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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 56 55 76
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +21
Permanent jobs citing VB 6 21 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.10% 3.20% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.99% 4.91% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6 20 0
Median salary £33,750 £25,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
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
301 428 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 55.23% 65.24% 77.88%
Number of salaries quoted 294 410 326
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,421 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +1.26%

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 29 May 2016.

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 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Ipswich +7 3 £32,500 +30.00%
Bury St Edmunds -1 2 £55,000 +57.14%
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) PHP
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) Anaplan
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) RESTful
4 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) API Development
5 1 (16.67%) CSS3
5 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Sass
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (16.67%) SOAP

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:

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) VB Developer
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) RESTful
2 2 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) Sass
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) API Development
3 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Anaplan
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft