The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 115 115 92
Rank change year-on-year
0 -23
Permanent jobs citing VB 12 34 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.69% 1.45% 2.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.62% 4.06% 5.91%
Number of salaries quoted 10 31 48
Median salary £44,500 £36,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.91% -14.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,850 £23,341 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £45,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
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 Reading region.

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
741 838 897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 42.76% 35.77% 37.82%
Number of salaries quoted 680 698 777
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,421 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +1.26%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

VB
Salary Trend in Reading

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

VB Salary Trend in Reading

VB
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in Reading

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for VB.

1 51 (86.44%) .NET
2 41 (69.49%) C#
3 34 (57.63%) HTML
3 34 (57.63%) XML
4 33 (55.93%) SQL Server
5 26 (44.07%) SDLC
6 23 (38.98%) SQL
6 23 (38.98%) Oracle
7 22 (37.29%) Web Services
8 19 (32.20%) VB.NET
9 18 (30.51%) SOAP
9 18 (30.51%) Linux
10 16 (27.12%) Unix
10 16 (27.12%) C++
11 14 (23.73%) Degree
11 14 (23.73%) PHP
11 14 (23.73%) Java
11 14 (23.73%) JavaScript
11 14 (23.73%) Shell Script
12 13 (22.03%) DTS
12 13 (22.03%) Visual Studio
13 12 (20.34%) PL/SQL
13 12 (20.34%) ITIL
13 12 (20.34%) Computer Science
13 12 (20.34%) Integration Testing
13 12 (20.34%) System Testing
14 11 (18.64%) Analytics
14 11 (18.64%) Banking
14 11 (18.64%) Finance
14 11 (18.64%) ASP.NET

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (16.95%) BizTalk Server
1 10 (16.95%) SharePoint
1 10 (16.95%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (6.78%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.78%) Office Communications Server
2 4 (6.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (16.95%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) PABX
2 2 (3.39%) Internet
2 2 (3.39%) SMTP
2 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.39%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (55.93%) SQL Server
2 13 (22.03%) DTS
3 10 (16.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (13.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (13.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.39%) MS Access
7 1 (1.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (22.03%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.39%) MSTest
3 2 (3.39%) Selenium
3 2 (3.39%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (3.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (3.39%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (18.64%) Banking
1 11 (18.64%) Finance
2 10 (16.95%) Manufacturing
3 7 (11.86%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.78%) Legal
5 2 (3.39%) Military
6 1 (1.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (45.76%) Developer
2 21 (35.59%) .NET Developer
3 17 (28.81%) Software Developer
4 15 (25.42%) C# .NET Developer
4 15 (25.42%) C# Developer
5 12 (20.34%) .NET Software Developer
5 12 (20.34%) C# Software Developer
6 11 (18.64%) Technical Support
7 10 (16.95%) Architect
8 9 (15.25%) C++ Developer
8 9 (15.25%) C++ Software Developer
8 9 (15.25%) Technical Architect
9 8 (13.56%) C++/C# Developer
9 8 (13.56%) IT Architect
10 7 (11.86%) VB.NET Developer
11 6 (10.17%) SQL Developer
11 6 (10.17%) Support Analyst
11 6 (10.17%) Support Consultant
11 6 (10.17%) Technical Consultant
11 6 (10.17%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (86.44%) .NET
2 34 (57.63%) HTML
2 34 (57.63%) XML
3 22 (37.29%) Web Services
4 18 (30.51%) SOAP
5 11 (18.64%) ASP.NET
6 10 (16.95%) EDI
6 10 (16.95%) HTML5
6 10 (16.95%) REST
7 8 (13.56%) CSS
7 8 (13.56%) DHTML
8 4 (6.78%) WCF
8 4 (6.78%) WPF
9 3 (5.08%) CGI
10 2 (3.39%) Classic ASP
10 2 (3.39%) JFC
10 2 (3.39%) jQuery
10 2 (3.39%) Regular Expression
10 2 (3.39%) RFC 2822
10 2 (3.39%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.34%) Computer Science
2 8 (13.56%) W3C
3 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.39%) Blog
4 2 (3.39%) User Experience
5 1 (1.69%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 18 (30.51%) Linux
2 16 (27.12%) Unix
3 8 (13.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.07%) SDLC
2 12 (20.34%) Integration Testing
2 12 (20.34%) ITIL
2 12 (20.34%) System Testing
3 11 (18.64%) Analytics
4 10 (16.95%) CRM
4 10 (16.95%) EAI
4 10 (16.95%) ERP
4 10 (16.95%) SOA
4 10 (16.95%) Software Architecture
4 10 (16.95%) Structured Programming
5 8 (13.56%) Logistics
5 8 (13.56%) Service Delivery
6 7 (11.86%) Software Engineering
6 7 (11.86%) Web Accessibility
7 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.78%) ITIL V3
8 2 (3.39%) OO
8 2 (3.39%) OOD
8 2 (3.39%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (69.49%) C#
2 23 (38.98%) SQL
3 19 (32.20%) VB.NET
4 16 (27.12%) C++
5 14 (23.73%) Java
5 14 (23.73%) JavaScript
5 14 (23.73%) PHP
5 14 (23.73%) Shell Script
6 12 (20.34%) PL/SQL
7 10 (16.95%) XPath
8 8 (13.56%) VB6
9 6 (10.17%) VBScript
10 2 (3.39%) Assembly Language
10 2 (3.39%) Perl
10 2 (3.39%) Python
10 2 (3.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (23.73%) Degree
2 6 (10.17%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.78%) MCITP
4 4 (6.78%) MCSE
4 4 (6.78%) MCTS
4 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) MOM
1 4 (6.78%) SCOM
2 2 (3.39%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 23 (38.98%) Oracle
2 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.78%) Cisco
4 2 (3.39%) Symantec