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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 49 79 73
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -6
Permanent jobs citing VB 21 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.32% 0.18% 0.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.11% 0.23% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 20 0 6
Average salary £25,500 - £33,750
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 - £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £27,850 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
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
411 426 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 65.03% 77.88% 60.14%
Number of salaries quoted 395 320 398
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
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 2015.

VB Salary Histogram 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 29 May 2015. 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 - 17 £25,000 - 1
Bury St Edmunds +8 1 £35,000 -
Haverhill - 1 £31,000 -
Newmarket - 1 £20,000 -
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 24 (92.31%) .NET
2 22 (84.62%) HTML
3 21 (80.77%) C#
3 21 (80.77%) ASP.NET
4 18 (69.23%) SQL Server
4 18 (69.23%) JavaScript
5 15 (57.69%) VB.NET
6 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (50.00%) TDD
7 13 (50.00%) VB6
7 13 (50.00%) jQuery
7 13 (50.00%) Migration
7 13 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (30.77%) CSS
8 8 (30.77%) SQL
9 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
9 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (15.38%) LESS
10 4 (15.38%) MVC
10 4 (15.38%) CMS
10 4 (15.38%) HTML5
11 3 (11.54%) Java
12 1 (3.85%) Finance
12 1 (3.85%) QuickTest Pro
12 1 (3.85%) C
12 1 (3.85%) VBA
12 1 (3.85%) XML
12 1 (3.85%) Windows
12 1 (3.85%) MS Excel

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 4 (15.38%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.85%) Selenium
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Marketing
1 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (88.46%) Developer
2 13 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 9 (34.62%) Software Applications Engineer
3 9 (34.62%) Programmer
3 9 (34.62%) Graduate
3 9 (34.62%) C# Programmer
3 9 (34.62%) Software Engineer
3 9 (34.62%) Software Programmer
3 9 (34.62%) .NET Programmer
4 6 (23.08%) Junior
4 6 (23.08%) Junior Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Graduate Software Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Graduate Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Junior Programmer
5 5 (19.23%) Junior Software Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Junior Software Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Graduate Programmer
5 5 (19.23%) Applications Engineer
6 4 (15.38%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (92.31%) .NET
2 22 (84.62%) HTML
3 21 (80.77%) ASP.NET
4 13 (50.00%) jQuery
4 13 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (30.77%) CSS
6 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (15.38%) LESS
6 4 (15.38%) HTML5
7 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Social Media
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (50.00%) TDD
2 13 (50.00%) Migration
3 4 (15.38%) MVC
4 1 (3.85%) Release Management
4 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
4 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.85%) Web Development
4 1 (3.85%) TOGAF
4 1 (3.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) C#
2 18 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 15 (57.69%) VB.NET
4 13 (50.00%) VB6
5 8 (30.77%) SQL
6 3 (11.54%) Java
7 1 (3.85%) C
7 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
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