The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 118 142 125
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -17
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 16 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.18% 0.65% 0.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.46% 1.61% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 13
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £33,350 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
653 994 742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 39.65% 40.31% 27.88%
Number of salaries quoted 562 900 583
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2 December 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in Reading

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for VB.

1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) RAD
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Tcl
3 1 (20.00%) Autodesk
3 1 (20.00%) MSI
3 1 (20.00%) AdminStudio
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) Migration

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) SOLIDWORKS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) AdminStudio
1 1 (20.00%) MSI
1 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Applications Packager
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared Application Packager
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Graduate
1 1 (20.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Implementation Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Implementation Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (20.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) SDLC
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Logistics
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) RAD
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Tcl
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) VB6
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Autodesk
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) VMware