The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 43 63 57
Rank change year-on-year +20 -6  
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.32% 0.64% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.74% 1.80% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 6
Median salary £60,000 £35,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +70.21% +17.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  

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 Slough with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Slough
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 136 222 196
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 42.90% 35.41% 35.25%
Number of salaries quoted 122 178 176
Median salary £55,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.24% +3.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 Slough

VB
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Salary trend for VB in Slough

VB
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 23 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 Slough region with a requirement for VB.

1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Software Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Agile .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Agile C# Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# Software Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
1 2 (66.67%) VB Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft