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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 94 128 109
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -19
Permanent jobs citing VB 45 17 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.14% 0.71% 1.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.24% 2.10% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 41 4 28
Average salary £35,500 £52,250 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.05% +58.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,700 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £73,000 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
859 811 963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 40.87% 33.74% 42.35%
Number of salaries quoted 760 682 792
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 10 February 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in Reading

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 44 (75.86%) .NET
2 39 (67.24%) C#
3 33 (56.90%) HTML
4 32 (55.17%) XML
5 30 (51.72%) SQL Server
6 24 (41.38%) SQL
6 24 (41.38%) Oracle
7 21 (36.21%) Web Services
8 20 (34.48%) VB.NET
9 18 (31.03%) SOAP
10 17 (29.31%) ITIL
11 16 (27.59%) ASP.NET
11 16 (27.59%) Visual Studio
11 16 (27.59%) MS Excel
11 16 (27.59%) SDLC
12 15 (25.86%) Degree
12 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
13 14 (24.14%) Finance
14 13 (22.41%) Service Delivery
14 13 (22.41%) VB6
14 13 (22.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 13 (22.41%) W3C
14 13 (22.41%) CSS
14 13 (22.41%) Linux
14 13 (22.41%) DHTML
14 13 (22.41%) JavaScript
14 13 (22.41%) SQL Server 2012
15 12 (20.69%) Computer Science
15 12 (20.69%) Windows
15 12 (20.69%) Shell Script

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (8.62%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (8.62%) SharePoint
1 5 (8.62%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.90%) Office Communications Server
2 4 (6.90%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.45%) Confluence
4 1 (1.72%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (27.59%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) Internet
1 5 (8.62%) SMTP
1 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
1 5 (8.62%) Wireshark
2 4 (6.90%) PABX
3 1 (1.72%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (51.72%) SQL Server
2 13 (22.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 13 (22.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (12.07%) DTS
4 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (27.59%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.17%) Selenium
2 3 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.45%) JIRA
3 2 (3.45%) JMeter
4 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.72%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.72%) Gerrit
4 1 (1.72%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.72%) JUnit
4 1 (1.72%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.72%) MSTest
4 1 (1.72%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (1.72%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.72%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (24.14%) Finance
2 11 (18.97%) Banking
3 10 (17.24%) Manufacturing
4 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.17%) Legal
6 1 (1.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (34.48%) Developer
2 19 (32.76%) .NET Developer
3 15 (25.86%) Analyst
4 14 (24.14%) Technical Support
5 12 (20.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (20.69%) C# Developer
6 10 (17.24%) Support Analyst
7 9 (15.52%) Applications Support
7 9 (15.52%) Software Developer
7 9 (15.52%) VB.NET Developer
8 8 (13.79%) .NET Software Developer
8 8 (13.79%) Technical Analyst
8 8 (13.79%) Technical Support Analyst
9 7 (12.07%) C# Software Developer
10 6 (10.34%) Consultant
10 6 (10.34%) Support Consultant
10 6 (10.34%) Technical Consultant
10 6 (10.34%) Technical Support Consultant
11 5 (8.62%) IT Architect
11 5 (8.62%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (75.86%) .NET
2 33 (56.90%) HTML
3 32 (55.17%) XML
4 21 (36.21%) Web Services
5 18 (31.03%) SOAP
6 16 (27.59%) ASP.NET
7 13 (22.41%) CSS
7 13 (22.41%) DHTML
8 5 (8.62%) EDI
8 5 (8.62%) HTML5
8 5 (8.62%) Regular Expression
8 5 (8.62%) REST
8 5 (8.62%) RFC 2822
9 3 (5.17%) WCF
9 3 (5.17%) WPF
10 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.72%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.41%) W3C
2 12 (20.69%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.62%) Blog
5 3 (5.17%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.45%) PKI
6 2 (3.45%) User Experience
7 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.41%) Linux
2 12 (20.69%) Windows
3 6 (10.34%) Unix
4 1 (1.72%) Android
4 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.31%) ITIL
2 16 (27.59%) SDLC
3 13 (22.41%) Service Delivery
4 10 (17.24%) Structured Programming
4 10 (17.24%) Web Accessibility
5 6 (10.34%) CRM
6 5 (8.62%) Analytics
6 5 (8.62%) Defect Management
6 5 (8.62%) EAI
6 5 (8.62%) ERP
6 5 (8.62%) Integration Testing
6 5 (8.62%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 5 (8.62%) Reverse Engineering
6 5 (8.62%) SOA
6 5 (8.62%) Software Architecture
6 5 (8.62%) System Testing
7 4 (6.90%) ITIL V3
7 4 (6.90%) Logistics
8 3 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 39 (67.24%) C#
2 24 (41.38%) SQL
3 20 (34.48%) VB.NET
4 13 (22.41%) JavaScript
4 13 (22.41%) VB6
5 12 (20.69%) Shell Script
6 11 (18.97%) C++
7 10 (17.24%) Java
7 10 (17.24%) VBScript
8 8 (13.79%) Perl
8 8 (13.79%) PHP
8 8 (13.79%) Python
9 5 (8.62%) Assembly Language
9 5 (8.62%) C
9 5 (8.62%) PL/SQL
9 5 (8.62%) XPath
10 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.45%) Ruby
11 1 (1.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (25.86%) Degree
2 7 (12.07%) Security Cleared
3 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
4 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (6.90%) MCITP
5 4 (6.90%) MCSE
5 4 (6.90%) MCTS
6 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (6.90%) MOM
2 4 (6.90%) SCOM
3 3 (5.17%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.72%) SCCM
4 1 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (41.38%) Oracle
2 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.62%) Symantec
4 4 (6.90%) Cisco
5 2 (3.45%) HP
6 1 (1.72%) ESRI
6 1 (1.72%) IBM
6 1 (1.72%) Lumension
6 1 (1.72%) VMware
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 30% bonus and benefits
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