Period
to 21 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for VB.NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB.NET over the 6 months to 21 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 333 327 287
Rank change year-on-year -6 -40 -76
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 1,173 1,429 2,041
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.93% 0.95% 1.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.72% 1.73% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 991 1,238 1,808
UK median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% -2.50%

VB.NET is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 68,318 82,813 95,476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.11% 54.92% 55.54%
Number of salaries quoted 56,417 68,537 79,672
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VB.NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET 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.

Salary trend for VB.NET in the UK

VB.NET
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB.NET over the 6 months to 21 January 2020.

Salary histogram for VB.NET in the UK

VB.NET
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the UK over the 6 months to 21 January 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +8 1,054 £44,000 +3.53% 249
UK excluding London +44 922 £42,500 +6.25% 245
South East +19 311 £42,500 -5.56% 76
London -81 209 £57,500 +15.00% 22
Midlands -2 174 £41,000 +9.33% 55
North of England +25 150 £42,500 +21.43% 46
South West +42 126 £45,000 +12.50% 25
North West +51 105 £44,000 +35.38% 23
West Midlands -3 105 £41,750 +11.33% 33
East of England +56 84 £47,500 +11.76% 25
East Midlands +3 69 £40,000 - 22
Yorkshire +21 41 £35,500 -5.33% 18
Scotland +28 36 £30,000 - 9
Wales +6 30 £42,500 +32.81% 3
Northern Ireland - 11 £33,250 - 4
North East -16 4 £43,000 +32.93% 5
Isle of Man - 1 £53,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, IT jobs citing VB.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 1,168 (99.57%) .NET
2 1,045 (89.09%) C#
3 655 (55.84%) SQL
4 633 (53.96%) SQL Server
5 535 (45.61%) JavaScript
6 532 (45.35%) ASP.NET
7 476 (40.58%) HTML
8 394 (33.59%) CSS
9 351 (29.92%) Microsoft
10 330 (28.13%) MVC
11 315 (26.85%) Agile Software Development
12 274 (23.36%) jQuery
13 226 (19.27%) Web Services
14 225 (19.18%) .NET Framework
15 215 (18.33%) WinForms
16 210 (17.90%) T-SQL
16 210 (17.90%) Problem-Solving
17 206 (17.56%) Web Development
18 204 (17.39%) VB
19 189 (16.11%) Finance
20 186 (15.86%) Azure
21 176 (15.00%) AngularJS
22 166 (14.15%) Windows
23 159 (13.55%) Team Foundation Server
24 153 (13.04%) Software Engineering
24 153 (13.04%) Visual Studio
24 153 (13.04%) Relational Database
25 147 (12.53%) Oracle
26 141 (12.02%) XML
26 141 (12.02%) Degree

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 64 (5.46%) SharePoint
2 50 (4.26%) IIS
3 26 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
4 25 (2.13%) Confluence
5 19 (1.62%) CMS
6 8 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (0.60%) Drupal
8 6 (0.51%) WordPress
9 5 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (0.34%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.26%) ArcGIS
11 3 (0.26%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.085%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.085%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.085%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.085%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.085%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 53 (4.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 42 (3.58%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.17%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.17%) Revit
5 1 (0.085%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.085%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.085%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.085%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.085%) InVision
5 1 (0.085%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.43%) RiskWrite
3 5 (0.43%) Visualfiles
4 4 (0.34%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.17%) GoldMine
5 2 (0.17%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.085%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.085%) Endur
6 1 (0.085%) Infor SunSystems
6 1 (0.085%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 186 (15.86%) Azure
2 60 (5.12%) AWS
3 55 (4.69%) SaaS
4 35 (2.98%) Power Platform
5 33 (2.81%) GitHub
6 19 (1.62%) npm
7 7 (0.60%) Slack
8 6 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
8 6 (0.51%) GCP
9 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Flow
9 4 (0.34%) NuGet
9 4 (0.34%) PowerApps
10 3 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.26%) Google Pay
11 1 (0.085%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.085%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.085%) FinancialForce
11 1 (0.085%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.13%) Intranet
2 17 (1.45%) Internet
3 12 (1.02%) HTTP
4 9 (0.77%) RTP
4 9 (0.77%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.68%) LAN
6 7 (0.60%) DNS
6 7 (0.60%) WAN
7 6 (0.51%) DHCP
8 4 (0.34%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (0.17%) Extranet
9 2 (0.17%) Firewall
9 2 (0.17%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (0.17%) RFID
9 2 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.085%) IPv4
10 1 (0.085%) SMTP
10 1 (0.085%) VPN
10 1 (0.085%) Wireless
10 1 (0.085%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 633 (53.96%) SQL Server
2 153 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 126 (10.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 119 (10.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 63 (5.37%) MySQL
6 44 (3.75%) Crystal Reports
7 37 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
8 36 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
9 34 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
10 31 (2.64%) Power BI
10 31 (2.64%) SQL Server 2016
11 30 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
12 25 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 19 (1.62%) MS Access
14 18 (1.53%) RDBMS
15 16 (1.36%) SQL Server 2014
16 14 (1.19%) Oracle Database
17 10 (0.85%) MongoDB
18 7 (0.60%) NoSQL
18 7 (0.60%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 159 (13.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 153 (13.04%) Visual Studio
3 75 (6.39%) Git (software)
4 50 (4.26%) Subversion
5 48 (4.09%) JIRA
6 26 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
7 21 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 19 (1.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 19 (1.62%) webpack
9 18 (1.53%) Bitbucket
9 18 (1.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 14 (1.19%) Jenkins
10 14 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
11 12 (1.02%) Oracle APEX
12 11 (0.94%) Selenium
13 9 (0.77%) Maven
13 9 (0.77%) SoapUI
14 8 (0.68%) GitLab
14 8 (0.68%) NUnit
15 7 (0.60%) TestComplete
General
1 189 (16.11%) Finance
2 55 (4.69%) Retail
3 38 (3.24%) Banking
4 25 (2.13%) Legal
5 24 (2.05%) Marketing
6 23 (1.96%) Manufacturing
7 16 (1.36%) Back Office
8 14 (1.19%) Automotive
9 13 (1.11%) Public Sector
10 11 (0.94%) Law
11 10 (0.85%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.77%) Corporate Banking
12 9 (0.77%) Games
13 8 (0.68%) Publishing
14 7 (0.60%) Front Office
15 5 (0.43%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.43%) Billing
15 5 (0.43%) Telecoms
16 4 (0.34%) Military
16 4 (0.34%) Police
Job Titles
1 923 (78.69%) Developer
2 549 (46.80%) .NET Developer
3 432 (36.83%) C# Developer
4 345 (29.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 251 (21.40%) Software Developer
6 150 (12.79%) VB.NET Developer
7 125 (10.66%) Senior Developer
8 124 (10.57%) C# Software Developer
9 122 (10.40%) .NET Software Developer
10 115 (9.80%) C# VB.NET Developer
11 110 (9.38%) ASP.NET Developer
12 95 (8.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 90 (7.67%) Software Engineer
14 88 (7.50%) Analyst
14 88 (7.50%) SQL Developer
15 64 (5.46%) Junior
16 61 (5.20%) Junior Developer
17 57 (4.86%) Senior .NET Developer
18 55 (4.69%) Web Developer
19 51 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,168 (99.57%) .NET
2 532 (45.35%) ASP.NET
3 476 (40.58%) HTML
4 394 (33.59%) CSS
5 274 (23.36%) jQuery
6 226 (19.27%) Web Services
7 225 (19.18%) .NET Framework
8 215 (18.33%) WinForms
9 176 (15.00%) AngularJS
10 141 (12.02%) XML
11 136 (11.59%) HTML5
12 133 (11.34%) ASP.NET MVC
13 125 (10.66%) REST
14 121 (10.32%) WCF
15 119 (10.14%) ASP.NET Web API
16 118 (10.06%) WPF
17 116 (9.89%) Entity Framework
18 86 (7.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 82 (6.99%) .NET Core
20 78 (6.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 119 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (8.27%) Self-Motivation
3 84 (7.16%) User Experience
4 48 (4.09%) Greenfield Project
5 46 (3.92%) Mobile App
6 31 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
7 23 (1.96%) Data Structures
7 23 (1.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 18 (1.53%) Driving Licence
8 18 (1.53%) Management Information System
9 15 (1.28%) Replication
10 14 (1.19%) Algorithms
10 14 (1.19%) Client/Server
10 14 (1.19%) Cloud Native
11 7 (0.60%) N-Tier
12 6 (0.51%) EPoS
13 4 (0.34%) SWIFT
14 3 (0.26%) iPad
15 2 (0.17%) Private Cloud
15 2 (0.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 166 (14.15%) Windows
2 27 (2.30%) Linux
3 25 (2.13%) Apple iOS
4 20 (1.71%) Windows Server
5 18 (1.53%) Android
6 17 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (0.77%) Windows XP
8 6 (0.51%) Windows 10
8 6 (0.51%) Windows Phone
8 6 (0.51%) Windows Phone 8
9 5 (0.43%) Unix
10 4 (0.34%) Windows 2000
10 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.26%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.085%) MVS
13 1 (0.085%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (28.13%) MVC
2 315 (26.85%) Agile Software Development
3 210 (17.90%) Problem-Solving
4 206 (17.56%) Web Development
5 153 (13.04%) Software Engineering
6 119 (10.14%) OO
7 114 (9.72%) Computer Science
8 103 (8.78%) TDD
9 98 (8.35%) SDLC
10 91 (7.76%) Scrum
11 87 (7.42%) DevOps
12 77 (6.56%) Mentoring
12 77 (6.56%) Migration
13 74 (6.31%) Business Intelligence
14 73 (6.22%) E-Commerce
15 69 (5.88%) Test Automation
16 67 (5.71%) Data Analysis
16 67 (5.71%) ERP
17 62 (5.29%) Decision-Making
18 57 (4.86%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 1,045 (89.09%) C#
2 655 (55.84%) SQL
3 535 (45.61%) JavaScript
4 210 (17.90%) T-SQL
5 204 (17.39%) VB
6 89 (7.59%) Java
7 87 (7.42%) VB6
8 76 (6.48%) C++
9 65 (5.54%) PL/SQL
10 63 (5.37%) TypeScript
11 51 (4.35%) Python
12 49 (4.18%) C
13 47 (4.01%) VBA
14 25 (2.13%) PHP
15 23 (1.96%) PowerShell
16 12 (1.02%) RPG
17 11 (0.94%) Progress 4GL
18 10 (0.85%) R
18 10 (0.85%) VBScript
19 8 (0.68%) XAML
Qualifications
1 141 (12.02%) Degree
2 49 (4.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (1.45%) Security Cleared
4 13 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (1.02%) CISMP
5 12 (1.02%) CISSP
6 10 (0.85%) Master's Degree
7 9 (0.77%) HND
8 7 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
9 6 (0.51%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.43%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.43%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.085%) CREST Certified
12 1 (0.085%) MCP
12 1 (0.085%) MCPD
12 1 (0.085%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.01%) QA
2 28 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (2.05%) GDPR
4 4 (0.34%) SLA
5 1 (0.085%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 17025
5 1 (0.085%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.085%) PMO
5 1 (0.085%) WCAG
System Software
1 23 (1.96%) Docker
2 14 (1.19%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.34%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.34%) vSphere
4 4 (0.34%) XenApp
5 2 (0.17%) Firmware
6 1 (0.085%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (1.11%) Kubernetes
2 7 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (0.60%) Puppet
3 5 (0.43%) WSUS
4 4 (0.34%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.085%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 351 (29.92%) Microsoft
2 147 (12.53%) Oracle
3 55 (4.69%) Xamarin
4 17 (1.45%) Axosoft
5 15 (1.28%) Atlassian
5 15 (1.28%) Citrix
6 13 (1.11%) RedGate
6 13 (1.11%) Tableau
7 11 (0.94%) Google
7 11 (0.94%) UiPath
7 11 (0.94%) VMware
8 10 (0.85%) Blue Prism
8 10 (0.85%) Telerik
9 8 (0.68%) Infragistics
10 7 (0.60%) CA
10 7 (0.60%) CA Agile Central
10 7 (0.60%) IBM
10 7 (0.60%) Micro Focus
10 7 (0.60%) MuleSoft
10 7 (0.60%) Parasoft