The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 48 56 56
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 4 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 1.04% 1.08% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.77% 2.63% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 3
Average salary - £30,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -29.06%
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 Newbury region.

Programming Languages Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
226 190 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 58.70% 41.04% 49.33%
Number of salaries quoted 183 159 199
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

VB
Salary Trend in Newbury

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

VB Salary Trend in Newbury

VB
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Stochastic Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) C#

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Newbury 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.

General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) Stochastic Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) C#