Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 271 203 189
Rank change year-on-year -68 -14 -43
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 2,102 2,884 3,837
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.20% 1.66% 1.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.15% 3.10% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,874 2,615 3,474
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,600 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +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 97,823 92,957 109,912
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.72% 53.60% 52.13%
Number of salaries quoted 82,197 79,594 94,531
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,875 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 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 -60 1,971 £41,500 +3.75% 285
UK excluding London -63 1,581 £40,000 - 263
South East -17 556 £42,000 -1.18% 60
London -27 473 £52,500 +5.00% 40
North of England -73 352 £37,500 -2.60% 83
Midlands -88 272 £36,500 -5.81% 44
North West -70 207 £40,000 +6.67% 42
West Midlands -87 161 £36,750 -2.00% 30
South West +36 160 £35,000 -2.78% 34
East of England -47 156 £42,500 +6.25% 24
Yorkshire -42 120 £37,500 -6.25% 36
East Midlands -48 111 £35,000 -17.65% 14
Wales -20 40 £35,000 +15.70% 7
Scotland -66 37 £40,000 +10.34% 10
North East -31 25 £29,000 -27.50% 5
Northern Ireland -24 8 £25,000 -33.33% 1

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 2,102 (100.00%) .NET
2 1,831 (87.11%) C#
3 1,288 (61.27%) SQL Server
4 1,145 (54.47%) SQL
5 1,109 (52.76%) ASP.NET
6 925 (44.01%) HTML
7 879 (41.82%) JavaScript
8 841 (40.01%) Agile Software Development
9 805 (38.30%) CSS
10 798 (37.96%) MVC
11 655 (31.16%) Microsoft
12 477 (22.69%) VB
13 465 (22.12%) ASP.NET MVC
14 423 (20.12%) Finance
15 417 (19.84%) jQuery
16 400 (19.03%) Scrum
17 387 (18.41%) Windows
18 379 (18.03%) .NET Framework
18 379 (18.03%) WCF
19 367 (17.46%) TDD
20 359 (17.08%) Visual Studio
21 347 (16.51%) XML
22 340 (16.18%) T-SQL
23 324 (15.41%) WPF
24 304 (14.46%) HTML5
25 302 (14.37%) AngularJS
26 296 (14.08%) WinForms
27 281 (13.37%) Web Services
28 266 (12.65%) Degree
29 252 (11.99%) Web Application Development

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
1 156 (7.42%) SharePoint
2 107 (5.09%) IIS
3 69 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
4 50 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
5 47 (2.24%) CMS
6 46 (2.19%) Confluence
7 42 (2.00%) Umbraco
8 21 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 14 (0.67%) Apache
9 14 (0.67%) MS Exchange
10 10 (0.48%) Drupal
10 10 (0.48%) JBoss
10 10 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
11 7 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (0.29%) Kentico
12 6 (0.29%) SAS
13 5 (0.24%) Sitefinity
14 4 (0.19%) WordPress
15 3 (0.14%) EPiServer
Applications
1 101 (4.80%) Microsoft Office
2 98 (4.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.48%) InfoPath
4 10 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.24%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.095%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.095%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (0.095%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.095%) SPSS
7 1 (0.048%) FreeHand
Business Applications
1 52 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.48%) Elite 3E
3 9 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.43%) Sage 200
4 7 (0.33%) SAP Business One
5 5 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.19%) SimCorp Dimension
7 3 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.095%) Adobe Campaign
8 2 (0.095%) Eloqua
8 2 (0.095%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.048%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.048%) FLEXCUBE
9 1 (0.048%) Movex
9 1 (0.048%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 236 (11.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 72 (3.43%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (2.24%) SaaS
4 25 (1.19%) Office 365
5 23 (1.09%) GitHub
6 21 (1.00%) Slack
7 15 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
9 10 (0.48%) PaaS
10 9 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
11 7 (0.33%) OneDrive
12 5 (0.24%) Serverless
12 5 (0.24%) Trello
13 4 (0.19%) npm
14 3 (0.14%) Mimecast
15 2 (0.095%) AWS Lambda
16 1 (0.048%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 75 (3.57%) Internet
2 29 (1.38%) Broadband
3 24 (1.14%) VPN
4 19 (0.90%) HTTP
5 16 (0.76%) SMS
6 14 (0.67%) SMTP
7 12 (0.57%) Intranet
8 8 (0.38%) AMQP
8 8 (0.38%) Extranet
8 8 (0.38%) Network Security
9 7 (0.33%) Firewall
9 7 (0.33%) SSL
10 5 (0.24%) CTI
11 4 (0.19%) TCP/IP
12 3 (0.14%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.14%) RFID
12 3 (0.14%) Skype
13 2 (0.095%) Kerberos
13 2 (0.095%) SAN
14 1 (0.048%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,288 (61.27%) SQL Server
2 227 (10.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 188 (8.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 151 (7.18%) SQL Server 2016
5 145 (6.90%) SQL Server 2014
6 127 (6.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 108 (5.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 100 (4.76%) Relational Database
9 85 (4.04%) MySQL
10 78 (3.71%) NoSQL
11 75 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 65 (3.09%) Crystal Reports
13 60 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
14 35 (1.67%) MongoDB
15 34 (1.62%) Oracle Database
15 34 (1.62%) Power BI
16 32 (1.52%) RDBMS
17 23 (1.09%) DTS
17 23 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
18 19 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 359 (17.08%) Visual Studio
2 246 (11.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 175 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 151 (7.18%) NUnit
5 109 (5.19%) Subversion
6 91 (4.33%) JIRA
7 74 (3.52%) Rhino Mocks
8 57 (2.71%) MSTest
9 47 (2.24%) Jenkins
9 47 (2.24%) Moq
10 41 (1.95%) Selenium
11 32 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
12 26 (1.24%) MSBuild
13 22 (1.05%) WebDriver
14 21 (1.00%) Cucumber
14 21 (1.00%) SpecFlow
14 21 (1.00%) TestComplete
15 20 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 20 (0.95%) SoapUI
16 18 (0.86%) LoadRunner
General
1 423 (20.12%) Finance
2 98 (4.66%) Retail
3 88 (4.19%) Games
4 77 (3.66%) Marketing
5 64 (3.04%) Advertising
6 63 (3.00%) Telecoms
7 47 (2.24%) Legal
8 38 (1.81%) Manufacturing
9 37 (1.76%) Banking
10 36 (1.71%) Back Office
11 27 (1.28%) Electronics
12 24 (1.14%) Music Industry
13 22 (1.05%) Financial Institution
14 21 (1.00%) Retail Banking
15 17 (0.81%) Investment Banking
16 16 (0.76%) Automotive
17 14 (0.67%) Front Office
18 11 (0.52%) Billing
19 7 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
20 6 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,737 (82.64%) Developer
2 1,165 (55.42%) .NET Developer
3 638 (30.35%) C# Developer
4 537 (25.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 352 (16.75%) Software Developer
6 313 (14.89%) VB.NET Developer
7 233 (11.08%) ASP.NET Developer
8 227 (10.80%) SQL Developer
9 218 (10.37%) Senior Developer
10 193 (9.18%) .NET Software Developer
10 193 (9.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 185 (8.80%) C# VB.NET Developer
12 143 (6.80%) C# Software Developer
13 136 (6.47%) Analyst
14 124 (5.90%) Senior .NET Developer
15 92 (4.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 85 (4.04%) Web Developer
17 80 (3.81%) Agile .NET Developer
17 80 (3.81%) Agile Developer
18 77 (3.66%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,102 (100.00%) .NET
2 1,109 (52.76%) ASP.NET
3 925 (44.01%) HTML
4 805 (38.30%) CSS
5 465 (22.12%) ASP.NET MVC
6 417 (19.84%) jQuery
7 379 (18.03%) .NET Framework
7 379 (18.03%) WCF
8 347 (16.51%) XML
9 324 (15.41%) WPF
10 304 (14.46%) HTML5
11 302 (14.37%) AngularJS
12 296 (14.08%) WinForms
13 281 (13.37%) Web Services
14 245 (11.66%) ASP.NET Web API
15 224 (10.66%) Ajax
16 199 (9.47%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 179 (8.52%) LINQ
18 161 (7.66%) CSS3
19 150 (7.14%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 162 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
2 135 (6.42%) Computer Science
3 101 (4.80%) Greenfield Project
4 82 (3.90%) Mobile App
5 64 (3.04%) User Experience
6 56 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
6 56 (2.66%) Fintech
7 52 (2.47%) Client/Server
8 42 (2.00%) Management Information System
9 21 (1.00%) Algorithms
10 18 (0.86%) Equities
10 18 (0.86%) Fixed Income
11 13 (0.62%) N-Tier
12 12 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 12 (0.57%) Mainframe
13 11 (0.52%) Cyberthreat
14 10 (0.48%) NHS
15 8 (0.38%) FMCG
15 8 (0.38%) Reinsurance
16 7 (0.33%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 387 (18.41%) Windows
2 71 (3.38%) Windows Server
3 56 (2.66%) Android
4 46 (2.19%) Unix
5 45 (2.14%) Apple iOS
6 36 (1.71%) Linux
7 12 (0.57%) Windows 7
8 10 (0.48%) Windows 10
9 7 (0.33%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.19%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.14%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.14%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (0.048%) AIX
13 1 (0.048%) HPUX
13 1 (0.048%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.048%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 841 (40.01%) Agile Software Development
2 798 (37.96%) MVC
3 400 (19.03%) Scrum
4 367 (17.46%) TDD
5 252 (11.99%) Web Application Development
6 233 (11.08%) Web Development
7 200 (9.51%) Software Engineering
8 176 (8.37%) BDD
9 169 (8.04%) SDLC
10 158 (7.52%) Continuous Integration
11 153 (7.28%) Test Automation
12 152 (7.23%) Unit Testing
13 150 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
14 144 (6.85%) OO
15 125 (5.95%) SOLID
16 115 (5.47%) CRM
17 112 (5.33%) Kanban
18 108 (5.14%) OOP
19 99 (4.71%) E-Commerce
19 99 (4.71%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,831 (87.11%) C#
2 1,145 (54.47%) SQL
3 879 (41.82%) JavaScript
4 477 (22.69%) VB
5 340 (16.18%) T-SQL
6 205 (9.75%) Java
7 115 (5.47%) VB6
8 114 (5.42%) VBA
9 105 (5.00%) C++
10 95 (4.52%) Python
11 92 (4.38%) PHP
12 90 (4.28%) Ruby
13 50 (2.38%) PL/SQL
14 48 (2.28%) C
15 42 (2.00%) VBScript
16 40 (1.90%) PowerShell
17 33 (1.57%) R
18 23 (1.09%) TypeScript
19 20 (0.95%) Perl
20 14 (0.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 266 (12.65%) Degree
2 70 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 53 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (1.57%) ISTQB
5 27 (1.28%) SC Cleared
5 27 (1.28%) Security Cleared
6 20 (0.95%) MCP
7 16 (0.76%) MCPD
8 11 (0.52%) MCSE
9 10 (0.48%) ISEB
9 10 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (0.33%) MCSD
11 6 (0.29%) HND
11 6 (0.29%) MCTS
12 5 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
13 4 (0.19%) CHECK Team Leader
14 2 (0.095%) AWS Certification
14 2 (0.095%) HNC
14 2 (0.095%) Master's Degree
15 1 (0.048%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (5.28%) QA
2 8 (0.38%) PCI DSS
2 8 (0.38%) SLA
3 7 (0.33%) MiFID
3 7 (0.33%) PMO
4 4 (0.19%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.19%) GDPR
4 4 (0.19%) HIPAA
5 3 (0.14%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.095%) GAMP
6 2 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.048%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 28 (1.33%) Docker
2 7 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.29%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.14%) BitLocker
5 3 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.095%) Firmware
6 2 (0.095%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.048%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.048%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.048%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.048%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 27 (1.28%) Puppet
2 23 (1.09%) Kubernetes
3 14 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (0.24%) SCCM
6 3 (0.14%) Jamf Pro
6 3 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.14%) Perfmon
6 3 (0.14%) SCOrch
6 3 (0.14%) vRealize
6 3 (0.14%) WSUS
7 2 (0.095%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.048%) Graylog
8 1 (0.048%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.048%) Nagios
8 1 (0.048%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.048%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 655 (31.16%) Microsoft
2 200 (9.51%) Oracle
3 60 (2.85%) Xamarin
4 55 (2.62%) Google
5 48 (2.28%) Telerik
6 37 (1.76%) DevExpress
7 35 (1.67%) SAP
8 33 (1.57%) Tableau
9 29 (1.38%) Citrix
10 21 (1.00%) VMware
11 17 (0.81%) Veeam
12 16 (0.76%) IBM
12 16 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
12 16 (0.76%) Sitecore
13 14 (0.67%) Alteryx
13 14 (0.67%) CA
13 14 (0.67%) CA Agile Central
13 14 (0.67%) Capita
13 14 (0.67%) Infragistics
13 14 (0.67%) Micro Focus