The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 54 63 66
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Permanent jobs citing VB 20 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 3.78% 1.39% 0.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.17% 3.54% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 2
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,250 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £55,000 £34,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Programming Languages Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
218 198 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 41.21% 39.21% 43.65%
Number of salaries quoted 137 162 203
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

VB
Salary Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Bracknell region.

VB Salary Trend in Bracknell

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 30 (88.24%) Windows
2 25 (73.53%) VBScript
3 23 (67.65%) SQL
4 19 (55.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (55.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (52.94%) Windows 7
5 18 (52.94%) PowerShell
6 15 (44.12%) C#
6 15 (44.12%) .NET
6 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
6 15 (44.12%) MS Excel
7 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
7 14 (41.18%) Citrix
8 13 (38.24%) Finance
8 13 (38.24%) Security Cleared
9 12 (35.29%) SC Cleared
9 12 (35.29%) Oracle
10 11 (32.35%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (29.41%) SCCM
11 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (29.41%) Hyper-V
11 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
11 10 (29.41%) VMware
11 10 (29.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 9 (26.47%) IIS
12 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET
13 8 (23.53%) AppSense
13 8 (23.53%) WinForms
13 8 (23.53%) Telecoms
13 8 (23.53%) XenApp

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 9 (26.47%) IIS
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (44.12%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) DNS
2 2 (5.88%) Wireshark
2 2 (5.88%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.94%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
2 11 (32.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (11.76%) DTS
5 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.88%) MS Access
5 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.94%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MSI
2 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.88%) InstallShield
4 1 (2.94%) NUnit
4 1 (2.94%) Subversion
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Blend
4 1 (2.94%) NCover
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Retail
2 8 (23.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) Integration Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Web Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Consultant
3 7 (20.59%) Citrix Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Software Developer
4 4 (11.76%) C# Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (2.94%) Programmer
7 1 (2.94%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (44.12%) .NET
2 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET
3 8 (23.53%) WinForms
4 7 (20.59%) XML
5 6 (17.65%) WCF
6 5 (14.71%) WPF
7 2 (5.88%) HTML
7 2 (5.88%) JSON
7 2 (5.88%) ODBC
7 2 (5.88%) OLE DB
7 2 (5.88%) MFC
8 1 (2.94%) Ajax
8 1 (2.94%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Home Automation
1 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.94%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 30 (88.24%) Windows
2 19 (55.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 19 (55.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (52.94%) Windows 7
4 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (17.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Web Development
2 5 (14.71%) UML
3 4 (11.76%) OOD
3 4 (11.76%) SOA
4 3 (8.82%) MVVM
5 2 (5.88%) Automated Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.94%) System Testing
6 1 (2.94%) ETL
6 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.94%) MVC
6 1 (2.94%) TDD
6 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (73.53%) VBScript
2 23 (67.65%) SQL
3 18 (52.94%) PowerShell
4 15 (44.12%) C#
5 2 (5.88%) C++
5 2 (5.88%) PHP
5 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.88%) VC++
5 2 (5.88%) Assembly Language
5 2 (5.88%) C
6 1 (2.94%) VB6
6 1 (2.94%) Lua
6 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) Security Cleared
2 12 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.71%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (29.41%) Hyper-V
1 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 8 (23.53%) XenApp
2 8 (23.53%) XenDesktop
3 2 (5.88%) VirtualBox
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (29.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 10 (29.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
1 14 (41.18%) Citrix
2 12 (35.29%) Oracle
3 10 (29.41%) VMware
4 8 (23.53%) AppSense
4 8 (23.53%) Fujitsu
5 1 (2.94%) Capita
5 1 (2.94%) Google
5 1 (2.94%) CA
5 1 (2.94%) Informatica