Period
to 20 June 2018

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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
UK
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 295 243 187
Rank change year-on-year -52 -56 -28
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 1,940 2,496 3,669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.13% 1.45% 1.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.01% 2.62% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,737 2,233 3,356
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%

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 96,754 95,218 104,886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.14% 55.25% 52.17%
Number of salaries quoted 80,653 80,427 90,588
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,300
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.42% +5.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -

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 June 2018.

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 20 June 2018. 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 -47 1,820 £42,500 +6.25% 314
UK excluding London -48 1,494 £40,000 - 288
South East -33 479 £42,500 +6.25% 72
London -23 400 £54,250 +8.50% 40
North of England -10 381 £38,000 -1.30% 76
Midlands -73 263 £37,500 -6.25% 65
Yorkshire +37 178 £37,500 -6.25% 35
North West -52 173 £38,750 +3.33% 31
South West -3 160 £38,500 +10.00% 41
West Midlands -97 142 £37,500 -6.25% 32
East of England -40 135 £42,000 +12.00% 20
East Midlands +18 121 £37,500 -11.76% 33
Scotland -41 47 £40,000 +6.67% 9
North East -10 30 £41,250 +3.13% 10
Wales -17 28 £35,000 +2.94% 3
Northern Ireland -1 8 £22,500 -40.00% 1
Isle of Man - 1 £40,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, 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 1,940 (100.00%) .NET
2 1,678 (86.49%) C#
3 1,149 (59.23%) SQL Server
4 1,106 (57.01%) SQL
5 985 (50.77%) ASP.NET
6 722 (37.22%) JavaScript
7 710 (36.60%) Agile Software Development
8 685 (35.31%) HTML
9 680 (35.05%) MVC
10 609 (31.39%) CSS
11 557 (28.71%) Microsoft
12 432 (22.27%) Finance
13 387 (19.95%) T-SQL
14 381 (19.64%) VB
15 359 (18.51%) Windows
16 357 (18.40%) TDD
17 351 (18.09%) ASP.NET MVC
18 348 (17.94%) jQuery
19 344 (17.73%) WCF
20 332 (17.11%) .NET Framework
21 326 (16.80%) Web Services
22 295 (15.21%) ASP.NET Web API
23 292 (15.05%) XML
24 269 (13.87%) Microsoft Azure
25 267 (13.76%) WinForms
26 264 (13.61%) AngularJS
27 258 (13.30%) Visual Studio
28 241 (12.42%) Degree
28 241 (12.42%) Team Foundation Server
29 239 (12.32%) Scrum

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
1 106 (5.46%) SharePoint
2 88 (4.54%) IIS
3 71 (3.66%) CMS
4 44 (2.27%) Confluence
5 38 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
6 35 (1.80%) Umbraco
7 17 (0.88%) Drupal
7 17 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
8 16 (0.82%) Sitefinity
9 14 (0.72%) Apache
10 10 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 9 (0.46%) WordPress
12 8 (0.41%) MS Exchange
13 7 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
13 7 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
14 5 (0.26%) EPiServer
14 5 (0.26%) Kentico
14 5 (0.26%) MTS
14 5 (0.26%) SAS
14 5 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 80 (4.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 78 (4.02%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.57%) Photoshop
4 10 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.31%) AutoCAD
6 6 (0.31%) Revit
7 4 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.15%) MicroStation
9 2 (0.10%) FreeHand
10 1 (0.052%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.052%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.052%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (1.24%) SimCorp Dimension
2 19 (0.98%) Elite 3E
3 14 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.21%) Advent Geneva
5 4 (0.21%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.21%) Sage 200
5 4 (0.21%) Tradar
6 2 (0.10%) FLEXCUBE
6 2 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.10%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.052%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.052%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.052%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.052%) Sage 1000
7 1 (0.052%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.052%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.052%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 269 (13.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (2.16%) GitHub
4 35 (1.80%) SaaS
5 17 (0.88%) Office 365
6 11 (0.57%) Slack
7 5 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (0.26%) PaaS
7 5 (0.26%) Serverless
7 5 (0.26%) Trello
8 4 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (0.15%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.15%) Google Play
9 3 (0.15%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.10%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.10%) IaaS
10 2 (0.10%) npm
11 1 (0.052%) Azure Machine Learning
11 1 (0.052%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 52 (2.68%) Internet
2 22 (1.13%) VPN
3 19 (0.98%) HTTP
4 13 (0.67%) SMS
5 12 (0.62%) TCP/IP
6 11 (0.57%) DNS
7 9 (0.46%) SSL
8 7 (0.36%) Broadband
9 5 (0.26%) Network Security
10 3 (0.15%) AMQP
10 3 (0.15%) DHCP
10 3 (0.15%) FTP
10 3 (0.15%) Modbus
10 3 (0.15%) RFID
11 2 (0.10%) Firewall
11 2 (0.10%) Intranet
11 2 (0.10%) SSH
12 1 (0.052%) VLAN
12 1 (0.052%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.052%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,149 (59.23%) SQL Server
2 204 (10.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 163 (8.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 157 (8.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 149 (7.68%) SQL Server 2016
6 139 (7.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 106 (5.46%) Relational Database
8 84 (4.33%) NoSQL
9 69 (3.56%) Crystal Reports
10 68 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 66 (3.40%) SQL Server 2014
12 64 (3.30%) MySQL
13 55 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
13 55 (2.84%) Power BI
14 43 (2.22%) MongoDB
15 30 (1.55%) SSDT
16 27 (1.39%) Oracle Database
17 26 (1.34%) DTS
18 25 (1.29%) RDBMS
19 24 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 258 (13.30%) Visual Studio
2 241 (12.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 207 (10.67%) Git (software)
4 92 (4.74%) JIRA
5 90 (4.64%) NUnit
6 71 (3.66%) Octopus Deploy
7 62 (3.20%) Subversion
8 56 (2.89%) Jenkins
9 48 (2.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 39 (2.01%) Selenium
11 36 (1.86%) MSBuild
12 30 (1.55%) Rhino Mocks
13 24 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 24 (1.24%) Moq
13 24 (1.24%) MSTest
14 23 (1.19%) TeamCity
14 23 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
15 21 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 19 (0.98%) Bitbucket
17 17 (0.88%) WebDriver
General
1 432 (22.27%) Finance
2 100 (5.15%) Retail
3 66 (3.40%) Banking
4 65 (3.35%) Advertising
5 64 (3.30%) Manufacturing
6 59 (3.04%) Marketing
7 46 (2.37%) Games
8 39 (2.01%) Legal
9 37 (1.91%) Financial Institution
10 22 (1.13%) Back Office
11 17 (0.88%) Law
12 16 (0.82%) Music Industry
12 16 (0.82%) Retail Banking
12 16 (0.82%) Telecoms
13 13 (0.67%) Automotive
14 11 (0.57%) Electronics
15 8 (0.41%) Investment Banking
16 7 (0.36%) Front Office
17 5 (0.26%) Publishing
18 4 (0.21%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1,537 (79.23%) Developer
2 964 (49.69%) .NET Developer
3 579 (29.85%) C# Developer
4 443 (22.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 300 (15.46%) Software Developer
6 265 (13.66%) VB.NET Developer
7 184 (9.48%) SQL Developer
8 182 (9.38%) ASP.NET Developer
9 164 (8.45%) Senior Developer
10 161 (8.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 152 (7.84%) C# VB.NET Developer
12 128 (6.60%) .NET Software Developer
13 121 (6.24%) Applications Developer
14 115 (5.93%) Analyst
15 113 (5.82%) C# Software Developer
16 106 (5.46%) Senior .NET Developer
17 91 (4.69%) Web Developer
18 78 (4.02%) Junior
19 75 (3.87%) Software Engineer
20 65 (3.35%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,940 (100.00%) .NET
2 985 (50.77%) ASP.NET
3 685 (35.31%) HTML
4 609 (31.39%) CSS
5 351 (18.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 348 (17.94%) jQuery
7 344 (17.73%) WCF
8 332 (17.11%) .NET Framework
9 326 (16.80%) Web Services
10 295 (15.21%) ASP.NET Web API
11 292 (15.05%) XML
12 267 (13.76%) WinForms
13 264 (13.61%) AngularJS
14 216 (11.13%) WPF
15 185 (9.54%) HTML5
15 185 (9.54%) RESTful
16 148 (7.63%) Entity Framework
17 135 (6.96%) Ajax
18 123 (6.34%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 120 (6.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 123 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
2 109 (5.62%) Computer Science
3 108 (5.57%) Greenfield Project
4 74 (3.81%) Self-Motivation
5 70 (3.61%) Mobile App
6 61 (3.14%) Management Information System
7 58 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
8 52 (2.68%) User Experience
9 47 (2.42%) Fintech
10 28 (1.44%) N-Tier
11 24 (1.24%) Client/Server
12 21 (1.08%) Equities
13 16 (0.82%) FMCG
14 11 (0.57%) Data Structures
14 11 (0.57%) EPoS
15 10 (0.52%) Fixed Income
15 10 (0.52%) Virtual Team
16 8 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 8 (0.41%) Reinsurance
17 7 (0.36%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 359 (18.51%) Windows
2 60 (3.09%) Windows Server
3 56 (2.89%) Unix
4 36 (1.86%) Android
5 33 (1.70%) Windows 7
6 30 (1.55%) Linux
7 24 (1.24%) Apple iOS
8 19 (0.98%) Windows Phone
8 19 (0.98%) Windows Phone 8
9 9 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (0.41%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.26%) HPUX
12 3 (0.15%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.10%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.052%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.052%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 710 (36.60%) Agile Software Development
2 680 (35.05%) MVC
3 357 (18.40%) TDD
4 239 (12.32%) Scrum
5 214 (11.03%) Web Development
6 209 (10.77%) BDD
7 203 (10.46%) Problem-Solving
8 191 (9.85%) Software Engineering
9 184 (9.48%) SDLC
10 167 (8.61%) OO
11 163 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
12 147 (7.58%) Web Application Development
13 141 (7.27%) Test Automation
14 129 (6.65%) Continuous Integration
15 120 (6.19%) Unit Testing
16 118 (6.08%) CRM
17 116 (5.98%) E-Commerce
18 111 (5.72%) Continuous Improvement
18 111 (5.72%) SOLID
19 110 (5.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,678 (86.49%) C#
2 1,106 (57.01%) SQL
3 722 (37.22%) JavaScript
4 387 (19.95%) T-SQL
5 381 (19.64%) VB
6 219 (11.29%) Java
7 139 (7.16%) VBA
8 116 (5.98%) VB6
9 110 (5.67%) Python
10 93 (4.79%) PHP
11 88 (4.54%) C++
12 86 (4.43%) Ruby
13 71 (3.66%) PL/SQL
14 57 (2.94%) C
15 44 (2.27%) PowerShell
16 33 (1.70%) TypeScript
17 27 (1.39%) R
18 26 (1.34%) VBScript
19 25 (1.29%) XPath
20 24 (1.24%) Perl
Qualifications
1 241 (12.42%) Degree
2 62 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (2.06%) MCPD
4 37 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 34 (1.75%) MCP
6 26 (1.34%) Security Cleared
7 19 (0.98%) SC Cleared
8 10 (0.52%) MCTS
9 8 (0.41%) Postgraduate
10 6 (0.31%) BC Cleared
10 6 (0.31%) DBS Check
10 6 (0.31%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.26%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.15%) CHECK Team Leader
12 3 (0.15%) HNC
12 3 (0.15%) ISEB
12 3 (0.15%) MCSD
12 3 (0.15%) MCSE
13 2 (0.10%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (3.56%) QA
2 17 (0.88%) SLA
3 12 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.52%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.52%) PMO
5 8 (0.41%) GAMP
6 5 (0.26%) GDPR
6 5 (0.26%) MiFID
7 4 (0.21%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.052%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.052%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.052%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.052%) WCAG
System Software
1 19 (0.98%) Active Directory
1 19 (0.98%) Docker
2 5 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.052%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.052%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.052%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.052%) Squid
4 1 (0.052%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.052%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.052%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (1.13%) Puppet
2 10 (0.52%) Kubernetes
2 10 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.46%) SCCM
4 4 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.15%) Ansible
5 3 (0.15%) WSUS
6 1 (0.052%) Graylog
6 1 (0.052%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.052%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.052%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.052%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (0.052%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.052%) Nagios
6 1 (0.052%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.052%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.052%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.052%) vRealize
6 1 (0.052%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 557 (28.71%) Microsoft
2 236 (12.16%) Oracle
3 70 (3.61%) Xamarin
4 43 (2.22%) Google
5 27 (1.39%) Citrix
6 25 (1.29%) SimCorp
7 24 (1.24%) Tableau
8 21 (1.08%) Capita
9 20 (1.03%) VMware
10 19 (0.98%) Intapp
11 17 (0.88%) Telerik
12 16 (0.82%) DevExpress
12 16 (0.82%) Sitecore
13 15 (0.77%) SAP
13 15 (0.77%) Veeam
14 14 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
15 13 (0.67%) Alteryx
16 10 (0.52%) Atlassian
16 10 (0.52%) Sage
16 10 (0.52%) Twitter