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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 65 70 68
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing VB 10 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.53% 0.31% 0.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.61% 0.85% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 5
Average salary £42,500 £42,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
277 235 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 42.48% 36.89% 50.25%
Number of salaries quoted 240 203 268
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £66,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 18 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (72.22%) C#
2 13 (72.22%) .NET
3 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 11 (61.11%) IIS
4 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET
4 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
5 8 (44.44%) XML
5 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (38.89%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (38.89%) Release Management
6 7 (38.89%) ITIL V3
6 7 (38.89%) Waterfall
6 7 (38.89%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (38.89%) WebSphere
6 7 (38.89%) Data Security
6 7 (38.89%) Finance
6 7 (38.89%) ITIL
6 7 (38.89%) Oracle
6 7 (38.89%) Tomcat
6 7 (38.89%) SOA
6 7 (38.89%) ETL
6 7 (38.89%) Toad
6 7 (38.89%) UML
6 7 (38.89%) SSL
6 7 (38.89%) IBM
6 7 (38.89%) S/MIME
6 7 (38.89%) WebSphere MQ
6 7 (38.89%) Middleware

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 11 (61.11%) IIS
2 7 (38.89%) Tomcat
2 7 (38.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
1 5 (27.78%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) S/MIME
1 7 (38.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Toad
2 4 (22.22%) ReSharper
2 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Analyst
1 12 (66.67%) SQL Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Applications Support
2 7 (38.89%) Applications Support Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) SQL Support Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Support Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Web Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Web Applications Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Web Applications Support
2 7 (38.89%) Web Support Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Developer
4 5 (27.78%) Data Analyst
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Data Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Data Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Applications Developer
6 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
6 2 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) .NET
2 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET
3 8 (44.44%) XML
4 7 (38.89%) Middleware
4 7 (38.89%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (22.22%) CSS
5 4 (22.22%) Entity Framework
5 4 (22.22%) HTML
5 4 (22.22%) jQuery
5 4 (22.22%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (38.89%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) Economics
3 1 (5.56%) FMCG
3 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.56%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Data Security
2 7 (38.89%) ETL
2 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 7 (38.89%) ITIL V3
2 7 (38.89%) Release Management
2 7 (38.89%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (38.89%) SOA
2 7 (38.89%) UML
2 7 (38.89%) Waterfall
3 5 (27.78%) Data Cleansing
4 4 (22.22%) MVC
4 4 (22.22%) OO
4 4 (22.22%) OOD
4 4 (22.22%) Refactoring
5 1 (5.56%) Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (72.22%) C#
3 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
4 6 (33.33%) Python
5 5 (27.78%) Java
5 5 (27.78%) Perl
6 4 (22.22%) VBA
7 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
8 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) IBM
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Tableau