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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 139 164 146
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -18
Permanent jobs citing VB 75 63 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.28% 1.16% 1.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.26% 2.67% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 65 51 82
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
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
2299 2360 2976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 39.14% 43.51% 48.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1945 2030 2650
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading +16 41 £42,500 +23.18% 5
Bracknell +22 11 £43,750 -16.66%
Slough +5 5 £40,000 -
Maidenhead - 3 £37,500 -
Hungerford +8 2 £48,750 +45.52% 1
Wokingham - 2 £37,500 -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 88 (62.41%) C#
1 88 (62.41%) .NET
2 73 (51.77%) SQL
2 73 (51.77%) SQL Server
3 68 (48.23%) ASP.NET
4 65 (46.10%) VB.NET
5 62 (43.97%) Windows
6 35 (24.82%) WCF
6 35 (24.82%) HTML
7 31 (21.99%) JavaScript
7 31 (21.99%) VBScript
7 31 (21.99%) Degree
8 30 (21.28%) MVC
9 29 (20.57%) Microsoft
10 27 (19.15%) IIS
11 26 (18.44%) Oracle
11 26 (18.44%) C++
12 25 (17.73%) Security Cleared
13 24 (17.02%) Java
13 24 (17.02%) UNIX
14 23 (16.31%) TDD
14 23 (16.31%) ASP.NET MVC
15 22 (15.60%) Web Application Development
15 22 (15.60%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 21 (14.89%) VB6
16 21 (14.89%) Finance
17 20 (14.18%) Linux
18 19 (13.48%) T-SQL
18 19 (13.48%) XML
18 19 (13.48%) Active Directory

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (19.15%) IIS
2 14 (9.93%) Node.js
3 7 (4.96%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.26%) CMS
5 4 (2.84%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.84%) Apache
6 2 (1.42%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.42%) JRun
6 2 (1.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2000
6 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.42%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.42%) Joomla!
6 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.42%) Drupal
6 2 (1.42%) Kentico
6 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (9.93%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.22%) MS Office
3 2 (1.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) SalesLogix
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.77%) Internet
2 8 (5.67%) Firewall
3 6 (4.26%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.26%) DNS
4 5 (3.55%) LAN
4 5 (3.55%) WAN
5 2 (1.42%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.71%) LDAP
6 1 (0.71%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.71%) FTP
6 1 (0.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (51.77%) SQL Server
2 19 (13.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (12.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (11.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (9.93%) NoSQL
7 12 (8.51%) DTS
8 10 (7.09%) Relational Database
9 8 (5.67%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (5.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (4.26%) MySQL
11 5 (3.55%) Oracle Database
12 4 (2.84%) MS Access
13 3 (2.13%) RDBMS
14 2 (1.42%) IDOL
14 2 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
15 1 (0.71%) OLAP
15 1 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
15 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
15 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (9.93%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.22%) NUnit
3 10 (7.09%) MSTest
4 9 (6.38%) Subversion
5 8 (5.67%) Visual Studio
5 8 (5.67%) Rhino Mocks
5 8 (5.67%) Moq
6 6 (4.26%) Selenium
7 5 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (2.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (2.84%) TestComplete
9 2 (1.42%) Selenium IDE
9 2 (1.42%) Toad
9 2 (1.42%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.71%) NCover
10 1 (0.71%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.71%) QARun
10 1 (0.71%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.71%) WinRunner
10 1 (0.71%) LoadRunner
General
1 21 (14.89%) Finance
2 12 (8.51%) Retail
3 5 (3.55%) Local Government
4 3 (2.13%) Marketing
4 3 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.13%) Advertising
5 2 (1.42%) Military
5 2 (1.42%) Automotive
5 2 (1.42%) Legal
6 1 (0.71%) Law
6 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.71%) Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 85 (60.28%) Developer
2 46 (32.62%) .NET Developer
3 19 (13.48%) Analyst
4 13 (9.22%) Software Developer
5 12 (8.51%) Test Analyst
5 12 (8.51%) Web Developer
6 11 (7.80%) Senior Developer
7 7 (4.96%) Consultant
8 6 (4.26%) Programmer
8 6 (4.26%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (4.26%) Software Engineer
8 6 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (4.26%) SQL Developer
9 5 (3.55%) .NET Programmer
9 5 (3.55%) Senior Test Analyst
9 5 (3.55%) Support Analyst
9 5 (3.55%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.55%) .NET Web Developer
9 5 (3.55%) SQL Programmer
10 4 (2.84%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (62.41%) .NET
2 68 (48.23%) ASP.NET
3 35 (24.82%) HTML
3 35 (24.82%) WCF
4 23 (16.31%) ASP.NET MVC
5 22 (15.60%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 19 (13.48%) ASP.NET Web API
6 19 (13.48%) XML
7 16 (11.35%) WinForms
8 15 (10.64%) .NET Framework
9 14 (9.93%) RESTful
10 12 (8.51%) Unity DI Container
10 12 (8.51%) Ajax
11 10 (7.09%) SOAP
12 9 (6.38%) CSS
12 9 (6.38%) WPF
13 8 (5.67%) Spring.NET
13 8 (5.67%) Razor View Engine
13 8 (5.67%) Castle Windsor
13 8 (5.67%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.77%) Computer Science
2 11 (7.80%) Mathematics
3 8 (5.67%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.42%) Replication
6 2 (1.42%) Clustering
6 2 (1.42%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.42%) GIS
7 1 (0.71%) Physics
7 1 (0.71%) IVR
7 1 (0.71%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.71%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 62 (43.97%) Windows
2 24 (17.02%) UNIX
3 20 (14.18%) Linux
4 16 (11.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (7.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (4.26%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.84%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.13%) Solaris
9 2 (1.42%) HPUX
9 2 (1.42%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.42%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.42%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (21.28%) MVC
2 23 (16.31%) TDD
3 22 (15.60%) Web Application Development
4 18 (12.77%) OO
5 17 (12.06%) Scrum
6 14 (9.93%) BDD
7 12 (8.51%) Dependency Injection
8 11 (7.80%) Software Engineering
9 10 (7.09%) Test Scripting
10 9 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (5.67%) MVVM
11 8 (5.67%) Kanban
11 8 (5.67%) OOD
12 7 (4.96%) ERP
12 7 (4.96%) Automated Testing
12 7 (4.96%) Performance Management
12 7 (4.96%) Web Development
13 6 (4.26%) Time Management
13 6 (4.26%) Workflow
13 6 (4.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 88 (62.41%) C#
2 73 (51.77%) SQL
3 65 (46.10%) VB.NET
4 31 (21.99%) VBScript
4 31 (21.99%) JavaScript
5 26 (18.44%) C++
6 24 (17.02%) Java
7 21 (14.89%) VB6
8 19 (13.48%) PowerShell
8 19 (13.48%) T-SQL
9 17 (12.06%) VBA
10 14 (9.93%) Ruby
11 10 (7.09%) Shell Script
11 10 (7.09%) PHP
12 6 (4.26%) Lua
13 5 (3.55%) C++/CLI
13 5 (3.55%) Assembly Language
13 5 (3.55%) Perl
14 3 (2.13%) C
15 2 (1.42%) MapBasic
Qualifications
1 31 (21.99%) Degree
2 25 (17.73%) Security Cleared
3 16 (11.35%) SC Cleared
4 10 (7.09%) DV Cleared
5 9 (6.38%) MCTS
5 9 (6.38%) MCP
5 9 (6.38%) ISEB
5 9 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (4.96%) MCAD
6 7 (4.96%) MCSD
7 2 (1.42%) MCSE
7 2 (1.42%) MCSA
7 2 (1.42%) MOS
7 2 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.42%) MCITP
7 2 (1.42%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.42%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.93%) QA
2 2 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (13.48%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.67%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.84%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (1.42%) XenServer
5 2 (1.42%) vSphere
6 1 (0.71%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (6.38%) SCCM
2 4 (2.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (2.84%) WSUS
3 3 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.42%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.42%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.42%) ARCserve
4 2 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.42%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.71%) nmon
5 1 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 29 (20.57%) Microsoft
2 26 (18.44%) Oracle
3 15 (10.64%) VMware
4 11 (7.80%) Citrix
5 4 (2.84%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.13%) Symantec
7 2 (1.42%) McAfee
7 2 (1.42%) BT
7 2 (1.42%) Google
7 2 (1.42%) CA
7 2 (1.42%) Cisco
7 2 (1.42%) Dell
8 1 (0.71%) Informatica
8 1 (0.71%) Sage
8 1 (0.71%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.71%) Macrovision
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Reading
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Good Benefits + Bonus!
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Inc full Benefits Package
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