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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 166 132 149
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +17
Permanent jobs citing VB 47 84 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.93% 1.53% 1.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.50% 3.90% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 40 70 56
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,341 £32,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
1879 2152 2135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 37.36% 39.16% 41.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1556 1808 1886
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -27 35 £36,500 -14.11% 4
Windsor - 4 £43,750 -
Slough +6 2 £32,500 -6.60%
Hungerford - 2 - -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 54 (54.00%) SQL
2 42 (42.00%) .NET
3 41 (41.00%) Windows
4 40 (40.00%) C#
5 36 (36.00%) VBScript
6 35 (35.00%) Security Cleared
7 34 (34.00%) Microsoft
8 32 (32.00%) Windows 7
9 31 (31.00%) Oracle
10 30 (30.00%) SQL Server
10 30 (30.00%) Active Directory
11 25 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 24 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 23 (23.00%) PowerShell
14 22 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 22 (22.00%) Hyper-V
14 22 (22.00%) SCCM
14 22 (22.00%) VMware
14 22 (22.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 20 (20.00%) SC Cleared
16 18 (18.00%) Degree
16 18 (18.00%) JavaScript
17 17 (17.00%) HTML
17 17 (17.00%) MS Excel
18 16 (16.00%) DV Cleared
19 15 (15.00%) Software Engineering
19 15 (15.00%) OO
19 15 (15.00%) PHP
20 14 (14.00%) VB.NET
20 14 (14.00%) ASP.NET

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (14.00%) SharePoint
2 11 (11.00%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (6.00%) WebSphere
3 6 (6.00%) ArcGIS
4 4 (4.00%) IIS
5 3 (3.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (3.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.00%) CMS
6 2 (2.00%) JBoss
6 2 (2.00%) Apache
7 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.00%) Node.js
7 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 17 (17.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.00%) InfoPath
3 2 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Nortel Periphonics
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.00%) Google App Engine
1 13 (13.00%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (13.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.00%) DNS
2 6 (6.00%) Internet
2 6 (6.00%) Firewall
3 3 (3.00%) LAN
3 3 (3.00%) IPsec
4 2 (2.00%) Cisco ICM
4 2 (2.00%) Frame Relay
5 1 (1.00%) Intranet
5 1 (1.00%) WAN
5 1 (1.00%) DHCP
5 1 (1.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.00%) MySQL
3 10 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.00%) DTS
6 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.00%) MS Access
6 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.00%) QlikView
7 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.00%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.00%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 8 (8.00%) Selenium
2 6 (6.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (5.00%) MSI
3 5 (5.00%) NUnit
4 3 (3.00%) Moq
4 3 (3.00%) TestComplete
5 2 (2.00%) ProC
5 2 (2.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.00%) WinRunner
6 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (10.00%) Aerospace
2 8 (8.00%) Finance
3 3 (3.00%) Local Government
3 3 (3.00%) Automotive
4 1 (1.00%) Legal
4 1 (1.00%) Retail
4 1 (1.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (29.00%) Developer
2 19 (19.00%) Integration Engineer
3 17 (17.00%) Support Engineer
4 15 (15.00%) Software Engineer
5 12 (12.00%) .NET Developer
6 11 (11.00%) Software Developer
7 9 (9.00%) Analyst
8 8 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (7.00%) Applications Support
9 7 (7.00%) Tester
9 7 (7.00%) VB.NET Developer
10 6 (6.00%) Systems Developer
10 6 (6.00%) .NET Applications Developer
10 6 (6.00%) Applications Developer
10 6 (6.00%) Web Developer
11 5 (5.00%) Support Specialist
11 5 (5.00%) Applications Packager
11 5 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
11 5 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (42.00%) .NET
2 17 (17.00%) HTML
3 14 (14.00%) ASP.NET
4 10 (10.00%) XML
4 10 (10.00%) Application Packaging
5 5 (5.00%) XHTML
6 4 (4.00%) LAMP
6 4 (4.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.00%) Web Services
7 3 (3.00%) Ajax
8 2 (2.00%) EDI
8 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.00%) HTML5
8 2 (2.00%) REST
8 2 (2.00%) SOAP
9 1 (1.00%) XSLT
9 1 (1.00%) CSS
9 1 (1.00%) ADO
9 1 (1.00%) ADO.NET
9 1 (1.00%) OOXML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.00%) PKI
3 2 (2.00%) GIS
3 2 (2.00%) Replication
4 1 (1.00%) Clustering
4 1 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.00%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.00%) Blog
4 1 (1.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 41 (41.00%) Windows
2 32 (32.00%) Windows 7
3 25 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (12.00%) Windows XP
6 9 (9.00%) UNIX
7 7 (7.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (6.00%) Linux
9 5 (5.00%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.00%) HPUX
10 1 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.00%) OO
1 15 (15.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (14.00%) OOP
3 13 (13.00%) System Testing
4 10 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (9.00%) Scrum
6 8 (8.00%) Test Scripting
7 7 (7.00%) Service Delivery
7 7 (7.00%) CRM
7 7 (7.00%) ERP
8 6 (6.00%) Test Automation
8 6 (6.00%) SDLC
9 5 (5.00%) Automated Testing
9 5 (5.00%) ITIL
9 5 (5.00%) OOD
10 4 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (3.00%) SOA
11 3 (3.00%) Software Testing
11 3 (3.00%) Open Source
11 3 (3.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 54 (54.00%) SQL
2 40 (40.00%) C#
3 36 (36.00%) VBScript
4 23 (23.00%) PowerShell
5 18 (18.00%) JavaScript
6 15 (15.00%) PHP
7 14 (14.00%) VB.NET
8 12 (12.00%) C++
9 8 (8.00%) Perl
10 6 (6.00%) Java
10 6 (6.00%) C
11 4 (4.00%) PL/SQL
12 3 (3.00%) VB6
13 2 (2.00%) XPath
13 2 (2.00%) VBA
13 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
14 1 (1.00%) Ruby
14 1 (1.00%) Korn
14 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 18 (18.00%) Degree
4 16 (16.00%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.00%) ISEB
6 2 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.00%) QA
2 4 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (22.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (1.00%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (22.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 22 (22.00%) SCCM
2 8 (8.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (2.00%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (1.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.00%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 34 (34.00%) Microsoft
2 31 (31.00%) Oracle
3 22 (22.00%) VMware
4 13 (13.00%) Google
5 8 (8.00%) ESRI
6 6 (6.00%) Lumension
6 6 (6.00%) IBM
6 6 (6.00%) HP
7 2 (2.00%) Nortel
7 2 (2.00%) Cisco
7 2 (2.00%) Genesys
8 1 (1.00%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.00%) Symantec
8 1 (1.00%) Meridio
8 1 (1.00%) Verint
8 1 (1.00%) Tableau
8 1 (1.00%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.00%) Cognos
8 1 (1.00%) Citrix
8 1 (1.00%) Sun
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + uncapped bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago