Period
to 19 August 2017

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 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 265 186 167
Rank change year-on-year -79 -19 -41
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 2314 3513 4235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.31% 1.78% 1.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.35% 3.40% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2020 3237 3858
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%

VB.NET is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 98350 103342 111268
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.59% 52.40% 51.19%
Number of salaries quoted 81428 89447 94712
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 2017.

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 19 August 2017. 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 -80 2159 £40,000 - 119
UK excluding London -47 1835 £39,000 +4.00% 112
South East +21 631 £40,000 - 39
London -123 419 £50,000 - 12
Midlands -47 415 £40,000 +11.11% 19
North of England -82 391 £37,500 +7.14% 30
West Midlands -23 331 £40,000 +14.29% 10
North West -51 244 £37,500 +7.14% 17
East of England -89 159 £37,500 -11.76% 9
South West -39 141 £35,000 -6.67% 10
Yorkshire -90 130 £38,000 +8.57% 11
East Midlands -81 84 £41,750 +11.33% 9
Scotland +6 49 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Wales +2 47 £34,000 +4.62% 3
North East +1 17 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Northern Ireland - 7 £34,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 August 2017, IT jobs citing VB.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 2303 (99.52%) .NET
2 2009 (86.82%) C#
3 1465 (63.31%) SQL Server
4 1314 (56.78%) ASP.NET
5 1308 (56.53%) SQL
6 1018 (43.99%) HTML
7 986 (42.61%) JavaScript
8 943 (40.75%) MVC
9 927 (40.06%) Agile Software Development
10 863 (37.29%) CSS
11 795 (34.36%) Microsoft
12 523 (22.60%) jQuery
12 523 (22.60%) ASP.NET MVC
13 457 (19.75%) Visual Studio
14 451 (19.49%) Finance
15 427 (18.45%) Web Development
16 421 (18.19%) XML
17 419 (18.11%) .NET Framework
18 405 (17.50%) VB
19 396 (17.11%) Windows
20 394 (17.03%) TDD
21 380 (16.42%) WCF
22 379 (16.38%) T-SQL
23 363 (15.69%) Scrum
24 350 (15.13%) AngularJS
25 340 (14.69%) Team Foundation Server
26 329 (14.22%) WinForms
27 324 (14.00%) Degree
28 321 (13.87%) Web Services
29 316 (13.66%) HTML5

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
1 123 (5.32%) SharePoint
2 103 (4.45%) IIS
3 63 (2.72%) BizTalk Server
4 40 (1.73%) Apache
5 39 (1.69%) CMS
6 37 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
7 25 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 20 (0.86%) Drupal
9 18 (0.78%) DNN
9 18 (0.78%) Documentum
10 17 (0.73%) Umbraco
11 16 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
12 12 (0.52%) EPiServer
13 11 (0.48%) SAS
14 9 (0.39%) JBoss
14 9 (0.39%) MS Exchange
15 5 (0.22%) Apache Solr
16 4 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
16 4 (0.17%) Tomcat
16 4 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 138 (5.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 108 (4.67%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.30%) SPSS
6 6 (0.26%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.043%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.043%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.043%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 100 (4.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.43%) Sage 200
3 8 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (0.30%) Sage 50
5 6 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
6 5 (0.22%) Magento
6 5 (0.22%) Visualfiles
7 4 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.17%) Oracle HRMS
7 4 (0.17%) SAP Business One
8 3 (0.13%) Aligne
8 3 (0.13%) iTrent
8 3 (0.13%) ResourceLink
8 3 (0.13%) Sage X3
9 2 (0.086%) Markit EDM
9 2 (0.086%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.086%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.086%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.043%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 187 (8.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 60 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (1.94%) GitHub
4 38 (1.64%) SaaS
5 21 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (0.69%) Azure Machine Learning
7 11 (0.48%) Google Analytics
8 10 (0.43%) Office 365
9 7 (0.30%) PaaS
10 6 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (0.17%) Google Play
11 4 (0.17%) Trello
12 3 (0.13%) IaaS
12 3 (0.13%) iTunes
12 3 (0.13%) Oracle Service Cloud
13 1 (0.043%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.043%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 51 (2.20%) Internet
2 27 (1.17%) Intranet
3 23 (0.99%) ATM
4 16 (0.69%) TCP/IP
5 15 (0.65%) Broadband
6 10 (0.43%) DNS
7 7 (0.30%) DHCP
8 6 (0.26%) Extranet
8 6 (0.26%) SMS
9 5 (0.22%) Firewall
9 5 (0.22%) HTTP
10 4 (0.17%) LDAP
10 4 (0.17%) SSL
11 3 (0.13%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (0.13%) RIP
11 3 (0.13%) SAN
11 3 (0.13%) SMTP
12 2 (0.086%) Network Security
12 2 (0.086%) VPN
13 1 (0.043%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1465 (63.31%) SQL Server
2 299 (12.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 272 (11.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 188 (8.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 184 (7.95%) MySQL
6 157 (6.78%) Relational Database
7 135 (5.83%) SQL Server 2014
8 123 (5.32%) SQL Server 2012
9 111 (4.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 86 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
11 73 (3.15%) SQL Server 2016
12 54 (2.33%) Power BI
13 52 (2.25%) NoSQL
14 48 (2.07%) Crystal Reports
15 46 (1.99%) SQL Server 2005
16 42 (1.82%) RDBMS
17 30 (1.30%) MS Access
18 29 (1.25%) MongoDB
19 27 (1.17%) Big Data
20 21 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 457 (19.75%) Visual Studio
2 340 (14.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 143 (6.18%) Git (software)
4 134 (5.79%) Subversion
5 129 (5.57%) NUnit
6 70 (3.03%) JIRA
7 61 (2.64%) Selenium
8 55 (2.38%) MSBuild
8 55 (2.38%) Rhino Mocks
9 40 (1.73%) JSUnit
10 34 (1.47%) Jenkins
11 31 (1.34%) Moq
12 30 (1.30%) MSTest
13 24 (1.04%) Bitbucket
14 23 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
14 23 (0.99%) SpecFlow
15 22 (0.95%) SoapUI
16 21 (0.91%) T4 Templates
16 21 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 21 (0.91%) WiX
General
1 451 (19.49%) Finance
2 124 (5.36%) Retail
3 86 (3.72%) Banking
4 67 (2.90%) Manufacturing
5 65 (2.81%) Games
6 51 (2.20%) Legal
7 48 (2.07%) Telecoms
8 45 (1.94%) Electronics
9 42 (1.82%) Advertising
10 29 (1.25%) Investment Banking
11 27 (1.17%) Marketing
12 24 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
13 23 (0.99%) Automotive
13 23 (0.99%) Retail Banking
14 21 (0.91%) Financial Institution
15 17 (0.73%) Back Office
16 10 (0.43%) Law
17 9 (0.39%) Music Industry
18 4 (0.17%) Aerospace
19 3 (0.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1912 (82.63%) Developer
2 1347 (58.21%) .NET Developer
3 768 (33.19%) C# Developer
4 674 (29.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 471 (20.35%) VB.NET Developer
6 393 (16.98%) Software Developer
7 323 (13.96%) ASP.NET Developer
8 302 (13.05%) SQL Developer
9 299 (12.92%) C# VB.NET Developer
10 294 (12.71%) .NET Software Developer
11 256 (11.06%) Senior Developer
12 209 (9.03%) C# Software Developer
13 207 (8.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 171 (7.39%) Web Developer
15 151 (6.53%) Junior
16 146 (6.31%) Junior Developer
17 145 (6.27%) Senior .NET Developer
18 137 (5.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
19 116 (5.01%) .NET Web Developer
20 96 (4.15%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2303 (99.52%) .NET
2 1314 (56.78%) ASP.NET
3 1018 (43.99%) HTML
4 863 (37.29%) CSS
5 523 (22.60%) ASP.NET MVC
5 523 (22.60%) jQuery
6 421 (18.19%) XML
7 419 (18.11%) .NET Framework
8 380 (16.42%) WCF
9 350 (15.13%) AngularJS
10 329 (14.22%) WinForms
11 321 (13.87%) Web Services
12 316 (13.66%) HTML5
13 289 (12.49%) WPF
14 277 (11.97%) ASP.NET Web API
15 244 (10.54%) Ajax
16 217 (9.38%) Entity Framework
17 187 (8.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 172 (7.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 167 (7.22%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 215 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
2 151 (6.53%) Computer Science
3 103 (4.45%) Greenfield Project
4 81 (3.50%) Fintech
5 80 (3.46%) User Experience
6 63 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
7 61 (2.64%) Client/Server
8 60 (2.59%) Mobile App
9 35 (1.51%) N-Tier
10 32 (1.38%) iPad
11 31 (1.34%) Management Information System
12 24 (1.04%) NHS
13 19 (0.82%) FMCG
14 16 (0.69%) Tandem
15 14 (0.61%) Driving Licence
16 12 (0.52%) AS400
16 12 (0.52%) Credit Risk
17 11 (0.48%) EPoS
18 10 (0.43%) iSeries
18 10 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 396 (17.11%) Windows
2 115 (4.97%) Android
3 89 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 47 (2.03%) Linux
5 34 (1.47%) Windows Server
6 28 (1.21%) Unix
7 11 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
8 10 (0.43%) Solaris
9 8 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.22%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.13%) CentOS
12 3 (0.13%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.086%) AIX
13 2 (0.086%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.086%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.043%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.043%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.043%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 943 (40.75%) MVC
2 927 (40.06%) Agile Software Development
3 427 (18.45%) Web Development
4 394 (17.03%) TDD
5 363 (15.69%) Scrum
6 284 (12.27%) Unit Testing
7 272 (11.75%) Software Engineering
8 238 (10.29%) OO
9 227 (9.81%) SDLC
10 209 (9.03%) Web Application Development
11 199 (8.60%) Business Intelligence
12 187 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
13 185 (7.99%) CRM
14 168 (7.26%) BDD
15 140 (6.05%) OOP
16 137 (5.92%) E-Commerce
17 132 (5.70%) SOLID
18 131 (5.66%) Project Management
19 129 (5.57%) Test Automation
20 128 (5.53%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2009 (86.82%) C#
2 1308 (56.53%) SQL
3 986 (42.61%) JavaScript
4 405 (17.50%) VB
5 379 (16.38%) T-SQL
6 198 (8.56%) Java
7 128 (5.53%) PHP
8 106 (4.58%) VB6
9 87 (3.76%) C++
10 82 (3.54%) C
11 71 (3.07%) VBA
12 65 (2.81%) Python
13 56 (2.42%) PowerShell
13 56 (2.42%) Ruby
14 36 (1.56%) VBScript
15 29 (1.25%) PL/SQL
15 29 (1.25%) R
16 23 (0.99%) TypeScript
17 18 (0.78%) RPG
17 18 (0.78%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 324 (14.00%) Degree
2 64 (2.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 61 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (1.43%) Security Cleared
5 27 (1.17%) SC Cleared
6 23 (0.99%) ISEB
7 22 (0.95%) MCP
8 21 (0.91%) ISTQB
9 11 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 10 (0.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 9 (0.39%) CISM
12 8 (0.35%) CISSP
12 8 (0.35%) HND
13 7 (0.30%) Master's Degree
14 6 (0.26%) MCPD
15 4 (0.17%) CEH
15 4 (0.17%) HNC
15 4 (0.17%) ISEB Practitioner
15 4 (0.17%) MCSE
15 4 (0.17%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (5.45%) QA
2 34 (1.47%) PCI DSS
3 28 (1.21%) SEPA
4 18 (0.78%) ISO 9001
5 11 (0.48%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.48%) SLA
6 9 (0.39%) COBIT
6 9 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.30%) Basel III
8 4 (0.17%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.13%) Basel II
9 3 (0.13%) PMO
10 2 (0.086%) ISO 8583
10 2 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.043%) DICOM
11 1 (0.043%) GDPR
11 1 (0.043%) HL7
System Software
1 16 (0.69%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.39%) vSphere
3 7 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.13%) DFS Replication
4 3 (0.13%) Docker
5 2 (0.086%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.086%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.043%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 33 (1.43%) Opsview
2 13 (0.56%) Puppet
3 11 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.39%) Ansible
4 9 (0.39%) Nagios
5 6 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.13%) WSUS
7 2 (0.086%) SCCM
8 1 (0.043%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.043%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.043%) Kibana
Vendors
1 795 (34.36%) Microsoft
2 257 (11.11%) Oracle
3 57 (2.46%) Xamarin
4 41 (1.77%) SAP
5 38 (1.64%) Splunk
6 37 (1.60%) IBM
7 35 (1.51%) Telerik
8 29 (1.25%) Google
9 21 (0.91%) EMC
10 16 (0.69%) Hortonworks
10 16 (0.69%) Sage
11 14 (0.61%) DevExpress
12 13 (0.56%) Citrix
12 13 (0.56%) ESRI
13 12 (0.52%) VMware
14 11 (0.48%) Apple
14 11 (0.48%) Mapinfo
14 11 (0.48%) Tableau
15 10 (0.43%) Perforce
16 9 (0.39%) HP