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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 160 145 177
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +32
Permanent jobs citing VB 57 82 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.11% 1.40% 0.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.75% 3.84% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 43 66 40
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £29,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £53,750
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
2075 2138 2196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 40.33% 36.44% 40.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1727 1720 1946
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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 22 £35,000 -3.44% 3
Bracknell +9 8 £43,750 +16.66% 1
Maidenhead +14 4 £29,000 -57.03%
Newbury +7 4 - -
Slough -4 4 £37,500 +29.31% 2
Hungerford - 4 - -
Ascot - 1 £23,000 -
Windsor - 1 £50,000 -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 61 (59.80%) .NET
2 58 (56.86%) C#
3 51 (50.00%) SQL
4 42 (41.18%) SQL Server
5 26 (25.49%) ASP.NET
6 24 (23.53%) JavaScript
7 23 (22.55%) VB.NET
7 23 (22.55%) Microsoft
8 22 (21.57%) Windows
8 22 (21.57%) Degree
9 20 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (19.61%) Finance
10 18 (17.65%) MS Excel
10 18 (17.65%) Security Cleared
11 17 (16.67%) XML
11 17 (16.67%) VBScript
11 17 (16.67%) HTML
12 16 (15.69%) Software Engineering
12 16 (15.69%) WCF
13 15 (14.71%) Active Directory
14 14 (13.73%) SharePoint
14 14 (13.73%) MVC
15 13 (12.75%) OOP
15 13 (12.75%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (12.75%) PHP
15 13 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
16 12 (11.76%) Mobile App
16 12 (11.76%) Google
16 12 (11.76%) Windows 7

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 14 (13.73%) SharePoint
2 11 (10.78%) IIS
3 9 (8.82%) SharePoint Server
4 8 (7.84%) Node.js
5 3 (2.94%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.94%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.96%) JBoss
6 2 (1.96%) Apache
7 1 (0.98%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.98%) CMS
7 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.82%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.76%) Google App Engine
1 12 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.84%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.92%) Firewall
3 3 (2.94%) DNS
3 3 (2.94%) Internet
4 2 (1.96%) IPsec
5 1 (0.98%) DHCP
5 1 (0.98%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.80%) MySQL
2 10 (9.80%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.84%) NoSQL
3 8 (7.84%) DTS
4 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.98%) MS Access
6 1 (0.98%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 11 (10.78%) Selenium
2 8 (7.84%) HP UFT
2 8 (7.84%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.90%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.94%) NUnit
4 3 (2.94%) ReSharper
4 3 (2.94%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.96%) Moq
5 2 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.96%) TestNG
5 2 (1.96%) ProC
5 2 (1.96%) JUnit
5 2 (1.96%) TestLink
6 1 (0.98%) WinRunner
6 1 (0.98%) TestComplete
6 1 (0.98%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.98%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (0.98%) MSTest
General
1 20 (19.61%) Finance
2 9 (8.82%) Aerospace
3 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.96%) Electronics
4 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.96%) Marketing
5 1 (0.98%) Local Government
5 1 (0.98%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 45 (44.12%) Developer
2 19 (18.63%) .NET Developer
3 16 (15.69%) Analyst
4 15 (14.71%) Software Engineer
5 14 (13.73%) Applications Support
6 13 (12.75%) Software Developer
7 9 (8.82%) Support Engineer
8 8 (7.84%) Support Analyst
9 7 (6.86%) Integration Engineer
10 6 (5.88%) Junior Developer
10 6 (5.88%) Junior
10 6 (5.88%) Web Developer
10 6 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
10 6 (5.88%) Team Leader
11 5 (4.90%) VB.NET Developer
11 5 (4.90%) Support Specialist
11 5 (4.90%) 3rd Line Support
11 5 (4.90%) C# Developer
11 5 (4.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (4.90%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (59.80%) .NET
2 26 (25.49%) ASP.NET
3 17 (16.67%) HTML
3 17 (16.67%) XML
4 16 (15.69%) WCF
5 11 (10.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (8.82%) CSS
7 8 (7.84%) WPF
7 8 (7.84%) RESTful
7 8 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (6.86%) .NET Framework
9 5 (4.90%) Application Packaging
9 5 (4.90%) Web Services
9 5 (4.90%) ADO
9 5 (4.90%) Ajax
10 4 (3.92%) LAMP
10 4 (3.92%) jQuery
11 3 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 3 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (1.96%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.94%) FMCG
4 3 (2.94%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.94%) Physics
4 3 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.94%) Economics
4 3 (2.94%) PKI
5 2 (1.96%) Web 2.0
5 2 (1.96%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.96%) DTV
5 2 (1.96%) GIS
5 2 (1.96%) Replication
6 1 (0.98%) Clustering
6 1 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.98%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 22 (21.57%) Windows
2 12 (11.76%) Windows 7
3 11 (10.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (7.84%) UNIX
6 7 (6.86%) Windows XP
7 5 (4.90%) Windows 2000
8 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.96%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.96%) Android
10 1 (0.98%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (15.69%) Software Engineering
3 14 (13.73%) MVC
4 13 (12.75%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (12.75%) OOP
5 11 (10.78%) OO
5 11 (10.78%) Test Scripting
6 10 (9.80%) TDD
6 10 (9.80%) BDD
7 9 (8.82%) Test Automation
7 9 (8.82%) System Testing
7 9 (8.82%) CRM
8 8 (7.84%) ERP
8 8 (7.84%) SOA
8 8 (7.84%) Web Application Development
9 7 (6.86%) Scrum
10 5 (4.90%) ITIL
11 4 (3.92%) Service Delivery
11 4 (3.92%) Automated Testing
11 4 (3.92%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (56.86%) C#
2 51 (50.00%) SQL
3 24 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 23 (22.55%) VB.NET
5 17 (16.67%) VBScript
6 13 (12.75%) PHP
7 10 (9.80%) C++
7 10 (9.80%) VB6
7 10 (9.80%) Ruby
8 8 (7.84%) PowerShell
9 7 (6.86%) Perl
10 5 (4.90%) Python
11 4 (3.92%) Java
12 3 (2.94%) C
12 3 (2.94%) VBA
13 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (21.57%) Degree
2 18 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 10 (9.80%) DV Cleared
4 9 (8.82%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.92%) ISEB
6 3 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.96%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.98%) MCP
8 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.84%) QA
2 5 (4.90%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.86%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.98%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.98%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.98%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 7 (6.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 7 (6.86%) SCCM
2 5 (4.90%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (3.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.98%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.98%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 23 (22.55%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.76%) Google
3 9 (8.82%) VMware
4 7 (6.86%) HP
4 7 (6.86%) Oracle
5 5 (4.90%) ESRI
6 3 (2.94%) IBM
6 3 (2.94%) Tableau
6 3 (2.94%) Lumension
7 2 (1.96%) SAP
8 1 (0.98%) Citrix
8 1 (0.98%) Symantec
8 1 (0.98%) Meridio
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