Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 283 200 185
Rank change year-on-year -83 -15 -51
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 2178 3227 3979
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.21% 1.71% 1.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.19% 3.22% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1911 2961 3577
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +5.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.60% +2.67% +7.14%

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 99503 100190 113234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.24% 52.95% 51.76%
Number of salaries quoted 81950 86403 96877
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,551 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +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 24 November 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 24 November 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 -79 2042 £40,000 - 134
UK excluding London -56 1646 £37,500 -2.60% 123
South East +31 670 £40,000 -0.62% 33
London -43 479 £50,000 - 21
North of England -107 322 £37,000 -1.33% 33
Midlands -80 321 £37,500 - 22
West Midlands -67 237 £37,500 +5.63% 12
North West -73 219 £37,500 - 15
South West +4 137 £35,250 -6.00% 13
East of England -88 112 £42,500 +6.25% 12
Yorkshire -99 94 £37,500 - 14
East Midlands -80 84 £35,000 -12.50% 10
Wales -9 40 £34,928 +5.84% 4
Scotland -24 37 £37,500 -6.25% 6
North East -27 9 £32,000 -20.00% 4
Northern Ireland - 7 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 2174 (99.82%) .NET
2 1923 (88.29%) C#
3 1421 (65.24%) SQL Server
4 1178 (54.09%) ASP.NET
5 1164 (53.44%) SQL
6 1030 (47.29%) HTML
7 1026 (47.11%) JavaScript
8 928 (42.61%) MVC
9 894 (41.05%) CSS
10 852 (39.12%) Agile Software Development
11 733 (33.65%) Microsoft
12 528 (24.24%) jQuery
13 484 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
14 475 (21.81%) Finance
15 435 (19.97%) Visual Studio
16 425 (19.51%) VB
17 424 (19.47%) XML
18 398 (18.27%) Scrum
19 391 (17.95%) Windows
20 386 (17.72%) T-SQL
21 373 (17.13%) WCF
22 357 (16.39%) Web Development
23 351 (16.12%) .NET Framework
24 343 (15.75%) AngularJS
25 336 (15.43%) HTML5
25 336 (15.43%) TDD
26 330 (15.15%) Degree
27 312 (14.33%) Team Foundation Server
28 300 (13.77%) Web Services
29 292 (13.41%) WinForms

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
1 141 (6.47%) SharePoint
2 134 (6.15%) IIS
3 58 (2.66%) BizTalk Server
4 45 (2.07%) SharePoint 2013
5 28 (1.29%) CMS
6 24 (1.10%) Umbraco
7 21 (0.96%) Confluence
7 21 (0.96%) DNN
7 21 (0.96%) Documentum
8 19 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 16 (0.73%) Apache
10 15 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
11 13 (0.60%) MS Exchange
12 12 (0.55%) Drupal
13 8 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (0.32%) SAS
15 3 (0.14%) ArcGIS
15 3 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
15 3 (0.14%) OpenEdge
15 3 (0.14%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 146 (6.70%) Microsoft Office
2 121 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.32%) InfoPath
5 6 (0.28%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.23%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.23%) SPSS
7 3 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.092%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.046%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 79 (3.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.37%) Sage 200
3 7 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
4 6 (0.28%) SAP Business One
5 5 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.14%) Aligne
7 3 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.092%) Adobe Campaign
8 2 (0.092%) Eloqua
8 2 (0.092%) Magento
8 2 (0.092%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.046%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.046%) Sage 50
9 1 (0.046%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.046%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 215 (9.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 72 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (1.93%) SaaS
4 25 (1.15%) GitHub
5 20 (0.92%) Office 365
6 16 (0.73%) npm
7 13 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (0.55%) Azure Machine Learning
9 10 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
9 10 (0.46%) Google Analytics
9 10 (0.46%) PaaS
10 9 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (0.37%) Serverless
12 6 (0.28%) Slack
13 4 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
14 3 (0.14%) Mimecast
15 2 (0.092%) IaaS
15 2 (0.092%) SuccessFactors
16 1 (0.046%) AWS CloudFormation
16 1 (0.046%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 72 (3.31%) Internet
2 25 (1.15%) Intranet
3 20 (0.92%) Broadband
4 16 (0.73%) SMS
5 15 (0.69%) SMTP
6 14 (0.64%) ATM
7 13 (0.60%) Extranet
7 13 (0.60%) HTTP
8 10 (0.46%) TCP/IP
9 7 (0.32%) SSL
9 7 (0.32%) VPN
10 6 (0.28%) AMQP
10 6 (0.28%) Network Security
11 5 (0.23%) CTI
11 5 (0.23%) Firewall
12 4 (0.18%) Ethernet
12 4 (0.18%) LDAP
12 4 (0.18%) SAN
13 3 (0.14%) DNS
13 3 (0.14%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1421 (65.24%) SQL Server
2 245 (11.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 227 (10.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 143 (6.57%) SQL Server 2014
5 141 (6.47%) Relational Database
6 129 (5.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 128 (5.88%) MySQL
8 100 (4.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 89 (4.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 87 (3.99%) SQL Server 2016
11 66 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
12 55 (2.53%) Crystal Reports
13 47 (2.16%) RDBMS
14 46 (2.11%) NoSQL
14 46 (2.11%) Power BI
15 32 (1.47%) MS Access
16 28 (1.29%) Oracle Database
17 24 (1.10%) Big Data
18 23 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
19 21 (0.96%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 435 (19.97%) Visual Studio
2 312 (14.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 138 (6.34%) NUnit
4 111 (5.10%) Git (software)
5 105 (4.82%) Subversion
6 87 (3.99%) JIRA
7 69 (3.17%) Rhino Mocks
8 47 (2.16%) MSBuild
9 44 (2.02%) MSTest
9 44 (2.02%) Selenium
10 42 (1.93%) Moq
11 25 (1.15%) Jenkins
12 23 (1.06%) Bitbucket
13 21 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 20 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
14 20 (0.92%) T4 Templates
14 20 (0.92%) TeamCity
14 20 (0.92%) WiX
15 19 (0.87%) SpecFlow
16 18 (0.83%) JSUnit
General
1 475 (21.81%) Finance
2 102 (4.68%) Retail
3 77 (3.54%) Telecoms
4 76 (3.49%) Games
5 73 (3.35%) Banking
6 58 (2.66%) Legal
7 53 (2.43%) Manufacturing
8 48 (2.20%) Marketing
9 44 (2.02%) Electronics
10 42 (1.93%) Retail Banking
11 39 (1.79%) Investment Banking
12 31 (1.42%) Advertising
13 26 (1.19%) Financial Institution
14 24 (1.10%) Back Office
15 21 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
16 18 (0.83%) Music Industry
17 16 (0.73%) Automotive
18 13 (0.60%) Billing
19 10 (0.46%) Law
20 7 (0.32%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1826 (83.84%) Developer
2 1275 (58.54%) .NET Developer
3 754 (34.62%) C# Developer
4 685 (31.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 411 (18.87%) Software Developer
6 387 (17.77%) VB.NET Developer
7 301 (13.82%) ASP.NET Developer
8 283 (12.99%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 276 (12.67%) .NET Software Developer
10 264 (12.12%) Senior Developer
11 254 (11.66%) SQL Developer
12 219 (10.06%) C# Software Developer
13 214 (9.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 155 (7.12%) Senior .NET Developer
15 130 (5.97%) Web Developer
16 124 (5.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 117 (5.37%) Junior
18 113 (5.19%) Junior Developer
19 107 (4.91%) Analyst
20 97 (4.45%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2174 (99.82%) .NET
2 1178 (54.09%) ASP.NET
3 1030 (47.29%) HTML
4 894 (41.05%) CSS
5 528 (24.24%) jQuery
6 484 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 424 (19.47%) XML
8 373 (17.13%) WCF
9 351 (16.12%) .NET Framework
10 343 (15.75%) AngularJS
11 336 (15.43%) HTML5
12 300 (13.77%) Web Services
13 292 (13.41%) WinForms
14 287 (13.18%) WPF
15 270 (12.40%) ASP.NET Web API
16 255 (11.71%) Ajax
17 198 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 183 (8.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 175 (8.03%) LINQ
20 166 (7.62%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 222 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
2 159 (7.30%) Computer Science
3 89 (4.09%) Greenfield Project
3 89 (4.09%) User Experience
4 66 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 65 (2.98%) Fintech
6 61 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
7 43 (1.97%) Client/Server
8 32 (1.47%) Management Information System
9 16 (0.73%) NHS
10 14 (0.64%) N-Tier
11 13 (0.60%) Algorithms
12 12 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 11 (0.51%) Cyberthreat
13 11 (0.51%) Driving Licence
13 11 (0.51%) FMCG
14 10 (0.46%) Replication
15 9 (0.41%) Equities
15 9 (0.41%) Fixed Income
15 9 (0.41%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 391 (17.95%) Windows
2 86 (3.95%) Android
3 64 (2.94%) Apple iOS
4 48 (2.20%) Windows Server
5 37 (1.70%) Linux
6 35 (1.61%) Unix
7 10 (0.46%) Solaris
8 9 (0.41%) Windows 10
9 8 (0.37%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.28%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.092%) AIX
11 2 (0.092%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.046%) HPUX
12 1 (0.046%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.046%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.046%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 928 (42.61%) MVC
2 852 (39.12%) Agile Software Development
3 398 (18.27%) Scrum
4 357 (16.39%) Web Development
5 336 (15.43%) TDD
6 254 (11.66%) Software Engineering
7 230 (10.56%) Unit Testing
8 200 (9.18%) Web Application Development
9 171 (7.85%) Continuous Integration
10 167 (7.67%) SDLC
11 159 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
12 155 (7.12%) OO
13 151 (6.93%) CRM
14 150 (6.89%) BDD
15 124 (5.69%) SOLID
16 123 (5.65%) E-Commerce
17 122 (5.60%) OOP
18 119 (5.46%) Project Management
18 119 (5.46%) Test Automation
19 113 (5.19%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1923 (88.29%) C#
2 1164 (53.44%) SQL
3 1026 (47.11%) JavaScript
4 425 (19.51%) VB
5 386 (17.72%) T-SQL
6 188 (8.63%) Java
7 115 (5.28%) PHP
8 108 (4.96%) VB6
9 90 (4.13%) C++
10 81 (3.72%) Python
11 70 (3.21%) VBA
12 69 (3.17%) C
13 53 (2.43%) PowerShell
14 46 (2.11%) Ruby
15 44 (2.02%) VBScript
16 40 (1.84%) PL/SQL
17 31 (1.42%) TypeScript
18 26 (1.19%) R
19 15 (0.69%) Perl
20 11 (0.51%) RPG
Qualifications
1 330 (15.15%) Degree
2 73 (3.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 66 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (1.42%) ISTQB
5 19 (0.87%) ISEB
6 15 (0.69%) MCP
7 14 (0.64%) Security Cleared
8 12 (0.55%) SC Cleared
9 11 (0.51%) HND
10 10 (0.46%) MCSE
11 9 (0.41%) CISM
11 9 (0.41%) CISSP
11 9 (0.41%) Master's Degree
12 8 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (0.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 6 (0.28%) MCTS
14 5 (0.23%) CEH
14 5 (0.23%) MCSD
15 4 (0.18%) HNC
15 4 (0.18%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (5.60%) QA
2 29 (1.33%) PCI DSS
3 17 (0.78%) SEPA
4 10 (0.46%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.32%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.28%) SLA
7 5 (0.23%) COBIT
7 5 (0.23%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.14%) GDPR
8 3 (0.14%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.092%) MiFID
9 2 (0.092%) PMO
10 1 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 16 (0.73%) Docker
2 15 (0.69%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.14%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.14%) vSphere
5 2 (0.092%) Firmware
6 1 (0.046%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.046%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.046%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.046%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.046%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.046%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (0.83%) Opsview
2 12 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 10 (0.46%) Kubernetes
4 7 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.32%) Puppet
5 5 (0.23%) Nagios
6 4 (0.18%) SCCM
7 1 (0.046%) Ansible
7 1 (0.046%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.046%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.046%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.046%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.046%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.046%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.046%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.046%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.046%) vRealize
7 1 (0.046%) WSUS
Vendors
1 733 (33.65%) Microsoft
2 215 (9.87%) Oracle
3 71 (3.26%) Telerik
4 60 (2.75%) Xamarin
5 46 (2.11%) SAP
6 35 (1.61%) DevExpress
7 32 (1.47%) Google
8 24 (1.10%) EMC
9 23 (1.06%) IBM
10 22 (1.01%) Citrix
10 22 (1.01%) Splunk
11 20 (0.92%) Tableau
12 15 (0.69%) Sybase
13 12 (0.55%) Hortonworks
13 12 (0.55%) VMware
14 11 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
15 10 (0.46%) HP
16 9 (0.41%) Adobe
16 9 (0.41%) Sage
17 8 (0.37%) Apple