Period
to 30 July 2021

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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
UK
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 546 367 371
Rank change year-on-year -179 +4 -53
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 519 539 1,242
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.79% 0.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.83% 1.40% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 392 483 1,058
10th Percentile £28,775 £30,684 £27,500
25th Percentile £35,188 £37,500 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +1.19%
75th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £77,250 £83,000 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.53% +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 62,465 38,629 77,273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.99% 56.31% 53.68%
Number of salaries quoted 43,046 32,068 63,983
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 30 July 2021.

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 30 July 2021. 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 -187 442 £45,000 -5.26% 137
UK excluding London -128 384 £41,000 -3.53% 129
Midlands -20 115 £40,000 - 49
Work from Home -174 102 £45,000 -2.70% 22
South East -131 97 £50,000 +5.26% 25
London -177 94 £65,000 -16.13% 19
West Midlands -49 66 £37,500 -6.25% 31
North of England -109 63 £42,500 -3.41% 30
East Midlands -20 49 £40,000 - 18
Yorkshire -63 40 £42,500 +1.19% 10
Wales -2 35 £37,500 +36.36% 5
South West -73 31 £40,000 -11.11% 7
East of England -30 30 £48,750 -2.50% 5
North West -87 18 £40,000 -11.11% 16
Scotland -66 15 £38,750 +29.17% 6
North East -21 5 £62,500 +177.78% 4

For the 6 months to 30 July 2021, 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.

1 516 (99.42%) .NET
2 447 (86.13%) C#
3 283 (54.53%) SQL
4 270 (52.02%) SQL Server
5 192 (36.99%) Microsoft
6 185 (35.65%) ASP.NET
7 182 (35.07%) JavaScript
8 166 (31.98%) MVC
9 164 (31.60%) HTML
10 153 (29.48%) T-SQL
11 151 (29.09%) CSS
12 143 (27.55%) Azure
13 140 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
14 109 (21.00%) DevOps
15 102 (19.65%) Windows
15 102 (19.65%) Social Skills
16 98 (18.88%) jQuery
17 88 (16.96%) .NET Framework
18 86 (16.57%) Finance
19 83 (15.99%) AngularJS
20 81 (15.61%) Python
21 78 (15.03%) ASP.NET Web API
22 77 (14.84%) .NET Core
23 71 (13.68%) Problem-Solving
23 71 (13.68%) XML
24 70 (13.49%) Visual Studio
25 68 (13.10%) Web Services
25 68 (13.10%) Scrum
26 66 (12.72%) Business Intelligence
26 66 (12.72%) Software Engineering

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 40 (7.71%) SharePoint
2 27 (5.20%) IIS
3 12 (2.31%) Apache Solr
3 12 (2.31%) NServiceBus
3 12 (2.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 11 (2.12%) nginx
4 11 (2.12%) WordPress
5 6 (1.16%) Confluence
6 5 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (0.77%) Apache
8 3 (0.58%) CMS
9 2 (0.39%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.39%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.19%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.19%) FileNet
10 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (3.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (2.12%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.35%) EngageOne
3 7 (1.35%) Simulink
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (1.16%) Visualfiles
2 5 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.19%) HFM
4 1 (0.19%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.19%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.19%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.19%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 143 (27.55%) Azure
2 64 (12.33%) AWS
3 54 (10.40%) SaaS
4 38 (7.32%) Power Platform
5 27 (5.20%) AWS CloudFormation
6 26 (5.01%) Serverless
7 17 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (3.28%) Amazon S3
7 17 (3.28%) AWS Lambda
8 16 (3.08%) AWS CodeDeploy
8 16 (3.08%) PaaS
9 14 (2.70%) GCP
10 13 (2.50%) GitHub
11 12 (2.31%) Amazon ELB
11 12 (2.31%) Microsoft 365
11 12 (2.31%) Route 53
11 12 (2.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 11 (2.12%) Amazon EKS
12 11 (2.12%) AWS CodeCommit
12 11 (2.12%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.89%) DNS
2 13 (2.50%) Firewall
3 12 (2.31%) LAN
3 12 (2.31%) WAN
4 11 (2.12%) Intranet
4 11 (2.12%) IPv4
5 7 (1.35%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.39%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.39%) Internet
7 1 (0.19%) DHCP
7 1 (0.19%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.19%) RTP
7 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 270 (52.02%) SQL Server
2 61 (11.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 55 (10.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 37 (7.13%) Power BI
5 23 (4.43%) MySQL
5 23 (4.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (3.08%) Relational Database
8 15 (2.89%) SQL Server 2019
9 14 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (2.70%) MongoDB
10 13 (2.50%) NoSQL
11 11 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (2.12%) SQL Server 2016
11 11 (2.12%) SQL Server 2017
12 10 (1.93%) DTS
13 9 (1.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 9 (1.73%) SQL Server 2014
14 8 (1.54%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 70 (13.49%) Visual Studio
2 50 (9.63%) Git (software)
3 49 (9.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (3.28%) Jenkins
5 14 (2.70%) JIRA
5 14 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 14 (2.70%) TeamCity
6 13 (2.50%) GitLab
7 11 (2.12%) Vagrant
8 6 (1.16%) Selenium
8 6 (1.16%) Visual Studio Code
9 5 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.77%) gulp
11 3 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.58%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.58%) JMeter
11 3 (0.58%) LoadUI
11 3 (0.58%) NeoLoad
11 3 (0.58%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.39%) Jasmine
General
1 102 (19.65%) Social Skills
2 86 (16.57%) Finance
3 48 (9.25%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (7.71%) Retail
5 38 (7.32%) Manufacturing
6 24 (4.62%) Presentation Skills
7 23 (4.43%) Wearables
8 20 (3.85%) Marketing
9 19 (3.66%) Electronics
10 17 (3.28%) Public Sector
10 17 (3.28%) Telecoms
11 14 (2.70%) Law
12 13 (2.50%) Organisational Skills
13 11 (2.12%) Advertising
13 11 (2.12%) Banking
14 9 (1.73%) Automotive
15 8 (1.54%) Legal
16 3 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.58%) Publishing
17 2 (0.39%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 365 (70.33%) Developer
2 171 (32.95%) .NET Developer
3 107 (20.62%) Software Developer
4 66 (12.72%) C# Developer
5 49 (9.44%) C# .NET Developer
6 47 (9.06%) Senior Developer
7 46 (8.86%) Analyst
8 37 (7.13%) .NET Software Developer
9 36 (6.94%) VB.NET Developer
10 28 (5.39%) DevOps Engineer
11 24 (4.62%) Junior
12 23 (4.43%) Applications Developer
12 23 (4.43%) C++ Developer
12 23 (4.43%) C++ Software Developer
13 22 (4.24%) AWS Engineer
13 22 (4.24%) Senior .NET Developer
14 21 (4.05%) AWS DevOps
14 21 (4.05%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 20 (3.85%) Junior Developer
16 19 (3.66%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 516 (99.42%) .NET
2 185 (35.65%) ASP.NET
3 164 (31.60%) HTML
4 151 (29.09%) CSS
5 98 (18.88%) jQuery
6 88 (16.96%) .NET Framework
7 83 (15.99%) AngularJS
8 78 (15.03%) ASP.NET Web API
9 77 (14.84%) .NET Core
10 71 (13.68%) XML
11 68 (13.10%) Web Services
12 54 (10.40%) HTML5
12 54 (10.40%) SOAP
13 53 (10.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 41 (7.90%) React
14 41 (7.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 39 (7.51%) ASP.NET MVC
16 34 (6.55%) Entity Framework
16 34 (6.55%) WinForms
17 33 (6.36%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.39%) Mobile App
2 16 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (3.08%) Management Information System
2 16 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
3 15 (2.89%) CMDB
3 15 (2.89%) Legacy Systems
4 13 (2.50%) Public Cloud
5 11 (2.12%) Data Centre
6 9 (1.73%) FMCG
7 8 (1.54%) Algorithms
7 8 (1.54%) Data Structures
7 8 (1.54%) Legacy Applications
8 7 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.35%) Robotics
8 7 (1.35%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.16%) NHS
10 5 (0.96%) User Experience
11 3 (0.58%) Legacy Code
11 3 (0.58%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.39%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 102 (19.65%) Windows
2 48 (9.25%) Linux
3 33 (6.36%) Windows Server
4 14 (2.70%) Unix
5 3 (0.58%) Android
5 3 (0.58%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.39%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.39%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (31.98%) MVC
2 140 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (21.00%) DevOps
4 71 (13.68%) Problem-Solving
5 68 (13.10%) Scrum
6 66 (12.72%) Business Intelligence
6 66 (12.72%) Software Engineering
7 64 (12.33%) SDLC
8 50 (9.63%) OOP
9 44 (8.48%) Mentoring
9 44 (8.48%) Web Development
10 37 (7.13%) Microservices
11 36 (6.94%) SOA
11 36 (6.94%) TDD
12 35 (6.74%) OO
13 34 (6.55%) Full Stack Development
13 34 (6.55%) Unit Testing
14 33 (6.36%) Continuous Integration
14 33 (6.36%) Customer Requirements
15 32 (6.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 447 (86.13%) C#
2 283 (54.53%) SQL
3 182 (35.07%) JavaScript
4 153 (29.48%) T-SQL
5 81 (15.61%) Python
6 63 (12.14%) Java
7 60 (11.56%) PowerShell
8 56 (10.79%) C++
9 42 (8.09%) VB
10 33 (6.36%) VBA
11 25 (4.82%) C
12 20 (3.85%) Ruby
13 19 (3.66%) PHP
14 18 (3.47%) TypeScript
15 16 (3.08%) Perl
16 11 (2.12%) Bash Shell
16 11 (2.12%) MATLAB
16 11 (2.12%) VBScript
17 8 (1.54%) R
17 8 (1.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 46 (8.86%) Degree
2 25 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.35%) AWS Certification
3 7 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.35%) MCSE
4 6 (1.16%) CISA
4 6 (1.16%) CISSP
5 3 (0.58%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.39%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.39%) MCSA
6 2 (0.39%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.39%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.19%) HND
7 1 (0.19%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.50%) QA
2 6 (1.16%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.16%) SLA
3 4 (0.77%) GRC
3 4 (0.77%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.58%) GDPR
5 2 (0.39%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (0.39%) Accessibility
5 2 (0.39%) GxP
5 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (3.08%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.70%) Docker
3 3 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.19%) vSphere
4 1 (0.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 32 (6.17%) Kubernetes
2 12 (2.31%) Ansible
3 11 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (2.12%) Puppet
3 11 (2.12%) SCCM
3 11 (2.12%) Single Sign-On
3 11 (2.12%) Terraform
4 2 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (0.39%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.19%) WMI
5 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 192 (36.99%) Microsoft
2 51 (9.83%) Oracle
3 23 (4.43%) ANSYS
3 23 (4.43%) Bloomberg
4 19 (3.66%) SAP
5 18 (3.47%) Telerik
6 13 (2.50%) IBM
6 13 (2.50%) Xamarin
7 11 (2.12%) Alibaba
8 10 (1.93%) ServiceNow
9 7 (1.35%) DevExpress
9 7 (1.35%) Nintex
10 6 (1.16%) Micro Focus
11 5 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.77%) Meridio
13 3 (0.58%) Google
13 3 (0.58%) HP
13 3 (0.58%) Sitecore
13 3 (0.58%) UiPath
13 3 (0.58%) VMware