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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 117 112 79
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -33
Permanent jobs citing VB 23 23 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.91% 1.02% 2.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.72% 2.80% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 39
Average salary £36,250 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,200 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £53,750 £40,500
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
846 821 1033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 33.62% 36.47% 50.71%
Number of salaries quoted 699 728 911
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 29 August 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Reading

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 48 (64.00%) SQL
2 47 (62.67%) C#
3 44 (58.67%) .NET
4 30 (40.00%) VB.NET
5 27 (36.00%) ASP.NET
6 24 (32.00%) Security Cleared
7 21 (28.00%) SQL Server
8 20 (26.67%) VBScript
9 19 (25.33%) JavaScript
9 19 (25.33%) Windows
10 18 (24.00%) Java
11 17 (22.67%) SC Cleared
12 15 (20.00%) Degree
12 15 (20.00%) HTML
12 15 (20.00%) Oracle
13 14 (18.67%) VB6
13 14 (18.67%) C++
14 12 (16.00%) VBA
14 12 (16.00%) T-SQL
14 12 (16.00%) DTS
14 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
14 12 (16.00%) MVC
14 12 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (14.67%) Git (software)
15 11 (14.67%) DV Cleared
15 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (14.67%) BDD
15 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 11 (14.67%) TDD

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (13.33%) IIS
2 9 (12.00%) Node.js
3 5 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.67%) ArcGIS
4 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.67%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.67%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.67%) nginx
4 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.67%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (14.67%) 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%) Google App Engine
1 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.67%) Heroku
1 2 (2.67%) Google Apps
1 2 (2.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.00%) Internet
2 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.00%) DTS
2 12 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (12.00%) NoSQL
3 9 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.00%) MySQL
6 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.67%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (2.67%) Redis
6 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (14.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.33%) Subversion
3 3 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (2.67%) Selenium
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%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.33%) CruiseControl
General
1 4 (5.33%) Finance
1 4 (5.33%) Advertising
2 1 (1.33%) Military
2 1 (1.33%) Marketing
2 1 (1.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (57.33%) Developer
2 21 (28.00%) .NET Developer
3 15 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 9 (12.00%) Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) Support Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Applications Support
6 6 (8.00%) Graduate
6 6 (8.00%) Graduate Software Developer
6 6 (8.00%) Graduate Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Test Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Applications Support Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) Consultant
9 3 (4.00%) Integration Engineer
10 2 (2.67%) Wintel Consultant
10 2 (2.67%) Security Researcher
10 2 (2.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (58.67%) .NET
2 27 (36.00%) ASP.NET
3 15 (20.00%) HTML
4 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 10 (13.33%) WCF
6 9 (12.00%) RESTful
6 9 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (8.00%) XML
7 6 (8.00%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.67%) JSON
8 2 (2.67%) COM
8 2 (2.67%) CSS
8 2 (2.67%) SOAP
8 2 (2.67%) Django
8 2 (2.67%) HTML5
8 2 (2.67%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (2.67%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (2.67%) Sass
8 2 (2.67%) Durandal
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.67%) Open Source
2 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.67%) GIS
2 2 (2.67%) Clustering
2 2 (2.67%) PKI
2 2 (2.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.33%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.33%) Windows
2 12 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (13.33%) Linux
3 10 (13.33%) UNIX
4 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.67%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.67%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.67%) Debian
6 2 (2.67%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.67%) Android
7 1 (1.33%) AIX
7 1 (1.33%) HPUX
7 1 (1.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.00%) MVC
2 11 (14.67%) TDD
2 11 (14.67%) BDD
3 9 (12.00%) Web Application Development
4 7 (9.33%) Workflow
5 4 (5.33%) Web Development
6 3 (4.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (4.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (4.00%) Web Design
6 3 (4.00%) OO
6 3 (4.00%) ERP
7 2 (2.67%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.67%) Regression Testing
7 2 (2.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.67%) CRM
7 2 (2.67%) ITIL
7 2 (2.67%) Validation
7 2 (2.67%) Data Management
7 2 (2.67%) Document Management
7 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 48 (64.00%) SQL
2 47 (62.67%) C#
3 30 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 20 (26.67%) VBScript
5 19 (25.33%) JavaScript
6 18 (24.00%) Java
7 14 (18.67%) C++
7 14 (18.67%) VB6
8 12 (16.00%) VBA
8 12 (16.00%) T-SQL
9 10 (13.33%) PowerShell
10 9 (12.00%) Shell Script
10 9 (12.00%) Ruby
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%) Lua
Qualifications
1 24 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (22.67%) SC Cleared
3 15 (20.00%) Degree
4 11 (14.67%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.67%) MCP
5 2 (2.67%) CISSP
5 2 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.33%) ISEB
6 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 5 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (2.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (2.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.33%) Nmap
3 1 (1.33%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (4.00%) SCCM
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%) Nessus
3 1 (1.33%) CORE IMPACT
3 1 (1.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 15 (20.00%) Oracle
2 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.33%) Red Hat
4 5 (6.67%) VMware
5 3 (4.00%) Citrix
6 2 (2.67%) Genesys
6 2 (2.67%) Google
6 2 (2.67%) Akamai
6 2 (2.67%) Tableau
6 2 (2.67%) Lumension
6 2 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.67%) Symantec
6 2 (2.67%) ESRI
6 2 (2.67%) Adobe
6 2 (2.67%) Cognos
6 2 (2.67%) IBM
7 1 (1.33%) HP
Reading, Berkshire
SJB Corporate Ltd
Salary: £70,000 per annum plus 25 days holiday + pension + additional benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago