The first table below looks at the demand for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 103 112 92
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -20
Permanent jobs citing VB 34 21 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.42% 0.93% 2.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.82% 2.59% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 28 16 35
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £27,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,750 £42,400
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
891 810 1130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 37.34% 35.82% 50.90%
Number of salaries quoted 748 719 1007
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
Berkshire

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 July 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Reading

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 49 (65.33%) C#
2 45 (60.00%) .NET
3 40 (53.33%) SQL
4 33 (44.00%) VB.NET
4 33 (44.00%) ASP.NET
5 24 (32.00%) SQL Server
6 21 (28.00%) JavaScript
6 21 (28.00%) Security Cleared
7 20 (26.67%) Java
8 18 (24.00%) VBScript
9 17 (22.67%) HTML
9 17 (22.67%) Windows
9 17 (22.67%) MVC
10 16 (21.33%) TDD
10 16 (21.33%) Git (software)
10 16 (21.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (21.33%) BDD
10 16 (21.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 15 (20.00%) WCF
11 15 (20.00%) VB6
11 15 (20.00%) C++
12 14 (18.67%) Oracle
12 14 (18.67%) Internet
12 14 (18.67%) Ruby
12 14 (18.67%) RESTful
12 14 (18.67%) SC Cleared
12 14 (18.67%) Web Application Development
12 14 (18.67%) SQL Server 2012
12 14 (18.67%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (18.67%) NoSQL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 14 (18.67%) Node.js
2 9 (12.00%) IIS
3 5 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.67%) nginx
4 2 (2.67%) Apache
4 2 (2.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.67%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Heroku
1 2 (2.67%) Google Apps
1 2 (2.67%) Office 365
1 2 (2.67%) Google App Engine
1 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.67%) Internet
2 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (18.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 14 (18.67%) NoSQL
3 12 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (16.00%) DTS
4 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.00%) MySQL
5 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.67%) Redis
6 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.67%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (21.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.00%) Subversion
3 3 (4.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (2.67%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.67%) MSTest
4 2 (2.67%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.67%) PhantomJS
4 2 (2.67%) Sinon.JS
4 2 (2.67%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (2.67%) Selenium
5 1 (1.33%) CruiseControl
General
1 5 (6.67%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Advertising
3 1 (1.33%) Military
3 1 (1.33%) Legal
3 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (60.00%) Developer
2 27 (36.00%) .NET Developer
3 12 (16.00%) Software Developer
4 10 (13.33%) Analyst
5 6 (8.00%) Test Analyst
5 6 (8.00%) Support Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) Applications Support
7 4 (5.33%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Graduate Software Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Graduate Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Applications Support Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Consultant
8 3 (4.00%) Graduate
9 2 (2.67%) Wintel Consultant
9 2 (2.67%) Security Researcher
9 2 (2.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (2.67%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (2.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (60.00%) .NET
2 33 (44.00%) ASP.NET
3 17 (22.67%) HTML
4 16 (21.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (21.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 15 (20.00%) WCF
6 14 (18.67%) RESTful
6 14 (18.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (8.00%) XML
8 3 (4.00%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.67%) HTML5
9 2 (2.67%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (2.67%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (2.67%) Durandal
9 2 (2.67%) Sass
9 2 (2.67%) JSON
9 2 (2.67%) Django
9 2 (2.67%) COM
9 2 (2.67%) CSS
9 2 (2.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.33%) Mathematics
1 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.67%) Open Source
2 2 (2.67%) GIS
2 2 (2.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.67%) Clustering
3 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.33%) Blog
3 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.67%) Windows
2 11 (14.67%) UNIX
2 11 (14.67%) Linux
3 9 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.67%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.67%) Android
4 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.67%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.67%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.67%) Debian
5 1 (1.33%) AIX
5 1 (1.33%) HPUX
5 1 (1.33%) Solaris
5 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.67%) MVC
2 16 (21.33%) TDD
2 16 (21.33%) BDD
3 14 (18.67%) Web Application Development
4 6 (8.00%) Workflow
5 5 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 4 (5.33%) Test Scripting
6 4 (5.33%) OO
7 3 (4.00%) Web Design
7 3 (4.00%) ERP
8 2 (2.67%) Test Strategy
8 2 (2.67%) Black-Box Testing
8 2 (2.67%) Analytics
8 2 (2.67%) Web Development
8 2 (2.67%) Document Management
8 2 (2.67%) Logistics
8 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (2.67%) Test Automation
8 2 (2.67%) Unit Testing
8 2 (2.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 49 (65.33%) C#
2 40 (53.33%) SQL
3 33 (44.00%) VB.NET
4 21 (28.00%) JavaScript
5 20 (26.67%) Java
6 18 (24.00%) VBScript
7 15 (20.00%) VB6
7 15 (20.00%) C++
8 14 (18.67%) Ruby
9 12 (16.00%) VBA
9 12 (16.00%) T-SQL
10 10 (13.33%) Shell Script
11 7 (9.33%) PowerShell
11 7 (9.33%) PHP
12 6 (8.00%) C
13 2 (2.67%) Delphi
13 2 (2.67%) Python
14 1 (1.33%) Embedded C
14 1 (1.33%) Embedded C++
14 1 (1.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (18.67%) SC Cleared
3 12 (16.00%) Degree
4 9 (12.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.67%) MCP
5 2 (2.67%) CISSP
6 1 (1.33%) ISEB
6 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (2.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (2.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.33%) Nmap
4 1 (1.33%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.67%) ARCserve
2 2 (2.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.33%) SCCM
3 1 (1.33%) Nessus
3 1 (1.33%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 14 (18.67%) Oracle
2 10 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.00%) VMware
4 3 (4.00%) Citrix
5 2 (2.67%) Akamai
5 2 (2.67%) Tableau
5 2 (2.67%) Google
5 2 (2.67%) Genesys
5 2 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.67%) Cognos
5 2 (2.67%) Adobe
5 2 (2.67%) Symantec
6 1 (1.33%) BT
6 1 (1.33%) HP