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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 104 100 118
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +18
Permanent jobs citing VB 41 40 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.80% 1.66% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.58% 4.57% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 40 37 14
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +26.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,341 £30,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £44,400
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
895 876 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 39.22% 36.41% 35.91%
Number of salaries quoted 718 763 717
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 £31,500
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 3 July 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Reading

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 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 (63.77%) SQL
2 42 (60.87%) .NET
3 41 (59.42%) C#
4 32 (46.38%) SQL Server
5 23 (33.33%) Windows
5 23 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 21 (30.43%) Windows 7
6 21 (30.43%) VBScript
6 21 (30.43%) Microsoft
7 18 (26.09%) Active Directory
8 16 (23.19%) Degree
9 14 (20.29%) PHP
9 14 (20.29%) OOP
9 14 (20.29%) Software Engineering
10 13 (18.84%) Google
10 13 (18.84%) MS Excel
10 13 (18.84%) Google App Engine
10 13 (18.84%) Amazon AWS
10 13 (18.84%) Google Cloud Platform
11 12 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (17.39%) Hyper-V
11 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (17.39%) SharePoint
11 12 (17.39%) VB.NET
11 12 (17.39%) Oracle
11 12 (17.39%) VMware
12 11 (15.94%) MySQL
12 11 (15.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 11 (15.94%) Windows XP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 12 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.70%) Node.js
3 5 (7.25%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.35%) ArcGIS
5 2 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.90%) IIS
5 2 (2.90%) JBoss
5 2 (2.90%) Apache
5 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (18.84%) MS Excel
2 10 (14.49%) InfoPath
3 2 (2.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.84%) Google App Engine
1 13 (18.84%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (18.84%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.90%) Internet
2 2 (2.90%) Firewall
2 2 (2.90%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (46.38%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.94%) MySQL
3 10 (14.49%) Relational Database
4 9 (13.04%) DTS
5 6 (8.70%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (10.14%) HP UFT
2 6 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.25%) MSI
4 2 (2.90%) Selenium
5 1 (1.45%) WinRunner
General
1 10 (14.49%) Aerospace
2 9 (13.04%) Finance
3 3 (4.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (43.48%) Developer
2 14 (20.29%) Software Engineer
3 13 (18.84%) .NET Developer
4 12 (17.39%) Software Developer
5 11 (15.94%) Integration Engineer
6 10 (14.49%) Support Engineer
7 7 (10.14%) Web Developer
8 6 (8.70%) SQL Developer
9 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (7.25%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (7.25%) Support Specialist
9 5 (7.25%) Applications Packager
9 5 (7.25%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (7.25%) Programmer
9 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 5 (7.25%) .NET Programmer
9 5 (7.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (7.25%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (60.87%) .NET
2 10 (14.49%) Application Packaging
2 10 (14.49%) WCF
3 9 (13.04%) XML
4 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET
4 7 (10.14%) WPF
5 6 (8.70%) RESTful
5 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (8.70%) .NET Framework
5 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (5.80%) HTML
6 4 (5.80%) LAMP
7 3 (4.35%) SOAP
7 3 (4.35%) Web Services
7 3 (4.35%) HTML5
7 3 (4.35%) REST
8 2 (2.90%) EDI
9 1 (1.45%) COM
9 1 (1.45%) jQuery
9 1 (1.45%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Mobile App
2 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.35%) PKI
4 2 (2.90%) GIS
4 2 (2.90%) Replication
5 1 (1.45%) Clustering
5 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 23 (33.33%) Windows
2 21 (30.43%) Windows 7
3 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (15.94%) Windows XP
5 5 (7.25%) Windows 2000
6 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.45%) UNIX
7 1 (1.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.29%) OOP
1 14 (20.29%) Software Engineering
2 11 (15.94%) System Testing
3 10 (14.49%) OO
4 9 (13.04%) SOA
4 9 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (10.14%) Service Delivery
6 6 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (8.70%) TDD
6 6 (8.70%) MVC
6 6 (8.70%) Test Scripting
6 6 (8.70%) BDD
6 6 (8.70%) Web Application Development
7 5 (7.25%) ITIL
8 2 (2.90%) Test Automation
8 2 (2.90%) Software Architecture
8 2 (2.90%) Analytics
8 2 (2.90%) Automation Testing
8 2 (2.90%) Scrum
8 2 (2.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (63.77%) SQL
2 41 (59.42%) C#
3 21 (30.43%) VBScript
4 14 (20.29%) PHP
5 12 (17.39%) VB.NET
6 11 (15.94%) PowerShell
7 10 (14.49%) JavaScript
8 6 (8.70%) Ruby
9 5 (7.25%) Java
10 3 (4.35%) C++
11 2 (2.90%) XPath
11 2 (2.90%) VB6
12 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 16 (23.19%) Degree
3 10 (14.49%) SC Cleared
4 8 (11.59%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) MCP
5 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 12 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (17.39%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.25%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (15.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 11 (15.94%) SCCM
2 4 (5.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.45%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 21 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.84%) Google
3 12 (17.39%) Oracle
3 12 (17.39%) VMware
4 5 (7.25%) ESRI
4 5 (7.25%) HP
5 3 (4.35%) IBM
5 3 (4.35%) Lumension
6 1 (1.45%) Citrix
6 1 (1.45%) Symantec
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