The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 146 165 140
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -25
Permanent jobs citing VB 82 54 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.39% 0.96% 1.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.74% 2.40% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 68 45 74
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £31,300 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,750 £41,900
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2191 2249 2820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 37.04% 39.85% 49.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1750 1999 2480
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

VB
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Berkshire region.

VB Salary Trend in Berkshire

VB
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Berkshire

VB
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -5 20 £33,750 +2.27% 4
Bracknell +9 19 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Wokingham - 16 £30,000 -
Newbury +4 5 £30,500 -29.06%
Slough +2 3 £29,000 -17.14%
Maidenhead - 2 £67,500 -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB.

1 101 (61.21%) SQL
2 80 (48.48%) .NET
3 78 (47.27%) C#
4 75 (45.45%) Windows
5 63 (38.18%) VBScript
6 52 (31.52%) SQL Server
7 47 (28.48%) VB.NET
7 47 (28.48%) Microsoft
8 46 (27.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 45 (27.27%) Oracle
10 44 (26.67%) ASP.NET
10 44 (26.67%) PowerShell
11 39 (23.64%) Windows Server 2003
12 34 (20.61%) Security Cleared
12 34 (20.61%) Windows 7
13 33 (20.00%) HTML
14 31 (18.79%) MS Excel
14 31 (18.79%) Active Directory
14 31 (18.79%) Citrix
14 31 (18.79%) VMware
15 30 (18.18%) JavaScript
16 29 (17.58%) VMware Infrastructure
17 28 (16.97%) Hyper-V
17 28 (16.97%) C++
17 28 (16.97%) IIS
17 28 (16.97%) Degree
18 27 (16.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 27 (16.36%) SCCM
19 26 (15.76%) DNS
19 26 (15.76%) Java

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (16.97%) IIS
2 13 (7.88%) SharePoint
3 10 (6.06%) Node.js
4 6 (3.64%) Apache
5 3 (1.82%) CMS
5 3 (1.82%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.21%) Joomla!
6 2 (1.21%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.21%) Drupal
6 2 (1.21%) Kentico
6 2 (1.21%) nginx
7 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 31 (18.79%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.42%) MS Office
3 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.21%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.61%) SalesLogix
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.21%) Heroku
3 2 (1.21%) Google App Engine
3 2 (1.21%) Google Apps
3 2 (1.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (15.76%) DNS
2 11 (6.67%) Internet
3 6 (3.64%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.42%) Firewall
5 2 (1.21%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.21%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.21%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.61%) FTP
6 1 (0.61%) HTTP
6 1 (0.61%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (31.52%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.70%) DTS
3 15 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (8.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (7.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (6.06%) NoSQL
7 7 (4.24%) MySQL
8 6 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (2.42%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.42%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.82%) MS Access
10 3 (1.82%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.21%) IDOL
11 2 (1.21%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.21%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (1.21%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.21%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (13.33%) MSI
2 12 (7.27%) Git (software)
3 11 (6.67%) Visual Studio
4 9 (5.45%) Subversion
5 7 (4.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.42%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (1.82%) Selenium
8 2 (1.21%) InstallShield
8 2 (1.21%) NUnit
8 2 (1.21%) MSTest
8 2 (1.21%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.21%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.21%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (1.21%) PhantomJS
8 2 (1.21%) Sinon.JS
9 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Blend
9 1 (0.61%) JProfiler
9 1 (0.61%) NCover
9 1 (0.61%) TestComplete
9 1 (0.61%) CruiseControl
General
1 24 (14.55%) Finance
2 13 (7.88%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.85%) Retail
4 5 (3.03%) Banking
5 4 (2.42%) Advertising
6 2 (1.21%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.61%) Publishing
7 1 (0.61%) Automotive
7 1 (0.61%) Legal
7 1 (0.61%) Military
7 1 (0.61%) Marketing
7 1 (0.61%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 74 (44.85%) Developer
2 34 (20.61%) .NET Developer
3 22 (13.33%) Integration Engineer
4 20 (12.12%) Software Developer
5 15 (9.09%) Analyst
6 13 (7.88%) Support Engineer
7 10 (6.06%) Web Developer
7 10 (6.06%) Consultant
7 10 (6.06%) C# Developer
7 10 (6.06%) VB.NET Developer
8 9 (5.45%) Test Analyst
8 9 (5.45%) Applications Support
8 9 (5.45%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.85%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (4.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (4.24%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (4.24%) Citrix Consultant
11 6 (3.64%) Graduate
11 6 (3.64%) Team Leader
11 6 (3.64%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (48.48%) .NET
2 44 (26.67%) ASP.NET
3 33 (20.00%) HTML
4 17 (10.30%) XML
4 17 (10.30%) WCF
5 12 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 10 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (6.06%) RESTful
7 8 (4.85%) WinForms
8 7 (4.24%) .NET Framework
9 6 (3.64%) CSS
9 6 (3.64%) WPF
10 4 (2.42%) Ajax
10 4 (2.42%) JSON
10 4 (2.42%) HTML5
11 3 (1.82%) Web Services
11 3 (1.82%) ODBC
12 2 (1.21%) MFC
12 2 (1.21%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.21%) GIS
2 2 (1.21%) Mathematics
2 2 (1.21%) Open Source
2 2 (1.21%) Mobile App
2 2 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (1.21%) Home Automation
3 1 (0.61%) iPad
3 1 (0.61%) Smart Meter
3 1 (0.61%) Clustering
3 1 (0.61%) Blog
3 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
3 1 (0.61%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 75 (45.45%) Windows
2 46 (27.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (23.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (20.61%) Windows 7
5 24 (14.55%) Windows XP
6 22 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (9.70%) UNIX
8 11 (6.67%) Linux
9 4 (2.42%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.21%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.21%) Solaris
10 2 (1.21%) Debian
10 2 (1.21%) Android
10 2 (1.21%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.61%) AIX
11 1 (0.61%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (8.48%) MVC
2 13 (7.88%) TDD
3 12 (7.27%) BDD
4 11 (6.67%) Web Development
4 11 (6.67%) OOD
5 10 (6.06%) ITIL
5 10 (6.06%) ERP
5 10 (6.06%) Web Application Development
6 8 (4.85%) Unit Testing
7 7 (4.24%) Workflow
7 7 (4.24%) Software Engineering
7 7 (4.24%) CRM
8 6 (3.64%) UML
8 6 (3.64%) SOA
8 6 (3.64%) Scrum
9 5 (3.03%) Product Management
9 5 (3.03%) Performance Management
9 5 (3.03%) Test Scripting
9 5 (3.03%) Automated Testing
9 5 (3.03%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 101 (61.21%) SQL
2 78 (47.27%) C#
3 63 (38.18%) VBScript
4 47 (28.48%) VB.NET
5 44 (26.67%) PowerShell
6 30 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 28 (16.97%) C++
8 26 (15.76%) Java
9 25 (15.15%) VB6
10 19 (11.52%) C
11 16 (9.70%) PHP
12 14 (8.48%) T-SQL
13 13 (7.88%) VBA
14 10 (6.06%) Shell Script
14 10 (6.06%) Ruby
15 3 (1.82%) Lua
15 3 (1.82%) Perl
15 3 (1.82%) Delphi
16 2 (1.21%) Assembly Language
16 2 (1.21%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (20.61%) Security Cleared
2 28 (16.97%) Degree
3 25 (15.15%) SC Cleared
4 15 (9.09%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.82%) ISEB
6 2 (1.21%) CISSP
6 2 (1.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.61%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.27%) QA
System Software
1 31 (18.79%) Active Directory
2 29 (17.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (16.97%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.24%) XenApp
4 7 (4.24%) XenDesktop
5 4 (2.42%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.82%) vSphere
7 2 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.21%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.61%) Nmap
8 1 (0.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.61%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 27 (16.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 27 (16.36%) SCCM
2 6 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.82%) WSUS
4 2 (1.21%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.61%) nmon
5 1 (0.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.61%) CORE IMPACT
5 1 (0.61%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.61%) Nessus
5 1 (0.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.61%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 47 (28.48%) Microsoft
2 45 (27.27%) Oracle
3 31 (18.79%) Citrix
3 31 (18.79%) VMware
4 8 (4.85%) Fujitsu
5 7 (4.24%) AppSense
5 7 (4.24%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.03%) F5
7 4 (2.42%) Google
8 2 (1.21%) Genesys
8 2 (1.21%) CA
8 2 (1.21%) Adobe
8 2 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.21%) Symantec
8 2 (1.21%) Cognos
8 2 (1.21%) Akamai
8 2 (1.21%) Tableau
9 1 (0.61%) Capita
9 1 (0.61%) SAP
9 1 (0.61%) Sage
Reading
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
SJB Corporate Ltd
Salary: £70,000 per annum plus 25 days holiday + pension + additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon Application
Posted: 6 days ago