The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 46 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 17 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.85% 3.58% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.59% 5.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 0
Median salary £32,500 £25,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
VB
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Programming Languages Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
189 315 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 53.69% 66.32% 79.52%
Number of salaries quoted 187 300 176
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of job ads across the Ipswich region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

VB
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

VB Salary Trend in Ipswich

VB
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for VB.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Anaplan

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich 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 (100.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Anaplan