Period
to 18 September 2019

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 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 344 319 279
Rank change year-on-year -25 -40 -83
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 1,272 1,750 2,214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.90% 1.04% 1.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.68% 1.87% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,066 1,562 1,906
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £25,875
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.90% +2.67%

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 75,698 93,424 97,637
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.46% 55.69% 55.36%
Number of salaries quoted 61,854 77,663 80,193
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%

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 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 2019. 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 -32 1,147 £42,500 - 252
UK excluding London -33 936 £41,500 +3.75% 230
South East -40 318 £42,500 -5.56% 74
London +21 281 £55,000 +10.00% 38
Midlands +2 193 £40,000 +5.96% 49
North of England -47 182 £40,000 - 34
South West -18 121 £43,500 +6.10% 32
West Midlands -6 114 £40,000 +6.67% 29
North West -28 92 £40,000 +6.67% 20
Yorkshire -29 83 £40,000 - 12
East Midlands +11 79 £40,000 +3.90% 20
East of England +22 53 £42,500 +6.25% 25
Scotland +11 36 £30,000 -25.00% 11
Wales +13 27 £42,500 +21.43% 3
Northern Ireland -3 9 £35,000 +12.90% 2
North East +15 7 £43,500 +2.35% 2

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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 1,272 (100.00%) .NET
2 1,109 (87.19%) C#
3 781 (61.40%) SQL Server
4 737 (57.94%) SQL
5 616 (48.43%) ASP.NET
6 541 (42.53%) JavaScript
7 475 (37.34%) HTML
8 448 (35.22%) Microsoft
9 397 (31.21%) CSS
10 357 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
11 327 (25.71%) MVC
12 261 (20.52%) jQuery
13 258 (20.28%) T-SQL
14 254 (19.97%) Web Services
15 225 (17.69%) Finance
16 219 (17.22%) .NET Framework
17 213 (16.75%) Problem-Solving
18 211 (16.59%) Azure
19 210 (16.51%) VB
20 205 (16.12%) XML
21 192 (15.09%) Windows
22 180 (14.15%) Degree
23 178 (13.99%) Team Foundation Server
24 169 (13.29%) AngularJS
25 162 (12.74%) Web Development
25 162 (12.74%) Visual Studio
26 158 (12.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 153 (12.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 151 (11.87%) Software Engineering
29 148 (11.64%) WinForms

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 81 (6.37%) SharePoint
2 65 (5.11%) IIS
3 30 (2.36%) Confluence
4 23 (1.81%) BizTalk Server
5 17 (1.34%) CMS
6 13 (1.02%) WordPress
7 10 (0.79%) Drupal
8 9 (0.71%) ArcGIS
9 7 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
9 7 (0.55%) Umbraco
10 6 (0.47%) Apache Solr
10 6 (0.47%) NServiceBus
10 6 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (0.31%) ColdFusion
12 3 (0.24%) EPiServer
12 3 (0.24%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.16%) Apache
13 2 (0.16%) Jetty
Applications
1 52 (4.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (1.10%) EngageOne
4 4 (0.31%) AutoCAD
4 4 (0.31%) Revit
5 3 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (0.79%) Payment Gateway
3 8 (0.63%) nopCommerce
4 6 (0.47%) Visualfiles
5 4 (0.31%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.16%) Infor CRM
6 2 (0.16%) Infor SunSystems
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.16%) Sage 50
6 2 (0.16%) Sage CRM
6 2 (0.16%) SAP CCM
6 2 (0.16%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.079%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.079%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.079%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 211 (16.59%) Azure
2 75 (5.90%) AWS
3 45 (3.54%) SaaS
4 41 (3.22%) Power Platform
5 17 (1.34%) npm
6 14 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
8 12 (0.94%) GitHub
9 9 (0.71%) NuGet
9 9 (0.71%) Office 365
10 8 (0.63%) GCP
11 7 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (0.47%) Azure Data Factory
12 6 (0.47%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 6 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
12 6 (0.47%) IaaS
12 6 (0.47%) Microsoft Flow
12 6 (0.47%) PaaS
12 6 (0.47%) PowerApps
13 5 (0.39%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.42%) HTTP
2 9 (0.71%) LAN
2 9 (0.71%) WAN
2 9 (0.71%) Wireless
3 8 (0.63%) Internet
3 8 (0.63%) Intranet
4 6 (0.47%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.39%) DNS
6 4 (0.31%) DHCP
7 2 (0.16%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (0.16%) Skype
7 2 (0.16%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.079%) FTP
8 1 (0.079%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.079%) RS-232
8 1 (0.079%) RS-422
8 1 (0.079%) RS-485
8 1 (0.079%) SMTP
8 1 (0.079%) SSL
8 1 (0.079%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 781 (61.40%) SQL Server
2 158 (12.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 153 (12.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 129 (10.14%) Relational Database
5 61 (4.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 58 (4.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 57 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
8 46 (3.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 42 (3.30%) Crystal Reports
10 36 (2.83%) SQL Server 2016
11 35 (2.75%) Power BI
12 30 (2.36%) RDBMS
13 27 (2.12%) MySQL
14 20 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
15 18 (1.42%) Azure SQL Database
15 18 (1.42%) Oracle Database
15 18 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
16 17 (1.34%) OLAP
17 16 (1.26%) SQL Server 2014
18 14 (1.10%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 178 (13.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 162 (12.74%) Visual Studio
3 120 (9.43%) Git (software)
4 50 (3.93%) JIRA
5 39 (3.07%) Bitbucket
6 33 (2.59%) Subversion
7 31 (2.44%) Jenkins
8 27 (2.12%) Oracle Forms
9 23 (1.81%) TeamCity
10 21 (1.65%) Visual Studio Team System
11 20 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 20 (1.57%) NUnit
12 19 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 18 (1.42%) git-flow
14 15 (1.18%) Selenium
14 15 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 13 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
15 13 (1.02%) Visual Studio Coded UI
16 11 (0.86%) ReSharper
16 11 (0.86%) webpack
General
1 225 (17.69%) Finance
2 63 (4.95%) Banking
3 36 (2.83%) Retail
4 30 (2.36%) Manufacturing
5 29 (2.28%) Public Sector
6 27 (2.12%) Marketing
7 23 (1.81%) Back Office
8 17 (1.34%) Financial Institution
8 17 (1.34%) Games
9 14 (1.10%) Legal
10 10 (0.79%) Law
11 8 (0.63%) Automotive
11 8 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
11 8 (0.63%) Front Office
12 6 (0.47%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.31%) Local Government
13 4 (0.31%) Police
13 4 (0.31%) Telecoms
14 3 (0.24%) Electronics
15 2 (0.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1,007 (79.17%) Developer
2 600 (47.17%) .NET Developer
3 398 (31.29%) C# Developer
4 325 (25.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 299 (23.51%) Software Developer
6 159 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
7 158 (12.42%) VB.NET Developer
8 135 (10.61%) C# Software Developer
9 117 (9.20%) Senior Developer
10 97 (7.63%) C# VB.NET Developer
11 96 (7.55%) ASP.NET Developer
12 95 (7.47%) Analyst
13 86 (6.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 84 (6.60%) SQL Developer
15 76 (5.97%) Junior
16 73 (5.74%) Junior Developer
17 64 (5.03%) Software Engineer
18 61 (4.80%) Senior .NET Developer
18 61 (4.80%) Senior C# Developer
19 46 (3.62%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,272 (100.00%) .NET
2 616 (48.43%) ASP.NET
3 475 (37.34%) HTML
4 397 (31.21%) CSS
5 261 (20.52%) jQuery
6 254 (19.97%) Web Services
7 219 (17.22%) .NET Framework
8 205 (16.12%) XML
9 169 (13.29%) AngularJS
10 148 (11.64%) WinForms
11 137 (10.77%) WCF
12 136 (10.69%) ASP.NET MVC
13 123 (9.67%) SOAP
14 121 (9.51%) ASP.NET Web API
15 119 (9.36%) .NET Core
15 119 (9.36%) REST
16 101 (7.94%) Entity Framework
17 94 (7.39%) HTML5
18 92 (7.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 88 (6.92%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 106 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (5.82%) Self-Motivation
3 65 (5.11%) Mobile App
4 54 (4.25%) User Experience
5 39 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
6 34 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
7 25 (1.97%) Driving Licence
8 24 (1.89%) Management Information System
9 23 (1.81%) Client/Server
10 17 (1.34%) Data Structures
10 17 (1.34%) EPoS
11 13 (1.02%) Cloud Native
12 12 (0.94%) Online Banking
13 9 (0.71%) Replication
14 8 (0.63%) Algorithms
15 6 (0.47%) Clustering
15 6 (0.47%) Data Centre
15 6 (0.47%) Enterprise Cloud
16 4 (0.31%) SWIFT
17 3 (0.24%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 192 (15.09%) Windows
2 32 (2.52%) Linux
3 29 (2.28%) Apple iOS
4 28 (2.20%) Android
5 20 (1.57%) Windows Server
6 12 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (0.79%) Unix
8 8 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.31%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.31%) Windows Phone 8
11 3 (0.24%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.16%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.16%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.079%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 357 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
2 327 (25.71%) MVC
3 213 (16.75%) Problem-Solving
4 162 (12.74%) Web Development
5 151 (11.87%) Software Engineering
6 146 (11.48%) SDLC
7 131 (10.30%) Scrum
8 121 (9.51%) Computer Science
9 115 (9.04%) TDD
10 109 (8.57%) DevOps
11 105 (8.25%) Mentoring
12 103 (8.10%) Business Intelligence
13 98 (7.70%) OO
13 98 (7.70%) Unit Testing
14 75 (5.90%) Test Automation
15 68 (5.35%) Continuous Integration
16 64 (5.03%) Front End Development
17 61 (4.80%) Migration
17 61 (4.80%) SOLID
18 60 (4.72%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1,109 (87.19%) C#
2 737 (57.94%) SQL
3 541 (42.53%) JavaScript
4 258 (20.28%) T-SQL
5 210 (16.51%) VB
6 115 (9.04%) Java
7 91 (7.15%) VB6
8 73 (5.74%) VBA
9 62 (4.87%) Python
10 58 (4.56%) C++
11 56 (4.40%) PL/SQL
12 46 (3.62%) TypeScript
13 43 (3.38%) PHP
14 40 (3.14%) PowerShell
15 32 (2.52%) C
16 13 (1.02%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 7 (0.55%) Go
17 7 (0.55%) RPG
17 7 (0.55%) Ruby
18 6 (0.47%) F#
Qualifications
1 180 (14.15%) Degree
2 53 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (1.34%) Security Cleared
5 16 (1.26%) SC Cleared
6 13 (1.02%) Numerate Degree
7 10 (0.79%) Master's Degree
8 7 (0.55%) CISMP
8 7 (0.55%) CISSP
9 6 (0.47%) MCSD
10 5 (0.39%) MCP
11 4 (0.31%) MCSE
12 3 (0.24%) APMP
13 2 (0.16%) HND
13 2 (0.16%) ISTQB
14 1 (0.079%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.079%) ISEB
14 1 (0.079%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (5.19%) QA
2 14 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (0.79%) SLA
4 7 (0.55%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.55%) GDPR
5 6 (0.47%) HIPAA
6 5 (0.39%) PMO
7 3 (0.24%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.24%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 17025
9 1 (0.079%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 32 (2.52%) Docker
2 24 (1.89%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.63%) XenApp
5 6 (0.47%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.24%) Firmware
6 3 (0.24%) vSphere
7 2 (0.16%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.079%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.079%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (0.86%) Puppet
2 10 (0.79%) Kubernetes
3 5 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.31%) Ansible
4 4 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.31%) Terraform
5 3 (0.24%) Nagios
6 2 (0.16%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.16%) WSUS
7 1 (0.079%) MIIS
7 1 (0.079%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.079%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 448 (35.22%) Microsoft
2 129 (10.14%) Oracle
3 30 (2.36%) Atlassian
4 26 (2.04%) Xamarin
5 23 (1.81%) Citrix
6 20 (1.57%) Axosoft
7 19 (1.49%) Telerik
8 11 (0.86%) Alteryx
9 9 (0.71%) ESRI
9 9 (0.71%) Mapbox
9 9 (0.71%) VMware
10 8 (0.63%) Sitecore
10 8 (0.63%) Tableau
11 7 (0.55%) Google
12 6 (0.47%) Apple
12 6 (0.47%) Sage
13 5 (0.39%) SAP
14 4 (0.31%) Autodesk
14 4 (0.31%) Kofax
15 3 (0.24%) IBM