Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 221 198 255
Rank change year-on-year -23 +57 -45
Permanent jobs citing VB 34 99 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.54% 1.14% 0.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.09% 2.66% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 30 89 73
Berkshire median annual salary £40,000 £46,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.98% +24.00% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £30,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £52,500
South East median annual salary £43,750 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.78% +20.00% -

VB is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3120 3720 4546
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 49.82% 42.73% 41.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2712 3241 3891
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing VB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Berkshire

VB
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB in Berkshire.

Salary trend for VB in Berkshire

VB
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VB in Berkshire

VB
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +61 21 £40,000 +14.29%
Maidenhead +23 3 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Newbury -11 3 £31,000 -27.06%
Windsor +14 1 - - 1
Slough -3 1 - -
VB
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 30 (88.24%) SQL
2 23 (67.65%) .NET
3 21 (61.76%) SQL Server
3 21 (61.76%) C#
4 16 (47.06%) Java
5 14 (41.18%) Relational Database
6 13 (38.24%) JavaScript
7 12 (35.29%) HTML
7 12 (35.29%) Microsoft Excel
8 11 (32.35%) CSS
8 11 (32.35%) Software Engineering
8 11 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
9 10 (29.41%) Test Automation
9 10 (29.41%) PL/SQL
10 9 (26.47%) XML
10 9 (26.47%) T-SQL
10 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Office
10 9 (26.47%) Functional Testing
10 9 (26.47%) Test Scripting
11 8 (23.53%) Test Management
11 8 (23.53%) WPF
11 8 (23.53%) DV Cleared
11 8 (23.53%) Non-Functional Testing
11 8 (23.53%) Test Strategy
11 8 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
11 8 (23.53%) ISTQB
11 8 (23.53%) Software Testing

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (8.82%) CMS
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Intranet
2 1 (2.94%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (61.76%) SQL Server
2 14 (41.18%) Relational Database
3 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (14.71%) DTS
6 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (8.82%) SQLPlus
7 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) HP UFT
1 8 (23.53%) LoadRunner
2 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.94%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Military
3 1 (2.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) .NET Developer
2 8 (23.53%) C# Developer
2 8 (23.53%) Senior Tester
2 8 (23.53%) Tester
3 5 (14.71%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Lead .NET Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Lead C# Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Lead Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Analyst Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Analyst Programmer
5 3 (8.82%) Developer Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Programmer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) VBA Developer
6 2 (5.88%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Project Leader
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (67.65%) .NET
2 12 (35.29%) HTML
3 11 (32.35%) CSS
4 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (26.47%) XML
6 8 (23.53%) WPF
7 5 (14.71%) WCF
7 5 (14.71%) Web Services
8 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
9 3 (8.82%) WinForms
10 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
10 2 (5.88%) Ajax
10 2 (5.88%) Dapper ORM
10 2 (5.88%) Entity Framework
10 2 (5.88%) jQuery
11 1 (2.94%) Classic ASP
11 1 (2.94%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.71%) PMI
3 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
2 4 (11.76%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.88%) Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Unix
4 1 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Software Engineering
2 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) Test Automation
3 9 (26.47%) Functional Testing
3 9 (26.47%) Test Scripting
4 8 (23.53%) Defect Management
4 8 (23.53%) Non-Functional Testing
4 8 (23.53%) PRINCE2
4 8 (23.53%) Scenario Testing
4 8 (23.53%) SDLC
4 8 (23.53%) Software Testing
4 8 (23.53%) Test Management
4 8 (23.53%) Test Strategy
5 3 (8.82%) DevOps
5 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.82%) Migration
5 3 (8.82%) Project Management
5 3 (8.82%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
5 3 (8.82%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (88.24%) SQL
2 21 (61.76%) C#
3 16 (47.06%) Java
4 13 (38.24%) JavaScript
5 10 (29.41%) PL/SQL
6 9 (26.47%) T-SQL
7 8 (23.53%) C
8 5 (14.71%) VB.NET
9 3 (8.82%) VB6
9 3 (8.82%) VBA
9 3 (8.82%) VBScript
9 3 (8.82%) XAML
10 2 (5.88%) C++
10 2 (5.88%) Go
10 2 (5.88%) PHP
10 2 (5.88%) Python
10 2 (5.88%) Scala
10 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
11 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 8 (23.53%) DV Cleared
2 8 (23.53%) ISTQB
2 8 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (14.71%) PMI Certification
4 2 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (5.88%) Degree
4 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.94%) Puppet
2 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) HP
2 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.82%) Xamarin
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (2.94%) SaltStack