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

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 160 165 144
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -21
Permanent jobs citing VB 50 57 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.12% 1.11% 1.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.64% 2.87% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 45 50 70
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,341 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
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
1892 1985 2121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 42.49% 38.53% 37.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1707 1615 1763
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 June 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 June 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 +9 16 £45,000 +2.85%
Reading -16 8 £47,500 +30.13% 2
Hungerford -3 6 £23,500 - 1
Wokingham - 2 £50,000 -
Windsor +3 1 £25,000 -44.44% 1
Maidenhead - 1 £42,500 -
Slough - 1 £32,500 -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 (78.64%) .NET
2 62 (60.19%) C#
3 54 (52.43%) SQL
4 50 (48.54%) SDLC
5 47 (45.63%) HTML
6 43 (41.75%) Java
7 42 (40.78%) JavaScript
7 42 (40.78%) SQL Server
8 41 (39.81%) XML
9 40 (38.83%) Visual Studio
10 34 (33.01%) Finance
10 34 (33.01%) VB.NET
11 31 (30.10%) Degree
12 29 (28.16%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (28.16%) Perl
12 29 (28.16%) Windows
13 27 (26.21%) Linux
14 25 (24.27%) C++
15 24 (23.30%) Oracle
15 24 (23.30%) ASP.NET
15 24 (23.30%) Scrum
16 23 (22.33%) Web Services
17 21 (20.39%) Selenium
17 21 (20.39%) Unix
17 21 (20.39%) CRM
18 20 (19.42%) PHP
18 20 (19.42%) VBScript
19 19 (18.45%) DTS
20 18 (17.48%) Performance Testing
20 18 (17.48%) QA

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 12 (11.65%) CMS
2 8 (7.77%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.80%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (6.80%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (3.88%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.88%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (3.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (10.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.97%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) CODA-Financials
1 1 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.50%) Internet
1 17 (16.50%) TCP/IP
2 15 (14.56%) DNS
3 14 (13.59%) Firewall
4 4 (3.88%) PABX
5 2 (1.94%) SMTP
5 2 (1.94%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.97%) BGP
6 1 (0.97%) DHCP
6 1 (0.97%) HTTP
6 1 (0.97%) IPsec
6 1 (0.97%) IPv6
6 1 (0.97%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.97%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (40.78%) SQL Server
2 19 (18.45%) DTS
3 16 (15.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (14.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (10.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (7.77%) QlikView
7 7 (6.80%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.91%) MS Access
8 3 (2.91%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.91%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.97%) Big Data
9 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 40 (38.83%) Visual Studio
2 21 (20.39%) Selenium
3 18 (17.48%) Gatling
3 18 (17.48%) JMeter
3 18 (17.48%) LoadRunner
4 13 (12.62%) TestNG
5 12 (11.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.91%) ClearCase
6 3 (2.91%) JIRA
7 2 (1.94%) MSTest
7 2 (1.94%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (1.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.94%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.97%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.97%) Moq
8 1 (0.97%) NUnit
8 1 (0.97%) Toad
General
1 34 (33.01%) Finance
2 15 (14.56%) Banking
3 12 (11.65%) Legal
4 7 (6.80%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.91%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.94%) Military
7 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (51.46%) Developer
2 38 (36.89%) .NET Developer
3 32 (31.07%) Software Developer
4 31 (30.10%) C# .NET Developer
4 31 (30.10%) C# Developer
5 22 (21.36%) .NET Software Developer
6 21 (20.39%) C# Software Developer
7 19 (18.45%) SQL Developer
8 16 (15.53%) Automation Tester
8 16 (15.53%) Tester
9 15 (14.56%) Senior Automation Tester
9 15 (14.56%) Senior Tester
10 12 (11.65%) C# WCF Developer
10 12 (11.65%) Java Automation Tester
10 12 (11.65%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 12 (11.65%) Selenium Tester
10 12 (11.65%) WCF Developer
11 9 (8.74%) C++ Developer
11 9 (8.74%) C++ Software Developer
12 8 (7.77%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (78.64%) .NET
2 47 (45.63%) HTML
3 41 (39.81%) XML
4 24 (23.30%) ASP.NET
5 23 (22.33%) Web Services
6 14 (13.59%) Ajax
7 12 (11.65%) WCF
7 12 (11.65%) WPF
8 11 (10.68%) SOAP
9 9 (8.74%) CSS
10 8 (7.77%) HTML5
11 7 (6.80%) EDI
11 7 (6.80%) REST
12 4 (3.88%) DHTML
13 3 (2.91%) CGI
13 3 (2.91%) jQuery
14 2 (1.94%) AngularJS
14 2 (1.94%) JFC
14 2 (1.94%) Regular Expression
14 2 (1.94%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.59%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (6.80%) Mathematics
4 6 (5.83%) Physics
5 4 (3.88%) W3C
6 2 (1.94%) Blog
6 2 (1.94%) Fintech
6 2 (1.94%) User Experience
7 1 (0.97%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.97%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (28.16%) Windows
2 27 (26.21%) Linux
3 21 (20.39%) Unix
4 1 (0.97%) Android
4 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.97%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (48.54%) SDLC
2 29 (28.16%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (23.30%) Scrum
4 21 (20.39%) CRM
5 18 (17.48%) Performance Testing
6 17 (16.50%) Open Source
6 17 (16.50%) Test Automation
7 16 (15.53%) Software Testing
8 15 (14.56%) Software Engineering
8 15 (14.56%) Workflow
9 14 (13.59%) Automated Testing
9 14 (13.59%) Functional Testing
9 14 (13.59%) Non-Functional Testing
9 14 (13.59%) Test Scripting
10 13 (12.62%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (12.62%) Defect Management
10 13 (12.62%) Kanban
10 13 (12.62%) Workflow Management
11 12 (11.65%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (11.65%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 62 (60.19%) C#
2 54 (52.43%) SQL
3 43 (41.75%) Java
4 42 (40.78%) JavaScript
5 34 (33.01%) VB.NET
6 29 (28.16%) Perl
7 25 (24.27%) C++
8 20 (19.42%) PHP
8 20 (19.42%) VBScript
9 13 (12.62%) Shell Script
10 12 (11.65%) Python
11 11 (10.68%) PL/SQL
11 11 (10.68%) T-SQL
12 7 (6.80%) XPath
13 6 (5.83%) Bash Shell
13 6 (5.83%) Tcl
14 4 (3.88%) PowerShell
14 4 (3.88%) VB6
15 3 (2.91%) C
15 3 (2.91%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (30.10%) Degree
2 14 (13.59%) ISEB
2 14 (13.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.85%) MCITP
5 4 (3.88%) MCSE
5 4 (3.88%) MCTS
5 4 (3.88%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.88%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.97%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (17.48%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.97%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.88%) MOM
1 4 (3.88%) SCOM
2 2 (1.94%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 24 (23.30%) Oracle
2 13 (12.62%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.85%) Cisco
4 2 (1.94%) Symantec
4 2 (1.94%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.97%) CODA
5 1 (0.97%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.97%) SAP
5 1 (0.97%) Syclo
5 1 (0.97%) Telerik
Windsor, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
PRUDENTIAL
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Easy commute from Swindon, Newbury, Oxon
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to £22.500 + benefits with bonus potential.
Posted: 13 days ago