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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 61 58 73
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Permanent jobs citing VB 5 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.95% 1.95% 1.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.79% 5.36% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 3
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -9.52%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.69% +6.42%
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
179 168 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 33.84% 36.44% 41.19%
Number of salaries quoted 126 137 137
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £51,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Bracknell

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) VBScript
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (75.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 9 (75.00%) VMware
3 9 (75.00%) SCCM
3 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (75.00%) DV Cleared
3 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (75.00%) Oracle
3 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (75.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
5 6 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (33.33%) PKI
6 4 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
6 4 (33.33%) ESRI
6 4 (33.33%) ArcGIS
6 4 (33.33%) IBM
6 4 (33.33%) Lumension
7 3 (25.00%) DNS
8 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
8 2 (16.67%) Windows XP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 4 (33.33%) ArcGIS
1 4 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
1 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Nortel Periphonics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) FTP
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) Frame Relay
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco ICM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) MS Access
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MSI
1 2 (16.67%) StarTeam
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) XSLT
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (8.33%) OOXML
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX
4 1 (8.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (8.33%) MVC
2 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Analytics
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco ICM Scripting
2 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) VBScript
3 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 2 (16.67%) C
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (8.33%) VB6
5 1 (8.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (75.00%) DV Cleared
1 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 9 (75.00%) SCCM
2 6 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) Oracle
2 9 (75.00%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Lumension
3 4 (33.33%) ESRI
3 4 (33.33%) IBM
4 2 (16.67%) Borland
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Nortel
5 1 (8.33%) Genesys
5 1 (8.33%) Verint