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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 35 32 51
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +19
Permanent jobs citing VB 5 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norwich 2.98% 4.18% 1.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.97% 7.09% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 6
Average salary £25,000 £37,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
126 141 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norwich 75.00% 59.00% 81.56%
Number of salaries quoted 107 133 281
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
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 7 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 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
3 10 (71.43%) Windows
4 9 (64.29%) .NET
5 8 (57.14%) Oracle
5 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
6 7 (50.00%) Visual Studio
6 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (50.00%) Degree
7 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (42.86%) Firebird
7 6 (42.86%) Embarcadero
7 6 (42.86%) Borland
7 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
7 6 (42.86%) MySQL
7 6 (42.86%) C
7 6 (42.86%) Delphi
8 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
8 4 (28.57%) VBScript
8 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (21.43%) HTML
9 3 (21.43%) IIS
9 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (21.43%) DTS
9 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
10 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
10 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 3 (21.43%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (42.86%) Firebird
2 6 (42.86%) MySQL
3 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (21.43%) DTS
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Applications Developer
3 3 (21.43%) DBA
4 2 (14.29%) Lead Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) SQL DBA
4 2 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) RPG Developer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) HTML
2 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 2 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) EDI
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
4 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Web Development
3 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL V2
3 1 (7.14%) Line Management
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) Delphi
2 6 (42.86%) C
3 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 4 (28.57%) VBScript
4 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.14%) PHP
5 1 (7.14%) RPG
5 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) MCP
2 2 (14.29%) MCSE
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) Embarcadero
3 6 (42.86%) Borland
4 2 (14.29%) Business Objects
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) Cognos
5 1 (7.14%) JD Edwards