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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 40 58 61
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +3
Permanent jobs citing VB 10 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.64% 1.12% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.62% 3.08% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 2
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +29.31%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
151 227 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 39.84% 36.26% 43.60%
Number of salaries quoted 133 191 199
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Slough region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in Slough

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 8 (72.73%) .NET
4 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
4 6 (54.55%) ERP
4 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (54.55%) Retail
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (45.45%) C#
6 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
6 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
6 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
6 4 (36.36%) XML
7 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (27.27%) Scrum
7 3 (27.27%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 2 (18.18%) Issue Tracking
8 2 (18.18%) CODA
8 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (18.18%) CODA-Financials
8 2 (18.18%) Finance
9 1 (9.09%) Migration
9 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
9 1 (9.09%) TDD
9 1 (9.09%) Information Security
9 1 (9.09%) VB6
9 1 (9.09%) Subversion

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 (9.09%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (18.18%) CODA-Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (9.09%) MS Access
4 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (54.55%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
2 4 (36.36%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (9.09%) Classic ASP
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (9.09%) LINQ
3 1 (9.09%) Spring
3 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) ERP
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Scrum
2 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
3 2 (18.18%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Refactoring
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Software Licensing
4 1 (9.09%) SOLID
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
3 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VB6
4 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) CODA
3 1 (9.09%) Demandware
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Sage
3 1 (9.09%) TARGIT