Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 573 394 354
Rank change year-on-year -179 -40 -21
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 542 331 1,273
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.69% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.80% 1.17% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 392 304 1,085
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,150 £27,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £50,000 £43,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +16.28% +1.18%
75th Percentile £57,500 £68,125 £53,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £83,000 £62,400
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -8.89% +5.88% +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 67,515 28,382 73,384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.89% 59.23% 53.45%
Number of salaries quoted 44,999 24,239 60,668
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 18 October 2021.

Salary histogram for VB.NET in the UK

VB.NET
Top 17 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 18 October 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 -167 474 £45,000 -10.89% 135
UK excluding London -99 388 £41,000 -8.89% 116
Midlands -19 136 £40,000 - 36
London -242 125 £56,250 -31.82% 27
Work from Home -203 119 £46,250 -7.50% 19
West Midlands -60 89 £36,250 -14.71% 25
South East -148 81 £45,000 -5.26% 21
North of England -84 77 £45,000 -5.26% 37
East Midlands -35 47 £40,000 +18.52% 11
Yorkshire -72 37 £40,000 +1.44% 9
South West -82 36 £45,000 +21.62% 13
Wales -36 21 £37,500 +17.19% 1
North East -16 20 £55,000 +144.44% 5
Scotland -65 20 £55,000 - 5
North West -103 20 £47,500 -9.52% 23
East of England -111 16 £47,500 - 1
Northern Ireland -43 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 537 (99.08%) .NET
2 472 (87.08%) C#
3 266 (49.08%) SQL
4 265 (48.89%) SQL Server
5 234 (43.17%) JavaScript
6 188 (34.69%) Microsoft
7 186 (34.32%) MVC
8 179 (33.03%) ASP.NET
9 169 (31.18%) T-SQL
10 152 (28.04%) Social Skills
11 144 (26.57%) Agile Software Development
12 143 (26.38%) HTML
13 131 (24.17%) CSS
14 119 (21.96%) Azure
15 107 (19.74%) Python
16 104 (19.19%) Windows
17 103 (19.00%) SDLC
18 102 (18.82%) Finance
19 98 (18.08%) jQuery
20 96 (17.71%) AWS
21 95 (17.53%) DevOps
22 92 (16.97%) .NET Core
22 92 (16.97%) Java
23 90 (16.61%) Business Intelligence
24 83 (15.31%) Problem-Solving
25 81 (14.94%) Mentoring
25 81 (14.94%) AngularJS
26 80 (14.76%) C++
27 78 (14.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 78 (14.39%) Degree

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 30 (5.54%) SharePoint
2 22 (4.06%) IIS
3 12 (2.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (1.85%) nginx
5 4 (0.74%) Apache Solr
5 4 (0.74%) CMS
5 4 (0.74%) FileNet
5 4 (0.74%) NServiceBus
6 3 (0.55%) Confluence
6 3 (0.55%) Papyrus
7 2 (0.37%) Apache
7 2 (0.37%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.18%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 26 (4.80%) Microsoft Excel
1 26 (4.80%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.48%) EngageOne
3 3 (0.55%) Simulink
3 3 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.74%) Elite 3E
4 3 (0.55%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.55%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.18%) Alphatax
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.18%) HFM
5 1 (0.18%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.18%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.18%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.18%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 119 (21.96%) Azure
2 96 (17.71%) AWS
3 64 (11.81%) Power Platform
4 46 (8.49%) SaaS
5 23 (4.24%) AWS CloudFormation
6 19 (3.51%) GCP
7 18 (3.32%) Serverless
8 17 (3.14%) GitHub
8 17 (3.14%) PaaS
9 15 (2.77%) IaaS
10 13 (2.40%) Amazon EC2
10 13 (2.40%) Amazon S3
10 13 (2.40%) AWS Lambda
10 13 (2.40%) Microsoft 365
11 12 (2.21%) Amazon ELB
11 12 (2.21%) AWS CodeDeploy
11 12 (2.21%) Route 53
11 12 (2.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 11 (2.03%) Amazon EKS
12 11 (2.03%) Azure Pipelines
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.14%) DNS
2 16 (2.95%) LAN
2 16 (2.95%) WAN
3 12 (2.21%) Intranet
4 11 (2.03%) Firewall
4 11 (2.03%) IPv4
5 6 (1.11%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.92%) DHCP
6 5 (0.92%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.18%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 265 (48.89%) SQL Server
2 78 (14.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 68 (12.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 64 (11.81%) Power BI
5 37 (6.83%) Relational Database
6 26 (4.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 23 (4.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 23 (4.24%) SQL Server 2012
8 21 (3.87%) SQL Server 2019
9 20 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (3.32%) MySQL
11 16 (2.95%) MongoDB
12 15 (2.77%) Azure SQL Database
13 13 (2.40%) NoSQL
14 11 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (2.03%) SQL Server 2017
15 10 (1.85%) MS Access
15 10 (1.85%) Tableau
16 9 (1.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 9 (1.66%) DTS
Development Applications
1 58 (10.70%) Visual Studio
2 52 (9.59%) Git (software)
3 48 (8.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (3.51%) Jenkins
5 15 (2.77%) JIRA
5 15 (2.77%) TeamCity
6 14 (2.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 12 (2.21%) GitLab
8 11 (2.03%) Vagrant
9 7 (1.29%) ERwin
10 6 (1.11%) Visual Studio Code
11 5 (0.92%) Subversion
12 4 (0.74%) gulp
12 4 (0.74%) tSQLt
13 3 (0.55%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.55%) Eclipse
14 2 (0.37%) LabVIEW
15 1 (0.18%) Artifactory
15 1 (0.18%) JMeter
15 1 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
General
1 152 (28.04%) Social Skills
2 102 (18.82%) Finance
3 65 (11.99%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (8.86%) Manufacturing
5 42 (7.75%) Retail
6 23 (4.24%) Marketing
7 19 (3.51%) Electronics
7 19 (3.51%) Public Sector
8 17 (3.14%) Telecoms
9 15 (2.77%) Automotive
9 15 (2.77%) Banking
10 13 (2.40%) Organisational Skills
10 13 (2.40%) Presentation Skills
11 12 (2.21%) Wearables
12 11 (2.03%) Law
13 10 (1.85%) Advertising
13 10 (1.85%) Legal
14 9 (1.66%) Publishing
15 3 (0.55%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 393 (72.51%) Developer
2 174 (32.10%) .NET Developer
3 139 (25.65%) Software Developer
4 77 (14.21%) C# Developer
5 56 (10.33%) .NET Software Developer
6 48 (8.86%) Analyst
7 46 (8.49%) C# .NET Developer
8 44 (8.12%) VB.NET Developer
9 36 (6.64%) Salesforce Developer
10 28 (5.17%) Software Engineer
11 27 (4.98%) Senior Developer
12 24 (4.43%) Applications Developer
13 21 (3.87%) ASP.NET Developer
14 19 (3.51%) ServiceNow Developer
15 18 (3.32%) C# VB.NET Developer
15 18 (3.32%) Junior
15 18 (3.32%) SQL Developer
16 17 (3.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 17 (3.14%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 17 (3.14%) Salesforce Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 537 (99.08%) .NET
2 179 (33.03%) ASP.NET
3 143 (26.38%) HTML
4 131 (24.17%) CSS
5 98 (18.08%) jQuery
6 92 (16.97%) .NET Core
7 81 (14.94%) AngularJS
8 78 (14.39%) ASP.NET Web API
9 77 (14.21%) .NET Framework
10 75 (13.84%) XML
11 74 (13.65%) Web Services
12 67 (12.36%) ASP.NET MVC
13 48 (8.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 45 (8.30%) React
14 45 (8.30%) SOAP
15 43 (7.93%) WinForms
16 38 (7.01%) Entity Framework
17 36 (6.64%) WCF
18 34 (6.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 32 (5.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (4.24%) Self-Motivation
2 21 (3.87%) User Experience
3 20 (3.69%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (3.51%) Mobile App
5 17 (3.14%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.40%) FMCG
6 13 (2.40%) Public Cloud
7 12 (2.21%) Data Structures
8 11 (2.03%) Data Centre
9 10 (1.85%) e-Health
9 10 (1.85%) Housing Association
10 9 (1.66%) Legacy Systems
11 8 (1.48%) Algorithms
12 7 (1.29%) CMDB
12 7 (1.29%) Legacy Applications
12 7 (1.29%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.55%) Legacy Code
13 3 (0.55%) Robotics
14 2 (0.37%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 104 (19.19%) Windows
2 53 (9.78%) Linux
3 25 (4.61%) Windows Server
4 12 (2.21%) Unix
5 5 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (0.92%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (0.55%) Android
6 3 (0.55%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (34.32%) MVC
2 144 (26.57%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (19.00%) SDLC
4 95 (17.53%) DevOps
5 90 (16.61%) Business Intelligence
6 83 (15.31%) Problem-Solving
7 81 (14.94%) Mentoring
8 75 (13.84%) Scrum
9 69 (12.73%) OOP
10 61 (11.25%) Software Engineering
11 58 (10.70%) CRM
12 56 (10.33%) OO
13 45 (8.30%) Web Development
14 40 (7.38%) TDD
15 38 (7.01%) Full Stack Development
16 36 (6.64%) ITIL
16 36 (6.64%) Mathematics
17 34 (6.27%) Customer Requirements
18 31 (5.72%) Project Management
19 28 (5.17%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 472 (87.08%) C#
2 266 (49.08%) SQL
3 234 (43.17%) JavaScript
4 169 (31.18%) T-SQL
5 107 (19.74%) Python
6 92 (16.97%) Java
7 80 (14.76%) C++
8 56 (10.33%) PHP
9 55 (10.15%) Ruby
10 52 (9.59%) VB
11 51 (9.41%) Perl
12 49 (9.04%) PowerShell
12 49 (9.04%) VBA
13 47 (8.67%) R
14 42 (7.75%) MATLAB
15 41 (7.56%) Scala
16 39 (7.20%) Apple Swift
16 39 (7.20%) Kotlin
16 39 (7.20%) Objective-C
16 39 (7.20%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 78 (14.39%) Degree
2 17 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (2.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (2.40%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (1.11%) MCSA
5 6 (1.11%) MCSE
6 4 (0.74%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.74%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.55%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.18%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.18%) CISA
8 1 (0.18%) CISSP
8 1 (0.18%) HND
8 1 (0.18%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.61%) QA
2 9 (1.66%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.29%) GDPR
4 4 (0.74%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.55%) Accessibility
6 2 (0.37%) SLA
7 1 (0.18%) GRC
System Software
1 28 (5.17%) Active Directory
1 28 (5.17%) Docker
2 5 (0.92%) Hyper-V
2 5 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.92%) vSphere
2 5 (0.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 38 (7.01%) Kubernetes
2 12 (2.21%) Ansible
3 11 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (2.03%) Puppet
3 11 (2.03%) SCCM
3 11 (2.03%) Terraform
4 5 (0.92%) NetBackup
4 5 (0.92%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (0.92%) WSUS
5 3 (0.55%) Control-M
6 1 (0.18%) WMI
Vendors
1 188 (34.69%) Microsoft
2 49 (9.04%) Oracle
3 39 (7.20%) Salesforce.com
4 29 (5.35%) SAP
5 22 (4.06%) ServiceNow
6 15 (2.77%) Xamarin
7 13 (2.40%) IBM
8 12 (2.21%) ANSYS
8 12 (2.21%) Bloomberg
9 11 (2.03%) Alibaba
10 10 (1.85%) Telerik
11 8 (1.48%) Google
12 7 (1.29%) Sitecore
13 5 (0.92%) Citrix
13 5 (0.92%) Veritas
13 5 (0.92%) VMware
14 4 (0.74%) HP
14 4 (0.74%) Remedy
15 3 (0.55%) Hitachi
15 3 (0.55%) TIBCO