Period
to 16 November 2019

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 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
UK
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 331 328 286
Rank change year-on-year -3 -42 -82
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 1,291 1,601 2,191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.95% 0.98% 1.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.77% 1.78% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1,075 1,434 1,918
UK median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,850 £65,000 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

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 73,128 90,017 99,521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.77% 55.21% 55.22%
Number of salaries quoted 60,197 74,948 81,910
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 16 November 2019.

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 16 November 2019. 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 0 1,161 £43,500 +2.35% 203
UK excluding London +17 959 £42,500 +6.25% 196
South East -10 321 £42,500 -5.56% 55
London +14 278 £57,500 +15.00% 21
Midlands +2 186 £40,000 +6.67% 53
North of England -7 159 £40,000 +6.67% 34
South West +13 130 £43,500 +8.75% 30
West Midlands -9 106 £42,500 +13.33% 37
North West +24 97 £42,500 +13.33% 19
East of England +42 88 £43,500 +8.75% 10
East Midlands +21 80 £40,000 - 16
Yorkshire -24 57 £30,000 -25.00% 12
Scotland +23 38 £30,000 -25.00% 5
Wales +24 32 £43,000 +38.71% 5
Northern Ireland +13 8 £35,000 +12.90% 4
North East +12 5 £43,500 +8.75% 3

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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 1,291 (100.00%) .NET
2 1,131 (87.61%) C#
3 764 (59.18%) SQL Server
4 712 (55.15%) SQL
5 605 (46.86%) ASP.NET
6 575 (44.54%) JavaScript
7 527 (40.82%) HTML
8 420 (32.53%) CSS
8 420 (32.53%) Microsoft
9 362 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
10 358 (27.73%) MVC
11 310 (24.01%) jQuery
12 257 (19.91%) Web Services
13 243 (18.82%) T-SQL
14 237 (18.36%) .NET Framework
15 223 (17.27%) VB
16 220 (17.04%) Problem-Solving
17 219 (16.96%) Web Development
18 218 (16.89%) Finance
19 197 (15.26%) Azure
20 186 (14.41%) WinForms
21 184 (14.25%) Visual Studio
22 183 (14.18%) Team Foundation Server
23 174 (13.48%) XML
24 169 (13.09%) Windows
24 169 (13.09%) AngularJS
25 162 (12.55%) Software Engineering
26 158 (12.24%) Degree
27 157 (12.16%) Relational Database
28 155 (12.01%) ASP.NET MVC

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 55 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 52 (4.03%) IIS
3 25 (1.94%) Confluence
4 20 (1.55%) CMS
5 11 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (0.70%) ArcGIS
6 9 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (0.54%) WordPress
8 6 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (0.39%) Drupal
10 4 (0.31%) ColdFusion
11 3 (0.23%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.15%) Apache
12 2 (0.15%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.15%) Jetty
12 2 (0.15%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.15%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.077%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.077%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 59 (4.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (2.87%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.77%) EngageOne
4 7 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.39%) AutoCAD
5 5 (0.39%) Revit
6 1 (0.077%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.077%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.077%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.077%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.077%) InVision
6 1 (0.077%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.70%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.46%) Visualfiles
4 4 (0.31%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.15%) GoldMine
5 2 (0.15%) Infor CRM
5 2 (0.15%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.077%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.077%) Endur
6 1 (0.077%) Infor SunSystems
6 1 (0.077%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.077%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 197 (15.26%) Azure
2 64 (4.96%) AWS
3 50 (3.87%) SaaS
4 35 (2.71%) Power Platform
5 25 (1.94%) GitHub
6 20 (1.55%) npm
7 6 (0.46%) GCP
7 6 (0.46%) Microsoft Flow
7 6 (0.46%) PowerApps
8 5 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.23%) Google Pay
10 3 (0.23%) NuGet
10 3 (0.23%) Office 365
11 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.077%) FinancialForce
12 1 (0.077%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.077%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.55%) HTTP
2 16 (1.24%) Intranet
3 12 (0.93%) Internet
4 8 (0.62%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.54%) DNS
5 7 (0.54%) LAN
6 6 (0.46%) DHCP
6 6 (0.46%) WAN
7 5 (0.39%) Wireless
8 4 (0.31%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (0.15%) Extranet
9 2 (0.15%) Firewall
9 2 (0.15%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (0.15%) RFID
9 2 (0.15%) RTP
10 1 (0.077%) FTP
10 1 (0.077%) IPv4
10 1 (0.077%) Network Security
10 1 (0.077%) VPN
10 1 (0.077%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 764 (59.18%) SQL Server
2 157 (12.16%) Relational Database
3 143 (11.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 140 (10.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 48 (3.72%) MySQL
6 47 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 44 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 39 (3.02%) Crystal Reports
8 39 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
9 37 (2.87%) SQL Server 2016
10 30 (2.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 29 (2.25%) Power BI
12 28 (2.17%) RDBMS
13 18 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
14 17 (1.32%) Oracle Database
15 16 (1.24%) SQL Server 2014
16 14 (1.08%) MS Access
17 12 (0.93%) GIS
18 11 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
19 10 (0.77%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 184 (14.25%) Visual Studio
2 183 (14.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 92 (7.13%) Git (software)
4 44 (3.41%) JIRA
5 38 (2.94%) Subversion
6 36 (2.79%) Bitbucket
7 30 (2.32%) Oracle Forms
8 21 (1.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 20 (1.55%) webpack
10 19 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 18 (1.39%) NUnit
12 17 (1.32%) Jenkins
12 17 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
13 16 (1.24%) TeamCity
13 16 (1.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 13 (1.01%) Visual Studio Coded UI
15 12 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
16 10 (0.77%) Selenium
17 9 (0.70%) FinalBuilder
18 6 (0.46%) WebDriver
General
1 218 (16.89%) Finance
2 51 (3.95%) Banking
3 46 (3.56%) Retail
4 28 (2.17%) Marketing
5 22 (1.70%) Legal
6 21 (1.63%) Public Sector
7 19 (1.47%) Manufacturing
8 17 (1.32%) Back Office
9 15 (1.16%) Automotive
10 14 (1.08%) Law
11 12 (0.93%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.77%) Front Office
13 9 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
14 8 (0.62%) Telecoms
15 7 (0.54%) Games
16 6 (0.46%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.39%) Police
18 4 (0.31%) Publishing
19 3 (0.23%) Local Government
19 3 (0.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 1,013 (78.47%) Developer
2 607 (47.02%) .NET Developer
3 426 (33.00%) C# Developer
4 343 (26.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 296 (22.93%) Software Developer
6 157 (12.16%) .NET Software Developer
7 152 (11.77%) VB.NET Developer
8 139 (10.77%) C# Software Developer
9 127 (9.84%) Senior Developer
10 115 (8.91%) ASP.NET Developer
11 104 (8.06%) Analyst
12 100 (7.75%) SQL Developer
13 99 (7.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 97 (7.51%) C# VB.NET Developer
15 89 (6.89%) Software Engineer
16 71 (5.50%) Junior
17 67 (5.19%) Junior Developer
18 66 (5.11%) Web Developer
19 60 (4.65%) Senior C# Developer
20 57 (4.42%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,291 (100.00%) .NET
2 605 (46.86%) ASP.NET
3 527 (40.82%) HTML
4 420 (32.53%) CSS
5 310 (24.01%) jQuery
6 257 (19.91%) Web Services
7 237 (18.36%) .NET Framework
8 186 (14.41%) WinForms
9 174 (13.48%) XML
10 169 (13.09%) AngularJS
11 155 (12.01%) ASP.NET MVC
12 143 (11.08%) WCF
13 121 (9.37%) REST
14 119 (9.22%) ASP.NET Web API
15 116 (8.99%) HTML5
16 112 (8.68%) WPF
17 111 (8.60%) .NET Core
18 109 (8.44%) SOAP
19 108 (8.37%) Entity Framework
20 94 (7.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 117 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
2 102 (7.90%) Self-Motivation
3 74 (5.73%) User Experience
4 55 (4.26%) Mobile App
5 39 (3.02%) Greenfield Project
6 31 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
7 29 (2.25%) Management Information System
8 25 (1.94%) Data Structures
9 24 (1.86%) Client/Server
10 22 (1.70%) Driving Licence
11 16 (1.24%) Algorithms
11 16 (1.24%) Cloud Native
12 13 (1.01%) Replication
13 10 (0.77%) EPoS
13 10 (0.77%) Online Banking
14 6 (0.46%) N-Tier
15 4 (0.31%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 3 (0.23%) iPad
16 3 (0.23%) SWIFT
17 2 (0.15%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 169 (13.09%) Windows
2 29 (2.25%) Apple iOS
3 21 (1.63%) Linux
4 18 (1.39%) Android
5 16 (1.24%) Windows Server
6 14 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.46%) Unix
7 6 (0.46%) Windows 10
7 6 (0.46%) Windows Phone
7 6 (0.46%) Windows Phone 8
8 5 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.31%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.23%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.077%) MVS
11 1 (0.077%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
2 358 (27.73%) MVC
3 220 (17.04%) Problem-Solving
4 219 (16.96%) Web Development
5 162 (12.55%) Software Engineering
6 129 (9.99%) Computer Science
7 115 (8.91%) SDLC
8 114 (8.83%) Scrum
9 113 (8.75%) OO
10 107 (8.29%) TDD
11 99 (7.67%) DevOps
12 90 (6.97%) Mentoring
13 88 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
14 77 (5.96%) Unit Testing
15 76 (5.89%) E-Commerce
16 71 (5.50%) Migration
17 64 (4.96%) Test Automation
18 62 (4.80%) Decision-Making
18 62 (4.80%) Project Management
19 60 (4.65%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1,131 (87.61%) C#
2 712 (55.15%) SQL
3 575 (44.54%) JavaScript
4 243 (18.82%) T-SQL
5 223 (17.27%) VB
6 109 (8.44%) Java
7 96 (7.44%) VB6
8 62 (4.80%) TypeScript
9 57 (4.42%) PL/SQL
10 56 (4.34%) VBA
11 50 (3.87%) Python
12 49 (3.80%) C++
13 46 (3.56%) C
14 37 (2.87%) PHP
15 25 (1.94%) PowerShell
16 12 (0.93%) RPG
17 10 (0.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 8 (0.62%) Progress 4GL
19 7 (0.54%) VBScript
20 5 (0.39%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 158 (12.24%) Degree
2 61 (4.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (0.93%) CISMP
3 12 (0.93%) CISSP
3 12 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (0.93%) Security Cleared
4 10 (0.77%) Master's Degree
4 10 (0.77%) Numerate Degree
5 9 (0.70%) HND
6 5 (0.39%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.31%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.077%) APMP
8 1 (0.077%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.077%) MCP
8 1 (0.077%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (4.26%) QA
2 23 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (1.32%) GDPR
4 12 (0.93%) SLA
5 3 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.23%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 17025
6 2 (0.15%) PMO
7 1 (0.077%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.077%) WCAG
System Software
1 19 (1.47%) Docker
2 13 (1.01%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.31%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.31%) vSphere
4 4 (0.31%) XenApp
5 3 (0.23%) Firmware
6 2 (0.15%) Shibboleth
6 2 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (0.54%) Kubernetes
2 5 (0.39%) WSUS
3 4 (0.31%) NetBackup
3 4 (0.31%) Puppet
4 2 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.077%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 420 (32.53%) Microsoft
2 128 (9.91%) Oracle
3 32 (2.48%) Xamarin
4 23 (1.78%) Atlassian
5 21 (1.63%) Axosoft
6 16 (1.24%) Citrix
7 15 (1.16%) Telerik
8 10 (0.77%) Blue Prism
8 10 (0.77%) RedGate
8 10 (0.77%) UiPath
9 9 (0.70%) ESRI
9 9 (0.70%) Mapbox
10 8 (0.62%) Alteryx
10 8 (0.62%) Tableau
11 7 (0.54%) Infragistics
11 7 (0.54%) VMware
12 6 (0.46%) Google
12 6 (0.46%) Sitecore
13 5 (0.39%) Autodesk
14 4 (0.31%) IBM