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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 147 169 137
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -32
Permanent jobs citing VB 78 49 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.32% 0.89% 1.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.61% 2.15% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 60 40 81
Average salary £31,000 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,050 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,750 £42,200
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
2162 2279 2724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 36.47% 41.50% 49.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1683 1982 2410
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 -4 28 £37,500 -9.63% 3
Bracknell +1 16 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Wokingham - 16 £30,000 -
Newbury +12 5 £30,500 -34.40% 1
Slough -5 2 £29,000 -17.14%
Maidenhead -12 2 £67,500 +132.75%
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 99 (61.49%) SQL
2 77 (47.83%) Windows
3 75 (46.58%) C#
4 71 (44.10%) .NET
5 64 (39.75%) VBScript
6 52 (32.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 48 (29.81%) Oracle
7 48 (29.81%) Microsoft
8 47 (29.19%) PowerShell
9 44 (27.33%) SQL Server
10 43 (26.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 42 (26.09%) VB.NET
12 39 (24.22%) Windows 7
13 37 (22.98%) Security Cleared
14 36 (22.36%) Active Directory
15 35 (21.74%) Citrix
15 35 (21.74%) VMware
16 33 (20.50%) VMware Infrastructure
16 33 (20.50%) Hyper-V
17 32 (19.88%) Degree
17 32 (19.88%) ASP.NET
18 31 (19.25%) HTML
19 30 (18.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
19 30 (18.63%) SC Cleared
19 30 (18.63%) SCCM
20 29 (18.01%) C++
20 29 (18.01%) MS Excel
21 26 (16.15%) JavaScript
22 25 (15.53%) DNS
22 25 (15.53%) Windows Server 2012

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 20 (12.42%) IIS
2 10 (6.21%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.35%) Node.js
4 6 (3.73%) Apache
5 3 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.86%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.86%) ArcGIS
5 3 (1.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2000
5 3 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.86%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (1.86%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.24%) CMS
6 2 (1.24%) Joomla!
6 2 (1.24%) Drupal
6 2 (1.24%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.24%) nginx
6 2 (1.24%) Kentico
7 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (18.01%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.48%) MS Office
3 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.86%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.24%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.24%) Google Apps
2 2 (1.24%) Office 365
2 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.24%) Google App Engine
2 2 (1.24%) Heroku
3 1 (0.62%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 25 (15.53%) DNS
2 7 (4.35%) Internet
3 4 (2.48%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.24%) Firewall
4 2 (1.24%) Wireshark
4 2 (1.24%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.62%) FTP
5 1 (0.62%) HTTP
5 1 (0.62%) DHCP
5 1 (0.62%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (27.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.32%) DTS
3 12 (7.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (6.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (5.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (4.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (4.35%) NoSQL
7 7 (4.35%) MySQL
8 5 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (2.48%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.86%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.86%) MS Access
11 2 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.24%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.24%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (1.24%) Redis
11 2 (1.24%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.24%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (13.66%) MSI
2 9 (5.59%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.59%) Visual Studio
3 8 (4.97%) Subversion
4 6 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.48%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.24%) InstallShield
6 2 (1.24%) PhantomJS
6 2 (1.24%) Sinon.JS
6 2 (1.24%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.62%) JProfiler
7 1 (0.62%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.62%) MSTest
7 1 (0.62%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.62%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (0.62%) Toad
7 1 (0.62%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.62%) JIRA
7 1 (0.62%) Selenium
7 1 (0.62%) Bugzilla
General
1 23 (14.29%) Finance
2 14 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.97%) Retail
4 6 (3.73%) Banking
5 4 (2.48%) Advertising
6 2 (1.24%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.62%) Marketing
7 1 (0.62%) Electronics
7 1 (0.62%) Automotive
7 1 (0.62%) Legal
7 1 (0.62%) Military
Job Titles
1 70 (43.48%) Developer
2 28 (17.39%) .NET Developer
3 25 (15.53%) Integration Engineer
4 22 (13.66%) Software Developer
5 12 (7.45%) Analyst
5 12 (7.45%) Support Engineer
6 11 (6.83%) Consultant
7 10 (6.21%) VB.NET Developer
7 10 (6.21%) Applications Support
8 9 (5.59%) Senior Developer
8 9 (5.59%) Web Developer
8 9 (5.59%) C# Developer
9 8 (4.97%) Graduate Software Developer
9 8 (4.97%) Graduate Developer
9 8 (4.97%) Graduate
10 7 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (4.35%) Test Analyst
10 7 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (4.35%) Citrix Consultant
11 6 (3.73%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (44.10%) .NET
2 32 (19.88%) ASP.NET
3 31 (19.25%) HTML
4 15 (9.32%) XML
5 11 (6.83%) WCF
6 9 (5.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (5.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 8 (4.97%) .NET Framework
8 7 (4.35%) RESTful
8 7 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (3.73%) WPF
9 6 (3.73%) CSS
10 5 (3.11%) JSON
11 4 (2.48%) WinForms
11 4 (2.48%) Web Services
11 4 (2.48%) HTML5
12 3 (1.86%) SOAP
12 3 (1.86%) ODBC
13 2 (1.24%) Django
13 2 (1.24%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.80%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.86%) Blackberry
3 3 (1.86%) PKI
3 3 (1.86%) Clustering
4 2 (1.24%) GIS
4 2 (1.24%) Home Automation
4 2 (1.24%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.24%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.24%) Open Source
5 1 (0.62%) iPad
5 1 (0.62%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.62%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.62%) Blog
5 1 (0.62%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 77 (47.83%) Windows
2 52 (32.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (26.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 39 (24.22%) Windows 7
5 25 (15.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (14.91%) Windows XP
7 17 (10.56%) UNIX
8 12 (7.45%) Linux
9 4 (2.48%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.24%) Debian
10 2 (1.24%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.24%) Solaris
10 2 (1.24%) Android
10 2 (1.24%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.62%) AIX
11 1 (0.62%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (9.94%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (6.83%) OOD
3 10 (6.21%) Web Development
3 10 (6.21%) MVC
3 10 (6.21%) ERP
4 9 (5.59%) BDD
4 9 (5.59%) ITIL
4 9 (5.59%) TDD
5 7 (4.35%) Web Application Development
5 7 (4.35%) SOA
5 7 (4.35%) Unit Testing
5 7 (4.35%) Workflow
6 6 (3.73%) Scrum
6 6 (3.73%) Software Engineering
7 5 (3.11%) Product Management
7 5 (3.11%) Performance Management
7 5 (3.11%) CRM
7 5 (3.11%) UML
7 5 (3.11%) B2B
8 4 (2.48%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 99 (61.49%) SQL
2 75 (46.58%) C#
3 64 (39.75%) VBScript
4 47 (29.19%) PowerShell
5 42 (26.09%) VB.NET
6 29 (18.01%) C++
7 26 (16.15%) JavaScript
8 24 (14.91%) Java
9 22 (13.66%) VB6
10 20 (12.42%) C
11 16 (9.94%) PHP
12 12 (7.45%) VBA
13 11 (6.83%) T-SQL
14 10 (6.21%) Shell Script
15 7 (4.35%) Ruby
16 3 (1.86%) Delphi
17 2 (1.24%) Assembly Language
17 2 (1.24%) Python
17 2 (1.24%) VC++
17 2 (1.24%) Perl
Qualifications
1 37 (22.98%) Security Cleared
2 32 (19.88%) Degree
3 30 (18.63%) SC Cleared
4 16 (9.94%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.86%) MCP
5 3 (1.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.24%) CISSP
7 1 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.62%) ISEB
7 1 (0.62%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.21%) QA
System Software
1 36 (22.36%) Active Directory
2 33 (20.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (20.50%) Hyper-V
3 10 (6.21%) XenApp
4 8 (4.97%) XenDesktop
5 5 (3.11%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (1.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (1.24%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.24%) vSphere
7 2 (1.24%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.62%) NFS
8 1 (0.62%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.62%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 30 (18.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 30 (18.63%) SCCM
2 5 (3.11%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.48%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.86%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.86%) ARCserve
5 2 (1.24%) WSUS
6 1 (0.62%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (0.62%) nmon
6 1 (0.62%) Nagios
6 1 (0.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.62%) Nessus
Vendors
1 48 (29.81%) Oracle
1 48 (29.81%) Microsoft
2 35 (21.74%) Citrix
2 35 (21.74%) VMware
3 8 (4.97%) AppSense
3 8 (4.97%) Fujitsu
3 8 (4.97%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.11%) F5
5 3 (1.86%) Lumension
5 3 (1.86%) ESRI
5 3 (1.86%) Symantec
5 3 (1.86%) IBM
6 2 (1.24%) Google
6 2 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.24%) Adobe
6 2 (1.24%) Genesys
6 2 (1.24%) HP
6 2 (1.24%) Cognos
6 2 (1.24%) Akamai
6 2 (1.24%) Tableau
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Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: Competitive salary with excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Competitive salary with excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £23000 - £34000 per annum + GREAT BONUS, TRAINING
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
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