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

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 58 55
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk - 0.78% 1.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.34% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 7
Average salary - £28,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +24.44%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
362 299 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 60.64% 58.28% 68.37%
Number of salaries quoted 321 248 247
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 £20,500 £25,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (91.67%) .NET
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) XML
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) C#
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 9 (75.00%) ADO
4 7 (58.33%) Client/Server
4 7 (58.33%) N-Tier
4 7 (58.33%) SDLC
5 6 (50.00%) OOD
5 6 (50.00%) OO
5 6 (50.00%) Document Management
6 5 (41.67%) Content Management
6 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
6 5 (41.67%) Documentum
6 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
6 5 (41.67%) EMC
7 4 (33.33%) Process Management
7 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (25.00%) Kofax
8 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (25.00%) SQL
8 3 (25.00%) MCP
9 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
9 2 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
10 1 (8.33%) Web Development
10 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) Documentum
1 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Architect
2 5 (41.67%) .NET Architect
3 4 (33.33%) Business Process Architect
4 3 (25.00%) C# Architect
5 2 (16.67%) Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Documentum Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Database Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Junior
6 1 (8.33%) Junior Applications Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Junior Database Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Systems Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 10 (83.33%) XML
3 9 (75.00%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Client/Server
1 7 (58.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) SDLC
2 6 (50.00%) Document Management
2 6 (50.00%) OO
2 6 (50.00%) OOD
3 5 (41.67%) Content Management
4 4 (33.33%) Process Management
5 2 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Web Development
6 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) MCP
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) EMC
3 3 (25.00%) Kofax