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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 60 52 47
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 7 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.60% 1.64% 4.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.01% 2.52% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 21
Average salary - £22,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
VB
East of England

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

Programming Languages Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
298 278 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 59.84% 65.11% 71.88%
Number of salaries quoted 245 231 365
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

VB
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

VB Salary Trend in Suffolk

VB
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -5 3 - -
VB
East of England

VB
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (81.82%) C#
3 7 (63.64%) VB.NET
3 7 (63.64%) VB6
4 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
5 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
5 5 (45.45%) C++
5 5 (45.45%) Java
5 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
5 5 (45.45%) Degree
5 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
5 5 (45.45%) Android
5 5 (45.45%) Android SDK
6 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (36.36%) LESS
6 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 4 (36.36%) HTML
6 4 (36.36%) MVC
6 4 (36.36%) CSS
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 2 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (18.18%) VBA

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Junior Software Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Junior
2 5 (45.45%) Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 5 (45.45%) Android SDK
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (36.36%) LESS
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) C#
3 7 (63.64%) VB.NET
3 7 (63.64%) VB6
4 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
4 5 (45.45%) C++
4 5 (45.45%) Java
5 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 2 (18.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
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