Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 284 222 194
Rank change year-on-year -62 -28 -46
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 2,061 2,686 3,737
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.16% 1.56% 1.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.07% 2.85% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,854 2,440 3,401
UK median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%

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 99,559 94,181 106,355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.09% 54.58% 51.97%
Number of salaries quoted 83,684 80,447 91,813
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +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 20 April 2018.

Salary histogram for VB.NET in the UK

VB.NET
Top 16 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 20 April 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 -49 1,955 £42,500 +6.25% 300
UK excluding London -57 1,544 £40,000 - 276
South East -36 517 £42,500 - 72
London +11 479 £52,500 +5.00% 48
North of England -43 375 £37,500 -2.60% 67
Midlands -88 265 £36,750 -8.13% 60
North West -65 181 £40,000 +6.67% 34
South West -6 172 £37,500 +5.63% 31
Yorkshire +20 166 £37,500 -6.25% 25
East of England -51 146 £42,000 +9.09% 22
East Midlands -15 141 £37,500 -11.76% 23
West Midlands -117 124 £36,500 -8.75% 37
Wales -20 33 £38,000 +26.67% 4
Scotland -75 33 £40,000 +6.67% 18
North East -30 28 £29,000 -27.50% 8
Northern Ireland -7 7 £20,000 -46.67% 2

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 2,061 (100.00%) .NET
2 1,772 (85.98%) C#
3 1,253 (60.80%) SQL Server
4 1,132 (54.92%) SQL
5 1,074 (52.11%) ASP.NET
6 824 (39.98%) HTML
7 816 (39.59%) JavaScript
8 815 (39.54%) Agile Software Development
9 738 (35.81%) CSS
10 720 (34.93%) MVC
11 611 (29.65%) Microsoft
12 455 (22.08%) VB
13 419 (20.33%) Finance
14 405 (19.65%) ASP.NET MVC
15 392 (19.02%) Windows
16 389 (18.87%) jQuery
17 378 (18.34%) WCF
17 378 (18.34%) TDD
18 376 (18.24%) T-SQL
19 369 (17.90%) .NET Framework
20 332 (16.11%) Scrum
21 316 (15.33%) XML
22 311 (15.09%) Web Services
23 308 (14.94%) Visual Studio
24 290 (14.07%) WinForms
25 288 (13.97%) WPF
26 279 (13.54%) AngularJS
27 275 (13.34%) Microsoft Azure
28 269 (13.05%) HTML5
29 268 (13.00%) ASP.NET Web API

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
1 128 (6.21%) SharePoint
2 94 (4.56%) IIS
3 65 (3.15%) CMS
4 59 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
5 49 (2.38%) Confluence
6 47 (2.28%) Umbraco
7 40 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
8 16 (0.78%) Apache
9 13 (0.63%) Drupal
10 12 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 11 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
11 11 (0.53%) Sitefinity
12 10 (0.49%) JBoss
13 9 (0.44%) WordPress
14 7 (0.34%) MS Exchange
15 6 (0.29%) Kentico
15 6 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
16 5 (0.24%) EPiServer
16 5 (0.24%) MTS
16 5 (0.24%) SAS
Applications
1 66 (3.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 65 (3.15%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.44%) InfoPath
4 9 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.34%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.097%) FreeHand
8 1 (0.049%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 35 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.92%) Elite 3E
3 12 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.53%) SimCorp Dimension
5 8 (0.39%) Sage 200
6 5 (0.24%) SAP Business One
7 4 (0.19%) Advent Geneva
7 4 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.19%) Tradar
8 3 (0.15%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.097%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.097%) FLEXCUBE
9 2 (0.097%) Payment Gateway
10 1 (0.049%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.049%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.049%) Movex
10 1 (0.049%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.049%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.049%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 275 (13.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 68 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (1.99%) SaaS
4 36 (1.75%) GitHub
5 25 (1.21%) Office 365
6 18 (0.87%) Slack
7 10 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
8 8 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.39%) PaaS
8 8 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
9 7 (0.34%) OneDrive
10 5 (0.24%) Trello
11 3 (0.15%) Serverless
12 2 (0.097%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.097%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.097%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.049%) Azure Data Factory
13 1 (0.049%) IaaS
13 1 (0.049%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 55 (2.67%) Internet
2 28 (1.36%) VPN
3 24 (1.16%) HTTP
4 20 (0.97%) Broadband
5 16 (0.78%) SMS
6 8 (0.39%) Network Security
6 8 (0.39%) SSL
7 6 (0.29%) AMQP
7 6 (0.29%) SMTP
7 6 (0.29%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.19%) Intranet
9 3 (0.15%) Firewall
9 3 (0.15%) RFID
10 2 (0.097%) DNS
11 1 (0.049%) CTI
11 1 (0.049%) DHCP
11 1 (0.049%) Extranet
11 1 (0.049%) FTP
11 1 (0.049%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.049%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,253 (60.80%) SQL Server
2 217 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 176 (8.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 171 (8.30%) SQL Server 2016
5 159 (7.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 130 (6.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 115 (5.58%) SQL Server 2014
8 98 (4.75%) Relational Database
9 94 (4.56%) NoSQL
10 78 (3.78%) Crystal Reports
11 72 (3.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 59 (2.86%) MySQL
13 52 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
14 47 (2.28%) MongoDB
15 42 (2.04%) Power BI
16 32 (1.55%) DTS
17 29 (1.41%) Oracle Database
18 28 (1.36%) RDBMS
19 27 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
20 25 (1.21%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 308 (14.94%) Visual Studio
2 254 (12.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 213 (10.33%) Git (software)
4 129 (6.26%) NUnit
5 93 (4.51%) Subversion
6 85 (4.12%) JIRA
7 62 (3.01%) Jenkins
8 58 (2.81%) Rhino Mocks
9 54 (2.62%) Octopus Deploy
10 49 (2.38%) MSTest
11 43 (2.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 40 (1.94%) Moq
13 38 (1.84%) Selenium
14 26 (1.26%) MSBuild
15 21 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 21 (1.02%) Visual Studio Team System
16 20 (0.97%) Cucumber
17 19 (0.92%) ReSharper
17 19 (0.92%) SpecFlow
18 18 (0.87%) TestComplete
General
1 419 (20.33%) Finance
2 97 (4.71%) Retail
3 75 (3.64%) Advertising
4 72 (3.49%) Games
4 72 (3.49%) Marketing
5 54 (2.62%) Manufacturing
6 38 (1.84%) Legal
7 37 (1.80%) Telecoms
8 35 (1.70%) Banking
9 31 (1.50%) Back Office
10 26 (1.26%) Music Industry
11 20 (0.97%) Financial Institution
12 18 (0.87%) Front Office
13 15 (0.73%) Electronics
14 14 (0.68%) Automotive
15 9 (0.44%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.24%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.24%) Law
17 4 (0.19%) Aerospace
18 2 (0.097%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,669 (80.98%) Developer
2 1,084 (52.60%) .NET Developer
3 594 (28.82%) C# Developer
4 483 (23.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 307 (14.90%) Software Developer
6 268 (13.00%) VB.NET Developer
7 239 (11.60%) ASP.NET Developer
8 218 (10.58%) SQL Developer
9 209 (10.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 188 (9.12%) Senior Developer
11 153 (7.42%) .NET Software Developer
12 147 (7.13%) C# VB.NET Developer
13 141 (6.84%) Analyst
14 121 (5.87%) Applications Developer
15 119 (5.77%) Senior .NET Developer
16 117 (5.68%) C# Software Developer
17 95 (4.61%) Web Developer
18 78 (3.78%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
19 66 (3.20%) Software Engineer
20 65 (3.15%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,061 (100.00%) .NET
2 1,074 (52.11%) ASP.NET
3 824 (39.98%) HTML
4 738 (35.81%) CSS
5 405 (19.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 389 (18.87%) jQuery
7 378 (18.34%) WCF
8 369 (17.90%) .NET Framework
9 316 (15.33%) XML
10 311 (15.09%) Web Services
11 290 (14.07%) WinForms
12 288 (13.97%) WPF
13 279 (13.54%) AngularJS
14 269 (13.05%) HTML5
15 268 (13.00%) ASP.NET Web API
16 197 (9.56%) Ajax
17 181 (8.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 179 (8.69%) RESTful
19 147 (7.13%) CSS3
20 144 (6.99%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 144 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
2 129 (6.26%) Computer Science
3 94 (4.56%) Greenfield Project
4 84 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
5 83 (4.03%) Mobile App
6 58 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
6 58 (2.81%) Fintech
7 51 (2.47%) Management Information System
8 50 (2.43%) User Experience
9 42 (2.04%) Client/Server
10 23 (1.12%) N-Tier
11 22 (1.07%) Equities
12 19 (0.92%) Algorithms
13 18 (0.87%) Fixed Income
14 14 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 11 (0.53%) FMCG
15 11 (0.53%) Mainframe
16 9 (0.44%) Virtual Team
17 8 (0.39%) NHS
18 7 (0.34%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 392 (19.02%) Windows
2 76 (3.69%) Windows Server
3 63 (3.06%) Unix
4 39 (1.89%) Linux
5 35 (1.70%) Android
6 29 (1.41%) Apple iOS
7 20 (0.97%) Windows 7
8 15 (0.73%) Windows Phone
8 15 (0.73%) Windows Phone 8
9 10 (0.49%) Windows 10
10 9 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.24%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.24%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.15%) HPUX
12 3 (0.15%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.049%) AIX
13 1 (0.049%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.049%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.049%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 815 (39.54%) Agile Software Development
2 720 (34.93%) MVC
3 378 (18.34%) TDD
4 332 (16.11%) Scrum
5 232 (11.26%) Web Application Development
6 205 (9.95%) Web Development
7 200 (9.70%) Problem-Solving
8 197 (9.56%) BDD
9 187 (9.07%) Software Engineering
10 182 (8.83%) SDLC
11 173 (8.39%) OO
12 160 (7.76%) Test Automation
13 151 (7.33%) Business Intelligence
14 131 (6.36%) Continuous Integration
15 119 (5.77%) SOLID
16 118 (5.73%) CRM
17 112 (5.43%) Unit Testing
18 108 (5.24%) OOP
19 101 (4.90%) E-Commerce
19 101 (4.90%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1,772 (85.98%) C#
2 1,132 (54.92%) SQL
3 816 (39.59%) JavaScript
4 455 (22.08%) VB
5 376 (18.24%) T-SQL
6 218 (10.58%) Java
7 131 (6.36%) VBA
8 108 (5.24%) VB6
9 106 (5.14%) Python
10 99 (4.80%) Ruby
11 95 (4.61%) C++
12 87 (4.22%) PHP
13 66 (3.20%) PL/SQL
14 52 (2.52%) PowerShell
15 47 (2.28%) C
16 35 (1.70%) R
17 33 (1.60%) VBScript
18 27 (1.31%) TypeScript
19 26 (1.26%) Perl
20 22 (1.07%) XPath
Qualifications
1 258 (12.52%) Degree
2 61 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 60 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 35 (1.70%) MCPD
5 30 (1.46%) MCP
6 27 (1.31%) Security Cleared
7 25 (1.21%) SC Cleared
8 18 (0.87%) ISTQB
9 10 (0.49%) MCSE
10 9 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 8 (0.39%) MCTS
12 5 (0.24%) ISEB
13 4 (0.19%) MCSD
13 4 (0.19%) Postgraduate
14 3 (0.15%) CHECK Team Leader
14 3 (0.15%) CREST Certified
14 3 (0.15%) HNC
14 3 (0.15%) OSCP
15 2 (0.097%) AWS Certification
15 2 (0.097%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (4.56%) QA
2 15 (0.73%) SLA
3 11 (0.53%) PMO
4 8 (0.39%) GAMP
5 7 (0.34%) MiFID
6 6 (0.29%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.15%) GDPR
8 3 (0.15%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.15%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.049%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.049%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.049%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 25 (1.21%) Docker
2 7 (0.34%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.15%) BitLocker
5 3 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.049%) Firmware
6 1 (0.049%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.049%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.049%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.049%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 30 (1.46%) Puppet
2 15 (0.73%) Kubernetes
3 14 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.44%) SCCM
5 4 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.15%) Jamf Pro
6 3 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.15%) Perfmon
6 3 (0.15%) SCOrch
6 3 (0.15%) vRealize
6 3 (0.15%) WSUS
7 2 (0.097%) Ansible
8 1 (0.049%) Graylog
8 1 (0.049%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.049%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.049%) Nagios
Vendors
1 611 (29.65%) Microsoft
2 214 (10.38%) Oracle
3 67 (3.25%) Xamarin
4 57 (2.77%) Google
5 34 (1.65%) Telerik
6 32 (1.55%) DevExpress
7 30 (1.46%) Citrix
7 30 (1.46%) Tableau
8 27 (1.31%) SAP
8 27 (1.31%) VMware
9 22 (1.07%) Capita
10 21 (1.02%) Veeam
11 19 (0.92%) Intapp
12 18 (0.87%) Alteryx
12 18 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
12 18 (0.87%) Sitecore
13 15 (0.73%) Charles River
14 14 (0.68%) IBM
15 13 (0.63%) Sage
15 13 (0.63%) Twitter