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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 45 45 49
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 0.63% 0.74% 1.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.31% 1.83% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 7
Average salary - £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
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
153 164 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 48.11% 40.29% 57.44%
Number of salaries quoted 109 153 220
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) C++
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) XML
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) OO
1 5 (62.50%) XHTML
1 5 (62.50%) OOD
1 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) QA
3 3 (37.50%) Stochastic Modelling
3 3 (37.50%) User Stories
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) System Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 1 (12.50%) C
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Planning

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Software Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
2 3 (37.50%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) XML
1 5 (62.50%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Scrum
1 5 (62.50%) OO
1 5 (62.50%) OOD
2 3 (37.50%) Stochastic Modelling
2 3 (37.50%) User Stories
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
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