The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 150 170 149
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -21
Permanent jobs citing VB 63 56 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.40% 1.10% 1.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.15% 2.72% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 54 43 70
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,200 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
1998 2061 2174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 44.48% 40.40% 36.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1778 1703 1754
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in Berkshire

VB
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +5 14 £45,000 +2.85% 1
Slough +25 9 £40,000 - 1
Hungerford -6 5 £23,500 -
Wokingham - 3 £52,500 - 1
Windsor -4 2 £27,500 -45.00%
Reading -12 2 £35,000 -
Maidenhead -13 1 - -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 81 (77.14%) .NET
2 62 (59.05%) JavaScript
3 56 (53.33%) SQL
4 55 (52.38%) C#
5 48 (45.71%) Java
6 47 (44.76%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (41.90%) SDLC
8 41 (39.05%) Visual Studio
8 41 (39.05%) Finance
9 38 (36.19%) HTML
9 38 (36.19%) Degree
10 37 (35.24%) Perl
10 37 (35.24%) Scrum
11 36 (34.29%) Selenium
12 32 (30.48%) ASP.NET
13 31 (29.52%) LoadRunner
13 31 (29.52%) JMeter
13 31 (29.52%) Performance Testing
13 31 (29.52%) Gatling
14 30 (28.57%) Test Automation
14 30 (28.57%) SQL Server
14 30 (28.57%) XML
15 28 (26.67%) Open Source
15 28 (26.67%) Software Testing
15 28 (26.67%) VB.NET
16 26 (24.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 26 (24.76%) Automated Testing
16 26 (24.76%) QA
16 26 (24.76%) Workflow
16 26 (24.76%) Internet

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (20.95%) CMS
2 3 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.95%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) CODA-Financials
1 2 (1.90%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 26 (24.76%) DNS
1 26 (24.76%) Internet
1 26 (24.76%) TCP/IP
2 25 (23.81%) Firewall
3 4 (3.81%) 3G
3 4 (3.81%) 4G
3 4 (3.81%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.95%) BGP
4 1 (0.95%) DHCP
4 1 (0.95%) HTTP
4 1 (0.95%) IPsec
4 1 (0.95%) IPv6
4 1 (0.95%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.95%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 20 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (13.33%) QlikView
4 10 (9.52%) DTS
5 7 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.81%) GIS
7 4 (3.81%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.81%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.86%) MS Access
9 2 (1.90%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.95%) Big Data
10 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.95%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 41 (39.05%) Visual Studio
2 36 (34.29%) Selenium
3 31 (29.52%) Gatling
3 31 (29.52%) JMeter
3 31 (29.52%) LoadRunner
4 25 (23.81%) TestNG
5 6 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.86%) NUnit
7 2 (1.90%) JUnit
7 2 (1.90%) MSTest
7 2 (1.90%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (1.90%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.95%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.95%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.95%) JIRA
8 1 (0.95%) Moq
8 1 (0.95%) Subversion
8 1 (0.95%) Toad
8 1 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 41 (39.05%) Finance
2 5 (4.76%) Banking
2 5 (4.76%) Legal
2 5 (4.76%) Retail
3 4 (3.81%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.90%) Military
5 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 49 (46.67%) Developer
2 32 (30.48%) .NET Developer
3 29 (27.62%) Automation Tester
3 29 (27.62%) C# .NET Developer
3 29 (27.62%) C# Developer
3 29 (27.62%) Tester
4 27 (25.71%) Senior Automation Tester
4 27 (25.71%) Senior Tester
5 23 (21.90%) Software Developer
6 22 (20.95%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 22 (20.95%) Selenium Tester
7 21 (20.00%) Java Automation Tester
8 16 (15.24%) SQL Developer
9 13 (12.38%) .NET Software Developer
10 12 (11.43%) C# Software Developer
11 9 (8.57%) Analyst
12 8 (7.62%) Graduate
12 8 (7.62%) Graduate Developer
12 8 (7.62%) Graduate Software Developer
12 8 (7.62%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (77.14%) .NET
2 38 (36.19%) HTML
3 32 (30.48%) ASP.NET
4 30 (28.57%) XML
5 25 (23.81%) Ajax
6 11 (10.48%) Web Services
7 8 (7.62%) WCF
7 8 (7.62%) WPF
8 7 (6.67%) CSS
9 4 (3.81%) jQuery
10 3 (2.86%) AngularJS
10 3 (2.86%) CGI
10 3 (2.86%) Classic ASP
10 3 (2.86%) HTML5
11 2 (1.90%) ADO.NET
11 2 (1.90%) EDI
11 2 (1.90%) JFC
11 2 (1.90%) REST
11 2 (1.90%) SOAP
12 1 (0.95%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.52%) Mathematics
3 8 (7.62%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.62%) Physics
4 5 (4.76%) Fintech
5 3 (2.86%) PMI
6 1 (0.95%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.95%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.10%) Linux
2 17 (16.19%) Windows
3 16 (15.24%) Unix
4 1 (0.95%) Android
4 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.95%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.95%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (44.76%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (41.90%) SDLC
3 37 (35.24%) Scrum
4 31 (29.52%) Performance Testing
5 30 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 28 (26.67%) Open Source
6 28 (26.67%) Software Testing
7 26 (24.76%) Automated Testing
7 26 (24.76%) CRM
7 26 (24.76%) Workflow
8 25 (23.81%) Functional Testing
8 25 (23.81%) Non-Functional Testing
8 25 (23.81%) Test Scripting
9 24 (22.86%) Defect Management
9 24 (22.86%) Kanban
9 24 (22.86%) Workflow Management
10 22 (20.95%) Agile Testing
10 22 (20.95%) DevOps
11 21 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (18.10%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 62 (59.05%) JavaScript
2 56 (53.33%) SQL
3 55 (52.38%) C#
4 48 (45.71%) Java
5 37 (35.24%) Perl
6 28 (26.67%) VB.NET
7 23 (21.90%) VBScript
8 22 (20.95%) C++
9 19 (18.10%) T-SQL
10 11 (10.48%) PHP
11 9 (8.57%) Python
12 8 (7.62%) Bash Shell
12 8 (7.62%) Tcl
13 7 (6.67%) PL/SQL
14 6 (5.71%) Shell Script
15 5 (4.76%) C
16 4 (3.81%) VBA
17 2 (1.90%) PowerShell
17 2 (1.90%) VB6
17 2 (1.90%) XPath
Qualifications
1 38 (36.19%) Degree
2 26 (24.76%) ISEB
2 26 (24.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (2.86%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.86%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.95%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.95%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (24.76%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 16 (15.24%) Oracle
2 9 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.81%) Mapinfo
4 2 (1.90%) CODA
5 1 (0.95%) Cisco
5 1 (0.95%) Demandware
5 1 (0.95%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.95%) Sage
5 1 (0.95%) SAP
5 1 (0.95%) Syclo
5 1 (0.95%) TARGIT
5 1 (0.95%) Telerik
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