The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 113 109 77
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -32
Permanent jobs citing VB 28 24 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.12% 1.08% 2.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.47% 2.90% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 21 18 47
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £31,150 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £53,750 £40,000
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 Reading region.

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
807 828 999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 32.36% 37.13% 50.58%
Number of salaries quoted 649 730 873
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 18 September 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Reading

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (64.47%) SQL
2 47 (61.84%) C#
3 42 (55.26%) .NET
4 29 (38.16%) VB.NET
5 25 (32.89%) Security Cleared
6 22 (28.95%) VBScript
6 22 (28.95%) ASP.NET
6 22 (28.95%) Windows
7 21 (27.63%) SQL Server
8 18 (23.68%) Java
8 18 (23.68%) SC Cleared
8 18 (23.68%) Degree
9 17 (22.37%) JavaScript
10 16 (21.05%) Oracle
11 15 (19.74%) HTML
11 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (18.42%) C++
12 14 (18.42%) Microsoft
13 13 (17.11%) MS Excel
13 13 (17.11%) VB6
14 12 (15.79%) DV Cleared
15 11 (14.47%) PowerShell
15 11 (14.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 11 (14.47%) DTS
15 11 (14.47%) T-SQL
15 11 (14.47%) VBA
15 11 (14.47%) UNIX
15 11 (14.47%) Linux
16 10 (13.16%) IIS
16 10 (13.16%) MVC

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 10 (13.16%) IIS
2 7 (9.21%) Node.js
3 6 (7.89%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.95%) ArcGIS
4 3 (3.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (3.95%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.95%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2000
4 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.95%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.63%) nginx
5 2 (2.63%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (17.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.95%) MS Office
3 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.63%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Google Apps
1 2 (2.63%) Office 365
1 2 (2.63%) Heroku
1 2 (2.63%) Google App Engine
1 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.21%) Internet
2 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.32%) Wireless
3 1 (1.32%) DNS
3 1 (1.32%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (27.63%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (14.47%) DTS
3 7 (9.21%) NoSQL
3 7 (9.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.95%) MySQL
5 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.63%) Redis
6 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.63%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (11.84%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.21%) Subversion
3 3 (3.95%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.63%) PhantomJS
4 2 (2.63%) Sinon.JS
General
1 4 (5.26%) Advertising
1 4 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Military
2 1 (1.32%) Legal
2 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (56.58%) Developer
2 18 (23.68%) .NET Developer
3 17 (22.37%) Software Developer
4 9 (11.84%) Analyst
5 8 (10.53%) Graduate Software Developer
5 8 (10.53%) Graduate Developer
5 8 (10.53%) Graduate
6 7 (9.21%) Support Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Applications Support
8 5 (6.58%) Web Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Test Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Consultant
9 4 (5.26%) Support Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Integration Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Applications Support Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) Wintel Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Wintel Consultant
11 2 (2.63%) Security Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (55.26%) .NET
2 22 (28.95%) ASP.NET
3 15 (19.74%) HTML
4 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 8 (10.53%) .NET Framework
5 8 (10.53%) WCF
6 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (9.21%) RESTful
7 6 (7.89%) XML
8 2 (2.63%) Sass
8 2 (2.63%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (2.63%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (2.63%) HTML5
8 2 (2.63%) Durandal
8 2 (2.63%) JSON
8 2 (2.63%) Django
8 2 (2.63%) COM
8 2 (2.63%) CSS
8 2 (2.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.95%) Clustering
2 3 (3.95%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.95%) PKI
3 2 (2.63%) Open Source
3 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.63%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.63%) GIS
4 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.32%) Blog
4 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.95%) Windows
2 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (14.47%) UNIX
3 11 (14.47%) Linux
4 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (6.58%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.63%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.63%) Android
7 2 (2.63%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.63%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.63%) Debian
8 1 (1.32%) AIX
8 1 (1.32%) HPUX
8 1 (1.32%) Solaris
8 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.16%) MVC
2 9 (11.84%) TDD
2 9 (11.84%) BDD
3 7 (9.21%) Workflow
3 7 (9.21%) Web Application Development
4 5 (6.58%) Web Development
5 3 (3.95%) Web Design
5 3 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.95%) ERP
5 3 (3.95%) OO
5 3 (3.95%) Test Scripting
5 3 (3.95%) Software Engineering
5 3 (3.95%) Change Control
6 2 (2.63%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.63%) Coaching
6 2 (2.63%) Analytics
6 2 (2.63%) Black-Box Testing
6 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (2.63%) Test Automation
6 2 (2.63%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 49 (64.47%) SQL
2 47 (61.84%) C#
3 29 (38.16%) VB.NET
4 22 (28.95%) VBScript
5 18 (23.68%) Java
6 17 (22.37%) JavaScript
7 14 (18.42%) C++
8 13 (17.11%) VB6
9 11 (14.47%) PowerShell
9 11 (14.47%) T-SQL
9 11 (14.47%) VBA
10 9 (11.84%) Shell Script
11 7 (9.21%) PHP
11 7 (9.21%) C
11 7 (9.21%) Ruby
12 2 (2.63%) Delphi
12 2 (2.63%) Perl
12 2 (2.63%) Python
13 1 (1.32%) Embedded C
13 1 (1.32%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 25 (32.89%) Security Cleared
2 18 (23.68%) SC Cleared
2 18 (23.68%) Degree
3 12 (15.79%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.95%) MCP
4 3 (3.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.63%) CISSP
6 1 (1.32%) ISEB
6 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.21%) Hyper-V
2 7 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.95%) VMware ESX
3 3 (3.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (2.63%) XenApp
5 1 (1.32%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.32%) NFS
5 1 (1.32%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) SCCM
1 4 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (5.26%) NetBackup
2 3 (3.95%) ARCserve
2 3 (3.95%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (3.95%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.32%) Nessus
3 1 (1.32%) Nagios
3 1 (1.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.32%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 16 (21.05%) Oracle
2 14 (18.42%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 7 (9.21%) VMware
5 5 (6.58%) Citrix
6 3 (3.95%) ESRI
6 3 (3.95%) Symantec
6 3 (3.95%) IBM
6 3 (3.95%) Lumension
7 2 (2.63%) Tableau
7 2 (2.63%) Akamai
7 2 (2.63%) Google
7 2 (2.63%) Cognos
7 2 (2.63%) Genesys
7 2 (2.63%) HP
7 2 (2.63%) Adobe
7 2 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.32%) Altiris
8 1 (1.32%) EMC
8 1 (1.32%) Veritas
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