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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 159 143 163
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +20
Permanent jobs citing VB 59 80 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.17% 1.43% 1.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.03% 3.80% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 53 70 51
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,341 £30,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,750 £48,500
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
1947 2104 2127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 38.52% 37.62% 39.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1582 1753 1910
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 £30,000 £27,500
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 1 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 1 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 40 £36,500 -14.11% 2
Windsor - 5 £45,000 -
Bracknell +8 4 £43,750 -9.79%
Newbury +3 2 - -
Hungerford - 2 - - 1
Maidenhead -1 1 £29,000 -22.66%
Ascot - 1 £23,000 -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 61 (54.46%) .NET
2 57 (50.89%) C#
3 56 (50.00%) SQL
4 43 (38.39%) SQL Server
5 36 (32.14%) Windows
6 31 (27.68%) VBScript
7 29 (25.89%) Microsoft
8 28 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 25 (22.32%) Windows 7
9 25 (22.32%) JavaScript
10 24 (21.43%) Oracle
10 24 (21.43%) Active Directory
11 23 (20.54%) VB.NET
11 23 (20.54%) HTML
11 23 (20.54%) ASP.NET
11 23 (20.54%) Degree
12 20 (17.86%) MS Excel
13 19 (16.96%) Windows Server 2003
14 18 (16.07%) XML
15 17 (15.18%) Finance
15 17 (15.18%) Windows Server 2008
16 16 (14.29%) PowerShell
16 16 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (14.29%) Software Engineering
17 15 (13.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 15 (13.39%) VMware
17 15 (13.39%) OO
17 15 (13.39%) VMware Infrastructure
17 15 (13.39%) SCCM
17 15 (13.39%) Hyper-V

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 14 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.04%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (4.46%) IIS
3 5 (4.46%) Node.js
4 4 (3.57%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.57%) ArcGIS
5 3 (2.68%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.79%) JBoss
6 2 (1.79%) Apache
6 2 (1.79%) CMS
6 2 (1.79%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 20 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.93%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Nortel Periphonics
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.61%) Google App Engine
1 13 (11.61%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (11.61%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.93%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.36%) Internet
2 6 (5.36%) Firewall
3 5 (4.46%) DNS
4 3 (2.68%) IPsec
5 2 (1.79%) LAN
6 1 (0.89%) WAN
6 1 (0.89%) DHCP
6 1 (0.89%) FTP
6 1 (0.89%) Intranet
6 1 (0.89%) Frame Relay
6 1 (0.89%) Cisco ICM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (38.39%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.82%) MySQL
2 11 (9.82%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.14%) DTS
4 5 (4.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.46%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.79%) MS Access
6 2 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.89%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 10 (8.93%) Selenium
2 8 (7.14%) HP UFT
3 5 (4.46%) MSI
3 5 (4.46%) NUnit
3 5 (4.46%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.57%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.68%) TestComplete
5 3 (2.68%) Moq
6 2 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.79%) ProC
7 1 (0.89%) WinRunner
7 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (15.18%) Finance
2 10 (8.93%) Aerospace
3 4 (3.57%) Local Government
4 2 (1.79%) Automotive
5 1 (0.89%) Legal
5 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (43.75%) Developer
2 21 (18.75%) .NET Developer
3 16 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 16 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 14 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
5 12 (10.71%) Analyst
6 11 (9.82%) Support Engineer
7 10 (8.93%) Web Developer
8 8 (7.14%) C# Developer
8 8 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
9 7 (6.25%) Tester
9 7 (6.25%) Systems Developer
9 7 (6.25%) SQL Developer
10 6 (5.36%) .NET Programmer
10 6 (5.36%) .NET Applications Developer
10 6 (5.36%) Applications Developer
10 6 (5.36%) Senior Developer
10 6 (5.36%) Programmer
10 6 (5.36%) Applications Support
10 6 (5.36%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (54.46%) .NET
2 23 (20.54%) ASP.NET
2 23 (20.54%) HTML
3 18 (16.07%) XML
4 10 (8.93%) Application Packaging
5 8 (7.14%) WCF
5 8 (7.14%) .NET Framework
6 6 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (5.36%) WPF
6 6 (5.36%) Web Services
6 6 (5.36%) CSS
7 5 (4.46%) Ajax
7 5 (4.46%) XHTML
7 5 (4.46%) RESTful
7 5 (4.46%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (3.57%) LAMP
9 3 (2.68%) SOAP
9 3 (2.68%) ADO
9 3 (2.68%) REST
9 3 (2.68%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.82%) Mobile App
2 8 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.46%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.57%) PKI
5 2 (1.79%) Web 2.0
5 2 (1.79%) GIS
5 2 (1.79%) Replication
6 1 (0.89%) Clustering
6 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.89%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.89%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 36 (32.14%) Windows
2 25 (22.32%) Windows 7
3 19 (16.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (15.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (11.61%) Windows XP
6 9 (8.04%) UNIX
7 6 (5.36%) Linux
8 5 (4.46%) Windows 2000
8 5 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.89%) HPUX
9 1 (0.89%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 15 (13.39%) OO
3 14 (12.50%) OOP
4 13 (11.61%) System Testing
5 11 (9.82%) Scrum
6 10 (8.93%) Test Scripting
7 9 (8.04%) MVC
8 8 (7.14%) SOA
8 8 (7.14%) CRM
8 8 (7.14%) Test Automation
9 7 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (6.25%) Service Delivery
10 6 (5.36%) SDLC
11 5 (4.46%) BDD
11 5 (4.46%) Web Application Development
11 5 (4.46%) TDD
11 5 (4.46%) ITIL
11 5 (4.46%) ERP
11 5 (4.46%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (50.89%) C#
2 56 (50.00%) SQL
3 31 (27.68%) VBScript
4 25 (22.32%) JavaScript
5 23 (20.54%) VB.NET
6 16 (14.29%) PowerShell
7 14 (12.50%) PHP
8 11 (9.82%) C++
9 9 (8.04%) VB6
10 8 (7.14%) Perl
11 5 (4.46%) Java
11 5 (4.46%) Ruby
11 5 (4.46%) C
12 4 (3.57%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.79%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.79%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.79%) XPath
14 1 (0.89%) Korn
14 1 (0.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (20.54%) Degree
3 14 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 12 (10.71%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.57%) ISEB
6 2 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.89%) MCP
7 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.04%) QA
2 4 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 15 (13.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (13.39%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.46%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.89%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.89%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.89%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (13.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 15 (13.39%) SCCM
2 6 (5.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.89%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.89%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.89%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.89%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 29 (25.89%) Microsoft
2 24 (21.43%) Oracle
3 15 (13.39%) VMware
4 13 (11.61%) Google
5 6 (5.36%) ESRI
5 6 (5.36%) HP
6 4 (3.57%) IBM
6 4 (3.57%) Lumension
7 1 (0.89%) Verint
7 1 (0.89%) Meridio
7 1 (0.89%) Cisco
7 1 (0.89%) Nortel
7 1 (0.89%) Citrix
7 1 (0.89%) Genesys
7 1 (0.89%) Symantec
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