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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 48 43
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich - 0.94% 1.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.38% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
VB
Suffolk

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
304 217 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 66.67% 68.03% 64.68%
Number of salaries quoted 274 180 155
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (90.91%) C#
2 10 (90.91%) XML
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (90.91%) .NET Framework
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server
3 9 (81.82%) ADO
4 7 (63.64%) Client/Server
4 7 (63.64%) N-Tier
4 7 (63.64%) SDLC
5 6 (54.55%) OOD
5 6 (54.55%) OO
5 6 (54.55%) Document Management
6 5 (45.45%) Content Management
6 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
6 5 (45.45%) Documentum
6 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
6 5 (45.45%) EMC
7 4 (36.36%) Process Management
7 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (27.27%) Kofax
8 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (27.27%) MCP
9 2 (18.18%) SQL
9 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
9 2 (18.18%) Business Process Improvement
10 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
10 1 (9.09%) Workflow

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (45.45%) Documentum
1 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
2 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Architect
2 5 (45.45%) .NET Architect
3 4 (36.36%) Business Process Architect
4 3 (27.27%) C# Architect
5 2 (18.18%) Documentum Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Systems Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) .NET Framework
2 10 (90.91%) XML
3 9 (81.82%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Client/Server
1 7 (63.64%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) SDLC
2 6 (54.55%) Document Management
2 6 (54.55%) OO
2 6 (54.55%) OOD
3 5 (45.45%) Content Management
4 4 (36.36%) Process Management
5 2 (18.18%) Business Process Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
6 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) MCP
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) EMC
3 3 (27.27%) Kofax