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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 162 183 161
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -22
Permanent jobs citing VB 63 44 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.22% 0.81% 1.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.82% 2.23% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 56 26 48
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £57,900 £50,800
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
2233 1973 2364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 43.08% 36.22% 44.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2007 1646 1909
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(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 +35 45 £35,500 -51.36% 1
Slough +8 10 £42,500 +0.59%
Wokingham - 4 £50,000 - 1
Newbury +16 2 £30,000 -14.28% 1
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 71 (69.61%) .NET
2 65 (63.73%) C#
3 53 (51.96%) SQL Server
4 52 (50.98%) SQL
5 47 (46.08%) XML
6 43 (42.16%) HTML
7 33 (32.35%) Oracle
7 33 (32.35%) ASP.NET
8 31 (30.39%) Finance
9 30 (29.41%) VB.NET
10 26 (25.49%) ITIL
11 25 (24.51%) Java
12 24 (23.53%) JavaScript
12 24 (23.53%) Web Services
13 23 (22.55%) MS Excel
14 22 (21.57%) Visual Studio
14 22 (21.57%) SDLC
15 20 (19.61%) Microsoft
16 19 (18.63%) CSS
16 19 (18.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 19 (18.63%) Degree
17 18 (17.65%) SOAP
17 18 (17.65%) Windows
17 18 (17.65%) C++
18 17 (16.67%) Banking
19 16 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
19 16 (15.69%) Service Delivery
20 15 (14.71%) IIS
20 15 (14.71%) Python
20 15 (14.71%) Agile Software Development

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 15 (14.71%) IIS
2 10 (9.80%) SharePoint
3 8 (7.84%) WebSphere
4 7 (6.86%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.90%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (4.90%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (3.92%) Lync
6 4 (3.92%) MS Exchange
6 4 (3.92%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.96%) Confluence
8 2 (1.96%) Tuxedo
9 1 (0.98%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (22.55%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.90%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.86%) S/MIME
1 7 (6.86%) SSL
2 5 (4.90%) Internet
2 5 (4.90%) SMTP
2 5 (4.90%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.90%) Wireshark
3 4 (3.92%) PABX
4 1 (0.98%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (51.96%) SQL Server
2 19 (18.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (13.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (12.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (9.80%) DTS
5 10 (9.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.92%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.92%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.98%) MS Access
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 22 (21.57%) Visual Studio
2 10 (9.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (6.86%) Toad
4 4 (3.92%) ReSharper
4 4 (3.92%) Selenium
5 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.96%) JIRA
5 2 (1.96%) JMeter
5 2 (1.96%) JUnit
5 2 (1.96%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.98%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.98%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.98%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.98%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.98%) MSTest
6 1 (0.98%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (0.98%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.98%) TestLink
6 1 (0.98%) TestNG
6 1 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 31 (30.39%) Finance
2 17 (16.67%) Banking
3 11 (10.78%) Manufacturing
4 9 (8.82%) Telecoms
5 6 (5.88%) Legal
6 2 (1.96%) Automotive
6 2 (1.96%) French Language
6 2 (1.96%) German Language
6 2 (1.96%) Retail
6 2 (1.96%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.98%) Advertising
7 1 (0.98%) Electronics
7 1 (0.98%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (36.27%) Developer
2 33 (32.35%) Analyst
3 29 (28.43%) .NET Developer
4 25 (24.51%) Applications Support
5 19 (18.63%) Support Analyst
6 17 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (16.67%) C# Developer
7 15 (14.71%) Software Developer
7 15 (14.71%) SQL Analyst
7 15 (14.71%) Technical Support
8 14 (13.73%) Applications Support Analyst
9 12 (11.76%) .NET Software Developer
10 11 (10.78%) SQL Developer
10 11 (10.78%) VB.NET Developer
11 10 (9.80%) C# Software Developer
11 10 (9.80%) SQL Support Analyst
12 9 (8.82%) Applications Developer
12 9 (8.82%) Technical Analyst
12 9 (8.82%) Technical Support Analyst
13 7 (6.86%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (69.61%) .NET
2 47 (46.08%) XML
3 43 (42.16%) HTML
4 33 (32.35%) ASP.NET
5 24 (23.53%) Web Services
6 19 (18.63%) CSS
7 18 (17.65%) SOAP
8 13 (12.75%) DHTML
9 10 (9.80%) WCF
10 9 (8.82%) Middleware
11 7 (6.86%) WebSphere MQ
12 6 (5.88%) WPF
13 5 (4.90%) .NET Framework
13 5 (4.90%) EDI
13 5 (4.90%) HTML5
13 5 (4.90%) Regular Expression
13 5 (4.90%) REST
13 5 (4.90%) RFC 2822
14 4 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 4 (3.92%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (13.73%) Computer Science
3 13 (12.75%) W3C
4 7 (6.86%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.90%) Blog
5 5 (4.90%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.96%) Fintech
7 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.96%) PKI
7 2 (1.96%) User Experience
8 1 (0.98%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.98%) Economics
8 1 (0.98%) FMCG
8 1 (0.98%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.65%) Windows
2 14 (13.73%) Linux
3 10 (9.80%) Unix
4 2 (1.96%) Android
4 2 (1.96%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.98%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.98%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.98%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.49%) ITIL
2 22 (21.57%) SDLC
3 16 (15.69%) Service Delivery
4 15 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (13.73%) SOA
6 11 (10.78%) ITIL V3
6 11 (10.78%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (9.80%) Structured Programming
7 10 (9.80%) Web Accessibility
8 9 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (8.82%) Waterfall
9 8 (7.84%) ERP
10 7 (6.86%) Analytics
10 7 (6.86%) CRM
10 7 (6.86%) Data Security
10 7 (6.86%) ETL
10 7 (6.86%) Release Management
10 7 (6.86%) UML
11 6 (5.88%) Defect Management
11 6 (5.88%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (63.73%) C#
2 52 (50.98%) SQL
3 30 (29.41%) VB.NET
4 25 (24.51%) Java
5 24 (23.53%) JavaScript
6 18 (17.65%) C++
7 15 (14.71%) Python
8 14 (13.73%) Perl
9 13 (12.75%) Shell Script
9 13 (12.75%) VB6
10 11 (10.78%) PHP
11 10 (9.80%) VBScript
12 7 (6.86%) VBA
13 6 (5.88%) C
13 6 (5.88%) PL/SQL
14 5 (4.90%) Assembly Language
14 5 (4.90%) XPath
15 3 (2.94%) Ruby
16 2 (1.96%) PowerShell
17 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (18.63%) Degree
2 12 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 10 (9.80%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.92%) MCITP
5 4 (3.92%) MCSE
5 4 (3.92%) MCTS
6 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.98%) ISEB
6 1 (0.98%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) QA
1 2 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.98%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (4.90%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (4.90%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (3.92%) MOM
2 4 (3.92%) SCOM
3 1 (0.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.98%) SCCM
3 1 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (32.35%) Oracle
2 20 (19.61%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.84%) IBM
4 5 (4.90%) Symantec
4 5 (4.90%) VMware
5 4 (3.92%) Cisco
6 3 (2.94%) HP
7 2 (1.96%) CyberSource
7 2 (1.96%) DataCash
7 2 (1.96%) Elavon
7 2 (1.96%) Hitachi
7 2 (1.96%) Sage
7 2 (1.96%) TSYS
7 2 (1.96%) VeriFone
7 2 (1.96%) VocaLink
7 2 (1.96%) WorldPay
7 2 (1.96%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.98%) ESRI
8 1 (0.98%) Lumension
8 1 (0.98%) Tableau
Hungerford, Berkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 30% bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 30% bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 9 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Dell Direct
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago