The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 70 65 60
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.16% 0.66% 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.41% 1.30% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Average salary £57,000 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.09% -3.12%
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 Slough region.

Programming Languages Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
246 308 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 38.68% 50.83% 42.08%
Number of salaries quoted 208 272 218
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Database Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Slough, Berkshire
Latcom Ltd
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