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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 175 153 169
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +16
Permanent jobs citing VB 56 74 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.02% 1.28% 1.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.78% 3.29% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 44 64 50
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
2016 2250 2361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 36.56% 39.06% 43.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1682 1903 2029
Average salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.46% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -9 36 £36,500 -14.11% 4
Slough +7 6 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Windsor - 3 £42,500 -
Bracknell -2 2 £37,500 -14.28% 1
Newbury - 2 £40,000 -
Hungerford -16 1 £35,000 -28.20%
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 60 (58.25%) SQL
2 45 (43.69%) .NET
3 42 (40.78%) C#
4 41 (39.81%) Windows
5 38 (36.89%) VBScript
6 35 (33.98%) Oracle
6 35 (33.98%) Security Cleared
7 34 (33.01%) Windows 7
7 34 (33.01%) Microsoft
8 31 (30.10%) Active Directory
9 26 (25.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 26 (25.24%) SQL Server
9 26 (25.24%) PowerShell
9 26 (25.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (24.27%) SCCM
10 25 (24.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 24 (23.30%) VMware
11 24 (23.30%) VMware Infrastructure
11 24 (23.30%) Hyper-V
12 23 (22.33%) Degree
13 22 (21.36%) SC Cleared
14 19 (18.45%) HTML
14 19 (18.45%) JavaScript
15 18 (17.48%) DV Cleared
16 17 (16.50%) MS Excel
17 16 (15.53%) ASP.NET
18 15 (14.56%) OO
19 14 (13.59%) PHP
20 13 (12.62%) VB.NET
20 13 (12.62%) SharePoint

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 13 (12.62%) SharePoint
2 12 (11.65%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (6.80%) WebSphere
3 7 (6.80%) ArcGIS
4 4 (3.88%) IIS
5 3 (2.91%) CMS
5 3 (2.91%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.94%) JBoss
6 2 (1.94%) Apache
6 2 (1.94%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 17 (16.50%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.74%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Nortel Periphonics
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.68%) Google App Engine
1 11 (10.68%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (10.68%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.71%) TCP/IP
2 7 (6.80%) DNS
2 7 (6.80%) Internet
2 7 (6.80%) Firewall
3 3 (2.91%) LAN
3 3 (2.91%) IPsec
4 2 (1.94%) Cisco ICM
4 2 (1.94%) Frame Relay
5 1 (0.97%) Intranet
5 1 (0.97%) WAN
5 1 (0.97%) DHCP
5 1 (0.97%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.24%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.68%) MySQL
3 9 (8.74%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.94%) MS Access
6 2 (1.94%) DTS
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.97%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.97%) QlikView
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (8.74%) Selenium
2 7 (6.80%) NUnit
3 5 (4.85%) MSI
3 5 (4.85%) TestComplete
4 4 (3.88%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (3.88%) Moq
5 2 (1.94%) ProC
5 2 (1.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (8.74%) Aerospace
2 8 (7.77%) Finance
3 4 (3.88%) Local Government
4 3 (2.91%) Automotive
5 1 (0.97%) Legal
5 1 (0.97%) Retail
5 1 (0.97%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (29.13%) Developer
2 21 (20.39%) Integration Engineer
3 19 (18.45%) Support Engineer
4 12 (11.65%) Software Engineer
5 11 (10.68%) Web Developer
6 10 (9.71%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (9.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (8.74%) .NET Developer
7 9 (8.74%) Analyst
7 9 (8.74%) Software Developer
7 9 (8.74%) Tester
8 7 (6.80%) Applications Support
9 6 (5.83%) VB.NET Developer
9 6 (5.83%) Applications Developer
9 6 (5.83%) .NET Applications Developer
9 6 (5.83%) Automation Tester
9 6 (5.83%) Senior Tester
9 6 (5.83%) Systems Developer
10 5 (4.85%) Applications Support Analyst
10 5 (4.85%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (43.69%) .NET
2 19 (18.45%) HTML
3 16 (15.53%) ASP.NET
4 9 (8.74%) Application Packaging
5 8 (7.77%) XML
6 6 (5.83%) Ajax
6 6 (5.83%) .NET Framework
7 5 (4.85%) XHTML
8 3 (2.91%) Web Services
8 3 (2.91%) LAMP
9 2 (1.94%) REST
9 2 (1.94%) HTML5
9 2 (1.94%) CSS
9 2 (1.94%) SOAP
9 2 (1.94%) EDI
10 1 (0.97%) OOXML
10 1 (0.97%) Software Packaging
10 1 (0.97%) jQuery
10 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.97%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.71%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.74%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.80%) PKI
4 4 (3.88%) Open Source
5 2 (1.94%) GIS
5 2 (1.94%) Replication
6 1 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.97%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.97%) Blog
6 1 (0.97%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 41 (39.81%) Windows
2 34 (33.01%) Windows 7
3 26 (25.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 26 (25.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (9.71%) Windows XP
5 8 (7.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (6.80%) UNIX
7 6 (5.83%) Linux
8 4 (3.88%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.97%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.56%) OO
2 12 (11.65%) OOP
2 12 (11.65%) Software Engineering
2 12 (11.65%) System Testing
3 10 (9.71%) Scrum
3 10 (9.71%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (7.77%) CRM
4 8 (7.77%) Test Scripting
5 7 (6.80%) ERP
5 7 (6.80%) Service Delivery
6 6 (5.83%) OOD
6 6 (5.83%) Test Automation
6 6 (5.83%) Automated Testing
6 6 (5.83%) Web Development
7 4 (3.88%) ITIL
8 3 (2.91%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (2.91%) Software Testing
8 3 (2.91%) Web Testing
8 3 (2.91%) V-Model
8 3 (2.91%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (58.25%) SQL
2 42 (40.78%) C#
3 38 (36.89%) VBScript
4 26 (25.24%) PowerShell
5 19 (18.45%) JavaScript
6 14 (13.59%) PHP
7 13 (12.62%) VB.NET
8 12 (11.65%) C++
9 10 (9.71%) Perl
10 8 (7.77%) Java
11 7 (6.80%) C
12 4 (3.88%) PL/SQL
13 3 (2.91%) VB6
14 2 (1.94%) XPath
14 2 (1.94%) VBA
14 2 (1.94%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.97%) Korn
15 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (33.98%) Security Cleared
2 23 (22.33%) Degree
3 22 (21.36%) SC Cleared
4 18 (17.48%) DV Cleared
5 6 (5.83%) ISEB
6 3 (2.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.77%) QA
2 4 (3.88%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (30.10%) Active Directory
2 24 (23.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (23.30%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.85%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.97%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.97%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 25 (24.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 25 (24.27%) SCCM
2 9 (8.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (1.94%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.97%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 35 (33.98%) Oracle
2 34 (33.01%) Microsoft
3 24 (23.30%) VMware
4 11 (10.68%) Google
5 9 (8.74%) ESRI
6 7 (6.80%) Lumension
6 7 (6.80%) IBM
7 5 (4.85%) HP
8 2 (1.94%) Nortel
8 2 (1.94%) Genesys
8 2 (1.94%) Cisco
9 1 (0.97%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.97%) Cognos
9 1 (0.97%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.97%) Verint
9 1 (0.97%) Tableau
9 1 (0.97%) Meridio
9 1 (0.97%) Sun
Reading, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22741 - £23941 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £0 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 25 days ago