Period
to 16 October 2018

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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
UK
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 326 285 192
Rank change year-on-year -41 -93 -2
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 1,684 2,130 3,372
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.02% 1.21% 1.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.84% 2.20% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,512 1,850 3,090
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £25,950
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -

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 91,521 97,036 100,434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.57% 55.33% 52.73%
Number of salaries quoted 76,139 79,618 86,640
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,775
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%

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 October 2018.

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 16 October 2018. 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 -22 1,551 £42,500 +6.25% 363
UK excluding London -50 1,216 £40,000 +5.26% 309
South East -49 431 £45,000 +12.50% 65
London +7 378 £50,000 - 71
North of England -30 247 £40,000 +6.67% 80
Midlands -26 235 £37,500 -6.25% 79
West Midlands -50 148 £37,500 -6.25% 62
South West +34 145 £42,000 +19.15% 38
North West -65 128 £37,500 - 46
East of England 0 111 £40,000 +1.91% 31
Yorkshire +34 99 £40,000 +11.11% 26
East Midlands +7 87 £37,500 -6.25% 17
Scotland -5 37 £40,000 +6.67% 13
North East 0 20 £41,250 -5.17% 8
Wales -29 17 £35,000 +1.45% 3
Northern Ireland +1 2 £31,000 - 1
Isle of Man - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 1,684 (100.00%) .NET
2 1,475 (87.59%) C#
3 1,007 (59.80%) SQL
4 1,000 (59.38%) SQL Server
5 855 (50.77%) ASP.NET
6 679 (40.32%) JavaScript
7 609 (36.16%) HTML
8 590 (35.04%) MVC
9 586 (34.80%) Agile Software Development
10 530 (31.47%) CSS
11 503 (29.87%) Microsoft
12 385 (22.86%) T-SQL
13 357 (21.20%) Finance
14 355 (21.08%) Web Services
15 335 (19.89%) jQuery
16 317 (18.82%) .NET Framework
17 315 (18.71%) Windows
18 294 (17.46%) ASP.NET MVC
19 264 (15.68%) WinForms
20 261 (15.50%) ASP.NET Web API
21 252 (14.96%) AngularJS
21 252 (14.96%) VB
22 237 (14.07%) Web Development
23 225 (13.36%) XML
24 220 (13.06%) Problem-Solving
25 216 (12.83%) TDD
26 215 (12.77%) WCF
26 215 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
27 212 (12.59%) Oracle
28 206 (12.23%) 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
1 136 (8.08%) SharePoint
2 101 (6.00%) IIS
3 53 (3.15%) CMS
4 25 (1.48%) Drupal
5 21 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
5 21 (1.25%) Umbraco
6 16 (0.95%) Apache
7 15 (0.89%) Confluence
8 14 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (0.36%) Sitefinity
11 5 (0.30%) DNN
11 5 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.24%) Documentum
12 4 (0.24%) OpenEdge
12 4 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.24%) Plone
12 4 (0.24%) Zope
13 3 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 100 (5.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 72 (4.28%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (0.83%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.42%) AutoCAD
4 7 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.42%) Revit
5 5 (0.30%) Chatbot
6 4 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.18%) MicroStation
8 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.059%) GIMP
9 1 (0.059%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 19 (1.13%) SimCorp Dimension
2 16 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.30%) Sage 200
4 4 (0.24%) Magento
4 4 (0.24%) Scribe Insight
5 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.059%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.059%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.059%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.059%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.059%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.059%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.059%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.059%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 215 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (1.96%) SaaS
4 28 (1.66%) GitHub
5 18 (1.07%) Office 365
6 6 (0.36%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (0.24%) Azure Machine Learning
7 4 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (0.24%) npm
7 4 (0.24%) Scribe Online
7 4 (0.24%) Serverless
8 3 (0.18%) Google Play
9 2 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.12%) PaaS
9 2 (0.12%) Slack
10 1 (0.059%) IaaS
10 1 (0.059%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 28 (1.66%) Internet
2 12 (0.71%) DNS
3 10 (0.59%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.53%) HTTP
5 8 (0.48%) SMS
6 7 (0.42%) SSL
7 3 (0.18%) FTP
8 2 (0.12%) AMQP
8 2 (0.12%) DHCP
8 2 (0.12%) Modbus
8 2 (0.12%) RFID
8 2 (0.12%) SSH
8 2 (0.12%) VPN
9 1 (0.059%) Intranet
9 1 (0.059%) IPv4
9 1 (0.059%) Network Security
9 1 (0.059%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.059%) RS-232
9 1 (0.059%) VLAN
9 1 (0.059%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,000 (59.38%) SQL Server
2 192 (11.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 179 (10.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 107 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 102 (6.06%) Relational Database
6 98 (5.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 72 (4.28%) Crystal Reports
8 67 (3.98%) MySQL
9 66 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 55 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
11 54 (3.21%) SQL Server 2016
12 49 (2.91%) Power BI
13 46 (2.73%) NoSQL
14 29 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
15 22 (1.31%) Big Data
15 22 (1.31%) MongoDB
16 19 (1.13%) Oracle Database
16 19 (1.13%) Qlik Sense
17 18 (1.07%) RDBMS
18 17 (1.01%) DB2
Development Applications
1 185 (10.99%) Team Foundation Server
1 185 (10.99%) Visual Studio
2 143 (8.49%) Git (software)
3 74 (4.39%) JIRA
4 43 (2.55%) Octopus Deploy
5 42 (2.49%) Selenium
6 37 (2.20%) NUnit
7 31 (1.84%) Subversion
8 28 (1.66%) MSBuild
9 26 (1.54%) TeamCity
10 23 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
11 20 (1.19%) Jenkins
12 19 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 16 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 15 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 11 (0.65%) Bitbucket
15 11 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
16 10 (0.59%) SonarQube
16 10 (0.59%) WebDriver
17 9 (0.53%) AccuRev
General
1 357 (21.20%) Finance
2 75 (4.45%) Retail
3 70 (4.16%) Banking
4 47 (2.79%) Manufacturing
5 45 (2.67%) Legal
6 30 (1.78%) Financial Institution
7 25 (1.48%) Advertising
8 23 (1.37%) Back Office
9 20 (1.19%) Marketing
10 17 (1.01%) Law
11 9 (0.53%) Automotive
11 9 (0.53%) Retail Banking
12 8 (0.48%) Games
13 7 (0.42%) Electronics
14 6 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.30%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.30%) Publishing
16 3 (0.18%) German Language
16 3 (0.18%) Telecoms
17 2 (0.12%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1,348 (80.05%) Developer
2 841 (49.94%) .NET Developer
3 608 (36.10%) C# Developer
4 471 (27.97%) C# .NET Developer
5 313 (18.59%) Software Developer
6 240 (14.25%) VB.NET Developer
7 193 (11.46%) SQL Developer
8 180 (10.69%) ASP.NET Developer
8 180 (10.69%) Senior Developer
9 159 (9.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 152 (9.03%) C# VB.NET Developer
11 149 (8.85%) .NET Software Developer
12 140 (8.31%) C# Software Developer
13 108 (6.41%) Senior .NET Developer
14 103 (6.12%) Analyst
15 94 (5.58%) Applications Developer
15 94 (5.58%) Web Developer
16 81 (4.81%) Junior
17 68 (4.04%) Full Stack Developer
18 65 (3.86%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,684 (100.00%) .NET
2 855 (50.77%) ASP.NET
3 609 (36.16%) HTML
4 530 (31.47%) CSS
5 355 (21.08%) Web Services
6 335 (19.89%) jQuery
7 317 (18.82%) .NET Framework
8 294 (17.46%) ASP.NET MVC
9 264 (15.68%) WinForms
10 261 (15.50%) ASP.NET Web API
11 252 (14.96%) AngularJS
12 225 (13.36%) XML
13 215 (12.77%) WCF
14 174 (10.33%) WPF
15 173 (10.27%) HTML5
16 139 (8.25%) REST
17 130 (7.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 128 (7.60%) SOAP
19 119 (7.07%) Entity Framework
20 100 (5.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 129 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
2 100 (5.94%) Greenfield Project
3 86 (5.11%) Mobile App
4 79 (4.69%) Computer Science
5 65 (3.86%) Self-Motivation
6 46 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
6 46 (2.73%) User Experience
7 43 (2.55%) Management Information System
8 27 (1.60%) N-Tier
9 26 (1.54%) Fintech
10 24 (1.43%) Driving Licence
11 20 (1.19%) Equities
12 19 (1.13%) Augmented Reality
12 19 (1.13%) EPoS
13 15 (0.89%) FMCG
14 12 (0.71%) Fixed Income
15 11 (0.65%) Algorithms
15 11 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 10 (0.59%) Data Structures
17 9 (0.53%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 315 (18.71%) Windows
2 39 (2.32%) Android
3 37 (2.20%) Apple iOS
4 31 (1.84%) Windows 7
5 30 (1.78%) Windows Server
6 20 (1.19%) Unix
7 19 (1.13%) Linux
8 13 (0.77%) Windows 10
9 12 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.42%) Windows Phone
11 6 (0.36%) Windows Phone 8
12 4 (0.24%) HPUX
12 4 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.18%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.12%) Solaris
14 2 (0.12%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.12%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.059%) Debian
15 1 (0.059%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 590 (35.04%) MVC
2 586 (34.80%) Agile Software Development
3 237 (14.07%) Web Development
4 220 (13.06%) Problem-Solving
5 216 (12.83%) TDD
6 197 (11.70%) Scrum
7 179 (10.63%) Software Engineering
8 172 (10.21%) SDLC
9 144 (8.55%) OO
10 129 (7.66%) CRM
11 110 (6.53%) Business Intelligence
12 109 (6.47%) OOP
13 105 (6.24%) Continuous Improvement
14 99 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
15 97 (5.76%) Unit Testing
16 96 (5.70%) BDD
16 96 (5.70%) SOLID
17 95 (5.64%) Migration
18 93 (5.52%) Test Automation
19 79 (4.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1,475 (87.59%) C#
2 1,007 (59.80%) SQL
3 679 (40.32%) JavaScript
4 385 (22.86%) T-SQL
5 252 (14.96%) VB
6 168 (9.98%) VBA
7 137 (8.14%) Java
8 109 (6.47%) Python
9 101 (6.00%) VB6
10 84 (4.99%) C++
11 71 (4.22%) PHP
12 59 (3.50%) PL/SQL
13 48 (2.85%) C
14 32 (1.90%) PowerShell
14 32 (1.90%) TypeScript
15 26 (1.54%) R
15 26 (1.54%) VBScript
16 20 (1.19%) Ruby
17 10 (0.59%) RPG
18 8 (0.48%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 206 (12.23%) Degree
2 54 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
4 19 (1.13%) MCPD
4 19 (1.13%) Security Cleared
5 17 (1.01%) MCP
6 12 (0.71%) BC Cleared
6 12 (0.71%) DBS Check
7 10 (0.59%) Postgraduate
8 8 (0.48%) ISEB
8 8 (0.48%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.42%) Master's Degree
10 6 (0.36%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.24%) MCTS
12 3 (0.18%) HND
12 3 (0.18%) PhD
13 2 (0.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 2 (0.12%) MCSA
13 2 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (4.51%) QA
2 23 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (1.31%) ISO 9001
4 19 (1.13%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.53%) GDPR
5 9 (0.53%) SLA
6 7 (0.42%) ISO 14001
7 5 (0.30%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.18%) PMO
9 1 (0.059%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.059%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.059%) WCAG
System Software
1 22 (1.31%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.42%) Docker
3 7 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.24%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.059%) Squid
5 1 (0.059%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (0.59%) SCCM
2 6 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.24%) Ansible
4 2 (0.12%) Check_MK
4 2 (0.12%) HP ALM
4 2 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.12%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.12%) Puppet
4 2 (0.12%) WSUS
5 1 (0.059%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.059%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 503 (29.87%) Microsoft
2 212 (12.59%) Oracle
3 94 (5.58%) Xamarin
4 39 (2.32%) Telerik
5 34 (2.02%) Tableau
6 32 (1.90%) DevExpress
6 32 (1.90%) Google
7 27 (1.60%) Citrix
8 22 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
9 19 (1.13%) Alteryx
9 19 (1.13%) SimCorp
9 19 (1.13%) Sitecore
10 16 (0.95%) Infragistics
10 16 (0.95%) MuleSoft
11 14 (0.83%) ESRI
12 10 (0.59%) Axosoft
12 10 (0.59%) Cognos
12 10 (0.59%) Sybase
12 10 (0.59%) VMware
13 8 (0.48%) Thunderhead