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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 165 166 171
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5  
Permanent jobs citing VB 19 53 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.57% 1.07% 0.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.17% 2.65% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 15 47 37
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year - +5.63%  

VB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1623 2001 2008
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 48.68% 40.47% 37.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1348 1754 1696
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing VB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +16 10 £32,000 -24.70% 2
Bracknell - 6 £52,500 -
Slough +24 1 £60,000 +70.21%
Hungerford - 1 £24,000 -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 27 (57.45%) .NET
2 22 (46.81%) SQL Server
3 21 (44.68%) SQL
3 21 (44.68%) C#
4 19 (40.43%) Windows
5 17 (36.17%) Linux
6 16 (34.04%) PowerShell
7 15 (31.91%) Office 365
7 15 (31.91%) VMware
8 14 (29.79%) Firewall
8 14 (29.79%) Network Design
8 14 (29.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 14 (29.79%) VB.NET
8 14 (29.79%) Cisco
8 14 (29.79%) OWASP
8 14 (29.79%) vSphere
8 14 (29.79%) PKI
8 14 (29.79%) vMotion
9 12 (25.53%) Finance
10 10 (21.28%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (21.28%) Business Continuity
10 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
10 10 (21.28%) Fault Analysis
10 10 (21.28%) Problem Management
10 10 (21.28%) High Availability
11 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET
11 9 (19.15%) XML
12 8 (17.02%) Java
12 8 (17.02%) MVC
12 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development

VB
Top Related 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 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (31.91%) Office 365
2 1 (2.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.79%) Firewall
2 3 (6.38%) Internet
2 3 (6.38%) Intranet
3 2 (4.26%) LAN
3 2 (4.26%) WAN
3 2 (4.26%) Wireless
4 1 (2.13%) DHCP
4 1 (2.13%) DNS
4 1 (2.13%) Extranet
4 1 (2.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (46.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) DTS
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.26%) MSTest
3 2 (4.26%) Selenium
3 2 (4.26%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.13%) AdminStudio
4 1 (2.13%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.13%) CruiseControl
4 1 (2.13%) JIRA
4 1 (2.13%) MSI
4 1 (2.13%) NUnit
4 1 (2.13%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Retail
2 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Developer
2 13 (27.66%) .NET Developer
2 13 (27.66%) C# Developer
2 13 (27.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (25.53%) Software Developer
4 11 (23.40%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (21.28%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (19.15%) .NET Software Developer
6 9 (19.15%) C# Software Developer
7 7 (14.89%) VB.NET Developer
8 5 (10.64%) Analyst
8 5 (10.64%) SQL Developer
9 4 (8.51%) Agile .NET Developer
9 4 (8.51%) Agile C# Developer
9 4 (8.51%) Security Engineer
9 4 (8.51%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 4 (8.51%) Senior Security Engineer
9 4 (8.51%) Senior Storage Engineer
9 4 (8.51%) Storage Engineer
9 4 (8.51%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (57.45%) .NET
2 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET
2 9 (19.15%) XML
3 6 (12.77%) AngularJS
3 6 (12.77%) WCF
4 5 (10.64%) .NET Framework
4 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (10.64%) CSS
4 5 (10.64%) HTML
4 5 (10.64%) LINQ
4 5 (10.64%) Web Services
4 5 (10.64%) WPF
5 3 (6.38%) jQuery
6 2 (4.26%) XSL
7 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) PKI
2 5 (10.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (10.64%) PMI
3 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.26%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.13%) FMCG
5 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (40.43%) Windows
2 17 (36.17%) Linux
3 7 (14.89%) Unix
4 2 (4.26%) Solaris
5 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) Network Design
1 14 (29.79%) OWASP
1 14 (29.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 10 (21.28%) Business Continuity
2 10 (21.28%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (21.28%) Fault Analysis
2 10 (21.28%) High Availability
2 10 (21.28%) Problem Management
3 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.02%) MVC
4 5 (10.64%) Mentoring
5 4 (8.51%) Statistics
6 3 (6.38%) OO
6 3 (6.38%) SDLC
6 3 (6.38%) Web Development
7 2 (4.26%) Change Control
7 2 (4.26%) Coaching
7 2 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.26%) Regression Testing
7 2 (4.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (44.68%) C#
1 21 (44.68%) SQL
2 16 (34.04%) PowerShell
3 14 (29.79%) VB.NET
4 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
5 8 (17.02%) Java
6 7 (14.89%) PHP
7 5 (10.64%) VB6
7 5 (10.64%) VBA
8 4 (8.51%) C++
8 4 (8.51%) T-SQL
9 2 (4.26%) Ruby
9 2 (4.26%) VBScript
10 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.13%) C
10 1 (2.13%) Perl
10 1 (2.13%) Python
10 1 (2.13%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Degree
2 5 (10.64%) PMI Certification
3 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) MCITP
4 2 (4.26%) MCSE
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 14 (29.79%) vSphere
2 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (29.79%) vMotion
2 2 (4.26%) WSUS
3 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) VMware
2 14 (29.79%) Cisco
3 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.51%) Oracle
5 2 (4.26%) Citrix
5 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.26%) Sybase
6 1 (2.13%) Adobe
6 1 (2.13%) Autodesk
6 1 (2.13%) Mitel
6 1 (2.13%) SAP
6 1 (2.13%) Symantec
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