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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 115 118 113
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing VB 19 23 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.89% 0.93% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.23% 2.80% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 17
Average salary £35,000 £36,250 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +9.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £53,750
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
853 821 827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 39.77% 33.37% 37.02%
Number of salaries quoted 734 676 731
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 4 September 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Reading

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 38 (70.37%) C#
1 38 (70.37%) .NET
2 35 (64.81%) SQL
3 30 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
5 13 (24.07%) WCF
5 13 (24.07%) Active Directory
5 13 (24.07%) MS Excel
5 13 (24.07%) Windows
5 13 (24.07%) Security Cleared
6 12 (22.22%) VB.NET
6 12 (22.22%) OOP
6 12 (22.22%) PHP
6 12 (22.22%) Degree
6 12 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (20.37%) Google
7 11 (20.37%) VBScript
7 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET
7 11 (20.37%) Windows 7
7 11 (20.37%) Google App Engine
7 11 (20.37%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (20.37%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (18.52%) Mobile App
8 10 (18.52%) Finance
9 9 (16.67%) MySQL
10 8 (14.81%) XML
10 8 (14.81%) OO
10 8 (14.81%) SharePoint
10 8 (14.81%) DTS

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 8 (14.81%) SharePoint
1 8 (14.81%) Node.js
2 5 (9.26%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.56%) ArcGIS
4 2 (3.70%) IIS
4 2 (3.70%) JBoss
4 2 (3.70%) Apache
5 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (24.07%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.81%) InfoPath
3 2 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.37%) Google App Engine
1 11 (20.37%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (20.37%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.70%) Firewall
2 2 (3.70%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.67%) MySQL
3 8 (14.81%) DTS
3 8 (14.81%) NoSQL
3 8 (14.81%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 7 (12.96%) HP UFT
3 3 (5.56%) Selenium
4 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.85%) WinRunner
4 1 (1.85%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.85%) MSTest
4 1 (1.85%) Selenium IDE
General
1 10 (18.52%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 28 (51.85%) Developer
2 14 (25.93%) .NET Developer
3 12 (22.22%) Software Developer
3 12 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 5 (9.26%) Support Specialist
5 5 (9.26%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) SQL Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Junior Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (5.56%) PHP Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (70.37%) .NET
2 13 (24.07%) WCF
3 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET
4 8 (14.81%) XML
4 8 (14.81%) WPF
4 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (14.81%) RESTful
4 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (9.26%) Application Packaging
6 4 (7.41%) LAMP
6 4 (7.41%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.70%) HTML
8 1 (1.85%) COM
8 1 (1.85%) SOAP
8 1 (1.85%) Web Services
8 1 (1.85%) HTML5
8 1 (1.85%) REST
8 1 (1.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Mobile App
2 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.56%) PKI
4 2 (3.70%) GIS
4 2 (3.70%) Replication
5 1 (1.85%) Clustering
5 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.07%) Windows
2 11 (20.37%) Windows 7
3 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (9.26%) Windows 2000
4 5 (9.26%) Windows XP
5 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.85%) Android
6 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) OOP
1 12 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (14.81%) TDD
3 8 (14.81%) OO
3 8 (14.81%) MVC
3 8 (14.81%) SOA
3 8 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (14.81%) System Testing
3 8 (14.81%) BDD
3 8 (14.81%) Web Application Development
4 6 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 5 (9.26%) ITIL
6 2 (3.70%) Scrum
6 2 (3.70%) Web Development
6 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.70%) Test Automation
6 2 (3.70%) Automation Testing
7 1 (1.85%) Android Development
7 1 (1.85%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (70.37%) C#
2 35 (64.81%) SQL
3 12 (22.22%) VB.NET
3 12 (22.22%) PHP
4 11 (20.37%) VBScript
5 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
5 8 (14.81%) Ruby
6 6 (11.11%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.70%) C++
7 2 (3.70%) Java
7 2 (3.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (24.07%) Security Cleared
2 12 (22.22%) Degree
3 8 (14.81%) DV Cleared
4 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) MCP
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (24.07%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.96%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.85%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 6 (11.11%) SCCM
2 3 (5.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.85%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.37%) Google
3 7 (12.96%) VMware
4 6 (11.11%) Oracle
5 5 (9.26%) ESRI
5 5 (9.26%) HP
6 3 (5.56%) IBM
6 3 (5.56%) Lumension
7 1 (1.85%) Citrix
7 1 (1.85%) Symantec
Reading, Berkshire
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