Period
to 7 April 2020

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 7 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
UK
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 344 361 287
Rank change year-on-year +17 -74 -65
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 977 1,321 2,069
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.85% 0.89% 1.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.56% 1.62% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 898 1,182 2,023
Median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 62,780 81,492 99,861
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.44% 54.62% 55.99%
Number of salaries quoted 51,772 67,020 84,073
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year +2.22% +2.86% +2.94%

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 7 April 2020.

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 7 April 2020. 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 +6 880 £44,000 +4.14% 127
UK excluding London +46 781 £42,500 +6.25% 108
South East +74 260 £42,500 - 33
North of England +27 164 £44,000 +17.33% 29
London -75 156 £60,000 +26.32% 20
Midlands +5 151 £40,000 +5.26% 25
North West +51 99 £44,000 +27.54% 13
West Midlands +4 91 £40,000 +5.26% 17
South West +22 85 £45,000 +20.00% 9
East of England +43 61 £50,000 +25.00% 11
East Midlands +23 60 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Yorkshire +27 57 £42,000 +7.69% 10
Work from Home +12 53 £43,500 +2.35% 11
Scotland +24 30 £30,000 -
Wales -19 17 £41,905 +19.73%
Northern Ireland +28 8 £35,000 -6.67% 1
North East -15 8 £38,000 +17.48% 6
Isle of Man - 5 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, 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.

1 972 (99.49%) .NET
2 854 (87.41%) C#
3 577 (59.06%) SQL
4 491 (50.26%) SQL Server
5 441 (45.14%) JavaScript
6 432 (44.22%) ASP.NET
7 367 (37.56%) HTML
8 301 (30.81%) CSS
9 284 (29.07%) MVC
10 283 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
11 277 (28.35%) Microsoft
12 224 (22.93%) T-SQL
13 222 (22.72%) jQuery
14 219 (22.42%) WinForms
15 182 (18.63%) .NET Framework
16 177 (18.12%) Web Services
17 166 (16.99%) AngularJS
18 158 (16.17%) Azure
19 143 (14.64%) Problem-Solving
20 140 (14.33%) Windows
21 137 (14.02%) Software Engineering
22 135 (13.82%) Web Development
23 129 (13.20%) VB
24 126 (12.90%) Visual Studio
25 124 (12.69%) Finance
26 119 (12.18%) C++
26 119 (12.18%) HTML5
27 114 (11.67%) Oracle
28 111 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC
29 109 (11.16%) Degree

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 73 (7.47%) SharePoint
2 43 (4.40%) IIS
3 27 (2.76%) SharePoint 2013
4 16 (1.64%) Confluence
5 12 (1.23%) CMS
5 12 (1.23%) Umbraco
6 11 (1.13%) Drupal
7 3 (0.31%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 33 (3.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (2.66%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.51%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.10%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.10%) CATIA
5 1 (0.10%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.10%) InVision
5 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.10%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 11 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.51%) RiskWrite
3 3 (0.31%) MIS ActiveH
4 2 (0.20%) GoldMine
4 2 (0.20%) Raiser's Edge
4 2 (0.20%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.10%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.10%) Endur
5 1 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 158 (16.17%) Azure
2 47 (4.81%) Power Platform
2 47 (4.81%) SaaS
3 33 (3.38%) AWS
4 22 (2.25%) GitHub
5 9 (0.92%) npm
6 7 (0.72%) Slack
7 6 (0.61%) PaaS
7 6 (0.61%) ShareGate
8 5 (0.51%) Azure Data Factory
8 5 (0.51%) NuGet
9 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.31%) Serverless
10 2 (0.20%) Azure Machine Learning
10 2 (0.20%) GCP
10 2 (0.20%) Office 365
11 1 (0.10%) iPaaS
11 1 (0.10%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.15%) Intranet
2 17 (1.74%) Internet
3 14 (1.43%) RTP
4 6 (0.61%) HTTP
5 4 (0.41%) Network Security
5 4 (0.41%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.31%) DNS
6 3 (0.31%) SMTP
6 3 (0.31%) tcpdump
6 3 (0.31%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.10%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.10%) Extranet
7 1 (0.10%) LAN
7 1 (0.10%) RFID
7 1 (0.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 491 (50.26%) SQL Server
2 103 (10.54%) Relational Database
3 102 (10.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 94 (9.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 63 (6.45%) MySQL
6 46 (4.71%) Power BI
7 44 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
8 42 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 42 (4.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 36 (3.68%) Crystal Reports
10 30 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
11 23 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
12 22 (2.25%) SQL Server 2016
13 14 (1.43%) RDBMS
14 12 (1.23%) Oracle Database
15 11 (1.13%) Data Lake
15 11 (1.13%) MS Access
16 9 (0.92%) Big Data
16 9 (0.92%) Biml
16 9 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 126 (12.90%) Visual Studio
2 100 (10.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 69 (7.06%) Git (software)
4 57 (5.83%) Subversion
5 32 (3.28%) JIRA
6 13 (1.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 12 (1.23%) PowerBuilder
7 12 (1.23%) Selenium
8 10 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
8 10 (1.02%) Visual Studio Team System
9 9 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (0.92%) Jenkins
9 9 (0.92%) Maven
9 9 (0.92%) SoapUI
9 9 (0.92%) webpack
10 8 (0.82%) GitLab
10 8 (0.82%) HP UFT
11 7 (0.72%) Eclipse
11 7 (0.72%) LoadRunner
11 7 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 124 (12.69%) Finance
2 51 (5.22%) Retail
3 31 (3.17%) Manufacturing
4 21 (2.15%) Legal
5 19 (1.94%) Banking
6 14 (1.43%) Games
7 11 (1.13%) Law
7 11 (1.13%) Public Sector
8 10 (1.02%) Marketing
9 9 (0.92%) Back Office
9 9 (0.92%) Retail Finance
10 8 (0.82%) Automotive
11 7 (0.72%) Aerospace
11 7 (0.72%) Front Office
11 7 (0.72%) Police
12 6 (0.61%) Billing
12 6 (0.61%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.61%) Publishing
13 4 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 761 (77.89%) Developer
2 428 (43.81%) .NET Developer
3 328 (33.57%) C# Developer
4 260 (26.61%) C# .NET Developer
5 228 (23.34%) Software Developer
6 134 (13.72%) VB.NET Developer
7 101 (10.34%) Senior Developer
8 92 (9.42%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 90 (9.21%) .NET Software Developer
10 89 (9.11%) C# Software Developer
11 85 (8.70%) Software Engineer
12 67 (6.86%) ASP.NET Developer
13 63 (6.45%) SQL Developer
14 58 (5.94%) Analyst
15 57 (5.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 50 (5.12%) Senior .NET Developer
17 44 (4.50%) Junior
18 41 (4.20%) Junior Developer
19 37 (3.79%) C++ Software Engineer
20 34 (3.48%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 972 (99.49%) .NET
2 432 (44.22%) ASP.NET
3 367 (37.56%) HTML
4 301 (30.81%) CSS
5 222 (22.72%) jQuery
6 219 (22.42%) WinForms
7 182 (18.63%) .NET Framework
8 177 (18.12%) Web Services
9 166 (16.99%) AngularJS
10 119 (12.18%) HTML5
11 111 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC
12 104 (10.64%) ASP.NET Web API
13 100 (10.24%) Entity Framework
14 94 (9.62%) WCF
14 94 (9.62%) XML
15 91 (9.31%) WPF
16 81 (8.29%) .NET Core
16 81 (8.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 79 (8.09%) REST
18 72 (7.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 90 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (8.39%) User Experience
3 55 (5.63%) Self-Motivation
4 53 (5.42%) Greenfield Project
5 38 (3.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 34 (3.48%) Mobile App
7 29 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (1.54%) Driving Licence
9 12 (1.23%) Management Information System
10 11 (1.13%) N-Tier
11 10 (1.02%) Data Structures
12 9 (0.92%) Algorithms
12 9 (0.92%) Client/Server
13 7 (0.72%) Replication
14 5 (0.51%) Reinsurance
14 5 (0.51%) SWIFT
15 3 (0.31%) Motion Graphics
15 3 (0.31%) Social Media
16 2 (0.20%) Derivative
16 2 (0.20%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 140 (14.33%) Windows
2 34 (3.48%) Linux
3 20 (2.05%) Windows Server
4 19 (1.94%) Apple iOS
5 18 (1.84%) Android
6 11 (1.13%) Windows XP
7 10 (1.02%) Windows 2000
8 8 (0.82%) Windows 10
8 8 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.10%) Unix
11 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (29.07%) MVC
2 283 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (14.64%) Problem-Solving
4 137 (14.02%) Software Engineering
5 135 (13.82%) Web Development
6 86 (8.80%) Computer Science
7 83 (8.50%) OO
8 70 (7.16%) Scrum
9 68 (6.96%) Migration
10 67 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
11 66 (6.76%) TDD
12 64 (6.55%) Data Analysis
13 63 (6.45%) DevOps
14 60 (6.14%) Test Automation
15 57 (5.83%) SDLC
15 57 (5.83%) Unit Testing
16 53 (5.42%) Mathematics
17 46 (4.71%) Continuous Integration
18 44 (4.50%) OOP
19 43 (4.40%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 854 (87.41%) C#
2 577 (59.06%) SQL
3 441 (45.14%) JavaScript
4 224 (22.93%) T-SQL
5 129 (13.20%) VB
6 119 (12.18%) C++
7 81 (8.29%) Java
8 65 (6.65%) Python
8 65 (6.65%) VB6
9 61 (6.24%) C
10 41 (4.20%) PL/SQL
11 40 (4.09%) TypeScript
12 33 (3.38%) VBA
13 26 (2.66%) PowerShell
14 20 (2.05%) PHP
15 15 (1.54%) R
16 11 (1.13%) VBScript
17 10 (1.02%) Scala
18 8 (0.82%) Ruby
19 7 (0.72%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 109 (11.16%) Degree
2 33 (3.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (2.15%) Security Cleared
4 19 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (0.72%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.72%) ISTQB
6 7 (0.72%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (0.41%) HND
10 2 (0.20%) CISMP
10 2 (0.20%) CISSP
10 2 (0.20%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.10%) CIW
11 1 (0.10%) CREST Certified
11 1 (0.10%) ISEB
11 1 (0.10%) MCP
11 1 (0.10%) MCPD
11 1 (0.10%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.79%) QA
2 28 (2.87%) GDPR
2 28 (2.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.61%) SLA
4 3 (0.31%) COBIT
4 3 (0.31%) COSO
4 3 (0.31%) NIST
5 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.10%) WCAG
System Software
1 30 (3.07%) Docker
2 12 (1.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.10%) Firmware
3 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (0.82%) Kubernetes
2 7 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (0.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 277 (28.35%) Microsoft
2 114 (11.67%) Oracle
3 73 (7.47%) Xamarin
4 14 (1.43%) Tableau
5 13 (1.33%) RedGate
6 11 (1.13%) Infragistics
6 11 (1.13%) MuleSoft
7 10 (1.02%) IBM
8 9 (0.92%) Google
9 8 (0.82%) Hortonworks
9 8 (0.82%) UiPath
10 7 (0.72%) Atlassian
10 7 (0.72%) Axosoft
10 7 (0.72%) CA
10 7 (0.72%) CA Agile Central
10 7 (0.72%) Micro Focus
10 7 (0.72%) Parasoft
11 6 (0.61%) Blue Prism
12 5 (0.51%) Databricks
12 5 (0.51%) Telerik