The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Ipswich region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - - 36
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich - - 3.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 6.86%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 11
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
282 188 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 80.11% 62.46% 53.68%
Number of salaries quoted 203 181 166
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
VB
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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 15 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (100.00%) Perl
2 7 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) Degree
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) Electronics
4 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) Python
6 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
6 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (12.50%) Solaris
7 1 (12.50%) SQL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

General
1 4 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Operations Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Operations Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Perl
2 7 (87.50%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Degree