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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 119 104 123
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +19
Permanent jobs citing VB 22 34 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.93% 1.52% 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.69% 3.64% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 9 25 16
Average salary £31,500 £41,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.09% +20.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £30,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £49,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,875 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.33% +7.14%
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
817 935 888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.71% 41.93% 44.18%
Number of salaries quoted 701 799 775
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 4 March 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Reading

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 36 (78.26%) SQL
2 25 (54.35%) .NET
3 24 (52.17%) C#
4 22 (47.83%) VBScript
5 20 (43.48%) Windows
6 18 (39.13%) Degree
6 18 (39.13%) Security Cleared
6 18 (39.13%) Windows 7
7 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
8 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (30.43%) Active Directory
9 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
10 13 (28.26%) Oracle
10 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (28.26%) VMware
10 13 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (28.26%) PowerShell
10 13 (28.26%) SC Cleared
10 13 (28.26%) Hyper-V
11 12 (26.09%) SCCM
11 12 (26.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 11 (23.91%) .NET Framework
13 10 (21.74%) VB.NET
14 8 (17.39%) Computer Science
14 8 (17.39%) Web Development
15 6 (13.04%) HTML
15 6 (13.04%) Java
15 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
15 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
15 6 (13.04%) Windows XP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 4 (8.70%) IIS
1 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (4.35%) ArcGIS
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Google App Engine
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) DHCP
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) MySQL
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.35%) DTS
5 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MSI
2 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 4 (8.70%) Local Government
2 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Developer
2 14 (30.43%) Web Developer
3 12 (26.09%) Integration Engineer
4 10 (21.74%) Support Engineer
5 9 (19.57%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (19.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Applications Packager
6 5 (10.87%) .NET Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.52%) .NET Team Leader
8 3 (6.52%) .NET Programmer
8 3 (6.52%) Team Leader
8 3 (6.52%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Programmer
8 3 (6.52%) SQL Programmer
9 2 (4.35%) Graduate Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Graduate Software Developer
9 2 (4.35%) SQL Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Applications Architect
9 2 (4.35%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (54.35%) .NET
2 11 (23.91%) .NET Framework
3 6 (13.04%) HTML
4 5 (10.87%) Application Packaging
5 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET
6 3 (6.52%) CSS
6 3 (6.52%) Ajax
7 2 (4.35%) REST
7 2 (4.35%) HTML5
7 2 (4.35%) SOAP
7 2 (4.35%) Web Services
7 2 (4.35%) XML
7 2 (4.35%) EDI
8 1 (2.17%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) PKI
4 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.17%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (43.48%) Windows
2 18 (39.13%) Windows 7
3 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (13.04%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.35%) Linux
7 2 (4.35%) UNIX
8 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) Web Development
2 5 (10.87%) Service Delivery
3 3 (6.52%) MVC
4 2 (4.35%) Analytics
4 2 (4.35%) Software Architecture
4 2 (4.35%) System Testing
4 2 (4.35%) ERP
4 2 (4.35%) CRM
4 2 (4.35%) EAI
4 2 (4.35%) SOA
5 1 (2.17%) OOP
5 1 (2.17%) OO
5 1 (2.17%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.17%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.17%) Workflow
5 1 (2.17%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 36 (78.26%) SQL
2 24 (52.17%) C#
3 22 (47.83%) VBScript
4 13 (28.26%) PowerShell
5 10 (21.74%) VB.NET
6 6 (13.04%) Java
6 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
7 4 (8.70%) PHP
8 2 (4.35%) XPath
9 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.17%) C
9 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.17%) C++
9 1 (2.17%) Perl
9 1 (2.17%) Korn
9 1 (2.17%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 18 (39.13%) Degree
1 18 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 13 (28.26%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) VCP4
5 1 (2.17%) MCP
5 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 14 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 13 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (28.26%) Hyper-V
3 5 (10.87%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.17%) NFS
4 1 (2.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (26.09%) SCCM
1 12 (26.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (4.35%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.17%) Nagios
3 1 (2.17%) ARCserve
3 1 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 13 (28.26%) Oracle
2 13 (28.26%) VMware
3 2 (4.35%) Lumension
3 2 (4.35%) ESRI
3 2 (4.35%) IBM
3 2 (4.35%) Citrix
4 1 (2.17%) Veritas
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.17%) HP
4 1 (2.17%) EMC
4 1 (2.17%) Symantec
4 1 (2.17%) Google
4 1 (2.17%) Altiris
4 1 (2.17%) Isilon
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Salary: £1 per annum + Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
CISCO SYSTEMS LTD
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CISCO SYSTEMS LTD
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom
Cisco Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago