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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 53 53 71
Rank change year-on-year
0 +18
Permanent jobs citing VB 4 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.95% 2.39% 0.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.56% 3.82% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 6
Average salary £25,000 £30,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
256 340 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 60.66% 62.50% 57.21%
Number of salaries quoted 227 324 366
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 18 September 2014. 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 +1 2 £27,500 -8.33%
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) C#
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) VB6
4 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
4 4 (57.14%) VB.NET
4 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
5 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
6 2 (28.57%) Degree
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
6 2 (28.57%) Android
6 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (28.57%) Android SDK
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (28.57%) MVC
6 2 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (28.57%) OO
6 2 (28.57%) VBA
6 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
6 2 (28.57%) C++
6 2 (28.57%) Java
7 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 1 (14.29%) HTML
7 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
7 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (14.29%) XML Schema
7 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Junior Software Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Junior
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 2 (28.57%) Android SDK
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) XML Schema
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) WinForms
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (14.29%) LINQ
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) VB6
3 4 (57.14%) VB.NET
4 2 (28.57%) VBA
4 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
Suffolk
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Easy Software
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago