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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 114 104 113
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Permanent jobs citing VB 30 34 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.34% 1.42% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.36% 3.81% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 30 28 16
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,050 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +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
892 892 812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 39.87% 37.38% 35.91%
Number of salaries quoted 723 748 719
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 £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 28 July 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Reading

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 44 (66.67%) C#
1 44 (66.67%) SQL
2 43 (65.15%) .NET
3 33 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 20 (30.30%) Microsoft
5 19 (28.79%) Windows
5 19 (28.79%) Security Cleared
6 17 (25.76%) Windows 7
6 17 (25.76%) VBScript
6 17 (25.76%) Active Directory
7 16 (24.24%) Degree
8 14 (21.21%) Software Engineering
8 14 (21.21%) VB.NET
8 14 (21.21%) PHP
8 14 (21.21%) OOP
9 13 (19.70%) MS Excel
9 13 (19.70%) Google
9 13 (19.70%) WCF
9 13 (19.70%) Google App Engine
9 13 (19.70%) Amazon AWS
9 13 (19.70%) Google Cloud Platform
10 11 (16.67%) Hyper-V
10 11 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (16.67%) Mobile App
10 11 (16.67%) System Testing
10 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (16.67%) VMware
10 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (16.67%) MySQL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 10 (15.15%) SharePoint
2 8 (12.12%) Node.js
3 5 (7.58%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (4.55%) ArcGIS
4 3 (4.55%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.03%) IIS
5 2 (3.03%) JBoss
5 2 (3.03%) Apache
6 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (19.70%) MS Excel
2 10 (15.15%) InfoPath
3 2 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.70%) Google App Engine
1 13 (19.70%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (19.70%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.03%) IPsec
2 2 (3.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.67%) MySQL
3 10 (15.15%) Relational Database
4 8 (12.12%) DTS
4 8 (12.12%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.61%) HP UFT
3 2 (3.03%) MSI
3 2 (3.03%) Selenium
4 1 (1.52%) WinRunner
General
1 10 (15.15%) Finance
1 10 (15.15%) Aerospace
2 3 (4.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 33 (50.00%) Developer
2 15 (22.73%) .NET Developer
3 14 (21.21%) Software Engineer
4 13 (19.70%) Software Developer
5 10 (15.15%) Integration Engineer
6 9 (13.64%) Support Engineer
7 7 (10.61%) Web Developer
8 6 (9.09%) SQL Developer
9 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 5 (7.58%) .NET Programmer
9 5 (7.58%) Programmer
9 5 (7.58%) Support Specialist
9 5 (7.58%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (7.58%) SQL Programmer
9 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
9 5 (7.58%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 4 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (6.06%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (65.15%) .NET
2 13 (19.70%) WCF
3 9 (13.64%) ASP.NET
4 8 (12.12%) XML
4 8 (12.12%) WPF
4 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (12.12%) RESTful
4 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (10.61%) Application Packaging
6 6 (9.09%) .NET Framework
7 4 (6.06%) LAMP
8 2 (3.03%) HTML
9 1 (1.52%) jQuery
9 1 (1.52%) Software Packaging
9 1 (1.52%) COM
9 1 (1.52%) SOAP
9 1 (1.52%) Web Services
9 1 (1.52%) REST
9 1 (1.52%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 6 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.55%) PKI
3 3 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.03%) GIS
4 2 (3.03%) Replication
5 1 (1.52%) Clustering
5 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 19 (28.79%) Windows
2 17 (25.76%) Windows 7
3 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (12.12%) Windows XP
5 5 (7.58%) Windows 2000
6 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.52%) UNIX
7 1 (1.52%) Linux
7 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.21%) Software Engineering
1 14 (21.21%) OOP
2 11 (16.67%) System Testing
2 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (15.15%) OO
4 8 (12.12%) SOA
4 8 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (12.12%) TDD
4 8 (12.12%) MVC
4 8 (12.12%) Web Application Development
4 8 (12.12%) BDD
5 6 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 5 (7.58%) ITIL
7 4 (6.06%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.03%) Automation Testing
8 2 (3.03%) Test Automation
8 2 (3.03%) Web Development
8 2 (3.03%) Scrum
9 1 (1.52%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.52%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (66.67%) C#
1 44 (66.67%) SQL
2 17 (25.76%) VBScript
3 14 (21.21%) VB.NET
3 14 (21.21%) PHP
4 10 (15.15%) PowerShell
5 8 (12.12%) JavaScript
5 8 (12.12%) Ruby
6 3 (4.55%) Java
6 3 (4.55%) C++
7 2 (3.03%) VB6
8 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (28.79%) Security Cleared
2 16 (24.24%) Degree
3 8 (12.12%) DV Cleared
4 7 (10.61%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.52%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (25.76%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 11 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.52%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.52%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (15.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 10 (15.15%) SCCM
2 4 (6.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.52%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.52%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 20 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 13 (19.70%) Google
3 11 (16.67%) VMware
3 11 (16.67%) Oracle
4 5 (7.58%) ESRI
4 5 (7.58%) HP
5 3 (4.55%) IBM
5 3 (4.55%) Lumension
6 1 (1.52%) Citrix
6 1 (1.52%) Symantec
Reading, Berkshire
NHS England
Salary: From £39,632 to £47,559 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 30% bonus/benefits
Posted: 25 days ago