The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 101 110 122
Rank change year-on-year +9 +12  
Permanent jobs citing VB 10 35 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.80% 1.80% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.55% 4.06% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6 32 14
Median salary £32,000 £42,500 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.70% +18.88%  
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 Reading with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 646 862 815
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 51.89% 44.32% 34.27%
Number of salaries quoted 499 784 706
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

VB
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for VB in Reading

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 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 Reading region with a requirement for VB.

1 10 (76.92%) C#
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
3 7 (53.85%) MVC
3 7 (53.85%) VB.NET
4 6 (46.15%) Degree
4 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
4 6 (46.15%) AngularJS
5 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (38.46%) LINQ
5 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
6 3 (23.08%) jQuery
6 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
7 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
7 2 (15.38%) Sybase
7 2 (15.38%) MS Office
7 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
7 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
7 2 (15.38%) WSUS
7 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
7 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
7 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
7 2 (15.38%) MSTest
7 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (15.38%) Selenium

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
1 1 (7.69%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (15.38%) MSTest
2 2 (15.38%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
3 1 (7.69%) AdminStudio
3 1 (7.69%) Bugzilla
3 1 (7.69%) CruiseControl
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) MSI
3 1 (7.69%) NUnit
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) .NET Developer
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
1 7 (53.85%) VB.NET Developer
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Software Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Software Developer
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C# Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Packager
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Report Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) AngularJS
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
3 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (38.46%) LINQ
4 3 (23.08%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.69%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) MVC
2 2 (15.38%) Analytics
2 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
3 1 (7.69%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (7.69%) Logistics
3 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Software License Management
3 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Time Management
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C#
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) VB.NET
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) Tcl
5 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) WSUS
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Sybase
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe
2 1 (7.69%) Autodesk
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Mitel
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Symantec
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
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