Period
to 22 July 2018

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 6 months to 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 75 86
Rank change year-on-year +11 +11 +5
Permanent jobs citing VB 4 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.78% 0.57% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.57% 1.11% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 7
Slough median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +33.80% +9.23%
10th Percentile £43,625 £42,750 £33,050
90th Percentile £51,375 £60,250 £38,800
Berkshire median annual salary £37,750 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.63% -11.11% +28.57%

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 Slough with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Slough
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 255 361 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 49.61% 51.13% 35.31%
Number of salaries quoted 237 334 325
Slough median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £32,300 £29,000 £31,550
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Slough region with a requirement for VB.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Electronics
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) UML
2 3 (75.00%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) VC++
2 3 (75.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (75.00%) Assembly Language
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 3 (75.00%) Signal Processing
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) Coaching
2 3 (75.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) Firmware
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Kofax
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) .NET

VB
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (75.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Coaching
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (75.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (75.00%) Signal Processing
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (75.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Assembly Language
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (75.00%) VC++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Kofax