The first table below looks at the demand for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 16 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 Slough region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 67 65 64
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing VB 5 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.88% 0.57% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.75% 1.50% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £40,000 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
285 267 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 50.26% 38.09% 31.40%
Number of salaries quoted 248 234 160
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £60,000
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 Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

VB
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Slough region.

VB Salary Trend in Slough

VB
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Slough region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Slough

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
3 4 (57.14%) VB.NET
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) OO
5 2 (28.57%) MS Access
5 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) Toad
5 2 (28.57%) MapBasic
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
5 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
6 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (14.29%) HTML5

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) FTP
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) MS Access
2 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Toad
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) JProfiler
2 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
2 1 (14.29%) MSI
2 1 (14.29%) InstallShield
2 1 (14.29%) Introscope
2 1 (14.29%) ReSharper
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) VB Developer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Android Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) WCF
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (14.29%) JDBC
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) ODBC
4 1 (14.29%) Middleware
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) OOD
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Refactoring
2 1 (14.29%) System Testing
2 1 (14.29%) ERD
2 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (14.29%) Android Development
2 1 (14.29%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) VB.NET
3 3 (42.86%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) MapBasic
5 1 (14.29%) VB6
5 1 (14.29%) PHP
5 1 (14.29%) C++
5 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (14.29%) nmon
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Macrovision