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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 42 63 70
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +7
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.69% 1.83% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.54% 4.49% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 1
Median salary £52,500 £42,500 £57,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -25.43%
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.59% +2.66%

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
130 267 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 44.98% 40.64% 39.08%
Number of salaries quoted 108 233 209
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £56,600 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 21 January 2017, 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 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) .NET
3 7 (70.00%) C#
3 7 (70.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (40.00%) XML
5 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (40.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle
6 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (30.00%) Scrum
6 3 (30.00%) ERP
6 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (30.00%) Retail
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) SDLC
7 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
7 2 (20.00%) Unix
7 2 (20.00%) Windows
7 2 (20.00%) Solaris
8 1 (10.00%) XSLT
8 1 (10.00%) OOP
8 1 (10.00%) Apache
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management

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 1 (10.00%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Agile C# Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Developer
5 2 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (20.00%) VB Developer
6 1 (10.00%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) Classic ASP
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (10.00%) LINQ
4 1 (10.00%) Spring
4 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Solaris
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) ERP
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (10.00%) OOP
4 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) SOLID
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft