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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 158 133 161
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +28
Permanent jobs citing VB 52 86 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.04% 1.55% 1.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.64% 3.98% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 44 74 54
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,750 £44,200
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
1968 2162 2171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 39.43% 38.92% 39.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1611 1767 1939
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +3 29 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Bracknell +10 4 £43,750 -9.79% 1
Hungerford - 4 - -
Maidenhead +7 3 £29,000 -57.03%
Newbury +5 3 - - 1
Windsor - 2 £50,000 -
Slough -5 1 £42,500 +46.55% 1
Ascot - 1 £23,000 -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 64 (58.72%) .NET
2 62 (56.88%) C#
3 58 (53.21%) SQL
4 44 (40.37%) SQL Server
5 32 (29.36%) Windows
6 28 (25.69%) Microsoft
7 27 (24.77%) VB.NET
8 26 (23.85%) VBScript
9 24 (22.02%) ASP.NET
9 24 (22.02%) Degree
9 24 (22.02%) Security Cleared
10 22 (20.18%) Active Directory
11 21 (19.27%) JavaScript
11 21 (19.27%) Windows 7
12 18 (16.51%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (16.51%) Oracle
12 18 (16.51%) MS Excel
12 18 (16.51%) Finance
12 18 (16.51%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (14.68%) Software Engineering
13 16 (14.68%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (13.76%) PowerShell
14 15 (13.76%) HTML
15 14 (12.84%) PHP
15 14 (12.84%) XML
15 14 (12.84%) OOP
15 14 (12.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 14 (12.84%) VMware
15 14 (12.84%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (12.84%) SCCM

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 11 (10.09%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.26%) SharePoint Server
3 8 (7.34%) Node.js
4 5 (4.59%) IIS
5 4 (3.67%) ArcGIS
5 4 (3.67%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.83%) JBoss
6 2 (1.83%) Apache
7 1 (0.92%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.92%) CMS
7 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (16.51%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.17%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.93%) Google App Engine
1 13 (11.93%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (11.93%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.34%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.59%) Firewall
3 3 (2.75%) IPsec
3 3 (2.75%) DNS
3 3 (2.75%) Internet
4 1 (0.92%) DHCP
4 1 (0.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (40.37%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.09%) MySQL
2 11 (10.09%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.34%) NoSQL
3 8 (7.34%) DTS
4 3 (2.75%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.92%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.92%) MS Access
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (8.26%) Selenium
2 8 (7.34%) HP UFT
2 8 (7.34%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.75%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.75%) NUnit
4 2 (1.83%) ProC
4 2 (1.83%) MSI
4 2 (1.83%) Moq
5 1 (0.92%) TestLink
5 1 (0.92%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.92%) JUnit
5 1 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.92%) WinRunner
5 1 (0.92%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.92%) TestComplete
5 1 (0.92%) TestNG
General
1 18 (16.51%) Finance
2 10 (9.17%) Aerospace
3 4 (3.67%) Local Government
4 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.92%) Electronics
5 1 (0.92%) Marketing
5 1 (0.92%) Automotive
5 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (46.79%) Developer
2 24 (22.02%) .NET Developer
3 16 (14.68%) Software Engineer
4 15 (13.76%) Software Developer
5 14 (12.84%) Analyst
6 13 (11.93%) Integration Engineer
7 10 (9.17%) Web Developer
7 10 (9.17%) Support Engineer
8 8 (7.34%) Applications Support
8 8 (7.34%) VB.NET Developer
9 7 (6.42%) Systems Developer
9 7 (6.42%) SQL Developer
10 6 (5.50%) .NET Programmer
10 6 (5.50%) .NET Applications Developer
10 6 (5.50%) C# Developer
10 6 (5.50%) Applications Developer
10 6 (5.50%) Programmer
10 6 (5.50%) Support Analyst
10 6 (5.50%) SQL Programmer
11 5 (4.59%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (58.72%) .NET
2 24 (22.02%) ASP.NET
3 15 (13.76%) HTML
4 14 (12.84%) XML
4 14 (12.84%) WCF
5 9 (8.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (7.34%) .NET Framework
6 8 (7.34%) RESTful
6 8 (7.34%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (7.34%) WPF
7 7 (6.42%) Application Packaging
8 6 (5.50%) CSS
9 5 (4.59%) ADO
10 4 (3.67%) Web Services
10 4 (3.67%) LAMP
10 4 (3.67%) Ajax
11 2 (1.83%) XHTML
11 2 (1.83%) jQuery
11 2 (1.83%) Ext JS
12 1 (0.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.09%) Mobile App
1 11 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.50%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.67%) PKI
4 2 (1.83%) Web 2.0
4 2 (1.83%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.83%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.83%) GIS
4 2 (1.83%) Replication
5 1 (0.92%) Clustering
5 1 (0.92%) Economics
5 1 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.92%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.92%) DTV
5 1 (0.92%) Physics
5 1 (0.92%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 32 (29.36%) Windows
2 21 (19.27%) Windows 7
3 18 (16.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (14.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (9.17%) Windows XP
6 8 (7.34%) UNIX
7 5 (4.59%) Windows 2000
7 5 (4.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.75%) Linux
9 1 (0.92%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.51%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (14.68%) Software Engineering
3 14 (12.84%) OOP
4 12 (11.01%) OO
4 12 (11.01%) MVC
5 11 (10.09%) System Testing
5 11 (10.09%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (9.17%) Test Scripting
7 9 (8.26%) TDD
7 9 (8.26%) BDD
8 8 (7.34%) Web Application Development
8 8 (7.34%) Test Automation
8 8 (7.34%) SOA
8 8 (7.34%) Scrum
9 7 (6.42%) CRM
10 5 (4.59%) ITIL
10 5 (4.59%) ERP
10 5 (4.59%) Service Delivery
11 4 (3.67%) SDLC
12 3 (2.75%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (56.88%) C#
2 58 (53.21%) SQL
3 27 (24.77%) VB.NET
4 26 (23.85%) VBScript
5 21 (19.27%) JavaScript
6 15 (13.76%) PowerShell
7 14 (12.84%) PHP
8 10 (9.17%) C++
9 9 (8.26%) VB6
9 9 (8.26%) Ruby
10 6 (5.50%) Perl
11 4 (3.67%) Java
12 2 (1.83%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.83%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.83%) C
12 2 (1.83%) VBA
12 2 (1.83%) Python
13 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (22.02%) Degree
1 24 (22.02%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.01%) DV Cleared
3 11 (10.09%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.75%) ISEB
5 2 (1.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.92%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.92%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.34%) QA
2 5 (4.59%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (20.18%) Active Directory
2 14 (12.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (12.84%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.83%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.92%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.92%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.92%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (12.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 14 (12.84%) SCCM
2 6 (5.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (3.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.92%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.92%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 28 (25.69%) Microsoft
2 18 (16.51%) Oracle
3 14 (12.84%) VMware
4 13 (11.93%) Google
5 6 (5.50%) ESRI
5 6 (5.50%) HP
6 4 (3.67%) IBM
6 4 (3.67%) Lumension
7 1 (0.92%) Tableau
7 1 (0.92%) Meridio
7 1 (0.92%) SAP
7 1 (0.92%) Citrix
7 1 (0.92%) Symantec
Berkshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Westek Recruitment
Salary: Excellent Benefits Package & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
NHS England
Salary: From £39,632 to £47,559 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Reading
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 30% bonus/benefits
Posted: 27 days ago