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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 17 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
UK
6 months to
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 726 495 373
Rank change year-on-year -231 -122 -1
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 531 467 782
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.52% 0.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.60% 0.95% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 420 369 689
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £29,750
25th Percentile £38,750 £33,750 £37,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.75% -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 87,824 49,223 52,795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.78% 54.89% 54.81%
Number of salaries quoted 43,845 38,433 43,923
10th Percentile £37,000 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 17 May 2022.

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 17 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -227 462 £50,000 +11.11% 72
UK excluding London -144 346 £43,500 +8.75% 56
Work from Home -204 241 £50,000 +11.11% 26
London -214 126 £64,500 +14.67% 20
North of England -27 124 £50,000 +17.65% 9
South East -151 75 £42,500 -5.56% 12
Midlands -79 68 £42,500 +6.25% 14
Yorkshire -25 63 £50,000 +17.65% 4
West Midlands -41 43 £42,500 +13.33% 10
North West -61 33 £55,000 +37.50% 3
South West -20 31 £40,000 - 11
North East +11 28 £40,000 -50.00% 2
East Midlands -54 24 £30,125 -24.69% 4
East of England -95 19 £47,500 +22.58% 6
Scotland -52 16 £55,000 +41.03%
Wales -52 10 £42,500 +60.38% 4
Northern Ireland -14 3 £32,500 -18.75%

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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.

1 531 (100.00%) .NET
2 460 (86.63%) C#
3 331 (62.34%) SQL
4 239 (45.01%) SQL Server
5 227 (42.75%) Agile
6 211 (39.74%) JavaScript
7 204 (38.42%) ASP.NET
8 158 (29.76%) CSS
9 150 (28.25%) T-SQL
10 146 (27.50%) Microsoft
11 145 (27.31%) HTML
11 145 (27.31%) .NET Framework
12 137 (25.80%) Finance
13 130 (24.48%) MVC
13 130 (24.48%) Social Skills
14 128 (24.11%) Software Engineering
15 116 (21.85%) .NET Core
16 114 (21.47%) Azure
17 113 (21.28%) AWS
18 106 (19.96%) Degree
19 97 (18.27%) jQuery
20 95 (17.89%) DevOps
21 90 (16.95%) Git (software)
22 85 (16.01%) AngularJS
23 83 (15.63%) XML
24 78 (14.69%) HTML5
24 78 (14.69%) JSON
25 76 (14.31%) Test Automation
26 74 (13.94%) ASP.NET MVC
27 71 (13.37%) Visual Studio

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 24 (4.52%) IIS
2 11 (2.07%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.13%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.75%) IBM Domino
5 3 (0.56%) Confluence
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.75%) HFM
1 4 (0.75%) SAP BPC
2 3 (0.56%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.19%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.19%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 114 (21.47%) Azure
2 113 (21.28%) AWS
3 32 (6.03%) SaaS
4 15 (2.82%) BrowserStack
4 15 (2.82%) GitHub
5 11 (2.07%) Power Platform
6 7 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (0.94%) Serverless
8 3 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.56%) IaaS
8 3 (0.56%) PaaS
9 2 (0.38%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.38%) Microsoft 365
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.19%) AWS CodeDeploy
10 1 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.19%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.71%) DHCP
1 25 (4.71%) DNS
2 20 (3.77%) LAN
2 20 (3.77%) WAN
3 14 (2.64%) Fibre Channel
3 14 (2.64%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.51%) Firewall
5 2 (0.38%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.38%) VoIP
6 1 (0.19%) HTTP
6 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 239 (45.01%) SQL Server
2 44 (8.29%) Relational Database
3 30 (5.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (2.45%) MySQL
7 12 (2.26%) DTS
8 11 (2.07%) Oracle Database
8 11 (2.07%) Power BI
9 6 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.56%) MS Access
12 2 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.38%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.38%) OLAP
12 2 (0.38%) OLTP
12 2 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.38%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 90 (16.95%) Git (software)
2 71 (13.37%) Visual Studio
3 31 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (5.65%) JIRA
5 25 (4.71%) TeamCity
6 19 (3.58%) Subversion
7 18 (3.39%) NUnit
7 18 (3.39%) SpecFlow
8 15 (2.82%) Bazaar
8 15 (2.82%) Octopus Deploy
9 13 (2.45%) MSTest
10 10 (1.88%) Selenium
11 9 (1.69%) Jenkins
12 6 (1.13%) HP UFT
13 5 (0.94%) Bitbucket
13 5 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 5 (0.94%) TestComplete
13 5 (0.94%) TestPartner
13 5 (0.94%) WebDriver
14 3 (0.56%) git-flow
General
1 137 (25.80%) Finance
2 130 (24.48%) Social Skills
3 40 (7.53%) Publishing
4 39 (7.34%) Law
5 36 (6.78%) Retail
6 34 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
7 31 (5.84%) Automotive
8 27 (5.08%) Manufacturing
9 18 (3.39%) Public Sector
10 17 (3.20%) Organisational Skills
11 14 (2.64%) Electronics
12 13 (2.45%) Banking
13 12 (2.26%) Marketing
14 9 (1.69%) Telecoms
15 6 (1.13%) Back Office
15 6 (1.13%) Legal
15 6 (1.13%) Social Housing
16 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.38%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 373 (70.24%) Developer
2 187 (35.22%) .NET Developer
3 125 (23.54%) C# Developer
4 108 (20.34%) Software Developer
5 55 (10.36%) VB.NET Developer
6 53 (9.98%) .NET Software Developer
7 43 (8.10%) Software Engineer
8 36 (6.78%) SQL Developer
9 35 (6.59%) C# .NET Developer
10 33 (6.21%) Graduate
11 25 (4.71%) Graduate Developer
12 22 (4.14%) Graduate Software Developer
13 20 (3.77%) Senior Developer
14 18 (3.39%) Analyst
14 18 (3.39%) C# Software Developer
14 18 (3.39%) Web Developer
15 15 (2.82%) C# Web Developer
15 15 (2.82%) Junior
16 14 (2.64%) Administrator
16 14 (2.64%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 531 (100.00%) .NET
2 204 (38.42%) ASP.NET
3 158 (29.76%) CSS
4 145 (27.31%) .NET Framework
4 145 (27.31%) HTML
5 116 (21.85%) .NET Core
6 97 (18.27%) jQuery
7 85 (16.01%) AngularJS
8 83 (15.63%) XML
9 78 (14.69%) HTML5
9 78 (14.69%) JSON
10 74 (13.94%) ASP.NET MVC
11 70 (13.18%) Web Services
12 64 (12.05%) Ajax
13 62 (11.68%) React
13 62 (11.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 56 (10.55%) CSS3
15 50 (9.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 48 (9.04%) ASP.NET Web API
17 47 (8.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.40%) Enterprise Software
1 34 (6.40%) User Experience
2 27 (5.08%) Self-Motivation
3 25 (4.71%) FMCG
4 24 (4.52%) Greenfield Project
5 20 (3.77%) Legacy Systems
6 15 (2.82%) Social Media
7 11 (2.07%) Mobile App
7 11 (2.07%) NHS
8 10 (1.88%) Algorithms
9 8 (1.51%) e-Health
10 7 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.75%) Legacy Code
11 4 (0.75%) Life Science
11 4 (0.75%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.56%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.56%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.56%) Robotics
12 3 (0.56%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 64 (12.05%) Windows
2 57 (10.73%) Linux
3 28 (5.27%) Windows Server
4 26 (4.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (4.33%) Windows Server 2016
6 21 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (3.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.13%) Windows Server 2019
9 5 (0.94%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.56%) Unix
11 2 (0.38%) Android
11 2 (0.38%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.19%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (42.75%) Agile
2 130 (24.48%) MVC
3 128 (24.11%) Software Engineering
4 95 (17.89%) DevOps
5 76 (14.31%) Test Automation
6 67 (12.62%) SDLC
7 63 (11.86%) Scrum
8 60 (11.30%) OOP
9 59 (11.11%) Computer Science
10 57 (10.73%) Problem-Solving
11 54 (10.17%) Infrastructure as Code
12 53 (9.98%) TDD
13 49 (9.23%) OO
14 47 (8.85%) Mentoring
15 40 (7.53%) CI/CD
16 37 (6.97%) SOA
17 36 (6.78%) Unit Testing
18 32 (6.03%) Mathematics
19 30 (5.65%) BDD
19 30 (5.65%) Full Stack Development
Programming Languages
1 460 (86.63%) C#
2 331 (62.34%) SQL
3 211 (39.74%) JavaScript
4 150 (28.25%) T-SQL
5 62 (11.68%) PHP
6 60 (11.30%) Java
7 52 (9.79%) Python
8 47 (8.85%) VB
9 45 (8.47%) PowerShell
10 25 (4.71%) VB6
11 20 (3.77%) C++
11 20 (3.77%) MATLAB
11 20 (3.77%) Scala
11 20 (3.77%) VBA
12 18 (3.39%) TypeScript
13 17 (3.20%) R
13 17 (3.20%) VBScript
14 16 (3.01%) Ruby
15 14 (2.64%) Objective-C
15 14 (2.64%) XAML
Qualifications
1 106 (19.96%) Degree
2 23 (4.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (2.26%) MCSA
4 12 (2.26%) Numerate Degree
5 10 (1.88%) HND
6 8 (1.51%) MCSE
7 6 (1.13%) CCNA
7 6 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.38%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.38%) MCDST
9 2 (0.38%) MCITP
9 2 (0.38%) MCP
10 1 (0.19%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.19%) PhD
10 1 (0.19%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (10.92%) QA
2 10 (1.88%) HL7
3 8 (1.51%) GDPR
4 4 (0.75%) GRC
5 2 (0.38%) Accessibility
6 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (11.49%) Docker
2 34 (6.40%) Active Directory
3 22 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (4.14%) vSphere
4 17 (3.20%) Hyper-V
4 17 (3.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 51 (9.60%) Kubernetes
2 17 (3.20%) WSUS
3 14 (2.64%) NetBackup
4 6 (1.13%) Puppet
5 4 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 146 (27.50%) Microsoft
2 36 (6.78%) Oracle
3 22 (4.14%) VMware
4 19 (3.58%) Salesforce.com
5 18 (3.39%) Xamarin
6 17 (3.20%) Citrix
7 14 (2.64%) SAP
7 14 (2.64%) Veritas
8 11 (2.07%) ServiceNow
9 10 (1.88%) Freshdesk
10 6 (1.13%) Atlassian
10 6 (1.13%) Civica
11 5 (0.94%) Cisco
11 5 (0.94%) HP
12 4 (0.75%) Anaplan
12 4 (0.75%) ForgeRock
12 4 (0.75%) IBM
12 4 (0.75%) Tagetik
13 3 (0.56%) Informatica
13 3 (0.56%) Sparx