The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Suffolk region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 62 63 59
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.46% 1.13% 1.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.67% 1.71% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 5
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Programming Languages Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
299 410 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 68.58% 66.24% 58.13%
Number of salaries quoted 248 400 310
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
East of England

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 23 July 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
Lowestoft +6 2 £35,000 -
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) WinForms
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) OOP
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) XML Schema
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Degree

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) WinForms
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XML Schema
3 1 (25.00%) MDX
3 1 (25.00%) LINQ
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
Ipswich, Suffolk
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago