The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 41 41 52
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.81% 1.68% 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.41% 2.59% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 2
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.14%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
142 193 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 57.26% 64.77% 64.07%
Number of salaries quoted 127 185 243
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) VBA
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VB6

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) VBA
1 2 (100.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft