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

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
UK
6 months to
2 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 423 329 339
Rank change year-on-year -94 +10 -47
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 324 1,284 1,539
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.58% 0.96% 0.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.98% 1.78% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 331 1,122 1,427
Median annual salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,684 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £83,000 £61,250 £64,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%

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 33,224 72,214 88,327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 59.06% 53.80% 55.23%
Number of salaries quoted 28,464 59,576 73,537
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £83,750
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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -82 295 £47,500 +9.20% 75
UK excluding London -89 222 £42,500 - 72
South East +8 86 £43,750 +2.94% 19
London +55 84 £80,000 +39.13% 7
Work from Home -39 39 £46,250 +6.32% 10
Midlands -14 37 £40,000 -3.61% 17
North of England +20 32 £45,000 +7.14% 16
West Midlands +11 31 £47,500 +11.76% 10
East of England +77 29 £45,000 - 6
South West +7 25 £37,000 -14.94% 10
North West +29 24 £50,000 +17.65% 10
Yorkshire +48 8 £40,000 +33.33% 5
Wales +30 8 £45,000 +3.45% 2
East Midlands +12 6 £33,750 -18.67% 7
Scotland +34 2 - - 1
Northern Ireland +10 2 £50,000 +58.73% 1
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 324 (100.00%) .NET
2 269 (83.02%) C#
3 192 (59.26%) SQL
4 170 (52.47%) SQL Server
5 104 (32.10%) JavaScript
6 101 (31.17%) ASP.NET
7 97 (29.94%) HTML
8 82 (25.31%) CSS
9 79 (24.38%) Agile Software Development
10 77 (23.77%) MVC
11 67 (20.68%) Finance
12 57 (17.59%) .NET Core
13 55 (16.98%) .NET Framework
13 55 (16.98%) Python
14 54 (16.67%) Windows
14 54 (16.67%) Microsoft
14 54 (16.67%) Azure
15 52 (16.05%) DevOps
15 52 (16.05%) Software Engineering
16 48 (14.81%) jQuery
17 47 (14.51%) ASP.NET Web API
18 43 (13.27%) HTML5
19 42 (12.96%) AngularJS
19 42 (12.96%) VB
20 40 (12.35%) PowerShell
21 39 (12.04%) Git (software)
21 39 (12.04%) Active Directory
22 38 (11.73%) Oracle
22 38 (11.73%) WPF
22 38 (11.73%) 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 25 (7.72%) Confluence
2 5 (1.54%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.23%) CMS
3 4 (1.23%) Drupal
3 4 (1.23%) IIS
3 4 (1.23%) OpenEdge
4 3 (0.93%) SAS
5 2 (0.62%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.62%) Documentum
5 2 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.62%) NServiceBus
5 2 (0.62%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.62%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.93%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (0.62%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (4.32%) Dynamics AX
1 14 (4.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.54%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.62%) Misys Opics
4 1 (0.31%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 54 (16.67%) Azure
2 20 (6.17%) AWS
3 18 (5.56%) Serverless
4 17 (5.25%) AWS CloudFormation
4 17 (5.25%) AWS CodeDeploy
5 15 (4.63%) Dynamics 365
6 13 (4.01%) SaaS
7 12 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (3.70%) Amazon Kinesis
7 12 (3.70%) Amazon S3
7 12 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (3.09%) Amazon ELB
8 10 (3.09%) Power Platform
8 10 (3.09%) Route 53
8 10 (3.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 8 (2.47%) GitHub
10 6 (1.85%) npm
11 4 (1.23%) NuGet
12 2 (0.62%) Azure Machine Learning
13 1 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.41%) DNS
2 15 (4.63%) TCP/IP
3 13 (4.01%) WAN
4 11 (3.40%) RTP
5 4 (1.23%) HTTP
5 4 (1.23%) Internet
6 2 (0.62%) Skype
7 1 (0.31%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.31%) Firewall
7 1 (0.31%) FTP
7 1 (0.31%) Modbus
7 1 (0.31%) RS-232
7 1 (0.31%) SMTP
7 1 (0.31%) SSL
7 1 (0.31%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.31%) VPN
7 1 (0.31%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (52.47%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (6.48%) MySQL
3 21 (6.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (6.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (6.17%) SQL Server 2014
5 13 (4.01%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 12 (3.70%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.78%) Power BI
8 4 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.23%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.62%) Big Data
9 2 (0.62%) Biml
9 2 (0.62%) Data Lake
9 2 (0.62%) HDInsight
9 2 (0.62%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 39 (12.04%) Git (software)
2 31 (9.57%) JIRA
3 28 (8.64%) Visual Studio
4 20 (6.17%) NUnit
5 17 (5.25%) TeamCity
6 16 (4.94%) Selenium
7 15 (4.63%) TestNG
7 15 (4.63%) WebDriver
8 11 (3.40%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (2.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 6 (1.85%) Subversion
11 5 (1.54%) Mercurial
11 5 (1.54%) Moq
11 5 (1.54%) PowerBuilder
11 5 (1.54%) Visual Studio Team System
12 4 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 2 (0.62%) Visual Studio Code
14 1 (0.31%) Appium
14 1 (0.31%) git-flow
14 1 (0.31%) webpack
General
1 67 (20.68%) Finance
2 16 (4.94%) Manufacturing
3 8 (2.47%) Legal
4 6 (1.85%) Law
5 4 (1.23%) Aerospace
5 4 (1.23%) Publishing
6 3 (0.93%) Back Office
6 3 (0.93%) Banking
6 3 (0.93%) Electronics
7 2 (0.62%) Housing Association
7 2 (0.62%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.62%) Local Government
7 2 (0.62%) Marketing
8 1 (0.31%) Advertising
8 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.31%) Retail
8 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 220 (67.90%) Developer
2 102 (31.48%) .NET Developer
3 84 (25.93%) Software Developer
4 63 (19.44%) C# Developer
5 42 (12.96%) C# Software Developer
6 41 (12.65%) Software Engineer
7 40 (12.35%) Senior Developer
8 39 (12.04%) C# .NET Developer
9 36 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
10 35 (10.80%) .NET Software Developer
11 28 (8.64%) Applications Developer
12 26 (8.02%) Analyst
13 23 (7.10%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 23 (7.10%) VB.NET Developer
14 20 (6.17%) C# Software Engineer
15 16 (4.94%) Analyst Developer
16 15 (4.63%) ASP.NET Developer
17 14 (4.32%) DevOps Engineer
17 14 (4.32%) Junior
17 14 (4.32%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 324 (100.00%) .NET
2 101 (31.17%) ASP.NET
3 97 (29.94%) HTML
4 82 (25.31%) CSS
5 57 (17.59%) .NET Core
6 55 (16.98%) .NET Framework
7 48 (14.81%) jQuery
8 47 (14.51%) ASP.NET Web API
9 43 (13.27%) HTML5
10 42 (12.96%) AngularJS
11 38 (11.73%) WinForms
11 38 (11.73%) WPF
12 37 (11.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 35 (10.80%) XML
14 31 (9.57%) ASP.NET MVC
14 31 (9.57%) REST
15 30 (9.26%) Web Services
16 26 (8.02%) CSS3
17 25 (7.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 23 (7.10%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.02%) Self-Motivation
2 19 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.40%) EPoS
3 11 (3.40%) User Experience
4 9 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (2.47%) Robotics
6 6 (1.85%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.54%) Equities
7 5 (1.54%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.23%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.62%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.62%) Photography
9 2 (0.62%) Social Media
10 1 (0.31%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.31%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Renewable Energy
10 1 (0.31%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.31%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 54 (16.67%) Windows
2 16 (4.94%) Windows Server
3 10 (3.09%) Linux
4 4 (1.23%) Android
4 4 (1.23%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.62%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (24.38%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (23.77%) MVC
3 52 (16.05%) DevOps
3 52 (16.05%) Software Engineering
4 35 (10.80%) OO
5 31 (9.57%) Problem-Solving
5 31 (9.57%) Test Automation
6 28 (8.64%) TDD
7 26 (8.02%) Issue Tracking
7 26 (8.02%) Web Development
8 24 (7.41%) Fintech
8 24 (7.41%) OOD
8 24 (7.41%) Regression Testing
8 24 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
9 23 (7.10%) SDLC
10 20 (6.17%) Unit Testing
11 19 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (5.86%) Mathematics
11 19 (5.86%) Scrum
12 18 (5.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 269 (83.02%) C#
2 192 (59.26%) SQL
3 104 (32.10%) JavaScript
4 55 (16.98%) Python
5 42 (12.96%) VB
6 40 (12.35%) PowerShell
7 35 (10.80%) T-SQL
8 26 (8.02%) Java
9 24 (7.41%) C++
10 21 (6.48%) TypeScript
11 20 (6.17%) VB6
12 12 (3.70%) Perl
13 9 (2.78%) C
13 9 (2.78%) PHP
13 9 (2.78%) VBA
14 5 (1.54%) XAML
15 2 (0.62%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.62%) R
16 1 (0.31%) Go
16 1 (0.31%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 33 (10.19%) Degree
2 14 (4.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (4.01%) MCITP
3 13 (4.01%) MCSA
4 9 (2.78%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.85%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.93%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.93%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.31%) CISA
7 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.31%) GIAC
7 1 (0.31%) GSEC
7 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.54%) SLA
2 4 (1.23%) QA
3 2 (0.62%) Data Quality
System Software
1 39 (12.04%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.32%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.31%) Docker
4 1 (0.31%) Firmware
4 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (4.01%) SCCM
1 13 (4.01%) SCOM
1 13 (4.01%) WMI
2 4 (1.23%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.31%) Kibana
Vendors
1 54 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 38 (11.73%) Oracle
3 14 (4.32%) Xamarin
4 9 (2.78%) UiPath
5 8 (2.47%) ABBYY
5 8 (2.47%) Blue Prism
6 7 (2.16%) DevExpress
7 6 (1.85%) Automation Anywhere
8 5 (1.54%) Intapp
9 4 (1.23%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.62%) EMC
10 2 (0.62%) Hortonworks
10 2 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.62%) Telerik
10 2 (0.62%) VMware
11 1 (0.31%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.31%) Google
11 1 (0.31%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.31%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.31%) webMethods