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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 121 95 114
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +19
Permanent jobs citing VB 18 40 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.76% 1.74% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.33% 4.19% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4 28 19
Average salary £51,250 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.83% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £28,800 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £50,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +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 Reading region.

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
771 955 853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 32.67% 41.49% 43.83%
Number of salaries quoted 634 785 765
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 28 January 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Reading

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (80.00%) SQL
2 25 (55.56%) .NET
3 24 (53.33%) C#
4 21 (46.67%) VBScript
5 19 (42.22%) Windows
5 19 (42.22%) Degree
6 17 (37.78%) Security Cleared
7 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
8 15 (33.33%) Windows 7
9 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
9 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
9 14 (31.11%) SC Cleared
10 13 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (28.89%) PowerShell
10 13 (28.89%) Hyper-V
10 13 (28.89%) VMware
11 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (26.67%) Oracle
11 12 (26.67%) .NET Framework
12 11 (24.44%) SCCM
12 11 (24.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 11 (24.44%) VB.NET
13 10 (22.22%) Computer Science
13 10 (22.22%) Web Development
14 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
15 6 (13.33%) DV Cleared
15 6 (13.33%) HTML
15 6 (13.33%) Java
15 6 (13.33%) JavaScript

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 5 (11.11%) IIS
2 4 (8.89%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (8.89%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.89%) ArcGIS
3 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) DHCP
2 1 (2.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (6.67%) MySQL
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.44%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MSI
2 2 (4.44%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Developer
2 13 (28.89%) Web Developer
3 11 (24.44%) Integration Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) Support Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (15.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) Software Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Graduate
7 5 (11.11%) Graduate Software Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
8 3 (6.67%) .NET Team Leader
8 3 (6.67%) Applications Packager
8 3 (6.67%) .NET Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Team Leader
9 2 (4.44%) Applications Support
9 2 (4.44%) Applications Support Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Applications Architect
9 2 (4.44%) Architect
9 2 (4.44%) Consultant
9 2 (4.44%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (55.56%) .NET
2 12 (26.67%) .NET Framework
3 6 (13.33%) HTML
4 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET
5 3 (6.67%) CSS
5 3 (6.67%) Application Packaging
5 3 (6.67%) Ajax
6 2 (4.44%) HTML5
6 2 (4.44%) REST
6 2 (4.44%) SOAP
6 2 (4.44%) Web Services
6 2 (4.44%) XML
6 2 (4.44%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.89%) PKI
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.44%) Clustering
5 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (42.22%) Windows
2 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.67%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.44%) UNIX
7 2 (4.44%) Linux
8 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Web Development
2 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
2 3 (6.67%) MVC
3 2 (4.44%) Workflow
3 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (4.44%) CRM
3 2 (4.44%) ERP
3 2 (4.44%) EAI
3 2 (4.44%) SOA
3 2 (4.44%) Software Architecture
3 2 (4.44%) Change Control
3 2 (4.44%) Analytics
4 1 (2.22%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (80.00%) SQL
2 24 (53.33%) C#
3 21 (46.67%) VBScript
4 13 (28.89%) PowerShell
5 11 (24.44%) VB.NET
6 6 (13.33%) Java
6 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.67%) PHP
8 2 (4.44%) XPath
9 1 (2.22%) C
9 1 (2.22%) Bourne shell
9 1 (2.22%) Perl
9 1 (2.22%) C++
9 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.22%) Korn
Qualifications
1 19 (42.22%) Degree
2 17 (37.78%) Security Cleared
3 14 (31.11%) SC Cleared
4 6 (13.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.44%) MCP
5 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
2 13 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (28.89%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (4.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (4.44%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.44%) XenApp
5 1 (2.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (24.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 11 (24.44%) SCCM
2 3 (6.67%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.44%) ARCserve
3 2 (4.44%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (2.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
2 13 (28.89%) VMware
3 12 (26.67%) Oracle
4 4 (8.89%) IBM
4 4 (8.89%) ESRI
4 4 (8.89%) Lumension
5 3 (6.67%) Citrix
6 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.44%) Symantec
7 1 (2.22%) Veritas
7 1 (2.22%) HP
7 1 (2.22%) EMC
7 1 (2.22%) Altiris
7 1 (2.22%) Isilon
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £33000 per annum + Pension, bonus, healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago