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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 110 86 111
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +25
Permanent jobs citing VB 33 52 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.48% 2.21% 0.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.12% 5.87% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 30 47 13
Average salary £37,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.94% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,341 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +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
801 886 806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 35.92% 37.72% 36.39%
Number of salaries quoted 662 766 713
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 29 May 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Reading

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (65.45%) SQL
2 26 (47.27%) .NET
2 26 (47.27%) Security Cleared
3 25 (45.45%) C#
3 25 (45.45%) Windows
4 24 (43.64%) Windows 7
5 23 (41.82%) VBScript
5 23 (41.82%) Microsoft
6 20 (36.36%) Active Directory
7 19 (34.55%) SQL Server
8 15 (27.27%) Oracle
8 15 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (27.27%) VMware
8 15 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (27.27%) Hyper-V
8 15 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (25.45%) PowerShell
9 14 (25.45%) SCCM
9 14 (25.45%) Software Engineering
9 14 (25.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 14 (25.45%) PHP
9 14 (25.45%) OOP
10 13 (23.64%) Google
10 13 (23.64%) Google App Engine
10 13 (23.64%) Amazon AWS
10 13 (23.64%) Google Cloud Platform
11 12 (21.82%) SC Cleared
11 12 (21.82%) SharePoint
12 11 (20.00%) Windows XP
12 11 (20.00%) MySQL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 12 (21.82%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (5.45%) ArcGIS
3 3 (5.45%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.64%) IIS
4 2 (3.64%) JBoss
4 2 (3.64%) Apache
4 2 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.82%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (18.18%) InfoPath
1 10 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (23.64%) Google App Engine
1 13 (23.64%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (23.64%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (5.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.64%) IPsec
2 2 (3.64%) Firewall
2 2 (3.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (34.55%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.00%) MySQL
3 10 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 4 (7.27%) DTS
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (9.09%) MSI
3 1 (1.82%) WinRunner
3 1 (1.82%) Selenium
3 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (18.18%) Aerospace
2 3 (5.45%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Software Engineer
1 14 (25.45%) Developer
1 14 (25.45%) Integration Engineer
2 13 (23.64%) Support Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (14.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Software Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Support Specialist
5 5 (9.09%) Applications Packager
5 5 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
6 4 (7.27%) Web Developer
6 4 (7.27%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) PHP Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (47.27%) .NET
2 10 (18.18%) Application Packaging
3 4 (7.27%) LAMP
3 4 (7.27%) XML
4 3 (5.45%) HTML
5 2 (3.64%) HTML5
5 2 (3.64%) WPF
5 2 (3.64%) REST
5 2 (3.64%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.64%) SOAP
5 2 (3.64%) Web Services
5 2 (3.64%) EDI
6 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.82%) Software Packaging
6 1 (1.82%) WCF
6 1 (1.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.45%) PKI
3 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.64%) Replication
4 2 (3.64%) GIS
5 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.82%) Clustering
5 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 25 (45.45%) Windows
2 24 (43.64%) Windows 7
3 15 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 5 (9.09%) Windows 2000
6 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.82%) Linux
7 1 (1.82%) UNIX
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.45%) Software Engineering
1 14 (25.45%) OOP
2 11 (20.00%) System Testing
3 10 (18.18%) OO
4 7 (12.73%) Service Delivery
5 5 (9.09%) ITIL
5 5 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 4 (7.27%) SOA
7 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.64%) Software Architecture
8 2 (3.64%) Analytics
8 2 (3.64%) CRM
8 2 (3.64%) ERP
8 2 (3.64%) EAI
9 1 (1.82%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.82%) MVC
9 1 (1.82%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.82%) Scrum
9 1 (1.82%) TDD
9 1 (1.82%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (65.45%) SQL
2 25 (45.45%) C#
3 23 (41.82%) VBScript
4 14 (25.45%) PowerShell
4 14 (25.45%) PHP
5 9 (16.36%) JavaScript
6 5 (9.09%) Java
7 4 (7.27%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.64%) XPath
8 2 (3.64%) VB6
8 2 (3.64%) C++
9 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (47.27%) Security Cleared
2 12 (21.82%) SC Cleared
3 11 (20.00%) Degree
4 8 (14.55%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) MCP
5 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 15 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 15 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 14 (25.45%) SCCM
1 14 (25.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (7.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.82%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.82%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (41.82%) Microsoft
2 15 (27.27%) Oracle
2 15 (27.27%) VMware
3 13 (23.64%) Google
4 5 (9.09%) HP
4 5 (9.09%) ESRI
5 3 (5.45%) IBM
5 3 (5.45%) Lumension
6 1 (1.82%) Symantec
6 1 (1.82%) Citrix
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