The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 42 45
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 6 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich - 1.82% 4.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 3.57% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 24
Median salary - £32,500 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +21.49%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -1.31%  

VB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Ipswich
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 98 168 306
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 43.36% 50.91% 63.62%
Number of salaries quoted 199 394 818
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £17,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £48,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

Job postings citing VB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Ipswich.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Ipswich

VB
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB in Ipswich.

Salary trend for VB in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for VB.

1 1 (100.00%) Siemens
1 1 (100.00%) CAD
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) SCADA
1 1 (100.00%) Allen-Bradley

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) PLC Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) PLC SCADA Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) SCADA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CAD
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Allen-Bradley
1 1 (100.00%) Siemens