The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 97 117 105
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -12
Permanent jobs citing VB 42 22 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.68% 1.03% 1.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.30% 2.61% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 38 19 35
Average salary £42,500 £34,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.18% -13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
976 842 1190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 39.10% 39.44% 50.19%
Number of salaries quoted 849 721 1072
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
VB
Berkshire

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 18 April 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Reading

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 57 (68.67%) .NET
2 56 (67.47%) C#
3 52 (62.65%) VB.NET
4 46 (55.42%) ASP.NET
5 45 (54.22%) SQL
6 41 (49.40%) SQL Server
7 28 (33.73%) MVC
8 27 (32.53%) Windows
9 23 (27.71%) WCF
10 22 (26.51%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (26.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 22 (26.51%) Web Application Development
10 22 (26.51%) JavaScript
10 22 (26.51%) TDD
11 21 (25.30%) Security Cleared
12 19 (22.89%) VB6
12 19 (22.89%) VBScript
13 17 (20.48%) HTML
14 16 (19.28%) Java
15 15 (18.07%) T-SQL
15 15 (18.07%) VBA
15 15 (18.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 15 (18.07%) Degree
16 14 (16.87%) .NET Framework
16 14 (16.87%) SC Cleared
16 14 (16.87%) Git (software)
16 14 (16.87%) RESTful
16 14 (16.87%) BDD
16 14 (16.87%) NoSQL
16 14 (16.87%) Node.js

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (16.87%) Node.js
2 12 (14.46%) IIS
3 2 (2.41%) Apache
3 2 (2.41%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (8.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.41%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.87%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (49.40%) SQL Server
2 15 (18.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (16.87%) NoSQL
3 14 (16.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (14.46%) DTS
5 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (6.02%) MySQL
7 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 14 (16.87%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.05%) MSTest
3 8 (9.64%) Rhino Mocks
3 8 (9.64%) Moq
3 8 (9.64%) Subversion
3 8 (9.64%) NUnit
4 7 (8.43%) Visual Studio
5 4 (4.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.41%) Selenium
7 2 (2.41%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.41%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (1.20%) QARun
8 1 (1.20%) CruiseControl
8 1 (1.20%) WinRunner
General
1 10 (12.05%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Local Government
3 3 (3.61%) Advertising
4 2 (2.41%) Legal
4 2 (2.41%) Military
5 1 (1.20%) Marketing
5 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 58 (69.88%) Developer
2 42 (50.60%) .NET Developer
3 8 (9.64%) Software Developer
4 7 (8.43%) Analyst
5 6 (7.23%) Web Developer
5 6 (7.23%) Programmer
5 6 (7.23%) SQL Programmer
6 5 (6.02%) SQL Developer
6 5 (6.02%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Consultant
7 4 (4.82%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) .NET Web Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) .NET Programmer
8 3 (3.61%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.61%) Lead Developer
8 3 (3.61%) Team Leader
8 3 (3.61%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (68.67%) .NET
2 46 (55.42%) ASP.NET
3 23 (27.71%) WCF
4 22 (26.51%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (26.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 17 (20.48%) HTML
6 14 (16.87%) .NET Framework
6 14 (16.87%) RESTful
6 14 (16.87%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (14.46%) Unity DI Container
8 8 (9.64%) WPF
8 8 (9.64%) Castle Windsor
8 8 (9.64%) Ninject
8 8 (9.64%) Spring.NET
8 8 (9.64%) Razor View Engine
8 8 (9.64%) WinForms
9 7 (8.43%) CSS
10 6 (7.23%) Ajax
11 4 (4.82%) XML
11 4 (4.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (7.23%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.41%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.41%) GIS
4 2 (2.41%) Clustering
4 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.20%) Physics
5 1 (1.20%) IVR
5 1 (1.20%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 27 (32.53%) Windows
2 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (10.84%) UNIX
3 9 (10.84%) Linux
4 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.82%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.41%) HPUX
5 2 (2.41%) Solaris
5 2 (2.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.73%) MVC
2 22 (26.51%) Web Application Development
2 22 (26.51%) TDD
3 14 (16.87%) BDD
4 12 (14.46%) Dependency Injection
5 9 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (9.64%) Kanban
6 8 (9.64%) MVVM
6 8 (9.64%) Scrum
7 5 (6.02%) Software Engineering
8 4 (4.82%) Workflow
8 4 (4.82%) Time Management
9 3 (3.61%) Test Scripting
10 2 (2.41%) ITIL
10 2 (2.41%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.41%) Project Management
10 2 (2.41%) Logistics
10 2 (2.41%) Document Management
10 2 (2.41%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.41%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (67.47%) C#
2 52 (62.65%) VB.NET
3 45 (54.22%) SQL
4 22 (26.51%) JavaScript
5 19 (22.89%) VB6
5 19 (22.89%) VBScript
6 16 (19.28%) Java
7 15 (18.07%) T-SQL
7 15 (18.07%) VBA
8 14 (16.87%) Ruby
9 9 (10.84%) C++
9 9 (10.84%) Shell Script
10 8 (9.64%) PowerShell
11 6 (7.23%) PHP
12 4 (4.82%) Lua
13 2 (2.41%) Python
14 1 (1.20%) Ada
14 1 (1.20%) C
14 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (25.30%) Security Cleared
2 15 (18.07%) Degree
3 14 (16.87%) SC Cleared
4 9 (10.84%) MCP
5 8 (9.64%) DV Cleared
6 7 (8.43%) MCTS
6 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (8.43%) MCAD
6 7 (8.43%) MCSD
7 2 (2.41%) ISEB
7 2 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.23%) Hyper-V
2 6 (7.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.41%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.20%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (4.82%) SCCM
2 2 (2.41%) ARCserve
2 2 (2.41%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.41%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.20%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (16.87%) Oracle
2 13 (15.66%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.23%) VMware
4 4 (4.82%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.82%) Citrix
5 2 (2.41%) Symantec
5 2 (2.41%) BT
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