Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 395 348 324
Rank change year-on-year -47 -24 -43
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 347 1,272 1,750
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.69% 0.90% 1.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.17% 1.68% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 342 1,119 1,628
Median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,050 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £83,000 £61,450 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,625 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.25% +1.91%

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 29,686 75,692 93,419
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 58.75% 53.46% 55.69%
Number of salaries quoted 24,814 61,848 77,658
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 18 September 2020.

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 18 September 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 -32 320 £50,000 +16.28% 73
UK excluding London -51 203 £44,625 +5.00% 61
London +110 123 £83,000 +50.91% 18
South East +14 67 £45,000 +5.88% 22
North of England +69 48 £47,500 +18.75% 12
Midlands +4 39 £40,000 - 8
North West +76 32 £50,000 +21.21% 10
West Midlands +36 32 £42,500 +4.94% 3
Work from Home +34 31 £50,000 +11.11% 7
South West +37 22 £36,500 -16.09% 9
East of England +101 17 £50,000 +17.65% 4
Yorkshire +76 13 £41,500 +3.75% 2
East Midlands +19 7 £40,000 - 5
Wales +27 4 £30,500 -28.24% 5
Northern Ireland +17 4 £42,000 +33.33% 1
North East +24 3 £22,500 -48.28%
Scotland +72 2 £30,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 347 (100.00%) .NET
2 266 (76.66%) C#
3 204 (58.79%) SQL Server
4 197 (56.77%) SQL
5 123 (35.45%) ASP.NET
6 113 (32.56%) JavaScript
7 99 (28.53%) Finance
8 93 (26.80%) HTML
9 83 (23.92%) CSS
10 74 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
11 68 (19.60%) T-SQL
12 66 (19.02%) MVC
12 66 (19.02%) Microsoft
13 64 (18.44%) Windows
14 62 (17.87%) Oracle
15 56 (16.14%) .NET Framework
16 55 (15.85%) Active Directory
17 54 (15.56%) jQuery
17 54 (15.56%) Azure
18 53 (15.27%) Web Services
19 52 (14.99%) .NET Core
20 51 (14.70%) JIRA
21 50 (14.41%) Python
22 49 (14.12%) PowerShell
22 49 (14.12%) DevOps
23 47 (13.54%) Issue Tracking
23 47 (13.54%) Confluence
24 45 (12.97%) Software Engineering
25 43 (12.39%) User Acceptance Testing
26 42 (12.10%) WinForms

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 47 (13.54%) Confluence
2 11 (3.17%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.88%) IIS
4 8 (2.31%) CMS
5 6 (1.73%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.86%) ColdFusion
6 3 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.86%) OpenEdge
6 3 (0.86%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.58%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.58%) Documentum
7 2 (0.58%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.58%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.29%) Drupal
8 1 (0.29%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.29%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.29%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.44%) Elite 3E
2 4 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.58%) Misys Opics
4 1 (0.29%) MIS ActiveH
4 1 (0.29%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 54 (15.56%) Azure
2 37 (10.66%) AWS
3 23 (6.63%) Power Platform
4 20 (5.76%) Serverless
5 17 (4.90%) AWS CloudFormation
5 17 (4.90%) AWS CodeDeploy
6 16 (4.61%) SaaS
7 14 (4.03%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (4.03%) Amazon Kinesis
7 14 (4.03%) Amazon S3
7 14 (4.03%) AWS Lambda
8 12 (3.46%) Amazon ELB
8 12 (3.46%) GitHub
8 12 (3.46%) Route 53
8 12 (3.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (1.73%) Azure Machine Learning
10 4 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.86%) G Suite
11 3 (0.86%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.48%) DNS
2 7 (2.02%) RTP
3 6 (1.73%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.44%) WAN
5 4 (1.15%) HTTP
5 4 (1.15%) Skype
6 3 (0.86%) Internet
6 3 (0.86%) Network Security
6 3 (0.86%) SSL
7 1 (0.29%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.29%) Firewall
7 1 (0.29%) FTP
7 1 (0.29%) Intranet
7 1 (0.29%) Modbus
7 1 (0.29%) RS-232
7 1 (0.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (58.79%) SQL Server
2 34 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (9.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (6.34%) Power BI
5 20 (5.76%) MySQL
6 18 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (5.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (4.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 13 (3.75%) Data Lake
8 13 (3.75%) Relational Database
9 11 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (2.88%) Big Data
10 10 (2.88%) Biml
11 9 (2.59%) SQL Server 2014
12 8 (2.31%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.73%) HDInsight
13 6 (1.73%) NoSQL
14 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 3 (0.86%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 51 (14.70%) JIRA
2 37 (10.66%) Git (software)
3 32 (9.22%) Visual Studio
4 17 (4.90%) TeamCity
5 13 (3.75%) Subversion
6 12 (3.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 10 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (1.73%) Moq
8 6 (1.73%) NUnit
9 4 (1.15%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.15%) git-flow
9 4 (1.15%) Visual Studio Code
9 4 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (0.86%) ER Studio
10 3 (0.86%) ERwin
10 3 (0.86%) GDB
10 3 (0.86%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.86%) Sourcetree
11 2 (0.58%) AccuRev
11 2 (0.58%) PowerBuilder
General
1 99 (28.53%) Finance
2 12 (3.46%) Legal
3 8 (2.31%) Banking
4 7 (2.02%) Financial Institution
4 7 (2.02%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.44%) Law
6 4 (1.15%) Back Office
6 4 (1.15%) Publishing
7 3 (0.86%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.86%) Electronics
7 3 (0.86%) Public Sector
7 3 (0.86%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.58%) Housing Association
8 2 (0.58%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.58%) Local Government
8 2 (0.58%) Marketing
8 2 (0.58%) Retail
9 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 237 (68.30%) Developer
2 112 (32.28%) .NET Developer
3 64 (18.44%) Software Developer
4 53 (15.27%) Senior Developer
5 46 (13.26%) Senior .NET Developer
6 40 (11.53%) C# Developer
7 36 (10.37%) Analyst
8 31 (8.93%) .NET Software Developer
9 30 (8.65%) C# .NET Developer
10 29 (8.36%) Analyst Developer
11 28 (8.07%) Software Engineer
12 26 (7.49%) Lead Developer
13 23 (6.63%) Applications Developer
13 23 (6.63%) Lead Analyst Developer
13 23 (6.63%) VB.NET Developer
14 20 (5.76%) Senior Software Developer
15 19 (5.48%) SQL Developer
16 17 (4.90%) Senior .NET Software Developer
17 16 (4.61%) C# Software Developer
18 15 (4.32%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 347 (100.00%) .NET
2 123 (35.45%) ASP.NET
3 93 (26.80%) HTML
4 83 (23.92%) CSS
5 56 (16.14%) .NET Framework
6 54 (15.56%) jQuery
7 53 (15.27%) Web Services
8 52 (14.99%) .NET Core
9 42 (12.10%) WinForms
10 37 (10.66%) AngularJS
11 35 (10.09%) ASP.NET Web API
12 33 (9.51%) ASP.NET MVC
13 32 (9.22%) WPF
14 31 (8.93%) HTML5
14 31 (8.93%) WCF
14 31 (8.93%) XML
15 28 (8.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 23 (6.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 21 (6.05%) React
17 21 (6.05%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.03%) Self-Motivation
2 14 (4.03%) User Experience
3 10 (2.88%) Robotics
4 9 (2.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 8 (2.31%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (1.73%) N-Tier
7 5 (1.44%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.44%) EPoS
8 4 (1.15%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.86%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.86%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.86%) Reinsurance
10 2 (0.58%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.58%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.58%) Equities
10 2 (0.58%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.58%) Social Media
11 1 (0.29%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 64 (18.44%) Windows
2 24 (6.92%) Windows Server
3 14 (4.03%) Linux
4 7 (2.02%) Windows 10
5 6 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.86%) Unix
6 3 (0.86%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (19.02%) MVC
3 49 (14.12%) DevOps
4 47 (13.54%) Issue Tracking
5 45 (12.97%) Software Engineering
6 43 (12.39%) User Acceptance Testing
7 42 (12.10%) Regression Testing
8 35 (10.09%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (9.51%) Problem-Solving
10 32 (9.22%) Fintech
11 31 (8.93%) Mathematics
12 28 (8.07%) OO
13 27 (7.78%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (7.49%) Unit Testing
15 23 (6.63%) Analytics
16 22 (6.34%) Test Automation
17 21 (6.05%) Mentoring
18 20 (5.76%) Web Development
19 18 (5.19%) Scrum
20 17 (4.90%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 266 (76.66%) C#
2 197 (56.77%) SQL
3 113 (32.56%) JavaScript
4 68 (19.60%) T-SQL
5 50 (14.41%) Python
6 49 (14.12%) PowerShell
7 38 (10.95%) C++
8 28 (8.07%) VB
9 17 (4.90%) Java
10 13 (3.75%) C
11 11 (3.17%) TypeScript
12 10 (2.88%) R
12 10 (2.88%) VB6
13 6 (1.73%) VBA
14 5 (1.44%) Perl
15 3 (0.86%) Google Apps Script
15 3 (0.86%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.86%) Scala
15 3 (0.86%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.58%) Go
Qualifications
1 25 (7.20%) Degree
2 6 (1.73%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (1.44%) MCITP
3 5 (1.44%) MCSA
3 5 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.86%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.29%) CISA
6 1 (0.29%) GIAC
6 1 (0.29%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.48%) QA
2 6 (1.73%) SLA
3 4 (1.15%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.86%) COBIT
4 3 (0.86%) COSO
4 3 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.86%) NIST
5 1 (0.29%) GDPR
5 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (15.85%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.73%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.15%) Docker
4 2 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.58%) XenApp
4 2 (0.58%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.29%) Firmware
5 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (2.02%) SCCM
2 5 (1.44%) SCOM
2 5 (1.44%) WMI
3 3 (0.86%) Kibana
3 3 (0.86%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 66 (19.02%) Microsoft
2 62 (17.87%) Oracle
3 14 (4.03%) Xamarin
4 12 (3.46%) UiPath
5 10 (2.88%) Blue Prism
5 10 (2.88%) Hortonworks
6 8 (2.31%) ABBYY
6 8 (2.31%) Automation Anywhere
7 5 (1.44%) Intapp
8 4 (1.15%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.15%) IBM
9 3 (0.86%) DevExpress
9 3 (0.86%) Google
9 3 (0.86%) Netezza
9 3 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.86%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.86%) Teradata
9 3 (0.86%) VMware
10 2 (0.58%) Tableau
10 2 (0.58%) Telerik