The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Norwich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 34 33 54
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +21
Permanent jobs citing VB 6 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norwich 3.55% 3.63% 0.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.72% 7.03% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 3
Average salary £25,000 £37,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
VB
Norfolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Norwich region.

Programming Languages Category
Norwich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
127 128 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norwich 75.15% 51.61% 80.67%
Number of salaries quoted 110 121 278
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Norwich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

VB
Salary Trend in Norwich

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

VB Salary Trend in Norwich

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Norwich 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 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (66.67%) Degree
3 8 (66.67%) .NET
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (50.00%) Firebird
5 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (50.00%) MySQL
5 6 (50.00%) Oracle
5 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 6 (50.00%) C
5 6 (50.00%) Delphi
5 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (50.00%) Embarcadero
5 6 (50.00%) Borland
6 4 (33.33%) IIS
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (25.00%) ITIL
7 3 (25.00%) MCP
7 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
7 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (25.00%) Linux
7 3 (25.00%) Windows 2000
7 3 (25.00%) MCSE
7 3 (25.00%) VMware
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (25.00%) SCCM
7 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Norwich 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 4 (33.33%) IIS
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) MySQL
2 6 (50.00%) Firebird
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (8.33%) DTS
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Applications Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Lead Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 2000
2 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL V2
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Line Management
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Web Development
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) C
2 6 (50.00%) Delphi
3 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 2 (16.67%) VBScript
4 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) MCP
2 3 (25.00%) MCSE
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Embarcadero
2 6 (50.00%) Borland
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) VMware