Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
UK
6 months to
16 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 365 365 311
Rank change year-on-year 0 -54 -51
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 580 1,237 1,917
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.78% 0.85% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.40% 1.58% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 539 1,104 1,797
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,200 £27,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £61,950 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 41,505 78,431 98,445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.80% 53.79% 55.93%
Number of salaries quoted 34,143 64,328 81,819
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,494
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in the UK

VB.NET
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VB.NET.

Salary trend for VB.NET in the UK

VB.NET
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing VB.NET over the 6 months to 16 July 2020.

Salary histogram for VB.NET in the UK

VB.NET
Top 18 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 July 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 +9 528 £45,000 +5.88% 57
UK excluding London +26 415 £42,500 +6.25% 53
South East +53 151 £45,000 +5.88% 12
London +30 138 £75,000 +42.86% 10
North of England +96 115 £44,000 +10.00% 13
Midlands +11 70 £40,000 - 11
North West +93 67 £44,000 +15.79% 10
West Midlands +14 42 £40,000 - 7
Yorkshire +61 41 £42,000 +5.00% 3
South West +23 32 £45,000 +20.00% 6
East Midlands +41 28 £40,000 - 4
Work from Home +17 21 £48,750 +8.33% 5
East of England +45 18 £47,500 +9.20% 5
Scotland +58 11 £30,000 -
Northern Ireland +25 8 £42,000 +20.00% 1
North East +27 7 £22,500 -19.64%
Wales +15 6 £27,500 -38.89% 5
Isle of Man - 4 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 580 (100.00%) .NET
2 459 (79.14%) C#
3 347 (59.83%) SQL
4 319 (55.00%) SQL Server
5 239 (41.21%) JavaScript
6 238 (41.03%) ASP.NET
7 181 (31.21%) HTML
8 165 (28.45%) Microsoft
9 156 (26.90%) Agile Software Development
10 153 (26.38%) CSS
11 142 (24.48%) T-SQL
12 132 (22.76%) MVC
13 125 (21.55%) jQuery
14 118 (20.34%) Finance
15 114 (19.66%) WinForms
16 97 (16.72%) Azure
17 93 (16.03%) .NET Framework
18 91 (15.69%) Web Services
19 88 (15.17%) AngularJS
20 83 (14.31%) Windows
21 81 (13.97%) Software Engineering
22 76 (13.10%) Oracle
22 76 (13.10%) C++
23 66 (11.38%) Python
23 66 (11.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 64 (11.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 62 (10.69%) .NET Core
26 61 (10.52%) Degree
27 60 (10.34%) Visual Studio
28 59 (10.17%) VB

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 45 (7.76%) SharePoint
2 41 (7.07%) Confluence
3 27 (4.66%) IIS
4 11 (1.90%) Umbraco
5 9 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (1.38%) CMS
7 5 (0.86%) Drupal
8 4 (0.69%) ColdFusion
9 3 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.52%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.17%) MQSeries
Applications
1 10 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.55%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.03%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.17%) CATIA
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 4 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.52%) MIS ActiveH
3 2 (0.34%) Misys Opics
3 2 (0.34%) Raiser's Edge
4 1 (0.17%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 97 (16.72%) Azure
2 47 (8.10%) Power Platform
3 40 (6.90%) AWS
4 21 (3.62%) SaaS
5 14 (2.41%) Serverless
6 9 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (1.55%) Amazon ELB
6 9 (1.55%) Amazon Kinesis
6 9 (1.55%) Amazon S3
6 9 (1.55%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (1.55%) AWS CodeDeploy
6 9 (1.55%) AWS Lambda
6 9 (1.55%) Route 53
6 9 (1.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 8 (1.38%) Azure Machine Learning
7 8 (1.38%) GitHub
8 6 (1.03%) Azure Data Factory
8 6 (1.03%) PaaS
8 6 (1.03%) ShareGate
9 5 (0.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.41%) DNS
2 9 (1.55%) Internet
2 9 (1.55%) RTP
3 6 (1.03%) Intranet
4 4 (0.69%) Network Security
4 4 (0.69%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.52%) HTTP
5 3 (0.52%) SSL
6 2 (0.34%) Skype
6 2 (0.34%) SMTP
6 2 (0.34%) tcpdump
6 2 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.34%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.17%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.17%) Firewall
7 1 (0.17%) FTP
7 1 (0.17%) Modbus
7 1 (0.17%) RS-232
7 1 (0.17%) VPN
7 1 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 319 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 66 (11.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 64 (11.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 46 (7.93%) Power BI
5 44 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
6 42 (7.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 27 (4.66%) MySQL
8 23 (3.97%) Data Lake
8 23 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
9 22 (3.79%) Relational Database
10 19 (3.28%) Biml
11 18 (3.10%) Big Data
12 15 (2.59%) Crystal Reports
13 14 (2.41%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 10 (1.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 10 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 9 (1.55%) SQL Server 2016
16 8 (1.38%) HDInsight
16 8 (1.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 60 (10.34%) Visual Studio
2 52 (8.97%) Git (software)
3 45 (7.76%) JIRA
4 33 (5.69%) Subversion
5 29 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (2.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 10 (1.72%) TeamCity
8 7 (1.21%) Bitbucket
8 7 (1.21%) git-flow
9 6 (1.03%) PowerBuilder
9 6 (1.03%) Visual Studio Code
9 6 (1.03%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (0.86%) ER Studio
10 5 (0.86%) ERwin
10 5 (0.86%) GDB
10 5 (0.86%) NUnit
10 5 (0.86%) Sourcetree
11 4 (0.69%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.69%) Moq
12 2 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
General
1 118 (20.34%) Finance
2 20 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 20 (3.45%) Retail
3 11 (1.90%) Banking
3 11 (1.90%) Legal
4 8 (1.38%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.21%) Law
6 6 (1.03%) Public Sector
7 5 (0.86%) Aerospace
7 5 (0.86%) Games
7 5 (0.86%) Retail Finance
8 4 (0.69%) Back Office
8 4 (0.69%) Marketing
8 4 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.52%) Automotive
9 3 (0.52%) Electronics
9 3 (0.52%) Police
9 3 (0.52%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.34%) Advertising
10 2 (0.34%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 434 (74.83%) Developer
2 212 (36.55%) .NET Developer
3 149 (25.69%) Software Developer
4 121 (20.86%) C# Developer
5 97 (16.72%) C# .NET Developer
6 65 (11.21%) Senior Developer
7 58 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
8 57 (9.83%) VB.NET Developer
9 48 (8.28%) Software Engineer
10 45 (7.76%) C# Software Developer
11 39 (6.72%) Senior .NET Developer
12 38 (6.55%) Analyst
13 37 (6.38%) SQL Developer
14 31 (5.34%) Lead Developer
15 28 (4.83%) Senior Software Developer
16 25 (4.31%) Analyst Developer
17 24 (4.14%) C# VB.NET Developer
18 21 (3.62%) C++ Software Engineer
19 20 (3.45%) Full Stack Developer
20 19 (3.28%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 580 (100.00%) .NET
2 238 (41.03%) ASP.NET
3 181 (31.21%) HTML
4 153 (26.38%) CSS
5 125 (21.55%) jQuery
6 114 (19.66%) WinForms
7 93 (16.03%) .NET Framework
8 91 (15.69%) Web Services
9 88 (15.17%) AngularJS
10 62 (10.69%) .NET Core
11 57 (9.83%) WCF
12 55 (9.48%) HTML5
13 52 (8.97%) ASP.NET MVC
13 52 (8.97%) ASP.NET Web API
14 51 (8.79%) XML
15 47 (8.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 40 (6.90%) WPF
17 38 (6.55%) Entity Framework
18 35 (6.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 28 (4.83%) React
Miscellaneous
1 41 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (6.72%) User Experience
3 29 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
4 22 (3.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 17 (2.93%) Mobile App
6 13 (2.24%) N-Tier
6 13 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (1.38%) Driving Licence
7 8 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.21%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.21%) Data Structures
9 5 (0.86%) Reinsurance
10 4 (0.69%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.52%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.52%) Motion Graphics
11 3 (0.52%) Robotics
11 3 (0.52%) Social Media
12 2 (0.34%) e-Learning
12 2 (0.34%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.34%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 83 (14.31%) Windows
2 26 (4.48%) Linux
3 25 (4.31%) Windows Server
4 11 (1.90%) Windows 10
5 8 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.03%) Windows 2000
6 6 (1.03%) Windows XP
7 5 (0.86%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.69%) Android
8 4 (0.69%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.52%) Unix
9 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (26.90%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (22.76%) MVC
3 81 (13.97%) Software Engineering
4 59 (10.17%) Problem-Solving
5 54 (9.31%) Continuous Integration
6 51 (8.79%) Business Intelligence
7 48 (8.28%) Computer Science
8 47 (8.10%) DevOps
9 46 (7.93%) Unit Testing
9 46 (7.93%) Web Development
10 45 (7.76%) Issue Tracking
10 45 (7.76%) Mathematics
11 39 (6.72%) Test Automation
12 36 (6.21%) Migration
13 33 (5.69%) Data Analysis
13 33 (5.69%) User Acceptance Testing
14 32 (5.52%) Fintech
14 32 (5.52%) Regression Testing
15 31 (5.34%) Scrum
16 28 (4.83%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 459 (79.14%) C#
2 347 (59.83%) SQL
3 239 (41.21%) JavaScript
4 142 (24.48%) T-SQL
5 76 (13.10%) C++
6 66 (11.38%) Python
7 59 (10.17%) VB
8 44 (7.59%) C
8 44 (7.59%) PowerShell
9 38 (6.55%) Java
10 30 (5.17%) VB6
11 19 (3.28%) R
12 17 (2.93%) VBA
13 15 (2.59%) PL/SQL
13 15 (2.59%) TypeScript
14 6 (1.03%) Perl
14 6 (1.03%) PHP
14 6 (1.03%) Scala
15 4 (0.69%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 61 (10.52%) Degree
2 16 (2.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (1.72%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (0.86%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.52%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.34%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.34%) MCSA
8 2 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.17%) CIW
9 1 (0.17%) ISEB
9 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.17%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.52%) QA
2 13 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.90%) GDPR
4 4 (0.69%) COBIT
4 4 (0.69%) COSO
4 4 (0.69%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.69%) NIST
5 3 (0.52%) SLA
6 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (7.59%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.93%) Docker
3 2 (0.34%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.34%) XenApp
3 2 (0.34%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.17%) Firmware
4 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (0.52%) Kibana
1 3 (0.52%) SCCM
2 2 (0.34%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.17%) Puppet
3 1 (0.17%) SCOM
3 1 (0.17%) WMI
Vendors
1 165 (28.45%) Microsoft
2 76 (13.10%) Oracle
3 40 (6.90%) Xamarin
4 18 (3.10%) Hortonworks
5 9 (1.55%) Tableau
6 7 (1.21%) Atlassian
7 6 (1.03%) Databricks
7 6 (1.03%) Google
7 6 (1.03%) IBM
7 6 (1.03%) UiPath
8 5 (0.86%) Automation Anywhere
8 5 (0.86%) Blue Prism
8 5 (0.86%) MuleSoft
8 5 (0.86%) Netezza
8 5 (0.86%) RedGate
8 5 (0.86%) Teradata
9 4 (0.69%) Infragistics
9 4 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.69%) SAP
10 3 (0.52%) Cognos