Period
to 15 February 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 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
UK
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 349 282 211
Rank change year-on-year -67 -71 -16
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 1,395 2,092 2,925
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.92% 1.19% 1.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.67% 2.14% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,199 1,863 2,656
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 83,331 97,813 94,072
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.99% 55.65% 53.53%
Number of salaries quoted 68,886 82,193 80,596
UK median annual salary £51,892 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.78% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £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 15 February 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 15 February 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 -75 1,268 £42,500 +2.41% 396
UK excluding London -75 940 £40,000 - 366
London +13 384 £50,000 -4.76% 65
South East -75 304 £45,000 +7.14% 77
Midlands +4 209 £37,500 +2.74% 89
North of England -72 168 £37,000 -1.33% 95
West Midlands +11 142 £37,500 +2.04% 63
South West -22 105 £37,500 +4.17% 46
East of England -11 91 £42,500 - 24
North West -80 81 £35,000 -12.50% 49
East Midlands -20 67 £40,000 +14.29% 26
Yorkshire -7 61 £37,500 - 39
Scotland +12 39 £30,000 -25.00% 16
North East +20 26 £32,347 +11.54% 7
Wales +1 22 £32,000 -8.57% 11
Northern Ireland -16 2 £37,500 +23.97% 8

For the 6 months to 15 February 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 1,395 (100.00%) .NET
2 1,189 (85.23%) C#
3 840 (60.22%) SQL Server
4 818 (58.64%) SQL
5 728 (52.19%) ASP.NET
6 575 (41.22%) JavaScript
7 531 (38.06%) HTML
8 480 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
9 459 (32.90%) CSS
10 440 (31.54%) Microsoft
11 428 (30.68%) MVC
12 314 (22.51%) T-SQL
13 295 (21.15%) jQuery
14 277 (19.86%) .NET Framework
15 251 (17.99%) Finance
16 249 (17.85%) Windows
17 244 (17.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 239 (17.13%) Web Services
19 224 (16.06%) SDLC
20 220 (15.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 218 (15.63%) VB
22 215 (15.41%) Web Development
23 213 (15.27%) WinForms
24 200 (14.34%) ASP.NET MVC
25 196 (14.05%) Visual Studio
26 189 (13.55%) AngularJS
27 180 (12.90%) XML
28 171 (12.26%) Oracle
29 169 (12.11%) Scrum
30 166 (11.90%) ASP.NET Web API

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
1 129 (9.25%) SharePoint
2 77 (5.52%) IIS
3 20 (1.43%) Documentum
3 20 (1.43%) Drupal
4 17 (1.22%) CMS
5 14 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
5 14 (1.00%) DNN
6 11 (0.79%) Apache
7 10 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.29%) Confluence
9 4 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.29%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.22%) FileNet
10 3 (0.22%) OnBase
10 3 (0.22%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.22%) WordPress
11 2 (0.14%) SAS
Applications
1 59 (4.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 56 (4.01%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.57%) Chatbot
5 4 (0.29%) Autodesk Inventor
6 3 (0.22%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.22%) Revit
7 2 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.072%) CATIA
8 1 (0.072%) GIMP
8 1 (0.072%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.072%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 23 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.50%) SAP CO
2 7 (0.50%) SAP FI
2 7 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (0.50%) SAP IS-U
3 5 (0.36%) Magento
4 4 (0.29%) Scribe Insight
5 2 (0.14%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.14%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.072%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.072%) Misys Opics
6 1 (0.072%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 132 (9.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (3.08%) SaaS
3 31 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (1.36%) Office 365
5 15 (1.08%) GitHub
6 12 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
7 8 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 8 (0.57%) IaaS
7 8 (0.57%) PaaS
8 7 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
9 6 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.29%) Scribe Online
11 3 (0.22%) Azure Machine Learning
11 3 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.22%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.22%) Google Tag Manager
11 3 (0.22%) Slack
12 2 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.14%) Serverless
13 1 (0.072%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 11 (0.79%) DNS
1 11 (0.79%) Internet
1 11 (0.79%) LAN
1 11 (0.79%) WAN
1 11 (0.79%) Wireless
2 4 (0.29%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (0.29%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.22%) DHCP
3 3 (0.22%) Intranet
4 2 (0.14%) AMQP
4 2 (0.14%) Network Security
4 2 (0.14%) SMS
4 2 (0.14%) VoIP
5 1 (0.072%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.072%) Profibus
5 1 (0.072%) RS-232
5 1 (0.072%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 840 (60.22%) SQL Server
2 244 (17.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 220 (15.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 107 (7.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 98 (7.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 81 (5.81%) Relational Database
7 56 (4.01%) SQL Server 2012
8 47 (3.37%) Crystal Reports
9 42 (3.01%) NoSQL
10 37 (2.65%) SQL Server 2016
11 36 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
11 36 (2.58%) MySQL
12 31 (2.22%) Power BI
13 26 (1.86%) RDBMS
14 24 (1.72%) Oracle Database
14 24 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
15 20 (1.43%) Star Schema
16 16 (1.15%) DB2
17 15 (1.08%) InterSystems Cache
18 10 (0.72%) DTS
Development Applications
1 196 (14.05%) Visual Studio
2 152 (10.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 84 (6.02%) Git (software)
4 40 (2.87%) JIRA
5 28 (2.01%) Selenium
6 22 (1.58%) Subversion
7 19 (1.36%) AccuRev
8 14 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
9 13 (0.93%) FrontPage
9 13 (0.93%) NUnit
9 13 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
10 11 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
10 11 (0.79%) SoapUI
11 9 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 8 (0.57%) Jenkins
12 8 (0.57%) Mercurial
12 8 (0.57%) ReSharper
13 7 (0.50%) Cucumber
13 7 (0.50%) Rhino Mocks
13 7 (0.50%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 251 (17.99%) Finance
2 52 (3.73%) Banking
3 44 (3.15%) Manufacturing
3 44 (3.15%) Retail
4 28 (2.01%) Legal
5 25 (1.79%) Marketing
6 23 (1.65%) Back Office
7 18 (1.29%) Law
8 13 (0.93%) Financial Institution
9 10 (0.72%) Advertising
10 9 (0.65%) Automotive
10 9 (0.65%) Front Office
10 9 (0.65%) Telecoms
11 7 (0.50%) Electronics
11 7 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.43%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.29%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.22%) Billing
14 3 (0.22%) Games
14 3 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,151 (82.51%) Developer
2 695 (49.82%) .NET Developer
3 497 (35.63%) C# Developer
4 415 (29.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 299 (21.43%) Software Developer
6 256 (18.35%) VB.NET Developer
7 170 (12.19%) ASP.NET Developer
8 166 (11.90%) SQL Developer
9 149 (10.68%) C# VB.NET Developer
10 141 (10.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 129 (9.25%) .NET Software Developer
12 114 (8.17%) C# Software Developer
13 111 (7.96%) Analyst
14 102 (7.31%) Senior Developer
15 79 (5.66%) Web Developer
16 64 (4.59%) Graduate
17 61 (4.37%) Junior
18 59 (4.23%) Applications Developer
19 58 (4.16%) Graduate Developer
19 58 (4.16%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,395 (100.00%) .NET
2 728 (52.19%) ASP.NET
3 531 (38.06%) HTML
4 459 (32.90%) CSS
5 295 (21.15%) jQuery
6 277 (19.86%) .NET Framework
7 239 (17.13%) Web Services
8 213 (15.27%) WinForms
9 200 (14.34%) ASP.NET MVC
10 189 (13.55%) AngularJS
11 180 (12.90%) XML
12 166 (11.90%) ASP.NET Web API
13 156 (11.18%) HTML5
14 128 (9.18%) WCF
15 127 (9.10%) SOAP
16 119 (8.53%) Ajax
16 119 (8.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 98 (7.03%) REST
18 85 (6.09%) Entity Framework
19 84 (6.02%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 117 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (5.38%) Mobile App
3 59 (4.23%) Self-Motivation
4 53 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
5 48 (3.44%) Greenfield Project
6 35 (2.51%) Driving Licence
7 18 (1.29%) Fintech
8 17 (1.22%) Robotics
8 17 (1.22%) User Experience
9 16 (1.15%) Algorithms
9 16 (1.15%) Augmented Reality
10 13 (0.93%) Client/Server
10 13 (0.93%) Management Information System
11 12 (0.86%) Life Science
12 10 (0.72%) EPoS
13 9 (0.65%) N-Tier
13 9 (0.65%) Virtual Team
14 8 (0.57%) Data Structures
15 7 (0.50%) CMDB
16 6 (0.43%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 249 (17.85%) Windows
2 46 (3.30%) Android
3 42 (3.01%) Apple iOS
4 32 (2.29%) Windows Server
5 22 (1.58%) Linux
6 11 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (0.72%) Unix
8 9 (0.65%) Windows Phone
9 8 (0.57%) Windows Phone 8
10 6 (0.43%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.14%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.14%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.072%) Solaris
12 1 (0.072%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 480 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
2 428 (30.68%) MVC
3 224 (16.06%) SDLC
4 215 (15.41%) Web Development
5 169 (12.11%) Scrum
6 162 (11.61%) Problem-Solving
7 141 (10.11%) Software Engineering
8 125 (8.96%) TDD
9 114 (8.17%) OO
10 100 (7.17%) CRM
11 97 (6.95%) Business Intelligence
12 95 (6.81%) Unit Testing
13 84 (6.02%) Migration
14 71 (5.09%) Computer Science
15 67 (4.80%) ITIL
16 66 (4.73%) SOLID
17 65 (4.66%) Continuous Improvement
18 64 (4.59%) OOP
19 57 (4.09%) Mentoring
20 49 (3.51%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1,189 (85.23%) C#
2 818 (58.64%) SQL
3 575 (41.22%) JavaScript
4 314 (22.51%) T-SQL
5 218 (15.63%) VB
6 140 (10.04%) C++
7 131 (9.39%) Java
7 131 (9.39%) VB6
8 119 (8.53%) VBA
9 69 (4.95%) Python
10 48 (3.44%) PL/SQL
11 42 (3.01%) C
12 39 (2.80%) PHP
13 34 (2.44%) TypeScript
14 33 (2.37%) PowerShell
15 24 (1.72%) VBScript
16 10 (0.72%) R
17 9 (0.65%) VC++
18 8 (0.57%) MUMPS
19 7 (0.50%) RPG
Qualifications
1 157 (11.25%) Degree
2 38 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
4 14 (1.00%) HND
5 13 (0.93%) Security Cleared
6 10 (0.72%) Master's Degree
7 9 (0.65%) SC Cleared
8 8 (0.57%) MCP
9 6 (0.43%) MCPD
9 6 (0.43%) PhD
10 5 (0.36%) ISEB
10 5 (0.36%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
12 3 (0.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 2 (0.14%) CHECK Team Leader
13 2 (0.14%) CREST Certified
13 2 (0.14%) OSCP
14 1 (0.072%) BC Cleared
14 1 (0.072%) DBS Check
14 1 (0.072%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (6.16%) QA
2 29 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (1.58%) ISO 9001
4 20 (1.43%) PCI DSS
5 17 (1.22%) SLA
6 15 (1.08%) GDPR
7 14 (1.00%) ISO 14001
8 7 (0.50%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.36%) PMO
10 2 (0.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 2 (0.14%) GMP
10 2 (0.14%) GxP
11 1 (0.072%) IEC 61508
11 1 (0.072%) MISRA
11 1 (0.072%) MISRA C
System Software
1 28 (2.01%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.86%) Docker
3 11 (0.79%) XenApp
4 8 (0.57%) vSphere
5 5 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.072%) Firmware
6 1 (0.072%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (1.08%) Terraform
2 9 (0.65%) Ansible
2 9 (0.65%) Kubernetes
3 8 (0.57%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 8 (0.57%) SCOM
4 3 (0.22%) HP ALM
5 2 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.072%) Check_MK
6 1 (0.072%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.072%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.072%) Puppet
6 1 (0.072%) SCCM
Vendors
1 440 (31.54%) Microsoft
2 171 (12.26%) Oracle
3 50 (3.58%) Xamarin
4 42 (3.01%) Telerik
5 37 (2.65%) DevExpress
6 30 (2.15%) Citrix
7 29 (2.08%) Infragistics
8 23 (1.65%) SAP
9 20 (1.43%) Sitecore
10 19 (1.36%) Tableau
11 18 (1.29%) Blue Prism
12 17 (1.22%) Axosoft
13 16 (1.15%) UiPath
13 16 (1.15%) VMware
14 11 (0.79%) Google
14 11 (0.79%) HP
14 11 (0.79%) Thunderhead
15 10 (0.72%) Autodesk
15 10 (0.72%) EMC
16 9 (0.65%) Salesforce.com