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

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 127 106
Rank change year-on-year +32 -21  
Permanent jobs citing VB 11 9 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.85% 0.50% 1.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.67% 1.18% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 37
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% +30.13%  
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 Reading with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 660 761 899
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 50.89% 42.63% 39.09%
Number of salaries quoted 552 693 733
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £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 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
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Reading over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for VB in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 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 Reading region with a requirement for VB.

1 19 (90.48%) SQL
2 11 (52.38%) Test Automation
2 11 (52.38%) Scenario Testing
3 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
3 10 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (47.62%) PL/SQL
3 10 (47.62%) C#
3 10 (47.62%) Java
3 10 (47.62%) .NET
3 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (47.62%) Software Testing
4 9 (42.86%) ISTQB
4 9 (42.86%) Test Management
4 9 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 9 (42.86%) C
4 9 (42.86%) PRINCE2
4 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (42.86%) HP
4 9 (42.86%) HP UFT
4 9 (42.86%) LoadRunner
4 9 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 9 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 9 (42.86%) Functional Testing
4 9 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
4 9 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 9 (42.86%) DV Cleared
4 9 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (42.86%) Defect Management
5 8 (38.10%) SQL Server

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 Office
2 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
1 1 (4.76%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) DHCP
1 1 (4.76%) DNS
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
1 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) HP UFT
1 9 (42.86%) LoadRunner
2 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (9.52%) MSTest
3 2 (9.52%) Selenium
3 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.52%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.76%) Bugzilla
4 1 (4.76%) CruiseControl
4 1 (4.76%) JIRA
4 1 (4.76%) NUnit
4 1 (4.76%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (4.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Senior Tester
1 9 (42.86%) Tester
2 8 (38.10%) Developer
3 7 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 7 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
4 6 (28.57%) SQL Developer
5 5 (23.81%) .NET Software Developer
5 5 (23.81%) Software Developer
6 4 (19.05%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (19.05%) C# Developer
6 4 (19.05%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (9.52%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) IT Support
8 1 (4.76%) IT Support Specialist
8 1 (4.76%) Senior Project Leader
8 1 (4.76%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) .NET
2 6 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
3 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (23.81%) LINQ
4 3 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Unix
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Scenario Testing
1 11 (52.38%) Test Automation
2 10 (47.62%) Software Testing
3 9 (42.86%) Defect Management
3 9 (42.86%) Functional Testing
3 9 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
3 9 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 9 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 9 (42.86%) Test Management
3 9 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 9 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 7 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (9.52%) Analytics
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
5 2 (9.52%) SDLC
6 1 (4.76%) DevOps
6 1 (4.76%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (4.76%) Open Source
6 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) C#
2 10 (47.62%) Java
2 10 (47.62%) PL/SQL
3 9 (42.86%) C
4 7 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.76%) C++
7 1 (4.76%) Go
7 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.76%) Python
7 1 (4.76%) Scala
7 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
2 9 (42.86%) DV Cleared
2 9 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 9 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (23.81%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) HP
2 2 (9.52%) Sybase
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Mitel
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) Symantec
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago