The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 191 181 165
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -16
Permanent jobs citing VB 37 59 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.64% 0.99% 0.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.87% 2.28% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 22 45 50
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £53,750 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1976 2587 2519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 33.99% 43.39% 46.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1557 2116 2204
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 -11 24 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Hungerford -5 4 - -
Bracknell -25 3 £40,000 -3.61% 2
Windsor - 2 £42,500 - 1
Newbury +8 1 £30,000 -42.85%
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 83 (69.75%) SQL
2 64 (53.78%) Windows
3 56 (47.06%) VBScript
4 50 (42.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (41.18%) Microsoft
6 48 (40.34%) C#
7 46 (38.66%) .NET
8 45 (37.82%) PowerShell
9 41 (34.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 41 (34.45%) Windows 7
10 40 (33.61%) Oracle
11 38 (31.93%) Active Directory
12 37 (31.09%) VMware
12 37 (31.09%) Hyper-V
12 37 (31.09%) VMware Infrastructure
12 37 (31.09%) Degree
13 35 (29.41%) SCCM
13 35 (29.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 30 (25.21%) Citrix
15 29 (24.37%) Windows Server 2012
16 27 (22.69%) SQL Server
17 26 (21.85%) DNS
17 26 (21.85%) Computer Science
18 25 (21.01%) MS Excel
19 24 (20.17%) Windows XP
19 24 (20.17%) MSI
20 22 (18.49%) SC Cleared
20 22 (18.49%) Security Cleared
21 21 (17.65%) VB.NET
22 19 (15.97%) C++

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 11 (9.24%) IIS
2 5 (4.20%) ArcGIS
2 5 (4.20%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (4.20%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.36%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.68%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.84%) CMS
5 1 (0.84%) Apache
Applications
1 25 (21.01%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.68%) MS Office
3 1 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 26 (21.85%) DNS
2 3 (2.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.68%) Wireshark
3 2 (1.68%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.84%) DHCP
4 1 (0.84%) Internet
4 1 (0.84%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (22.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (4.20%) MySQL
3 5 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.52%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.52%) MS Access
5 3 (2.52%) DTS
6 2 (1.68%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.68%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.68%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.84%) QlikView
7 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (20.17%) MSI
2 7 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.88%) Subversion
3 4 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.52%) Selenium
5 2 (1.68%) TestComplete
5 2 (1.68%) StarTeam
5 2 (1.68%) NUnit
5 2 (1.68%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.84%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.84%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.84%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.84%) JIRA
6 1 (0.84%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.84%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.84%) MSTest
6 1 (0.84%) Moq
6 1 (0.84%) Selenium IDE
General
1 15 (12.61%) Finance
2 10 (8.40%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.20%) Banking
3 5 (4.20%) Retail
4 2 (1.68%) Local Government
4 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.84%) Marketing
5 1 (0.84%) Electronics
5 1 (0.84%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 42 (35.29%) Developer
2 29 (24.37%) Integration Engineer
3 15 (12.61%) Support Engineer
4 14 (11.76%) Web Developer
5 12 (10.08%) Software Developer
6 11 (9.24%) Applications Support
7 9 (7.56%) Team Leader
8 8 (6.72%) .NET Developer
8 8 (6.72%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (6.72%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (5.88%) Graduate Software Developer
9 7 (5.88%) Graduate Developer
9 7 (5.88%) Consultant
9 7 (5.88%) C# Developer
9 7 (5.88%) Graduate
10 5 (4.20%) Development Team Leader
10 5 (4.20%) VB.NET Developer
10 5 (4.20%) Software Development Team Leader
10 5 (4.20%) Software Team Leader
10 5 (4.20%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (38.66%) .NET
2 19 (15.97%) HTML
3 14 (11.76%) .NET Framework
4 9 (7.56%) ASP.NET
5 8 (6.72%) XML
6 5 (4.20%) Ajax
7 4 (3.36%) WPF
7 4 (3.36%) CSS
8 3 (2.52%) JSON
9 2 (1.68%) MFC
9 2 (1.68%) ODBC
9 2 (1.68%) Web Services
9 2 (1.68%) HTML5
9 2 (1.68%) OLE DB
9 2 (1.68%) Java EE
10 1 (0.84%) REST
10 1 (0.84%) Silverlight
10 1 (0.84%) XHTML
10 1 (0.84%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.85%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.20%) PKI
4 2 (1.68%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.68%) Clustering
4 2 (1.68%) Blog
4 2 (1.68%) Home Automation
4 2 (1.68%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.84%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.84%) Open Source
5 1 (0.84%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 64 (53.78%) Windows
2 50 (42.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (34.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 41 (34.45%) Windows 7
4 29 (24.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (20.17%) Windows XP
6 7 (5.88%) UNIX
7 2 (1.68%) Linux
7 2 (1.68%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (11.76%) Web Development
3 9 (7.56%) ERP
3 9 (7.56%) OOD
3 9 (7.56%) Scrum
4 7 (5.88%) Workflow
5 5 (4.20%) B2B
5 5 (4.20%) SOA
5 5 (4.20%) ITIL
5 5 (4.20%) Unit Testing
5 5 (4.20%) Performance Management
5 5 (4.20%) Product Management
6 4 (3.36%) Automated Testing
6 4 (3.36%) OO
7 3 (2.52%) CRM
7 3 (2.52%) UML
7 3 (2.52%) MVVM
7 3 (2.52%) MVC
7 3 (2.52%) Line Management
8 2 (1.68%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 83 (69.75%) SQL
2 56 (47.06%) VBScript
3 48 (40.34%) C#
4 45 (37.82%) PowerShell
5 21 (17.65%) VB.NET
6 19 (15.97%) C++
7 17 (14.29%) C
8 14 (11.76%) JavaScript
9 11 (9.24%) PHP
10 9 (7.56%) Java
11 7 (5.88%) VB6
12 3 (2.52%) Perl
13 2 (1.68%) VC++
13 2 (1.68%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.84%) Delphi
14 1 (0.84%) Korn
14 1 (0.84%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 37 (31.09%) Degree
2 22 (18.49%) SC Cleared
2 22 (18.49%) Security Cleared
3 13 (10.92%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.68%) MCP
4 2 (1.68%) ISEB
4 2 (1.68%) CISSP
4 2 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.04%) QA
System Software
1 38 (31.93%) Active Directory
2 37 (31.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (31.09%) Hyper-V
3 7 (5.88%) XenApp
4 5 (4.20%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.68%) VirtualBox
5 2 (1.68%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.84%) NFS
Systems Management
1 35 (29.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 35 (29.41%) SCCM
2 5 (4.20%) EdgeSight
3 4 (3.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (2.52%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.68%) ARCserve
5 2 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.84%) Nagios
Vendors
1 49 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 40 (33.61%) Oracle
3 37 (31.09%) VMware
4 30 (25.21%) Citrix
5 5 (4.20%) AppSense
5 5 (4.20%) IBM
5 5 (4.20%) ESRI
5 5 (4.20%) Fujitsu
5 5 (4.20%) F5
5 5 (4.20%) Lumension
6 2 (1.68%) Borland
6 2 (1.68%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.68%) Symantec
7 1 (0.84%) Altiris
7 1 (0.84%) Capita
7 1 (0.84%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.84%) Veritas
7 1 (0.84%) HP
7 1 (0.84%) EMC
7 1 (0.84%) Business Objects
Reading, Berkshire
SJB Corporate Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Zetman
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 16 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Limited
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago