Period
to 19 August 2018

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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 316 272 190
Rank change year-on-year -44 -82 -19
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 1,782 2,314 3,513
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.05% 1.31% 1.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.89% 2.35% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,587 2,020 3,237
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -

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 94,234 98,404 103,343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.76% 55.54% 52.40%
Number of salaries quoted 78,198 81,476 89,448
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 19 August 2018.

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 19 August 2018. 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 -45 1,667 £42,500 +6.25% 295
UK excluding London -44 1,355 £40,000 +2.56% 272
South East -49 465 £43,500 +8.75% 51
London -8 360 £50,000 - 39
North of England -17 315 £37,750 +0.67% 80
Midlands -46 252 £37,500 -6.25% 72
South West +30 161 £40,000 +14.29% 36
Yorkshire +44 150 £40,000 +5.26% 29
North West -51 147 £37,500 - 46
West Midlands -70 144 £40,000 - 44
East of England -27 112 £40,000 +6.67% 17
East Midlands +22 108 £37,500 -10.18% 28
Scotland -25 38 £40,000 +6.67% 11
Wales -29 20 £35,000 +2.94% 2
North East -20 18 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Northern Ireland +3 5 £31,000 -8.82% 1
Isle of Man - 1 £40,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, 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 1,782 (100.00%) .NET
2 1,549 (86.92%) C#
3 1,044 (58.59%) SQL Server
4 1,028 (57.69%) SQL
5 873 (48.99%) ASP.NET
6 695 (39.00%) JavaScript
7 627 (35.19%) HTML
8 610 (34.23%) Agile Software Development
9 606 (34.01%) MVC
10 556 (31.20%) CSS
11 520 (29.18%) Microsoft
12 399 (22.39%) T-SQL
13 396 (22.22%) Finance
14 365 (20.48%) Web Services
15 361 (20.26%) jQuery
16 352 (19.75%) Windows
17 299 (16.78%) .NET Framework
18 297 (16.67%) VB
19 287 (16.11%) ASP.NET MVC
19 287 (16.11%) ASP.NET Web API
20 277 (15.54%) TDD
21 268 (15.04%) XML
22 266 (14.93%) WCF
23 260 (14.59%) WinForms
24 243 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
25 238 (13.36%) AngularJS
26 231 (12.96%) Degree
26 231 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
27 220 (12.35%) Team Foundation Server
28 217 (12.18%) Oracle

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
1 102 (5.72%) SharePoint
2 99 (5.56%) IIS
3 66 (3.70%) CMS
4 30 (1.68%) Umbraco
5 29 (1.63%) Confluence
6 24 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
7 16 (0.90%) Drupal
8 14 (0.79%) Apache
9 12 (0.67%) Sitefinity
10 9 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (0.45%) WordPress
12 7 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
14 5 (0.28%) MTS
15 4 (0.22%) OpenEdge
15 4 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 3 (0.17%) Apache Spark
16 3 (0.17%) Plone
16 3 (0.17%) Zope
Applications
1 84 (4.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 74 (4.15%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (0.79%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.34%) AutoCAD
4 6 (0.34%) Revit
5 4 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.22%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.17%) MicroStation
7 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.056%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.056%) FreeHand
8 1 (0.056%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.056%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 25 (1.40%) SimCorp Dimension
2 12 (0.67%) Elite 3E
3 7 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.22%) Advent Geneva
4 4 (0.22%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.22%) Sage 200
4 4 (0.22%) Tradar
5 1 (0.056%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.056%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.056%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.056%) Magento
5 1 (0.056%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.056%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.056%) Sage 1000
5 1 (0.056%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.056%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.056%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.056%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 243 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (1.85%) GitHub
4 28 (1.57%) SaaS
5 16 (0.90%) Office 365
6 5 (0.28%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (0.22%) npm
7 4 (0.22%) PaaS
7 4 (0.22%) Serverless
8 3 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.17%) Google Play
8 3 (0.17%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.11%) IaaS
10 1 (0.056%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.056%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.056%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.056%) NuGet
10 1 (0.056%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 34 (1.91%) Internet
2 18 (1.01%) HTTP
3 13 (0.73%) TCP/IP
4 12 (0.67%) DNS
4 12 (0.67%) SMS
5 10 (0.56%) SSL
5 10 (0.56%) VPN
6 3 (0.17%) DHCP
6 3 (0.17%) FTP
6 3 (0.17%) Modbus
6 3 (0.17%) Network Security
7 2 (0.11%) AMQP
7 2 (0.11%) RFID
7 2 (0.11%) SSH
8 1 (0.056%) Firewall
8 1 (0.056%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.056%) VLAN
8 1 (0.056%) VSAT
8 1 (0.056%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.056%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,044 (58.59%) SQL Server
2 167 (9.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 135 (7.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 130 (7.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 126 (7.07%) SQL Server 2012
6 106 (5.95%) Relational Database
7 92 (5.16%) SQL Server 2016
8 70 (3.93%) MySQL
9 64 (3.59%) Crystal Reports
10 52 (2.92%) NoSQL
11 51 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
12 49 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 46 (2.58%) Power BI
14 34 (1.91%) SQL Server 2014
15 32 (1.80%) MongoDB
16 25 (1.40%) SSDT
17 20 (1.12%) Big Data
18 19 (1.07%) DTS
19 17 (0.95%) RDBMS
20 15 (0.84%) DB2
Development Applications
1 220 (12.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 207 (11.62%) Visual Studio
3 175 (9.82%) Git (software)
4 76 (4.26%) JIRA
5 62 (3.48%) Octopus Deploy
6 51 (2.86%) NUnit
7 40 (2.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 39 (2.19%) MSBuild
8 39 (2.19%) Selenium
9 37 (2.08%) Jenkins
10 35 (1.96%) Subversion
11 30 (1.68%) Visual Studio Team System
12 26 (1.46%) TeamCity
13 24 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 23 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 19 (1.07%) Bitbucket
16 16 (0.90%) Moq
17 11 (0.62%) Rhino Mocks
17 11 (0.62%) SonarQube
17 11 (0.62%) WebDriver
General
1 396 (22.22%) Finance
2 82 (4.60%) Retail
3 72 (4.04%) Banking
4 60 (3.37%) Manufacturing
5 42 (2.36%) Legal
6 39 (2.19%) Advertising
6 39 (2.19%) Financial Institution
7 29 (1.63%) Marketing
8 21 (1.18%) Games
9 20 (1.12%) Back Office
9 20 (1.12%) Law
10 14 (0.79%) Retail Banking
11 8 (0.45%) Electronics
11 8 (0.45%) Music Industry
12 7 (0.39%) Automotive
13 6 (0.34%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.28%) Publishing
15 4 (0.22%) Front Office
15 4 (0.22%) Telecoms
16 3 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1,401 (78.62%) Developer
2 871 (48.88%) .NET Developer
3 574 (32.21%) C# Developer
4 440 (24.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 295 (16.55%) Software Developer
6 238 (13.36%) VB.NET Developer
7 187 (10.49%) ASP.NET Developer
8 182 (10.21%) Senior Developer
9 175 (9.82%) SQL Developer
10 168 (9.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 147 (8.25%) C# VB.NET Developer
12 139 (7.80%) .NET Software Developer
13 128 (7.18%) C# Software Developer
14 119 (6.68%) Senior .NET Developer
15 115 (6.45%) Applications Developer
16 96 (5.39%) Analyst
17 83 (4.66%) Junior
17 83 (4.66%) Web Developer
18 70 (3.93%) Software Engineer
19 66 (3.70%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,782 (100.00%) .NET
2 873 (48.99%) ASP.NET
3 627 (35.19%) HTML
4 556 (31.20%) CSS
5 365 (20.48%) Web Services
6 361 (20.26%) jQuery
7 299 (16.78%) .NET Framework
8 287 (16.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 287 (16.11%) ASP.NET Web API
9 268 (15.04%) XML
10 266 (14.93%) WCF
11 260 (14.59%) WinForms
12 238 (13.36%) AngularJS
13 197 (11.05%) WPF
14 179 (10.04%) HTML5
15 141 (7.91%) RESTful
16 130 (7.30%) Entity Framework
17 128 (7.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 117 (6.57%) REST
19 112 (6.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 136 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
2 107 (6.00%) Greenfield Project
3 94 (5.27%) Computer Science
4 80 (4.49%) Mobile App
5 56 (3.14%) Management Information System
6 53 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
7 51 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
8 50 (2.81%) User Experience
9 33 (1.85%) N-Tier
10 31 (1.74%) Fintech
11 23 (1.29%) Equities
12 16 (0.90%) EPoS
12 16 (0.90%) FMCG
13 13 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 12 (0.67%) Fixed Income
15 11 (0.62%) Augmented Reality
15 11 (0.62%) Driving Licence
16 10 (0.56%) Data Structures
17 9 (0.51%) Reinsurance
18 8 (0.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 352 (19.75%) Windows
2 47 (2.64%) Windows Server
3 44 (2.47%) Windows 7
4 39 (2.19%) Unix
5 36 (2.02%) Android
6 30 (1.68%) Apple iOS
7 23 (1.29%) Linux
8 17 (0.95%) Windows Phone
9 16 (0.90%) Windows 10
9 16 (0.90%) Windows Phone 8
10 11 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.28%) HPUX
13 3 (0.17%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.11%) Solaris
14 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.056%) Debian
15 1 (0.056%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.056%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 610 (34.23%) Agile Software Development
2 606 (34.01%) MVC
3 277 (15.54%) TDD
4 231 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
5 216 (12.12%) Web Development
6 192 (10.77%) Scrum
7 190 (10.66%) Software Engineering
8 170 (9.54%) SDLC
9 159 (8.92%) OO
10 155 (8.70%) BDD
11 131 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
12 121 (6.79%) CRM
13 120 (6.73%) Continuous Improvement
14 112 (6.29%) Test Automation
15 107 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
16 106 (5.95%) Migration
17 104 (5.84%) OOP
18 98 (5.50%) E-Commerce
19 97 (5.44%) SOLID
20 96 (5.39%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,549 (86.92%) C#
2 1,028 (57.69%) SQL
3 695 (39.00%) JavaScript
4 399 (22.39%) T-SQL
5 297 (16.67%) VB
6 173 (9.71%) Java
7 137 (7.69%) VBA
8 115 (6.45%) VB6
9 105 (5.89%) Python
10 94 (5.27%) C++
11 83 (4.66%) PHP
12 71 (3.98%) PL/SQL
13 64 (3.59%) C
14 45 (2.53%) Ruby
15 43 (2.41%) PowerShell
16 31 (1.74%) TypeScript
17 26 (1.46%) VBScript
18 20 (1.12%) R
19 18 (1.01%) XPath
20 14 (0.79%) XAML
Qualifications
1 231 (12.96%) Degree
2 65 (3.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (1.96%) MCPD
4 30 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 29 (1.63%) MCP
6 21 (1.18%) Security Cleared
7 14 (0.79%) Postgraduate
8 11 (0.62%) BC Cleared
8 11 (0.62%) DBS Check
8 11 (0.62%) MCTS
9 9 (0.51%) SC Cleared
10 7 (0.39%) ISEB
10 7 (0.39%) Master's Degree
11 6 (0.34%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.22%) MCSA
13 3 (0.17%) CREST Certified
13 3 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.17%) OSCP
14 2 (0.11%) CHECK Team Leader
14 2 (0.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (3.65%) QA
2 16 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (0.79%) ISO 9001
4 13 (0.73%) SLA
5 8 (0.45%) GDPR
5 8 (0.45%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.34%) GAMP
6 6 (0.34%) PMO
7 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.056%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.056%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.056%) WCAG
System Software
1 22 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.79%) Docker
3 5 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.22%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.056%) Squid
5 1 (0.056%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (0.84%) SCCM
2 7 (0.39%) Puppet
3 6 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (0.28%) Ansible
5 4 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.17%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.11%) WSUS
8 1 (0.056%) Check_MK
8 1 (0.056%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.056%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.056%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 520 (29.18%) Microsoft
2 217 (12.18%) Oracle
3 90 (5.05%) Xamarin
4 32 (1.80%) Google
5 28 (1.57%) Tableau
6 26 (1.46%) SimCorp
7 25 (1.40%) Telerik
8 23 (1.29%) DevExpress
9 22 (1.23%) Citrix
10 20 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
11 18 (1.01%) Capita
12 16 (0.90%) Alteryx
13 15 (0.84%) MuleSoft
14 12 (0.67%) Intapp
14 12 (0.67%) Sitecore
14 12 (0.67%) Sybase
14 12 (0.67%) VMware
15 11 (0.62%) Atlassian
16 9 (0.51%) ESRI
16 9 (0.51%) LexisNexis