Period
to 16 June 2019

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 16 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
UK
6 months to
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 366 299 242
Rank change year-on-year -67 -57 -53
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 1,229 1,935 2,505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.86% 1.13% 1.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.58% 2.01% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,056 1,737 2,245
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 77,680 96,356 94,945
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.09% 56.07% 55.22%
Number of salaries quoted 63,559 80,369 80,246
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +0.42%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%

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 16 June 2019.

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 16 June 2019. 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 -74 1,119 £42,500 - 110
UK excluding London -78 872 £40,000 - 107
London +21 313 £52,500 -3.55% 12
South East -84 260 £42,500 - 19
Midlands +2 191 £40,000 +6.67% 41
North of England -105 183 £38,000 - 23
West Midlands +24 125 £40,000 +6.67% 29
South West -19 108 £37,500 -5.06% 11
Yorkshire -65 88 £40,000 +5.96% 8
North West -57 80 £37,500 -6.25% 14
East Midlands -20 66 £38,500 +2.67% 12
East of England +11 60 £42,500 +1.19% 5
Scotland +2 43 £30,000 -25.00% 4
Wales +15 22 £40,000 +5.26% 4
North East +1 15 £29,000 -29.70% 1
Northern Ireland -28 5 £35,000 +55.56% 1

For the 6 months to 16 June 2019, 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 1,229 (100.00%) .NET
2 1,051 (85.52%) C#
3 768 (62.49%) SQL
4 735 (59.80%) SQL Server
5 614 (49.96%) ASP.NET
6 464 (37.75%) JavaScript
7 441 (35.88%) Microsoft
8 416 (33.85%) HTML
9 361 (29.37%) CSS
9 361 (29.37%) Agile Software Development
10 322 (26.20%) MVC
11 275 (22.38%) T-SQL
12 250 (20.34%) .NET Framework
13 223 (18.14%) Windows
14 220 (17.90%) jQuery
15 219 (17.82%) Finance
16 212 (17.25%) XML
17 198 (16.11%) Visual Studio
18 195 (15.87%) Web Services
19 190 (15.46%) VB
20 178 (14.48%) SDLC
21 171 (13.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 168 (13.67%) Microsoft Azure
23 167 (13.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 160 (13.02%) Degree
25 156 (12.69%) AngularJS
26 155 (12.61%) Team Foundation Server
27 149 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
28 148 (12.04%) Web Development
29 147 (11.96%) Scrum

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
1 120 (9.76%) SharePoint
2 67 (5.45%) IIS
3 23 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
4 16 (1.30%) Confluence
5 15 (1.22%) Drupal
6 12 (0.98%) CMS
7 9 (0.73%) Documentum
8 8 (0.65%) Umbraco
8 8 (0.65%) WordPress
9 7 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (0.49%) Apache Solr
10 6 (0.49%) NServiceBus
11 5 (0.41%) Apache
12 4 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
12 4 (0.33%) ColdFusion
12 4 (0.33%) DNN
12 4 (0.33%) FileNet
12 4 (0.33%) OnBase
13 3 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 55 (4.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 54 (4.39%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.73%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.49%) EngageOne
5 5 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.16%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.081%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.081%) Revit
Business Applications
1 17 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (0.65%) nopCommerce
4 5 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
4 5 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.41%) SAP CO
4 5 (0.41%) SAP FI
4 5 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (0.41%) SAP IS-U
5 4 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.33%) Infor SunSystems
6 2 (0.16%) Elite 3E
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.16%) Sage 50
6 2 (0.16%) Sage CRM
6 2 (0.16%) SAP CCM
7 1 (0.081%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.081%) Misys Opics
7 1 (0.081%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.081%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 168 (13.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (3.99%) SaaS
3 48 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (2.93%) Power Platform
5 15 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (1.22%) IaaS
5 15 (1.22%) PaaS
6 12 (0.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 11 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
8 9 (0.73%) NuGet
8 9 (0.73%) Office 365
9 8 (0.65%) PowerApps
10 6 (0.49%) Azure Data Factory
10 6 (0.49%) Azure Functions
10 6 (0.49%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 6 (0.49%) npm
10 6 (0.49%) Serverless
11 5 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
12 4 (0.33%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.03%) Wireless
2 21 (1.71%) LAN
2 21 (1.71%) WAN
3 12 (0.98%) DNS
4 9 (0.73%) Internet
5 7 (0.57%) DHCP
6 6 (0.49%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.33%) HTTP
8 3 (0.24%) SMS
9 2 (0.16%) Firewall
9 2 (0.16%) Intranet
9 2 (0.16%) Skype
9 2 (0.16%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.16%) VLAN
9 2 (0.16%) VPN
10 1 (0.081%) CTI
10 1 (0.081%) Profibus
10 1 (0.081%) RS-232
10 1 (0.081%) RS-485
10 1 (0.081%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 735 (59.80%) SQL Server
2 171 (13.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 167 (13.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 98 (7.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 80 (6.51%) Relational Database
6 64 (5.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 60 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 34 (2.77%) SQL Server 2016
9 33 (2.69%) Crystal Reports
9 33 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
10 28 (2.28%) Power BI
11 27 (2.20%) Oracle Database
12 26 (2.12%) MySQL
13 25 (2.03%) RDBMS
14 21 (1.71%) SQL Server 2014
15 18 (1.46%) NoSQL
16 16 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
16 16 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
17 14 (1.14%) Big Data
17 14 (1.14%) DTS
Development Applications
1 198 (16.11%) Visual Studio
2 155 (12.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 103 (8.38%) Git (software)
4 35 (2.85%) JIRA
5 28 (2.28%) Jenkins
6 22 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
6 22 (1.79%) Selenium
7 21 (1.71%) Subversion
8 18 (1.46%) Bitbucket
9 16 (1.30%) TeamCity
9 16 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
10 15 (1.22%) git-flow
10 15 (1.22%) ReSharper
11 14 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 14 (1.14%) NUnit
12 13 (1.06%) PowerBuilder
13 11 (0.90%) SonarQube
14 10 (0.81%) Moq
14 10 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 10 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 219 (17.82%) Finance
2 52 (4.23%) Manufacturing
3 45 (3.66%) Banking
4 34 (2.77%) Retail
5 24 (1.95%) Back Office
6 22 (1.79%) Marketing
7 20 (1.63%) Law
8 19 (1.55%) Legal
9 17 (1.38%) Games
10 15 (1.22%) Financial Institution
11 12 (0.98%) Advertising
12 10 (0.81%) Telecoms
13 9 (0.73%) Front Office
14 8 (0.65%) Electronics
14 8 (0.65%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.33%) Publishing
16 3 (0.24%) Billing
16 3 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.16%) Aerospace
17 2 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 952 (77.46%) Developer
2 586 (47.68%) .NET Developer
3 355 (28.89%) C# Developer
4 296 (24.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 269 (21.89%) Software Developer
6 197 (16.03%) VB.NET Developer
7 131 (10.66%) .NET Software Developer
8 116 (9.44%) ASP.NET Developer
9 104 (8.46%) C# VB.NET Developer
10 103 (8.38%) C# Software Developer
11 99 (8.06%) Analyst
12 94 (7.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 87 (7.08%) SQL Developer
14 84 (6.83%) Senior Developer
15 63 (5.13%) Junior
16 60 (4.88%) Junior Developer
17 58 (4.72%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 52 (4.23%) Senior .NET Developer
19 50 (4.07%) Graduate
19 50 (4.07%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,229 (100.00%) .NET
2 614 (49.96%) ASP.NET
3 416 (33.85%) HTML
4 361 (29.37%) CSS
5 250 (20.34%) .NET Framework
6 220 (17.90%) jQuery
7 212 (17.25%) XML
8 195 (15.87%) Web Services
9 156 (12.69%) AngularJS
10 141 (11.47%) ASP.NET MVC
11 133 (10.82%) WinForms
12 120 (9.76%) SOAP
13 107 (8.71%) REST
14 106 (8.62%) ASP.NET Web API
15 99 (8.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 99 (8.06%) WCF
16 97 (7.89%) JSON
17 95 (7.73%) HTML5
18 94 (7.65%) Entity Framework
19 85 (6.92%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 95 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (4.72%) Mobile App
3 48 (3.91%) Self-Motivation
4 42 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
5 36 (2.93%) Greenfield Project
6 24 (1.95%) Robotics
7 19 (1.55%) Driving Licence
8 16 (1.30%) User Experience
9 15 (1.22%) EPoS
10 13 (1.06%) Management Information System
11 11 (0.90%) Algorithms
12 10 (0.81%) Client/Server
13 9 (0.73%) Replication
14 7 (0.57%) NHS
15 6 (0.49%) Clustering
15 6 (0.49%) Data Centre
15 6 (0.49%) Enterprise Cloud
16 5 (0.41%) Cloud Native
16 5 (0.41%) CMDB
17 4 (0.33%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 223 (18.14%) Windows
2 42 (3.42%) Windows Server
3 38 (3.09%) Android
4 36 (2.93%) Linux
5 31 (2.52%) Apple iOS
6 9 (0.73%) Unix
6 9 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.49%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.33%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.33%) Windows Phone 8
11 3 (0.24%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.16%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.081%) Debian
13 1 (0.081%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.081%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 361 (29.37%) Agile Software Development
2 322 (26.20%) MVC
3 178 (14.48%) SDLC
4 149 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
5 148 (12.04%) Web Development
6 147 (11.96%) Scrum
7 133 (10.82%) Software Engineering
8 122 (9.93%) Business Intelligence
9 109 (8.87%) TDD
10 102 (8.30%) Unit Testing
11 99 (8.06%) OO
12 88 (7.16%) Mentoring
13 79 (6.43%) Computer Science
13 79 (6.43%) DevOps
14 63 (5.13%) CRM
15 59 (4.80%) SOLID
16 57 (4.64%) ITIL
16 57 (4.64%) Migration
17 56 (4.56%) ERP
18 52 (4.23%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 1,051 (85.52%) C#
2 768 (62.49%) SQL
3 464 (37.75%) JavaScript
4 275 (22.38%) T-SQL
5 190 (15.46%) VB
6 127 (10.33%) Java
7 119 (9.68%) C++
8 117 (9.52%) VB6
9 87 (7.08%) VBA
10 66 (5.37%) Python
11 48 (3.91%) PowerShell
12 47 (3.82%) PHP
13 36 (2.93%) C
13 36 (2.93%) PL/SQL
14 27 (2.20%) TypeScript
15 10 (0.81%) Ruby
16 7 (0.57%) F#
16 7 (0.57%) Go
16 7 (0.57%) VBScript
17 6 (0.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 160 (13.02%) Degree
2 43 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (2.44%) Security Cleared
4 27 (2.20%) SC Cleared
5 25 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
6 15 (1.22%) Master's Degree
7 8 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (0.41%) MCP
8 5 (0.41%) MCSD
8 5 (0.41%) PhD
9 4 (0.33%) MCSE
10 3 (0.24%) APMP
11 2 (0.16%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.081%) HND
12 1 (0.081%) ISEB
12 1 (0.081%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.081%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (4.88%) QA
2 15 (1.22%) SLA
3 14 (1.14%) GDPR
4 10 (0.81%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.57%) PMO
6 6 (0.49%) HIPAA
7 4 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.24%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.24%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.081%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.081%) MISRA
10 1 (0.081%) MISRA C
System Software
1 33 (2.69%) Docker
2 30 (2.44%) Active Directory
3 22 (1.79%) XenApp
4 9 (0.73%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.73%) vSphere
5 8 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.33%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.081%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (1.38%) Terraform
2 14 (1.14%) Kubernetes
3 12 (0.98%) Ansible
3 12 (0.98%) Puppet
4 8 (0.65%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 8 (0.65%) SCOM
5 5 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.33%) Nagios
7 1 (0.081%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.081%) MIIS
7 1 (0.081%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.081%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 441 (35.88%) Microsoft
2 134 (10.90%) Oracle
3 32 (2.60%) Citrix
4 27 (2.20%) Xamarin
5 22 (1.79%) DevExpress
6 21 (1.71%) Atlassian
7 17 (1.38%) Telerik
8 16 (1.30%) Axosoft
8 16 (1.30%) VMware
9 15 (1.22%) SAP
10 14 (1.14%) Tableau
11 13 (1.06%) Blue Prism
12 12 (0.98%) ServiceNow
12 12 (0.98%) Sitecore
13 10 (0.81%) Automation Anywhere
13 10 (0.81%) UiPath
14 9 (0.73%) Intapp
15 8 (0.65%) Demandware
16 7 (0.57%) FNZ
16 7 (0.57%) Sage