The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 56 61 64
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.39% 0.36% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.12% 0.92% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Median salary £36,250 £32,500 £34,800
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% -6.60%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
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
179 218 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 34.82% 39.71% 48.35%
Number of salaries quoted 165 196 199
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,421 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +1.26%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of job ads across the Slough region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 May 2016, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Slough region with a requirement for VB.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) XML
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) UML
4 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) IIS
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (33.33%) SOA
4 3 (33.33%) ETL
4 3 (33.33%) Toad
4 3 (33.33%) SSL
4 3 (33.33%) IBM
4 3 (33.33%) S/MIME
4 3 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (33.33%) Middleware
4 3 (33.33%) Data Security
4 3 (33.33%) Finance

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) IIS
1 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) S/MIME
1 3 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Toad
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Applications Support
3 3 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Support Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Web Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Web Applications Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Web Applications Support
3 3 (33.33%) Web Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Data Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
1 7 (77.78%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (33.33%) Middleware
2 3 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Data Security
1 3 (33.33%) ETL
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
1 3 (33.33%) Release Management
1 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (33.33%) SOA
1 3 (33.33%) UML
1 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (22.22%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) Perl
5 2 (22.22%) Python
5 2 (22.22%) VBA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) IBM
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle