Period
to 14 May 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 14 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
UK
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 498 368 373
Rank change year-on-year -130 +5 -73
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 467 795 1,254
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.52% 0.82% 0.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.94% 1.49% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 371 700 1,075
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £27,500
25th Percentile £33,750 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £51,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -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 49,784 53,389 78,381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.00% 54.82% 54.27%
Number of salaries quoted 38,666 44,406 64,658
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,263 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 14 May 2021.

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 14 May 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 -105 421 £45,000 - 106
UK excluding London -93 358 £40,000 -5.88% 97
South East -31 128 £45,000 +5.88% 15
Work from Home -115 87 £45,000 - 19
London +10 78 £55,000 -12.00% 18
Midlands -45 76 £40,000 - 32
North of England -92 63 £42,500 -3.41% 23
East Midlands +1 43 £40,000 - 12
Yorkshire -24 39 £42,500 +1.19% 12
East of England +29 36 £35,000 -22.22% 7
West Midlands -43 33 £37,500 -6.25% 20
Wales +35 25 £26,500 -3.64% 3
South West -59 25 £40,000 -11.11% 11
North West -49 21 £38,750 -11.93% 9
Scotland -30 5 £39,000 +30.00% 4
North East -4 3 £80,000 +220.00% 2
Northern Ireland -3 2 £40,000 +14.29% 2

For the 6 months to 14 May 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.

1 467 (100.00%) .NET
2 403 (86.30%) C#
3 262 (56.10%) SQL
4 235 (50.32%) SQL Server
5 168 (35.97%) ASP.NET
6 163 (34.90%) Microsoft
7 157 (33.62%) JavaScript
8 146 (31.26%) HTML
9 138 (29.55%) MVC
9 138 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
10 131 (28.05%) CSS
11 119 (25.48%) Azure
12 103 (22.06%) T-SQL
13 99 (21.20%) Social Skills
14 88 (18.84%) Windows
15 81 (17.34%) DevOps
16 77 (16.49%) .NET Framework
16 77 (16.49%) Software Engineering
17 73 (15.63%) jQuery
18 71 (15.20%) Problem-Solving
18 71 (15.20%) .NET Core
19 69 (14.78%) Finance
20 67 (14.35%) Scrum
20 67 (14.35%) AngularJS
21 66 (14.13%) Visual Studio
22 62 (13.28%) XML
23 59 (12.63%) Web Services
24 56 (11.99%) Java
25 54 (11.56%) Python
26 52 (11.13%) Analytical Skills

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 34 (7.28%) SharePoint
2 19 (4.07%) IIS
3 11 (2.36%) Apache Solr
3 11 (2.36%) NServiceBus
3 11 (2.36%) WordPress
4 8 (1.71%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (1.07%) OpenEdge
5 5 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (0.86%) Confluence
7 3 (0.64%) Apache
8 1 (0.21%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.21%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.21%) nginx
8 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (3.21%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.14%) Simulink
3 7 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.86%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (0.43%) EngageOne
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.28%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.21%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.21%) HFM
3 1 (0.21%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.21%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.21%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 119 (25.48%) Azure
2 43 (9.21%) AWS
3 40 (8.57%) SaaS
4 17 (3.64%) Power Platform
5 13 (2.78%) Serverless
6 12 (2.57%) AWS CloudFormation
7 10 (2.14%) Microsoft 365
7 10 (2.14%) PowerApps
8 8 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (1.71%) Amazon S3
8 8 (1.71%) AWS Lambda
8 8 (1.71%) Dynamics 365
8 8 (1.71%) GCP
8 8 (1.71%) PaaS
8 8 (1.71%) Power Automate
9 7 (1.50%) AWS CodeDeploy
10 6 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
10 6 (1.28%) OpenShift
11 5 (1.07%) GitHub
11 5 (1.07%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.93%) DNS
2 8 (1.71%) Firewall
2 8 (1.71%) WAN
3 7 (1.50%) Reverse Proxy
4 6 (1.28%) Intranet
5 5 (1.07%) IPv4
5 5 (1.07%) LAN
6 3 (0.64%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.64%) Internet
6 3 (0.64%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.43%) FTP
7 2 (0.43%) HTTP
8 1 (0.21%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (50.32%) SQL Server
2 43 (9.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (8.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (5.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (3.43%) MySQL
6 16 (3.43%) Power BI
7 13 (2.78%) Relational Database
8 12 (2.57%) SQL Server 2014
9 11 (2.36%) Crystal Reports
9 11 (2.36%) MS Access
9 11 (2.36%) SQL Server 2016
10 9 (1.93%) DTS
11 8 (1.71%) NoSQL
11 8 (1.71%) Tableau
12 7 (1.50%) Azure SQL Database
12 7 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.50%) MongoDB
12 7 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 66 (14.13%) Visual Studio
2 48 (10.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 41 (8.78%) Git (software)
4 11 (2.36%) Jenkins
5 10 (2.14%) JIRA
5 10 (2.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 9 (1.93%) Selenium
7 8 (1.71%) Oracle Forms
7 8 (1.71%) TeamCity
8 7 (1.50%) GitLab
9 6 (1.28%) Bitbucket
10 5 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (1.07%) Vagrant
11 4 (0.86%) Visual Studio Code
11 4 (0.86%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.64%) gulp
13 2 (0.43%) Protractor
13 2 (0.43%) Robot Framework
13 2 (0.43%) TestComplete
13 2 (0.43%) TestNG
General
1 99 (21.20%) Social Skills
2 69 (14.78%) Finance
3 52 (11.13%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (5.14%) Manufacturing
5 23 (4.93%) Presentation Skills
5 23 (4.93%) Wearables
6 19 (4.07%) Retail
7 18 (3.85%) Law
8 16 (3.43%) Telecoms
9 15 (3.21%) Electronics
10 12 (2.57%) Marketing
10 12 (2.57%) Organisational Skills
11 11 (2.36%) Legal
12 10 (2.14%) Public Sector
13 6 (1.28%) Automotive
14 5 (1.07%) Back Office
15 3 (0.64%) Front Office
15 3 (0.64%) Games
15 3 (0.64%) Social Housing
16 2 (0.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 340 (72.81%) Developer
2 169 (36.19%) .NET Developer
3 116 (24.84%) Software Developer
4 88 (18.84%) C# Developer
5 70 (14.99%) C# .NET Developer
6 46 (9.85%) Senior Developer
7 41 (8.78%) .NET Software Developer
8 37 (7.92%) Analyst
8 37 (7.92%) C# Software Developer
9 36 (7.71%) VB.NET Developer
10 27 (5.78%) SQL Developer
11 24 (5.14%) C# VB.NET Developer
12 23 (4.93%) C++ Developer
12 23 (4.93%) C++ Software Developer
12 23 (4.93%) Senior .NET Developer
13 21 (4.50%) Programmer
13 21 (4.50%) Software Engineer
14 19 (4.07%) Applications Developer
14 19 (4.07%) DevOps Engineer
15 18 (3.85%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 467 (100.00%) .NET
2 168 (35.97%) ASP.NET
3 146 (31.26%) HTML
4 131 (28.05%) CSS
5 77 (16.49%) .NET Framework
6 73 (15.63%) jQuery
7 71 (15.20%) .NET Core
8 67 (14.35%) AngularJS
9 62 (13.28%) XML
10 59 (12.63%) Web Services
11 51 (10.92%) ASP.NET Web API
12 45 (9.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 45 (9.64%) HTML5
13 44 (9.42%) SOAP
14 35 (7.49%) WinForms
15 34 (7.28%) REST
16 33 (7.07%) ASP.NET MVC
17 30 (6.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 29 (6.21%) CSS3
18 29 (6.21%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.78%) Self-Motivation
2 20 (4.28%) Mobile App
3 18 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.43%) CMDB
5 13 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (2.57%) Robotics
7 10 (2.14%) Data Structures
8 8 (1.71%) User Experience
9 6 (1.28%) NHS
10 5 (1.07%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.07%) FMCG
10 5 (1.07%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.86%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.86%) Equities
11 4 (0.86%) Fixed Income
11 4 (0.86%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.86%) Photography
11 4 (0.86%) SWIFT
11 4 (0.86%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 88 (18.84%) Windows
2 29 (6.21%) Linux
3 26 (5.57%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.71%) Unix
5 6 (1.28%) Windows 10
6 4 (0.86%) Android
6 4 (0.86%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
1 138 (29.55%) MVC
2 81 (17.34%) DevOps
3 77 (16.49%) Software Engineering
4 71 (15.20%) Problem-Solving
5 67 (14.35%) Scrum
6 49 (10.49%) SDLC
7 41 (8.78%) Web Development
8 38 (8.14%) TDD
9 36 (7.71%) OOP
10 34 (7.28%) OO
11 33 (7.07%) CAD
12 32 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
13 30 (6.42%) Mentoring
13 30 (6.42%) Microservices
13 30 (6.42%) Workflow
14 28 (6.00%) SOA
15 25 (5.35%) Continuous Integration
15 25 (5.35%) Unit Testing
16 24 (5.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 403 (86.30%) C#
2 262 (56.10%) SQL
3 157 (33.62%) JavaScript
4 103 (22.06%) T-SQL
5 56 (11.99%) Java
6 54 (11.56%) Python
7 43 (9.21%) C++
8 41 (8.78%) PowerShell
9 40 (8.57%) VB
10 27 (5.78%) VBA
11 20 (4.28%) C
11 20 (4.28%) TypeScript
12 13 (2.78%) PHP
13 12 (2.57%) PL/SQL
13 12 (2.57%) VB6
14 11 (2.36%) Ruby
15 10 (2.14%) MATLAB
15 10 (2.14%) VBScript
16 5 (1.07%) COBOL
16 5 (1.07%) Perl
Qualifications
1 34 (7.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (6.00%) Degree
3 7 (1.50%) AWS Certification
4 6 (1.28%) CISA
4 6 (1.28%) CISSP
4 6 (1.28%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.28%) MCSE
5 4 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.64%) MCITP
6 3 (0.64%) MCSA
7 2 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.07%) SLA
2 4 (0.86%) GRC
2 4 (0.86%) QA
3 3 (0.64%) GDPR
3 3 (0.64%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.43%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (0.43%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.43%) GxP
4 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (3.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.71%) Docker
3 3 (0.64%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (4.93%) Kubernetes
2 9 (1.93%) Single Sign-On
3 8 (1.71%) SCCM
4 5 (1.07%) Ansible
4 5 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.07%) Puppet
4 5 (1.07%) Terraform
5 3 (0.64%) SCOM
5 3 (0.64%) WMI
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.43%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 163 (34.90%) Microsoft
2 41 (8.78%) Oracle
3 27 (5.78%) Bloomberg
4 23 (4.93%) ANSYS
5 19 (4.07%) Telerik
6 14 (3.00%) Xamarin
7 9 (1.93%) Micro Focus
7 9 (1.93%) SAP
7 9 (1.93%) ServiceNow
8 8 (1.71%) DevExpress
9 7 (1.50%) Meridio
9 7 (1.50%) Nintex
10 5 (1.07%) Alibaba
10 5 (1.07%) IBM
11 4 (0.86%) UiPath
12 3 (0.64%) OutSystems
12 3 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.43%) CA
13 2 (0.43%) Google
13 2 (0.43%) HP