The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 164 208 194
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -14
Permanent jobs citing VB 32 41 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.78% 0.69% 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.89% 1.62% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 32 30 22
Median salary £55,000 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,350 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £49,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
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
1695 2532 1982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 41.08% 42.43% 33.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1448 2256 1558
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,350 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 5 December 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in Berkshire

VB
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +28 9 £55,000 +29.41%
Wokingham - 6 £53,750 -
Reading +20 3 £40,000 +12.67%
Newbury - 3 £42,500 -
Slough +15 2 £45,000 +5.88%
Hungerford -6 1 £24,000 +6.66%
Maidenhead - 1 £45,000 -
Thatcham - 1 £42,500 -
Windsor - 1 £60,000 -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 60 (65.93%) .NET
2 49 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 47 (51.65%) SQL
4 41 (45.05%) C#
5 40 (43.96%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (41.76%) Java
7 33 (36.26%) Finance
8 28 (30.77%) SQL Server
9 27 (29.67%) XML
9 27 (29.67%) Scrum
10 26 (28.57%) HTML
11 25 (27.47%) Firewall
11 25 (27.47%) Degree
12 23 (25.27%) Visual Studio
13 22 (24.18%) ASP.NET
13 22 (24.18%) Selenium
14 21 (23.08%) SDLC
14 21 (23.08%) Perl
15 20 (21.98%) VB.NET
15 20 (21.98%) LoadRunner
15 20 (21.98%) JMeter
15 20 (21.98%) Gatling
15 20 (21.98%) Performance Testing
16 19 (20.88%) Internet
17 18 (19.78%) ISEB
17 18 (19.78%) Test Automation
17 18 (19.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 18 (19.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 18 (19.78%) Software Testing
18 17 (18.68%) QA

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 14 (15.38%) CMS
2 1 (1.10%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.20%) MS Office
2 2 (2.20%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.10%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.20%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (27.47%) Firewall
2 19 (20.88%) Internet
3 15 (16.48%) DNS
3 15 (16.48%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.49%) Intranet
5 4 (4.40%) 3G
5 4 (4.40%) 4G
5 4 (4.40%) LAN
5 4 (4.40%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (4.40%) WAN
5 4 (4.40%) Wireless
6 1 (1.10%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 18 (19.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (10.99%) DTS
3 10 (10.99%) QlikView
4 4 (4.40%) GIS
5 3 (3.30%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.30%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.20%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.10%) MS Access
7 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (25.27%) Visual Studio
2 22 (24.18%) Selenium
3 20 (21.98%) Gatling
3 20 (21.98%) JMeter
3 20 (21.98%) LoadRunner
4 15 (16.48%) TestNG
5 2 (2.20%) JUnit
5 2 (2.20%) NUnit
6 1 (1.10%) AdminStudio
6 1 (1.10%) MSI
6 1 (1.10%) Subversion
6 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 33 (36.26%) Finance
2 7 (7.69%) Retail
3 6 (6.59%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.10%) Advertising
4 1 (1.10%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 38 (41.76%) Developer
2 27 (29.67%) C# Developer
3 25 (27.47%) .NET Developer
4 24 (26.37%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (20.88%) Automation Tester
5 19 (20.88%) Tester
6 18 (19.78%) Senior Automation Tester
6 18 (19.78%) Senior Tester
7 15 (16.48%) Software Developer
8 14 (15.38%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 14 (15.38%) Selenium Tester
9 12 (13.19%) Analyst
9 12 (13.19%) Java Automation Tester
10 11 (12.09%) C# Software Developer
11 9 (9.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (9.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (8.79%) .NET Software Developer
12 8 (8.79%) Senior Developer
12 8 (8.79%) SQL Developer
13 6 (6.59%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (65.93%) .NET
2 27 (29.67%) XML
3 26 (28.57%) HTML
4 22 (24.18%) ASP.NET
5 15 (16.48%) Ajax
6 11 (12.09%) CSS
6 11 (12.09%) WCF
6 11 (12.09%) Web Services
7 10 (10.99%) WPF
8 1 (1.10%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.10%) ADO.NET
8 1 (1.10%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.10%) Classic ASP
8 1 (1.10%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.10%) jQuery
8 1 (1.10%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.10%) LINQ
8 1 (1.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.10%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (10.99%) PKI
2 10 (10.99%) PMI
3 8 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.69%) Mathematics
5 5 (5.49%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.49%) Fintech
5 5 (5.49%) Physics
6 4 (4.40%) Statistics
7 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.10%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.10%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.68%) Linux
1 17 (18.68%) Windows
2 9 (9.89%) Unix
3 1 (1.10%) Solaris
3 1 (1.10%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.10%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (43.96%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (29.67%) Scrum
3 21 (23.08%) SDLC
4 20 (21.98%) Performance Testing
5 18 (19.78%) Software Testing
5 18 (19.78%) Test Automation
6 16 (17.58%) Functional Testing
6 16 (17.58%) Open Source
6 16 (17.58%) Test Scripting
6 16 (17.58%) Workflow
7 15 (16.48%) Automated Testing
7 15 (16.48%) Defect Management
7 15 (16.48%) Kanban
7 15 (16.48%) Non-Functional Testing
7 15 (16.48%) Workflow Management
8 14 (15.38%) Agile Testing
8 14 (15.38%) CRM
8 14 (15.38%) DevOps
8 14 (15.38%) Waterfall
9 12 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 49 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 47 (51.65%) SQL
3 41 (45.05%) C#
4 38 (41.76%) Java
5 21 (23.08%) Perl
6 20 (21.98%) VB.NET
7 17 (18.68%) T-SQL
8 14 (15.38%) VBScript
9 13 (14.29%) C++
10 11 (12.09%) PHP
10 11 (12.09%) PowerShell
11 5 (5.49%) Bash Shell
11 5 (5.49%) C
11 5 (5.49%) Python
11 5 (5.49%) Tcl
11 5 (5.49%) VB6
11 5 (5.49%) VBA
12 1 (1.10%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (27.47%) Degree
2 18 (19.78%) ISEB
2 18 (19.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (10.99%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.20%) MCITP
5 2 (2.20%) MCSE
5 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (18.68%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (10.99%) vSphere
2 5 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (10.99%) vMotion
2 1 (1.10%) SCCM
2 1 (1.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (12.09%) VMware
2 10 (10.99%) Cisco
3 8 (8.79%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.79%) Oracle
4 4 (4.40%) Mapinfo
5 2 (2.20%) Citrix
5 2 (2.20%) CODA
5 2 (2.20%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.10%) Autodesk
6 1 (1.10%) Demandware
6 1 (1.10%) Sage
6 1 (1.10%) TARGIT
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago