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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 28 - 54
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 0.74% - 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.59% - 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year - +5.63%  

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 63 280 241
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 46.32% 64.67% 63.93%
Number of salaries quoted 59 254 206
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £19,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich citing VB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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

VB
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Electronics
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Allen-Bradley
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) SCADA
3 1 (25.00%) Siemens
3 1 (25.00%) CAD
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Perl

VB
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) PLC Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) PLC SCADA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) SCADA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Allen-Bradley
2 1 (25.00%) Siemens