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

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 149 183 160
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -23
Permanent jobs citing VB 49 45 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.15% 0.85% 1.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.69% 2.06% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 43 29 56
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £28,300 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
1822 2189 2128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 42.91% 41.25% 35.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1592 1876 1673
Median salary £49,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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
Slough +22 10 £42,500 +13.33%
Bracknell +4 10 £45,000 - 3
Wokingham - 6 £52,500 - 1
Reading +9 3 £35,000 - 2
Hungerford -2 1 £23,500 +4.44%
Maidenhead -7 1 - -
Windsor - 1 £27,500 -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 75 (73.53%) .NET
2 65 (63.73%) JavaScript
3 51 (50.00%) SQL
3 51 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (47.06%) C#
5 47 (46.08%) Java
6 42 (41.18%) Finance
6 42 (41.18%) Degree
7 41 (40.20%) Scrum
8 39 (38.24%) Perl
9 37 (36.27%) HTML
9 37 (36.27%) Visual Studio
9 37 (36.27%) Selenium
10 35 (34.31%) SDLC
11 33 (32.35%) Gatling
11 33 (32.35%) Performance Testing
11 33 (32.35%) ASP.NET
11 33 (32.35%) LoadRunner
11 33 (32.35%) JMeter
12 32 (31.37%) Test Automation
13 30 (29.41%) Internet
13 30 (29.41%) Open Source
14 29 (28.43%) Software Testing
14 29 (28.43%) Firewall
15 28 (27.45%) Workflow
15 28 (27.45%) ISEB
15 28 (27.45%) DNS
15 28 (27.45%) TCP/IP
15 28 (27.45%) XML
15 28 (27.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 24 (23.53%) CMS
2 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.98%) Apache
3 1 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.98%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.96%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (29.41%) Internet
2 29 (28.43%) Firewall
3 28 (27.45%) DNS
3 28 (27.45%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.92%) 3G
4 4 (3.92%) 4G
4 4 (3.92%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (1.96%) Intranet
5 2 (1.96%) LAN
5 2 (1.96%) WAN
5 2 (1.96%) Wireless
6 1 (0.98%) BGP
6 1 (0.98%) DHCP
6 1 (0.98%) HTTP
6 1 (0.98%) IPsec
6 1 (0.98%) IPv6
6 1 (0.98%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.98%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.49%) SQL Server
2 20 (19.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (13.73%) QlikView
4 8 (7.84%) DTS
5 4 (3.92%) GIS
6 3 (2.94%) MS Access
6 3 (2.94%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.94%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.98%) Big Data
8 1 (0.98%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 37 (36.27%) Selenium
1 37 (36.27%) Visual Studio
2 33 (32.35%) Gatling
2 33 (32.35%) JMeter
2 33 (32.35%) LoadRunner
3 26 (25.49%) TestNG
4 3 (2.94%) NUnit
5 2 (1.96%) JUnit
5 2 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.98%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.98%) Moq
6 1 (0.98%) MSTest
6 1 (0.98%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (0.98%) Subversion
6 1 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.98%) WebDriver
General
1 42 (41.18%) Finance
2 7 (6.86%) Retail
3 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.96%) Military
5 1 (0.98%) Banking
5 1 (0.98%) Electronics
5 1 (0.98%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (41.18%) Developer
2 31 (30.39%) Automation Tester
2 31 (30.39%) Tester
3 29 (28.43%) Senior Automation Tester
3 29 (28.43%) Senior Tester
4 28 (27.45%) .NET Developer
5 26 (25.49%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (25.49%) C# Developer
6 24 (23.53%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 24 (23.53%) Selenium Tester
7 22 (21.57%) Java Automation Tester
8 17 (16.67%) Software Developer
9 12 (11.76%) SQL Developer
10 10 (9.80%) Analyst
11 9 (8.82%) Graduate
12 8 (7.84%) .NET Software Developer
12 8 (7.84%) Graduate Developer
12 8 (7.84%) Graduate Software Developer
12 8 (7.84%) VB Developer
13 7 (6.86%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (73.53%) .NET
2 37 (36.27%) HTML
3 33 (32.35%) ASP.NET
4 28 (27.45%) XML
5 27 (26.47%) Ajax
6 9 (8.82%) CSS
6 9 (8.82%) Web Services
7 7 (6.86%) WCF
7 7 (6.86%) WPF
8 3 (2.94%) Classic ASP
8 3 (2.94%) jQuery
9 2 (1.96%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.96%) CGI
9 2 (1.96%) JFC
10 1 (0.98%) Entity Framework
10 1 (0.98%) HTML5
10 1 (0.98%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (0.98%) REST
10 1 (0.98%) Spring
10 1 (0.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (10.78%) Mathematics
3 9 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 9 (8.82%) Physics
4 8 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.88%) PMI
6 5 (4.90%) Fintech
7 2 (1.96%) PKI
7 2 (1.96%) Statistics
8 1 (0.98%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.98%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.98%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.98%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.67%) Linux
2 13 (12.75%) Unix
2 13 (12.75%) Windows
3 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.98%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.98%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (40.20%) Scrum
3 35 (34.31%) SDLC
4 33 (32.35%) Performance Testing
5 32 (31.37%) Test Automation
6 30 (29.41%) Open Source
7 29 (28.43%) Software Testing
8 28 (27.45%) Workflow
9 27 (26.47%) Automated Testing
9 27 (26.47%) Functional Testing
9 27 (26.47%) Non-Functional Testing
9 27 (26.47%) Test Scripting
10 26 (25.49%) CRM
10 26 (25.49%) Defect Management
10 26 (25.49%) Kanban
10 26 (25.49%) Workflow Management
11 24 (23.53%) Agile Testing
11 24 (23.53%) DevOps
12 22 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (17.65%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 65 (63.73%) JavaScript
2 51 (50.00%) SQL
3 48 (47.06%) C#
4 47 (46.08%) Java
5 39 (38.24%) Perl
6 24 (23.53%) VBScript
7 23 (22.55%) VB.NET
8 19 (18.63%) C++
8 19 (18.63%) T-SQL
9 9 (8.82%) Bash Shell
9 9 (8.82%) Python
9 9 (8.82%) Tcl
10 8 (7.84%) PHP
11 6 (5.88%) C
12 4 (3.92%) VBA
13 3 (2.94%) PL/SQL
13 3 (2.94%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.96%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.96%) VB6
15 1 (0.98%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 42 (41.18%) Degree
2 28 (27.45%) ISEB
2 28 (27.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (5.88%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.98%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.98%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (26.47%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.96%) vSphere
2 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.98%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) vMotion
Vendors
1 12 (11.76%) Oracle
2 9 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.92%) Mapinfo
4 3 (2.94%) Cisco
5 2 (1.96%) CODA
5 2 (1.96%) VMware
6 1 (0.98%) Demandware
6 1 (0.98%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.98%) Sage
6 1 (0.98%) TARGIT
6 1 (0.98%) Telerik
Reading
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
West Berkshire near Newbury
Questor Resourcing
Salary: graduates upward - so competitive upon experience + VG Beneifits
Posted: 23 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + up to 10% six monthly bonus + bene
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago