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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 109 107 118
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Permanent jobs citing VB 36 41 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.46% 1.70% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.27% 4.39% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 27 38 17
Average salary £36,500 £42,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.11% +23.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,341 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £37,000
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
844 934 834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.11% 38.79% 38.83%
Number of salaries quoted 725 812 721
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 April 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Reading

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 40 (74.07%) SQL
2 26 (48.15%) .NET
3 25 (46.30%) C#
3 25 (46.30%) Windows
3 25 (46.30%) Windows 7
3 25 (46.30%) Security Cleared
4 23 (42.59%) VBScript
5 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
6 20 (37.04%) Active Directory
7 17 (31.48%) Oracle
8 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (29.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 16 (29.63%) VMware
8 16 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (29.63%) PowerShell
8 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (29.63%) Hyper-V
8 16 (29.63%) SCCM
9 15 (27.78%) Degree
10 14 (25.93%) SQL Server
11 13 (24.07%) SC Cleared
12 12 (22.22%) Software Engineering
12 12 (22.22%) PHP
12 12 (22.22%) OOP
13 11 (20.37%) SharePoint
13 11 (20.37%) Google
13 11 (20.37%) Google App Engine
13 11 (20.37%) Amazon AWS
13 11 (20.37%) Google Cloud Platform
14 10 (18.52%) System Testing

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 11 (20.37%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.26%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.56%) ArcGIS
4 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.70%) IIS
4 2 (3.70%) JBoss
4 2 (3.70%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 9 (16.67%) InfoPath
3 2 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.37%) Google App Engine
1 11 (20.37%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (20.37%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.70%) Internet
2 2 (3.70%) Firewall
2 2 (3.70%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.52%) MySQL
3 9 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.70%) DTS
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MSI
2 4 (7.41%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 9 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 3 (5.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Integration Engineer
2 15 (27.78%) Developer
3 14 (25.93%) Support Engineer
4 12 (22.22%) Software Engineer
5 10 (18.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 10 (18.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 10 (18.52%) Web Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Applications Packager
7 4 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (7.41%) Software Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Support Specialist
7 4 (7.41%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
7 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) SQL Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Applications Support
9 2 (3.70%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (48.15%) .NET
2 9 (16.67%) Application Packaging
3 3 (5.56%) LAMP
3 3 (5.56%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.56%) HTML
4 2 (3.70%) HTML5
4 2 (3.70%) REST
4 2 (3.70%) SOAP
4 2 (3.70%) Web Services
4 2 (3.70%) XML
4 2 (3.70%) EDI
5 1 (1.85%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 9 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.56%) PKI
3 2 (3.70%) GIS
3 2 (3.70%) Replication
4 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 25 (46.30%) Windows
1 25 (46.30%) Windows 7
2 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (18.52%) Windows XP
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.41%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.85%) UNIX
5 1 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) OOP
1 12 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 10 (18.52%) System Testing
3 9 (16.67%) OO
4 7 (12.96%) Service Delivery
5 6 (11.11%) Web Development
6 4 (7.41%) ITIL
6 4 (7.41%) Test Scripting
7 2 (3.70%) Software Architecture
7 2 (3.70%) Analytics
7 2 (3.70%) CRM
7 2 (3.70%) ERP
7 2 (3.70%) EAI
7 2 (3.70%) SOA
8 1 (1.85%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (74.07%) SQL
2 25 (46.30%) C#
3 23 (42.59%) VBScript
4 16 (29.63%) PowerShell
5 12 (22.22%) PHP
6 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
7 5 (9.26%) Java
8 3 (5.56%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.70%) VB6
9 2 (3.70%) XPath
10 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (46.30%) Security Cleared
2 15 (27.78%) Degree
3 13 (24.07%) SC Cleared
4 9 (16.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 16 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (29.63%) Hyper-V
3 5 (9.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (29.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 16 (29.63%) SCCM
2 4 (7.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 17 (31.48%) Oracle
3 16 (29.63%) VMware
4 11 (20.37%) Google
5 5 (9.26%) ESRI
6 4 (7.41%) HP
7 3 (5.56%) IBM
7 3 (5.56%) Lumension
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