Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
UK
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 326 285 202
Rank change year-on-year -41 -83 -8
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 1,506 2,141 3,126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.94% 1.20% 1.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.71% 2.17% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,327 1,868 2,860
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% -1.28% +4.00%

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 88,072 98,528 98,035
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.01% 55.20% 53.03%
Number of salaries quoted 73,188 81,342 84,409
UK median annual salary £50,208 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.42% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £84,600 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -59 1,362 £42,500 +6.25% 278
UK excluding London -75 1,028 £40,000 +3.90% 267
London +12 377 £50,000 - 31
South East -73 364 £42,750 +6.88% 63
Midlands -28 208 £37,500 - 72
North of England -58 190 £37,500 +7.14% 64
West Midlands -29 131 £37,500 - 53
South West -22 113 £40,000 +6.67% 29
East of England +12 105 £40,000 -5.33% 19
North West -82 99 £35,000 -6.67% 36
East Midlands -10 77 £40,000 +6.67% 19
Yorkshire +9 72 £42,500 +14.09% 22
Scotland +3 34 £39,000 +4.00% 11
Wales -11 20 £31,000 -8.82% 9
North East +7 19 £32,500 +12.07% 6
Northern Ireland -12 1 £31,000 -

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 1,506 (100.00%) .NET
2 1,290 (85.66%) C#
3 911 (60.49%) SQL Server
4 892 (59.23%) SQL
5 780 (51.79%) ASP.NET
6 609 (40.44%) JavaScript
7 589 (39.11%) HTML
8 529 (35.13%) Agile Software Development
9 496 (32.93%) CSS
10 492 (32.67%) MVC
11 450 (29.88%) Microsoft
12 368 (24.44%) T-SQL
13 306 (20.32%) jQuery
14 303 (20.12%) Windows
15 293 (19.46%) Web Services
16 289 (19.19%) .NET Framework
17 278 (18.46%) Finance
18 264 (17.53%) WinForms
19 241 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
20 231 (15.34%) AngularJS
21 229 (15.21%) VB
22 215 (14.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 213 (14.14%) ASP.NET Web API
24 212 (14.08%) Web Development
25 206 (13.68%) Problem-Solving
26 205 (13.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 199 (13.21%) XML
28 189 (12.55%) Oracle
29 188 (12.48%) Scrum
30 186 (12.35%) HTML5

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
1 126 (8.37%) SharePoint
2 86 (5.71%) IIS
3 26 (1.73%) CMS
3 26 (1.73%) Drupal
4 16 (1.06%) Apache
4 16 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
5 15 (1.00%) Umbraco
6 11 (0.73%) Documentum
6 11 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (0.66%) DNN
7 10 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
8 8 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (0.33%) Confluence
10 4 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.27%) Plone
10 4 (0.27%) Zope
11 3 (0.20%) nginx
11 3 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.20%) WordPress
12 2 (0.13%) Kentico
Applications
1 77 (5.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 52 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.60%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.53%) Chatbot
4 8 (0.53%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.27%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.27%) Autodesk Inventor
5 4 (0.27%) Revit
6 3 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.066%) CATIA
7 1 (0.066%) GIMP
7 1 (0.066%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.066%) Siemens NX
7 1 (0.066%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.40%) Magento
2 6 (0.40%) SimCorp Dimension
3 4 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.27%) Sage 200
3 4 (0.27%) Scribe Insight
4 1 (0.066%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.066%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.066%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.066%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.066%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.066%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.066%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.066%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 138 (9.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (2.12%) SaaS
4 23 (1.53%) GitHub
5 18 (1.20%) Office 365
6 7 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (0.33%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.27%) Scribe Online
9 3 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.20%) Azure Machine Learning
9 3 (0.20%) Google Tag Manager
9 3 (0.20%) Serverless
10 2 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.13%) npm
10 2 (0.13%) Slack
11 1 (0.066%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.066%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.066%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (0.73%) Internet
2 5 (0.33%) DNS
3 4 (0.27%) HTTP
3 4 (0.27%) SMS
3 4 (0.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.20%) AMQP
4 3 (0.20%) Intranet
4 3 (0.20%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (0.13%) Network Security
6 1 (0.066%) Firewall
6 1 (0.066%) FTP
6 1 (0.066%) IPv4
6 1 (0.066%) SSL
6 1 (0.066%) VLAN
6 1 (0.066%) VSAT
6 1 (0.066%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 911 (60.49%) SQL Server
2 215 (14.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 205 (13.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 105 (6.97%) Relational Database
5 97 (6.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 88 (5.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 70 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 66 (4.38%) Crystal Reports
9 54 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
9 54 (3.59%) MySQL
10 47 (3.12%) NoSQL
11 44 (2.92%) SQL Server 2016
12 39 (2.59%) Power BI
13 29 (1.93%) SQL Server 2014
14 28 (1.86%) RDBMS
15 20 (1.33%) Oracle Database
15 20 (1.33%) Star Schema
16 18 (1.20%) MongoDB
17 15 (1.00%) Qlik Sense
18 14 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 180 (11.95%) Visual Studio
2 155 (10.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 118 (7.84%) Git (software)
4 55 (3.65%) JIRA
5 35 (2.32%) Selenium
6 29 (1.93%) Subversion
7 25 (1.66%) Octopus Deploy
8 24 (1.59%) NUnit
9 18 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
10 16 (1.06%) TeamCity
11 14 (0.93%) Visual Studio Coded UI
12 13 (0.86%) MSBuild
12 13 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 12 (0.80%) AccuRev
13 12 (0.80%) Jenkins
13 12 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
13 12 (0.80%) SonarQube
14 11 (0.73%) ReSharper
15 10 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 10 (0.66%) Cucumber
General
1 278 (18.46%) Finance
2 54 (3.59%) Retail
3 53 (3.52%) Banking
4 38 (2.52%) Manufacturing
5 35 (2.32%) Legal
6 25 (1.66%) Back Office
7 19 (1.26%) Financial Institution
8 16 (1.06%) Marketing
9 14 (0.93%) Law
10 13 (0.86%) Advertising
11 9 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.53%) Automotive
13 5 (0.33%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.27%) Games
15 3 (0.20%) Telecoms
16 2 (0.13%) French Language
16 2 (0.13%) Front Office
16 2 (0.13%) German Language
16 2 (0.13%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.066%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1,257 (83.47%) Developer
2 758 (50.33%) .NET Developer
3 572 (37.98%) C# Developer
4 464 (30.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 297 (19.72%) Software Developer
6 253 (16.80%) VB.NET Developer
7 186 (12.35%) ASP.NET Developer
8 184 (12.22%) SQL Developer
9 162 (10.76%) C# VB.NET Developer
10 159 (10.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 149 (9.89%) Senior Developer
12 140 (9.30%) .NET Software Developer
13 127 (8.43%) C# Software Developer
14 92 (6.11%) Analyst
15 87 (5.78%) Web Developer
16 82 (5.44%) Applications Developer
16 82 (5.44%) Junior
17 81 (5.38%) Senior .NET Developer
18 71 (4.71%) Junior Developer
19 62 (4.12%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,506 (100.00%) .NET
2 780 (51.79%) ASP.NET
3 589 (39.11%) HTML
4 496 (32.93%) CSS
5 306 (20.32%) jQuery
6 293 (19.46%) Web Services
7 289 (19.19%) .NET Framework
8 264 (17.53%) WinForms
9 241 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 231 (15.34%) AngularJS
11 213 (14.14%) ASP.NET Web API
12 199 (13.21%) XML
13 186 (12.35%) HTML5
14 162 (10.76%) WCF
15 139 (9.23%) WPF
16 127 (8.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 118 (7.84%) SOAP
18 116 (7.70%) REST
19 98 (6.51%) CSS3
20 95 (6.31%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 137 (9.10%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (5.64%) Mobile App
3 61 (4.05%) Greenfield Project
4 60 (3.98%) Self-Motivation
5 55 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
6 35 (2.32%) Driving Licence
7 33 (2.19%) User Experience
8 24 (1.59%) N-Tier
9 23 (1.53%) Management Information System
10 20 (1.33%) Fintech
11 19 (1.26%) Augmented Reality
12 15 (1.00%) Algorithms
12 15 (1.00%) EPoS
13 14 (0.93%) Life Science
14 10 (0.66%) Client/Server
14 10 (0.66%) Equities
14 10 (0.66%) Fixed Income
14 10 (0.66%) Virtual Team
15 9 (0.60%) FMCG
16 8 (0.53%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 303 (20.12%) Windows
2 44 (2.92%) Android
3 39 (2.59%) Apple iOS
4 33 (2.19%) Windows Server
5 22 (1.46%) Linux
6 18 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (1.13%) Windows 7
8 16 (1.06%) Unix
9 12 (0.80%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.27%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.20%) Solaris
11 3 (0.20%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.20%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.20%) Windows Phone 8
12 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.066%) Debian
13 1 (0.066%) VME
13 1 (0.066%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 529 (35.13%) Agile Software Development
2 492 (32.67%) MVC
3 212 (14.08%) Web Development
4 206 (13.68%) Problem-Solving
5 188 (12.48%) Scrum
6 184 (12.22%) SDLC
7 157 (10.42%) TDD
8 142 (9.43%) Software Engineering
9 120 (7.97%) OO
10 118 (7.84%) CRM
11 92 (6.11%) Business Intelligence
12 87 (5.78%) OOP
13 83 (5.51%) Migration
14 80 (5.31%) Unit Testing
15 74 (4.91%) SOLID
16 70 (4.65%) Computer Science
17 69 (4.58%) Test Automation
18 67 (4.45%) Continuous Improvement
19 63 (4.18%) Project Management
20 57 (3.78%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,290 (85.66%) C#
2 892 (59.23%) SQL
3 609 (40.44%) JavaScript
4 368 (24.44%) T-SQL
5 229 (15.21%) VB
6 147 (9.76%) VBA
7 123 (8.17%) Java
8 110 (7.30%) C++
9 106 (7.04%) VB6
10 86 (5.71%) Python
11 58 (3.85%) PHP
11 58 (3.85%) PL/SQL
12 45 (2.99%) C
13 34 (2.26%) PowerShell
14 31 (2.06%) TypeScript
15 27 (1.79%) VBScript
16 21 (1.39%) R
17 10 (0.66%) RPG
18 9 (0.60%) Ruby
19 7 (0.46%) VC++
Qualifications
1 177 (11.75%) Degree
2 46 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (1.73%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (1.20%) MCP
5 17 (1.13%) MCPD
6 13 (0.86%) HND
6 13 (0.86%) Security Cleared
7 10 (0.66%) ISEB
8 9 (0.60%) ISTQB
9 8 (0.53%) BC Cleared
9 8 (0.53%) DBS Check
10 7 (0.46%) Postgraduate
11 6 (0.40%) Master's Degree
11 6 (0.40%) PhD
12 5 (0.33%) SC Cleared
13 4 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 4 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.20%) CREST Certified
14 3 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
14 3 (0.20%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (5.31%) QA
2 29 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (1.66%) PCI DSS
4 24 (1.59%) ISO 9001
5 12 (0.80%) ISO 14001
6 9 (0.60%) GDPR
7 7 (0.46%) SLA
8 6 (0.40%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 2 (0.13%) GMP
9 2 (0.13%) GxP
9 2 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (1.13%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.33%) Docker
5 4 (0.27%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.066%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (0.60%) SCCM
2 4 (0.27%) HP ALM
2 4 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.20%) Ansible
4 2 (0.13%) Check_MK
4 2 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.066%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.066%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.066%) Puppet
5 1 (0.066%) Terraform
Vendors
1 450 (29.88%) Microsoft
2 189 (12.55%) Oracle
3 80 (5.31%) Xamarin
4 45 (2.99%) Telerik
5 32 (2.12%) DevExpress
6 29 (1.93%) Tableau
7 25 (1.66%) Citrix
7 25 (1.66%) Infragistics
8 20 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
9 19 (1.26%) Google
9 19 (1.26%) Sitecore
10 16 (1.06%) Axosoft
10 16 (1.06%) MuleSoft
11 15 (1.00%) Alteryx
12 14 (0.93%) Blue Prism
12 14 (0.93%) UiPath
13 13 (0.86%) SAP
14 11 (0.73%) ESRI
15 10 (0.66%) Thunderhead
15 10 (0.66%) VMware