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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 167 177 150
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -27
Permanent jobs citing VB 46 53 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.95% 0.97% 1.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.34% 2.66% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 41 43 68
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,839 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
1969 1992 2260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 40.73% 36.50% 39.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1740 1659 1914
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.91%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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
Reading +9 20 £45,000 +23.28% 1
Bracknell +4 8 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Wokingham - 7 £50,000 -
Slough 0 4 £35,250 +17.50% 1
Maidenhead - 2 £40,000 -
Windsor +18 1 £25,000 -41.17% 1
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 95 (84.82%) .NET
2 77 (68.75%) C#
3 66 (58.93%) SQL Server
4 60 (53.57%) XML
4 60 (53.57%) HTML
5 56 (50.00%) SQL
6 47 (41.96%) SDLC
7 43 (38.39%) Java
8 40 (35.71%) Finance
9 39 (34.82%) Visual Studio
10 38 (33.93%) VB.NET
11 37 (33.04%) Web Services
12 36 (32.14%) Oracle
12 36 (32.14%) ASP.NET
13 35 (31.25%) JavaScript
14 27 (24.11%) Windows
15 26 (23.21%) ITIL
16 25 (22.32%) PHP
17 24 (21.43%) Banking
18 23 (20.54%) SOAP
18 23 (20.54%) DTS
19 21 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
19 21 (18.75%) Degree
20 20 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
20 20 (17.86%) Linux
21 19 (16.96%) Perl
21 19 (16.96%) MS Excel
21 19 (16.96%) SOA
22 18 (16.07%) CRM
22 18 (16.07%) C++

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 11 (9.82%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.93%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (8.93%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (7.14%) WebSphere
4 7 (6.25%) IIS
4 7 (6.25%) Tomcat
5 6 (5.36%) CMS
6 4 (3.57%) MS Exchange
6 4 (3.57%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (3.57%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.79%) Confluence
7 2 (1.79%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.89%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (16.96%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.57%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.93%) Internet
2 9 (8.04%) TCP/IP
3 7 (6.25%) DNS
3 7 (6.25%) Firewall
3 7 (6.25%) S/MIME
3 7 (6.25%) SSL
4 4 (3.57%) PABX
5 2 (1.79%) SMTP
5 2 (1.79%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.89%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (58.93%) SQL Server
2 23 (20.54%) DTS
3 20 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (16.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (15.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.89%) Big Data
8 1 (0.89%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.89%) MS Access
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (34.82%) Visual Studio
2 14 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (10.71%) Selenium
4 9 (8.04%) JMeter
5 8 (7.14%) LoadRunner
5 8 (7.14%) Toad
6 7 (6.25%) Gatling
7 6 (5.36%) TestNG
8 5 (4.46%) JIRA
9 3 (2.68%) ClearCase
10 2 (1.79%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.79%) MSTest
10 2 (1.79%) Selenium IDE
10 2 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (1.79%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.89%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.89%) Gerrit
11 1 (0.89%) JUnit
11 1 (0.89%) Moq
11 1 (0.89%) SonarQube
General
1 40 (35.71%) Finance
2 24 (21.43%) Banking
3 14 (12.50%) Legal
4 13 (11.61%) Manufacturing
5 8 (7.14%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.79%) French Language
6 2 (1.79%) German Language
6 2 (1.79%) Retail
6 2 (1.79%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.89%) Advertising
7 1 (0.89%) Military
Job Titles
1 48 (42.86%) Developer
2 40 (35.71%) .NET Developer
3 28 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 28 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 27 (24.11%) Software Developer
5 24 (21.43%) .NET Software Developer
6 23 (20.54%) C# Software Developer
6 23 (20.54%) SQL Developer
7 22 (19.64%) Analyst
8 17 (15.18%) Applications Support
9 16 (14.29%) Support Analyst
10 14 (12.50%) C# WCF Developer
10 14 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
10 14 (12.50%) Technical Support
10 14 (12.50%) WCF Developer
11 11 (9.82%) Applications Support Analyst
12 10 (8.93%) Architect
12 10 (8.93%) SQL Support Analyst
12 10 (8.93%) VB.NET Developer
13 9 (8.04%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (84.82%) .NET
2 60 (53.57%) HTML
2 60 (53.57%) XML
3 37 (33.04%) Web Services
4 36 (32.14%) ASP.NET
5 23 (20.54%) SOAP
6 17 (15.18%) CSS
7 14 (12.50%) WCF
7 14 (12.50%) WPF
8 13 (11.61%) DHTML
9 11 (9.82%) HTML5
10 10 (8.93%) EDI
10 10 (8.93%) REST
11 9 (8.04%) Middleware
12 7 (6.25%) Ajax
12 7 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
13 3 (2.68%) jQuery
14 2 (1.79%) CGI
14 2 (1.79%) Regular Expression
14 2 (1.79%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 13 (11.61%) W3C
3 8 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.79%) Blog
5 2 (1.79%) Fintech
5 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.79%) PKI
5 2 (1.79%) User Experience
6 1 (0.89%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.89%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (24.11%) Windows
2 20 (17.86%) Linux
3 14 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (0.89%) Android
4 1 (0.89%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.89%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (41.96%) SDLC
2 26 (23.21%) ITIL
3 21 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (16.96%) SOA
5 18 (16.07%) CRM
6 15 (13.39%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (13.39%) Service Delivery
7 12 (10.71%) Analytics
8 11 (9.82%) ERP
8 11 (9.82%) Integration Testing
8 11 (9.82%) ITIL V3
8 11 (9.82%) System Testing
9 10 (8.93%) EAI
9 10 (8.93%) Open Source
9 10 (8.93%) Scrum
9 10 (8.93%) Software Architecture
9 10 (8.93%) Structured Programming
9 10 (8.93%) Test Automation
9 10 (8.93%) Web Accessibility
10 9 (8.04%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 77 (68.75%) C#
2 56 (50.00%) SQL
3 43 (38.39%) Java
4 38 (33.93%) VB.NET
5 35 (31.25%) JavaScript
6 25 (22.32%) PHP
7 19 (16.96%) Perl
8 18 (16.07%) C++
9 15 (13.39%) Shell Script
10 13 (11.61%) VB6
10 13 (11.61%) VBScript
11 11 (9.82%) PL/SQL
11 11 (9.82%) Python
12 10 (8.93%) XPath
13 4 (3.57%) PowerShell
13 4 (3.57%) T-SQL
13 4 (3.57%) VBA
14 2 (1.79%) Assembly Language
14 2 (1.79%) C
14 2 (1.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (18.75%) Degree
2 9 (8.04%) Security Cleared
3 8 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.36%) ISEB
4 6 (5.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (4.46%) MCITP
5 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.57%) MCSE
6 4 (3.57%) MCTS
7 1 (0.89%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.89%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.82%) QA
2 2 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.89%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.57%) MOM
1 4 (3.57%) SCOM
2 2 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.89%) SCCM
3 1 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 36 (32.14%) Oracle
2 12 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.14%) IBM
4 5 (4.46%) Cisco
5 2 (1.79%) CyberSource
5 2 (1.79%) DataCash
5 2 (1.79%) Elavon
5 2 (1.79%) Hitachi
5 2 (1.79%) HP
5 2 (1.79%) Sage
5 2 (1.79%) Symantec
5 2 (1.79%) TSYS
5 2 (1.79%) VeriFone
5 2 (1.79%) VocaLink
5 2 (1.79%) WorldPay
5 2 (1.79%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.89%) ESRI
6 1 (0.89%) Lumension
6 1 (0.89%) SAP
6 1 (0.89%) Syclo
Berkshire
Intega IT
Salary: Benefits + bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
THE PRUDENTIAL ASSURANCE CO LT
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £300 - £400 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Windsor
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Circa £25,000
Posted: 11 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Ltd
Salary: Unspecified + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago