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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 168 173 184
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Permanent jobs citing VB 18 60 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.49% 1.12% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.10% 2.61% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 17 53 19
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,802 £35,000 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,500 £51,400
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -

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
1634 2300 1934
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 44.73% 42.94% 35.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1418 2060 1576
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +11 5 £32,000 -9.85% 2
Newbury +16 3 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Slough +26 2 £52,500 +23.52%
Wokingham +7 2 £55,000 +10.00%
Hungerford - 2 £24,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £45,000 -
Thatcham - 1 £42,500 -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 46 (67.65%) .NET
2 33 (48.53%) SQL Server
2 33 (48.53%) SQL
3 29 (42.65%) C#
3 29 (42.65%) JavaScript
4 26 (38.24%) Finance
5 24 (35.29%) Java
6 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (30.88%) XML
8 20 (29.41%) HTML
9 19 (27.94%) Firewall
10 18 (26.47%) VB.NET
11 17 (25.00%) ASP.NET
12 15 (22.06%) Scrum
12 15 (22.06%) Degree
13 14 (20.59%) Windows
13 14 (20.59%) Linux
14 13 (19.12%) Internet
14 13 (19.12%) SDLC
15 12 (17.65%) Visual Studio
15 12 (17.65%) PHP
16 11 (16.18%) CSS
16 11 (16.18%) Web Services
16 11 (16.18%) VMware
16 11 (16.18%) WCF
16 11 (16.18%) PowerShell
17 10 (14.71%) Office 365
17 10 (14.71%) Functional Testing
17 10 (14.71%) vSphere
17 10 (14.71%) vMotion

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 8 (11.76%) CMS
2 1 (1.47%) Apache
2 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Office
3 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.47%) MS Project
3 1 (1.47%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.47%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.94%) Firewall
2 13 (19.12%) Internet
3 9 (13.24%) DNS
3 9 (13.24%) TCP/IP
4 5 (7.35%) Intranet
5 4 (5.88%) 3G
5 4 (5.88%) 4G
5 4 (5.88%) LAN
5 4 (5.88%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (5.88%) WAN
5 4 (5.88%) Wireless
6 1 (1.47%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (48.53%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.71%) DTS
3 8 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.88%) GIS
5 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.94%) QlikView
7 1 (1.47%) MS Access
7 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 10 (14.71%) Selenium
3 9 (13.24%) Gatling
3 9 (13.24%) JMeter
3 9 (13.24%) LoadRunner
4 8 (11.76%) TestNG
5 3 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.47%) AdminStudio
6 1 (1.47%) JUnit
6 1 (1.47%) MSI
6 1 (1.47%) NUnit
6 1 (1.47%) Subversion
6 1 (1.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 26 (38.24%) Finance
2 6 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.35%) Retail
4 1 (1.47%) Advertising
4 1 (1.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (44.12%) Developer
2 21 (30.88%) .NET Developer
2 21 (30.88%) C# Developer
3 18 (26.47%) C# .NET Developer
4 14 (20.59%) Software Developer
5 12 (17.65%) C# Software Developer
6 11 (16.18%) .NET Software Developer
7 9 (13.24%) Analyst
7 9 (13.24%) Automation Tester
7 9 (13.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (13.24%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (13.24%) Tester
8 8 (11.76%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 8 (11.76%) Selenium Tester
8 8 (11.76%) Senior Automation Tester
8 8 (11.76%) Senior Tester
8 8 (11.76%) SQL Developer
9 6 (8.82%) Java Automation Tester
10 5 (7.35%) Agile .NET Developer
10 5 (7.35%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (67.65%) .NET
2 21 (30.88%) XML
3 20 (29.41%) HTML
4 17 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 11 (16.18%) CSS
5 11 (16.18%) WCF
5 11 (16.18%) Web Services
6 10 (14.71%) WPF
7 9 (13.24%) Ajax
8 3 (4.41%) .NET Framework
8 3 (4.41%) AngularJS
8 3 (4.41%) LINQ
9 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (2.94%) jQuery
9 2 (2.94%) XSL
10 1 (1.47%) ADO.NET
10 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.47%) Classic ASP
10 1 (1.47%) Spring
10 1 (1.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) PKI
1 10 (14.71%) PMI
2 8 (11.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.88%) Statistics
5 2 (2.94%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.47%) Fintech
6 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.47%) Physics
6 1 (1.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.59%) Linux
1 14 (20.59%) Windows
2 7 (10.29%) Unix
3 2 (2.94%) Solaris
4 1 (1.47%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (22.06%) Scrum
3 13 (19.12%) SDLC
4 10 (14.71%) Functional Testing
4 10 (14.71%) Network Design
4 10 (14.71%) OWASP
4 10 (14.71%) Test Automation
4 10 (14.71%) Test Scripting
4 10 (14.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 9 (13.24%) Defect Management
5 9 (13.24%) Kanban
5 9 (13.24%) Non-Functional Testing
5 9 (13.24%) Open Source
5 9 (13.24%) Performance Testing
5 9 (13.24%) Workflow
5 9 (13.24%) Workflow Management
6 8 (11.76%) Agile Testing
6 8 (11.76%) DevOps
6 8 (11.76%) Fault Analysis
6 8 (11.76%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 33 (48.53%) SQL
2 29 (42.65%) C#
2 29 (42.65%) JavaScript
3 24 (35.29%) Java
4 18 (26.47%) VB.NET
5 12 (17.65%) PHP
6 11 (16.18%) PowerShell
7 10 (14.71%) Perl
7 10 (14.71%) T-SQL
8 8 (11.76%) VBScript
9 7 (10.29%) VB6
9 7 (10.29%) VBA
10 6 (8.82%) C++
11 2 (2.94%) C
11 2 (2.94%) Ruby
12 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.47%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.47%) Python
12 1 (1.47%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 15 (22.06%) Degree
2 10 (14.71%) PMI Certification
3 8 (11.76%) ISEB
3 8 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.94%) MCITP
5 2 (2.94%) MCSE
5 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.24%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (14.71%) vSphere
2 5 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (14.71%) vMotion
2 1 (1.47%) SCCM
2 1 (1.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (16.18%) VMware
2 10 (14.71%) Cisco
3 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.35%) Oracle
5 4 (5.88%) Mapinfo
6 2 (2.94%) Citrix
6 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.47%) Autodesk
7 1 (1.47%) CODA
7 1 (1.47%) Demandware
7 1 (1.47%) Sage
7 1 (1.47%) Sybase
7 1 (1.47%) TARGIT
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