The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for VB.NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 112 91
Rank change year-on-year +16 -21  
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 14 21 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.09% 1.16% 2.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.12% 2.70% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 44
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £31,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

VB.NET 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 659 779 884
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 51.20% 42.99% 39.15%
Number of salaries quoted 556 712 720
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.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in Reading

VB.NET
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for VB.NET in Reading

VB.NET
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB.NET in Reading over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for VB.NET in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing VB.NET 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.NET.

1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (90.63%) C#
3 25 (78.13%) SQL
4 23 (71.88%) MVC
5 20 (62.50%) SQL Server
6 19 (59.38%) JavaScript
7 17 (53.13%) ASP.NET
8 15 (46.88%) T-SQL
8 15 (46.88%) Degree
9 14 (43.75%) jQuery
10 13 (40.63%) HTML
11 11 (34.38%) CSS
11 11 (34.38%) .NET Framework
12 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
13 8 (25.00%) Finance
13 8 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (21.88%) AngularJS
14 7 (21.88%) VB
15 6 (18.75%) LINQ
16 5 (15.63%) Greenfield Project
16 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
16 5 (15.63%) Sybase
17 4 (12.50%) Windows
17 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
18 3 (9.38%) REST
18 3 (9.38%) SDLC
18 3 (9.38%) QGIS

VB.NET
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.25%) IIS
1 2 (6.25%) SAS
1 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) DHCP
1 2 (6.25%) DNS
1 2 (6.25%) Firewall
1 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.38%) GIS
3 3 (9.38%) QGIS
3 3 (9.38%) Sybase ASE
4 2 (6.25%) Base SAS
4 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (6.25%) PerformancePoint
4 2 (6.25%) Power BI
4 2 (6.25%) SAS EBI
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.38%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (90.63%) Developer
2 22 (68.75%) .NET Developer
3 17 (53.13%) C# Developer
4 14 (43.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (28.13%) SQL Developer
5 9 (28.13%) VB.NET Developer
6 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (21.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (18.75%) Software Developer
8 5 (15.63%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 4 (12.50%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
10 2 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
10 2 (6.25%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 2 (6.25%) Graduate ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (6.25%) Graduate C# .NET Developer
10 2 (6.25%) Graduate C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (6.25%) Graduate Developer
10 2 (6.25%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (53.13%) ASP.NET
3 14 (43.75%) jQuery
4 13 (40.63%) HTML
5 11 (34.38%) .NET Framework
5 11 (34.38%) CSS
6 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (21.88%) AngularJS
8 6 (18.75%) LINQ
9 3 (9.38%) HTML5
9 3 (9.38%) REST
9 3 (9.38%) WCF
10 2 (6.25%) Ajax
10 2 (6.25%) Node.js
10 2 (6.25%) React
10 2 (6.25%) WinForms
11 1 (3.13%) JSON
11 1 (3.13%) SOAP
11 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.63%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.13%) CESG
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) MVC
2 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
3 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.38%) Data Protection
3 3 (9.38%) SDLC
4 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.25%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (6.25%) ETL
4 2 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (6.25%) Microservices
4 2 (6.25%) Multithreading
4 2 (6.25%) Product Management
4 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.13%) MVVM
5 1 (3.13%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.13%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (3.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (90.63%) C#
2 25 (78.13%) SQL
3 19 (59.38%) JavaScript
4 15 (46.88%) T-SQL
5 7 (21.88%) VB
6 3 (9.38%) Java
7 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.13%) C++
8 1 (3.13%) PHP
8 1 (3.13%) XAML
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.13%) CREST Certified
3 1 (3.13%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) IFRS
1 2 (6.25%) IFRS 9
2 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Sybase
3 3 (9.38%) ESRI
3 3 (9.38%) Mapinfo
4 2 (6.25%) Tableau