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

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 153 165 141
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -24
Permanent jobs citing VB 58 54 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.31% 1.07% 1.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.01% 2.74% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 52 46 71
Median salary £45,000 £35,750 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.87% -5.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
1929 1968 2118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 43.45% 39.11% 38.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1750 1608 1738
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 £31,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +1 16 £45,000 +2.85%
Hungerford -9 8 £23,500 -
Reading -8 4 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Slough +17 3 £38,000 -10.58% 1
Windsor -2 3 £27,500 -45.00%
Wokingham - 1 £50,000 - 1
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 83 (78.30%) .NET
2 61 (57.55%) C#
3 60 (56.60%) SQL
4 52 (49.06%) JavaScript
4 52 (49.06%) SDLC
5 48 (45.28%) Java
6 40 (37.74%) HTML
6 40 (37.74%) Visual Studio
7 39 (36.79%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (33.96%) Finance
8 36 (33.96%) XML
9 35 (33.02%) SQL Server
10 33 (31.13%) Perl
10 33 (31.13%) VB.NET
10 33 (31.13%) Degree
11 30 (28.30%) Scrum
12 28 (26.42%) Windows
12 28 (26.42%) Selenium
13 26 (24.53%) Linux
13 26 (24.53%) C++
14 24 (22.64%) ASP.NET
14 24 (22.64%) CRM
14 24 (22.64%) JMeter
14 24 (22.64%) LoadRunner
14 24 (22.64%) Performance Testing
14 24 (22.64%) Gatling
15 23 (21.70%) QA
16 22 (20.75%) Test Automation
16 22 (20.75%) Software Testing
16 22 (20.75%) Unix

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 16 (15.09%) CMS
2 7 (6.60%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.66%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (5.66%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.89%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.89%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (1.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (8.49%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.94%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) CODA-Financials
1 2 (1.89%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.92%) DNS
1 19 (17.92%) Internet
1 19 (17.92%) TCP/IP
2 18 (16.98%) Firewall
3 2 (1.89%) PABX
4 1 (0.94%) BGP
4 1 (0.94%) DHCP
4 1 (0.94%) HTTP
4 1 (0.94%) IPsec
4 1 (0.94%) IPv6
4 1 (0.94%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (33.02%) SQL Server
2 18 (16.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (16.04%) DTS
4 14 (13.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (12.26%) QlikView
6 11 (10.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.77%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.77%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.83%) MS Access
8 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.94%) Big Data
9 1 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.94%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 40 (37.74%) Visual Studio
2 28 (26.42%) Selenium
3 24 (22.64%) Gatling
3 24 (22.64%) JMeter
3 24 (22.64%) LoadRunner
4 18 (16.98%) TestNG
5 11 (10.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.83%) ClearCase
6 3 (2.83%) JIRA
7 2 (1.89%) MSTest
7 2 (1.89%) NUnit
7 2 (1.89%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.89%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.94%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.94%) JUnit
8 1 (0.94%) Moq
8 1 (0.94%) Toad
General
1 36 (33.96%) Finance
2 11 (10.38%) Banking
2 11 (10.38%) Legal
3 3 (2.83%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.83%) Retail
4 2 (1.89%) Military
Job Titles
1 56 (52.83%) Developer
2 37 (34.91%) .NET Developer
3 34 (32.08%) C# .NET Developer
3 34 (32.08%) C# Developer
4 32 (30.19%) Software Developer
5 22 (20.75%) Automation Tester
5 22 (20.75%) Tester
6 21 (19.81%) Senior Automation Tester
6 21 (19.81%) Senior Tester
6 21 (19.81%) SQL Developer
7 20 (18.87%) .NET Software Developer
8 19 (17.92%) C# Software Developer
9 16 (15.09%) Java Automation Tester
9 16 (15.09%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 16 (15.09%) Selenium Tester
10 11 (10.38%) C# WCF Developer
10 11 (10.38%) WCF Developer
11 9 (8.49%) VB Developer
12 8 (7.55%) C++ Developer
12 8 (7.55%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (78.30%) .NET
2 40 (37.74%) HTML
3 36 (33.96%) XML
4 24 (22.64%) ASP.NET
5 18 (16.98%) Ajax
6 17 (16.04%) Web Services
7 11 (10.38%) WCF
7 11 (10.38%) WPF
8 7 (6.60%) HTML5
9 6 (5.66%) EDI
9 6 (5.66%) REST
9 6 (5.66%) SOAP
10 4 (3.77%) CSS
11 3 (2.83%) CGI
11 3 (2.83%) jQuery
12 2 (1.89%) AngularJS
12 2 (1.89%) Classic ASP
12 2 (1.89%) JFC
12 2 (1.89%) XHTML
13 1 (0.94%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (9.43%) Mathematics
3 9 (8.49%) Computer Science
4 8 (7.55%) Physics
5 7 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.77%) Fintech
7 1 (0.94%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.94%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (26.42%) Windows
2 26 (24.53%) Linux
3 22 (20.75%) Unix
4 1 (0.94%) Android
4 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (49.06%) SDLC
2 39 (36.79%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (28.30%) Scrum
4 24 (22.64%) CRM
4 24 (22.64%) Performance Testing
5 22 (20.75%) Software Testing
5 22 (20.75%) Test Automation
6 21 (19.81%) Open Source
7 19 (17.92%) Automated Testing
7 19 (17.92%) Workflow
8 18 (16.98%) Functional Testing
8 18 (16.98%) Non-Functional Testing
8 18 (16.98%) Software Engineering
8 18 (16.98%) Test Scripting
9 17 (16.04%) Defect Management
9 17 (16.04%) Kanban
9 17 (16.04%) Workflow Management
10 16 (15.09%) Agile Testing
10 16 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (15.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 61 (57.55%) C#
2 60 (56.60%) SQL
3 52 (49.06%) JavaScript
4 48 (45.28%) Java
5 33 (31.13%) Perl
5 33 (31.13%) VB.NET
6 26 (24.53%) C++
7 20 (18.87%) VBScript
8 18 (16.98%) PHP
9 17 (16.04%) T-SQL
10 12 (11.32%) Python
11 10 (9.43%) PL/SQL
11 10 (9.43%) Shell Script
12 8 (7.55%) Bash Shell
12 8 (7.55%) Tcl
13 6 (5.66%) XPath
14 4 (3.77%) C
14 4 (3.77%) PowerShell
14 4 (3.77%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (31.13%) Degree
2 20 (18.87%) ISEB
2 20 (18.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.83%) MCITP
4 3 (2.83%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.83%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.89%) MCSE
5 2 (1.89%) MCTS
6 1 (0.94%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (21.70%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.89%) MOM
1 2 (1.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (19.81%) Oracle
2 10 (9.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.83%) Cisco
4 2 (1.89%) CODA
5 1 (0.94%) Demandware
5 1 (0.94%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.94%) Sage
5 1 (0.94%) SAP
5 1 (0.94%) Syclo
5 1 (0.94%) TARGIT
5 1 (0.94%) Telerik
5 1 (0.94%) Xamarin
Wokingham, Berkshire
V2
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus huge bonus and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £28000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + pkg
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago