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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 169 157 171
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Permanent jobs citing VB 55 68 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.00% 1.26% 0.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.67% 2.89% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 37 51 36
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,450 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
2063 2352 2439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 37.35% 43.57% 46.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1735 1933 2096
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -18 22 £31,500 -21.25% 5
Bracknell -4 9 £40,000 -15.78%
Newbury +7 8 £35,000 -32.69%
Hungerford -2 6 £35,000 -28.20%
Slough +6 5 £27,500 -31.25%
Windsor - 2 £42,500 -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 58 (63.04%) SQL
2 42 (45.65%) C#
3 41 (44.57%) .NET
4 36 (39.13%) Windows
5 33 (35.87%) VBScript
6 31 (33.70%) Oracle
7 29 (31.52%) Microsoft
8 28 (30.43%) Security Cleared
8 28 (30.43%) Windows 7
9 26 (28.26%) SQL Server
10 25 (27.17%) Active Directory
10 25 (27.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (27.17%) Degree
11 23 (25.00%) Hyper-V
11 23 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 23 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 23 (25.00%) VMware
12 22 (23.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 22 (23.91%) SC Cleared
12 22 (23.91%) SCCM
13 21 (22.83%) PowerShell
14 19 (20.65%) HTML
15 17 (18.48%) VB.NET
16 15 (16.30%) ASP.NET
17 14 (15.22%) C++
18 13 (14.13%) .NET Framework
18 13 (14.13%) DV Cleared
19 12 (13.04%) JavaScript
19 12 (13.04%) MS Excel
20 11 (11.96%) Computer Science

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (7.61%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (6.52%) WebSphere
2 6 (6.52%) ArcGIS
3 5 (5.43%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.35%) IIS
5 3 (3.26%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (3.26%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.17%) CMS
7 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Nortel Periphonics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Google App Engine
1 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.09%) Trello
1 1 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.61%) DNS
2 4 (4.35%) Internet
2 4 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.26%) Firewall
3 3 (3.26%) LAN
4 2 (2.17%) Frame Relay
4 2 (2.17%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (1.09%) IPsec
5 1 (1.09%) WAN
5 1 (1.09%) DHCP
5 1 (1.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (28.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (5.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.35%) MySQL
4 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.17%) QlikView
5 2 (2.17%) MS Access
5 2 (2.17%) DTS
5 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.17%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (7.61%) MSI
2 5 (5.43%) Selenium
3 4 (4.35%) TestComplete
3 4 (4.35%) NUnit
4 2 (2.17%) StarTeam
4 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (2.17%) Moq
5 1 (1.09%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (1.09%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.09%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.09%) MSTest
5 1 (1.09%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.09%) JIRA
5 1 (1.09%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.09%) Subversion
General
1 6 (6.52%) Finance
2 5 (5.43%) Local Government
3 3 (3.26%) Automotive
4 2 (2.17%) Marketing
5 1 (1.09%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.09%) Legal
5 1 (1.09%) Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Retail
5 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (38.04%) Developer
2 18 (19.57%) Integration Engineer
3 15 (16.30%) Web Developer
3 15 (16.30%) Support Engineer
4 10 (10.87%) .NET Developer
5 9 (9.78%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (9.78%) Software Developer
5 9 (9.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Analyst
6 7 (7.61%) Applications Support
7 5 (5.43%) Applications Packager
7 5 (5.43%) Applications Developer
7 5 (5.43%) Team Leader
8 4 (4.35%) Systems Developer
8 4 (4.35%) .NET Web Developer
8 4 (4.35%) .NET Programmer
8 4 (4.35%) .NET Applications Developer
8 4 (4.35%) SQL Programmer
8 4 (4.35%) Programmer
8 4 (4.35%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (44.57%) .NET
2 19 (20.65%) HTML
3 15 (16.30%) ASP.NET
4 13 (14.13%) .NET Framework
5 9 (9.78%) XML
6 6 (6.52%) Ajax
7 5 (5.43%) XHTML
7 5 (5.43%) Application Packaging
8 4 (4.35%) CSS
9 3 (3.26%) SOAP
9 3 (3.26%) Web Services
9 3 (3.26%) REST
10 2 (2.17%) HTML5
10 2 (2.17%) EDI
11 1 (1.09%) OOXML
11 1 (1.09%) Software Packaging
11 1 (1.09%) WPF
11 1 (1.09%) Silverlight
11 1 (1.09%) jQuery
11 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.96%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.52%) PKI
4 2 (2.17%) Blog
4 2 (2.17%) Open Source
5 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.09%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.09%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.09%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.09%) Clustering
5 1 (1.09%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 36 (39.13%) Windows
2 28 (30.43%) Windows 7
3 25 (27.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (9.78%) UNIX
5 9 (9.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (8.70%) Windows XP
7 7 (7.61%) Linux
8 1 (1.09%) HPUX
8 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (9.78%) Scrum
2 8 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (8.70%) OO
2 8 (8.70%) Web Development
3 7 (7.61%) ERP
3 7 (7.61%) OOD
4 5 (5.43%) Service Delivery
5 4 (4.35%) Automated Testing
5 4 (4.35%) System Testing
5 4 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (4.35%) CRM
5 4 (4.35%) MVC
6 3 (3.26%) SOA
6 3 (3.26%) Analytics
6 3 (3.26%) User Stories
7 2 (2.17%) Cisco ICM Scripting
7 2 (2.17%) Test Planning
7 2 (2.17%) Software Architecture
7 2 (2.17%) Stochastic Modelling
7 2 (2.17%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 58 (63.04%) SQL
2 42 (45.65%) C#
3 33 (35.87%) VBScript
4 21 (22.83%) PowerShell
5 17 (18.48%) VB.NET
6 14 (15.22%) C++
7 12 (13.04%) JavaScript
8 8 (8.70%) Java
8 8 (8.70%) C
9 6 (6.52%) Perl
9 6 (6.52%) PHP
10 4 (4.35%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.17%) VBA
11 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.17%) Korn
11 2 (2.17%) XPath
12 1 (1.09%) Bourne shell
12 1 (1.09%) VB6
12 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 25 (27.17%) Degree
3 22 (23.91%) SC Cleared
4 13 (14.13%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.35%) ISEB
6 3 (3.26%) VCP4
7 2 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.09%) MCP
8 1 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) QA
2 2 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (27.17%) Active Directory
2 23 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.43%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.09%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (1.09%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.09%) XenApp
4 1 (1.09%) NFS
Systems Management
1 22 (23.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 22 (23.91%) SCCM
2 8 (8.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (2.17%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (2.17%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.09%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.09%) Nagios
4 1 (1.09%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 31 (33.70%) Oracle
2 29 (31.52%) Microsoft
3 23 (25.00%) VMware
4 6 (6.52%) Lumension
4 6 (6.52%) IBM
4 6 (6.52%) ESRI
5 2 (2.17%) Borland
5 2 (2.17%) Nortel
5 2 (2.17%) Citrix
5 2 (2.17%) Genesys
5 2 (2.17%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (2.17%) HP
5 2 (2.17%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.17%) Cognos
5 2 (2.17%) Cisco
5 2 (2.17%) Tableau
6 1 (1.09%) Verint
6 1 (1.09%) Altiris
6 1 (1.09%) Google
6 1 (1.09%) Isilon
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