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

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
UK
6 months to
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 462 337 348
Rank change year-on-year -125 +11 -63
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 409 1,122 1,376
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.54% 0.93% 0.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.96% 1.71% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 423 1,047 1,258
Median annual salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.30% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,600 £28,900 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.94% +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 42,701 65,563 82,627
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.65% 54.06% 54.95%
Number of salaries quoted 35,418 54,531 69,117
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 2 March 2021.

Salary histogram for VB.NET in the UK

VB.NET
Top 18 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 2 March 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 -114 376 £42,500 -2.30% 86
UK excluding London -114 312 £41,250 -2.94% 78
South East -8 130 £45,000 +5.88% 18
London +44 77 £52,500 -8.70% 17
Work from Home -109 71 £45,000 +3.45% 25
Midlands -27 54 £37,500 -11.76% 18
North of England -54 41 £42,500 -2.86% 24
East of England +30 34 £45,000 +20.00% 2
West Midlands -11 30 £35,500 -16.47% 9
South West -42 28 £40,000 -9.60% 7
East Midlands -6 24 £37,500 -11.76% 9
Yorkshire +12 20 £42,500 +1.19% 9
North West -37 20 £38,750 -11.93% 14
Wales +31 15 £27,500 -35.29% 4
Scotland -2 6 £34,000 +13.33% 5
Northern Ireland +6 3 £50,000 +42.86%
North East +8 1 £41,500 -2.35% 1
Isle of Man -11 1 - -

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 409 (100.00%) .NET
2 356 (87.04%) C#
3 270 (66.01%) SQL
4 197 (48.17%) SQL Server
5 148 (36.19%) ASP.NET
5 148 (36.19%) JavaScript
6 133 (32.52%) HTML
7 122 (29.83%) Agile Software Development
8 116 (28.36%) MVC
9 109 (26.65%) Microsoft
9 109 (26.65%) CSS
10 96 (23.47%) Azure
11 76 (18.58%) Software Engineering
12 67 (16.38%) .NET Core
13 66 (16.14%) T-SQL
13 66 (16.14%) DevOps
14 65 (15.89%) .NET Framework
15 62 (15.16%) Windows
16 59 (14.43%) Problem-Solving
17 58 (14.18%) AngularJS
18 55 (13.45%) jQuery
18 55 (13.45%) Finance
19 50 (12.22%) HTML5
20 49 (11.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 48 (11.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 48 (11.74%) VB
22 47 (11.49%) TDD
23 46 (11.25%) WinForms
23 46 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
24 44 (10.76%) XML

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 18 (4.40%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.18%) IIS
3 7 (1.71%) WordPress
4 6 (1.47%) OpenEdge
5 4 (0.98%) Apache Solr
5 4 (0.98%) Drupal
5 4 (0.98%) NServiceBus
6 3 (0.73%) Apache
6 3 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.73%) SAS
7 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.24%) Confluence
7 1 (0.24%) Documentum
7 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.24%) nginx
7 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (3.67%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.47%) Simulink
4 5 (1.22%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.24%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (5.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (3.91%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.47%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.49%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.24%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 96 (23.47%) Azure
2 28 (6.85%) SaaS
3 22 (5.38%) Dynamics 365
4 21 (5.13%) AWS
5 10 (2.44%) Serverless
6 8 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (1.96%) AWS CodeDeploy
6 8 (1.96%) Power Platform
7 4 (0.98%) npm
7 4 (0.98%) NuGet
8 3 (0.73%) PowerApps
9 2 (0.49%) Apigee
9 2 (0.49%) GCP
9 2 (0.49%) Microsoft 365
9 2 (0.49%) PaaS
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.24%) G Suite
10 1 (0.24%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.42%) DNS
2 10 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.20%) WAN
4 8 (1.96%) RTP
5 6 (1.47%) Internet
5 6 (1.47%) Intranet
6 4 (0.98%) HTTP
7 3 (0.73%) Firewall
7 3 (0.73%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.49%) FTP
9 1 (0.24%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.24%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.24%) SMTP
9 1 (0.24%) tcpdump
9 1 (0.24%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (48.17%) SQL Server
2 49 (11.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 48 (11.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 37 (9.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (5.62%) SQL Server 2014
6 21 (5.13%) MySQL
7 17 (4.16%) SQL Server 2005
8 16 (3.91%) SQL Server 2012
9 14 (3.42%) Relational Database
10 10 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
10 10 (2.44%) MS Access
11 8 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (1.71%) Power BI
12 7 (1.71%) SQL Server 2016
13 6 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (1.47%) SQL Server 2019
14 5 (1.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 41 (10.02%) Visual Studio
2 39 (9.54%) Git (software)
3 24 (5.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (4.65%) Selenium
5 17 (4.16%) NUnit
5 17 (4.16%) TestNG
5 17 (4.16%) WebDriver
6 9 (2.20%) JIRA
6 9 (2.20%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.47%) Bitbucket
7 6 (1.47%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (0.98%) Mercurial
9 4 (0.98%) PowerBuilder
9 4 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.49%) Appium
11 2 (0.49%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.49%) Subversion
General
1 55 (13.45%) Finance
2 28 (6.85%) Manufacturing
3 18 (4.40%) Law
4 14 (3.42%) Legal
5 13 (3.18%) Electronics
5 13 (3.18%) Retail
5 13 (3.18%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.96%) Marketing
7 7 (1.71%) Public Sector
8 5 (1.22%) Back Office
9 3 (0.73%) Front Office
9 3 (0.73%) Games
9 3 (0.73%) Social Housing
10 2 (0.49%) Advertising
11 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.24%) Automotive
11 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 306 (74.82%) Developer
2 152 (37.16%) .NET Developer
3 123 (30.07%) Software Developer
4 98 (23.96%) C# Developer
5 75 (18.34%) C# .NET Developer
6 61 (14.91%) C# Software Developer
7 48 (11.74%) .NET Software Developer
8 47 (11.49%) Software Engineer
9 33 (8.07%) VB.NET Developer
10 32 (7.82%) SQL Developer
11 30 (7.33%) Senior Developer
12 29 (7.09%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 27 (6.60%) Analyst
14 26 (6.36%) Applications Developer
15 25 (6.11%) C# Software Engineer
16 21 (5.13%) C# VB.NET Developer
17 20 (4.89%) Junior
17 20 (4.89%) Programmer
18 19 (4.65%) ASP.NET Developer
19 18 (4.40%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 409 (100.00%) .NET
2 148 (36.19%) ASP.NET
3 133 (32.52%) HTML
4 109 (26.65%) CSS
5 67 (16.38%) .NET Core
6 65 (15.89%) .NET Framework
7 58 (14.18%) AngularJS
8 55 (13.45%) jQuery
9 50 (12.22%) HTML5
10 46 (11.25%) WinForms
11 44 (10.76%) XML
12 43 (10.51%) Web Services
13 40 (9.78%) ASP.NET Web API
14 35 (8.56%) REST
15 33 (8.07%) WPF
16 32 (7.82%) ASP.NET MVC
16 32 (7.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 30 (7.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 30 (7.33%) Entity Framework
18 29 (7.09%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 46 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (8.31%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (3.91%) User Experience
4 13 (3.18%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (2.93%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.44%) Data Structures
6 10 (2.44%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.20%) Equities
7 9 (2.20%) Fixed Income
8 8 (1.96%) Robotics
9 7 (1.71%) EPoS
10 5 (1.22%) CMDB
10 5 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.22%) NHS
11 4 (0.98%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.98%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.98%) Photography
11 4 (0.98%) SWIFT
12 3 (0.73%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.73%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 62 (15.16%) Windows
2 17 (4.16%) Windows Server
3 6 (1.47%) Linux
3 6 (1.47%) Windows 10
4 4 (0.98%) Android
4 4 (0.98%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.73%) Unix
6 2 (0.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (29.83%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (28.36%) MVC
3 76 (18.58%) Software Engineering
4 66 (16.14%) DevOps
5 59 (14.43%) Problem-Solving
6 47 (11.49%) TDD
7 39 (9.54%) Scrum
7 39 (9.54%) Web Development
8 33 (8.07%) Test Automation
9 32 (7.82%) OO
10 31 (7.58%) SDLC
11 27 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
11 27 (6.60%) Microservices
12 25 (6.11%) CRM
13 24 (5.87%) OOD
14 21 (5.13%) Mentoring
15 20 (4.89%) Project Management
16 19 (4.65%) Computer Science
16 19 (4.65%) Mathematics
16 19 (4.65%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 356 (87.04%) C#
2 270 (66.01%) SQL
3 148 (36.19%) JavaScript
4 66 (16.14%) T-SQL
5 48 (11.74%) VB
6 44 (10.76%) Python
7 41 (10.02%) Java
8 24 (5.87%) PowerShell
8 24 (5.87%) TypeScript
9 21 (5.13%) C++
9 21 (5.13%) VBA
10 16 (3.91%) VB6
11 12 (2.93%) C
11 12 (2.93%) PHP
12 11 (2.69%) Perl
13 9 (2.20%) PL/SQL
14 8 (1.96%) XAML
15 6 (1.47%) MATLAB
16 4 (0.98%) Ruby
17 2 (0.49%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 38 (9.29%) Degree
2 29 (7.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (2.44%) ISTQB
4 9 (2.20%) MCITP
4 9 (2.20%) MCSA
4 9 (2.20%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.98%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.24%) CISA
7 1 (0.24%) CISSP
7 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.24%) MCSE
7 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.98%) SLA
2 3 (0.73%) GDPR
2 3 (0.73%) QA
3 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (2.69%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.20%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.73%) Docker
3 3 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.24%) Firmware
4 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (2.20%) Kubernetes
1 9 (2.20%) SCCM
1 9 (2.20%) SCOM
1 9 (2.20%) WMI
2 2 (0.49%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 109 (26.65%) Microsoft
2 30 (7.33%) Oracle
3 12 (2.93%) Xamarin
4 9 (2.20%) Telerik
5 7 (1.71%) Bloomberg
6 6 (1.47%) SAP
7 4 (0.98%) DevExpress
7 4 (0.98%) MuleSoft
7 4 (0.98%) ServiceNow
8 3 (0.73%) ANSYS
8 3 (0.73%) Meridio
8 3 (0.73%) Micro Focus
8 3 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.73%) VMware
9 2 (0.49%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.49%) Blue Prism
9 2 (0.49%) Infor
9 2 (0.49%) OutSystems
10 1 (0.24%) Databricks
10 1 (0.24%) Intapp