Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 188 180
Rank change year-on-year +52 -8 -12
Permanent jobs citing VB 21 4 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.90% 0.12% 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.77% 0.28% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 37
Reading median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £41,500 £53,000
Berkshire median annual salary £40,000 £46,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -13.98% +24.00% -

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 Reading with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1186 1431 1857
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 51.08% 41.30% 40.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1031 1264 1607
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,575 £28,900
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £66,250
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Reading over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VB in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 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 Reading region with a requirement for VB.

1 20 (95.24%) SQL
2 15 (71.43%) Java
3 13 (61.90%) .NET
4 12 (57.14%) C#
5 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
6 10 (47.62%) PL/SQL
6 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Excel
6 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
7 8 (38.10%) DV Cleared
7 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
7 8 (38.10%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (38.10%) Software Testing
7 8 (38.10%) ISTQB
7 8 (38.10%) Test Management
7 8 (38.10%) Test Scripting
7 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
7 8 (38.10%) HP
7 8 (38.10%) PRINCE2
7 8 (38.10%) HP UFT
7 8 (38.10%) LoadRunner
7 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Office
7 8 (38.10%) XML
7 8 (38.10%) C
7 8 (38.10%) Test Strategy
7 8 (38.10%) Functional Testing
7 8 (38.10%) Non-Functional Testing
7 8 (38.10%) Relational Database
7 8 (38.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (38.10%) Defect Management

VB
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (9.52%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (38.10%) Relational Database
3 5 (23.81%) DTS
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) HP UFT
1 8 (38.10%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Senior Tester
2 8 (38.10%) Tester
3 5 (23.81%) .NET Developer
3 5 (23.81%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (23.81%) C# Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Lead .NET Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Lead C# Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Lead Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (14.29%) Developer Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Programmer
4 3 (14.29%) VBA Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Project Leader
5 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) .NET
2 8 (38.10%) XML
3 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (23.81%) CSS
3 5 (23.81%) HTML
3 5 (23.81%) WCF
3 5 (23.81%) Web Services
3 5 (23.81%) WPF
4 1 (4.76%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (23.81%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
1 2 (9.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Defect Management
1 8 (38.10%) Functional Testing
1 8 (38.10%) Non-Functional Testing
1 8 (38.10%) PRINCE2
1 8 (38.10%) Scenario Testing
1 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
1 8 (38.10%) Software Testing
1 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
1 8 (38.10%) Test Management
1 8 (38.10%) Test Scripting
1 8 (38.10%) Test Strategy
2 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) SDLC
3 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) DevOps
4 2 (9.52%) Logistics
4 2 (9.52%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) SQL
2 15 (71.43%) Java
3 12 (57.14%) C#
4 10 (47.62%) PL/SQL
5 8 (38.10%) C
6 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
7 3 (14.29%) VB6
7 3 (14.29%) VBA
8 2 (9.52%) C++
8 2 (9.52%) Go
8 2 (9.52%) Python
8 2 (9.52%) Scala
8 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
2 8 (38.10%) DV Cleared
2 8 (38.10%) ISTQB
2 8 (38.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (23.81%) PMI Certification
4 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) HP
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle