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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 169 173 143
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -30
Permanent jobs citing VB 43 49 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.96% 0.97% 1.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.35% 2.62% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 38 41 66
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £23,341 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
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
1827 1868 2170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 40.83% 36.87% 39.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1633 1556 1826
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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
Reading -10 13 £42,500 +16.43% 1
Bracknell - 12 £45,000 - 1
Wokingham - 5 £50,000 - 1
Hungerford +10 3 £23,500 - 1
Slough +3 2 £36,250 +11.53% 1
Maidenhead - 2 £40,000 - 2
Windsor +17 1 £25,000 -42.85% 1
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 91 (84.26%) .NET
2 72 (66.67%) C#
3 59 (54.63%) HTML
4 56 (51.85%) SQL Server
5 53 (49.07%) XML
6 51 (47.22%) SDLC
7 50 (46.30%) SQL
8 44 (40.74%) Java
9 40 (37.04%) Finance
10 39 (36.11%) Visual Studio
11 34 (31.48%) JavaScript
11 34 (31.48%) VB.NET
12 33 (30.56%) Web Services
13 30 (27.78%) Oracle
13 30 (27.78%) Windows
14 28 (25.93%) ASP.NET
14 28 (25.93%) Degree
15 26 (24.07%) PHP
16 25 (23.15%) Linux
17 24 (22.22%) DTS
17 24 (22.22%) Banking
18 23 (21.30%) C++
18 23 (21.30%) Perl
19 21 (19.44%) CRM
20 19 (17.59%) Unix
20 19 (17.59%) SQL Server 2008
21 18 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
21 18 (16.67%) SOAP
22 17 (15.74%) Computer Science
23 16 (14.81%) VBScript

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 11 (10.19%) SharePoint
2 10 (9.26%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (9.26%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (8.33%) CMS
4 4 (3.70%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.70%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (3.70%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.78%) IIS
5 3 (2.78%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.78%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.85%) Tuxedo
7 1 (0.93%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.85%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.85%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.04%) Internet
1 13 (12.04%) TCP/IP
2 11 (10.19%) DNS
3 10 (9.26%) Firewall
4 4 (3.70%) PABX
5 3 (2.78%) S/MIME
5 3 (2.78%) SSL
6 2 (1.85%) SMTP
6 2 (1.85%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.93%) BGP
7 1 (0.93%) DHCP
7 1 (0.93%) HTTP
7 1 (0.93%) IPsec
7 1 (0.93%) IPv6
7 1 (0.93%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.93%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (51.85%) SQL Server
2 24 (22.22%) DTS
3 19 (17.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (12.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.85%) MS Access
8 1 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.93%) Big Data
8 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (36.11%) Visual Studio
2 15 (13.89%) Selenium
2 15 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (11.11%) JMeter
4 11 (10.19%) Gatling
4 11 (10.19%) LoadRunner
5 9 (8.33%) TestNG
6 4 (3.70%) JIRA
6 4 (3.70%) Toad
7 3 (2.78%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.85%) MSTest
8 2 (1.85%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (1.85%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.93%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.93%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.93%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.93%) Moq
9 1 (0.93%) SonarQube
General
1 40 (37.04%) Finance
2 24 (22.22%) Banking
3 15 (13.89%) Legal
4 13 (12.04%) Manufacturing
5 7 (6.48%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.85%) French Language
6 2 (1.85%) German Language
6 2 (1.85%) Military
6 2 (1.85%) Retail
6 2 (1.85%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.93%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 50 (46.30%) Developer
2 37 (34.26%) .NET Developer
3 32 (29.63%) Software Developer
4 27 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 27 (25.00%) C# Developer
5 25 (23.15%) .NET Software Developer
6 24 (22.22%) C# Software Developer
7 22 (20.37%) SQL Developer
8 15 (13.89%) C# WCF Developer
8 15 (13.89%) WCF Developer
9 12 (11.11%) Analyst
10 11 (10.19%) Automation Tester
10 11 (10.19%) Technical Support
10 11 (10.19%) Tester
11 10 (9.26%) Architect
12 9 (8.33%) C++ Developer
12 9 (8.33%) Senior Automation Tester
12 9 (8.33%) Senior Tester
12 9 (8.33%) Support Analyst
12 9 (8.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (84.26%) .NET
2 59 (54.63%) HTML
3 53 (49.07%) XML
4 33 (30.56%) Web Services
5 28 (25.93%) ASP.NET
6 18 (16.67%) SOAP
7 15 (13.89%) WCF
7 15 (13.89%) WPF
8 13 (12.04%) CSS
9 11 (10.19%) HTML5
10 10 (9.26%) Ajax
10 10 (9.26%) EDI
10 10 (9.26%) REST
11 8 (7.41%) DHTML
12 3 (2.78%) CGI
12 3 (2.78%) jQuery
12 3 (2.78%) Middleware
12 3 (2.78%) WebSphere MQ
13 2 (1.85%) JFC
13 2 (1.85%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.74%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.41%) W3C
3 4 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.78%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.78%) Physics
5 2 (1.85%) Blog
5 2 (1.85%) Fintech
5 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.85%) User Experience
6 1 (0.93%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.93%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (27.78%) Windows
2 25 (23.15%) Linux
3 19 (17.59%) Unix
4 1 (0.93%) Android
4 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (47.22%) SDLC
2 21 (19.44%) CRM
3 18 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (13.89%) ITIL
5 14 (12.96%) Scrum
6 13 (12.04%) Open Source
6 13 (12.04%) SOA
6 13 (12.04%) Test Automation
7 12 (11.11%) Integration Testing
7 12 (11.11%) Performance Testing
7 12 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 12 (11.11%) System Testing
8 11 (10.19%) Analytics
8 11 (10.19%) ERP
8 11 (10.19%) Functional Testing
8 11 (10.19%) Non-Functional Testing
8 11 (10.19%) Software Testing
9 10 (9.26%) Defect Management
9 10 (9.26%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 72 (66.67%) C#
2 50 (46.30%) SQL
3 44 (40.74%) Java
4 34 (31.48%) JavaScript
4 34 (31.48%) VB.NET
5 26 (24.07%) PHP
6 23 (21.30%) C++
6 23 (21.30%) Perl
7 16 (14.81%) VBScript
8 15 (13.89%) Shell Script
9 12 (11.11%) PL/SQL
10 11 (10.19%) Python
11 10 (9.26%) XPath
12 8 (7.41%) VB6
13 4 (3.70%) PowerShell
13 4 (3.70%) T-SQL
13 4 (3.70%) VBA
14 3 (2.78%) Bash Shell
14 3 (2.78%) Tcl
15 2 (1.85%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 28 (25.93%) Degree
2 9 (8.33%) ISEB
2 9 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.63%) MCITP
4 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.63%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.70%) MCSE
5 4 (3.70%) MCTS
6 1 (0.93%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.96%) QA
2 2 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.70%) MOM
1 4 (3.70%) SCOM
2 2 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 30 (27.78%) Oracle
2 11 (10.19%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.63%) Cisco
4 3 (2.78%) IBM
5 2 (1.85%) CyberSource
5 2 (1.85%) DataCash
5 2 (1.85%) Elavon
5 2 (1.85%) Hitachi
5 2 (1.85%) Sage
5 2 (1.85%) Symantec
5 2 (1.85%) TSYS
5 2 (1.85%) VeriFone
5 2 (1.85%) VocaLink
5 2 (1.85%) WorldPay
5 2 (1.85%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.93%) HP
6 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.93%) SAP
6 1 (0.93%) Syclo
6 1 (0.93%) Telerik
Hungerford, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 30% bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Slough
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago