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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 56 53 51
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing VB 5 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 1.08% 0.67% 1.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.63% 1.35% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 4
Average salary £30,500 £43,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.06% +6.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £36,600 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £48,600 £43,300
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
190 222 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 40.95% 49.55% 72.93%
Number of salaries quoted 159 197 248
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
Salary Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Newbury

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) C
3 4 (66.67%) UNIX
4 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (16.67%) MS Office
6 1 (16.67%) XML
6 1 (16.67%) Java
6 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (16.67%) OO
6 1 (16.67%) XHTML
6 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 1 (16.67%) CRM
6 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (16.67%) ERP
6 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (16.67%) Automotive
6 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (16.67%) Scrum
6 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) OO
1 1 (16.67%) CRM
1 1 (16.67%) ERP
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Scrum
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) C
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
Newbury, Berkshire
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