -19 247 £36,000 +2.85% 27
Manchester -10 232 £35,000 - 30
Yorkshire -32 229 £35,000 +7.69% 36
East Midlands -3 228 £39,000 +19.08% 30
Surrey -14 194 £40,000 - 22
West Yorkshire -29 184 £35,000 +7.69% 22
South West -25 177 £32,500 -7.14% 39
Hampshire +4 161 £38,250 +2.00% 23
Berkshire +20 138 £42,500 +13.33% 7
City of London -13 127 £50,000 +17.64% 14
Leeds -32 122 £35,000 +7.69% 15
Staffordshire -1 97 £35,000 -12.50% 12
Cheshire -4 93 £32,500 -7.14% 26
Cambridgeshire -4 89 £39,500 -1.25% 6
Leicestershire +14 84 £35,250 +8.46% 7
Buckinghamshire +11 82 £37,000 +0.68% 11
Oxfordshire -12 77 £35,000 - 16
Northamptonshire +7 74 £40,000 +31.14% 10
Cambridge -4 72 £40,000 - 5
Scotland -23 72 £37,500 +17.18% 14
Bristol -21 67 £33,000 -12.00% 12
Reading -10 65 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Leicester +16 56 £40,000 +10.34% 3
East Sussex -8 56 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Brighton -10 54 £35,000 -17.64% 3

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5929 (99.88%) .NET
2 4603 (77.54%) C#
3 4088 (68.87%) SQL Server
4 3943 (66.43%) ASP.NET
5 3408 (57.41%) SQL
6 2174 (36.62%) HTML
7 2099 (35.36%) JavaScript
8 1758 (29.62%) CSS
9 1731 (29.16%) Microsoft
10 1625 (27.38%) MVC
11 1373 (23.13%) XML
12 1334 (22.47%) VB
13 1299 (21.88%) Windows
14 1218 (20.52%) .NET Framework
15 1216 (20.49%) T-SQL
16 1185 (19.96%) jQuery
17 1180 (19.88%) WCF
18 1029 (17.33%) Visual Studio
19 957 (16.12%) Web Services
20 921 (15.52%) ASP.NET MVC
21 886 (14.93%) Degree
22 872 (14.69%) SQL Server 2008
23 870 (14.66%) MS Excel
24 813 (13.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 769 (12.95%) Ajax
26 767 (12.92%) Scrum
27 717 (12.08%) WinForms
27 717 (12.08%) Finance
28 676 (11.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
29 655 (11.03%) Agile Software Development

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 608 (10.24%) SharePoint
2 439 (7.40%) IIS
3 148 (2.49%) BizTalk Server
4 127 (2.14%) CMS
5 112 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
6 97 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
7 81 (1.36%) SharePoint Server
8 67 (1.13%) Umbraco
9 65 (1.10%) Node.js
10 40 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
11 36 (0.61%) MediaWiki
12 25 (0.42%) MS Exchange
13 24 (0.40%) SAS
14 22 (0.37%) Kentico
15 21 (0.35%) WebSphere
16 19 (0.32%) Sitefinity
17 17 (0.29%) Documentum
17 17 (0.29%) Drupal
18 16 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
19 14 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 870 (14.66%) MS Excel
2 147 (2.48%) MS Office
3 46 (0.77%) Photoshop
4 31 (0.52%) InfoPath
5 16 (0.27%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.17%) PowerPivot
8 8 (0.13%) Fireworks
9 7 (0.12%) MS Project
9 7 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
10 6 (0.10%) PrintSoft PReS
10 6 (0.10%) FastStats
11 4 (0.067%) SPSS
12 3 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (0.051%) InDesign
12 3 (0.051%) DOC1
13 2 (0.034%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.017%) MicroStation
14 1 (0.017%) ProjectWise
14 1 (0.017%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 81 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.47%) Visualfiles
3 20 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
4 19 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
5 15 (0.25%) nopCommerce
5 15 (0.25%) assyst
6 13 (0.22%) SunGard AvantGard
7 11 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
7 11 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
8 9 (0.15%) SAP SRM
9 8 (0.13%) Google Analytics
10 6 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
11 5 (0.084%) Sage 200
11 5 (0.084%) Agresso
12 4 (0.067%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 4 (0.067%) Oracle 11i
12 4 (0.067%) Oracle CRM
13 3 (0.051%) Summit
13 3 (0.051%) SalesLogix
13 3 (0.051%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 43 (0.72%) SaaS
2 21 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (0.17%) Trello
5 6 (0.10%) GitHub
6 5 (0.084%) Rackspace Cloud
7 4 (0.067%) IBM SmartCloud
8 3 (0.051%) Office 365
9 2 (0.034%) Taleo
10 1 (0.017%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 242 (4.08%) Internet
2 111 (1.87%) Intranet
3 66 (1.11%) DNS
4 53 (0.89%) Firewall
5 44 (0.74%) VoIP
6 43 (0.72%) TCP/IP
7 42 (0.71%) HTTP
8 36 (0.61%) VPN
9 27 (0.45%) SAN
10 23 (0.39%) FTP
11 22 (0.37%) DHCP
12 21 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
12 21 (0.35%) iSCSI
13 13 (0.22%) LAN
14 11 (0.19%) LDAP
15 9 (0.15%) IPsec
15 9 (0.15%) Kerberos
16 8 (0.13%) Extranet
17 7 (0.12%) RTP
17 7 (0.12%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4088 (68.87%) SQL Server
2 872 (14.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 813 (13.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 676 (11.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 565 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 486 (8.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 271 (4.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 256 (4.31%) Relational Database
9 248 (4.18%) Data Warehouse
10 193 (3.25%) Crystal Reports
11 159 (2.68%) MySQL
12 140 (2.36%) SQL Server 2000
13 135 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 131 (2.21%) MS Access
15 110 (1.85%) DTS
16 108 (1.82%) RDBMS
17 91 (1.53%) Oracle Database
18 61 (1.03%) QlikView
19 60 (1.01%) OLAP
20 46 (0.77%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1029 (17.33%) Visual Studio
2 478 (8.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 301 (5.07%) NUnit
4 215 (3.62%) Rhino Mocks
5 197 (3.32%) Moq
6 131 (2.21%) Subversion
7 118 (1.99%) MSTest
8 71 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 68 (1.15%) Git (software)
10 54 (0.91%) JIRA
11 33 (0.56%) Selenium
12 28 (0.47%) Eclipse
13 18 (0.30%) QuickTest Pro
13 18 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
13 18 (0.30%) Cucumber
14 17 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 17 (0.29%) InstallShield
14 17 (0.29%) ReSharper
15 13 (0.22%) TeamCity
16 12 (0.20%) Toad
General
1 717 (12.08%) Finance
2 160 (2.70%) Law
3 153 (2.58%) Retail
4 141 (2.38%) Legal
5 105 (1.77%) Games
5 105 (1.77%) Telecoms
6 104 (1.75%) Marketing
7 84 (1.42%) Banking
8 83 (1.40%) Manufacturing
9 75 (1.26%) Back Office
10 55 (0.93%) Advertising
11 42 (0.71%) Financial Institution
12 40 (0.67%) Automotive
13 39 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
14 28 (0.47%) Publishing
14 28 (0.47%) Billing
15 26 (0.44%) Music Industry
16 24 (0.40%) Front Office
17 17 (0.29%) Aerospace
17 17 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4874 (82.11%) Developer
2 2834 (47.74%) .NET Developer
3 974 (16.41%) C# Developer
4 775 (13.06%) Software Developer
5 762 (12.84%) VB.NET Developer
6 734 (12.37%) C# .NET Developer
7 633 (10.66%) ASP.NET Developer
8 574 (9.67%) Web Developer
9 469 (7.90%) Senior Developer
10 449 (7.56%) Analyst
11 364 (6.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 348 (5.86%) SQL Developer
13 322 (5.42%) Junior
14 281 (4.73%) Junior Developer
15 249 (4.19%) Programmer
16 239 (4.03%) .NET Web Developer
17 234 (3.94%) Graduate
18 233 (3.93%) Senior .NET Developer
19 225 (3.79%) .NET Software Developer
20 219 (3.69%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5929 (99.88%) .NET
2 3943 (66.43%) ASP.NET
3 2174 (36.62%) HTML
4 1758 (29.62%) CSS
5 1373 (23.13%) XML
6 1218 (20.52%) .NET Framework
7 1185 (19.96%) jQuery
8 1180 (19.88%) WCF
9 957 (16.12%) Web Services
10 921 (15.52%) ASP.NET MVC
11 769 (12.95%) Ajax
12 717 (12.08%) WinForms
13 634 (10.68%) WPF
14 494 (8.32%) LINQ
15 420 (7.08%) HTML5
16 402 (6.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 357 (6.01%) XSLT
18 304 (5.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 265 (4.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 259 (4.36%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 487 (8.20%) Computer Science
2 130 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
3 129 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
4 128 (2.16%) N-Tier
5 106 (1.79%) Mathematics
6 103 (1.74%) Client/Server
7 94 (1.58%) Open Source
8 92 (1.55%) Mobile App
9 48 (0.81%) Clustering
10 45 (0.76%) Kindle
11 42 (0.71%) Graphic Design
11 42 (0.71%) Management Information System
12 41 (0.69%) iPhone
13 36 (0.61%) W3C
14 29 (0.49%) Replication
15 27 (0.45%) NHS
16 26 (0.44%) Digital Media
17 25 (0.42%) Physics
18 21 (0.35%) Social Media
19 20 (0.34%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1299 (21.88%) Windows
2 198 (3.34%) Android
3 120 (2.02%) Apple iOS
4 119 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 88 (1.48%) Linux
6 74 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 53 (0.89%) UNIX
8 42 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 35 (0.59%) Windows 7
10 33 (0.56%) Windows XP
11 27 (0.45%) Windows 8
12 23 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
13 13 (0.22%) Windows Phone
14 9 (0.15%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.051%) NetWare
15 3 (0.051%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.051%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.034%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.034%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.017%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1625 (27.38%) MVC
2 767 (12.92%) Scrum
3 655 (11.03%) Agile Software Development
4 636 (10.71%) OO
5 631 (10.63%) TDD
6 545 (9.18%) Software Engineering
7 527 (8.88%) Web Development
8 399 (6.72%) Web Application Development
9 386 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
10 283 (4.77%) E-Commerce
11 275 (4.63%) Project Management
12 267 (4.50%) OOP
13 250 (4.21%) CRM
14 228 (3.84%) Unit Testing
15 209 (3.52%) Kanban
16 197 (3.32%) OOD
16 197 (3.32%) Dependency Injection
17 193 (3.25%) Continuous Integration
18 188 (3.17%) SOA
19 180 (3.03%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4603 (77.54%) C#
2 3408 (57.41%) SQL
3 2099 (35.36%) JavaScript
4 1334 (22.47%) VB
5 1216 (20.49%) T-SQL
6 564 (9.50%) VB6
7 417 (7.02%) Java
8 275 (4.63%) VBA
9 230 (3.87%) PHP
10 203 (3.42%) C++
11 186 (3.13%) VBScript
12 150 (2.53%) PL/SQL
13 73 (1.23%) PowerShell
14 71 (1.20%) Ruby
15 59 (0.99%) C
16 58 (0.98%) Perl
17 40 (0.67%) Objective-C
18 37 (0.62%) XAML
19 36 (0.61%) Python
20 32 (0.54%) F#
Qualifications
1 886 (14.93%) Degree
2 337 (5.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 187 (3.15%) MCP
4 185 (3.12%) MCSD
5 175 (2.95%) MCTS
6 157 (2.64%) Security Cleared
7 152 (2.56%) MCAD
8 92 (1.55%) SC Cleared
9 53 (0.89%) ISEB
10 27 (0.45%) ISTQB
11 26 (0.44%) PhD
12 25 (0.42%) MCSE
13 24 (0.40%) MCITP
14 23 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
15 22 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
16 13 (0.22%) MBA
17 12 (0.20%) MCPD
18 10 (0.17%) DV Cleared
18 10 (0.17%) HND
19 7 (0.12%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (1.84%) ISO 9001
2 104 (1.75%) QA
3 32 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 30 (0.51%) SLA
5 28 (0.47%) WCAG
6 10 (0.17%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.13%) TickIT
7 8 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.084%) Basel II
9 3 (0.051%) GAMP
9 3 (0.051%) WAI
10 2 (0.034%) JTAG
10 2 (0.034%) EMIR
11 1 (0.017%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 50 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (0.81%) Active Directory
3 23 (0.39%) Hyper-V
4 18 (0.30%) XenApp
5 9 (0.15%) NFS
6 3 (0.051%) Xen
7 2 (0.034%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.034%) Postfix
7 2 (0.034%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.034%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.017%) vSphere
8 1 (0.017%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.017%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.017%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.017%) Nmap
8 1 (0.017%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 12 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.10%) HP SIM
3 5 (0.084%) Oracle EDQ
3 5 (0.084%) MOM
4 4 (0.067%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.067%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 4 (0.067%) Netcool
4 4 (0.067%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 2 (0.034%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.034%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.034%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.034%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.034%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.017%) Puppet
6 1 (0.017%) SCSM
6 1 (0.017%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.017%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.017%) Nessus
6 1 (0.017%) SCCM
6 1 (0.017%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1731 (29.16%) Microsoft
2 508 (8.56%) Oracle
3 76 (1.28%) SAP
4 69 (1.16%) Business Objects
5 66 (1.11%) VMware
6 62 (1.04%) IBM
7 57 (0.96%) Sitecore
8 50 (0.84%) Google
9 44 (0.74%) Cognos
10 37 (0.62%) Adobe
10 37 (0.62%) EPiServer
11 35 (0.59%) Apple
12 32 (0.54%) DevExpress
13 25 (0.42%) Telerik
13 25 (0.42%) HP
14 24 (0.40%) Tableau
15 23 (0.39%) Informatica
16 22 (0.37%) Citrix
17 20 (0.34%) Endeca
18 19 (0.32%) Remedy
Richmond, Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
QUANTICA
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Great Bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
North West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bilston, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Medical Cover
Posted: 21 hours ago