Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 283 191 187
Rank change year-on-year -92 -4 -53
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 2116 3356 4000
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.21% 1.76% 1.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.20% 3.33% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1835 3072 3595
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% +4.05%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,950 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 96352 100749 113118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.30% 52.76% 51.56%
Number of salaries quoted 78981 86876 96606
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +2.56%

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 October 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 20 October 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 -94 1965 £40,000 - 129
UK excluding London -65 1630 £37,500 - 110
South East +33 634 £40,000 - 32
London -98 427 £50,000 - 23
North of England -107 336 £37,500 +2.74% 29
Midlands -82 325 £40,000 +6.67% 28
West Midlands -56 263 £40,000 +14.29% 22
North West -61 236 £37,500 - 19
East of England -95 126 £38,000 -10.59% 8
South West -23 115 £35,000 -6.67% 9
Yorkshire -102 91 £35,000 - 8
East Midlands -89 62 £38,500 -3.75% 6
Wales -6 43 £35,000 +6.06% 2
Scotland -7 42 £37,500 -6.25% 2
North East -10 9 £44,500 +27.14% 2
Northern Ireland - 9 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 2108 (99.62%) .NET
2 1881 (88.89%) C#
3 1360 (64.27%) SQL Server
4 1170 (55.29%) SQL
5 1156 (54.63%) ASP.NET
6 996 (47.07%) HTML
7 981 (46.36%) JavaScript
8 901 (42.58%) MVC
9 847 (40.03%) CSS
10 825 (38.99%) Agile Software Development
11 722 (34.12%) Microsoft
12 526 (24.86%) jQuery
13 466 (22.02%) ASP.NET MVC
13 466 (22.02%) Finance
14 442 (20.89%) Visual Studio
15 407 (19.23%) XML
16 393 (18.57%) Windows
17 386 (18.24%) VB
18 375 (17.72%) T-SQL
19 373 (17.63%) Web Development
20 363 (17.16%) Scrum
21 359 (16.97%) .NET Framework
22 354 (16.73%) WCF
23 342 (16.16%) AngularJS
24 338 (15.97%) Degree
25 335 (15.83%) TDD
26 326 (15.41%) Team Foundation Server
27 314 (14.84%) HTML5
28 303 (14.32%) WinForms
29 283 (13.37%) Web Services

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
1 129 (6.10%) SharePoint
2 111 (5.25%) IIS
3 46 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
4 36 (1.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 23 (1.09%) CMS
6 22 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 21 (0.99%) DNN
7 21 (0.99%) Documentum
8 18 (0.85%) Apache
9 17 (0.80%) MS Exchange
9 17 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
10 16 (0.76%) Drupal
11 15 (0.71%) Confluence
11 15 (0.71%) Umbraco
12 8 (0.38%) SAS
13 5 (0.24%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.19%) WordPress
15 3 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
15 3 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.14%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 144 (6.81%) Microsoft Office
2 122 (5.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.28%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.24%) SPSS
7 3 (0.14%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.095%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.047%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 83 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.24%) Sage 200
3 5 (0.24%) SAP Business One
4 4 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.14%) Aligne
5 3 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.14%) iTrent
5 3 (0.14%) Magento
5 3 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.14%) ResourceLink
6 2 (0.095%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.095%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.095%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.095%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.095%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.095%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.047%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 191 (9.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 67 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (1.94%) SaaS
4 35 (1.65%) GitHub
5 16 (0.76%) Azure Machine Learning
6 15 (0.71%) npm
6 15 (0.71%) Office 365
7 13 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (0.52%) Google Analytics
9 10 (0.47%) PaaS
9 10 (0.47%) Serverless
10 6 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (0.19%) Trello
13 3 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.14%) IaaS
13 3 (0.14%) Mimecast
13 3 (0.14%) Oracle Service Cloud
13 3 (0.14%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 66 (3.12%) Internet
2 29 (1.37%) Intranet
3 22 (1.04%) ATM
4 17 (0.80%) Broadband
5 15 (0.71%) TCP/IP
6 12 (0.57%) Extranet
7 11 (0.52%) SMTP
8 10 (0.47%) SMS
9 8 (0.38%) DNS
10 7 (0.33%) Firewall
10 7 (0.33%) HTTP
11 5 (0.24%) DHCP
11 5 (0.24%) Network Security
11 5 (0.24%) VPN
12 4 (0.19%) CTI
12 4 (0.19%) Ethernet
12 4 (0.19%) LDAP
12 4 (0.19%) SAN
13 3 (0.14%) RIP
13 3 (0.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1360 (64.27%) SQL Server
2 255 (12.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 240 (11.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 151 (7.14%) MySQL
5 147 (6.95%) Relational Database
6 133 (6.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 129 (6.10%) SQL Server 2014
8 102 (4.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 93 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
10 76 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
11 64 (3.02%) SQL Server 2016
12 53 (2.50%) Power BI
13 46 (2.17%) RDBMS
14 42 (1.98%) Crystal Reports
15 39 (1.84%) NoSQL
16 31 (1.47%) MS Access
17 29 (1.37%) Big Data
18 27 (1.28%) Oracle Database
18 27 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
19 23 (1.09%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 442 (20.89%) Visual Studio
2 326 (15.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 127 (6.00%) NUnit
4 106 (5.01%) Subversion
5 104 (4.91%) Git (software)
6 97 (4.58%) JIRA
7 63 (2.98%) Rhino Mocks
8 53 (2.50%) Selenium
9 52 (2.46%) MSBuild
10 38 (1.80%) Moq
11 32 (1.51%) MSTest
12 29 (1.37%) Jenkins
13 26 (1.23%) JSUnit
14 23 (1.09%) Bitbucket
15 22 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 22 (1.04%) T4 Templates
15 22 (1.04%) WiX
16 21 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
17 20 (0.95%) SoapUI
18 19 (0.90%) TeamCity
General
1 466 (22.02%) Finance
2 115 (5.43%) Retail
3 92 (4.35%) Banking
4 69 (3.26%) Games
5 67 (3.17%) Telecoms
6 53 (2.50%) Manufacturing
7 52 (2.46%) Legal
8 47 (2.22%) Electronics
9 45 (2.13%) Retail Banking
10 41 (1.94%) Marketing
11 40 (1.89%) Investment Banking
12 27 (1.28%) Advertising
12 27 (1.28%) Financial Institution
13 24 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
14 16 (0.76%) Automotive
14 16 (0.76%) Back Office
15 13 (0.61%) Billing
16 11 (0.52%) Music Industry
17 10 (0.47%) Law
18 6 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1783 (84.26%) Developer
2 1237 (58.46%) .NET Developer
3 768 (36.29%) C# Developer
4 696 (32.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 408 (19.28%) Software Developer
6 404 (19.09%) VB.NET Developer
7 301 (14.22%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 299 (14.13%) ASP.NET Developer
9 280 (13.23%) .NET Software Developer
10 256 (12.10%) SQL Developer
11 248 (11.72%) Senior Developer
12 213 (10.07%) C# Software Developer
13 199 (9.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 144 (6.81%) Web Developer
15 143 (6.76%) Junior
16 141 (6.66%) Senior .NET Developer
17 140 (6.62%) Junior Developer
18 131 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
19 98 (4.63%) Senior C# Developer
20 92 (4.35%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2108 (99.62%) .NET
2 1156 (54.63%) ASP.NET
3 996 (47.07%) HTML
4 847 (40.03%) CSS
5 526 (24.86%) jQuery
6 466 (22.02%) ASP.NET MVC
7 407 (19.23%) XML
8 359 (16.97%) .NET Framework
9 354 (16.73%) WCF
10 342 (16.16%) AngularJS
11 314 (14.84%) HTML5
12 303 (14.32%) WinForms
13 283 (13.37%) Web Services
14 272 (12.85%) WPF
15 258 (12.19%) ASP.NET Web API
16 231 (10.92%) Ajax
17 198 (9.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 183 (8.65%) Entity Framework
19 171 (8.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 160 (7.56%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 224 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
2 156 (7.37%) Computer Science
3 94 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
4 90 (4.25%) User Experience
5 77 (3.64%) Fintech
6 60 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
7 57 (2.69%) Mobile App
8 38 (1.80%) Client/Server
9 32 (1.51%) Management Information System
10 23 (1.09%) NHS
11 19 (0.90%) N-Tier
12 15 (0.71%) FMCG
13 12 (0.57%) Driving Licence
14 11 (0.52%) iPad
14 11 (0.52%) Replication
15 9 (0.43%) Virtual Team
16 8 (0.38%) Cyberthreat
16 8 (0.38%) EPoS
16 8 (0.38%) Raspberry Pi
17 6 (0.28%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 393 (18.57%) Windows
2 108 (5.10%) Android
3 74 (3.50%) Apple iOS
4 44 (2.08%) Windows Server
5 39 (1.84%) Linux
6 29 (1.37%) Unix
7 10 (0.47%) Solaris
7 10 (0.47%) Windows 7
7 10 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.19%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.095%) AIX
10 2 (0.095%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.095%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.095%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.047%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 901 (42.58%) MVC
2 825 (38.99%) Agile Software Development
3 373 (17.63%) Web Development
4 363 (17.16%) Scrum
5 335 (15.83%) TDD
6 262 (12.38%) Unit Testing
7 260 (12.29%) Software Engineering
8 191 (9.03%) SDLC
9 181 (8.55%) Continuous Integration
10 175 (8.27%) Business Intelligence
11 169 (7.99%) Web Application Development
12 166 (7.84%) CRM
13 161 (7.61%) OO
14 142 (6.71%) BDD
15 125 (5.91%) E-Commerce
15 125 (5.91%) Test Automation
16 123 (5.81%) Mentoring
17 121 (5.72%) Project Management
18 112 (5.29%) SOLID
19 110 (5.20%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1881 (88.89%) C#
2 1170 (55.29%) SQL
3 981 (46.36%) JavaScript
4 386 (18.24%) VB
5 375 (17.72%) T-SQL
6 193 (9.12%) Java
7 121 (5.72%) PHP
8 104 (4.91%) VB6
9 90 (4.25%) C++
10 82 (3.88%) C
11 74 (3.50%) Python
12 59 (2.79%) VBA
13 53 (2.50%) PowerShell
14 47 (2.22%) Ruby
15 44 (2.08%) VBScript
16 36 (1.70%) PL/SQL
17 27 (1.28%) TypeScript
18 22 (1.04%) R
19 14 (0.66%) Perl
20 12 (0.57%) RPG
Qualifications
1 338 (15.97%) Degree
2 68 (3.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 62 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (1.42%) ISTQB
5 27 (1.28%) Security Cleared
6 25 (1.18%) SC Cleared
7 22 (1.04%) ISEB
8 16 (0.76%) MCP
9 11 (0.52%) HND
10 9 (0.43%) CISM
10 9 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 9 (0.43%) Master's Degree
11 8 (0.38%) CISSP
11 8 (0.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 7 (0.33%) MCPD
13 5 (0.24%) MCSD
13 5 (0.24%) MCSE
13 5 (0.24%) MCTS
14 4 (0.19%) CEH
14 4 (0.19%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (5.20%) QA
2 36 (1.70%) PCI DSS
3 27 (1.28%) SEPA
4 14 (0.66%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.47%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.33%) COBIT
8 5 (0.24%) HIPAA
8 5 (0.24%) SLA
9 3 (0.14%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.095%) GDPR
10 2 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.095%) PMO
11 1 (0.047%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 19 (0.90%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.66%) Docker
3 8 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.14%) DFS Replication
4 3 (0.14%) vSphere
5 2 (0.095%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.047%) Firmware
6 1 (0.047%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.047%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 30 (1.42%) Opsview
2 10 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 9 (0.43%) Kubernetes
4 8 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.38%) Puppet
5 7 (0.33%) Nagios
6 3 (0.14%) Ansible
6 3 (0.14%) SCCM
6 3 (0.14%) WSUS
7 1 (0.047%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.047%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.047%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 722 (34.12%) Microsoft
2 243 (11.48%) Oracle
3 50 (2.36%) Xamarin
4 47 (2.22%) Telerik
5 40 (1.89%) SAP
6 36 (1.70%) Splunk
7 27 (1.28%) IBM
8 24 (1.13%) EMC
9 22 (1.04%) Google
10 20 (0.95%) Citrix
11 18 (0.85%) DevExpress
12 16 (0.76%) Hortonworks
13 14 (0.66%) Tableau
14 13 (0.61%) Sybase
15 12 (0.57%) ESRI
16 10 (0.47%) Apigee
16 10 (0.47%) HP
17 9 (0.43%) Adobe
17 9 (0.43%) Mapinfo
17 9 (0.43%) Salesforce.com