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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 47 53
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury - 0.25% 1.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.60% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Average salary - £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +46.15%
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
141 167 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 47.32% 41.23% 66.37%
Number of salaries quoted 111 164 221
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £57,500
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 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) OOD
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) OO
2 5 (62.50%) XHTML
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (37.50%) QA
4 3 (37.50%) User Stories
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) C
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (12.50%) LAN
6 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (12.50%) DNS
6 1 (12.50%) SLA
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) Sun
6 1 (12.50%) Nortel
6 1 (12.50%) Genesys

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Nortel Periphonics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco ICM
1 1 (12.50%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Software Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
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
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Junior
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) C Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Systems Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) XHTML
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (12.50%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) OOD
1 5 (62.50%) OO
1 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) User Stories
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ICM Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) Stochastic Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
3 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Sun
2 1 (12.50%) Nortel
2 1 (12.50%) Genesys