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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 116 105 113
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Permanent jobs citing VB 26 36 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.07% 1.54% 0.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.10% 3.76% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14 28 19
Average salary £35,750 £42,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.88% +23.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £31,000 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £64,600 £45,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +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
839 958 858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.48% 40.92% 42.16%
Number of salaries quoted 730 824 746
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 £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 27 March 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Reading

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 37 (82.22%) SQL
2 24 (53.33%) .NET
3 23 (51.11%) VBScript
3 23 (51.11%) C#
4 19 (42.22%) Windows
5 18 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 18 (40.00%) Windows 7
6 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
7 15 (33.33%) Degree
8 14 (31.11%) PowerShell
8 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (31.11%) Oracle
9 13 (28.89%) Active Directory
9 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (28.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 13 (28.89%) VMware
9 13 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (28.89%) Hyper-V
9 13 (28.89%) SCCM
10 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
11 11 (24.44%) SC Cleared
12 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
12 8 (17.78%) PHP
12 8 (17.78%) MySQL
12 8 (17.78%) .NET Framework
13 7 (15.56%) Computer Science
13 7 (15.56%) VB.NET
13 7 (15.56%) Java
14 6 (13.33%) HTML
14 6 (13.33%) SharePoint

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.11%) IIS
3 2 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.22%) ArcGIS
4 1 (2.22%) JBoss
4 1 (2.22%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.89%) InfoPath
3 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Google App Engine
1 5 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) Firewall
2 1 (2.22%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.78%) MySQL
3 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.44%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MSI
2 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 4 (8.89%) Aerospace
1 4 (8.89%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Developer
2 13 (28.89%) Integration Engineer
3 12 (26.67%) Web Developer
4 11 (24.44%) Support Engineer
5 10 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
5 10 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Applications Packager
7 4 (8.89%) .NET Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Team Leader
8 3 (6.67%) Programmer
8 3 (6.67%) SQL Programmer
8 3 (6.67%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (6.67%) .NET Team Leader
8 3 (6.67%) .NET Programmer
9 2 (4.44%) Applications Architect
9 2 (4.44%) Software Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Architect
9 2 (4.44%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (53.33%) .NET
2 8 (17.78%) .NET Framework
3 6 (13.33%) HTML
4 5 (11.11%) Application Packaging
5 3 (6.67%) Ajax
5 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 3 (6.67%) CSS
6 2 (4.44%) SOAP
6 2 (4.44%) Web Services
6 2 (4.44%) XML
6 2 (4.44%) EDI
6 2 (4.44%) HTML5
6 2 (4.44%) REST
7 1 (2.22%) Software Packaging
7 1 (2.22%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.89%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) GIS
4 1 (2.22%) Replication
4 1 (2.22%) PKI
4 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 19 (42.22%) Windows
2 18 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (13.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.22%) UNIX
7 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.33%) Service Delivery
1 6 (13.33%) Web Development
2 5 (11.11%) OOP
2 5 (11.11%) System Testing
2 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 4 (8.89%) OO
4 3 (6.67%) MVC
5 2 (4.44%) CRM
5 2 (4.44%) ERP
5 2 (4.44%) EAI
5 2 (4.44%) SOA
5 2 (4.44%) Software Architecture
5 2 (4.44%) Analytics
6 1 (2.22%) Workflow
6 1 (2.22%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (82.22%) SQL
2 23 (51.11%) VBScript
2 23 (51.11%) C#
3 14 (31.11%) PowerShell
4 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.78%) PHP
5 7 (15.56%) VB.NET
5 7 (15.56%) Java
6 2 (4.44%) XPath
7 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.22%) VB6
7 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (33.33%) Degree
3 11 (24.44%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (28.89%) Active Directory
1 13 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (28.89%) Hyper-V
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (28.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 13 (28.89%) SCCM
2 2 (4.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.11%) Oracle
3 13 (28.89%) VMware
4 5 (11.11%) Google
5 2 (4.44%) ESRI
6 1 (2.22%) IBM
6 1 (2.22%) Lumension
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