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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 150 159 146
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Permanent jobs citing VB 76 64 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.29% 1.20% 1.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.25% 2.73% 2.83%
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 £50,000 £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
2335 2345 3004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 39.69% 44.05% 48.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1972 2005 2684
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 £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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 18 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 18 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 +20 42 £42,500 +23.18% 3
Bracknell +21 11 £43,750 -16.66%
Slough +1 5 £40,000 -
Hungerford +7 2 £48,750 +45.52% 1
Maidenhead - 2 £39,500 -
Wokingham - 2 £37,500 -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 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 92 (63.89%) C#
2 90 (62.50%) .NET
3 75 (52.08%) SQL Server
4 74 (51.39%) SQL
5 69 (47.92%) ASP.NET
6 68 (47.22%) VB.NET
7 62 (43.06%) Windows
8 36 (25.00%) WCF
9 35 (24.31%) HTML
10 34 (23.61%) Degree
11 31 (21.53%) JavaScript
11 31 (21.53%) VBScript
11 31 (21.53%) Microsoft
12 30 (20.83%) MVC
13 28 (19.44%) C++
14 26 (18.06%) IIS
14 26 (18.06%) UNIX
15 25 (17.36%) Oracle
15 25 (17.36%) Security Cleared
16 23 (15.97%) ASP.NET MVC
16 23 (15.97%) Java
16 23 (15.97%) TDD
17 22 (15.28%) Web Application Development
17 22 (15.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 21 (14.58%) Finance
18 21 (14.58%) VB6
18 21 (14.58%) Linux
19 20 (13.89%) ASP.NET Web API
20 19 (13.19%) OO
20 19 (13.19%) T-SQL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 26 (18.06%) IIS
2 14 (9.72%) Node.js
3 7 (4.86%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.17%) CMS
5 4 (2.78%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.78%) Apache
6 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2000
6 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.39%) Joomla!
6 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.39%) JRun
6 2 (1.39%) Drupal
6 2 (1.39%) Kentico
6 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.03%) MS Office
3 2 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.69%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.50%) Internet
2 7 (4.86%) Firewall
3 5 (3.47%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.47%) LAN
3 5 (3.47%) WAN
3 5 (3.47%) DNS
4 2 (1.39%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.69%) LDAP
5 1 (0.69%) FTP
5 1 (0.69%) HTTP
5 1 (0.69%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (52.08%) SQL Server
2 19 (13.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (11.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (10.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (9.72%) NoSQL
7 12 (8.33%) DTS
8 10 (6.94%) Relational Database
9 8 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (3.47%) MySQL
11 4 (2.78%) MS Access
11 4 (2.78%) Oracle Database
12 3 (2.08%) RDBMS
13 2 (1.39%) IDOL
13 2 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.69%) OLAP
14 1 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
14 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 14 (9.72%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.03%) NUnit
3 10 (6.94%) MSTest
4 9 (6.25%) Subversion
5 8 (5.56%) Visual Studio
5 8 (5.56%) Rhino Mocks
5 8 (5.56%) Moq
6 6 (4.17%) Selenium
7 5 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (2.78%) TestComplete
9 2 (1.39%) Toad
9 2 (1.39%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.39%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (0.69%) JProfiler
10 1 (0.69%) NCover
10 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Blend
10 1 (0.69%) WinRunner
10 1 (0.69%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.69%) MSI
General
1 21 (14.58%) Finance
2 12 (8.33%) Retail
3 5 (3.47%) Local Government
4 3 (2.08%) Advertising
4 3 (2.08%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.08%) Marketing
5 2 (1.39%) Automotive
5 2 (1.39%) Legal
5 2 (1.39%) Military
6 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.69%) Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Law
6 1 (0.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 87 (60.42%) Developer
2 47 (32.64%) .NET Developer
3 20 (13.89%) Analyst
4 13 (9.03%) Software Developer
4 13 (9.03%) Web Developer
5 12 (8.33%) Test Analyst
6 11 (7.64%) Senior Developer
7 7 (4.86%) Programmer
7 7 (4.86%) Consultant
7 7 (4.86%) Software Engineer
7 7 (4.86%) SQL Developer
7 7 (4.86%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (4.17%) Support Analyst
8 6 (4.17%) SQL Programmer
9 5 (3.47%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.47%) Senior Test Analyst
9 5 (3.47%) .NET Web Developer
9 5 (3.47%) .NET Programmer
10 4 (2.78%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (62.50%) .NET
2 69 (47.92%) ASP.NET
3 36 (25.00%) WCF
4 35 (24.31%) HTML
5 23 (15.97%) ASP.NET MVC
6 22 (15.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 20 (13.89%) ASP.NET Web API
8 19 (13.19%) XML
9 17 (11.81%) .NET Framework
10 16 (11.11%) WinForms
11 14 (9.72%) RESTful
12 12 (8.33%) Ajax
12 12 (8.33%) Unity DI Container
13 10 (6.94%) SOAP
14 9 (6.25%) CSS
14 9 (6.25%) WPF
15 8 (5.56%) XHTML
15 8 (5.56%) Spring.NET
15 8 (5.56%) Castle Windsor
15 8 (5.56%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.19%) Computer Science
2 11 (7.64%) Mathematics
3 8 (5.56%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.39%) Replication
5 2 (1.39%) Clustering
5 2 (1.39%) GIS
5 2 (1.39%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.69%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.69%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.69%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.69%) IVR
6 1 (0.69%) Physics
6 1 (0.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 62 (43.06%) Windows
2 26 (18.06%) UNIX
3 21 (14.58%) Linux
4 15 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (4.17%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.78%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.08%) Solaris
9 2 (1.39%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.39%) HPUX
9 2 (1.39%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.39%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (20.83%) MVC
2 23 (15.97%) TDD
3 22 (15.28%) Web Application Development
4 19 (13.19%) OO
5 17 (11.81%) Scrum
6 14 (9.72%) BDD
7 12 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 12 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
8 10 (6.94%) Test Scripting
9 9 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (5.56%) OOD
10 8 (5.56%) Performance Management
10 8 (5.56%) Kanban
10 8 (5.56%) MVVM
11 7 (4.86%) ERP
11 7 (4.86%) Automated Testing
11 7 (4.86%) Web Development
12 6 (4.17%) Workflow
12 6 (4.17%) SOA
12 6 (4.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 92 (63.89%) C#
2 74 (51.39%) SQL
3 68 (47.22%) VB.NET
4 31 (21.53%) JavaScript
4 31 (21.53%) VBScript
5 28 (19.44%) C++
6 23 (15.97%) Java
7 21 (14.58%) VB6
8 19 (13.19%) T-SQL
9 18 (12.50%) PowerShell
10 17 (11.81%) VBA
11 14 (9.72%) Ruby
12 10 (6.94%) Shell Script
12 10 (6.94%) PHP
13 6 (4.17%) Lua
13 6 (4.17%) Assembly Language
13 6 (4.17%) C++/CLI
14 5 (3.47%) Perl
15 4 (2.78%) C
16 2 (1.39%) MapBasic
Qualifications
1 34 (23.61%) Degree
2 25 (17.36%) Security Cleared
3 16 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 10 (6.94%) DV Cleared
5 9 (6.25%) MCP
5 9 (6.25%) ISEB
5 9 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (6.25%) MCTS
6 7 (4.86%) MCAD
6 7 (4.86%) MCSD
7 2 (1.39%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.39%) MCITP
7 2 (1.39%) MOS
7 2 (1.39%) MCSE
7 2 (1.39%) MCSA
7 2 (1.39%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.72%) QA
2 2 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.08%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.39%) XenServer
5 2 (1.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.69%) vSphere
6 1 (0.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (6.25%) SCCM
2 4 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.08%) WSUS
4 2 (1.39%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.39%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.39%) ARCserve
4 2 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.69%) nmon
Vendors
1 31 (21.53%) Microsoft
2 25 (17.36%) Oracle
3 14 (9.72%) VMware
4 11 (7.64%) Citrix
5 4 (2.78%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.08%) Symantec
7 2 (1.39%) Google
7 2 (1.39%) BT
7 2 (1.39%) McAfee
7 2 (1.39%) Cisco
7 2 (1.39%) Dell
7 2 (1.39%) CA
8 1 (0.69%) Informatica
8 1 (0.69%) Sage
8 1 (0.69%) Macrovision
8 1 (0.69%) Fujitsu
Hungerford, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Good Benefits + Bonus!
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Inc full Benefits Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago