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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 174 158 165
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Permanent jobs citing VB 47 67 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.86% 1.22% 0.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.38% 2.73% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 25 44 40
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +3.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £58,200 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
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
1974 2457 2435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 36.11% 44.88% 47.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1626 1986 2157
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 £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -15 19 £61,500 +105.00% 2
Hungerford +3 8 £35,000 - 2
Bracknell -11 8 £40,000 -15.78% 4
Newbury +1 6 £35,000 -32.69% 2
Windsor - 4 £42,500 -
Slough +2 1 £57,000 +68.88%
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (62.89%) SQL
2 45 (46.39%) Windows
3 41 (42.27%) VBScript
4 39 (40.21%) .NET
5 38 (39.18%) C#
6 37 (38.14%) Microsoft
7 35 (36.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 34 (35.05%) Windows 7
8 34 (35.05%) Oracle
9 31 (31.96%) Windows Server 2003
10 30 (30.93%) PowerShell
11 29 (29.90%) Security Cleared
11 29 (29.90%) Active Directory
12 27 (27.84%) VMware
12 27 (27.84%) VMware Infrastructure
12 27 (27.84%) SC Cleared
12 27 (27.84%) Hyper-V
12 27 (27.84%) Degree
13 26 (26.80%) SQL Server
14 25 (25.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 25 (25.77%) SCCM
15 21 (21.65%) HTML
16 18 (18.56%) MS Excel
17 16 (16.49%) C++
17 16 (16.49%) Windows Server 2012
18 15 (15.46%) Citrix
18 15 (15.46%) Computer Science
19 14 (14.43%) DV Cleared
19 14 (14.43%) VB.NET
19 14 (14.43%) DNS

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (7.22%) ArcGIS
1 7 (7.22%) SharePoint Server
1 7 (7.22%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.15%) IIS
2 5 (5.15%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.12%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.09%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2000
5 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.06%) CMS
5 2 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 18 (18.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Nortel Periphonics
2 1 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.43%) DNS
2 4 (4.12%) Internet
2 4 (4.12%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.09%) LAN
4 2 (2.06%) Cisco ICM
4 2 (2.06%) Wireshark
4 2 (2.06%) Firewall
4 2 (2.06%) Frame Relay
4 2 (2.06%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.03%) FTP
5 1 (1.03%) WAN
5 1 (1.03%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (26.80%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.12%) MS Access
4 3 (3.09%) MySQL
4 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.09%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.06%) QlikView
5 2 (2.06%) DTS
5 2 (2.06%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (12.37%) MSI
2 5 (5.15%) Selenium
3 4 (4.12%) TestComplete
3 4 (4.12%) NUnit
3 4 (4.12%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.06%) Moq
4 2 (2.06%) StarTeam
4 2 (2.06%) Subversion
4 2 (2.06%) InstallShield
5 1 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.03%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.03%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.03%) JIRA
5 1 (1.03%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.03%) MSTest
5 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.03%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.03%) Selenium IDE
General
1 12 (12.37%) Finance
2 7 (7.22%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.19%) Retail
4 2 (2.06%) Local Government
4 2 (2.06%) Marketing
4 2 (2.06%) Banking
4 2 (2.06%) Automotive
5 1 (1.03%) Legal
5 1 (1.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (30.93%) Developer
2 21 (21.65%) Integration Engineer
3 13 (13.40%) Web Developer
3 13 (13.40%) Support Engineer
4 9 (9.28%) Consultant
4 9 (9.28%) Software Developer
5 8 (8.25%) Applications Support
6 7 (7.22%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (7.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) Team Leader
7 6 (6.19%) Analyst
8 5 (5.15%) Graduate
8 5 (5.15%) Architect
8 5 (5.15%) Graduate Developer
8 5 (5.15%) Graduate Software Developer
9 4 (4.12%) Citrix Consultant
9 4 (4.12%) Tester
10 3 (3.09%) Support Analyst
10 3 (3.09%) Applications Packager
10 3 (3.09%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (40.21%) .NET
2 21 (21.65%) HTML
3 13 (13.40%) .NET Framework
4 11 (11.34%) ASP.NET
5 10 (10.31%) XML
6 6 (6.19%) Ajax
7 4 (4.12%) XHTML
7 4 (4.12%) CSS
8 3 (3.09%) SOAP
8 3 (3.09%) Web Services
8 3 (3.09%) JSON
8 3 (3.09%) Application Packaging
8 3 (3.09%) REST
9 2 (2.06%) HTML5
9 2 (2.06%) OLE DB
9 2 (2.06%) EDI
9 2 (2.06%) MFC
9 2 (2.06%) ODBC
10 1 (1.03%) XSLT
10 1 (1.03%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.46%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.22%) PKI
3 5 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.06%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.06%) Home Automation
4 2 (2.06%) Open Source
4 2 (2.06%) Blog
4 2 (2.06%) Clustering
4 2 (2.06%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.03%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.03%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.03%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 45 (46.39%) Windows
2 35 (36.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (35.05%) Windows 7
4 31 (31.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (16.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (12.37%) Windows XP
7 8 (8.25%) UNIX
8 5 (5.15%) Linux
9 1 (1.03%) HPUX
9 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.40%) Web Development
2 9 (9.28%) Scrum
2 9 (9.28%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (8.25%) ERP
4 6 (6.19%) Automated Testing
5 5 (5.15%) OO
5 5 (5.15%) OOD
5 5 (5.15%) CRM
6 4 (4.12%) MVC
6 4 (4.12%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.09%) SOA
7 3 (3.09%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.09%) Analytics
8 2 (2.06%) Change Control
8 2 (2.06%) User Stories
8 2 (2.06%) Cisco ICM Scripting
8 2 (2.06%) Test Planning
8 2 (2.06%) Line Management
8 2 (2.06%) Stochastic Modelling
8 2 (2.06%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (62.89%) SQL
2 41 (42.27%) VBScript
3 38 (39.18%) C#
4 30 (30.93%) PowerShell
5 16 (16.49%) C++
6 14 (14.43%) VB.NET
7 13 (13.40%) JavaScript
8 11 (11.34%) C
9 8 (8.25%) Java
10 7 (7.22%) PHP
11 6 (6.19%) Perl
12 2 (2.06%) Korn
12 2 (2.06%) XPath
12 2 (2.06%) Assembly Language
12 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.06%) VC++
12 2 (2.06%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.03%) VBA
13 1 (1.03%) VB6
13 1 (1.03%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 29 (29.90%) Security Cleared
2 27 (27.84%) SC Cleared
2 27 (27.84%) Degree
3 14 (14.43%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.12%) ISEB
5 2 (2.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.06%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) QA
2 2 (2.06%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (29.90%) Active Directory
2 27 (27.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (27.84%) Hyper-V
3 7 (7.22%) XenApp
4 5 (5.15%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.09%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.06%) VirtualBox
6 2 (2.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (2.06%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.03%) NFS
7 1 (1.03%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 25 (25.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 25 (25.77%) SCCM
2 6 (6.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (5.15%) EdgeSight
4 3 (3.09%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.06%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (2.06%) ARCserve
5 2 (2.06%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.03%) Nagios
6 1 (1.03%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 37 (38.14%) Microsoft
2 34 (35.05%) Oracle
3 27 (27.84%) VMware
4 15 (15.46%) Citrix
5 7 (7.22%) IBM
5 7 (7.22%) ESRI
5 7 (7.22%) Lumension
6 5 (5.15%) AppSense
6 5 (5.15%) Fujitsu
7 2 (2.06%) Tableau
7 2 (2.06%) Borland
7 2 (2.06%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.06%) Genesys
7 2 (2.06%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (2.06%) Symantec
7 2 (2.06%) Cognos
7 2 (2.06%) Nortel
7 2 (2.06%) HP
7 2 (2.06%) Cisco
7 2 (2.06%) Business Objects
Berkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £33000 per annum + Pension, bonus, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus/benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 -40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Newbury
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 11 days ago