The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 124 161 148
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -13
Permanent jobs citing VB 88 62 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.58% 1.13% 1.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.06% 2.88% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 75 55 73
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2168 2153 2952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 39.00% 39.25% 49.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1767 1925 2584
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
South East

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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 +3 31 £37,500 +13.63% 2
Bracknell +4 14 £48,500 +14.11% 1
Wokingham - 13 £30,000 - 2
Newbury -2 4 £30,500 -12.85% 3
Slough -2 3 £29,000 -17.14% 1
Maidenhead - 3 £67,500 - 1
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 93 (56.36%) SQL
2 82 (49.70%) .NET
3 80 (48.48%) C#
4 69 (41.82%) Windows
5 58 (35.15%) VBScript
6 54 (32.73%) SQL Server
7 52 (31.52%) ASP.NET
8 49 (29.70%) VB.NET
9 42 (25.45%) Oracle
9 42 (25.45%) Microsoft
10 38 (23.03%) HTML
11 37 (22.42%) Windows Server 2008
12 36 (21.82%) PowerShell
13 35 (21.21%) JavaScript
14 31 (18.79%) Degree
15 30 (18.18%) Active Directory
15 30 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
15 30 (18.18%) Security Cleared
16 29 (17.58%) C++
16 29 (17.58%) VMware
17 28 (16.97%) Java
18 27 (16.36%) IIS
19 26 (15.76%) Citrix
19 26 (15.76%) VB6
20 25 (15.15%) MS Excel
20 25 (15.15%) DNS
20 25 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
20 25 (15.15%) Windows 7
21 24 (14.55%) Hyper-V
21 24 (14.55%) SCCM

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 27 (16.36%) IIS
2 14 (8.48%) Node.js
3 12 (7.27%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.64%) CMS
4 6 (3.64%) Apache
5 3 (1.82%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.21%) Kentico
6 2 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.21%) Drupal
6 2 (1.21%) nginx
6 2 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.21%) Joomla!
6 2 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2000
6 2 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.21%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.21%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 25 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.24%) MS Office
3 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.21%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.61%) SalesLogix
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.21%) Heroku
3 2 (1.21%) Google Apps
3 2 (1.21%) Office 365
3 2 (1.21%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 25 (15.15%) DNS
2 18 (10.91%) Internet
3 9 (5.45%) TCP/IP
4 7 (4.24%) Firewall
5 2 (1.21%) LAN
5 2 (1.21%) WAN
5 2 (1.21%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.61%) Wireless
6 1 (0.61%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.61%) FTP
6 1 (0.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (32.73%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.70%) DTS
2 16 (9.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (8.48%) NoSQL
5 13 (7.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (4.24%) MySQL
8 5 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (3.03%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.82%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.21%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (1.21%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.21%) Redis
11 2 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.21%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.21%) IDOL
11 2 (1.21%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 18 (10.91%) MSI
2 16 (9.70%) Git (software)
3 10 (6.06%) Visual Studio
4 8 (4.85%) Subversion
5 7 (4.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (3.64%) Selenium
7 5 (3.03%) NUnit
8 4 (2.42%) TestComplete
8 4 (2.42%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (1.21%) Selenium IDE
9 2 (1.21%) PhantomJS
9 2 (1.21%) Sinon.JS
9 2 (1.21%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.21%) MSTest
9 2 (1.21%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.61%) Introscope
10 1 (0.61%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.61%) Toad
10 1 (0.61%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 23 (13.94%) Finance
2 9 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.85%) Retail
4 4 (2.42%) Banking
4 4 (2.42%) Advertising
5 2 (1.21%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.61%) Marketing
6 1 (0.61%) Publishing
6 1 (0.61%) Automotive
6 1 (0.61%) Legal
6 1 (0.61%) Military
Job Titles
1 79 (47.88%) Developer
2 39 (23.64%) .NET Developer
3 22 (13.33%) Analyst
4 18 (10.91%) Software Developer
5 17 (10.30%) Integration Engineer
6 13 (7.88%) Test Analyst
7 12 (7.27%) Support Engineer
8 11 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 11 (6.67%) C# Developer
8 11 (6.67%) VB.NET Developer
9 9 (5.45%) Web Developer
9 9 (5.45%) Applications Support
10 8 (4.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (4.85%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (4.24%) Support Analyst
11 7 (4.24%) Consultant
11 7 (4.24%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (3.03%) DBA
12 5 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (3.03%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (49.70%) .NET
2 52 (31.52%) ASP.NET
3 38 (23.03%) HTML
4 21 (12.73%) WCF
5 17 (10.30%) XML
6 16 (9.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 16 (9.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (8.48%) RESTful
7 14 (8.48%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (4.85%) WinForms
9 7 (4.24%) Ajax
10 6 (3.64%) WPF
10 6 (3.64%) CSS
11 5 (3.03%) SOAP
12 4 (2.42%) HTML5
12 4 (2.42%) .NET Framework
13 3 (1.82%) XHTML
13 3 (1.82%) Web Services
14 2 (1.21%) Durandal
14 2 (1.21%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.30%) Computer Science
2 4 (2.42%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.21%) Open Source
3 2 (1.21%) Clustering
3 2 (1.21%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.21%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.21%) GIS
4 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.61%) Blog
4 1 (0.61%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.61%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 69 (41.82%) Windows
2 37 (22.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (15.15%) Windows 7
5 20 (12.12%) Windows XP
6 19 (11.52%) UNIX
7 18 (10.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (9.09%) Linux
9 4 (2.42%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.21%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.21%) Android
10 2 (1.21%) Debian
10 2 (1.21%) Solaris
10 2 (1.21%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.61%) AIX
11 1 (0.61%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (10.91%) MVC
2 17 (10.30%) TDD
3 16 (9.70%) BDD
4 14 (8.48%) Web Application Development
5 13 (7.88%) OOD
6 12 (7.27%) ERP
7 10 (6.06%) CRM
8 9 (5.45%) ITIL
8 9 (5.45%) Test Scripting
9 8 (4.85%) Unit Testing
9 8 (4.85%) Web Development
10 7 (4.24%) OO
10 7 (4.24%) Software Engineering
10 7 (4.24%) Scrum
10 7 (4.24%) Test Automation
11 6 (3.64%) Workflow
11 6 (3.64%) Automated Testing
11 6 (3.64%) UML
11 6 (3.64%) SOA
12 5 (3.03%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 93 (56.36%) SQL
2 80 (48.48%) C#
3 58 (35.15%) VBScript
4 49 (29.70%) VB.NET
5 36 (21.82%) PowerShell
6 35 (21.21%) JavaScript
7 29 (17.58%) C++
8 28 (16.97%) Java
9 26 (15.76%) VB6
10 16 (9.70%) C
11 14 (8.48%) Ruby
11 14 (8.48%) PHP
11 14 (8.48%) T-SQL
12 13 (7.88%) VBA
13 11 (6.67%) Shell Script
14 6 (3.64%) Perl
15 3 (1.82%) Delphi
15 3 (1.82%) Lua
16 2 (1.21%) Python
17 1 (0.61%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 31 (18.79%) Degree
2 30 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 21 (12.73%) SC Cleared
4 14 (8.48%) DV Cleared
5 6 (3.64%) ISEB
6 5 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.21%) MCP
7 2 (1.21%) CISSP
8 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.70%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 25 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (14.55%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.03%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.82%) XenApp
5 3 (1.82%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.82%) vSphere
6 2 (1.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.61%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.61%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.61%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 24 (14.55%) SCCM
2 22 (13.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.82%) WSUS
5 2 (1.21%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.21%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.21%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.61%) Nessus
6 1 (0.61%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (0.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.61%) nmon
Vendors
1 42 (25.45%) Oracle
1 42 (25.45%) Microsoft
2 29 (17.58%) VMware
3 26 (15.76%) Citrix
4 6 (3.64%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.42%) F5
5 4 (2.42%) Google
5 4 (2.42%) Fujitsu
6 3 (1.82%) Symantec
6 3 (1.82%) AppSense
7 2 (1.21%) Akamai
7 2 (1.21%) Tableau
7 2 (1.21%) Cognos
7 2 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.21%) Adobe
7 2 (1.21%) Genesys
7 2 (1.21%) CA
8 1 (0.61%) BT
8 1 (0.61%) Informatica
8 1 (0.61%) HP
Reading, Berkshire
SJB Corporate Ltd
Salary: £70,000 per annum plus 25 days holiday + pension + additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + + Bonus + Further Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + + Bonus + Further Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000 - 70,000 + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Zetman
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Ascot, Berkshire
Talent Spa
Salary: DoE
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £1 per annum + Excellent Base+Bonus+Further Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
ADP Dealer Services
Salary: competitive package with excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Berkshire Wilts Oxon Newbury Swindon
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to £22,500+ bonus + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Berkshire Wilts Oxon
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to £24k + VG Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago