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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 158 167
Rank change year-on-year -12 +9  
Permanent jobs citing VB 17 50 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.51% 1.12% 1.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.07% 2.64% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 13 45 51
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -1.31%  

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 1582 1892 1975
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 47.66% 42.46% 38.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1347 1708 1606
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,200 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 June 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 June 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 +23 11 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Slough +10 3 £46,250 +42.30%
Bracknell +9 1 £52,500 +16.66%
VB
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 20 (55.56%) SQL
2 16 (44.44%) .NET
3 14 (38.89%) C#
3 14 (38.89%) Java
4 11 (30.56%) VB.NET
4 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
4 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (30.56%) Test Automation
4 11 (30.56%) Scenario Testing
5 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
5 10 (27.78%) PRINCE2
5 10 (27.78%) Windows
5 10 (27.78%) C
5 10 (27.78%) PL/SQL
5 10 (27.78%) Software Testing
6 9 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 9 (25.00%) Test Management
6 9 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 9 (25.00%) HP UFT
6 9 (25.00%) LoadRunner
6 9 (25.00%) HP
6 9 (25.00%) MVC
6 9 (25.00%) DV Cleared
6 9 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 9 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 9 (25.00%) Non-Functional 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 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (2.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) DHCP
2 1 (2.78%) DNS
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) HP UFT
1 9 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.56%) MSTest
3 2 (5.56%) Selenium
3 2 (5.56%) Subversion
3 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.56%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.78%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.78%) CruiseControl
4 1 (2.78%) JIRA
4 1 (2.78%) NUnit
4 1 (2.78%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Law
2 1 (2.78%) Military
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) Senior Tester
2 9 (25.00%) Tester
3 7 (19.44%) .NET Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Software Developer
3 7 (19.44%) VB.NET Developer
4 6 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 6 (16.67%) SQL Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Security Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Senior Security Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Senior Storage Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Storage Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) VMware Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) .NET
2 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 7 (19.44%) AngularJS
3 7 (19.44%) LINQ
4 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (13.89%) .NET Framework
6 4 (11.11%) jQuery
7 2 (5.56%) Ajax
7 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 2 (5.56%) NHibernate
7 2 (5.56%) Silverlight
7 2 (5.56%) WCF
7 2 (5.56%) WinForms
7 2 (5.56%) WPF
8 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (2.78%) CSS
8 1 (2.78%) HTML5
8 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (19.44%) PKI
3 5 (13.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.78%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
2 8 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Scenario Testing
1 11 (30.56%) Test Automation
2 10 (27.78%) PRINCE2
2 10 (27.78%) Software Testing
3 9 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 9 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 9 (25.00%) MVC
3 9 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (25.00%) Test Management
3 9 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 9 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 7 (19.44%) Network Design
4 7 (19.44%) OWASP
4 7 (19.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (13.89%) Business Continuity
5 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (13.89%) Fault Analysis
5 5 (13.89%) High Availability
5 5 (13.89%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) SQL
2 14 (38.89%) C#
2 14 (38.89%) Java
3 11 (30.56%) VB.NET
4 10 (27.78%) C
4 10 (27.78%) PL/SQL
5 8 (22.22%) PowerShell
6 5 (13.89%) C++
6 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.56%) PHP
7 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.56%) VBA
8 1 (2.78%) Go
8 1 (2.78%) Python
8 1 (2.78%) Ruby
8 1 (2.78%) Scala
8 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.78%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 9 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 9 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (19.44%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) vSphere
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (19.44%) vCenter Server
2 7 (19.44%) vMotion
3 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) HP
2 7 (19.44%) Cisco
2 7 (19.44%) VMware
3 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.56%) Kofax
4 2 (5.56%) Sybase
5 1 (2.78%) Adobe
5 1 (2.78%) Mitel
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle
5 1 (2.78%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) Symantec
Newbury, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago