The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 56 65 60
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Permanent jobs citing VB 5 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.29% 0.19% 0.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.98% 0.31% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Median salary £50,000 £25,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
253 318 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 65.21% 60.23% 60.55%
Number of salaries quoted 217 282 233
Median salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of job ads across the Suffolk region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

VB Salary Histogram in Suffolk

VB
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bury St Edmunds - 3 £55,000 -
Ipswich +28 2 £25,000 -
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Suffolk region with a requirement for VB.

1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) OOD
2 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Subversion
2 3 (50.00%) Ajax
2 3 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) RESTful
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) CSS3
2 3 (50.00%) Build Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Sass
2 3 (50.00%) Relational Database

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
1 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) Grunt
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) Ajax
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) CSS3
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) RESTful
2 3 (50.00%) Sass
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) API Development
1 3 (50.00%) Build Automation
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
1 3 (50.00%) OO
1 3 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (50.00%) OOD
1 3 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft