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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 58 42 57
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +15
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.45% 2.59% 1.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.69% 4.98% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 4
Median salary £41,250 £57,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.26% +155.55%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
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
289 221 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 65.09% 52.00% 64.41%
Number of salaries quoted 234 200 251
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +2 1 £32,500 -43.47%
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £50,000 -
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Perl
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) EMC
3 4 (57.14%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 4 (57.14%) NetApp
3 4 (57.14%) DHCP
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Network Design
3 4 (57.14%) ProCurve
3 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 4 (57.14%) XenDesktop
3 4 (57.14%) Veeam
3 4 (57.14%) Pentaho
3 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 4 (57.14%) FreeRADIUS
3 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (57.14%) Office 365
3 4 (57.14%) Extreme Networks
4 2 (28.57%) Build Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Sass
4 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) API Development

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 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (57.14%) Pentaho
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Grunt
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) IT Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) IT Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) Ajax
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) CSS3
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) HTML5
1 2 (28.57%) jQuery
1 2 (28.57%) RESTful
1 2 (28.57%) Sass
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Network Design
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) API Development
2 2 (28.57%) Build Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (28.57%) OOD
2 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Perl
3 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 4 (57.14%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) PHP
5 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) FreeRADIUS
1 4 (57.14%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix
1 4 (57.14%) EMC
1 4 (57.14%) Extreme Networks
1 4 (57.14%) HP
1 4 (57.14%) NetApp
1 4 (57.14%) ProCurve
1 4 (57.14%) Veeam
1 4 (57.14%) VMware